Arc Reactions – 73 – Baker Street Peculiars

Dylan and John cover Baker Street Peculiars from Kaboom studios. We talk about the good, the bad, and the incarnations of Sherlock Holmes that we have seen and read.

BAD THINGS
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The mystery (10:02)
Rajani’s threats to leave the group (13:38)
Amount of British slang (14:50)
GOOD THINGS
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Cast of Characters (17:26)
Lessons and Messages (19:06)
Presentation of the book (21:26)
The Villain (25:51)
Additional topics
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Various incarnations of Sherlock Holmes (29:31)
As Mentioned

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Our next podcast will be our review of the Wonder Woman film on June 3rd.

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Arc Reactions – 72 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We talk about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from Marvel Studios with our good friend Cade Reynolds. We talk about what we liked and what we didn’t in the latest film from Marvel.

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As Mentioned
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Why Marvel Movie Music is Unremarkable

Arc Reactions – S13 – Guardians of the Galaxy (film)

 

Our next episode will be Arc Reactions – 73 – Baker Street Peculiars on May 14th.

 

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Arc Reactions – 71 – Iron Fist (Netflix)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We talk about the Netflix Iron Fist series and discuss the characters, the fights, the pacing, and what might be coming next.

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Our next episode will be Arc Reactions – 72 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on May 7th.

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Arc Reactions – 70 – Kaijumax Season 1

WARNING! In this episode we talk about a sexual assault scene in Issue 4 of this story. We will provide a trigger warning before we begin talking about it and our show notes will have the time stamps of when we start talking about it and when we finish talking about it.

Kaijumax is a story about giant monsters (Kaiju) that are imprisoned on an island with guards who can grow into giant superheros. We talk about the world building, the tone of the book, the humor, and more.

BAD THINGS
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Made up curse words and slurs (14:16)
Electrogar’s rape scene (17:29)
GOOD THINGS
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Aftermath of Jeung Killing a Kaiju (22:20)
World Building (26:35)
Humor (34:18)
OTHER THINGS
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Tone of the book (36:46)

 

Our next podcast will be our review of the Netflix Iron Fist series on April 16th.

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Arc Reactions – 69 – Power Rangers (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We cover the Power Rangers reboot by Haim Saban on this episode. We take a nostalgia trip back to our childhoods when we watched the show. Does the movie live up to the hype? What did we like about it? What did we dislike? Check out the episode and see what we think.

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Our next episode will be Arc Reactions – 70 – Kaijumax Season 1 next week.

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Arc Reactions – 68 – Logan (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

Dylan and John discuss Logan, the latest film from Fox. This is the last film featuring Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine. Did he go out with a bang? How was X-23? We talk about this and more.

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Arc Reactions – 67 – ECCC 2017 Recap

Dylan and John discuss Emerald City Comicon 2017 and share their experiences with the event. We talk about panels we saw, people we chatted with, and what Reed Pop is doing well and where we could see some improvement.

AS MENTIONED
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Stan Lee honored for his military service

 

Our next podcast will be Logan (film) on March 19th.

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Arc Reactions 66 – Spawn

Arc Reactions Podcast goes back to 1992 to cover Spawn, issues 1-5. We take a look at one of the iconic characters from the 1990s comic boom. We talk about the comic, the animated series, and a little bit about the movie.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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The Violator (2:10)
Story (4:22)

GOOD THINGS
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Spawn’s Family storyline (10:18)
Devil (Malebolgia) (12:33)
The two cops (14:47)

NEUTRAL THINGS
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Spawn (17:56)
Animated Show (27:23)
Movie (30:14)

AS MENTIONED
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Arc Reactions 28 – Chew 1-5
Arc Reactions 57 – Chew 6-10
Arc Reactions 53 – Ghost Rider: Road To Damnation

 

Our next podcast will be Emerald City Comiccon Recap on March 12th.

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Arc Reactions – 65 – Torchlight Lullaby

Torchlight Lullaby, a graphic novel by Ryan Fisher is an all ages tale that tackles a very difficult topic in an expert fashion that makes it enjoyable for both young and old alike. This is the story of a young girl who travels to a magical land and encounters many creatures both good and not so good. While there she has to make a difficult decision that will change her life going forward.

Talking Points
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Story (4:00)

Characters (8:14)

Art (17:24)

Metaphor (18:05)

Message (25:53)

 

AS MENTIONED
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John was wrong about the Radio vs. the Martians episode he mentioned. It was about Don Bluth and not Ralph Bakshi, but its still a great episode to listen to.

Our next podcast will be Spawn by Todd McFarlane on March 5th.

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Arc Reactions – 64 – Alias

Alias is the comic that introduces Jessica Jones to the Marvel universe. We cover the whole series in this episode. This comic has some unique elements that we really enjoyed, but also has some flaws that we talk about.

TALKING POINTS
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BAD THINGS
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Purple Man (8:24)

 

GOOD THINGS
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Jessica Jones (24:24)

The series tries some different things (28:44)

The story is messy (38:35)

Snark (43:49)

 

OTHER THINGS
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Story touches a lot of pieces of the Marvel Universe (47:27)

 

AS MENTIONED
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Arc Reactions – 61 – Dr. Strange: The Oath
Arc Reactions – 62 – Luke Cage

 

Our next podcast will be Torchlight Lullaby by Ryan Fisher on February 5th.

We are also on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as well as some of the other podcasts they host.

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Arc Reactions – 63 – Star Wars: Rogue One

SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!!

Dylan and John are joined by Travis Bundy of Creators Edge Press to discuss Rogue One, a Star Wars story. We talk about the characters, the plot, and more.

 

As Mentioned
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ARP – 41.1 – Star Wars Episode 7
ARP – 60 – Doctor Strange (film)

 

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Our next episode will be Bat Books For Beginners 149 – Gotham Central: Unresolved Targets on Tuesday.

Our next Arc Reactions episode will be ARP – 64 – Alias on January 1st.

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Arc Reactions 61 – Doctor Strange: The Oath

Doctor Strange: The Oath by Brian K Vaughan and Marcos Martin is our topic work for this oversized episode. We are joined by our friend Tobiah Panshin to talk about wizards, magic, the great Steve Ditko, and more.

Talking points
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Night Nurse Film Noir Trope (13:07)

Doctor Strange (43:24)

The relationship between science and magic (59:54)

Final Battle (1:17:15)

Recap pages (1:23:18)

The Elixir (1:25:45)

Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 148 – Batman: Hush on Tuesday, November 15th. Our next Arc Reactions episode will be Rogue One (film) on December 18th.

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Arc Reactions – 60 – Doctor Strange (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

John is joined by Cade from View From the Gutters to discuss Doctor Strange from Marvel Studios. Our discussion of the film will contain spoilers for the story, so please go see the movie first and then listen to the episode.

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Our next episode will be ARP – 61 – Doctor Strange: The Oath on November 13th.

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Arc Reactions – 59 – Sweet Tooth part 2

Welcome to the final episode of Followup Fall for 2016. In this episode, we return to Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire. We talk about the world, the prophecy, the characters and more. This is a truly interesting episode where Dylan and John have very different ideas about the story.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Use of the R-word (3:00)
Prophecy as a story telling device (5:02)
The World (11:05)
Jeppard abandoning his son to the dog boys (17:30)

GOOD THINGS
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Gus killing the gator kid in the sewer to protect Wendy (21:38)
Gus’ innocence despite this bleak world (28:34)

 

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As mentioned in the episode
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Sweet Tooth part 1

 

Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 147 – Birds of Prey: Catwoman/Oracle on Tuesday, October 18th. Our next Arc Reactions episode will be Dr. Strange (film) on November 6th.

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Arc Reactions – 58 – Parallax Saga

We continue our Followup Fall series with Parallax Saga. This story follows on the heels of the Death and Return of Superman story that we covered in 2014. We discuss Parallax, Kyle Rayner, women in refrigerators and more with special guest Cade from View From the Gutters.

 

 

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Women in Refrigerators (8:19)
Rise of Parallax (14:29)
Execution of the story (21:24)
The Guardians (42:44)

 

GOOD THINGS
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Hal Building Coast City as a Construct (48:12)
Kyle Rayner, the Greatest American Green Lantern (54:38)

 

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As mentioned in the episode
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Death of Superman
Reign of the Supermen

Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 146 – Batman: Dead Reckoning on Tuesday, September 20th. Our next Arc Reactions episode will be Sweet Tooth 12-17 on October 2nd.

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