Arc Reactions – 97 – Bloodshot Reborn 1-5

We read Bloodshot Reborn issues 1-5 from Jeff Lemire and Valiant comics. We talk about the character, the universe, and what we’d like to see more of.

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BAD THINGS
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Kay and Bloodsquirt (2:33)

Agent Festival (6:00)

GOOD THINGS
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Bloodshot (9:44)

Magic (22:31)

Neutral
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Trope heavy story (29:39)

Valliant Universe (31:01)

 

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Arc Reactions – 96 – Avengers Infinity War (film)

Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers!

We talk about Avengers: Infinity War, the latest film from Marvel Studios. Topics include the infinity stones, the characters, and the humor.

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Arc Reactions – 84 – Thor: Ragnarok (film)
Arc Reactions – 76 – Paknadel and Trakhanov’s Turncoat

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Arc Reactions – 95 – Jessica Jones Season 2

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We review the second season of Jessica Jones and talk about the things we didn’t like followed by the things we did like. We also speculate about possible future directions for the series and things we would like to see.

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Arc Reactions – 94 – Dark Night: A True Batman Story

We cover Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso. This story covers the true story of Paul Dini’s mugging and how he used Batman and his associated characters to help him recover from that tragic event.

Talking Points
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BAD THINGS
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Oversexualized Art (5:53)

 

GOOD THINGS
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The message (9:33)
Biographical story (21:26)
Parallels with Bruce Wayne (31:07)

 

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ARP – 90 – Stumptown

 

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Arc Reactions – 93 – ECCC Review

We talk about our experience at Emerald City Comiccon 2018 and share some comics that we are looking to check out.

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Tom Wilson’s Question song

John’s convention badges

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Arc Reactions – 92 – Blade MAX

We talk about Blade MAX – V3s, a story where Blade has to battle a new type of vampire and face some demons from his past. We talk about the characters, the story, and disagree about whether this comic needed to be in the MAX line or not

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V3s (2:29)
Vampires  (9:44)
Blade  (26:51)

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Arc Reactions – 90 – Stumptown

This episode covers Stumptown by Greg Rucka. We talk about the characters, the cases, and setting this story in Portland, OR. A wonderful example of the private eye story from a masterful writer.

 

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Stories (10:13)

Dex (24:52)

Ansel (41:20)

Other characters (47:05)

Marencos (50:20)

Diversity (52:55)

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Arc Reactions 72 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Our next podcast will be our review of  Black Panther (film) on February 18th.

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Arc Reactions – 91 – Black Panther (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We travel to Wakanda to crown the new king, T’Chala. We talk about the themes, the action, and the characters in this Marvel movie.

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Arc Reactions – 41 – Who Is The Black Panther?

 

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Arc Reactions – 89 – Death and the Maiden

We discuss the webcomic Death and the Maiden by Nina Ruzicka. We start 2018 off with a new type of story for us. This will be the first time we have covered a webcomic and we talk aobut how that changes the experience slightly as well as some of the great things this comic does as well as a few things that confused us.

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Bad Things
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Death’s powers and rules are ill-defined (6:15)
Tone changes as the story goes along (13:00)

Good Things
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Death (17:34)
Little Death (27:15)
The Maiden (31:26)
Story (36:59)

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Arc Reactions – 88 – The Last Jedi (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the latest in the epic space fantasy saga. We talk about the characters, the plot, the action and more.

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Arc Reactions – 87 – The Punisher (Netflix)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We discuss Marvel’s The Punisher season 1 from Netflix. We talk about the pacing, the violence, the issues raised on the show, and more.

 

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Arc Reactions – 29 – Welcom Back Frank

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Arc Reactions – 86 – Justice League (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We talk about the latest DC film, Justice League. We talk about we liked and what we didn’t. We also talk about the dynamics between the team and what we hope to see in the future from the DC films.

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Arc Reactions 85 – V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta, the classic story by Alan Moore that deals with anarchy and facism in a near future England. Topics include characters, setting, politics, and how it relates to our current political climate

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Government has too many characters (15:07)
Moore wants the best of both worlds (17:08)
Random things that either didn’t make sense or were not followed up on (22:48)
GOOD THINGS
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Fate (34:20)
V (47:31)
Evey (1:07:28)
Setting (1:12:18)
Dedication to Country vs. Shared Idealism (1:27:54)
Questions
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Can the anarchist philosophy lead to a self-governing society? (1:39:19)

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Arc Reactions 76 – Turncoat

Arc Reactions 41 – Who Is The Black Panther?

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Arc Reactions 84 – Thor Ragnarok (film)

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We went to see Thor Ragnarok and we sat down to talk about it. We talk about the good, the bad and Jeff Goldblum.

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Arc Reactions 21 – Thor: The God Butcher

Arc Reactions 31 – Planet Hulk

Arc Reactions 37.1 – Ant Man (film)

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Arc Reactions – 83 – The Longbow Hunters

We cover Longbow Hunters, a pivotal Green Arrow story as our final installment of Follow-Up Fall for 2017. We talk about the depiction of a superhero who is getting older and experiencing a possible midlife crisis as well as the art and the multiple storylines within this tale.

Talking points

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BAD THINGS
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Multiple Storylines (18:38)

GOOD THINGS
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Art (23:29)
Superhero midlife crisis (29:29)
Oliver Queen’s dichotomy of not wanting to kill, but using a deadly weapon (35:08)

Ties to real world issues of the day (43:15)

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Arc Reactions 76 – Turncoat
Arc Reactions 74 – Green River Killer
Arc Reactions 25 – Quiver
Arc Reactions 04 – Death in the Family

 

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