ARP – 10 – Knightfall part 3

We have a treat for you today. This is a double issue. Enjoy a 100-minute spectacular for the conclusion of the Knightfall story arc from DC Comics. In this story we see the return of Bruce Wayne as Batman, but not all is back to normal in Gotham City.

 

Talking points

  • Notes section
  • Possible racial slur (32:25)
  • Bad things
  • Catwoman portrayal (43:04)
  • Different art styles in the same book (45:43)
  • Story inconsistencies (49:19)
  •  Good things
  • Bat family working together (1:02:09)
  • Nightwing (1:04:40)
  • Faster Pacing Than Part 2 (1:12:34)
  • Fallout from Azrael as Batman (1:15:04)
  • Miscelaneous
  • Azrael (1:18:18)
  • Bruce Wayne’s new costume (1:39:12)
  • The setting (1:42:17)

If you would like to download the MP3, right click and Save As:

ARP – 10 – Knightfall part 3.mp3

 

We will be taking a break for the holidays. We know that everyone is busy during this time of year and so are we. We will be back in the beginning of 2014 with more great stories for you to experience with us.

Our next podcast will be  January 5th and it will be Age of Ultron.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

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We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening.

ARP – 09 – Knightfall part 2

DC comics published Knightfall in 1993 in Batman and Detective Comics. This story is one of the most famous Batman stories and we were excited to read and discuss this. In this episode, we talk about the key players (Batman, Bane, Robin, and Azrael) as well as the choices the writers made in telling the story.

 

Talking points

  • Bad Things
    • Malevolent Maniaxe (17:15)
    • Filler issues (20:20)
    • Bat-vehicle designs (22:15)
    • exotic car art (24:50)
  • Good Things
    •  Clayface story (27:01)
    • Batman attracts insane criminals (30:10)
    • Abbatoir’s Death (36:19)
  • Neutral points
    •  Corrosive Man (44:10)
    • Dr. Kinsolving (51:15)
    • Tim Drake (56:33)

If you would like to download the MP3, right click and Save As:

ARP – 09 – Knightfall part 2.mp3

 

Our next podcast will be  November 17th and it will be part 3 of Knightfall.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

Contact us with any feedback or suggestions you may have:

We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening.

ARP – 08 – Knightfall part 1

DC comics published Knightfall in 1993 in Batman and Detective Comics. This story is one of the most famous Batman stories and we were excited to read and discuss this. In this episode, we talk about the key players (Batman, Bane, Robin, and Azrael) as well as the choices the writers made in telling the story.

 

Talking points

  • Bad things
  • Joker teaming up with Cornelius Stirk and Scarecrow (14:00)
  • Too many references to ‘exhausted’ Batman (18:50)
  • Where was the Bat-Family? (22:00)
  • Good things
    • Grounding in reality (26:30)
    • Cameos (32:30)
    • Porsche crash (33:10)
  • General
    • Fight differences between Batman issues and Detective issues (35:20)
    • Villains used in the story (42:30)
    • Robin’s role (48:50)
    • Bane (1:06:30)
    • Azrael (Jean Paul Valley) (1:11:05)

If you would like to download the MP3, right click and Save As:

ARP – 08 – Knightfall Part 1.mp3

 

Our next podcast will be  November 3rd and it will be part 2 of Knightfall.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

Contact us with any feedback or suggestions you may have:

We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening.

Back To The Bins! #70

THEY’RE BACK!!

Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey (of “Views From The Longbox” and “From Crisis To Crisis: A Superman Podcast” fame) now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Comic Book back issues!! Journey with them now…back…Back To The Bins!!

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Comic Timing – Episode 99

99! 99! Almost to 100! We’re back before our big she-bang (Ricky Martin not William Hung) with another Review Corner! Catch us before Turkey day for a short episode on recent animated movies, then 100! We go over:
Adventure Comics 3
Daredevil 501
Chew 5
Spider-Man: Clone Saga

Comic Timing is sponsored by Heroes Corner. Make sure to check out their deals on all the hottest comic books from the September Previews, and make sure to use the promo code CTROCKS on your first order with Heroes Corner to save an additional 5% off. For first time users of the site only. This month’s Review Corner books are as follows:

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THE ATOM & HAWKMAN #46

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AVENGERS VS. ATLAS #1 (of 4)


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THE WEIRD WORLD OF JACK STAFF #1

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Cammy’s Comic Corner – Episode 72 (3/20/09)

It’s quality over quantity this week for comics.  Pick of the week goes to Mark Millar and Steve McNiven for Wolverine #71 (Marvel).  Fast Five picks include Invincible #60 (Image), G.I. Joe: Cobra #1 (IDW), Azrael: Death’s Dark Knight #1 (DC), Punisher #3 (Marvel), and Air #7 (Vertigo).

Cobra, The Hood, and Old Man Logan makes this week extremely enjoyable!