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.

 

Talking points
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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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As Mentioned
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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 – 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.

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Arc Reactions – 28 – Chew

Dylan and John welcome Carl (owner of Tacoma Games) to discuss his favorite comic book, Chew. We chose to cover the first five issues entitled Taster’s Choice. This comic is a food themed take on the police procedural detective story. Join us as we discuss the good and bad things of this unique comic.

Chew - Taster's Choice

Talking points
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Bad things
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Characterizations (23:49)

 

Good things
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Background humor (46:17)

Future plot points (49:11)

The World/Setting (1:02:48)

 

Other
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Interesting take on the detective story (1:12:10)

 

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Join us on October 26th for our next story Punisher – Welcome Back, Frank from Marvel Comics.

 

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Arc Reactions – 23 – Guardian Devil

Daredevil has a crisis of faith and a mysterious villain tries to use it against him. Will Daredevil solve the mystery and stop the villains diabolical plot? Tune in and find out. We had a such a great time recording our thoughts on this story that you get another 100-minute spectacular.

daredevil copy

 

Talking Points

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BAD THINGS

Murdock’s inability to talk to women (39:04)

References to past stories (44:42)

Use of Aids (47:58)

GENERAL

Mysterio (1:01:51)

GOOD THINGS

Religious subtext (1:17:06)

Daredevil (1:20:03)

Detective story (1:21:15)
Superhero relationships (1:22:40)

Ambiguity of story (1:25:38)

 

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Our next release will be a double release on August 3rd. We will be releasing our review of the Guardians of the Galaxy film and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – City at War.

 

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