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.

We would like to thank Packie Wambaugh for recording our intro and outro music for us.

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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.

We would like to thank Packie Wambaugh for recording our intro and outro music for us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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