Arc Reactions – 44 – Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth

A story from 1978 that introduces many elements into the Judge Dredd canon that endure to this day. It is also the first long form story for the character. We talk about the story, the social commentary, and the possible origins of the Jurassic Park novel in this episode.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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The Plot (15:09)

 

GOOD THINGS
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Atmosphere (19:34)
World Building (21:25)
Alien Riders (26:46)
Social commentary (29:26)

 

OTHER POINTS
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Jurassic Park comparison (54:10)
Favorite sub-story (57:45)

 

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As mentioned in the episode
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Arc Reactions 41 – Who Is The Black Panther?
Michael Crichton lecture on Yellowstone
Insular Cases

 

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Critiquing Comics #078: Bullets and Angels

Bullets and Angels

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas… but how much is really happening in this comic that’s set there? Tim and Mulele discuss Bullets and Angels, by Brian Lee Byrd, Sarah Hollis, Saint Yak, Robert Nugent, and HdE.

Also up for discussion in this extended episode: Why are we having trouble lately finding new comics that we like?

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Longbox Review Presents The Gutters: Vegas Vacation

I talk about the mostly comic book related parts of my Vegas vacation.

Thanks for listening!

Check out the two Back Issue! magazines: #33 and #58. You can also see the covers of the comics that I referred to here:

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Backroom Comics Podcast #193

The Backroom team discuss the adventures of Abraham Lincoln, check out Multiple Warheads, and imagine Star Wars Land.

This episode can be played online via the flash player below or it can be downloaded from here. It is available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Two True Freaks! Classic – Episode 7

PLEASE NOTE:
This episode is a rerun that originally aired September 22nd, 2008.

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Episode 7 – Two True Disney Freaks +1

In this very special Family-Friendly episode, Scott and Chris welcome their first-ever Guest Freak!! Mark Buttrick, Stage Manager at the Walt Disney World Resort, joins the guys to discuss a “forgotten” Indiana Jones property. The trademarked TTF tangenting ensues in which The Freaks also discuss just about the whole rest of Walt Disney World, John Williams, George Lucas, IMAX movies, and Chris’s snoring!!

Speaking of which, just where IS Chris going with his Mormon story anyway??!! All this and more in the first ALL AGES Two True Freaks episode!!

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