Arc Reactions – 41 – Who Is The Black Panther?

This story recounts the origin of T’Challa, the Black Panther, and his first encounter with one of his more famous villains. Dylan and John tackle a rich story and explore the many interesting aspects it contains in a lively discussion.

Talking Points
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Bad Things
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Racial slurs (31:36)
Language inconsistancies

Good Things
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Anti-colonialism message? (43:12)
Politics (45:55)
Black Panther as a mantle, not a specific person (58:10)
Klaw (1:06:35)
Action (1:18:40)

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As mentioned in the episode
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Captain America – The Winter Soldier
Brimstone and the Borderhounds

Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 136 – Officer Down on November 17th

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

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Arc Reactions – 39 – City On The Edge Of Forever

IDW released Harlan Ellison’s second draft of his script that became the episode City on the Edge of Forever from the original Star Trek television series. Join Dylan and John as they discuss the comic adaptation of Harlan’s original vision for the story and how it compares to the episode we saw on TV back in the 60s. What parts of the original story did you like better than what we saw on TV? What did you think the TV show did better? Let us know your thoughts so we can share them on a future episode.

Talking Points
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BAD THINGS
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Kirk/Spock dynamic (30:10)

GOOD THINGS
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Beckwith (38:47)
Yeoman Rand (54:05)
Comparison to The Star Wars (57:27)

 

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As Mentioned In This Episode
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ARP – 07 – Winter Soldier

ARP – 20 – The Star Wars

 

Our next episode will be Batgirl: A Knight Alone for Bat Books For Beginners on September 15th.

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

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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)

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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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