26 Jun Issue #122- “Pet Peeves”
In this weeks issue we talk all about comic book pet peeves, frustrations, and turn offs!
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Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(0:54) SpiderUK’s 5-Star Review – The Funniest Podcast About Comics
News and Notes
(11:03) Vertigo Comics to End by 2020
(16:55) Official Rating for Joker
(25:40) All the tie-ins for an event story.
(31:55) Delays in releases like Doomsday Clock.
(37:54) Overly sexualized female characters.
(48:27) The constant weird word emphasis in Frank Miller’s work.
(53:50) What turns the Doc off from a book? Times a change in creative team “ruined” a book.
(59:02) Batman. No powers but has become unbeatable.
(1:05:56) Abandoned storylines.
(1:10:26) Introduction of a new character only to be forgotten.
(1:15:27) Things the Doc absolutely hated but everyone else loved.
(1:22:49) Issues or arcs where the illustration/lettering/panel design took away from the story.
(1:33:01) Famous pet peeves of DC characters.
(1:42:26) Biggest change to a series that wrecked the series.
(1:46:01) How uncreative was rebranding Tim Drake as Red Robin?
(1:50:30) Art styles or artists’ quirks that distract from the story.
Characters, Places, Things
Recommended Reading & Viewing
John Romita, Jr. (Wikipedia)