Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bat Books For Beginners - Episode 129 - Emperor Joker

The Joker has created the Universe to his liking. The Justice League is led by Bizarro, Superman is a criminal, and Batman is no where to be found. Join us as we discuss how this Superman focused story affects Batman and his relationship with the big blue boyscout.

Dylan and John are back with another Bat Books For Beginners episode. Please visit www.thebatmanuniverse.net and check out all the Batman news, comics reviews, and podcasts they have to offer.

Direct link to the episode page:  Bat Books For Beginners - Episode 129

Please leave us some feedback on the episode page and we will incorporate it into our next episode.

Arc Reactions Podcast will be back with 2 episodes the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd. Join us for our thoughts on Avengers: Age of Ultron and Billy Loves Nibbles.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Arc Reactions - 34 - The Wake

The Wake gives us a nautical based story with strong characters and an intriguing mysterious creature that is terrorizing mankind. We look deeply at the ending of the story and do our best to explain some of the unclear elements and discuss the characters, science and mythology woven into this tale.



Talking Points
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BAD
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The Ending (28:31)
The Governess (48:35)

Storytelling style (52:22)


GOOD
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Strong female characters (1:04:46)

Good use of science (1:09:50)
Good use of mythology (1:13:32)




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Please join us May 2nd and May 3rd for our Age of Ultron movie review and Billie Loves Nibbles by Creators Edge Press.

We are also on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as well as some of the other podcasts they host.


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

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We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening

Monday, March 30, 2015

ARP - S17 - Emerald City Comicon 2015

Emerald City Comicon 2015 was a blast. Another great year of comics, movies, television, and games all coming together to celebrate what we love. Dylan and John discuss what they enjoyed at the convention as well as a few trends they have noticed and wonder how things will change for next year. Also, they talk about some of the other shows they will be attending this year and possibly in future years.

Caricature by Mark Brill


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Please join us Sunday, April 5th for The Wake from Scott Snyder.

We are also on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as well as some of the other podcasts they host.


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

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Meet the hosts at Emerald City Comiccon

John will be at Emerald City Comiccon all three days this weekend (March 27-29). Dylan and Debi will be there Saturday. We have arranged a time for those of you attending on Saturday to meet us and have a conversation. We will be in the 4th Floor Atrium from 4-430pm on Saturday. Please join us along with our friends Packie from Down the Bunny Hole, and also Manix, Alison, and Kelly from Out of the Fridge. We would all love to meet you and talk to you about comics or anything else of interest.



Again, join us at the 4th Floor Atrium Lobby from 4-430pm on Saturday. We will have business cards for you if you would like one.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bat Books For Beginners - Episode 128 - The Hunt For Oracle

The Hunt For Oracle dives into Nightwing's rogues gallery, more discussion about Barbara Gordon as Oracle, and reflects on the first meeting of Barbara and Black Canary.


Dylan and John are back for their second episode as hosts of Bat Books For Beginners. Please visit www.thebatmanuniverse.net and check out all the Batman news, comics reviews, and podcasts they have to offer.

Direct link to the episode page:  Bat Books For Beginners - Episode 128

Please leave us some feedback on the episode page and we will incorporate it into our next episode.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

ARP - 33 - The Trial of Reed Richards

The universe puts Reed Richards on trial for saving Galactus' life. Dr. Doom also factors in the story. We discuss Galactus and Latvaria and much more. Does this 11-issue story from the early 1980s hold up? How will the Fantastic Four escape this time? Join us as we explore this story from Marvel Comics' past.


Talking Points
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Treatment of female heroes (23:31)

Latvaria (38:33)

Aiding Galactus (48:29)

Galactus (1:03:37)


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Please join us in March 30th for our 50th episode where we recap our time at Emerald City Comiccon.

We are also on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as well as some of the other podcasts they host.


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

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We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Our first Bat Books For Beginners episode is released. Episode 127 - No Man's Land volume 4

The new creative team on Bat Books For Beginners covers No Man's Land volume 4. The explosive conclusion to this year long story arc has a lot of effects on the Bat Family and Batman Universe moving forward.


Dylan and John take over this long running podcast from Jon and Melinda who did a great job on the title. We bring our same style from Arc Reactions Podcast to the Batman Universe. Please visit thebatmanuniverse.net and check out Bat Books For Beginners as well as the other great podcasts and Batman related news they have to offer.

The direct link to the episode page:   Bat Books For Beginners Episode 127

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions please leave them in the comments section on the episode page and we will read them in our next episode.