Sunday, February 5, 2017

Arc Reactions - 65 - Torchlight Lullaby





Talking Points
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Story (4:00)

Characters (8:14)

Art (17:24)

Metaphor (18:05)

Message (25:53)


AS MENTIONED
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John was wrong about the Radio vs. the Martians episode he mentioned. It was about Don Bluth and not Ralph Bakshi, but its still a great episode to listen to.



Our next podcast will be Spawn by Todd McFarlane on March 5th.


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Sunday, January 1, 2017

ARP - 64 - Alias

Alias is the comic that introduces Jessica Jones to the Marvel universe. We cover the whole series in this episode. This comic has some unique elements that we really enjoyed, but also has some flaws that we talk about.


TALKING POINTS
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BAD THINGS
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Purple Man (8:24)


GOOD THINGS
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Jessica Jones (24:24)

The series tries some different things (28:44)

The story is messy (38:35)

Snark (43:49)


OTHER THINGS
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Story touches a lot of pieces of the Marvel Universe (47:27)


AS MENTIONED
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Arc Reactions - 61 - Dr. Strange: The Oath
Arc Reactions - 62 - Luke Cage


Our next podcast will be Torchlight Lullaby by Ryan Fisher on February 5th.


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.


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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Bat Books For Beginners 149 - Gotham Central: Unresolved Targets

The end of our time on Bat Books For Beginners has arrived. This is our final episode for TheBatmanUniverse.net. We would like to thank Dustin for this opportunity to cover some amazing stories from the early 2000s and contribute to the great things they are doing at the site.

In this episode, John is joined by Tobiah from View From the Gutters to talk about Gotham Central again. We have a great time talking about this unique series in the history of comics, particularly super hero comics.


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 149

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

Arc Reactions Podcast will be back on January 1st covering Alias.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Arc Reactions - 63 - Rogue One

SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!!

Dylan and John are joined by Travis Bundy of Creators Edge Press to discuss Rogue One, a Star Wars story. We talk about the characters, the plot, and more.



As Mentioned
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ARP - 41.1 - Star Wars Episode 7
ARP - 60 - Doctor Strange (film)


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ARP-63-Rogue One.mp3

Our next episode will be Bat Books For Beginners 149 - Gotham Central: Unresolved Targets on Tuesday.

Our next Arc Reactions episode will be ARP - 64 - Alias on January 1st.

We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections.

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

We look forward to hearing from you

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

ARP - 62 - Luke Cage

SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!! SPOILERS!!

Dylan and John discuss the Netflix original series, Luke Cage from Marvel Entertainment. They talk about what the show did well, but also areas that they could have improved.


As Mentioned
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ARP - 61 - Doctor Strange: The Oath
ARP - 41.1 - Star Wars Episode 7


If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As

ARP-62-LukeCage.mp3

Our next episode will be ARP - 63 - Rogue One (film) on December 18th.

We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections.

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

We look forward to hearing from you

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Bat Books For Beginners 148 - Batman: Hush

We cover the acclaimed story Hush from Batman 608-619. We talk about how this story can be a starting point for jumping into Batman comics, the relationship between Batman and Catwoman, and some story elements that we were not quite sure how they worked.

Also, this is the last Bat Books for Dylan, but John has one more with Tobiah Panshin next month before we hand off the series to the next set of hosts.


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 148

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

Arc Reactions Podcast will be back on December 18th with our Star Wars: Rogue One (film) review.

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on December 20th with Gotham Central: Unresolved Targets

Sunday, November 13, 2016

ARP - 61 - Doctor Strange: The Oath

Doctor Strange: The Oath by Brian K Vaughan and Marcos Martin is our topic work for this oversized episode. We are joined by our friend Tobiah Panshin to talk about wizards, magic, the great Steve Ditko, and more.



Talking points
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Night Nurse Film Noir Trope (13:07)

Doctor Strange (43:24)

The relationship between science and magic (59:54)

Final Battle (1:17:15)

Recap pages (1:23:18)

The Elixir (1:25:45)


Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 148 - Batman: Hush on Tuesday, November 15th. Our next Arc Reactions episode will be Rogue One (film) on December 18th.


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.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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