Sunday, November 23, 2014

ARP - S16 - 2 Year Review

We are celebrating our 2 years of podcasting. We decided that the last episode of the year would be a review of some of the episodes we have released over that period. Enjoy this break from our normal format and maybe check out a few of the episodes we talk about in this episode.


Talking points
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Worst comics stories

Worst films

Best Interviews

Best recordings

Best comics stories

Best films


This is our last episode of 2014. Please join us again in 2015 when we will be changing our release schedule to be monthly on the first Sunday of the month. We are going to begin with Planet Hulk.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

ARP - 30 - Hellboy: Wake The Devil

Dylan and John read a story from the Dark Horse staple, Hellboy. We chose the 1996 story Wake The Devil. Hellboy and the BPRD track down Giurescu and have some interesting adventures along the way. Join us as we discuss what this story did well and what things could have been done better.


Talking points
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BAD
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Confusing story (19:53)
   
GOOD
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supernatural story (31:05)

Hellboy (37:23)

OTHER
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Rasputin and the Dragon (42:36)


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ARP-30-WakeTheDevil.mp3

Join us November 23rd for our 2 year recap show where we tell you our favorite and least favorite stories and films we've covered.


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Sunday, October 26, 2014

ARP - 29 - Welcome Back, Frank

Dylan and John read the 2000 Punisher story, Welcome Back Frank and give their thoughts on this generally well liked story from Marvel comics.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Lack of a strong main villain (15:31)

Portrayal of the police (19:40)

Characters are caricatures (23:37)

Poor humor (28:44)

Other Vigilantes (32:53)


GOOD THINGS
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Punisher vs Daredevil (37:36)

Joan and her interaction with Frank (43:25)


GENERAL
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Frank Castle (45:53)


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ARP-29-WelcomeBackFrank.mp3

Join us on November 9th for Hellboy: Wake the Devil from Dark Horse comics.

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

ARP-28-Chew

Dylan and John welcome Carl (owner of Tacoma Games) to discuss his favorite comic book, Chew. We chose to cover the first five issues entitled Taster's Choice. This comic is a food themed take on the police procedural detective story. Join us as we discuss the good and bad things of this unique comic.

Talking points
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Bad things
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Characterizations (23:49)


Good things
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Background humor (46:17)

Future plot points (49:11)

The World/Setting (1:02:48)


Other
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Interesting take on the detective story (1:12:10)


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ARP-28-Chew.mp3

Join us on October 26th for our next story Punisher - Welcome Back, Frank from Marvel Comics.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

ARP - 27 - Aquaman Triton Saga

Dylan and John head down to Poseidonus to visit Aquaman and see what he's up to. Turns out Poseidon's son, Triton, wants to kill him. Don't you hate it when a Greek god wants you dead? How does DC's king of the sea handle this situation? Join us and find out.



Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Poseidon imparting power on Arthur twice (20:41)

Female Art (24:35)

The whale from Annual issue (29:51)

GOOD THINGS
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Year One (34:31)

Mythology (37:13)
   
Aquaman defends the monster from Sentinal (40:49)
   
Aquaman (45:03)

Crossover with other heros (49:13)
   
OTHER
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Aquaman's plan to have Triton kill him so he could go get Poseidon from Hades (52:26)

Villains (55:38)


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ARP-27-TritonSaga.mp3

Join us on October 12th for our next story Chew - Taster's Choice from Image Comics.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

ARP - 26 - Cataclysm

Dylan and John sit back, eat some popcorn, and watch the end of the Ultimates universe.... or do they? Join us as we look at this story and discuss the events as well as possible fallout from the event.


Talking Points
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Bad Things
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Did X-Men story add anything to the narative? (31:23)

Inconsistencies (39:06)
  

Good Things
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Miles unmasking in front of his dad (45:29)

Rogue becoming a super-mutant (48:39)

Final solution (53:12)


Other things
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AIM trying to become Galactus' herald to survive (1:01:46)   

Ultimates Universe (1:04:44)


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ARP-26-Cataclysm.mp3

Join us on September 28th for our next story Aguaman - Triton Saga from DC Comics.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

ARP - 25 - Quiver

Dylan and John tackle another Kevin Smith story, this time from DC comics. Green Arrow - Quiver is the relaunch of the title and this story does a good job of restarting the story while still tying it to the history of the character. Dylan and I had a great time discussing the elements of this story both good and bad. Enjoy our thoughts on this story.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Sexism (29:06)

Stanley's monster (30:36)

Questionable content (34:14)

   
GOOD THINGS
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Olliver Queen (44:20)
       
Put downs (45:49)
       
Narrator (47:02)

Arrow's arrows (50:21)


GENERAL THINGS
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Comparison to Arrow (Tv show) (53:49)
       
How will Black Canary react to the newly resurrected Ollie (59:35)


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ARP-25-Quiver.mp3

Join us on September 14th for our next story Cataclysm from Marvel's Ultimates Universe.

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