Sunday, May 1, 2016

ARP - 49 - Martian Manhunter - Trial By Fire

The Burning has taken over J'onn J'onzz's body and the Justice League must defeat this enemy and help J'onn regain control. We talk about the story, Martian Manhunter, our favorite Justice League lineup and more.



Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Having the villain be sexist as shorthand for 'bad' (6:29)

Fernus is abusive to Scorch (9:20)

Plastic Man's humor is creepy (12:07)

Sense of space and time (18:52)


NEUTRAL
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How do you like this addition to Martian Manhunter's story (21:28)


GOOD
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Story  (33:13)


OTHER
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Favorite Justice League lineup (38:44)

How does JL compare with our discussion last month about the place of Avengers teams? (45:11)


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As mentioned in the episode
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Our next podcast will be our coverage of Captain America: Civil War (film) on May 8th. Our next Bat Books For Beginners episode will be Bruce Wayne: Murderer? on May 17th.


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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Sunday, April 24, 2016

ARP - 48 - Daredevil Season 2 Review

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We watched Netflix's Daredevil Season 2 and recorded our thoughts on this season of the show. We are joined by our friends from View From the Gutters, Tobiah Panshin and Cade Reynolds as we talk about where the show was lacking and what things the show did very well.




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Our next episode will be Martian Manhunter - Trial By Fire on May 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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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Bat Books For Beginners 141 - Catwoman: Dark End of the Street

We cover the first arc in volume 3 of the Catwoman series this month on Bat Books For Beginners. Dark End of the Street is a re-imagining of the Catwoman character and gives her a section of the city to call her own. Darwyn Cooke also redesigns Catwoman's costume and makes it functional and timeless.


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 141

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 April 24th with our review of the Daredevil Season 2.

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on May 17th with Bruce Wayne: Murderer?

Sunday, April 17, 2016

ARP - 47 - ECCC 2016 Coverage

Dylan and John attended Emerald City Comicon 2016 and share their experiences and discuss what they would like to see the convention continue to do and also things they would like to see changed going forward into 2017.



As mentioned in this episode
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Arc Reactions - S03 - Secret Origins
Arc Reactions - 41.1 - The Force Awakens
Arc Reactions - 35 - Billy Love Nibbles


Ryan Fisher's print for Torchlight Lullaby

Torchlight Lullaby

Our next podcast will be our coverage from Daredevil Season 2 Review on April 24th. Our next Bat Books For Beginners episode will be Catwoman - Dark End of the Street on April 19th.


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.

Contact us with any feedback or suggestions you may have and subscribe to us on your favorite platform:

Sunday, April 3, 2016

ARP - 46 - New Avengers - Breakout

New Avengers - Breakout is the story that relaunched the Avengers team and books following Avengers Disassembled. Zomburai joins Dylan and John to discuss this story as well as the comics industry as well as superhero team books.



Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Art  (4:41)


NEUTRAL
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Story (9:15)
Brian Michael Bendis' writing (15:17)


GOOD THINGS
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How do we feel about this Avengers lineup? (18:54)
What is the role of a team book in comics publishing (23:43)


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As mentioned in the episode
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Our next podcast will be our coverage from Emerald City Comiccon on April 17th. Our next Bat Books For Beginners episode will be Catwoman - Dark End of the Street on April 19th.


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.

Contact us with any feedback or suggestions you may have and subscribe to us on your favorite platform:

Sunday, March 27, 2016

ARP - 45 - Batman V Superman film

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

Batman V Superman, the long awaited film from Warner Brothers is here. Dylan and John talk the good, the bad, and everything in between about this film.



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Our next episode will be New Avengers - Breakout on April 3rd.

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

Contact us with any feedback or suggestions you may have:

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Bat Books For Beginners 140 - Orpheus Rising

Batman encounters a new hero in Gotham named Orpheus. Writer Alex Simmons tackles some challenging issues regarding race and representation in this DC comics mini-series. Donovan Grant joins us on this issue to offer his perspective on the mini-series and the questions raised by the author.



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 140

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 March 27th with our review of the Batman V. Superman film.

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on April 19th with Catwoman - Dark End of the Street.