Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Bat Books For Beginners - 138 - Robin Secrets Revealed and Birds of Prey The Big Romance

We cover a couple shorter stories in this episode of Bat Books For Beginners on TheBatmanUniverse.net. Batman reveals Robin's identity to Spoiler and Dinah gets involved with R'as Al Ghul and it goes poorly.



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 138

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 February 7th with our review of Deadpool: Merc With A Mouth.

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on February 16th with Joker's Last Laugh.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

ARP - 42 - Flashpoint

Flashpoint is the event comic that led into the New 52 reboot of DC comics in 2011. Dylan and John tackle this major event in our January episode of the show.



Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Flash regaining his powers (8:51)

Superman (14:06)

Impact of the story (19:30)

Comparison to the Flash TV show (26:15)

Barry's theory (28:52)


GOOD THINGS
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Batman: Knight of Vengeance (33:10)


OTHER THINGS
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The plot (38:01)

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As mentioned in the episode
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Episode 26 - Cataclysm
Episode 1 - Avengers vs X-men

Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 138 - Robin: Secrets Revealed and Birds of Prey: The Big Romance on January 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.

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Sunday, December 20, 2015

ARP - 41.2 - Netflix's Jessica Jones

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

Tobiah Panshin of View From The Gutters joins Dylan and John to discuss what we enjoyed and what we found lacking from Netflix's Jessica Jones tv show.



We did not do any talking points for this episode. Instead we went around the table and each gave one bad point and one good point for the film.

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Check out our Star Wars: The Force Awakens coverage also released today.

Our next episode will be Flashpoint on January 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

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ARP - 41.1 - The Force Awakens

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

Travis from Creator's Edge Press and his lovely wife Sarah join Dylan and John to discuss The Force Awakens. Will this highly anticipated movie live up to all the fan expectations? We examine what we enjoyed and where we felt the film fell flat for us.



We did not do any talking points for this episode. Instead we went around the table and each gave one bad point and one good point for the film.

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


Check out our Netflix's Jessica Jones coverage also released today.

Our next episode will be Flashpoint on January 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, December 15, 2015

Bat Books For Beginners 137 - NIghting: On The Razor's Edge

This story sees Nightwing's rogues gallery shrunk by a new villain that he must face. Also, we see Dick made a full police officer and progress the evolution of the character into his own hero independent of Batman. Join us as we discuss the key elements of this story.



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 136

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 20th with our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and our review of Netflix's Jessica Jones.

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on January 19th with Robin: Secrets Revealed and Birds of Prey: The Big Romance.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Bat Books For Beginners - 136 - Officer Down

Officer Down is a one-month crossover across the bat titles that shows how the people of Gotham react to Jim Gordon being shot and fighting for his life. Join us as we explore each character's reaction to this tragic event.

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 136

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

Bat Books For Beginners will be back on December 15th with Nightwing - Razor's Edge.

Arc Reactions Podcast will be back on December 20th with our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

ARP - 41 - Who Is The Black Panther?

This story recounts the origin of T'Challa, the Black Panther, and his first encounter with one of his more famous villains. Dylan and John tackle a rich story and explore the many interesting aspects it contains in a lively discussion.


Talking Points
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Bad Things
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Racial slurs (31:36)
Language inconsistancies


Good Things
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Anti-colonialism message? (43:12)
Politics (45:55)
Black Panther as a mantle, not a specific person (58:10)
Klaw (1:06:35)
Action (1:18:40)


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As mentioned in the episode
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Captain America - The Winter Soldier


Our next podcast will be Bat Books For Beginners 136 - Officer Down on November 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.

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