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 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

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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

Bad Things

Racial slurs (31:36)
Language inconsistancies

Good Things

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
Captain America - The Winter Soldier

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