#092 The 9/11 comic and media coverage of comics

An article on the 9/11 Commission Report comic book gets Mulele and Tim talking about media portrayals of comics, and comics terminology. Also, the decompression of comics, an evaluation of John Byrne, and The Walking Dead!

The Washington Post article

Comics decompression

#091 “Persepolis,” “Ghost World,” and more!

Persepolis

Coming-of-age stories dominate, as we look at Persepolis, Ghost World, and, er, Fear Agent TPB 2!

See the Persepolis trailer

Wikipedia explains Ghost World

The entire first issue of Fear Agent on Newsarama

#090 Dr. Strange, and developing your comic

Dr Strange the OathBrandon and Tim begin a two-part Skype discussion, starting with Dr. Strange: the Oath! Also, Brandon reads from a 1959 Charles Schulz essay on developing a comic and asks Tim about how he developed Spider-Hag!

#089 Your “Adult Swim” is my “Kids Station”

New Lone Wolf and CubWe wrap up our discussion of Japanese comics with New Lone Wolf and Cub, Tezuka’s Future Man Chaos, and Inuyasha, plus we get sidetracked on the 25th anniversary edition of Blade Runner!

#085 The Secret Plot, Revealed!

SkrullStarbucks becomes too noisy, so Tim and Mulele evacuate (at 2:44) to a department store stairwell to discuss whether a writer should go ahead with an idea after discovering someone else has already done it. Case in point: Brian Michael Bendis, the return of the Skrulls, and Battlestar Galactica.