Tag Archives: Batman

Episode 50 – Superman: For the Man Who Has Everything

In this episode, Curt and Kevin celebrate their two-year podcasting anniversary with a special birthday two-fer, as they discuss the classic Superman birthday story For The Man Who Has Everything by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons from Superman Annual #11, … Continue reading

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Episode 49 – Batman: The War of Jokes and Riddles

In this episode, Curt and Kevin return to Gotham City to unwrap the riddle of Batman: The War of Jokes and Riddles, by Tom King, Mikel Janin and Clay Mann, published by DC Comics! The Dark Knight Detective has popped … Continue reading

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Comics Onscreen – Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok and More (With Allison Keene)

In this last episode of 2017, Curt and Kevin welcome Collider.com senior TV editor and critic Allison Keene for a fun, spirited discussion of the big comics adaptations from the second half of the year, including Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel’s The … Continue reading

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Despite Heroic Efforts, Justice League Fails to Rescue the DC Extended Universe

Review by Curt Holman One of the main things that struck me while watching Justice League, and that stayed with me afterward, was how bad the villain is. I don’t mean the relative evil of Steppenwolf, an ancient warrior space … Continue reading

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Episode 46 – Kingdom Come

In this episode, Curt and Kevin prepare for the long-awaited release of Justice League with (what else?) a discussion of a kinda/sorta Justice League story: the acclaimed 1996 battle-of-the-superheroes miniseries Kingdom Come, written by Mark Waid, painted by Alex Ross, … Continue reading

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Episode 41 – The Batman Adventures: Mad Love

In this episode, Curt and Kevin analyze the most violent mental health professional this side of Hannibal Lecter! We’re talking, of course, about psychologist turned psycho Harley Quinn — and more specifically, her origin story in the Eisner Award-winning one-shot … Continue reading

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Episode 27 – Batman: The Court of Owls (With Glen Weldon)

In this episode, Curt and Kevin are joined by special guest Glen Weldon – NPR contributor, panelist on NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast and author of The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture – as they … Continue reading

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Episode 21 – Flashpoint

In this episode, Curt and Kevin lace up their running shoes for a mad dash through a mad, mad world as they careen headlong into Flashpoint, the five-issue miniseries by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert—the storyline that paved the way … Continue reading

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Episode 13 – Batman: The Killing Joke

In this episode, Curt and Kevin return to Gotham City and put on their Dark Knight Detective caps to sift through labored puns, fun-house felonies and other offenses as they consider the strange case of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s … Continue reading

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Episode 11 – DC: The New Frontier

In this episode, Curt and Kevin pay tribute to the late Darwyn Cooke, whose death from cancer on May 14, 2016, shocked and saddened the comics community, with an in-depth discussion of his award-winning 2004 masterwork, DC: The New Frontier. … Continue reading

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