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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 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 19 – Groot and … Jimmy Olsen?

In this monsterrific episode, Curt and Kevin embark on their most spine-tingling, bone-chilling installment yet, as they investigate not one but two monster tales from comicdom’s king of creepy-crawly creatures, Jack Kirby! First, it’s a trip to Anytown, USA, where … 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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Episode 4 – Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

In this episode, “Miller March” kicks off with a bang as Curt and Kevin don their surgical scrubs to dissect Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, writer/artist Frank Miller’s celebrated deconstruction of everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader. Gotham City is an operating … Continue reading

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