Monthly Archives: November 2012

From the Vault Episode 5 – Book Club – Xombi

Jeff and I discuss Xombi by John Rozum and Frasier Irving on this episode of From the Vault. This Episode was recorded on May 23, 2012. You can read John Rozum’s blog by clicking on the link to the right. … Continue reading

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Episode 20 – Book Club – Finder

On this edition of the book club we discuss Finder by Carla Speed McNeil. We read the first volume of the library editions released by Dark Horse. We talk about some other artists that remind me of the art found … Continue reading

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From the Vault Episode 4 – Comic Matters – San Diego Comic Con and Chris Roberson

We’ll have a new Book Club episode discussing Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder up on Friday, but first, an Episode from the Vault. This is sort of a time sensitive episode, given that it’s mostly about announcements at San Diego Comic … Continue reading

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From the Vault Episode 3 – Comic Matters – Comic Canon

Welcome to another edition of From the Vault. Jeff and I discuss the idea of canon within comics. This episode was recorded on April 11th 2012. Jeff mentions The Western Canon by Harold Blum. I haven’t read it, but it … Continue reading

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Episode 19 – Book Club – Through the Walls

In this Book Club episode we discuss Jean-Luc Cornette and Stéphane Oiry’s Through the Walls! Early on I mention comics are accepted as the “fourth or fifth art.” They’re actually the “ninth art.”  I suppose there are quite a few … Continue reading

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Episode 18.2 – Book Club – Yakitate Japan

Click here for our discussion of Yakitate Japan by Takashi Hashiguchi. We try for a while to figure out what to call Japanese Painting. Apparently it’s just known as Japanese Painting. Who knew?

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Episode 18.1 – Comic Matters – Editorialization

Russell and Jeff discuss Editorialization, especially as it relates to Marvel and DC on Episode 18! We discuss Bendis a bit and talk about Scarlet and Spider-Woman. This is something we come back to from time to time, and we … Continue reading

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