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Book: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography.
posted by latkes on Sep 11, 2017 - 6 comments

Movie: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. [more inside]
posted by kaibutsu on Jul 22, 2017 - 29 comments

Book: Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol. 1

Experience the gritty and uncompromising Punisher MAX from the very beginning! When a mob hit killed his beloved wife and children, Frank Castle became the Punisher - an unstoppable one-man army waging war on every piece of criminal scum plaguing New York's streets. But do the Punisher's origins trace back even further? In 1971 Vietnam, Captain Castle's platoon faces a Viet Cong attack...and to survive, he must make a grim choice. [more inside]
posted by KMH on Jul 19, 2017 - 2 comments

Book: V for Vendetta

V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts.
posted by latkes on Jul 11, 2017 - 8 comments

Wynonna Earp: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2, Ep 0

Wynona and the gang must deal with a whole new level of evil when a variety of demons enter the Ghost River Triangle when Season 2 premieres.
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 11, 2017 - 19 comments

Book: JSA Omnibus Vol. 1

Known for his groundbreaking work on Green Lantern, in 2000 Geoff Johns brought Justice Society of America characters rooted in the Golden Age of comics back to the forefront of comics.  Mixing younger, edgier characters with the elder statesmen of superheroes, Johns created an action-packed series with compelling storylines that are now collected here in the JSA Omnibus Vol. 1
posted by KMH on May 2, 2017 - 3 comments

Book: Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta Book One

This hardcover features the first twelve issues of the hit comic book series, along with covers and a sketchbook, in one oversized hardcover volume. [more inside]
posted by KMH on Mar 27, 2017 - 2 comments

Book: Archer & Armstrong Vol. 5

Archer & Armstrong are going to war with Bloodshot and H.A.R.D Corps! [more inside]
posted by KMH on Mar 24, 2017 - 0 comments

Book: Gotham Central Omnibus

Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street, but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime.
posted by KMH on Mar 23, 2017 - 3 comments

Book: Archer & Armstrong Vol. 1

After years of meditation and training, 18-year-old Obadiah Archer has been dispatched to New York City to carry out the sacred mission of his family's sect - locate and kill the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal known as Armstrong!
posted by KMH on Mar 23, 2017 - 3 comments

Iron Fist: Immortal Emerges from Cave  Season 1, Ep 6

Danny receives an invitation like no other. Colleen and Claire face a difficult choice. A worried Joy confronts her brother. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 10 comments

Iron Fist: Mystical Kung Fu Technique  Season 1, Ep 0

Danny Rand returns to New York City, after being presumed dead for 15 years, to reclaim his family company. When a threat emerges, Rand must choose between his family's legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. [more inside]
posted by P.o.B. on Mar 21, 2017 - 57 comments

Iron Fist: Under Leaf Pluck Lotus  Season 1, Ep 5

An insidious new drug hits New York. Danny recruits Colleen for the fight, and Claire discovers that credit cards can have many uses. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 21, 2017 - 6 comments

Iron Fist: Eight Diagram Dragon Palm  Season 1, Ep 4

Danny makes a shocking discovery and a radical pricing proposal. Colleen's extracurricular activities go viral, and Ward issues a stern warning. [more inside]
posted by mordax on Mar 20, 2017 - 6 comments

Iron Fist: Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch  Season 1, Ep 3

Joy proves herself a shrewd buisnessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory, and Colleen puts her talents to good use. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 12 comments

Iron Fist: Shadow Hawk Takes Flight  Season 1, Ep 2

Danny Struggles with his new surroundings. Colleen dishes out a harsh lesson, and Joy sends an unconventional message. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 20, 2017 - 10 comments

Iron Fist: Snow Gives Way  Season 1, Ep 1

After being declared dead 15 years earlier, Danny Rand returns to New York. But his welcome is a far cry from what he'd hoped. [more inside]
posted by Jugwine on Mar 19, 2017 - 45 comments

Riverdale: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 6

In the 6th "chapter" of the Riverdale saga, Valerie's efforts to help Archie's musical ambitions leads to not one but two major fallouts, Betty and Jughead's investigation brings them face-to-face with Polly, and Veronica gets bounced from conflict to conflict. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 3, 2017 - 11 comments

Riverdale: Heart of Darkness  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 5

Cheryl's parents hold Jason's memorial, but refuse to let her speak. Coach Clayton pits Archie and Reggie against each other for the coveted spot of team captain. Archie is introduced to a potential songwriting mentor. Betty and Jughead take the funeral as a chance to search the Blossom family mansion for clues. [more inside]
posted by Bulgaroktonos on Feb 27, 2017 - 20 comments

Riverdale: Body Double  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 3

In the third "chapter" of Riverdale, Cheryl comes clean about when she last saw Jason, Betty and Jughead investigate Jason's death, while Veronica goes "full dark, no stars" to get revenge for herself and others.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 14, 2017 - 11 comments

Riverdale: A Touch of Evil  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 2

Betty isn't sure who to argue with and who to be nice to, so doles a little of each out to everyone. Veronica apologizes with flowers, cupcakes, and mani-pedis. Josie & the Pussycats rock out while the cheerleaders perform. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Feb 3, 2017 - 24 comments

Gotham: Better to Reign in Hell  Season 3, Ep 1

Stop the presses! Gotham is back! Jim hunts bounties and fist fights with a Trent Reznor impersonator. Barbara gets into club management and chews some scenery. Fish is back, and she's got an army. The Penguin and Riddler discuss the food chain. Butch wears his heart on his sleeve, Cat feeds some pigeons, Bruce calls a board meeting, Ivy goes for a swim. And, introducing, Vicki Vale - ace reporter. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Sep 20, 2016 - 5 comments

Movie: Suicide Squad

A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. There will be spoilers galore all up in this mofo. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Aug 4, 2016 - 80 comments

Wynonna Earp: Keep the Home Fires Burning  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 2

Xavier tries to get Wynonna on-board as a Black Badge operative, Waverly makes a new friend, and John Henry Holliday displays his dedication to Bobo Del Ray. Just another week in Purgatory.
posted by filthy light thief on May 26, 2016 - 3 comments

Wynonna Earp: Purgatory  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - books included post)
posted by filthy light thief on May 24, 2016 - 0 comments

Wynonna Earp: Purgatory  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - show only post)
posted by filthy light thief on May 24, 2016 - 5 comments

The Flash: Trajectory  Season 2, Ep 16

Having arrived in town intent on creating maximum chaos, Trajectory’s antics are misinterpreted as having been perpetrated by the Flash himself. Barry thus must quickly uncover the mystery of who is the girl under the mask — as well as what is driving her mad desire for speed and destruction.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 23, 2016 - 22 comments

Daredevil: A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen  Season 2, Ep 13

In the season finale, Daredevil is backed into the ultimate showdown for his own life--and the future of Hell's Kitchen.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 43 comments

Daredevil: The Dark at the End of the Tunnel  Season 2, Ep 12

Daredevil goes underground to save an old friend. Karen follows a dangerous lead. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

Daredevil: .380  Season 2, Ep 11

The Punisher's war continues, and so does the body count in Hell's Kitchen. Murdock tries to finish what the DA started. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 6 comments

Daredevil: The Man in the Box  Season 2, Ep 10

Murdock and Foggy get caught in the crossfire of the Punisher's revenge. Karen and Murdock dig for the truth in very different ways. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 7 comments

Daredevil: Seven Minutes in Heaven  Season 2, Ep 9

Castle gets an offer he can't refuse. Foggy and Murdock question the future of their firm, but Karen won't give up so easily. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 14 comments

Daredevil: Guilty as Sin  Season 2, Ep 8

As the firm's trial spins out of control, a figure from Murdock's past returns to deliver shocking revelations about the future of Hell's Kitchen. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

Daredevil: Semper Fidelis  Season 2, Ep 7

Murdock and Foggy take on the DA in the trial of the century, but their client refuses to play along. Murdock struggles to balance his dual identities.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 14 comments

Daredevil: Regrets Only  Season 2, Ep 6

A lethal foe returns with a vengeance, Foggy and Murdock risk the firm to ensure justice, and Karen sees a different side of the Punisher. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 17 comments

Daredevil: Kinbaku  Season 2, Ep 5

A former lover arrives in Hell's Kitchen and turns Murdock's world upside down. Karen digs for the truth about the Punisher.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 19, 2016 - 20 comments

Daredevil: Penny and Dime  Season 2, Ep 4

Karen uncovers shocking facts about the Punisher, who finds himself hunted by a powerful force in Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil ponders his next moves.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 19, 2016 - 22 comments

Daredevil: New York's Finest  Season 2, Ep 3

Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 19, 2016 - 26 comments

Daredevil: Dogs to a Gunfight  Season 2, Ep 2

As Murdock recovers from an attack, Foggy and Karen fight to protect their new client from both the law and the Kitchen’s newest vigilante.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 18, 2016 - 13 comments

Daredevil: Bang  Season 2, Ep 1

In the void left by Fisk’s removal, a new threat to Hell’s Kitchen emerges. Murdock and Foggy take on a client with a questionable past.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Mar 18, 2016 - 31 comments

Gotham: Mr. Freeze  Season 2, Ep 12

A fortunately named man of German descent goes around conducting research which probably hasn't gotten IRB approval. Jim Gordon regrets a decision. Penguin talks to a shrink. A bold rehabilitation program takes an interest in the work of a promising young scientist. Butch and Tabitha reconnect. The X-Files are dead, and Gotham is back! [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Mar 1, 2016 - 5 comments

The Flash: Fast Lane  Season 2, Ep 12

Barry teams up with Wells to figure out a way to close the breaches, but they are distracted by a meta-human nicknamed Tar Pit who can transform into liquid asphalt. Iris is concerned for Wally's safety after she finds out about his drag racing hobby.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Feb 3, 2016 - 15 comments

The Flash: The Reverse-Flash Returns  Season 2, Ep 11

When Cisco gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne, Barry and the team don’t believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee confirms that the Reverse Flash is back. Meanwhile, Iris and Francine share a nice moment that brings Iris closer to her brother, Wally.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Jan 28, 2016 - 25 comments

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Closure  Season 3, Ep 9

S.H.I.E.L.D. and Ward collide when Malick attempts to open the portal. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Dec 2, 2015 - 33 comments

The Flash: Legends of Today (Part 1)  Season 2, Ep 8

In the first episode of a two-part crossover that will conclude in the next episode of Arrow, Vandal Savage arrives in Central City and sets his sights on Kendra Saunders. [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Dec 2, 2015 - 32 comments

The Flash: Gorilla Warfare  Season 2, Ep 7

Grodd returns to Central City and kidnaps Caitlin. Barry and team race to find her before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Cisco plans his first date with the new barista at Jitters, Kendra Saunders and Patty begins to suspect Barry is hiding something from her.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Nov 18, 2015 - 22 comments

The Flash: Enter Zoom  Season 2, Ep 6

After recent events, Barry decides it’s time to confront Zoom and comes up with a dangerous plan.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Nov 11, 2015 - 16 comments

The Flash: The Darkness and the Light  Season 2, Ep 5

Barry learns a new breacher, Dr. Light, has come through the portal and sets off to capture her. Jay tells Barry that Dr. Light was not a threat on Earth-2 and that Barry can reason with her. However, during a fight with The Flash, she blinds him and drops some shocking news about Zoom. Meanwhile, Barry and Patty go out on a date.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Nov 4, 2015 - 26 comments

Podcasts: SCoIP?

SCoIP is the Secret Convergence on Infinite Podcasts, a nine-part "crossover event" between a bunch of comics and comics-adjacent podcasts. Two episodes are out so far, with the rest scheduled to drop over the course of November. I figure this could be an opportunity to talk about some shows that don't rise to the level of a weekly post but have (I think) a bunch of people here interested in the overall subject matter. Does this sound like a good idea? [more inside]
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish on Nov 4, 2015 - 1 comment

The Flash: Family of Rogues  Season 2, Ep 3

When Barry and the team find out Captain Cold has been kidnapped, they form an uneasy alliance with his sister, Lisa. However, Barry feels double-crossed when he finds out Snart is working with his father, Lewis Snart on a heist. Meanwhile, Joe is faced with a difficult decision.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Oct 21, 2015 - 16 comments

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