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Dylan and John review and react to comic book story arcs on a monthly basis. We review a mix of classic and modern story lines with insightful commentary and a bit of fun research thrown in. Come join us on our personal journey through some of the best and worst stories in comics.

Dylan and John review and react to comic book story arcs on a monthly basis. We review a mix of classic and modern story lines with insightful commentary and a bit of fun research thrown in. Come join us on our personal journey through some of the best and worst stories in comics.
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United States

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Dylan and John review and react to comic book story arcs on a monthly basis. We review a mix of classic and modern story lines with insightful commentary and a bit of fun research thrown in. Come join us on our personal journey through some of the best and worst stories in comics.

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English


Episodes

Arc Reactions - 109 - Books of Doom

10/14/2018
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We cover Books of Doom in our final episode of Follow Up Fall for 2018. We talk about the Latverian flag, Doom's violent outbursts and more. Talking points -------------- BAD THINGS ---------- Depiction of violence against the college girl who kissed Doom. (0:43) Dooms flag (6:55) GOOD THINGS ----------- Twist ending (19:52) "Doom" as an Unreliable Narrator (22:16) Rudolfo and Zorba Fortunov (32:04) As Mentioned ------------ Arc Reactions - 107 - Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty If...

Duration:00:40:21

Arc Reactions - 108 - Venom (film)

10/7/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see the Venom movie and sat down to talk about it. We talk about Tom Hardy's performance, the villain,the potential for sequels and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-108-Venom.mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 109 - Books of Doom on October 14th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there...

Duration:00:48:50

Arc Reactions - 107 - Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty

9/2/2018
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We cover Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty for our second episode of Follow Up Fall in 2018. We head back out to the Cursed Earth and join Judge Dredd in his new assignment. We talk about the villain, the setting, and the social commentary of this story. Bad Things ---------- The story with the mutant that exudes pheremones to control men (2:28) Good Things ----------- Mayor Byron Ambrose/PJ Maybe (12:11) Dredd and Rico teaming up (20:56) Setting (23:59) Mutant/Human relations alegory...

Duration:00:54:18

Arc Reactions - 106 - Slingers

8/12/2018
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We return to the story of Prodigy, Hornet, Riccochet, and Dusk but this time it's 4 different people. We talk about the characters, the team dynamic, and what we would have done differently if we were writing this story. Talking points -------------- BAD THINGS ---------- Treatment of women (5:18) The team is not fully together for one reason or another until the end of the series (11:21) Mephisto (16:18) GOOD THINGS ----------- A character with a physical disability...

Duration:01:06:25

Arc Reactions - 105 - Luke Cage Season 2

8/5/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS We talk about Netflix's Luke Cage Season 2. We talk about the plot, the villains, the acting, and the fighting. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-105-LukeCageS2.mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 106 - Slingers on August 12th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as...

Duration:00:42:30

Arc Reactions - 104 - League of Extraordinary Gentlemen v1

7/15/2018
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We tackle volume 1 of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and talk about Victorian era fiction, fan fiction, and building our own menagerie of characters to tell a story with. Talking points -------------- BAD THINGS ----------- Trying to be edgy (8:14) GOOD THINGS ----------- Dynamics of the team (17:20) World building (22:44) OTHER THINGS ------------ Familiarity with the characters (27:23) Is this a good idea? (35:41) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 73 -...

Duration:01:24:43

Arc Reactions - 103 - Ant Man and the Wasp (film)

7/8/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS We talk about Ant Man and the Wasp in this episode. Topics include the possible first villain of color in Marvel or DC movies, the humor, the trailer, and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-103-AntManWasp.mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 104 - League of Extraordinary Gentlemen on July 15th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on Comics Podcast...

Duration:00:30:55

Arc Reactions - 102 - Incredibles 2 (film)

7/1/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We talk about the Incredibles 2 film from Disney and Pixar. Topics include the humor, the reverence for the genre, the music, and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-102-Incredibles2(film).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 103 - Ant-Man and the Wasp (film) on July 8th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on Comics Podcast Network. Please go...

Duration:00:30:10

Arc Reactions - 101 - Denver Comiccon 2018

6/24/2018
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We attended Denver Comiccon as media and recorded several interviews there. Guests include DMC, Christopher Priest, Sanya Anwar, Andy Kuhn, Alitha Martinez, Brandon Reese, Amy Chu, Sebastian Jones, and Unshaven Comics. Interviews ------------- Christopher Priest (7:03) Andy Kuhn (25:39) Sanya Anwar (41:29) DMC (49:35) Amy Chu (1:20:16) Stranger Comics (1:29:41) Unshaven Comics (1:43:41) Brandon Reese (1:49:29) Alitha Martinez (1:54:07) If you would like to download the...

Duration:02:03:36

Arc Reactions - 100 - Captain Marvel Down

6/10/2018
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We cover Captain Marvel Down in this episode. We talk about the characters, the writing, and the choice to take away Carol's memory. Talking points -------------- Captain Marvel and Spider-woman friendship (2:46) Supporting cast (4:34) Was Captain Marvel 'fridged'? (10:03) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 58 - Parallax Saga Arc Reactions - 60 - Doctor Strange Arc Reactions - 33 - Trial of Reed Richards If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save...

Duration:00:39:27

Arc Reactions - 99 - Solo: A Star Wars Story (film)

6/3/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story, the second standalone Star Wars film. Topics include treatment of female characters, Donald Glover, and the nods and references sprinkled throughout. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-99-Solo(film).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 100 - Captain Marvel: Down on June 10th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now...

Duration:00:56:07

Arc Reactions - 98 - Deadpool 2 (film)

5/27/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We talk about Deadpool 2 in this episode. Topics include the humor, the characters, bad decisions made, and speculating on the possibility of an X-Force movie If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-98-Deadpool2(film).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 99 - Solo (film) on June 3rd We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on Comics Podcast Network. Please go...

Duration:00:49:56

Arc Reactions - 97 - Bloodshot Reborn 1-5

5/13/2018
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We read Bloodshot Reborn issues 1-5 from Jeff Lemire and Valiant comics. We talk about the character, the universe, and what we'd like to see more of. Talking points -------------- BAD THINGS ---------- Kay and Bloodsquirt (2:33) Agent Festival (6:00) GOOD THINGS ----------- Bloodshot (9:44) Magic (22:31) Neutral ------- Trope heavy story (29:39) Valliant Universe (31:01) If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-97-BloodshotReborn1.mp3 Our...

Duration:00:37:39

Arc Reactions - 96 - Avengers: Infinity War (film)

5/6/2018
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Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers! We talk about Avengers: Infinity War, the latest film from Marvel Studios. Topics include the infinity stones, the characters, and the humor. As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 84 - Thor: Ragnarok (film) Arc Reactions - 76 - Paknadel and Trakhanov's Turncoat If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-96-InfinityWar(film).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 97 - Bloodshot Reborn on May 13th We...

Duration:00:48:24

Arc Reactions - 95 - Jessica Jones Season 2

4/7/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We review the second season of Jessica Jones and talk about the things we didn't like followed by the things we did like. We also speculate about possible future directions for the series and things we would like to see. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-95-JessicaJonesS2(Netflix).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 96 - Avengers: Infinity War on April 28th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for...

Duration:00:48:50

Arc Reactions - 94 - Dark Night: A True Batman Story

4/1/2018
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We cover Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso. This story covers the true story of Paul Dini's mugging and how he used Batman and his associated characters to help him recover from that tragic event. Talking Points ------------------ BAD THINGS ------------------ Oversexualized Art (5:53) GOOD THINGS -------------------- The message (9:33) Biographical story (21:26) Parallels with Bruce Wayne (31:07) As Mentioned ----------------- ARP - 90 -...

Duration:00:45:06

Arc Reactions - 93 - ECCC Review

3/11/2018
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We talk about our experience at Emerald City Comiccon 2018 and share some comics that we are looking to check out. As Mentioned ----------------- Tom Wilson's Question song John's convention badges If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-93-ECCC2018.mp3 Our next podcast will be our review of Dark Knight: A True Batman Story on April 1st. We are also on Comics Podcast Network. Please go over there and check out our section as well as some of the other...

Duration:01:02:18

Arc Reactions - 92 - Blade MAX

3/4/2018
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We talk about Blade MAX - V3s, a story where Blade has to battle a new type of vampire and face some demons from his past. We talk about the characters, the story, and disagree about whether this comic needed to be in the MAX line or not Talking points -------------- V3s (2:29) Vampires (9:44) Blade (26:51) If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-92-BladeMAX.mp3 Our next podcast will be our review of Emerald City Comiccon on March 11th. We are also on...

Duration:00:43:36

Arc Reactions - 91 - Black Panther (film)

2/18/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We travel to Wakanda to crown the new king, T'Chala. We talk about the themes, the action, and the characters in this Marvel movie. Arc Reactions - 41 - Who Is The Black Panther? If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-91-BlackPanther(film).mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 92 - Blade MAX on March 4th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are also now on...

Duration:00:34:35

Arc Reactions - 90 - Stumptown

2/4/2018
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This episode covers Stumptown by Greg Rucka. We talk about the characters, the cases, and setting this story in Portland, OR. A wonderful example of the private eye story from a masterful writer. Talking points -------------- Stories (10:13) Dex (24:52) Ansel (41:20) Other characters (47:05) Marencos (50:20) Diversity (52:55) If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-90-Stumptown.mp3 As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions 72 - Guardians of...

Duration:01:04:24