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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 - 131 - Bloodshot Reborn 6-9

8/18/2019
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We cover Bloodshot Reborn issue 6-9 for our first episode of Follow-Up Fall in 2019. We talk about the relationships, Bloodshot, and the nanites Talking Points ----------------- Bad? ---- Relationships (1:51) Neutral ------- Plot (8:19) Good ----- Bloodshot (11:54) Nanites (19:30) As Mentioned ------------ ARP - 129 - Saga of the Swamp Thing If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-131-BloodshotReborn6-9.mp3 Our next podcast will be our...

Duration:00:30:35

Arc Reactions - 130 - The Kitchen (film)

8/11/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see The Kitchen and sat down to talk about it. We talk about the setting, the characters, and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-130-TheKitchenFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Bloodshot Reborn v2 on August 18th 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 well as some of...

Duration:00:25:57

Arc Reactions - 129 - Saga of the Swamp Thing

7/14/2019
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We talk about Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore and Steve Bissette. We liked the complex characters, the horror story, and how timeless this story remains. Talking points -------------- Flowery Prose (5:48) Horror (10:10) Environmental Message (27:30) Swamp Thing (43:43) Nuanced characters (55:33) As Mentioned ------------ ARP - 33 - Trial of Reed Richards ARP - 104 - LXG ARP - 85 - V for Vendetta ARP - 16 - Watchmen ARP - 122 - Hellboy (film) If you would like to...

Duration:01:06:42

Arc Reactions - 128 - Spider-Man: Far From Home

7/7/2019
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We talk about Spider-Man: Far From Home. Topics include the villain, the tone, and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-128-FarFromHomeFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Saga of the Swamp Thing #20-27 on July 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 well as some of the other podcasts they host. We look...

Duration:00:29:46

Arc Reactions - 127 part 2 - Denver Pop Culture Con 2019

6/16/2019
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Part 2 of our coverage of Denver Pop Culture Con. We talk to creators James and Joe Pruett, James Haick, R Alan Brooks, and Andy Mangels. Interview 1 - James Haick (1:21) Interview 2 - James Pruett (23:11) Interview 3 - Joe Pruett (39:42) Interview 4 - R Alan Brooks (47:56) Interview 5 - Andy Mangels (58:21) If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-127-2-DPCC2019.mp3 Our next podcast will be our coverage of Spider-Man: Far From Home (film) on July...

Duration:01:12:24

Arc Reactions - 127 part 1 - Denver Pop Culture Con 2019

6/9/2019
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Part 1 of our coverage of Denver Pop Culture Con. We talk to creators David Pepose, Dylan Edwards, Scott van Domelen, Ryan Dunlavey, Fred Van Lente, and the 501st Legion's Jeff Rodriguez. Interview 1 - Dylan Edwards (1:38) Interview 2 - Jeff Rodriguez (19:35) Interview 3 - Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente (29:51) Interview 4 - Scott van Domelen (44:54) Interview 5 - David Peopse (Spencer and Locke) (57:42) If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save...

Duration:00:59:37

Arc Reactions - 126 - Guardians of the Galaxy v2 - Legacy

6/2/2019
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We cover Guardians of the Galaxy v2 - Legacy from 2008 which deals with the aftermath of Annihilation Conquest and leads into the Secret Invasion event. We talk about the tie-ins, the story, the characters, and more. Talking points -------------- Bad Things ----------- Art (3:34) Event tie-ins (7:03) Mantis (17:08) Good Things ----------- Cosmo (24:53) Social Commentary (29:53) Neutral ------- Debrief Framing Device (52:06) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions...

Duration:01:03:36

Arc Reactions - 125 - Ab Irato

5/5/2019
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We talk about Ab Irato, a dystopian story about greedy corporations, the government, and young people caught in the middle. We talk about the setting, the themes, and connections to real world events. Talking points -------------- BAD THINGS ---------- Love Interests (1:24) Too Cluttered (4:59) Rebels (16:36) GOOD THINGS ----------- Setting (21:14) Interesting characters (29:12) NEUTRAL ------- Happy Ending (41:37) Themes (43:05) Rating (1:09:25) As...

Duration:01:11:14

Arc Reactions - 124 - Avengers Endgame film

4/28/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see Avengers Endgame and sat down to talk about it. This movie is the culmination of 11 years and 21 Marvel films. We talk about the tone, the ending, and whether we were satisfied with the conclusion. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-124-AvengersEndgameFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Ab Irato on May 5th We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music selections. We are...

Duration:00:23:44

Arc Reactions - 123 - Ms. Marvel: No Normal

4/21/2019
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We cover Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel. We talk about her character, her family, cultural differences, and the reuse of the name Ms. Marvel. Talking points -------------- Depiction of teenage life (6:20) Depiction of Muslim-American life (10:13) Reuse of the Ms Marvel identity (28:35) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 85 - V For Vendetta Arc Reactions - 118 - The Life After Arc Reactions - 76 - Turncoat Arc Reactions - 22 -Rise of the Third Army If you would...

Duration:00:53:02

Arc Reactions - 122 - Hellboy film

4/14/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see Hellboy and sat down to talk about it. We talk about the story, the monsters, the action, and more If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-122-HellboyFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Ms Marvel - No Normal on April 21st 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 well as some...

Duration:00:29:10

Arc Reactions - 121 - Shazam film

4/7/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see Shazam! in theaters and sat down to talk about it. We talk about the villain, the hero, the humor, and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-121-ShazamFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Hellboy (film) on April 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 and check out our section as well as some...

Duration:00:49:32

Arc Reactions - 120 - ECCC 2019 Review

3/24/2019
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We went to Emerald City Comic Con 2019 and sat down to talk about our experience.We talk about the layout, the panels, and the people we saw. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-120-ECCC2019.mp3 Our next episode will be Shazam (film) on April 7th 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 well as some of the other...

Duration:00:34:34

Arc Reactions - 118 - The Life After v1

3/3/2019
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The Life After is a bizarre, wonderful story where god is a potato and has put his son into purgatory. While there he befriends Ernest Hemingway and they go on an adventure facing the forces of both heaven and hell. We talk about the plot, the art, the setting, and more. Talking points -------------- BAD ---- Chaotic plot (8:05) GOOD ----- Art (15:47) Subject matter (29:11) Surprise ending (48:40) OTHER -------- Does this story have a message? (58:53) Did this story remind...

Duration:01:08:09

Arc Reactions - 117 - Alita Battle Angel (film)

2/17/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see Alita: Battle Angel and sat down to discuss the plot, the characters, and whether or not this movie will get a sequel. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-117-AlitaFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be The Life After v1 on March 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 over there and check out our...

Duration:00:38:30

Arc Reactions - 116 - Animal Man: The Hunt

2/11/2019
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We venture into the New 52 and read Animal Man - The Hunt. Join us as we learn about Buddy Baker the part time superhero who can channel the powers of animals. Can he balance family life and superhero life? We talk about the powers, the mythos, and the characters. Talking points -------------- Animal Man (2:54) The Red (13:47) The Rot (18:55) Art (26:53) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 15 - Sweet Tooth 1-11 Arc Reactions - 59 - Sweet Tooth 12-17 If you would...

Duration:00:34:55

Arc Reactions - 115 - Glass (film)

1/27/2019
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We talk about Glass, the latest M. Night Shyamalan film that brings together the characters from Unbreakable and Split. Was it worth it? Did we get the sequel to Unbreakable that we never knew we wanted? Check out our thoughts and see If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-115-GlassFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Animal Man v1 (New 52) on February 2nd We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro and outro music...

Duration:00:28:16

Arc Reactions - 114 - Criminal v1

1/6/2019
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We dive into the seedy underbelly of crime and ready about Leo's latest job. Things do not go according to plan and Leo is left holding the loot and trying to protect Greta and Ivan. What will happen? Read the story and then listen to us discuss it. Talking points -------------- Story (5:03) Leo (20:17) Criminal shared universe (40:40) Crime Drama recommendations (45:45) As Mentioned ----------------- Arc Reactions - 96 - Avengers: Infinity War If you would like to download the...

Duration:00:55:40

Arc Reactions - 113 - Aquaman (film)

12/23/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We went to see the Aquaman film and admire Jason Momoa. We talk about the pacing, the visuals, the character development and more. If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-113-AquamanFilm.mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 114 - Criminal v1 on January 6th 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...

Duration:00:41:07

Arc Reactions - 112 - Into the Spider-Verse (film)

12/16/2018
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SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! We cross over Into the Spiderverse and meet Miles Morales, Peter Parker, Spider-Gwen, and more. We talk about the film, the animation style, the humor, and what we'd like to see with the future of Peter Parker and Miles Morales If you would like to download the episode, right click and Save As ARP-112-IntoTheSpiderverse.mp3 Our next episode will be Arc Reactions 113 - Auqaman (film) on December 23rd We want to thank Packie Wambaugh for composing our intro...

Duration:00:55:09