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Panelism is a unique comic book and pop culture podcast. We don't regularly discuss what's new in the comics world. We just talk about comics we love. Those comics are usually not from the Big Two. The hosts of Panelism--Todd A and Taylor Trask--have been making podcasts under different names since 2015. Most of those episodes are now available in the Panelism feed.

Panelism is a unique comic book and pop culture podcast. We don't regularly discuss what's new in the comics world. We just talk about comics we love. Those comics are usually not from the Big Two. The hosts of Panelism--Todd A and Taylor Trask--have been making podcasts under different names since 2015. Most of those episodes are now available in the Panelism feed.
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Panelism is a unique comic book and pop culture podcast. We don't regularly discuss what's new in the comics world. We just talk about comics we love. Those comics are usually not from the Big Two. The hosts of Panelism--Todd A and Taylor Trask--have been making podcasts under different names since 2015. Most of those episodes are now available in the Panelism feed.

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Episodes

#114 - Fantasy: why does it have rules?

5/15/2019
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Our pre-occupation with Game of Thrones and Todd's obsession with Dungeons and Dragons has led to this: a huge conversation about the templates of fantasy, why we think fantasy has "rules," and why fans are reluctant to concede that there shouldn't be any rules. We talk about so much related to this topic that it's difficult to sum up but some things to check out: Our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/panelism.ink/ Things we...

Duration:01:10:27

#113 - Black Canary: Kicking and Screaming

5/8/2019
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Back to the comic books after all that Avengers talk. Todd brings the 2016 series Black Canary by Brendan Fletcher with art by Annie Wu and Pia Guerra. Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:30:13

#112 - Avengers: Endgame

5/1/2019
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We can't believe it's been 11 years and 22 movies either. But here it is: the Endgame. We gush; we spoil; we wonder about time travel. Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:01:18:29

#111 - Thanos Wins

4/24/2019
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Back to the comic books in this episode. Taylor brings in 2018's Thanos Wins and Todd tries his best to make this a podcast about Twisted Sister's Christmas album. Grab Thanos Wins on Comixology Unlimited if you're so inclined and meet us back here for the Panelism book club. Follow us: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:34:09

#110 - Shazam!

4/17/2019
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We've given you an extra weekend to run out and watch Shazam! Now, we're going to chat about it with spoilers (we give a warning ahead of spoilers). If you weren't exhausted from a weekend of Hellboy and Game of Thrones, we hope you caught this super fun movie. Join us for the chat. And follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:54:10

Game of Thrones Season 8 Preview

4/10/2019
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Welcome to a special episode of Panelism. We're crossing the streams this week and bringing you an episode from our Game of Thrones podcast, Wednesday in Westeros. As Game of Thrones enters its final season, we're here to talk about it a seemingly endless amount. We catch up on where the gang was at the end of Season 7 and then set about talking about everything we can think of. It's a truly epic conversation. Follow Wednesday in Westeros by subscribing in your favorite podcast app. Follow...

Duration:01:32:21

#109 - Summer Movie Preview Spectacular

4/3/2019
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We set out to cover every single movie coming out this summer. No, that's nuts. We just talk about the major releases we're interested in and a few WTF releases--several WTF releases. Come for the Avengers, stay for...Playmobil the Movie?

Duration:01:20:19

Mini One Shot - The Tesseract, The Snyderverse and more...

3/27/2019
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As soon as we got online to record a new episode, Todd started ranting about a video he'd just watched that twisted his brain into a pretzel. Taylor said, "hit record." If he hadn't, we wouldn't have anything to share this week. Beset with technical problems moments later, we cobbled together most of the pre-episode conversation about the continuity of the Tesseract, Captain Marvel's real origin, and the Bat-Soup problems that ruined Justice League. Seriously, the edit of this is just...

Duration:00:17:51

#108 - Killing and Dying

3/20/2019
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On this episode of Panelism, Taylor talks about a beautiful Drawn & Quarterly book, Adrian Tomine's Killing and Dying. In six short stories, Tomine tells compact stories that are full of ideas and humanity. Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:40:09

#107 - Captain Marvel / The Life of Captain Marvel

3/13/2019
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On this episode of Panelism, we chat about Captain Marvel the movie and the limited series, The Life of Captain Marvel. We also touch on The Mighty Captain Marvel and like, a million other things. Don't worry about spoilers! We give warning.

Duration:01:06:33

#106 - Batman Reborn

3/6/2019
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On this episode of Panelism, Todd talks about a Morrison / Quitely joint that's almost ten years old -- Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn. He and Taylor try to place the comic in the right context. Was in New 52? At any rate, the book came out in one universe reboot after Bruce Wayne had "died." Batman Reborn covers the time period when Dick Grayson donned the cape and cowl and took on Bruce's son Damian as Robin. That makes for great chemistry already but told by Grant Morrison and illustrated...

Duration:00:38:09

#105 - Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

2/27/2019
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In this episode, Todd brings a comic that both he and Taylor had overlooked for years: Mouse Guard. We talk about Volume 1, Fall 1152. It's a medieval tale told from mouse height: monsters, traitors, swords, axes, maps, and heroes. Spoiler alert: Todd loved it. Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:38:57

#104 - Digital vs Print Comic Books

2/20/2019
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We continue our discussion about how we consume comic books and graphic novels, taking a closer look at the pros and cons of print vs digital. We ask: are we talking about two different mediums? Spoiler alert: we don't have any hard and fast answers. Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:55:44

#103 - Comic Books: Rent or Own?

2/13/2019
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On this episode of Panelism, Taylor and Todd tackle one of those questions that comes up again and again during our comic book discussions: in a digital world, is it better to own or rent (via subscription) your comic books? That brings up a lot of other questions that we discuss as well. Find us at https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:01:02:15

#102 - Unnatural Vol 1

2/6/2019
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Well, Taylor asks the obvious question, "what does that even mean?" after Todd introduces the episode. This book, Unnatural by Mirka Andolfo, is really unusual. It's a story about a totalitarian government...and the pig people, mouse people, wolf people, and goat people who are oppressed by said government because they...can't legally get it on together. It's pervy and dark and scary and hilarious and wonderful.

Duration:00:34:13

#101 - Technopriests

1/30/2019
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In this episode, Taylor talks about Jodorowsky's Technopriests, published between 1998 and 2006 in eight issues (or chapters). It's another sci-fi nightmarish/dystopian/awesome vision from a singular visionary.

Duration:00:34:12

#100 - Books worth having on your shelf (and not)

1/16/2019
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On this episode of Panelism, we have a Giant size celebration of comic books and graphic novels worth having on your shelf. And a tiny percentage of books NOT worth having on your shelf. We talk about books we talk about all the time but mostly, we recap some favorites and tell you where to hear more. Follow us on Instagram at https://instagram.com/panelism.ink The books we discuss here and the episode # in which we did a long review are:

Duration:01:46:19

#99 - Crisis on Infinite Earths

1/9/2019
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Approaching episode 100, Todd and Taylor do an epic episode on the legendary cross-over event book: Crisis on Infinite Earths. TL;DL not worth having on your shelf. Join us as Todd rants about the racism, sexism, and bad writing of a book so impenetrable that DC continues to name books "Crisis" in an attempt to water-down the word and make it less crisis-y. We also talk about Aquaman and, inevitably, Kingsmen but also...Under the Cherry Moon?

Duration:01:20:03

#98 - Cannon God Exaxxion Stage 1

12/26/2018
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Todd talks about Kenichi Sonoda's Cannon God Exaxxion, the follow-up series to Sonoda's Gunsmith Cats which has always been a favorite. Re-reading Cannon God has Todd wondering if Gunsmith Cats is as problematic. It's an interesting episode as Todd has to re-examine a creator he's always thought highly of and arrives at the conclusion that you don't need this book on your shelf. Follow us on Instagram! https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:42:59

#97 - Before Watchmen: Ozymandias

12/19/2018
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Taylor talks about the prequel we were all waiting for (were we?): Before Watchmen. And specifically, Ozymandias. Written by legend Len Wein and illustrated by the brilliant Jae Lee, Ozymandias is the best of the Before Watchmen bunch. Fans of Watchmen or Batman: Year One might want to check this one out. Be sure to follow us at https://instagram.com/panelism.ink

Duration:00:40:31