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A motley band of amateur bartenders, avid comic book readers, and critics. Join us each week we ramble and discuss a different Graphic Novel, Trade Paper Back, or Comicbook and attempt a cocktail pairing (cause pairing chocolates and wine doesn’t have enough superheroes involved).

A motley band of amateur bartenders, avid comic book readers, and critics. Join us each week we ramble and discuss a different Graphic Novel, Trade Paper Back, or Comicbook and attempt a cocktail pairing (cause pairing chocolates and wine doesn’t have enough superheroes involved).

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United States

Description:

A motley band of amateur bartenders, avid comic book readers, and critics. Join us each week we ramble and discuss a different Graphic Novel, Trade Paper Back, or Comicbook and attempt a cocktail pairing (cause pairing chocolates and wine doesn’t have enough superheroes involved).

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 259 - Far Sector

5/17/2022
We are going way out into space for a sci-fi tale involving a green lantern, illegal emotions, a murder mystery, and politics. It's more fun than that description implies.

Duration:00:33:57

Ep 258 - The Seeds

5/10/2022
The earth is about to end, and an alien species is here to collect our DNA and make big intergalactic bucks on selling an extinct species.

Duration:00:30:22

Ep 257 - Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo ren

5/3/2022
May thee 4th be with you! We are starting our month of Sci-fi books with the back story of the Star Wars Emo kid supreme - Kylo Ren.

Duration:00:30:23

Ep 256- The Black Dahlia

4/26/2022
This week we finish up our month of true crime books with a fictional interpretation of one of the oldest unsolved murders in LA history.

Duration:00:23:18

Ep 255 - Green River Killer

4/18/2022
We continue our true crime month with the story of one of the detectives who spent a good part of his career hunting down a serial killer.

Duration:00:27:24

Ep 254 - Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done?

4/12/2022
Once again this week we are looking at a true crime tale from the state of Wisconson. This weeks killer has been the basis of some of the movies scariest killers.

Duration:00:40:31

Ep 253 - My Friend Dahlmer

4/5/2022
It's the most wonderful time of the year! We are beginning our month of True Crime comics with My Friend Dahlmer. The backstory of the notorious killer, cannibal, and collector Jeffery Dahlmer. This is is the story of his High School days, written and illustrated by a fellow classmate who knew Dahlmer fairly well.

Duration:00:26:19

Ep 252 - Brindelle

3/29/2022
It's the end of our Sword and Scorchy month. This week is the French comic that depicts fairies, fantastical worlds, life, and death.

Duration:00:28:25

Ep 251 - Once and Future

3/22/2022
This week's installment of Sword and Sorcery month called on the Arthurian legend. With a character, we all lovingly refer to as "the John Wick of Grandmas".

Duration:00:35:50

Ep 250 - Brides of Heilheim

3/15/2022
This week we have some good ole' fashioned Norse ass kicking. Some early work from some of our favorite creators. Join us for part two of the Rikard series (although you don't have to read book one to enjoy this book, trust us, we didn't).

Duration:00:35:06

Ep 249 - Autumlands

3/8/2022
We talk about the book in this episode, I swear! We discuss a lot of other stuff first. And we sort of have a split decision on this one, which is also fun.

Duration:00:49:18

Ep 248 - Monstress

3/1/2022
Were doing sword and sorcery this month. We are starting with Monstress a beautiful book about power, corruption, and the main character's road to reclaiming her life after it was torn apart by war.

Duration:00:35:01

Ep 247 - Killmonger - By Any Means

2/22/2022
It's the origin/backstory to one of the best villains in the MCU. This week Black Panther's rival returns to Wakanda.

Duration:00:21:35

Ep 246 - Invincible Ironman - Ironheart

2/15/2022
This week we have a new hero in training. Ironheart takes up the Iron Man gig.

Duration:00:43:21

Ep 245 - Strange Fruit - Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History

2/8/2022
This week we read what we refer to as "The Good Strange Fruit". Last year we read something else, while Alaina read this lovely book. Now we get to read the book she loved.

Duration:00:31:07

Ep 244 - March Vol 3

2/1/2022
We begin our celebration of Black comics with the conclusion of Congressmen John Lewis's autobiographical comic March. Book three of March deals with the voting rights act and the march to Selma, Alabama.

Duration:00:45:05

Ep 243 - I Hate Fairyland Vol 4

1/25/2022
The End is Neigh! This week we explore the final chapter of I Hate Fairyland.

Duration:00:29:58

Ep 242 - I Have Fairyland Vol 3

1/18/2022
Nice guys finish last, but can a "Good Gert" get out of fairyland? Probably not.

Duration:00:35:14

Ep 241 - I Hate Fairyland Vol 2

1/11/2022
We continue our epic tale of Gerd and her adventures in Fairyland. Last week, she ended up as the Queen of Fairyland...yeah, that's gonna be a thing.

Duration:00:33:55

Ep 240 - I Hate Fairyland Vol 1

1/4/2022
We are starting out the new year with a book that is basically Alaina in comic form!

Duration:00:40:14