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A podcast dedicated to exploring the deeper meanings and the various layers of the comics medium

A podcast dedicated to exploring the deeper meanings and the various layers of the comics medium
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Canada

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A podcast dedicated to exploring the deeper meanings and the various layers of the comics medium

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English

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Episode 42 - It's finally happening! Batman #62, Justice League #15, Blackbird #4, Die #2, The Green Lantern #3, Young Justice #1, Captain Marvel #1

1/15/2019
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Another week jam packed full of content as we continue to catch up from our holiday break. On top of that, we see two brand new series from the big two that’s sure to become mainstays on our show. This week, we talk all about Batman #62, Justice League #15, Blackbird #4, Die #2, The Green Lantern #3, Young Justice #1, and Captain Marvel #1. We can’t wait for you to check out the episode! But before we get into comics, Victor talks a bit about the things he’s got going on throughout the...

Duration:01:55:52

Episode 41 - A brand new year! Batman #61, Justice League #14, Cold Spots #5, Gideon Falls #9, Captain America #6, Heroes in Crisis #4, Stranger Things #4

1/8/2019
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We’re back! It’s 2019, and it’s our first official episode of the new year! Wooo! This is now officially (unofficially) Legacy episode 41! We would like to wish everyone a happy new year, and we hope you will enjoy what’s we’ve got in store for 2019. We got some big things planned for the podcast, so hopefully those would all come to fruition. But before we get into comics, we both talk about what we’ve been doing over the holidays. There’s quite a bit of stuff, so it might be best to just...

Duration:01:39:00

Episode 40 - Analyzing the Proverbial - Batman Damned #2, Batman Who Laughs #1, Die #1, Green Lantern #2, God of War #2

12/18/2018
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Dark Roast Citizens! It is a jammed pack week of awesome comics to discuss, and some great new Batman books! This week we dive deep into Batman: Damned #2, Batman Who Laughs #1, Die #1, Green Lantern #2, and God of War #2. Lots of content to cover this so not a minute to waste! Packs full of jams! But before we get into comics, Victor talks about how busy he was this week. But one thing he’s got time for - DOKKAN! He’s hopped back into Dokkan, let’s see how this turns out! The coffee we’ll...

Duration:01:30:07

Episode 39 - Twists and reveals! Blackbird #3, Batman #60, Justice League #13, Venom #9, Shazam #1

12/11/2018
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Dark Roast Citizens! This week, we talk all sorts of twists and reveals with some brand new comics in Blackbird #3, Batman #60, Justice League #13, Venom #9, Shazam #1 But before we get into comics, Jerry continues to talk about Destiny 2 as he just can’t seem to get enough of the game, especially now that he has all the expansions! Victor makes up with Dokkan Battle as he dives right back into the Dragon Ball mobile game HOWEVER! Victor is cautiously optimistic about the direction of the...

Duration:01:26:49

Bonus Episode - Previews Catalog 363 - December 2018

12/6/2018
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Woooo! We're on episode 3 of our new bonus series, where we go through the Previews Catalog for each month as they come out. We hope you'll find our recommendation through this series useful in deciding what to put on your future pull-list. It is also our intention to see if we can find gems ahead of release and add them to our show for discussion as well. We will be mainly looking at new series and #1s as these provide a perfect opportunity for us to include a new comic from the start, and...

Duration:00:43:29

Episode 38 - Of Crisis and Hope - Heroes in Crisis #3, Aquaman #42, Aquaman Justice League Drowned Earth #1, Stranger Things #3

12/4/2018
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Citizens of Dark Roast City! In this episode, we talk all about hope. Hope in different capacities, different situations. We explore this theme as we discuss Heroes in Crisis #3, Aquaman #42, Aquaman Justice League Drowned Earth #1, and Stranger Things #3 But before we get into comics, Jerry talks about his time playing Destiny 2. He’s been playing a lot of Destiny. This probably might be a recurring topic. Victor is very excited about Gogeta Blue showing up in Dragon Ball Super Broly...

Duration:01:32:36

Episode 37 - Trust, belief, and prophecy - Batman #59, Justice League #12, Web of Venom: Carnage Born #1, Cold Spots #4

11/27/2018
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Citizens of Dark Roast City! In this episode, we get an epic confrontation in Batman #59, a turn of the tide (heh heh) in Justice League #12, a rebirth of sorts in Web of Venom: Carnage Born #1, and some crazy revelations in Cold Spots #4. But before we get into comics, we spend quite some time talking about Destiny 2, because the game is amazing, and you should all play it. Do you play Destiny 2 (on the pc)? Let us know! We should all play together. Jerry is very hooked. The coffee we’ll...

Duration:01:32:53

Episode 36 - Nothing is what it seems - Gideon Falls #8, Captain America #5, Venom #8, God of War #1

11/20/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! In this episode, we get some answers but even more questions in Gideon Falls #8, ramp up in the arc finale in Captain America #5, get a deeper look into Eddie’s mind in Venom #8, and learn of some early family dynamics in God of War #1. But before we get into comics, it was Jerry’s birthday over the past weekend! We’ll be talking more about what happened next week, and the cool Batman statue his friends got him. Aside from that though, we’ve just been addicted...

Duration:01:36:26

Episode 35 - To the magical and the intergalactic! Blackbird #2, Batman #58, Green Lantern #1, Justice League #11

11/13/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! In this episode, we break things down and talk Blackbird #2, Batman #58, Green Lantern #1, and Justice League #11. But before we get into comics, Jerry talks about how he’s been addicted to Destiny 2 ever since it became free on Battle.net (Blizzard app?). HOWEVER! It is free only until the November 18th! If you don’t claim the gift by then, it’s gone! Claim it, and it’s forever yours. Go do it now! But wait listen to this episode first then go do it. The...

Duration:01:34:19

Episode 34 - A case of whodunit! Talking Heroes in Crisis #2, Justice League Aquaman Drowned Earth #1, Batman Secret Files #1

11/6/2018
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Hello fellow Dark Roast Citizens! In this episode, we go all-in DC with the ongoing mystery in Heroes in Crisis #2, the ever expanding havoc in Justice League Aquaman Drowned Earth #1 (what a mouthful), and a series of incredible shorts in Batman Secret Files #1. But before we get into comics, Victor talks about how he is binging this one show on Netflix. He’s really enjoying this series. Very funny apparently. Listen to the episode to find out which show! Jerry has been getting into anime...

Duration:01:44:58

Bonus Episode - Previews Catalog 362 - November 2018

10/31/2018
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Wabam! We're at the second episode of our new bonus series, where we go through the Previews Catalog for each month as they come out. We hope you'll find our recommendation through this series useful in deciding what to put on your future pull-list. It is also our intention to see if we can find gems ahead of release and add them to our show for discussion as well. We will be mainly looking at new series and #1s as these provide a perfect opportunity for us to include a new comic from the...

Duration:00:38:33

Episode 33 - Drowned Earth tie-ins! Aquaman #41, Titans #28, Cold Spots #3

10/30/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! In this episode, we deep dive (heh heh) into some Drowned Earth tie-ins with Aquaman #41 and Titans #28! We also get some much needed change of pace in Cold Spots #3! But before we get into comics, Victor breaks the news to us that….he had a falling out with...Dokkan Battle. He goes into great detail about the fall out and what it feels like. It’s all quite an emotional ride. The coffee we’ll be brewing this week is called Golden Mandheling roasted by Ping...

Duration:01:20:43

Episode 32 - Batman #57, Justice League #10, Gideon Falls #7

10/23/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! This week we see the conclusion to the Beast of Burden arc in Batman #57, the start of Drowned Earth in Justice League #10, and the return of Gideon Falls #7! Over the weekend, Jerry and Victor both went to this brand new con called Kimikon, in Toronto Canada, and it’s this pretty awesome con focused on artist alleys and artist live demos. Some amazing artists were on hand at this show, you should definitely check it out online! The coffee we’ll be brewing...

Duration:01:21:19

Episode 31 - Venom #7 and Captain America #4

10/16/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! This week, we deep dive further into the mythology of Venom #7 and journey further into Cap’s quest to redeem himself in Captain America #4. A short episode this week as we only have two books to discuss! But before we get into comics, we catch up on the busy week we had leading up to this episode. Victor has been busy all week preparing for his friend’s wedding as a groomsmen, and Jerry, well, he played a bunch of video games. The coffee we’ll be brewing...

Duration:00:58:10

Episode 30 - Batman #56, Justice League #9, Blackbird #1

10/9/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! Coming up in this episode we dive into the determination of Batman #56, a clash of ideals in Justice League #9, and the brand new magical world of Blackbird #1. But before we get into comics, we talk a bit about the upcoming NBA season. We’re both huge basketball fans, so we give a bit of thoughts on what we might be able to expect with the new season, especially with teams that got some upgrade over the summer. We also just celebrated our Canadian...

Duration:01:19:09

Bonus Episode - Previews Catalog 361 - Oct 2018

10/3/2018
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Hey everyone! Welcome to our new bonus series, where we go through the Previews Catalog for each month as they come out. We hope you'll find our recommendation through this series useful in deciding what to put on your future pull-list. It is also our intention to see if we can find gems ahead of release and add them to our show for discussion as well. We will be mainly looking at new series and #1s as these provide a perfect opportunity for us to include a new comic from the start, and it...

Duration:00:57:12

Episode 29 - Heroes in Crisis #1, Cold Spots #2, Stranger Things #1

10/2/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! This week we tackle the eerie Cold Spots #2, dive back into the world of the upside down in Stranger Things #1, and enter a brand new crisis in Heroes in Crisis #1. But before we get into all that, Victor teases us with something he’s got for Darkseid right from the get-go. Jerry’s watched it as well, and he is totally on board. The coffee we’ll be brewing this week is called San Ramon roasted by Propeller Coffee Co. We’ve gotten some fantastic coffees from...

Duration:01:26:11

Episode 28 - Batman #55, Justice League #8, Venom #6, Batman Damned #1

9/25/2018
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Greetings Dark Roast Citizens! We’ve got a YUGE episode this week as we try to cover all the big books hitting the stands. This week we tackle the dynamic duo in Batman #55, an epilogue of sorts in Justice League #8, the climactic clash between Eddie Brock and Knull in Venom #6, and a brand new take on the Batman/Joker dynamic in Batman Damned #1. But before we get into all that, it turns out both Victor and Jerry watched a bunch of things with John Krasinski in it. It’s good to see that...

Duration:01:44:08

Episode 27 - Batman #54, Justice League #7, Captain America #3, Fantastic Four #2

9/18/2018
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We’re back, Dark Roast Citizens! It’s Jerry and Victor here trying our best to catch up on all the sweet comics we’ve missed. We tackle Batman #54 and the relationship between Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson. We see the end of the Totality arc with Justice League #7. We deep dive into the politics of Captain America #3. And finally, we cap (heh) it off with a space wide trek through Fantastic Four #2! But before we get into all that, it’s been a few weeks, so we spend some time catching up....

Duration:01:21:54

Episode 26 - Venom #5 and Cold Spots #1 - We are better when we are not alone

8/28/2018
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SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHOW! Join our Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/182907015663575/ Aloha folks! It’s Jerry and Victor here talking all things Venom #5 and the new Image series Cold Spots #1. We talk about the sweet new toys Venom gets, and how the characterization of Venom and Eddie Brock has evolved throughout the series. We then shift gears to talk about the eeriness of the new psychological/horror/mystery/suspense story in Cold Spots. Before we talk comics, we spend...

Duration:01:03:47