Saturday, May 20, 2017

Review of THE BUTTON: Batman and the Flash

Jason Book and I discuss The Button from DC Comics, written by Joshua Williamson and Tom King, with art by Jason Fabok, Howard Porter, Brad Anderson, and HiFi.

Overall, we really enjoyed the story and are completely intrigued by the narrative threads that began with the DC Rebirth Special, but we do have to wait until Fall to get the full answers we were looking for.

Monday, May 8, 2017

JLU Scene-by-Scene: Suicide Squad Scenes 20-21

This episode of the Justice League Universe podcast focuses on Scene 20 (Enchantress and Incubus wreaking havoc in Midway City) and Scene 21 (the squad's formation at the airport evacuation site) of Suicide Squad, directed by David Ayer.

Thanks to Alessandro Maniscalco

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Review of the KRYPTON Teaser

Jason Book and I discuss the teaser trailer for the Syfy show KRYPTON. So far the show has a pilot order but not yet a series order. It will follow the family and political dynamics on Krypton during the era of Kal-El's grandfather. It is co-created by David Goyer, the writer of Man of Steel and the co-writer of Batman v Superman.

Here is the teaser from Syfy:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Anticipating Wonder Woman: Inspirations

Jason Book and I discuss some of the sources of inspiration that the new Wonder Woman film (Warner Brothers, directed by Patty Jenkins) might be drawing from. We touch on past films, the TV show, comics, and more.

Previous discussion of Wonder Woman:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Review of Batman 21: The Button Begins

Jason Book and I discuss issue 21 of Batman (DC Comics), by Tom King and Jason Fabok.

Overall, this is a great start to the crossover story line, it raises intriguing questions (continuing from the DC Rebirth special), and it showcases an effective blend of layout and writing with a memorable fight scene.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Reacting to Justice League Trailer 1

Jason Book and I give our initial thoughts on the Justice League trailer that Warner Brothers released on March 25th, 2017. Justice League is written by Chris Terrio and directed by Zack Snyder.

See the official trailer from Warner Bros:

See a retrospective on Batman v Superman, the movie that set up the Justice League:

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Anniversary Special: Restrospective on Batman v Superman

In this special episode of the Justice League Universe podcast, released on the one-year anniversary of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, we look back over the film as a whole as well as the critical reception. This episode also features thoughts and perspectives from 20+ of our listeners, honoring a great movie.

Episode art by David Jamison.

Zack talking about his mother, Marsha:

Here is our complete set of scene-by-scene analyses for BvS.

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