Ok, Cyclo Media is REALLY on an Avengers tip.
This week, Rob and Clive dip their toesies into the very deep water of Marvel’s Avengers comics. From Doctor Druid to The Secret Wars, we cover it all.
Brace yourself, listeners. It’s about to get cosmic.
Of the spate of superheroing movies that cluttered up the early part of the 21st century, Joss Whedon’s Avengers Assemble was among the best.
With a little urging from Cyclomedia, Rob and Clive look back at this underappreciated gem.
Oh, and while we’re at it…
If you ever wondered about the value and power of political cartooning, wonder no more.
Continue reading The Pencil Is Mightier Than The Sword
X-Men: Days Of Future Past. You’ve read the book. You’ve seen the film. Now hear the podcast!
Rob and Clive are joined by comic fan and Wolverine lookalike Graham Williams as we go in-depth and full-bore into the Claremont/Byrne classic. Remember: in this episode, everybody dies!*
*disclaimer: no-one dies in this episode.
Superheroes are notorious for not staying dead.
Continue reading Killing Logan
Gosh, it doesn’t feel like 365 days since I was last here, ruminating on times past and things to come.
Continue reading 2013: That Were The Year, That Were.
THE OCTOBER SPEAKEASY: COMICS SPECIAL!
We love comics. We read comics. And in this edition of the Speakeasy, we talk about comics. At length.
We review the best new books that The Dice Of Fate allowed us to look at in Spetember, and take an extensive look at the career and works of Frank Miller: the good, the bad and the very, very ugly.
Plus we amp up the geeky with a D100 and generally do what we do. Read along, whydoncha?
Hootin’ Holleration! It’s the Funnybook edition of the X&HT Speakeasy!
A few bits of housekeeping: in an attempt to bump our professionalism quotient up from “endearingly ramshackle” to “barely competent” we are now available on iTunes!
Click here to subscribe, and have our dulcet tones lick at your eardrums whenever you choose.
As a knockon from that, and in an attempt to keep the cashflow out of Hosepipe-ville, we’re moving away from Soundcloud. This blog is now the home of the Speakeasy, and we’ll be migrating the earlier shows into a cohesive archive in the immediate future. Hope you like our new direction.