Posts Tagged ‘Chip Zdarsky’

Episode 70 – Big Weird Sci Fi

Podcast 53: France (and Belgium)

ConSequential Podcast 53 - France And Belgium

How angry is it possible to be about Tintin, a comic where a boy and his dog solve mysteries and occasionally assert the supremacy of Belgium? Really quite, it turns out. That’s right, we’re covering the comics of France and Belgium (in rage-spittle).

Plus! Learn who’s an alcoholic (it’s Captain Haddock, and Roger). Which Franco-Belgian comic character has “bad trousers”? What are good names for the Cornish? We’ll tell you. You’d better believe we’ll tell you. Read On…

Podcast Episode 51 – Indie Roundup / Roger’s Crapsack Spectacular

ConSequential Podcast Episode 51Like a glorious phoenix that just properly could not be bothered for a bit over Christmas, we’re back! We’re covering some indie comics we picked up last year, and a load that were in a slightly wet bag in Roger’s house.

Pretty good stuff.

Plus: watch a sad man’s life disintegrate before your very ears when he learns that never again will he get to taste the sweet, sweet nectar of a Panda Pop.

Also: learn which member of the team accused a small local police force of being child abusers on local TV news show Look East! Read On…

Podcast Episode 50 – The Best Comics of 2015

ConSequential Podcast Episode 50 - The Best Comics of 2015Here at the old Consequential.net, we like to think that we cover the very best comics week on week. So it stands to reason that our selections for the best of the year are a rarefied breed indeed, yes? Yes. We’re not saying these books will get you laid, but they probably won’t get you sent to prison either. Great! Plus, someone wins a prize! Could it be you? Yes!*
Read On…

Podcast 46 – Comics Continuity (Where To Start With Marvel and DC)

ConSequential Podcast 46 - Comics Continuity

Do you want to get started reading the lycra-clad adventures that Marvel and DC peddle, but you’re put off by the huge gnarled continuity that has built up over the best part of a century? Batman, X-Men, Superman – all have accreted a vast mythology full of plot holes, reboots, crises many and various, but fear not – we’re here to help with some surefire techniques to get you past the initial confusion, and to make sure you find the good stuff. Read On…

Podcast 40 – Shiny! New!

ConSequential Podcast 40 - Shiny and NewRoger and Dave find themselves alone again this week, but rather than fighting to the death with sexy blades, they’ve thrown themselves into a vast raft of new releases (issue 1s and new trades) for your edification and amusement. If that’s not enough, they still find time to get themselves a-frothy over Image Expo and the upcoming goodness. Onwards! Read On…

Podcast 37 – Queerness In Mainstream Comics

ConSequential Podcast 37 - Queerness in Mainstream Comics

While independent comics are a home for diverse creators and stories, the mainstream hasn’t dealt so well with representing a range of races, sexualities, viewpoints or much beyond white people hitting other white people.

We shout about this for a while. Maybe we figure out how to solve it? (SPOILERS: NO JUST YELLING)

Also: nitrous huffing teens! Lucy gets angry at Young Avengers! Sass! Read On…

Podcast Episode 35: Indie Comics Roundup (Sort Of)

ConSequential Podcast Episode 35 - Indie Comics Roundup

This week is a roundup of indie comics – coincidentally about 90% of what we were reading anyway. Think of us as Newsnight Review for comics, if Bonnie Greer was shitfaced and Tom Paulin had figured out how to hide his obvious depression behind overlong foul-mouthed tirades. What’s that? You already do? Excellent! Let’s crack on. Read On…

Podcast Episode 33: She Makes Comics

ConSequential Podcast 33

This week we watched Marissa Stotter’s documentary She Makes Comics, a history of women in comics creation and fandom. We also run down some recent comics that we’ve been reading.

I’ve got to level with you, Lucy says “anus” repeatedly in this episode for no discernible reason. Also you can find out what swimming certificates we each have. Shall we? Read On…

Podcast Episode 21 – Music

ConSequential Podcast 21 - Music With The Wicked and the Divine out, we look at some other comics that touch on music, or have music at their core, as well as ranting about publishing and hearing about the time Dave nearly had a breakdown in a supermarket when Avril Lavigne came on the radio.

Read On…