Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Lemire’

Podcast 74 – Southern Gothic

Podcast 73 – Spinoffs and Franchises

ConSequential Podcast Episode 73 - Spinoffs and Franchises

Spin-off! Is there any word more thrilling to the soul and/or corporate wallet?

This week we read a bucket of franchise-extension comics. From flaccid extrusions of long-spent IP, to comics an actual person might actually want to read, we talk about whether spin-off comics can be any good (yes), how it all works (it’s complicated), and which ones are just utter, utter shite (surprisingly: not Pokémon).

Find out more about the “beautiful teat filled with dollars”.

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Podcast 68 – Comic Shops

ConSequential Podcast - 68: Comic Shops

We really expected to just talk in gushing tones about our favourite comic shops and then come up with some great ideas for how we’d run our own.

So of course we’re ranting about the comics Direct Market. But also some other stuff!  Read On…

Podcast 67 – Best Comics 0f 2016

Podcast 60 – The Eisner Awards

Podcast 58 – The Louvre Collection

Podcast 55 – Webcomics Revisited

ConSequential Podcast 55 - Webcomics Revisited

Disease and a lack of free time have delayed our return – if your time is as obviously precious as ours, let us steer you through the murky, yaoi-filled waters of webcomics and onto the safer shores of whatever weird porn it is that you like instead.

Also learn which version of Doctor Who is sexually attracted to! Listen to us talk ourselves out of joining the CIA! More!

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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!*
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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 36 – Sci Fi Roundup