Posts Tagged ‘Jock’

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!*
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Podcast 47 – Halloween

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 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 27 – Violence (For Real This Time)

ConSequential Podcast Episode 27 - Violence

Comics have always been violent, and while early comics broadly focussed on Hitler getting punched on the jaw or lovesick cats being pelted with bricks, extreme violence has gone through peaks and troughs and sparked the odd moral panic along the way. We look at how violence is portrayed in comics, and where it works and doesn’t. Read On…

Wytches #1 – Scott Snyder & Jock

Wytches 1 - coverThe first issue of Wytches is a striking thing. Part of what I’m thinking of as a current strain of graphic-design-influenced comics, it uses layout and a rich play of digital colouring and texture to create something really quite unusual. It’s also heavily infused with a kind of Southern Gothic creepiness, the vibe of small communities and close-pressing forests that is absolutely my narrative catnip.

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