Posts Tagged ‘Noah van Sciver’

Podcast 57 – Broken Frontier Anthology

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 43 – Architecture

ConSequential Podcast 43 - Architecture

Buildings! Pretty great, huh? Personally, we all live in one. One each, this isn’t like Rainbow where we all live in our pyjamas and hang out with a sexually ambiguous hippo. If only. Comics and architecture are natural allies, buildings being where stuff often happens, and comics being images of stuff happening. But there’s more to it than that, and we look at some of the most interesting and informative takes on architecture in comics.

We also go into which each of our favourite metro systems are. Regular listeners will wonder what took us so long, frankly.

We apologise for the noisiness of this episode. Sometimes we just need our air really conditioned. Read On…

Podcast 32 – Agony Ant-Man

ConSequential Podcast 32 - Agony Ant-Man

This week we’re giving something back to the people. As Agony Ant-Man, we take listener questions and pump out good advice and comics-related wisdom at a frankly disturbing volume. As in quantity. If it’s too loud, turn it down. We can’t do everything for you. Read On…

Sad Comics Reviewed – The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln

Quick bit of due diligence to get out of the way first: this is not the first book I’ve read about the melancholy of Abraham Lincoln (that honour goes to this one). But Noah Van Sciver’s graphic take on the subject, whilst overlapping a fair bit with Joshua Wolf Shenk’s study, is fresh, charming and probably a much better introduction. In case the mental state of the 16th president is something you’re interested in. Which you definitely should be.

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