Monday, May 4, 2015

Episode 81 - It Takes Two (or More)

Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis.

Three comic books from April 29, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Ben Diederich

Show Notes:
This week we’re talking about Avengers and New Avengers, the current runs of which will go down in history as the best large scale comic event ever. With issues #44 and #33 respectively, we end three years of complex build up of multiple storylines and infinite characters all leading to Secret Wars.

And in contrast, we’re also going to talk about Alex + Ada #14, which is about as different from an event comic as you can get. Understated, emotional growth between primarily two characters. Aaron suggested the theme be “there can be only one”, a tongue in cheek reference to a single Earth left in Avengers. But Andrea countered with “it takes two”, or three or four or twenty-seven. There’s plenty of room for all kinds of comics. Let’s dive into these polar opposites and see what we see.

Avengers #44
New Avengers #33

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This Weeks Intro: Asher Roth - Last Man Standing

This Weeks Outro: Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

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