Optimous Douche Truly Gets Anthony Bourdain’s Comic GET JIRO

  • June 22nd, 2012
  • Posted by Optimous Douche
  • Comics

 
GET JIRO
Writers: Anthony Bourdain & Joel Rose
Artists: Langdon Foss & Jose Villarrubia
Publisher: Vertigo
Reviewer: Optimous Douche
On Sale June 27
 
Let me be emphatically clear here, you must be a pure foodie to “truly” get GET JIRO. When I say foodie, I’m not referring to the unwashed masses who love to stuff their pie holes with chicken wings and Big Macs. You people …


JD sounds the alarm:
AvX Round 6 is filled with awesom-o-tron!

  • June 20th, 2012
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

 TITLE: AVENGERS VS X-MEN 6
PENCILS: OLIVIER COIPEL
INKS: MARK MORALES
COLORS: LAURA MARTIN
LETTERS: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS
PUBLISHED BY MARVEL COMICS
REVIEWED, pompously, BY JOHNNY DESTRUCTO
During the latest Poptards Podcast (Episode 111) , a chorus rang out to the heavens. A fanboy cacophony of disappointment unleashed as we announced, with no uncertainty: Failure. I, being the ever-so-sensitive and shy one, said “well, it’s just not been …


BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN! REVIEW

  • June 19th, 2012
  • Posted by Optimous Douche
  • Comics

 
BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN
Writer: Brian Azzarello
Artist: JG Jones
Publisher: DC
Reviewer: Optimous Douche
 
WATCHMEN was more than a deconstruction of capes, it also served as an indictment of society. As the clock wound down to doomsday in the comic world it was representational of the fear and terror we all felt during the waning days of the Cold War. It was a spectacular piece …


Ep 111: Spoiler Alert: Batman And Robin 10, Spider-Men 1, Planetoid 1, Dracula World Order 1, Before Watchmen Silk Spectre, Avengers Assemble 4 and Richie Rich 1 with a tidbit about Scarlet Spider 6!

Johnny Destructo, Ambush Bug, Matt Adler and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Batman And Robin 10, Spider-Men 1, Planetoid 1,  Dracula World Order 1, Before Watchmen Silk Spectre, Avengers Assemble 4 and Richie Rich 1 with a tidbit about Scarlet Spider 6!
Also, listener email and @$$sterpiece theatre!
Take a listen and then feel free to comment below if you agree …


Optimous Douche decimates DEATHSTROKE 10

  • June 18th, 2012
  • Posted by Optimous Douche
  • Comics

 
DEATHSTROKE 10
Artist & Writer: Rob Liefeld
Publisher: DC
Reviewer: Optimous Douche
I try not to be hard on Mr. Liefeld as I’m a direct contributor to his meteoric rise to success in the early 90s. I was there through everything, HAWK & DOVE, NEW MUTANTS and the ultimate shitting of the bed, anything Image. He captured something during those “In Living Color” days …


JD reviews SPIDER-MEN 1!!

  • June 13th, 2012
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

TITLE: SPIDER-MEN 1
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
ARTIST: SARA PICHELLI
COLORIST: JUSTIN PONSOR
PUBLISHED BY MARVEL COMICS
REVIEWED BY JOHNNY DESTRUCTO
Is it necessary to tell you that during my recent cancer remission scare, one of my passing thoughts of “things to be thankful for to stay positive about my upcoming doom” was Well, at least I lived long enough to see Spider-Man swinging around on …


Ep 110: Spoiler Alert! Dark Avengers 175, Earth Two 2, Harbinger, Creator Owned Comics, Before Watchmen Minutemen and Extermination!

Johnny Destructo, Ambush Bug, NutMeg Adler and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Dark Avengers 175, Earth Two 2, Harbinger 1, Creator Owned Comics 1, Before Watchmen Minutemen 1 and Extermination 1!
Take a listen and then feel free to comment below if you agree or disagree, or email us at info@poptardsgo.com!
 
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