Episode 240 – RetroSpectacle – A look back on Kurt Busiek’s ASTRO CITY!

Johnny Destructo and Professor Hal Halbert lead a round-table discussion looking back on Kurt Busiek’s ASTRO CITY!

Take a listen and then feel free to comment below if you agree or disagree, or email us at info@poptardsgo.com!
To leave us a VOICE MESSAGE, click on the stupid bright pink bar on the right of the site and use your computer’s microphone to …


Episode 239: All-Star Western 34, Guardians of the
Galaxy 18, Wayward 1, Pop 1, Sundowners 1!

Johnny Destructo, Matt Adler, Ambush Bug and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: All-Star Western 34, Guardians of the Galaxy 18, Wayward 1, Pop 1, Sundowners 1!

Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble:
email – 01:34
voicemail – 05:52
All-Star Western 34 (Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Darwyn Cooke) – 11:33
Guardians of the Galaxy 18 (Brian Michael Bendis, Ed McGuiness) – …


Episode 238: Multiversity 1, Sensation Comics 1, Teen Titans 2, The Delinquents 1, and Supreme Blue Rose 2!

Johnny Destructo, Matt Adler, Ambush Bug and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Multiversity 1, Sensation Comics 1, Teen Titans 2, The Delinquents 1, and Supreme Blue Rose 2!

Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble:
Listener Voicemail – 01:48
Listener email – 03:03
Multiversity 1 (Grant Morrison, Ivan Reis) – 10:13
Sensation Comics 1 (Gail Simone, Ethan Van Sciver) – 30:31
Teen …


Grim_Noir Reviews Sam Jackson’s new flick, KITE

(or, “When Bad Movies Happen To Badasses”)

Title: KITE (“adapted” from the original 1998 anime)
Writer (original anime): Yasuomi Umetsu
Screenplay: Brian Cox
Directed by Ralph Ziman
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Callan McAuliffe, India Eisley, et al
Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment
Reviewed by Grim_Noir
With very few exceptions, live action films based on anime have been terrible. Terrible as adaptations and terrible as movies. Western live action …


Episode 237: Amazing Spider-Man 5, Batman 34,
Godzilla Cataclysm 1, Hexed 1, Hulk 5, and Original Sin 7!

Johnny Destructo, Matt Adler, Ambush Bug and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Amazing Spider-Man 5, Batman 34, Godzilla Cataclysm 1, Hexed 1, Hulk 5, and Original Sin 7!

Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble:
Bug’s response to last week’s show – 02:18
email – 6:25
Amazing Spider-Man 5 (Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos) – 10:00
Batman 34 (Scott Snyder, Gerry Duggan, …


Grim_Noir: 3 Heroes, 2 PAST MIDNIGHT, 1 Helluva Good Time

  • August 18th, 2014
  • Posted by Grim_Noir
  • Comics

Title: 2 Past Midnight (collected)
Writer: Duane Swierczynski
Cover: Paolo Rivera
Art: Eduardo Francisco
Colors: Stefani Rennee
Letterer: Nate Piekos of BLAMBOT
Published by Dark Horse Comics
Reviewed by Grim_Noir
Last year, a major comics publisher quietly released a crossover miniseries. It was brief (only running 5 issues), it was self-contained to the miniseries itself, and involved three of that universe’s major characters. A year later, repercussions are …


Episode 236: Genius 1, Harbinger Omegas 1, Imperial 1, Thanos: The Infinity Revelation OGN, Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds OGN!

Johnny Destructo, Matt Adler, and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Genius 1, Harbinger Omegas 1, Imperial 1, Thanos: The Infinity Revelation OGN, as well as Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds OGN!

Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble:
Genius 1 (Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, Afua Richardson) – 05:07
Harbinger Omegas (Joshua Dysart, Rafa Sandoval) – 11:21
Imperial 1 (Steven T. Seagle, …