ExSeq ep.66 – War
55 mins. War. What is it good for? We dive into the battlefield and how it’s been represented in comics of yesteryear and today, and review Frank Miller’s new work “Holy Terror”. Plus, the wearing of shorts, head shapes and hammy thighs.
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Neil Gaiman’s birthday
Cinebook publisher Olivier Cadic receives an Order of Merit
The new Asterix creative team
Akira film casting
The failures of Frank Miller’s “Holy Terror”
The war journalism of Joe Sacco’s nonfiction “The Fixer”
The boycotting of the shortlived “Blazing Combat” from the late 1960s
Vietnam comics: psychological drama “The Other Side”, and the satirical “Guerillas”
Hans Von Hammer’s high flying and outlandish WW1 tales in “Enemy Ace”
Sgt. Rock, DMZ, The ‘Nam, Semper Fi, Commando Comics, Nick Fury (whose Howling Commandos appear in the Captain America films)
The relaunched DC Comics’ Men of War series (that we didn’t mention!)