Hosted by Kris Bather and Mladen Luketin from Western Australia, ES is a weekly podcast filled with news, reviews and pop culture shenanigans. Kris (loyal superhero fan) and Mladen (manga, anime and indie defender) chat about their varying, and occasional overlapping, interests in the wonderful world of sequential art.

Posts tagged “romance comics

ExSeq Ep.75-Young Romance Rvw

46 mins. Legendary creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby effectively created the romance comics genre which was surprisingly dominant during the 1940s and 50s. We look at Fantagraphics’ entertaining new collection of some of their work. Also,  the awesomeness of The Golden Girls. Yes, you heard me.

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ExSeq Ep.28-Romance

52 mins. It’s our look at romance comics, though we use the term “romance” loosely.

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1:20 NEWS

TV’s new Wonder Woman, Akira film cast, the Spider-Man reboot has a title,  Marvel vs Capcom 3, Shane Black to direct Iron Man 3, The Golden Age film adaptation, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah comic, Michel Gondry to adapt Philip K. Dick’s Ubik novel, a new venture from the stars of King of Kong.

14:05 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING

The Lethal Weapon films, Art Spiegelman’s Breakdowns, hip hop magazine Find.

22:00  ROMANCE COMICS

Superhero lovers, Love The Way You Love, Blankets, Shortcomings, and Moving Pictures.

38:30 FEATURE REVIEW

Ivy from Sarah Oleksyk and Oni Press.

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Love The Way You Love Blankets
Shortcomings Moving Pictures
Ivy