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Episode 183 | A Casey Jones Kind of Violence

This episode was recorded on December 9th, 2018!

Tia and Brian join Mike this week to discuss how action is depicted in comic books. Why do super heroes have capes? How do comic books show movement? How does this all related back to art history?

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Timestamps

  • 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics
  • 00:14:08 – Comic Picks
  • 00:22:50 – Depicting Action in Comics
  • 00:49:59 – Wrap/Credits

Comic Picks / What We Read This week:

  • Gobots #1
  • Savage Town
  • Ironheart #1
  • DIE #1
  • WicDiv #40
  • Uncanny X-Men #5
  • Bitter Root #2
  • William Gibson’s Alien 3 #2

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Music provided by Infinity Shred. Find them on Bandcamp.

This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs.

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One Comment

  1. Liron Hallak Liron Hallak

    You didn’t mention the Warren Ellis run on Moon Knight which had some amazing ways of conveying action and movement. Take a look at this video for a complete breakdown of one issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbMj9f0mcBA
    The blood on the wall scene killed me the first time I noticed it.
    Warren Ellis (or rather the artists collaborating with him) has some great examples of comics that make you feel like you ran with the characters through the whole book. Global Frequency and the issues he did on Secret Avengers are great examples.

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