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The Arkham Sessions, hosted by Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward, is a weekly podcast dedicated to the psychological analysis of pop culture, including Batman: The Animated Series and Doom Patrol. Nostalgic, humorous, and even a little educational, each episode promises to lend some insight into the heroes, villains, and classic stories of the Dark Knight!
The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 139 - "Doom Patrol - Cult Patrol"
Paul and Corey Cross the Streams is a bi-monthly podcast in which hosts Paul Pakler and Corey Pepper watch and review streaming content - so you don't have to!
Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.
This Week: How to Get Away with Murder's "I'm Going Away"
Shonduary concludes for Tread Perilously with an episode of How to Get Away with Murder called "I'm Going Away."
Coming from the mind and talent of writer/artist Livio Ramondelli (The Transformers: Robots in Disguise, The Tansformers: More than Meets the Eye), IDW’s The Kill Lock tells an intriguing and imaginative story about four robotic beings sentenced to death and bound to one another by their unfortunate shared fate. The second issue of the original series dropped in comic book shops this week, expanding on the incredible first issue, touching on themes of capital punishment, racism, and class structure, and adding additional layers to an already fascinating story.
“Between the Panels” is a bi-weekly interview series focusing on comic book creators of all experience levels, seeking to examine not just what each individual creates, but how they go about creating it.
Wardens of Eternity is a new Young Adult novel by Courtney Moulton that released this week from HarperCollins. Moulton is an author of fantasy novels beginning with Angelfire in 2011 and followed up with three sequels.
As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.
In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and special guests Chris Thorne (Sketch Card Artist, The Walking Dead, Star Wars), Michele Brittany (Fanbase Press Editorials Manager, Editor of Horror in Space, James Bond and Popular Culture), and Claire Thorne (Author of A Geek's Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space) participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Shadow of the Vampire (1999) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including the movie's message regarding creative obsession, the depiction of the silent movie production process, the source material of the 1922 silent masterpiece Nosferatu, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for Shadow of the Vampire abound in this panel discussion!)
Where the first issue of Family Tree from Jeff Lemier and Phil Hester planted an intriguing and otherworldly story and sprouted branches of interesting story ideas, the third issue has taken root to give us a few answers. Of course, not everything can be revealed right away, as we’re left with seemingly more questions than answers (in a good way), and, as the saying goes, we witness the classic case of no good deed going unpunished.
Quick recap: In order to assume the role of the Fisher King so that Duncan could pass over and retrieve the Holy Grail, Bridgette shot herself. Having prevented Galahad from procuring the Grail, Duncan must now try and save his Gran. Through a bit of ingenuity and adherence to lore, he beseeches the Ladies of the Lake for the ultimate Arthurian weapon: Excalibur.