The fearless Comic Book Buds face their greatest challenge yet! Hosting a weekly podcast! In a world dominated by comic book culture, only one team of diverse nerds can explain the mysteries behind their favorite superheroes, villains and regular people who just happen to be in a comic book. Will they be up to the challenge? Only you, dear listener, can tell!
Female Comic Creators!
This month, the Buds talk about some of their favorite female creators, from fanon-artist-turned-canon-artist Natasha Allegri, to queer icon Alison Bechdel, to all the amazing women behind DC Bombshells, to the amazing woman who's OH NO SHE'S RIGHT BEHIND YOU, horror writer Emily Carroll!
Resources Mentioned in the Show
https://artistalleyonline.com/ - Support artists who lost income due to cancelled conventions
Creators Mentioned in the Show
Natasha Allegri - Bee & Puppycat
Alison Bechdel - Dykes to Watch Out for, Fun Home
Emily Carroll - His Face All Red, Through the Woods
Kelly Sue Deconnick - Captain Marvel, Aquaman, Bitch Planet, Pretty Deadly
Leslie Hung - Snotgirl
Babs Tarr - Motorcrush, Batgirl
Hannah Templer - Cosmoknights
Tillie Walden - On a Sunbeam
Joelle Jones - Ladykiller
Amanda Conner - Harley Quinn
Kelly Thompson - Black Widow, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye
Emma Rios - Pretty Deadly
Mariko Tamaki - Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me
Issue #19: The Birds of Prey
This week, the Buds go birdwatching, and along the way, we tell you all about Renee Montoya, Huntress, Cassandra Cain and Black Canary (often known as the Birds of Prey).
Topics Include: Greg Rucka, Greg Rucka, and Simone's Bird Corner
Issue #18: Best of the Decade!
This week, the Buds tackle a seemingly insurmountable force, “The Dreaded Decade Summary”! Will they manage to come out on top and vanquish their listicle foe, or will they succumb to the easy temptation of just recommending Saga for the 800th time? Only you, dear listener, can tell!
For those who may be impatient or just perusing, the selections are as follows:
Best of the Aughts (2000-2010):
Ultimate Spiderman Scott Pilgrim Asterios Polyp Persepolis 2011- Giant Days
2012- Mark Waid’s Daredevil
2013- Nowhere Men
2015- Lady Killer
2017- Silver Surfer
2018- Immortal Hulk
Best of the 10s (2010-2019):
The Wicked and the Divine Nimona Daytripper Motor Crush
Issue #17: Harley Quinn
This week, the Buds talk about Harley Quinn, psychiatrist, anti-hero, and chaotic neutral bisexual friend to dogs!
Issue #16: Image Comics
This week, the Buds talk about Image Comics, the history of the publishing house, and some of their favorite comics!
Recommended reading for this episode:
Sex Criminals The Wicked and the Divine Nowhere Men Chew Pretty Deadly invincible Saga Extremity Spawn The Walking Dead
Issue #15: Teamups
This week, the Buds talk about their favorite teamups and ensemble casts in comics!
Topics include: Nyquil, Moon Moons, and how to spell Sienkiewicz.
The second episode shows how great this podcast can be! I love the mix of background/history, and reviews of all aspects like content, visual appeal and sound scores. Good blend of humor & knowledge. Excited to hear more!
Good buds, good comics.
Love these good buds and these good comics! DEFINITELY a must-listen for friends who like comics.