17 episodes

Two guys who have lots of thoughts about sequential art talk about great Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Manga, and other Sequential Art.

You Should Read This‪!‬ Alan Parsons and Ryan Ruppe

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Two guys who have lots of thoughts about sequential art talk about great Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Manga, and other Sequential Art.

    Lone Wolf and Cub

    Lone Wolf and Cub

    Did you watch The Mandalorian? We did! And the people who made the show very clearly read Lone Wolf and Cub. So we read the first volume of this legendary 50-year-old manga.

    • 51 min
    House of X/Powers of X (with special guest!)

    House of X/Powers of X (with special guest!)

    We get some of the old X-team back together when old friend Ian Ritch joins Alan and Ryan to talk about Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz, and RB Silva’s full reboot of the X-Men comics universe in the interlocking double series House of X/Powers of X.

    • 58 min
    Ghosted, Vol. 1 (Four Color Commentary Reunion Special!)

    Ghosted, Vol. 1 (Four Color Commentary Reunion Special!)

    We got the gang back together to talk about a book we first looked into nearly five years ago: Ghosted, volume 1, by Joshua Williamson, Goran Sudzuka and Miroslav Mrva.







    Get ready for spoopy shenanigans with Alan and Ryan and special guests Ian and Chewie!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

    Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

    This time on You Should Read This, Alan and Ryan jump into the Eisner award winning spoopy Dia de los Muertos tale from Ryan’s kids’ favorite cartoonist, Raina Telgemeier.

    • 52 min
    Die Volume 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker by Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans (with special guest)

    Die Volume 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker by Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans (with special guest)

    In this episode of You Should Read This, Alan and Ryan are joined by their pal Adam Ryan Cools to talk Dungeons & Dragons, RPGs with heavy lore, and deep, dark backstories in their discussion of Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans’ incredible book, Die.

    • 59 min
    20th Century Boys

    20th Century Boys

    To start off Season 2 of You Should Read This, Alan and Ryan tackle the first volume of the dense, legendary manga series 20th Century Boys.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Vintagepaper ,

Can’t wait for more episodes

These guys are great.

YarnHamm ,

Great podcast

I love this show. It's such a nice, deep dive focus on a single book by two people with great insight and a love for the medium. It's exactly what I want in a podcast and each episode adds a new book to my 'to buy' list

Neutralmikehotel ,

Dig it!

Great show. These guys had great insight on the creators, dove deep on the books, and had some good commentary on the comics industry. I’ll be back for more!

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