Monthly Archives: March 2016

Reeducation Through Reading – Captain Canuck

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Our first “Reeducation Through Reading” book club episode, this one dedicated to Captain Canuck! Covering “Captain Canuck: Aleph” Vol. 1 and “All-New Captain Canuck Classic” #1 from Chapterhouse Comics.

Reeducation Through Reading is a book club style podcast where we focus on a story, issue, or trade.

A huge thanks to Tony White (@CanuckTony) and Chapterhouse Comics for hooking us up!

A Comic Fan’s Review of Daredevil Season Two

Daredevil Season 2 on Netflix

In most cases of binge consumption, there is a necessity to purge the superfluous – something that simply does not apply when it comes to Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix. Though I’m not sure I would (or could) have been in danger of an overdose, there are certainly very serious withdrawal symptoms surfacing on day one of having no new episodes to watch…

A Brief Recap of Season One
The first season of Daredevil served several important purposes which can be easily overlooked. Other than the obvious origin stories for both the titular character (portrayed by Charlie Cox) and his foremost adversary Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio), it also serves to introduce avid fans and new viewers alike to the on-screen world of “Marvel Knights” – the darker, more adult-themed side of Marvel Comics. Unbeknownst to most viewers when the series started (or in many cases even by the end of the first season), it’s also the first chapter in what will become The Defenders; a team comprised of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. (more…)

The Power of the Superman Myth

Doomsday vs Superman

We dig into the world’s first superhero, Superman. A follow-up to our Batman episode (in honour of the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie), we also talk about toys, and announce our new upcoming companion show “Reeducation Through Reading.” Featuring Arden, Hopkins, Jarrett, Matt, and Pete. (more…)

Tripping out on @black_lines_ Dodgy Pills

Black Lines: Dodgy Pills cover by Olly Cunningham

Black Lines: Dodgy Pills cover by Olly Cunningham

Volume one of Black Lines, called “Dodgy Pills” (released September 2015), is a creepy leer into the darker corners of the human condition. While purposefully uncomfortable at times, this read is as addictive as the pills the characters take. (more…)

The Division – One Week In

What’s up Superfriends?

I don’t get to talk about games nearly as much as I would like to on the show, so I figured I’d get my fill by posting about my #1 hobby, nay, obsession here on the site. Maybe one day we’ll be able to have a dedicated gaming show from the Den… One day…

So to kick things off, I want to tell you guys about my experiences with Tom Clancy’s The Division, which came out just last week. (more…)

Batman podcast

Batman by Mike Rooth

We take a look at the world’s greatest detective; the caped crusader; the dark knight – Batman. Presented by Arden, Hopkins, Jarrett, Matt, and Pete. In memory of Chopper.