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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Show #76 - Oct 12

Show 76 on MP3

The Plain Janes, by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
Speed Racer (the original!) on DVD
Sub-Marine: The Depths, Vol 1, by Peter Milligan and Esad Ribic
Challenger Deep #1, story by Andrew Cosby and Andy Schmidt, art by Chee
The facts in the case of the departure of Miss Finch, story by Neil Gaiman, adapted by Todd Klein, art bu Michael Zulli
Black Orchid, by Neil Gaiman and David McKean
Neil Gaiman tells a story at the Moth

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This podcast is sponsored by Comic Relief, the best comics store ever, and the Lincoln Heights Literary Society - Ontology On the Go!

Music, as always by Ginger Mayerson

2 Comments:

  • Your comment on Star Wars: Clone Wars was a bit hmm, slanted but unless you've been watching it with what I would call, a lenient eye, it's actually not a bad show. It's technically balanced, though yes made for children it's a wonder. Compare the show TECHNICALLY to other 3D childrens' show and the difference is huge in quality and marketing. I know story wise it may be dull to the senses but in some way it captures Star Wars essence including feel and mood. Give it a chance and realize that Star Wars is no longer for those that grew up with it--it's now for a different generation as well.

    By Blogger wynd, at 12:33 PM  

  • Hey! Just listened to the show. There's an interview with Cecil "Plain Janes" Castelluci at Girl Wonder and she mentions that "sporty" Jane is Latina (because of the unibrow?) and "drama" Jane is Asian.
    People were a bit annoyed because neither the art or the story showed this diversity and the author seemed not very interested in being specific about race. Latina...Prican? Costa Rican? Dominican? Asian...Japanese? Mongolian? etc.

    By Blogger Panda Snacks!, at 2:21 PM  

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