Some of My Friends Read Comics 076 – Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

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The burning question on everyone’s lips: Would Batman have been able to solve the Jack the Ripper murders?

Duh, obviously yeah.

Gotham by Gaslight, an Elseworlds tale from 1989, covers the whole story with art by pre-Hellboy Mike Mignola.

They even just made an animated movie out of it, which is different in A LOT of ways.

MP3: http://bit.ly/2pdUzjB

Next Time: Moon Knight (1980) #1-6

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Some of My Friends Read Comics 076 – Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

All My Friends Are Right Here 054 – Ranking the Batman Movies

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On this week’s Batman Super-Spectacular, we rank all nine of the theatrically released Batman films!  That means the 60’s Batman: The Movie, the Tim Burton/Joel Schumacher quartet, and Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, plus the animated Mask of the Phantasm.

Our panel of Bat-experts decides the best Batman movie and the worst Batman movie.  We also decide the best & worst Batman actor and the best & worst Bruce Wayne actor (and they’re not necessarily the same!).  And…find out which Batman movie taught Richard about the existence of the United Nations!

MP3: http://bit.ly/1U02wnN

Also mentioned in this episode is the always hilarious Bat Labels Twitter account.

All My Friends Are Right Here 054 – Ranking the Batman Movies

Some of My Friends Read Comics 021 – Batman: Mad Love

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All around me are the Batman’s cases: Joker chases, makeup faces.

Harley Quinn just wants the Joker’s embraces. Plays her Aces, schemes take places.

And this comic’s kinda funny, this comic’s kinda sad.

The panels where she’s dreaming are the best I’ve ever had.

We liked Paul Dini’s writing. And Bruce Timm’s art was great.

Like the animated series, it’s a very very… Mad Love.

MP3: http://bit.ly/20FJS51

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Some of My Friends Read Comics 021 – Batman: Mad Love

Some of My Friends Read Comics 014 – Batman: The Long Halloween

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Batman embarks on a search for the mysterious “Holiday” Killer who, starting on Halloween, kills mobsters on major holidays until Batman finally catches Holiday a year later…

Wait, a year?!?! Better improve those detective skills, Bruce.

To be fair, he gets distracted by every single member of his rogues gallery and on top of all that he has to watch Harvey Dent go crazy and turn into Two-Face.

Join us as we read The Long Halloween and disagree completely on just about every aspect of this story!

MP3: http://bit.ly/1LBE6L5

Some of My Friends Read Comics 014 – Batman: The Long Halloween

Some of My Friends Read Comics 007 – Batman: The Killing Joke

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75 years ago, if you had told us that a guy who runs around in clown makeup stealing jewels would one day become the most iconic supervillain in comics, then we’re afraid we wouldn’t have heard you because we weren’t born yet.

In this very special episode all about The Joker, we take a look back at his first appearance in Batman #1 and then read what has been called the greatest Joker story of all time, Alan Moore’s controversial The Killing Joke. Join us, won’t you?

Some of My Friends Read Comics 007 – Batman: The Killing Joke

Some of My Friends Read Comics 004 – JLA by Grant Morrison


In 1997, frustrated with struggling sales, DC cancelled all four of their Justice League titles and brought the original “Big 7” back to the team for the first time in a decade. But that wasn’t enough, they also brought on superstar writer Grant Morrison to turn the reboot into a huge bestseller.

In this episode of SOMFRC, Vince, Chris, and Kia take a look at JLA #1-4 to see what the hype was all about, compare the JLA to the Avengers, and explore Morrison’s jump from writing counter-cultural indie comics to superhero icons.

Some of My Friends Read Comics 004 – JLA by Grant Morrison

Tuesday Morning Pod: Michael Keaton (Season 40, Episode 17)

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It’s showtime! Michael Keaton hosts SNL for a very, very weird night. Guys, there were Dire Straits jokes. And Johnny Dangerously jokes! And cats dressed as Hillary Clinton!

Kia couldn’t make it onto this week’s record, but our good friend Chris Dobson from the Your Stupid Minds podcast guests on our latest episode.

Please listen and subscribe and then remember to call your grandmother!

The best skit of the night was Easter Candy, a very weird (no surprise) little skit.

Easter Candy is a recurring skit of an Ed Norton skit from last season. It’s also pretty funny!

Tuesday Morning Pod: Michael Keaton (Season 40, Episode 17)