Robots From Tomorrow!

This episode originally aired May 27, 2015.

The Man Without Fear is riding a new wave of popularity thanks to having a hit Netflix show under his belt, so Mike & Greg turn their heightened comic senses on one of, if not THE, seminal story about Matt Murdock: Frank Miller & David Mazzucchelli's 'Born Again'. From singles to digital to trade paperback to Artist Edition, this story is a comic booking master class no matter the format you experience it in. Process is dissected, context is given, praise is assigned and heaped, and hearts are broken when one host describes the Artist Edition to the other. But the Hornhead talk doesn't end there! The Netflix show gets its due! Not a complete love fest, but pretty close! Listen on to find out the boys' theories on Madame Gao, what we could look forward to in Seasons 2 & 3, how seeing the show affects reading the comic, which Miller comics make the Holy Trinity of his bibliography (and why), who hears who in their head for which character, why 'Born Again'-type stories rarely work as well with other characters, and more.

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Book Discussion -- posted at: 8:00pm EST

Welcome to Robots From Tomorrow! For this episode the guys have picked a couple of comics that will be hitting shelves this week and talk about why they're excited to read them. Clocking in at around 30 minutes, this bite-sized audio nugget is the perfect companion for any Wednesday Warrior!

Picks for Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Mike- Long Lost #1 & Slasher
Greg- Kaijumax Season 3 #5 & Atomic Robo: The Spectre of Tomorrow #2

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Pull List -- posted at: 8:00pm EST

With Greg back in the underground recording studio, the lads decide to take a cue from the date and talk turkey; comics turkey, that is! From Mike’s recent foray to the Comics Art Brooklyn show last month to the recent shake-ups over at Marvel Comics, there’s a lot going on in this episode. What could Brian Michael Bendis’ DC future hold? What are the ups and down sides to C.B. Cebulski’s promotion to Editor-in-Chief at Marvel? What does Mike think is a good entry point to the works of Chris Ware? Today’s episode is the perfect way to sneak in a little slice of comics as you slip into that post-Thanksgiving dinner tryptophan coma.

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_450_mixdown.mp3
Category:Open Discussion -- posted at: 11:46pm EST

Picks for Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Mike- Doomsday Clock #1 & Giant Days 2017 Special
Greg- Batman: Creature of the Night #1 & Happy Hour in America #1

Welcome to Robots From Tomorrow! For this episode the guys have picked a couple of comics that will be hitting shelves this week and talk about why they're excited to read them. Clocking in at around 30 minutes, this bite-sized audio nugget is the perfect companion for any Wednesday Warrior!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_449_mixdown.mp3
Category:Pull List -- posted at: 3:00am EST

This part of our monthly Previews two-parters is a little different, for two reasons. One: Mike is still flying solo. Two: the first premire publisher up for discussion this time around is Marvel. Instead of ending on the usual downbeat that is the general apathy our distiguished hosts feel towards The House of Ideas, this month we get that out of the way first. From there? Well, Mignola and Stenbeck kick off "Koshchei the Deathless," "Snagglepuss" enters stage right, and "Frankenstein Alive, Alive" is alive! Plus: questionable "Artists' Editions," delux reprints, all-ages comics and way more!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_448_mixdown.mp3
Category:Previews -- posted at: 7:52pm EST

Welcome to Robots From Tomorrow! For this episode the guys have picked a couple of comics that will be hitting shelves this week and talk about why they’re excited to read them. Clocking in at around 30 minutes, this bite-sized audio nugget is the perfect companion for any Wednesday Warrior!

Mike’s picks for Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon #1, Street Fighter Reloaded #1 & Paul Kirchner’s Awaiting the Collapse

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mikeand Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_447_mixdown.mp3
Category:Pull List -- posted at: 9:37am EST

Emboldened by his solo run of Pull List episodes, Mike takes a crack at tackling this month's Previews catalog all by his lonesome. So what sorts of funny books await us in November's green section? How about a new "Strangers in Paradise" series? Will this 25th anniversary title finally get Mike to read this series? Enough with the questions, let's get declarative! There's a spiffy looking collection of Wally Wood and Jack Kirby's "Skymasters" on the horizon, as is a volume of classic Archie horror comics. Speaking of Archie, looks like their new series "Cosmo" might just fill the Sonic-shaped hole in their line up (and Mike's heart.) Then, of course, there's plenty of Fantagraphics love, particularly for that Shak Kane book they're coming to market with! All that and so much more await you in this week's episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_446_mixdown.mp3
Category:Previews -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Welcome to Robots From Tomorrow! For this episode the guys have picked a couple of comics that will be hitting shelves this week and talk about why they're excited to read them. Clocking in at around 30 minutes, this bite-sized audio nugget is the perfect companion for any Wednesday Warrior!

Mike's picks for Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Paper Girls Delux Edition Vol. 1 & Bad Machinery Pocket Edition Vol. 3

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_445_mixdown.mp3
Category:Pull List -- posted at: 7:00pm EST

This episode originally aired March 26, 2014.

After months of threatening and a few near-misses, we finally take a look at the manga/anime juggernaut that is Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira. But not just one version; all three! The B&W manga, the color Epic run from the late 1980’s, and the anime. 4200+ pages of comics (over the two versions) plus over 2 hours of anime have lead up to this discussion. We guarantee that you’ll come away from this episode having learned something about this work that you never knew. How do the different translations affect Otomo’s overall message? How can the anime be an entirely faithful adaptation and yet leave out vast chunks of story? What are the bosozoku? Who is the main character? Does color help or hurt this manga masterpiece? All this and so much more is waiting for you in our latest episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

Direct download: rft_21_rebroadcast_mixdown.mp3
Category:Book Discussion -- posted at: 6:32pm EST

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