Category: Episodes

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Episode 10: THE PHANTOM

It’s the third and final installment in the “Retro Heroes” series, which means Dru and David tackle Big Purple himself, Lee Falk’s 1936-debuting (and arguably precedent-setting) superhero The Phantom. We braved the jungles of...

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Episode 9: THE ROCKETEER

You’ll believe a man can fly… oh wait… On this episode, Dru and David’s nostalgic trip down retro lane continues with Joe Johnston’s The Rocketeer, which takes the beautiful visuals and engaging characters of...

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Between Panels: A 24 Panels Bonus Episode!

But wait, there’s more!  This week we’ve recorded a special bonus episode, an occasional segment that we’ll call “Between Panels.”  In It, David tries to crush Dru’s spirit after seeing (and loving) Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,...

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Episode 8: DICK TRACY

In honour of this year’s retro-styled blockbusters X-Men: First Class and Captain America: The First Avenger, David and Dru go through retro adaptations of years past, starting with Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy. Episode breakdown: 0:00...

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Episode 6: TAMARA DREWE

In the final installment of our three-part series of “Films You Didn’t Know Were Based on Comics,” we tackle Stephen Frears’ 2010 adaptation of Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel Tamara Drewe.  Though it is a change of...

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Episode 5: TIMECOP

Our series of films you didn’t know were based on comics rolls on with a discussion of the Peter Hyams-directed Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle from 1994, Timecop. It’s widely considered one of Van Damme’s...

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Episode 4: A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

Back from a month off, David and Dru tackle the first in their next three-episode series, “Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Comics!” First up is not Timecop as promised (that’s next time!),...

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Episode 3: BATMAN & ROBIN (1997)

Your dynamic duo, hosts David Babbitt and Dru Jeffries, close out their investigation of 1997, the year that almost killed the comic book film, with a discussion of Joel Schumacher’s much-maligned Batman & Robin....

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Episode 2: SPAWN

24 Panels Per Second returns with the second film in the “1997: The Year That (Almost) Killed the Comic Book Film” series: Mark A.Z. Dippé’s Spawn. The film is based on Todd McFarlane’s wildly...