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Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello May 19, 2016. 13 Replies

Hi Guys.Just thought I'd stick this up here in case anyone is interested.  I'm a volunteer on a radio program here in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  On my latest program, I did a short interview…Continue

The Micronauts #53 & 54: Homage, Plagiarism and other Crimes against Humanity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Oct 24, 2014. 5 Replies

The most striking element of issues 53 and 54 of volume 1 of The Micronauts is the old Star Trek cliché of an alien world where the inhabitants dress, talk and behave like Depression-era Chicago…Continue

Subtractions by Fractions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron M. Nov 15, 2014. 38 Replies

I see over on the Baron's Original Sin thread, people are …Continue

Tags: DeConnick, Matt Fraction, Alan Moore

Appreciating the Little Things - The Micronauts issues 51 - 52

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Aug 13, 2014. 5 Replies

The beginning of the end of Mantlo’s Micronauts. …Continue

Tags: Acroyear, Guice, Bulanadi, Mantlo, Micronauts

Journey Into Mystery Vol 1 - The Weekly TPB

Started this discussion. Last reply by Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) Mar 13, 2014. 17 Replies

(Collects Journey Into Mystery…Continue

Tags: ., Bi-Weekly TPB, Journey Into Mystery, Kieron,Gillen, Doug Braithwaite

The Trial of Atom-Smasher and the winding down of JSA volume 1 (JSA #76)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Feb 12, 2014. 13 Replies

I was trying to keep up with the Baron’s…Continue

Tags: Johns, Atom-Smasher, JSA

Recognition for Bill Finger

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man Jan 23, 2014. 4 Replies

Some of you might be interested to know that there is a campaign to get some small, belated recognition for Bill Finger for his outstanding work on Batman, via a Google Doodle in his honour on the…Continue

Justice, Society, and America on the Slippery Slope (JSA # 45-51)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Figserello Nov 22, 2013. 11 Replies

Some final thoughts on how DC’s JSA comics addressed the early years of the ‘War on Terror’.  This third column will focus on how the Princes of Darkness storyline looked forward to what it would…Continue

Tags: America, Black Adam, Iraq War, War onTerror, Society

The Justice Society of America Vs the War on Terror (JSA #41-42)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Nov 21, 2013. 22 Replies

Or The Interpretation of Art Or The Art of Interpretation…Continue

Tags: Black Barax, Justice Society, Goyer, Johns, War on Terror

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Figserello replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Time Masters: Vanishing Point
"I wonder how long this brave new era of creator -driven continuity-light storytelling lasted?"
Dec 13, 2016
Figserello replied to Captain Comics's discussion Wally West returns to the DCU! (press release)
"Looks like Johns is starting to reference his own stories for the big beats of his 'reality changing event comics'. Did I hear that he was moving from comics into movies?  Probably for the best..."
May 24, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Well, here is the full edit of the radio interview with John McCrea, divested of all those songs for Mother's Day and discussions about Irish patriots buried in Australia.  Find out how McCrea feels about the 'throne of cash'…"
May 19, 2016
Figserello commented on Figserello's blog post The Future is Worth It - DC One Million Week 4
"Index to the rest of the DC One Million posts here."
May 19, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"For what it's worth, the geekiest interview I did before this one, that might be of interest to some of you, was with one of the creators of Song of the Sea, a beautiful animated film based on Irish mythology from about 2 years ago that was…"
May 13, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Mythic is pretty good.  I bought the first 8 issues as 'research' for the interview.  Very imaginative and enjoyable. McCrea's art has come a long way, and I say that as someone who's always appreciated his work. …"
May 13, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Wow that's amazing, Jeff.  Glad I brought you two together!  I haven't listened to Silence for a while.  I'm not buying as many new comics as I used to, so a lot of what they are talking about would be lost on…"
May 13, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Thanks for all the responses. I just noticed the day before I broadcast the show that it was Free Comic Book Day, so I figured that was my excuse to geek out beyond the interview itself, and also as a good segue into it. I had a bad cold that day,…"
May 13, 2016
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Yeah, I think I'll be picking it up during the next Comixology Image sale of TPBs."
May 12, 2016
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Great interview, Figs! And I really liked the little bit at the end where you explained comics to your co-host, as well!"
May 12, 2016
Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Loved it, Figs! Great to hear your voice. Very fine work; I'd love to do that as well someday!"
May 11, 2016
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Good stuff. McCrea tells a good story, doesn't he? I'll have to check out Mythic."
May 10, 2016
Richard Willis replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"I just listened to the show, primarily the McCrea interview and the front part. Ya done good!"
May 10, 2016
Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Very nice, Figs! I will give this a listen for sure. Speaking of which, you turned me on to the SILENCE! podcast years ago. For the last couple weeks on there, they have talked about "Mr. Carter's Maths Class", who sings them into the…"
May 10, 2016
Figserello replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"Cheers Rob. I've always daydreamed about having my own radio show, so It's kinda cool that I get to do this. The show is only available until Saturday, though. Each weeks program  is only up for a week on that site."
May 10, 2016
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Figserello's discussion Figserello on the Radiollo with HItman's John McCrea.
"That's so cool, Figs! I'll give it a listen!"
May 10, 2016

Figserello's News Posts

Be Here Now - DC One Million Epilogue, part I

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:30am 10 Comments

Secret Files and Origins - JLA in Crisis (Nov 1998)

 

Having reached the end of our complete readthrough …

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And So the Future is Written - DC One Million Week 5

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 8:30am 5 Comments

Being the latest instalment of our reasonably in-depth examination of DC One Million, Grant Morrison's epic transtime JLA tie-in of 1998.  So far we have followed the central storyline of attacks on civilization in two eras masterminded by Solaris the Tyrant Sun, aided and abetted by Vandal Savage.  We've seen how these were thwarted  (and in the best time-travelling…

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The Future is Worth It - DC One Million Week 4

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 11:00pm 7 Comments

 

Welcome to another in a series of posts on DC One Million, DC's epic and unprecedented transtime…

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Ghosts at the Feast - A DC One Million Interlude

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 12:00am 4 Comments

This is one of a series of posts on DC One Million, the Grant Morrison-helmed, month-long, macro-crossover from 1998.

 

In this installment we're looking at some of the 'ghosts' haunting the celebration of Superman's return from eons of exile in the Sun - one writer notable by his absence, and four ongoing titles that more or less wrapped up during DC One Million. Follow the hyperlinks to Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3 for previous entrants in this series.

 

(These…

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Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 11:15am on July 9, 2009, Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man said…
Thanks! That's awesome--and I will find the pertinent bits!
At 2:46am on February 15, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
I think you have to buy the credits. Not worth it, if you ask me. I sure appreciate the thought, though. Cheers!
At 11:20am on February 16, 2011, Howard Bagby said…
Thanks Figserello. If figures that I come back just to come down with the flu. The worst part of it is I'm sick on my days off.
At 8:37pm on April 12, 2011, PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod said…
:) Thanks! It took me all of a few seconds.

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