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Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 13 – Scott Pilgrim Vol 2

We have decided that Scott Pilgrim will henceforth be known as a Christmas book. No, we will not be taking questions on the matter. In fact, we hope you’ll join us next year as we cover volume 3 in December 2022! In great spirit, as always, we were joined by Rockin’ Robbie (who has also been co-opted into this new tradition) to help us get through Scott Pilgrim Vol 2: Scott Pilgrim vs The World! Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 12 – Fables Vol 1 and 2

For this month’s book club, we’re taking a look at one of the classics: Fables! We are joined by Jennifer, from Comics Will Break Your Heart, as we discuss this modern take on some of the most famous characters in all of literature. Snow White finally has some autonomy; Prince Charming is a real d-bag; and Goldilocks is spearheading a revolution? All that and more, give it a watch or YouTube or listen wherever you get your Podcasts and let us know what you think! Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 11 – Batman: The Long Halloween

We wanted to cover something seasonal since it’s officially spooky season, and what could be more perfect than one of the most quintessential Batman stories, Batman: The Long Halloween. This month, we are joined by Chris Hacker of The Oblivion Bar Podcast as he helps us break down what makes this a MUST read for any Batman fans. Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 10 – Y: The Last Man

Hot on the heels of the new Hulu series, we’re taking on one of Mark’s favorite books as we cover the first two volumes of Y: The Last Man. This episode also marks one year of our book club! Thank you reading along with us, engaging in some great conversations, and massive thanks to the people who have picked up their first graphic novel ever because of our series. Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 9 – Persepolis

What’s it like for a young girl to come of age in a time of war, oppression, and revolution? We take a deep dive into the graphic memoir Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 6 – Akira Vol 1

The serialized version of Akira ran from 1982 – 1990, and we were so excited to dive into the first collected volume of this renowned manga by Katsuhiro Otomo. Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 4 – Monstress: Awakening Vol 1

Monstress: Awakening (Image Comics) is the first volume of an ongoing, multiple award winning series lead by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda. Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Episode 3 – Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life

Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life is the first of 6 volumes in the series written and drawn by Bryan Lee O’Malley, Read the rest of this entry

Late to the Party Book Club – Podcast Episode 2 – V For Vendetta

“Remember, remember the 5th of November…” We take another stab at one of the best graphic novels of all time as we tackle Alan Moore’s V For Vendetta. Read the rest of this entry

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