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Panel Culture Podcast

The Panel Culture Podcast covers new topics about comics culture each month.

New Panel Culture Episode 14 - RIP Honest Ed’s

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels, Fantastic Four, Scott Pilgrim by panelculture on May 2nd, 2018

After a long time away, the boys get to talk again. There are so many TV shows, movies, and comics we’ve enjoyed over the last couple of months that we can’t wait to discuss! In addition, we geek out about Toronto’s starring role in the classic Scott Pilgrim, and solve the Fantastic Four! That’s right, we solved it!

Episode 14 Breakdown: Checking In (1:38). Book Club - Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (18:12). Feature Discussion - What to do with the Fantastic Four? (34:23).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: Scott Pilgrim by Plumtree

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New Panel Culture Episode 12: George Has Earned This

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on February 28th, 2018

Love is in the air at Panel Culture, for our February episode! We talk about the gone-to-soon Thor: The Mighty Avenger, as well as some of our favourite one-shot issues of comic. Plus some quick thoughts on Black Panther, and other stuff we checked out this month.

Episode 12 Breakdown: Checking In (2:12). Book Club - Thor: The Mighty Avengers (13:16). Feature Discussion - Favourite One-Shots (29:20).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: Legend Has It by Run The Jewels

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New Panel Culture Episode 11 - Like A Fine Wine, Some Comics Get Better With Age

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels, Detective Comics, Alan Moore by panelculture on January 30th, 2018

This month we look back on one of Scott Snyder's best comic runs at DC - Detective Comics: Black Mirror.  Plus we  try to answer a question that plagues all of us (or are least some of us) "What does Alan Moore mean to you?"  

Episode 11 Breakdown: Checking In: What we have been watching and/or reading. Book Club: Detective Comics: Black Mirror (15:25) Feature Discussion: What Does Alan Moore mean to you? (36:55).      

Panel Culture welcomes listener’s questions and comments – so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Outro: FitnRedi - Rascalz 

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New Panel Culture Episode 9 - There Was Food

Posted in Uncategorized, Comics reviews, Graphic Novels, TV reviews, Runaways by panelculture on November 26th, 2017

Panel Culture stepped out, and got to attend an awesome screening of the new Marvel TV show: Runaways! We talk about that, as well as a classic Green Arrow story, and then we discuss the best comics sidekicks. Perhaps the funniest part of this episode is George and Owen definitively weighing in on who counts as a sidekick, as if their opinion is the only one that counts.

Episode 9 Breakdown: Checking In (2:01). Special Review - Marvel’s Runaways (13:08). Book Club - The Archer’s Quest (33:07). Feature Discussion - Best Sidekicks (53:51).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: Runaway by Bon Jovi

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New Panel Culture Episode 7 - Superman Is Not (Always) Boring

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels, TV reviews, Superman by panelculture on September 28th, 2017

Listen here, you young whippersnappers: we’ve had enough of your Superman-bashing, and we are coming to his defence! This month we look at what makes for a good Superman story and talk about some of our favourites. Plus, we delve into The Fifth Beatle, a biocomic all about Brian Epstein. All that after we check in, letting you know what we’ve been reading or watching in the month of September.
 
Episode 7 Breakdown: Checking In (2:05). Book Club - The Fifth Beatle (19:16). Feature Discussion - What Are The Good Superman Stories (30:39).
 
Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!
 
Music: Superman’s Song by Crash Test Dummies 
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New Panel Culture Episode 5 - How Weird Is Too Weird?

Posted in Comics reviews, Movie reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on July 30th, 2017

Sadly George is away, but we soldier on, talking about his topic: non-superhero comic book movies. We cover the extreme ends of the spectrum, everything from A History of Violence to Josie and the Pussycats. We also break down The Umbrella Academy and ask the question “can a book be too weird?”

Episode 5 Breakdown: Checking In (2:30). Book Club - The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite (14:50). Feature Discussion - Non-Superhero Comics Adaptations (33:00).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: 3 Small Words by Josie and the Pussycats

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New Panel Culture Episode 4 - Send the Raven!

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on June 30th, 2017

This episode we dive into the classic BKV comic "Runaways" and discuss the age old question: "Can licensed comcis be good?" 

Episode 4 Breakdown: Checking In (3:40). Book Club - Runaways Vol. 1 (19:30). Feature Discussion - Can Licensed be good? (40:00).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: 14th Street Break by Beastie Boys

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New Panel Culture Episode 3 - It’s Something AF

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on May 29th, 2017

New Panel Culture Episode 3 - It’s Something AF

For our third episode we’ve got a doozy for you: the Marvel epic Infinity Gauntlet! But does this genre classic hold up for first-time readers over 25 years later? Plus we talk about events as a whole and break down what we read and watched this May.

Episode 3 Breakdown: Checking In (3:16). Book Club - Infinity Gauntlet (18:44). Feature Discussion - Why Are We Sick Of Events (38:32).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: You’re Unbelievable by EMF

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New Panel Culture Episode 2 - Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Checking In

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on April 30th, 2017

It's episode 2 of the New Panel Culture! Our feature discussion topic this month is delays....  and how they can hurt a book's rhythm, or destroy it completey. But not before we talk about Tom King and Barnaby Bagenda's DC book "Omega Men" for our Panel Culture Book Club. 

Episode 2 Breakdown: Checking In (1:25). Book Club - The Omega Men (17:00). Feature Discussion - Delays (35:10).

Outro Song: Ch-Check it Out - Beastie Boys  

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New Panel Culture Episode 1 - With New Host Darius

Posted in Comics reviews, Graphic Novels by panelculture on April 1st, 2017

We’re back, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to here again in our new monthly format! For our first episode we tackle a discussion about Best Relaunches. But not before we look back to the first two volumes of Bone for our Panel Culture Book Club. All this, plus our short-lived new host Darius.

Episode 1 Breakdown: Checking In (3:25). Book Club - Bone Vols. 1 & 2 (19:18). Feature Discussion - Best Relaunches (40:25).

Panel Culture welcomes listener questions and comments - so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Music: Where It’s At by Beck

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