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This week on View from the Gutters we have a special bonus episode:

Avengers: Infinity War

From Tobiah:

So we’re still not back to doing the Comic Book Club, but Joe and I have been working on other projects (which aren’t ready to be released, or really even announced). We got to talking about Infinity War though, and thought we’d put an episode out for all y’all, for old times sake. Enjoy, and keep your eyes on our website and social media for the eventual announcement of Untitled Views Project 2018.

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Tobiah Panshin, and Adam Panshin.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

Star Power

Written by Michael Terracciano
Art by Garth Graham

From Starpowercomic.com:

In the far future, a young astronomer on a distant space station is chosen to wield the Star Power. Now, as the last of the Star Powered Sentinels, she must protect and explore a galaxy far more dangerous and wondrous than she could have ever imagined.

Tobiah Says:

This is a great, all-ages superhero/SF book, and we have a great conversation about it which we hope you’ll enjoy. At the end of what has been a trying year, we hope that 2018 finds you all happy, healthy, and wise. Be well, and be seeing you. 👌

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Adam Panshin, and Tobiah Panshin.

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

The Coldest City

Written by Antony Johnston
Art by Sam Hart

From Amazon:

November 1989. Communism is collapsing, and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it. But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak & dagger to attend to. Two weeks ago, an undercover MI6 officer was killed in Berlin. He was carrying information from a source in the East — a list that allegedly contains the name of every espionage agent working in Berlin, on all sides. No list was found on his body. Now Lorraine Broughton, an experienced spy with no pre-existing ties to Berlin, has been sent into this powderkeg of social unrest, counter-espionage, defections gone bad and secret assassinations to bring back the list and save the lives of the British agents whose identities reside on it.

On the next episode we’ll be reading Star Power, by Michael Terracciano and Garth Graham.

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti and Tobiah Panshin.

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

Habitat

by Simon Roy

From Image:

All his life, Hank Cho wanted to join the ranks of the Habsec—the rulers of the orbital habitat his people call home. But when he finds a powerful, forbidden weapon from the deep past, a single moment of violence sets his life—and the brutal society of the habitat—into upheaval. Hunted by the cannibalistic Habsec and sheltered by former enemies, Cho finds himself caught within a civil war that threatens to destroy his world.

 

On the next episode we’ll be reading The Coldest City, by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart.

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti and Tobiah Panshin.

 

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

The Flintstones

by Mark Russell and Steve Pugh

From Amazon:

Hanna-Barbera has created some of the most recognizable animated characters of all time. As part of DC Comics’ re-imagination of cartoons like SCOOBY-DOO, THE FLINTSONES, JOHNNY QUEST, SPACE GHOST, and WACKY RACERS, these new series will be infused with modern and contemporary concepts while keeping the heart and soul of the classic animation.

Tobiah Says:

We’re joined on this episode by the Unflappable Kirbotron2000, talking a book that is far better than it has any right to be. Seriously, this one is a strong contender for my comic book of the year, which is a honor so high I don’t even give it out on a yearly basis. This comic is an existentialist masterpiece, and you should read it immediately.

On the next episode we’ll be reading Habitat, by Simon Roy.

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Tobiah Panshin, and Kirbotron2000.

 

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

Invisible Republic, Vol. 1-3

Story by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
Art by Gabriel Hardman
Color Art by Jordan Boyd

From Amazon:

Arthur McBride’s regime has fallen. His planet has been plunged into chaos, his story shrouded in mystery, until reporter Croger Babb discovers the journal of Arthur’s cousin, Maia. Inside is the violent, audacious, hidden history of the legendary freedom fighter. Erased from the official record, Maia alone knows how dangerous her cousin really is, and what truly happened to bring him to power.

Tobiah Says:

We’re joined on this episode by the Inimitable Bryan May, who was kind enough to pitch in on giving Joe some flack. Much appreciation to Bryan for that.

On the next episode we’ll be reading The Flintstones (2016).

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Tobiah Panshin, and Bryan May.

 

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

Kill or Be Killed, #1-12

Story by Ed Brubaker
Art by Sean Phillips and Elizabeth Breitweiser

From Image:

The darkly twisted story of a young man forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret as it slowly begins to ruin his life and the lives of his friends and loved ones. Both a thriller and a deconstruction of vigilantism, KILL OR BE KILLED is unlike anything this award-winning team has done before.

Tobiah Says:

We’re back after a brief delay, and we’ve got a special guest. This being us there is, of course, some wild disagreement between Joe and Tobiah about this book. So we’ve brought Kenny in tonight to play the role of Brant and valiantly hold the middle ground.

For the record, late in the episode Joe confuses Bernie Madoff with Bernie Goetz, who ironically has more in common with the star of this book than his target.

On the next episode we’ll be reading Invisible Republic, Vol. 1-3.

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Tobiah Panshin, and Kenny Wisdom.

 

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

On this episode Tobiah and Frank discuss their experiences at Rose City Comic Con, which was held in Portland, Oregon on Sept. 8-10, 2017.

A brief correction: Tobiah states that he co-hosted a panel with Kate; her name is actually Sarah. He feels very ashamed of this error.

 

Our hosts for this episode are Tobiah Panshin and Frank Suttile.

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is:

Delicious in Dungeon, Vol. 1-2

Created by Ryoko Kui

From Amazon:

When young adventurer Laios and his company are attacked and soundly thrashed by a dragon deep in a dungeon, the party loses all its money and provisions…and a member! They’re eager to go back and save her, but there is just one problem: If they set out with no food or coin to speak of, they’re sure to starve on the way! But Laios comes up with a brilliant idea: “Let’s eat the monsters!” Slimes, basilisks, and even dragons…none are safe from the appetites of these dungeon-crawling gourmands!

Our hosts for this episode are Joe Preti, Tobiah Panshin, Adam Panshin, and Lucas Trerice.

 

Thank you to Addison Appleby, Kar Fedosh, Chris Bianculli, Shopping Mall Krampus, Jeb Korzilius, and Jeremy Ballard for sponsoring the show.

Today on View from the Gutters our topic work is The Defenders, the new original series on Netflix. On this episode we discuss episodes 5-8.

Our hosts for this episode are Tobiah Panshin and Adam Panshin.