All good things must come to an end, so we end the #flyerdrive right when we wrap up our coverage of DC’s year-long weekly series, 52. Do Phil and Darryl think it lives up to hype when Ryan and Sly described it as the greatest comic story every written? Find out as we cover issues 40-52! And make sure you listen to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 first because we will be following a strict NO RECAP rule.
On this episode, Phil gets very heated about steam engines, Sly can’t keep anyone’s name straight, Darryl gets buried with the Crime Bible, and Ryan seeds all the plots.
The #flyerdrive continues with our third (of four) episode on DC’s magnum opus, 52! It’s issues 27-39! And if this is your first time, make sure you listen to part one and part two first!
Sly cannot pronounce Nanda Parbat, Ryan feels Elongated Man’s pain, Phil finds space zombies more plausible than the Crime Bible, and Darryl finds something worse than Lobo. Oh, and Dennis? Merry Christmas.
We’re going weekly, just like DC did after Infinite Crisis. We’re covering what Ryan and Sly have been hyping for years as the best superhero comic ever written, 52. Over the next 4 weeks, we’ll be covering 13 issues at a time of the year without Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.
On this episode, Phil falls for the Chinese Justice League, Sly enjoys a powerless Superman, Ryan talks about his favorite drink Gingold, and Darryl LOATHES space cowboys.
It’s the big patreon drive! So we joined up with Network host and honorary member of the Clue Crew, Nick Wood! We cover the first six issues of Scooby Apocalypse, the gritty reboot of the beloved franchise!
On this episode, Ryan desperately tries to defend the creative team. Nick defines his entire life by a less-than-perfect obsession. Darryl reveals his secret talents. And Phil exposits. A lot.
It’s our July Patreon drive! Here’s a sample of what we offer our backers. It’s our episode from November 2018, where we covered Heroes In Crisis on a bimonthly basis. This is part 1!
If you subscribe, the rest of the parts are January, March, May, and June. The 1 dollar tier gets you access to the newsletter with pop culture recommendations from hosts, and some exclusive shows, like the audio version of Ryan’s music column, with 10 new episodes dropping throughout the month! The 5 dollar tier gets you all of our bonus episodes, and new ones from every show every month. And the 10 dollar tier gets you a yearly gift box and input on up and coming network episodes! And you can pick an album for Ryan to review!
We’re in the weeds now, y’all. What we countdowned to last time has arrived. Infinite Crisis! We’re talking about the most “important” modern DC event. Is it worth the hype? Does it CHANGE EVERYTHING FOREVER?
On this episode, Phil tries his best to learn about the Speed Force, Sly loves Jaime Reyes but never wants to talk about him again, Ryan spills the beans on who lost their virginity in Ma & Pa Kent’s barn, and Darryl learns the two most beautiful words in the English language: Psycho Pirate.
On this episode, Phil is smitten with an AI (or just its text), Darryl is smitten with Wonder Woman, Sly does a heel turn and defends the structure of a crossover event, and Ryan is beaming with pride as Blue Beetle gets the love he deserves. This is a pretty big episode, not just because robots are taking over the DC world, but we also announce SIX future episodes!
The gang’s back to talk about Darryl’s mentor, Death’s Head II. The time traveling, multiple personality, cybernetic assassin. Or something like that, I don’t know. It’s dumber than ever. But also… great? If you haven’t heard part one, it’ll either help or make it worse.
Darryl continues to stan for the dumbest character in existence, Ryan stans for “little font” Jubilee, Sly can’t garner one iota of concern for Tuck, and Phil’s just here for the T&A. If you thought everyone was mean to Death’s Head (and Darryl) before, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet bub!