Category Archives: Comics

VoK 359 – Logan


loganimaxposterJoin the Vassals for a spoiler-filled discussed of the final Hugh Jackman Wolverine movie.

Hosts: Adam/DrownedSnow; Bina/Bina007; Greg/ClaudiusTheFool; Jock/MunroJock2; Matt/Varley; Sarah/LadyWeaver; and a special guest appearance from our resident lurker Amber/Amberrocks.

The aftershow begins at 58 minutes.

Music credit: Johnny Cash, The Man Comes Around and Hurt.

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VoK 330: Comic Book Club – Starman


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In the latest* meeting of The Secret Book Club, The Vassals (Scott, Thomas, Greg and Shane) discuss James Robinson and Tony Harris’ Starman.
 
Robinson’s seminal tale of Jack Knight, the reluctant heir of the Starman legacy, forces the Vassals to debate what it means to be a hero, are there corner kids in Opal City and when is a t shirt not just a t shirt?
 
 
Starman (Volume 2) Omnibus Vol 1
collects STARMAN #0-16, originally published by DC Comics from 1994 to 2001
Writer: James Robinson
Artist: Tony Harris, others
 
Edited by: FTWard
 
Art: Tony Harris
 
Music:
“Starman” Writen by David Bowie
Performed by Katie Ferrara @katieferrara
 
“Turn Off the Lights” Writen by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
Performed by Teddy Pendergrass
 
After Show 2:03
Swamp Thing 2:23

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VoK 303: Captain America: Civil War [2016] (Review)


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Join Vassals Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Matthieu (beric175), and Nadia as they discuss Captain America: Civil War and the current state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Warning: The following podcast contains spoilers for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Credits:
Edited by drownedsnow

Music:
Civil War by Guns N’ Roses
Real American by Rick Derringer

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VoK 277: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice [2016] (Review)


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The Vassals of Kingsgrave review of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice featuring our very own Super Friends – Drownedsnow (Adam), eigenvectorjon (Jon), Varley (Matt), easttexasdirewolf (Shane), Alias (Zach) and FTWard (Thomas).
The Vasslas decide which is the best superpower to have, who the greatest detective in the world is and if you SHOULD bring a knife to a gunfight.
Edited by: FTWard XL
Music:
The Red Capes Are Coming by Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL
Performed by Callum McGaw
@CallumMcGaw1
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VoK 243: Comic Book Club (Vol. 6): Alias (by Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos)


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In the latest meeting of the Secret Book Club – Thomas (FTWard), Shane (easttexasdirewolf) and Scott (Skywaltzer) discuss the comic Alias AKA Jessica Jones written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Michael Gaydos.
We cover the first 9 issues of the Marvel series and also speculate on the upcoming Jessica Jones Netflix series that launches on November 20.
Finally we cover the beginning of the Fall seasons of comics on TV and wonder if Steve Rogers collects Social Security.
3:00  Alias Comic Issues #1-9
55:00 Netflix’s Jessica Jones and Alias Issues #10-28
1:28:00 Comics on TV
Credits:
Edited by FTWard
Art by David Mack
Music:
“Hurt” by Trent Reznor
Performed by Ainjel Emme
“Purple Rain” by Prince and The Revolution
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
“Stronger Woman” by Marv Green and Jewel
Performed by Jewel

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VoK 224: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 2 (ABC series)


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The agents of Kingsgrave break their cover to discuss season two of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Join Michal (inkasrain), Eddie (Teddard), Adam (drownedsnow), and Amber (Amberrocks) as they talk about the highs and lows of aliens, Inhumans, Ultron, and of course, Edward James Olmos.

We apologize for any frequent beeping, buzzing, or poor sound quality. It’s Hydra’s fault.

Credits:
Edited by inkasrain

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VoK 222: Comic Book Club (Vol. 5) – Spring TV Shows


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The fifth meeting of the Secret Book Club invites you to join our round table conversation about comics on TV in the Spring of 2015.
Thomas (FTWard), Shane (easttexasdirewolf), Scott (Skywaltzer) and Adam (drownedsnow) discuss Arrow, The Flash and Daredevil as well as iZombie, Powers, Constantine and Gotham.
We talk TV, we talk comics, we talk Swamp Thing, we talk Canadian-American relations you know the drill.

4:25, Arrow
34:55, The Flash
1:04:30, Daredevil
1:48:00, The Rest
2:19:50, After Show

Credits:
Edited by FTWard
Blog Image by Legends of the Superheroes National Broadcasting Company

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Music:
Bein Green
Written by Joe Raposo
Performed by Sophie Milman

The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel (Scratch Perverts Remix)
By Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
Scratch Perverts
Special Thanks to: Chic, Blondie, Queen, Sugar Hill Gang, Furious Five and Spoonie Gee

Sympathy for the Devil
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by alfatones

Uptown Funk
Written by Jeff Bhasker, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Nicholas Williams, Devon Gallaspy, Lonnie Simmons, Ronnie Wilson, Charles Wilson, Robert Wilson, Rudolph Taylor
Performed by Andie

Blame Canada
Written by Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman
Performed by MrConor777