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Comics writer Sam Miserendino joins the Creator Series book club, where people who make comics talk about the books that inspired them. Sam's pick, "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by humourist David Sedaris, is a series of essays based on the author's life.
We say "thank u, next" to: our favourite books this year, single issues, small-minded a-holes, Marvel movies as we know them, barriers to publishing indie comics.
Matt Rea, a communications strategist at the University of Alberta, tells Justin how Frank Miller creates a Gotham City that permits and condones a fascist hero in "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns."
This week hosts Justin and Jacob reunite with RFK alum Sid Drmay to talk about their favourite online shooter, Overwatch. The story of the game itself doesn't make much sense, but loads of animated shorts and online comics fill out its confusing (but endearing world).
Justin talks to Brendan Montgomery about his Canadian Independent Comic Book Wiki, which collects and lists details about independent Canadian comics, the characters in them and the people who make them.
How do you broadly celebrate geekdom without giving into corporate culture and fanboy craze? Toronto rapper More or Les grappled with that question while producing his new album, "Nerd Love." which features tracks about giant robots, Avengers, representation and commercialism.