Ted picks out and reads his first comic EVER – DC Comics The Human Bomb! We discuss why he picked the comic, and what we all thought about it, along with the ComiXology experience.
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- 00:30 Intro
- 01:09 Ted from the A/V Department has NEVER read a comic before
- 02:51 Where was Ted during the Christmas Party?
- 05:00 Letter: Apparent DC Editorial Strife
- 09:04 Ted used ComiXology to pick a comic for us
- 09:45 The Human Bomb by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Jerry Ordway
- 10:56 We came to Quality Comics…
- 11:42 Brief Intro to Michael Taylor and the Human Bomb
- 12:51 September 11th and Taboos
- 15:40 Ted’s Reaction to his First Comic
- 16:57 A Wild Science Fiction Action Story
- 19:00 Waking from a Nightmare to a real world Nightmare
- 20:50 So what made Ted pick The Human Bomb?
- 23:40 Happy Human Bomb is a Limited Series
- 25:00 The Title of the Book is a Question
- 26:08 Quizzing Ted on the ComiXology Experience
- 26:53 How do you read a comic?
- 29:05 Outro
The Human Bomb (2012) is published by DC Comics and is also available from ComiXology
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