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Sequart logoSmorgasbord #70: The Saga Awards, Featuring Saga!

It’s our post-SDCC special as Shawn and Tom take time out from reviews to discuss the metric ton of trailers, previews, announcements, panels and discussion that Comic-Con has wrought – from the very last Alan… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #69: Umbrella-ella-ella-eh

Tom and Shawn bid Joan Lee a fond farewell and ponder the passing of an age; Spider-Man: Homecoming breaks some new ground; a bit of DC drama knocks Shawn for a loop; Netflix’s next comics-related… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #68: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Neither rain, nor snow nor a throat like sandpaper is going to stop Tom and Shawn from talking about comics. The news of a possible new Watchmen TV show lead to a discussion about the… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #67: Gene Simmons v. Richard Simmons

This week, Tom and Shawn bid a sad farewell to the great Adam West, puzzle over Joel Schumacher’s strange apology, compare the triumphant roar of the Black Panther trailer to the pitiful meow coming from Marvel… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #66: Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

It’s Tom’s turn to drive down Fury Road as we discuss Zack Snyder’s recent tragedy and the uglier side of fandom, a new power couple rising in the industry, the August Previews bringing us unintentional… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #65: The Allred Family Tree

The highs and lows of media adaptation are explored as we face future TV adaptations of Judge Dredd and Wayward, plus a Hellboy movie reboot by some guys Tom’s rather excited about. In the wild… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #64: The Dangers of Chris Inflation

The Eisner Awards (A.K.A. Brian K. Vaughan’s shelf holders) season is upon us, as well as a new Marvel movie, the first trailer for The Defenders, a TV show being cancelled with no one noticing,… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #63: Khatz in the Khradle

In which Shawn learns that Marvel’s definitions of “ongoing” and “miniseries” are more interchangeable than they should be; a Warren Ellis Plot Generator would inevitably become sentient and attack the United Nations while chain-smoking; Meredith… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #62: Shawn & Tom Kill the Marvel Universe

Go for broke! The news from the Marvel Retailer Summit have forced Shawn & Tom to discuss at length about all myriad problems Marvel actually have, as opposed to the problems they think they have.… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #61: Fist of Iron, Feet of Clay

Tom and Shawn call upon their inner chi to give Netflix’s Iron Fist a well-deserved beatdown; Paramount tries to solicit a Pro; Tom discovers that the pratfalls and faux pas of the comics industry don’t… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #60: Infinite Midlife Crisis

It’s a new day and a new format for Smorgasbord, as Shawn and Tom discuss of what the reception for Logan means for the future of comic book movies, the end of Island, the resurrection… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #59: See You Hell Cowboy

This week, Tom and Shawn say their last goodbyes to Hellboy III, Rebellion must avoid getting into Activision’s bed of disappointments and broken dreams, and the May Previews provide some tedium, some pleasant surprises, and… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #58: G.I. Jem

Shawn and Tom feel cautiously optimistic about future movies and comics as they discuss the second Logan trailer, the teaser for Powerless, an animated Spider-Man, and a metric ton of comics coming in April. On… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #57: Yabba Dabba Don’t

Shawn is possessed by the spirit of Soraya Montenegro and spends the entire episode raging out over Gerard Jones, Rob Liefield, Ike Perlmutter, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Fred Flintstone’s war veterans group. Tom heroically… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #56: The Smorgie Awards 2016

It’s that most wonderful time of year again! Tom and Shawn welcome special guest Max Nestorowich to review the year in comics and help us hand out the Carrie Fisher Memorial Award for Best Female… [more]

Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super-Hero JusticeSequart Podcast #4: Humans and Paragons

For this 3-hour mega podcast, the contributors of Sequart’s latest book, Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super-Hero Justice, got together to reflect on their essays. Have super-hero comics become more nuanced at exploring social issues… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #55: Demon Detectives on Magic Skateboards

Between sirens and power drills, Tom and Shawn manage to talk about the Riverdale trailer and why Sexy Jailbait Archie is a thing nobody needs. Angela Bassett joins Marvel’s Black Panther, and Shawn finally lets… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #54: World War Jude

Shawn and Tom dive headfirst into news with the very amusing Bleeding Cool Civil War (not to be confused with the thoroughly unamusing Civil War II or the actual political landscape), Marvel’s latest attempt to… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #53: We’re With Her

Having officially broken DC’s numbering system, Tom and Shawn celebrate by taking a contemplative look at Edison Rex, a harsh look at Marvel’s failure with Chelsea Cain, a confused look at the Logan trailer, an… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #52: Barbarians at the Gate

After a short vacation, Shawn & Tom return to discuss the post-NYCC news avalanche, including creators behaving badly, the un-shocking return of old comics imprints, new publishers making big steps, and the casting announcement that… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #51: Goodbye, Northampton’s Rose

Shawn and Tom consider the legacy of Alan Moore as he prepares to leave comics forever(?); Shawn sings the praises of Outhouser Jude Terror for speaking truth to power; nobody puts Valiant in the corner… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #50: The Pizza Metaphor

Episode 50! No renumbering, no relaunching, no rebirthing. Instead Shawn and Tom break out of their habit and sit with a panel of experts to discuss the state of the industry. Guests include Hagai Palevski… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #49: Could It Beeee… SATAN?!

Shawn and Tom talk about DC’s broken promises, Grant Morrison’s TV deals, Shawn’s thoughts on the Suicide Squad movie, a theory about Earth-Snyder (it’s all Hal Jordan’s fault), the welcome return of Adam West’s Batman,… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #48: Fall of the House of Warner

This is the post-SDCC world, and while most of the news have discussed to death, Shawn & Tom still want to talk a bit about the Eisners, some selected trailers, spin-offs for low-selling books, and… [more]

Sequart logoSmorgasbord #47: Liberty’s Lingerie

This week, Tom and Shawn discuss Frank Cho’s line in the sand, 9-year-olds who love V for Vendetta, Joe Casey’s auto-plagiarism, Justice League finally getting some Action, and October Previews. We also review The Hunt… [more]