The Comics Canon
About This Show
The Comics Canon is the podcast that renders judgment on the greatest comic book stories of yesterday and today. Each episode, Curt Holman and Kevin Moreau take a critical and completely subjective look at one of the biggest stories and most seminal moments in the medium’s history, as they decide: Does this belong in the pantheon of classic and iconic tales known as … The Comics Canon?
Most Recent Episode
Episode 25 - Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits
1 day ago
In this episode, Curt and Kevin don their finest trench coats, open up a fresh pack of Silk Cut and throw back a couple of pints of holy stout as they discuss the Dangerous Habits storyline from John Constantine: Hellblazer issues #41-46, published by DC Comics!
John Constantine has faced down more than his share of demons and other supernatural threats. But everyone’s favorite chain-smoking magician may have finally met his match when he’s diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. To make matters worse, he’s in for one Hell of an afterlife, having just made an enemy of the devil himself!
Can comics’ premier punk-rock prestidigitator con his way out of eternal torment? And can he somehow fast-talk his way into that sweet hereafter known as … The Comics Canon?
Things Discussed in This Episode:
• It’s our anniversary!
• Sting’s “Tantric Jazz Rock” Period
• The ideal John Constantine
• John Constantine vs. Doctor Strange
• Skrip: America’s favorite writing fluid!
• Death Star Canteen
• Swamp Thing: American Gothic
• The Exorcist III
• Jason Aaron’s Mighty Thor
• Archie Vol. 1
Join us in two weeks as we enroll in college with Marvel Comics’ nuttiest superhero in The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power!
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