071 – Baked Beans, Batgirling & Benjamen’s Birthday

Help us celebrate Ben/Scott/VF’s 40th birthday by downloading and listening to episode 71 of the Graphic Novice Comic Book Podcast: The Least Informed Podcast Available. We start things out by discussing Ben’s birthday plans, our mortality, Doc Thirst’s hockey career and table top gaming during our 45 minutes of regularly scheduled off-topic banter.  After which,…

069 – Jazzed

Your Graphic Novice hosts are far too mature to address the connotations related to the number of this episode (because we’re saving that for episode 69.1).  While we still consider ourselves a comic book podcast, it always seems to take a while before we get to comics and this week’s episode is no exception. Nickel’s cabin…

068 – Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

Graphic Novice returns from an unscheduled hiatus with a landmark episode 68 with opening music by Henno.  VF and his sidekick discuss the stress of not reading comics, cabin renovations, Michael Leal, The Salty Language Podcast, bidets and bathroom sanitation, adventures at the dentist’s office, VF vs. The Angry Ginger and a t-shirt update. The…

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E.L.E. #1

E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) #1 By: Jason Parsons, Francisco Quilez & Neko Punch Purchase: Digital Download After clearing some six month old marshmallow residue out from under the keys of my trusty electronic typewriter, I decided it was high time I contributed an article to the website. With our new staff writer, Desmond Hassing (@dhassing), cranking…

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Jeff Martin’s War of 1812

Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 Volume 1: Redcoats-ish Renegade Arts Entertainment Written and Drawn By Jeff Martin   When Jeff Martin reached out to us about checking out his new published collection, “Redcoats-ish”, we were happy if a little slow to oblige. We here at Graphic Novice haven’t been nearly as diligent as we planned…

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The Wolverine Memorial Karaoke Jam

#WolverineMemorialKaraokeJam After months of teasing this monumental podcast episode we finally managed to get a bunch of our friends together in Episode 40, to pay our final respects to The Wolverine following his tragic comic book death this past October in “The Death of Wolverine”. Writer Charles Soule and Artist Steve McNiven put together a 4-part story over…

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Three Books You Probably Aren’t Reading But Should

Unfortunately, it can be easy to get wrapped up in being critical of the things you otherwise enjoy.  Today, I’m going to turn over a new leaf and write something positive by starting a monthly column focussing on promoting some of the books I am really enjoying.  I want to point out three books that deserve a great deal more…