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September 16, 2021

Late to the Party Book Club - Episode 10 - Y: The Last Man

Hot on the heels of the new Hulu series, we're taking on one of Mark's favorite books as we cover the first two volumes of Y: The Last Man. This episode also marks one year of our book club! Thank you reading along with us, engaging in some great conversations, and massive thanks to the people who have picked up their first graphic novel ever because of our series.

 

Tracklist:

0:32 - Thank you for 1 year of our Late to the Party Book Club!
1:41 - Episode 1 - Maus with guest host Randy from the Midseason Replacements Podcast
2:12 - Episode 2 - V For Vendetta with guest host, Irish author and play write Derek Flynn
3:07 - Episode 3 - Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life Vol 1 with guest host Rockin' Robbie of the Pop Culture Philosophers
4:16 - Episode 4 - Monstress: Awakening Vol 1 with guest host author Allie Burke
5:04 - Episode 5- March Book 1 with guest host, American Library Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Deborah Taylor
6:10 - Episode 6 - Akira Vol 1 with guest host, comic and television writer Mellow Brown
7:47 - Episode 7 - They Called Us Enemy with returning guest host Deborah Taylor
8:43 - Episode 8 - The Killing Joke with guest host, and regular Geeks Unleashed co-host, Stephen Fox
9:29 - Episode 9 - Persepolis with guest host, professor of political communication at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Lindsey Meeks
11:40 - Which books/episodes were our personal favorites?!
16:32 - Where we love on the guests we've had on so far!
20:17 - Intro to Y: The Last Man Book 1 (volumes 1 and 2)
25:15 - Initial thoughts on the series
31:02 - Would we recommend this book to new comic readers
34:50 - Favorite characters and character interaction
45:03 - Thoughts on the artwork, both covers and interiors
55:43 - Overall structure of the first two volumes
1:04:37 - How this book compares to present day (even though it is almost 20 years old)
1:24:52 - Thoughts on the ending

 

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