126 - Little Black Teardrop of His Emo Life - Week of 8/29/18

The Fellowship is pleased to present a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Batman story arc entitled A Death in the Family. It was a controversial one, with a new concept in reader participation and a slightly darker take on the Joker. There's a lot to cover on this one, and we add our usual flair, as well as our picks of the week.

What we're up to this week:
Catching up on Detective, Strangers in Paradise XXV, Dungeons & Dragons Evil at Baldur's Gate - all fun series
Not reading, but catching up on TV - The Flash & Orange is the New Black, with Gotham in the on-deck circle
Where We Live (the fundraiser comic for the Las Vegas Shooting victims), Fairest (the Fables spinoff)
Comic Book Implosion (a book about DC's "Implosion" which we talked about back in episode 115)

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30 years since Batman: A Death in the Family - a reader poll to decide the fate of a character people weren't thrilled about to start with, but the story was a good one and it still holds up well today
Plus some tangents on death in comics and various other stuff

Picks for the week of 8/29:
Dungeons & Dragons: Evil at Baldur's Gate #5 (IDW)
Blood Realm #1 (Alterna)
Scarlet #1 (DC/Vertigo)
Beyonders #1 (Aftershock)
Joker Daffy Duck Special (DC)
Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: Venom (Marvel)
House Amok #1 (IDW/Black Crown)
Harley Quinn Gossamer Special (DC)
Honorable Mention: I Hate Fairyland volume 4 trade (Image)

Shoutouts:
Condolences to the families and friends of Aretha Franklin and Barbara Harris
Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link
#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other; find a podcast on literally anything by searching the hashtag
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