Hey Kids, Comics! #325 - Hey Adults, Comix!

• September 12th, 2019

It began in the late 60s.  A phenomenon known as the Underground Comix Movement.  Creators began self-publishing their own comic books that were often drenched in social relevance, especially to the counter-culture of the day.  In a unique turn for this show, Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston explore one of the most important eras of comic book history with special guest Michael H. Price!


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Hey Kids, Comics! #324 - Comics Co-Opted or: (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Comic Book Characters as Ideologues

• September 6th, 2019

Hot on the heels of the last story arc, Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston opted to take on a weighty real-world issue - the appropriation of comic book iconography.  Often controversial, the adoption of comic book character's imagery by groups both public and in the shadows has become rather prevalent in recent years.  From the widespread use of Punisher's skull logo to the V mask being co-opted by Anonymous, this issue is chock full of grist for the mill with your hosts and their special guest Danny Gallagher.

 

Find more of Danny here!

www.dannygallagher.net

www.mockyhorror.com

www.facebook.com/writerdannygallagher

www.twitter.com/thisisdannyg

https://www.dallasobserver.com/authors/danny-gallagher-6372514

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Hey Kids, Comics! #323 - Hit the Streets: Brawling for Dollars

• August 29th, 2019

What's the job pay?  A question posed by a unique brand of street-level heroes in comics.  Sure being the good guy is its own reward, but frankly it does not pay the bills!  Your hosts Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston take a look at various heroes-for-hire as "Hit the Streets" concludes.

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Hey Kids, Comics! #322 - Hit the Streets: Seduction of the Gun

• August 23rd, 2019

Street-smart street-level heroes know the score.  Sometimes you need a good firearm at your hip to survive the level of criminal that you find in a world of super-powered criminals and high tech devices.  Yet for some there is an allure in guns and other projectile weapons that transcends necessity.  Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston discuss the comic book heroes that hit the street often armed to the teeth!

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Hey Kids, Comics #321 - Hit the Streets: Two-Fisted

• August 17th, 2019

Hit it!

Yes, it's time to "Hit the Streets" again with Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston as Hey Kids, Comics! latest story arc reaches the pivotal center episode!  This week your hosts take a hard swing at the heroes who fight crime largely bare knuckled.  Some have powers or weaponry to bring to bear in the battle against evil, but when the chips are down their fists are up!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #320 - Hit the Streets: We Are the Night

• August 11th, 2019

Let's face it, criminals are generally nocturnal creatures.  To combat them takes a brand of hero who sleeps by day and fights crime by night.  This issue finds Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston delving into these night owls (including Nite Owl) and their capacity to shine light on what bad guys do in the dark!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #319 - Hit the Streets: Streetwise

• August 7th, 2019

What makes a super-hero a "street level" hero versus any other kind?  That is the pressing question in this week's issue of the show.  Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston launch the 'Hit the Streets" arc with a look at the heroes (and villains) that fall into this category as well as some of the regular folks that have been a part of their careers.

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Hey Kids, Comics! #318 - Lights! Camera! Action Figures!

• July 26th, 2019

The Tanzanite Age of Comic Book Movies has resulted in a remarkable offshoot...the comic book movie action figure!  Yet even before this golden time there were toys based on movies based on comics.  Your hosts Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston take a look at the highs and lows, the inadvertent spoilers, and the storied history of comic movie toys.

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Hey Kids, Comics! #317 - Optical Allusions

• July 19th, 2019

You will want to have your ears at the ready as Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston talk about the eyes that "have it" in comics!  This issue delves into eye-based powers and the historical significance of "super peepers"!

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Hey Kids, Comics #316 - Summer Fun 2019: European Vacation

• July 12th, 2019

It's that time of year again!  Summer has arrived and the annual Summer Fun issue is here at last!  

Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston could not think of anything that was as much fun this summer as "Spider-Man:  Far From Home", so naturally this blockbuster became the subject for this year's edition.  

SPOILER ALERT! - This issue is heavily laden with spoilers of the film's many secrets.  Please go see this incredible movie before you partake of this issue.

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