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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. (Part 1 of 5) Parts one and two are halves of a 12 minute short depicting the origin of “The Bat-Man” and introducing his amazing skills and abilities… Bob Kane and Bill Finger drew on a lot of silent films to create Batman, and I’ve

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Major SpoilersSinfestwebcomic

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew is taking a deep long look at Tatsuya Ishida’s most awesome webcomic Sinfest. From the Wiki: The subject matter of Sinfest is often human nature, with particular attention paid to sexuality and religion. Less frequently, the strip will parody popular culture or indulge in political commentary. There are some recurring types of strip, such as “You Had to Be There” (where the reader is not told what the characters are discussing), “Japanese Calligraphy” (where one of the characters transforms over four panels into a kanji ideograph, usually related to

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