Panel by Panel goes back in time further than it ever has before – to 1910 and a panel from Winsor McCay’s seminal Little Nemo in Slumberland strip! – and though it’s a random affair, who better than the learned Martin Gray to help us discover this image from the pre-Golden Age? Dreams, surrealism, and the dawn of new art forms… check it out.
Based on a randomly selected panel from comic book history, in this case a moody piece from David Lapham’s Stray Bullets #23, oHOTmu or NOT’s Amelie Montour talks crime stories, phobias, and haunted houses. Siskoid throws a flashlight beam at his friend’s psyche in this special episode of Panel by Panel!
Rob Kelly becomes the first man to do the show twice, and the revolving finger of comicdom falls on a Jack Kirby Losers story from Our Fighting Forces #153 (1975). It’s intense Kirby Action… Reading, the only way the King knew how to draw it. Join us, won’t you?
Max Traver, network commenter extraordinaire and writer of Max Reads Comics pops his podcasting cherry with a new episode of Panel by Panel, one looking at a panel from 1941’s Star-Spangled Comics #1. Is it Star-Spangled Kid? Is it the Tarantula? No, it’s Armstrong of the Army! Who? Well, listen and find out. Plus, your feedback from our previous episode, which shows how PbP is training people’s brains to look deep into small things.
Siskoid and Unpacking the Power of Power Pack’s Rick Heinichen raid the Randomizer Fridge with a big and detailed panel from 1994’s Love & Rockets: Wig Wam Bam graphic novel by Jaime Hernandez. All the refrigerator action you crave from Panel by Panel ever since the Thing went on his own snack run! Or something. Plus, your feedback from our previous episode.