Sidney Poitier brings his A-game and his checkbook to the under appreciated BROTHER JOHN, an interesting drama from 1971 that has resonance that continues to shine today. Or so we think.
The Tribbles are joined by ARIELL JOHNSON of Amalgam Comics and SUMMER WILLOW of the Ladies Luv Hip-Hop podcast to see what dome reigns supreme. Big fun ensued!
Len introduces a new segment in honor of long-time listener/Hero Complex customer BRANDON then another long-time fan - DERRICK - gets the Tribble name of his purple dreams and JD gets a long awaited do-over!
RICHARD PRYOR has his name above the title and leading our review of 1977's WHICH WAY IS UP? costarring the underrated Lonette McKee and Margaret Avery. Plus A Wrinkle in Time vs Black Panther, Duck-Duck-Hen, The Missicks and 'passing for Indian.'
DAXAVIER JOSIAH, the man behind the incredible A.C.M.G. (Anime, Comics, Movies, Games) Facebook group, helps the Comic Book Tribbles (Bats, Supes and Spider) determine which long running comic book series reigns supreme over them all.
STEPHANIE RENEE, the irrepressible Vibe Mistress of the long running music podcast Soul-Sanctuary puts one of her favorite romantic comedies - LOVING JEZEBEL with Hill Harper and Nicole Ari Parker - on the chopping block and one o the Men is particularly 'hangry!'
The Tribbles get into a 'spirited' conversation about racial depictions in your favorite Anime before going deep deep into the weeds over naming THE BEST SQUAD, from Wu Tang to Crystal Gems; from TMNT to NWO.
Vince and Len host a very special Facebook Live edition of the Micheaux Mission where they reveal their heartfelt feelings on the culture touchstone that is Marvel Studio's BLACK PANTHER.
NOT SAFE FOR KIDDIES! The BatTribble and Johnny Destructo bring 'JUST NOEL' into the Complex to marvel over the buckets of duckets Black Panther filled in one week, the spoiler-ish plot they see for the eventual sequel and more of that comic book shop chop-choppin' that you know like!
Black Panther continues to rack accolades and box office stardom days after its release, setting itself up as one of the GREAT BLACK ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 21st CENTURY alongside Barack Obama, Sheila Johnson, Vonetta Flowers, Sophie Denenberg and a long line of phenomenal African-Americans.
By popular demand, CHARMEL SIPPIO (Black and Syndicated) and JORDAN KAUWLING (VerySmartBrothas.com) return to the Mission to relate their feelings about Black Panther overall and Michael B Jordan specifically and to help commemorate Vince & Len's move to The Podglomerate Network on their momentous 100th episode where they review the cult classic THE WIZ.
The Black Tribbles are joined by LEANN LINDSAY of Tinsel & Tine, the Vibe-Mistress herself STEPHANIE RENEE of WURD, Cult Pop Go's JD AKA JOHNNY DESTRUCTO, ARIELL JOHNSON of Amalgam Comics, Cosplay King ERIC 'The Smoke' MORAN, legendary comic book artist ERIC BATTLE and many more for a rousing and exuberant review of Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER. Wakanda Forever!
With BLACK PANTHER set to blow theater doors off their handles as well as several box-office records, the nation braces for the onslaught of BLACK HEROISM the likes of which has seldom been seen or felt. And the Tribbles are playing their position as the chorus.
The Men of Micheaux freely unfurl their geeky comic book flag with pride as they give an overview of the history of Marvel Comics' BLACK PANTHER.
Leesa Dean, the multi-talented creator of the Twitter storytelling #BlerdDating, and her co-producer Hollie Harper listen to The BatTribble's inane story of blerd love gone wrong and the Tribbles go hard for their Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
JD and Len aka The BatTribble return with a thick bag of listener email full of platitudes and attitude before digging into the SOLO trailer, the Silent Age of Heroes @ DC Comics and the Super Bowl.
The Couples Geek - Karama Horne aka The Blerdgurl and Chuck Collins of the Bounce web-comic - reveal the humor that lies at the heart of their romance and the Tribbles find their love language challenged by a redundant yet enlightening quiz.
The World's Finest Tribbles get down with The King - DARRYL McDANIELS, DMC of the legendary hall of fame Run-DMC - about Batman, secret identities, self confidence, sweaty glasses, Godzilla, The Hulk, the Brady Bunch and DMC the comic book!
The Black Tribbles welcome MIKE REYES (@MrControversy83) of Cinema Blend to help traverse thru the wide swath of cinematic goodies coming to screens this year and to arbitrate yet another of those famous Storm Tribble vs Bat Tribble debates. At stake - THE SUPER BOWL!
The Missionaries gather on one side of the Sweetback debate but our host is unswayed by the groundswell nor the lost recording in his mission to review Claudette Colbert and Fredi Washington in the original (superior?) IMITATION OF LIFE.
The binding of comic books leads our Talkers down the path of the morally ambiguous, the deadly miscreants of the paneled square - THE ANTI-HERO! Why are they STILL popular - nostalgia or the times in which we live?
There's a foot rub-off happening in studio; IS IT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT? The Tribbles welcome Amalgam Comics' ARIELL JOHNSON & JASMIN CARROLL plus famed sexologist and Philly staple Dr. TIMAREE to our first monthly #misogyNO conversation.
Black Lightning REVIEWED! Emails ANSWERED! Comic Book Collecting REMEMBERED! The Gutters ALL TALKED OUT! Featuring a special comic book convo from the hosts of the Micheaux Mission podcast.
Episode 11 'The Wolf Inside' takes us deeper into the psyche of the Mirror Mirror universe just Ash Tyler's psyche starts to shred apart before everyone's eyes, including his own! OOH, ain't it great to have goooood Trek again?
Important film in Black cinema history? One's hard-on fever dream? Vince & Len make their arguments; you decide. One thing they agree on: LIVING SINGLE IS BACK!