Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #167: The Longbook Hunters — X-Men Grand Design

X-MONTH concludes as the boys take a look at cartoonist Ed Piskor’s attempt to condense the X-Men’s complex history into a chronological comic book — X-Men: Grand Design. Taking a look at the X-Men’s first decade of existence, the book chronicles their formation and battles against the likes of Magneto and Juggernaut. Do the boys dig Piskor’s work, or does it fail in its task? Find out in this brand new X-citing episode!

Mile-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Over the course of their travels through comicdom, they have encountered numerous stories via the wonder of trade paperbacks and graphic novels. Once a month, Nick and Greg will review one of those collections in The Longbook Hunters.

Author: Greg Phillips and Nick Duke

Greg and Nick share two passions above all others, both of which involve people in spandex punching each other. Reporters by day, they also insist on being called "Two Dudes with Attitude" but can't decide who is Kevin Nash and who is Shawn Michaels.