Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #35: The Longbook Hunters — Darth Vader Vol. 1

Mild-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.

In this edition, Greg and Nick take a look at the first collected volume of Marvel’s Darth Vader ongoing series, titled “Vader.” How does the series accomplish the task of telling a compelling story with a protagonist who wears a full expressionless mask? And what do the boys think of new characters such as Doctor Aphra and Triple Zero?