Category Archives: Book Vs. Film

episode 011: Ten Years Of The BR Act

After much toil, and angst that is the beginning of the 2010 holiday season, the crew at Combo Attack celebrate ten years of one of the most popular cult films never brought stateside! (until soon) Join Alain, Joel & Mike as they pore over news of webcomic discoveries & sadness, cartoon (& puppet show?)nostalgia, and move on into a wild chat regarding the diabolical madness of Kinji Fukasaku’s audacious movie version of Takami Koshun’s surprise hit novel, Battle Royale!

And say hi to a new feature!

a warning Just a head’s up.

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In related show news: L.A. listeners who dig our amazing opening theme music have an opportunity to catch NVR-NDR LIVE! As part of Pop Is Not A Dirty Word, NVR-NDR will be joining fellow indie electronic alchemists Halloween Swim Team, Bubblegum Octopus, Monomate & more!

One night only at the Hustle House in North Hollywood! Info Here!

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Anything more to say, suggest, or ask? Hit us up at comboattackpodcast [at] gmail.com !

Episode 009: Scott Pilgrim Is Dead (aka-Farewell, Days Of Youth)


After months of tweets, blogs, podcasts, and even Q & A visits, the boys at Combo Attack!! see no recourse, this is it. As Edgar Wright’s adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comic opus receives a somewhat rushed dvd/Blu-ray release on November 9th, it only felt right to give our favorite Toronto kids the sendoff they deserve in a near 90-minute free for all featuring a most unique of guests!

Adventures On Infant Island co-host, Jenny Park joins us for the festivities as we not only discuss the film, but also of geek royalty past and present, and even plumb the depths of Rock N’ Roll movie history!

Combo Attack 009 – Scott Pilgrim Is Dead

Let the bonuses begin!

And then a little more regarding the film version’s kinetic assault!

Oh ok…How about the whole affair we attended via Edgar himself?

Episode 6 – Elegy For Masks (WATCHMEN – from book to film)


And from the protracted quiet comes this barnburner of a September show featuring a wonderful guest! Fellow comics lover & artist, Yanis Zambeis joins Alain, Joel & Mike for an informal roundtable talk regarding both Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons’ comic book milestone, as well as discuss the long-awaited, and controversial live-action film version! We attempted to hit one hour with this episode, and came up short, but this is WATCHMEN. (Can one blame us?)

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From talking the dichotomy of masks in an alternate 1985, to the sledgehammer stylings of Zack Snyder, this is a timed podcast for the books.

Featured sounds:

Prophecies by Philip Glass

&

This Bitter Earth by Dinah Washington & Max Richter

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