This fortnight, Nick and Alastair stay in to watch The Umbrella Academy season 3, and then finally read acclaimed comic mini-series The Many Deaths of Laila Starr.

This is a change to the advertised programme, as Nick got covid so couldn’t go to see Brian and Charles. If you forget about that at any point, don’t worry, he’ll remind you.

Alongside his suffering, Nick’s also watched Mythic Quest (as well as several episodes of The Americans), while Alastair keeps the Apple TV theme up by checking out Slow Horses.

And they’ve stuck to at least one of their promises by seeing The Umbrella Academy season 3 (12:15), the latest effort from a show our heroes have a bumpy relationship with. Last year was recorded as a real improvement – can the dysfunctional siblings keep it up?

And lastly, they’ve read The Many Deaths Of Laila Starr (27:02), a metafictional fantasy comic about the incarnation of death arriving in Mumbai as a teenage girl, by the dream team of writer Ram V and artist Felipe Andrade.

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