The gang is back with writer Antony Johnston talking his latest Image Comics series, Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death, a fun, kinetic black ops adventure featuring a strong female lead with gorgeous art by Shari Chankhamma! Antony talks about his influences in the book and what to expect with the series moving forward. Outside of comics, Antony also talks about his experiences writing for video games like Dead Space and Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and about his views on heavy metal, including his heavy metal podcast Thrash It Out. Additionally, the boys talk about the recent Oscars and Chris and Josh compare thoughts on the Coen Brothers latest, Hail, Caesar!

The first four issues of Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death are available in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

The fifth issue of Codename Baboushka will be in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 9! The first volume collecting the first story arc of the series will be available Wednesday, April 20!

For Thrash It Out and Antony's other podcasts, visit his website here!

Direct download: Episode86.mp3
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