This week, the boys talk to Christian Cantamessa, Chris Pasetto, and Lukas Ketner about their upcoming Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment miniseries Kill the Minotaur! A retelling of the classic tale of Theseus, Hero of Athens, with a decidedly greater emphasis on the horror elements of the story. Also, the gang remembers the legacies of Chris Cornell and Sir Roger Moore.

Kill the Minotaur is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

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This week, the boys review the debut of issue of Christian Cantamessa, Chris Pasetto, and Lukas Ketner's Kill the Minotaur! A tension-filled horror take on the classical Greek myth of Theseus against the titular monster, listen to what the gang thinks of the inaugural issue!

Kill the Minotaur is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

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The Bozek Brothers are back to talk about the first Kiss studio album of the 21st century, 2009's Sonic Boom! The first studio album officially featuring the band's current lineup of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer, and Eric Singer, the record was the group's declaration that they could still write new, solid material after years of reunion tours and boasts the highest chart debut position in Kisstory! Listen as Jake and Mick go track-by-track discussing the album!

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This week, Frank Barbiere comes back on the show to talk about the first volume of his new comic series Violent Love with artist Victor Santos! Frank also discusses his upcoming Marvin the Martian/Martian Manhunter crossover with DC Comics and the return of his debut creator-owned comic series Five Ghosts! Also, the gang talks summer concerts!

Violent Love is out in comic shops everywhere and Comixology now!

Direct download: Episode151.mp3
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This week, the boys review the first volume of Frank Barbiere and Victor Santos' pulp-infused crime comic, Violent Love. A meditation on violence set in the early 1970s of the American Southwest, Barbiere and Santos' tale is packed with unexpected twists and turns as the carnage continues to escalate. Listen to what Sam and Jake thought of it!

Violent Love is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

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It's that time of year, again. Chris just had a birthday and got a couple new Laserdiscs and he wants to talk about them with you!

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150 episodes! For this milestone of an episode, Alex de Campi, the person that has guested on the show more than anyone else, comes back with Tony Parker to talk about their book Mayday! The creative team reveals the real-world history behind the Cold War espionage tale, describe the action set pieces and motivations within the story, and talk about what's to come next. Also, naturally, Sam Peckinpah works his way into the conversation to the delight of everyone. Finally, the boys talk about what they thought of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2!

Mayday is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

Direct download: Episode150.mp3
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Sam and Jake review Mayday, the first volume in Alex de Campi and Tony Parker's Codename: Felix series! A Cold War espionage story following two young Soviet agents undercover in California in the early 1970s, de Campi and Parker's tale is filled with an uncanny eye for detail for the period and with all manner of sex, drugs, and rock and roll! Listen to what the boys think of it!

Mayday is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

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The gang is back for more Bond as they revisit the 1964 classic flick Goldfinger! The quartet talks about how the film solidified the franchise's cinematic formula, their favorite moments, and what they find outlandish about the whole thing (Things only get wackier from here). Also, Sam and Jake talk about their five favorite James Bond movies of all time!

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This week, the boys talk to Farel Dalrymple about his award-winning series Pop Gun War! Farel talks about his influences and approach with the first two volumes of the series, the appeal of coming-of-age stories, and the intricacies of the shared universe between his bibliography including his science fiction-fantasy tale The Wrenchies! Also, the gang talks One-Punch Man and a recent onset of ennui!

Pop Gun War: Chain Letter is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, June 14!

Pop Gun War: Gift is out everywhere now! 

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