As a special Halloween treat, the boys have an extra advance book review, this time for Zack Kaplan and Andrea Mutti's Port of Earth! The Image Comics/Top Cow Entertainment series sees aliens come to Earth not to conquer but to bargain and open a way station off the California coast for interstellar travelers with the story exploring the consequences of the deal! Listen to what the boys think of it!

Port of Earth debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 8!

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Jake and Sam are joined by their fellow Geek Out co-host Chris to talk about his evolving appreciation of the Man of Steel since childhood as a comics fan, the comic storylines that made him a fan of the character, and how he views each of the classic Superman flicks! 

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Michael Moreci comes back on the show in a special episode to talk about his debut novel Black Star Renegades! A scrappy, science fiction tale in the tradition of Star Wars but very much an original concept, the story follows a young man in a rebellion against an evil empire that inherits a weapon that could change the course of the entire war for better or worse. Michael talks about the book, writing prose vs. comic scripts, and the appeal of sci fi!

Black Star Renegades is out in bookstores everywhere on January 2 and available for preorder now!

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Sam talks a bit about the debut novel from Michael Moreci (Roche Limit, Superman), Black Star Renegades! A scrappy, science fiction actioner in the tradition of early Star Wars, the novel follows a young man who comes across a secret weapon that could lead to victory or ruin in a war against an evil empire. Sam provides a brief overview, the proper audience, and content in advance of an interview with Michael later this week. 

Black Star Renegades is out January 2 and available for preorder now!

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This week, the boys talk to Miles Gunter about his new Image Comics series Dark Fang! A superhero book with horror undertones, the series follows a vampire that comes to the surface world to wreck vengeance when her underwater sanctuary is destroyed by the fossil fuel industry. The gang talks to Miles about the book as well as his thoughts on horror movies in keeping with the season. Also, Chris talks Happy Death Day, Jake talks Bond, and Sam talks Tom Petty!

Dark Fang debuts on Wednesday, November 15 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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Top Cow Productions President and Chief Operating Officer Matt Hawkins returns on the show for a special episode to talk about the current state of the publisher, what new series to expect by the year's end and into 2018, and the publisher's Kickstarter campaign for the OGN Stairway! 25 years strong, Top Cow is coming off a banner year in the industry!

Check out the Stairway Kickstarter here, and be sure to contribute and spread the word!

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Just in time for Halloween, the boys have an advance review of Dark Fang by Miles Gunter and Kelsey Shannon! The new series follows Valla, a vampire from the bottom of the sea who returns to the surface world when her home is threatened by the fossil fuel industry. Blood will run...Listen to what the gang thinks of the debut issue!

Dark Fang debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 15!

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This is the big one: Sam and Zach discuss the 1985 Super Mario Bros. which effectively launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, made the Japanese video game company a household name, and ended the home video game crash that had sent shockwaves through the industry since 1983. Listen as the boys talk their earliest memories of the game and if Mario is best 2D or 3D!

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Sean Lewis comes back on the show for a three-repeat and brings along co-creator and artist Caitlin Yarksy with him to talk about their new Image Comics series Coyotes! A bloody, revenge-fueled romp in the American Southwest, the book follows young women standing up to a mythical, lycanthropic threat! Also, the gang talks RoboCop 2 and New York Comic Con!

Coyotes debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 8!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Coyotes by Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky! A bloody revenge-fueled romp set in a lawless border town, Coyotes tells the tale of a city of lost girls where the women are terrorized by a pack of ravenous monsters that roam the streets and surrounding desert when the sun goes down and what happens when one girl stands her ground. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the debut issue!

Coyotes debuts in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 8!

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