This week, the boys review the second volume of Jim Zub and Djibril Morissette-Phan's Glitterbomb, The Fame Game! Picking up after the events of the previous story with a new protagonist, this arc explores the dark side of fame through social media with bloody, bloody results! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it!

Glitterbomb Volume 2: The Fame Game comes out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 28!

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Category:Book Club -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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Jake and Mike reconvene to discuss the sequel to the perfect movie/God's favorite movie, RoboCop 2! The 1990 sci fi flick divided fans of the 1987 original and stands as the last film in the series not to shy away from the ultra-violence that helped define the franchise but how does it hold up over 25 years later? Listen and find out!

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Category:RoboCop -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin return on the show to talk about their new book Genius: Cartel! The second volume in their Genius series takes the action global as combat mastermind Destiny is drafted into the drug war! But who's playing who? Also, the duo talk how wild it is as the two lifelong geeks made good in the industry they grew up as fans of!

Genius, Vol. 2: Cartel is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 21!

Direct download: Episode189.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys review the first issue of Thrawn, the latest Star Wars miniseries from Marvel Comics by Jody Houser and Luke Ross! The comic adapts Timothy Zahn's reinvention of the character as seen in Star Wars: Rebels and last year's Thrawn novel seeing the origins of the Imperial strategic mastermind from his beginnings exiled on a distant world to his time in the Imperial Academy! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it!

Thrawn debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 14!

Direct download: BookClub110.mp3
Category:Book Club -- posted at: 3:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Genius: Cartel by Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, and Rosi Kampe! The second volume of Genius follows Destiny as she becomes part of military-industrial complex and is tasked with taking down Latin American drug cartels. But can any agency outthink Los Angeles' most cunning strategist? Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the second miniseries!

Genius: Cartel is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 21!

Direct download: BookClub112.mp3
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Sam and Zach revisit the debut the original Super Mario handheld game, 1989's Super Mario Land! A launch title for the original Game Boy, Mario's handheld debut was the first game in the franchise without any direct involvement from Shigeru Miyamoto which led to it being a radical departure from the previous games (Mario piloting submarines?!) and introducing Princess Daisy who would appear more regularly in the franchise over a decade later! Listen to what the boys think of it!

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Category:Video Game Archive -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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Marvel Comics editor Heather Antos returns on the show to talk about the comic debut of Expanded Universe fan-favorite character, Admiral Thrawn! Heather discusses the appeal of the character, the process of reintegrating him into Star Wars' new continuity, and the gang go on a deep dive of Expanded Universe elements they like the best along with hints of what's to come with other books Heather is editing!

Thrawn debuts in comic shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, February 14!

Direct download: Episode188.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of The Beef by Tyler Shainline, Richard Starkings, and Shaky Kane! A new miniseries about one bullied man working in the beef industry that decides to take a stand after he finds out what a lifetime of getting high on his own supply has done to his body! This book is all kind of nuts in the best possible way!

The Beef debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 28!

Direct download: BookClub109.mp3
Category:Book Club -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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In a special episode, the boys welcome their buddy Tyler Shainline on to the show to talk about his new book, The Beef with Richard Starkings and Shaky Kane! A wonderfully weird tale following a meat factory worker that becomes an unwitting superhero after a lifetime of consuming the titular meat, Tyler details the book's origins and generally geeks out with the gang over, well, everything!

The Beef debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 28!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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Five years have past since Nancy Thompson’s horrific ordeal and a new family has moved into her house. Jesse, the older son, is plagued by nightmares upon moving in and is pressured to kill for the scary boogeyman who visits him while asleep.Can Jesse resist the killer urge being forced into his brain? Or is this dream demon too strong for him to control?

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Category:Nightmare on Elm Street -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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