This week, Steve Orlando and Garry Brown come on the show to talk about their new book Crude! A tale of a retired hitman brought back into action after the brutal murder of his son, Steve and Garry reveal the book's origins, the themes of machismo across Steve's work, Garry's visual approach to the series, and...Dirty Harry?!

Crude debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 11!

Direct download: Episode195.mp3
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Crude by Steve Orlando and Garry Brown! The hard-hitting revenge yarn follows a retired hitman that comes in from the coldest winters of post-Cold War Russia when he is sent his son's murdered corpse. Blood will run...Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the debut issue!

Crude debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 11!

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Team 007 reconvenes to talk about the first Bond film after the lengthy Roger Moore era, The Living Daylights. Timothy Dalton's debut as the British super spy started with this 1987 film with an effort to bring the cinematic franchise closer to gets darker, literary roots and breathed new life into the already venerable series but how does it hold up over 30 years later? The boys compare their notes here.

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In a special episode, the boys talk to their friend David Brothers and his recent transition to becoming an editor for Viz Media, one of the largest manga publishers in the world. David talks about his origins getting into manga and anime, the Tao of hip-hop, and what he looks for in good art. 

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This week, the boys welcome Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl on the show to talk about their new creator-owned series, Isola! The gang talks to the lifelong friends about their fantasy book, its influences, and what to expect from the story's opening and also muse on Scooby Doo and Dracula!

Isola debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 4!

Direct download: Episode194.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of the debut issue of Isola by Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl! A fantasy story following the captain of the Royal Guard escorting her queen cursed into the form of a tiger to the titular Island of the Dead in the hopes of restoring her once more! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first issue!

Isola debuts on Wednesday, April 4 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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Jake and Mike reassemble to discuss the final entry in the original RoboCop series, 1993's RoboCop 3! The first film in the franchise without Peter Weller under the cybernetic suit, listen as the duo revisit the movie and it's clear attempt to steer away from the graphic ultra-violence that had helped define the series up until that point!

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The boys welcome back on Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle to talk about their book Moonstruck! The duo discuss how the process behind creating the acclaimed book has been nearly a year since its debut, what to expect next from the series, and their stance on...Scooby Doo? Also, Sam and Jake discuss their recent experiences in Seattle.

Moonstruck, Vol. 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 21! 

Moonstruck #6 is out on Wednesday, April 11!

Direct download: Episode193.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Ice Cream Man #3 by W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo! The anthology series continues on with its most colorful, effervescent issue yet as an aging one hit wonder gets a visit from the mysterious title character leading to a magical mystery tour in an effort to reclaim his glory days! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it! 

Ice Cream Man #3 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 21!

Direct download: BookClub118.mp3
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This week, the boys have an advance review of the first volume of Moonstruck by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle! Collecting the first five issues of the critically acclaimed series, the comedic love story follows several 20-somethings trying to navigate their nascent autonomy while searching for romance and normalcy! Did we mention this world is full of mythological monsters and magic?!

Moonstruck, Vol. 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 21!

Direct download: BookClub116.mp3
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Make sure to check out our predictions show first https://youtu.be/A4AR1RhLyPY

WWE's PPV Fastlane has come and gone. Hear Chris and Tim talk about the ups and downs. Also, Tim has a lot to say about the recent absences of the undefeated Mark Predictions champion, Stephen.

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Sam and Zach wrap the original Game Boy era of Super Mario games with 1992's Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins! The final original Super Mario game for Nintendo's flagship handheld console marks the debut of Wario, Mario's twisted arch rival that would become a breakout character in his own right! Here, the heroic plumber discovers his home has been taken over by Wario leading to this epic adventure! Listen as Sam and Zach revisit this classic!

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YouTube exclusive episode: https://youtu.be/A4AR1RhLyPY

It's the final PPV before Wrestlemania! And boy are we... ennui. Hear Chris, Tim, and Stephen predict the matches coming up this Sunday.

Category:Wrestling -- posted at: 10:08am EST
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In a special episode, Brian Volk-Weiss, the creator and showrunner of the Netflix series The Toys That Made Us, comes on the show to talk about the TV series, its origins, what to expect for the rest of the season, and the toys that inspired him personally!

The Toys That Made Us is out on Netflix now!

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This week, Rich Tommaso returns on the show to talk about his new book Dry County! A semi-autobiographical exploration of Rich's early 20s while working as a cartoonist in Miami during the 90s, the new series follows its protagonist dragged into a neo-noir world following a love interest. Rich also talks the remaster of his first long-form work, Clover Honey! Finally, the gang talks Black Panther!

Dry County is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, March 14!

Clover Honey is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, April 11!

Direct download: Episode192.mp3
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This week, the boys have an advance review for Scales & Scoundrels #7 by Sebastian Girner and Galaad. This super-sized issue caps off the inaugural story arc of the all-age friendly fantasy series and answers many of the questions that have arisen since its debut as the characters have an epic, personal showdown in the depths of the dragon’s lair. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it!

Scales & Scoundrels #7 is out everywhere Wednesday, March 7!

Direct download: BookClub117.mp3
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Rich Tommaso's Dry County! A semi-autobiographical tale, the new series follows a young man trying to make it in Miami in the early 90s when he falls hard for a girl leading to a whole whirlwind of trouble! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first issue!

Dry County debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 14!

Direct download: BookClub114.mp3
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Another year has passed and all is quiet in Springwood, or so it seems. Several troubled teens in a mental institution find that they have a common fear of a nightmarish boogeyman who haunts their dreams. Enter Nancy Thompson, Freddy Krueger survivor, who has become an expert on dream therapy but does she have what it takes to save these kids?

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Make sure to check out the YouTube exclusive predictions episode first! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UiVBD4gq-0

Another PPV has come and gone. This one was pretty vanilla but the boys still had fun. Listen to Chris and Tim recall their favorite parts of this year's Elimination Chamber!

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