In a special episode, Pulitzer Prize-nominated novelist Ace Atkins comes on the show to talk about the graphic novel adaptation of his debut book Crossroad Blues! The former journalist discusses his love of noir, how his novel became adapted for comics 20 years after its initial publication, and how blues brings communities together in the Deep South.

Crossroad Blues is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 25!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Crossroad Blues by Ace Atkins and Marco Finnegan! A graphic novel adaptation of Atkins' debut novel of the same name, this neo-noir tale follows hard-boiled Nick Travers as he investigates the mystery of lost recordings by enigmatic blues legend Robert Johnson down by the bayou. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it!

Crossroad Blues is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 25!

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