This week, Sam has a special advance book review of Green Monk: Blood of the Martyrs. An origin story of Brandon Dayton's acclaimed self-published fantasy book, the new original graphic novel follows a young orphan that's raised by an order of monks in a mythical version of Russia. Listen to what Sam thinks of the new book!

Green Monk: Blood of the Martyrs is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 26.

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Sam and Zach reconvene to discuss the only Super Mario game for the GameCube, 2002's Super Mario Sunshine. The second 3D platformer in the series, the boys revisit the game that pushed the Nintendo console's hardware capabilities as far as it could go with the last major visual redesign of the classic character. But how does the often-overlooked title hold up sixteen years later?

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This week, W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo return on the show to talk about the second volume of their series Ice Cream Man and reflect on the first volume. The duo tease what's to come next for the horror-tinged anthology series with its new theme of sinister escalation. Also, Chris talks about his recent road trip to Texas and back!

Ice Cream Man Vol. 1 and #5 are out everywhere now.

Ice Cream Man #6 is out on Wednesday, August 15!

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Extreme Rules 2018 is in the bag. Did we like it? Who won the title? Who won the MVP? Listen and love!

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Sam has a special review of the fifth issue of W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo's Ice Cream Man kicking off the second volume of the horror-tinged anthology series. After the end of the last volume, the new stories seem marked with sinister escalation...but what does Sam think of the latest installment of the acclaimed series?

Ice Cream Man #5 and Vol. 1 are both out now! 

Ice Cream Man #6 is out on Wednesday, August 15!

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With today marking the finale of Spider-Gwen, Jason Latour returns for a supersized episode to talk about the fan-favorite alternate universe webslinger including his favorite moments during his forty-issue plus tenure with the character and what she means to him. Also, Jason reflects on the Eisner-Award-winning Southern Bastards, Black Cloud, and Loose Ends.

Spider-Gwen #34, Southern Bastards Vol. 4, and Loose Ends are out now. Black Cloud Vol. 2 is out on August 29.

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It's time to separate the kids from the grown-ups and gt EXTREME! Tim and Chris talk about who they got to win in this WWE PPV.

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In a special episode, Viz Media editor David Brothers returns on the show to catch up with Sam and Jake. David teases what's to come next from the largest North American manga publisher, how he first got into comics, and why Lebron playing for the Lakers is an extinction level event.

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This week, the boys talk to Rob Guillory about his new book Farmhand! Rob details the origins of the series, how it comes from a personal place for him, and if he's Team Nintendo or Team Sega! Also, Chris shares his recent experiences in Las Vegas and Jake watches Preacher!

Farmhand is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 11!

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This week, the boys have an advance of Outpost Zero by Sean McKeever, Alexandre Tefenkgi, and Jean-Francois Beaulieu. The new Image Comics series follows a small town with all the accompanying ennui facing school kids...but off-world! On the frozen planet, something stirs, something hidden...Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first issue!

Outpost Zero debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 11!

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