In a special episode, Anthony Del Col returns on the show to talk about his new Marvel miniseries Luke Cage: Everyman! Anthony talks about his longtime appreciation of the street-level Marvel superheroes including Cage and his approach to balance relevant topics from today into superhero action! Also, the writer reveals which fall horror film release he believes will triumph at the box office!

The first chapter of Luke Cage: Everyman is available on Comixology and Marvel Unlimited now!

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This week, Sam has an advance review of Perdy by Kickliy. The popular European artist's Western graphic novel follows its title character after she's released from Yuma prison and falls back into a life of crime in the Wild West! Listen to what Sam thinks of it!

Perdy is out in comic shops everywhere on Wednesday, September 5!

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This week, Eric Shanower comes on the show to talk about the remastered editions of his Eisner Award-winning historical epic Age of Colors. Now in full-color for the first time, Eric discusses the enduring appeal of classic Ancient Greek stories and what makes the characters so intriguing all these millennia later. Also, Eric talks his other passion project, The Wizard of Oz!

Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships is out in comic shops everywhere on Wednesday, September 12!

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This week, Sam looks at the remastered edition of Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships by Eric Shanower. Presented in full-color by John Dallaire for the very first time, the historical epic retells the legendary Trojan War after Paris of Troy absconds with Helen, Queen of Sparta! Listen to what Sam thinks of the remastered first volume!

Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships is out in comic shops everywhere on Wednesday, September 12!

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In a special review for Marvel, Sam and Jake review the first two issues of Luke Cage: Everyman. The new miniseries written by Anthony del Col with Jahnoy Lindsay and Ian Herring on art follows the Hero of Harlem as years of super-powered heroics lead him to begin to show signs of CTE! Listen as Sam and Jake discuss the bold new direction for Power Man! 

The first two issues of Luke Cage: Everyman are available on Comixology now!

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In a special episode, Ryan O'Sullivan returns on the show to talk about his new Vault Comics series Fearscape! The new fantasy series with artists Andrea Mutti and Vlad Popov deconstructs the nature of storytelling while its protagonist finds himself drawn into a fantastical world filled with personifications of fear. Ryan talks about the books influences and the nature of writing among different writers with Sam.

Fearscape #1 debuts on Wednesday, September 26 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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In the show's first book review for Vault Comics, Sam looks at the inaugural issue of Fearscape, written by Ryan O'Sullivan with art by Andrea Mutti and Vlad Popov. The new comic book series sees an amateur writer with delusions of grandeur suddenly finding himself in a fantasy world where storytellers are confronted by personifications of fear as he attempts to make a name for himself professionally. Listen to what Sam thinks of the first issue and keep an eye out for an interview with Ryan all about it soon!

Fearscape #1 debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 26!

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Andrew Aydin returns on the show this week to talk about his and Congressman John Lewis' original graphic novel Run. The follow-up to their acclaimed original graphic novel trilogy March, the new book, with art by Afua Richardson and Nate Powell covers the Congressman's first serious foray into the world of politics after the Civil Rights Movement. Later, the gang talks birthdays, rock shows, and...shark movies?

All three volumes of March are out now. 

Run will be released by Abrams Books sometime in 2019.

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Oh damn! What a banger of a PPV that was, eh? And that Takeover! UGH! Find out who the inaugural GCW NXT King of Predictions is and find out with Chris and Tim respectively retain their GOMen's and GOMVP titles!

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It's the biggest party of the summer and we're here for it! We've got a new title for NXT predictions as we go over the Takeover Brooklyn 4 card and then, hear about the most divergent predictions we've had so far on the show when we discuss the matches for Summer Slam!

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This week, the 007 team reconvenes to talk about 1999's The World Is Not Enough. The third Pierce Brosnan-starring film in the long-running series has the British superspy deal with a terrorist who can't feel pain that's targeting oil pipelines from some reason. Listen as the boys revisit the final Bond film of the 20th century and see how it holds up.

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This week, Cullen Bunn and Mark Torres come on the show to talk about their new Image Comics miniseries Cold Spots. The duo discuss the atmospheric, gothically-tinged new horror book, how their partnership came about, and influences behind the series. Also, they compare notes on favorite horror movie slashers! Finally, the gang shares their thoughts on Mission: Impossible - Fallout!

Cold Spots debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 22!

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This week, Sam has an advance review of Cold Spots by Cullen Bunn and Mark Torres. The new Image Comics horror series follows a man searching for his estranged family after their mysterious disappearance only to find a whole world of supernatural terror. Listen to what Sam thinks of the first issue!

Cold Spots debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 22!

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In a special episode, Sam sits down with Christopher Sebela, Ted Brandt, and Ro Stein to talk about their new Image Comics series Crowded. Already optioned for the big screen, the book follows a young woman forced to hire a bodyguard when she's targeted by a crowd-funded assassination campaign. Listen as the gang discusses the book's inspirations and where it's going next!

Crowded debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 15!

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This week, Sam has a special advance review of Crowded by Christopher Sebela, Ro Stein, Ted Brandt, and Triona Farrell. The new Image Comics series sees an LA-based woman forced to hire a bodyguard when her pending assassination becomes crowdfunded. Listen to what Sam thinks of the first issue!

Crowded debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 15!

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This week, Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky return on the show to talk about the second story arc of their Image Comics series Coyotes! The duo discuss the new themes and direction for the action-horror book as well changes in styles and influences. Also, the gang shares what they've been up from concerts to TV series.

Coyotes #5 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 15!

Coyotes, Vol. 1 is out everywhere now!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Coyotes #5 by Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky! The first issue of the second story arc, the latest installment sees the cast of characters relocate to find a new society with a different strategy against the titular lycanthropes. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the issue!

Coyotes #5 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 15!

Coyotes, Vol. 1 is out everywhere now!

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This 007 crew reconvenes this week to discuss 1997's Tomorrow Never Dies. Rushed into production to capitalize on GoldenEye's success, Pierce Brosnan's sophomore outing as James Bond began filming without a complete script...and it shows! Listen as the gang revisits a film that isn't as bad as its reputation suggests but not as good as anyone hopes.

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This week, the boys talk to Brandon Dayton. The former video game concept artist is the writer and artist behind Green Monk which sees a new origin tale through Image Comics in an original graphic novel. Brandon talks his influences and his love of Russian culture while Jake recounts San Diego and Chris talks seeing several new films.

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

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