The boys welcome Ram V and Dev Pramanik on the show to discuss their upcoming book Paradiso! The new Image Comics series takes place in a post-apocalyptic where scavengers arrive at an old metropolis that may itself be more alive than it initially seems...The duo talk about the book's origins and inspirations and the appeal of stories in an urban setting. Also, the Geek Out trio talks Thor: Ragnarok and christen Sam Raimi "Samuel Raimuel" because they're dopes.

Paradiso debuts in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, December 6!

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Kyle Starks pulls the hat trick and returns on the show to talk about the beginning of the end to his Image Comics series Rock Candy Mountain. Kyle talks to the gang about the end of his Kung Fu hobo epic book, how the issue kicking off the finale is the finest thing he's written to date (We agree!), and teases what to expect from him in the future. 

Rock Candy Mountain #5 and Volume 1 are available in comic stores everywhere and on Comixology now!

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The gang welcomes back Meredith Finch back on the show to talk about the first volume of her Image Comics fantasy epic Rose! Meredith talks about the broader themes and character tracks of the opening story arc along with what to expect when the series returns this January! Also, Meredith shares how she felt about Wonder Woman and teases her upcoming Xena: Warrior Princess run. Finally, the gang shares their favorite movie trailers while Chris talks The Foreigner!

Rose Volume 1 is out in comic stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 8!

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Michael Moreci comes back on the show in a special episode to talk about his debut novel Black Star Renegades! A scrappy, science fiction tale in the tradition of Star Wars but very much an original concept, the story follows a young man in a rebellion against an evil empire that inherits a weapon that could change the course of the entire war for better or worse. Michael talks about the book, writing prose vs. comic scripts, and the appeal of sci fi!

Black Star Renegades is out in bookstores everywhere on January 2 and available for preorder now!

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This week, the boys talk to Miles Gunter about his new Image Comics series Dark Fang! A superhero book with horror undertones, the series follows a vampire that comes to the surface world to wreck vengeance when her underwater sanctuary is destroyed by the fossil fuel industry. The gang talks to Miles about the book as well as his thoughts on horror movies in keeping with the season. Also, Chris talks Happy Death Day, Jake talks Bond, and Sam talks Tom Petty!

Dark Fang debuts on Wednesday, November 15 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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Top Cow Productions President and Chief Operating Officer Matt Hawkins returns on the show for a special episode to talk about the current state of the publisher, what new series to expect by the year's end and into 2018, and the publisher's Kickstarter campaign for the OGN Stairway! 25 years strong, Top Cow is coming off a banner year in the industry!

Check out the Stairway Kickstarter here, and be sure to contribute and spread the word!

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Sean Lewis comes back on the show for a three-repeat and brings along co-creator and artist Caitlin Yarksy with him to talk about their new Image Comics series Coyotes! A bloody, revenge-fueled romp in the American Southwest, the book follows young women standing up to a mythical, lycanthropic threat! Also, the gang talks RoboCop 2 and New York Comic Con!

Coyotes debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 8!

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Jim Rugg makes his three-peat appearance on the show to talk about the newest volume of his series featuring the deadliest girl alive, Street Angel! In Superhero for a Day, Jim has the characters cross paths with full-on superheroes to no-holds barred effect! Jim talks about the story, teases what's up next for Street Angel, and geeks out with the gang over 80s pop culture!

Street Angel: Superhero for a Day is out on Wednesday, October 25 in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology!

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This week, the boys talk to comic creator Steve Skroce about his new Image Comics series Maestros! A mind-bending, magical tale sees the royal family overseeing all of magic brutally wiped out and an outcast prince living in Florida having to take the throne. Steve talks about the series, working in comics, and shares his thoughts on latest films including Logan!

Maestros debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 18!

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In a special pre-NYCC episode, the boys talk to Ryan O'Sullivan and Plaid Klaus about their upcoming Image Comics miniseries Void Trip! The psychedelic science fiction adventure follows a couple stoners being pursued by the law as they journey to a planetary nirvana. Listen as the duo talk about the book's origins and themes!

Void Trip debuts on Wednesday, November 22 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology! And come visit them at NYCC!

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