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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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, 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 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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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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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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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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Tyler Shainline returns on the show in a fun-filled conversation about his new book The Beef but also just generally geek out and catch up with the gang. Also, Chris sees Incredibles 2, Sam goes to wedding, and the boys give Sam a hard time for having so much turquoise in his apartment.

The Beef is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 18!

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This week, Anthony Del Col comes on the show to talk about his new World War II thriller Son of Hitler. The writer shares the origins of the original graphic novel, why he finds historical fiction so intriguing, and his favorite pieces of World War II fiction. Also, Sam discusses what he did in Charlotte while he and Chris compare notes about the latest films they've seen.

Son of Hitler is out in comic shops, bookstores, and on Comixology now!

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