This week, the boys talk to superstar comic creator Becky Cloonan about her upcoming anthology of short stories By Chance or Providence. A trilogy of standalone tales linked by themes of tragic romance in a world of dark fantasy, Becky talks about the anthology's inspirations and origins. Also, Becky discusses her other Image Comics series, the psychedelic sci fi horror tale Southern Cross as well as her current work with The Punisher at Marvel and Gotham Academy at DC Comics. Finally, the boys discuss the latest WWE PPV Event!

Southern Cross Volume 2 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology now!

By Chance or Providence comes out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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This week, the boys welcome Eisner Award-winning creator Jim Rugg back on the show to about the latest volume of Street Angel with The Street Angel Gang! Jim talks about having Jesse "Street Angel" Sanchez join a gang along with other story and pop culture inspirations behind this volume and also shares his about his love of classic professional wrestling! Meanwhile, the gang discusses Baby Driver and House (The Will Ferrell film, not the TV show).

The Street Angel Gang is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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This week the boys welcome Rich Tommaso back on the show to talk about his new Image Comics series, Spy Seal! Inspired by freehand sketches from Rich's teenage years, Spy Seal became a bit of a viral sensation when posted online last year leading him to create an espionage series around his creation in the style of Tintin. Listen as the gang talks to Rich all about it! Also, Chris provides his thoughts on Baby Driver!

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This week, the boys talk to Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle about their new Image Comics series Moonstruck! A tale of love and finding your own into burgeoning adulthood all in a fantasy world filled with magic and mystical creatures, the creative team talks about their influences, break down the main characters, and what was their go-to books at scholastic book fairs in elementary schools. Also, the gang talks about wrestling and their latest goings on!

Moonstruck is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 19!

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This week, the boys welcome Chris Brunner on the show to talk about the collection of his Image Comics miniseries Loose Ends! The gang talks about the book, the use of color, and...The Gilmore Girls? Also, the boys talk about The Mummy, Universal's first film in their Dark Universe franchise and how they feel about it!

Loose Ends is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 5!

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This week, the boys talk to Andrew Aydin about his short story in the anthology, Bitch Planet: Triple Feature in the second part of our Bitch Planet double feature. Andrew discusses his contribution to the anthology and its relevance along with the continued relevance of the award-winning March trilogy which he co-wrote with Congressman John Lewis. Also, the gang compares notes on Wonder Woman!

Bitch Planet: Triple Feature is out in comic books everywhere and Comixology now!

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The first in a double feature covering the Bitch Planet: Triple Feature anthology spinning off from the popular and timely Image Comics series of the same name, the gang talks to Conley Lyons, who writes one of the three stories, (Specifically, the third story in the anthology, The Invisible Woman) about her contribution to the anthology and her pop culture interests. Also, the gang compares notes on Alien: Covenant and talks broken hands and broken cars!

Bitch Planet: Triple Feature is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

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This week, the boys talk to Christian Cantamessa, Chris Pasetto, and Lukas Ketner about their upcoming Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment miniseries Kill the Minotaur! A retelling of the classic tale of Theseus, Hero of Athens, with a decidedly greater emphasis on the horror elements of the story. Also, the gang remembers the legacies of Chris Cornell and Sir Roger Moore.

Kill the Minotaur is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

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This week, Frank Barbiere comes back on the show to talk about the first volume of his new comic series Violent Love with artist Victor Santos! Frank also discusses his upcoming Marvin the Martian/Martian Manhunter crossover with DC Comics and the return of his debut creator-owned comic series Five Ghosts! Also, the gang talks summer concerts!

Violent Love is out in comic shops everywhere and Comixology now!

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150 episodes! For this milestone of an episode, Alex de Campi, the person that has guested on the show more than anyone else, comes back with Tony Parker to talk about their book Mayday! The creative team reveals the real-world history behind the Cold War espionage tale, describe the action set pieces and motivations within the story, and talk about what's to come next. Also, naturally, Sam Peckinpah works his way into the conversation to the delight of everyone. Finally, the boys talk about what they thought of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2!

Mayday is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

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