This week, the boys are joined by comic artist Matt Horak! Matt talks about his work once the most recent volume of Marvel Comics' biggest antihero including pop culture Easter eggs throughout his run with Frank Castle. Also, Matt talks his work with EarthQuaker Devices including the web comic Octo Skull!

Punisher, Vol 3: King of the New York Streets it out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, January 24. 

Octo Skull can be found here.

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In the first episode of the new year, Jacob Semahn comes on the show to talk about his Image Comics series No. 1 with a Bullet! The series tackles the big issues ranging from misogyny in the workplace and the increasing lack of privacy in the digital world but with its own sinister, thriller edge! Jake talks about the origins and prescient nature of the book and about the series' unique look as well as how he transitioned into comics while writing for TV!

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This week the boys are joined by perhaps one of the most prolific editors at Marvel today, Heather Antos! Heather talks about her work overseeing the Unbelievable Gwenpool along with the origins of the book and her own personal connection to the character as well. Also, Heather talks serving as editor for Marvel's entire Star Wars line of comics, one of the consistently best lines in comics today! Finally, the boys debate the merits of The Last Jedi! 

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The boys welcome back W. Maxwell Prince on the show along with Martin Morazzo the artist and co-creator of their new Image Comics series Ice Cream Man! An anthology series of vignettes exploring the ennui and dark side of suburbia linked by the titular ice cream man, the creative team talks about the book's origins, what to expect as the series progresses, and favorite ice cream flavors! Also, Jake reveals God's favorite movie: RoboCop.

Ice Cream Man debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, January 17!

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The boys welcome Declan Shalvey back on the show to talk about his creator-owned series Injection which has just released its third volume. In addition to talking about the critically acclaimed horror series, Declan also talks writing Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan and doing Punisher covers for Marvel along with his graphic novel Savage Town!

Volumes 1-3 of Injection and Savage Town are available everywhere now! Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan #3 is out Wednesday, December 20!

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In a special episode, the boys welcome writer Greg Pak on to the show to talk about his new book Mech Cadet Yu, a coming of age science fiction adventure with giant robots and the gorgeous artwork of Takeshi Miyazawa. Greg also discusses the entire body of his work from creating an origin story for John Wick, inspiring the science fiction elements of Thor: Ragnarok, and his personal connection to writing Superman.

Mech Cadet Yu Vol. 1 in comic shops on Wednesday, January 3 along with Issue #5! Check comic shops, bookstores, and Comixology for Greg's work including Planet Hulk, John Wick, and more!

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The gang welcomes back Rich Tommaso for a third time to talk about his latest release Spy Seal: The Corten-Steel Phoenix collecting the first full adventure of Britain's greatest anthropomorphic secret agent! Rich talks to the boys about the book's inspirations and its production and also talks the appeal of creating period-pieces and trades notes on Tarantino flicks!

Spy Seal: The Corten-Steel Phoenix is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, January 24!

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Always around the holidays, we try to do an episode like we used to with us just actually sitting around and catching up and with the way the schedule is looking, this was the best week to do it. So here, before the next wave of deluge of comic and music interviews is the classic trio just reminiscing about the early days of the show and what they've been up to!

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The boys welcome Eisner Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Ed Piskor on the show to talk his latest book, X-Men: Grand Design. Ed talks about the book, an extensive, accessible retelling of the first 30 years of X-Men comic history and reflects on his own origins as an X-Men fan since childhood! Also, the gang shares their thoughts on Justice League!

X-Men: Grand Design is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, December 20!

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The gang talks to singer-songwriter Brian Whelan who has been steadily working in the music industry for over a decade from playing as a mult-instrumentalist in country superstar Dwight Yoakam's band, putting out two solo albums (Decider and Sugarland), and working with Foo Fighters lead guitarist Chris Shiflett on his latest album. Brian talks to the boys about his songwriting process, the importance of musicians of singular vision, and the enduring legacy of rockabilly classics. Also, the gang shares what they're thankful for in advance of Thanksgiving!

Both of Brian's albums are out on Spotify and Apple Music! Check out his website for tour dates, merch, and more info!

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