This week, the boys talk to Cullen Bunn, Danny Luckert, and Marie Enger about their Image Comics debut, Regression! The trio discuss their surreal horror tale about hypnotic regression and past lives while also delving into the story's personal origins and influences. Also, the gang all talk favorite horror films along with a lot of progressive metal!

Regression debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 10!

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In a special episode, the boys talk to Top Cow Productions Chief Operating Officer and creator Matt Hawkins! Matt discusses the current Kickstarter campaign for the original graphic novel Golgotha! A science fiction tale about becoming obsolete and unwanted in the face of advancing technology, Matt talks the print distribution that the Kickstarter funds. Matt also talks his inspirations and the real-world parallels to his other books, Think Tank and the upcoming Samaritan! Finally, Matt reveals how he got into the comics business and the current state of Top Cow on the year of its 25th anniversary!

The Golgotha Kickstarter is here!

Think Tank is out in stores and Comixology now!

Samaritan is out in comic stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

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This week, the boys talk to Meredith Finch about her Image Comics debut with Rose! In addition to discussing the fantasy-adventure series and its influences, Meredith also looks back on her time writing Wonder Woman! Also, the gang talks Ghost in the Shell, Stephen King, and Wrestlemania!

Rose is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 12!

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This week, the boys talk to Ivan Brandon about his new Image Comics series Black Cloud, a story following a young woman from a literal kingdom of dreams! Ivan also talks ending his current Image series Drifter with the sci fi tale coming to a close this May! Finally, the gang shares thoughts on Power Rangers, Beauty and the Beast, and Life!

Black Cloud debuts in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 5!

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This week, the boys talk to Brandon Graham about his latest comic, Arclight! The gang also discuss ending Brandon's comic anthology magazine, Island, what made Heavy Metal magazine so cool, and...Frasier? Finally, the boys discuss Kong: Skull Island and Netflix's Iron Fist.

Arclight is available in bookstores and comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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This week, the gang talks with Kyle Starks about his new Image Comics series Rock Candy Mountain! A bare-knuckled, rollicking romp, the comic series features everything from hobo fights to the Devil himself! The only thing flying more furiously than the punches are the jokes! Also, the boys talk to Kyle about his other comics including Sexcastle and Rick and Morty! Finally, Jake talks The Exorcist, Chris talks retro video games, and Sam talks Texas!

Rock Candy Mountain debuts on Comixology and in comic book shops everywhere on Wednesday, April 5!

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This week the boys welcome Andrew MacLean to discuss his critically acclaimed Image Comics series Head Lopper! Originally a self-published title, Andrew brought the book over to Image and is now poised to return to the series for its second story arc! Listen as he talks to the gang about the book, heavy metal, Tolkien, and The Legend of Zelda! Also, Sam and Jake share their Seattle adventures!

Head Lopper #5 is out in comic book shops and Comixology now!

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This week the boys talk to Ken Garing (Not to be confused with occasional co-host Ken) about his return to his science fiction miniseries Planetoid with a new, standalone miniseries Planetoid: Praxis! An adventure in the tradition of everything from Star Wars to Blade Runner, the miniseries picks up exploring the fallout from the first miniseries! Ken talks his influences and what it's like coming back to the world in a galaxy far, far away! Also, the gang talks Logan!

Planetoid and the first two issues of its follow-up, Planetoid: Praxis, are available in comic book shops everywhere and Comixology now!

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Brian Buccellato, Jennifer Young, and Matias Bergara return to the show to talk about the first volume of Cannibal! A creeping horror book set deep in the Florida Everglades explores small town tensions while a deadly virus that curses the infected with a hunger for human flesh, Cannibal is a slow-burn Southern Gothic classic! Listen as the creative team talks about the book and its influences with the boys! 

Cannibal, Volume 1 is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 8!

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Jim Zub comes back on the show along with artist Djibril Morissette-Phan to talk about their new book Glitterbomb! A horror comic and biting commentary on the youth-obsessed culture of Hollywood, Glitterbomb stands among the darkest work that the creative team has done and they sit down with the boys to over it. Jim also talks his other Image Comics series, Wayward, and reflects on Samurai Jack ahead of the upcoming revival series! Finally, the gang attempts to determine what the most American movie of all time is in the wake of Presidents Day.

Glitterbomb, Volume 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 1!

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