This week, the boys welcome Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl on the show to talk about their new creator-owned series, Isola! The gang talks to the lifelong friends about their fantasy book, its influences, and what to expect from the story's opening and also muse on Scooby Doo and Dracula!

Isola debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 4!

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The boys welcome back on Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle to talk about their book Moonstruck! The duo discuss how the process behind creating the acclaimed book has been nearly a year since its debut, what to expect next from the series, and their stance on...Scooby Doo? Also, Sam and Jake discuss their recent experiences in Seattle.

Moonstruck, Vol. 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 21! 

Moonstruck #6 is out on Wednesday, April 11!

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In a special episode, Brian Volk-Weiss, the creator and showrunner of the Netflix series The Toys That Made Us, comes on the show to talk about the TV series, its origins, what to expect for the rest of the season, and the toys that inspired him personally!

The Toys That Made Us is out on Netflix now!

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This week, Rich Tommaso returns on the show to talk about his new book Dry County! A semi-autobiographical exploration of Rich's early 20s while working as a cartoonist in Miami during the 90s, the new series follows its protagonist dragged into a neo-noir world following a love interest. Rich also talks the remaster of his first long-form work, Clover Honey! Finally, the gang talks Black Panther!

Dry County is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, March 14!

Clover Honey is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, April 11!

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This week, the boys welcome Johnnie Christmas on the show to talk about his new book Firebug! A lush fantasy story following a Polynesian society divided by a fire deity residing in a nearby volcano, the book collects the complete story that originally ran in the pages of Island magazine! Johnnie talks influences, working with Tamra Bonvillain on colors, working with Margaret Atwood, and The Beatles!

Firebug is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, March 7!

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In a special episode, Meredith Gran returns on the show to talk about her upcoming indie game Perfect Tides! After a decade of meditating on the nature of being in one's twenties, Meredith looks back to what it means to be a teen in the point and click game. Meredith reveals the backstory and production of the game and how it's been ending Octopus Pie nearly a year later.

To help fund the game and get in on it from jump, check out the Kickstarter page here!

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This week, Jim Zub and Djibril Morissette-Phan return (Jim for the fourth time!) to talk about their book Glitterbomb: The Fame Game. The second story in the Glitterbomb horror series, The Fame Game is a both a continuation and fresh jumping on point from the previous story as the price of fame in the social media age is explored with bloody, bloody consequence. Listen as the duo talk about it and Jim discusses writing Avengers over at Marvel!

Glitterbomb: The Fame Game is out on Wednesday, February 28 in comic shops and Comixology!

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This week, Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin return on the show to talk about their new book Genius: Cartel! The second volume in their Genius series takes the action global as combat mastermind Destiny is drafted into the drug war! But who's playing who? Also, the duo talk how wild it is as the two lifelong geeks made good in the industry they grew up as fans of!

Genius, Vol. 2: Cartel is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 21!

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Marvel Comics editor Heather Antos returns on the show to talk about the comic debut of Expanded Universe fan-favorite character, Admiral Thrawn! Heather discusses the appeal of the character, the process of reintegrating him into Star Wars' new continuity, and the gang go on a deep dive of Expanded Universe elements they like the best along with hints of what's to come with other books Heather is editing!

Thrawn debuts in comic shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, February 14!

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In a special episode, the boys welcome their buddy Tyler Shainline on to the show to talk about his new book, The Beef with Richard Starkings and Shaky Kane! A wonderfully weird tale following a meat factory worker that becomes an unwitting superhero after a lifetime of consuming the titular meat, Tyler details the book's origins and generally geeks out with the gang over, well, everything!

The Beef debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 28!

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