It's just the core Geek Out gang this week as the boys actually take the time to catch up. Listen as the boys compare notes on the most recent films they've seen from Jake and Sam watching the soul-crushing Manchester By-the-Sea and Chris watching the yuletide laughfest of Office Christmas Party. Also, the boys talk Spider-Man, Fast and the Furious, and...Paul Giamatti?

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This week, the boys talk to comic book writer and playwright Sean Lewis about his new Image Comics series The Few with Hayden Sherman. A post-apocalyptic tale in the finest tradition of Mad Max and Cormac McCarthy's The Road, Lewis talks about the book's inspirations, the transition of writing for comics as opposed to writing for the stage, and provides an update on the television adaptation of his previous book, Saints!

The Few is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, January 18! 

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This week, Caitlin Kittredge and Steven Sanders come on the show to talk about their Image Comics series Throwaways! A tale of fugitives on the run from a shadow organization with shades of Three Days of the Condor and Stranger Things, Throwaways is paranoid, high-powered action at its finest. Caitlin and Steven talk the book, its departure from their usual work along with its influences, and where the story is going next! Also, the gang talks The Edge of Seventeen and Moana!

Throwaways, Volume 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, December 21! Look for the start of the second story arc on Wednesday, February 8!

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This week, Joe Harris and Megan Hutchison come on the show to talk about their Image Comics series Rockstars, a murder mystery linked to one of the world's greatest and most infamous rock bands! The gang talks to the creators about the book, its inspirations and origins, and leads to a whole larger discussion about the nature of rock'n'roll and art. Also, the gang has a spoiler-filled discussion about Arrival, talks the expanding legacy of Metallica, and Jake REALLY likes Captain Britain.

Rockstars debuts on Wednesday, December 14 in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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Tom DeFalco is a living legend in the comic book industry. He helped develop the digest magazines for Archie Comics, co-wrote the iconic Spider-Man storylines Maximum Carnage and The Clone Saga, and co-created Dazzler and Thunderstrike for starters. This week he talks to the boys about the debut issue of Reggie and Me, the latest addition to Archie Comics' growing line of titles set in New Riverdale, this time focusing on its greatest villain. Also, Tom talks why Archie has endured for 75 years and his work with a certain webslinging wallcrawler...finally, the gang settles to age old debate if Doctor Octopus is jacked.

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This week the boys speak with Kevin Gould about his hip-hop concept album Stereo Myth and the grindhouse-tinged hero's journey narrative it tells! This leads to the gang talking about Kevin's inspirations, good kung fu grindhouse cinema, and the works of...Werner Herzog? Also, the gang talks about Doctor Strange! We're chock full of content this week, folks.

You can download and/or stream Stereo Myth absolutely for free here!

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This week the boys speak with writer W. Maxwell Prince about his upcoming book One Week in the Library through Image Comics! The gang talks to Will about the origins of the book, the seven vignettes within, and his aptitude for deconstruction. The discussion also turns to his IDW books The Electric Sublime and Judas! Finally, the gang shares what they did the week leading up to Halloween!

One Week in the Library is out in comic shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, December 7 and out in bookstores on Tuesday, December 13!

The Electric Sublime and Judas are both available now!

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This week, the boys talk to comic book writer and artist about his Image Comics series She-Wolf, a surreal, psychological take on the lycanthrope legend! Rich talks about the book's influences, the series' distinct art style, and gets to talking to the gang about the Criterion Collection! Also, Chris watches the reboot of The Prisoner while Jake discovers who the greatest rock'n'roll band of all time is!

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This week, the boys talk to comic book writer Frank Barbiere about his new Image Comics series Violent Love with art by Victor Santos! Frank goes into the origins of the story, his influences, and what to expect in the first arc of the ongoing series! Also, Frank drops hints about the return of his other Image Comics series Five Ghosts and an update on an adaptation of the series! 

Violent Love debuts in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, November 9!

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In a special Geek Out episode, the gang talks to writer Dani Colman about the Kickstarter campaign for her comics anthology, Couture! Inspired by a century of fashion all over the world and with a whole host of superstar comic book artists, the anthology is a collection of fifteen short stories using fashion as jumping point into each respective story! Listen as Dani explains the project, its origins, and details about the Kickstarter campaign!

For more information about Couture and to help contribute to the project, visit the Kickstarter page here!

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