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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Another interview this week and another returning author! Chynna Clugston Flores returns on the show to talk about the remastered edition of Scooter Girl, a screwball comedy and love letter to mod culture as one man about town finds the one girl that constantly trips him up! Chynna talks the appeal of mod culture, the inspirations behind the book, and compares it to her other seminal work, Blue Monday! Also, the boys talk a bit more about The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2!

Scooter Girl is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, February 15!

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy is out Wednesday, March 1!

Watch for future remastered volumes of Blue Monday!

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Zack Kaplan returns on the show this week to talk about the first volume of Eclipse! A tale set on an Earth where the sun's rays immediately burn any organics to death while a serial killer runs loose in the a subterranean New York City, Zack had previously come on the show to discuss the debut issue ahead its launch this past summer. This time around, the interview is a bit of a bookend with Zack looking back on his experiences and looking ahead to the future of the series! Also, Ken comes on the show to talk Power Rangers and the gang talks The Lego Batman Movie!

Eclipse, Volume One hits comic book shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, February 15!

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This week the boys talk to writer-artist Gael Bertrand about his all-new original graphic novel A Land Called Tarot. Marking his debut as a writer, Gael discusses his influences and the French art scene! Also, the boys reflect on the recent Super Bowl LI.

A Land Called Tarot is out in comic shops everywhere now!

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The boys take a break from interviews this week to recover from a recent viewing of The Founder starring Michael Keaton. Listen as the gang recounts why it may be the worst film they've seen in at the movie theater in recent memory!

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This week the boys are joined by comic book creator and storyboard artist extraordinaire Gabriel Hardman to talk about his new Image Comics book The Belfry! A surreal, nightmarish tale, The Belfry is a special one-shot created entirely by Hardman! We also talk Gabriel's other Image Comics series Invisible Republic and...David Lynch?

The Belfry is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, February 22!

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This week the boys talk to comic book creator and filmmaker Kaare Andrews about his creator-owned series Renato Jones: The One%! Kaare discusses the crusading comic against the super-rich, the importance of creating art, along with working on Marvel Comics mainstays like Spider-Man and Iron Fist! 

Renato Jones: The One%'s complete first season is out now on Comixology and in comic book shops everywhere!

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Eisner Award-winning comic book creator Jason Latour comes on the show this week to talk about his Image Comics series LOOSE ENDS! A Southern crime comic that predates his other Image Comics series SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Jason talks to the boys about how personal the two series are, how LOOSE ENDS is a time capsule to a specific period of his life, and teases his next Image Comics series BLACK CLOUD. Also, talk of SPIDER-GWEN and...Star Trek: The Next Generation?

LOOSE ENDS debuts on Wednesday, January 25 in comic shops everywhere and Comixology!

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