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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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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