In this special episode, the gang talks to Jermaine Boyd who has launched a Kickstarter for his indie comic book series Amelia Sky! A post-apocalyptic search for family in the face of an extraterrestrial end of the world, the campaign is up to finish and distribute the series' second issue and get some headway on its third! Listen as Jermaine talks to the boys about the series and the campaign!

To help with the Kickstarter campaign, visit their site here!

To learn more about the series, visit their site here!

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John Layman returns on the show for a very special episode looking back on his universally acclaimed series, Chew from its beginnings while John was working as an editor to its ultimate conclusion this past fall! Listen as he and the gang on an extensive look at the history of Chew!

The entire Chew series is available in stores everywhere and on Comixology now!

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Eisner-nominated comic book creator Kyle Starks returns on the show to discuss his hobo-centric series Rock Candy Mountain and crafting the book's action and humor. Also, Kyle talks the new edition of Sexcastle, his comic adaptations of Rick & Morty and Dead of Winter, and a whole lot about wrestling!

Rock Candy Mountain Volume 1 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 27. 

The new edition of Sexcastle is out now!

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Friend of the show Zack Kaplan comes back on the show to talk about the second volume of his Image Comics/Top Cow series Eclipse! The series depicting a world where the smallest exposure to the sun's rays can be lethal has its second story arc collected today and Zack talks all about it! Zack also discusses his newly announced Top Cow series Port of Earth and predicts where Game of Thrones may go next! Finally, the gang talks Dunkirk and the latest in wrestling!

Eclipse Volume 2 is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology today!

Port of Earth debuts in November!

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Antony Johnston returns on the show for a quick chat about his new book Ghost Station Zero and its inspirations and themes. Also, he discusses the adaptation of his book The Coldest City into this summer's action blockbuster Atomic Blonde, and other recent work in comics and video games!

Ghost Station Zero is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology today!

Atomic Blonde is out in theaters now!

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This week, the boys talk to Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder about the return of their hit Image Comics series Rocket Girl! The duo share their influences on the book, its origins, and where the time-bending sci fi tale launches next! Also, the gang shares their insights on candy, Chris talks Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and Jake and Sam recap their time in San Diego!

Rocket Girl #8 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 2!

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This week, the boys talk to Jay Faerber about his new Image Comics series Elsewhere! With Sumeyye Kesgin on art, Elsewhere tells the tale of Amelia Earhart suddenly finding herself in a fantasy world defying rational explanation that has plunged into social unrest in the face of a brutal dictator! Jay talks about the new series as well as his current Image Comics series, the sci fi Western, Copperhead! Finally, the boys invite Ken on the show to talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming!

Elsewhere debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 2!

Copperhead Volume 3 comes out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 30!

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This week, the boys talk to superstar comic creator Becky Cloonan about her upcoming anthology of short stories By Chance or Providence. A trilogy of standalone tales linked by themes of tragic romance in a world of dark fantasy, Becky talks about the anthology's inspirations and origins. Also, Becky discusses her other Image Comics series, the psychedelic sci fi horror tale Southern Cross as well as her current work with The Punisher at Marvel and Gotham Academy at DC Comics. Finally, the boys discuss the latest WWE PPV Event!

Southern Cross Volume 2 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology now!

By Chance or Providence comes out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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This week, the boys welcome Eisner Award-winning creator Jim Rugg back on the show to about the latest volume of Street Angel with The Street Angel Gang! Jim talks about having Jesse "Street Angel" Sanchez join a gang along with other story and pop culture inspirations behind this volume and also shares his about his love of classic professional wrestling! Meanwhile, the gang discusses Baby Driver and House (The Will Ferrell film, not the TV show).

The Street Angel Gang is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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This week the boys welcome Rich Tommaso back on the show to talk about his new Image Comics series, Spy Seal! Inspired by freehand sketches from Rich's teenage years, Spy Seal became a bit of a viral sensation when posted online last year leading him to create an espionage series around his creation in the style of Tintin. Listen as the gang talks to Rich all about it! Also, Chris provides his thoughts on Baby Driver!

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