This week, the boys have Jesse Blaze Snider on to talk about his EP Black Light District and its accompanying comic book one-shot through Image Comics! Jesse talks how surprisingly personal the EP became, how to define one's own success, and the importance of sticking to one's guns when dealing with issues instead of tiptoeing around them. Also, the boys talk their memories of concerts past including their history with DC's iconic 9:30 Club!

Black Light District is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 12!

You can listen to the EP online here!

Also, you can listen to Jesse Blaze Snider's first LP here!

Direct download: Episode114.mp3
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This week, the gang talks to Peter Milligan and Leandro Fernandez about their Image Comics series The Discipline! A tale of supernatural horror, ancient warring entities, and the occult, the first volume comes out Wednesday, October 5! Peter also talks about ending Hellblazer and writing for British publications versus American publications. Also, the gang talks about their Labor Day weekend!

The Discipline is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 5!

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A triple-header of an interview this week with the boys talking to the creative team of the new Image Comics series Cannibal! A horror story set deep in the Florida Everglades, small town intrigue runs alongside murderous contagion. Listen as we talk to each of the creative team about the book from the art to its inspirations!

Cannibal #1 debuts on Wednesday, October 5 in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology!

Direct download: Episode112.mp3
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This week, the boys talk to Tom Parkinson-Morgan about his web comic Kill Six Billion Demons which will have its first volume see print for the first time on Wednesday, September 7 collected by Image Comics! A demonic fantasy of epic proportions, the gang talk to Tom about it, his influences, and what led him to bring the story to print!

Kill Six Billion Demons is available in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 7!

To keep up with the web comic, go to the official website here!

Direct download: Episode111.mp3
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This week, the boys talk to Zack Kaplan about his comic book writing debut with the Top Cow series, Eclipse! Set a in a world where the sun has grown deadly hot and humanity is forced to take refuge indoors during the day, a NYC cop is tasked with taking down a bold, mysterious serial killer! After that the gang talks about Pete's Dragon and Sausage Party before turning to the topic of birthdays and the discussion gets DEEP with the gang reflecting on where they are now personally and what they hope to happen in the future.

Eclipse #1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 7!

Direct download: Episode110.mp3
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This week, the gang talks to Chynna Clugston Flores about her classic comic book series Blue Monday getting remastered by Image Comics! Chynna talks to the boys about what elements from the book may or may not be directly inspired by events from her own high school days, trading mascot horror stories with Jake, her recent work on the Gotham Academy/Lumberjanes crossover, and weighing in on The Cure versus The Smiths. Also, the gang shares their initial thoughts on Suicide Squad!

Blue Monday: The Kids Are Alright is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology now! Volume 2, Absolute Beginners gets remastered and released on Wednesday, October 26!

The first three issues of Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy are out today! 

Direct download: Episode109.mp3
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The boys are back with an interview, this time with comic book artist Tommy Patterson talking about his Image Comics series Citizen Jack. In a divisive election year full of colorful personalities, the book is especially timely...but Patterson reveals that he and writer Sam Humphries have been working on the book even longer! Also, the gang discusses conspiracy theories with the artist before turning the discussion to Star Trek Beyond and Jason Bourne!

Citizen Jack gets collected by Image Comics on Wednesday, August 3 available in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

Direct download: Episode108.mp3
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The gang is back with a host-centric episode and lots to talk about. Chris and Josh talk about the latest Star Trek flick, Star Trek Beyond, and how it stacks up to the rest of the rebooted trilogy. Chris also discusses going to WWE Battleground and seeing the Verizon Center react to the divisive Roman Reigns. Sam and Jake reflect on their experiences at Comic-Con 2016 and tell some anecdotes about the San Diego pop culture celebration. And the gang talks about the first looks of a lot of upcoming comic book shows and movies revealed at the convention! An episode of Catching Up where we actually catch up!

Direct download: Episode107.mp3
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This week, the boys talk to Austin Eichelberger, comic book creator and Vice President of Richmond-based Plume Snake Comics. Plume Snake is a startup subscription service that gives subscribers access to a whole library of indie comics published through the company. Listen as Austin talks about Plume Snake's origins, the company's mission statement and inspiration, and a bit of his own background in the comic book industry. Also, the gang talks about the new Ghostbusters!

To sign up for Plume Snake, check out their website here!

Be sure to enter the promo code PS-NWX-1MT to get a free month-long trial subscription!

 

Direct download: Episode106.mp3
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Justin Jordan is back this week (Honestly, he never really left) to talk about his other Image Comics series, Luther Strode, and series artist Tradd Moore is here to join him! The duo separately discuss the final installment of the Luther Strode trilogy, The Legacy of Luther Strode, along with some of their influences with the book. Also, Justin talks about his work with DC and Tradd talks reinventing Ghost Rider for Marvel Comics. This episode is fully loaded and ready to rock!

The Legacy of Luther Strode is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology now along with the first two installments of the Luther Strode trilogy!

Direct download: Episode105.mp3
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