Steve Skroce returns on the show to talk about his book Maestros including its inspirations, its future, and the balancing act when it comes to the narrative's overall tone and psychedelia. Also, given Steve's extensive work in film, him and Sam talk about what they've seen lately.

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 3:00pm EST
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Sean Mackiewicz, editor-in-chief of Skybound Entertainment, sits down with Sam to talk about running one of the most successful comic book imprints in the world, co-creating the book Gasolina, and what to expect from the future of the publisher!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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In a special episode, Brenden Fletcher returns on the show to talk about the first volume of his fantasy series Isola. Brenden talks the book's origins and influences, what to expect next, and the what draws him to create strong female protagonists across all of his work. And because it's October and because it's Brenden Fletcher, him and Sam talk a lot about Dracula and his timeless appeal.

Isola, Vol. 1 is out now!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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In a special episode, Ian Boothby and Gisele Lagace come on the show to talk about their new Image Comics series Exorsisters. Telling the tale of two identical twins that solve mysteries involving all manner of demonic possession, the new book is a blend of Supernatural and Sabrina the Teenage Witch! Listen as the duo talk about the book and its influences!

Exorsisters is out now!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 4:00pm EST
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In a special episode, Ram V and Sumit Kumar come on the show to talk about their new Vault Comics book These Savage Shores. A meditation on India's colonial history and blend of European and Indian mythology and horror tropes, the new series tells the tale of vampires arriving in the region that will one day become India with ancient secrets of its own.

These Savage Shores is out now!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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Sam and Zach reunite on a new episode of the Video Game Archives to talk about the first Wii Super Mario game, 2007's Super Mario Galaxy! Sam's personal favorite Super Mario title, the game brought the franchise back to 3D with the titular plumber taking to the stars to stop Bowser with some new interstellar allies. Listen as the two revisit the instant classic!

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Category:Video Game Archive -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of These Savage Shores by Ram V and Sumit Kumar! The new Vault Comics series has a European vampire on the run take refuge in the region that would become India only to find the new land has ancient supernatural secrets of its own! This to what Sam thinks of the first issue!

These Savage Shores debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 10!

Direct download: BookClub154.mp3
Category:Book Club -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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HIAC is done! Hear what the boys thought and find out if a new GOMen's and GOMVP have been crowned! Also, Chris watched All In!

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Category:Wrestling -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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John McCrea returns on the show to talk about his new book Dead Rabbit! The new crimefighting series from Image Comics tells the tale of a retired vigilante in the Boston metro area lured back into the game years later as he cares for his ailing wife. John talks about the book's influences and balancing hard-hitting action and pitch black humor.

Dead Rabbit is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 3!

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Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Dead Rabbit by Gerry Duggan and John McCrea! The new Image Comics series sees a retired Boston-area vigilante return to crimefighting as he deals with his ailing wife. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the debut issue!

Dead Rabbit is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, October 3!

Direct download: BookClub158.mp3
Category:Book Club -- posted at: 12:00pm EST
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