This week, the boys have an advance review of the first volume of Rock Candy Mountain by Kyle Starks. A rollicking tale of hobos, riding the rails, bareknuckle brawls, and Satan, Kyle brings the humor and the action with this tale of one man searching for the titular fantasy land. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first volume!

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

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Rockstars #6 by Joe Harris and Megan Hutchison! Kicking off the second story arc of their series (Appropriately titled "Children of the Beast") investigating urban legends and supernatural mysteries behind some of the biggest acts in rock and roll, this volume shifts to 80's heavy metal. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the opening issue and what heavy metal means to each of them.

Rockstars #6 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 16! 

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Since the start of this special podcast series, Jake has repeatedly invoked his disdain for Sean Connery's final official cinematic outing in the role that made him famous (Remember that 1983's Never Say Never Again was made outside of the official franchise by a rival studio) in 1971's Diamonds Are Forever and in this episode the gang delves to why exactly that is. The start of Bond in a decade with an added emphasis on spectacle and appealing to American audiences, Diamonds Are Forever marks a clear transition for the cinematic franchise. See how Jake and the gang look back on the film!

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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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This week, the boys have an advance review of Rich Tommaso's Spy Seal! Originally a freehand sketch done by Tommaso as a teenager, the series takes place in a world full of anthropomorphized animals during the swinging 60s with Cold War intrigue as the titular British spy is drawn into a deadly web of espionage! Listen to what the gang thinks of the first issue!

Spy Seal debuts in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 16!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of the second volume of Eclipse by Zack Kaplan and Giovanni Timpano. The gang talks about the continuation of the story set in a world where even the slightest contact with sunlight can mean horrific death and how this volume both escalates the action and splits the narrative between dual protagonists like The Godfather Part II! Check it out!

Eclipse Volume 2 is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 9!

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Jake launches his new podcast series and invites fellow Geek Out co-host Sam along for the ride! This new series focuses on personal reflections on DC Comics' flagship character, Superman! In this introductory episode, Jake and Sam lay out the mission statement for the series and briefly share their own connections to the first modern superhero.

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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 have an advance review of Antony Johnston and Shari Chankhamma's Ghost Station Zero! The second standalone arc in the ongoing espionage adventures of Codename Baboushka, hits the ground running with the international superspy investigating an abandoned Soviet base only for everything to go very wrong, very fast! Listen what the gang thinks of the first issue!

Ghost Station Zero debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, August 2!

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