In a special episode, Viz Media editor David Brothers returns on the show to catch up with Sam and Jake. David teases what's to come next from the largest North American manga publisher, how he first got into comics, and why Lebron playing for the Lakers is an extinction level event.

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This week, the boys talk to Rob Guillory about his new book Farmhand! Rob details the origins of the series, how it comes from a personal place for him, and if he's Team Nintendo or Team Sega! Also, Chris shares his recent experiences in Las Vegas and Jake watches Preacher!

Farmhand is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 11!

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This week, the boys have an advance of Outpost Zero by Sean McKeever, Alexandre Tefenkgi, and Jean-Francois Beaulieu. The new Image Comics series follows a small town with all the accompanying ennui facing school kids...but off-world! On the frozen planet, something stirs, something hidden...Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first issue!

Outpost Zero debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 11!

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Alice and Dan have enjoyed about a year of peace, until Alice starts having bad dreams again. Slowly, she discovers Freddy’s plot to return to the real world by possessing her unborn son. Can she thwart his plans, save her child, and her friends?

 

Tyler Shainline helps Chris discuss A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Child.

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Tyler Shainline returns on the show in a fun-filled conversation about his new book The Beef but also just generally geek out and catch up with the gang. Also, Chris sees Incredibles 2, Sam goes to wedding, and the boys give Sam a hard time for having so much turquoise in his apartment.

The Beef is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 18!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of The Beef by Richard Starkings, Tyler Shainline, and Shaky Kane! The insane miniseries follows a man who's years of exposure to chemically treated food products leads him to turn into a fearsome USDA-approved avenger. Listen as Sam and Jake tear into this totally bonkers book! 

The Beef is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 18!

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After a brief hiatus, the 007 gang is back in action! Now officially in the 90s and Pierce Brosnan era, the boys talk about the 1995 film GoldenEye. Brosnan's inaugural turn as the British superspy repositioned the franchise for a post-Cold War world and reinvigorated the film series for new audiences. Listen as the boys revisit the flick, admire Sean Bean way too long, and imagine what a Nic Cage Bond would've been like.

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This week, Anthony Del Col comes on the show to talk about his new World War II thriller Son of Hitler. The writer shares the origins of the original graphic novel, why he finds historical fiction so intriguing, and his favorite pieces of World War II fiction. Also, Sam discusses what he did in Charlotte while he and Chris compare notes about the latest films they've seen.

Son of Hitler is out in comic shops, bookstores, and on Comixology now!

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This week, the boys have a review Hit-Girl #5 by Jeff Lemire and Eduardo Risso. The start of a brand new story arc for the Kick-Ass spinoff, the new creative team sends the titular adolescent assassin to the Great White North of Canada to take on a Yukon cartel in all her brutal, blood-soaked glory. Check out what Sam and Jake think of it!

Hit-Girl #5 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology now!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Farmhand by Rob Guillory! The new Image Comics series follows one young family man that finds himself reunited with his estranged father and the grotesque family business of growing human body parts. Blood will run... Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the first issue!

Farmhand debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 11!

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