This week the boys go in-depth about the latest Star Wars film Rogue One so beware of spoilers if you still want to be surprised by the flick! Also, Sam talks about La La Land and discusses why it's possibly his favorite film of the year. Finally, the gang talks all manner of glam rock from Sweet to T. Rex!

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Jake's exploration of all things Kiss kontinues with him inviting fellow Geek Out co-host Sam back on to talk about the band's 1985 album Asylum! Now three albums deep into the makeup-less era, the band finds a stable guitarist in Bruce Kulick after going through a rotation of guitarists to replace Ace Frehley. Listen as the boys talk about the album track-by-track and how it stands in greater Kisstory!

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It's just the core Geek Out gang this week as the boys actually take the time to catch up. Listen as the boys compare notes on the most recent films they've seen from Jake and Sam watching the soul-crushing Manchester By-the-Sea and Chris watching the yuletide laughfest of Office Christmas Party. Also, the boys talk Spider-Man, Fast and the Furious, and...Paul Giamatti?

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The boys talk about the underground hit from Monty Python alum, Terry Gilliam, "Brazil"! They discuss their Criterion Collection editions which feature both major releases of the film and a slew of supplementary materials about the making and breaking of the film for it's theatrical run.

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This week, the boys talk to comic book writer and playwright Sean Lewis about his new Image Comics series The Few with Hayden Sherman. A post-apocalyptic tale in the finest tradition of Mad Max and Cormac McCarthy's The Road, Lewis talks about the book's inspirations, the transition of writing for comics as opposed to writing for the stage, and provides an update on the television adaptation of his previous book, Saints!

The Few is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, January 18! 

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This week, Sam and Jake talk about the first volume of the Image Comics series Throwaways by Caitlin Kittredge and Steven Sanders! A paranoid action adventure telling the tale of high-powered fugitives on the run from a shadowy organization, Throwaways is a no-holds barred story with shades of Stranger Things for good measure! Listen what the boys thought of it!

Throwaways, Volume 1 is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, December 21!

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Sam unveils his new Geek Out show, TBD, focusing on whatever he's interested at the time. This time around, he's all about Indiana Jones focusing on the iconic film franchise's first installment, Raiders of the Lost Ark! With the rest of the Geek Out crew in tow, they talk about their love of the film and Indiana Jones in general, talk about discovering Indiana Jones, and reveal their favorite moments and bits of trivia behind it! Check it out!

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This week, Caitlin Kittredge and Steven Sanders come on the show to talk about their Image Comics series Throwaways! A tale of fugitives on the run from a shadow organization with shades of Three Days of the Condor and Stranger Things, Throwaways is paranoid, high-powered action at its finest. Caitlin and Steven talk the book, its departure from their usual work along with its influences, and where the story is going next! Also, the gang talks The Edge of Seventeen and Moana!

Throwaways, Volume 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, December 21! Look for the start of the second story arc on Wednesday, February 8!

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This week, Sam and Jake talk about the debut issue of the new Image Comics series Rockstars by Joe Harris and Megan Hutchison! A murder mystery behind one of the world's biggest, most infamous rock bands leads to a peak behind the curtain as murders linked to their legacy appear to resume! Listen as the boys talk about the book and their favorite rock'n'roll urban legends!

Rockstars debuts on Wednesday, December 14 in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology! 

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Jake welcomes back Sam on the show this time to talk about Kiss' 1984 album and their sophomore effort without their iconic makeup and stage personas, Animalize. Very much a product of its era, the album has the band try to make their own impact in the dominant hair metal scene but how does it hold up? And how does new lead guitarist Mark St. John fare in his only studio album with the band after replacing former guitarist Vinnie Vincent? Take a listen as the boys go track-by-track to find out.

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