This week, the boys have an advance review of Jim Rugg's The Street Angel Gang! A standalone graphic novel in the Street Angel series chronicling Street Angel's efforts to join a gang, the book is a fun read for both old fans and new readers to the series; completely accessible to those who aren't familiar with previous volumes! Listen to what the boys think of it!

The Street Angel Gang is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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Sam and Jake are joined by Rich to discuss the fifth James Bond film, 1967's You Only Live Twice. With 007 mania having hit its zenith, the producers of the cinematic franchise sought to find a way to inject new life into an aging formula, a disenfranchised star, and to stand proudly apart from a sea of copycat flicks. What resulted was the start of a trend of James Bond films becoming less cloak and dagger and more outlandish action. Listen to how the gang feels about movie 50 years after its initial release!

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This week the boys welcome Rich Tommaso back on the show to talk about his new Image Comics series, Spy Seal! Inspired by freehand sketches from Rich's teenage years, Spy Seal became a bit of a viral sensation when posted online last year leading him to create an espionage series around his creation in the style of Tintin. Listen as the gang talks to Rich all about it! Also, Chris provides his thoughts on Baby Driver!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Moonstruck by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle! A tale of love and finding your way into the burgeoning years of adulthood while set in a fantasy world of magic and all sorts of fantastical creatures, listen to hear what Sam and Jake thought of it and what animals they themselves would see themselves as in this mystical world!

Moonstruck is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 19!

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One year after Roy Burns went on his copycat killing spree, Tommy Jarvis tracks down the grave of the real Jason Voorhees in a desperate attempt to ensure that not only is he dead but that Jason’s body has been destroyed. Inadvertently, by stabbing Jason in the chest with an iron rod that then gets struck by lightning, Tommy is the reason that the killer is allowed to come back to life to begin his vengeance anew. Can the newly dubbed town of Forest Green survive the return of Jason Voorhees?

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This week, the boys talk to Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle about their new Image Comics series Moonstruck! A tale of love and finding your own into burgeoning adulthood all in a fantasy world filled with magic and mystical creatures, the creative team talks about their influences, break down the main characters, and what was their go-to books at scholastic book fairs in elementary schools. Also, the gang talks about wrestling and their latest goings on!

Moonstruck is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 19!

Direct download: Episode156.mp3
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This week, the boys have an advance review of Solid State by Jonathan Coulton, Matt Fraction, and Albert Monteys! The graphic novel is a companion piece to Coulton's concept album of the same name! Listen as Sam and Jake discuss the book chronicling two men connected through time at mankind's zenith and at its most dystopian!

Solid State is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 26!

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This is it, the grand finale to Jake's album-by-album tribute to the fearsome foursome, the greatest band in the land, Kiss! The Bozek Brothers ride that sonic highway one last time to talk about the band's latest studio album, Monster! The 2012 record is the second featuring the current band lineup and a conscious attempt to capture that classic Kiss sound! Listen what the boys think of it as they go track-by-track!

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This week, the boys welcome Chris Brunner on the show to talk about the collection of his Image Comics miniseries Loose Ends! The gang talks about the book, the use of color, and...The Gilmore Girls? Also, the boys talk about The Mummy, Universal's first film in their Dark Universe franchise and how they feel about it!

Loose Ends is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 5!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Loose Ends by Jason Latour, Chris Brunner, and Rico Renzi! A four-issue Southern crime romance years in the making, Sam and Jake talk about the book's surreal, imaginative presentation from a vibrant color scheme by Rico along with entertaining and creative choices by Jason and Chris and how it stands proud and separate from anything else currently on the stands!

Loose Ends is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, July 5!

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