This week, the boys review the debut issue of the newest Image Comics series Black Cloud by Jason Latour, Ivan Brandon, Greg Hinkle, and Matt Wilson! The new series follows the adventures of a young woman named Zelda trying to scrape by in New York City. Like many in NYC, Zelda comes to the city from a faraway place but, in her case, it happens to be a kingdom of dreams! Listen what the boys think of the first issue and its surreal premise!

The debut issue of Black Cloud is out in comic book shops everywhere and Comixology now!

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Jake invites fellow Geek Out co-host Sam back on to the Kiss program to talk about their 17th studio album, Carnival of Souls. Originally recorded in 1995-1996 as the rough groundwork for the next Kiss album, the band shelved the recordings to commit to a reunion tour with the founding members. After numerous bootlegs leaked to the public, Kiss dusted of the session tapes and released this! Listen as Jake and Sam go track by track through the record while discussing their favorite Kiss "songs".

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This week, the boys talk to Brandon Graham about his latest comic, Arclight! The gang also discuss ending Brandon's comic anthology magazine, Island, what made Heavy Metal magazine so cool, and...Frasier? Finally, the boys discuss Kong: Skull Island and Netflix's Iron Fist.

Arclight is available in bookstores and comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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This week, the boys review Arclight by Brandon Graham and Marian Churchland! Originally printed in the anthology magazine, Island, Arclight is a fully formed science fiction-fantasy tale in the tradition of Frank Herbert and Heavy Metal with a imaginatively realized world complete with otherworldly landscapes, aliens, and blood magic!

Arclight is available in comic shops and bookstores everywhere and on Comixology!

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Ken is back with more awesome movies from his last big buy at our local secondhand record shop.

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This week, the gang talks with Kyle Starks about his new Image Comics series Rock Candy Mountain! A bare-knuckled, rollicking romp, the comic series features everything from hobo fights to the Devil himself! The only thing flying more furiously than the punches are the jokes! Also, the boys talk to Kyle about his other comics including Sexcastle and Rick and Morty! Finally, Jake talks The Exorcist, Chris talks retro video games, and Sam talks Texas!

Rock Candy Mountain debuts on Comixology and in comic book shops everywhere on Wednesday, April 5!

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This week, the boys discuss the debut issue of Rock Candy Mountain by Kyle Starks! A rollicking romp, the new Image Comics series follow hobos riding the rails across the United States and getting into all manner of brawls. Listen what Sam and Jake think of the first issue and their favorite word for "fight"! Stay tuned for an interview with Kyle Starks about the book!

Rock Candy Mountain debuts on Wednesday, April 5 in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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The next miniseries within TBD begins and it's a doozy: Sam and Jake have decided to revisit all the James Bond film one by one starting with the series' 1962 debut with Dr. No and to help them with this gargantuan task, they've enlisted Sam's old friend Rich to join in! Listen as the trio discuss the beginnings of their enjoyment of the franchise and their thoughts on the inaugural film!

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This week, Sam and Jake talk about the latest issue of Zack Kaplan and Giovanni Timpano's sci fi thriller series Eclipse with the second story arc kicking off in its fifth issue! Listen as the duo talk about the series and its new colorist, Flavio Dispenza!

Eclipse #5 is available in comic book stores and Comixology now!

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This week the boys welcome Andrew MacLean to discuss his critically acclaimed Image Comics series Head Lopper! Originally a self-published title, Andrew brought the book over to Image and is now poised to return to the series for its second story arc! Listen as he talks to the gang about the book, heavy metal, Tolkien, and The Legend of Zelda! Also, Sam and Jake share their Seattle adventures!

Head Lopper #5 is out in comic book shops and Comixology now!

Direct download: Episode141.mp3
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