This week, the boys have an advance review of Glitterbomb: The Fame Game by Jim Zub and Djibril Morissette-Phan! A continuation of the original horror miniseries, The Fame Game serves as a perfectly accessible jumping on point as the price of fame is explored with bloody, bloody consequences. Listen to what the gang thinks of it!

Glitterbomb: The Fame Game debuts on Wednesday, September 20 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology!

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After discussing video gaming's most iconic character's debut last episode, Sam and Zack delve into his first unequivocal starring role as the eponymous character in 1983's Mario Bros.! Often confused for the original Super Mario Bros. game and associated with its recreation as the bonus stages of Super Mario Bros. 3, Mario Bros. was the character's last major hurrah in the arcades! Listen to the boys as they reminisce over it!

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This week, the boys speak with superstar comic creator Declan Shalvey about his original graphic novel Savage Town. At once a crime comic set in the Irish town of Limerick and a slice of life look at its denizens, the graphic novel is a blend of Guy Ritchie and Southern Bastards. Declan talks the book, life in Ireland, and his award-winning work as an artist on books like Injection and Moon Knight!

Savage Town is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 20!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of Savage Town by Declan Shalvey and Philip Barrett! A slice of life tale from the streets of Limerick, Ireland, the story follows Jimmy Savage as he finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into the town's criminal elements. Listen to what Sam and Jake think of the original graphic novel!

Savage Town is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 20!

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Sam, Jake, Rich, and Garrett reconvene to discuss the first film from the Roger Moore era, Live and Let Die! The 1973 film was inspired heavily by blaxploitation flicks prevalent in the States at the time and sought to reinvent James Bond with a new actor in the role and to course correct from the excesses of the previous film. However, it has since earned a reputation for racist overtones; listen as the gang looks back on the film and its legacy. Also, the gang speculates about the newly announced 25th Bond film scheduled for 2019!

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In a special episode, the gang talks to Adam Freeman and Marc Bernardin about their Image Comics/Top Cow miniseries Genius: Cartel! A tale of a young woman who is an absolute master tactician drafted into a school of strategical prodigies, duo and lifetime friends talk about the book and their love of comics!

The first volume of Genius is out in comic book stores and on Comixology along with the first issue of Genius: Cartel now! The second issue is out Wednesday, September 13!

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This week, the boys welcome Jeremy Haun back on the show! Jeremy returns with writer Seth Peck to talk about their new Image Comics series The Realm which blends post-apocalyptic settings with fantasy creatures and spells in an all-new story following survivors trying to make it through a land of ruined cities and bloodthirsty orcs. Also, the gang talks about Logan Lucky!

The Realm is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 13!

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This week, the boys have an advance review of The Realm by Jeremy Haun and Seth Peck. A post-apocalyptic tale with fantasy and steampunk elements, the new series is a prodigious genre blend that hits the ground running. Listen to what the boys think of the debut issue.

The Realm debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, September 13!

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Jake and Sam welcome their friend Vernon on to the Superman-centric show and the trio discuss how the Man of Steel is far more relatable than a lot of critics give him credit for, how Vernon was introduced to the character, whether he belongs in a shared universe, and Vernon's personal favorite Superman stories!

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This week, the boys talk to Sebastian Girner about his new Image Comics series Scales & Scoundrels. In addition to the all-age friendly fantasy story, Sebastian discusses his testosterone-heavy book Shirtless Bear-Fighter and...a gritty reboot of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe? A long interview this week both rollicking fun and occasionally revealing!

Scales & Scoundrels debuts on Wednesday, September 6 in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology! 

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