This week, Sam and Jake discuss the return of Andrew MacLean's Head Lopper with the fifth issue of Image Comics' hack and slash series from MacLean's singular vision. Having established himself, the series' protagonist, Norgal, ventures into the Crimson Tower! Listen what the boys think of the long-awaited return of the barbarian hero!

Head Lopper #5 out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 15!

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This time around, Ken went to the local used records shop where we sometimes find our laserdiscs and got a HUGE haul. So big that he's chopping it into two parts. And then Chris chimes in with his thoughts on his most recent acquisitions Highlander and Highlander 2: The Quickening.

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Jim Zub comes back on the show along with artist Djibril Morissette-Phan to talk about their new book Glitterbomb! A horror comic and biting commentary on the youth-obsessed culture of Hollywood, Glitterbomb stands among the darkest work that the creative team has done and they sit down with the boys to over it. Jim also talks his other Image Comics series, Wayward, and reflects on Samurai Jack ahead of the upcoming revival series! Finally, the gang attempts to determine what the most American movie of all time is in the wake of Presidents Day.

Glitterbomb, Volume 1 is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 1!

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This week, the boys talk about the first volume of Jim Zub and Djibril Morissette-Phan! At once a horror comic and an examination of the superficial, youth-obsessed culture of Hollywood, the volume collects the first four issues of the series and stands as the darkest books that series writer Jim Zub has ever done! Listen to what Sam and Jake think of it!

Glitterbomb is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, March 1! 

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Sam's retrospective on the Indiana Jones film franchise comes to a close this week with the boys looking back on the iconic archaeologist's latest cinematic adventure, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. A divisive critical disappointment upon its initial release in 2008, listen as the gang reflects on their first impressions of the film all those years ago, where they think the movie goes wrong and right, and how it holds up now nearly a decade later!

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Another interview this week and another returning author! Chynna Clugston Flores returns on the show to talk about the remastered edition of Scooter Girl, a screwball comedy and love letter to mod culture as one man about town finds the one girl that constantly trips him up! Chynna talks the appeal of mod culture, the inspirations behind the book, and compares it to her other seminal work, Blue Monday! Also, the boys talk a bit more about The Lego Batman Movie and John Wick: Chapter 2!

Scooter Girl is out in comic shops and Comixology on Wednesday, February 15!

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy is out Wednesday, March 1!

Watch for future remastered volumes of Blue Monday!

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Zack Kaplan returns on the show this week to talk about the first volume of Eclipse! A tale set on an Earth where the sun's rays immediately burn any organics to death while a serial killer runs loose in the a subterranean New York City, Zack had previously come on the show to discuss the debut issue ahead its launch this past summer. This time around, the interview is a bit of a bookend with Zack looking back on his experiences and looking ahead to the future of the series! Also, Ken comes on the show to talk Power Rangers and the gang talks The Lego Batman Movie!

Eclipse, Volume One hits comic book shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, February 15!

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A second book review this week! This time the boys talk about Scooter Girl by Chynna Clugston Flores! A love letter to mod culture complete with a groovy soundtrack and killer fashion sense, Chynna's remastered miniseries is a screwball dark comedy following one man about town that crosses paths with the one woman that always trips him up! Listen to what the boys thought of it!

The remastered Scooter Girl is out Wednesday, February 15!

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This is a bookend of sorts as the gang had previously reviewed the debut issue of Eclipse back when the series was just a miniseries! Now a full-fledged ongoing, Sam and Jake revisit the series and its story of a serial killer in a world where the sun kills all it shines a light on as it's collected in its first volume and talk about the book from its infamous sun-kills to the bonus content within!

Volume One of Eclipse is out Wednesday, February 15!

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Two months after the events of the massacre at Camp Crystal Lake, a mysterious figure has tracked down lone survivor Alice, and brutally kills her in her own home. Fast forward another five years, Paul Holt is starting up a summer camp counselor training center at a campground near Camp Crystal Lake. Acknowledging the camp next door, he scares the counselors around the campfire with stories about Pamela and Jason Voorhees. The same mysterious figure who killed Alice then starts tearing thru the counselors in training. Is it possible that Jason did actually survive drowning in the lake and is now taking out camp counselors because he sees them as the reason that his mother’s dead?

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