This week, the boys welcome back Joe Harris and Megan Hutchison to discuss the opening story arc of their Image Comics series ROCKSTARS, tease what's to come in the heavy metal-centric second arc this summer, and listen as Sam makes an embarrassing admission and alienates the show's one Icelandic listener! Also, the gang talks The Fate of the Furious!

Rockstars: Nativity in Blacklight is out in comic book shops everywhere and Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

Megan's original graphic novel, Vesna, is available through her website here!

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This week, Sam and Jake talk about the first volume of Rockstars by Joe Harris and Megan Hutchison, Nativity in Blacklight! A celebration of the golden age of rock and roll in the 1970s along with its dark secrets and urban legends, this volume collects the series' first five issues! Listen what the boys think of it and what makes the 1970s so well-suited for rock and roll!

Rockstars: Nativity in Blacklight is out in comic book stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, June 14!

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The Bozek Brothers are reunited this week, this time talking about the Kiss reunion album Psycho Circus! Fresh off their commercially successful reunion tour, the original lineup of Kiss went back into the studio and put out this 1998 album marking the first time the quartet had been together on a record for nearly two decades! Listen as Jake and Mick talk about the album track-by-track along with the tumultuous history behind it!

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This week, the boys talk to Eisner Award winner Jim Rugg about his popular indie comic Street Angel! Jim talks the book's origins and bringing the title to Image Comics for a brand-new color edition! That gang also talks to Jim about his Eisner Award winning work with Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream! Finally, the trio talk country music, the new MST3K, and Chef's Table!

Street Angel: After School Kung Fu Special is out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, April 26!

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This week, the boys talk about Street Angel: After School Kung Fu Special by Eisner Award-winning comic creator Jim Rugg! The popular indie comic comes to Image in a cool deluxe edition hardcover with the skateboarding, martial arts (mis)adventures of Jess "Street Angel" Sanchez now rendered in gorgeous, vibrant color by Rugg himself! Listen to what the boys think of it!

Street Angel: After School Kung Fu Special is out in comic shops everywhere on Wednesday, April 26!

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Ken dedicates a special episode to one of the most famous cult movies of all time! The Rocky Horror Picture Show. And he brought along a special guest with him!

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This week, the boys talk to Cullen Bunn, Danny Luckert, and Marie Enger about their Image Comics debut, Regression! The trio discuss their surreal horror tale about hypnotic regression and past lives while also delving into the story's personal origins and influences. Also, the gang all talk favorite horror films along with a lot of progressive metal!

Regression debuts in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 10!

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This week, the boys talk about Regression, the new Image Comics series from Cullen Bunn, Danny Luckert, and Marie Enger! A creeping, surreal horror story delving into the world of past lives and hypnotic regression; this horror series marks the Image debut for the creative team! Listen to what Jake and Sam think of it!

Regression is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 10! 

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Newly renamed, Sam leads Jake, Rich, and newcomer Garrett into a discussion of the second James Bond film From Russia With Love. A personal favorite of Garrett's and often listed among the greatest films of the entire franchise, the familiar Bond formula begins to take shape here as Sean Connery's 007 is targeted by the nefarious SPECTRE from the streets of Istanbul to the canals of Venice! Listen as the gang revisits the 1963 classic!

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In a special episode, the boys talk to Top Cow Productions Chief Operating Officer and creator Matt Hawkins! Matt discusses the current Kickstarter campaign for the original graphic novel Golgotha! A science fiction tale about becoming obsolete and unwanted in the face of advancing technology, Matt talks the print distribution that the Kickstarter funds. Matt also talks his inspirations and the real-world parallels to his other books, Think Tank and the upcoming Samaritan! Finally, Matt reveals how he got into the comics business and the current state of Top Cow on the year of its 25th anniversary!

The Golgotha Kickstarter is here!

Think Tank is out in stores and Comixology now!

Samaritan is out in comic stores everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, May 24!

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