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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This week, the boys talk to Meredith Finch about her Image Comics debut with Rose! In addition to discussing the fantasy-adventure series and its influences, Meredith also looks back on her time writing Wonder Woman! Also, the gang talks Ghost in the Shell, Stephen King, and Wrestlemania!

Rose is out in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 12!

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This week, the boys talk about the debut issue of Rose by Meredith Finch and Ig Guara! Fresh off Wonder Woman, Meredith makes her debut with Image Comics with this new series which is a love letter to the fantasy genre as a young woman finds her own inner strength and abilities as she comes of age. Listen to what the gang thinks of it!

Rose is out in comic shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 12!

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The day after the events of the last installment, Jason’s body is transported to a local morgue. There, he reawakens, kills a doctor and nurse, and escapes back to Crystal Lake. At the same time a group of vacationing friends move into the house next door to the Jarvis family. They all then becomes the focus of Jason’s wrath as he stalks both groups and a lone camper who seems to have his own ulterior motives for his presence at Crystal Lake. Who will be left standing in this “final chapter”?

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This week, the boys talk to Ivan Brandon about his new Image Comics series Black Cloud, a story following a young woman from a literal kingdom of dreams! Ivan also talks ending his current Image series Drifter with the sci fi tale coming to a close this May! Finally, the gang shares thoughts on Power Rangers, Beauty and the Beast, and Life!

Black Cloud debuts in comic book shops everywhere and on Comixology on Wednesday, April 5!

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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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