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Ep 168 - Deadly Class

7/20/2019
Hey All, Sorry we've been away for a few weeks. Life got the better of us for a bit. But we're back with a new month of comics, and we're gonna try to get caught up over the next few weeks. This episode is Deadly Class, the Evil Harry Potter as we call it. The basis for the short-lived series on Syfy. Next episode we are reading Umbrella Academy.

Duration:00:44:53

Ep 166 - Taproot

7/3/2019
This week we continue our pride books with Taproot. Blue is having a hard time moving on. He’s in love with his best friend. He’s also dead. Luckily, Hamal can see ghosts, leaving Blue free to haunt him to his heart’s content. But something eerie is happening in town, leaving the local afterlife unsettled, and when Blue realizes Hamal’s strange ability may be putting him in danger, Blue has to find a way to protect him, even if it means… leaving him. Next week we finish our pride books with...

Duration:00:48:08

Ep 115 - The Lost Episode - Snagglepuss

6/25/2019
Hey All, unfortunately, we had some heavy stuff to deal with this week and didn't get a new episode recorded. For your listening pleasure, we now present our lost episode, recorded last year. We will be back next week with some fresh nonsense for you.

Duration:01:19:09

Ep 165 - Moonstruck

6/17/2019
This week Werewolf barista Julie and her new girlfriend go on a date to a close-up magic show, but all heck breaks loose when the magician casts a horrible spell on their friend Chet. Now it's up to the team of mythical pals to stop the illicit illusionist before it's too late. The first chapter of the brand new, all-ages magical coffee-laden adventure from Lumberjanes creator GRACE ELLIS and talented newcomer SHAE BEAGLE, it's Moonstruck. Next week we finish off our pride month with...

Duration:00:51:11

Epp 164 - On a Sunbeam

6/11/2019
We begin our Pride month with On A Sunbeam: A ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love―only to learn the pain of loss. With interwoven timelines and stunning art, award-winning graphic novelist Tillie Walden creates an inventive world, breathtaking romance, and an epic quest for love. Next week we're reading Moonstruck. Werewolf barista Julie and her...

Duration:01:01:52

Ep 163 - My Favorite . Thing is Monsters

6/4/2019
Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a Holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how...

Duration:01:08:47

Ep 162 - Pretty Deadly

5/27/2019
This week: Kelly Sue DeConnick (Avengers Assemble, Captain Marvel) and Emma Rios (Dr. Strange, Osborn) present the collected opening arc of their surprise-hit series that marries the magical realism of Sandman with the western brutality of Preacher. Death's daughter rides the wind on a horse made of smoke and her face bears the skull marks of her father. Her origin story is a tale of retribution as beautifully lush as it is unflinchingly savage. Next Week: Set against the tumultuous...

Duration:01:05:51

Ep 161 - By Chance or Providence

5/21/2019
This week: By Chance or Providence collects Becky Cloonan's award-winning trilogy: Wolves, The Mire and Demeter, with lush colors by Lee Loughridge and a sketchbook/illustration section. These stories cast a spell of hypnotic melancholy, weaving their way through medieval landscapes of ancient curses and terrible truths that will haunt you long after you've set them down. Next week; Kelly Sue DeConnick (Avengers Assemble, Captain Marvel) and Emma Rios (Dr. Strange, Osborn) present the...

Duration:00:38:00

Ep 160 - Through the Woods

5/15/2019
This week we begin our month of Written by Women with Emily Carrols Through the Woods. Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time. Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone...

Duration:00:49:57

Ep 159 - Akria

5/6/2019
Sorry, we missed publishing this last week. We will try to catch up this week. Life got the better of us. This week: Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled...

Duration:01:02:42

Ep 158 - Gotham City Garage

4/22/2019
This week: In the distant future, America has become a wasteland, all save one unexpected haven: Gotham City, a forcibly domesticated utopia run by Governor Lex Luthor with the aid of his brutal enforcer, the Bat. Young Kara Gordon has no idea what lies outside Gotham's borders, but she's about to find out! When an act of mercy pits Kara against Luthor's forces and even her own sister, Barbara Gordon, she flees into the "freescape," a desert fought over by motorcycle clubs, chief among them...

Duration:00:53:33

Ep 157 - Joy Ride

4/15/2019
This Week: Earth Sucks. Steal a Spaceship. Earth sucks. The stars have been blocked out for so long that people have forgotten there was anything else besides the World Government Alliance watching over them. Uma Akkolyte is a girl who shoots first, leaps before she looks, and is desperate for any means to leave her planet behind. And so she does. When Uma jacks an alien spaceship and punches through the stratosphere she sets forth on an adventure with an unlikely crew who are totally not...

Duration:00:42:13

Ep 156 - Cosmic Ghost Rider: Baby Thanos Must Die

4/8/2019
This Week: You knew him as the Punisher. Frank Castle made a deal with the devil that made him the Ghost Rider. A deal with Galactus made him cosmic. And a deal with Thanos made him...dead?! Not to worry, Castle doesn't die easy. He's coming back - and he's got a plan to make the universe a better place! It all starts with an idea so simple he cannot believe no one has ever done it before. But as with all things worth doing, it's not going to be easy. And things soon get truly weird - as...

Duration:00:49:10

Ep 155 - Motor Crush

4/1/2019
This week we are reading Motor Crush. The team behind the critically-acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush. Next Week we are reading Cosmic Ghost Rider: Baby Thanos Must Die. You knew him as...

Duration:00:59:09

Ep 154 - Kill or Be Kiilled

3/25/2019
This Week: The bestselling team of ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS (THE FADE OUT, CRIMINAL, FATALE) return with KILL OR BE KILLED, the twisted story of a young man forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret from destroying his life. Next Week: The team behind the critically-acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks...

Duration:00:51:17

Ep 153 - The Fade Out

3/18/2019
This week: An epic graphic novel of Hollywood in the early days of the Blacklist, THE FADE OUT tracks the murder of an up-and-coming starlet from studio backlots to the gutters of downtown Los Angeles, as shell-shocked frontman Charlie Parish is caught between his own dying sense of morality and his best friend's righteous sense of justice. Next Week: KILL OR BE KILLED, the twisted story of a young man forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret from destroying his...

Duration:01:10:44

Ep 152 - Incognito

3/11/2019
This week we continue our Brubaker/Phillips month with Incognito. Zack Andersen, once a member of the mercenary group the Overkill Brothers, lives a normal, bland life in the Witness Protection Progam, but he begins to miss the thrill of his former life of crime. Next Week were reading The Fade Out as our Brubaker/Phillips month continues. An epic graphic novel of Hollywood in the early days of the Blacklist, THE FADE OUT tracks the murder of an up-and-coming starlet from studio backlots to...

Duration:00:52:21

Ep 151 - Last of the Innocent

3/4/2019
This Week: One-part a coldblooded murder, one-part a twisted meditation on nostalgia through the lens of kids comics. It's "like Watchmen for the Archie set" as Criminal reaches new heights! Next Week:Zack Andersen, once a member of the mercenary group the Overkill Brothers, lives a normal, bland life in the Witness Protection Progam, but he begins to miss the thrill of his former life of crime. We are reading Incognito as we continue our month of Sean Phillips and Ed Brubaker books. Ep...

Duration:01:01:42

Ep 150 - Gotham City Sirens

2/25/2019
This Week:Gotham City Sirens Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and Harley Quinn—they’re beautiful, they’re deadly, and for the first time in their lives, all three are trying to fly on the straight and narrow. Tired of playing by other people's rules, regardless of which side of the law they're on, these tough ladies have a new agenda that's all their own, and they'll use any means necessary to pursue it. Only, sometimes, friends can be more trouble than they're worth. Particularly when they're...

Duration:00:55:26

Ep 149 - The Fix

2/18/2019
This Week: The Eisner Award-nominated team of bestselling writer NICK SPENCER (MORNING GLORIES) and artist STEVE LIEBER (Detective Comics, Whiteout) are in cahoots again for an all-new, ongoing crime series, THE FIX. THE FIX is a story of the crooked cops, scheming mobsters, and corrupt politicians that run Los Angeles—and the sex toy that can bring them all down. Oh, and the hero is a drug-sniffing beagle named Pretzels. Next Week: We finish up our comicbook couples month with Gotham City...

Duration:00:47:44