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Ep 131 - Justice League Dark

10/15/2018
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This Week: The witch known as The Enchantress has gone mad, unleashing a wave of chaos that not even the combined powers of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Cyborg can stop. Shade the Changing Man, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Zatanna, Mindwarp and John Constantine may be our only hope - but how can we put our trust in beings whose very presence makes ordinary people break out in a cold sweat? Critically acclaimed writer Peter Milligan brings together an unorthodox team for the most unnatural...

Duration:01:07:58

Ep 130 - Clean Room

10/8/2018
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This Week: From the minds of superstar writer Gail Simone and gifted artist Jon Davis-Hunt comes CLEAN ROOM VOL. 1: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION—a new vision of horror that takes you inside the locked chambers of sex, science, celebrity, and the supernatural. Somewhere between the realms of self-help and religion lies the Honest World Foundation. Its creator started out as an obscure writer of disposable horror fiction who decided to change the world—one mind at a time. Now its adherents rule...

Duration:01:07:19

Ep 129 - Witch Doctor

10/1/2018
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This Week: We begin out Halloween celebrations! And the Doctor is in! House M.D. meets Fringe in the first Skybound Original from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman's new comics imprint! Meet Vincent Morrow, a doctor looking for a vaccine... for the apocalypse! Horror gets a brain transplant in Witch Doctor, the book Warren Ellis calls "Mental!" Next Week: From the minds of superstar writer Gail Simone and gifted artist Jon Davis-Hunt comes CLEAN ROOM VOL. 1: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION—a...

Duration:00:56:31

Ep 128 - Mara

9/24/2018
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This Week: Acclaimed creator Brian Wood (The Massive, DMZ, X-Men) and brilliant newcomer Ming Doyle (Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) bring you Mara, the story of an especially gifted woman in a sports- and war-obsessed future. When she starts manifesting strange superpowers, the world that once embraced her turns against her, and for this young woman who once had it all, it's almost too much to bear. Next Week: We begin out Halloween celebrations! And the Doctor is in!...

Duration:01:07:52

Ep 127 - Ringside

9/17/2018
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This Week: RINGSIDE is a series set within the world of professional wrestling, written by JOSEPH KEATINGE (SHUTTER, GLORY, TECH JACKET) and drawn by acclaimed illustrator NICK BARBER, combining the ensemble drama approach of THE WALKING DEAD with interconnected rotating perspectives akin to "The Wire." RINGSIDE explores the relationship between art and industry from the view of the wrestlers themselves, the creatives they work with, the suits in charge and the fans cheering them all...

Duration:01:13:36

Ep 126 - Southern Bastards

9/10/2018
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This Week: It’s time for the football with the Southern Bastards. Earl Tubb is an angry old man with a very big stick. Euless Boss is a high school football coach with no more room in his office for trophies and no more room underneath the bleachers for burying bodies. And they're just two of the folks you'll meet in Castor County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin' Rebs and more bastards than you've ever seen! Next Week: RINGSIDE is a series set within the world of...

Duration:00:53:37

Ep 125 - Superman vs Muhammad Ali

9/3/2018
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This Week: We start our Sports Ball Month with Muhammad Ali vs Superman. Two legendary figures meet for the first time in this spectacular adventure, as an alien race called the Scrubb demand that Earth's greatest champion battle their world's own greatest fighter. Both Superman and Muhammad Ali step forward -- and to determine who is truly Earth's greatest fighter, Superman temporarily loses his powers and faces Ali in the ring. Ultimately, the duo must work together to defeat the Scrubb,...

Duration:00:57:46

Ep 124 - Manifest Destiny

8/27/2018
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This Week: In 1804, Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark set out from St. Louis, Missouri with the intent of blazing a trail to the western coast of North America-a trip that would set the foundation for the future of the United States of America. But what the history books don't tell you is the true purpose of Lewis and Clark's journey to the west... In this imaginative retelling of their famous trek, Lewis and Clark embark on a secret mission under direct orders...

Duration:01:17:24

Ep 123 - The Sentry

8/20/2018
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This Week: Middle aged, overweight Bob Reynolds remembers that he is the Sentry, a superhero whose "power of one million exploding suns" derives from a special serum. Realizing that his archenemy the Void is returning, Reynolds seeks out several prominent Marvel characters to warn them and to discover why no one remembers the Sentry. Next Week: In 1804, Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark set out from St. Louis, Missouri with the intent of blazing a trail to the...

Duration:01:11:42

Ep 122 - March

8/13/2018
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This Week: March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear...

Duration:01:26:45

Ep 121 - Vader Down

8/6/2018
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This Week: It’s Andy Wilson Month! And were starting off with the Star Wars cross over: Vader Down! Two of the biggest titles in comics collide in the first crossover of the new Marvel age of Star Wars! When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, he is sent crashing onto a nearby planet. Will the Rebels seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies - or will they be made to feel the full power of the Dark Side? The Sith...

Duration:01:10:50

Ep 120 - Aniomosity

7/30/2018
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This Week: We finish our month of animal books with Animosity. One day, for no reason, the Animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking REVENGE. Collecting the first four issues of the best-selling series, plus the special one-shot issue ANIMOSITY: THE RISE. The world is plunged into chaos as the newly-intelligent Animals fight humanity, and simply fight each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the midst of the turmoil is...

Duration:00:40:48

Ep 119 - Elmer

7/23/2018
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This Week: Elmer is a window into a world where chickens have suddenly acquired the intelligence and consciousness of humans, where they can now consider themselves a race no different than browns, black, or whites. Recognizing themselves to be sentient, the inexplicably evolved chickens push to attain rights for themselves as the newest members of the human race. Originally self-published by the author in the Philippines, this is the first US edition of the book. Next Week: We finish...

Duration:01:18:16

Ep 118 - Animal Man

7/16/2018
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This Week: As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Animal Man Buddy Baker, has gone from "super" man to family man–but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? As these new abilities continue to terrify Buddy and his wife Ellen, things take a turn for the worse as Buddy begins a startling transformation of his own that will lead him on a journey into the heart of The Red....

Duration:00:51:33

Ep 117 - Usagi Yojimbo

7/9/2018
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This Week: This seminal book collects the classic original Usagi stories chronicling a time of settling unrest and political intrigue, told through the story of a wandering and masterless samurai named Miyamoto Usagi, AKA Usagi Yojimbo! Plus, We are joined by special guest: Amy from the English Class Hooligans Podcast. Next Week: As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Animal Man Buddy Baker, has gone from "super" man to family man–but is he strong enough...

Duration:01:14:47

Ep 116 - We3

7/2/2018
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This Week we start our month of Animal books in a theme we’re calling: Animal Farm. First up is We3. With nervous systems amplified to match their terrifying mechanical exoskeletons, the members of Animal Weapon 3 (WE3) have the firepower of a battalion between them. But they are just the program's prototypes, and now that their testing is complete, they're slated to be permanently "decommissioned," causing them to seize their one chance to make a desperate run for freedom. Relentlessly...

Duration:00:56:20

Ep 114 - America: The Life and Times of America Chavez

6/18/2018
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It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boogaloo This Week: At last! Everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series! Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America's high-octane and hard-hitting adventures! She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe!...

Duration:00:42:38

Ep 113 - Fogtown

6/11/2018
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It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boogaloo This Week: A gritty, graphic pulp fiction about the temptation, damnation and redemption of aging private eye Frank Grissel. Frank Grissel is a hard-knuckled private eye – and a deeply closeted homosexual, set in the very real world of 1953 San Francisco. Aided by his long-suffering secretary (and sometime live-in lover) Loretta, Grissel’s search for a runaway girl winds up with him becoming a suspect in a string of...

Duration:00:53:37

Ep 112 - Iceman: Thawing Out

6/4/2018
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It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boog-a-loo This Week: We start with Iceman: Thawing Out. Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most - but what has he left behind besides a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships? And now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream - and he's more put together than Bobby ever was. He grapples with his gay identity and his family and how to build a life and legacy he can be proud...

Duration:00:58:16

Ep 111 - Ant-Man: Second Chance Man

5/28/2018
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It’s the Merry Marvel Movie Month of May. Were reading comics connected with this years Marvel Movies. This Week: Scott Lang has never exactly been the world's best super hero. Heck, most people don't even think he's been the best Ant-Man! And the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that's saying something. But when the Superior Iron Man calls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and an old enemy returns (sort of), Scott's going to get a chance to turn it all...

Duration:01:12:48