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Every two weeks your host Greg and his co-hosts Leon and Rahul discuss comics in all their forms; monthly issues, collected volumes, graphic novels, newspaper strips, film tie-ins, TV tie-ins, flip-books, pictures scribbled on the backs of napkins... If it tells a story in sequence through art and text, rest assured we'll have something to say about it. Art and logos by the talented and extremely generous Anthony Smith (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/anthonysmith) If you have questions or comments, please reach us at acecomicals@gmail.com or on twitter at https://twitter.com/AceComicals If you like what we do please considering donating to us at https://ko-fi.com/acecomicals. All contributions will be used to defray the cost of hosting the website.

Every two weeks your host Greg and his co-hosts Leon and Rahul discuss comics in all their forms; monthly issues, collected volumes, graphic novels, newspaper strips, film tie-ins, TV tie-ins, flip-books, pictures scribbled on the backs of napkins... If it tells a story in sequence through art and text, rest assured we'll have something to say about it. Art and logos by the talented and extremely generous Anthony Smith (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/anthonysmith) If you have questions or comments, please reach us at acecomicals@gmail.com or on twitter at https://twitter.com/AceComicals If you like what we do please considering donating to us at https://ko-fi.com/acecomicals. All contributions will be used to defray the cost of hosting the website.

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United Kingdom

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Every two weeks your host Greg and his co-hosts Leon and Rahul discuss comics in all their forms; monthly issues, collected volumes, graphic novels, newspaper strips, film tie-ins, TV tie-ins, flip-books, pictures scribbled on the backs of napkins... If it tells a story in sequence through art and text, rest assured we'll have something to say about it. Art and logos by the talented and extremely generous Anthony Smith (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/anthonysmith) If you have questions or comments, please reach us at acecomicals@gmail.com or on twitter at https://twitter.com/AceComicals If you like what we do please considering donating to us at https://ko-fi.com/acecomicals. All contributions will be used to defray the cost of hosting the website.

Twitter:

@AceComicals

Language:

English


Episodes

136: "THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT"

9/13/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: Detective Comics #1062/1063 (https://www.dc.com/comics/detective-comics-2016/detective-comics-1062) Shock Shop #1 (https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/3011-156/Shock-Shop-1) Suzanne - The Jazz Age Goddess of Tennis (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-suzanne-the-jazz-age-goddess-of-tennis) Available now here! (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-suzanne-the-jazz-age-goddess-of-tennis)...

Duration:01:32:39

135: "ADULT TALES OF TERROR, HORROR AND SUSPENSE"

8/9/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: TERROR ILLUSTRATED (https://www.darkhorse.com/Books/3007-091/The-EC-Archives-Terror-Illustrated-HC) CLEMENTINE (https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/clementine) EAT MY FLESH, DRINK MY BLOOD (https://dauntlessstories.com/emfdmb) available here! (https://dauntlessstories.com/emfdmb) https://dauntlessstories.com/emfdmb MARVEL MONSTER GROUP: TALES OF THE ZOMBIE (https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Zombie_Vol_1_1) NOTES: Some of the...

Duration:01:49:09

134: "GLOBALLY WARMED"

7/19/2022
In this episode, Greg and Rahul discuss the following comics: STRAY (https://bulgilhanpress.com/store/stray-molly-mendoza) GARDENER (https://www.secondatbestpress.com/shop/p/gardener) ADAMTINE (https://hannahberry.co.uk/books/adamtine/) THE PASSAGEWAY (https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/the-passageway) Send any questions or feedback to (mailto:acecomicals@gmail.com) acecomicals@gmail.com. And also please subscribe (http://www.acecomicals.com/subscribe) and leave us a review! If you like...

Duration:01:10:19

133: "PUT A STAKE IN ME I'M DONE"

6/14/2022
In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul discuss the following comics: THE FORGOTTEN BLADE (https://tkopresents.com/forgotten-blade/) BLACK MASS RISING (https://tkopresents.com/black-mass-rising/) OUTER WILDERNESS (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-outer-wilderness-by-claire-scully)This is a preview from Avery Hill Publishing (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/)and will be available 16th June 2022 (UK) 23rd June 2022 (NA) for 8.99 | $12.95Pre-Order here!...

Duration:01:50:50

132: ACE COMICALS- WITH KATIE CUNNINGHAM

5/31/2022
In this episode, Greg is joined by special guest Katie Cunningham (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/katiecunningham) to discuss her comic ROTTEN UNDER THE SNOW (https://timebombcomics.com/product/rotten-under-the-snow) a historical horror comic with a sci-fi/ cosmic twist! we get into the creative process behind the story, the inspiration and discuss creating/ collaborating on a comic from a writer's perspective! ROTTEN UNDER THE SNOW...

Duration:00:31:25

131: "FRANK MILLER'S SONIC THE HEDGEHOG"

5/17/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: SQUIRE (https://linktr.ee/readsquire) ROTTEN UNDER THE SNOW (https://timebombcomics.com/product/rotten-under-the-snow) We also talk a little about theSONIC THE HEDGEHOG (https://sonic.fandom.com/wiki/Sonic_the_Hedgehog_(Archie_comic_series)) comics published by Archie Comics! Send any questions or feedback to (mailto:acecomicals@gmail.com) acecomicals@gmail.com. And also please subscribe (http://www.acecomicals.com/subscribe) and...

Duration:01:18:41

130: "GOT THE LIFE"

4/26/2022
In this episode, Greg and Rahul discuss the following comics: INTERNET CRUSADER INCLUDING THE PORTAL 2 HELL ZINE (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/internet-crusader-by-george-wylesol) DESERTER (https://www.viz.com/read/manga/junji-ito/product/6900) We also get Rahul's thoughts on a comic from last episode: 2120 (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-2120-by-george-wylesol) This is a preview from Avery Hill Publishing...

Duration:01:13:28

129: "EDGELORDS AND DE-GENS"

4/12/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: BATMAN: BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #1 (https://www.dccomics.com/comics/batman-beyond-the-white-knight-2022/batman-beyond-the-white-knight-1) HULK: GRAND DESIGN- MONSTER #1 (https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/90405/hulk_grand_design_-_monster_2022_1) 2120 (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-2120-by-george-wylesol) This is a preview from Avery Hill Publishing (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/)and will...

Duration:01:22:26

128: ACE COMICALS PRESENTS- CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS

3/29/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon are joined by special guest Marvyn to discuss DC's CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS (https://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/crisis-on-infinite-earths-1985/crisis-on-infinite-earths). The 1985-1986 DC Comics event that launched a thousand large scale universe shattering events! We get right to the marrow of the trail-blazing crossover event that forever changed the comics landscape. In 1985 nothing this big and far reaching, with such deep and lasting reprocussions...

Duration:01:42:20

127: ACE COMICALS- V FOR VENDETTA? L FOR LLOYD!

3/8/2022
In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul are joined by special guest David Lloyd! We get to sit down and have a chat with legendary creator David Lloyd about their long and varied career as an artist in comics including the medium defining V FOR VENDETTA (https://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/v-for-vendetta-1988/v-for-vendetta) We will also be taking a look at ACES WEEKLY (http://acesweekly.co.uk) A digital anthology title composed of serials and shorts that is published and edited by David...

Duration:01:14:46

126: "IF ONLY WE COULD FLY"

2/15/2022
In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul discuss the following comics: SAGA #55 (https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/saga-55) MADE IN KOREA (https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/made-in-korea) - Spoilers begin @ 26m51s~ - For a non spoiler overview, listen to Leon's review in episode 125 of Ace Comicals! (https://www.acecomicals.com/125) GRAVENEYE (https://tkopresents.com/graveneye/) NAMELESS (https://imagecomics.com/comics/series/nameless) Send any questions or feedback to...

Duration:01:19:01

125: "SHAKING YOUR FIST AT THE CELESTIALS"

2/1/2022
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: MADE IN KOREA (https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/made-in-korea-1-of-6) MOON KNIGHT (2021) (https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/93848/moon_knight_2021_1) NIGHT OF THE GHOUL (https://www.comixology.co.uk/Night-of-the-Ghoul-comiXology-Originals-1/digital-comic/957629) Send any questions or feedback to (mailto:acecomicals@gmail.com) acecomicals@gmail.com. And also please subscribe (http://www.acecomicals.com/subscribe) and leave...

Duration:01:14:04

124: ACE COMICALS- WITH ANTHONY SMITH

1/18/2022
HAPPY NEW YEAR! In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul are joined by special guest Anthony Smith! We get to sit down and have a chat with creator Anthony Smith about their new book LEARN TO SPEAK CAT: FAKE MEWS (https://www.soaringpenguinpress.com/product/learn-to-speak-cat-fake-mews/) A comedic collection of single panel cat centric cartoons and really get into the creative process! We also get to chat about their work with writer Tobias Taitt on their book BLACK...

Duration:01:06:11

123: "GOD REST YE MERRY COMICS FANS"

12/14/2021
God rest ye merry Comics fans Let nothing you dismay Remember Holiday Specials to read near Christmas Day To save us from depression when serotonin's gone astray Oh tidings of comfort and joy Comfort and joy Oh tidings of comfort and joy... In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul are bringing the cheer once again for the Ace Comicals 2021 Christmas Special! Four seasonal titles... only one can be top of the stack and earn a full 5 "Tree Toppers" out of five... In the running we have: Christmas...

Duration:02:01:46

122: "THE CHRISTMAS GUY & THE HALLOWEEN GUY"

11/30/2021
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: QUIET THOUGHTS (https://www.karenshangguan.com/quiet-thoughts) (Review begins at: 18:00) THE RUSH #1 (https://www.vaultcomics.com/titles/rush/) (Review begins at: 33:03) BLACK KNIGHT: CURSE OF THE EBONY BLADE (https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/93013/black_knight_curse_of_the_ebony_blade_2021_1) (Segment includes SPOILERS for Eternals (2021) beginning at: 49:01) BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1 (2021)...

Duration:01:25:39

121: ACE COMICALS PRESENTS- JACK KIRBY'S ETERNALS

11/9/2021
In this episode, Greg and Leon are joined by special guests Nigel (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/nigeltwumasi) and Tazziii (https://www.acecomicals.com/guests/tazziii) for the crackling epicentre of a universe shattering event! part of a crossover with the Mayamada Story X Story Podcast (https://mayamada.com/storyxstory/) We are here to discuss Jack Kirby's ETERNALS...

Duration:01:51:43

AFTERLIFE COMICALS III

10/26/2021
Happy Halloween!! In this episode, I the The Loft Dweller gather you... my congregation of faithful acolytes to celebrate in infernal fashion... for tis the Season of Decay... And who is this in the library? someone new joins our congregation of ghouls and lost souls! Leon!! JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE VOLUME 1--THE RAT CATCHER AND THE SUNKEN DEAD (https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/583accf9cace428785fa36f3e88acf4f/joe-golem-occult-detective-volume-1-the-rat-catcher-and-the-sunken-dead-hc)...

Duration:00:52:02

120: "THE JET BLACK CORNER AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE"

10/12/2021
In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul discuss the following comics: SENSOR (https://www.viz.com/read/manga/junji-ito-volume-1/product/6775)(Review begins at: 50m) SOUR PICKLES (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-sour-pickles-by-clio-isadora)this book is currently available for pre-order here! (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-sour-pickles-by-clio-isadora) and set for release 21st October (UK) / 26th October (USA) (Review begins at: 23m40s)...

Duration:01:16:00

119: "PUMPKIN SPICE MINCE PIES"

9/28/2021
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK #1-2 (https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/the-me-you-love-in-the-dark-1-of-5) (Review Begins at 00:46:56) KA- ZAR LORD OF THE SAVAGE LAND #1 (https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/90070/ka-zar_lord_of_the_savage_land_2021_1) (Review Begins at 01:01:01) PRIMØRDIAL #1 (https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/primordial-1-of-6) (Review Begins at 01:18:55) BATMAN: EGO...

Duration:01:53:57

118: "PINEAPPLE MALIBU CONCOCTIONS"

9/7/2021
In this episode, Greg and Leon discuss the following comics: RIVER OF SIN (https://tkopresents.com/products/short-007-river-of-sin) (Review Begins at 01:00) JINX FREEZE (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-jinx-freeze-by-hurk) this book is currently available for pre-order here! (https://averyhillpublishing.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-jinx-freeze-by-hurk) and set for release 7th October (UK) / 12th October (USA) (Review Begins at 00:38) ROOFSTOMPERS...

Duration:01:33:34