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Jermaine Exum and Stephen Mayer have 3 Eisner nominations and 20 years of comic retail experience between them. They can't unsee any of the things they've witnessed from their side of the counter, but they can turn them into funny stories for you to enjoy. As the flagship show of the Acme Wave Projector podcast network, the guys bring you interviews with top comics professionals, reviews of the new books each week and informed, thoughtful discussions of the latest comics news.

Jermaine Exum and Stephen Mayer have 3 Eisner nominations and 20 years of comic retail experience between them. They can't unsee any of the things they've witnessed from their side of the counter, but they can turn them into funny stories for you to enjoy. As the flagship show of the Acme Wave Projector podcast network, the guys bring you interviews with top comics professionals, reviews of the new books each week and informed, thoughtful discussions of the latest comics news.
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Jermaine Exum and Stephen Mayer have 3 Eisner nominations and 20 years of comic retail experience between them. They can't unsee any of the things they've witnessed from their side of the counter, but they can turn them into funny stories for you to enjoy. As the flagship show of the Acme Wave Projector podcast network, the guys bring you interviews with top comics professionals, reviews of the new books each week and informed, thoughtful discussions of the latest comics news.

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Acmecast #271 - There WILL Be Blood!

10/28/2016
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The Book Club is BACK, lead by Pete & Austin, and they've reconvened during this, the creepiest month of the year, to discuss the first volume truly disturbing Image Comics series, Nailbiter by Joshua Williamson & Mike Henderson! "Where do serial killers come from?" and why has Buckaroo, Oregon given birth to sixteen of the most vile serial killers in the world? NSA Agent Nicholas Finch needs to solve that mystery in order to save his friend, and he'll have to team up with the infamous...

Duration: 00:55:58


Acmecast #270 - Austin Odinson!

10/14/2016
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Stephen, Pete & Austin sit down with two weeks worth of Comics at the Table, get a recap of the goings-on at New York Comic Con 2016, and get to know Acme's newest employee a little bit better before getting way too sentimental with each other! Show Notes: Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1 Variants by Larroca, ReisSnyder & Capullo Re-Teaming for Batman-centric DC Summer EventThe shot of Stephen & Robert Kirkman from this week's emailSupport for Hillary & Hawkeye at the Gotham West MarketAdam...

Duration: 01:02:31


Acmecast #269 - Kingdom Come!

9/30/2016
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Now's your chance to sit in on the inaugural Acme Comics Book Club, as Pete & Austin lead a group discussion of one of the most important works in the 76 year history of DC Comics, Kingdom Come, and end take a surprise call-in from the book's writer, Mark Waid!

Duration: 00:52:31


Acmecast #268 - Backstagers!

9/9/2016
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Stephen, Pete & Austin give Jay his moment in the spotlight as they discover how he championed comics as literature while shaping young minds as a high school drama teacher for over a decade, used his job as a radio DJ to develop his collecting habits, and brought it all back around to Star Trek, as always!

Acmecast #267 - Did I Ever Tell You Guys...

8/26/2016
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Stephen is joined by Jay & Austin as they probe the secret origins of one of Acme's most enigmatic employees, Pete Bowne! Then the gang breaks done Marvel's Civil War II summer (now into fall) event thus far! Show Notes: Rewind This!ICv2 Interview: Marvel's David Gabriel - Part 1

Acmecast #266 - A Fungeon Affair!

8/19/2016
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Stephen and Adam are joined by their officemates to go through the hits and misses of DC Rebirth with Jay, bring you an Acmecast exclusive announcement with Tree Mail creator Brian Smith, and provide alternative methods to break into comics with Thomas Boatwright! Show Notes: DC Comics Sales Top Marvel In July Thanks to Rebirth's Strong PerformanceLion Forge Comics Announces 'The Castoffs' From Smith, Reed & OstertagRaicht & Smith Are Delivering Dreams and Changing Lives in 'Tree...

Acmecast #265 - It's Been A Summer!

8/12/2016
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WE'RE BACK! Sorry for the late posting, but we figured that since you already had to wait on us for ten weeks, what's a few more hours, right? Show Notes: Luke Cage Official TrailerWonder Woman Comic-Con TrailerJustice League Official Comic-Con Trailer

Acmecast #264 - Rebirf!

5/27/2016
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Stephen, Adam & Rob grab their copies of the Feminine Mystique to critique the second part of Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev's Daredevil run, and then they burn the midnight oil with incoming Batman writer Tom King as they discuss his plans for the Caped Crusader, his time in the CIA and how it influenced his creator-owned series Sheriff of Babylon, and the origins of his run on Vision in his debut novel A Once Crowded Sky!

Acmecast #263 - For Dar! Best, Adam & Stephen.

5/20/2016
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Stephen and Adam pay tribute with a final word on their favorite creator that brought them closer together as friends through comics, travel and attitude, Darwyn Cooke. Show Notes: Inside cover doodles of Batman inBatman Ego & Other Stories,The Spirit in volume 1, and Doop in X-Force - Famous, Mutant & Mortal. MegaCon 2008 Green Lantern sketch with detail of the playing card from the New Frontier Casino, reprinted in Retroactive by Brandstudio Press. Issue #6 Page 8 from The Spirit, inked...

Acmecast #262 - Right This Way, Mrs. May(o/e)r!

5/13/2016
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Stephen, Rob and Adam shake off the post-Free Comic Book Day haze to give the final word on this year's festivities (and a hit towards 2017), provide their spoiler-filled review of Captain America: Civil War, and express their amazement at the poignancy of the first volume of Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev's Daredevil, even 14 years later!

Acmecast #258 - From the People that Brought You Cleans!

3/18/2016
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Preacher pt. 5 (of 6) Stephen, Rob and Adam get you up to speed on the latest comic-related mature readers/ viewers release dates out of SXSW, including Preacher, Outcast, Daredevil and Batman v. Superman, and take a break from their pursuit of the almighty to seek justice, and a brass ring podcast guest, in their own neck of the woods! Show Notes: "Preacher Premiere Date, Trailer, Images, And More" at Den of Geek.us. "Outcast Season 2 Greenlit Ahead of Show's June debut" at Coming...

Acmecast #257 - Mustard!

3/4/2016
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Stephen, Rob and Adam share their local cues, reach their Preacher threshold and tell you which midwestern and deep south states to avoid in the last episode! Show Notes: "Looming End" by Torchrunner on YouTube.com. Torchrunner's March Midwest Tour! The full original Goosebumps bibliography at Wikipedia.org. The superhero story that Stephen mentioned was, super generically, #25 Attack of the Mutant. The book with the executioner cover that Rob mentions was #27 A Night in Terror Tower. St....

Acmecast #255 - I Love This World...

2/19/2016
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Stephen and Pete come to you LIVE from the ComicsPRO Annual Membership Meetings with their reactions to the Day One announcements from Dark Horse, DC Collectibles, DC Sales & Marketing and, most importantly, DC Rebirth!

Acmecast #253 - Humperdido!

1/22/2016
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Preacher pt. 2 (of 6) Stephen, Rob and Adam break the seal on Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens spoilers a month after the release and dig into the unerlying themes of the second book of Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon's Vertigo opus!

Acmecast #250 - A New Hope!

11/6/2015
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To celebrate the show's five year anniversary on Wednesday, Stephen & Carly take time out of their seaside vacation to record the program's first feature-length commentary track, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope! Enjoy!

Acmecast #248 - You're Looking at Country!

10/9/2015
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Acme's resident rednecks Stephen and Riley tear through reviews of Jughead #1, What If? Infinity Inhumans #1, What If? Infinity Thanos #1, Paper Girls #1, Lando #5, Plutona #2, Detective Comics #45, Saints #1, Amazing Spider-man #1, All-New All-Different Marvel Point One #1, Doctor Strange #1, Invincible Iron Man #1, Contest of Champions #1, Siege #4, Secret Wars #6, Batman & Robin Eternal #1 and Axcend #1! Show Notes: Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys available on Hulu.com....

Acmecast #247 - The View from Under the Bus!

10/2/2015
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Jermaine recounts his trip to the Diamond Retailer Summit and Baltimore Comic Con, including being sold out by Mark Waid for "stealing" the dessert of Archie Comics president Mike Pellerito, and then he's joined by Stephen in attempt to prepare you for the monster week of new releases to come!

Acmecast #246 - St-St-Studio!

9/25/2015
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Stephen and Riley try to decide if their eyes are bigger than their bookshelves as they thumb through the October Previews catalog featuring items shipping in December, what with the prospect of signed slipcases for NOS4A2 and Essex County, original art reproductions of Dark Knight Returns and Wally Wood, and first-time-in-print panoramas for Private Eye! Show Notes: "Discussions With Scott Allie: On Stepping Away From Being EIC, The Craft of Editing, And His Ongoing Projects At Dark...

Acmecast #245 - Lando Land!

9/18/2015
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Join us on our voyage to Lando Calrissian's very own pleasure moon as Jermaine and Stephen knock out the second half of the September Previews catalogue just a week before its due date, dig deeper into what the Secret Wars delays mean for us as a business, and address the dangers of Star Wars addiction in the run-up to the Force Awakens! Show Notes: Follow Thomas Boatwright on Instagram! "8 Comics Have Been Cancelled by DC" at IGN.com. Marvel Solicitations for November 2015: All-New,...

Acmecast #244 - Pregnant Pauses!

9/4/2015
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Coming to you a week late due to travel and pressing shipment processing needs, Stephen, Riley and Austin analyze the packaging and pricing of The Dark Knight III: The Master Race, give their thoughts on Secret Wars #9 of 8, and get through the Dark Horse, DC and IDW sections of the September Previews catalogue for items shipping in November before being so rudely interrupted by work! Show Notes: Solicitations for Dark Knight III Master Race #1 (of 8)and Collectors Edition HC, so you know...
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