Kicking it old school on Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, Tom Scioli, Amazing Heroes, Marvel Comics Presents, Tom Sutton, Steve Gerber and Man-Thing, Doug Moench, Tom Grindberg, the Image Expo and Eric Stephenson, Frankenstein: Alive, Alive! by Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson from IDW, Orphan Black, Thor: God of Thunder, Dan Slott and Mike Allred’s Silver Surfer, Black Kiss XXXmas Special in July by Howard Chaykin from Image, Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether by Greg Rucka and Rick Burchett, Conan the Reaver and John and Marie Severin, the Uncanny Avengers Annual #1 by Rick Remender, Paul Renaud, and Art Adams, Warrant Publishing’s The Creeps #1 (Frank Brunner, Rich Buckler, Ken Kelly, Joe Rubinstein and more), Mad About Superheroes, Legendary Star-Lord #1 by Sam Humphries, Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco, and David Curiel, Image-O-Rama: Supreme: Blue Rose #1 by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay, Low #1 by Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini, The Wicked and the Divine #2 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, and more, Teen Titans #1 by Will Pfeifer and Kenneth Rocafort, and a whole mess more!
David’s dream comes true as the mighty Matt Wagner stops by to talk to us about his upcoming Grendel/Shadow book from Dynamite!, Mage, Zorro, the Shadow: Year One, Django and Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, and more! Plus, in the second hour, we get into some Wonton Soup by James Stokoe from Oni, Jodorowsky’s DUNE, Remender’s Captain America, the Thor controversy, Punisher, Iron Fist: The Living Weapon, Fred Perry’s Gold Digger, the Harvey Awards, and a whole mess more!
The great Ryan Browne joins us to talk about God Hates Astronauts #1 from Image and a whole bunch of other stuff, including Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’s The Sixth Gun from Oni Press, Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra’s The Manhattan Projects, Chew, Rob Schrab’s Scud the Disposable Assassin, Silver Surfer, Ryan Stegman, Skottie Young, portfolio reviews, Andrew MacLean’s Headlopper, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Tradd Moore, the Cohen Brothers, Original Sin, Mike Deodato, Trees #2 from Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, Garth Ennis and the Thin Red Line arc of Crossed: Badlands, Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca’s Street Angel from AdHouse, Wolfhands by Nick Johnson and Justin Heggs, Southern Bastards and Jason Latour, Kirby’s Devil Dinosaur, Wonder Woman, Baltimore: Chapel of Bones by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, Ben Stenbeck and Dave Stewart, Lane Milburn’s Twelve Gems from Fantagraphics, SAGA, Star Wars: Rebel Heist by Matt Kindt and Marco Castiello, Ross Peacock, Outcast #1 and Paul Azaceta, T4, and a whole mess more!
David and Jason recount their HeroesCon 2014 experiences and, one of the stars from that very con, titanic Tom Scioli stops by to unleash some Cybertronian wisdom on his Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe series with John Barber from IDW! There’s talk of Dominion, Dan Govar, Jason Latour, Matteo Sclera, Kevin Mellon, Dave Wachter, Skottie Young, Tom Fowler, Art Adams, Mitch Gerads, Ryan Stegman, Francesco Francavilla, Dan Panosian, Bill Sienkiewicz, Chris Pitzer and AdHouse Books, Jim Rugg, Box Brown, Geoff Darrow, Pat Broderick, Jeremy Haun, Steve Mannion, Stephanie Buscema, Maris Wicks, Atomic Elbow, Ryan Browne, Sidebar, the last issue of Larry Hama’s G.I. Joe for Marvel, Rob Liefeld, Ryan Browne, Ben Marra, Ed Piskor, Rick Remender, Aaron Conley and the upcoming Sabertooth Swordsman serial in the new Dark Horse Presents anthology, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko, Matt Kindt, Brian Hurtt, Dennis Hopeless, Terry Moore, Trees, Deadly Class, Nailbiter, Marvel’s current Punisher ongoing, Southern Bastards, Jim Starlin and Ron Lim’s Thanos Annual, Ted McKeever’s Miniature Jesus from Shadowline/Image, and a whole mess more!
Steve Mannion, Heroes Con, New York City Special Edition, NYCC, the Archaia FCBD hardover (David Petersen and Mouse Guard, Ramon Perez and Farscape, Royden Lepp and Rust, Adam Smith and Kyla Vanderklugt, Sean Rubin’s Bolivar, and more), SAGA #18-19 by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples from Image, Mark Millar and Goran Parlov’s Starlight, Image-O-Rama, Spawn, The Strange Tale of Panorama Islamd by Suehiro Mauro from Last Gasp, The All-New X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy in the Trial of Jean Grey by Brian Bendis, Stuart Immonen, Sara Pichelli, David Marquez, Wade Von Grawbadger, and Justin Ponsor, No More Humans by Mike Carey and Salvador Larroca, Rick Veitch, Miracleman Book One: A Dream of Flying by The Original Writer, Garry Leach, Alan Davis, Don Lawrence, Steve Dillon, Paul Neary, and Steve Oliff, Marvel Graphic Novels, Alan Moore, Matt Kindt’s Mind MGMT, Terry Moore’s Rachel Rising, Kyle and Yost and Ed McGuinness’ Amazing X-Men, and a whole mess more!
La Mano del Destino’s Jason (J. Gonzo) Gonzales joins us to talk about Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, Batman/Judge Dredd: Judgement on Gotham and Simon Bisley, Todd McFarlane, Larry Marder, John Romita, Santo, Dave Stewart, Jordie Bellaire, Phoenix Comic Con, Chuck Dixon and Paul Rivoche, Original Sin #3 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato, Jonah Hex: Shadows West by Joe R. Landsdale, Tim Truman, and Sam Glanzman, Bwana Beast, Rocket Raccoon, This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki from First Second, Weird Love #1 from Craig Yoe and IDW, Vince Coletta, The Thin Black Line from TwoMorrows, Southern Bastards #2 from Aaron and Jason Latour from Image, Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #3, Frank Espinosa’s Rocketo and Dracula, The Wicked and the Divine #1 from Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie from Image, old school Hip Hop, Tom Scioli, Ed Piskor, and a whole mess more!
Legend in the house! The great Rob Liefeld drops some mad science on us about Jack Kirby, George Perez, John Byrne, Teen Titans, Chris Claremont, Deadpool, Cable, Hulk, New Mutants, Domino, Todd McFarlane, Robert Kirkman, Star Wars, Taskmaster, Wolverine, Fabian Nicieza, Jim Shooter, Dr. Strange, Moon Knight, Tom Brevoort, Warren Ellis, Eric Stephenson, Levis, the perils of the New 52, Deathstroke, Hawk and Dove, Mike Deodato, Dan DiDio, Frank Miller, Bill Sienkiewicz, the Extreme revival, Supreme, Brigade, Warren Ellis and Jason Howard’s Trees from Image, Clive Barker, Mark Andreyko, and Piotr Kowalski’s Nightbreed #1 from BOOM!, Greg Smallwood, Tom Scioli and John Barber’s Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe, Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell by Paul Dini and Joe Quinones, Chew/Revival, Dark Knight Returns, and a whole mess more!
Zack Kruse joins us to talk about Daniel Warren Johnson and Space Mullet, Anaconda, the Appleseed Con (Mike Norton, Pete Bagge, Steve Ditko, Steranko, Tom Scioli, Jack Cole and Plastic Man, Kyle Baker, Neal Adams, Seth Fisher, Adam Hughes, Art Adams, Dave Stevens, Alex Ross, Brian Bolland, Mike Zeck, Gary Panter, Art Spiegelman, Ed Piskor, Ryan Browne, Dave Wachter, and more), Showcase Presents: Sea Devils by Russ Heath and Robert Kanigher, Stan Lee, Jim Balent, Valiant’s Unity by Matt Kindt and Dougie Braithwaite, IDW’s Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time by Scott and David Tipton and company, Francesco Francavilla, Rick Remender and company’s astoundingly good Uncanny Avengers, Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey’s Moon Knight, Jonathan Hickman’s Time Runs Out, Robert Kirkman, Manifest Destiny by Chris Dingess, Owen Gieni, and Matthew Roberts from Image, Nailbiter, Southern Bastards, Jodorowsky’s DUNE, Saga, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mummator and the Conquerors of the Cosmos by Tim Baron, and a whole mess more!
Matt Wagner’s Mage, Friends, Godzilla, Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley from First Second, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Jim Curious: A Voyage to the Heart of the Sea in 3D by Matthias Picard from Abrams Books for Young Readers, Forever Evil, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown from First Second, Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe by Tom Scioli and John Barber, FCBD 2014, Futures End and New 52 continuity, Aaron Kuder, New Avengers 16.NOW by Jonathan Hickman and Rags Morales, Uncanny Avengers by Rick Remender and company, Godzilla: Rulers of Earth by Chris Mowry, Matt Frank, and Jeff Zornow from IDW, Dave Wachter and Cullen Bunn’s upcoming Godzilla: Cataclysm, IDW’s Black Dynamite from Brian Ash, Marcelo Ferreira, and Sal Buscema, Cyclops #1, Dash Shaw’s Cosplayers #1 out of Fantagraphics, Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham, New 52 Superman, and a whole mess more!