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From the ARCHIVES:

Slim and Jake sat down LIVE via satellite with Becky Cloonan to talk about her mini-comic Demeter, mini-comics, formats, and what she’s reading. We also talked about drawing Batman as well as taking the time to finish a graphic novel.

Let’s talk comics, Taran Killam.

Fresh from the set of Saturday Night Live comes Taran Killam to talk about his new book, The Illegitimates, from IDW. Let’s say the best secret agent in the world croaks. What happens next? Well, you gather up his illegitimate children that you’ve been training all these years and make them into a team. We also talked with Taran about passion projects, growing up with X-Men, and also GoldenEye for N64. 

This podcast is number 391 in a series and was hosted by @slim.

It’s not often to talk to a 3-time WWE Champion.

Mick Foley took a few moments from the production office of Monday Night Raw to chat about WWE Superstars, a comic he’s writing that isn’t necessarily what you’d expect. We also spoke about venturing into things outside of wrestling, the comedy club scene, his most memorable moment, and also a controversial fruitcake competition. 

This podcast is number 390 in a series and was hosted by @slim.

If you grew up reading Spider-Man comics, chances are Danny Fingeroth had a hand in it.

Danny has a rich history in comics including editing Spider-Man’s stable of titles during The Clone Saga(!), Maximum Carnage, writing Deadly Foes of Spider-Man, and Darkhawk. He also talked a bit about a realistic Marvel Universe, Will Eisner, MoCCA, evangelizing, and leaving Marvel for Virtual Comics.

This podcast episode is number 388 in a series and was hosted by @slim.

You need picks? We got picks.

We invited Taylor the Sales Wizard™ onto the podcast to help us talk about our Picks of the Week. Guy even used to host this podcast way back when. In the olden days. We also talked character deaths in the most non-spoilery fashion possible. #nonpoilery

This podcast episode is number 387 in a series.

Books included: Black Science 1Letter 44 2, Maria MSAGA 16Rat Queens 3Five Ghosts 7Infinity 6Uncanny Avengers 14Double Barrel 12, and Hawkeye 14

Face-melting science fiction epic? Yes, please.

Rick Remender of Fear Agent, Uncanny X-Force, and Captain America joins the podcast to talk about his new creator-owned project, Black Science. Oh, boy. You need to be reading this book. Rick talked about his love of pulp science fiction, months of planning, the current creator-owned landscape and possibly even mind-bending merging of comic worlds. Did we mention he wrote Fear Agent because holy geez.

This podcast episode is number 386 in a series and was hosted by @slim.

Hot spicy picks, coming your way.

The brains behind our Tumblr page as well as the final member of the French Connection™ joined the show to give their picks of the week. We got into some Scott Snyder FourSquare action as well some things you shouldn’t be Googling anytime soon.  

This podcast episode is number 385 in a series.

Books included: The Wake 4, D4VE 1, Sex Criminals 3, Zero 3, Freaks’ Squeele, The Last Christmas, and Afterlife with Archie 2

Who needs morality, anyhow?

Si Spurrier has put his mark on the Avatar series, Crossed.  We talked to Si about his run on Badlands and why the audience is drawn to a world stripped of all morality. We also talked about Avatar’s forward thinking digital views and his excellent limited series Six Gun Gorilla. It’s Westworld meets Starship Troopers!

This podcast episode is number 384 in a series and was hosted by @slim.

Love & Rockets sale!? Let’s hit the archive:

Claire and Jake had spoken with living legend, Gilbert Hernandez about Love & Rockets finally going digital as well as New Stories going same day as print. They also spoke about inspirations, Idealism vs vulnerability, Julio’s Day, and what GIlbert is reading right now. It was pretty great.

Tumblr invasion of the podcast this week. Shane, the comiXology Tumblr Professor™ stopped by the studio to offer not only some of his picks of the week, but also what he seeks out in general every month. 

This podcast episode is number 383 in a series.

Books included: FBPUnity 1Marvel Knights: X-Men 1Manifest Destiny 1Pinocchio, Vampire SlayerDeadpool 19Sex Criminals, and Hinterkind.