Episode 143 - When Your Ship Comes In

.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, discuss shipping & confess to so many ships (!), in comics & elsewhere, in a conversation inspired by Batman #50!!

**This episode was recorded just prior to the release of Batman #50 & Catwoman #1, & does not contain spoilers for either of those books, however, there is spoiler-y discussion of X-Men Gold #30. You've been warned!**

[episode image from Batman: The Animated Series, owned by Warner Bros Entertainment]

Episode 139 - Free Comic Book Day 2018 Interviews

.. in which we're back, baby!! And more importantly, at long last, we air our cavalcade of creator interviews from Free Comic Book Day 2018 at Empire's Comics Vault! In this episode, you will hear from:

* [13:59] Kyrun Silva - TaurusComics.com

* [21:53] Kristine Balog - KristineBalog.com

* [30:31] Heather Lee Art - @HeatherLeeArtPhotography

* [36:42] Dan Bethel - LongJohnComic.com

* [50:13] Cory Patten - Plotless.com

* [59:18] Julie Okahara - JulieOkahara.com

* [1:06:52] Jared Konopitski - JaredKonopitski.com

* [1:13:43] Eben Burgoon - EbenBurgoon.com

* [1:30:17] Ghost Thunder Collective: ft. Christopher Alvarez, Hannah Moore, & David Andry - GhostThunder.com

* [1:35:33] Justin Orr - Jusscope.com

* [1:41:21] Bianca Kim - FreshBiscuits

* [1:45:41] Lee Nordling - www.amazon.com/Lee-Nordling

* [1:57:51] Daniel Tucan Starflower - @Birdgodz

* [2:01:56] HaiNaNu “Nooligan" Saulque - Nooligan.com

* [2:16:40] Jen Monson - JenuoneArt.com

Thank you to all of the exceptionally kind, gracious, & talented, creators who sat down with us for this episode, & thank you to Ben for putting on such a brilliant FCBD festival every year.

(episode image by the great Sergio Aragones)

Episode 138 - Avengers: Infinity War Review

.. in which we, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, Stephanie Groce, Patrick Clarke, & Tony Asaro, talk-out our deepest feels in regards to the 19th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the record-breaking blockbuster that is Avengers: Infinity War!! **Warning: This is a spoiler-filled review. If you care about such things, please hold off on listening until after you've seen the film!**

Episode 137 - Free Comic Book Day 2018 Preview

.. in which we, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, open with a flurry of comic-book-related news, & a few last-minute Infinity War predictions (recorded on opening night, prior to having seen the film), after which we talk about all of the guests, festivities, & sale details, that you can expect at Empire's Comics Vault for this Saturday's Free Comic Book Day/Cinco de Mayo, as well as our annual rundown/preview of the FCBD titles that will be available to you, for this years event!!

Episode 136 - The Road To Infinity War

.. in which, as preparation for Avengers: Infinity War, we, Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, do our level best to recap the important moments of the entire 10-year/18-film Marvel Cinematic Universe story, in one sitting!! If you think you might need a one-stop MCU refresher course, this is the episode for you!

["The Thor-y of everything" image created by Christian Tate]

Episode 135 - All The News That's Fit to Pod

.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, gather for a long-overdue comics-current-events wrap, covering a few of our favorite new series, as well as some of the bigger headlines & announcements in comics, so far, in 2018!

[image from Hawkeye #2, written by Matt Fraction, drawn by David Aja, & colored by Matt Hollingsworth, courtesy of Marvel Comics]

Episode 134 - Enter The Collectors

. . in which we, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, Tony Asaro, & Patrick Clarke, reveal what sorts of ephemera, tchotchkes, whozits, whatzits, thingamabobs, toys, pins, & assorted memorabilia (other than comics), we collect, & why!