Episode 159 - The Umbrella Academy

.. in which we, Ryan Miller & Tony Asaro, review the first season of Netflix's adaptation of the Gerard Way, Gabriel Ba, & Dave Stewart, Dark Horse comic, The Umbrella Academy!!

[Please be aware: The first 20 minutes or so are our spoiler-free impressions, after which we give a clear spoiler warning, & then proceed with loads of spoilers for both Season 1 of the show, & for the first two volumes of the comic!]

Episode 158 - The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

.. in which we, Ryan Miller, Tony Asaro, & Patrick Clarke, celebrate Ryan's birthday by finally devoting an entire episode to one of our most beloved characters, & most-favorite comics on the stands: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl.

[image from The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #9, by Ryan North, Erica Henderson, & Rico Renzi, courtesy of Marvel Comics]

Episode 157 - Our Comic Book Resolutions for 2019

.. in which we, Patrick Clarke, Tony Asaro, & Ryan Miller, take a look back at how we did on our 2018 comic book resolutions, & then look forward to what comics-related goals we're hoping to accomplish this year!!

[image from Batman Adventures Holiday Special #1, by Paul Dini, Dan Riba, & Bruce Timm, courtesy of DC Comics]

Episode 156 - The 2018 Vaulty Awards

.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, take a look back at the best in comics from last year, & announce the winners *including your Listener's Choice picks* in all 21 categories celebrating our favorite comics, characters, & creators, of 2018, in our 4th annual Vaulty Awards!

Episode 154 - Recent Reads & Hot Takes for The Holidays

.. in which we, Patrick Clarke, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, offer up a smorgasbord of comics chatter, including-but-not-limited-to what we've been reading & enjoying recently, & whether or not Disney/Marvel will have a tough time working The Fantastic 4 into the MCU!!

Vote For The 2018 Vaulty Awards Right Here!!

[steps onto soapbox, & turns on megaphone]

Ahem. Check, 1-2, check, check. Sibilance, sibilance ...

ATTENTION, ALL LISTENERS, READERS, & LOVERS OF COMIC-TYPE-BOOKS: THE 2018 VAULTY AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMICS ARE OFFICIALLY GREEN-LIGHT-GO. YOU CAN VOTE IN PERSON AT EMPIRE'S COMICS VAULT, OR YOU CAN VOTE ONLINE, RIGHT HERE, AT THE HANDY-DANDY LINK, BELOW.

VOTING WILL END AT THE TURN OF THE NEW YEAR. PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW WHO READS COMICS; WE'D LOVE TO SHATTER OUR VOTE RECORD, IN THIS, OUR 4TH YEAR. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LISTENING. THAT IS ALL.

[turns off megaphone, steps off soapbox, & retreats into the mist]

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Episode 151 - Atomic Robo

.. in which we, Patrick Clarke, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, gather to profess so much love for one of our very favorite books, Brian Clevinger's, Scott Wegener's, & company's, brilliant action-adventure comic Atomic Robo!!

[You can read Atomic Robo in print, available through IDW at your friendly local comic shop & everywhere else comics are sold, & also on their page, in full, starting right here!!]