I have a day job, but everyone needs a hobby, right?
Episode | May 30th, 2018 | 2 hrs 17 mins
adam guzowski, adrian bloch, amy reeder, bank holiday, chance wolf, childish gambino, comic books, comics, david rubin, dc comics, deadpool, deadpool 2, donald glover, erik larson, forbidden planet, fox movies, fox studios, frank fosco, gary carlson, gosh comics, graphic novels, han solo, hit girl, idw publishing, image comics, javier rodriguez, josh vann, lando calrissian, legion, legion trauma, mark millar, marvel comics, matteo scalera, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, orbital comics, peter milligan, ricardo lopez ortiz, simone d’armini, social media, solo, teenage mutant ninja turtles, teenage mutant ninja turtles urban legends, the nao of brown, the spider king, the wicked + the divine, the wicked and the divine, this is america, tmnt, tmnt urban legends, tmnt volume 3, wilfredo torres
How we spent our bank holiday weekend, how the movie studios and fans alike are letting down the printed comic book industry, the dilemma of keeping up with the zeitgeist (or choosing not to), how we tackle "resuming" runs that we took a long break from reading, the harms of rushing to "solve" a story, and of course our usual roundup of our reads both new and old.
Episode | May 16th, 2018 | 2 hrs 6 mins
abstract studios, aftershock comics, andy clarke, anthony bourdain, awkward, barrier, batman, batman white knight, batman: white knight, ben passmore, bengal, berlin, boom comics, boom studios, brave, brian k. vaughan, comic books, comics, crush, dan brown, dark horse, dark horse comics, daygloahole, dc comics, death or glory, donny cates, drawn and quarterly, duncan fegredo, fantas, fcbd, forbidden planet, francesco francavilla, free comic book day, free comics day, gosh comics, hachette book group, hungry ghosts, hungry ghosts #4, idw publishing, image comics, irene koh, james harren, jason lute, joel rose, john wick, jose villarrubia, karen berger, laura allred, marcos martin, marvel comics, mike allred, muntsa vicente, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, orbital comics, paul pope, relay, rick remender, sean murphy, silver sprocket, social media, strangers in paradise xxv, svetlana chmakova, terry moore, the internet, tmnt universe #21, yen press, zac thompson
Free Comic Book Day, cinema etiquette (again!) and the virtues of a rigorous queuing system. Greg, Leon and Rahul discuss their day in London and their favourite reads from the day's offerings, as well as other recent offerings.
Episode | May 2nd, 2018 | 2 hrs 9 mins
ant man, ant-man, antman, asgard, asgardian, avengers, avengers infinity war, black panther, black widow, bruce banner, bucky barnes, captain america, clint barton, comic books, comics, corvus glaive, cull obsidian, doctor strange, dr strange, drax, drax the destroyer, ebony maw, falcon, fantasy, gamora, gotg, groot, guardians of the galaxy, hawkeye, heimdall, hulk, infinity gauntlet, infinity gems, infinity stones, infinity war, iron man, james rhodes, knowhere, korg, loki, m'baku, mantis, marvel, marvel cinematic universe, marvel comics, marvel infinity, marvel studio, marvel studios, mind, natasha romanoff, ncbd, nebula, new comic book day, new comics day, okoye, peter parker, peter quill, power, proxima midnight, reality, rhodey, rocket raccoon, sam wilson, sanctum santorum, scarlet witch, scott lang, shuri, social media, soul, space, spider man, spider-man, spiderman, star douche, star lord, starlord, stephen strange, steve rogers, t'challa, thanos, thanos annual #1, thor, time, titan, tony stark, valkyrie, vision, vormir, wakanda, wanda maximoff, war machine, white wolf, winter soldier, wong, xandar
An "Avengers: Infinity War" spoiler-filled special! Greg, Leon and Rahul take turns wielding the Infinity Gauntlet to flip reality upside-down, shake out all the secrets and give their take on exactly what went down in the latest Marvel blockbuster spectacle.
Episode | April 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins
action comics #1000, aliens dust to dust #1, analog #1, batman, batman #44, batman #45, batman creature of the night #3, billionaire killers #1, boom studios, brenden fletcher, comic books, comics, curse words #13, data security, david o'sullivan, dawn hargy, daygloahole #1, dc comics, declan shalvey, diablo house #4, dogs, dominaria, domino, domino #1, fantasy, galaad, gerry duggan, ghibli, ghostbusters crossing over #2, hungry ghosts #4, hunt for wolverine #1, ice cream man #4, idw publishing, image comics, isola #1, john wick #2, jordie bellaire, karl kerschl, kick-ass #3, kyle higgins, laureline, level 5, lucy dreaming #1, lucy dreaming #2, magic the gathering, marvel comics, marvel infinity, max bemis, michael dialynas, mister miracle #8, msassyk, mtg, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, ni no kuni, owain davies, pugs, russia, scales and scoundrels #8, sebastian girner, skyward #1, social media, spider king #3, stephen mooney, studio ghibli, survival fetish #1, thanos, thanos annual #1, the cloud, the dead hand #1 and pug.nay.shus #1, the internet, tmnt universe #21, transformers lost light #17, usagi yojimbo #2, valerian, valerian and laureline, vinegar teeth #4, wolverine, x-men
Ghibli-esque fantasy and paranoid reflections of reality! Greg and Ray tackle: Isola #1, Analog #1, Scales And Scoundrels #8, Lucy Dreaming #1, The Dead Hand #1 and Pug.Nay.Shus #1!
Episode | March 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
american gods: my ainsel #1, amy reeder, ashley walker, batman white knight #6, brian k. vaughan, carlos villas, chris o’halloran, comic books, comics, curse words #12, daniel kibblesmith, dc, dc comics, doctor strange damnation #2, dodge city #1, donny cates, dr strange, dr. strange: damnation #1, ed mcguinness, eternity girl #1, extremity #12, festival, fiona staples, frank quitely, ghostbusters, ghostbusters annual 2018, ghostbusters crossing over #1, gideon falls #1, good old neon, hell, highest house #1, hit girl #1, horror, ice cream, ice cream man #2, idw publishing, image, image comics, infinity countdown #1, inhumans, irony, javier rodriguez, john romita jr, john workman, kick ass #1, kim jung gi, las vegas, legion, legion #1, legion #2, leicester, leicester comic con, lockjaw, lockjaw #1, mark millar, martin morazzo, marvel, marvel infinity, marvel two-in-one #4, megan madrigal, melina mikulic, mephisto, mister miracle #7, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, nick spencer, nimit malavia, no.1 with a bullet #5, oblivion song #1, olivier coipel, peter milligan, peter steigerwald, prism stalker #1, rafael albuquerque, ricardo lopez ortiz, rod reis, saga, saga #49, scales & scoundrels #7, spider king #1, stephen strange, sunny gho, thought bubble, vs #2, w. maxwell prince, wilfredo torres, x-men
Vegas, Hell, omnipotent treat salesmen, big clumsy teleporting dogs and the return of Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl! It's all here for your listening pleasure! This episode we discuss: Kick-Ass #1, Hit-Girl #1, Ice Cream Man #2, Dr. Strange: Damnation #1, Lockjaw #1, Saga #49, Legion #1, Legion #2!
Episode | February 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 28 mins
abbott #2, aftershock comics, alejandra gutierrez, alex de campi, australia, batman #41, ben caldwell, bingo love, black panther, brad anderson, chainsaw, christopher sebela, cold war #1, comic books, comics, dave sharp, dc comics, death of love #1, dlc, doctor strange damnation #1, donal delay, erica schultz, exit stage left: the snagglepuss chronicles #1, exit stage left: the snagglepuss chronicles #2, felipe sobreiro, florence, games, gaming, graphic novels, hanna-barbera, hayden sherman, hit girl #1, huckleberry hound, hungry ghosts #2, ice cream man #2, idw, idw publishing, image, image comics, infinity countdown prime #1, injustice 2, jason fabok, jenn st-onge, john wick #2, joy san, justin jordan, kamina vincent, katie skelly, kelley jones, ken wong, kendrick lamar, kick-ass, legion #2, len wein, lockjaw #1, love, magen cubed, mark morales, mark russell, marvel comics, marvel studios, mcu, meredith mcclaren, michelle madsen, mike feehan, mountains, ncbd, new comic book day, omar estévez, paul mounts, peter parker spectacular spider-man #300, punisher platoon #6, rachel deering, redneck #10, romance, sam crisp, sarah horrocks, sci-fi, squiddly diddly, steve pugh, swamp thing winter special #1, tee franklin, tennessee williams, terrifics #1, the swamp thing winter special, thomas lanier "tennessee" williams iii, tmnt, tmnt ongoing #79, tom king, tony coculuzzi, twisted romance #1, twisted romance #2, valentines day, vinegar teeth #2, vita ayala, vs #1
This episode we check out some great new comics and some stories where love takes center stage! including: The Swamp Thing Winter Special,
Death Of Love #1, Cold War #1, Twisted Romance #1 and #2, Bingo Love, Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles #1 and #2, VS #1, and a comic adjacent game called Florence!
Episode | February 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
1970s, 1972, abbot #1, abbott, alberto ponticelli, alexis ziritt, anthology, anthony bourdain, berger, berger books, black mask, black mask comics, boom studios, bourdain, charles xavier, comic, comic book, comic books, comics, dark horse, dark horse comics, dbfz, dc, dc comics, detroit, dragon ball: fighter z, dragonball, dragonball fighter, eldritch, fabian jr. rangel, food, ghosts, graphic novel, graphic novels, h.p lovecraft, horror, hungry ghosts, hungry ghosts #1, idw, idw publishing, image, image comics, january, japan, javier rodriguez, joel rose, jose villarrubia, karen berger, legion, legion (2018) #1, lovecraft, lovecraftian, marvel, marvel comics, marvel infinity, motor city, mutants, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, nostalgia, paul pope, peter milligan, podcast, ponticelli, redlands, rodriguez, saladin ahmed, sami kivela, space riders: galaxy of brutality #4, supernatural, taj tenfold, vanesa del rey, vinegar teeth #1, wilfredo torres, x-men, ziritt
January is finally over! It felt like 1000 years! For this episode the guys sample some new runs to hit the shelves including: Vinegar Teeth #1, Legion (2018) #1, Abbot #1 and Hungry Ghosts #1. Also the concluding chapter of previously discussed comic, Space Riders: Galaxy Of Brutality #4 !
Episode | January 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
2018, ales kot, arachnophobia, boom studios, charles xavier, chris o’halloran, comics, days of hate, days of hate #1, days of hate 1, dbfz, dc, dc comics, diablo house, diablo house #3, diablo house 3, dragon ball: fighter z, dragonball, dragonball fighter, ed piskor, frazer irving, grand design, grand design 2, horror, ice cream, ice cream man #1, ice cream man 1, idw, idw publishing, image, image comics, injustice 2, january, jay fotos, legion, martin morazzo, marvel, marvel comics, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, nostalgia, podcast, santiperez, shawn dickinson, spiders, ted adams, the further adventures of nick wilson #1, the watcher, under: scourge of the sewer, w. maxwell prince, x-men, x-men: grand design #2, xmen
It's cold, it's miserable, it's January. But there are still comics to keep us warm! The guys take you through their most recent picks from the pile including: X-Men: Grand Design #2, Diablo House #3, Days of Hate #1, The Further Adventures of Nick Wilson #1, Under: Scourge Of The Sewer and Ice Cream Man #1!
Episode | January 10th, 2018 | 2 hrs 3 mins
abbot, archie, batman, batman and the signal, ben passmore, betty, black bolt, boom! studios, chilling adventures of sabrina, curse words, dc comics, dynamite comics, east of west, elsa charretier, exit stage left: snagglepuss chronicles, giant days, godshaper, gorogoa, grave diggers union, hit girl, hungry ghosts, ice cream man, image comics, infinity countdown, injustice 2, jonathan hickman, jughead, kick ass, lockjaw, lucy dreaming, marvel comics, mech cadet yu, mister miracle, namwolf, new year, new year's resolutions, nick dragotta, no.1 with a bullet, oblivion song, pierrickj colinet, redneck, riverdale, robert aguirre-sacasa, robert hack, scales and scoundrels, secret weapons, swamp thing winter special, the beautiful death, the infinite loop, the inhumans, the signal, the vision, twisted romance, veronica, victor lavalle’s destroyer, x-men grand design, your black friend
Welcome to our first show of 2018! We ring in the New Year by reflecting on our favourite comics of 2017, and the comics on the horizon that have us excited for 2018. Happy New Year, from the Ace Comicals crew!
Episode | December 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
advent, batman, batman the animated series, boom! studios, bruce timm, christmas, comics, corpus monstrum, dan mora, dark horse comics, dc comics, december, father christmas, festive, gary gianni, grandfather frost, grant morrison, harley quinn, hellboy, holidays, horror, image comics, klaus, marvel comics, mike mignola, monster men, mr. freeze, ncbd, new comic book day, new comics day, new year, paul dini, poison ivy, saint nicholas, santa, santa claus, steve purcell, the joker, the monster men, toybox, winter
SEASONS GREETINGS! It's the 2017 Ace Comicals Holiday Special! The guys get into the holiday spirit with a list of seasonal reads for you to enjoy from Christmases past and present! including: the Hellboy Christmas Special (1997), the Hellboy Winter Special (2017),Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville #1 and The Batman Adventures Holiday Special (1995).
Episode | December 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 30 mins
advent, archie comics, batman, batman annual #2 (2017), batman white knight, black bolt (2017) #1, chip zdarsky, christmas, comic books, comics, dc comics, demon vol.4, erica henderson, ghostbusters, ghostbusters tmnt 2, giovanni valleta, greg pak, horror, idw, idw publishing, image comics, inhumans, jack kirby, jack napier, jason shiga, john wick, john wick #1, jughead, jughead vol. 1, keanu reeves, marvel comics, ncbd, netflix, new comic book day, no. 1 with a bullet #2, podcast, privacy, riverdale, teenage mutant ninja turtles, the joker, tmnt, tom king
It's Not Christmas. But it's almost Christmas. But it's not Christmas... Yet. The guys discuss their recent reads from the run up to Christmas including: Batman Annual #2 (2017), Ghostbusters TMNT 2, Batman White Knight, Jughead Vol. 1, Black Bolt (2017) #1, No. 1 With a Bullet #2, John Wick #1 and Demon Vol.4.
Episode | November 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 37 mins
art spiegelman, batman, ben passmore, blank slate, dc comics, dc dark knights: the batman who laughs #1, dceu, deniz camp, doomsday clock #1, gary frank, geoff johns, idw publishing, image comics, justice league, kill the minotaur, marvel, marvel comics, maus, maxwell’s demons, mcu, minky woodcock – the girl who handcuffed houdini #1, nerdwriter, nerdwriter1, netflix, punisher: the platoon, the beautiful death #1, the punisher, titan comics, vault comics, vittorio astone, watchmen, your black friend
The Doomsday Clock has struck midnight and the guys have a stack of stories to talk about! Including: Doomsday Clock #1, Punisher: The Platoon #1-3, Kill The Minotaur, DC Dark Knights: The Batman Who Laughs #1, Minky Woodcock – The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1, The Beautiful Death #1, Your Black Friend, Blank Slate, and Maxwell’s Demons #1.
Episode | November 15th, 2017 | 1 hr 34 mins
archie, archie comics, batman, batman: lost #1, comic books, comics, dark kinghts metal, dc comics, dc metal, ghostbusters, idw publishing, image comics, marvel comics, mathieu bablet, mister miracle #3, mister miracle #4, mitch gerads, ncbd, new comics day, niko guardia, no. 1 with a bullet #1, pep comics, riverdale, tank girl, teenage mutant ninja turtles, the beautiful death #1, the beautiful death #2, the cw, the grave diggers union #1, the wonderful world of tank girl #1, tmnt ghostbusters ii #1, tmnt ghostbusters ii #2, toby cypress, tom king, wes craig
The guys dig into some wild tales about Proton Packs and half shell Ninjas, Gravediggers that fight supernatural threats, escalating violence in half baked heists, and the question of privacy in the modern digital age! we discuss: TMNT Ghostbusters II #1 and #2, The Grave Diggers Union #1, Batman: Lost #1, Mister Miracle #3 and #4, The Wonderful World of Tank Girl #1, No. 1 With A Bullet #1 and The Beautiful Death #1 and #2.
Episode | October 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
batman, batman: the dawnbreaker #1, batman: white knight #1, carol danvers, comic books, comics, dark mulitverse, dc, funny pages, generations: ms. marvel & ms. marvel #1 and generations: miles morales spider-man & peter parker spider-man #1, gotham city, halloween, harley quinn, head lopper ms. marvel, headlopper vol. 1: the island or a plague of beasts, image comics, jack napier, kamala khan, legends, marvel, miles morales, monsters, myths, northrop grumman, peter parker, sean murphy, spiderman, spooky season, the dawnbreaker, the joker, the vision, vision vol. 1: little worse than a man, white knight
It's spooky season at last! Greg, Leon and Rahul are taking heads on islands of mythical beasts, living with the family Vision, getting tangled in time twisting team-ups, witnessing the birth of "The Dawnbreaker" and watching the eternal frown of Gotham finally begin to turn upside down?...
In our 20th episode featuring: Head Lopper Vol. 1: The Island or A Plague Of Beasts, Vision Vol. 1: Little Worse Than A Man, Batman: White Knight #1, Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1, Generations: Ms. Marvel & Ms. Marvel #1 and Generations: Miles Morales Spider-Man & Peter Parker Spider-Man #1.
Episode | September 13th, 2017 | 57 mins 30 secs
amelia earhart, captain phasma, comic books, comics, dastardly and muttley, dc, dc comics, delicious in dungeon, dick dastardly, dungeons and dragons, elsewhere, garth ennis, idw, idw publishing, image, image comics, journey to star wars: the last jedi, marvel, marvel comics, ncbd, new comics day, scales and scoundrels, star wars, star wars: the last jedi, the last jedi
Greg and Rahul enter a warped zone of weird cartoon slapstick, alternate dimensions, fun fantasy adventures, space opera in chrome, and the nutritional
value of mythical creatures In our 18th episode featuring: Dastardly and Muttley #1, Scales And Scoundrels #1, Delicious in Dungeon, Captain Phasma #1, and Elsewhere!
Episode | September 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 33 mins
batman, batman: dark knight, boom! studios, comics, dark city, dark knights: metal, dc, dc comics, dead of winter, generation gone, ghostbusters, ghostbusters 101, idw publishing, image comics, marvel, marvel comics, mech cadet yu, new comic book day, shirtless bear fighter, tmnt dimension x, war on bearror, winnebago graveyard, x-men
Leon is trapped in The Danger Room in the X-Men's Westchester Mansion, leaving Greg and Rahul to discuss: Generation Gone #2, TMNT Dimension X, Batman: Dark Knight, Dark City, Winnebago Graveyard #3, Mech Cadet Yu #1, Dead of Winter #1, Shirtless Bear Fighter #3, and Ghostbusters 101 #6 alongside a whole stack of other stuff!