Ace Comicals

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About the show

Every two weeks your host Greg and his co-hosts Leon and Rahul discuss comics in all their forms; monthly issues, collected volumes, graphic novels, newspaper strips, film tie-ins, TV tie-ins, flip-books, pictures scribbled on the backs of napkins...

If it tells a story in sequence through art and text, rest assured we'll have something to say about it.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 082: "Absence of the Bog Smasher"

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    don't go without me, gryffen, parable of the sower

    While The Loft Dweller's away, Leon and Rahul will...discuss Gryffen: Galaxy's Most Wanted, Don't Go Without Me and Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

  • 081: "Pour Out A Cup Of Tea For Our Fallen G"

    Episode  |  February 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    kieron gillen, locke and key, manu altiplano vol.1, obscura, olympia #1-3, sara #1-6, tko studios, x-ray robot

    It reminds you of the magic that first got you hooked into the fantastic world of super powered beings. Your discovery of that doorway into the fantasy realm where, for a while you could escape among brightly coloured, brave and bold heroics...

  • Obscura: A Penny Dreadful Tale Of Post-Mortem Photography And 19th Century Spiritualism

    Article  |  February 8th, 2020
    By Greg
    19th century, crime, gothic horror, lukasz wnuczek, luke cartwright, macabre, mediums, obscura, penny dreadful, postmortem photography, spiritualism, tasmania, victoriana

    A review of the graphic novel “Obscura” by Luke Cartwright and Lukasz Wnuczek

  • 080: "Junji Ito"

    Episode  |  January 30th, 2020  |  2 hrs 6 mins
    fragments of horror, frankenstein, futon, glyceride, gyo, junji ito's cat diary: yon & mu, lingering farewell, neck specter, red turtleneck, shiver, sour yet sweet, the enigma of amigara fault, the face burglar, the hanging balloons, the ice cream bus, the sad tale of the principal post, the unbearable labyrinth, the window next door, tomie, uzumaki, voices in the dark


  • 079: “Back In The Sweet Place”

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 48 mins
    bugss, ice cream, ice cream man, salted caramel, the sweet place

    LiCkEtY SpLiT...

  • 078: "Basically Christmas"

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 54 mins
    2019, 2020, assassin nation, basketful of heads, batman, bruce willis, bttm fdrs, christmas, clue candlestick, comics, count crowley: reluctant monster hunter, crowded, dc comics, die, die hard, everything, graphic novels, gravy, house of x, i moved to los angeles to work in animation, idw, image comics, kevin eastman, marvel comics, mcu, murder falcon, new year, paradox girl resonant, peter laird, powers of x, retro, superman, teenage mutant ninja turtles, the batman’s grave, the plot, these savage shores, tmnt, tmnt: the last ronin, waves, when i arrived at the castle, x-men


  • 077: "Crowded: Volume One"

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 32 mins
    crowded, disco elysium, knives out, watchmen
  • 076: "Thanksgiving for Ghosts"

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 45 mins
    dollhouse family, joker, locke and key, punisher soviet, teen titans go, watchmen
  • 075: "Belated Happy Halloween"

    Episode  |  November 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 22 mins
    anya’s ghost, basketful of heads #1, count crowley: reluctant monster hunter #1, fantastic four: grand design, house of x, marauders, powers of x, tales from the dark multiverse: the death of superman #1, x-men

    "Can we talk about how much I WOULD LOVE the job of horror host?"

  • 074: "The Legacy Of Apex Lex"

    Episode  |  October 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 52 mins
    everything #2, joker, resonant, tales from the dark multiverse: knightfall #1, the batman’s grave #1, the joker: year of the villain #1, the mask: i pledge allegiance to the mask #1

    "I know FOR SURE I've not been looking at speedos, I-I KNOW that I haven't so why is it showing me that, what does it know about me that I don't know about myself?"

  • 073: "Campfire Tales"

    Episode  |  October 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 28 mins
    bizarre adventures #1(2019), creepy (1964), fatale, the plot #1, tomb of dracula

    "I'm just here for the ride Leon"

  • 072: "HELP!"

    Episode  |  September 25th, 2019  |  24 mins 47 secs
    moonshine, steeple #1, wonder woman: dead earth, you are obsolete #1

    ...Can anyone hear me?

  • 071: "The Loneliest You've Ever Felt Watching QVC At 3AM"

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 56 mins
    american born chinese, everything #1, marvel comics #1000, marvel monsters #1, something is killing the children #1, space bastards volume #1

    WE ARE NOT SPONSORED BY DOMINOES!... But we wouldn't mind if we were.

  • 070: "The Silver Surfer With Ears And A Tail"

    Episode  |  August 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 40 mins
    bttm fdrs, dead legends #1, ice cream man #13, manor black#1, once and future #1, strayed #1, the boys, the promised neverland

    Greg's math is definitely wrong.

  • 069: "I'll Tell You When You're Older"

    Episode  |  August 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 47 mins
    amazon prime, idw, koyama press, manga, the boys, the maxx, the promised neverland, viz, when i arrived at the castle
  • 068: "This Is A Jumble Of A Podcast"

    Episode  |  July 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 49 mins
    archie vs. predator ii #1, batman: curse of the white knight #1, blade runner 2019 #1, history of the marvel universe #1, house of x #1, naomi, superman's pal jimmy olsen #1

    The gang open with a breakdown of the Eisner awards and the freshly announced slate of Marvel Phase 4 movies and tv shows, before diving into their weekly reads.

What are you looking down here for? Go read some comics!