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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Episode | October 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
all hallows eve, archie comics, archie horror, autumn, batman, black magic, chilling adventures of sabrina, comic books, comics, cullen bunn, dark horse comics, dc comics, dc house of horror #1, frankenstein, ghosts, gra[hic novels, green lantern, haints, hallowe'en, halloween, harrow county, horror, image, image comics, jughead, jughead: the hunger #1, justice league, marvel comics, mike mignola, mr higgins comes home, occult, robert hack, roberto aguirre-sacasa, sabrina, sabrina the teenage witch, salem, samhain, spooky, superman, the flash, the joker, the occult, tyler crook, vampires, vol.1 : countless haints, vol.1 : the crucible, werewolves, witches, wonder woman, zombies
Greg and Leon get into the Halloween spirit with some awesome "All Hallows Reads" that range from dread tales of the occult to monster madness! This episode we cover: Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina, Vol.1 : The Crucible, Mr Higgins Comes Home, Jughead: The Hunger #1, DC House Of Horror #1 and Harrow County, Vol.1 : Countless Haints.
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 27th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
aaron lopresti, batman, collections, comics, dark kinghts metal, dark knights- batman: the red death, dc, dc comics, fantasy, gail simone, idw publishing, ikea, image, image comics, justice league, marvel, marvel comics, mister miracle, mitch gerads, post apocalypse, retcon, s.h.i.e.l.d, sci fi, swords and sorcery, the baxter building, the fantastic four, the flash, the realm, tom king, wonder woman, wonder woman/conan
Greg and Leon explore worlds of post apocalyptic fantasy, the struggles of supernatural soldiers, the broken psyche of a cosmic god, tales of hardened warriors in gladiatorial combat, and Dark Knights from broken universes, in this our 19th episode featuring: The Realm #1, Retcon #1, Wonder Woman/Conan #1, Dark Knights- Batman: The Red Death and Mister Miracle #2 !
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!
Episode | August 23rd, 2017 | 1 hr 40 mins
atomic comics, batman, batman: the war of jokes and riddles, brendon small, brendon small's galaktikon, comic books, comics, dark knights metal, dc comics, dimension x, genius: cartel, greg capullo, idw publishing, image comics, madman, marvel comics, mike allred, mister miracle, mitch gerads, redlands, scott snyder, teenage mutant ninja turtles, the joker, the riddler, tmnt, tmnt: dimension x, tom king
Upon his return Greg finds a post apocalyptic comicocracy. Where sanity and peace once reigned now there is only "The Stack"... A bumper episode where Greg and Leon discuss Dark Knights Metal, Mister Miracle, Genius: Cartel, Brendon Small's Galaktikon and Redlands! We also talk a little about TMNT: Dimension X, Mike Allred's Madman and the recent War Of Jokes And Riddles Batman arc. All this and more!
Episode | August 9th, 2017 | 52 mins 42 secs
#makeminemilkshake, comics, crosswind, demon, fables, lark's killer, locke and key, ms. marvel, secret weapons, spiritus, y: the last man
We are sailing blind without our captain! Leon and Rahul take the helm and steer the good ship Ace Comicals towards belaboured metaphor island, where we talk about #MakeMineMilkshake, Jason Shiga's Demon, Spiritus, Lark's Killer, Crosswind, Secret Weapons and more!
Episode | July 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 20 mins
batgirl, centipede, clue, comic books, comics, curse words, dark horse, dark horse comics, dc, dc comics, demon, dynamite, dynamite comics, eisner awards, generation gone, groo: play of the gods, idw, idw publishing, image comics, jason shiga, kill the minotaur, marvel, marvel comics, ms. marvel, new comic book day, san diego comic con, secret weapons, shirtless bear fighter, valiant, valiant entertainment, war on bearror, winnebago graveyard, wonder woman
An over-sized edition of Ace Comicals! we talk Eisner Awards, some San Diego Comic Con, and our recent reads including: Demon, Shirtless Bear Fighter, Winnebago Graveyard, centipede, Secret Weapons, Clue, Ms. Marvel, Curse Words, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Generation Gone, Groo: Play Of The Gods and Kill The Minotaur!
Episode | July 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
comicbooks, comics, frank miller, homecoming, klaus janson, marvel, marvel comics, peter parker, spider-man, spider-man: homecoming, spiderman, spiderman: reign, the dark knight returns
Ace Comicals Presents: Spiderman: Reign (2006-2007) The guys discuss and dissect Kaare Andrews' dark, gritty, four part glimpse into the Web-Slinger's future!
Episode | June 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
adam kubert, alexis ziritt, alison sampson, bachan, bill & ted, bill and ted, bill and ted save the universe, black mask studios, boom! studios, brian joines, cat staggs, chip zdarsky, comic books, comics, crosswind and victor lavalle's destroyer, dc, dc comics, dietrich smith, fabian rangel jr, gail simone, image, image comics, jody leheup, marvel, marvel comics, mike spicer, nil vendrell, peter parker: the spectacular spider-man, sebastian girner, shirtless bear fighter, space riders, space riders: galaxy of brutality, spiderman, steve niles, the war on bearror, victor lavalle, winnebago graveyard
The three of us are reunited once more! In the discussion stack this time we have Space Riders: Galaxy Of Brutality, Shirtless Bear Fighter, Bill And Ted Save The Universe, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-man, Winnebago Graveyard,Crosswind and Victor LaValle's Destroyer!
Episode | June 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
action comics, comic books, comics, dc, dc comics, kurt busiek, stuart immonen, superman, superman: secret identity
Ace Comicals Presents- Superman: Secret Identity (2004)
Greg and Rahul talk about Kurt Busiek and Stuart Immonen's uplifting, self contained, Superman tale!
Episode | May 31st, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
boom! studios, comics, comics books, curse words, godshaper, image, image comics, new comic day!, rose, samaritan veritas, underwinter, victor lavalle's destroyer
Greg and Leon hold the fort with Rahul missing in Puzzlewood Forest! We talk Samaritan Veritas, Victor LaValle's Destroyer, Underwinter, Godshaper, Curse Words and Rose!
Episode | May 17th, 2017 | 53 mins 25 secs
alien, aliens, aliens: covenant, comic books, comics, dark horse comics, h.r. giger, james stokoe, mike mignola, ridley scott, xenomorph
It's an Aliens Double Feature! We take a look at the Dave Gibbons and Mike Mignola Aliens: Salvation as well as Issue 1 of James Stokoe's Aliens Dead Orbit.
Episode | May 14th, 2017 | 59 mins 54 secs
2000ad, archie comics, art of the brick, art of the brick dc superheroes, bad machinery, betty & veronica, bongo comics free for all, comic books, comics, dc, fcbd, fcbd17, free comic book day, hostage, i hate image, idw, image comics, judge dredd, justice league, lady mechanika, marvel, oni press, teenage mutant ninja turtles, tmnt, tmnt: prelude to dimension x
Free Comic Book Day! we spent the day in London and of course we got some free comics! We talk about our adventures in Lego-art and bad movies and our picks from the FCBD pile!
Episode | May 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
albatross funnybooks, boom! studios, comic books, comics, dc comics, free comic book day, godshaper, idw, image comics, kobane calling, marvel, namwolf, rat queens, redneck, the infinite loop, they’re not like us, zero calcare, zerocalcare
Fever dreams, time loops, Blood-beer and sober truth. We talk Namwolf, Redneck, Godshaper, The Infinite Loop, Rat Queens, They’re Not Like Us and Kobane Calling!
Episode | April 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
comic books, comics, logan, marvel, marvel comics, weapon x, wolverine, x-men
Ace Comicals Presents: Old Man Logan
Nhilism, violence, farming and pacifisim! It's time to talk Old Man Logan!