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323 | Joe Abercrombie and Chuck Dixon on The First Law

Jake & Slim sat down LIVE via satellite with Joe Abercrombie and Chuck Dixon talk adaptations, Slim being creepy, fantasy, Stallone, and what they're reading! Setlist goes something like this: (00:35) - Saying 'yes' to turning First Law into a comic book (03:00) - Slim creeps out Chuck Dixon    (03:53) - Adapting a completed work (05:08) - A "real" fantasy setting (06:30) - Pacing a novel trilogy into a 22 page book (07:30) - Sly Stallone rumors (10:40) - What are Joe and Chuck reading right now? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

13mins

10 Apr 2013

Rank #1

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553 | Kid Sherlock w/ Justin Phillips + Sean Miller

In this podcast episode we talk about Sherlock and friendship. Primary topic this episode: Kid Sherlock! Other topics include getting on that Sherlock train, fave original Conan Doyle stories, the original fandom, settling on the style for this all-ages book, The Far Side, YOUNG GUN Gary Larson, Watson’s success, Superman’s Pal, planning the future of Kid Sherlock! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on YouTube Books talked about on this show!

18mins

21 Apr 2017

Rank #2

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290 | Mark Waid on Thrillbent!

Jake and Slim sat down via Satellite with Mark Waid to talk Insufferable, weekly format, DD, and the Man of Steel trailer! Setlist goes something like this: (01.00) - What is Insufferable?  (02.30) - Writing the ..to be continued weekly format vs 22 page comics (06.00) - Digital surpises (08.15) - "It's still comics" (09.00) - Daredevil: Thriller (11.00) - Man of Steel trailer and Superman Returns Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

16mins

19 Dec 2012

Rank #3

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455 | Hot Spam

In this episode Kara talks about having no internet on an island. Join the comiXologists as they talk about their fave comics this week! Topics include papercuts, hot letters, New Releases, Remember Remender Alert™, SummerSlam GIFs, teen Presidents, Hot Dog Water, viral night classes, Get a Grip Friend, Matt doesn't know Peanuts character names, working for HYDRA, parenting with comics, DELCOURT, synergy, plushies, and your glorious letters! Links: This Week’s Podcast Picks our newsletter is awesome and so are you the comiXologist > iTunes + RSS feed comiXology: Conversations > iTunes + RSS feed

27mins

26 Aug 2015

Rank #4

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529 | Turkey Skin Challenge

In this podcast episode Lou had Slim read Elfquest and nothing will be the same. Primary topic this episode: the books we read this week! Other topics include turkey skin, olives, pickles, Lou thinks Slim is some kinda vagrant animal, NYEW RELEASES, the FINAL issue of CHEW, the Turkey Skin Challenge, journey to the 1970s by giving thanks to each other and Elfquest, DadMatt, Lou heads into Deadly Class for the first time ever, toxic masculinity, SHOCKING ending to Death of X, coming down with a strong dose of Hickmentia, and getting into After Death big time, OK. CU Additions for November! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe to CONversations iTunes Books talked about on this show!

28mins

23 Nov 2016

Rank #5

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397 | NYCC Final Day

Join the comiXologists as we talk Secret War(s), Batman, Agent Carter, Doctor Who, which creator is more important than your children, and why Kara has tire tracks on her foot. There’s no place like NYCC. Links: Secret Wars Batman 35 Subatomic Party Girls Sex Criminals Windblade Swamp Thing New 52 comiXology's Twitter Current Sales: The Walking Dead The Flash Transformers Marvel Collections Chaos Sale Cable/Deadpool

19mins

13 Oct 2014

Rank #6

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389 | Jeffrey Brown on Jedi Academy

The creator of A Matter of Life takes us into the Star Wars universe with his new book, Jedi Academy. Jeffrey Brown joins the podcast to talk about how the idea of using the Star Wars universe to talk about fatherhood and memories of school came together, the journal format he used for Jedi Academy, and working with Lucasfilm. He also spoke about what he may be writing a decade from now and why. Hosted by @slim.

13mins

11 Dec 2013

Rank #7

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454 | Give It Up For Clayton

In this episode Kara talks about secret love and also cheese romance. Join the comiXologists as they talk about their fave comics this week! Topics include Secret Secret War Love, Copra, Ultraman and Manga and eye rolling at Slim, Romeo and Juliet but with animals, "Sheep in Wolf's Clothing" she says, the end of Hexed, Archie even though Kara hadn't read it yet ha ha ha, and your glorious letters! Links: This Week’s Podcast Picks our newsletter is awesome and so are you comiXology: Conversations > iTunes + RSS feed

25mins

19 Aug 2015

Rank #8

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556 | Nebulocket

In this podcast episode Lou is amazing by slim's shipping ability. Primary topic this episode: the books we read! Other topics include GOTG Vol 2., not crying that much tho, desiring to make out with Rocket, a reminder about the show ending we’re sorry OKKKK, feels and fears, FAVE COVERS OF THE WEEK, Matt Kindt’s beard, Rocket’s Ocean, finding your turtle center, screaming with sexual tension, Marco love, very dark high school drama, and your letters! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on YouTube Books talked about on this show!

36mins

10 May 2017

Rank #9

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555 | French-Kissing Rocket Raccoon

In this podcast episode Lou starts to disbelieve Slim. Primary topic this episode: the books we read this week! Other topics include Lou calling Slim a dog, MARVEL HAS JOINED CU, some of our MARVEL CU PICKS, the last time Slim cried, Raccoon love, pulling Batman’s strings, constantly on cocaine, dead bodies in your trunk, whiny Luke, your letters, and some actual news that nearly led to real crying OK. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on YouTube Books talked about on this show!

34mins

3 May 2017

Rank #10

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297 | "Hickmania Patient Zero"

Slim & Andrew chat about new books, some Golden Oldies, and talk about your Death Reversal Tweets of DOOM!!! Setlist goes something like this: (01:00) - Superior Spider-Man #1 (04:50) - Fantastic Four #3 (07:10) - Sweet Tooth #40 (09.10) - Golden Oldies: Fatale Volume 1, Ex Machina #1 (13.33) - Tweets of Doom: Which Comic Death Would You Reverse? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

20mins

10 Jan 2013

Rank #11

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392 | SDCC Day 0

We're heading to San Diego Comic Con, so let's run down the list of what to expect at the con and our booth! Signings, limited edition cards, pretzel dogs, 45c graphic novels, and a survey! What would you want from a weekly comiXology podcast? Tap/click here to let us know in survey form. We also talked about the con experience, Princess Ugg, Lumberjanes, Ninja Turtles, the new Batgirl, and our con schedule! By @KaraSzam | @slim

21mins

21 Jul 2014

Rank #12

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298 | Thomas Hall on Robot 13

Slim and Inferno sat down via Satellite with Thomas Hall to talk Robot 13, self-publishing, writing as a job, and what he's reading! Setlist goes something like this: (01:00) - Atomic Robo + Hellboy, how did Robot 13 come together? (02:26) - Why self-publish? (04:46) - The future of Robot 13 (07:58) - Writing comics as a secondary profession (11:05) - What is Thomas reading right now? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

12mins

15 Jan 2013

Rank #13

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299 | "Cameos of DOOM!"

Slim & Jake look back on the year and invite each previous comiXologist that has guest hosted the podcast! They also talk about your own Dear comiXologist Tweets of DOOM!!! Setlist goes something like this: (01:34) - Sales Wizard, Taylor: My Friend Dahmer (06:02) - Heartbreaker, Hitmaker: Claire, Love & Rockets (10:40) - Superstar, Ben Gold: All-New X-Men (15:54) - Murph, Chris Murphy: Hickman's Fantastic Four (21:00) - Social Media Scientist, Kevin: Daredevil (25:48) - Inferno, John Paterno,: Captain America (30:04) - Barbara Walters, Eric: Happy! (35:40) - Johnny Storm, John Roberts: Aquaman (41:25) - Tweets of Doom: Dear comiXologists! Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

52mins

18 Jan 2013

Rank #14

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300 | Sam Humphries on Uncanny X-Force

Slim and Jake sat down via Satellite with Sam Humphries to talk Uncanny X-Force #1, Psylocke, #mohawkstorm, and what he's reading! Setlist goes something like this: (01:12) - "I'm gonna write it like I stole it."  (03:25) - Psylocke's Wikipedia, being a surviver (05:05) - #mohawkstorm (07:00) - Uncanny Costumes (08:32) - Hector and Sacrifice #4 (09:35) - Partying too hard (11:30) - What is Sam reading right now? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

16mins

22 Jan 2013

Rank #15

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359 | "Spadiacs"

Slim welcomes Tony Ice and Androtle to chat about this week's releases and talk about your James Spader Comic Tweets!! Setlist goes something like this: (01:00) - Chipotle Ambassador (02:40) - Rosa Goes for a Walk (04:40) - FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #2 (07:30) - Captain America #10 (11:30) - Justice League #23 (14:45) - Tweets of DOOM: What Would James Spader read!? Hosted by:  @davisallday | @slim | @adcustom

23mins

30 Aug 2013

Rank #16

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301 | Jason Starr on Wolverine MAX

Slim and Jake sat down via Satellite with Jason Starr to talk Wolverine MAX, what MAX means, writing, and what he's reading! Setlist goes something like this: (00:34) - Slim's new BFF (01:05) - What can MAX do for you? (03:56) - Wolverine stories from the past (06:16) - Novel size or 22-page comic? (08:09) - What is Jason reading right now? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

11mins

23 Jan 2013

Rank #17

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360 | David Finch on Forever Evil

Slim sat down LIVE in-studio with Forever Evil's David Finch to talk vacations, writing/drawing, Lex in the spotlight, penciller/inker relationships, and what he's reading! Setlist goes something like this: (00:25) - Forever Evil - vacation time (01:00) - Writing and drawing by yourself (02:15) - Trinity War leading into Forever Evil (04:55) - Snorting Kryptonite omg (05:30) - Lex in the spotlight (06:25) - Career highpoint?  (07:30) - Watchmen film designs (08:40) - Penciller/iker relationship, Richard Friend (10:30) - John Byrne/ Terry Austin (10:40) - What is David reading right now? Hosted by:  @slim

12mins

4 Sep 2013

Rank #18

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292 | Jason Brubaker on reMIND

Jake and Slim sat down via Satellite with Jason Brubaker to talk reMIND, afros, marketing, animation, 2D, and what he's reading! Setlist goes something like this: (01.00) - Afros (01.45) - reMIND: the pitch (02.45) - Marking comics on the web (04.30) - What makes a successful Kickstarter? (08.00) - Animated remIND vs graphic novel (10:00) - Kung Fu animation/design (12:00) - 2D vs 3D animation  (15.00) - What is Jason reading right now? Hosted by:  @1hand1joystick | @slim

17mins

26 Dec 2012

Rank #19

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361 | "Pathmark Timestream"

Slim welcomes Tony Ice to chat about this week's releases and talk about your Pick of the Week Tweets!! Setlist goes something like this: (01:20) - Battle of the Atom (02:34) - X-Cutioner's Song (05:22) - SPOILERS of the Atom (06:30) - Bunker #2 (08:30) - Forever Evil #1 (12:31) - Trillium #2 (13:37) - Tweets of DOOM: What's Your Pick of the Week!? Hosted by:  @davisallday | @slim

23mins

6 Sep 2013

Rank #20