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War Rocket Ajax is the world’s most destructive comic book and pop-culture podcast, featuring interviews with comics professionals, reviews, rankings and more.

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War Rocket Ajax is the world’s most destructive comic book and pop-culture podcast, featuring interviews with comics professionals, reviews, rankings and more.

iTunes Ratings

363 Ratings
Average Ratings
330
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War Rocket Ajax rules!

By Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 - Mar 01 2020
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Legitimately one of my favorite podcasts. Chris and Matt are a delight to listen to every week.

Love the show, but…

By Chinkerton2843 - Nov 06 2019
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Give the people what they want, more Harrison!

iTunes Ratings

363 Ratings
Average Ratings
330
9
4
6
14

War Rocket Ajax rules!

By Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 - Mar 01 2020
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Legitimately one of my favorite podcasts. Chris and Matt are a delight to listen to every week.

Love the show, but…

By Chinkerton2843 - Nov 06 2019
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Give the people what they want, more Harrison!
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War Rocket Ajax

Latest release on Jun 30, 2020

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War Rocket Ajax is the world’s most destructive comic book and pop-culture podcast, featuring interviews with comics professionals, reviews, rankings and more.

Rank #1: Episode 271 – Three Candied Apples To The Face f/ Kelly Thompson

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This week, guest host Elle Collins of Into It joins Chris as writer Kelly Thompson returns to the show to talk about wrapping up the first arc of Jem and the Holograms, writing Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps and so much more, in a stealth episode that's really just about how much we all love Jem.  Plus, karma strikes in a special MMA update and the Marvel Movies are ranked, ESE-style!

Sep 14 2015

1hr 30mins

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Rank #2: Comics Catch-Up 03: Claremont/Davis Excalibur Part 1

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You voted for us to catch up on the Chris Claremont/Alan Davis run on Excalibur, so we read the first 19 issues and talked about them! Once again, one of us more or less liked it, the other, not so much.

Mar 13 2019

48mins

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Rank #3: Every Story Ever Special: November 2017

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We're almost caught up on ranking stories! Here's the newest 2-hour batch of ranks.

Dec 17 2017

2hr 4mins

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Rank #4: Episode 299 - Teen Girl Metamorpho (Panel President Special)

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We're knocking out some Panel President lists by ranking some characters this week!

Apr 11 2016

1hr 54mins

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Rank #5: Every Story Ever Special: April 2019

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Ranks! Ranks! Ranks! Ranks! It's time for ranks once again!

Apr 30 2019

2hr 3mins

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Rank #6: Every Story Ever Special: January 2019

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We're kicking off 2019 by ranking some big-event stories!

Jan 31 2019

2hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Comics Catch-Up 07: Hellboy in Hell

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The winner of this month's Comics Catch-Up poll was the purported last-ever Mike Mignola Hellboy story, and despite some of the details not being entirely clear to one host, who might be a dumb guy, we loved it!

Jul 24 2019

41mins

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Rank #8: Every Story Ever Special: September 2019

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It's a very special Every Story Ever special this month, as we rank the 1,000th comic to appear on the list. And to do it, we get a little sentimental.

Sep 26 2019

2hr 4mins

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Rank #9: Every Story Ever Special: November 2019

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It's time to give thanks, shop and rank some comic books!

Nov 30 2019

2hr

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Rank #10: Episode 258 – The Bummer Track, Daddio f/ Jon Morris

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This week, we welcome back Jon Morris, author of the brand new book, The League of Regrettable Superheroes! We chat about just what makes a superhero regrettable, how Squirrel Girl transcended that label, the weird darkness of Golden Age characters, Columbo, and much more! Plus, more entries to our Word Heavyweight Champion list!

Jun 15 2015

1hr 39mins

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Rank #11: Every Story Ever Special: May 2019

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Heroes in Crisis just ended. Yes. we rank it.

May 31 2019

1hr 59mins

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Rank #12: Episode 432 - The Richest Guys in Town f/ Matt Fraction

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Merry Christmas, you old War Rocket Ajax! We did another commentary track for a movie this year, and this time we're talking through It's a Wonderful Life!

Dec 24 2018

2hr 46mins

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Rank #13: Episode 262 – The We’re-Not-at-Comic-Con Questions Special

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We're taking your questions while we celebrate not having to endure the horrors of San Diego Comic-Con!

Jul 13 2015

1hr 36mins

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Rank #14: Every Story Ever Special: February 2020

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Who wants to hear us argue about Heathcliff for 20 minutes? If the answer is you, you're in luck.

Feb 29 2020

2hr

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Rank #15: Episode 242 – Always Drawing Robocop f/ Erica Henderson

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This week we are so very pleased to welcome the artist of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and our good friend Erica Henderson to the show! We talk to her about costume and character design, Robocop (of course), Marvel Puzzle Quest, humor in comics, Kraven's butt, and so much more! Plus, some more quotes compete to be the Word Heavyweight Champion!

Feb 23 2015

1hr 36mins

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Rank #16: Every Story Ever Special: December 2019

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It sure is still 2019! And we're ranking as many comic stories as we can in two hours to close out the decade.

Jan 04 2020

2hr 6mins

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Rank #17: Episode 260 – Men of Extremes f/ Andy Suriano and Matt Chapman

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We're happy to welcome the co-creators of Cosmic Scoundrels, Andy Suriano and Matt Chapman, to this week's show! We talk about their backgrounds in animation, Easter eggs, how far is too far with scoundrel characters, publishing on the web and in print, Homestar Runner (of course) and much more! Plus, more quotes are added to the Word Heavyweight Champion list!

Jun 29 2015

1hr 41mins

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Rank #18: Episode 437 - Syrupy Butterthroat f/ Jason Latour

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The co-creator of Spider-Gwen and Southern Bastards joins us once again to talk Into the Spider-Verse, G.I. Joe (as a fan), Spider-Gwen's costume design, his most North Carolina moment ever and a whole lot more!

Feb 11 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #19: Episode 265 – Bustin’ Overdose f/ Erik Burnham

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This week, we welcome the writer of IDW's Ghostbusters Get Real and other bustin' comics, Erik Burnham! We talk about Jake Blues, giving Winston the spotlight, why Ghostbusters II is so maligned, whether Ghostbusters could sustain a serious horror story and so much more! Plus, more quotes for the Word Heavyweight Champion list!

Aug 03 2015

1hr 25mins

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Rank #20: Episode 243 – Comics Are the Constant f/ Ed Brubaker

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We are proud as can be to welcome one of our favorites ever to the show this week: Ed Brubaker! We talk with him about being in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the process of bringing Bucky back, writing for TV versus writing comics, the new Criminal magazine, spy movies, noir lingo, and much more! Plus, Chris and Matt take a few listener questions!

Mar 02 2015

1hr 39mins

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Every Story Ever Special: June 2020

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It's the last day of the month, and we're ranking comic stories once again, ranging from Captain America classics to very weird ads for boys' pants.

Jun 30 2020

2hr 5mins

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Episode 505 - Improv, Statistics, Community f/ Steenz and Samuel Sattin

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We're extremely pleased to welcome the creative team behind the upcoming Side Quest: A Visual History of Role Playing Games to the show this week to talk about the long history of RPGS, LARPing, the own relationships to tabletop gaming, dining choices, RPG art, and so much more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a listener question about a proposed Super-Verse.

Jun 29 2020

1hr 32mins

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Episode 504 - Flash Thompsons of Two Worlds (This or That Special)

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For this week's show, Chris and Matt did a whole lot of deciding, because they took as many of your This or That scenarios as they could manage!

Jun 22 2020

1hr 30mins

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Episode 503 - Let Them Fight (Listener Questions Special)

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On this week's show, Matt and Chris are taking your listener questions about historical figures fighting wrestlers, superhero casting, what Batman comics to read next, and a whole lot more.

Jun 15 2020

1hr 33mins

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Comics Catch-Up 018: The Wilds

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This month, we decided to catch up on this post-apocalyptic Black Mask series by Vita Ayala and Emily Pearson! It is shockingly relevant!

Jun 10 2020

35mins

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Episode 502 - Blue Wolverine f/ Kwanza Osajyefo and Jamal Igle

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The creative team behind the comic series Black joins us this week to talk about sci-fi TV, donating proceeds from their t-shirt store to bail funds, The Wrong Earth, their sequel series White, long-term story planning, explaining superpowers, the X-Men, and a whole lot more! Plus Matt and Chris decide between two comic universes to live in!

Jun 08 2020

1hr 30mins

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Episode 501 - Lovers, and Lovers of Karate f/ Kyle Starks

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The Franchise Kyle Starks drops by this week to discuss Karate Prom, his digital Free Comic Book Day offering, as well as dogs (of course), his top 4, setting deadlines for himself, the Presidential Fitness Test, the concept of a WrestleHeist and much more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a listener question about haircuts.

Jun 01 2020

1hr 33mins

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Every Story Ever Special: May 2020

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In which we spend an hour ranking Doomsday Clock. It's a weird time, everybody.

May 31 2020

2hr 6mins

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Episode 500 - Every Segment Ever

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For our 500th episode, we're bringing back every segment we've ever done.

They are, in order: Patreon Thanks, Earth Shattering News, Checks and Recs, The Hundo Club, MMA Update, Health Situation, Comics Reviews, a LootCrate ad, Interview (with Matt Fraction), Comics Roundtable (with Elle Collins and David Wolkin), Twitter Questions, Listener Questions, Big Ups To All My Haters, Making Fun of a Swimsuit Issue, Tales From the Comic Shop, What's Pissing Us Off This Week, Love Haters, Letters From Thrasher, Every Story Ever, Word Heavyweight Champions, Panel President, and This or That.

We love you!

May 25 2020

3hr 6mins

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Episode 499 - Big, Dumb Iron Man (Listener Questions Special)

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We took your listener questions as we await the huge event that is Ajax 500 next week!

May 18 2020

1hr 35mins

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Episode 498 - Bleedin' Mutie Blood f/ Gerry Duggan

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The writer of Marauders joins us this week to talk about pitching Dawn of X, the concept of X-Men pirates, parrots, the dynamics of the Hellfire Club, how the X-writers work together, what pirate tattoo he'd get, LEGO sets and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris choose between to Captain Marvel scenarios!

May 11 2020

1hr 29mins

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Comics Catch-Up 017: The Trial of Maximum Carnage

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You demanded it. We re-ranked it. How did Maximum Carnage fare on re-evaluation? Did it rule, or was it eviscerated?

May 08 2020

1hr 21mins

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Episode 497 - Last Plane Outta Canada f/ Allison Baker and Chris Roberson

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Our longtime pals Allison Baker and Chris Roberson return to the show after a long absence this week to talk about Superman, Batman: Brave and the Bold, generational X-Men teams, the Wynona Earp and iZombie TV shows, the best adaptations, baking, and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take two listener questions!

May 04 2020

1hr 35mins

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Every Story Ever Special: April 2020

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Nothing can stop us from adding more comic book stories (and only comic book stories, not things that kinda seem like they might be comic book stories) to our ever-expanding list!

Apr 29 2020

2hr 3mins

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Episode 496 - Frankencastle Tattoo (This or That Special)

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This week, we dedicated our full interview segment to taking as many This or That scenarios as we could! Plus, we announced an auction for a guest spot on Ajax #500! Check out @WarRocketPod on Twitter for details!

Apr 27 2020

1hr 34mins

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Episode 495 - I Choose Human f/Laura Hudson

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Our longtime pal Laura Hudson drops by this week to just shoot the breeze! We talk dogs, Picard, prestige TV, the ComicsAlliance days, watching Blue Bloods, Twilight and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a listener question about Blue Devil!

Apr 20 2020

1hr 31mins

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Comics Catch-Up 016: The Wild Storm, Part 2

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We wrap up our look at this 24-issue Warren Ellis/Jon Davis-Hunt series! We probably, honestly, just could have ranked it last time.

Apr 18 2020

59mins

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Episode 494 - Going Full Mutant f/James Tynion IV

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The writer of a little book you may have heard of called Batman joins us this week to talk about the TMNT/Batman crossover, some of his favorite characters, the idea behind The Designer, his indie books, pet names and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take on a movie-focused This or That!

Apr 13 2020

1hr 27mins

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Episode 493 - League Draft (Listener Questions Special)

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On this week's show, we're taking your listener questions, which include a request for us to draft our own Justice Leagues. It proves more difficult than you might expect.

Apr 06 2020

1hr 35mins

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Every Story Ever Special: March 2020

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Wake up, wake up, wake up, it's the last of the month! And we're ranking comic book stories for two full hours.

Mar 31 2020

2hr 6mins

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iTunes Ratings

363 Ratings
Average Ratings
330
9
4
6
14

War Rocket Ajax rules!

By Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 - Mar 01 2020
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Legitimately one of my favorite podcasts. Chris and Matt are a delight to listen to every week.

Love the show, but…

By Chinkerton2843 - Nov 06 2019
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Give the people what they want, more Harrison!