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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.

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Love the show, but…

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Give the people what they want, more Harrison!

#1 HQC Daddies

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They’re the best on the net what can I say

iTunes Ratings

350 Ratings
Average Ratings
320
7
4
6
13

Love the show, but…

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

#1 HQC Daddies

By Dbcbw - Oct 15 2019
Read more
They’re the best on the net what can I say

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War Rocket Ajax

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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.

Every Story Ever Special: July 2018

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It's summertime and we're ranking stories for two full hours once again!

Jul 31 2018

2hr 2mins

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Episode 285 - On Dasher, on Blazier f/ Matt Fraction

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Matt Fraction returns for our annual Christmas episode!

Dec 21 2015

1hr 42mins

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Episode 357 - Werewolf Illuminati f/ Kel McDonald

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Our pal and editor of the new Can I Pet Your Werewolf anthology Kel McDonald comes by this week to talk about cuddly werewolves, a harrowing con experience, CapWolf (of course), John Jameson, whether it's possible to pet a turtle, preferring stories that are cute and/or fun, non-wolf were-creatures, Kickstarter and much more! Plus, we add some characters to the Panel President list!

Jun 12 2017

1hr 42mins

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Episode 326 - The Mandy Patinkast f/ Geoffrey Golden and Amanda Meadows

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It's a small world after all, because we're welcoming back our pals from Devastator Press, Geoffery Golden and Amanda Meadows, to talk about their new book, Dream It! Screw It!: 30 Years of Rejected Disney Park Ideas by Imagineer Dipp Disney! We talk a lot about theme parks vs. amusement parks, what makes Disney parks special, satire and legal stuff, live-action Disney movies, writing jokes you're proud of, and so much more! Plus, Chris and Matt take a couple listener questions!

Oct 17 2016

1hr 35mins

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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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Every Story Ever Special: August 2018

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As the summer comes to an end, we're ranking some stories!

Aug 31 2018

2hr 3mins

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Every Story Ever Special: October 2019

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It's spooky season, and we overcame the spookiest thing of all: getting this special where we rank comic stories up by the end of the month!

Oct 31 2019

2hr 5mins

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Episode 458 - The Weird, Chunky, Clunky Thing f/ Jim Zub

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Avengers, Skullkickers and Champions writer Jim Zub drops by this week to talk about the new Dungeons and Dragons Young Adventurer's Guide series of books! He talks about the creation of the series, bringing D&D to a young audience, how much the game has changed over the years, why it's more popular than ever, and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a Batman-themed listener question!

Jul 15 2019

1hr 34mins

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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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Episode 359 - The Garfest Report f/ Daniel Kibblesmith

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What, did y'all think we were playin'? Well, we weren't. This past weekend, we joined up with the creator of Garfbert, Daniel Kibblesmith, to attend the 2017 Garfield Gathering Collectors Convention in Asheville, NC. Then we all got together at Matt's house afterward for our post-show report and to attempt to play a Garfield board game Daniel bought. Hear us break down all the ins and outs of the convention while trying to figure out this weird game from 1981!

Jun 26 2017

1hr 22mins

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Episode 355 - The Best Hulk (Panel President Special)

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While Matt moves into his new house, here's the second of our two-part series of specials ranking characters!

May 28 2017

1hr 27mins

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Episode 268 – That Old Shark’s Mouth

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This week, we're filling out our Word Heavyweight Champion list with nearly a full hour of lists of your favorite comics quotes! Plus checks, recs and comics reviews return!

Aug 24 2015

1hr 28mins

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Episode 363 - Cereal Showdown

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It's been a little while since we used our interview segment to answer your listener questions, so we're doing it this week! Myriad topics are covered--a lot of food is discussed--and we even manage to get some comics in there.

Jul 31 2017

1hr 33mins

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Episode 315 - A Little Guy Goes a Long Way

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Matt's back to help Chris rank some characters in this Panel President special!

Aug 01 2016

1hr 45mins

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Every Story Ever: August 2019

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We edge even closer to 1,000 stories ranked in this month's Every Story Ever special!

Aug 30 2019

2hr 1min

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Episode 286 - The 5th Annual Gordie Awards

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It's the first War Rocket Ajax of the year! That means it's time for Chris and Matt to hand out a whole bunch of awards in categories selected by you, the listeners!

Jan 11 2016

1hr 53mins

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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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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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Episode 277 – Live From Spooky Mansion 2015 f/Benito Cereno

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Our old pal Benito Cereno, writer of Hector Plasm, Tick: New Series, Tales from the Bully Pulpit and more, joins us once again for our Halloween spooktacular! We talk about movies to watch (of course), Universal monsters, Carman (as tradition dictates), logo parody t-shirts, and so much more! Plus, we take a spooky listener question

Oct 26 2015

1hr 46mins

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Episode 366 - Perpetual Wheelies f/ Katie Skelly

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This week our guest is Katie Skelly, creator of My Pretty Vampire, Operation Margarine, Agent 9 and much more! We chat about movies from the 1970s, vampire fiction tropes, coloring and design, high culture vs. low, other types of undead creature, Abba, and much more! Plus, we add five ninjas to the Panel President list!

Aug 21 2017

1hr 39mins

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Comics Catch-Up 12: Judge Dredd and Hellboy Christmas

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We read two Christmas stories featuring two of our favorite characters for Catch-Up this month. Did we feel the spirit of the holiday in these stories? Listen and find out!

Dec 13 2019

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Episode 478 - Forgot the Tar f/Gene Luen Yang

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The writer of Superman Smashes the Klan, Gene Luen Yang, joins us for the show this week to talk about adapting a radio serial to comics, what drew him to the story, all the different versions of Superman he's written, making a story set in the '40s relevant to today, what type of bender he'd be and a lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a question about one of their faves: G.I. Joe!

Dec 09 2019

1hr 30mins

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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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Episode 477 - A. Statsikrit (Panel President Special)

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Panel President is only going to be going for a few more short weeks, so we're ranking characters this week to get through as many lists as we can!

Nov 25 2019

1hr 37mins

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Episode 476 - History of Icing f/ Jeff Parker

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Jeff Parker returns to the show this week to talk to Chris about James Bond: Origin, the decade-spanning trend of bros icing bros, biscuits, theme songs and a whole lot more! Plus, Elle Collins fills in for Matt for checks, recs and comics reviews!

Nov 18 2019

1hr 25mins

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Episode 475 - Recs Remix

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We're once again making some recommendations (and anti-recs) for most of the episode this week!

Nov 11 2019

1hr 33mins

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Comics Catch-Up 11: Thor (2014)

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We read the full eight issues of the 2014 Thor series, and our feelings about it might surprise you!

Nov 07 2019

36mins

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Episode 474 - Nighty Time Ideas f/ Chip Zdarsky

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The writer of the new Comixology series Afterlift returns to the show this week to talk about Spider-Man: Life Story, getting ideas before bed, his favorite childhood comics, sending companies to jail and a whole lot more!

Nov 04 2019

1hr 28mins

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Every Story Ever Special: October 2019

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It's spooky season, and we overcame the spookiest thing of all: getting this special where we rank comic stories up by the end of the month!

Oct 31 2019

2hr 5mins

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Episode 473 - Love that Hodag f/ Benito Cereno

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Our traditional Halloween guest, Benito Cereno, returns once again! This year, we're talking about various cryptids and local legends to get us into the spooky spirit of the holiday!

Oct 28 2019

1hr 30mins

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Comics Catch-Up 10: Nameless

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Because of passionate fan demand, we checked out this six-issue horror miniseries by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham! It's well-made to be sure, but is it the Morrison we really like?

Oct 23 2019

41mins

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Episode 472 - Spittin' Hot Firestar (Panel President Special)

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With only a few months left to get through lists, we're trying our best to rank as many characters as we can!

Oct 21 2019

1hr 35mins

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Episode 471 - Jokes and Punches f/ Kyle Starks

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The writer and the artist of the new Kickstarter-funded comic Old Head joins us this week to talk about having lines from his comics quoted at him, his love of My Hero Academia, working with artists like Erica Henderson, how long he's wanted to make a basketball comic, and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a question about a comics dynasty.

Oct 14 2019

1hr 33mins

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Episode 470 - Cassidy's Trick (Panel President Special)

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We're back again, ranking characters this month, including one particularly emotionally affecting Irish vampire.

Oct 07 2019

1hr 34mins

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Episode 469 - Character First f/ Kelly Thompson

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Writer Kelly Thompson joins us this week to talk about her writing process, Sabrina, West Coast Avengers, Gwenpool, Nancy Drew, Deadpool (a little bit), Jessica Jones, Captain Marvel, and, of course, Jem! Plus, Matt and Chris take a manga-focused listener question!

Sep 30 2019

1hr 32mins

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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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Episode 468 - Bruce Lil' Wayne

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We're taking your listener questions this week, on a wide array of topics!

Sep 23 2019

1hr 29mins

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Comics Catch-Up 09: My Hero Academia Vol. 1

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At your request, we read the first volume of My Hero Academia, and liked it! But it also made us feel very old.

Sep 18 2019

44mins

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Episode 467 - The Very Best of Us f/ Scott Snyder

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Scott Snyder, writer of Batman: Last Knight on Earth, The Batman Who Laughs, Justice League and a whole lot more, joins us for the show this week! We go deep on his interpretation of Batman, how Grant Morrison inspired him to write Last Knight on Earth, classical literature, transitioning from prose to comics, and lots of other topics!

Sep 16 2019

1hr 28mins

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Episode 466 - A Lot of Little Sister Energy (Panel President Special)

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We’re taking it way back to January 2016 as we try our best to catch up on non-linestepper Panel President lists this week!

Sep 09 2019

1hr 34mins

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