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The Radiation!!!

The Book Club is BACK, lead by Pete & Austin, and they've reconvened during this, the creepiest month of the year, to discuss the first volume truly disturbing Image Comics series, Nailbiter by Joshua Williamson & Mike Henderson!

"Where do serial killers come from?" and why has Buckaroo, Oregon given birth to sixteen of the most vile serial killers in the world? NSA Agent Nicholas Finch needs to solve that mystery in order to save his friend, and he'll have to team up with the infamous Edward "Nailbiter" Warren to do it. JOSHUA WILLIAMSON & MIKE HENDERSON deliver a mystery that mixes Twin Peaks with the horror of Se7en!

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  • Follow Mike & Josh on Twitter!
  • Follow Mike Henderson on Twitter to check out all of the daily sketches that Austin & Griff were gushing over!

 

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Stephen, Pete & Austin sit down with two weeks worth of Comics at the Table, get a recap of the goings-on at New York Comic Con 2016, and get to know Acme's newest employee a little bit better before getting way too sentimental with each other!

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Now's your chance to sit in on the inaugural Acme Comics Book Club, as Pete & Austin lead a group discussion of one of the most important works in the 76 year history of DC Comics, Kingdom Come, and end take a surprise call-in from the book's writer, Mark Waid!

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Stephen, Pete & Austin give Jay his moment in the spotlight as they discover how he championed comics as literature while shaping young minds as a high school drama teacher for over a decade, used his job as a radio DJ to develop his collecting habits, and brought it all back around to Star Trek, as always!

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Stephen is joined by Jay & Austin as they probe the secret origins of one of Acme's most enigmatic employees, Pete Bowne! Then the gang breaks done Marvel's Civil War II summer (now into fall) event thus far!

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Stephen and Adam are joined by their officemates to go through the hits and misses of DC Rebirth with Jay, bring you an Acmecast exclusive announcement with Tree Mail creator Brian Smith, and provide alternative methods to break into comics with Thomas Boatwright!

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WE'RE BACK!

Sorry for the late posting, but we figured that since you already had to wait on us for ten weeks, what's a few more hours, right?

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Stephen, Adam & Rob grab their copies of the Feminine Mystique to critique the second part of Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev's Daredevil run, and then they burn the midnight oil with incoming Batman writer Tom King as they discuss his plans for the Caped Crusader, his time in the CIA and how it influenced his creator-owned series Sheriff of Babylon, and the origins of his run on Vision in his debut novel A Once Crowded Sky!

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Stephen and Adam pay tribute with a final word on their favorite creator that brought them closer together as friends through comics, travel and attitude, Darwyn Cooke.

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Stephen, Rob and Adam shake off the post-Free Comic Book Day haze to give the final word on this year's festivities (and a hit towards 2017), provide their spoiler-filled review of Captain America: Civil War, and express their amazement at the poignancy of the first volume of Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev's Daredevil, even 14 years later!

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