Acmecast
The Radiation!!!

Recorded LIVE on Saturday, October 27th at Comic Book City Con 2013 in Greensboro, NC!

The mid-to-late-’90s saw a consolidation of power and enthusiasm throughout Acme Comics, so join us as we plot the course that lead to the community we know today with former general manager Douglas Mangum, assistant manager Dan Morris, sales associate Ryan Rubio and Lord Retail himself, Jermaine Exum. Moderated by Jermaine’s original co-manager, Joe Schram!

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Recorded LIVE on Sunday, October 27th during Comic Book City Con in Greensboro, NC!

Bare witness as some of your favorite North Carolina-based cosplayers remove their cowls and reveal their secret origins, how they got into masquerading and how they make their costumes come to life! Featuring Eddie “Static Shock” Newsome, and Caitlin “Carrie Kelly Robin” Rhyne, and Ian "War Machine" Raulston, with moderation by Tiffany "Link" Littlejohn!

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Another Comic Book City Con 2013 panel AND Jermaine & Stephen return to the mics to bring you Comics at the Table from the last two weeks!

Relive the days of the original Acme Comics, right down the street in Hamburger Square, with store owner Mark Austin and original Lawndale manager Bob Millikin! Moderated by Triad illustrator and former Acme employee Ed Fields.

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Recorded LIVE on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 during Comic Book City Con in Greensboro, NC!

Our featured panel is a celebration of women in comic book culture! Angela and Aubrey Webber of the musical duo the Doubleclicks from Portland, OR will open the panel with a live performance of their hit song, “Nothing to Prove”, then join critically-acclaimed artists Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time) and Jackie Lewis (Play Ball) for a discussion on gender inclusion in the geek community. The panel will be moderated by Susana Polo from girl-friendly geeky news site The Mary Sue.com based out of New York City.

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Recorded LIVE on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 during Comic Book City Con in Greensboro, NC!

Join Gregg Schigiel as he invites comic industry friends (old and new) to talk about how awesome superheroes are and play some superhero-centric games where YOU may have a chance to play along and win prizes! It’s like Hollywood Game Night meets Doug Loves Movies meets Comic Book City. Who will score the most points in games like “Alphabet Superheroes”, “Name that Story Arc”, and “Super Suit Celebrity”? And will YOU be the lucky winner?! Guests include Jacob Chabot, Chris Giarrusso, Brian “Smitty” Smith, Erica Henderson and Chris Sims!

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Jermaine and Stephen pop in to catch you up on their favorite books of the week and let you know what they really thought of Thor the Dark World before turning it over to a pre-recorded session with Jermaine and Ryan Rubio in which they discuss how Wolverine is one of the few Big Two characters to truly transcend the old adage that what comic readers truly want is merely the illusion of change!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody try and remember how to do this whole podcasting thing by getting a jump on Free Comic Book Day 2014, discussing new (and some not-so-new) characters hitting the shelves in February, flip-floping on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and picking up where they left off with Comics at the Table!

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Recorded during Comic Book City Con 2013 at the Elm St. Center in Greensboro, NC!

The Doubleclicks, a nerd-folk sister duo, write songs that are snarky, geeky and sweet and perform them on cello and ukulele. In this all-ages-friendly concert-panel, the band will sing about topics including love, Dungeons and Dragons, Mr. Darcy and Velociraptors and talk about being geek girl musicians.

Set List:

  1. Will They or Won't They?
  2. Worst Superpower Ever
  3. The Mystery's Gone
  4. Oh, Mr. Darcy
  5. Apostrophe
  6. Spock Impersonator
  7. Lasers and Feelings
  8. The Guy Who Yelled Freebird
  9. A Lullaby for Mr. Bear
  10. Nothing to Prove
  11. Clever Girl
  12. Cats and Netflix
  13. No Easy Way
  14. This Fantasy World

Show Notes:

  • The Doubleclicks.com!
  • Buy their albums digitally on iTunes!
  • Buy physical copies at CDBaby.com!
  • Check exact lyrics on Bandcamp!
  • Watch their music videos on YouTube!
  • Like them on Facebook!
  • Follow them on Twitter!
  • Or follow them on Tumblr!
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Jermaine, Stephen & Jody sit down to have the final word on the festivities and trials surrounding Comic Book City Con 2013!

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In their last episode before Comic Book City Con 2013, Jermaine, Stephen and Jody block the responsibilities of the world out and run through the All-New Marvel Now titles announced at New York Comic Con last week, contemplate the staying power of the House of Ideas, run the numbers with Super Graphic, and bring you a slew of first issues in Comics at the Table!

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Jermaine and Jody provide emotional support as Stephen has a fandom crisis of faith with the Big Two, then the whole gang regroups to discuss the early news out of New York Comic Con and generally agree about everything during Comics at the Table for the first time ever!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody get you caught up on the latest pre-commissions and panel scheduling for Comic Book City Con, look back on the successes and failures of DC's Villains Month, tip-toe around the content of Sex Criminals, and ponder the future of the Marvel cinematic Universe on the big and small screen based on the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot!

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Jermaine and Jody help you get to know Comic Book City Con guest and Subatomic Party Girls artist Erica Henderson before before the big show on October 26th & 27th!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody return to the studio after a few weeks off to explore why J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman walked off of Batwoman after more than two years, welcome Mark Waid as the newest member of the comics retail community, question why an All-New Marvel NOW! is necessary, give a halftime report on DC's Villains Month and talk to writer of this week's Mighty Avengers #1, Al Ewing, from his home in the U.K.!

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Stephen middles with a solo Comics at the Table while Jermaine and guest analyst Ryan Rubio headline and get you up to speed on the Wolverine, reviewing his latest feature film and delving into his back catalogue!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody go up against Grant Morrison over interpretations of the Caped Crusader, blow the doors off Trinity War before the conclusion next week in Justice League #23, chat with Skyward creator Jeremy Dale on the runaway success of his new title, and give you their opinions on the first round of Infinity tie-ins!

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Jermaine, Stephen & Jody give themselves a much-needed pat on the back for a Wednesday-well-done, sift their way through a surprisingly busy week of comic news and pick apart Marvel's Infinity #1 from the nuts & bolts to the staples and coverstock!

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Stephen and Jody interrogate Jermaine about his arial adventure to Boston Comic Con! Then the guys do their best to put the 3-D cover allocations for DC Villains Month and the career of J. Michael Straczynski into perspective before serving up a heaping helping of Comics at the Table, now with 200% of your weekly dosage of second issues!

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For those of you that couldn't make it out to Geeksboro, we bring you the bulk of our first ever Acme Previews Night discussion! The event was a HUGE success, with some customers adding as many at 10 new titles to their subscription lists and some new books increasing their pre-order numbers by as much as 30%! If you're local, try to come by the first Thursday of next month and if you're listening from afar, either try a Previews Night at your own store or encourage your shop to do a get-together!

Show Notes:

  • PreviewsWorld, the online home of Previews magazine!
  • Exclusive second look at our Comic Book City Con cover for Locke & Key Alpha!
  • UPDATE! Pretty Deadly from Image Comics, which Jermaine specifically said had 17 pre-orders at the time of the recording, now has 22 pre-orders less than 24 hours later!
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Jermaine and Jody catch up with Stephen on all of the goings-on at 2013's San Diego Comic Con International before diving into the last full week of new comics in July!

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Stephen is joined by a true American legend, Stuff of Legend & Intrepid EscapeGoat creator Brian "Smitty" Smith, to compare and contrast the true American artform with the true American Pastime, in timely fashion with the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Then Jermaine and Jody join the show to bring you vast improvements in DC, new releases by Image, turning points at Marvel and scrappiness from Valiant!

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Better late than never again! Jermaine, Stephen and Riley are back with a vengeance to answer the Indoor Kids' call, go over all of the new books announced at the ImageExpo, provide advance reviews of Batman '66 and Collider, and lead us all in a lively session of Comics at the Table!

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Stephen & Jody are joined by special correspondants Joe & Cody to take a hammer to the Man of Steel, breaking the years-long stigma that here at Acmecast, everything is great all the time!

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  • "Man of Steel, since you asked." by Mark Waid at Thrillbent.com.
  • Acme's Top 5 Superman Stories - 1. All Star Superman  2. Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow  3. Superman For All Seasons  4. Superman Birthright  5. Superman & the Legion of Super Heroes
  • Comics at the Table! - Heck OGN, Crater XV OGN, A Matter of Life OGN, Burning Building Comix OGN, Wild Blue Yonder #1, Brother Lono #1, Dark Horse Presents #23, A+X #9, SpongeBob Comics Super Swimtacular Annual #1, Avengers #14, New Avengers #7 and Age of Ultron #10!
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Jermaine, John and Jay come in to give you the proper scope and context for the events thus far in the Age of Ultron crossover so that you're good and psyched when New York Times best-selling novelist Neil Gaiman and Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada come on board next week to help Brian Michael Bendis, Carlos Pacheco and Brandon Peterson bring things to a close!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody will make you salivate over this year's San Diego Comic Con International exclusives, will make you buy Herobear & the Kid, Astro City and Daredevil Dark Nights and WILL make you tune in next time!

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Jermaine, Stephen & Riley chat with JL8 creator Yale Stewart about structuring a bi-weekly strip and the triumphs & perils of gaining a lot of attention in the comic industry while still relatively early on in your career, dole out a couple more trade show tips & tricks before next week's HeroesCon 2013, and gush over a pile of first issues from across the board!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody catch up on a large pile of Comics at the Table, including the initial offering from the newest publisher, Black Mask, and then they get you psyched for the Absolute Top Ten, out on 5.29!

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Jermaine and Stephen are joined by Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema's Joe Scott and Spartivity's Joe Schram to give a broad view of the road that's brought us to today's conversation about the final frontier before they blow the doors off Star Trek Into Darkness with a SPOILER FILLED discussion!

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Acmecast #152 - Essentially Enough!

Jermaine, Stephen and Jody go cover to cover on the FREE DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels & Chronology for 2013, looking at what made the list, what didn't and the whys and wherefores of it all, then it's back to a heeping helping of Comics at the Table including two original graphic novels, two books about dreams and MORE!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Griffin analyze the subjectivity of humor in a medium that started with reprints from the "funny pages", discuss the fate of comic book movies as time passes whether the bubble eventually bursts or not, and close the book on the fesitivities of Free Comic Book Day 2013!

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To celebrate the show's hundredth and a half anniversary and the success of Free Comic Book Day 2013, Stephen and Griffin sit down with a star-studded cast of creators including the Mighty Skullboy Army's Jacob Chabot, Hawkeye's Annie Wu, Primates' Maris Wicks, Skyward's Jeremy Dale, FCBD's Kelly Dale, Flesh of White's Amanda Rachels, FF's Joe Quinones and the powerhouse team of SpongeBob's Gregg Schigiel, G-Man's Chris Giarrusso and the Intrepid Escapegoat's Brian Smith, all for the usual Acmecast price of FREE!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody take a breather from the Free Comic Book Day prep to give you an late-breaking, spoiler-free review of Iron Man 3, give you the 411 on all the latest Shellhead releases, and mourn the loss of the most fun comic journalism site around, Comics Alliance!

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Now What?! Stephen's panel from C2E2 in Chicago! Whether you want to open a comic book store, you're just starting out in retail or you just have questions, we're here to help! Meet with members of ComicsPRO, a retail trade organization for comic book retailers, to talk about your upcoming plans. Featuring Thomas Gaul, Portlyn and Eric Kirsammer!

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Jermaine skypes from his car while Stephen tries to hold the whole recording set-up together from a hotel room in C2E2, but the whole conglomeration of tin cans and string is worth it to bring you the latest news from Chicago as it affects you, the Acmecast listener!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Griffin get you up to speed on everything you can expect during Acme Comics' Free Comic Book Day 2013 celebrations on Saturday, May 4th, give you a sneak peak between the covers of many of this year's must-have offerings, and ponder the consequences of some of this week's most over-looked titles from the New 52!

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Jermaine finally gets a chance, now halfway through the series, to talk about Age of Ultron until he's blue (or gold [AU]) in the face, but not before Stephen and Jody lay out the controversy between Apple, Comixology and Saga #12, spotlight some exciting collection offerings from Marvel in July, and debate the diversification of the Superior Spider-man line!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Riley FINALLY get G-Man creator Chris Giarrusso on the line just two weeks before the Acme Comics release party for his new original graphic novel, G-Man vol. 3 Coming Home, on Wednesday, May 1st!

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Jermaine, Stephen, Griffin and Jody eulogize the late, great Carmine Infantino, highlight conflct in Sean Howe's Marvel Comics: the Untold Story prose history, figure out Wha's Up With That in this week's new releases, and make some rock-solid DVD recommendations!

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Jermaine and Stephen spend the better part of an hour talking to East of West and Avengers writer Jonathan Hickman about collection price-point theory, building Earth's Mightiest Heroes towards Marvel's newest event this summer, and scribing a Disney's the Black Hole sequel!

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Jermaine and Acmecast special correspondant Ryan Rubio mark the release of this past week's G.I. Joe Retaliation with a show recording last May before the original release date of the live-action sequel, in which they recall some of their favorite (and craziest) episodes from the original 1980s cartoon and Marvel Comics series and compare and contrast them against IDW's most modern interpretations of the continuity!

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Jermaine is bothered about being expected to appraise comics that their owners have no intention of selling to the store and Stephen is annoyed about Marvel's goals for their new graphic novel initiative. Jody and Griffin, they're along for the ride. And say "hey" to Liz!

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Jermaine, Stephen, Riley and Brian speak with Winter Soldier writer, Sledgehammer 44 artist and North Carolina's own Jason Latour to discuss his role as a double threat writer & artist but not cartoonist (yet!) as well as the future of Cheerwine in the comic industry!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Riley stay glued to the news ticker for a while to get out all the info they can about Brian K. Vaughan & Marcos Martin's new digital exclusive comics Private Eye, Bendis & Oeming & Doyle's Guardians of the Galaxy Infinite Comics, the shake-ups to the creative teams for Action Comics & Green Lantern Corps, the Ant-Man movie test footage and all the comics that sold out off the table!

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Jermaine, Riley and Jody give Stephen the floor to rail against the wacked-out psuedo-science of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, then it's Lord Retail's turn to pull out his soapbox and opine on the constitution of the modern comic speculator! But before we let you go, it's an adamantium laser-fine claw edition of Comics at the Table!

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Jermaine, Stephen, Riley and Jody sit down to spend an hour with Avengers Assemble and Captain Marvel writer Kelly Sue DeConnick about the success of Carol Danvers' series, her upcoming crossover with Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the continuation of Ghost for Dark Horse, the Kraken's creator-owned Pretty Deadly from Image with artist Emma Rios, and the labor-of-love that is Winter's Tales!

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Stephen and Carly (with a few assists from Riley) explore the plot complexities, fashion choices and rabid fandom of one of the most beloved manga and anime series of all time, Sailor Moon, currenly being reprinted with new translations from Kodasha Comics and set to be rebooted as an animated series in late 2013!

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Stephen, Riley and Jody abstain from copious amounts of Biff wit Cheez at the Beef Burger to bring you the latest news concerning the Orson Scott Card/ Adventures of Superman controversy, the latest movements in social media, and the latest reviews of the latest comics to grace the table!

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Jermaine, Griffin, Jody and a quarentined Stephen are joined in the studio by 2009 Acme Customer of the Year and Batman expert Charles Ivey, Esquire, to discuss the worse-kept-spoiler in the world from this week's Batman Incorporated #8, a plethora of announcements out of Seatle's Emerald City Comic Con, and international news coverage for the grand opening of Acme Comics Presents!

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Like a letter sent home from summer camp, Jermaine, Stephen and Riley fill you in on all of the cool people they met, all the activities they participated in, and all the fun they had at the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA last week!

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Stephen spends an entire hour with Crogan Adventures creator Chris Schweizer at his home outside Atlanta, as they explore the lineage of one of comics' most storied families, what it takes to get a graphic novel in the classroom, and the best way one man keeps his momentum up!

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Stephen, Griffin and Jody yank out their soapboxes to discuss the controversies surrounds Adventures of Superman #1, pull out all of the stops on Uncanny X-Men #1 and Batman #17, and put to bed a medical emergency, all in an hour!

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Jermaine, Stephen, Riley and Jody look back on their time spent with Batgirl writer Gail Simone during the past weekend's signing, analyze the influence of speculation and Hollywood on creator-owned comic readership, and serve up a heaping helping of Comics at the Table!

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Jermaine and Stephen take a break from painting Acme Comics Presents to clean themselves up and speak with 27 and Strange Attractors creator and future Swamp Thing writer Charles Soule for his plans involving rock 'n' roll, the Green and the Big Apple!

Show Notes:

  • Don't forget than Gail Simone will be at the store signing from 11 AM - 3 PM on Saturday, February 9th!
  • Follow Charles on Twitter!
  • Become friends with Charles on Facebook!
  • The Land of 10,000 Things - Charles's blog!
  • Pick up 27 First Set and 27 Second Set on Comixology!
  • Read the first two chapters of Strange Attractors on Comixology, then pre-order your hard copy with Acme!
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Stephen and Griffin are joined by Lunch Over Graphic Novels co-host Adam (from Earth 2.net) to discuss award-winning graphic novelist Craig Thompson's body of work, including 1999's Good-bye, Chunky Rice, 2003's Blankets, 2004's Carnet de Voyage and 2011's Habibi!

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Special guest and Instant Depths host Adam OrdyJohn gets to flex his Acmecast muscules again and school everyone on the origins of Doctor Who via Prisoners of Time #1 from IDW! Then Jermaine and Jody join the Timelord-wonder to go over casting rumors from the Amazing Spider-man sequel and all the other Comics at the Table!

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Stephen celebrates the century and a quarter episode of Acmecast by making good on a promise from Acmecast #100, interviewing his parents, Janet & Richard Mayer, on their thoughts about Acme Comics, classic sci-fi and fantasy, superhero blockbusters, physist graphic novel biographies and MORE!

Editor's Note: - with the title, derived from the first page of All Star Superman, I meant in no way to liken myself to Superman or imply that I must have been adopted, I more wanted to compare the salt-of-the-earth, grounded perspective my parents have on comics to that the Kents gave to Clark when he landed on Earth.

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Jermaine, Stephen and Jody meet up on Thursday afternoon to recounts the magical events of Wednesday, pay tribute to those that bring color into our lives, look into the future with an advance review of Uncanny X-Men #1, and go through all of the #1's at the Table!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Griffin check in from the road on the way back from the Charlotte Mini Con on Sunday to bring you a cramped and energetic serving of Comics at the Dashboard, complete with vehicular malfunction, censured commentary and MORE!

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Jermaine and Stephen take a break from the Acme hustle and bustle on a rainy Thursday afternoon to sit down and talk to next week's Uncanny X-Force #1 writer Sam Humphries about taking over from Jonathan Hickman on the Ultimates, developing comics for MySpace, and how much warmer it is in California!

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Stephen, Griffin and Riley commemorate the final issue of Sweet Tooth, #40 released this week, with a brief restrospective of Jeff Lemire's career thus far, both his creator-owned and licensed work! They also follow up on the Big Bang bamboozlement and hit a couple of Comics at the Table that may have slipped through the cracks on Friday's show!

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Jermaine, Jody, Michael and special guest Jay Howerton throw all sense of jurisprudence to the wind as they preside over the cases of Acme Comics v. the Big Bang Theory over whether or not females are a welcome and not at all unusual demographic of the comics community, Damian Wayne v. Kid Loki to decide the right bodyguard in times of strife, and Superior Spider-man v. the Haters on whether or not it makes any sense, I guess!

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Jermaine, Griffin and Jody follow Stephen on a Facebook induced trip down memory lane to look at just how much Acme, and comics in general, have changed since "MayerMayNot" was hired back in early 2007!

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Jermaine, Stephen and Griffin sit down with 2012 Acme Comics Customer of the Year Tyler Anderson to discuss his comic book secret origins and favorite titles! Then it's on to Comics at the Table with Marvel NOW!, Image one-offs and Death of the Family!

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