Episode #6: 2015 Wrap Up

 Alex and Nick talk about the Star Wars: The Force Awakens,
then give their Top 5 comics of the year, as well as a comic that they weren’t
able to connect with that everyone else seemed to love. Music by Today’s Man.

If you don’t want to listen to our spoilery discussion of Star Wars: TFA, skip ahead to 23:18.

 Nick’s Top 5:

 #5: Prez (Mark Russell and Ben Caldwell, DC)
#4: Chrononauts (Mark Millar and Sean Murphy, Image)
#3: Archie (Mark Waid and Fiona Staples)
#2: Secret Wars (Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic, Marvel)
#1: Airboy (James Robinson and Greg Hinkle, Image)

Book I couldn’t connect with: Star Wars: Journey to the
Force Awakens: Shattered Empire (Greg Rucka with Marco Checchetto and others,

 Alex’s Top 5:

#5: King-Cat #75 (John Porcellino, Self Published)
#4: Crickets #4 (Sammy Harkham, Self Published)
#3: Frontier #7: Sex Coven (Jillian Tamaki, Youth in

#2: Saint Cole (Noah van Sciver, Fantagraphics)
#1: Futchi Perf (Kevin Czap, Czap Books)

Book I couldn’t connect with: The Sculptor (Scott McCloud,
First Second Books)

Nick Recommends: Two great interviews from Pop Culture Happy
one with Robert Galbrieth, AKA JK Rowling on her newest Cormoran Strike
novel, and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah. Also, This American Life had a
great story
a few weeks ago featuring Ta-Nahassi Coates, whom we talked about
last month.

Alex Recommends: The Serial Podcast is back, and Serial Box
Publishing’s Bookburners serialized fiction

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