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Issue #017 - Middlewest Vol. 1 and Cemetery Beach Vol. 1


The search for answers takes us into emotional storms and far off planets in this episode featuring Middlewest Vol. 1 and Cemetery Beach Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #017 of the podcast here: On September 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #018. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #016 - The Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1 and Blackbird Vol. 1


In this month's episode we dig into some mystical martial arts mastery with The Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1, and then some magical maternal connections in Blackbird Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #016 of the podcast here: On August 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #017. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #015 - Skyward Vol. 1 and Action Comics Vol. 1


It's all about that low-g life, and really clever world building in Skyward Vol. 1! Then, we get a fresh Superman story from one of the greatest comics writers in the business today with Action Comics Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #015 of the podcast here: On July 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #016. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #014 - Morning Glories Vol. 1 and Black Hammer Vol. 1


Morning Glory Academy is a crazy, horrifying place but we get to know some really clever kids fighting back against the powers that be in Morning Glories Vol. 1. Also, we take a look at a very Justice League-like group of heroes trapped in a small town in Black Hammer Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #014 of the podcast here: On June 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #015. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #013 - The Weatherman Vol. 1 and Criminal Vol. 1


It's the one-year anniversary of our show! Thanks to all our listeners for reading along, and listening to us muse on so many great comics! This month we've got trouble in the forecast in The Weatherman Vol. 1. Then, we dive into the shady world of Criminal Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #013 of the podcast here: On May 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #014. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #012 - The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1 and Astro City Vol. 1


Crack open that bag of Milanos, it's time for a new episode featuring deities and do-gooders. The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1 shows us that you can be immortal but not live forever. Then, Astro City Vol. 1 brings us to a city of heroes.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #012 of the podcast here: On April 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #013, our one-year anniversary of the show! Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #011 - Umbrella Academy Vol. 1 and Bingo Love Vol. 1


Colorists get a huge shout out in this episode of Comics! Stripped. We get two vibrant stories: one about a dysfunctional super family (Umbrella Academy Vol. 1) and another about two grandmas in love after decades apart (Bingo Love Vol. 1).

You can find the books we cover in Issue #011 of the podcast here: On March 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #012. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #010 - Hikaru No Go Vol. 1 and Hellboy Vol. 1


Manga can take you to interesting places, like the world of competitive Go players in Hikaru No Go Vol. 1! Then, we switch from divine moves to demonic creatures in the classic Hellboy Vol. 1.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #010 of the podcast here: On February 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #011. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #009 - Runaways Vol. 1 and Batman: The Long Halloween


We're introduced to a whole new group of heroes, and their villainous parents in Runaways Vol. 1. Then, in the second part of the episode, the Dark Knight is wrapped up in quite a whodunnit in Batman: The Long Halloween!

You can find the books we cover in Issue #009 of the podcast here: On January 18th, 2019 we'll be back with Issue #010. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #008 - Preacher Book One and Amulet Vol. 1 - The Stonekeeper


This month takes us to the dark world of Preacher Book One, and then we explore a grand adventure with lighter, cinematic first volume in the Amulet series, The Stonekeeper.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #008 of the podcast here: On December 18th we'll be back with Issue #009. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #007 - The Great Divide and Daredevil: Born Again


Baredevils abound in this episode of Comics! Stripped! The Great Divide takes us into a unique dystopian world where touching another human means death. Also, The Man Without Fear has his whole life torn apart in the classic Daredevil: Born Again.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #007 of the podcast here: On November 18th we'll be back with Issue #008. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #006 - Deadpool Classic Vol. 1 and Monstress Vol. 1


Ricki Lake is back with Issue #006...wait, what? We dive into the origins of the Merc With A Mouth in Deadpool Classic and then look into the beautiful, dark world of Monstress!

You can find the books we cover in Issue #006 of the podcast here: On October 18th we'll be back with Issue #007. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #005 - The Sandman Vol. 1 and Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 1


Issue #005 is pretty intense, with gods and ghouls! We start with Neil Gaiman's classic The Sandman and then talk about our first manga of the show, Tokyo Ghoul.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #005 of the podcast here: On September 18th we'll be back with Issue #006. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #004 - Saga Vol. 1 and Supergirl: Book One


Issue #004 is here! We finally, after hyping it in earlier episodes, read and talk about Saga Vol. 1 which is one of our favorite series. In the second half, we take on Supergirl: Book One with a very different incarnation of the Girl Of Steel.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #004 of the podcast here: On August 18th we'll be back with Issue #005. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #003 - Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic and Ms. Marvel Vol. 1


In Issue #003 we take a look at Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, and Ms. Marvel Vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #003 of the podcast here: On July 18th we'll be back with Issue #004 to talk about these titles. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #002 - Marvels and Justice League Dark Vol. 1


In Issue #002, we strip down Marvels by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross as well as Justice League Dark Vol. 1 by Peter Milligan and Mikel Janin.

You can find the books we cover in Issue #002 of the podcast here: On June 18th we'll be back with Issue #003 to talk about these titles. Read along with us! Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #001 - Paper Girls Vol. 1 and The Books of Magic


In our first full-length episode, Jo praises Brian K. Vaughan's story structure and laments Tim Hunter's face while Ariel coins the phrase Pterosaur Knights, likens The Books of Magic to A Christmas Carol and more!

You can find the books we cover in Issue #001 of the podcast here: Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com

Issue #000 - Pocket Money & Pouches: An Introduction


Comic book geek Ariel Rodriguez and children's author Jo Whittemore welcome you to the comic book club! (comic...book club??) Read along with us! Our first two books for Issue #001 of the podcast will be: We'll be back to discuss these on April 18th!

Have thoughts, comments, or questions you want to share with us? Send us an email at podcast@comicsstripped.com