Spawn #20 - Story - Tom Orzechowski & Andrew Gros, Pencils - Greg Capullo, Inks - Todd McFarlane & Mark Pennington, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
We find out just what the scientist from the former USSR have planned as well as Houdini's plans. Just as fun as part one, the story really comes together in this second and final act. There may be a few conveniences, but ultimately the story works.
Spawn #19 - Story - Tom Orzechowski & Andrew Grossberg, Pencils - Greg Capullo, Inks - Mark Pennington, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
Jace and Rocky talk about the first time efforts at writing for these creators. Although the narrative does have it's clumsy moments, we get some fantastic scenes with Spawn and Harry Houdini! That's right, the world's greatest escape artist joins Al Simmons and schools him on how to best use his powers, or more accurately, how to NOT use his powers. Great art from Capullo makes this a fun issue overall.
Canto - Co-Creator & Writer - David M. Booher, Co-Creator & Artist - Drew Zucker, Color Artist - Vittorio Astone, Letterer - Deron Bennett
Jace and a special co-host welcome writer David Booher to the show, they talk about the all-ages smash hit Canto. From it's earliest beginnings with the faith David & co-creator Drew Zucker had in the project to the upcoming fourth volume, there's plenty of talk about the themes & world of Canto. Plus David talks about his recently concluded Dark Horse series, Killer Queens, as well as the upcoming adaptation of Joe Hill's Rain & a Firefly series from Boom!
Spawn #18 - Story - Grant Morrison, Pencils - Greg Capullo, Inks - Art Thibert & Dan Panosian, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
The Grant Morrison arc on Spawn concludes with the end of this epic battle between Spawn and Anti-Spawn. Though Spawn may have won this battle it seems the war is far from over. Also who is the mysterious figure who tells Spawn it is possible to get out of a deal with the devil? We've got to keep reading to find out. In the meantime is it possible that Al Simmons has finally accepted that he is Spawn, how could this have happened?
Spawn #17 - Story - Grant Morrison, Pencils - Greg Capullo, Inks - Mark Pennington, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
The Grant Morrison arc on Spawn continues as the epic battle between Spawn and Anti-Spawn takes place. Al Simmons has never faced a foe this powerful. Does this mean the forces of Heaven are superior? Malebolgia doesn't seem to think so or care as he continues to torment his newest Hellspawn.
Jace and Jay talk about a few of the books hitting comic shops for the week of January 5, 2022. You especially should look our for the new AfterShock title Bylines in Blood, the One-shot set in the Nocterra universe; Blacktop Bill and the conclusion of Inferno from Marvel.
Canto Volume #1 - Writer - David M. Booher, Art - Drew Zucker, Colors - Vittorio Astone, Letters - Deron Bennett
Jace and a special guest discuss the first six issues of Canto, which comprise volume #1. This is a fantastic all ages tale with spirit, adventures and some great life lessons for younger readers.
Spawn #16 - Story - Grant Morrison, Pencils - Greg Capullo, Inks - Dan Panosian & Art Thibert, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
The legendary Grant Morrison takes over the writing duties as we are introduced to a familiar for for Al Simmons but in a different form. Just who is the Anti-Spawn?
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The second part of the Myths story as the Violater continues his version of his fight with Medieval Spawn. Who will emerge victorious? Well it is who might expect, but is it ultimately a hollow victory?
We get the first part of the Myths story as the Violater tells his version of events regarding an epic battle with Medieval Spawn.
Spawn #13 - Story, Pencils & Inks - Todd McFarlane, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
Spawn confronts Chapel now that he realizes his former 'friend' was the one who assassinated him. Where they ever really friends at all? You will have to judge for yourself, but the guys don't seem to think so. They also wonder about whether the punishment Al Simmons doles out and whether it is too lenient.