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Welcome to the STACKED Podcast! This is a place for people who love stories. Specifically those that take place in comic books. Join Brandon & Brendan every Friday as they explore and discuss stories from the world of comics!

Issue 59 Atomic Robo Vol 3

Welcome to the fifty-ninth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan continue to discuss one of their favorite comic books! It is Round 3 of our Atomic Robo discussions. A Lovecraftian creature from beyond time and space attacks! Robo uses the almighty power of science as well as help from some familiar faces to take the creature on. Biggest take-away from this book: "Everything Explodes". This is: ATOMIC ROBO V3: THE SHADOW FROM BEYOND TIME

Written by Brian Clevinger, Art by Scott Wegener

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Issue 58 Sheirff Of Babylon

Welcome to the fifty-eighth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss The Sheriff of Babylon. A classic detective story feel but set in 2004 in war torn Baghdad. Endless amounts of incredible artwork and panel layouts and one of the best stories the boys have read in a while. This is: THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON

Written by Tom King, Art by Mitch Gerads

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Issue 57 White Night

Welcome to the fifty-seventh episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss a fantastic else-worlds Batman story. This story deeply explores Batman and Joker's relationship with each other and everyone else around them as well as with Gotham City itself. Along with many great Bat questions like What if the Joker could get better? Could Gotham City be okay without Batman? Join us as we discuss Sean Murphy's great story about all of this! This is: BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT

Written and Drawn by Sean Murphy

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Issue 56 The Adventure Zone

Welcome to the fifty-sixth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss a podcast turned comic book. The Adeventure Zone (for the 5 people in the world who don't know) is a D&D RPG Podcast Hosted by the McElroy family. This year they teamed up with unreal artist Carey Pietsch to turn the first story arc of that podcast into a comic book. There's magic, there's adventure, there's Gerblins, and a Travel Montage! This is: THE ADVENTURE ZONE (Volume 1)

Written by Clint, Griffin, Justin, & Travis McElroy, Art by Carey Pietsch

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Issue 55 Journey into Mystery Part 2

Welcome to the fifty-fifth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan continue their discussion of Kieron Gillen's awesome run on Journey Into Mystery. In today's episode they cover Issues #633 - #645, concluding this run. Loki has secretly saved the world and ended the Fear Itself crisis. What consequences will his actions have and the main question remains: Can Loki change? This is: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (Part 2)

Written by Kieron Gillen

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Issue 54 Journey Into Mystery Part 1

Welcome to the fifty-fourth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about the first half of Kieron Gillen's awesome run on Journey Into Mystery. In today's episode they cover Issues #622 - #632. Loki has destroyed Asgard and himself in the process. When he writes himself out of the book of Hel he avoids the cycle of life a death being brought back as Kid Loki. The first half of this amazing run sees Loki dealing with The Serpent, Odin's brother, attempting to destroy Earth in a corssover event "Fear Itself". Gillen uses this event to set up the core question of his run: Can Loki change? Let's find out! This is: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (Part 1)

Written by Kieron Gillen, Art by Doug Braithwaite

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Issue 53 Wonder Woman

Welcome to the fifty-third episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about one of the most definitive Wonder Woman stories in their opinion. Zeus has disappeared and the Gods are scheming. Diana has to find her place on Themyscira, in her family, and in the world. It's Gods, family, responsibility, and a whole lot of badassery. This is: WONDER WOMAN

Written by Brian Azzarello, Art by Cliff Chiang

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Issue 52 Super Sons Vol 1

Welcome to the fifty-second episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about what they describe as "maybe the best team up book ever". Damien Wayne and Jonathan Kent are the sons of Batman and Superman respectively. Though they have the most Super of parents, what happens when they take matters into their own hands? Truly the next generation's World's Finest. This is: SUPER SONS (Volume 1)

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, Art by Jorge Jiminez

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Issue 51 Iron Fist The Living Weapon

Welcome to the fifty-first episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan close out the DIY month by talking about a sincerely awesome kung-fu adventure. How does Iron Fist deal with losing his connection to the chi of K'un Lun? This comic also has one of the most awesome final battles we've seen in a good while. This is: IRON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON

Written & Drawn by Kaare Andrews

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Issue 50 Sweet Tooth

Welcome to the fiftieth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about a truly unique story. Gus is a hybrid half human, half deer trying to find his way in a post apocalyptic world. Everything from the way this first story arc is told to the art is very different and surprising and the characters are wonderful. Also it's very hot right now so some discussion of sweating works it's way in there. Sweat Talk if you will. This is: SWEET TOOTH (Volume 1)

Written & Drawn by Jeff Lemire

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Issue 49 Friends With Boys

Welcome to the forty-ninth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan continue DIY month by discussing a very cool graphic novel. This books has a huge heart in a great way. A touching coming of age story about Maggie who is trying to adjust to life in high school. Oh and also she's being stalked by a ghost. This is: FRIENDS WITH BOYS

Written & Drawn by Faith Erin Hicks

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Issue 48 The Flash Vol 1

Welcome to the forty-eighth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss one of their favorite comics to come out of DC's 'New 52' relaunch back in 2011. Barry Allen is The Flash. This story explores the balancing act Barry has to play between personal and hero life and does an amazing job of very uniquely and creatively displaying both. This is: THE FLASH (New 52 Volume 1)

Written & Illustrated by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato

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