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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!

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Issue 66 Fables Vol 1

Welcome to the sixty-sixth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about Fables! Driven from their Homeland by a dark Adversary, characters from all over folklore now live in our world in the recently established Fabletown. In this first volume, Sheriff Bigby Wolf will have to work together with Snow to solve the mystery of her missing sister. This is: FABLES (Volume 1)

Written by Bill Willingham, Art by Mark Buckingham

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Issue 65 Welcome Back Frank

Welcome to the sixty-fifth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan chat about Garth Ennis' first crack at telling the story of Frank Castle. Ennis went on to write a bunch of definitive Punisher content but it all started with this 12 issue Intro run. Taking Frank back to the basics, looking at why he does what he does, and why he's the only one who can do it. This is: THE PUNISHER (WELCOME BACK, FRANK)

Written by Garth Ennis, Art by Steve DIllon

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Issue 64 Superman For All Seasons

Welcome to the sixty-fourth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about a wonderful story of Superman coming into his own. A look at how Superman is defined by how he is perceived, how everyone has a different view of him and ultimately how he adjusts to his responsibilities as the Big Blue Boy Scout. This is: SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Written by Jeph Loeb, Art by Tim Sale

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Issue 61 Velvet

Welcome to the sixty-first episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss an amazing spy thriller set in the 70's. Velvet is a classic spy whodunit packed full of intrigue, subversion, and amazing Spy names. A truly great story that leaves you extremely satisfied. This is: VELVET

Written by Ed Brubaker, Art by Steve Epting

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Issue 60 Knife's Edge

Welcome to the sixtieth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan continue discussing (and enjoying) Hope Larson & Rebecca Mock's "Four Points" series. In this follow up to "Compass South", Alex & Cleo continue their journey with more pirate battles, seafaring, and treasure. This time around we get to know the characters of this world a little better and it's a joy. This is: KNIFE'S EDGE

Written by Hope Larson, Art by Rebecca Mock

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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 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 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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