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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 70 Snot Girl

Welcome to the seventieth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss the adventures of a fashion blogger with horrible allergies! Another great slice of life story with a twist from Bryan Lee O'Malley! This is: SNOTGIRL (Volume 1)

Written by Bryan Lee O'Malley, Art by Leslie Hung

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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 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 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 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 44 Chew Vol 1

Welcome to the forty-fourth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about an absolutely delicious series! In a world where chicken is outlawed due to a catastrophic outbreak of Bird Flu, Detective Tony (Not John) Chu gets recruited to become an FDA Agent. The FDA wants Tony (Not John / apologies for the mixup) for his abilities as a Cibopath, where he has the ability to get psychic impressions from anything he eats, but is there more to the situation? For more wonderful food puns and an exploration of this awesome comic, tune in! This is: CHEW (Volume 1)

Written by John Layman, Art by Rob Guillory

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Issue 43 Atomic Robo Vol 2

Welcome to the forty-third episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan continue to discuss one of their favorite comic books! Dealing with German super-soldiers and advanced mech technology in World War 2, getting saved by the undeniable badass that is James Milligan, and Robo's first meeting with his arch-nemesis Dr. Dinosaur! This is: ATOMIC ROBO (Volume 2)

Written by Brian Clevinger, Art by Scott Wegener

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Issue 38 Saga Vol 1

Welcome to the thirty-eighth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss an absolutely epic sci-fi fantasy. A child born of forbidden love tells the story of her upbringing in a galaxy plagued by war. An extremely imaginative and beautifully drawn book. This is: SAGA (Volume 1)

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, Art by Fiona Staples

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Issue 36 Compass South

Welcome to the thirty-sixth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss a totally refreshing fun-filled adventure story. Twins Alex & Cleo are sprung into a journey that takes them across the sea, into battles with pirates, and of course (like any adventure story worth it's salt) eventually to a treasure map! This is: COMPASS SOUTH
Written by Hope Larson, Art by Rebecca Mock

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Issue 35 The Nameless City

Welcome to the thirty-fifth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss an awesome story about a city so frequently conquered the locals don't even name it. Kai and Rat are from different worlds. They develop an unlikely friendship and together they learn about the constant struggle for control of the city and how it affects all sides involved. This is: THE NAMELESS CITY
Written and Drawn by Faith Erin Hicks, Colors by Jordie Bellaire

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