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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 55: X-Men, Catwoman, and Empyre get new details, plus we talk to Christmas and Cole about new Image Comics sci-fi series Tartarus

A weekly comics podcast recapping the week to keep you up to date and connected.

This week we’re back to our regular show as we recap the news, review our favorite comics of the week, and look ahead to comics out January 22, 2020! Also, special guests Johnnie Christmas and Jack Cole join us for an interview to talk about their new sci-fi Image Comics series Tartarus out on February 12, 2020 (FOC is January 20)! We also play Superfight: Zorg vs. Tetsuo, who would be the worst president? Listen below:

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In the news, Empyre teasers drop all week including new blue costumes for Wolverine and Spider-Man, we review the top-selling graphic novels of the decade, Catwoman gets an 80th anniversary, 5,395 comic books were released in 2019 Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson talks about the industry with Newsarama, Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson returning for new story in GOD LOVES MAN KILLS special edition, Dark Horse will publish a comic adaptation of the original Alien script, Jeff Lemire and Mike Del Mundo releasing their own take on Immortal Hulk in The Threshing Place, and exclusively at AIPT The Punisher vs. Barracuda #1 is coming in April by Ed Brisson & Declan Shalvey.



  1. Skulldigger + Skeleton Boy #2 (W: Jeff Lemire, A: Tonci Zonjic)
  2. Batman’s Grave #4 (W: Warren Ellis, A: Bryan Hitch)


  1. Venom: The End (W: Adam Warren, Chamba Cruz)
  2. Skulldigger + Skeleton Boy #2 (W: Jeff Lemire, A: Tonci Zonjic)

This week our favorite cover art is by Dan Mora for his cover for Once and Future #6 and Francis Manapul for his cover of Batman Beyond #40! Check out the full art below.

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