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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 91: Recap and analysis of Marvel's next event 'X of Swords'

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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 91: Recap and analysis of Marvel’s next event ‘X of Swords’

We do a deep dive on X of Swords, discuss comics and politics, and make our picks of the week!

This week, we dive into X of Swords: Creation #1 giving our take on the book as well as digging into what it all means. This is a light-spoiler analysis, but we do reveal a few key details!

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Before we dig into that, we recap the biggest news of the week! Shocking everyone, Raised by Wolves gets a comic, does this mean more HBO Max/DC crossovers? Marvel Comics announces S.W.O.R.D. #1, Dan Didio is teaching a course at The Kubert School, Archie Comics now available on ComiXology Unlimited day of release, and Marvel to host 4 panels at NYCC.

Mad Cave Studios launching Maverick a YA graphic novel imprint, TKO Studios wave 3 is announced and coming November, and finally, Savage Dragon is voting for Biden/Harris. We also dig a bit into politics and comics.

Top Books (X of Swords!) of the Week:

Dave:

  1. X Of Swords: Creation #1 (W: Jonathan Hickman, Tini Howard, A: Pepe Larraz, Marte Gracia) Read a full review here.
  2. Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #4 (W: Jeff Lemire, A: Tonci Zonjic) Read a full review here.

Forrest:

  1. X Of Swords: Creation #1 (W: Jonathan Hickman, Tini Howard, A: Pepe Larraz, Marte Gracia)

In our judging by the cover segment, we pick our two favorite covers out next week. Dave picked Wonder Woman 1984 #1 by Robin Eisenberg, and Forrest picked X-Ray Robot #2 by David Rubin. Check those out below!

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