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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 106: Picking Jordan Blum's brain on Marvel's 'M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games'

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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 106: Picking Jordan Blum’s brain on Marvel’s ‘M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games’

The comics podcast hosts writer Jordan Blum to talk M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games, we recap the news, and Forrest has a special announcement.

This week on the comics podcast, special guest Jordan Blum joins the show to talk about his series M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games. Nathan and Dave interview Blum and discuss the writing process with his co-writer Patton Oswalt, the approach they are taking, dig into the upcoming M.O.D.O.K. Hulu show, and more!

Before we get to the interview Forrest and Dave break down the news. We kick things off with a rejected Tintin cover breaking the world record for comic book art sold and discuss the news that adult graphic novel sales figures jumped nearly 30% in 2020.

In solicitations news, Marvel’s Spider-Man Clone Saga is on the way, Marvel is launching The Mighty Valkyries #1, celebrating Darkhawk’s 30th anniversary, Champions gets a new creative team with issue #6 and launching Aliens: The Original Years Omnibus Vol. 2 to Earth in August 2021. Meanwhile, DC Comics released their solicitation which includes launching a Damian Wayne led series Robin, launching a digital-first series The Next Batman: Second Son, announcing Flash Facts curated by Mayim Bialik, revealing a new Batman series, and finalizing their new Green Lantern creative team.

AIPT Comics Podcast Picks of the Week:

Dave:

  1. Home Sick Pilots #2 (W: Dan Watters, A: Caspar Wijngaard)
  2. Seven Secrets #6 (W: Tom Taylor, A: Daniele Di Nicuolo)

Forrest:

  1. Home Sick Pilots #2 (W: Dan Watters, A: Caspar Wijngaard)
  2. Haha #1 (W: W. Maxwell Prince, A: Vanesa Del Rey)

In our judging by the cover segment Dave picked Mikel Janin’s Future State: Superman – Worlds Of War #1 and Forrest picked Sean Phillips’ Pulp now in trade paperback next week. Check out the covers below.

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