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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 116: Ibrahim Moustafa on sci-fi OGN 'Count', Marvel breaks up & X-Men Monday 100

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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 116: Ibrahim Moustafa on sci-fi OGN ‘Count’, Marvel breaks up & X-Men Monday 100

The comics podcast features an interview with Ibrahim Moustafa about Humanoids’ ‘Count’ and Chris Hassan talks X-Men Monday 100!

The AIPT Comics podcast hosts two guests this week, starting with Chris Hassan who talks about his AIPT column X-Men Monday celebrating 100 columns tomorrow! Then later in the show, Ibrahim Moustafa joins us to discuss his sci-fi OGN Count from Humanoids. We discuss its Count of Monte Cristo roots, working with letterer Hassan Otsmmane-Elhaou and color artist Brad Simpson.

Before we dig into those interviews, we recap the week in news. Marvel made waves mid-week as they revealed a new deal with Penguin Random House for distribution of all their comics. Marvel also revealed Alien #1 is getting a second printing after selling over 300,000 copies. BOOM! Studio also revealed big news as their series BRZRKR is headed to Netflix.

In other news, Image Comics sets October 20 for The Essential Guide to Comic Book Lettering and announces WonderCon@Home schedule. Also in schedule news, DC Comics sets Milestone comics for same-day print/digital release while an Amazon Listing teases a new book with Superman leading The Authority this winter. In teaser news, Simon Spurrier teased new art and details for X-Men series Way of X all week, Vault Comics announced Barbaricfor June, Jimmy Eat World and Z2 Comics are teaming up for Jimmy Eat World: 555, and finally AfterShock and Renegade Entertainment announce ‘Lycan’ for 2022.

AIPT Comics podcast Top Comics of the Week

Dave:

  1. Batman/Superman #16 (W: Gene Yang, A: Ivan Reis)
  2. Amazing Spider-Man #62 (W: Nick Spencer, A: Patrick Gleason)

Nathan:

  1. Batman/Superman #16 (W: Gene Yang, A: Ivan Reis)
  2. Harley Quinn #1 (W: Stephanie Phillips, A: Riley Rossmo)

In our Judging by the Cover segment, Dave picked Silk #1 by Stonehouse and Nathan chose Department of Truth #7 by Beeda’s Thingamajigits variant. Check those out below.

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