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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 119: Jed MacKay on July’s 'Moon Knight,' & going big with 'Magic' and 'Black Cat'

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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 119: Jed MacKay on July’s ‘Moon Knight,’ & going big with ‘Magic’ and ‘Black Cat’

The comics podcast interviews Jed MacKay on his Marvel and BOOM! series, plus we play superfight!

This week, the AIPT Comics podcast hosts Jed MacKay who joins us to discuss his recent series launch Magic from BOOM! Studios. We also dig into his approach to July’s Moon Knight relaunch, discuss Black Cat and her summer annual event Infinite Destinies, and more! Plus, don’t miss our Superfight between Moon Knight and Black Cat to determine who would win a hot dog eating contest!

Before the interview, join us as we recap the biggest comics news of the week. We start with Marvel announcing the X-Men #1 team lineup for the July relaunch and the fan X-Men Vote winner

Image Comics announced the 3-issue fantasy noir Syphon out July 2021 and the return of Battle Chasers. Image/Skybound also revealed the Walking Dead‘s Rick Grimes will wield Michonne’s Lightsaber in the new Kirkman/Ottley series. We also discuss the HUGO Awards 2021 finalists.

Also making waves, United States of Captain America #2 will intro a new hero named Nichelle Wright, X-Men Legends #5 will kick off an X-Factor story by Peter David and Todd Nauck, and Amazing Fantasy will return with a new #1 from Kaare Andrews. Also, don’t miss the DC preview of Future State: Gotham!

AIPT Comics Podcast Picks of the Week

Dave

  1. Home Sick Pilots #5 (W: Dan Watters, A: Caspar Wijngaard)
  2. Locke & Key/Sandman: Hell & Gone #1 (W: Joe Hill, A: Gabriel Rodriguez)

Nathan:

  1. Batman: The Detective #1 (W: Tom Taylor, A: Andy Kubert)
  2. Phantom on the Scan #1 (W: Cullen Bunn, A: Mark Torres)

In our Judging by the Cover segment, Dave picked Haha #4 by Michael Shea and Nathan picked the Way of X #1 variant by Jay Anacleto. Check out the covers below.

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