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AIPT Comics podcast episode 130: Jeff Parker on 'Ninjak,' super spies, and 1960s heroes

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AIPT Comics podcast episode 130: Jeff Parker on ‘Ninjak,’ super spies, and 1960s heroes

Jeff Parker joins the AIPT Comics podcast to discuss his upcoming series ‘Ninjak’ and we geek out over his prior works too.

This week on the AIPT Comics podcast, Jeff Parker joins the show to discuss his upcoming series Ninjak at valiant comics with Javier Pulido. Out on July 14th, we discuss his approach to the super-spy ninja, how the pandemic affected the series, and more! We also talk about his series Future Quest, Batman 66, and his infamous beer Twitter thread.

Before the interview, we recap the week in news and review our favorite comics. The biggest news of the week was the Spider-Man art and new detail revealsImage Comics also officially announced the sci-fi/Cold War comic Primordial to comic shops on September 15 and Marvel announced Phoenix Song: Echo #1 for October 2021. We also go over Comichron’s comics sales report and discuss the ever-increasing profits of the comics industry!

Our Kapow moment of the week:

Nathan picked a double-page splash from Specter Inspectors #5 (By Bowen McCurdy, Kaitlyn Musto):

AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 130: Jeff Parker

Dave picked a double-page splash from Beta Ray Bill #4 (By Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer): 

AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 130: Jeff Parker

Comics Podcast Picks of the Week:

Dave:

  1. Teen Titans Academy (2021): 2021 Yearbook #1 (Tim Sheridan, various artists)
  2. Beta Ray Bill #4 (Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer)

Nathan:

  1. Specter Inspectors #5 (Bowen McCurdy, Kaitlyn Musto)
  2. Barbaric #1 (Michael Moreci, Nathan Gooden)

In our Judging by the Cover segment, Dave picked Batman #110 by Jock and Nathan picked The Conjuring: The Lover #2 by Ryan Brown. Check out those covers below.

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