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AIPT Comics podcast episode 139: Ben Percy on 'Wereworld', horror influences, and pretty sentences

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AIPT Comics podcast episode 139: Ben Percy on ‘Wereworld’, horror influences, and pretty sentences

Ben Percy joins the AIPT Comics podcast to discuss ‘Wereworld’ plus we give you your weekly recap!

Join the weekly AIPT Comics podcast for a recap of the week in comics, reviews, and interviews too! This week, Ben Percy joins the show to discuss Wereworld, a new novella out September 14th with illustrations by Francesco Francavilla. Call it an early preview of the Halloween season, we discuss what makes horror great, if Percy has any ideas for other monsters, and even touch on Wolverine.

You can stream the AIPT Comics podcast below, or find it on Apple PodcastsSpotifyAmazon Music, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Before the interview, we recap the biggest news of the week. Kicking things off, we discuss the news that Joe Bennett is off Timeless Timeless and will not be working with Marvel in the future. Marvel also revealed a ton of news about upcoming December books like Devil’s Reign, King Conan, Death of Doctor Strange, Elektra: Black, White & Blood, and Avengers Forever.

In industry news, the Marvel Unlimited app gets a massive update, Jeff Lemire gave details on three new series alongside Substack project Fishflies, DC Comics outlined Batman Day details with FaZe Clan, HBO Max, & WEBTOON collaborations, and Neotext revealed Ben Percy and Francesco Francavilla’s novella Wereworld.

AIPT Comics Podcast Kapow Moment of the Week:

Nathan – Batman: Wayne Family Adventures #3 (Starbite, CRC Payne)

AIPT Comics podcast episode 139: Ben Percy on 'Wereworld', horror influences, and pretty sentences

Dave – Ka-Zar Lord of the Savage Land #1

AIPT Comics podcast episode 139: Ben Percy on 'Wereworld' and the pleasure of pretty sentences

AIPT Comics Podcast Top Books of the Week

Dave:

  1. Last Flight Out #1 (Marc Guggenheim, Eduardo Ferigato)
  2. Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land (2021) #1 (Zac Thompson, German Garcia)

Nathan:

  1. The Swamp Thing #7 (Ram V, Mike Perkins)
  2. The Me You Love in the Dark #2 (Skottie Young, Jorge Corona)

In our Judging by the Cover Jr. Segment, our favorite cover art out next week is revealed! Dave picked Trial of Magneto #2 by Ivan Shavrin, and Nathan loved Harley Quinn: The Eat, Bang, Kill Tour by Michael Cho. Check those out below.

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