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AIPT Comics podcast episode 154: Samira Ahmed on Ms. Marvel, creating a new character, & more

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AIPT Comics podcast episode 154: Samira Ahmed on Ms. Marvel, creating a new character, & more

The AIPT Comics podcast is back after the winter break with your weekly dose of news, reviews, and more!

Welcome back to the AIPT Comics podcast, your one-stop shop for news, reviews, and interviews. This week, Samira Ahmed joins the show to discuss Ms. Marvel: Beyond the Limit, a new miniseries launched at Marvel Comics. We discuss how writing YA novels compares to writing comics, her creation of a new cousin character for Kamala Khan, and so much more!

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 with the biggest news of the week, Image Comics staffers voted to unionize as Comic Book Workers United, and Jeff Lemire inked an exclusive deal with Image Comics. 

In Marvel Comics news, a Miracleman Omnibus is on the way but it’s missing Gaiman’s run! X-Men series reveals for APril were also released for Legion of X, Wolverine, and X-Men Red. Marvel also promised Hulk is set to get his version of Knull in Hulk #6. We also discuss indie news like Loaded Bible 2 coming in March and Vault Comics teasing 2022 creative teams.

AIPT Comics Podcast Picks of the Week:

Dave:

  1. Wastelanders (2021): Doom #1 (Torunn Gronbekk, Julius Ohta)
  2. Inferno #4 (Hickman, Valerio Schiti, Stefano Caselli)

Nathan:

  1. Elektra: Black, White, & Blood #1 (Charles Soule, Mark Bagley, Edgar Delgado, Leonardo Romero, Declan Shalvey, Simone D’armini, and more)
  2. Wastelanders: Doom #1 (Torunn Gronbekk, Julius Ohta)

Standout KAPOW moment of the week:

Nathan – Dark Knights of Steel #3 (Tom Taylor, Yasmine Putri)

AIPT Comics podcast episode 154: Samira Ahmed

Dave – Thor #20 (Cates, Klein)

What does Thor, The God of Hammers, and Mjolnir have in common?

In our Judging by the Cover segment, we discuss our favorite cover art out next week. Dave picked Detective Comics #1048 by Irvin Rodriguez and Nathan discusses The Department of Truth #15 cover by David Romero. Check out both below.

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