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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 171: Kyle Starks on crafting horror from all things scary in ‘I Hate This Place’

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AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 171: Kyle Starks on crafting horror from all things scary in ‘I Hate This Place’

Kyle Starks joins Dave and Colin on the AIPT Comics podcast to talk new horror series ‘I Hate This Place.’

Welcome to another week of the AIPT Comics podcast, with special guest host Colin Moon! We chat about the biggest news of the week, recap our favorite comics, and creator Kyle Starks joins us too. We discuss Starks’ new book I Hate This Place from Skybound/Image on May 18th. We talk about crafting horror and his plans for the series to exhibit all horror under the sun–or is it the blood moon?

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

In comics news, we express our deep sorrow over the passing of comics legend George Pérez. Rest in peace, George. 

In other comics news, Substack launched a “substack Free Comic Book Day,” Marvel’s got something AMAZING coming (full details here), the Edge of Spider-Verse limited series was announced set to intro new Spidey characters and more, IDW adds three in editorial including Jamie S. Rich, and Die: The RPG launches and meets goals within 16 hours! Oh, and how could we forget the people that have a lot of opinions on the new Standard Comic Script (SCS) template!? All that and more in the news.

AIPT Comics Podcast Picks of the Week:

Dave:

  1. The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #2 (James Tynion, Lisandro Estherren, Andrea Sorrentino)
  2. Eight Billion Genies #1 (Charles Soule, Ryan Browne)

Colin:

  1. The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #2
  2. X-Men #11 (Gerry Duggan, Pepe Larraz)

Standout KAPOW moment of the week:

Colin – Nightmare Country – Library Scene

AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 171: Kyle Starks on crafting horror from all things scary in ‘I Hate This Place’

DC Comics

Dave – Eight Billion Genies #1 (Charles Soule, Ryan Browne)

AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 171: Kyle Starks on crafting horror from all things scary in ‘I Hate This Place’

Image Comics

In our Judging by the Cover segment, we pick our favorite cover art out next week! Dave picked Spider-Punk #2 variant cover by Juni Ba, and Colin loved Catwoman #43 by Jenny Frison. Check those out below!


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