Welcome to another weekly edition of the AIPT Comics podcast. Dave and Nathan make their picks, and Zack Kaplan joins the show to give us a sneak peek at his next sci-fi series Forever Forward. We discuss his unique approach to time travel, the work that went into world-building, working with artist Arjuna Susini, and more!
First we recap the biggest news of the week, starting with Dan Slott and Mark Bagley teaming up on a new Spider-Man ongoing series. We also discuss the reveal of a new X-Men 2099 team introduced in Spider-Man 2099: Exodus #5, as well as Marvel teasing the identity of the Symbiote Bedlam to be revealed in Venom #9.
We also break down indie comics news like Comixology Head of Content Chip Mosher to steping down a multi-immersive webcomic DRAC: Son of Dante starting this week, and Comichron has some new 2021 sales figures to discuss too!
AIPT Comics Podcast Top Books of the Week
- Sins of the Black Flamingo #1 (Andrew Wheeler, Travis Moore)
- X-Men: Red (2022) #4 (Al Ewing, Juann Cabal, Andrés Genolet, and Michael Sta. Maria)
- Ghost Cage #3 (Nick Dragotta, Caleb Goellner)
- The Swamp Thing #14 (Ram V, Mike Perkins)
Standout KAPOW moment of the week:
Nathan – Mindset #1 (Zack Kaplan, John J. Pearson)
Dave – Variants #1 (Gail Simone, Phil Noto)
In our Judging by the Cover segment, Dave loved the Batman 89 #6 cover by Joe Quinones, and Nathan discusses the Batman #125 cover by John Giang. Check those out below!
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