The Escapist Comics Podcast
About the Show
Weekly comics news and reviews! Hosted by Jessica and Jesse, produced in association with The Escapist Comic Bookstore 3090 Claremont Ave. Berkeley, CA.
Episodes and Blog Entries
Interview: David Pepose (writer Spencer and Locke)
Podcast Episode | July 17th, 2017 | Season 3 | 58 mins 53 secs
his week we interview David Pepose, writer of the new Action Lab series Spencer and Locke which has been billed as Calvin & Hobbes meets Sin City.
Normal Chugging: Week of 07-05-2017
Podcast Episode | July 10th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 52 secs
This week we're back to news and reviews but first we'll get excited for the new Castlevania series on Netflix (spoiler free!) and we’ll tell you why you won’t find the new issue of Divided States of Hysteria at the store.
ID10T On Location w/ Babs Tarr, Rick Remender, Becky Cloonan & Justin Greenwood
Podcast Episode | July 3rd, 2017 | Season 3 | 26 mins 41 secs
Last week the Escapist crew took a field trip to the ID10T Fest, Chris Hardwick's hybrid comics, music and comedy festival.
Interview: Tethered writer David Precht
Podcast Episode | June 26th, 2017 | Season 3 | 48 mins 44 secs
This week we welcome writer David Precht who talks with us about his book Tethered.
Week of 06-07-2017
Podcast Episode | June 12th, 2017 | Season 3 | 53 mins 38 secs
New comic reviews!
Week of 05-31-2017
Podcast Episode | June 5th, 2017 | Season 3 | 57 mins 56 secs
This week Jessica & Jesse are back with a fresh heap of new comics to review!
Week of 05-24-2017 w/ Writer Ryan King
Podcast Episode | May 29th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 4 mins
This week we welcome writer Ryan King onto the show. You can find more from Ryan including his Nico's Fortune Kickstarter campaign at ryankingwrites.com.
Interview: Jason McNamara (The Rattler, The Martian Confederacy)
Podcast Episode | May 22nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 3 mins
This week we call Jason McNamara and talk with him about his career and the inspiration for his 2016 book The Rattler.
Week of 5/10/17
Podcast Episode | May 15th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 12 mins
This week Jessica & Jessica are back with some reviews of this week’s comics. Plus there’s some great TV and movie news (that Blade Runner trailer).
Interview w/ Brian Wood (Briggs Land, Rebels, Aliens: Defiance)
Podcast Episode | May 8th, 2017 | Season 3 | 41 mins 2 secs
This week we sit with Brian Wood (Rebels, Briggs Land, Aliens: Defiance) about his career, getting bogged down in research and bringing Briggs Land to TV.
Week of 04-26-2017
Podcast Episode | May 1st, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 7 mins
This week Jesse and Jessica prep for Free Comic Book Day by digging into this week's sweet stack of new comics!
Week of 04-19-2017
Podcast Episode | April 24th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 8 mins
This week we're back in the store again so once again excuse some customer interactions as we must run business!
Week of 04-12-2017
Podcast Episode | April 17th, 2017 | Season 3 | 59 mins 54 secs
This week was extra busy so Jessica and Jesse take to recording in the shop once again!
Jason Latour, Ivan Brandon & Greg Hinkle Black Cloud #1 Release BBQ&A Live!
Podcast Episode | April 12th, 2017 | Season 3 | 48 mins 34 secs
This past weekend we celebrated the release of Black Cloud #1, the brand new Image title released April 5th. Creators Jason Latour, Ivan Brandon & Greg Hinkle joined Jessica, co-host and Black Cloud editor Maria Ludwig, and a live audience in store for a special Q&A, signing and BBQ.