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
Greetings from Monsanto Country
February 19th, 2018
41 mins 8 secs
black monday murders, darth vader, dc, image, marvel, milk wars, punisher, shade the changing girl, sleepless, star wars, thrawn, twisted romance, wonder woman, young animal
This week we've got Part 3 of Milk Wars from DC's Young Animal, two new issues from the Star Wars universe, Image's new weekly anthology Twisted Romance, and at long last a new Black Monday Murders!
Elon Musk Presents: The Escapist Comics Podcast In Space
February 12th, 2018
55 mins 50 secs
adam warlock, alex de campi, batman, cable, dc, deadpool 2, elon musk, esad ribic, gotham by gaslight, i hate fairyland, image, infinity countdown, ivan brandon, jason fabok, joaquin phoenix, joker, katie skelly, kicking ice, kickstarter, lobo, magen cubed, marvel, michael bay, milk wars, mother panic, nic klein, sarah horrocks, solo, songs for the dead, star wars, swamp thing, tesla, tom king, tom muller, twisted romance, vault, venom, vs, wonder, young animals, young monsters in love, zojaqan
Greetings space cadets! We're back for another week of news and reviews plus some other recommendations that we just couldn't cram in!
Liam Sharp Signing 'The Brave and the Bold #1' Saturday, February, 24th 3pm to 6pm
Blog Entry | February 7th, 2018
We are very excited to have comic artist, writer, and publisher Liam Sharp signing Brave and the Bold #1 Feb. 24 at The Escapist Comic Bookstore!
Secure The Bouncy House
February 5th, 2018
53 mins 50 secs
ant-man and wasp, anthony bourdain, black panther, captain marvel, cloak and dagger, doom patrol, eternal, ghost town brewing, greatest american hero, hungry ghosts, i kill giants, ivy room, jean grey, jla, liam sharp, long weekend, metropolis, milk wars, motherlands, phoenix resurrection, stan lee
We're back at it for another week of news and reviews with the Escapist Comics Podcast family!
INTERVIEW Cult Classic: Return To Whisper writer Eliot Rahal
January 29th, 2018
30 mins 35 secs
cult classic, eliot rajal, interview, jesse hett, jessica balboni, return to whisper, vault comics
Writer Eliot Rahal joins the show this week to give us the run down on Return To Whisper, his first series in Vault Comics' Cult Classic shared universe.
Escapist Comics Worldwide
Podcast Episode | January 20th, 2018 | Season 4 | 54 mins 32 secs
We've had a few dreary rainy days in the Bay, but the sun is back and so are we! It's a light week so we're taking a peek at some cool new stuff.
New Year, New Me
Podcast Episode | January 15th, 2018 | Season 4 | 1 hr 32 secs
We got a little swamped last week and weren't able to get an episode out. But worry not! We're back for another week of news and reviews from the fine folks at the Escapist Comics Podcast!
Picks of 2017
Podcast Episode | January 1st, 2018 | Season 4 | 51 mins 2 secs
Happy New Year! To celebrate we're going to look back at Jesse and Jessica's top picks of 2017, but not until we offer up our weekly dose of news and reviews!
The Lego Escapist Comics Podcast
Podcast Episode | December 22nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 46 mins 35 secs
This week we’re coming to you early! Listen, we all are ready for this year to be over and we all need a little break. Enjoy your holiday weekend, however you may spend it, with Jesse and Jessica as they lay out a plate of chocolate chip review and a tall glass of news for you to enjoy by the fireside.
Infinity War on X-MAS
December 18th, 2017
56 mins 23 secs
aliens, coyotes, dead orbit, disney, fox, jughead: the hunger, kill or be killed, milk wars, mister miracle, monstro mechanica, noelle stevenson, port of earth, shazam, she-ra, star wars, the wicked + the divine, titan, wicdiv, young animals
Happy Holidays! We’re back spreading Christmas cheer with another episode of The Escapist Comics Podcast! We’ve got a heap of comics and news to get to so let’s keep this short.
Time Travel Stinks
Podcast Episode | December 11th, 2017 | Season 3 | 54 mins 20 secs
Welcome back! We’ve got news and reviews from this week of December 6, 2017!
December 4th, 2017
55 mins 57 secs
berkeley, comic books, comics
We’re back! Yes for real! Despite Will announcing that we wouldn’t! It’s the week of November 29, 2017 and if you haven’t yet please make a donation to Ramona the Dog by going to gofundme.com/ramonabalboni. Jessica’s dog had 2 masses removed from her spleen in a very invasive and very expensive procedure. Any amount helps.
In comics news we’re back with a stack of reviews and news you can use, etc.
🚨SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT🚨 Ramona the Dog Medical Fundraiser
Podcast Episode | December 2nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 min 6 secs
No new episode this week, we're having a PET EMERGENCY! Jessica's dog Ramona has had 2 very large masses removed from her spleen. She is recovering but this was still a major operation that will require follow up procedures and aftercare. Please help any way you can by donating to this GoFundMe campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/ramonabalboni
Interview: Leila Del Duca & Alissa Sallah (Sleepless)
Podcast Episode | November 27th, 2017 | Season 3 | 30 mins 7 secs
This week we welcome guests Leila Del Duca and Alissa Sallah. They are the artist and colorist & editor of Sleepless, the title from Image comics available December 7, 2017.
Interview: Zack Kaplan, writer Port of Earth
Podcast Episode | November 20th, 2017 | Season 3 | 35 mins 52 secs
As promised we welcome Zack Kaplan! He's here promoting Port of Earth, his new book from Image Comics. We dive into some of the details of the book's creation and where it will go in the coming issues.