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
Port of Earth Review +More
Podcast Episode | November 13th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 8 mins
This week of 11-08-2017 there’s a TON of stuff up top. We look back at the US presidential election one year later, Tim Allen’s show is canceled, and a Stranger Things co-star being barred from entering the US.
Interview: Jacob Semahn, writer No. 1 With A Bullet
Podcast Episode | November 6th, 2017 | Season 3 | 35 mins 58 secs
This week we were lucky to talk to Jacob Semahn about his new book No. 1 With A Bullet from Image Comics.
The Spooky Halloween Comic Review Show!
Podcast Episode | October 30th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 2 mins
This week of 10-25-2017 The J Team start off by sharing some of the fun stuff they’re watching on TV and follow it up with some spooky Halloween comic reviews!
An Evening with Becky Cloonan & Friends
Podcast Episode | October 23rd, 2017 | Season 3 | 40 mins 26 secs
This week Becky Cloonan (Southern Cross, Gotham Academy) came by the store for a special signing and we got to sit and chat for a bit. This is less of an interview and more of everyone hanging out for the evening but a lot of fun stuff comes up and we ate a ton of peanut butter cups.
Let's Talk About Joe Quesada's House
Podcast Episode | October 16th, 2017 | Season 3 | 59 mins 59 secs
This week of 10-11-2017 the crew are back at Jesse’s place with a sweet stack of news and reviews.
Interview: Vault Comics' Adrian & Damian Wassel
Podcast Episode | October 9th, 2017 | Season 3 | 35 mins 23 secs
Damian & Adrian Wassel from Vault Comics join us over the phone to talk about some exciting new titles!
Scott Dracula’s Stick-On Sideburns
Podcast Episode | October 2nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 33 secs
It’s the week of 09-27-2017 and it’s a doozy, folks! We’re up to our armpits in comics!
BK Broilers & Matinee Spoilers: Week of 09-20-2017
Podcast Episode | September 25th, 2017 | Season 3 | 51 mins 2 secs
This week Jessica talks about going to the movies, Jesse describes the entire plot of Alien: Covenant, and… uh… Oh yeah, comics!
Fancy Rats: Week of 09-06-2017
Podcast Episode | September 11th, 2017 | Season 3 | 58 mins 51 secs
This week Jesse talks about his new Rat Guy identity, Jessica visits SF Comic Con, plus some reviews and news.
Week of 08-30-2017
Podcast Episode | September 4th, 2017 | Season 3 | 45 mins 32 secs
This week Jesse & Jessica cover Secret Empire #10, Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu & James Bond: Moneypenny. Plus news from cons future and past, DC titles available for streaming, The Tick, New DC rides, a possible new Joker movie, and more!
Podcast Episode | August 28th, 2017 | Season 3 | 55 mins 58 secs
This week Oakland based artist Skinner drops by to talk to Jessica and Jesse about comics, being a professional artist, and his upcoming Necronomicon Pop Up Book.
Week of 08-09-2017
Podcast Episode | August 14th, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 hr 2 mins
Jessica and Jesse are back for another in-store episode!
Small Portions: Week of 08-02-2017
Podcast Episode | August 7th, 2017 | Season 3 | 13 mins 10 secs
This week Jesse is out of town so Jessica serves up a mini-episode with news & reviews.
Interview: Matteo Pizzolo, Amancay Nahuelpan & Matt Rosenberg of Black Mask Studios
Podcast Episode | July 31st, 2017 | Season 3 | 21 mins 56 secs
This week we welcomed Matteo Pizzolo, Amancay Nahuelpan and Matt Rosenberg from Black Mask Studios into the store to talk Calexit #1, 4 Kids Walk into a Bank, and what you can expect from Black Mask.