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Show 5.29.18: A History of Poor Choices

First, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith tackle their first "Not Top" Ten as they let their geek rage out over the Worst Things ever done to Spider-Man. Second, the gang reviews the Fred Van Lente's Fantastic Funny Pages Encyclopedia Extraordinaire namely called "Comic Book History of Comics".

Show 5.22.18: Come Again Next Tuesday

First, The Ghosts deliver another one of their patented spoileriffic movie reviews of the Merc with the Mouth latest cinematic chimichanga, Deadpool 2! Second, we start to get pumped up for the release of the latest Star Wars movie with a Read pile review of Charles Soule's Darth Vader fueled "Imperial Machine" Trade Paperback!

Show 5.15.18: Tex Mex Sandwich

Rookie Zach Josebeck returns to the fold for a good ol' fashioned Current Events segment as the Ghosts talk on Ant Man, Infinity War, and Ultraviolet Lanterns. In our second segment, the gang read pile reviews Joshua Corin and Todd Nauck's Digital Deadpool Release: Too Soon? Will it be more zany fun from the Merc with the Mouth or something best left dead?

Show 5.8.18: My Marvel Stock is Worthless

We welcome Ghost Host, Andy Larson's cousin, JA Scott, on to the show for the first time. JA has some stories to tell including the perils of buying Marvel Stock, trading custom figures for comic swag, the best ways to ape John Buscema art, and picks for favorite comic book "scrubs". These "D" list characters get no love normally, but we are giving them a chance to shine on this week's show.

Show 5.1.18: X-Trading

The host with the most ghostness, Andy Larson, is joined by Ghost regulars, Rob Stewart and Chad Smith, as they first throw down in a winner take all slobberknocker as they debate: "Who is the Greatest X-Man ever?" Second, the group has a comics style brainstorming session as they discuss which comic book characters they would trade to different companies if they could?

Bonus Show 4.27.18: Infinity War Extravaganza!

We've got a review of Avengers: Infinity War, from our late night viewing yesterday, with spoilers from minutes 12 to 41, so don't listen to that portion unless you too have already seen it! Also, the Ghosts will educate some of you new fans on some classic Avengers storylines in our Read pile segment covering "Avengers: Under Siege" and Thanos vs. the Avengers from Avengers Annual 7 and other books.

Show 4.24.18: Avengers Countdown

n this week’s show: Our resident Ghost power couple, Andy & Nicole Larson, are joined by Rob Stewart and Chad Smith in a All Avengers/Infinity Saga show just in time for the new movie! First, our East Coast Avengers tackle the incredible task of deciding who are the TOP 10 Avengers in comic history! Second, the group does a rookie read pile review of the seminal Infinity Saga series from 1991: Jim Starlin's original "Infinity Gauntlet". Grab your popcorn, folks and get ready to wipe out half of the UNIVERSE!

Show 4.17.18: Ghosts Without Fear

On this week’s show: First, Rookies, Zach Josebeck and Ashley Lamanna, return for another round of Q & A with our Ghost regulars, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith. Who can really pick up Thor's hammer? Who is the Grandmaster? What's the deal with the Flash's trendmill? and more! Second, the gang sits down to do a Rookie Read Pile with Zach Josebeck as they review Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s classic retelling of Daredevil's origin in the "Man without Fear" limited series.

Show 4.10.18: Sweetheart Show +1

The Larsons and The Stewarts, are joined by a "fifth" wheel in the form of Chad Smith as they have yet another comic book discussing double date! Among the Topics: News on Deadpool 2, Jessica Jones reviews, Wonder Woman 2 updates, the return of Marvel's first family, the FF, to monthly comics, and a Read Pile of the first trade of Saga by Brian K. Vaughan.

Bonus Show 4.6.18: Rookie Season

You get two rookies for the price of one as Zach Josebeck returns with his fiancee Ashley Lamanna to cobble together their list of the Top 10 MCU Movies and a deep dive into Alan Moore's seminal Victorian Era All Star smash up "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" volume 1.

Show 4.3.18: A Questionable Legacy

On this week’s show: Rookie, Zach Josebeck, returns to stump our Ghost regulars, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith with some classic comic book questions sure to spark debates and ruin lasting friendships. Second, the gang tackles the question of who is the greatest "Legacy" comic book character in their latest Top 10 list. Is it Kamala Khan? Jon Stewart? Baron Zemo? Listen in to find out!

Show 3.27.18: BFFs of the New West

On this week’s show: Ghost regulars, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith show some love for those comic book characters that know true friendship in their Top Ten "Comic Book Besties" list. Second, the gang reviews the first 2 trades of Jonathan Hickman's Futuristic Old West mash up series, East of West, on this week's Read Pile entry.

Show 3.20.18: Sweetheart’s Return

The Larsons and The Stewarts, double date again with another special episode sure to please all our comic book couples out there! First, the fantastic foursome tackles some current events including news on the recently release Jessica Jones Season 2, Avengers and Black Panther movie news, and Kristen Wiig as Cheetah?!? Second, the group does a read pile review of the first trade paperback collection of Bill Willingham's "Fables" series. Will it end happily ever after in terms of its comic book review grade? Listen to find out...

Show 3.13.18: Doom’s Watchtower

First, Andy Larson and Rob Stewart go toe to toe debating a “What if” battle royal pitting the neferious Dr. Doom vs. the Entire Justice League of America! Next, Zach Josebeck joins Andy, Rob, and Chad for a Rookie Read Pile review of Grant Morrison’s Eisner Award winning series “All Star Superman”. Finally, it’s a double dose of Read pile as the gang reviews Reginald Hudlin’s “Who is Black Panther?” story line from Black Panther (vol.3) #1-6.

Bonus Show 3.9.18: Cosmic Characters One and All

On this week’s bonus show: First, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith do a read pile review of Jim Starlin's mid 80s New Gods love fest called "Cosmic Odyssey". Then, the Ghost gang delivers another one of their patented Top Ten lists on the greatest character defining single stories in comic book history. Who was number 1? Listen to find out!

Show 3.6.18: Worlds Collided

First, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith go toe to toe with the combined forces of the Avengers and Champions with a Read Pile review of Mark Waid's "World's Collide" trade paperback. Second, the gang's latest Top ten comic list of "The Most Underrated Comic Runs" digs deep for some forgotten gems that some of you might have never read, but definitely should