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AiPT! Comics Podcast Ep 19: Comic sales catapults, FCBD, and garbage fire Gambit

Weekly comics news and review podcast keeping you up to date and connected.

Welcome back to the official AiPT! Comics podcast where your hosts Forrest Hollingsworth and David Brooke discuss their favorite comics of last week, news, their most anticipated books out next week.

This week in the news, Comichron report indicates comics market is growing, major graphic novel distributor stops sales to book stores and comic shops, Batman/Superman returns from Josh Williamson and David Marquez, Year of the Villain will end in a giant battle, continue through 2020, DC will release 8-bit series leading up to Batman: Curse of the White Knight, and X-Men Monday kicks into high gear tomorrow with mutant romance questions answered.

Also, this week we have two segments highlight two very important characters. In “Trash it or Treasure It” we discuss Gambit, and in our obscure character bio, Dave has to guess who a certain Marvel hero AND villain is who popped up in War of the Realms.

Our favorite comics out last week:


  1. The Green Lantern #7 (W: Grant Morrison, A: Liam Sharp)
  2. Justice League #23 (W: Scott Snyder, A: Jorge Jimenez)
  3. Spider-Man #1 FCBD (W: Donny Cates, Tom Taylor, Saladin Ahmed, A: Ryan Stegman, Cory Smith)


  1. War of the Realms #3 (W: Jason Aaron, A: Russell Dauterman)
  2. DCeased #1 (W: Tom Taylor, A: Trevor Hairsine)

Check out our favorite cover art out next week May 8th below. We talk about the covers at the hour and 57-minute mark.


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