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AiPT! Comics Podcast Episode 36: Mariko Tamaki & Steve Pugh talk ‘Harley: Breaking Glass’ plus ‘House of X’ halftime

Weekly comic book podcast talking news, the best of the week, and a look ahead to next week.

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.

Special guests writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Steve Pugh discuss their new YA graphic novel Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass. We also play superfight and determine who would win a surfing competition: Catwoman or Black Panther!

In the news, we discuss Marvel Comics #1000 has made redactions and edits to stay apolitical, Marvel Comics editor in chief C.B. Cebulski hoping for the return of John Byrne and Neil Gaiman, the final two infected in Batman/Superman revealed, Venom Island is hyped, Cebulski teases the return of Black Knight and Moon Knight, and comics writer Brian Wood is accused of sexual misconduct.

In a special segment we talk Power of X and House of X now that we’re at halftime for both series with three issues out for each and three more to come.




  1. Batman Curse of the White Knight #2 (W/A: Sean Murphy, Color: Matt Hollingsworth)
  2. Doctor Strange #18 (W: Mark Waid, A: Jesus Saiz)


  1. Absolute Carnage #2 (W: Donny Cates, A: Ryan Stegman)
  2. Spider-Man: Life Story #6 (W: Chip Zdarsky, A: Mark Bagley)

Our favorite cover art for comic books out next week comes from Something Is Killing The Children #1 by Jae Lee and June Chung and Berserker Unbound #2 by Andrea Sorrentino.

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