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AiPT! Comics Podcast Episode 40: JJ Abrams’ Spider-Man fails while the New York Times returns to comics

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.

This week in the news, the New York Times brings graphic novels back to the bestseller list, Jim Shooter is “bringing” a series to Image Comics, IDW cancels Marylin Manor and Black Crown imprint shutters, Chris Claremont says the direction of New Mutants: War Children was an editorial mandate, 7 Named for Harvey Awards ahead of NYCC, Spawn #300 sells 300,000 copies, second-most of 2019, and Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson have a space project for 2020 at Image Comics.




  1. Fearless #3 (W: Seanan McGuire, Zoë Quinn, Alyssa Wong A: Claire Roe, Marika Cresta, Alti Firmansyah)
  2. Amazing Spider-Man #30 (W: Nick Spencer, A: Ryan Ottley)


  1. New Mutants: War Children (W: Chris Claremont, A: Bill Sienkiewicz)
  2. Superior Spider-Man #11 (W: Christos Gage, A: Mike Hawthorne)

Our favorite cover art for books out next week comes from Doctor Strange #20 by Alex Ross and The Punisher #16 by Greg Smallwood. Check those out below.

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