Weekly comics news and reviews! Hosted by Jessica and Jesse, produced in association with The Escapist Comic Bookstore 3090 Claremont Ave. Berkeley, CA.
Episode | January 1st, 2018 | Season 4 | 51 mins 2 secs
Happy New Year! To celebrate we're going to look back at Jesse and Jessica's top picks of 2017, but not until we offer up our weekly dose of news and reviews!
Episode | December 22nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 46 mins 35 secs
This week we’re coming to you early! Listen, we all are ready for this year to be over and we all need a little break. Enjoy your holiday weekend, however you may spend it, with Jesse and Jessica as they lay out a plate of chocolate chip review and a tall glass of news for you to enjoy by the fireside.
Episode | December 18th, 2017 | Season 3 | 56 mins 23 secs
aliens, coyotes, dead orbit, disney, fox, jughead: the hunger, kill or be killed, milk wars, mister miracle, monstro mechanica, noelle stevenson, port of earth, shazam, she-ra, star wars, the wicked + the divine, titan, wicdiv, young animals
Happy Holidays! We’re back spreading Christmas cheer with another episode of The Escapist Comics Podcast! We’ve got a heap of comics and news to get to so let’s keep this short.
Episode | December 11th, 2017 | Season 3 | 54 mins 20 secs
Welcome back! We’ve got news and reviews from this week of December 6, 2017!
Episode | December 4th, 2017 | Season 3 | 55 mins 57 secs
berkeley, comic books, comics
We’re back! Yes for real! Despite Will announcing that we wouldn’t! It’s the week of November 29, 2017 and if you haven’t yet please make a donation to Ramona the Dog by going to gofundme.com/ramonabalboni. Jessica’s dog had 2 masses removed from her spleen in a very invasive and very expensive procedure. Any amount helps.
In comics news we’re back with a stack of reviews and news you can use, etc.
Episode | December 2nd, 2017 | Season 3 | 1 min 6 secs
No new episode this week, we're having a PET EMERGENCY! Jessica's dog Ramona has had 2 very large masses removed from her spleen. She is recovering but this was still a major operation that will require follow up procedures and aftercare. Please help any way you can by donating to this GoFundMe campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/ramonabalboni
Episode | November 27th, 2017 | Season 3 | 30 mins 7 secs
This week we welcome guests Leila Del Duca and Alissa Sallah. They are the artist and colorist & editor of Sleepless, the title from Image comics available December 7, 2017.
Episode | November 20th, 2017 | Season 3 | 35 mins 52 secs
As promised we welcome Zack Kaplan! He's here promoting Port of Earth, his new book from Image Comics. We dive into some of the details of the book's creation and where it will go in the coming issues.
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.
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.
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!
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.