The Escapist Comics Podcast

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Weekly comics news and reviews! Hosted by Jessica and Jesse, produced in association with The Escapist Comic Bookstore 3090 Claremont Ave. Berkeley, CA.

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Episodes and Blog Entries


    Article  |  March 5th, 2018
    compulsive comics, eric haven, signing

    Compulsive Comics creator Eric Haven will be at The Escapist Comic Bookstore Saturday, March 10th 3pm to 5pm

  • Liam Sharp Signing 'The Brave and the Bold #1' Saturday, February, 24th 3pm to 6pm

    Article  |  February 7th, 2018
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    We are very excited to have comic artist, writer, and publisher Liam Sharp signing Brave and the Bold #1 Feb. 24 at The Escapist Comic Bookstore!

  • The Lego Escapist Comics Podcast

    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.

  • Infinity War on X-MAS

    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.

  • Time Travel Stinks

    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!

  • Dog Surgery

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2017  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 57 secs
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    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 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.

  • 🚨SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT🚨 Ramona the Dog Medical Fundraiser

    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:

  • Interview: Leila Del Duca & Alissa Sallah (Sleepless)

    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.

  • Interview: Zack Kaplan, writer Port of Earth

    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.

  • Port of Earth Review +More

    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.

  • Interview: Jacob Semahn, writer No. 1 With A Bullet

    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.

  • The Spooky Halloween Comic Review Show!

    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!