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Comic Book Club: Bill Willingham + Daniel Way

Bill Willingham (Fables) and Daniel Way (Deadpool) join the boys to discuss the ins and outs of writing comics, coordinating with artists, and running their own comic-cons.

The Stack: Avengers vs. X-Men #12, Action Comics #13, The Boys #71

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Comic Book Club: Calista Brill + Scott Eckert

Calista Brill (Senior Editor, First Second) and comedian Scott Eckert join the boys to talk about sexy mermaids, all-ages books, and Jennifer Aniston.

The Stack: Chew #28, Avengers vs. X-Men #11, Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #2

Week in Geek:

– James Gunn is directing Guardians of the Galaxy!

– Max Landis has a new series called Vigilant, which is under no circumstances a superhero series.

– Dredd 3D comes out this week! Go see it, because it’s awesome.

Comic Book Club: Ben McCool

This week, writer Ben McCool joins us to talk about his work adapting old video games to comics, and older Russian movies – also to comics. Plus, we’re celebrating our 100,000th download!

This Week’s Stack: Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #1, Fairest #3, Avengers vs. X-Men #5, Journey Into Mystery #639

Week in Geek:

-‘The Stuff of Legend’ is coming to movie theaters from Disney, directed by Pete Candeland. Turns out, that may be Pete’s porn name.

– Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is cancelled, replaced by a nearly identical cartoon. We’re outraged!

– The Spider-Man movie almost crossed over with The Avengers movie! Our lives were almost complete!

Comic Book Club: Scott Adsit and Frank Tieri

Scott Adsit (30 Rock) and Frank Tieri (Space: Punisher) talk to the guys about the end of 30 Rock next season, and sending the Punisher to shoot space right in the face.

This Week’s Stack: Avengers vs. X-Men #3, Swamp Thing #9, Daredevil #12

Week in Geek:

* More ‘Avengers’ talk, as the movie breaks all box office records! Can the Dark Knight Rises take back the crown?

* ‘Avengers 2’ is coming, but do we want to see that first… Or solo movies first?

* And what’s next for director Joss Whedon, now that he has SO MUCH POWER?

Comic Book Club: Axel Alonso and Al Madrigal

Axel Alonso (EIC, Marvel Comics) and Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) came on the show to talk about ‘Avengers vs. X-Men’ and their comedy career respectively, and then it turned out they were the exact same guy. Also, Axel tells a crazy story about being on a fishing boat.

This Week’s Stack: Invincible #90, Swamp Thing #8, Daredevil #10.1

Week in Geek:

* Ben Kingsley is the villain in ‘Iron Man 3,’ but who exactly is he playing?

* Captain America 2 to hit theaters on April 4, 2014! That’s a long time from now!

* For only $125, you can have an action figure with your face on it. Finally, a body like Arnold with your Denzel face.

* Is Disney working on a Marvel animated movie?

Comic Book Club: Ugly Americans’ Devin Clark & Kurt Metzger

Ugly Americans’ Devin Clark (Creator) and Kurt Metzger (Voice of Randall) hit the stage to talk about their upcoming Batman themed episode, and why no one is playing DC Universe Online for the reasons you think they are. Unless you think those reasons are “tweaking Black Adam’s nipples.”

This Week’s Stack: Avengers vs. X-Men #1, Aquaman #7, FF #16, The Flash #7

Week in Geek:

* The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone is directing a movie based on one of our favorite indie books, ‘The Great Unknown’!

* Are the aliens in ‘The Avengers’ The Korbinites, or is that way too specific a reference for anyone to get?

* Who should direct ‘Captain America 2’? Alex says Michael Bay, Pete tells Alex to shut up.

*There’s an Avengers monorail coming to Disney! Monorail? Monorail!

Comic Book Club with Jamal Igle and Jeff Rubin

Jamal Igle joins the show this week to talk about his male nudity-prone DC Comics book The Ray, and also, leaving DC… FOREVER. Also on the couch? Jeff Rubin from CollegeHumor’s Nerd Alert, who lives in fear of CollegeHumor’s resident jock, Biff.

Meanwhile, Justin and Alex try to out ’90s reference each other, and Pete finally learns where cheeseburgers come from.

This Week’s Stack: Terminally Illin’ #1, Swamp Thing #5, Animal Man #5, Wolverine and The X-Men: Alpha and Omega #1

Week in Geek:
* Marvel is launching ‘Avengers Alliance’ a Facebook game, which may or may not have Jarvis harvesting beets in the backyard of Avengers Mansion.

* Thor 2 is filming this Summer!

* Marvel launches Avengers vs. X-Men: Versus, which gets rid of all that pesky dialogue.

* The Star Wars TV show is called “Star Wars: Underworld” and is probably about trade negotiations.