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Talking Comics Podcast: Issue #507: RUN, Substack, and The Suicide Squad

Issue #507: RUN, Substack, and THE Suicide Squad 

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The boys are joined by Eisner Award-winning friend of the pod, Professor Carolyn Cocca, to talk both James Gunn’s THE SUICIDE SQUAD as well as the latest volume in John Lewis’ astounding graphic narrative series, RUN. Also, some breaking news about several comics creators, including James Tynion IV, moving to creator-owned work on the subscription website Substack. As you can tell, QUITE the emotional rollercoaster this episode!!!

THE SUICIDE SQUAD is written and directed by James Gunn and stars Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, Daniela Melchior, Viola Davis, John Cena, David Dastmachlian, and many others. 

RUN, Book 1, is by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell, and L. Fury. It is published by Good Trouble and Abrams Books.

Comics talked this week: 

Elvira Meets Vincent Price #1, Sensational Wonder Woman #6, Steeple vol. 2, The Nice House on the Lake #3, Hellions #14, Lost Falls #1, HARLEY QUINN: THE ANIMATED SERIES: THE EAT. BANG! KILL. TOUR #1, The Me You Love in the Dark #1, X-Men #2, Justice League #65-66, Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1-2, Doodleville, Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio, Commanders In Crisis #11, Seven Secrets #11, Superman – Son of Kal El #1, And RUN.

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh, Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Aaron Amos, and John Burkle who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.


Joey Braccino took his BA in English and turned it into an Ed.M. in English Education. Currently, he brings comics back in a big way all day every day to the classroom. In addition to proselytizing the good word of comics to this nation’s under-aged…

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