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7: Saga, Vol. 2; Matthew Roberts Interview

Under the Comic Covers

Release Date: 04/19/2014

184: The Walking Dead #175 - UtCC Finale show art 184: The Walking Dead #175 - UtCC Finale

Under the Comic Covers

Under the Comic Covers ends where it began four years ago, with The Walking Dead. We found it fitting and appropriate for this book to be the final issue we dive into. 

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183: The Walking Dead #174; Paper Girls #18 show art 183: The Walking Dead #174; Paper Girls #18

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Under the Comic Covers has the distinct pleasure of talking about two fantastic issues of two fantastic books in this episode. We open with The Walking Dead #174, giving us our best look yet at Negan's inner-self as well as giving us, the readers, some well earned closure for a couple of characters. We then move on to Paper Girls #18, where we get some much needed exposition which completely alters our view of the various players in this particular story.

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182: Copperhead #16; Wayward #25; Manifest Destiny #32 show art 182: Copperhead #16; Wayward #25; Manifest Destiny #32

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Under the Comic Covers returns from a short holiday break to discuss three great books. First up, we talk about Copperhead #16 before moving on to Wayward #25. Finally, we round it all up with this week's release, Manifest Destiny #32.

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Under the Comic Covers dives head first into the Eververse this week as we talk about Rick Remender's incredible sci-fi masterpiece, Black Science #33. Yes, we fan-boy/girl the hell out of this book, and specifically this issue... but dag-nabbit, it's worth the adulation!

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180: The Walking Dead #173; Paper Girls #17; Royal City #7 show art 180: The Walking Dead #173; Paper Girls #17; Royal City #7

Under the Comic Covers

Under the Comic Covers is back this week to tackle three fantastic books; The Walking Dead #173, Paper Girls #17, and Royal City #7. Our apologies for the delay in our coverage of The Walking Dead and Paper Girls, it was all Mr. Blahg's fault.

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179: Saga #48; Copperhead #15; Wayward #24 show art 179: Saga #48; Copperhead #15; Wayward #24

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This week, Under the Comic Covers has three amazing issues to go over. First, we finish out the latest arc with Saga #48... we then travel to a more frontier-like planet with the western themed Copperhead #15... and finally, we discuss a literally explosive issue of Wayward #24.

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178: They're Not Like Us #16 show art 178: They're Not Like Us #16

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Under the Comic Covers is always happy to welcome back a book that hasn't released a new issue in a while... They're Not Like Us #16 brings us back to a San Francisco filled with young "gifted" people and begins it's final three issue push.

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177: Black Science #32; Royal City #6 show art 177: Black Science #32; Royal City #6

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This week, Under the Comic Covers dives head first into the Eververse with Black Science #32 and gets some heavy emotion with Jeff Lemire's Royal City #6. Two great titles... two great issues... two fun chats.

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176: The Walking Dead #172; Manifest Destiny #31; Paper Girls #16 show art 176: The Walking Dead #172; Manifest Destiny #31; Paper Girls #16

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Under the Comic Covers is very pleased to discuss three great books in what was a fantastic week for comics. First up, we talk about The Walking Dead #172, giving us one hell of a cliffhanger. We move on to the 19th century and delve into Manifest Destiny #31. Finally we travel through time once again and land in the year 2000 as we have a confused chat about Paper Girls #16.

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175: Saga #47; Rat Queens Special: Orc Dave #1 show art 175: Saga #47; Rat Queens Special: Orc Dave #1

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This week, we go Under the Comic Covers of Saga #47, where we learn quite a bit more about someone's past, and Rat Queens Special: Orc Dave #1... which we were very pleasantly surprised by. 

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Mr. Blahg and Grace return to Brian K. Vaughan's Saga and go over each of our favorite moments from this extraordinary story as we continue with Volume 2.  As is usual for covering this title, we get a little adult from time to time... so be forewarned.  This is an incredible book and we thoroughly enjoyed digging into our heroes' pasts and the shocking cliffhanger of an ending.  From Barr to Fard to Klara to Gwen, Volume 2 is the most engrossing chapter yet. 

We are also extremely pleased to share our interview with Mathew Roberts, artist for Manifest Destiny.  It will come as no surprise to our listeners to know that we adore this book, and it is Matt's art that push it from being a good book towards being a remarkable one, and we were honored and tickled pink that he took the time to chat about his start in comics, his process in creating the incredible images of Manifest Destiny, and we thank his patience in dealing with two fans sitting around gushing about his work.

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