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Direct download: close_encounters_of_the_third_kind_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_13.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week we are taking a look at TRUTH: RED, WHITE, AND BLACK, a book you may not have read. And if you want to read it that's going to be very hard, because it's out of print. And that sucks, because you should read it. It's incredible. Written by Robert Morales and drawn by Kyle Baker, TRUTH is the story of a second Super Soldier program in World War II that experimented on African-American soldiers, and the repercussions that had in the 1940s and today.

It's an astounding book, and the fact that it's out of print makes your faithful podcast hosts about as angry as you've ever heard them. If you have read it, or you manage to get your hands on it, you will very quickly learn why.

The Stack - yeah, Marvel, we called you a travesty. And we mean it.

Direct download: truth_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_12.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!

Direct download: the_wrath_of_khan_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_11.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell take us on a harrowing tour of 19th century London and the secret history of Jack the Ripper in FROM HELL, their hulking, tome-like, extensively-cited black and white masterpiece. While FROM HELL may not necessarily be the first comic to have endnotes, it certainly has the best.

Join us as we talk about magical architecture, Victorian pornography, and unsettling Venn diagrams.

The Stack: the saddle point in the curve of history.

Direct download: from_hell_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_10.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Steven Moffat! A Tolkein dwarf! Wedge Antilles!

This episode we are talking about something that incredibly contains all of these things, and isn't that secret Doctor Who fanfic you wrote in high school. It's the BBC miniseries Jekyll, written by Doctor Who and Coupling scribe Steven Moffat, aka your god, and starring James Nesbitt, Gina Bellman and a host of comic actors in a sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's novel of Victorian repression and genetic damage.

Also we close with a patented Stack-style extended digression on the British television model.

The Stack: some happier podcast's dark side given form.

Direct download: jekyll_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_9.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:48am EDT

Ah, yes. KINGDOM COME. Mark Waid and Alex Ross' mid-90s epic on the end of the DC Universe. It's painted! Stuff happens! And... uh... yeah, think we'll stop there.

The Stack: the world's only fully-painted podcast.

Direct download: kindgom_come_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_8.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT

So it goes.

Direct download: slaughterhouse_five_-_the_stack_-_episode_7.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

What happens when a crazy alien in love with Death (the person) gains ultimate power? He snaps his fingers, kills half the universe, and then spends six issues talking about how weird it is to have ultimate power, and hey, what is ultimate power anyway?

You'd think we're making this up. We're not. This is the driving thrust behind THE INFINITY GAUNTLET by Jim Starlin, George Perez and Ron Lim, the brilliant, trippy, bizarre Marvel mega-event that dared to ask questions about... well, pretty much everything.

Also the Silver Surfer is in it, so that's fun.

The Stack - we also live in the Soul Gem.

Direct download: infinity_gauntlet_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_6.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 7:56am EDT

The Professor, The Designer and The Cannibal take us on a journey into one of the best new comics of the 21st century as The Stack dives headfirst into THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY, the brilliant and bonkers creation of a rock star and half a set of twins.

Join us as we talk about the reluctant bonds of family with robots and monkeys, the joy of a perfectly executed comic, and Viggo Mortensen.

The Stack: we're what the world needs saving from.

Direct download: the_umbrella_academy_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_4.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Not only do you get a whole podcast's worth of content on the brilliant book Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, this week also brings inside it two special, bonus mini-podcasts inserted right into the show! They're great. You'll love them

Join Halandjohnandchris as we talk about period pieces, the importance of irreligiosity, and pretentious paganism.

The Stack - we also lost our flaming sword.

Direct download: good_omens_-_the_stack_-_season_2_episode_3.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 6:00am EDT