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Episode 164 | Hope Nicholson and Progress in Comics

This episode was recorded on June 10th, 2018!

This week, Mike is joined by Nick and Tia to talk comic picks and comic reads. After the break, Mike and Tia have a fantastic chat about the comic industry, the change in comics for women over the years and SO much more with Hope Nicholson (a Kickstarter commissioned episode). Hope is the author of The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen, editor of The Secret Loves of Geek Girls and The Secret Loves of Geeks, and Publisher at Bedside Press.

Also, DO NOT MISS: The first issue of the IRCB Zine! Check it out at!!


  • 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics
  • 00:21:49 – Comic picks
  • 00:29:32 – Interview with Hope Nicholson
  • 01:17:39 – Wrap/Credits

Comic Reads/Picks for this week

  • Star Wars Vol 1-3
  • Darth Vader Vol 1-2
  • Vader Down
  • Dazzler X-Song #1
  • Harbinger Wars 2 #1
  • Planetary Vol 1
  • By Night #1
  • Monstress #17
  • Orphans Vol 1

Relevant Links/Information

Music provided by Infinity Shred. Find them on Bandcamp.

This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs.

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