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Kyle Starks on Creating Horror From Everything Scary in ‘I Hate This Place’

Welcome to another week of the AIPT Comics podcast, with special guest Colin Moon! We discuss the biggest news of the week, recap our favorite comics, and creator Kyle Starks joins us as well. We discuss the new Starks book I hate this place from Skybound/Image on May 18. We’re talking about creating horror and his plans for the series to showcase all the horror under the sun – or is it the Blood Moon?

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In comic book news, we express our deep sadness at the passing of comics Legend George Perez. Rest in peace, George.

In other comic book news, Substack has launched a “Free Substack Comic Day”, Marvel has something SURPRISING coming (all the details here), the Edge of Spider-Verse limit the series was announced to feature new Spidey characters and more, IDW adds three editorial including Jamie S. Rich, and Die: The RPG launches and achieves its objectives in 16 hours! Oh, and how could we forget the ppeople who have a lot of opinions on the new Standard Comic Script (SCS) model! ? All this and more in the news.

Pick AIPT Comics Podcast of the Week:


  1. The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #2 (James Tynion, Lisandro Estherren, Andrea Sorrentino)
  2. Eight Billion Geniuses #1 (Charles Soule, Ryan Browne)


  1. The Sandman Universe: Land of Nightmares #2
  2. X-Men #11 (Gerry Duggan, Pepe Larraz)

Exceptional KAPOW moment of the week:

Colin – Nightmare Country – Library Scene

DC Comics

Dave – Eight Billion Geniuses #1 (Charles Soule, Ryan Browne)

AIPT Comics Podcast Episode 171: Kyle Starks on Creating Horror From Everything Scary In

Picture Comics

In our Judging by the Cover segment, we pick our favorite cover art next week! Dave chose Spider-Punk #2 variant cover by Juni Baand Colin loved catwoman #43 by Jenny Frison. Check them out below!

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