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Spec Tales asks collectors and creators: What's your grail tale? Join Jake and Jesús each week as they explore new stories about the comic book grails we all love — the epic journies behind how they were obtained or how they inspired new creativity. You can share your grail tale by emailing the guys at spectalespodcast@gmail.com Or by reaching out on Twitter and Instagram.
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We're back for a throwback-style episode with one of our original listeners and Instagram comic collector friends, Zach Mitchell from Zach's Comics. Together, we dive head-first into the state of the comic book world, including the speculation market, gatekeeping collectors, and riding the financial waves. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon…
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From the biggest names in the industry to the indie creators just trying to see their vision come to life, Kickstarter has fully established itself as a major player in the comic book world. This week we bring on three veteran comic kickstarters to discuss the trending platform and their upcoming projects. To learn more about Mario and James' proje…
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To celebrate our 100th episode of Spec Tales, we decided to look back and see where a few of our most memorable Grail Tales are now. Have no fear, we still bring the heat with some extra special recent pickups and speculation comics, too! Thank you for all the support over the last 100 episodes — we're looking forward to the next 100. SUPPORT THE S…
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Back from our happy holiday hiatus and ready for a big new year! This week, Eisner-winning writer Kelly Thompson (Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, Jem and the Holograms) joins us to discuss her latest work — The Cull. But we don't stop there. Our conversation with Kelly bounces from comic topic to topic with tons of inside baseball info on how the sausage …
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Acclaimed animator, and comic book creator Jay Stephens (Dwellings) and Gold Key chief creative director Arnold Guerrero join Jake & Jesús for this very special breaking news one-shot episode of Spec Tales. We know we told you we'd be back in late January, but we had to take a break from our break to share this incredible news and a new grail tale …
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Believe it or not, we're already halfway through season three of Spec Tales. However, before we take the next 6 weeks off, we have to wrap up the year with our favorite comic books and grails of 2023. So, saddle up the reindeer and join us for one last ride before the ball drops. We can't wait to tell you all about the surprises we have in store fo…
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You've heard of the one true king of the North, but have you heard of the One True Nerd King? Of course you have, his nerdtastic social posts have garnered millions of views and laughs. His comic-culture brain is on full display in this week's episode as he schools us in every segment. He even drops some never-before-considered speculation knowledg…
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Pressing and cleaning comic books isn't witchcraft or magical restoration — but for Chris Myers The Comic Book Presser, it's an art. This week, Chris and the guys deep dive into some of the intricacies of how pressing and cleaning can help the hobby pay for itself. However, Chris isn't just a presser, he's also a lifelong collector with an incredib…
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It's Thanksgiving for us and we're here to say thank you to all the listeners out there for take the time to join us every week for Spec Tales. This week's episode is filled with many listener themed segments, including the ever-popular listener-submitted grail tale. Does Jesús win two consecutive weeks in a row for recent pickup tots? Will Jake ev…
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Eisner-nominated comic artist Nick Pitarra jumps on the show to chat all about his creator-owned comic Axe-Wielder Jon. From its heartwarming origins to its massively successful crowdfunding campaign — Nick takes us through bringing Jon to life on the page. We also get into Nick's impressive original comic art collection and how new collectors can …
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GIANT-SIZE EPISODE ALERT! This conversation was too good to cut short. Brad and Lisa Gullickson of the Comic Book Couples Counseling podcast join us to chat all about their unbelievable comic grail tales. Traversing through our classic three segments, we learn all about Brad and Lisa's collecting habits, the secrets to their incredible on-mic chemi…
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Have you ever seen a CATMAN comic from the 1940's? How about a CHAMBER OF CHILLS pre-code horror comic? We dive into some of the biggest white whales of these iconic runs and what makes them true grails. An episode of Spec Tales wouldn't be complete without a mystery bag of recent pickups and some horrifyingly good speculation. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Su…
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We did it! We finally got around to meeting up in person for the first time at Dallas FanFestival 2023. A weekend of many firsts, including recording our first-ever live/in-person comic book grail tales. Hear all about the big event, what we learned and meet some of the friends we made along the way. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to he…
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Just in time for the most horrifying season of the year. Artist Joshua Hixson joins Jake & Jesús to discuss his work on show-favorite horror comic THE PLOT and his upcoming collaboration with James Tynion IV THE DEVIANT. Josh also divulges to the guys his secret to creating some of the most terrifying visuals in modern comics. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Sub…
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Jake & Jesús pull out all the stops with TWO listener-submitted grail tales and a first-time special guest host — writer and friend of the show Mario Candelaria. This episode is chock-full of recent pickups, reading recommendations and some football-related speculation. The guys also announce their first-ever comic con appearance...listen in to fin…
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Phillip Kennedy Johnson discusses his approach to writing the current Incredible Hulk series and how he wanted to bring back the monster movie elements and horror themes that were originally part of the character. He also talks about his inspiration from Hellboy and other folklore and horror stories. And you know we weren't going to let PKJ get out…
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Jordan Alsaqa, author of the Apex Legends Official Cookbook and IDW's young adult fantasy graphic novel Cooking with Monsters, joins Jake and Jesús on this episode of Spec Tales. Jordan shares a couple of white whales he'd loved to obtain, both as a collector and a creator. The trio also dives deep into some juicy speculation as well. SUPPORT THE S…
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Acclaimed comic book writer Kieron Gillen joins Jake & Jesús to discuss his career and creative process. From his background in games journalism to his transition to comic book writing, the guys talk all about Kieron and his work on titles like Die and Once & Future. You'll also be thrilled to know, Kieron's grail tale is as epic as the narratives …
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Jake & Jesús welcome former guest host Badr Milligan of the Short Box comic podcast back to Spec Tales to finally give his grail tale. Not just one but TWO heartstring-pulling tales that'll hit you right in the feels. The trio tackles everything from the scarcity of original manga art, to Heritage Auctions, and Warren Publishing. You'll also learn …
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Jake and Jesús are very proud to introduce something new on this week's episode with the first-ever Whale Tale segment. What's a whale tale you ask? You'll just have to listen to the episode to find out! Also in this episode is a completely eerie AOK and a reading stack as tall as Jesús' beard. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exc…
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We're back! To kick off season three in style, we're joined by WWE referee and notorious comic book collector Jason Ayers who discusses the monumental "X" comic book grail tale he's currently embarking on. Jake also reviews the recent Humanoids release All Tomorrow's Parties: The Velvet Underground Story by Koren Shadmi. Lots to love in this premie…
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The final installment of the Spec Tales Secret Invasion is here! Chris Hacker from the Oblivion Bar Podcast and Badr Milligan from the Short Box podcast join forces to rock the mics with multi-Eisner-winning comic creator Christian Ward! Jake and Jesús better be careful or these Skrulls might take their seats for good. Trust us, you can't miss this…
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The Skrulls continue their takeover of Spec Tales while Jake and Jesús are out. This week, former guests and good friends of the show, Chris Donaldson and Joel from Newbie Comics on YouTube take on hosting duties. Joining the Skrulls this week is Greg from Rocksteady Comics from Instagram and Youtube to tell his grail tale about a hulk-sized collec…
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The Skrulls are taking over Spec Tales while Jake and Jesús are out of pocket. Friends of the show, Guido Sanchez from the Dear Watchers podcast and Lisa Gullickson from the Comic Book Couples Counceling podcast, team up to host this week's episode. Plus, writer, editor and all-around comic lover Randall Lotowycz joins the show to share his grail t…
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Jake and Jesús fly solo this week to discuss Free Comic Book Day, the calm between the storms, and a chilling listener-submitted grail tale. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of course, help Spec Tales grow. REACH OUT TO US! Share a grail tale of your own, give us…
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This week, we welcome friend and talented artist Elliot of Elliot Comic Art. Elliot delivers his grail tale in addition to talking about all the new versions of JJ the Spec Tater Tot running around the multiverse he's been instrumental in creating. GOLD KEY KICKSTARTER — Back the Gold Key Boris Karloff Kickstarter to receive a JJ Karloff sticker. T…
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This week, Jesús tells all about his experience representing Spec Tales at a local comic book convention in Houston, including a grail tale that unfolded right before his eyes. And back by popular demand, another listener-submitted grail tale and THING is of Hulk-size proportions...and you may want to bring some tissues too. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subsc…
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One of the most epic grail talers from 2022 is back to deliver even more comic excellence. Yes, Lance Linderman the co-owner of Gold Key Comics is back for another round, and this time he's brought a special guest. Writer and epic comic creator Michael Conrad (Wonder Woman, Batgirls) also gets in on the breaking news. Check out the Gold Key Kicksta…
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Jesús and Jake take on another episode flying solo. With a veritable smorgasbord of recent pickups and speculation comics to talk about, there's definitely something for all collectors. The real news is the announcement of an event Spec Tales will be making an appearance at very soon! But we can't give it all away in the descriptions, listen to hea…
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The man, the myth, the Canadian Joel — AKA Newbie Comics — is back in the studio to chat about his suspenseful grail tale and what comes after acquiring your mountain-top grail. Newbie also happens to be one of the best comic speculators in the business and proves it several times over. Don't miss this extra long episode. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscrib…
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Prepare for the takeover because the break is over! After nearly a 2 month hiatus from the show, Jake and Jesús return to the mics to chat about how they spent their time away and what 2023 has in store. The guys also discuss buying a collection, a listener-submitted grail tale, AND a quick glance at how DC is shaking up the speculation game. SUPPO…
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To close out 2022, we're flying solo without a guest and bringing the heat with one more listener-submitted grail tale for the road. It's a hoarder's paradise of a story about a listener who obtained a storage locker full of collectibles all for a hard day's work. We also discuss some of our favorite comics from the last year. Happy holidays to all…
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Acclaimed comic writer W. Maxwell Prince joins the show to discuss the upcoming re-release of his and Martín Morazzo's series Art Brut. Prince also chats with us about the duos highly successful horror series Ice Cream Man and his unconventional grail tale. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private…
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Writer Christof Bogacs and writer/artist Marie Enger join the show to discuss their nostalgia-inducing YA graphic novel UNDER KINGDOM. The conversation bounces from 80's cult classic films to Nickelodeon cartoons — and there are TWO incredibly insightful grail tales, too! SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, j…
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Comic writer Josh Trujillo joins the show to talk all about the new DC series Blue Beetle: Graduation Day and what it means to him to bring his favorite character back to the comic forefront. Josh also breaks out an epic grail tale with some solid comic speculation, too. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, jo…
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Truly, the horror season isn't over yet. Writer and film programmer for Alamo Drafthouse Rob Saucedo joins us to talk about his horror-comedy comic Where Wolf. Rob tells all about how his first comic became the first ever digitally released comic from Fangoria.com. Even Rob's grail tale is centered around the horror genre. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscri…
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Long-time Marvel editor and walking encyclopedia of pure Marvel knowledge Tom Brevoort joins the show to tell his grail tale of trading from dollar bin books all the way up to a Fantastic Four #1 for charity. Tom also answers some burning Marvel questions we have, like, why wasn't the Ultimate Nullifier ever used to stop Galactus? SUPPORT THE SHOW!…
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This Spec Tales Special Edition episode brings Jake and Jesús face-to-face with Humanoids executive editor Jake Thomas to discuss the newly released The Incal: Psychoverse. Perfect for first-time Incal readers and long-time fans of the title, Psychoverse acts as a prequel to the very first book by Mœbius and Jodorowsky. This mostly spoiler-free dis…
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Comic book writer and the editor of Scout Comic's slasher series Killchella, James Ferguson joins the show to break down how his son was almost named Egon Raphael and how he's broken into comic book creation. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of course, help Spec …
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This week, Byron O'Neal from the comic review site ComicBookYeti.com joins the show. Together we discuss some of his favorite comic reads, a dream sequence comic con scenario grail tale, and of course comic book speculation. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of co…
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Happy Halloween from us at Spec Tales. Since we love this time of year so much, we decided to do a very special edition episode. We are joined by our good friends Rob and Guido from the Dear Watchers podcast and Mario Candelaria, the incredible writer and creator of Scout Comics Killchella. Together we all talk about some horror movie homework we a…
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Extraordinary comic book creator Cliff Chiang joins the show to discuss the epic conclusion to his 4-part mini-series Catwoman Lonely City. Cliff also shares a kick-ass grail tale about his one-of-a-kind comic grail. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of course, he…
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Marvel Cinematic Universe writer Ryan Little (I am Groot, What If...season 2) joins the show to discuss how he came up in the entertainment industry and how he moonlights as a comic writer. We jump head first into Make Believe, Ryan's latest comic creation, and the project's Kickstarter campaign. Of course, we could let Ryan leave before he dropped…
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Instagram and Whatnot comic collector Ben from Cheese & Key Comics joins the show to discuss a recent 11,000 book collection he recently acquired and a pre-code horror grail tale journey he embarked on at the beginning of 2022. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of…
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Floppies is a "shape-shifting" show that we share every month with our dedicated patrons. This special preview gives you a listen into some of the crazy things we have going on over on Patreon. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content, join our private discord conversations and, of course, help Spec Tales grow. www…
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Comic writer and all-around nerd Mario Candelaria joins us this week to discuss his new Scout Comics horror series Killchella. We're also joined by special guest and Killchella editor James Ferguson. Together, we dive into the depths of their slasher delight series that drops October 5th. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive…
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This week, Chris Hacker and Aaron Knowles from the Oblivion Bar podcast join the show to throw down an epic competition of who can outdo who for recent pickups, speculation, and even a grail tale vs grail tale showdown. Don't miss out on the fun. SHIRTS! Follow this link to grab a Spec Tales shirt: https://bit.ly/SpecTalesShirts (Sale ends 09/21/22…
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Spec Tales Special Edition is a new bonus episode series of Spec Tales devoted to book reviews, creator conversations, and returning guests who've already told their grail tales. Good friend of the show and fantastic artist André Lima Araújo sits down with us to discuss his new graphic novel Phenomena. Written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by An…
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This week, Jake and Jesús do their first "old school" episode of season two. The guys go solo with listener-submitted recent pickups and grail tales! Oh yeah, and there are a couple of very deep-cut spec books too. SHIRTS! Follow this link to grab a Spec Tales shirt: https://bit.ly/SpecTalesShirts (Sale ends 09/21/22). SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe t…
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This week, Nathalie Chavez the Comix Queen joins us to talk about her experience speaking on a panel at San Diego Comic-Con and why her grail tale has everybody green with envy. SHIRTS! Follow this link to grab a Spec Tales shirt: https://stores.sportsexpress.biz/spectales/ SUPPORT THE SHOW! Subscribe to our Patreon to gain exclusive bonus content,…
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