What's Your Grail Tale?
Spec Tales

Every comic book has a story, and so does every collector. From epic grail tales to new comic book reviews and speculation talk — this podcast covers it all. Tune in every Wednesday as we dive into the collecting culture with comic book creators, collectors, and industry influencers.

Recent Episodes

2022 Finale — Hoarders Paradise Listener-Submitted Grail Tale

Dec. 21, 2022

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…

W. Maxwell Prince and the Spec Tales Grail Tale of Destiny

Dec. 14, 2022

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 a…

Christof Bogacs and Marie Enger Overdeliver with Under Kingdom

Dec. 7, 2022

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…

Josh Trujillo Breaks New Ground with Blue Beetle: Graduation Day

Nov. 30, 2022

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 gra…

Writer Rob Saucedo Talks Where Wolf and Programming for Alamo Drafthouse

Nov. 23, 2022

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 di…

Marvel Editor King Tom Brevoort Talks Trading From Dollar Bin to Fantastic Four #1

Nov. 17, 2022

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 answer…