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

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…

Special Edition — Jake Thomas Discusses The Incal: Psychoverse

Nov. 15, 2022

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-t…

Ghost Bustin' Us a Grail Tale with Comic Creator James Ferguson

Nov. 9, 2022

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…