Episode 64: Not Rom with Gerry Duggan


Welcome to another installment of The Hour Cosmic, your favorite comics game show! This week, our guest is "Deadpool" and "Nova" writer Gerry Duggan!

On this week’s show, among other things, we discuss:

- Slade and Wade!
- Teenage Heroes!
- Our perfect planets!

Let's meet our guests, shall we?




Gerry Duggan is the writer of "Nova" for Marvel Comics, as well as the co-writer of "Deadpool," along with Brian Posehn, as well as having stories published in "A+X" and "Uncanny Avengers." Before writing for Marvel, Gerry had written "The Last Christmas," along with Posehn and Rick Remender on pencils for Image, as well "The Infinite Horizon" with artist Phil Noto, also for Image. When not writing funny books, he is writing funny jokes, for awards shows like the Independent Spirit Awards, TV shows like Attack of the Show, and a constant stream of hilarity on his Twitter (@GerryDuggan). Make sure to check out his website, and keep an eye out for some new books to be announced soon.

As always, your hosts are:


Brian Salvatore – New Jerseyan, New York Mets enthusiast, host of “Input/Output,” a music podcast, and occasional blogger/freelance writer. He has never met a dog he didn’t like (even that one that bit his leg when he was 10), and has baked better bread than he ever thought possible.

Chad Bowers – South Carolinian, GI Joe enthusiast, co-writer of “Subatomic Party Girls" “Down Set Fight,” and “Awesome Hospital” with Chris Sims, and writer of “Monster Plus.” He teaches us cool expressions like “Oh, snakes!” and has a lot of opinions about barbeque.

Matthew Meylikhov – Bostonian, cat and beard enthusiast, co-writer of “Detective Space Cat” with Colin Bell, writer of “Morning Glories Babies,” "Morning Glories Academy Study Hall" (both backmatter for the Image Comics series "Morning Glories") and “Control,” and letterer extraordinaire. He reads more comics than anyone on the planet, and has sworn off White Castle for life.

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