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Episode Summary

Special guests Jeremy Holt and Elizabeth Beals join us to talk about their new comiXology Originals OGN Virtually Yours. Before that, we recap the news and pick our favorite comic books of the week.

Episode Notes


Our Top Books of the Week


  1. Dark Nights: Death Metal #2 (W: Scott Snyder, A: Greg Capullo)
  2. Virtually Yours (W: Jeremy Holt, A: Elizabeth Beals)


  1. Undone By Blood #4 (W: Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler A: Sami Kivela)
  2. Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1 (W: Jonathan Hickman, A: Ramon Perez)



Segment: Interview: Discussing Virtually Yours with creators Jeremy Holt and Elizabeth Beals.

1. How did this project come together, and how long has the project been in the works?

2. How did Virtually Yours end up at Comixology? What made them feel like the right fit for this story?

3. How does the artistic and creative process differ when you know a story is going to be delivered digitally if at all?

4. Is the idea behind Virtually Yours based on any real experiences with dating apps? 

5. How did you approach bringing elements of modernity into the traditional meet cute romance story? Did you start with the characters and then build out the app, or vice versa?

6. What if Virtually Yours gets its own Netflix series - what will the streaming service be called in the real Netflix show?

7. What other media: books, movies, television, etc. informed the making of Virtually Yours?

8. Having been in a physically and emotionally abusive relationship before, I connected with Max, and there are elements of each character that seem so real, too. When crafting a character like these are they amalgams of people you know, or parts of yourself you put into the character?

9. Do you have any ideas for expanding the world of Virtually Yours? What might a sequel look like?

10. What did you want to be when you were little?

11. What comics are you reading now?

Off TOPIC TOP SHELF - Elizabeth Beals: TV show Gentleman Jack and Jeremy Holt: Devs - Animal Crossing