Smith has a lot to say about survival, storytelling, and comics in this epic TWIM interview!

This edition of This Week in Marvel is a really special one as Ryan and Jamie welcome filmmaker and comic writer Kevin Smith! Smith stopped by to promote his Showtime standup special “Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly” (which premiered May 11 and is currently available on Showtime) and to talk about the massive heart attack he had right after filming the show. Despite the heavy subject matter, the conversation was fascinating, funny, and — befitting of Smith — full of amazing stories, including Smith’s work as a writer on DAREDEVIL and more.

Ryan also talks about his recent visit to Los Angeles to support Little Free Library, a wonderful cause that builds libraries in the communities that need them the most. Plus: Ryan and Jamie have their picks of the week and an enlightening segment on hair talk (facial hair, head hair, you name it).

You can watch the entire interview with Kevin Smith above and download the whole episode below!

Kevin Smith’s first-ever stand-up special “Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly” premiered on Showtime on May 11 and is available now.

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Beginning this September!

Visionary creators such as Joe Quesada, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Garth Ennis, Christopher Priest, Steve Dillon, David W. Mack, Grant Morrison, Jimmy Palmiotti, Jae Lee, Kevin Smith, Jeph Loeb, and more created the stories that would change the comics industry! And together, with co-founders and editors Quesada and Palmiotti at the helm, they would become superstar legends for their revolutionary work!

With Marvel Knights, Marvel traded traditional style for daring storytelling, creating new and bold tales for Marvel icons such as Punisher, Daredevil, the Inhumans, Black Widow, and Black Panther. By reinventing classic characters and focusing on strong stand-alone story arcs, Marvel Knights nearly recreated the Original Graphic Novel as monthly comic format—and became the industry’s spark that paved the way for the bright and intrepid stories of today’s heroes!

This fall, in honor of the critically acclaimed imprint’s 20th anniversary, Marvel is celebrating the inception of Marvel Knights by bringing fans a uniform set of new trade paperbacks featuring the best of Marvel Knights, as well as two brand new Omnibus editions.

Look through the covers here, then find your favorite in your local comic shop starting this September!

SEPTEMBER:

  • DAREDEVIL BY SMITH & QUESADA: GUARDIAN DEVIL TPB
    • COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 1-8, 1/2
  • BLACK PANTHER BY PRIEST & TEXEIRA: THE CLIENT TPB
    • COLLECTING: Black Panther (1998) 1-5

OCTOBER:

  • MARVEL KNIGHTS BY DIXON & BARRETO: DEFENDERS OF THE STREETS TPB
    • COLLECTING: Marvel Knights (2000) 1-15
  • FANTASTIC FOUR BY MORRISON & LEE: 1234 TPB
    • COLLECTING: Fantastic Four: 1234 1-4, material from Marvel Knights Double-Shot 2
  • DAREDEVIL BY BENDIS & MALEEV: UNDERBOSS TPB
    • COLLECTING:Daredevil (1998) 26-31
  • BLACK WIDOW BY GRAYSON & RUCKA: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB
    • COLLECTING:Black Widow (1999) 1-3, Black Widow (2001) 1-3, Black Widow: Pale Little Spider 1-3

NOVEMBER:

  • CAPTAIN AMERICA BY RIEBER & CASSADAY: THE NEW DEAL TPB
    • COLLECTING:Captain America (2002) 1-6
  • MARVEL KNIGHTS BY JOE QUESADA OMNIBUS HC
    • COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 1-15, 1/2; Daredevil: Father 1-6; Marvel Authentix: Daredevil 1; material from Marvel Knights Double-Shot 1

DECEMBER:

  • PUNISHER BY GARTH ENNIS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 1 TPB
    • COLLECTING:Punisher (2000) 1-12, Punisher (2001) 1-5, Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe
  • MARVEL BOY BY MORRISON & JONES TPB
    • COLLECTING: Marvel Boy 1-6
  • DAREDEVIL: MARVEL KNIGHTS by BENDIS, GALE & JENKINS TPB
    • COLLECTING:Daredevil/Spider-Man #1-4 & one-shot, Daredevil: Ninja #1-3, Daredevil (1998) #20-25
  • DAREDEVIL BY MACK & QUESADA: PARTS OF A HOLE TPB
    • COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 9-15
  • JEPH LOEB & TIM SALE: YELLOW, BLUE, GRAY & WHITE OMNIBUS HC
    • COLLECTING: Daredevil: Yellow 1-6, Spider-Man: Blue 1-6, Hulk: Gray 1-6, Captain America: White 0-5
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