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Aces & Jokers: A Wild Cards Podcast

We’re reading and discussing Wild Cards, a set of shared-world superhero novels edited by George R. R. Martin. We don't own Wild Cards and this is not an official podcast. We use brief clips from the audiobooks and other sources to illustrate and aid discussion. Spoilers abound.

Jul 13, 2019

In this episode we discuss the second half of Marked Cards (Wild Cards Book 14).

Show Notes

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General Notes

The authors that contributed to the book are:

  • Stephen Leigh
  • Walton Simons
  • Victor Milán
  • Leanne C. Harper
  • Walter Jon Williams
  • Sage Walker
  • Laura Mixon & Melinda Snodgrass
  • George R.R. Martin (editor)

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