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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.

Aug 23, 2018

In this episode we discuss the first half of One-Eyed Jacks (Wild Cards Book 8). The authors that contributed to this book are:

  • Walton Simons
  • Chris Claremont
  • Lew Shiner
  • William F. Wu
  • Victor Milán
  • Stephen Leigh
  • Melinda Snodgrass
  • John Jos. Miller
  • Carrie Vaughn
  • Kevin Andrew Murphy
  • George R.R. Martin (editor)

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