The holidays are here, and on War Rocket Ajax, that means only one thing: Special guest Matt Fraction joining us for our annual Christmas party! We talk a little about his comics, including Hawkeye and the upcoming Sex Criminals, then we discuss the best (and worst) Christmas songs, movies, specials and comics in a yuletide spectacular the likes of which have never been seen -- and you can listen to the whole thing right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #140: My Favorite (And Least Favorite) Things with Matt Fraction
(WARNING: Contains NSFW language)
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