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Episode 16 - Cat in a Jumper

Action and Adventure: The Hasbro Universe Podcast

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Episode 16 - Cat in a Jumper

Action and Adventure: The Hasbro Universe Podcast

From Cybertron to Microspace, the Action And Adventure Podcast covers the entire IDW Hasbro Universe! Every two weeks, we break down the latest issues of IDW Publishing's comics featuring Transformers, G.I. Joe, Rom the Space Knight, Micronauts, M.A.S.K., and more. Hosted by Daniel Adkins & Callum Tozer.

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THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE CAT! Daniel and Callum roll the dice on the Hasbro Universe this episode. The Chaos Bringer is coming this Free Comic Book Day in Transformers: Unicron: The Darkest Hour! What does this mean for the Universe going forward? Our intrepid hosts can only speculate. Then we hop into the comics with our sole release, Jem: Dimensions #1, featuring the Holograms playing Dungeons and Dragons and Madmartigan in a jumper. Then, the episode is closed out with the first entry of Hasbro Universe: RANKED! Timecodes: 0:00 - Introduction 1:40 - FCBD Unicron announcement 23:11 - Jem Dimensions #1 Discussion 46:52 - Hasbro Universe: RANKED 1:35:52 - Next Week's Comics 1:36:48 - Outroduction

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