Super Hero Speak – #140: 2015 Movie Speakies!

In part 2 of Super Hero Speak’s first annual award episode the guys give you the 2015 Movie Speakies! So sit back and enjoy as the guys talk about the best and worst movies of 2015.

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“Coulson!” prize (best character death):
Han Solo (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Ant-tony (Ant-man)
Quicksilver (Avengers: Age of Ultron)

Shyamalan prize (best surprise twist):
Hawkeye has a secret country house and a whole secret family (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
At President Snow’s execution, Katniss kills Coin instead (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2)
Blofeld is Bond’s adopted brother. (Spectre)
Nostalgia Critic (Shyamalan Month: January)

“Deus Ex Machina” prize (worst use of convenient plot device or bad science):
The I. Rex can speak raptor because … genetics (Jurassic World)
Poe’s alive but seemed to conveniently abandon his quest for BB-8 (Star Wars)
Thor tries to destroy Vision with lightning, but this somehow gives him life. (Age of Ultron)
The mind stone is conveniently in Loki’s staff and there is information stored on it like a hard drive that can be read as an AI Program. (Age of Ultron)
consciousness can be transferred via helmet and wires (Chappie)
Blofeld drilling into James Bond’s head. Not only does it not affect him in the way Blofeld says, it doesn’t affect him at all. (Spectre)
Tank on a keychain (Ant Man)
Thomas the Tank balloon (Ant Man)

“I Know Kung Fu” prize (best movie fight):
Kilo Ren vs. Rey (mind vs. mind) (Star Wars)
Finn vs Riot Trooper (Star Wars)
Ant-man vs. Falcon (Ant-man)
T. rex vs. I. rex vs. Raptors (Jurassic World)
Hulkbuster Iron Man vs Hulk (Age of Ultron)
Mad Max: Fury Road (The entire movie)

“Maybe you should put some shorts on or something if you want to keep fighting evil today” prize (worst hero):
The Thing (Fant4stic)
Adam Sandler (Pixels)
The Hulk (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Finn (Star Wars)

“Inconceivable” prize (worst villain):
Darren Cross (Ant-man)
Doctor Doom (Fant4stic)
John Connor (Terminator: Genisys)
Vincent Moore (Chappie)
Baron Von Strucker (Age of Ultron)
Josh Trank (Director: Fantastic 4)

“It’s not who you are underneath, it’s what you do that defines you” prize (best hero):
Rey (Star Wars)
Finn (Star Wars)
Ant-man (Ant-man)
Hawkeye (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max)

“Wait’ll they get a load of me” prize (best villain):
Kilo Ren (Star Wars)
Ava (Ex Machina)
Richmond Valentine (Kingsman: The Secret Service)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Spectre)
Immortan Joe (Mad Max: Fury Road)

“Michael Bay” prize (worst picture / waste of effects budget for all the story problems):
Fant4stic
Pixels
Terminator: Genisys
Chappie

Honorable Mentions:
Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
Tomorrowland
Jupiter Ascending

“Mulligan” prize (movie that wasn’t perfect, but we’re willing to give it a pass):
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Jurassic World
Spectre
The Force Awakens

“Honest Trailer-proof” prize (best picture / least plot holes):
Ant-man
Ex Machina
The Force Awakens

“HA HA” Funniest movie
The Martian

Comic Timing – Episode 172: Summer Movies and Summer Reading

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Episode 172 of Comic Timing is here! To celebrate the summer as a whole, Brent and Ian are joined by Brandon Christopher and A. Das Baron. Time to talk movies of the past few months, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mad Max: Fury Road and Jurassic World. They also discuss the news of who will play Peter Parker in the MCU, how Powers the comic compares to Powers the TV show now that Ian’s read it, some Secret Wars and Convergence, post-Secret Wars Spider-Man, and more!

As always – we are sponsored by the newly redesigned DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! All comics from major publishers like Marvel, DC, Image and Dark Horse are 40% off or more. And hardcovers and trade paperbacks from Marvel and DC are at least 50% off! Plus, be sure to check out their Comixology digital storefront for even further savings!

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Zone 4 #307: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The crew returns with another brand new episode of your favorite round table comic podcast!

Brant, Gordon and Ron discuss the latest Marvel Studios blockbuster film, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Plus, talk of Agents of SHIELD, Arrow, The Flash, Gotham and more!

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You can now find Zone 4 on Stitcher.com as well!

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep: #204: Spider-Gwen, Suiciders and Black Hood

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On this podcast we’re joined by Doctor Fluxx from Feed it Comics as we discuss some possible Marvel movie casting and a new DC show. Then it’s on to comics with reviews of Suiciders #1, Spider-Gwen #1 and The Black Hood #1. Listen in!

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Ultimate Facepalm 125 – C Bomb’s UFP Page Solo Mess, Part Deux: Steven DeKnights’ Zebra arms, trying to explain Gamergate and banned from Super Smash Brothers for 136 years!

Well well well! We meet again lonliness!

 

Yes that’s right, G is MIA for this one again that meaning C Bomb has to do the show like he does his lovemaking; solo.

Here it is in all it’s majesty…

 

 

The Melbourne Cup is a bucket of “Who gives a shit”

G is still away and feeling like poo

C Bomb will be away as well

Check out epwperth.com and their huge wrestling event Reawakening 13! www.epwperth.com

 

UFP Crew Questions and Talk Topic

–          Vinnie Jones in Arrow

–          Wonder Woman movie set in the 20s

–          Steven DeKnight’s Zebra arms

–          No Bullseye for Netflix Daredevil season 2

–          Erasing movies from the public’s consciousness for the greater good

–          Trying to explain Gamergate

–          DC’s 2015 big annual event “Convergence”

 

NERD NEWS!!!!

–          Retired League of Legends player now gets $800k a year

–          Banned from Super Smash Bros for 136 years

–          Loki and Heimdall to return to the big screen and Avengers: Age of Ultron

–          The Internet Arcade allows you to play over 900 games for free in your browser

–          Attack on Titan and Marvel crossover is happening in Japan

 

 

 

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Comic News Insider Episode 578 – No, YOU’RE Out of Order!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 578 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: 13 Coins #1 Arkham Manor #1, Edward Scissorhands #1, Goners #1, Constantine, Mike Tyson Mysteries

The podcast mistress Emily Edwards returns to join Jimmy in studio for a wonky out of order episode. Literally out of order as Jimmy gets distracted and skips doing the reviews until almost near the end of the show! WONKY!!! They chat about the “leaked” and then officially released Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. Plus, they announce some CNI theater coming up next week or the week after. Emily is directing a radio play about superheroes and we’ll present it here on CNI! News includes: Archie comics live action TV show is coming to Fox, Marvel announces massive slate of movies including Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Inhumans and go scare up some free comics this weekend at your local comic store for Halloween ComicFest! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic Timing – Episode 161: NYCC 2014 Con Wrap-Up!

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Well, the New York Comic Con has come and gone once again. Time to talk about it in depth! Kris and Ian do just that, and a virtual bag of chips. Topics include swag obtained, cosplay seen, how the floor plan has changed over the years, some gripes that occurred over the weekend, how Javits North is the only place worth going to the bathroom, panels aattended, and more! And more includes Ian’s experience at the Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited Plus panel, where he got to see a bunch of stuff you guys won’t see for a few more months! Hint: Peggy likes to dance, Ant-Man is tiny, and ULTRON HAS NO STRINGS.

As always – we are sponsored by DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! All comics from major publishers like Marvel, DC, Image and Dark Horse are 40% off or more. And hardcovers and trade paperbacks from Marvel and DC are at least 50% off! Plus, be sure to check out their Comixology digital storefront for even further savings! And be sure to check out Kris’ fashion Tumblr for a bunch of cosplay photos from the con, as well as some kickass T-shirts!

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #192: Gotham Academy, Lobo and Thor Reviews!

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On this podcast we talk about the possibility of Iron Man 4, and review Lobo #1 (sorta), Gotham Academy #1 and Thor #1. Bastich! Listen in!

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Comic News Insider Episode 567 – Stealing the Batmobile

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Comic News Insider: Episode 567 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Batgirl Futures End #1, Copperhead #1, Dawn/Vampirella #1, Rot & Ruin #1, Z Nation

Jimmy is joined in studio once again by the podcast wife Erica Schultz! She totes peanut butter/tabasco cookies this time. Deeeelish! They chat about the official Batmobile pic from set, the Obi-Wan spin-off rumor and the Avengers: Age of Ultron synopsis that was released. News includes: Fantagraphics announces a big FU (Press), Teen Titans travels to TNT, the Steve Rude documentary finally sees a release date and Norman Reedus will release a fan appreciation book. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 553 – San Diego Comic Con Madness w/ Bryan Fuller/Susan Eisenberg/Key & Peele!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 553 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy is in L.A. post-Comic Con so he flies solo to bring you some awesome San Diego Comic Con coverage! He chatted with Bryan Fuller (Hannibal), Susan Eisenberg (voice of Wonder Woman) and the hilarious comedians Kegean-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of Key & Peele. Jimmy gives his brief recap of the week (well, as brief as he can keep it!) with some cool moments thrown in for your listening pleasure. We also get a quick bit from Sina Grace (Jimmy’s host in L.A.) about his upcoming return to Li’l Depressed Boy in October. And a quickie mp3 from Kat Rocha/Josh Finney about their awesome World War Kaiju comic. No reviews or Top 3 due to the all the coverage! News includes:  Marvel announces Star Wars comics from Jason Aaron/John Cassaday, Kieron Gillen/Salvador Larocca, Mark Waid/Terry Dodson, Spider-Woman gets her own ongoing, the Agents of SHIELD TV series gets adapted to comics, a Guardians of the Galaxy animated series is coming, DC announces two animated features (Batman vs Robin & Justice League: Gods & Monsters), IDW will bring Orphan Black, Edward Scissorhands and Galaxy Quest comics, Image announces massive slate of new comics, Dark Horse will have a new Hellboy title, Gal Gadot is revealed in her Wonder Woman outfit at Comic Con, exclusive Avengers 2 trailer shows Ultron and resulting destruction, Avengers 3 will feature Thanos, Ant-Man film announces new casting, Batman: The Complete Television Series is available November 11, Robert Kirkman’s Outcast is coming to Cinemax, and congrats to all the Eisner winners! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #187: X-Men vs JL? Robin Rises Omega, The Devilers and The Last Fall Reviews!

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On this podcast we’re joined by Doctor Fluxx from Feed it Comics and we talk about the possible X-Men vs Justice League movie that will likely never happen. Ever. Then we review Robin Rises: Omega #1, The Devilers #1 and The Last Fall #1. Enjoy a listen and whatnot.

If the Justice League met The X-Men from Foshkos.

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #183: The Star Wars, Trees, C.O.W.L. and The Fantastic Four are Gone?

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On this podcast we’re joined by Doc Fluxx from Feed It Comics as we discuss the possible disappearance of the Fantastic Four. Then it’s on to comics with reviews of The Star Wars series, Trees #1 and C.O.W.L. #1. That’s how we do. Listen in!

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #178: Ultron’s Head, The TMNT Trailer and Comic Book Reviews!

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On this podcast we talk Avengers: Age of Ultron filming and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer. Then we review Real Heroes #1, All-New Ghost Rider #1 and Blackout #1. Three comics, three different companies. Variety is the spice of life. Listen in!

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Comic News Insider Episode 523 – CNI is Awesome!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 523 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Apocalypse Al #1, Batman: Joker’s Daughter #1, Ms. Marvel Vol 3 #1, Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1, The Walking Dead (midseason premiere), The Lego Movie

Jimmy is back in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida and records from the awesome comic book shop Superhero Beach (whom also sponsors this podcast)! Joining him is Superhero Beach employee and awesome illustrator Ashley Lanni Hoye and Jimmy’s old best pal Ted Carruba. They chat about recent casting news for the upcoming Gotham series and in the movie sequel to Avengers. A few wi-fi and tech issues doesn’t stop this episode from being awesome though! I mean, after all…EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! News includes: Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr to take over Superman, Valiant Firsts are coming, SelfMadeHero and Sequential team up, Preacher heads to AMC for development, DMZ gets picked up by WBTV, Flappy Bird stops flapping, Batman video games inspire new Batman animated film,  and ReedPop may have small NYC comics only show in June. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Ultimate Facepalm 88: James Franco in Preacher, new Family Guy and Vin Diesel is…. KOJAK!!!

We are BACK! Sorry for the skip-a-doodle on last week’s ep. But we’re hoping this offering more than makes up for it.

So without further ado, let’s get to it!

In saying that, let us get to it!

 

We’ve been missed. Ah, bless!

White Ribbon Day; it’s what our society has become

Ian Watkins from Lost Prophets makes our skin crawl off our bodies and leaves on a plane to somewhere much, much better.

Alan Thicke must be so disappointed

 

UFP Crew Questions

–          The Moon or Mars; which would we live?

–          Dr Who 50th Anniversary edition

–          Our dream castings for the new Preacher series from AMC

–          We do math! (It’s as exciting as it sounds)

–          G Money’s voice acting gig on Bob’s Burgers

–          DC dropping the ball AGAIN with their Arrow series

–          Best soundtracks to comic books

–          G Money’s opinion on West Ham’s move

–          Jl8 comic is pretty neat! www.jl8.com

 

NEWS!

 

–          Real life “The Happening” a.k.a. Death by wind

–          Super fit mother removed from Facebook for hate crimes against the morbidly obese

 

NERD NEWS!!!! (@1 hour 19mins)

–          Sleeper film by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

–          Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson cast as Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in Avergers: Age of Ultron

–          Moonknight by Warren Ellis and Declan Shaluey

–          Jeff Johns solo ongoing, rumors of Shazam

–          Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso on Vertigo with a renowned Batman character

–          Mark Waid and Chris Samnee staying on Daredevil renumbering

–          JJ Abrams Almost Human starring Karl Urban is very good

–          New Gen console releases and the first thoughts and launch titles

–          The new Family Guy episodes where the kill off Brian

–          Final Fantasy 4: The After years for IOS and android is rubbish apparently

–          Ys: Memories of Celceta

–          Lisa the Painful, the RPG with no women currently on Kickstarter http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/131274701/lisa-the-painful-rpg/

–          Vin Diesel wants Ang Lee to direct the Kojak movie… THERE’S a sentence I never thought I’d write!

–          “The Bent Bullet” viral marketing for Days of Future Past