My Comic Shop History 4.7: Con Season with the Dealer (Metropolis Collectibles)

Host Anthony Desiato kicks off the second half of “Con Season” with industry veteran Vincent Zurzolo, COO of the famed Metropolis Collectibles. Anthony and Vincent view decades’ worth of convention history through the lens of Vincent’s extensive experience on the con floor.

Comic Timing – Episode 114: Big Apple Con

Here we go people, the lead-up to New York Comic Con! Here, Gabe from Strangers With Comics and Kris pipe in on this previous weekend’s Big Apple Comic Con. Raw, uncut, we are brutally honest about the weekend and its shortcomings. Listen in, and I hope to see you at NYCC!

This episode of Comic Timing is sponsored by…DCBS! That’s right, Discount Comic Book Service is the new sponsor of Comic Timing. For all first time users of the site, make sure to use the promo code CT8 at checkout to receive an additional 8% off your first order! Here are our Review Corner picks for the month:

INDY (IDW):
DOC MACABRE #1 (OF 3): 50% off retail (DCBS price $1.99/regular price $3.99)

DC:
GREEN LANTERN LARFLEEZE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1: 50% off retail (DCBS price $1.99/regular price $3.99)

MARVEL:
HEROES FOR HIRE: 50% off retail (DCBS price $1.99/regular price $3.99)

Also, as a quick reminder, Comic Timing will be in the Podcast Arena yet again at this year’s New York Comic Con! The Booth number is 524, and we’ll be sharing table space with none other than Rick Gordon of The Pop Cult Online! Ian will be there on Friday and Saturday only, so if you’d like to stop by and say hello or to say a few words on microphone, go ahead and do so. He’ll be happy to see you. And don’t forget that Friday at 6:30 in Panel Room 1A17 (subject to change, check the schedule to finalized location) will be the first ever NYCC Podcasting Panel, with the likes of Peter Rios of CGS, Johnny of Legion of Dudes, Sean and Jim of Raging Bullets, and good old Darrell from…well, everything! We can’t wait for this one, which will be recorded and released for those unable to attend.

You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and give us your reviews over on iTunes. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps! Also, make sure to check out Ian in BrokenSea Production’s latest Twilight Theatre episode, “The Cloud!

Until next time, thanks for listening, and thanks for downloading!

Comic Timing – Episode 97

Big Apple Comic-Con left a sour taste in a lot of people’s mouths last weekend. It wasn’t all because of that particular convention, either. Instead, some of it was because of NEXT YEAR’s convention! We dissect the weekend as a whole and the big announcement that came last Friday, all in this episode.

Comic Timing is sponsored by Heroes Corner. Make sure to check out their deals on all the hottest comic books from the September Previews, and make sure to use the promo code CTROCKS on your first order with Heroes Corner to save an additional 5% off. For first time users of the site only. And please make sure to check out PKD Media’s Wasted Wonderland Vol 1, which is available for only $2.50! This month’s Review Corner books are as follows:

DC

JSA ALL-STARS #1 – 75% off retail

MARVEL

SECRET WARRIORS #11- 50% off retail

DARK HORSE

CONAN THE CIMMERIAN: THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWN – 50% off retail

You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and give us your reviews over on iTunes. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps!

Until next time, thanks for listening, and thanks for downloading!

Comics on Comics Episode 16: Joshua Dysart

Comics on Comics celebrates its first anniversary with a show taped at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles, CA!

 

Host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes back the very first Comics on Comics guest, Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier, B.P.R.D. 1947) along with comedians Boris Hamilton (Late Night with Conan O’Brien), Brian Dooley (Jimmy Kimmel Live) and the original host of Comics on Comics, Robbie Peron! Also, one of our favorite comedians makes a special guest appearance…

 

In this episode, our panel delves into Wolverine-gate, Iron Man 2 and dissects the problems of too many villains in comic book movies before debating the merits of Barack The Barbarian, Diamond’s new sales thresholds, Wizard’s flailing conventions and Marvel’s Fellowship program before Dysart gives us the inside scoop on his plans for B.P.R.D. 1947 and tells us how he went to an African war zone to do research for Unknown Soldier

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

 

You can also catch our previous episodes online by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Jim Krueger

Richard Hatch & Michael Taylor

Damon Lindelof & Jeff Katz

Len Wein

Marc Guggenheim

Paul Dini

Mark Sable

Richard Starkings

Mark Evanier & Gregg Hurwitz

Greg Weisman

Christos Gage

David Gerrold & Tone Rodriguez

Wendy Pini

Geoff Johns

Brian Lynch

Joshua Dsyart

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Catch Da Craze Episode #124 Live at Big Apple Comic Con with Mike Lilly Part 2

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Catch Da Craze Podcast Episode #123 live at Big Apple Con with Mike Lilly

Live from the Big Apple Comic Con Summer Sizzler with artist Mike Lilly. Field reporter Michele St Martin gets an in depth interview in this part one of 2 series.

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Samuel Vera signing at San Diego Comic Con