Comic News Insider Episode 666 – Best of 2015!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 666 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

It’s our Best of 2015! Jimmy sits down with The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald and good pal Jon Hoche to go over their 2015 favorites in comic books, TV and film. They didn’t read or watch everything released that year, so it’s just the Best of what they did read/watch. Fun discussions on great comics, their creators, TV shows, films, actors and more. What were your favorites last year? Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 623 – SDCC: CNI Analyzes That w/ Broadcast Thought, Dr. Andrea Letamendi & Jenny Jaffe!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 623 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy sat down with the doctors of Broadcast Thought (Dr. Eric Bender, Dr. Praveen Kambam and Dr. Vasilis Pozios) to discuss the psychiatry of The Walking Dead, superheroes, and some of your favorite sci-fi. He also chatted with perennial favorite psychologist Dr. Andrea Letamendi for his annual therapy session interview. They discussed the brilliance of Pixar’s Inside Out, her podcast The Arkham Sessions and so much more. Finally, Jimmy talked with Jenny Jaffe, the founder of Project UROK. With each of them, they also discuss the the importance of mental health awareness and ways to cope with depression, stress and anxiety. They all give great advice on how to deal with these issues. Whether it is you suffering or you’re just a friend looking for a way to help them. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 622 – San Diego Comic Con Recap! Fabio Moon/Francesca Capaldi!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 622 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Archie #1

Jimmy is in L.A. post-SDCC and has to fly solo again. All of his big Hollywood co-hosts backed out at the last minute. Thanks a lot, Jennifer Lawrence! He gives you his recap of the massive craziness that is San Diego Comic Con! You’ll also hear interviews with cartoonist extraordinaire Fabio Moon (Two Brothers, Casanova) and the adorable young actress Francesca Capaldi (The Peanuts Movie, Dog With A Blog). News includes:  Eisner winners, Archie to crossover with The Ramones, the Milestone universe returns to DC Comics, The Killing Joke will be DC’s next animated feature, Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will team up, Marvel’s post Secret Wars relaunch will start with Avengers #0, Joss Whedon returns to comics with a creator owned comic called Twist, a Green Lantern Corps movie is in the works and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 483 – SDCC Bound!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 483 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Chronos Commandos #1, Quantum & Woody #1, Sheltered #1, Beware the Batman TV show, Pacific Rim film

Jimmy gives a quickie solo show as he’s madly prepping to leave for San Diego Comic Con! He’ll arrive Wednesday and his interview schedule is full up all week! He goes over his schedule so you can hear all of the awesomeness that he’ll be covering. He briefly chats about the cool Pixar theory floating around the interwebs and tells of meeting America’s most syndicated puzzle maker. News includes: The Middleman returns, DMC starts his own comics imprint, Agent Carter One-Shot coming, Veronica Mars post-movie novels, Painkiller Jane comes to Marvel and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV show. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 478 – More Heroes Con w/ Kevin Mellon (Suicide Sisters, Archer), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra In Space), Rachel Pandich/Ashely Lanni (Aspire)

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Comic News Insider: Episode 478 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Crow Curare #1, Joe Hills Thumbprint #1, Superman Unchained #1, True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys #1, Man of Steel

Jimmy is joined in studio by his new nerdy pal Taylor Katz and they give a looooong review of the new Man of Steel film. More Heroes Con interviews with Kevin Mellon (Suicide Sisters, Archer), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra In Space), Rachel Pandich/Ashely Lanni (Aspire). Jimmy talks about how he almost screwed up his SDCC plans, briefly mentions new SyFy shows Primeval: New World(skip it) and Sinbad (not terrible) and gives love to his girls Alie &  Georgia regarding their new show on The Cooking Channel (Tripping Out with Alie & Georgia). News includes: Superman and Wonder Woman get romantical, Spider-man finds his sister, Dynamite Teams up Flash Gordon/The Phantom/Mandrake the Magician, Star Wars Land coming to Orlando and IDW gets animated…sort of! As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 413 – More Heroes Con w/ Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kevin Mellon, Charles Soule and more!

Pictured: Top (L-R): Kevin Mellon, Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick. Bottom (L-R): Christine Brunson, Melanie Florencio, Ian Flynn.

Comic News Insider: Episode 413 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy is joined in studio by 1/3 of Broadcast Thought, Dr. Vasilis Pozios. Jimmy was at Heroes Con last weekend and got a ton of great interviews! So many that we had to do this special episode chock full of them! He sat down and chatted with Steve Niles and Kevin Mellon about Creator-Owned Heroes as well as lots of their other work. He also talked to one of his favorite writers Kelly Sue DeConnick about her 2 new series (Captain Marvel, Ghost) coming out. Charles Soule talks his Image series 27 and the sequel. Ian Flynn discusses The New Crusaders and how he got started working for Archie Comics. Chad Cicconi explains why and how he helped form Action Lab Entertainment. And Jimmy finds some great local cartoonists Christine Brunson and Melanie Florencio hawking their zombie comedy comic book (Undead Norm)! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Come back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson!  

And go back to Episode 412 to hear even more great interviews from Heroes Con!

Comic News Insider Episode 412 – Heroes Con w/ Ben Templesmith/Jonathan Hickman/Ryan Bodenheim/Nick Pitarra/Jeffrey Brown/Nate Cosby and more!

Pictured: Top (L-R): Ryan Bodenheim, Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Jeffrey Brown. Bottom (L-R): Amy Mebberson, Nate Cosby.

Comic News Insider: Episode 412 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Astonishing X-Men #51, Before Watchmen: The Comedian #1, Dark Horse Presents #13 (Ghost story), Mars Attacks #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by 1/3 of Broadcast Thought, Dr. Vasilis Pozios. Jimmy’s roommate, Ben Templesmith, pops in for a few minutes to discuss his new project 44FLOOD and the successful TOME Kickstarter. They chat about the massive coverage that Jimmy got at Heroes Con and the awesome time that was had by all! Jimmy moderated 2 panels and interviewed tons of cartoonists. In this episode, you’ll hear Jonathan Hickman, Ryan Bodenheim, Nick Pitarra,  Jeffrey Brown, Nate Cosby, Keu Cha, Brockton McKinney, Bo Fader, Amy Mebberson, Jay Potts, Rachel Pandich and Tom King! News highlights include: Ed Brubaker is leaving Captain America, George Takei beams into Kevin Keller, Midtown Comics gets its’ own reality show and True Bloodactress Camilla Luddington is Lara Croft. It’s a lengthy one, folks, so strap in! As always, listener feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Tune in Thursday for a special Heroes Con interview show with Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kevin Mellon, Chad Cicconi, Charles Soule, Christine Brunson, Melanie Florencio, and Ian Flynn!

And then check back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson!