Comic News Insider Episode 883 – SDCC: The 2000 AD Thrill-Hour Panel w/ Dave Gibbons/Liana Kangas/Katy Rex/Paul Cornell/Graeme McMillan/Michael Molcher/Jimmy Aquino!

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Jimmy was on the The 2000 AD Thrill-Hour Panel with Dave Gibbons (Rogue Trooper/Watchmen), Liana Kangas (2000 AD Sci-Fi Special), Katy Rex (2000 AD Sci-Fi Special), Paul Cornell (Wolverine/Knight & Squire), Graeme McMillan (The Hollywood Reporter), and Michael Molcher (2000 AD PR Coordinator)!! They chatted about the upcoming Rogue Trooper film, how 2000 AD can make it in the U.S., the Mega-City One TV series and more!  And this concludes all of our massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 882 – SDCC: Doctor Who w/ Jodie Whittaker/Tosin Cole/Mandip Gill/Showrunner Chris Chibnall/Executive Producer Matt Strevens!

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Jimmy attended the press room for Riverdale and chatted with stars Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill, along with Showrunner/Executive Producer Chris Chibnall and Executive Producer Matt Strevens! How is the new team/cast adjusting? Any old favorites we’ll see? Is the TARDIS returning? Tune in the find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 881 – SDCC: Riverdale w/ Camilla Mendes/Lili Reinhart/Madelaine Petsch/Vanessa Morgan/Marisol Nichols/Mark Consuelos/Skeet Ulrich/Madchen Amick/KJ Apa/Cole Sprouse/Luke Perry/Jon Goldwater/Sarah Schechter!

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Jimmy attended the press room for Riverdale and chatted with stars Camilla Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, Madchen Amick, KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Luke Perry, Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater and producer Sarah Schechter! What’s coming up in season 3? Will Archie survive jail time? Which Lodge is the most powerful? Tune in the find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 880 – SDCC: Young Justice: Outsiders w/ producer Brandon Vietti/producer Greg Weisman/art director Phil Bourassa/voice director Jamie Thomason!

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Jimmy attended the press room for Young Justice: Outsiders and chatted with producer Brandon Vietti, producer Greg Weisman, art director Phil Bourassa, and voice director Jamie Thomason! Why the decision to bring the show back? Why wait so long? What changes can we expect? Tune in the find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 879 – SDCC: Lego DC Super Villains w/ Kevin Conroy/Julie Nathanson/Fred Tatasciore & More!

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Jimmy attended the press room for Lego DC Super Villains and chatted with Arthur Parsons (Head of Design, TT Games), Kevin Conroy (voice of Batman), Julie Nathanson (voice Silver Banshee), Fred Tatasciore (voice of Solomon Grundy, Clayface, Black Adam, Killer Croc), Ames Kirshen (VP, Interactive & Animation, DC Entertainment), Justin Ramsden (Designer, Super Heroes, The LEGO Group). What villains are in the game? Any surprise appearances? How did the game come about? Tune in the find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 878 – SDCC: DC Super Hero Girls w/ Showrunner Lauren Faust/Grey Griffin/Nicole Sullivan/director Jenn Kluska!

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Jimmy attended the press room for DC Super Hero Girls and chatted with showrunner Lauren Faust, stars Grey Griffin and Nicole Sullivan and director Jenn Kluska. What other heroes will show up? What stories will we get? Will Nicole Sullivan bring back the Vancome Lady as the voice of one of the characters? Tune in the find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 876 – SDCC: Adventure Time w/ John DiMaggio/Jeremy Shada/Olivia Olson/Adam Muto!

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Jimmy attended the press room for Adventure Time. Attending were stars John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada, Olivia Olson and producer Adam Muto! How will the show end? Really, how will the show end? I MEAN COME ON HOW WILL THE SHOW END? Tune in to (maybe?) find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 875 – SDCC: The Walking Dead w/ Andrew Lincoln/Danai Gurira/Norman Reedus/Lauren Cohan/Jeffrey Dean Morgan/Scott M. Gimple/Gale Anne Hurd/Angela Kang/Greg Nicotero!

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Jimmy attended the press conference for The Walking Dead. Attending were stars Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, producers Scott M. Gimple, Gale Anne Hurd, Angela Kang, and Greg Nicotero! How will the departure of 2 major characters affect the show? Can they go peacefully into the sunset? What’s with the time jump? Tune in to find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 874 – SDCC: Better Call Saul w/ Bob Odenkirk/Giancarlo Esposito/Rhea Seehorn/Patrick Fabian/Michael Mando/Vince Gilligan/Peter Gould!

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Jimmy attended the press conference for Better Call Saul. Attending were stars Bob Odenkirk, Giancarlo Esposito, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, producers Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould! How will last season’s big death affect everyone? What other Breaking Bad characters might we see? What’s been the difference in character for those that have been on both shows? Tune in to find out! Jimmy got some legs out of his one question as Odenkirk repeated it to the producers (whom arrived later) and the entire panel ended up answering. No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 873 – SDCC: Fear the Walking Dead w/ Alycia Debnam Carey/Lennie James/Jenna Elfman/Garrett Dillahunt/Maggie Grace/Colman Domingo/Danay Garcia & more!

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Jimmy attended the press conference for Fear the Walking Dead. Attending were stars Alycia Debnam Carey, Colman Domingo, Lennie James, Jenna Elfman, Garrett Dillahunt, Maggie Grace, Danay Garcia and producers Scott M. Gimple, Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero! How are the new cast members adjusting? How does the deaths in the recent episodes affect the cast? What’s up with that zombie storm coming? Tune in to find out! Also, Jimmy got to chat with some of them afterwards. Jenna Elfman was moved by his compliments of her character growth and gave him a big ol’ hug. We’re not sure if he has washed his shoulders since. No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 872 – SDCC: Mairghread Scott/Michael Molcher/Shannon Wheeler!

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Jimmy got some great 1:1s while at Comic Con. Here, you’ll hear him chat with writer Mairghread Scott (Marvel Rising/Science Comics: Robots and Drones), Michael Molcher (2000AD PR Coordinator) and cartoonist Shannon Wheeler (Memoirs of A Very Stable Genius). Will Mairghread give away Marvel secrets? Does Michael spoil any 2000AD plots? How does Shannon really feel about this administration? Tune in to find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 870 – SDCC: Cloak & Dagger w/ Ally Maki/Emma Lahana!

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Jimmy sat in on the press roundtables for Cloak & Dagger. Alas, due to a tight schedule, he couldn’t stay for the whole time. But he was able to get co-stars Ally Maki (Mina) and Emma Lahana (Detective O’Reilly). How does Ally’s character deal with her father? What will Emma’s character do about the recent tragedy in her life? Tune in to find out! No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 869 – SDCC: Milana Vayntrub/Sandeep Parikh!

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Well, this is more like a post-SDCC podcast! Jimmy was in Los Angeles after Comic Con and managed to get a couple of interviews. Since he was staying w/ Milana Vayntrub, he figured he could get her to agree and she did! Literally on his way to the airport, Jimmy and Milana chatted over a quick dinner. They talked about her role as Squirrel Girl in the upcoming Marvel Rising animated series, her charity Can’t Do Nothing, directing, comedy and how she loves to sing and dance while driving Jimmy around! Jimmy sat with Sandeep Parikh earlier in the week to talk about his recent interactive web series comedy That Moment When… that starred his old roommate/best pal Milana Vayntrub! See how this all ties together, kids? Jimmy and Sandeep also talked about his other work in The Guild, The Legend of Neil and his comedy channel Effin Funny. No regular format show over the next few weeks. Just the awesome and massive SDCC coverage!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 865 – The Trek to San Diego Comic Con!

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Reviews: Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 #1, Farmhand #1, Incredibles 2 #1, Superman Vol 6 #1, X-23 #1, Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters 

Jimmy leaves early Wednesday for San Diego Comic Con and is still madly organizing his schedule. Many thanks to pals Emily, Marta, Emmy, Jon and Heidi that sent in audio reviews. And big ups to old childhood friend Jessica for being this week’s newsreader. News includes: HBO picks up Joss Whedon’s sci-fi series The Nevers, Dark Horse Comics announced the release of three new titles in Mike Mignola’s Hellboy universe, DC Comics announced it’s next group of crossovers w/ Hanna-Barbera characters and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 856 – Hankering For Heroes Con!

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Reviews: Dazzler X Song #1, Immortal Hulk #1, Justice League #1, Cloak and Dagger s1 premiere, Humans s3 premiere

Emily Edwards returns to co-host once again and even tries to take over as the main host! Does she succeed in ousting Jimmy? Listen in to find out! Jimmy chats about his upcoming trip to Heroes Con this weekend. He’ll be moderating 3 panels (info below) and has tons of interviews lined up. He also talks about that Fear the Walking Dead mid-season finale. Damn! They are stepping their game up! News includes: Geoff Johns steps down from executive role at DC to get back to creating w/ formation of Mad Ghost Productions, MTV is developing a live-action Aeon Flux TV series, DC Comics relaunches/rebrands Vertigo and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Here are the 3 panels that Jimmy will be moderating at Heroes Con this weekend. Swing on by!

FRIDAY
5:30 pm
Room 203A
INSPIRATIONS
Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) moderates a motivational panel on what inspires cartoonists. Come see and hear MONICA GALLAGHER (Assassin Roommate, Ghost Friends Forever), TINI HOWARD (Assassinistas, Rick and Morty, Hack/Slash), MEGAN LEVENS (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Star Trek: Boldly Go), and KATIE SKELLY (My Pretty Vampire, Nurse Nurse) talk about what inspires them to create. Thoughts on art, music, literature, TV/film, pop culture and more and how it helps them along in their creative endeavors. Come discover some new things to inspire you and maybe even share your own!
Saturday
11:30 AM
Room 208B
1:1 With Jim Steranko!
Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) sits down with the legendary JIM STERANKO for a fun and frank 1:1. They will discuss Steranko’s groundbreaking comics, working with other legends, film work, magic, influences, fandom and more! Come hear about the fascinating life of one of the most enigmatic people in comics! This will be a scintillating session, indeed!
Sunday
12:00pm
Room 209
BEHIND THE COVER:  A LOOK AT THE CREATIVE PROCESS WITH EISNER WINNER COVER ARTIST FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA. 
Join Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) and Eisner winning artist Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle, Afterlife With Archie) for a fun hour of illustration and chat! Francavilla will design a cover based on YOUR suggestions! Have you ever wondered how many of your favorite cover artists come up with their designs? Francavilla will break down that process for you during this entertaining panel!