Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 142: DC Comics, Batman, Deathstroke and Crazy Letterers

Eric is back…and a little rusty.  Him and Jim get going with a crazy rant and rave section and then spend 8 hours trying to figure out when Letterers got so crazy. Continue reading

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Nightwing #29 (Metal Tie-In)

Jim and Eric talk about Nightwing #29…Gotham Resistance part 2.  Is it better than last week’s Teen Titans tie-in?  Find out and enjoy

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Super Hero Speak – #226: Feige Island

This week the guys talk about the upcoming superhero TV season. Also they discuss what to do with a washed up comedic actor who once played the Riddler. And finally can Marvel get the rights to Fantastic four back, and if so make a descent movie out of it? All this and so much more, so sit back, relax and enjoy!

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Comic News Insider Episode 801 – Shadow Housing w/ Dan Poblocki!

Comic News Insider: Episode 801 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Runaways Vol 5 #1, Secret Empire Omega #1, Sheena Vol 4 #1, The Orville series premiere, Preacher S2 finale, South Park S21 premiere, The Strain series finale

We’re back to normal shows! And Jon Hoche returns to co-host! The boys talk about the new Tomb Raider and Black Widow…I mean Red Sparrow trailers and Jimmy thanks everyone for the awesome 800th episode recording. Producer Joe sat down with author Dan Poblocki to chat about the release of his 3rd book in his Shadow House trilogy. News includes: Ed Piskor is creating X-Men: Grand Design remixing years of X-Men continuity, Daniel Dae Kim replaces Ed Skrein in Hellboy, Terry Moore’s Strangers in Paradise is coming to the big screen, DC’s Ragman is getting an upgrade, and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 141: DC Comic Books, Dark Nights: Metal and Eric Shea’s Wedding Vacation

It’s a big podcast this week and Eric Shea is only there for part of it.  That’s right, while Eric is away at a wedding, Reggie fills in for the news, mail and other stuff…including his 5 books as well!  We find out a bunch of things, but mainly that Jim eats like a New York pigeon or homeless man.  Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics New 52 Review Ep 15: Red Lanterns Vol 1 – Blood and Rage

It’s time for the New 52 Review and this show is all about the Red Lanterns Vol 1: Blood and Rage.  Do Jim and Eric like it or are they going to go all Atrocitus on it?  Find out and enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Dark Nights – Metal #2

Jim and Eric get their Metal faces on and talk about issue #2 of the event.

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Comic News Insider Episode 800 w/ Michael Emerson/Erica Schultz/Jonathan Baylis/Slanty Eyed Mama (Kate Rigg/Lyris Hung)!

Comic News Insider: Episode 800 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Bombshells United #1, Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1, Made Men #1, Star Wars Adventures #1, Blood Drive S1 finale

We didn’t think we’d be able to pull it off at the last minute, but we did it! It’s our big 800th episode live recording. Producer Joe comes down from upstate to help out as usual. Special guests: Michael Emerson, Erica Schultz, Jonathan Baylis and Slanty Eyed Mama (Kate Rigg/Lyris Hung)! And, of course, because it’s an anniversary episode, there is plenty of music! Many thanks to the CNI Chorus consisting of Sarah Goldrainer, Liz Pepe, Kristen French, Nicky Schmidlein and Emmy Potter.  Big ups to Hourglass Tavern for letting us hold the show there for the 4th time. Give them a visit if you’re in NYC. News includes: Drew Goddard will direct X-Force, Colin Trevorrow is not directing Star Wars IX anymore, Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary will have her drawn onto classic Batman covers, Futurama returns as a radio play, the Doctor Who spin-off Class has officially been cancelled and the Guy Ritchie directed live-action Aladdin casts Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders (ugh).

Michael Emerson teases some of his upcoming work on Arrow, talks about his love of the classics and relays some interesting fan interactions. Erica Schultz tells us about her new work Twelve Devils Dancing and other projects. Jonathan Baylis gives the scoop on the new issue of So Buttons…, his autobio comic anthology. And Slanty Eyed Mama update us on what’s happening with them and give us an epic improv spoken word accompanied by violin performance!

Give it a listen and enjoy! On to 900! PLEASE DON’T STEAL THE AUDIO (or pictures) AND POST IT ELSEWHERE! JUST LINK TO THE COMIC NEWS INSIDER WEBSITE PLEASE! 

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Super Hero Speak – #225: Crossing the Streams

This week the guys are confused by all the different steaming services that are launching! They also discuss the latest Marvel and DC news. Plus the play dream casting and delve into the writing room with Batgirl! Yes they giver their ideas for a what the Batgirl movie should be. All this and more, so sit back and relax! 

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 140: DC Comics, Justice League and Girl Scouts

The fun continues this week with a bunch of books and the usual nonsense that comes from Jim, Eric and the GFC coming together for a weekly podcast.  Enjoy!

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Columbus Comics Corner Episode 47: Venomverse #1, Daredevil #26, Superman #30

Ryan and Allen return with the podcast that started it all. With a new bi-weekly release schedule, the guy gets together to discuss a few new comics released. Tune in as the guys give their thoughts on this week’s picks. Thanks for listening!

(1:50) V E N O M V E R S E  #1
(19:13) D A R E D E V I L  #26
(30:35) S U P E R M A N  #30

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Deconstructing Comics #565: “Mister Miracle” and comics journalism hype

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DC recently launched a new Mister Miracle series, by Tom King and Mitch Gerads. Well and good, thought Emmet, but then he saw a certain CBR headline that set him off. “King and Gerads have redefined comics”? Hyperbolic much?

So Emmet recruited Kumar to review both Mister Miracle #1 and the hype surrounding it. Is the use of suicide in the story meaningful? Hackneyed? How accessible is this comic to readers who don’t know the character? And, why does everything in comics have to be super-hyped nowadays?

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Comic News Insider Episode 799 – A CNI Catch-Up!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 799 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Secret Empire #10, Elsewhere #1, Mech Cadet Yu #1, The Defenders, DuckTales, Game of Thrones S7 finale, Orphan Black series finale, The Tick, Wynonna Earp S2 finale, Death Note

We finally got through all of that awesome SDCC coverage! Did you miss us? We’re back with a somewhat regular format show as Jimmy flies solo. He recruits several friends to do some audio reviews of comic, TV and film. Thanks to Marta, Heidi, Corey, Barry, Emily, Jon, Emmy and Ashley! It’s just a little catch-up episode since we haven’t covered anything new for over a month. Jimmy talks about going to Flame Con and how it’s a great show. He also talks about what’s coming this Sunday for the live recording of our 800th episode! Sunday, September 10th. 7:30pm. Hourglass Tavern on 373 w. 46th St. Come on by if you’re around! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 139: DC Comics, Annuals Week and Destroyed Banners

It’s Annuals Week and that means less books and less everything!  It’s not a full vacation, but it felt like it.  Still, there are a bunch of books to talk about as well as special segments galore.  I hope you enjoy it all!

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New 52 Review Podcast Ep 14: Detective Comics Vol 1 – Faces of Death Part 2

Welcome to the second part of Detective Comics Vol 1: Faces of Death.  Does the story keep going strong?  Well, not really…but that’s how some of these books go.  Enjoy!

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