Comic News Insider Episode 472 – TCAF Recap w/ Adam Cadwell/Marc Ellerby/Jess Fink/Monica Gallagher/Agnes Garbowska/Lucy Knisley/Renee Nault

 

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Comic News Insider: Episode 472 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

It’s a special recap episode of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF)! Jimmy recorded this while still in Toronto and got cartoonist pals Adam Cadwell (The Everyday) and Marc Ellerby (Ellerbisms) to join in the fun! They give their thoughts on the show, the guests, the parties, panels and the drinking. OH THE DRINKING! Jimmy chatted with many at the show and you’ll hear great interviews with Jess Fink (We Can Fix It!), Monica Gallagher (Glitter Kiss), Agnes Garbowska (You, Me and Zombie), Lucy Knisley (Relish) and Renee Nault (Witchling). No news or reviews just lots of TCAF goodness! 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 467 – MoCCA Recap w/ Heidi MacDonald/Rob Davis/Robert Sellers/Matt Miner

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Comic News Insider: Episode 467 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Last of Us: American Dreams #1, Mice Templar Vol 4 Legend #1, Snow Angel One Shot, Thanos Rising #1

Jimmy is joined in studio once again by the EIC of The Beat, Heidi MacDonald! They give their big recaps on MoCCA Festival and were quite pleased with the show. The Society of Illustrators took over this year and did a bang up job! Jimmy gets a few interviews at the show with Rob Davis (The Complete Don Quixote), Robert Sellers (Hellraisers) and Matt Miner (Liberator). They also remember comics legends Carmine Infantino and George Gladir. News includes: Apple bans Saga #12 due to gay sex scene, Carrie Kelley returns as Robin and In the Flesh comes to BBC America.  As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Jimmy moderated a panel about British comics with UK creators from SelfMadeHero (Rob Davis, Glyn Dillon, JAKe, and Robert Sellers). It was recorded but the sound is not great. We are working on putting up a somewhat ear-pleasing version for an episode. If not, we’ll chat a bit about it on next week’s podcast. Stay tuned!

Comic News Insider Episode 405 – More Kapow Con: SelfMadeHero Edition!

Comic News Insider: Episode 405 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy is still in London at the SelfMadeHero offices and publisher Emma Hayley hangs around to co-host this SMH special! Great intereviews at Kapow Con with SMH creators Kate Brown, JAKe, Will Bingley, Anthony Hope-Smith,  I.N.J. Culbard, and editor Dan Lockwood. Emma also gives us a brief history of SMH and what’s available in the UK and on its way to the US! Really great graphic novels coming from them so be sure to check it all out. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Thanks to publisher Emma Hayley for letting me record in the swanky SMH offices and for being a lovely co-host for this episode and the previous one! You rock, Ems!

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Comic News Insider Episode 404 – Kapow Comic Con w/ Mark Millar, Jonathan Ross, John McCrea, Gary Erskine and more!

Comic News Insider: Episode 404 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

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Jimmy covered the Kapow Comic Con in London last weekend and got tons of great interviews with the likes of Mark Millar, Jonathan Ross, John McCrea, Gary Erskine, Dave Barris, Emily Lockwood,  Scott Mackay (Electric Man), Gemma Bedea, Lee Fenton Wilkinson (Afroella), Neil Gibson (Twisted Dark),  Rasheed, Tayo Olarewaju (Mister Who), Steve Tanner (Time Bomb Comics)! He recorded the show with Self Made Hero publisher Emma Hayley (pictured with Jimmy above) in their posh offices. Since there was such massive coverage, he threw the format show out the window and just did a big Kapow recap with interviews. So no news, reviews, Top 3 or feedback. Fret not, regular format will return next week! And if you want to read the recap complete with pictures, go read it here. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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TUNE IN FRIDAY FOR ANOTHER KAPOW CON PODCAST! This one is a Self Made Hero special. Jimmy got so many great interviews from numerous creators/editors at the SMH booth at Kapow. So get to downloading it when it’s out to hear Kate Brown, JAKe, I.N.J. Culbard, Anthony Hope Smith, Will Bingley, and Dan Lockwood. SMH publisher Emma Hayley stayed on to help Jimmy record this podcast in the SMH offices. Don’t miss it!

And then next week for a special CNI/Stated Magazine crossover interview special with comedian/comic book writer Frankie Boyle!

Comic News Insider Episode 400! Paul Pope, Kevin Maguire, Ben Templesmith, ChrisCross, Becky Cloonan, Ben McCool, Emma Hayley, Dr. Vasilis Pozios & “Alan Moore”!

Comic News Insider: Episode 400 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Airboy Deadeye #1, Merciless Rise Of Ming #1, Popeye Vol 3 #1

It’s the epic 400th episode recording! Recorded live at Hourglass Tavern in midtown Manhattan. Jimmy is joined by frequent co-hosts Kevin Conn, Grace Helbig and Jon Hoche! Producer Joe is on the mixer/tech and made sure everything ran smoothly. So many great guests joined in the fun including Paul Pope, Kevin Maguire, Ben Templesmith, ChrisCross, Becky Cloonan,  Ben McCool, Emma Hayley, Dr. Vasilis Pozios and “Alan Moore” even showed up. There was news, reviews, songs and all sorts of silliness. And oh yes…we drank! Thanks to Kasha  for photography, Brad for video, Producer Joe for producing, and to Beth and Josh at Hourglass for putting up with us. Also, a big thanks to show sponsors Heidi MacDonald of The Beat and Ryan Swearingen of Stated Magazine for chatting with us for  a few minutes as well. CNI and The Beat had a big announcement too! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Pictures! Thanks to Kasha Minenko for being the official CNI Photographer of the night! You can see the entire set at Jimmy’s Flickr account.

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The CNI 400 crew! Co-hosts Kevin Conn, Jon Hoche, Producer Joe Gonzalez, host Jimmy Aquino, co-host Grace Helbig!

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Dr. Vasilis Pozios of Broadcast Thought

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Emma Hayley of Self Made Hero

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Roommates Ben Templesmith, Jimmy vs. Roommates Melissa Dowell, Katelan Foisy. Better known as the famous Aquinosmith/Fowell rivalry.

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