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

Comic News Insider: Episode 865 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

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 863 – CNI Sizzler!

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Reviews: Charlies Angels #1, Modern Fantasy #1, Multiple Man #1, Luke Cage s2

It’s a sizzling heatwave in NYC so everyone is staying home in their air conditioning. Jimmy gets friends Marta, Erica, Ashley and Emmy to send in their audio reviews. And frequent co-host Emily serves as news reader. Thanks to all! News includes: DC Universe will be a subscription streaming service that will include original content, A Halo TV series has gotten a 10 episode order at Showtime, CBS is releasing an official Star Trek-branded straight bourbon 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 860 – More Heroes Con w/ Bridgit Connell/Tom Akel!

Comic News Insider: Episode 860 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Tank Girl All Stars #1, 2000AD Sci-Fi Special, Preacher s3 premiere, Westworld s2 finale, Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jimmy is still recovering from Heroes Con and brings you more interviews! You’ll hear him talk with pal Bridgit Connell about her new book with Titan Comics called Brother Nash. Always super fun to catch up with Bridgit! And he has a great chat with Tom Akel (Head of Content at Line WebToon) about what comics they are producing, their mission statement, how to get in the webcomics game and more. Thanks to Rachael, Ashley, Karlin and Erica for their audio reviews! News includes: Sam Kieth is writing/illustrating a The Maxx/Batman mini-series, the recent rumors that the Star Wars spin-offs are cancelled may not be true, DC Comics is bringing back their Giant comics exclusively to Wal-Mart 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 846 – Training For TCAF!

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Reviews: Avengers Vol 7 #1, Coda #1, DC Nation #0, Red Sonja/Tarzan #1 

TCAF is approaching and Jimmy is madly prepping for it. Due to that, he has to fly solo but recruits friends to send in some audio reviews. Thanks to Amy aka The Frog Queen, Ashley Lanni, Erica Schultz and Rachael Smith. News includes: Gina Gagliano will serve as Publishing Director for the new Random House Graphic, the 2000AD Sci-Fi Special will have an all-female creative team including Babs Tarr/Tula Lotay/Leah Moore/Emma Vieceli/ Alex De Campi/etc,  Bill & Ted 3 is happening 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 844 – Infinity CNI!

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Reviews: Antar: The Black Knight #1, Hunt For Wolverine #1, Archer s9 premiere, Avengers: Infinity War

In honor of the 5th anniversary of her first appearance, podcast wife Erica Schultz returns to co-host! She and Jimmy chat about Fear the Walking Dead and the Eisner nominations. Also, Jimmy sat down with friend Penelope Bagieu last week and talks about the special interview episode coming out later this week. Plus, Jimmy will be attending TCAF next weekend. News includes: the new animated series Star Wars: Resistance is under production, 3 iconic DC Comics storylines are getting novelized, Fleer Ultra X-men trading cards are making a comeback 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 832 – Wakanda Forever!

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Reviews: Death of Love #1, Kick-Ass Vol 4 #1, Sideways #1, Black Panther film

Emily Edwards returns to co-hosting! Jimmy talks about meeting 2 of the 3 hosts of one of his favorite podcasts, My Dad Wrote A Porno and how dark Star Wars: Rebels has gotten. News includes: Marvel is having a “fresh start”, Abrams Books is publishing Congressman John Lewis’s new graphic novel called Run, Frank Miller is writing/drawing a new comic series based on his previous series 300 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 803 – Baltimore Comic Con Special: DMC/Charles Soule/Dean Haspiel/David Trustman/Kata Kane/Michael Bracco!

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Jimmy went to Baltimore Comic Con last Saturday and got some great interviews! He chatted to DMC and Amy Chu, Charles Soule, Dean Haspiel and David Trustman, Kata Kane and Michael Bracco! BCC is a great show that is well organized, has great guests, awesome talent, good location and a positive vibe. And home to the new Ringo! Awards in honor of Mike Wieringo. Get yourself there next 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 802 – Getting Germy with Falynn Koch!

Comic News Insider: Episode 802 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Angelic #1, Batman: The Red Death #1,  Gasolina #1, Gotham S4 premiere, Star Trek: Discovery series premiere, Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Jimmy is joined in studio by special guest Falynn Koch and frequent co-host Jon Hoche! Jimmy talks about his quick jaunt to Baltimore Comic Con on Saturday and the interviews to expect later this week. He talks to Falynn about her new book from First Second, Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield.  Jimmy also talks about her past and present days as a chef and about the national park road trip that she and her husband have embarked upon. News includes: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is coming to TV, Linda Hamilton is returning to her Terminator role, a Teen Titans Go! feature film is in the works, Wolverine will return in Marvel’s Legacy, the new Milestone Comics will be unveiled at NYCC and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Come back later this week for our Baltimore Comic Con recap/interview special! 

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

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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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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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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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Comic News Insider Episode 752 – Old Man CNI!

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Reviews: America #1, Amerikarate #1, Brave Chef Brianna #1, Riverdale One-Shot, Royal City #1, Logan

Jimmy is back in NYC and Jon Hoche joins him back in the rotating co-host chair! They chat about Jimmy’s trip to his hometown of Jacksonville & last week’s podcasting with old pals. News includes: Shelly Bond joins IDW to oversee new imprint Black Crown, Ryan Gosling is producing Jeff Lemire’s The Underwater Welder into film, Jason Isaacs has beeen cast as Captain Lorca in Star Trek: Discovery, Patrick Stewart teases possible Deadpool 2 cameo, the 6 DCU/Looney Tunes crossover comics were announced including Batman/Elmer Fudd, Image Comics is publishing Shirtless Bear-Fighter 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 651 – NYCC: Archie Comics Special w/ Chip Zdarsky/Erica Henderson/Frank Tieri/Alex Segura!

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Reviews: Astonishing Ant-Man #1, Back To The Future Vol 2 #1, Cognetic #1, Shield Vol 3 #1, Titans Hunt #1, Uncanny Inhumans #1

After a long absence, the podcast wife Erica Schultz returns to co-host! They chat about Halloween, the Jessica Jones trailer, and the Pride & Prejudice & Zombies trailer. Even more New York Comic Con interviews in this Archie Comics special. Jimmy interviewed the new Jughead creative team of Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson, Hangman writer Frank Tieri and Archie SVP/Dark Circle Line Editor Alex Segura. News includes Becky Cloonan and Steve Dillon to take on The Punisher,  the first Preacher trailer will air this Sunday during The Walking Dead, Bryan Fuller is bringing back Amazing Stories to NBC, Edgar Wright and Johnny Depp are teaming up to bring Neil Gaiman’s children’s book Fortunately, the Milk to the big screen, David Tennant will be returning as the Tenth Doctor, and Catherine Tate as Donna Noble, in a series of three audio dramas, and Russian sculptor turns Lenin statue into Darth Vader. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 639 – Too Street For Bond

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Reviews: Hank Johnson: Agent of Hydra #1, Over the Garden Wall #1, Sherlock Holmes: Seven-Per-Cent Solution #1, Falling Skies series finale, Hannibal series finale

Making a special guest appearance…it’s the return of Producer Joe! Joe comes up to the new Inwood CNI studios to make sure everything is up to snuff. They chat about that Wonder Woman lunchbox story, how Idris Elba would make a great James Bond, and remember the great Wes Craven. News includes: First Second is launching a Science Comics line, Bergen Street Comics is closing down next month, New Jersey’s Comic Fusion Superhero Weekend for charity to benefit CASA-SHaW, Fear the Walking Dead 30-minute special will feature a season 2 cast member 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 620 – Heroes Con Panel: Image Comics w/ Mike Norton/Toby Cypress/Matt Roberts/Nate Simpson/Jake Wyatt

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Reviews: No reviews because it’s a Heroes Con panel special!

Jimmy moderated the Image Comics panel down at Heroes Con recently with Mike Norton, Toby Cypress, Matt Roberts, Nate Simpson and Jake Wyatt. Hear all about their work at Image and elsewhere, their start in comics, their favorite superhero catchphrase and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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