It’s a special episode of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast, so I thought for #275 we’d go where this show has never gone before – to talk with the leader of a successful comics convention! I talk with Ben Penrod from Awesome Con about that high-octane event, including how it came to be, what goes on there, and what we might expect from them in the future. He even discusses how it got that name, and why he thinks it’s perfect for the years ahead! Comics conventions are a big part of the comics experience these days, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy what he has to say! For more about Awesome Con, including details about this year’s event, go to their website here, and for more about the other conventions Ben is part of, head to this link.
Reviews: Batman Rebirth #1, Bolts #1, Civil War II #1, Control #1, Green Arrow Rebirth #1, Green Lanterns Rebirth #1, Superman Rebirth
Emily Edwards returns to the rotating co-host chair! They chat about the rumors involving Brie Larson as Captain Marvel and Tom Hiddleston as James Bond. News includes: Superman will make an appearance in the first 2 episodes of Season 2 of Supergirl, Millarworld announced Reborn from Mark Millar and Greg Capullo, and Gillian Anderson will play “Media” in the upcoming TV adaptation of American Gods. Jimmy is leaving for Heroes Con in North Carolina next week and you shouldn’t definitely go if you are in Charlotte from June 17-19! One of the best comic conventions around. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
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This episode covers MegaCon 2016 Day 2 on Friday, May 27, 2016. It was a busy day for me as I attended seven panels. The ones covered in this episode are:
– Anime & Education: How Watching Anime Might Lead To Better Grades (5:32)
– Back To The Future Time Machine Panel with Terry and Oliver Holler (13:25)
– Comic Creator Spotlight: Greg Capullo (19:09)
– Writing For Comics 101 with Gail Simone, Joe Caramanga and Peter David (27:14)
– Voice Actor Q & A: The Voice Of Batman Kevin Conroy (37:18)
Next Episode: DEATH TO FANBOYS IV: A NEW HOPE PANEL!
Followed By: SO YOU WANNA MAKE COMICS? BREAKING IN PANEL!
Then: MEGACON 2016 PART VI: SATURDAY RECAP!
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On this podcast we talk about the upcoming Punisher series. Will we see a decent Jigsaw? Then we review Batman #51, 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #1 and Micronauts #1. Mixing it up. Listen in!
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It’s a special week here at the Wayne’s Comics Podcast, as we celebrate the landmark 200th episode! With special thanks to Charlotte Sandler from BH Impact and the folks at DC Comics’ publicity, you’ll enjoy five special interviews with Bat-family creators that were all recorded at this year’s New York Comic Con! You’ll find the sequence and times you can hear each interview during the podcast below:
- Gotham Academy: Brendon Fletcher, Karl Kerschl 1:19
- Harley Quinn: Jimmy Palmiotti 10:34
- Batgirl: Babs Tarr, Brendon Fletcher 19:26
- We Are Robin: Khary Randolph 24:11
- Batman: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo 33:08
More interviews from NYCC next week and another special chat, so be sure to listen in!
On this podcast we talk about some Punisher and Doctor Strange casting news. Sorry, no Dolph Lundgren. Then we review the first three episodes of Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles, Batman #41 and Marvel Zombies #1. Everything is new again! Listen in!
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Doc and Shepherd are rather disappointed in the slow news week, but they make due with reading something Rob Liefeld wrote and a couple other non-issues. Also, after another session of “What Is It”, they entertain fan questions.
Most surprising would be that this time around your faithful hosts review not one, not two, but THREE DC comics, including Convergence #1, Batman/Superman Annual #2 and Batman & Robin Annual #3. Good times. The master may not be pleased by this, but you guys certainly will….
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On this podcast, Doctor Fluxx from Feed it Comics sits in as we talk about the Fantastic Four trailer, A.K.A. Jessica Jones casting news, Terry Crews and the new Jimmy Olsen. Then we review Uncanny Avengers #1 and Batman #38 (sorta). Listen in!
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Quick round up of our two most recent podcasts – an in-depth chat about the Season 4 finale of Game of Thrones, plus a two-years behind the curve look at Batman’s Death of the Family arc.
First up is Batmam, and it’s very clear Simon carries this like some kind of Shawn Michaels of Podcasting as Jon is clearly struggling with things to say.
POO SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES: Tywin had a poo, The Hound had a poo, and considering what happened, Bran probably did too!
Finally, we forgot to add our review of Episode 8 (The Mountain and The Viper) when we did it a couple of weeks ago, so just in case it’s of interest we’ll chuck that in here too.
On this podcast we talk comics. A lot of comics. Detective Comics #27, Wolverine #13, Avengers World #1, All-New X-Factor #1 and Revolutionary War: Alpha #1. See? Then we talk some news. Listen in!
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Do you like year end “Best of” shows? Good, cause here’s another one. This episode, we pick the 21 geekiest things of 2012… excluding the Avengers movie. Sorta.
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Does the Joker really know? Was the Man of Steel trailer super? Is Captain K’Rot a carrot loving Lobo? Will Batgirl fail without Gail Simone? We’re really talky this episode. Listen in!
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This week, we review the continuation of “Death of the Family” in Batman #14. Then we head over to Marvel NOW! and review All-New X-Men #1 and Fantastic Four #1. Time travel arguments ensue. Listen in!
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