Comic News Insider Episode 702 – SDCC Recap w/ Raina Telgemeier/John Layman/Jeffrey Brown/Dr. Andrea Letamendi!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 702 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy was at San Diego Comic Con and all we got was this lousy t-shirt! It was a crazy busy time and he covered a ton of press rooms from Orphan Black to Supergirl to The Walking Dead. He also had a chance to do some 1:1s. You’ll hear him chat with the awesome Raina Telgemeier about her upcoming graphic novel, Ghosts, as well as her past work. Jimmy talked to Jeffrey Brown about the first book in his new series Lucy and Andy Neanderthal. He also talked to old buddy John Layman about the Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens comic he’s writing as well as wrapping up his big hit Chew. And finally, you can sit in on Jimmy’s annual therapy session…uh…interview with psychologist friend Dr. Andrea Letamendi. They talk about the psychology of some recent superhero films and more! No news or reviews or Top 3 in this episode as he’s still recovering from it all. But you get a quick recap with some highlights!

Over the next few weeks, there wont be a regular format show. You’ll get a lot of special episodes covering the press rooms for Arrow, Animaniacs, Agents of SHIELD, The, Flash, Gotham, Supergirl, The Walking Dead, iZombie, Justice League: Action, The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears, Teen Titans Go, Legends of Tomorrow, Orphan Black, Rick and Morty, Riverdale, Steven Universe, and Wynonna Earp. Special thanks to Kelly Bedard of My Entertainment World for partnering up and covering some of the rooms that Jimmy couldn’t cover.

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Comic News Insider Episode 543 – Special Edition Preview

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Comic News Insider: Episode 543 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Painkiller Jane: 22 Brides #1, Rise of the Magi #1, Vampirella Vol 5 #1

The podcast wife Erica Schultz (M3) returns! She and Jimmy chat about the upcoming Special Edition convention here in NYC and the multitude of great guests attending. They also have a mini-argument about live tweeting TV shows (she does, he doesn’t) but their friendship endures! News includes: Bill Watterson returns to comics, first all female creative team takes on the Fantastic Four comic, DC finally going to credit Bill Finger, Peyton Reed takes over directing duties on Marvel’s Ant-Man film, and Jeffrey Brown returns to Star Wars. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 524 – Previously Unaired

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Comic News Insider: Episode 524 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Fuse #1, Mercenary Sea #1, Royal Masters of War #1, She-Hulk #1, X-Force #1 

Jimmy is back in NYC and has Emily Edwards back co-hosting. They chat a bit about his Jacksonville trip and Toy Fair toys. News includes: the podcast wife Erica Schultz is writing the comic book version of ABC’s hit show Revenge, Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man Year OneBeware the Batman Blu-Ray/DVD will have unaired episodes, Greg Rucka to write Cyclops solo series at Marvel,  Star Wars: The Clone Wars will finish and air unaired episodes on Netflix and Jeffrey Brown has a new Star Wars book coming called Goodnight Darth Vader, 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 518 – Favorites of 2013!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 518 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

It’s our Favorites of 2013 special! We don’t say “Best of” because whom are we to say what’s best? Oh yeah, WE’RE COMIC NEWS INSIDER! Still, call it what you will, it’s our best/favorites/what we liked for 2013 in comics, TV, film and more. Jimmy is joined in studio by The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald, Erika Schultz (M3), Mike Cho and producer Joe Gonzalez. It’s a great, lengthy chat so strap in! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 515 – CNI 2: The Desolation of Smog

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Comic News Insider: Episode 515 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Dead Body Road #1, Indestructible #1, Justice League 3000 #1, Krampus #1, Marvel Knights Hulk #1, Misfits, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Podcast Wife Erica Schultz returns to spread the Christmas cheer! News includes: Sony promises Spider-Man spin-off films, Frank Miller’s Detective #27 cover gets reinstated, Miller’s 300 comic book  sequel Xerxes will probably not be complete until after the 300 movie sequel, Archie Comics teams with Toys For Tots, Disney Channel to make series starring villain’s kids and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Deconstructing Comics #381: It’s A Matter of Life! What the Heck?

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Two new books from Top Shelf this week, both of which touch on themes related to Christianity — but in VERY different ways…

Jeffrey Brown’s latest, A Matter of Life, centers on Brown’s growing up in a religious family, yet not feeling that interested in religion, and coming to terms with the feeling that he must believe, yet doesn’t really want to. Yet, parts of the book seem unrelated to this theme. Does the focus wander too much?

Then, in Zander Cannon’s Heck, the discovery of a portal to Hell in his late father’s basement leads Hector Hammarskjold to make visits to the underworld a career choice. His journey leads to a lot of interesting philosophical food for thought — for us, at least, if not for him.

Tim and Brandon discuss both books.

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More To Come 68: Craig Yoe and Jeffrey Brown Interview Special

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Recorded by the Comics World division of Publishers Weekly Magazine, it’s More To Come! Your dose of insider comics publishing news, discussion and controversy.  Starring Heidi MacDonald, the Eisner-nominated blogger of ComicsBeat.com, Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor of Publishers Weekly and Kate Fitzsimons, More To Come’s intrepid producer!

In this week’s special interview podcast, More to Come’s Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald interviews comics historian, author, editor, and publisher Craig Yoe, author of the acclaimed Secret Identity and head of the Yoe! Books imprint as well as Jeffrey Brown, creator of the hit Star Wars parodies Darth Vader and Son, Vader’s Little Princess and Jedi Academy on this episode of More To Come, PW’s comics podcast.

Stay tuned for our next regularly scheduled episode – there will definitely be More To Come!

 

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Comic News Insider Episode 493 – SDCC: Adventure Time w/ John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson, Jeremy Shada, Adam Muto, Kent Osborne

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Comic News Insider: Episode 493 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Infinity #1, Thor #11, Vampirella Southern Gothic #1, Kick Ass 2, The World’s End

The podcast wife, Erica Schultz, joins Jimmy in studio again! They chat about Jimmy’s upcoming move back in with Producer Joe next week. More San Diego Comic Con interviews! Jimmy sat in on the round tables for the hit Cartoon Network show Adventure Time and chatted with voice stars John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson, Jeremy Shada and producers/writers Adam Muto and Kent Osborne. News includes: Garth Ennis returns to The Punisher, Harper Collins signs Molly Crabapple to write/draw memoirs, CLiNT magazine canceled and Rally Downtown presents a comic book trivia night. Great feedback from a loyal listener Glenn that gest Jimmy and Erica to wax on about the recent Doctor Who casting and showrunner Stephen Moffat’s comments about diverse casting. 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 454 – Best of 2012 w/ Marvel’s The Watcher Lorraine Cink!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 454 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Mars Attacks Popeye One Shot, Morbius The Living Vampire Vol 2 #1, New Avengers Vol 3 #1, The Red Ten #1

It’s the super huge and long BEST OF 2012 show! Jimmy is joined by Marvel’s The Watcher host Lorraine Cink and good pal Mike Cho. Both are CNI vets and bring their nerdy knowledge to the podcast once again. Jimmy saw Django Unchained and Attack of the 50 Ft Cheerleader. One had lotsa violence and another had lotsa boobs. Guess which one he REALLY liked? News bits include:Axe Cop will debut on Fox’s late night animation domination in July, Guillermo del Toro is heading up a  DC comics based “Dark Universe” film, XX coming from Marvel, Adventure Time graphic novel on the way, Joseph Gordon Levitt cast in Sin City 2, Disney’s Aladdin coming to Broadway, and Disney Junior’s “A Poem is…” series recruits Doctor Who and Lady Mary Crawley. And the feature segment is our lengthy, informative and fun BEST OF 2012 picks…that we read! 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 412 – Heroes Con w/ Ben Templesmith/Jonathan Hickman/Ryan Bodenheim/Nick Pitarra/Jeffrey Brown/Nate Cosby and more!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 412 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Astonishing X-Men #51, Before Watchmen: The Comedian #1, Dark Horse Presents #13 (Ghost story), Mars Attacks #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by 1/3 of Broadcast Thought, Dr. Vasilis Pozios. Jimmy’s roommate, Ben Templesmith, pops in for a few minutes to discuss his new project 44FLOOD and the successful TOME Kickstarter. They chat about the massive coverage that Jimmy got at Heroes Con and the awesome time that was had by all! Jimmy moderated 2 panels and interviewed tons of cartoonists. In this episode, you’ll hear Jonathan Hickman, Ryan Bodenheim, Nick Pitarra,  Jeffrey Brown, Nate Cosby, Keu Cha, Brockton McKinney, Bo Fader, Amy Mebberson, Jay Potts, Rachel Pandich and Tom King! News highlights include: Ed Brubaker is leaving Captain America, George Takei beams into Kevin Keller, Midtown Comics gets its’ own reality show and True Bloodactress Camilla Luddington is Lara Croft. It’s a lengthy one, folks, so strap in! As always, listener feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Tune in Thursday for a special Heroes Con interview show with Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kevin Mellon, Chad Cicconi, Charles Soule, Christine Brunson, Melanie Florencio, and Ian Flynn!

And then check back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson!