Jon Hoche joins Jimmy once again to co-host! Another roundtable from the American Gods press event last week in this episode. Neil Gaiman talked about his very hands on involvement of the new TV show, what book he’s working on next, possibilities of a live action Sandman and more! News includes: DC Comics will start a new line of comics called “Dark Matter”, Marvel Legacy will bring back the original numbering on some comics, Locke and Key is coming to Hulu, the Avatar sequels are finally coming, a live action Teen Titans series is coming to a new DC Comics streaming service, Reggie is getting recast on Riverdale and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Bill & Ted Go to Hell #1, Power Man and Iron Fist Vol 3 #1, Snowfall #1, Tomb Raider Vol 3 #1
Jimmy is in his hometown of Jacksonville, FL so he gets his friends Ted Carruba and Ashley Lanni Hoye to co-host. Ashley is manager at the awesome comic book shop Superhero Beach where we record this episode. Superhero Beach is located at 1124 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. Thanks to owner Neil Sindicich for letting us record in the shop! After catching up a bit, the trio chats about the recent Retrorama toy show that Ted was a part of, some favorite comics/TV and lament over the possibility of Agent Carter getting canceled. News includes: DC announces full title line-up for Rebirth event, Dark Horse announces new titles including Black Hammer and Wonderfall, Marvel is doing a comic adaptation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Image Comics will launch a monthly magazine called Image+, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez are doing a Tales From the Darkside comic, the Nintendo World store has re-opened in NYC, Julianne Moore has been cast as the big bad in the Kingsman 2 sequel and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 adds new cast members including Kurt Russell. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Astro City #1, Ehmm Theory #1, Liberator #1, Wild Blue Yonder #1, Under the Dome, World War Z
Due to a last minute emergency, Jimmy’s co-host had to back out so he flies solo this week. (Hope things get better, Robert Downey, Jr). And in this episode, you’ll hear the first of three Heroes Con panels that Jimmy moderated. This one with Amanda Connor, Jimmy Palmiotti and Frank Tieri. It’s full of hilarity and comic book goodness! He briefly chats about the new Shezow on The Hub, Jeff Robinov quitting at Warner Bros. and Charles Soule on the new Superman/Wonder Woman. News includes: Boom! Studios merges with Archaia Entertainment, Joe Hill’s Locke & Key gets picked up by Universal for movie development, William Fichtner is Shredder, and 70’s Zod makes them kneel before him in the bathroom. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Jason Ciaramella is the Eisner nominated writer at IDW whose books have included Joe Hill’s The Cape and its prequel The Cape 1969, Godzilla, and Kodiac. On this Sensation Spectacular episode, Jason and Ryan K Lindsay taking a wandering chat through the minefields of childhood reading habits, breaking into comics, digital comics, and how long it should take your lazy ass to bust out a script.
Jason Ciaramella can be found on Twitter as @jasonciaramella and his books (including The Cape which Ryan boasts as one of the best books of 2011) can be found in trade format at your LCS, just ask politely, or on ComiXology
Comic book fans, I have returned to you! Pick Of The Week goes to Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez for Locke & Key: Clockworks #6 (IDW)! Fast Five picks include Saga #3 (Image), Fantastic Four #605.1 (Marvel), Hardcore #1 (Top Cow), Scalped #58 (Vertigo), and The Manhattan Projects #3 (Image). Spoilers!
Super Bowl weekend, and no superheroes in sight! Pick Of The Week goes to Jeff Lemire for Sweet Tooth #30 (Vertigo)! Fast Five picks include O.M.A.C. #6 (DC), Locke & Key: Clockworks #4 (IDW), Animal Man #6 (DC), The Strange Talent of Luther Strode #5 (Image), and Swamp Thing #6 (DC).
I’m sick this week! Hopefully you won’t catch what I have from listening to this episode. Pick Of The Week goes to Jason Aaron & R.M. Guera for Scalped #54 (Vertigo). Fast Five picks include Secret Avengers #19 (Marvel), Locke & Key: Guide To The Known Keys (IDW), Fantastic Four #600 (Marvel), Invincible #85 (Image), and Captain America & Bucky #624 (Marvel).
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Reviews: Alpha Flight Vol 4 #0.1, Rocketeer Adventures #1, Star Wars Jedi The Dark Side #1
Old pal Richard McAuliffe joins Jimmy from sunny Wales to co-host. The boys chat about the recent Big Apple Con, the current Book Expo, Bristol Expo, TV Wonder Woman’s booty shorts, Grace Helbig’s sketch show and more. News includes: Jim Lee and Geoff Johns at Hero Complex Fest, BBC America postpones Doctor Who, Immortals movie will send you to San Diego Comic-Con, Napoloen Dynamite gets animated, The Walking Dead board game, Chris Hardwick takesThe Nerdist to BBC America, Joe Hill’s The Cape returns, and Todd Klein’s new print features Steve Rude. As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Tons of comics this week, only so many slots available. Pick Of The Week goes to Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez for Locke & Key: Keys To The Kingdom #6 (IDW)! Fast Five picks include Detective Comics #876 (DC), FF #2 (Marvel), The Walking Dead #84 (Image), Justice League: Generation Lost #24 (DC), and Avengers #12.1 (Marvel).
120 podcast, 120 minuets and 20 books. The boys strap themselves in for their longest podcast yet as they go over books not only from last week but the week before as well! Listen as they get in a positive mood with with Lil’ Depressed Boy and then immediately have a heated debate over The Stuff of Legend. Also, big announcements are made as a new dawn for the Fourth Wall begins.
Jonah Hex #65 (00:00:47)
Herculian #1 (00:08:40)
Carbon Grey #1 (00:17:54)
Locke & Key Keys To The Kingdom #5 (00:23:55)
Sweet Tooth #19 (00:28:52)
Joe The Barbarian #8 (00:33:47)
Axe Cop Bad Guy Earth #1 (00:44:43)
Takio Gn Hc (00:47:01)
Lil Depressed Boy #2 (00:51:28)
Stuff of Legend: The Jungle #4 – Plus a discussion about violence in comic books and the effects on kids reading them. (00:59:50)
27 #4 (01:17:00)
Walking Dead #82 (01:19:22)
Garth Ennis Jennifer Blood #2 (01:25:25)
Batman Incorporated #3 (01:29:39)
Venom #1 (01:35:40)
Punisher Max #11 (01:37:41)
5 Ronin #2 (01:40:20)
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #155 (01:44:37)
New Avengers #10 (01:49:04)
Mini TRADE: Thor Mighty Avenger Tp Vol 02 (01:52:28)
In this episode I switch things up slightly; I only talk about three titles. The three that really stood out to me this week are Annihilators #1 (Marvel), Locke & Key: Keys To The Kingdom #5 (IDW), and Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth #1 (Dark Horse).
In which Freddie gushes about this week’s big book, Locke and Key, Jesse puts to bed Season Eight of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Art hates on precocious kids in yet another issue about a Superman amalgam.
ALL INDIES, ALL THE TIME
[01:08] Locke & Key: Keys To The Kingdom #4
[09:07] Memoir #1
[15:42] Buffy The Vampire Slayer #40
[21:58] Northlanders #36
[29:53] Superior #4
[37:14] Morning Glories #6
[49:29] Scarlet #4