Comic News Insider Episode 753 – Hothcasting!

Comic News Insider: Episode 753 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Superman #18, Action Comics Vol 2 #975, Man-Thing Vol 5 #1, Grass Kings #1 

The winter storm has come and CNI is still standing. Recording from the remote Hoth studio, Jimmy commends co-host Emily Edwards for trekking through the slush to make it. Alas, she did lose her taun taun. They celebrate the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Jimmy gushes over the new Wonder Woman trailer. News includes: Marvel will start adverting comics in front of TV/films, Netflix has announced that it will be creating an 8 episode Korean zombie television series called Kingdom, Zazie Beetz has been cast as Domino in Deadpool 2, the classic Cybermen and Missy are returning to Doctor Who season 10, Gareth Edwards got the name for a planet in Rogue One from a coffee cup, South Korean zombie film Train to Busan will get an animated prequel called Seoul Station 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 553 – San Diego Comic Con Madness w/ Bryan Fuller/Susan Eisenberg/Key & Peele!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 553 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy is in L.A. post-Comic Con so he flies solo to bring you some awesome San Diego Comic Con coverage! He chatted with Bryan Fuller (Hannibal), Susan Eisenberg (voice of Wonder Woman) and the hilarious comedians Kegean-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of Key & Peele. Jimmy gives his brief recap of the week (well, as brief as he can keep it!) with some cool moments thrown in for your listening pleasure. We also get a quick bit from Sina Grace (Jimmy’s host in L.A.) about his upcoming return to Li’l Depressed Boy in October. And a quickie mp3 from Kat Rocha/Josh Finney about their awesome World War Kaiju comic. No reviews or Top 3 due to the all the coverage! News includes:  Marvel announces Star Wars comics from Jason Aaron/John Cassaday, Kieron Gillen/Salvador Larocca, Mark Waid/Terry Dodson, Spider-Woman gets her own ongoing, the Agents of SHIELD TV series gets adapted to comics, a Guardians of the Galaxy animated series is coming, DC announces two animated features (Batman vs Robin & Justice League: Gods & Monsters), IDW will bring Orphan Black, Edward Scissorhands and Galaxy Quest comics, Image announces massive slate of new comics, Dark Horse will have a new Hellboy title, Gal Gadot is revealed in her Wonder Woman outfit at Comic Con, exclusive Avengers 2 trailer shows Ultron and resulting destruction, Avengers 3 will feature Thanos, Ant-Man film announces new casting, Batman: The Complete Television Series is available November 11, Robert Kirkman’s Outcast is coming to Cinemax, and congrats to all the Eisner winners! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #184: The Kingpin! DC Movies! Armor Hunters! Revenge! Original Sins!

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On this podcast we’re joined by the head muckety muck of Rhymes With Geek as we talk some Marvel TV / DC movie news, and review Armor Hunters #1, Revenge #4 and Original Sins #1. That’s a face full of entertainment. Listen in!

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Comic News Insider Episode 526 – We Killed Shakespeare!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 526 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Fantastic Four Vol 5 #1, One-Hit Wonder #1, Revenge #1, Kill Shakespeare Live, Hannibal

Jimmy is joined in studio by playwright extraordinaire Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys Theatre Co.). They chat about the nerd wins at the Oscars, watching mutual pal Maureen Sebastian on Revolution, and the ridiculous witchhunt by a small minority to remove Jonathan Ross from hosting The Hugo Awards. News includes: Marvel to shoot Netflix series in New York, Archie Comics announces Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as Chief Creative Officer/hires Lena Dunham to write an Archie arc/Afterlife With Archie may be a movie, Arkham Knight will conclude Batman Arkham video game series, SyFy cancels Being Human and picks up Metal Hurlant ChroniclesRocket Raccoon goes solo, and Steve Rude is back on Superman. 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 511 – Comique Nouvelles Initié

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Comic News Insider: Episode 511 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Clown Fatale #1, Manifest Destiny #1, Marvel Knights X-Men #1, Umbral #1, Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #1, Almost Human

Roommates Emily and Kristin return to add their mostly unintentional hilarity to the podcast! Jimmy plays with Google Translate, pimps out the Frisky and Mannish Kickstarter, gets a message from Season 1 Who Wants To Be A Superhero’s Lemuria,  gives love to Batkid and Doctor Who and more. News includes: Sandman: Overture delayed, BBC America to simulcast live Doctor Who pre-show,  Comixology has gift cards, Wolverine gets the Marvel Now treatment, Jonathan Ross returns to comics, 2014 Eisner Award judges announced, MultiPass is coming to London and AMC is ordering a Preacher pilot. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Thor The Dark World review, Beetlejuice 2 and Halloween Havoc!

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Better late than never eh?

Sorry for the lack of foot notes but I’ve had to pull a few strings to even get this to drop as early as I could.

I’ll be updating this sometime soon…. I promise!

In the meantime, have a safe, spooky and happy Halloween!

 

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Comic News Insider Episode 451 – Yes, Virginia, There is a Comic News Insider!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 451 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Avengers Arena #1, Cable And X-Force #1, Crow Skinning The Wolves #1, To Hell You Ride #1

Jimmy flies solo after Raven-Symone cancels on him at the last minute. That’s so Raven. He is doing the podcast on the fly without normal segment music so he just plays some Christmas tunes instead. Jimmy starts off w/ some congrats to pals Jonathan Ross for his chat show deal to air in the U.S. and to Blair Butler for her many years doing Fresh Ink on G4TV. News includes: DC Nation returns to Cartoon Network, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 coming in January, DC loses rights to The Spirit and others, Archer goes on tour, Harry Potter cast reunites for more filming, The Walking Dead TV show in black and white and Jackie Chan joins Expendables 3. 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 449 – Rockin’ The Beat with Heidi MacDonald


Comic News Insider: Episode 449 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Arrow #1, FF #1, My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1, RIPD City Of The Damned #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by a real comics journalist in the form of The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald! They chat about Jimmy being drawn by pal John McCrea in a future issue of Mars Atacks!, his upcoming birthday on December 9th and The Beat’s big relaunch bash on Thursday. News includes: Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere coming to BBC Radio 4, Discovery Channel believes in zombies, Bazooka Joe gets canceled and The Dandy ends and begins anew! They also remember and pay homage to comic artists Spain Rodriguez and Josh Medors. Plus, Jimmy gets Heidi’s insight on Karen Berger’s departure from DC/Vertigo and the possibility of Alan Moore getting the Watchmen rights back. 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 430 – Still Even More SDCC: Revolution/The Walking Dead Black Carpet!

Comic News Insider: Episode 430 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Archer & Armstrong #1, Creep #0, Gambit Vol 5 #1, Hawkeye #1, It Girl & The Atomics #1

The final San Diego Comic Con interviews are in! We think…Roving reporter Melissa attended the roundtables for the upcoming show Revolution and chatted with stars Billy Burke, Giancarlo Esposito, J.D. Pardo, Tracy Spiridakos and creator Eric Kripke. She also attended the “Black Carpet”  for The Walking Dead while out there covering for both CNI and Outside Comic Con (Thanks to Kim for access!) and chatted with stars Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yuen, creator Robert Kirkman and ABC TV Scandal star Guillermo Diaz. The sound for the interviews isn’t great but still lots of good content! Wear your forgiveness headphones and enjoy! Jimmy flies solo due to last minute cancellation from  Stan Lee   Jim Lee   Jae Lee   Jason Lee   Spike Lee   Lee Majors  his Mom. He chats about hanging with Jonathan Ross in NYC, meeting Cyndi Lauper, and that good pal Grace Helbig is part of Kevin Pereira’s leetUP tour. News includes: RIP Joe Kubert, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Stefano Caselli take over Avengers Assemble, a super crossover from DC Comics with Superman, Superboy and Supergirl, Dennis Stashwick and Dennis Calero getClandestine at SyFy and a long out of print Andrew Loomis book is back. 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 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!

Fourth Wall Comics Podcast #16

 

Jesse, Art, Freddie, and Danny once again discuss three new number one issues! One is heavily influenced by J. Michael Straczynski, one is a master class in great comic book storytelling, and one is a pop culture referencing mess. Listen and find out what’s what!
SHOW NOTES:
[00:33] Intro
[02:06] America’s Got Powers #1
[15:07] Secret #1
[28:10] The Secret Service #1
[43:40] END
Intro Music: Built To Spill – “Sidewalk”

Comic News Insider Episode 389 – Comic Book Clubbers

Comic News Insider: Episode 389 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Batman Beyond: Unlimited #1, Darkness #100, Ralph Wiggum Comics #1, Awake, DC Nation

Jimmy is joined in studio by frequent guest co-host and all around good pal Jon Hoche! Jimmy talks about his friend Michelle Vargas and her e-book Free Your Awesome while Jon recovers from closing the hit Off Broadway production of Agent G. The boys were also a bit rushed because Jimmy got asked at the last minute to be a guest on the awesome Comic Book Club live show down at The PIT. He dragged Jon along for the ride and they had a super fun time. You can hear them here! (Of course, listen to them in this CNI episode first!). News includes: Shazam gets a makeover, Jonathan Hickman leaving Fantastic Four and FFBloodshot film in the works, Jonathan Ross & Bryan Hitch new comic will be bigger and stay at $2.99, BioShock Infinite gets a release date, Archie Comics continues to tackle social issues and new Avengers Alliance game on Facebook. As always, listener feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 377 – Happy New Year!

Comic News Insider: Episode 377 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Brody’s Ghost #1, DC Comics Presents Elseworlds 100-Page Spectacular One-Shot, DMZ #72 (Final issue), The Legend of Oz: The Wicked West #1, Too Much Coffee Man #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by old CNI stalwarts Kevin Conn and Jon Hoche as well as first timer Lorraine Cink. She’s a hilarious, nerdy and adorable lady who does improv with our palGrace Helbig. The drinks flow heavy (yet again) and the show goes off the rails early just like you like it! Jimmy and Lorraine sing about their new year’s eve, they all discuss the Russian Avengers and the Upside Down trailers and try to figure out what the big deal is with Wonder Woman onHarry’s Law. News includes: DC finally reveals their mystery woman, Bryan Hitch and Jonathan Ross announce their new series, St. Trinian’s creator Ronald Searle dies, Marvel lawyers claim mutants are NOT humans, and a sci-fi brothel is beaming into Nevada. Plus, the CNI Hotline is very busy with calls of (what we thought were congratulations and wishes of a happy new year) confusion and outright annoyance. Calling in are pals “Arlene Fowler” (True Blood), Michael Emerson (Person of Interest),  Jonathan Ross (UK chat show host), Sara Cox (BBC Radio 1 DJ/personality), Blair Herter (G4TV’s X-Play), Kelly Sue DeConnick (Osborn, Castle: Deadly Storm) & Matt Fraction (Casanova, Iron Man). 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 this FRIDAY for the BEST OF 2011 show where the same crew in this episode (and seen below) break down their favorite comics, TV shows, and films. It’s a fun discussion of our year’s best! And yes, even more drinking happened. 

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Comic News Insider Episode 325 – MoCCA Madness with Sarah McIntyre/Kean Soo/Tory Woollcott

Comic News Insider: Episode 325 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews:  Amazing Spider-Man Annual #38, Blue Estate #1, Fear Itself #1, Herc #1

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Get those earplugs/headphones out as we recorded on the digital recorder this week! Writer Jonathan Baylis (So…Buttons) joins Jimmy as guest co-host. It’s a big MoCCA Festival recap. Interviews with Sarah McIntyre (Vern and Lettuce) and Kean Soo/Tory Woollcott (From Toronto to Tuscany).  News includes: Kapow Comic-Con announcements, Zod is cast for Snyder’s Superman film, John Layman and Sam Kieth working on secret project, Pekar’s Cleveland finds a publisher, and 2011 Eisner Nominations are in! The guys give their impressions of the recent MoCCA Festival and the ethics of how much to charge for mini-comics. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

 

Cammy’s Comic Corner – Episode 144 (10/24/10)

Very good week to be a comic book fan! Pick Of The Week goes to Jonathan Ross & Tommy Lee Edwards for Turf #3 (Image). Fast Five picks include Superman/Batman #77 (DC), The Walking Dead #78 (Image), Kick-Ass 2 #1 (Icon), Guarding The Globe #2 (Image), and Hulk #26 (Marvel).

Also, big announcement at the end regarding the Long Beach Comic Con!