Comic News Insider Episode 682 – Raising the Batt Signal!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 682 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Black Panther Vol 6 #1, Empress #1, The Fix #1, Grizzly Shark #1, Fear the Walking Dead

Jimmy is joined in studio by good pal/animator Jim Batt. They discuss his awesome Kickstarter project with Neil Gaiman. They also chat about the Star Wars: Rogue One trailer as well as the new Suicide Squad one. Jimmy talks about a couple of deaths on big TV shows last week but stays mostly spoiler-free. News includes: Gerard Way gets new comic imprint at DC called Young Animal, Image Expo announces a slew of new comic projects, Dark Horse is bringing Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens, Image announces Creators for Creators initiative, Garth Ennis/Darick Robertson’s The Boys is becoming a live action show on Cinemax, Freeform is developing a Cloak and Dagger series, Archie is publishing a new Betty and Veronica series along with a new Kevin Keller series, and Animaniacs is finally on Netflix! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 625 – SDCC: Archie Comics Special w/ Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa/Dan Parent/Mike Pellerito!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 625 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

If you’ve ever listened to this podcast, then you know that Jimmy has been an unabashed Archie Comics fan since childhood. At Comic Con, he spoke with CCO/writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa about writing Afterlife With Archie and Sabrina as well as updates on the live action Archie TV show on the CW. He also talked to writer/artist Dan Parent about creating Kevin Keller and working on some of the more out there Archie comics crosssovers like Archie/Sharknado. He even gets Dan to answer that age old question: Betty or Veronica? And finally, he chatted with Archie President Mike Pellerito about all things Archie including the “New Riverdale” line. You will also hear Mike promise to make one of Jimmy’s dreams come true. To be drawn into an Archie comic! You will love hearing what Archie Comics has in store. If you aren’t an Archie fan, you soon will be after hearing these gentlemen talk. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Girls With Issues New Episode!

Girls With Issues: Episode 23

This week we talk Batwoman #28, Uncanny X-Men #17, Velvet #3, Kelvin Keller is the Equalizer, Gail Simone’s Movement loses steam, but Tomb Raider and Savage Wolverine are there to pick up the pieces, Superman and Doomsday are about to have a meet-cute, and the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer produces nerd squee around the globe.

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Comic News Insider Episode 525 – Save Denver Comic Con!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 525 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Loki Ragnarok & Roll #1, New Warriors Vol 5 #1, Undertow #1, Star-Crossed (on the CW)

Jimmy is joined in studio by the podcast wife Erica Schultz! Jimmy hung in an ice bar with pal Grace Helbig and new bestie Chester See and he tells of the frozen goodness. They chat about the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, rumors of Peter Capaldi only doing one series of Doctor Who, that rumored Black Widow solo movie, some casting bits about Doctor Who and Constantine and pay homage to the late Harold Ramis. News includes: Denver Comic Con suffers internal woes with ousting of founder Charlie LaGreca who then starts Save Denver Comic Con, Fox casts reboot of Fantastic Four movie, Bryan Fuller’s Pushing Daisies may revive as a musical or movie, Archie’s Kevin Keller is The Equalizer, and Heroes returns to television. 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!

Pictured: Top (L-R): Ryan Bodenheim, Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Jeffrey Brown. Bottom (L-R): Amy Mebberson, Nate Cosby.

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!  

Backroom Comics Podcast Episode 63 – Spicing Things Up

Kevin and Jason discuss the latest happenings in the comics world, Kevin and Greg share some retro reads worth checking out, and Pete explains to Greg why he should read The Boys. If you would like to share your questions/comments please stop by our site.

This episode is also available on iTunes and Zune.