Comic Book Savant Episode 170: Movie Talk: Summer 2013 Comic Book Movie Review

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This week I go back over the long Comic Summer Movie season and recap. We will discuss Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, Man Of Steel, Red 2, The Wolverine and Kick Ass 2. Enjoy!

Comic Book Savant Episode 169: Movie Talk: Kick-Ass 2

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This week I will be reviewing Kick-Ass 2 and I will talk about the series it was based on. Also I will discuss where I would like to see the franchise go from here in future movies. Enjoy!

Ultimate Facepalm 75: Kick Ass 2 review, Playstation 4 release and RIP Elmore Leonard

Well holy cow! It’s a bloated, seeping mass of a show for your ears! Hope you enjoy it! ^_^

 

Cloning John Lennon would make Big Brother watchable

“If you want this Le Coq Sportif jacket you’ll go and beat up all those aliens”

This has nothing to do with The Trap Door!

“Goon” mini-review

C Bomb’s dashed hope of being a national TV star

Apology to Channel 10’s “Wonderland”

 

UFP Crew questions

–          Our thoughts on ‘Olympus has Fallen’

–          Comic movie reboots

–          Card collections in our youth

–          Favorite song intros

–          The beef between New Zealand and Australia

–          Our show involved in a mind-blowing incident with Seb Sharpe for the Pod with No Name

–          Our thoughts on the election “Coverage”

–          Democracy: What of it?

–          Comics/shows/movies that had an impact on our lives

 

Kick Ass 2 review (@ 1 hour 23 mins) Some very minor/prompted spoilers

Terrible movie review competition winner!

 

Nerd News! (@ 1 hours 56 mins)

–          New Punisher mini by Garth Ennis

–          Marvel Infinity review: 4.5/5

–          More Guardians of the Galaxy voice casting news; voice of Rocket Racoon to be played by Bradley Cooper

–          Shinichiro Watanabe’s new series ‘Space Dandy’

–          PS4 release date revealed

–          Saints Row IV release delayed in Australia

–          GTA V’s rating being considered after closer examination of its Exposed Penises, Marijuana Use, and a “Brief Instance of Necrophilia”

–          Scarlet Witch Casting Moved On To Elizabeth Olsen After Saoirse Ronan Passed On Avengers 2

–          Avengers Arena ends in November and mass title re-launch

–          Nightwing revealed in Forever Evil?

–          The Killing Joke news from a Grant Morrison revelation

–          RIP Elmore Leonard

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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Walter White as the new Dr Who, Orson Scott Card disappears and Appleman: “WAAR! WAAR! WAAR!”

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NSFW!!!!

Early drop but a short one (we apologize for those of you who like our normal filibuster eps) but we’ll be back to our normal long-form show by the next drop.

Now let’s get onto it!

 

Gene Hackman IS The Wolverine

 

UFP Crew Questions

–          Battle Royale/The Hunger Games

–          The Best Doctor (Who)

–          Orson Scott Card disappearing act

–          Comic titles we’d take over and what we’d do with them

 

NEWS!

British comic Mel Smith’s passing (R.I.P.)

Glee’s song tribute to Corey Monteith along with some song suggestions

South Australian boy pretends to be girl on Facebook and gets friends to send him nudes

 

NERD NEWS!!!

Eisner Awards!

Best Series – Saga

Best Writer – Brian K Vaughan

Best Writer/artist – Chris Ware

Best Penciller – David Aja and Chris Samnee (Tie)

Best Covers – David Aja

Best Coloring – Dave Stewart

Best Kids Publication – Adventure Time

Best Graphic Album – Building Stories

 

Simpsons/Family Guy crossover!

South Park: Stick of Truth will NOT feature DLC content

Agents of SHIELD first ep debut at SDCC

First footage and trailer for the Robocop remake

Kick Ass 2 red band trailer

Simpsons and Futurama crossover

Hellboy 3 to come

Prometheus comic from Dark Horse

Halo comic from Dark Horse

Tomb Raider by Gail Simone

Venture Bros art book

The Maxx and Hellboy artist editions

New ongoing Nightcrawler book

Deadpool Vs Carnage

Wolverine: Origin 2

Batman and Son animated movie

Assault on Arkham animated movie

Mark Gatiss cast in Game of Thrones

Tom Taylor steps up to writing on Earth 2 and Doom Patrol

Pacific Rim review, Oldboy and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen will be extraordinarily horrible

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NSFW!!!

 

PHEW! Long-ass show today! Lots to get through so here you go!

 

New Simpsons might be turning it around

Coining phrases such as “One-handed Ad” and “Gayer than Baz Luhrmann’s browsing history”

The “Jobs” cardboard cut-out may make you not want to see the movie

Another reason why we do the Podcast is revealed (and it’s in relation to a highly implausible scenario)

New vids are up on our YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/UltimateFacepalmUFP

Assholes….. Just….. assholes.

 

NEWS!

Sh*thead DJ who drove nurse to kill herself is now suing her employers

Getting SO drunk you want to pretend you’re Rebel Wilson

Here’s one for you for free, DON’T visit the Legoland Discovery Centre at the Ontario tourism centre without a child with you

 

MOVIE REVIEWS!

Pacific Rim

Despicable Me 2

 

UPF CREW QUESTIONS!

Kick Ass 2 review shall be forthcoming

RIPD Movie

Vin Diesel meeting with Marvel

Which was worse; Nic Cage in Ghost Rider or Shaq in Steel?

 

NERD NEWS! @ 1 hour 30 mins

Oldboy remake

Ales Kot off Suicide Squad

Andrew Hope to write an ongoing Fantomex series

Fox to pick up League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series (and it will more than likely horrible)

Curse of Chucky will be released to no audience

Live action Jungle Book adaptation

Sandman Overture, 6 issues being released bi-monthly

New TV spot for Agents of SHIELD

Smash Brothers will now be streaming

Rockstar Job listing hints at PC port for GTA5

Assassin’s Creed IV manga to be released in Jump X on August 10

Game releases for the week:

 

–          11 July 2013

         Star Wars Pinball

         Wii U

 

         Toki Tori 2

         PC

 

         Tiny Thief

         iPhone

 

–          12 July 2013

         Dynasty Warriors 8

         Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

 

–          14 July 2013

         Mega Man Unlimited

         PC

Supanova Perth, Image Comics Expo and Captain Planet: THE MOVIE

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NSFW!!!

A short one (due to our Man Of Steel review) to keep you going until Sunday. Let’s have at it!

 

SUPANOVA wrap up

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We play our new game “G Money Guesses Groupon!!!!!”

UFP Crew Questions

–          Florida Vs George Zimmerman

–          Douchebags at Supanova

–          Jim Carrey about Kick Ass 2

 

NEWS!

“Comedian” Josh Thomas once again, pushes the boundary of the definition of “Comedian”

Fifi Box once again, pushes the boundary of “relevancy“

Texan teens Justin Carter hauled off to jail for bad taste FB comments

Will.i.am Vs Pharrell

 

NERD NEWS!

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods signed for 6 seasons on HBO

Vertigo releases

–          Hinterkind by Ian Edgington

–          The Discipline by Peter Milligan

–          Dead Boy Detectives By Toby Litt

–          Suiciders by Lee Bermejo (both writing and art)

Image Expo News!

–          MPH By Mark Millar and Duncan Fegredo

–          Velvet by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting

–          ODY-C by Matt Fraction and Christian Ward

–          Southern Bastards by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour

–          Black Science by Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera and Dean White

–          Deadly Class by Rick Remender and Wesley Craig

–          Alone by J Michael Straczynski and Bill Sienkiewicz

–          Lost Souls by J Michael Straczynski and Colleen Doran

–          Dream Police by J Michael Straczynski and Mike Deodato

–          The Walking Dead will be released bi-weekly

Wolverine gum that no-one should buy!

State Of Decay re-submitted to the Australian Classification Board

Ubisoft hacked!

Latest GTA V needs a little room

Mad Max will be Australian after all!

If you’re an Xbox Fanboy, be ready to be labelled a “Chikan” or “Groper/pervert” in Japan

Terminator rebooting as a new trilogy

Captain Planet: THE MOVIE!!!

Geoff Johns to write for the new Arrow series

Agents of SHIELD promos

Dark Horse to re-launch the “Aliens” franchise

Private Eye #3

 

Comic Book Savant Episode 157: Summer Comic Movie Preview

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This week I continue what has been one of the staples of the podcast the summer comic movie preview.

Comic Book Pitt #120 – Saturday Night Mass

Take 2! We lost part of our first recording, but we rallied and came back for another round. In this reconstructed episode, Dan and Jared talk about the Kick-Ass 2 movie, Batman Incorporated #8, Animal Man #18, Swamp Thing #18, Winter Soldier #16, Hypernaturals #9, Shadowman #5, and Before Watchmen.

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Comic Book Pitt #62: Worst. Watcher. Ever.

News:

It’s an exciting time to be a comic book fan in Pittsburgh. Duke and Dang discuss the news about The Dark Knight Rises, Locke & Key and Alex Ross all coming to the Steel City.

Comics discussed in this episode:

Captain America #616, Detective Comics #875, Fear Itself #1, FF #1, Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1, Kick Ass 2 #2, Ultimate Spider-Man #156, and Walking Dead #83

Events/Announcements:

Pittsburgh Comicon, 4/15-4/17
Free Comic Book Day, 5/7
Jon Towers’ The Order of the Shining Hexagon Book Release Party, 5/12

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Wednesday Warriors – Episode #71 – Halloween Shindig

Episode 71

All things Halloween are reviewed.

Books Reviewed:

Skullkickers #2 (Image Comics)
Written by Jim Zubkavich; Art by Chris Stevens, Edwin Huan, Misty Coates

Kick Ass 2 #1 (Icon)
Written by Mark Millar; Art by John Romita Jr., Tim Palmer

Batman and Robin #15 (DC Comics)
Written by Grant Morrison; Art by Frazer Irving

Batman/Superman #77 (DC Comics)

Written by Joshua Williamson; Art by Alec Garza, Oliver Nome

G.I. Joe Origins #20 (IDW Publishing)
Written by David Lapham; Art by Werther Dell’edera

Night of the Living Dead #1 (Avatar)
Written by Mike Wolfer, John Russo; Art by Tomas Aira

Tomb of Terror #1 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Paul Hornschemeier, Rob Williams, Joe Pruett, Joe R. Lansdale; Art by Mark Texeira, Pablo Pepping, Jordan Raskin, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Onofrio Catucchio

House of Mystery Halloween Annual #2 (Vertigo)
Written by Matt Sturges, Matt Wagner, Peter Milligan, Chris Roberson, Mike Carey; Art by Luca Rossi, José Marzán, Jr., Brandon Graham, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini

DCU Halloween 2010 (DC Comics)
Written by Billy Tucci, Joe Harris, Alex Segura, Vinton Heuck, Bryan Q. Miller, Brian Keene ; Art by Billy Tucci, Lee Garbett, Kenneth Loh, Dean Zachary, Trevor McCarthy, Stephen Thompson, Jack Purcell

Hellblazer: City of Demons #1 (Vertigo)
Written by Si Spencer; Art by Spencer Murphy

Trivia Contest:
American Vampire #1 and poster signed by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque

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