Comic News Insider Episode 621 – Mad Preppin’ For SDCC! Plus: Milana Vayntrub (Other Space)!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 621 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: 8House: Arclight #1, Barb Wire Vol 2 #1, Spire #1, We Stand On Guard #1

Due to some last minute cancellations, Jimmy has to do a solo episode for you. He’s madly prepping for San Diego Comic Con and it’s all down to the wire. You’ll hear his lovely friend Milana Vayntrub in this episode too! She was visiting NYC and they had a drink and chatted about her sci-fi comedy Other Space, being “Lily” on the AT&T commercials, her directing ambitions and more. News includes: Image Expo announces massive slew of new comics, DC announces 8 new mini-series, Marvel annouces 45 titles for the post-Battleworld Marvel lineup, Dynamite announces new projects from Garth Ennis (A Train Called Love) & Warren Ellis (James Bond) plus collaborations with Atari and Fleischer Studios, JK Rowling is developing a Harry Potter stage play and Elodie Young has been cast as “Elektra” in Netflix’s Daredevil series. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 459 – State of the Podcast

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Comic News Insider: Episode 459 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Comics: Dia De Los Muertos #1, Fairy Quest #1, Fearless Defenders #1, Legend Of The Shadow Clan #1, Snapshot #1, Son Of Merlin #1 

TVBattlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome, The Walking Dead

Jimmy is joined in studio by good old pal Emily Edwards. They discuss the Entertainment Weekly possible Star Trek slip up about “Khan”,  are thankful that it’s not PAUL Pope resigning, the scrapping of the Justice League of America movie script, Matt Damon on Let’s Talk About Something More Interesting with Live Prude Girls and more. News includes: Geoff Johns steps down from writing Green Lantern, Don Rosa explains why he’s leaving comics, Civil Rights legend Rep. John Lewis to pen graphic novel, The Luna Bros. The Sword comes to film, Star Wars spin-offs coming to a galaxy near you, Venture Bros. returns, Superman the musical returns for a brief time and zombies just may become a reality. Thanks science! 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 420 – SDCC: The Walking Dead!

Comic News Insider: Episode 420 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy did the roundtables at Comic Con for The Walking Dead and chatted with showrunner Glenn Mazzarra, producer Gale Anne Hurd, producer/make up guru Greg Nicotero, creator Robert Kirkman and stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yuen, Lauren Cohan, Laurie Holden, David Morrissey and Danai Gurira. And you guessed it, he recorded the intro/outro of this episode while in L.A. and Live Prude Girls, Stevie Nelson and Milana Vayntrub (Jimmy hearts them muchly), joined him in the west coast studio. As for TWD roundtables, lots of teases and dancing around but some good hints are revealed! And great insight into the series and characters from the cast themselves. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Come back next week to hear even more SDCC coverage! 

Comic News Insider Episode 419 – San Diego Comic Con: Spotlight on Becky Cloonan!

Comic News Insider: Episode 419 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy moderated Becky Cloonan’s Spotlight panel at Comic Con on Thursday. He went to L.A. for a few days after and Live Prude Girls, Stevie Nelson and Milana Vayntrub (Jimmy hearts them muchly), joined him in the west coast studio. In the panel, Becky and Jimmy discuss her extensive career and her love of self publishing. It’s a great class on comics making so listen in! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Come back on Saturday to hear all of the roundtables from The Walking Dead

Comic News Insider Episode 418 – San Diego Comic Con Madness with Stan Lee, Tom Kenny & Bill Fagerbakke (SpongeBob & Patrick), Tara Strong (Twilight Sparkle, Batgirl, Bubbles), and Alexandre Philippe (Doc of the Dead)

Comic News Insider: Episode 418 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy is still recovering from the madness of San Diego Comic Con! Phew! He’s in L.A. for a few days after and Live Prude Girls, Stevie Nelson and Milana Vayntrub (Jimmy hearts them muchly), join him in the west coast studio for a chaos filled ramble-fest! So much was covered for your earholes. We get off the rails rather quickly but give you a great recap of SDCC and interviews with Stan Lee, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Tara Strong and Alexandre Philippe. No reviews but lots of funny and fun! News includes:  The Walking Dead #100 breaks records, Image announces tons of titles, Tarantino announces Django Unchained mini-series for Vertigo, Marvel gives movie release dates, Shaq launches a comic line, Evil Ernie returns, and IDW announces a My Little Ponycomic book by Katie Cook. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Tune in Thursday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Becky Cloonan! And then again on Saturday for all of the roundtables for The Walking Dead!

Comic News Insider Episode 401 – CNI Assemble! MoCCA/TCAF Recaps!

Comic News Insider: Episode 401 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Earth Two #1, Smallville Season 11 #1, Worlds Finest Vol 3 #1, The Avengers film

Still recovering from the epic 400th episode last week, Jimmy flies solo to bring you a MoCCA recap and lots of reviews! He gives out his thanks for all the episode 400 love, thoughts on Free Comic Book Day, more Stated Magazine interviews released (Natali MorrisLive Prude Girls), being part of a piece in The Awl, and sadly remembers Maurice Sendak and Adam Yauch. No news as he reviews many of the books he picked up at MoCCA and goes over the awesomeness of the festival. Also, The Beat‘s Heidi MacDonald leaves a message on the hotline to give her TCAF recap. 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 395 – Boston Bound

Comic News Insider: Episode 395 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Alabaster Wolves #1, Americas Got Powers #1, Courtney Crumrin #1, Secret #1, Secret Service #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by Geek Syndicate reporter Sharlene Mousfar! They chat about Jimmy’s interviews for Stated Magazine (he’s the new Pop Culture Contributing Editor), briefly discuss the UK and US Being Human season finales, Pottermore, Brea Grant’s Kickstarter campaign,  the upcoming Boston Comic-Con and the approaching 400th episode recording/bash. And old pal Michael Emerson stops by at the end of the episode to await his recording of the NEXT episode! News includes: DC does daily digital comics, Marvel Comics brings new Gambit and Hawkeyeongoing series, AMC options Robert Kirkman’s Thief of ThievesFringe producers shoot 2 season finales, Sin City 2 is happening, Archie swaps genders, and more! As always, listener feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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