Comic News Insider Episode 562 – Yet Even More SDCC w/ Lucy Knisley & Yomi Ayeni/Corey Brotherson!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 562 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Lady Zorro #1-2, Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1, Outlander (on Starz)

Jimmy is joined in studio by podcast wife Erica Schultz! Been too long since the podcast marriage came together and they have lots to chat about. Erica talks about her recent appearance at Boston Comic Con, Jimmy was a guest on friends Brea Grant and Zane Grant’s podcast Mystic Party (Episode 22), and they get excited over the rumored Blu-Ray release of the original unaltered Star Wars trilogy. Producer Joe jumps in to review Outlander with Jimmy as well! It’s the last of our San Diego Comic Con interviews as well and we go out with a bang of comic book goodness. Jimmy chatted with the amazing Lucy Knisley about her new work and had a great convo with awesome UK comic writers/pals Yomi Ayeni and Corey Brotherson about their latest outputs. News includes: Marvel tests the Wal-Mart waters, Valiant brings free comics and a new non-revival comic, Dustin Harbin will draw anyone for $50 and Sony’s Powers TV show casts the leads. Come back this weekend to hear the Francesco Francavilla panel that Jimmy moderated at SDCC! 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 439 – New York Comic Con w/ Cliff Chiang/JM DeMatteis/Greg Pak/Ben Templesmith/Dan Parent/Michelle Mozes

Comic News Insider: Episode 439 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Ame-Comic Girls Featuring Wonder Woman #1, Evil Ernie #1, Uncanny Avengers #1

Jimmy flies solo to bring you this massive NYCC special! Tons of interviews from amazing creators like Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman), JM DeMatteis (The Adventures of Augusta Wind), Greg Pak (X-Treme X-Men), Ben Templesmith (Lust), Dan Parent (Archie) and Michelle Mozes (BlueStreak). Jimmy gives us blow by blow recap full of whom he saw, interviewed, drank with and more. Expect lots of name dropping and friend worship. News includes: Cartoon Network pulls DC Nation block, DC cancels titles, David S. Goyer to write a DC series, Scott Snyder will write The Wake, Jeff Lemire will write/paint Trillium: The Last Love Story Ever Told, Dynamite Entertainment brings big creators (Rick Remender, Mark Waid, Fred Van Lente) to their fold, Image announces multiple titles with big creators, Super Spider-Man to replace Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel gets cosmic with Nova and Guardians of the Galaxy, Agent Coulson lives in The SHIELD TV series and in comic book form, Scott Snyder teams wth Jim Lee for new Superman title Man of Steel, and The Goon film seeks your help. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Come back on Thursday for a NYCC interview special with Caleb Monroe (Steed and Mrs. Peel), David Phillips/Sarah Braly (Hi-Fructose Zombies), JT Petty (Bloody Chester), Josh O’Neil/Andrew Carl (Once Upon A Time Machine), Neil Dvorak (Easy Pieces), Peter Tomassi (Red Bubble Chief Community Officer). And then again on Saturday for a NYCC movie special featuring roundtable interviews with Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead), Julianne Moore (Carrie) and Chloe Grace Moretz (Carrie). 

Comic News Insider Episode 388 – Watching with Lorraine Cink!

Comic News Insider: Episode 388 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Conan The Barbarian Vol 3 #1, Mondo #1, No Place Like Home #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by Marvel’s The Watcher host (and good pal) Lorraine Cink! They discuss her show, the Oscars, UK’s Being Human, JK Rowling’s new book, and Justice League: Doom. News includes: Lots from Image Expo like Brian Wood/Ming Doyle’s MaraPhonogramreturns, The Walking Dead gets their Governor, Moriarity the musical, Happy!, Bedlam, and Jonathan Hickman’s The Manhattan Projects and Secret. Other news: Morgan Spurlock’s Comic-Con Documentary is finally coming, Valiant debuts a talking comic book cover, Alan Ball is leaving True Blood, and a rare comic book collection sells for $3.5 million. Massive apologies for the LOUD pipe banging at the end of the episode. NYC buildings just love doing that at times. 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 385 – Agent G in the House & a Justice League: Doom Tease!

Comic News Insider: Episode 385 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Adventure Time #1, Kevin Keller #1, Murky World One Shot, Thief of Thieves #1, Justice League: Doom animated feature

Jimmy is joined in studio by some of the Vampire Cowboys Theater crew, Jon Hoche and Qui Nguyen! They have remounted their show The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G on the ol’ Off Broadway stage so go see it if you’re in NYC! They chat about Comic Book MenThe Walking Dead mid-season return, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter trailer, and Geek Syndicate’s new podcast Geek to Geek. Jimmy attended the red carpet premiere of the new Warner Brothers/DC animated feature Justice League: Doom at the Paley Center here in NYC. He got to chat with voice director Andrea Romano and Phil Morris and you get to hear a tease of those interviews here. A special One-Shot episode with full interviews and the post-screening Q&A will be released on Friday! News includes: Smallville Season 11 in comics, DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network, Marvel’s The Watcher gets new host Lorraine Cink, New Mutants and Asgardians get exiled, Star Trek: TNG and Doctor Who crossover at IDW, and Course of the Force comes to Comic-Con. 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 378 – Best of 2011!

Comic News Insider: Episode 378 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Last week’s all star crew of Lorraine Cink, Kevin Conn and Jon Hoche stay on to record the Best of 2011 show! It’s a lengthy one but so much fun! Along with Jimmy, they bring their favorite picks in comic books, TV, films, videogames, podcasts, and more. They also discuss some of the biggest stories of the year including DC’s New 52 and the rise of digital comics. Plus, they briefly chat about the end of the Smallville TV show and Harry Potter films. 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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