Comic News Insider Episode 856 – Hankering For Heroes Con!

Comic News Insider: Episode 856 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Dazzler X Song #1, Immortal Hulk #1, Justice League #1, Cloak and Dagger s1 premiere, Humans s3 premiere

Emily Edwards returns to co-host once again and even tries to take over as the main host! Does she succeed in ousting Jimmy? Listen in to find out! Jimmy chats about his upcoming trip to Heroes Con this weekend. He’ll be moderating 3 panels (info below) and has tons of interviews lined up. He also talks about that Fear the Walking Dead mid-season finale. Damn! They are stepping their game up! News includes: Geoff Johns steps down from executive role at DC to get back to creating w/ formation of Mad Ghost Productions, MTV is developing a live-action Aeon Flux TV series, DC Comics relaunches/rebrands Vertigo and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Here are the 3 panels that Jimmy will be moderating at Heroes Con this weekend. Swing on by!

FRIDAY
5:30 pm
Room 203A
INSPIRATIONS
Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) moderates a motivational panel on what inspires cartoonists. Come see and hear MONICA GALLAGHER (Assassin Roommate, Ghost Friends Forever), TINI HOWARD (Assassinistas, Rick and Morty, Hack/Slash), MEGAN LEVENS (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Star Trek: Boldly Go), and KATIE SKELLY (My Pretty Vampire, Nurse Nurse) talk about what inspires them to create. Thoughts on art, music, literature, TV/film, pop culture and more and how it helps them along in their creative endeavors. Come discover some new things to inspire you and maybe even share your own!
Saturday
11:30 AM
Room 208B
1:1 With Jim Steranko!
Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) sits down with the legendary JIM STERANKO for a fun and frank 1:1. They will discuss Steranko’s groundbreaking comics, working with other legends, film work, magic, influences, fandom and more! Come hear about the fascinating life of one of the most enigmatic people in comics! This will be a scintillating session, indeed!
Sunday
12:00pm
Room 209
BEHIND THE COVER:  A LOOK AT THE CREATIVE PROCESS WITH EISNER WINNER COVER ARTIST FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA. 
Join Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider podcast) and Eisner winning artist Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle, Afterlife With Archie) for a fun hour of illustration and chat! Francavilla will design a cover based on YOUR suggestions! Have you ever wondered how many of your favorite cover artists come up with their designs? Francavilla will break down that process for you during this entertaining panel!

Comic News Insider Episode 675 – Stop Stealing My Beer!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 675 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Action Lab: Dog of Wonder #1, The Discipline #1 (Image), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1, Predator: Life and Death #1, Vampirella Vol 6 #1, Agent Carter season 2 finale, The Shannara Chronicles season 1 finale, Zootopia

Emmy Potter makes it a magical 2 weeks in a row as guest co-host! They chat about the new Ghostbusters trailer (both the U.S. and Ukranian ones) while Jimmy keeps trying to steal Emmy’s beer. News includes: Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy will crossover, Sina Grace brings his memoir Self-Obsessed to web series, Big Hero 6 is getting the animated series treatment, Joseph Gordon-Levitt exits the Sandman film, Ian McShane joins the cast of American Gods, JK Simmons is the new Commissioner Gordon, Boomerang will air a DC Superhero Girls special, Scalped gets a pilot order, Zendaya joins the Spider-Man reboot and Peter Capaldi may stay on Doctor Who after showrunner Steven Moffat’s departure. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 667 – Foley Artist Edition!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 667 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: A-Force Vol 2 #1, Last Contract #1, Lone Wolf 2100 Vol 2 #1, Obi-Wan and Anakin #1, The Shannara Chronicles

Jimmy is joined in studio by regular co-host Jon Hoche and newcomer/future foley artist Megan Bussiere! They chat some more Best of 2015 that they forgot about, Jimmy’s going to guest on another podcast and they focus on The Force before heading off to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the 3rd time (2nd for Megan)! News includes: Gene Yang named national ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Netflix will launch new Dreamworks Animation shows including Voltron, The Venture Bros. season 6 premieres January 31st, KaBoom! Studios is making Over the Garden Wall an ongoing series and the final hour long episode of Gravity Falls will air February 15. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 656 – NYCC: The Shannara Chronicles w/ Manu Bennett/Austin Butler/Terry Brooks/EP Miles Millar/EP Al Gough/Director Jonathan Liebesman!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 656 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Jimmy joined the roundtables for the upcoming TV show The Shannara Chronicles at New York Comic Con! You’ll hear from Manu Bennett, Austin Butler, novelist Terry Brooks, EP Miles Millar, EP Al Gough and director Jonathan Liebesman. The CNI mic is pointed directly at the talent so you’ll hear them the best (and that’s more important!) so apologies if the media questions are a bit muddled. They talk about the new MTV show covering Brooks’ fantasy book series and what to expect in this massive world. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Ultimate Facepalm Episode 76: Ben Affleck as Batman, Pepsi flavored Cheetos and Idris Elba screams “The Warriors shot Cyrus!”

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NSFW!!!

It’s G Money’s Birthday so don’t expect anything to make any sense (even less so than usual)

Enough faffing about, let’s get to it!

 

Miley Cyrus at the MVAs – Lose your mind or J.J. Dillon

Ben Affleck as Batman; Amazing and horrifying internet response

Give me $9.2 million and we’ll lose or gain as much weight as you’d like!

 

UFP Crew Questions

–          Riff Raff for Australian Prime Minister

–          Pepsi-flavored Cheetos: The world is officially on the decline

–          Comic book recommendations

–          Our thoughts on current Pro-wrestling promotions

–          Neil Armstrong: R.I.P.

–          You too can now SMELL like an Avenger (maybe)

 

Nerd News!

–          Bryan Cranston (more than likely) cast as Lex Luthor for a 6 movie deal

–          Justice League of America/Trinity War will make the internet explode

–          Justice League of Canada…..?

–          Lobo’s new origin/look is ‘hot garbage’

–          James Robinson on two unnamed Marvel ongoing titles

–          Mike Del Mundo on Superior Spider Man team up

–          Christopher Eccelston teases a Dr Who return in the 50th anniversary episode

–          New trailer for Jackass’ ‘Bad Grandpa’

–          Sega Australia’s attempt at re-releasing classic Sega titles

–          American Horror Story: Coven release date and new teaser trailer

–          Killer is Dead review

–          Saints Row 4 review

Comic News Insider Episode 358 – DC Overload/Reviews Galore!

 

Comic News Insider: Episode 358 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Fracture #1, Penny For Your Soul False Prophet #1, Action Comics Vol 2 #1, Animal Man Vol 2 #1, Batgirl Vol 4 #1, Batwing #1, Detective Comics Vol 2 #1, Green Arrow #1, Hawk & Dove #1, Justice League International Vol 2 #1, O.M.A.C. #1, Static Shock  #1, Stormwatch Vol 3 #1, Swamp Thing Vol 5 #1

Jimmy is joined by frequent guest co-host Jon Hoche and long time listener/pal Matt Brick (who flew in from Australia just for it! Okay, not for CNI but it was a bonus for him!). Jon has been actively reviewing/following The New 52 from DC Comics so we decided to review a ton of them! No news since we had so many reviews. Plus, the boys chat about Molly Crabapple’s Week In Hell, Garth Ennis pays homage to Jimmy in Chronicles of Wormwood, pal Grace Helbig has been blowing up on Attack of the Show, MTV is interested in the Locke & Key series, Jimmy’s nephew Max and friend’s son both are big Spider-Man fans, and Jon talks about bring Vampire Cowboys Theater Company to New York Comic-Con. Speaking of NYCC (click on the logo over on the top left!), they discuss the Podcast Arena and what podcasts will be involved and tease some special guests that will be signing with CNI! As always, Listener Feedback (great email from some newbie Dragon Con attendees), the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 356 – Movin’ On Up w/ Ben Templesmith!


Comic News Insider: Episode 356 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: The Bionic Man #1, Superman Beyond #0, The Ultimates #1

Ben Templesmith, Jimmy’s future new roommate (in 1 day), sits in the guest co-host chair this episode. They discuss the antics they’ll get up to as roomies and the inevitable blackmail pictures that will follow. Jimmy has a villain named after him in this week’s episode of Warehouse 13. (Thanks to pals and W13 writers Ben Raab & Deric Hughes for that!). News includes: JSA will return to new DCU, Marvel will publish The Destroyers and upgrades Alpha Flight to a full series, Brian Wood’s DC & Marvel work, Deadman TV show in the works at the CW, Showtime picks up The Damned, and Gene Luen Yang does an Avatar: The Last Airbender comic book! As always, Listener Feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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The PKD Black Box-Episode #50: Jetta Meets Billy Ocean & John Cena.

Martheus and Janet Wade are interviewed about their latest Original Graphic Novel, Jetta: Tales of The Toshigawa – Full Circle, then Jon Carroll swings by as he and Shawn discuss the iPad 2 and Race In Comics, and later on Donny Salvo stops by as Shawn tells him about the strangest dream he’s ever had, which then lead to a slew of tangents to later finding out what John Cena and Donny have in common!

This episode has everything you could possibly need! Enjoy.