Comic News Insider Episode 800 w/ Michael Emerson/Erica Schultz/Jonathan Baylis/Slanty Eyed Mama (Kate Rigg/Lyris Hung)!

Comic News Insider: Episode 800 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Bombshells United #1, Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1, Made Men #1, Star Wars Adventures #1, Blood Drive S1 finale

We didn’t think we’d be able to pull it off at the last minute, but we did it! It’s our big 800th episode live recording. Producer Joe comes down from upstate to help out as usual. Special guests: Michael Emerson, Erica Schultz, Jonathan Baylis and Slanty Eyed Mama (Kate Rigg/Lyris Hung)! And, of course, because it’s an anniversary episode, there is plenty of music! Many thanks to the CNI Chorus consisting of Sarah Goldrainer, Liz Pepe, Kristen French, Nicky Schmidlein and Emmy Potter.  Big ups to Hourglass Tavern for letting us hold the show there for the 4th time. Give them a visit if you’re in NYC. News includes: Drew Goddard will direct X-Force, Colin Trevorrow is not directing Star Wars IX anymore, Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary will have her drawn onto classic Batman covers, Futurama returns as a radio play, the Doctor Who spin-off Class has officially been cancelled and the Guy Ritchie directed live-action Aladdin casts Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders (ugh).

Michael Emerson teases some of his upcoming work on Arrow, talks about his love of the classics and relays some interesting fan interactions. Erica Schultz tells us about her new work Twelve Devils Dancing and other projects. Jonathan Baylis gives the scoop on the new issue of So Buttons…, his autobio comic anthology. And Slanty Eyed Mama update us on what’s happening with them and give us an epic improv spoken word accompanied by violin performance!

Give it a listen and enjoy! On to 900! PLEASE DON’T STEAL THE AUDIO (or pictures) AND POST IT ELSEWHERE! JUST LINK TO THE COMIC NEWS INSIDER WEBSITE PLEASE! 

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Dave Chisholm

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Time Codes:

  • 00:00:24 – Introduction
  • 00:02:31 – Setup of interview
  • 00:03:48 – Interview with Dave Chisholm
  • 01:03:55 – Wrap up
  • 01:05:04- Contact us

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With Great Talent Comes…

On this interview episode, Derek talks with Dave Chisholm, whose new book Instrumental comes out soon from Z2 Comics. This is the story of a musician who comes upon a trumpet with unique powers, allowing him to transform the lives around him, including those of his fellow bandmates. Dave’s background — a professional trumpet player, songwriter, composer, bandleader, and educator — becomes the wellspring from which he pulls his narrative, so much of his conversation with Derek is devoted to the power of music and its translation into visual form. The graphic novel also comes with a soundtrack, seven songs composed and performed by Dave. Over the course of the interview the two discuss the genesis of this project, the fantastical nature of the story, the unique links between audio and visual representations, and Dave’s work as an artist on this and other projects, including the Study Group webcomic, The Tyranny of the Muse.

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #278 With Phillip Kennedy Johnson

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scout Comics, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, music, comics, smoketown, Pennsylvania, crime drama, abuse, militaryHave you picked up Smoketown #1 from Scout Comics yet? If not, I highly recommend you do because it’s one of those books I couldn’t put down until I read the final page! This week, in Episode 278, I talk with Phillip Kennedy Johnson, creator and writer of the series. We get into what this series is about, who the characters are and how you can buy issue #1, with issue #2 coming very soon! We also discuss his love of creating things, including comics and music. For more about Smoketown, go to this link at the Scout Comics website. Also, to keep up with Phillip, be sure to check out his website here! Don’t miss this engaging conversation!

Deconstructing Comics #487: Maya Kern and “Monster Pop!”

Monster Pop!Maya Kern‘s “Monster Pop!” features monsters and humans living together at a university. In Kern’s mind, it’s like, and also not like, shojo manga. How so?

This week, Tim talks with Maya about the increased acceptance of gay characters in comics; the problems with blogging from a character’s point of view (and of making your character a musician); why comics conventions are good for connections, but anime conventions are good for making money; repetitive strain injury, online comics promotion (Tapastic, Patreon), and more.

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Arc Reactions – 43.1 – Deadpool film

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

The Deadpool movie came out this weekend and we went with our friends Zomburai and Cade Reynolds. We talk about the humor, action, music, and how well Deadpool was depicted in his eponymous film.

We did not do any talking points for this episode. Instead we went around the table and each gave one bad point and one good point for the film.

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Episode 01 – Avengers Vs. X-Men

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Super Hero Speak – #93: Kirby Krackle

This week we bring you something new as the guys sit down with Kirby Krackle’s Kyle Stevens. Kirby Krackle is a “nerd rock” band. Writing and performing songs about topics they are passionate about like comic books, video games and nerd culture. The guys sit down with Kyle and talk music, movies and comics. Don’t forget to check out their new album being released next month Mutate Baby, featuring the single No Spoilers please. So sit back and enjoy!

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Check out Kirby Krackle’s website here: http://kirbykracklemusic.com/

And Kyle’s website here: http://kylestevensmusic.com/

Also follow them on twitter here: https://twitter.com/kirbykrackle

#stumpthegeekspeak question of last week: In the 90’s Micheal Jackson tried to buy Marvel. Why did he want to buy them?

Answer: He wanted to play Spider-Man!

And the winner is Constance Chesney! Congrats Constance, you are the geek of the week!

#stumpthegeekspeak question of the week: Name 3 comic book artists that have done album covers and the albums the drew covers for.

To answer post on our FB page or tweet @SuperHeroSpeak #stumpthegeekspeak. A winner will be announced on the next episode.

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RBDHB: Gutler Interview & New Intro Music

https://soundcloud.com/yupfrank/rbdhb-gutler-interview

Heading towards our 100th episode, we are making some big changes at RBDHB. Starting with we now have a new intro song for RBDHB by the awesome Gutler! Listen to it in all it’s glory right here and be sure to check out his music!  Also be sure to download the track, cause it is free!

A fun interview with the artist that made our new intro music for RBDHB. We talk the new song, playing Magic and we get hyped about Superior Spiderman!

https://soundcloud.com/yupfrank/rbdhb-new-theme-song-by-gutler

Also download the new song here Yupfrank – Rbdhb-new-theme-song-by-gutler

Find Gutler here www.facebook.com/gutlermusic @gutlermusic

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 58: A Review of Rebetiko, Pachyderme, and The Outliers #1

Alternative to the Max

RebetikoThis week Gene and Derek review two new books (both translations from the French) and the first issue of a new series. They begin with David Prudhomme’s Rebetiko (SelfMadeHero), a narrative centered around a day in the lives of five rebetes, musicians who were a part of the Greek folk music subculture in the 1920s and 1930s. The characters are outcasts, living on the fringe because of their love of rebetiko — often called “Greek blues” — and treated as immoral influences. Prudhomme uses the music and the lifestyle as a Pachydermestructuring device for his narrative. The Two Guys then turn to Pachyderme (SelfMadeHero), Frederik Peeter’s surreal, dreamlike story of a woman who is searching — searching for her husband, whom she believes to have been in an accident; searching for her young female piano student, who elicits in her some sort of hidden passion; and searching for her own sense of self as a fully realized woman. The result is a free-flowing, associative story that seems to turn back on itself and resists closure. If you appreciate Charles Burns’s dislocated and defamiliarizing narratives, you’ll really enjoy OutliersPachyderme. Finally, Derek and Gene discuss the first issue of Erik T. Johnson’s series, The Outliers (Panelvision Productions/Alternative Comics). Beginning almost two years ago as a Kickstarter campaign, this is Johnson’s adventure story of a speech-impaired boy who is able to see creatures living on the periphery of human consciousness, or outliers, that others cannot perceive. The guys are impressed by all three of the titles they discuss and heartily recommend that listeners run out to get these comics. This week is truly an alternative comics feast!

NOTE ABOUT THE EPISODE: Approximately 35 minutes into the show, there is a little technical difficulty with the recording. There is a two- or three-second lag between what Gene is saying and what Derek is saying, and at times it sounds as if one is talking on top of the other. We apologize for this minor problem, but the gist of the guys’ commentary is still understandable and clearly intact.

This week’s incidental music is brought to you by
Rebetiko Sergiani – İstanbul’un Şarkıları (1920 – 1940) and
Camper Van Beethoven’s Telephone Free Landslide Victory

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Deconstructing Comics #360: Two Trippy Audio Comics

Jim Woodring doing kids’ books!? That was apparently the thought behind Trosper, a 2001 release from Woodring that came with a Southwest Asia-influenced music CD by Bill Frisell. A baby elephant-like creature runs from things that go bump in the night. Maurice Sendak would be proud.

Going further back, Daniel Clowes’ early ’90s comedy/nightmare graphic novel Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron also has a musical soundtrack (sold separately), from Victor Banana. The book is a lesson in controlled chaos; the CD, a commentary on it. Tim and Kevin explore the audible and visual aspects of both these comics.

PLUS: Ritz Crackers! Jimmy Durante! The Brady Bunch! This one has it ALL! (including spoilers!)

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Sidekickcast Episode #70 – The GTFM Takeover

We have a confession…this is not the podcast you were looking for…episode #70, the latest Bumchin takeover was lost to us in what can only be described as the balls up to end all balls ups. Please send all complaints to @danlesidekick.

What we have for you instead though is an edited version of The Sidekicks recent appearance on Showcase Wales, a new music radio show broadcast by GTFM and hosted by our very own Lee Wood (of That Games Podcast).

We can’t promise you any of the usual abusive language, reviews or comic book new quizes but we still manage to get in some comic book talk and the DJ Clash to end all DJ clashes; Sidekick vs Sidekick.

F BombCast 155: The Music Never Stopped

Music is the theme, and kevin is in misery. Despite his best effort to mourn Jonathan Frid, Mike and TJ just want to discuss some awesome tunes. Warren Haynes and Gov’t Mule take center stage, and then the discussion turns to Mike and TJ’s musical instruments of choice, and Kevin’s prowess on the skin flute. We start to talk Chris Roberson and DC Comics but that leads us right back to music. Enjoy!

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W.I.P. # 151 – The best things of 2011

On this episode I talk about the best pop culture buys of 2011.

The PKD Black Box-Episode #58.5: Beaucoup Pop Presents The Fracture in Deathly Hollows

Featuring The Beaucoup Pop podcast!I recently had the pleasure of being a special guest on the Beaucoup Pop podcast! They go all out discussing all the pop-culture, movie news, dvd’s, music, and this little thing called Harry Potter.

Here’s what went down, courtesy of the Beaucoup Pop Podcast:

The cast of Beaucoup Pop is back, bringing you everything you need to know about whats going on in the pop culture world…and maybe some things that you didn’t need to know, BUT WE GIVE IT TO YOU ANYWAY!!!

Throw on your wizarding robes, grab your wand, and strike your best superhero pose Poppers cause we’ve got a MAGICAL (>_<) episode for you!!!! Not only do we have Shawn Pryor here to introduce you to a brand new comic called “Fracture” from Action Lab Comics, but we’re also…that’s right ALSO giving our review on the last installment in the Harry Potter films!!! Becky Cole joins us again for the review, and we just might have another person on who you may know… >.> Hint: He’s a new baby Daddy! XD

Special thanks to Tressa, Matt, Justin, and Kerry of Beaucoup Pop for letting me re-air this epiosde, and you can listen to their great podcast at http://beaucouppop.podomatic.com/

Enjoy.

SHOW NOTES

Beaucoup Pop Podcast – http://beaucouppop.podomatic.com/

Beaucoup Pop Blog – http://beaucouppop.blogspot.com/

Beaucoup Pop Twitter – http://twitter.com/beaucouppop

Beaucoup Pop Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/groups/202677949744176

The PKD Black Box Podcasthttp://www.hhwlod.com/pkd-media-black-box/blog

Action Lab Entertainment – http://www.actionlabcomics.com

Action Lab Entertainment Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/Action-Lab-Entertainment/162676103773542

Collectibles Etc. – https://www.facebook.com/collectibles.etc?ref=ts

The PKD Black Box-Episode #40: The Shawn & Donny Show!

In Episode 40 Shawn and Donny answer questions from the listeners and podcaster Darrell Taylor, discuss comics, Big Daddy Kane, Shaft, Iron Man on roller skates, Secret Wars I and II omnibus, Jolt Cola, Rambo vs. Chuck Norris, Jim Kelly, tangents, and tell the world that Chocolate Skittles are nasty. Enjoy, and have a great Thanksgiving!

(The PKD Black Box is a explicit podcast because at times we cuss.)

SHOW NOTES

Action Lab Entertainment Presents: Fracture http://kck.st/cfWoJE

Action Lab Entertainment – http://www.actionlabcomics.com

PKD Media – http://pkdmedia.com

Nothings On Podcast – http://nothingson.wordpress.com/episodes/

Reality Wasted: http://realitywasted.libsyn.com