Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) returns to join Jimmy in the annual “Best of 2017” podcast! While there were many amazing comic books, TV shows, films and more…these are the best picks that THEY happen to read/watch. They probably missed some of your favorites but hope you check out what they really enjoyed in 2017. I mean, just check out that picture above. They covered A LOT! They’re definitely more loquacious than laconic so buckle up for a long ride! So many great creators in comics this year and quite a few got multiple kudos throughout the podcast. Thanks to Penelope Bagieu, Emil Ferris, Tillie Walden, Tom King, Greg Pak, Sina Grace and many others for bringing us such amazing work last year. Looking forward to all of your future projects! Drop us a line and let us know what some of your favorites were so we can check them out. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Jimmy sat down in the roundtables for yet another favorite show, iZombie! You’ll hear from stars Rose McIver (Olivia Moore), Aly Michalka (Peyton Charles), Malcolm Goodwin (Clive Babineaux), Rahul Kohli (Ravi Chakrabarti), Robert Buckley (Major Lilywhite), and EP Diane Ruggiero-Wright. After last season’s cliffhanger, what direction will the show take? How will zombies and humans survive together? What are some of the characteristics that Liv will take on next season? Download the free podcast to find out!
Starting this week and the following few weeks after, there will be no regular format shows. Only SDCC press room specials. Jimmy needs that long just to recover from all of the craziness that is Comic Con International. You will hear roundtables for Inhumans, Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow, Batman and Harley Quinn, Dirk Gently, Supergirl, Dark Matter, Gotham, Justice League Action and Teen Titans Go!He missed some rooms that he wanted to cover but boy howdy did he still cover a lot!
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Reviews: Doctor Who: Ghost Stories #1, Riverdale #1, Rock Candy Mountain #1, X-Men Gold #1, Archer S8 premiere, iZombie S3 premiere, Legends of Tomorrow S2 finale, Rick and Morty S3 premiere
Emmy Potter returns to the rotating co-host chair! She and Jimmy discuss the Comic News Insider 12th year anniversary and that awesome Thor: Ragnarok trailer. News includes: New Warriors/Squirrel Girl is heading to Freeform for a 10 episode series, George Takei/IDW Publishing will produce a comic about his firsthand experience in Japanese internment camps during WW2, NYCC is cutting Artist Alley in half, Disney seeks a patent for a humanoid robot, DC Comics has redefined Superman/Lois Lane in their recent Superman: Rebirth storyline and more! And it’s the last of the MoCCA interviews with the awesome Falynn Koch! We discuss her upcoming Science Comics release from First Second that’s all about plagues. And, of course, we get some incredible mac and cheese talk in. You’ll see! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in on the roundtables for Orphan Black. Among the cast/creative participants were Rose McIver, Aly Michalka, David Anders, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Showrunner Rob Thomas and Producer Diane Ruggiero-Wright. You’ll hear about the upcoming 3rd season. Will Liv find a love that doesn’t die? Will a brain she eats be that of a dominatrix? How does her and Clive’s relationship change after the big reveal of last season? And special bonus. Jimmy and David Anders sing from Les Miserables! Seriously. They do. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Astonishing Ant-Man #1, Back To The Future Vol 2 #1, Cognetic #1, Shield Vol 3 #1, Titans Hunt #1, Uncanny Inhumans #1
After a long absence, the podcast wife Erica Schultz returns to co-host! They chat about Halloween, the Jessica Jones trailer, and the Pride & Prejudice & Zombies trailer. Even more New York Comic Con interviews in this Archie Comics special. Jimmy interviewed the new Jughead creative team of Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson, Hangman writer Frank Tieri and Archie SVP/Dark Circle Line Editor Alex Segura. News includes Becky Cloonan and Steve Dillon to take on The Punisher, the first Preacher trailer will air this Sunday during The Walking Dead, Bryan Fuller is bringing back Amazing Stories to NBC, Edgar Wright and Johnny Depp are teaming up to bring Neil Gaiman’s children’s book Fortunately, the Milk to the big screen, David Tennant will be returning as the Tenth Doctor, and Catherine Tate as Donna Noble, in a series of three audio dramas, and Russian sculptor turns Lenin statue into Darth Vader. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Jimmy joined the roundtables for the hit CW show iZOMBIE while at Comic Con. You’ll hear from David Anders, Malcolm Gladwell, Rahul Kohli, Rose McIver, Rob Thomas, and Diane Ruggerio-Wright. 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 tease more zombie goodness for season 2! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Reviews: Chrononauts #1. Frankenstein Underground #1, Giant Days #1, Red One #1, iZombie
Jimmy is joined in studio by members of the CNI Chorus Rachel Felstein and Emmy Potter! Rachel joins in again after last week’s debut while Emmy makes her CNI debut this week. They chat about that recent Captain Marvel movie rumor and what’s in store for episode 600 next week. News includes: MoCCA Fest announces programming, UN announces gender equality comics competition, Dr. Seuss gets a museum, Science Channel launches science initiative, Mallrats 2 is coming with original stars, Jennifer Lawrence’s last time as Mystique will be in X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Files returns to TV for a 6 episode event, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun join AMC’s upcoming Preacher series, & more new cast members for the Deadpool movie. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Jimmy attended the press room roundtables for new CW show iZombie. Cast and producers were in attendance and we chatted with Rose McIver, David Anders, Malcolm Goodwin, Robert Buckley, Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright. The show is loosely based on the comic series from DC’s Vertigo imprint that lasted 28 issues. Interesting changes to the story for the TV show and it sounds like it’ll be a fun ride! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!