Longbox Review Episode 107: Top 5 Magic Characters

Just in time for Halloween, Travis joins me to discuss our favorite magical comic book characters. Who will make the cut? Dr. Fate or Dr. Strange? Etrigan or Hellboy? Listen to find out! But first we briefly talk about the passing of Steve Dillon and then chat about the fantastic artist who’s coming to the 2017 Emerald City Comicon: José Luis García-López!

Who are your favorite magical characters? Let us know!

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Super Hero Speak – #140: 2015 Movie Speakies!

In part 2 of Super Hero Speak’s first annual award episode the guys give you the 2015 Movie Speakies! So sit back and enjoy as the guys talk about the best and worst movies of 2015.

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“Coulson!” prize (best character death):
Han Solo (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Ant-tony (Ant-man)
Quicksilver (Avengers: Age of Ultron)

Shyamalan prize (best surprise twist):
Hawkeye has a secret country house and a whole secret family (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
At President Snow’s execution, Katniss kills Coin instead (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2)
Blofeld is Bond’s adopted brother. (Spectre)
Nostalgia Critic (Shyamalan Month: January)

“Deus Ex Machina” prize (worst use of convenient plot device or bad science):
The I. Rex can speak raptor because … genetics (Jurassic World)
Poe’s alive but seemed to conveniently abandon his quest for BB-8 (Star Wars)
Thor tries to destroy Vision with lightning, but this somehow gives him life. (Age of Ultron)
The mind stone is conveniently in Loki’s staff and there is information stored on it like a hard drive that can be read as an AI Program. (Age of Ultron)
consciousness can be transferred via helmet and wires (Chappie)
Blofeld drilling into James Bond’s head. Not only does it not affect him in the way Blofeld says, it doesn’t affect him at all. (Spectre)
Tank on a keychain (Ant Man)
Thomas the Tank balloon (Ant Man)

“I Know Kung Fu” prize (best movie fight):
Kilo Ren vs. Rey (mind vs. mind) (Star Wars)
Finn vs Riot Trooper (Star Wars)
Ant-man vs. Falcon (Ant-man)
T. rex vs. I. rex vs. Raptors (Jurassic World)
Hulkbuster Iron Man vs Hulk (Age of Ultron)
Mad Max: Fury Road (The entire movie)

“Maybe you should put some shorts on or something if you want to keep fighting evil today” prize (worst hero):
The Thing (Fant4stic)
Adam Sandler (Pixels)
The Hulk (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Finn (Star Wars)

“Inconceivable” prize (worst villain):
Darren Cross (Ant-man)
Doctor Doom (Fant4stic)
John Connor (Terminator: Genisys)
Vincent Moore (Chappie)
Baron Von Strucker (Age of Ultron)
Josh Trank (Director: Fantastic 4)

“It’s not who you are underneath, it’s what you do that defines you” prize (best hero):
Rey (Star Wars)
Finn (Star Wars)
Ant-man (Ant-man)
Hawkeye (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max)

“Wait’ll they get a load of me” prize (best villain):
Kilo Ren (Star Wars)
Ava (Ex Machina)
Richmond Valentine (Kingsman: The Secret Service)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Spectre)
Immortan Joe (Mad Max: Fury Road)

“Michael Bay” prize (worst picture / waste of effects budget for all the story problems):
Fant4stic
Pixels
Terminator: Genisys
Chappie

Honorable Mentions:
Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
Tomorrowland
Jupiter Ascending

“Mulligan” prize (movie that wasn’t perfect, but we’re willing to give it a pass):
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Jurassic World
Spectre
The Force Awakens

“Honest Trailer-proof” prize (best picture / least plot holes):
Ant-man
Ex Machina
The Force Awakens

“HA HA” Funniest movie
The Martian

Comics in the Golden Age Podcast Episode 25: The Star Spangled Justice Society!

Comics in the Golden Age Episode 25

Chris and Mike celebrate the Justice Society’s 75th birthday with a breakdown of All Star Comics number 16!

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Ultimate Facepalm 145: Wrestlemania Wrap, Inu Yashiki review, The Fresh Prince of Bell-End and what if Grant Morrison’s Multiversity was found by aliens?

Well better late than never you know…. Eh, whaddya gonna do right?

Here’s what’s what…

What if Grant Morrissons Multiversity was found by aliens?

We address the UFP Crew Questions and talk topics

NERD NEWS!!!!

  • Ryan Reynolds pic as Deadpool
  • Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor
  • Bond teaser trailer for Spectre
  • Constantine TV series to learn its fate shortly
  • Arthur Darvill cast as Rip Hunter
  • Ciara Renee casts as Hawkgirl

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  • Inu Yashiki

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12 Days of Zone 4 – Day 7: 2015 Films

It’s another installment of the 12 Days of Zone 4 as I talk about films in 2015 I’m most looking forward to!

Comic News Insider Episode 584 – Birthday Blockhead

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Comic News Insider: Episode 584 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Angela: Asgards Assassin #1, Fight Like A Girl #1, Secret Six Vol 4 #1, Shaft #1, Knights of Badassdom, Tusk

Jimmy recruits Producer Joe to step in to co-host this week! They chat about the new Terminator: Genisys trailer and Jimmy’s birthday. News includes: AMC orders Preacher pilot, Frozen short will premiere in front of Cinderella film, Benedict Cumberbatch cast as Doctor Strange, Krysten Ritter cast as Jessica Jones, JK Rowling is writing some Harry Potter short stories, Bond 24 will be called Spectre, Mark Hamill brings back The Trickster on The Flash, and SyFy is bringing a new Superman myth-based TV show called Krypton. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Back To The Bins! – Episode #89

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Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Paul Spataro, Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey (of “View From The Longbox” and “From Crisis To Crisis: A Superman Podcast” fame) now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Comic Book back issues!!  Journey with them now…back…Back To The Bins!!

 

THIS WEEK — The guys each bring a random comic (one Marvel, one DC, one Indie) to the table for discussion.  Which ones were awesome?  Which ones sucked?  Listen to find out!

PLUS — SPECIAL BONUS!! — That “Avengers” thing gets talked about.

Speaking of which — be sure to check out the Two True Freaks, Chris Honeywell and Scott H. Gardner, as well as a whole buncha other great podcasters, guesting on the TWO latest episodes of the “Definitive Geek” podcast talking Avengers!! Special thanks to Peregrin and D-Man for inviting us to come piss in their pool. At least, that’s how we read the invitation anyway 😉

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Raging Bullets Episode 200 : A DC Comics Fan Podcast

Episode 200: Our 4 year anniversary month long celebration is here. For this first part, we are joined by Kent Hare as we discuss Justice League Crisis on Two Earths and the Spectre Short. We also share are thoughts throughout the episode on 4 years of podcasting. The “Be Your Favorite Hero” contest entries are on this episode. Plus, we end with an incredibly funny song from Eli Ganias.

Show Notes:

0:00 Show opening, http://www.heroinitiative.org, http://www.DCBService.com, http://www.Instocktrades.com, our ongoing contest (Ragingcontest@gmail.com), senseiofwhatnot@gmail.com, http://www.geturgeekonradio.com, show voicemail line 1-440-388-4434 or drnorge on Skype,and more.

13:34 Crisis on Two Earths Part 1

1:28:55 Contest Entries 1

1:40:55 Crisis on Two Earths Batman Debate

1:56:00 Contest Entries

2:01:55 Crisis on Two Earths Part 2 and Spectre Short

3:17:50 Show Closing

3:34:25 Special 200th episode song by Eli

We’ll be back in a few days our next episode. Check Ragingbullets.com and the forum for regular updates.

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