Reviews: Drones #1, The Infinite Loop #1, Kaptara #1
After a long absence, the podcast wife Erica Schultz returns! Jimmy is super tired and says some really dumb things in this episode like calling it Episode 603 when it is clearly 604. Plus, pronouncing Jared Leto’s last name wrong even though he realized it later. What a maroon! They chat about the aforementioned Leto’s new promo picture as The Joker, how RDJ’s publicist wisely pulled him out of annoying interview, quick bits on some of the Convergence spin-offs from DC and Fun Home musical gets 12 nominations! News includes: DC Superhero Girls to launch, Jill Thompson working on Wonder Woman graphic novel, Frank Miller returns to Batman, Stan Lee partners with Peter David and Colleen Doran for his graphic memoir, an all female Transformers is coming, Sony is planning a new animated Spider-Man film, Dragon Ball returns to TV after 20 years and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
This week it is all about movies I have dedicated the episode to movies reviews. I continue to work through my ever growing stack of unwatched movies to bring you review and recommendations of the following movies Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Batman, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Avatar. Enjoy!
We have a very special episode this week. Dave along with special co-host Frank Duran sit down with film maker Brett Culp. Bret is the creative mind behind the independent documentary “Legends of the Knight”. It is a documentary, not just about Batman, but about the impact of storytelling. This film shows how Batman has been an inspiration in many people’s lives. How he has given strength to people who feel powerless. This is a very powerful film. Along with the release of this episode we are launching a Tugg campaign to have the movie shown in the Philadelphia area (our home base). A percentage of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the National MS Society. so look for more information on that coming very soon. For now please sit back and enjoy the interview, and stayed tuned for ore info soon.
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We are joined by New York Times bestselling author and also comic write Gregg Hurwitz to talk about his current run on the DC52 comic The Dark Knight and his most recent thriller Tell No Lies You can follow Greg on twitter @GreggHurwitz http://gregghurwitz.net/
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Inspired by the release of The Dark Knight Rises, the Backroom team tackle all things Batman: sharing their favorite stories, discussing the coolest utility belt items, and predicting what might be next for the Batman franchise.
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This is the one I have been waiting for everyone The Dark Knight Rises. I will discuss and review in detail not just TDKR but the whole Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy. Also I will discuss what is the lasting effect that this series not just have in the current world of Comic Book Movies but the future as well. Plus if that wasn’t enough we do over some of the big news that came out of SDCC 2012. Enjoy!
There is no way we could record a new episode and not talk about the big 100th issue of The Walking Dead. To avoid MAJOR SPOILERS, skip ahead to 27:45.
After that, we catch up on the issues of Before Watchmen that have come out so far (Minutemen, Silk Spectre, Comedian, Nite Owl, Ozymandias) and our feelings are mixed.
The Bag and Burn feature returns!
Earth 2 #3
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1
Spider-Men #1 and #2
The Hypernaturals #1
Hit Girl #1
Hero Worship #1
The Cape: 1969 #1
The DARK KNIGHT RISES poster contest deadline has been extended to July 22nd so there’s even more time to get your entry in. One winner gets BATMAN BEGINS and THE DARK KNIGHT on Blu-ray!
Don’t forget to check out our new video feature, KILL YOUR COMIC. Have a comic you’d like to kill or can you think of a unique way to dispose of a comic? Let us know what you think! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WIN ‘BATMAN BEGINS’ AND ‘THE DARK KNIGHT’ ON BLU-RAY!
That’s right, we’re having a contest to celebrate the release of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ next month and here’s the challenge: create a movie poster (or a movie trailer if you’re an over-achiever) for a fourth Batman movie after DKR.
Submissions can be Photoshopped work, original art, photography or video. Themes can be serious, humorous, campy, whatever! Let your imagination run wild on the streets of Gotham!
Submissions should be sent to email@example.com no later than midnight on Sunday, July 15th. Dan and Duke will pick one winner to receive both movies on Thursday, July 19th.