Comic News Insider Episode 479 – Heroes Con Panel: Amanda Connor/Jimmy Palmiotti/Frank Tieri

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Comic News Insider: Episode 479 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Astro City #1, Ehmm Theory #1, Liberator #1, Wild Blue Yonder #1, Under the Dome, World War Z

Due to a last minute emergency, Jimmy’s co-host had to back out so he flies solo this week. (Hope things get better, Robert Downey, Jr). And in this episode, you’ll hear the first of three Heroes Con panels that Jimmy moderated. This one with Amanda Connor, Jimmy Palmiotti and Frank Tieri. It’s full of hilarity and comic book goodness! He briefly chats about the new Shezow on The Hub, Jeff Robinov quitting at Warner Bros. and Charles Soule on the new Superman/Wonder Woman. News includes:  Boom! Studios merges with Archaia Entertainment, Joe Hill’s Locke & Key gets picked up by Universal for movie development, William Fichtner is Shredder, and 70’s Zod makes them kneel before him in the bathroom. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 476 – BEA Brief/Pre-Heroes Con Jam

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Comic News Insider: Episode 476 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Star Trek #21, The Wake #1, X-Men #1, Orphan Black season finale, Merlin series finale

Jimmy is joined in studio by his new favorite co-host, Erica Schultz! Jimmy chats about his visit to BookExpo America and how he chatted with some of the comic book publishers there. Alas, no interviews but some good info about an upcoming comic book or two! Also, Jimmy is traumatized by the recent episode of Game of Thrones and the recent Justice League America #4. Good thing Erica brought some of her hubby’s famous chocolate chip cookies to soothe his pain! They also chat about the upcoming Heroes Con and what they have planned. Erica is on a panel and is doing a signing at the Comic News Insider booth. Jimmy will be hosting the booth, moderating 3 panels (see info below), doing tons of interviews, taking pictures and more. You’ll also see CNI correspondents running around like Melissa Bleier and photographers Faren and Faith as well as new helper Amber! And a mystery guest rings the doorbell! News includes: DC Comics goes Forever Evil,  Matt Smith is leaving Doctor Who, Grant Morrison’s Zenith is finally getting reprinted, and SheZow aims to save The Hub network. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Jimmy’s Heroes Con Panel Schedule

  • Saturday: 3pm

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Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Connor 
Fan favorites Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Connor sit down with Heroes’ favorite moderator, Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino as they discuss the craft of making great comics.

  • Sunday: 11:30pm

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COVERS: VERY GOOD GIRL ART
I re-iterate: Admit it—we all judge books by their covers.  With all the choices out there, how do we sift out the noise and select the quality? It all comes down to the covers, and there are few things as appealing to the eye than “Good Girl Art”. Join Adam Hughes, Frank Cho, Jenny FrisonPhil Noto, and Amanda Connor as they discuss this craft with Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino.

  • Sunday: 2:30pm

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CROSSING-OVER: From Mainstream to Indie and Back
Join psychic huckster Jonathan Edwards as he makes contact with Jack Kirby and Charles Schulz—no wait… sorry…wrongCrossing-Over. Return with us to the land of the living, and join Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino as he discusses working both sides of the fence with Matt KindtBecky Cloonan, Kelly Sue Deconnick, and Robbi Rodriguez.

Comic News Insider Episode 466 – Pre-MoCCA Mania!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 466 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Comics- East Of West #1, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1, Mister X Hard Candy 1-Shot.
TV- Doctor Who, Orphan Black, Revolution, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead.
Theater- GEEK!

Jimmy flies solo since he went to see the new Vampire Cowboys show called GEEK! and rushed home after to record. Alas, after falling asleep off/on, he didn’t record until 9am on Wednesday. Sorry for the lateness, kids! A lot of reviews in comics, TV and even theater. News includes: Dark Horse Comics to publish original Star Wars script as comic, Once Upon A Time comes to comic form, Once Upon A Time gets a spinoff called Once: WonderlandTomb Raider movie will be rebooted, Doctor Who 50th anniversary casting confirmations announced and Kiss Hello Kitty animated comes to The Hub. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Comic News Insider Episode 453 – Les Spiderables!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 453 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Amazing Spider-Man #700, Aquaman #15, Deathmatch #1, Justice League #15, Mara #1

Returning to the studio to co-host is The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald! Always nice to have a real journalist to class up the joint. They chat about Christmas, New Year’s, and send Peter David well wishes.  Jimmy saw Les Miserables and goes on too much about it. He also sings a special  belated birthday song to Stan Lee! And because there can’t be enough music ever, there is also a special song from Doctor Octopus himself following the Amazing Spider-Man #700 review. News includes: Dying Star Trek fan gets wish, NBC passes on Bryan Fuller’s The Munsters reboot, upcoming Disney Infinity game is to be open world, and Animaniacs joins The Hub’s lineup. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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