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 in on the roundtables for the Amazon series THE TICK. He chatted with stars Michael Cerveris, Yara Martinez, Scott Speiser, Brendan Hines, creator Ben Edlund, producers David Fury & Barry Josephson! The room started pretty late & it was very busy so we weren’t able to get stars Peter Serafinowicz, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry or Griffin Newman. Sorry about that! What’s coming for the 2nd half of the first season? How do they cover mental health? Any more characters from the comics that might make it into the show? Listen in to find out! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Batman The Murder Machine #1, Fu Jitsu #1, Marvel Legacy #1, Bob’s Burgers s8 premiere, Family Guy s16 premiere, The Gifted series premiere, Inhumans series premiere, Lucifer s3 premiere, Rick and Morty s3 finale
Jimmy is joined once again by regular co-host Jon Hoche! They chat about the upcoming New York Comic Con this weekend and what Jimmy is going to be covering. A LOT! Next couple of weeks will be coverage of press rooms for The Runaways, Gotham, The Tick, Dirk Gently, The Shannara Chronicles, SuperMansion, Carmilla, Agents of SHIELD, The Walking Dead and more! News includes: The Steve Dillon Memorial Charity Sketchbook will be on sale at NYCC, Marvel’s digital collected editions are on the Madefire platform, Danny Elfman will be incorporating elements of the original John Williams Superman theme in his Justice League score and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Secret Empire #10, Elsewhere #1, Mech Cadet Yu #1, The Defenders, DuckTales, Game of Thrones S7 finale, Orphan Black series finale, The Tick, Wynonna Earp S2 finale, Death Note
We finally got through all of that awesome SDCC coverage! Did you miss us? We’re back with a somewhat regular format show as Jimmy flies solo. He recruits several friends to do some audio reviews of comic, TV and film. Thanks to Marta, Heidi, Corey, Barry, Emily, Jon, Emmy and Ashley! It’s just a little catch-up episode since we haven’t covered anything new for over a month. Jimmy talks about going to Flame Con and how it’s a great show. He also talks about what’s coming this Sunday for the live recording of our 800th episode! Sunday, September 10th. 7:30pm. Hourglass Tavern on 373 w. 46th St. Come on by if you’re around! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
This week the guys discuss what they are currently watching on TV, the latest DC and Marvel news, and who was their favorite Batman. The news just brings more questions, like can a Joker origin movie really work? And who is the surprise hero that’s going to be in The Punisher? All this and more, so sit back and enjoy!
Each week, the Comic Frontline crew come together to discuss the latest in comic and related media news, plus share their Top 5, worst pick and more!
This week, the crew was back in full force for the first time in over a month! They discussed The Archies, Neal Adams on Deadman, BOOM! Studios’ Nickelodeon line beginning with Rugrats, Deathblow, the Tick trailer, Dinah Drake’s new costume, Gotham City Garage, Disney World, the Aladdin Live Action Cast, and more!
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On this episode the Grawlix Podcast discusses The Tick, Netflix’s Crazyhead and realize they forgot it’s the show’s 3 year anniversary. Enjoy!
Show Notes and Links INTRO
00:00:00 – Intro/Greetings IN-HOUSE NEWS
00:01:12 – Randy’s 2nd Guest Apperance on the Grindbin Podcast
00:08:58 – Slap A Grawlix On It Video Series POLL LIST
00:11:05 – Next Month’s Pick: Bone Vol. 1
00:15:59 – The Tick Omnibus 1 TV TALK
00:41:31 – Netflix’s Crazyhead OUTRO
00:46:21 – Letters Page, Next Episode Topic
00:49:22 – Oh Yeah, Happy 3rd Grawlix Anniversary!
00:50:56 – Outro
Reviews: Britannia #1, Seven to Eternity #1, Trinity Vol 2 #1, Agents of SHIELD S4 premiere, Once Upon A Time S6 premiere, Son of Zorn series premiere, Star Wars Rebels S3 premiere, Van Helsing series premiere
Jimmy welcomes back Emily Edwards in the rotating co-host chair! They chat about Jimmy’s lame Pottermore patronus and go over some of the NYCC coverage he plans on getting. News includes: a penguin named Penguin will be joining Winnie the Pooh in a new story, an untitled stand alone Star Wars film is set for a 2020 release, KaBOOM! will publish The Deep by Tom Taylor/James Brouwer and Amazon’s The Tick has been picked up to series. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
This week the guys talk about The Tick and Agent’s of SHIELD premiers. Also they discuss the rumors that a certain Marvel vigilante might be making an appearance on Agents. Plus Dave has a wish for this season of Agents that no one wants to see be fulfilled. Finally John tries to start a rumor that the others have to quickly stop. All this and so much more. So sit back and Enjoy!
Reviews: Batman Vol 2 #50, Circuit-Breaker #1, Independence Day #1, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Jon Hoche makes it 3 weeks in a row as co-host! They chat about the Supergirl/Flash crossover in all of its adorableness and have a LENGTHY discussion/recap/review of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. I mean LENGTHY. News includes: lots of DC Rebirth news, Elijah Wood will be the co-lead in BBC America’s upcoming Dirk Gently series, Peter Serafinowicz has been cast as The Tick in the upcoming Amazon live action pilot. and the Kingsman sequel will be called Kingsman: The Golden Circle and will take place in America. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Reviews: Baker Street Peculiars #1, Mars Attacks Occupation #1, Samurai #1
Jon Hoche returns to co-host after a short absence. They discuss the latest Spider-Man…I mean…Captain America trailer, Ian McShane’s thoughts on spoiling Game of Thrones and whom Jena Malone is playing in Batman v Superman. News includes: there will be a 5th Indiana Jones film with Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg attached, a few actors have been shortlisted to play the lead in the young Han Solo movie, Amazon has ordered a pilot for a new The Tick series, Preacher will premiere on AMC on May 22, Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill will return as Batman and The Joker in the upcoming Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, the Xena reboot may explore Xena and Gabrielle’s more intimate relationship, the Riverdale TV series casts Reggie, Dilton and Moose, and the all new The Powerpuff Girls will debut on April 4th on Cartoon Network. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
This weeks the guys sit down with Ryan Browne creator of God Hates Astronauts. Not to be confused with Ryan Brown the creator of April O’Neil for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Though he is influenced by TMNT and has done a cover for the them. It’s all very confusing and meta… Anyway the guys talk about his career and his up coming creator owned book Blast Furnace. So sit back and enjoy our talk with Ryan then check out his Kick Starter for Blast Furnace!
1) SECRET WARS #0
2) DC COMICS DIVERGENCE
3) AVENGERS #1
4) SAVAGE DRAGON LEGACY
5) VALIANT 25TH ANNIVERSAY SPECIAL
6) DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL
7) OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE
8) TMNT PRELUDE TO VENGEANCE
9) TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #0
10) DARK HORSE FIGHT CLUB THE GOON THE STRAIN
Reviews: Bob’s Burgers #1, Pop #1, Sundowners #1, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors
Jimmy is joined in studio by the podcast wife Erica Schultz who brings the awesome and cookies! They discuss the DC “no jokes” policy in movies rumor, Jimmy has done the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, he also kind of had lunch with Joss Whedon (not really…or really?), and mourns the passing of legendary Archie artist Stan Goldberg. Also, Erica will be tabling at Baltimore Comic Con but Jimmy had to cancel his Sunday attendance. So go tell her how much you miss seeing Jimmy! News includes: Hello Kitty is possibly maybe not really or could be a cat, a live action The Tick series may return courtesy of Amazon streaming, San Diego convention center expansion may be dead, more Arrow casting news, and Doctor Who comes to Minecraft on Xbox. your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!