Comic Timing – Episode 182: The NYCC 2016 Interviews



We’re back, baby! After a month off to recharge and move home base, Comic Timing returns with a doozy. It’s all the interviews Ian conducted at the 2016 New York Comic Con, which took place October 6th through the 9th! Here’s the full list of participants, some new and some returned customers:

  • Julian LytleAnts, Ignorant Bliss Podcast
  • Carlos Cabaleiro – Artist, The Golden Guard
  • Dave DwonchAction Lab Entertainment, Creator, Cyrus Perkins and the Haunted Taxi Cab, The Geek Savants Podcast
  • Mystery GuestStuff, Things
  • Chad Cicconi – Label design of Blade’s Bloody Barleywine, Artist, Blue Hour
  • Jamal Igle – Artist, Black, creator of Molly Danger, part of Actionverse
  • Julie and Shawna Benson – Writers, Batgirl & The Birds of Prey, CW’s The 100
  • Thanks once again to everyone who stopped and talked all weekend long, whether it be on the mic or just to catch up. You guys and gals are the best! Onward to 2017’s New York Comic Con.

    You can e-mail the show at and be sure to Like us on Facebook at Be sure to follow Ian on Twitter @i_am_scifi, or on Tumblr at; Brent is on Twitter too @kossinab. And be sure to pre-order Comfort and Adam’s The Uniques Vol 2: Paint it Black, which is available for a whopping 45% off at DCBS!

    Thanks again for listening, and we’ll catch you next time!

    Comic Timing – Episode 137: Baltimore Comic Con

    As we approach New York Comic Con, time to release the material recorded at Baltimore Comic Con! Ian chats with Shawn Pryor and Chad Cicconi of Action Lab Entertainment, Brian “Pants” Christman, Shane Kelly and Jamie D. of Comic Geek Speak, Comfort Love and Adam Withers of The Uniques and Rainbow in the Dark, Raph Soohoo of Raph Soohoo, and Jamal Igle of Molly Danger!

    As you might have guessed, Comic Timing will be set up in Podcast Arena yet again at this year’s New York Comic Con! Here’s a basic idea of where we’ll be:

    So that’s the left-hand side of the main exhibitor hall near the back. There will be signage as well pointing out that you’re in Podcast Arena, and there will be a Comic Timing banner up over the booth as well so you can’t possibly miss us even if you try!

    As always – we are sponsored by DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! For those of you who have not used DCBS before you can save an additional 8% off your first order via the promo code: CT8. Plus, be sure to check out DCBS‘ new Comixology digital store!

    You can e-mail the show at and be sure to Like us on Facebook at And do make sure to donate to Jamal’s Kickstarter Campaign if you have the time; any amount you can give helps make Molly Danger become a reality. And as always, thanks for listening and we’ll catch you next time!

    Comic News Insider Episode 413 – More Heroes Con w/ Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kevin Mellon, Charles Soule and more!

    Pictured: Top (L-R): Kevin Mellon, Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick. Bottom (L-R): Christine Brunson, Melanie Florencio, Ian Flynn.

    Comic News Insider: Episode 413 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

    Jimmy is joined in studio by 1/3 of Broadcast Thought, Dr. Vasilis Pozios. Jimmy was at Heroes Con last weekend and got a ton of great interviews! So many that we had to do this special episode chock full of them! He sat down and chatted with Steve Niles and Kevin Mellon about Creator-Owned Heroes as well as lots of their other work. He also talked to one of his favorite writers Kelly Sue DeConnick about her 2 new series (Captain Marvel, Ghost) coming out. Charles Soule talks his Image series 27 and the sequel. Ian Flynn discusses The New Crusaders and how he got started working for Archie Comics. Chad Cicconi explains why and how he helped form Action Lab Entertainment. And Jimmy finds some great local cartoonists Christine Brunson and Melanie Florencio hawking their zombie comedy comic book (Undead Norm)! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

    Also, get a hold of us!

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    Comic News Insider

    Thanks for listening!

    Come back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson!  

    And go back to Episode 412 to hear even more great interviews from Heroes Con!

    Comic News Insider Episode 412 – Heroes Con w/ Ben Templesmith/Jonathan Hickman/Ryan Bodenheim/Nick Pitarra/Jeffrey Brown/Nate Cosby and more!

    Pictured: Top (L-R): Ryan Bodenheim, Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Jeffrey Brown. Bottom (L-R): Amy Mebberson, Nate Cosby.

    Comic News Insider: Episode 412 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

    Reviews: Astonishing X-Men #51, Before Watchmen: The Comedian #1, Dark Horse Presents #13 (Ghost story), Mars Attacks #1

    Jimmy is joined in studio by 1/3 of Broadcast Thought, Dr. Vasilis Pozios. Jimmy’s roommate, Ben Templesmith, pops in for a few minutes to discuss his new project 44FLOOD and the successful TOME Kickstarter. They chat about the massive coverage that Jimmy got at Heroes Con and the awesome time that was had by all! Jimmy moderated 2 panels and interviewed tons of cartoonists. In this episode, you’ll hear Jonathan Hickman, Ryan Bodenheim, Nick Pitarra,  Jeffrey Brown, Nate Cosby, Keu Cha, Brockton McKinney, Bo Fader, Amy Mebberson, Jay Potts, Rachel Pandich and Tom King! News highlights include: Ed Brubaker is leaving Captain America, George Takei beams into Kevin Keller, Midtown Comics gets its’ own reality show and True Bloodactress Camilla Luddington is Lara Croft. It’s a lengthy one, folks, so strap in! As always, listener feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

    Also, get a hold of us!

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    Comic News Insider

    Thanks for listening!

    Tune in Thursday for a special Heroes Con interview show with Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kevin Mellon, Chad Cicconi, Charles Soule, Christine Brunson, Melanie Florencio, and Ian Flynn!

    And then check back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated with Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson!  

    Cammy’s Comic Corner – Geeky Talky – Episode 129


    In this special episode I interview both Chad Cicconi and Shawn Gabborin of Action Lab. We discuss the release of the Fracture TPB, what’s on the horizon for volume two, and comic geekiness in general.

    Cammy’s Comic Corner – Geeky Talky – Episode 126


    In this special episode, I review ten different #1 issues from all over the comics spectrum! Comics include Pins N Needles #1 (Website), Rebel Blood #1 (Image), Tales To Suffice #1 (Website), Glory #23 (Image), Double Jumpers #1 (Action Lab), Sanctuary #1 (SLG), The Secret History of D.B. Cooper #1 (Oni Press), Morningstar #1 (Optic House), Fracture #1 (Action Lab), and The Almighties #1 (Website). There’s a little something for everybody this episode. Spoilers!

    This episode has been brought to you by Crazy Mary!

    Comic Timing – Episode 105: CGSSS 2010!

    Playing con catch-up, Comic Timing covers the 2010 CGS Supershow! A whole lot of amazing things went of that weekend, and we cover a bunch of them here, live from the room on Saturday night. CGS Supershow veterans Chad Burdette, that Raph guy of that Geeks Unite shebang, Bill and Steve (realgone), join in with Supershow virgins Leroy of Comic Tube, and Mike Yanni (him and Chad now do These Nerds Are Right), as we discuss the weekend as a whole.

    Interspersed throughout are interviews with amazing people such as Andy Jewett, Michael Schwartz, Dave Wachter of Guns of Shadow Valley (Eisner Nomiated!), Bruce Rosenberger and Steve Hager of Dutchy Digest, Darrel and Simba of Dafixer’s Hideout, Jamal Igle of Supergirl, Julian Lytle of Ants, Shawn Pryor of PKD Media, Jason Grice of Lanterncast and PKD Media, Kevin Freeman of SubCulture, Chad Cicconi of Baby Boomers and Mercury and the Murd, Katie Cook of Fraggle Rock and of various Star Wars stuffs, the amazing Harold Jennett of M.I.M.E.S. and the Geek Syndicate Comic, Danielle Corsetto of Girls With Slingshots, and Andrew Charipar, to name a few (or all of them). So check it out, and stay tuned for MoCCA and C2E2 interviews and reactions to come!

    CT Picks for June are:

    THOR #611

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    Until next time, thanks for listening, and thanks for downloading!