Comic News Insider Episode 725 – NYCC: First Second Special w/ Box Brown/Falynn Koch/Dave Roman!


Comic News Insider: Episode 725 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

At New York Comic Con, Jimmy chatted at the First Second booth with Box Brown (Tetris: The Games People Play), Falynn Koch (Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly) and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry). Coincidentally, all of those comics are published by the awesome First Second Books! Box talks about the history of Tetris, Nintendo and the legal battles involving the game. Falynn gives you all the info you ever needed to know about bats as well as her love of mac and cheese. And Dave talks about his all ages tale of friendship, fun and frolic! Do yourself a favor and go check out the extensive catalog by First Second. You won’t be disappointed. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!



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Comic News Insider Episode 723 – NYCC Pre-Show w/ Conor/Lizzie Boyle!


Comic News Insider: Episode 723 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Batman Beyond Rebirth #1, Josie and the Pussycats Vol 2 #1, Surgeon X #1, Tank Girl Gold #1, Teen Titans Rebirth #1, Aftermath, Timeless, Westworld

Conor and Lizzie Boyle come all the way over from the UK to do the podcast! Okay, they just happen to be in town but they return to CNI to join Jimmy for some NYCC talk, their comic imprint Disconnected Press and Conor’s other comic work. Plus, Jimmy has a few episodes of Luke Cage left to watch and briefly chats about it sans spoilers. News includes: Disney is doing a live action (kind of) The Lion King,  Comixology Originals brings original content, The Dominators will dominate as bad guys for the CW superhero shows, Adventure Time and Archer are ending, Iron Fist will debut on Netflix next March, DC Comics is bringing back the Wildstorm imprint, and Dark Horse Comics is collaborating to release a special Hellboy Reserve Pinot Noir. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!



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Backroom Comics Podcast #187

The Backroom Comics team return from year three of the Jet City Comic Show with a pile of interviews and lots of stories.

This episode can be played online via the flash player below or it can be downloaded from here. It is available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Comic Timing – Episode 106: MoCCA and C2E2

It’s time for some more con interviews and wrap-up! This time, I go through all the interviews conducted at this year’s MoCCA Festival in NYC, as well as C2E2 in Chicago. I have a wrap-up of C2E2 on the episode as well, but here is a full list of the intervews conducted at both shows:


  • Dave Roman, co-creator of Teen Boat and a bunch of cool Avatar: The Last Airbender stuff
  • Vin Ferrante, creator of Witch Hunter vs. The Woman in Black
  • Fred Chao, creator of Johnny Hiro
  • C2E2:

  • Paul Mounts, longtime colorist of Fantastic Four, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, Ultimates, New Avengers, Mighty Avengers, and various other comics, Marvel and otherwise.
  • Raina Telgemeier, creator of Smile, and the Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels
  • Lee Kohse, creator of Kindergoth, and part of Bloodfire Studios
  • Brian Crowley, creator of Hamster Rage, and part of Nerd City
  • Steve Bryant, creator and artist of Athena Voltaire. You can support the return of Athena Voltaire by donating to the Kickstarter Campaign! Oh, and he’s also a Comic Twart.
  • Sean Whelan and Jim Segulin of Raging Bullets
  • Tom Kelly, creator of fun Hello Kitty superhero drawings, and creator/artist of Sword of the Savage Samurai
  • Peter David, writer of X-Factor, Fallen Angel, Star Trek: The New Frontier novels, and plenty of other stuff, too!

    This episode of Comic Timing is sponsored by…DCBS! That’s right, Discount Comic Book Service is the new sponsor of Comic Timing. For all first time users of the site, make sure to use the promo code CT8 at checkout to receive an additional 8% off your first order! Along with the new sponsor, here are our Review Corner picks for the month:

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