Reviews: Rocket Raccoon Vol 2 #1, Tech Jacket Vol 2 #1, Knights of Sidonia, Sailor Moon Crystal, The 7D
The podcast wife Erica Schultz returns! Jimmy hopes you loved his massive Heroes Con coverage. If you missed it, just go back and check out the last 5 episodes! They give some mad love to the Hero Initiative and their awesome professional volunteers, wish Heidi MacDonald and The Beat a Happy 10th Anniversary, giggle at the broody Superman picture released, guffaw at the Fox ADHD Captain America song parody and Jimmy expresses glee over Community getting a season 6 on Yahoo. They also end with talking about their tentative San Diego Comic Con plans (hint: SUPER BUSY). News includes Starz developing Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, Vertigo announces The Kitchen, Amazon announces top comics of 2014 so far, Sleepy Hollow TV show coming to comics, Green Arrow comic gets new writers, Arrow TV show gets many a new cast member, Barnes and Noble announces Get Pop Cultured, and Marge Simpson goes MAC (cosmetics). Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Reviews: Dredd:Underbelly One Shot, Furious #1, Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1, World War Mob #1
Jimmy is joined in studio by the fantastic husband/wife creators of Disconnected Press, Conor and Lizzie Boyle! They came over from the UK just to co-host the podcast! Okay, they were here for the Super Bowl as well but that was just a side thing. They chat about their works (Lizzie’s the writer and Conor’s the artist), digital vs print in comics, comic critiquing, hiring new talent, the UK comics scene and more. News includes: more Superman/Batman casting with Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Dark Horse announces the Stan Sakai project, Marvel announces a partnership with Hero Initiative with the Uncanny X-Men 100 Project, get killed in Rachel Rising, Marvel Universe Live races for the Cosmic Cube, and JK Rowling wanted Harry and Hermione to hook up! As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
Now at our new Saturday broadcast day, recorded by the Comics World division of Publishers Weekly Magazine, it’s More To Come! Your biweekly dose of insider comics publishing news, discussion and controversy. Starring Heidi MacDonald, the Eisner-nominated blogger of ComicsBeat.com, Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor of Publishers Weekly and Kate Fitzsimons, More To Come’s intrepid producer!
In this week’s episode, the More to Come Crew discuss discuss Mark Millar, Todd McFarlane and the relationship between women and superhero comics, Skype Hype: a new way to connect comic shops and creators masterminded by Ron Marz, Jimmy Palmiotti and Steve Niles, celebrating Jack Kirby with the Hero Initiative, comic cons around the world including Comiket, the Taipei Comic Exhibition and Comic Con Express Hyderabad, top picks of the week and much more on PWCW’s More to Come.
Stay tuned for our next regularly scheduled episode – there will definitely be More To Come!
Reviews: Danger Girl and The Army of Darkness #1, Dark Horse Presents #1, Super Dinosaur #1, Doctor Who Season 6, Episode 1: The Impossible Astronaut
Jon Hoche jumps in to the co-host seat again. Jimmy remembers his dear friend Kirk Torigoe and shares some stories about him. News includes: Hero Initiative to benefit Josh Medors, Greg Rucka/Rick Burchett’s new comic, Sony Playstation Network crashes, Batman: Year One animated and a Game of Thrones fight. Also, is Jimmy a Russian spy? As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
This holiday season, the Comics Podcast Network is proud to partner with the Hero Initiative and sponsor the HERO FOR THE HOLIDAYS drive. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterdays’ creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.
We encourage our listeners and fellow comic book fans to remember the Hero Initiative during the holiday season and consider making a donation to this organization. You can visit Hero’s website at www.heroinitiative.org to find out more.
To donate using a credit card or check through Paypal, send to HeroAuctions@aol.com.
To send a check through the mail, send to:
The HERO Initiative
11301 Olympic Blvd., #587
Los Angeles, CA 90064