Comic Timing – Episode 147: NYCC 2012 Time Travel

To continue to theme of getting things in right before the next event happens, here are a bunch of the interviews I conducted during 2012’s iteration of the New York Comic Con. Yeah, I’m aware it’s been a year, and that’s the last time that is going to happen. I’m looking to get this year’s stuff out no later than two to four weeks after the convention, so stay tuned for that. The interviews you will hear are as follows:

  • Doug BrattonPop Culture Shock Therapy and The Deranged Stalker’s Journal of Pop Culture Shock Therapy
  • David Doub – Dusk Comics
  • James Asmus (now of Quantum & Woddy) and Jim FestanteThe End Times of Bram & Ben
  • A. David LewisMuktatafaht and Caption Box
  • Matt Kelly – Annabelle Avery: Steampunk Girl
  • Julian Lytle of Ants and Ignorant Bliss
  • Ulysses E. Campbell – Fantastic Forum
  • Ken KnudtsenMy Monkey’s Name Is Jennifer
  • Alex de CampiValentine, Smoke and Ashes
  • Umar – Dafixer’s Hideout
  • 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!

    We are also sponsored by New York Comic Con! The NYCC Live Stream is back. In partnership with Twitch.TV, NYCC will be streaming live from the Main Stage, Empire Stage and Show Floor all weekend long! Be sure to check out both channels this year for the most exclusive, behind-the-scenes content from NYCC 2013, the Best Four Days of the Year.

    Be sure to check out Comic Timing in the Podcast Arena at this year’s show. Ian will be at Booth AA7 along with The Multiversity Podcast. Here’s a basic layout of where that will be:

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    Ian looks forward to meeting you, and we thank New York Comic Con for their sponsorship of the podcast.

    You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com and be sure to Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ComicTiming. Thanks for listening and we’ll catch you next time!

    Comic Timing – Episode 128: The NYCC Interviews

    It took a while but here we are: ALL the interviews that were conducted at New York Comic Con. Here’s a full list from beginning to end in order of appearance:

  • Charlie Spickler – Marie’s Zero Gravity Bar and Grill
  • John Dalliare – colorist, Age of Bronze
  • Megan Duffield – Silver Circle
  • John Hazard – creator, Frankenstein Superstar
  • Dominic Sparano and Patrick J. Reilly – Pronto Comics
  • James Asmus – writer, Generation Hope, co-writer, Captain America & Bucky
  • Merik Tadros – creator, River Jordan: A Graphic Novel
  • Elliot Pacini – writer and letterer, Temporal
  • Jim Segulin – co-host, Raging Bullets
  • Patrick Meaney – director, Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts
  • Juan DeJesus – Ghost of Comic Timing Past
  • Raph Soohoo – writer, Midtown Comics Blog, sometimes a podcaster
  • Adrian Hunter – creator, Clone Platoon, podcaster, The Mean Geek
  • Kyle Stevens and Jim Demonakos – Kirby Krackle
  • Bill Walko – creator, The Hero Business
  • Brian Miller – author, How I Became a Super Villain
  • Julian Lytle – creator, Ants, Longboxes on 22s, Ignorant Bliss Podcast
  • David Price and Jason Wood – 11 O’Clock Comics
  • James Mascia – creator, High School Heroes
  • Darrell Taylor – media mogul, The Taylor Network
  • Linda Maglionico – Moxie Comics
  • Keith R.A. DeCandido – writer, Farscape Ongoing Series, novelist, podcaster, The Chronic Rift, Dead Kitchen Radio
  • Bill English, Caroline English, Jessice Gentile – Friends and a sister of one of the friends of Comic Timing
  • David Petersen – creator, Mouse Guard, covers, IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Ben Christian, Cory Smith (_corysmith_ on Twitter) – creators, The Independents (and Charlie Sheen meets Deadpool)
  • Donny Salvo – co-host, PKD Media Blackbox, Tales From The Attic
  • Brandon Christopher – Phillies fan
  • Julian Lytle – AGAIN!
  • J.K. Woodward – artist, Fallen Angel, Everlast
  • Darrell Taylor – delusions of grandeur
  • Umar – podcaster, Dafixer’s Hideout
  • Thanks to all the folks who stopped on by the booth, and here’s to a successful 2012 to all! 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 comictiming@gmail.com and be sure to Like us on Facebook athttp://www.facebook.com/ComicTiming. Thanks for listening and we’ll catch you next time!

    Comic Timing – Episode 123: The NuDCU

    Before the end of the month there’s more Comic Timing to be had! This one has Brent Kossina and Ian Levenstein joined by Angela from 2 People Talking and Invisible Jetcast, Chris Johnson now of Dying in the Gutters and Umar of Dafixer’s Hideout as we talk all about the DC Relaunch before all 52 titles were announced. We decided to hold this one back until everything was finalized out of DC just so you could see what we got right and what we got wrong. This one is plenty of fun so I hope everyone enjoys it!

    As always – we are sponsored by DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! This month you can get the entire DCnU for 50% off when you buy all of them – otherwise they are at an astonishing 42% off! And 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. Here are our Review Corner picks for the month:

    Marvel:
    Ultimate Comics Spider-man #1: 50% off (DCBS at $1.99/regular price $3.99)

    DC:
    Justice League International #1: 42% off (DCBS at $1.73/regular price $2.99)

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    27: Second Set #1 : 50% off (DCBS at $1.99/regular price $3.99)

    You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com. Thanks for listening and we’ll catch you next time!

    Comic Timing Episode 113: Alan Moore Debate

    Recently, Alan Moore made some controversial statements about the comic book industry as a whole, the way DC Entertainment works as a company, and the potential for Watchmen sequels and why he feels they shouldn’t go forward. Umar from Dafixer’s Hideout, Julian Lytle of Ants, Brent and I discuss the topic in depth, which has gained a bit more weight now that DC Entertainment has announced its plans to co “bi-coastal.”

    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! And don’t forget, THE TRAVELER #1 is only 99 cents this month at DCBS, 75% off retail price, with NO ORDER LIMIT!!! Along with this great deal, here are our Review Corner picks for the month:

    INDY (IMAGE):
    UTOPIAN #1: 50% off retail (DCBS price $1.49/regular price $2.99)

    DC:
    BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #1: 75% off retail (DCBS price $0.99/regular price $3.99)

    MARVEL:
    THUNDERBOLTS #150: 50% off retail (DCBS price $2.49/regular price $4.99)

    Also, as a quick reminder, Comic Timing will be in the Podcast Arena yet again at this year’s New York Comic Con! The Booth number is 524, and we’ll be sharing table space with none other than Rick Gordon of The Pop Cult Online! Ian will be there on Friday and Saturday only, so if you’d like to stop by and say hello or to say a few words on microphone, go ahead and do so. He’ll be happy to see you. And don’t forget that Friday at 6:30 in Panel Room 5 (subject to change, check the schedule to finalized location) will be the first ever NYCC Podcasting Panel, with the likes of Peter Rios of CGS, Jim and Johnny of Legion of Dudes, Sean and Jim of Raging Bullets, and good old Darrell from…well, everything! We can’t wait for this one, which will be recorded and released for those unable to attend.

    You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and give us your reviews over on iTunes. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps! Also, make sure to check out Ian in BrokenSea Production’s latest Twilight Theatre episode, “The Cloud!

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

    Comic Timing – Episode 95

    Sorry we are so late, but we are back with a fantastic episode. Join Ian, Brent, Umar from Dafixer’s Hideout and Gabe from Strangers with Comics as we discuss the Disney Acquisition as well as creator turnover on books. Enjoy the show and expect a jam packed Review Corner coming soon!

    Comic Timing is sponsored by Heroes Corner. Make sure to check out their deals on all the hottest comic books from the September Previews, and make sure to use the promo code CTROCKS on your first order with Heroes Corner to save an additional 5% off. For first time users of the site only. This month’s Review Corner books are as follows:

    INDY:
    DR. HORRIBLE ONE-SHOT 50% OFF (RETAIL $3.50/HC PRICE $1.50)

    DC:
    R.E.B.E.L.S. #10 40% OFF (RETAIL $3.99/HC PRICE $2.49)

    MARVEL:
    CAPTAIN AMERICA REBORN #5 (OF 5) 40% OFF (RETAIL $3.99/HC PRICE $2.49)

    You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and give us your reviews over on iTunes. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps!

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

    Comic Timing – Episode 73

    Episode 73 lives! It has been a very busy couple of weeks for me, as work combined with looking for apartments, laptop failures and other life stuff slowed me down. Well here, have an episode to make you feel a bit better, k? This time, Umar from Dafixer’s Hideout returns along with Sean Cummings of codename: POWER join Brent and I to chat about the year up until now. Like last year, we return with our end of the summer awards! Plus, we delve into Sean’s San Diego Comic-Con experience. Three hours of comic goodness, all for you! I will try to put out as much content as I can over the next few weeks, as there might be another break coming because (cross your fingers) I’m moving in November!

    Comic Timing is sponsored by Heroes Corner. All first time Heroes Corner users can enter the promo code CTROCKS to receive an additional 5% off their first order with the site, and make sure to check out their Mercury and The Murd Special where you’ll receive not only Mercury And The Murd for $2.59, but also a Katie Cook sketch print AND FREE copy of Marvel’s DARK REIGN: NEW NATION! And the Heroes Corner picks for October are:

    DC:

    GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #15 – 50% off retail (HC price: $1.50 / retail $2.99)

    MARVEL:

    SECRET INVASION: DARK REIGN – 75% off retail (HC price: $1.00 / retail: $3.99)

    INDEPENDENT (Anime Works Publishing):

    AKIHABARA @ DEEP VOLUME 1 GN – 50% off retail (HC price: $6.00 / retail: $11.99)

    CT 1st Time Order Code CTROCKS get an extra 5% off you Order Total. For first time users of Heroes Corner only.

    You can e-mail the show at comictiming@gmail.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and Digg us at Digg.Com. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps!

    We shall see you next week for our second Review Corner Episode, where Brent and I take on Back To Brooklyn #1, Avengers: The Initiative #17 and Blue Beetle #31. Until then, thanks for listening and thanks for downloading!