This week on the LIVE comics radio show you don’t talk about at parties, we welcome writer Ben McCool to the Monster Cave. You know Ben’s work from Pigs and Choker from Image and Lookouts from Cryptozoic. He joins us tonight to chat about all his work and to take your questions. So, if you [...]
Comic News Insider: Episode 434 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Detective Comics Vol 2 #0, Earth 2 #0, Fashion Beast #1, Green Lantern Vol 5 #0, Lookouts Riddle Vol 1 #1, New Crusaders Rise Of The Heroes #1, Stormwatch Vol 3 #0, Worlds Finest Vol 3 [...]
Comic News Insider Episode 400! Paul Pope, Kevin Maguire, Ben Templesmith, ChrisCross, Becky Cloonan, Ben McCool, Emma Hayley, Dr. Vasilis Pozios & “Alan Moore”!
Comic News Insider: Episode 400 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Airboy Deadeye #1, Merciless Rise Of Ming #1, Popeye Vol 3 #1 It’s the epic 400th episode recording! Recorded live at Hourglass Tavern in midtown Manhattan. Jimmy is joined by frequent co-hosts Kevin Conn, Grace Helbig and Jon Hoche! Producer [...]
Comic News Insider: Episode 378 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Last week’s all star crew of Lorraine Cink, Kevin Conn and Jon Hoche stay on to record the Best of 2011 show! It’s a lengthy one but so much fun! Along with Jimmy, they [...]
Comic News Insider Episode 366 – More NYCC w/ Blair Butler (G4TV’s Fresh Ink), Blair Herter (G4TV’s X-Play) & Kevin Mellon!
Comic News Insider: Episode 366 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Deadpool MAX 2 #1, Dead Rising Road To Fortune #1, Monocyte #1, My Greatest Adventure Vol 2 #1, Orchid #1, Star Trek Legion Of Super-Heroes #1, Shade Vol 2 #1, 30 Days of Night #1, X-Men Regenesis #1. Batman: [...]
Comic News Insider Episode 363 – New York Comic Con Recap w/ James Asmus/Marc Bernardin/Nicki Clyne/Greg Pak/Veronica Taylor
Comic News Insider: Episode 363 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Jimmy flies solo this week because it’s the big New York Comic Con recap! His voice is shot from shouting during the raffle all weekend and sleeping about 8 hours total in 4 days. He got [...]
Comic News Insider: Episode 362 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Avengers 1959 #1, Blood Red Dragon #0, Chopper #1, Huntress Vol 3 #1, Last Of The Greats #1, Penguin: Pain and Prejudice #1, Frank Miller’s Holy Terror Jimmy is joined by yet another Aussie [...]
The Backroom team discuss the new Ultimate Spider-Man, try to understand Spooky Buddies, and say farewell to Electron Boy. Questions? Comments? Stop by The Backroom website. 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.
The boys dip their toes into some intellectual waters this episode. Topics of discussion: revisionist history in regards to Cold War aggressors; Television, Comic Books, and the difference between utilizing the strengths of one medium in regards to another and just straight up copying one medium to another and not respecting how one audience experiences [...]
Comic News Insider: Episode 324 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Captain America and the Secret Avengers One-Shot, Dollhouse: Epitaphs One-Shot, Elephantmen: Man and Elephantman #1 Yet another new sound this week! Jimmy is joined by Jon Hoche (back by popular demand) [...]
“Jennifer Blood #1 was Killer Milf, son! The Big of the Book was definitely the epic O-face panel on the final page!” No, the previous sentence does not contain typos. We have simply created new ways to review comics. Listen and learn. MAINSTREAM [01:41] S.H.I.E.L.D. #6 [17:55] Amazing Spider-Man #654.1 [26:53] Wolverine #6 – Wolverine [...]
In which Freddie gushes about this week’s big book, Locke and Key, Jesse puts to bed Season Eight of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Art hates on precocious kids in yet another issue about a Superman amalgam. SHOW NOTES: ALL INDIES, ALL THE TIME [00:31] Intro [01:08] Locke & Key: Keys To The Kingdom #4 [...]
Independent titles rule supreme! Pick Of The Week goes to Ben McCool & Nikki Cook for Memoir #1 (Image). Fast Five picks include G.I. JOE: Cobra #12 (IDW), Hellblazer #275 (Vertigo), Doctor Who #1 (IDW), The Boys #50 (Dynamite), and Locke & Key: Keys To The Kingdom #4 (IDW). Also, none of the titles this [...]
In which, Sweet Tooth is praised to high heaven, Choker makes Freddie confused as hell, and Art admits his love for Mr. Ian Churchill. SHOW NOTES: INDIE [01:22] Sweet Tooth #17 [04:53] Walking Dead #80 [09:16] Suicide Forest #2 [15:04] 27 #2 [19:57] Marineman #2 [26:26] Choker #5 MAINSTREAM [30:17] Ultimate Captain America #1 [39:49] [...]
It’s delay week at The Fourth Wall. In this delayed podcast, we discuss some fantastic delayed books and some not so fantastic ones. THE LIST [01:27] Scarlet #2 [08:38] Stumptown #4 (OF 4) [15:32] Last Days Of American Crime #3 (OF 3) [26:55] Choker #4 (OF 6) [31:12] Buffy The Vampire Slayer #36 [33:30] Sweet [...]
Show Notes: INTRO [00:22] mainstream: [0:01:19] Secret Avengers #1 In which the boys explain why Ed Brubaker is like a puppy. [0:10:54] Thor #610 [0:15:56] X-Force #27 [0:22:22] X-Men: Blind Science [0:29:49] Thunderbolts #144 [0:34:42] Wolverine: Weapon X #13 [0:39:08] The Thanos Imperative: Ignition [0:44:35] Ultimate Enemy #4 (of 4) [0:48:27] Batman: The Return of [...]
Part one of our Emerald City ComiCon series: Kevin interviews Mark Waid from Boom! Studios, Greg interviews Rick Remender from Fear Agent, and Jason interviews Ben McCool and Ben Templesmith from Choker. If you would like to leave comments, please stop by our website. This episode is also available on iTunes. Additionally for fun, we’re [...]
Once again, an indie claims the title of “Big Book of the Week.” Not even Siege can stop Indie’s relentless reign. INDIES [01:08] American Vampire 1 [08:19] Choker 2 [12:10] Dynamo 5 25 [17:02] Joe The Barabarian 3 MAINSTREAM [23:35] Siege 3 [32:58] Amazing Spider-Man 625 [42:11] Hercules – Fall of an Avenger 1 [46:46] [...]
This week on Teenage Wasteland… J. Michael Straczynski is set to take on both Wonder Woman and the Man of Steel, and I find it interesting. Plus, a small observation on comic sales and the direct market and a run down of reviews on plenty of Number 1 issues. And, last but not least, Mr. [...]