Caffeinated Comics Podcast

Caffeinated Comics – Hasbro Pulse Con

From Marvel Legends to Star Wars to Indiana Jones, Hasbro saves the best announcements for themselves. Jon, Steven and Elliott discuss how much more money action figures will take from them in 2023. Does the Marvel Legends treatment for Indy live up to expectations? Who wants an Avalanche figure? Why […]

Caffeinated Comics – HasLab HasLoses

A 4th version of a C list Marvel character for $350? What could possibly go wrong? Jon and Steven discuss the latest Marvel Legends Ghost Rider offering, if a 6 inch scale car is worth the Hot Toys price point, how it’s already lost the Robbie Reyes stretch goal and what […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

James Gunn returns to the corner of the MCU he created! Elliott, Jon, Dave and Tom welcome writer Saurav Mohapatra to discuss what happens when a groundbreaking director makes a film that doesn’t surprise its audience, Gunn’s recurring theme of bad fathers and how the MCU is a step towards Peacemaker. […]

Caffeinated Comics – D23

Disney focuses most of their announcements on Disney Plus but is the golden age of streaming already over? Jon and Steven discuss how HBO Max is ending the budget arms race for platforms, whether box office sales mean more than subscription numbers, and if one service will end up buying all the others. […]

Caffeinated Comics – ELVIS

He’s the King of Rock n’ Roll but where does the movie rank? Jon and Elliott discuss when they got into Elvis Presley, how his persona has lasted and why the biopic put Tom Hanks in a fat suit. Plus, She-Hulk twerks, Moon Knight puzzles and Spider-Man show us ten […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Doctor Strange

Dr. Suzana Flores returns to discuss Benedict Cumberbatch’s entry into the MCU! Jon, Elliott, Dave and Dr. Flores discuss whether Strange’s character can offset the exit of Robert Downey Jr., the vocabulary of magic in the MCU and how letting go is the most important part of healing. Plus, is […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU Captain America: Civil War

The MCU reaches new heights by tearing itself apart! Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom welcome Dr. Suzana Flores to discuss how superheroes process trauma, who the real bad guy is and what the story learned from the comics that inspired it. Plus, the examination of pain through “Untamed: The Psychology […]

Caffeinated Comics – Sandman

DC did something right! Jon, Elliott and Steven discuss why the Netflix version of Neil Gaiman’s groundbreaking comic “Sandman” could never be a movie, the extra helping of British in the casting and how the 30 year wait, “Good Omens”  and a COVID lockdown, helped the final product. Plus, lowering […]

Caffeinated Comics – Batgirl Gone

Why did Warner Brothers mothball a 90 million dollar movie? Jon and Elliott discuss the fallout from the WB Discovery merger, the de-escalation of HBO Max and the perceived quality of the straight-to-streaming DC movie. Plus, Spider-Man Day and remembering Nichelle Nichols, Alan Grant and Jon’s Aunt Peggy. [EP291]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Ant-Man

The smallest superhero took the longest time to get a movie! Jon, Elliott and dave welcome Tom the mixologist and Mike Caplan, the owner of Mr. Wayne’s Pop Culture Collectibles to discuss Edgar wright’s protracted (and failed) attempt to get Scott Lang on the big screen, why Paul Rudd was the right […]

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