Caffeinated Comics Podcast
The Force is strong in Chicago! Jon and Steven discuss the FOMO of skipping the show one month after C2E2, the live streaming p – anel and trailer for Episode IX and the shift to Disney+ later in the year. Plus, the new “Hellboy” movie is very, very bad.
DC changes direction once again! Jon, Steven, Dani Romero and Owen O’Riordan talk their surprised reactions to a new tone, how to introduce a character in film after multiple comic reboots and why it was a New Line film, not Warner Bros. Plus, the many, many lawsuits of Captain Marvel.
Batman hits octogenarian status as his first comic hits a mellennium. Jon and Steven discuss the Dark Knight’s current state with Tom King’s intrsopective style on the comic, “Gotham” ending and no release date for the next movie. Plus, they return from C2E2 and report from one panel each.
While Jon and Steven prepare for C2E2, they reflect on comic history. Are comics fictional biographies of heroes or simply ways for different creators to tell their own stories? Plus, the long long, long, unintentional origin of Cable!
After watching the new “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” trailer, Jon and Steven discuss the ending of the FOX run of films. Is this the final installment? What happened to “New Mutants”? And does anything in this movie matter before a Disney reboot? Plus, hate for the new “Hellboy”.
The dream of the 90s is alive in the MCU! Jon, Steven, Lisa Brown, Tina Canfield, and David Brown discuss whether two directors diluted the vision of the story, spotting Kelly Sue DeConnick in a crowd, and whose side to take in a Kree/Skrull war. Plus, is Carol Danvers a gay rights activist
The host of “Amazing Spider-Talk” is here! Dan and Jon discuss their entry points to the comics, how long it takes to collect every issue, the worst runs ever and why 2018 was the most popular year for Spidey yet. Plus, Hobgoblin
Jon wonders when he’ll get to “Star Trek: Discovery” Season 2 while Steven wonders if he’ll ever get to “Star Trek: the Next Generation”. Is it easier to binge 10 sitcoms than 5 dramas? Plus, Marvel charges a hundred bucks for a crossover while DC slashes titles!
So many Marvel Legends! Jon and Steven discuss how the annual trade show in NY works, the fading of DC product, the rise of Marvel Legends as the new Star Wars and whether this is the year Steven finally starts buying them.
The future of video games lies in the Old West! Owen O’Riordan joins Jon and Steven to discuss the open-world yet story focused game. Plus, Legos in Ireland, the shared universe of FOX Kids and tales of comic retailers past and present.