Caffeinated Comics Podcast
Live from the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago! Jon and Steven talk to curator Wally Podrazik about the new interactive exhibit of a television milestone. Wally discusses the impact a show with such history can have on current events, his own experiences in the studio audience and how the exhibit takes you through […]
Marvel’s first all African-American film is out! Is there anything to dislike about this film? Jon, Steven gush over the unique tone and three dimensional characters while Davis Miller finds some issues and immediately feels bad about it. Plus, the drawings are fighting!
The Super Bowl brings big commercials. But seriously, FIVE movie trailers? Jon and Steven cover the teases for Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Deadpool 2, Venom and Solo: A Star Wars Story. These run the gamut from amazing to misguided garbage but which is which? Check out this episode and you will […]
Live from the first Lyons Township comic convention! Jon, Steven and Joe Pakovits take the main stage to talk trying new things, whether it’s a con, a long-running series or a new creative team. Plus, how boycotting “Black Panther” makes you look racist.
Scott Snyder is taking over “Justice League” but only after he finishes the “Metal” event. And one more event. Jon, Steven and Dani Romero discuss the recent escalation of crossovers to the point where their schedules overlap. Do the stories still have impact? Are they asking too much financially from a shrinking market? Do […]
After writing the wall-crawler for ten years, Dan Slott is moving on. Jon, Steven and Joe Pakovits discuss his most impactful stories, his early days as part of a think-tank of writers on “Amazing Spider-Man” and how he paid off the multiple wild directions for Peter Parker. Plus, how he might approach his new […]
How long do you let it go on? Jon and Steven discuss when to leave a show, comic or movie franchise. Is it one bad story or a case of “boiling the frog”? And, can it ever return to its former heights?
The X Files comeback returns for its second season and goes off the rails immediately. Lauren Faits returns to discuss the retcon of the premiere episode, its treatment of Scully and whether the mythology should even matter anymore. Plus, what happens when female characters suddenly become mothers.
Yes, 2017 was horrible. Nevertheless, Jon and Steven push through the onslaught of daily disasters to find something positive. Find out their choices for the best movie, TV, comic and collectible of the year. Plus, they both still love “Star Wars: the Last Jedi”.
Twas the night before Christmas and Jon just got a free moment. He talks about his childhood memories of the holiday, how action figures shaped his experience each year and how becoming a parent is like joining the backstage crew of Christmas. Also, where everyone else is.