Caffeinated Comics Podcast
A slow news week has Jon and Steven focused on the hundreds of Marvel figures Hasbro plans to release over the next few months. They discuss how the line has survived 17 years and two companies, the evolution from the dominant 90’s X-men toys and how 6 inch highly poseable superhero figures changed Star […]
We’re short and live! Jon and Steven perform a live podcast during the SMG Podcast Marathon at the Blue Box Cafe to discuss how introverts get together, Steven’s self assessment as a broadcaster and why dumb thugs in Spider-Man PS4 are tougher than a guy with super powers. The coffees were barista made and […]
It’s Halloween! Jon and Steven discuss how 80’s slashers relied on latex and goo, how Universal Studios created horror icons that became as ubiquitous as superheroes and how the Walking Dead ate up all the good zombie ideas. Plus, horror comedies, the genius of Jeffrey Coombs and the lost “Anchorman” movie!
The streaming giant that green-lights everything now takes away two Marvel series! Jon, Steven and Lisa Brown discuss how the cancellations of “Iron Fist” and “Luke Cage” could impact the new thirds season of Daredevil, what it might mean for Disney’s upcoming streaming service and why “Orange is the New Black” matters. Plus, Lisa […]
The author of “Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine” is here! Jon and Dr. Flores discuss how to create a psychological profile for a fictional character shaped by many authors, how childhood trauma played a fundamental role in Logan’s development even though the story was revealed forty years later and how the X-Man’s capacity […]
It’s a Spider-Man movie without Spider-Man. Jon, Steven and Dani Romero all saw the Tom Hardy movie and have very strong opinions about it. Like really strong. There’s yelling.
The classic Batman artist has passed. Jon represents their conversation from 2016 where Norm discusses his early work, his rise on Detective Comics during the 1989 Batmania and the stroke which changed his life forever.
The first look at the next Marvel movie is here! Jon and Steven discuss the long, troubled history of Carol Danvers and how she became an “A” list character thirty years later. Plus, Joaquin Phoenix is the Joker and Henry Cavill is not Superman?
The creator of “Stan Against Evil” is here! Jon talks to Dana about his new “Planet of the Apes: Visionaries” graphic novel, which adapts the original draft of Rod Serling’s screenplay. Plus, his time writing “The Simpsons”, “The Dana Gould Hour” podcast, the upcoming season of “Stan” and how a writer, show runner, actor […]
The most anticipated Marvel video game in history is out! Jon, Ben and Kevin Ryan discuss the levels they’ve achieved in the first 24 hours while Steven curses his X Box 360. Is it better than “Batman: Arkham City”? Better than the LEGO Marvel games? Better than the Atari version where you climb a […]