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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.
Jon and Steven start this episode in mid-argument; does “Space Jam” hold up or was it always one of the worst movies ever made? And was it a better decision than Michael Jordan’s moustache? Plus, auteur directors, non-event events and Lord of the Rings action figures!
“Black Panther” is nominated for Best Picture! Is it a nod to diversity, geekdom or a bid for ratings? Why doesn’t anyone want to host the show? Plus, Hugh Laurie’s indiscretions, David Letterman’s heart problems and more Marvel Legends!
A classic Marvel and DC artist has put down his pencil. Jon, Steven and Marco Garcia discuss the books Perez created that will never go out of print, the books we may never see again and how legendary status in the comic industry gets relegated to a single generation. Plus, the new “Spider-Man: Far […]
Dani Romero invites Jon to her livestream! In the complete audio of the interview, Jon discusses how he got into writing comics in college, what he learned from the crash in the 90s and how it helped him prepare for a career in advertising, screen writing and stand-up comedy. Plus, why you should never […]
Jon and Steven discuss the first interactive Netflix project! Is the new “Black Mirror” a movie or a video game? Should you make choices based on success or drama? Can you talk spoilers when the story could go anywhere? Plus, could Dan Slott’s “Fantastic Four” be one of the great runs?
That’s over. Jon and Steven discuss how hard it is to not discuss politics, Marvel movies transition to epics, the diminished returns of Star Wars and why it’s a good time to be a Spider-Man fan. Plus, Steven leaves the world of comic book retail.
You’d think the year would be over but here comes the latest DC movie! Jon, Steven, Lisa Brown, Tina Canfield and Joe Pakovits discuss the shifting tone, the influence of 80s action movies and the physics of movie water. Plus, they showed a new “Hellboy” trailer.
The most surprising movie of the year is out! Jon and Steven welcome Seth Wilkins for a SPOILER filled discussion on the latest Marvel animated film. Did the lower expectations lead to a more satisfying experience? How does Marvel balance multiculturalism and copies of their own well-known characters? Why is the Lego Batman movie […]