Caffeinated Comics Blog
From Spider-Man to Batman, superheroes are bad at maintaining relationships. Jon and Steven look at both the recent Batman 50 and Amazing Spider-Man 1 to see how the most popular characters will probably remain single. Plus, JB Smoove as J. Jonah Jameson?
The creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange has passed at age 90. Jon and Steven discuss his dark, unusual style, the way he approached character design and how the most famous comic book artist chose to be a recluse for decades. Plus, they both see “Ant-Man and the Wasp”.
It’s Netflix, ComiXology and Mattycollector all in one! DC has announced their new streaming app and for once they’ve beaten Marvel at something. Plus, backed up on omnibuses and being very tired from shooting videos in a heat wave.
The second film from the Jurassic Park reboot is out but Jon hasn’t seen it. Instead, he’s been lost in PlayStation VIrtual Reality and gives Steven a tour of Batman Arkham VR. Steven and Davis Miller discuss the film’s shift in tone from the last entry and how it compares to other recent monster […]
Brad Bird took 14 years to make a second “Incredibles” movie so naturally we’ve got a ten year old to discuss it. Jon’s son Ben sits in to talk PIXAR’s enhanced character design, elegant fight choreography, and walking the fine line of parody and homage to superheroes past. Also, why “Coco” isn’t all that […]
Guy Casper started reading comic books in 1968, and continues to this day. Jon and Steven ask Guy the big questions: What keeps him in? What pushes him out?What are his favorite eras? Plus, how to love an artist that keeps going away.
With Bendis over at DC and Slott leaving Spider-Man for Iron Man and the FF, Marvel is due for a sea change. But will this one stick? Jon and Steven discuss the breakup of Quesada’s writing crew, the declining sales of 2017, and the return of core characters at the cost of diversity. Also, […]
Jon, Steven and Elliott Serrano have a SPOILER filled discussion of the latest Star Wars blockbuster you may not have seen yet. How far back does the development go? Does Ron Howard have a style? Does Alden Ehrenreich measure up to Harrison Ford, or for that matter, River Phoenix? Plus, does Elliott still hate […]
You’ve heard from the creator, now hear from the fans! Jon welcomes first-time guest Scott Berends to SPOILERLY discuss the expanded budget, the increased ties to the X-Men Cinematic Universe, how Deadpool went from a cult figure within the comics community to a crossover superstar and how comedies get a pass for plot holes. […]
RE-PRESENTING OUR CONVERSATION FROM 2016! Jon talks to the co-creator of Deadpool before the premiere of the Fox Movie. Fabian discusses what it was like to control half of the X-Men franchise at its commercial peak, the inspiration he and Rob Liefeld foundin creating the Merc With a Mouth and his experiences moving to […]