Caffeinated Comics Blog

Caffeinated Comics – Boomers in Space

Harrison Ford is 80 years old and has two television series and a blockbuster movie coming out. Jon and Elliott discuss how the Indiana Jones delays may have caused a late burst of productivity and why “Shrinking” is not the show you might think. Also, “Picard” continues its unbroken streak […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCUReVU: Captain Marvel

The first female led Marvel movie has arrived! Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom welcome author and journalist Julie DiCaro to discuss what it’s like to be a woman in a field where half the names end in “Man”. Plus, dubious 90s needle drops, the state of de-aging technology and why […]

Caffeinated Comics – Top Men: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

It’s the most polarizing Indy film and opinions be divided! Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom recorded this before Ke Huy Quan won an Oscar but they welcome former Lucasfilm marketing staffer John Singh to discuss the 1984 blockbuster and whether it’s too dark, too light or just right. How did […]

Caffeinated Comics – Doug Drexler on Picard

Doug Drexler has done makeup, graphics, VFX and concept illustration on Star Trek since “The Next Generation”. He’s back for “Star Trek: Picard” and here to tell Jon and Elliott all about it. Doug covers everything from creating new ships for a franchise he’s loved since the 1960s to getting back in […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Paul Rudd returns to the MCU as Mike Caplan returns to the MCU ReVU! The owner of Mr. Waynes collectibles discusses the low stakes of the Ant-Man sequel with Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom. How much of a game changer is Evangeline Lilly’s suit? Why is the plot like a […]

Caffeinated Comics – Farewell to the Golden Age of Streaming

The internet promised every movie and show available at our fingertips forever. So why are platforms taking content away? Co-authors Wally Podrazik and Harry Castleman talk to Jon about the hard realities of running a media empire. Why did the big companies overspend on making their own programs? How […]

Caffeinated Comics – Super Bowl 2023

That football game with lots of commercials happened Sunday and it came with a bunch of trailers. Jon and Elliott discuss 30 new seconds of Indiana Jones, 2 and a half minutes of Guardians of the Galaxy, some Transformers and Fast and the Furious and whatever time the Flash fever […]

Caffeinated Comics – Todd Allen

“Comixology is a dead man walking”. Amazon has had quite a time with its digital comics platform. An upgrade that broke the app. 75% of the staff fired. An angry customer base. Tanking sales. Todd Allen’s article in The Comics Beat gave the best look into the ongoing disaster and […]

Caffeinated Comics – Top Men: Raiders of the Lost Ark

It’s finally here! We’re counting down to the release of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” with a super-sized look at “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom welcome Marvel and DC artist Tom Feister to discuss the impact Spielberg and Lucas’ movie had on 1981, […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel brings it all together for the biggest film crossover in history! Jon, Elliott, Dave, Tom and Steven Brown discuss the massive cast, how the pacing keeps the multiple plotlines from getting lost or confused and just how little they care about conventions like bringing a new audience or having […]

Go to Top