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Episode 684 - The Beautiful Ones!

Reviews: 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank #1, Aloha Hawaiian Dick #1, Dept H #1, Joyride #1, Game of Thrones S6 premiere, Lucifer S1 finale

Jimmy is joined in studio by frequent co-host Emily Edwards! They talk about their love of Prince before heading off to see Purple Rain in the theater (Emily's first time!). News includes: The Inhumans movie has been pulled from its 2019 release date, Pearl Mackie will be the new Doctor Who Companion, an "outlandish" new Voltron: Legendary Defender comic mini-series is coming and will tie-in to the upcoming animated series, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 cast Nathan Fillion as Wonder Man, the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer confirms the return of Wolverine, and Emma Stone has been cast as Cruella de Vil in upcoming spin-off film Cruella. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI684.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:44am EDT

Episode 683 - White Washing Free Podcast!

Reviews: Black Road #1, Goldie Vance #1, Hot Damn #1, House of Penance #1, Moon Knight Vol 8 #1, Orphan Black S4 premiere, Supergirl S1 finale

Jimmy is joined in studio by frequent co-host Jon Hoche! They chat/rant about the questionable casting of non-Asians in Doctor Strange and Ghost in the Shell. As many of you know, Jimmy (former actor) and Jon (working actor) are both of Asian descent and have lots to say about the subject. Oooh, controversy! Slow news week so they have a nice talk about the Eisner nominations and some of the nominees that they've read and would like to check out.  They give some great recommendations in comics, TV and film as well. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI683.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:17am EDT

Episode 682 - Raising the Batt Signal!

Reviews: Black Panther Vol 6 #1, Empress #1, The Fix #1, Grizzly Shark #1, Fear the Walking Dead

Jimmy is joined in studio by good pal/animator Jim Batt. They discuss his awesome Kickstarter project with Neil Gaiman. They also chat about the Star Wars: Rogue One trailer as well as the new Suicide Squad one. Jimmy talks about a couple of deaths on big TV shows last week but stays mostly spoiler-free. News includes: Gerard Way gets new comic imprint at DC called Young Animal, Image Expo announces a slew of new comic projects, Dark Horse is bringing Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens, Image announces Creators for Creators initiative, Garth Ennis/Darick Robertson's The Boys is becoming a live action show on Cinemax, Freeform is developing a Cloak and Dagger series, Archie is publishing a new Betty and Veronica series along with a new Kevin Keller series, and Animaniacs is finally on Netflix! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI682.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:04am EDT

Episode 681 - MoCCA: Nobrow Special w/ Sam Bosma/Jeremy Sorese!

Jimmy went to MoCCA over the weekend and got some great interviews. In this Nobrow special, you'll hear his chats with Sam Bosma (Fantasy Sports) and Jeremy Sorese (Curveball). Jimmy is a big basketball fan like Sam which is a good thing since his book Fantasy Sports deals with the sport! And hear them both correctly pick the NCAA men's basketball champion! In his talk with Jeremy, they have a great deal to say about relationships, friendships and more. They even get a little Steven Universe love in there as well since Jeremy wrote the comics. Both were really great interviews so do give a listen! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI681.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:04am EDT

Episode 680 - MoCCA: SelfMadeHero/Abrams Special w/ Reinhard Kleist/Jim Ottaviani!

Jimmy went to MoCCA over the weekend and got some great interviews. In this SelfMadeHero/Abrams special, you'll hear his chats with Reinhard Kleist (An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar) and Jim Ottaviani (The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded). Jimmy and Reinhard catch up a bit as it's been a couple of years since they last talked at TCAF. He gives some great insight into his book about the tragic story of Olympic runner Samia Yusuf Omar. In his interview with Jim, the 2 talk about Jim's science background as well as his many other comics. They both give their theory surrounding the mystery of Alan Turing's death as well. Both were great talks so do give a listen! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI680.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

Episode 679 - MoCCA Mirth w/ Rebecca Sugar!

Reviews: The Powerpuff Girls, The Walking Dead S6 finale, Wynonna Earp S1 premiere

Emily Edwards returns to the rotating co-host chair! They chat about the awesomeness of Benedict Cumberbatch dressed as Doctor Strange buying Doctor Strange comics and talk at length/give theories about the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead. Over the weekend, Jimmy (and Producer Joe) attended MoCCA Festival. A great small press/indie comics show right here in NYC. Jimmy gives a quick recap of it all. On the Sunday of the show, Jimmy and Producer Joe sat down with Rebecca Sugar (Steven Universe creator) for a lovely chat about the show, her time on Adventure Time, her musical work and much more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI679.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

Episode 678 - CNI v Batman v Superman!

Reviews: Batman Vol 2 #50, Circuit-Breaker #1, Independence Day #1, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Jon Hoche makes it 3 weeks in a row as co-host! They chat about the Supergirl/Flash crossover in all of its adorableness and have a LENGTHY discussion/recap/review of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. I mean LENGTHY.  News includes: lots of DC Rebirth news, Elijah Wood will be the co-lead in BBC America's upcoming Dirk Gently series, Peter Serafinowicz has been cast as The Tick in the upcoming Amazon live action pilot. and the Kingsman sequel will be called Kingsman: The Golden Circle and will take place in America. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI678.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:39am EDT

Episode 677 - The CNI of Hell's Kitchen

Reviews: 3 Devils #1 A&A #1, Steven Universe & the Crystal Gems #1, Turncoat #1, Daredevil S2, Lost Girl series finale

Jon Hoche is back again! The boys discuss the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer, how the Inhumans beat out the mutants and a possible Red Dead Redemption sequel.  News includes: Peter Capaldi confirms a new Doctor Who companion has been picked and he's been working with them, Faith Erin Hicks announces first ever new NON-graphic novel called Comics Will Break Your Heart, Spider-Gwen co-creator Robbi Rodriguez announces retirement from comics, and more Harry Potter inspired books are coming after the upcoming Fantastic Beasts movie. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI677.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:05am EDT

Episode 676 - Vanishing Sons!

Reviews: Baker Street Peculiars #1, Mars Attacks Occupation #1, Samurai #1

Jon Hoche returns to co-host after a short absence. They discuss the latest Spider-Man...I mean...Captain America trailer, Ian McShane's thoughts on spoiling Game of Thrones and whom Jena Malone is playing in Batman v Superman. News includes: there will be a 5th Indiana Jones film with Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg attached, a few actors have been shortlisted to play the lead in the young Han Solo movie, Amazon has ordered a pilot for a new The Tick series, Preacher will premiere on AMC on May 22, Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill will return as Batman and The Joker in the upcoming Batman: The Killing Joke animated feature, the Xena reboot may explore Xena and Gabrielle's more intimate relationship, the Riverdale TV series casts Reggie, Dilton and Moose, and the all new The Powerpuff Girls will debut on April 4th on Cartoon Network. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI676.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:41am EDT

Episode 675 - Stop Stealing My Beer!

Reviews: Action Lab: Dog of Wonder #1, The Discipline #1 (Image), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1, Predator: Life and Death #1, Vampirella Vol 6 #1, Agent Carter season 2 finale, The Shannara Chronicles season 1 finale, Zootopia

Emmy Potter makes it a magical 2 weeks in a row as guest co-host! They chat about the new Ghostbusters trailer (both the U.S. and Ukranian ones) while Jimmy keeps trying to steal Emmy's beer. News includes: Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy will crossover, Sina Grace brings his memoir Self-Obsessed to web series, Big Hero 6 is getting the animated series treatment, Joseph Gordon-Levitt exits the Sandman film, Ian McShane joins the cast of American Gods, JK Simmons is the new Commissioner Gordon, Boomerang will air a DC Superhero Girls special, Scalped gets a pilot order, Zendaya joins the Spider-Man reboot and Peter Capaldi may stay on Doctor Who after showrunner Steven Moffat's departure. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI675.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:12am EDT