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Reviews: All-New Ultimates #1, Batman Eternal #1, Flash Gordon Vol 7 #1, Lumberjanes #1, Shutter #1, Metal Hurlant Chronicles, Warehouse 13

Producer Joe  is back again to wrap up our MoCCA coverage and use his producing/editing magic. Jimmy had a great chat with Nick Abadzis at MoCCA talking about his new SelfMadeHero book The Cigar That Fell In Love With A Pipe among his many other works.  Jimmy apologies for his voice as he's home sick with the plague. News includes: Amazon acquires Comixology, Eisner nominations announced, Grant Morrison's Multiversity is finally coming, Dick Grayson to become a super-spy and SyFy picks up The Expanse. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:09 AM

Reviews: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Walking Dead season finale, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Lost Girl season finale, Being Human series finale

Producer Joe  returns to recap MoCCA Festival with Jimmy. It was an awesome time full of comic goodness. Lots of great interviews with Emmy winner Dean Haspiel (Fear, My Dear), Simon Fraser (Dare2Draw), Danica Novgorodoff (The Undertaking of Lily Chen) and Michelle Mozes (The Hero of Avaryn). News includes: Archie will die in Life With Archie, SyFy shuffles on to the zombie bandwagon wth Z Nation, Xbox to debut original humanoid robot drama Humans and Comic Sans gets a facelift. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:29 PM

Reviews: Real Heroes #1, Rocky & Bullwinkle #1, Star Slammers Remastered #1, Survive #1  

Producer Joe comes back to chat about what we're going to cover at the upcoming MoCCA Festival! A lot of great guests, exhibitors, panels and more. Listen in for what to expect. The guys chat about April Fool's pranks (the good and bad), Jimmy was a guest on the awesome Everything Comes Back to 2000AD (Episode 161 now available), say Happy 75th birthday to Batman and hear Hugh Jackman sing as Wolverine. We also get our special April 1st correspondent La-me Jocare to gather the news bits for us which include: Stan Lee is not Stan Lee, Superman/Batman movie will have every DC character ever in it and all Marvel comics will be labeled as #1 every week. We didn't vet La-me's stories due to a time crunch so take them with a grain truckload of salt. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:05 AM

Reviews: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #1, Sovereign #1, Witcher #1, The 100 

Returning to the studio after a week off, Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company) is back to nerd out!  They chat about the new Star Wars film being set 30 years after Return of the Jedi and congratulate fellow podcasters/pals in the UK (Dave and Barry of Geek Syndicate) on their upcoming BBC iPlayer film. News includes: Marvel announces Spider-Verse, Pikachu named Japan's mascot for World Cup 2014, Powers TV show finally finds a home, The Boondocks season 4 coming to Adult Swim, Jem will be a truly outrageous film, Klingon beer transports to the U.S. and Avengers nationwide pub quiz assembles! As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:02 PM

Reviews: Magnus Robot Fighter Vol 4 #1, Monster & Madman #1, Stray Bullets: The Killers #1, Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 6, Veronica Mars film

Jimmy is joined in studio by actor pal  Sheldon Best, hot off of his starring role in Off-Broadway hit The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. They catch up on all the acting work Sheldon has been doing (A LOT) as well as the maddeningly quick ticket sales for San Diego Comic Con. News includes: Billy Tucci brings back Shi,  Valiant teams with Catalyst for new RPG and All-New X-Men #25 brings about many artists. Sheldon and Jimmy may even act out a scene from Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back by Ian Doescher. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:05 AM

Reviews: Magneto Vol 3 #1, Moon Knight Vol 7 #1, Rogue Trooper Vol 2 #1, Starlight #1, Believe, Cosmos, Resurrection, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, 300: Rise of an Empire

Jimmy is again joined in studio by playwright extraordinaire Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys Theatre Co.). They chat about Anne Rice's return to vampires and if you should laugh at every joke. Lots of reviews this week including a few TV shows and movies. Jimmy saw two in one day! News includes: A new Kill Shakespeare comic series is coming, Cartoon Network greenlights Black JesusThe Walking Dead mobile game  is on the way,  Harlan Ellison's Star Trek script coming to comics, Batman and Green Hornet reunite in comics, Boom! gets first look deal with Cartoon Network, Marvel announces documentary series, and BBC America premieres sci-fi documentary series. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:04 PM

Comic News Insider: Episode 526 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Fantastic Four Vol 5 #1, One-Hit Wonder #1, Revenge #1, Kill Shakespeare Live, Hannibal

Jimmy is joined in studio by playwright extraordinaire Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys Theatre Co.). They chat about the nerd wins at the Oscars, watching mutual pal Maureen Sebastian on Revolution, and the ridiculous witchhunt by a small minority to remove Jonathan Ross from hosting The Hugo Awards. News includes: Marvel to shoot Netflix series in New York, Archie Comics announces Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as Chief Creative Officer/hires Lena Dunham to write an Archie arc/Afterlife With Archie may be a movie, Arkham Knight will conclude Batman Arkham video game series, SyFy cancels Being Human and picks up Metal Hurlant ChroniclesRocket Raccoon goes solo, and Steve Rude is back on Superman. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI526.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:44 AM

Reviews: Loki Ragnarok & Roll #1, New Warriors Vol 5 #1, Undertow #1, Star-Crossed (on the CW)

Jimmy is joined in studio by the podcast wife Erica Schultz! Jimmy hung in an ice bar with pal Grace Helbig and new bestie Chester See and he tells of the frozen goodness. They chat about the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, rumors of Peter Capaldi only doing one series of Doctor Who, that rumored Black Widow solo movie, some casting bits about Doctor Who and Constantine and pay homage to the late Harold Ramis. News includes: Denver Comic Con suffers internal woes with ousting of founder Charlie LaGreca who then starts Save Denver Comic Con, Fox casts reboot of Fantastic Four movie, Bryan Fuller's Pushing Daisies may revive as a musical or movie, Archie's Kevin Keller is The Equalizer, and Heroes returns to television. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:15 PM

Reviews: Fuse #1, Mercenary Sea #1, Royal Masters of War #1, She-Hulk #1, X-Force #1 

Jimmy is back in NYC and has Emily Edwards back co-hosting. They chat a bit about his Jacksonville trip and Toy Fair toys. News includes: the podcast wife Erica Schultz is writing the comic book version of ABC's hit show Revenge, Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man Year OneBeware the Batman Blu-Ray/DVD will have unaired episodes, Greg Rucka to write Cyclops solo series at Marvel,  Star Wars: The Clone Wars will finish and air unaired episodes on Netflix and Jeffrey Brown has a new Star Wars book coming called Goodnight Darth Vader, As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:27 PM

Reviews: Apocalypse Al #1, Batman: Joker's Daughter #1, Ms. Marvel Vol 3 #1, Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1, The Walking Dead (midseason premiere), The Lego Movie

Jimmy is back in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida and records from the awesome comic book shop Superhero Beach (whom also sponsors this podcast)! Joining him is Superhero Beach employee and awesome illustrator Ashley Lanni Hoye and Jimmy's old best pal Ted Carruba. They chat about recent casting news for the upcoming Gotham series and in the movie sequel to Avengers. A few wi-fi and tech issues doesn't stop this episode from being awesome though! I mean, after all...EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! News includes: Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr to take over Superman, Valiant Firsts are coming, SelfMadeHero and Sequential team up, Preacher heads to AMC for development, DMZ gets picked up by WBTV, Flappy Bird stops flapping, Batman video games inspire new Batman animated film,  and ReedPop may have small NYC comics only show in June. As always, Listener Feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04 PM