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Reviews: Adventure Hour Presents Sparks Nevada Marshal On Mars #1, Pirate Eye Exiled From Exile #1, Secret Identities #1, Stray #1  

The podcast wife Erica Schultz returns! She and Jimmy chat briefly about the nerdy bits from the Oscars, the Jason Momoa as Aquaman picture and Spielberg being on board for Chris Pratt to play Indiana Jones. News includes: Dynamite announces Swords of Sorrow series and The Spirit revival,  Invader Zim is back in comic book form, Archie Comics to end with issue #666, a man is dressed as Green Lantern at his wake and lots of TV/film casting news. 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34 PM

Reviews: Darth Vader #1, Divinity #1, Empty #1, Help Us Great Warrior #1, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero  

The podcast mistress Emily Edwards returns and once again trudges through the icy snow to co-host. They chat about their weeks and the best line from the SNL 40th anniversary special. (Hint: no live tweeting). News includes: brothers Gabriel Ba & Fabio Moon team up again for Two Brothers from Dark Horse, Game of Thrones Season 5 will kill off characters not dead in books, Star Wars at sea, Kirkman's Outcast coming to Cinemax, Gina Carano joins the Deadpool film (along with "Colossus") and Daniel Kinnaman is in talks to play "Rick Flagg" in the Suicide Squad film. 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:09 PM

Reviews: Imperium #1, Postal #1, Stray Bullets Sunshine And Roses #1, Superman Vol 4 #38, The Walking Dead 

The podcast mistress Emily Edwards makes a comeback! They chat about the Daredevil trailer and the rumor of Constantine possibly moving to the SyFy network.  Besides the regular comic book reviews, they talk in length about the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead. News includes: DC Comics announces 24 new titles for a summer release, all-female Avengers to assemble in A-Force, Sony and Marvel Studios agree to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Scribd jumps on the scene to stream comics. 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07 AM

Reviews: Munchkin #1, Casanova Acedia #1, Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit #1, Dying And The Dead #1, Multiversity Guidebook #1, Nutmeg #1, Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #1, Paddington

The podcast wife Erica Schultz braves the cold and slush to return for a review-filled episode! They chat about the Game of Thrones season 5 trailer and Jimmy is doing Veronica Varlow's 28 Day Danger Diary Instagram Photo Challenge. News includes: Superman gets another power and costume tweaks, upcoming Teen Titans series will not have Beast Boy or Cyborg but will include Hawk & Dove and Barbara Gordon, turn your iPhone 6 into a Batmobile, Copenhagen man can't be called "Superhero" and Akira creator wins Angouleme Grand Prize.  5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:26 PM

Reviews: Creeple Peeple #1, Galaxy Quest Journey Continues #1, Powers Vol 4 #1, Reyn #1

Due to the over-hyped storm and transportation cancellations, Jimmy recruits Producer Joe to fill in the rotating co-host chair. They chat about the new Fantastic Four trailer and how Jimmy's buddy John Cassaday finally joins the world of Twitter. News includes: Milestone Media is back, racist bus ads get improved by Ms. Marvel art, Scooby gets LEGO-ed, Special Edition: NYC and MoCCA get new venues, and tons of casting news! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18 PM

Reviews: Boom Box 2014 Mix Tape #1, Holy F*ck #1, Star Wars Vol 4 #1, 12 Monkeys, The Venture Bros. (All This And Gargantua-2)

Jimmy is joined in studio by the podcast wife Erica Schultz! They chat about the rumored Spider-Man appearances in upcoming Avengers films and all of the problems the Fantastic Four film is having. News includes: Marvel announces the end of it all with Secret Wars, Image Comics offers a subscription service, Atomic Robo converts to web comic, Chew card game coming in May, Jane Goldman is working on the Fables movie script, the live-action Powers TV series will debut March 10, Best Animated Feature Films for the Oscars and Gotham gets renewed for a 2nd season. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:26 PM

Jimmy is joined in studio by The Beat's own Heidi MacDonald and frequent co-host/pal Jon Hoche! They dive in deep and have a lengthy/lively discussion on their 2014 favorites in comic books, TV, animation, film, video games and more. So much love shown to a lot of the people and things we loved in 2014. Did we leave anything out? You'll have to tune in for that answer and let us know your picks of the year! We do cover some news as well that includes: Image Expo announces massive slate of titles to be released, Emerald City Comic Con partners with ReedPop, animated Vixen series coming to the CW Seed, and Kate Beaton's new collection Step Aside, Pops will be released from Drawn & Quarterly this September. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:14 PM

Reviews: Abigail and the Snowman #1, Feathers #1, SHIELD Vol 4 #1, Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #1, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, Agent Carter

Last minute schedule changes forces Jimmy to fly solo. But he gives his views on some comic, TV and film goodness! He's happy to see friends succeeding with Grace Helbig's show getting greenlit by E! and Becky Cloonan being named one of the top 5 comic creators to watch by The Hollywood Reporter. Oh, and that Ant-Man trailer. News includes: IDW Publishing acquires Top Shelf  Productions, The Scarlett Witch/Quicksilver will be showcased in new Uncanny Avengers comic, Gambit film gets a release date, Scarlett Johansson cast as lead in live action Ghost in the Shell movie,  the "Rogue Cut" of X-Men: Days of Future Past will be released this summer and Netflix announces release date of Marvel shows. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:02 PM

Reviews: Captain Stone #1, Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puke-Tacular #1, Mono #1, The Multiversity: Thunderworld #1, Robin Rises Alpha #1, Ascension, Doctor Who Christmas Special

It's the hot CNI New Year's special for you! Jimmy welcomes podcast wife Erica Schultz and Geek Syndicate Managing Editor Sharlene Mousfar to the CNI studio for a New Year's extravaganza! They chat about what nerdy stuff they got for Christmas and what the new year ahead will bring. News includes: Danielle Corsetto to call it quits on Girls With Slingshots, Constantine gets saving...kind of and Netflix's Daredevil series will be dark in tone. Have a safe and happy new year! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:43 PM

It's the Comic News Insider Christmas Special! Jimmy brings you a quick solo yuletide gingersnap of an episode. No reviews or news in this one kids. Just pure Christmas goodness. He gives some great last minute suggestions for Christmas presents for the nerd in your life and keeps the holiday theme going with his Top 3 picks. And yes, there may even be some carols sung! But not your traditional ones so be warned. Here's hoping everyone has the happiest of Christmases ever! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41 PM