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Comic NewsReviews: A-Force #1, Adventures of Aero-Girl #1, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1, Insufferable #1, Master of Kung Fu Vol 2 #1, Oh Killstrike #1, Secret Wars Battleworld #1, Valhalla Mad #1, The Flash S1 finale

Jimmy is joined in studio by good pal Jon Hoche for another heavy review podcastt! Jimmy chats about this week's Book Expo America/Book Con and some of the interviews he has lined up. News includes: Marvel teases "8 Months Later", a documenary about George Miller's never made Justice League film may be coming,  Robert Rodriguez will be directing the live-action Johnny Quest film, Paramount assembles mega-writing team for new Transformers movies, DC/Warner Bros. launches some all ages sites for Justice League/Looney Tunes/Scooby DooAgent Carter season 2 will now be 10 episodes instead of 8. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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At TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival), Jimmy sat down with Robert Goodin to talk about his beautiful new graphic novel The Kurdles from Fantagraphics. He also chatted with podcast nemesis Dan Berry about his podcast Make It Then Tell Everybody as well as much of his work in comics. (He's actually a quite awesome dude and they got along swimmingly!) Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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At TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival), Jimmy sat down with Jonathan Baylis to discuss his So Buttons collection and his appearance on Comic Book Men. He also chatted with Willow Dawson about her work on Avis Dolphin. And then chatted with Conor McCreery about the Kill Shakespeare hardcover and board game. Great interviews all! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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And yet even more TCAF interviews this week with ROBERT GOODIN and DAN BERRY! 

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Reviews: Injection #1, Mythic #1, Secret Wars #1-2, Swords of Sorrow #1, Agents of SHIELD S2 finale, Arrow S3 finale, Once Upon A Time S4 finale, Mad Max: Fury Road

Jimmy is joined in studio by good pal Jon Hoche for a big review filled podcast! They chat about the recent Supergirl and DC Legends of Tomorrow trailersMore interviews from the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) with Michel Fiffe (COPRA, All-New Ultimates) and Kagan McLeod (Infinite Kung-Fu, Kaptara). Both great, fun and informative interviews! News includes: Archie Comics cancels Kickstarter campaign, DC Comics Bombshells series on the way, Titan Comcs is releasing a 4 Doctor crossover comic mini-series, Asa Butterfield is the new Spider-Man, Disney is planning channels to revolve around Marvel and Star Wars characters/properties and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Even more TCAF interviews this week with JONATHAN BAYLIS, WILLOW DAWSON, CONOR MCCREERY, ROBERT GOODIN and DAN BERRY! 

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At TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival), Jimmy sat down with Jillian Tamaki to discuss her fantastic work on Skim, This One Summer and SuperMutant Magic Academy. They talk about her process on graphic novels and webcomics, working with her cousin Mariko, storyboarding Adventure Time, identifying/not identifying with characters in her work and even a fun tangent about Archie Comics!

Jimmy also had a chance to talk with Ed Piskor of Hip Hop Family Tree fame. They reminisced about some of their favorite old school rappers, characterization of some of the figures in the comic, the massive research for these comics, the style of art, why you should get the collections even though it's available as a webcomic, the rap scene today and more!  

Both are fantastic interviews! Jimmy is a great admirer of both of their work and you will be too after hearing this podcast. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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And yet even more TCAF interviews this week with MICHEL FIFFE, KAGAN MCLEOD, JONATHAN BAYLIS, WILLOW DAWSON, CONOR MCCREERY, ROBERT GOODIN and DAN BERRY! 

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On the Sunday of TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival), Jimmy had breakfast with Chip Zdarsky. And just like the well known dinner podcasts from CNI, this was just as charming with food, drink and conversation.  They chatted about Sex Criminals, Just the Tips, Howard the Duck, Kaptara, Prison Funnies, Monster Cops, brimping, and more! It was a fun and informative chat with comics hot new sex symbol/It Boy! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Even more TCAF interviews this week with JILLIAN TAMAKI, and ED PISKOR! And yet even more next week with MICHEL FIFFE, KAGAN MCLEOD, JONATHAN BAYLIS, WILLOW DAWSON, CONOR MCCREERY, ROBERT GOODIN and DAN BERRY! 

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Jimmy does it solo after planned co-host's schedules didn't permit them to hang. He got A LOT of coverage at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival and shares just a few interviews. He talked to Andy Belanger (Southern Cross, Kill Shakespeare), Lucy Knisley (Displacement, Relish), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and Babs Tarr (Batgirl). He gives his overall recap of the show which is basically that it's awesome and you should all attend! News bits include: Archie Comics launches Kickstarter campaign for "New Riverdale", new Thor identity revealed, the Flash/Arrow spin-off gets a name with DC's Legends of TomorrowAgent Carter gets picked up, Hugh Jackman says Wolverine 3 will be his last appearance as character, The Coldest City by Antony Johnston/Sam Hart will be adapted to film starring Charlize Theron, Brad Bird confirms The Incredibles 2 will be his next film, and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Even more TCAF interviews this week with CHIP ZDARSKY, JILLIAN TAMAKI, and ED PISKOR! And yet even more next week with MICHEL FIFFE, KAGAN MCLEOD, JONATHAN BAYLIS, WILLOW DAWSON, CONOR MCCREERY, ROBERT GOODIN and DAN BERRY! 

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Reviews: Mayday #1, Pisces #1, Scarlett Couture #1, Avis Dolphin, Cleopatra in Space: The Thief and the Sword, Gotham (season finale), Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

Jimmy is joined by good friend Melissa Dowell in studio. They chat about the Suicide Squad cast picture released and how Jimmy seems to have trouble with the English language lately. Jimmy is going to TCAF this weekend in Toronto and chats a bit about the show and the massive amount of interviews he has lined up. News includes: a Marvel/Netflix Punisher series may be on the way,  the untitled Flash/Arrow spin-off will go straight to series and debut in January 2016 and LucasFilm confirms the long rumored new Indiana Jones film. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Reviews: Drones #1, The Infinite Loop #1, Kaptara #1

After a long absence, the podcast wife Erica Schultz returns! Jimmy is super tired and says some really dumb things in this episode like calling it Episode 603 when it is clearly 604. Plus, pronouncing Jared Leto's last name wrong even though he realized it later. What a maroon! They chat about the aforementioned Leto's new promo picture as The Joker, how RDJ's publicist wisely pulled him out of annoying interview, quick bits on some of the Convergence spin-offs from DC and Fun Home musical gets 12 nominations! News includes: DC Superhero Girls to launch, Jill Thompson working on Wonder Woman graphic novel, Frank Miller returns to Batman, Stan Lee partners with Peter David and Colleen Doran for his graphic memoir, an all female Transformers is coming, Sony is planning a new animated Spider-Man film, Dragon Ball returns to TV after 20 years and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Reviews: Archie vs Predator #1, The Fox Vol 2 #1, RunLoveKill #1, The Tithe #1, Orphan Black. Other Space

More MoCCA interviews with Monica Gallagher and Jamie Tanner! Jimmy is joined in studio by artists Melissa Dowell and Yao Xiao. They chat about all the trailers that came out last week including Star Wars, Jurassic World, Fantastic Four and Batman vs Superman. News includes: Archie gets a SharknadoRevolution comes back in comic form,  an X-Men is outed by telepathy, Silicon Valley Comic Con is coming, R2D2 will fly around the world, Jedis CAN marry, Patty Jenkins is new Wonder Woman movie director, a new Flash Gordon film is on the way, a live action Winnie the Pooh film is coming, a Galaxy Quest TV show is happening and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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