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Episode 167 - JM DeMatteis

Reviews: Justice Society Of America Kingdom Come Special Magog #1, Leviticus Cross: Shadows Of The Heart #1, Yeti vs Vampire #1

After a 2 year absence, J.M. DeMatteis returns to discuss just what's been going since our last interview in November 2006.  Jimmy gets a visit from Tom Jones, Joe gets his belated birthday gifts, and Kevin chimes in with his BANTER! News includes the demise of Pushing Daisies with a special Unemployed Skeletor rant, The Guild comes to the XBox, Will Smith remakes Oldboy, Gearhead film and more.
Direct download: CNI167.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:34pm EDT

Episode 166 - Michael Stahl-David (Cloverfield)

Reviews: Batman: Cacophony#1, Kingdom Come Special #1, I Hate Gallant Girl #1

Michael Stahl-David, star of Cloverfield, joins us for a quick phoner to discuss the hit movie and his new web series, Behind the Star. Jimmy is getting a prezzie and is outed as a secret source for Rich Johnston. Plus, Joe regales us with some hot stank stories from the subway. News includes Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, Stan Lee gets gay for superheroes, Pushing Daisies comics, Animated Thor and more!
Direct download: CNI166.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:09pm EDT

Episode 165 - Brea Grant (Heroes) Reviews: Gigantic #1, Scarlet Veronica #1, Terra #1

As promised, the lovely and charming Brea Grant ("Daphne"-the speedster on Heroes) joins us to discuss Heroes, comic books, zombies and how much she and Jimmy's blog are soul mates. Also, it's Joe's birthday week and he shares a special present he got early. (Not from Jimmy...uh-oh.) Comic News Insider sponsors the Vampire Cowboys Theater Co. by giving thousands. Maybe. News includes Paul Pope's Battling Boy film, Bryan Fuller/Pushing Daisies updates, The Graysons, Batman to sue Warner Bros., Bootylicious Wonder Woman, and more.
Direct download: CNI165.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

Episode 164 - Carrie Preston

Reviews: Contract Solo Missions: Tsumi #1, Final Crisis: Rage of the Red Lanterns #1, Jazz: Cool Birth One-Shot

Something important happened today. Hmmm....Oh yeah, a new episode of Comic News Insider! Special in studio guest, Carrie Preston ("Arlene Fowler" on HBO's series True Blood), hangs out with us for most of the show to discuss the hit series. We comic the vote and discuss who would be best to read Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" (Hint: NOT Stan Lee). Carrie joins us for the news which includes Jeph Loeb off of Heroes, Art Spiegelman, David Tennant leaving Doctor Who, The Avengers movie, Preacher, Road to Perdition sequels, Charlie Brown animated comics and more.
Direct download: CNI164.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06pm EDT