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Reviews: Joe Hills The Cape One Shot, Cyclops #1, Magus #1. Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

The snow gods dropped their load on NYC but Jimmy and Joe are still here transmitting from the CNI igloo. It's almost a new year so we're going out with a bang! Okay, maybe a whimper but it's the most awesome whimper you will ever hear! The boys talk about their Christmas and all the swag they got. Still time to send presents if you want! Joe has an important announcement to make near the end of the show so tune in! The future of CNI depends on it! News includes: Dark Horse Presents returns, Primeval also returns, SDCC scalpers get busted, Bone gets color, and more! Listener feedback and more!

Direct download: CNI310.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

Reviews: Conan: The Road of Kings #1, Doc Macabre #1, Littlest Zombie vs. Littlest Vampire One-Shot, Suicide Forest #1, Tron: Legacy

It's our big Christmas special! Songs, presents and of course, news and reviews! The boys discuss why they love Christmas and some of their favorite movies this time of year. Jimmy introduces Joe to some traditional English Xmas things like mince pies and Christmas Crackers as they exchange gifts. News includes: Marvel press conference covering the next big summer event Fear Itself, CrossGen returns, Jamie Smart on Doctor Who, Mark Bagley returns to Marvel, SyFy cancels SGU, Alias by Brian Michael Bendis gets a TV greenlight, movie/TV casting and more!

Direct download: CNI309.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15pm EDT

Reviews: Bring the Thunder #1, Captain America: The Korvac Saga #1, Let Me In: Crossroads #1, Raise the Dead 2 #1, Twenty Seven #1

The show's so big we had to fit in 2 interviews for you! Scott Thompson of Kids in the Hall fame joins us to discuss his first graphic novel, The Hollow Planet. We also chat to old buddy John Lucas about some of his recent work on Conan and Fear Agent. Jimmy regales us with tales of debauchery from his birthday. Yes, drinks and strippers were involved. Also, vote for Jimmy's friend, Heather Stricker, as Best Actress in a Musical on the Nashville Broadway World site! She's awesome, so do it! News includes: Owly at a mainstream publisher, Death Note returns, Doctor Who musical spoof, Mekhi Phifer on Torchwood, Mark Waid leaves Boom and more!

Direct download: CNI308.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

Reviews: Lady Death #0, Marineman #1, Valhalla Cindermane #1, The Walking Dead Season 1

Indira Varma (Human Target, Torchwood) joins Jimmy in a chat about her new addition to the Human Target TV series as well as other TV/film/theater work. She's quite engaging and lovely!The boys chat about Jimmy's upcoming birthday on December 9th (there's even a song!). There's a lengthy discussion on The Walking Dead season 1 and the morality of it all as well. (Result: Joe's a saint, Jimmy's a bastard). News includes The Walking Dead writing staff fired?, Marvel's "Architects", Attack of the Show gets a new host, Brian Blessed, a real sonic screwdriver, DC's Raven character might get a live action series and more!

Direct download: CNI307.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:47pm EDT

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Comics: Bedtime Stories For Impressionable Children #1, Kull: The Hate Witch #1, Richard Stark's Parker: The Outfit, Vampirella Vol 4. #1

Cartoons: Young Justice, GI Joe: Renegades, Transformers Prime

It's Part 2 of our Cassidy Freeman (Tess Mercer on Smallville) interview! We chat about the show, her music, TV shows & films she's into and much more! The boys discuss their Thanksgiving and mourn the loss of a couple of film greats. News includes: Mark Millar starts Kapow! Comic Con, Spider-Man musical opens in previews, Julia Wertz has a Fart Party sale, James Gunn's Super gets a release date, Shark Week comics, Marvel en Espanol and more!

Direct download: CNI306.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

Reviews: Batman Incorporated #1, Osborn #1, RPM #1, Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows

Cassidy Freeman (Tess Mercer on Smallville) joins us from Vancouver to chat Smallville, some movie projects, music, TV, film and more! Jimmy does the interview solo & gets in many a question from Twitter as well. We chatted so much that we split it up into 2 parts. Tune in next week for Part 2! The boys discuss The Venture Bros. finale & Cookie Monster SNL audition video. News includes: Buffy reboot sans Joss Whedon, Locke & Key TV series, more SDCC registration woes, Dynamite picks up Warehouse 13, New Dragon Ball and Spidey gets a job!

Direct download: CNI305.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:50pm EDT

Reviews: All-New Batman The Brave And The Bold #1, Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #648, Halcyon #1

Last minute interviewee Cassidy Freeman (Tess Mercer on Smallville) is unable to join us but hopefully we'll get her on next week. The boys discuss the Annie Liebovitz Spider-Man musical pics and the Green Lantern teaser trailer. Jimmy is friends with a mermaid & gives Joe his belated birthday presents. News includes Doomsday returns to DC comics, Del Toro & Eick bring The Hulk to TV, first page of Watchmen goes on sale, Torchwood & Doctor Who will crossover and more!

Direct download: CNI304.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

Reviews: Bela Lugosi's Tales From the Grave #1, Captain America: Man Out of Time #1, Enter the Zombie One-Shot, Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale

Jimmy was at King Con in Brooklyn over the weekend and has several tales and interviews to share. Interviews with Abede Lovelace (City of Walls), Bree Rubin (Sex, Drugs and June Cleaver) & Ami Bogan (The Glass Urchin), Fred Chao (Johnny Hiro) & Jamie Tanner (The Aviary), Jonathan Baylis (So Buttons), Paul Ciaravino & Jeffrey Burandt (Americans UK). News includes: Marvel clarifies price changes, The Walking Dead gets a 2nd season, Batman Live show, SDCC tix back on sale, 2000AD artist Leigh Gallagher's cartoon proposal to fiance', Bob Shreck to head comics line for Legendary Pictures, a new Indiana Jones?, Zombieland writers take on Cowboy Ninja Viking and more!

Direct download: CNI303.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT

Reviews: Action Comics #894, Hellboy/Beasts of Burden One-Shot, Incognito: Bad Influences #1, Superman: Earth One (GN), The Walking Dead (AMC series pilot)

Post Halloween stories keep the spooky going! Joe scares the neighborhood kids with his annual mini-haunted house. Jimmy rants about crazy fans...again. (Fan is short for "fanatic"). The boys have a lengthy discussion about the new The Walking Dead series on AMC. Hint: It's awesome! News includes: San Diego Comic-Con tickets on sale for a hot minute, Marvel brings Point One, King Con II is in town, new Batman film gets an official name, Caprica gets cancelled (Capricant?) and more!

Direct download: CNI302.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

Reviews: Kick Ass 2 #1, Ragman Suit of Souls One Shot, Soldier Zero #1, Red (the movie) 

Our spooky Halloween epsiode...well, somewhat spooky.  The boys discuss the wonders of the live audience recording of CNI 300 and we even have some well wishes from Jimmy's little nephew.  News stories include a Bela Lugosi Tales from the Grave project, Liefeld resurrects Jesus, Chick-Fil-A does comics, QPAW & G3 return to the living and the Lava Roid trailer is online now. 

 

Direct download: CNI301.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:50pm EDT