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Episode 251 - David Monteith (Geek Syndicate) & a Live Audience

Reviews: Chip #1, The Guild #1, Nemesis #1, Time Lincoln One-Shot, How to Train Your Dragon

David Monteith from the UK podcast, Geek Syndicate, joins us in studio for some cross over action! A live audience is also present for the momentous occasion. News includes: Dick Giordano, Bryan Singer not directing X-Men: First Class film, SDCC sells out, Mark Millar to edit Wizard, new Sci-Fi comedy from Michael Rosenbaum, The Walking Dead gets greenlit, Another Superman comic sales record and more! The boys discuss the state of comics and television in the UK and get a first hand account from Mr. Monteith on comics/shows to look out for.

Direct download: CNI251.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:50pm EDT

Episode 250 - CNI One Shot! Alice in Slasherland

Some of the cast/production crew of Alice In Slasherland, The Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company's new show, join us in studio! Writer/Fight Choreographer Qui Nguyen, Director Robert Ross Parker and cast members Bonnie Sherman and Sheldon Best come talk about the homage to 70's/80's slasher films, their favorite slasher, costume changes, puppets, songs, blood/gore and more!The show runs Thursdays through Sundays until April 10th at the HERE Arts Center in New York City. Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 and are selling out fast. Go get yours or miss out!

Direct download: OneShot250-Slasherland.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Episode 249 - Geektreats

Reviews: American Vampire #1, Fade to Black #1, X-Factor Forever #1

Surprised by that quickie download last week after the regular show? Jimmy explains and chats about his guest spot on the Jay and Jack 30 hour podcast for Autism Speaks last Saturday. Fun times! Joe had a geek retreat of RPG proportions and claims there was no LARPing. Yeah right. News includes: Dynamite acquires Vampirella, Rob Zombie's new comic, Tim Burton to direct animated Addams Family, Al Gore at SDCC?, IDW is a Diamond Premiere Publisher, Captain America is cast, Archie's multiverse, Marvelman is back at Marvel, Popeye in 3D and more!

Direct download: CNI249.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:43pm EDT

Jimmy forgot to mention his upcoming guest spot on the annual Jay and Jack's 30 Hour Podcast for Autism Speaks. It starts this Saturday, March 20th at 12pm and ends Sunday, March 21st at 6pm. Jimmy will be in the 3am slot early Sunday morning. If you're up, then give it a listen and then give til it hurts! It will be broadcast live on Ustream! Click on the link and bookmark it for this weekend!

Direct download: 30HrPlug.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

Episode 248 - Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) with ECCC Highlights

Reviews: Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki #1, Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton #1, The Waking #1

It's St. Paddy's Day, so stay in and avoid the amateurs that go out. Jimmy visits some local UK shops and has a few former students find him. Joe is busy hanging out with Mariska Hargitay and Sharon Stone while they are shooting Law & Order on his block. Heidi MacDonald of The Beat joins us via phone to discuss some of the Emerald City Comic-Con highlights. News includes: Amazon glitch woes, new Firefly comic by Patton Oswalt, Summer Glau in The Cape, The Sword doubles final issue, Mary Jane leaves the Spidey musical, Power Girl gets new creative team, Comics exhibit at Columbia U., Detective Comics wins GLAAD award, Barnes & Noble doesn't have Scarlett fever, SyFy makes superheroes, another BSG spin-off and more ECCC highlights! 

Direct download: CNI248.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT

Episode 247 - Oscar Winning Podcast

Reviews: First Wave #1, Girl Comics #1, Green Hornet #1, Alice In Wonderland film

The boys return from The Oscars with their much deserved award for Best Podcast. Discussions of Jimmy's teen swimsuit crush, Kathy Ireland, and how she loves him, Joe attends a green event (no, he doesn't dress up as The Hulk), Iron Man 2 trailer, Tron: Legacy trailer, and Templesmith in Barrow. News includes: Captain America strips on, Max Brooks joins G.I. Joe, Neil Patrick Harris gets Smurfy, BBC superhero show, the great Amazon graphic novel glitch of 2010, JMS on Superman and Wonder Woman, and more!

Direct download: CNI247.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

Episode 246 - CNI and the Templesmith of Doom!

Reviews: Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #1, Choker #1, We Will Bury You #1 

Jimmy's back from Florida and Joe's back from his dentist trip to North Carolina. They recount some highlights from their trips including embarrassing mom moments (Jimmy) and a 3 year old nephew dentist (Joe). Ben Templesmith joins Jimmy for a quickie interview during late night drinks. News includes: Batman beats Superman at auction, Nick Simmons accused of plagiarism, PS3 goes nuts, True Blood author gets work adapted to comics, IDW Star Trek movie adaptation comics will fill in gaps from movie, more Avengers from Marvel and more!

Direct download: CNI246.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT