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Episode 333 - From East Harlem to Pontypridd

Reviews:  Alpha Flight Vol 4 #0.1, Rocketeer Adventures #1, Star Wars Jedi The Dark Side #1

Old pal Richard McAuliffe joins Jimmy from sunny Wales to co-host. The boys chat about the recent Big Apple Con, the current Book Expo, Bristol Expo, TV Wonder Woman's booty shorts, Grace Helbig's sketch show and more. News includes: Jim Lee and Geoff Johns at Hero Complex Fest, BBC America postpones Doctor Who, Immortals movie will send you to San Diego Comic-Con, Napoloen Dynamite gets animated, The Walking Dead board game, Chris Hardwick takesThe Nerdist to BBC America, Joe Hill's The Cape returns, and Todd Klein's new print features Steve Rude. As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI333.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:24am EDT

Episode 332 - You've Been Superhero Hazed! with Grace Helbig

Reviews:  Breed III #1, Flashpoint #1, Hellboy: Being Human One-Shot, 30 Days of Night Again #1 

Jimmy is out at the bar and who better to join him for drinks and hosting than Grace Helbig! You remember when she and her comedy partner Michelle co-hosted back in Episode 323. We bring a little bit of Grace's web show, The Daily Grace, to the podcast as well! They chat about some TV season finales, the Smallville series finale, Bryan Fuller in town and drinks! We also plug a new show called Planet Bugle coming soon to a TV near you! News includes: the official Castle comic book, new Wonder Woman TV show is not picked up, Seth MacFarlane to re-vamp The Flintstones, Trickster comes to SDCC, and a Batman first-person shooter! As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI332.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

Episode 331 - Dinner For Five with Paul Pope, Sam Hiti, Steve Manale and Joe Midthun

Jimmy had dinner with Paul Pope, Sam Hiti, Steve Manale and Joe Midthun on the Sunday night after the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF). He pulled out the ol' digital recorder and the boys got to talking comics, the industry and influences! You'll hear silverware clinking, sips from drinking and lotsa heavy thinking! It's like you're there with us. Lotsa fun too especially with the questionairre at the end. Tory Woollcott sits in to intro/outro the show with Jimmy once again! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI331.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:53am EDT

Episode 330 - TCAF Interview Special w/ Andy Belanger/Anthony Del Col, Willow Dawson, Steve Manale, Jim Zub

Jimmy got so many interviews from the Toronto Comic Arts Festival that we decided to release a special interview only show! Once again, Tory Woollcott sits in with him to guest co-host. Though unplanned, it's serendipitiously full of all-Toronto residents! Fantastic chats with the boys of Kill Shakespeare, Anthony Del Col and Andy Belanger. If you remember, when we first reviewed it back when, we didn't love it. But Jimmy has read more since then. Will he eat crow? Tune in! Willow Dawson chats about her DIY comics book for kids. Steve Manale chats his webcomic Superslackers. And Jim Zub speaks of the awesomeness that is Skullkickers! As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI330.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:59am EDT

Episode 329 - TCAF w/Adam Cadwell, Kayla Marie Hillier, Dustin Harbin, Faith Erin Hicks, Angela Melick & Philippa Rice

Reviews:  Gladstones School for World Conquerors #1, Moon Knight #1, Richie Rich #1, Thor movie

Jimmy brings us a recap of TCAF in the land of Toronto Canada.  He's joined with guest host Tory Woollcott.  News highlights include record sales on Dark Knight Returns, Marvel brings back Ultimate line, politician talks smack about Neil Gaiman and Dark Horse brings free digital comic.  Tons of TCAF interviews: Angela Melick, Philippa Rice, Dustin Harbin, Adam Cadwell, Kayla Marie Hillier and Faith Erin Hicks.

Direct download: CNI329.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm EDT

Episode 328 - Boston Comic Con Recap with Ming Doyle/Alexa Rose

Reviews:  Action Comics #900, The Mighty Thor #1, The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1, Suicide Girls #1

Jimmy is in Boston on the last day of Boston Comic Con! Alas, no interviews but he is joined by guest co-hosts Ming Doyle and Alexa Rose (artists extraordinaire and hosts of the podcast Make Believers).  Jimmy loves them so much he even wrote and sang them a song. (With a little help from old friend Kerri Garbis). Also, Jimmy tells of his visit by Kevin Pollak and Adam Busch (for reals, yo). To any new listeners sent here by Kevin...uh..."Hi!" and "Thanks!" They chat about the big Superman citizenship story in the news and have a great Boston Comic Con recap. As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI328.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:41am EDT