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Episode 341 - Solo!

Reviews:  Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search For Swamp Thing #1, Flashpoint: Lois Lane And The Resistance #1, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #160, Falling Skies, Outcasts

Jimmy is joined by...NO ONE! Yes, in the first solo CNI ever, Jimmy delivers a quick show for your listening pleasure. And fret not, this wont be a regular thing as he knows your ears may bleed if you get too much Jimmy. He laments the passing of the great Gene Colan and briefly talks about the Game of Thrones finale and True Blood season premiere. He also gets a message from his hot 10th grade English teacher. Ooh! News includes: SpongeBob gets a mushroom, Locke & Key to screen at Comic-Con, Stan Lee/Todd McFarlane team up for new comic, all new Justice League of America unofficially announced, DC to end "write for trade" policy, and some quick TV/film news. As always, Listener Feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI341.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:12am EDT

Episode 340 - Galactic Girl w/ Jon Hoche & Erica Swindell!

Reviews:  Alpha Flight Vol 4 #1, Wonder Woman And The Furies #1, Godzilla: Gangsters & Goliaths #1, Super 8, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern, Galactic Girl in: Attack of the Starbarians

Jimmy is joined by frequent guest host Jon Hoche and Erica Swindell. They are the stars of the hit play Galactic Girl in: Attack of the Starbarians, part of the local Comic Book Theater Festival. They give congrats to Jim Lee and Carla on the baby news and Jimmy is working on putting together a comprehensive list of all of the interviews done in the past! News includes: Image Comics to use rating system, 100 Bullets heads to television, Uncanny X-Men will return, Frank Miller bringsHoly Terror, and TV/Film casting notices. As always, Listener Feedback, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI340.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

Episode 339 - The Kelly Sue DeConnick Show!

Last of the Heroes Con interviews with the amazing Kelly Sue DeConnick. Thanks to Iz McAuliffe who stays on to intro/outro the episode. Jimmy sat down with Kelly Sue at Heroes Con and they got along so swimmingly that we decided to release it as a special episode! That, and it's about an hour long of great conversation. They talk about comics they got as kids, the origin of her signature, adapting English translated manga, acting/working in NYC, comic book theater, and of course...her comic book work like Osborn and upcoming Supergirl. Kelly Sue mentions sending your comics to the troops via the website called Any SoldierShe breaks it down on  her own siteas well. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI339.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:42am EDT

Episode 338 - More Heroes Con w/ Darwyn Cooke, Becky Cloonan and Scott Weinstein!

Reviews:  Flashpoint: Emperor Aquaman #1, Fly #1, Mystery Men #1, Samurai's Blood #1

Even more Heroes Con love with interviews from Darwyn Cooke, Becky Cloonan and Scott Weinstein. Jimmy is joined by good friend Iz McAuliffe, a fine podcaster in her own right. They wax on about Doctor Who and stray off topic frequently. All comedy gold! News includes: DC releases all 52 titles for relaunch, Beasts of Burden heads to the big screen, Kevin Smith's new reality show, Mark Millar on his own, and Uncanny X-Men cancelled. Some great listener feedback from a loyal listener. As always, the Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Tune in Thursday to hear the great solo interview Jimmy did with Kelly Sue DeConnick at Heroes Con!

Direct download: CNI338.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

Episode 337 - Heroes Con Iconography Panel w/ Darwyn Cooke, Ed McGuinness, Don Rosa, Tim Sale

Yet even more Heroes Con love! Jimmy moderated a great panel at Heroes Con called TAKING ON THE PROPERTY: ICONOGRAPHY with comic book titans Darwyn Cooke (The Spirit, DC's New Frontier, Parker), Ed McGuinness (Deadpool, Superman/Batman), Don Rosa (Scrooge McDuck) and Tim Sale (Batman, Hulk, Spider-Man). Here is the whole panel in it's entirety. The idea of the panel was how they took an established character and put their own stamp on it. Some great things were discussed by these amazing cartoonists. Thanks again to pal Mike Cho for hanging out to intro/outro this episode. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI337.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:13am EDT

Episode 336 - Heroes Con Special w/ Don Rosa, Chris Schweizer, Van Jensen, Charles Soule

More Heroes Con love! Jimmy got so many great interviews at the show so we had to put out some specials! Mike Cho stays on to co-host and introduce interviews with Don Rosa (Scrooge McDuck), Chris Schweizer (Crogan Adventures), Van Jensen (Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer) and Charles Soule (27). Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Thanks for listening!

Come back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated called Taking on the Property: Iconography with Darwyn Cooke, Ed McGuinness, Don Rosa, and Tim Sale! 

Direct download: CNI336.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Episode 335 - Heroes Con w/ Jonathan Hickman, Mike Maihack, Curt Franklin/Chris Haley, Rob Anderson, Enrica Jang!

Reviews:  50 Girls 50 #1, Reed Gunther #1, Zombies Christmas Carol #1

Jimmy attended Heroes Con and got a ton of great interviews for your listening pleasure! Enough to spread out over 4 or 5 episodes! In this episode, Jimmy chats with Jonathan Hickman, Mike Maihack, Curt Franklin/Chris Haley, Rob Anderson, and Enrica Jang. Good pal Mike Cho returns to guest c0-host. They briefly talk about some of the games coming out of E3 and Jimmy gives his massive Heroes Con recap. News includes: DC starts announcing new titles for relaunch, Batman Inc. will return, Eliza Dushku gets Torched, Valiant Comics returns and Jeff Lemire's Essex County makes the jump to film. As always, the Top 3, listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Tune in Thursday for a special Heroes Con interview show with Don Rosa, Van Jensen, Chris Schweizer, and Charles Soule. 

Come back on Saturday to hear the panel that Jimmy moderated called Taking on the Property: Iconography with Darwyn Cooke, Ed McGuinness, Don Rosa, and Tim Sale! 

Direct download: CNI335.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:27am EDT

Episode 334 - BookExpo America w/ Jeremy Atkins (Dark Horse Comics), Michael Molcher/Keith Richardson (2000AD) and Grace Reviews X-Men: First Class!

Reviews: Comeback Kings #1, Hack Slash Eva Monsters Ball #1, Tattered Man One Shot

Kevin Conn (Unemployed Skeletor/Lava-Roid) sits in the guest co-host chair! The boys discuss Jimmy was at BookExpo America last week and got a couple of interviews with Michael Molcher/Keith Richardson (2000Ad) and Jeremy Atkins (Dark Horse Comics). Grace Helbig returns to give a non-spoilery review of X-Men: First Class. (Thank, Gracie!) The boys talk about Green Lantern #60, the Old Spice Guy does Luke Cage and just what were those X's in the sky all about? Jimmy also got a press pack containing the first 3 episodes of the upcoming Torchwood: Miracle Day series and he gives a non-spoilery type chat about it. Guess what? It rocks! (Thanks, Starz!) News includes: DC to reboot entire comics line, Steve Rogers returns as Captain America, Chinese prisoners forced to play WOW, Orlando Bloom confirmed for The Hobbit film, and Fox releases an X-Men: First Class iPad app. And is Lego-Lass a new Legionairre?!! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI334.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:37am EDT