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Episode 495 - The Return of Mighty Joe G!

Reviews: Bela Lugosis Tales From The Grave #4, BloodShot #0, Genie the Genius #1, Kiss Kids #1

Original co-host/CNI founder/old & now new roommate Joe Gonzales returns to the podcast! Jimmy moved back in w/ his old roomie and forced him to co-host. No escape now, Joe. They briefly chat about the move and that Joe may co-host a bit more occasionally since they are only a room away now. Jimmy also gives some love to the Kickstarter for one of his favorite webcomics, The Zombie Hunters. News includes: Ben Affleck is the new Batman, Justice League Canada is happening up north, Lobo gets a makeover, Marvel Experience show till tour U.S., and Dark Horse teases new Firefly/Serenity comics/products. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI495.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT

Episode 494 - SDCC: The World's End w/ Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright!

At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in the press room for The World's End, the 3rd and final film in the "Cornetto Trilogy" from director Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. It's a fantastic film (hear Jimmy's review in this week's earlier Episode 493) and loads of fun. It opens this weekend here in the U.S. so get to it! Jimmy gets in a lot of good questions with each of them. You can hear the interviews (some spoilers) and then see the movie or vice versa. Either way, you'll enjoy both. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI494.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:23am EDT

Episode 493 - SDCC: Adventure Time w/ John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson, Jeremy Shada, Adam Muto, Kent Osborne

Reviews: Infinity #1, Thor #11, Vampirella Southern Gothic #1, Kick Ass 2, The World's End

The podcast wife, Erica Schultz, joins Jimmy in studio again! They chat about Jimmy's upcoming move back in with Producer Joe next week. More San Diego Comic Con interviews! Jimmy sat in on the round tables for the hit Cartoon Network show Adventure Time and chatted with voice stars John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson, Jeremy Shada and producers/writers Adam Muto and Kent Osborne. News includes: Garth Ennis returns to The Punisher, Harper Collins signs Molly Crabapple to write/draw memoirs, CLiNT magazine canceled and Rally Downtown presents a comic book trivia night. Great feedback from a loyal listener Glenn that gest Jimmy and Erica to wax on about the recent Doctor Who casting and showrunner Stephen Moffat's comments about diverse casting. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI493.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16am EDT

Episode 492 - SDCC: The Walking Dead w/ Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yuen, Scott Wilson, Chad Coleman, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero

At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in the press room for the smash hit AMC show The Walking Dead and chatted with stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yuen, Scott Wilson, Chad Coleman, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, as well as producers Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero. Jimmy gets a great question in to Greg Nicotero and Norman Reedus that his fellow Boondock Saints fans will love.  Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI492.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:05am EDT

Episode 491 - SDCC: Doctor Who w/ Jenna Coleman/Matt Smith/Stephen Moffat  & An Adventure In Space & Time w/ David Bradley/Mark Gatiss

Reviews: Burn the Orphanage #1, Sidekick #1, Trillium #1

The podcast wife, Erica Schultz, joins Jimmy in studio again! They briefly discuss some of the new TV coming out including Broadchurch and Low Winter Sun. Erica is heading off to Toronto in a couple of weeks for Fan Expo and tells us about Toronto Batman. Jimmy waxes on about poutine and weirdly starts saying random French words. The wheels fell off early in this episode! In more San Diego Comic Con coverage, you'll hear the round tables for Doctor Who with Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith and Stephen Moffat as well as the ones for An Adventure In Space and Time with David Bradley and Mark Gatiss. News includes Kevin Maguire off of Justice League 3000, lots of news from D23 about various animated and live action projects but no Star Wars VII news,  and DC Nation animated shorts available online soon. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!                                                    

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Direct download: CNI491.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

Episode 490 - SDCC: Falling Skies w/ Noah Wylie (Tom), Will Patton (Captain Weaver), Sarah Carter (Maggie), Moon Bloodgood (Anne), Connor Jessup (Ben), Colin Cunningham (Pope), Doug Jones (Cochise), Remi Aubuchon/Greg Beeman (Producers)

At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in the press room for the hit TNT show Falling Skies and chatted with creators/producers Remi Aubuchon & Greg Beeman, and stars Noah Wylie, Will Patton, Sarah Carter, Moon Bloodgood, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Doug Jones. You can actually hear Jimmy blush when Sarah compliments him on his outfit. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI490.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:15am EDT

Episode 489 - SDCC: Hannibal w/ Bryan Fuller (Showrunner), David Slade (Director) & Hugh Dancy (Will Graham)

At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in the press room for the hit NBC show Hannibal and chatted with creator/producer Bryan Fuller, director David Slade and star Hugh Dancy. Hear him share his flask of whiskey with Fuller and everyone talk about this fantastically dark yet beautiful show. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI489.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:11am EDT

Episode 488 - SDCC w/ Dr. Andrea Letamendi/Sam Park (Monsterverse)/Cole Drumb, Jennifer Luk (PostHuman) & Boston Comic Con w/ Ming Doyle (Mara), Jeff Burns (Super Knocked Up)

Reviews: Goblin Hood and His Merry Monsters #1, It Came! #1, Lady Rawhide #1, Molly Danger #1

Lots of interviews from both San Diego Comic Con (Dr. Andrea Letamendi, Sam Park, Cole Drumb & Jennifer Luk) and Boston Comic Con (Ming Doyle & Jeff Burns) to get through so Jimmy does it solo so the episode isn't too supersized. He laments/rejoices over selling his massive comic book collection (appx. 15,000) to Shelton Drum of Heroes Con fame. He also visited Boston Comic Con on Sunday and gives his recap of what he saw, whom he met, etc. Great show! News includes: Peter Capaldi is the new Doctor in Doctor Who, Sequential graphic novels app goes global, Disney to publish Space Mountain graphic novel, and Young Justice: Legacyvideo game gets delayed. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Come back later this week to hear the roundtable interviews with the cast/creators of the hit NBC show Hannibal and the smash TNT show Falling Skies

Direct download: CNI488.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:03am EDT

Episode 487 - SDCC: The 100 w/ Marie Agveropoulos, Eliza Taylor, Isaiah Washington, Thomas McDonnell, & creators/producers Matt Miller, Jason Rothenberg

At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy attended the press roundtables for the new CW show The 100. The show is being described as "Lost meets Battlestar Galactica".  He chatted with actors Marie Agveropoulos, Eliza Taylor, Isaiah Washington, Thomas McDonnell, and creators/producers Matt Miller and Jason Rothenberg. Listen in to hear about this new intriguing sci-fi show! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI487-edited.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

Episode 486 - SDCC: Orphan Black w/ Graeme Manson/John Fawcett (Creators/Producers), Jordan Gavaris (Felix) and Dylan Bruce (Paul)

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At San Diego Comic Con, Jimmy sat in 2 different press rooms for the hit BBC America show Orphan Black and chatted with creators/producers Graeme Manson and John Fawcett A LOT! Always great to hear from the people behind the curtain. He also had the chance to talk to series stars Jordan Gavaris (Felix) and Dylan Bruce (Paul). Alas, no Tatiana Maslany but we sure talked about her amazing performance as the star of the series. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI486.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT