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Episode 665 - CNI-ing the New Year!

Reviews: Squadron Supreme Vol 4 #1, Transformers Holiday Special, X-Files X-Mas Special 2015

Due to Christmas and holidays and such, co-hosts are hard to find! Jimmy flies solo in this quickie episode but recruits some friends to do some audio reviews and picks for you. Thanks to Richard, Marcus and Emmy for stepping up at the 11th hour to send them in. Jimmy had a brilliant Christmas but Santa also gave him a cold. News includes: the secret behind a certain droid's new part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a new special comic book coming in February and Kristen Bell will kind of make an appearance on the next season of iZombie! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Episode 664 - The CNI Before Christmas!

Reviews: Jem and the Holograms Holiday Special, Krampus, Mickey and Donald Christmas Parade, Pep Digital: Archie's Christmas Carols, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Emily Edwards returns to co-host this Christmas special! Full of Christmas cheer, comics and songs! They chat about favorite Christmas movies and TV specials while Jimmy goes on a mini Xmas rant. News includes: Mel Brooks is developing a Spaceballs sequel,  a Captain America special will air before the season 2 Agent Carter premiere and it is confirmed that Santa Claus is real! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:12am EDT

Episode 663 - The CNI Awakens!

Reviews: Alabaster: The Good The Bad And The Bird #1, Violent #1, Scarlet Witch #1, Snow Blind #1, Troop #1, Childhood's End, The Expanse

Co-hosts are too busy to come to the crib, so Jimmy recruits pal Stephen Reid to do some mp3 reviews and a Top 3. Jimmy's excited as you all are that Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens this week. News includes: Jeff Lemire's Essex County gets optioned for TV, Dark Horse will publish adaptations of Neil Gaiman short stories, a Supergirl digital comic will tie into the CBS show, Titan Comics will publish Penny Dreadful comics based on the Showtime series and Hasbro is looking to create a shared movie universe for Transformers, GI Joe, ROM, MASK and Visionaries. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

Episode 662 - Burfdeh!

Reviews: Black Jack Ketchum #1, Daredevil Vol 5 #1, Mystery Girl #1, Totally Awesome Hulk #1, Xed #1

Emily Edwards returns for another earlier than usual recording session. It's someone's birthday (Jimmy) on the podcast so celebrations are in order! Things fall off the rails early (as usual) but they get back on track quickly. News includes: a DC Superhero Girls graphic novel is on the way, Nintendo releases karaoke version with lyrics for their Super Mario Bros. game, Telltale Games is developing a Batman game, Samurai Jack returns and Margaret Atwood has some graphic novels coming. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:51am EDT

Episode 661 - Team Cap!

Reviews: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1, Ringside #1

Emmy Potter returns to co-hosting duties! So of course, she and Jimmy have to chat Doctor Who and their love of Peter Capaldi. They also chat about the Peter Jackson/Doctor Who video tease as well as the new trailer for Captain America: Civil War (#TeamCaptainAmerica). News includes: Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso will be the creative forces behind a new 121 page graphic novel called Dark Night: A True Batman Story from DC/Vertigo, CBS picks up Supergirl for a full season and R2-KT may appear in the upcoming Star Wars film. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15am EDT

Episode 660 - Kansas City Starlight!

Reviews: Jessica Jones (Netflix), Batman Europa #1, Huck #1, Tomboy #1, Adventure Time: Stakes mini-series, Doctor Who

Due to the Thanksgiving weekend, co-hosts are hard to find! So Jimmy gets some help from an old listener Shay Estes. Something new as he has her record some reviews and a Top 3 and plays them for your listening pleasure. Jimmy is worried because her reviews are far more professional and way better than his. But good news for you listeners! She gives some really great insight and does some great research for her reviews/picks. You'll love her! Jimmy also briefly chats about that last The Walking Dead episode as well as a new poster for the upcoming Game of Thrones season. (Both have a similar theme). News includes: Marvel schools you with new web series called Marvel 101, Gravity Falls is coming to an end, Felicia Day is cast in new MST3K reboot, DC's Legends of Tomorrow will premiere on January 21 and John Carpenter is developing 4 new horror/sci-fi series. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

Episode 659 - Always Free/No Discounts!

Reviews: All-New All-Different Avengers #1, The Goddamned #1, Last Sons Of America #1, Limbo #1, Superman American Alien #1, Ultimates Vol 4 #1, Into the Badlands

Emily Edwards returns once again to co-host! They chat about her directorial debut, getting Star Wars keys and some sound issues (surprise!). News includes: Amazon picks top graphic novels/comic books, The British Comics Awards are announced at Thought Bubble Festival, the Doctor Who Christmas Special comes to the big screen, Margaret Qualley cast as female lead in Warner Bros. live action Death Note movie and Agent Carter season 2 gets a premiere date. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

Episode 658 - NYCC: Into the Badlands w/ Daniel Wu/ EP Stephen Fung/Orla Brady/Emily Beecham/Marton Csokas/Aramis Knight!

Jimmy joined the roundtables for the upcoming TV show Into the Badlands at New York Comic Con! You'll hear from Daniel Wu, EP Stephen Fung, Orla Brady, Emily Beecham, Marton Csokas and Aramis Knight. The CNI mic is pointed directly at the talent so you'll hear them the best (and that's more important!) so apologies if the media questions are a bit muddled. They talk about the new AMC show, the kick-ass fight choreography and what we can expect from their characters. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:45am EDT

Episode 657 - The Trailer!

Reviews: Citizen Jack #1, Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor #1, Extraordinary X-Men #1, Hangman #1, James Bond #1, Klaus #1

Emily Edwards returns to co-host and this time at a more reasonable hour! They chat about the Japanese trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and if they prefer stars over hearts. News includes: Disney may be retiring all Star Wars "Slave Leia" merchandise, JK Rowling reveals the American term for "muggles" in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off, 2000AD dropped from 2016 Free Comic Book Day, DC Comics based shows may take years to appear on Netflix/Hulu, Mark Dacascos to join Agents of SHIELD while Ken Marino joins Agent Carter, George RR Martin promises bittersweet ending to Game of Thrones series, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan is cast as "Negan" in The Walking Dead. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:12am EDT

Episode 656 - NYCC: The Shannara Chronicles w/ Manu Bennett/Austin Butler/Terry Brooks/EP Miles Millar/EP Al Gough/Director Jonathan Liebesman!

Jimmy joined the roundtables for the upcoming TV show The Shannara Chronicles at New York Comic Con! You'll hear from Manu Bennett, Austin Butler, novelist Terry Brooks, EP Miles Millar, EP Al Gough and director Jonathan Liebesman. The CNI mic is pointed directly at the talent so you'll hear them the best (and that's more important!) so apologies if the media questions are a bit muddled. They talk about the new MTV show covering Brooks' fantasy book series and what to expect in this massive world. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Direct download: CNI656.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:48am EDT