Friday, April 29, 2016

138: No It's Bey, Key(s)

We've really done it this time as we deliver a Double Stuffed(tm) show that dares to ask: why is everyone so crazy about lemonade all of a sudden? Listen to find out if we ever get anywhere on that. Plus, we talk gay Star Wars characters in the news, Mika brings a review of LIZA, THE FOX FAIRY, we read LOCKE AND KEY for Comic Book Club *AND* we play our ECCC interview with artist Tamra Bonvillain! Be our boo!
no its becky

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

137: Avengers For at Least a Few Years

Get your story straight with us this week as we talk to legendary comics writer Kurt Busiek about continuity, diversity, and how much he actually got paid to resurrect Jean Grey! Plus, we talk the news of the geek world, we review the season opener of Game of Thrones *AND* we announce a new show coming soon to the JET network! JETwork? Did we mention Kurt Busiek? GET THIS SHOW
I think we're gonna go with 'JETwork'...

Friday, April 22, 2016

136: The Year the Music Died

Death's holiday is over and he's back, hustlin' like the Blob in a pie-eating contest, so we're saying goodbye this week to the Purple One, Joey Coco, the Artist himself, Prince. Plus, once we're cleaned up and presentable, we hit THEY'RE NOT LIKE US in Comic Book Club, recoil in horror at Hollywood whitewashing in a Big Issues segment *AND* finally get our wishes granted when we talk to Jay and Miles (of X-Plain the X-Men) in the Emerald City!

Seriously, Death...take some personal time or something. You've done plenty.

Monday, April 18, 2016

135: Liam Nee-show!

It's Erin Go BLAM this week as we review the lesser-known works of heartthrob grandpa, Liam Neeson! Hold up,'s his icky kissy movies, not the fun, daughter-kidnapping stuff. Plus, the return of Casting News(tm), hot comic talk, the trailer for Nell 2, and our ECCC interviews with Matt Wilson and Jamie McKelvie of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE! Ressa me, chickabee!
I would watch Nell 2...

Friday, April 15, 2016

134: The Mage-tricks Reloaded

Spot the fnords with us this week as we recap 2016's Emerald City Comic Con and present interviews with a trio of amazing creators: Camilla d'Errico, Comfort and Adam, and Mitch Gerads! Plus, news of the geek world *AND* we frolic with the Machine Elves as we read Grant Morrison's THE INVISIBLES for Comic Book Club! --BARBELITH--

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 4(on the floor)

Come hear two shells of former humans croak on about Day 4 of ECCC until they fell asleep on-mic. It's our last day of individual coverage of the con and we talk Civil War II, speculate on Rogue One, reveal our thoughts on the new Suicide Squad trailer, and go on forever about the amazing creators we interviewed at the con! Plus, a Geek on the Street segment where we take the temperature of con-goers re: Captain America vs. Iron Man! Hint: not looking good for Tony.

Like, a total landslide...

Monday, April 11, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 3(.14)

Our brains are nearly full to the brim with nerd juice and so is this show as we look back at Day 3 of Emerald City Comic Con! We talk PBS's Doctor Who offering in the 80's, changes in the con this year and next, art by the amazing Camilla d'Errico, Kal's mental map of the seedier side of the con *AND* we interview Pia Guerra of Y: THE LAST MAN! If you only listen to one show about the Saturday of ECCC 2016 hosted by us, MAKE IT THIS ONE!
To sleep, perchance to dream of feet that don't hurt...

Saturday, April 9, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 2(NOT 1)

We are back for our first day of Emerald City Comic Con 2016! Listen in as we talk naked pedestrians, salty bus drivers, and Hard Wok! Oh, *AND* news from the show floor, merch reviews, a whole mess of cosplay, and interviews with some of the hottest talent comics has to offer. On this show, we speak with rising talent and SCHOOL SPIRIT artist Arielle Jovellanos! Get this show in your head!

Friday, April 8, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 0(?)

What day is it even...we have no idea. As Emerald City Comic Con opens in Seattle, Image pulls of the heist of the century by kickstarting con a day early with Image Expo! We talk the announcements from that, run down a bit of the week's news, review Black Panther #1 (hot from the shelves!), and we let you know where we'll be this weekend at ECCC! PLUS, another installment of Comic Book Club where we gawp in awe at Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross's Marvels!
What exactly *is* up with Geoff Johns?

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Emerald City Comic Con 2016!

Stress can be fun and powdered teeth taste amazing! That's what we're telling ourselves this week as we get ready for Emerald City Comic Con. We'll be at the show, which runs April 7-10, bringing you news and updates from the show floor, plus coverage of post-show parties and events, pictures and video, reviews of merch, and your little dog, too!

Here's some links to our social media outlets, in case you forgot. Follow us for updates from the show!

Also at the show, we have been humbled by getting the chance to talk to some of the comic industry's hottest new talents and its influential legends. Here's who we're interviewing at the show:

Vanesa R. Del Rey
Comfort Love and Adam Withers
Sam Humphries
Ben Templesmith
Aaron McConnell
Mike McGhee
Corin Howell
Sanford Greene
Kyle Strahm
Tamra Bonvillain
Steve Lieber
Ed Brisson
Jen Wang
Pia Guerra
Arielle Jovellanos
Bryan JL Glass
Matt Wilson
Jamie McKelvie
Jim Mahfood
Chrissie Zullo
Curt Pires
Kurt Busiek
Kevin Wada
Mitch Gerads
Faith Erin Hicks
Camilla d'Errico
Jay and Miles from XPlain the X-Men!

Clearly, someone has made a mistake and that mistake will be rectified when we are thrown, bodily, out of the con and onto Interstate 5, but until then! We will be bringing you stimulating and entertaining talk from these amazing people.

So click those links above, check out our Patreon page to increase our chances of getting home, and take this journey with us to the Emerald City!

Keep the geek fires burning!

Monday, April 4, 2016

133: The Manly Marvel Marching Society

Grab a plate and a slice of beefcake this week as we talk the Mighty Men of Marvel, BvS (again), a new Dungeons and Dragons film, and the new home release of Assassin's Creed: Dunsinane! I mean, Macbeth! Plus, we play Con Bingo *AND* a HUGE announcement about next weekend's ECCC! #swollfie #legday #SpotMeBro
Miles is pretty young...we try not to sexualize him.

Friday, April 1, 2016

132: They Shoot Waynes, Don't They?

Man, they just keep killing those Waynes, huh? This week we bring you a rumination on the oft repeated depiction of the deaths of Gotham's greatest couple. Plus, we've got news of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Suicide Squad, the Alison Rapp/Nintendo flap, *AND* we hunt down Elektra: Assassin for Comic Book Club! Be ours, body and soul!
Get on board before we head to ECCC!