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274 Down at Ragnarok

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast: We talk about Thor: Ragnarok! Red Sonja is getting a remake. Even the actors know that DCU films haven’t been that great. Disney’s asking for a bigger cut on Last Jedi. On TV, CBS All Access is doing exactly what we predicted it would. Gotham has recast Poison Ivy… again. HBO has suspended filming of Westworld. In comic books, Mark Waid brings us a truly great Captain America comic.

All this and mapping out Quantum Leaps! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast!

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Red Sonja Is Getting a New Movie http://bit.ly/2j5hcaM
Disney makes a bigger ask of theaters than ever before with The Last Jedi http://bit.ly/2j17l5K
Henry Cavill Agrees That the DC Movies Haven’t Really Worked http://bit.ly/2j1P8VJ
A Fan Favorite Didn’t Return for Thor: Ragnarok http://bit.ly/2j21YTC
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ to Smash Fall Slump at $118 Million http://bit.ly/2j1PnjB
TV NEWS
Someone Mapped Out Every Quantum Leap Scott Bakula Has Ever Done http://bit.ly/2j3p3FL
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Fans Were Having None of CBS All Access’ Streaming Problems on Sunday http://bit.ly/2j3pvDX
Gotham Has Recast Poison Ivy Again http://bit.ly/2j3pujn
‘Westworld’ Actor Zahn McClarnon Hospitalized, Season 2 Production Paused http://bit.ly/2j0TKLD
Robert Kirkman Talks New Sci-Fi Project ‘Oblivion Song’  http://bit.ly/2j02eCD
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273 Simon Grayson

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: We talk about Harvey Weinstein. Len Wein’s final Swamp Thing story is being published in the Swamp Thing Winter Special. Zachary Levi will play Shazam? On TV, Star Trek: Discovery is renewed for a second season! D’Onofrio will return as Wilson Fisk in Daredevil season 3. And Arrow isn’t doing as well as it could. We talk about the season 11 finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the end of Silver Surfer, and lots of Star Trek! We also have a letter from our attorney!

All this and James Gunn says “CHILL OUT!” Face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™

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GOP rep proposes eliminating Texas Film Commission because of Harvey Weinstein http://bit.ly/2zYNIz1
SWAMP THING WINTER SPECIAL #1 Includes Posthumous LEN WEIN Story http://bit.ly/2zYNhon
Zachary Levi Will Play DC’s Shazam http://bit.ly/2zZx1Uo
James Gunn Just Wants Everyone to Chill About Batman v. Superman Already http://bit.ly/2zXoZeD
TV SHIT
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Renewed For Second Season http://bit.ly/2zYDcIg
D’ONOFRIO’s WILSON FISK Confirmed for DAREDEVIL Season 3 http://bit.ly/2zYfYlt
It’s his fight. Stay out of the way. #ThePunisher http://bit.ly/2zYfAn1
ARROW Season Premiere Down 14% From Last Year http://bit.ly/2zYsi5e
LEGAL LINKS
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272 Siloed

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Admiral Batman has lost his voice, so the remaining members of the team recorded separate pieces that Jeff gets to merge together. Bwahahaha! The Radioactive Professor talks about the new Vertigo-esque imprint coming from IDW and why it may and probably won’t work. The Mountain of Love brings in a special guest to talk about Star Trek and The Orville.

Hijinks ensue! So face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Actor Lands Live-Action TITANS Role, Just Not The One He Campaigned For – http://bit.ly/2zG9V4O
Miss Classic VERTIGO Stories? SHELLY BOND Promises A Return With Her BLACK CROWN Imprint At IDW – http://bit.ly/2zF5gjz

TALKY TV

CW’s ARROW Name-Drops BRUCE WAYNE, Fox’s GOTHAM Responds – http://bit.ly/2zGWku0
ELIZABETH BANKS Developing DC’s TRACI THIRTEEN for CW – http://bit.ly/2zGPC7g
Netflix’s PUNISHER Going Head-To-Head With JUSTICE LEAGUE – http://bit.ly/2zHxoCA

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271 SPOCK!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Wonder Woman‘s Origin is changing again. Oni Press is moving it’s graphic novel line from Diamond to Simon & Schuster. The Finch’s are relaunching the Xena: Warrior Princess comic book. Joss Whedon will return as a writer to the Buffy line of comics. Stan Lee raised $25k with Megacon for hurricane relief efforts. On TV: Mark Hamill is joining the Netflix Series: Trollhunters. Matt Ryan will continue as Constantine in an animated CW Seed series. Brubaker & Epting’s Velvet will lead a new cable channel. In comics: we have reviews of Spider-Man, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Johnny Scotch.

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Wonder Woman’s Origin Changes Again http://bit.ly/2g1vmZ0
ONI Moves Book Trade Biz From DIAMOND To SIMON & SCHUSTER http://bit.ly/2g0OQxg
MEREDITH & DAVID FINCH Relaunching XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS http://bit.ly/2g0ORBk
Joss Whedon to Write ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Spinoff About Giles http://bit.ly/2g0OUgu
STAN LEE Raises $25k With MEGACON For Hurricane Relief Efforts http://bit.ly/2g1BAbF
TELEVISION-ING
Mark Hamill Among Trio to Join Cast of Netflix Series ‘Trollhunters’ http://bit.ly/2g1v1pc
Matt Ryan Gets Animated in CW Seed Series http://bit.ly/2g1aG3p
Live-Action VELVET TV Series To Lead New Channel http://bit.ly/2g19NIo
ABC’s INHUMANS Viewers Less Than Half of AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Debut http://bit.ly/2g1SJ53
DC-CW’s BIG BELLY BURGER Gets Its Own Commercial http://bit.ly/2g1lMFJ
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270 Rebirthed Legacies

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™:  We find out why Ben Affleck took the part. Russian Burger King thinks IT, is a big marketing scheme from McDonalds. Lynda Carter has a few words for James Cameron. Steve Dillon is being remembered with a charity sketchbook. Unbreakable and Split will come together for Shyamalan’s next film: Glass. On TV: Disney wouldn’t let ABC cancel Agents of SHIELD. Star Trek: Discovery drove CBS App downloads up 65%. Saturn Girl will appear on Supergirl this season. AND START WATCHING THE ORVILLE! In comics, Marvel Legacy has some fun surprises and Thor ends the War Thor story arc.

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‘Justice League’ Star Signed On Because of One Comic Reference http://bit.ly/2fHGYAy
Burger King Russia Seeks It Ban, Says Pennywise Looks Like Ronald McDonald http://bit.ly/2fGTJva
Preacher Co-Creator Steve Dillon Remembered with Charity Sketchbook http://bit.ly/2fJbMAJ
Lynda Carter on James Cameron’s Wonder Woman Critiques: ‘Stop It’ http://bit.ly/2fHHPB4
Unbreakable and Split Stars Will Return for M. Night Shyamalan’s Superhero Sequel Glass http://bit.ly/2fHiI1o
TALKING TV
Disney Wouldn’t Let ABC Cancel Agents of SHIELD http://bit.ly/2fGTUqk
‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Opens OK for ABC, L3 Ratings Plump Monday Premieres http://bit.ly/2fHj0oY
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Drives CBS Mobile App Downloads Up by 64% http://bit.ly/2fGldRG
‘Supergirl’ Casts Saturn Girl for Season 3 http://bit.ly/2fJdh1P
 ‘Orville’ Suffers Heavy Drop in Move to Thursdays http://bit.ly/2fHcVbU
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269 The Aftermath

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: We review the new Tomb Raider trailer. Quentin Tarantino said he’s down for directing a Star Trek movie. Matthew Vaughn isn’t happy with his studio’s marketing department. Linda Hamilton and Jamie Lee Curtis are going back to their first franchises. On TV: Californian’s had their TV broadcasts interrupted by a weird emergency message. We have the Punisher series trailer. HBO is putting Damon Lindelof in charge of their Watchmen series. We also have comics and a follow-up report from Salt Lake Comic Con!

All this and lots of interviews! Face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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The first trailer for the new Tomb Raider movie http://bit.ly/2wOUKUt
Quentin Tarantino says that he is down for directing a Star Trek movie http://bit.ly/2wOMGmq
Kingsman 2 Director Is Very Annoyed You Know Colin Firth’s Character Is Alive http://bit.ly/2wOXbq8
Linda Hamilton and Jamie Lee Curtis Will Save TERMINATOR and HALLOWEEN http://bit.ly/2wPdwL8
TELEVISIONING
Mysterious Apocalyptic Message Interrupts TV Broadcasts in California: ‘Violent Times Will Come’ http://bit.ly/2wPdgf8
Marvel’s The Punisher | Official Trailer http://bit.ly/2wOQrZb
Is Damon Lindelof the Right Person to Lead HBO’s WATCHMEN Series? http://bit.ly/2wOALoT
GOOD OMENS Adds Michael McKean and Adria Arjona http://bit.ly/2wP66HV
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