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304 Peace and Long Life

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 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 remember Gary Friedrich and Marie Severin. Danny Boyle has quit the latest James Bond movie. Liu Yifei will play Mulan. In comics: we’ve got our takes on Pearl, Crowded, and West Coast Avengers! And Looking Forward takes you into October’s solicitations!

All this and Ganke learns to drive! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Gary Friedrich Passes Away at 75 https://goo.gl/4gx7gQ
Marie Severin Passes Away at 89 https://goo.gl/s8LuTq
JAMES BOND 25 Director DANNY BOYLE Quits Over Creative Differences https://goo.gl/ABNwrq
Sony’s plans for its own “Marvel shared universe” take further shape https://goo.gl/iTzA7X
Bautista sounds off on James Gunn firing once again, says it could affect Avengers 4 https://goo.gl/bmGfT1
Disney Reveals Liu Yifei as Mulan for New Live-Action Film http://bit.ly/2wDqttx
Marvel Knights Returns with a Limited Series in November https://goo.gl/ex9tCG
 
TELEVISION NEWS 
 
HBO officially orders Damon Lindelof’s WATCHMEN adaptation for 2019 https://goo.gl/m8evfk
SUPERGIRL Replaces STAR TREK Actor with BABYLON 5 Actor – Report https://goo.gl/t955g4
DC UNIVERSE Digital Subscription Service To Launch September 15 https://goo.gl/inVVbi
‘Star Trek’ to Receive Governors Award From Television Academy https://goo.gl/uUmCrM
‘Mr. Robot’ to End With Season 4 https://goo.gl/b9jk6F
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303 You’re ruining everything!

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Paramount is keeping the Kirks away from Star Trek 4. The Tardigrade is coming to Star Trek Online. Marvel is lobbying Disney to reinstate James Gunn for Guardians 3. Natalie Dormer will talk about magic. Ruby Rose will play Batwoman and homophobic trolls are ruining it for her. We talk comics and introduce a new feature!

All this and could Picard get the Last Jedi treatment? Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth Are Causing Star Trek 4 Problems https://goo.gl/XKZHz9
Your Favorite Space Water Bear Is Floating Into Star Trek Online https://goo.gl/7Q6FkB
The Harry Potter: A History of Magic Audiobook Will Be Narrated by Natalie Dormer https://goo.gl/tWrauP
MARVEL Lobbies DISNEY to Reinstate GUNN on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 https://goo.gl/JCW3ci
Genre stars join NBCU’s push for ‘Erase the Hate’ campaign http://bit.ly/2B33KMT
TV Links
Ruby Rose cast as Batwoman on The CW http://bit.ly/2B3xdXd
Ruby Rose exits Twitter amid Batwoman casting backlash http://bit.ly/2B0sRjm
Some Talking Dead staffers leave upon Chris Hardwick’s return http://bit.ly/2B3xwkP
The New Star Trek Show Is a Chance to Last Jedi the Hell Out of Captain Picard https://goo.gl/EB7Wpw
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302 Watch Captain America

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: The Orville is coming back for an exciting season 2! Jean Luc Picard is returning! Linda Hamilton is returning as Sarah Connor! Marc Maron will be in The Joker. Brent Spiner will be Lynda Carter’s VP on Supergirl. And AMC fully reinstates Chris Hardwick as host of the Talking Dead.

All this and “go see Captain America before you read this script!” Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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WORLD’S GREATEST LINKS

A bolder Orville for season 2, confident in its tonal balance https://goo.gl/D51P5C
Mea culpa: Ant-Man’s Michael Douglas admits to not seeing Civil War http://bit.ly/2KtaLGl
Marc Maron confirms role in The Joker http://bit.ly/2MjkRLD
BOOM! Reveals J.G. Jones Variant Cover For Firefly #1 https://goo.gl/7ibx99
Smithsonian-Designed Online Course ‘Star Trek: Inspiring Culture and Technology’ https://goo.gl/2snW3P
Lysa Hawkins Joins Valiant As Editor https://goo.gl/AMco8o
Linda Hamilton Returns as Sarah Connor in First Official Image from Terminator https://goo.gl/3hd9jx
 
TV Stuff
 
AMC Fully Reinstates Chris Hardwick as ‘Talking Dead’ Host https://goo.gl/c35iz1
‘Star Trek: Short Treks’ Mudd Episode Will Be “Funny And Weird” https://goo.gl/uFV6Z8
Brent Spiner of ‘Star Trek: TNG’ Cast As Vice President In ‘Supergirl’ https://goo.gl/KDxNPD
Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Show Starring Nick Offerman Is a Go https://goo.gl/eEn96G
Matt Groening says Netflix more supportive than Fox ever was http://bit.ly/2Kn9H6V
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301 – Still Here

Posted by on Jul 24, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Batman #50 and Catwoman #1 is returnable. Kelly Sue Deconnick will write Aquaman. Despite friends defending him, James Gunn is out of Guardians of the Galaxy 3. We talk about all of the new trailers including Shazam, Titans, Star Trek: Discovery, Doctor Who, and Cosmos! In Comics: We review The Mall #1, Bendis’ Superman #1, and Kelly Thompson’s Jessica Jones #1

All this and a 25-foot hallf-naked Jeff Goldblum statue! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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WORLDS GREATEST LINKS 
 
DC Makes BATMAN #50 & CATWOMAN #1 Returnable Due to Retailer ‘Concerns’ https://goo.gl/RaAYRq
A 25-Foot Half-Naked Jeff Goldblum Statue Is Lying Out In London https://goo.gl/cw6qVf
Kelly Sue DeConnick https://goo.gl/oZftGk
Jon Schnepp, ‘Metalocalypse’ Director, Dies at 51 https://goo.gl/HeXHMj
James Gunn exits Guardians of the Galaxy 3 https://goo.gl/iPeJWc
Dave Bautista, Patton Oswalt and others defend James Gunn https://goo.gl/7xg72b
 
TRAILERS 
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First Shazam trailer https://goo.gl/8dcZm2
The first trailer for DC’s Aquaman https://goo.gl/Cj4jtQ
Glass, Trailer https://goo.gl/c7pizm
Star Trek: Discovery – Official Comic-Con Trailer https://goo.gl/J8vxsX
The First Titans Trailer Is a Brutal Introduction https://goo.gl/rvCsgc
Doctor Who: Series 11 Trailer https://goo.gl/4wC3St
Iron Fist Season 2 https://goo.gl/yZZaWY
First Look at ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’ https://goo.gl/nWict2
 
TELEVISION NEWS 
 
Star Trek: Discovery casts X-Men star Rebecca Romijn https://goo.gl/88QscJ
First Look Star Trek: Discovery https://goo.gl/uYQaRV
Nicole Maines on Being TV’s First Trans Superhero https://goo.gl/jJWiya
‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ TV Reboot in Development https://goo.gl/7omSVH
USA Network Cancels ‘Colony’ After Three Seasons https://goo.gl/KL8PwE
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300

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™! This is it, folks! Our 300th episode! We have special guests, a live studio audience, and everything you need to edify your inner geek! Including Stan Lee news, G. Willow Wilson and Cary Nord have guaranteed that we’ll be reading Wonder Woman, now. Scarlet Johansson is exiting her controversial transgender role. HBO lands Whedon’s Sci-Fi series, The Nevers.

All this and Ultimate Bob! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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WORLD’S GREATEST LINKS™

APAMA – The Story of Cleveland’s Resident Superhero

Stan Lee shares touching tribute to friendly neighborhood Steve Ditko https://goo.gl/ptQhVw
STAN LEE Drops $1B Lawsuit Against POW! ENTERTAINMENT https://goo.gl/TsfS5a
3 indicted for kidnapping ‘Halloween’ actress, actor https://goo.gl/N7uJs9
G. WILLOW WILSON and CARY NORD Take Over WONDER WOMAN Ongoing http://bit.ly/2mhywr9
Keanu Reeves now says Bill & Ted 3 might not be a “reality” https://goo.gl/8UDYMV

MOVIES

Scarlett Johansson exits Rub & Tug following transgender casting backlash https://goo.gl/P55Uu1
Legendary Acquires Film Rights to Animosity Comic Series https://goo.gl/9eu7hf
The Wasp Was Actually Planned to Appear in Captain America: Civil War http://bit.ly/2mjOC3L
You’re Going to Have to Wait Longer for Indiana Jones 5 https://goo.gl/MgUJBU
Jar Jar Binks Actor Ahmed Best Says He Was Suicidal Over Backlash https://goo.gl/DTdP3h

TELEVISION

Luke Cage’s Complicated Queer Romance Is a Part of Gangster Movie Tradition http://bit.ly/2mlcDY8
Anson Mount Says ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Is Biggest Thing He Has Ever Done https://goo.gl/n1dHnJ
The Y: The Last Man TV Show Sets Its Main Cast Including Yorick, Hero, and Agent 355 https://goo.gl/c2nKPF
HBO Lands Joss Whedon Sci-Fi Series ‘The Nevers’ https://goo.gl/FY7ygm
Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ Interviewee List Grows https://goo.gl/MfmtaZ

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299.5 How long can we milk this?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 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 look back on the life and creations of Steve Ditko.  The New York times spoils Batman #50. How did Mal meet Zoe in Firefly? A new comic from Boom! will answer that. Evangeline Lilly fought to make the Wasp more feminine, but still strong. We have reviews of Captain America #1 and Ms Marvel #50. And we look back at 299 episodes before diving into the quantum realm of 300 and beyond.

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Steve Ditko, Spider-Man Co-Creator and Legendary Comics Artist, Dies at 90 https://goo.gl/vQFngX
Steve Ditko comic book retrospective: Ditko’s most unforgettable characters http://bit.ly/2zjvxb9
There’s So Much More to Batman #50 Than That Spoiler https://goo.gl/qu57V2
A New Firefly Prequel Comic Will Reveal the ‘Full Story’ of How Captain Mal and Zoe First Met https://goo.gl/ZpHuhh
Evangeline Lilly Fought to Make Ant-Man and the Wasp More Radically Feminine https://goo.gl/7aVUZU
Batman: The Animated Series Comes to HD for the First Time Thanks to DC Universe https://goo.gl/WsmqHh
David Lynch Throws On A Cape For Pedophile Polanski and Louis C.K. https://goo.gl/6gCm9J
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