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284 Panther Party

Posted by on Feb 20, 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: Hasbro is crowdfunding an awesome Star Wars toy. The Twitter Trolls are out for Black Panther. And JJ Abrams calls out misogynists. On TV: Star Trek: Discovery has its season finale. The 90s are returning with Roswell on CW. And Power Rangers is Super Sentai. In Comics: Milk Wars Continues! We call out Miriam Kent. And Bob reports on LTUE!

All this and Leon the Protector of the Playground! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comics Book Podcast!

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Hasbro Is Getting Into Crowdfunding With an Insane Star Wars Toy https://goo.gl/FyhnuH
Twitter Trolls Are Posting About Fake Assaults at Black Panther Screenings https://goo.gl/1oU9Xg
Leon: Protector of the Playground wins 2018 Award for Diversity https://goo.gl/knqjnp
J.J. Abrams Calls Out Sexist Last Jedi Critics https://goo.gl/x9WgG5
The Books Tied to Solo: A Star Wars Story Will Provide Crucial Connections https://goo.gl/CPq5we
Hasbro Says It Will ‘Reset the Future Directon’ of the Transformers https://goo.gl/x52h4u
TV NEWS
The Roswell Reboot Has Found Its Lead Actress https://goo.gl/jSWd1s
The Next Power Rangers Series Is Adapting https://goo.gl/RgoxQa
Harry Connick Jr. Talk Show to End After 2 Seasons https://goo.gl/JXpt4R
‘Originals’ Creator Julie Plec to Direct ‘Roswell’ Reboot Pilot at CW https://goo.gl/dJLx5V
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282 All We Need is Some CGI

Posted by on Feb 6, 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™: Chris Hardwick is rebranding the Nerdist Podcast. Kelly Thompson is now exclusive to Marvel. Mattel is bringing back some classic figures. John Wick 3 is cast, and did DC know Justice League was going to bomb? William Shatner is ready to return to Star Trek, Joanne Whalley will play Daredevil’s mom, and is Inhumans cancelled? In comics, it’s an all-star team-up of the Justice League and the Doom Patrol, James Bond has a new case, and Bendis reveals a 17-year running gag.

All this and the return of The Greatest American Hero! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Chris Hardwick Rebrands ‘Nerdist Podcast’ https://goo.gl/bMNbq3
KELLY THOMPSON Signs Marvel Exclusive https://goo.gl/CD6RHe
Danny McBride Plays the Son of Crocodile Dundee https://goo.gl/ybgA3E
‘John Wick Chapter 3’ Cast https://goo.gl/DGc7DT
Mattel Reveals BATMAN FOREVER and ’90s TV FLASH Action Figures https://goo.gl/NnHf9x
DC Allegedly Knew ‘Justice League’ Was Bad and Would Bomb https://goo.gl/qrBqj5
World’s Greatest TV Links™
William Shatner Says CGI Technology Is The Key To His Return To Star Trek https://goo.gl/1xYPbi
JOANNE WHALLEY Cast As DAREDEVIL’s Mother, SISTER MAGGIE https://goo.gl/SbWae6
‘The Greatest American Hero’ Reboot With Female Lead https://goo.gl/anSgrj
First Pics of Brie Larson in Costume as Captain Marvel Hit the Web https://goo.gl/bRfZ8U
INHUMANS TV Cancellation Speculation Mounts https://goo.gl/zqSCSv
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281 The Thick and the Thin

Posted by on Jan 23, 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’re back to fighting strength as we discuss Marvel naming a new publisher, Dan Slott finally leaving Spider-Man, and Bendis is just writing Superman. In the movies, another director leaves Gambit, Vin Diesel is replacing Jared Leto as Bloodshot, and Hemsworth’s contract ends. On TV, Sabrina has been cast, Legion starts in April, and American Gods gets a new show runner. We’ve also got reviews of the latest shows, including Black Lightning!

All this and we say goodbye to Donnelly Rhodes. Face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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MARVEL COMICS Names New Publisher https://goo.gl/q9Uk4k
Third Director Folds On GAMBIT Movie https://goo.gl/xrd6Nf
BENDIS Takes On SUPERMAN For ACTION COMICS #1000 https://goo.gl/zFZgnj
CHRIS HEMSWORTH’s Marvel Contract Ends https://goo.gl/naMLM2
VIN DIESEL In, JARED LETO Out for Sony’s R-Rated BLOODSHOT https://goo.gl/y39kW3
SHAZAM! Theatrical Release Date Confirmed https://goo.gl/iTmAsY
SLOTT Leaving AMAZING SPIDER-MAN This Summer https://goo.gl/p2osce
TELEVISION NEWS 
Soap and Battlestar Galactica actor Donnelly Rhodes dies at 81 https://goo.gl/98gFSE
LEGION’s Second Season Begins in April https://goo.gl/GiqqDJ
MAD MEN Alum Cast as Netflix’s SABRINA, The Teenage Witch https://goo.gl/DQqz3v
CHRISTIAN SLATER Headlines SUICIDE SQUAD: HELL TO PAY https://goo.gl/8DmdRB
 American Gods Season 2 Will Announce A Showrunner Soon https://goo.gl/abJGE1
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277 of Trials and Tribulations

Posted by on Dec 5, 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™: San Diego Comic-Con goes to court against Salt Lake Comic Con. Marvel’s white EiC admits to impersonating an Asian writer. Marvel Heroes shuts down and lays off their staff over the holidays. Titans has been fully cast, and we’ve got the list. Eiza Gonzalez is rumored to be the next Catwoman. Stranger Things has been renewed for season 3 and Sabrina The Teenage Witch has moved from CW to Netflix. In comics, we’ve got last month’s fun to review and what to look for on shelves tomorrow.

All this and Jude Law as Captain Marvel? Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™

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 SDCC vs SLCC goes to court https://goo.gl/bMcYau
Marvel’s White EiC Admits to Impersonating Asian Writer https://goo.gl/N19UoC
MARVEL HEROES Shuts Down Earlier Than Expected https://goo.gl/QpvKkT
CYBORG Cancellation Confirmed https://goo.gl/zaHLF9
JUDE LAW In Talks To Play Marvel’s CAPTAIN MARVEL https://goo.gl/zgXQbo
 
TELEVISION NEWS 
Titans: Your Guide to Who’s Playing Whom on the DC Streaming Series https://goo.gl/R3Sqvg
Here’s Your First Look at Titans’ Robin https://goo.gl/QaugT9
Eiza González, Rumored Next Catwoman https://goo.gl/8g6nnL
‘Stranger Things’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix https://goo.gl/xJ3DDD
Sabrina the Teenage Witch Series Moves From CW to Netflix  https://goo.gl/e5tMsj
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275 Oh Bendis, Where Art Thou?

Posted by on Nov 21, 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™: Huge shake-ups at Marvel Comics, with the exit of Axel Alonso as EiC, and Bendis signing on exclusively with DC Comics. Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad will be Super-Normal. Tolkien’s son resigns as the director of the Tolkien estate. Asher Angel has been cast as Billy Batson to Zachari Levi’s Shazam. On TV: Amazon made a multi-season commitment to The Lord of the Rings TV series. Wentworth Miller exits Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.  George Clooney will star and direct Catch-22 as a limited series. Greg Berlanti is doing damage control after Kreisberg was accused of sexual harassment.

All this and Stripes the TV series. Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast™!

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Marvel Comics Has a New Editor-in-Chief https://goo.gl/NAiG9B
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Signs DC Exclusive https://goo.gl/7xphoA
— Now Bendis that is out https://goo.gl/rzP7Hu
Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad May Star in a Subversive Superhero Movie for Netflix https://goo.gl/uQqidy
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Son Resigns as Director of Tolkien Estate https://goo.gl/J7nMJm
SHAZAM!’s BILLY BATSON Cast https://goo.gl/fTqfta
The Incredibles 2 Finally Has a Teaser Trailer https://goo.gl/fTrFpJ
TELEVISION
Amazon Sets ‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series https://goo.gl/42pjTC
WENTWORTH MILLER Exits FLASH & DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW https://goo.gl/3x74az
George Clooney to Star in, Direct ‘Catch-22’ TV Series From Paramount TV https://goo.gl/4Nxs6a
‘Stripes’ Series Adaptation in Development at CBS https://goo.gl/sXV2Ct
Berlanti Meets With Casts & Crews Amid Kreisberg Harassment Claims https://goo.gl/Y1NMNf
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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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