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291 Going Down

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

This week on the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: We bid a sad farewell to the celebrities who left us this past week. Steven Spielberg will finally get to direct a Blackhawk movie. Disney’s buyout of Fox continues. Stan Lee says he hasn’t been abused. On TV, Arrow gets a new showrunner. Blackbolt will be Captain Pike. And Jessica Jones gets a third season. In comics, we talk about Action Comics #1000 and the legacy of Superman.

All this and Allison Mack goes down for sex trafficking! Face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Austin Powers, Harry Potter actor Verne Troyer passes away at 49 http://bit.ly/2HjNnOY
Steven Spielberg Joins DC Universe With ‘Blackhawk’ Movie https://goo.gl/bBYGfg
DISNEY Acquisition: Dates, Transition, What’s Left https://goo.gl/gJFkvh
STAN LEE DENIES ELDER ABUSE … Leave Me and My Friends Alone! https://goo.gl/n7fJFu
‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack pleads not guilty to sex trafficking https://goo.gl/v3GvkA
 
TV STUFF 
 
Cinemax Orders Drama Series ‘Jett’ Starring Carla Gugino https://goo.gl/37peME
JESSICA JONES Returns to Netflix for Season 3 https://goo.gl/q5iFYa
Anson Mount joins Star Trek: Discovery as Enterprise’s Captain Pike https://goo.gl/1bfu2E
Netflix Orders Supernatural Drama ‘The Order’ From ‘Van Helsing’ Producer https://goo.gl/Mr4YtU
‘Arrow’ Promotes Beth Schwartz to Showrunner for Season 7 https://goo.gl/sp6j3E
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290 Hipster Trek

Posted by on Apr 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™: The Flash movie won’t be called Flashpoint. Trek hipsters rejoice! The Star Trek: Discovery soundtrack is being released on vinyl. Is The Last Starfighter heading for a reboot? On TV, Karl Urban has been cast as Billy Butcher. Y: The Last Man has an FX pilot ordered. The CW has renewed everything. Everything. Let that sink in… In comics: Someone has rebuilt the classic spinner rack and is selling them for your collection. You aren’t reading Raven the Pirate Princess hard enough!

All this and we find out where Galactus keeps his snacks! Face front, true believers! It’s the World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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The Standalone Flash Movie Is Getting a Name Change https://goo.gl/sotvpA
Details Revealed For ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1 Soundtrack On Vinyl https://goo.gl/Q4Q31W
The Classic Comic Book Spinner Rack https://goo.gl/rkNNc4
Is THE LAST STARFIGHTER Headed for a Reboot? https://goo.gl/V7B4Tb
Studio Ghibli Co-Founder Isao Takahata Dies At 82 https://goo.gl/Sx1am3
Raven the Pirate Princess is Sinking https://goo.gl/JCRKkV
 
Televisioning Links 
 
THE BOYS Casts KARL URBAN as BILLY BUTCHER https://goo.gl/obFrcE
Y: THE LAST MAN Gets FX Pilot Order https://goo.gl/k6QyvX
PRESENTING MARVEL’S EAT THE UNIVERSE https://goo.gl/rqy4TS
The CW Renews Black Lightning, Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale, and More https://goo.gl/mKKTS3
 
PATREON NEWS 
 
Zachary Quinto Says Potentially Three Different Star Trek Scripts Are In The Works https://goo.gl/aMfup1
‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘Titanic’ on All-Time Box Office List https://goo.gl/vwjL2R
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289 – Easter Eggs

Posted by on Apr 3, 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™: Over 150 comic book creators will contribute to an anthology series about gun violence in America. Smallville‘s Allison Mack has been accused of recruiting for a sex cult. One Easter Egg has been found in Guardians of the Galaxy, but not the big one… On TV, we’ve got updates for Arrow. The CW will finally stream on Hulu (again), and what’s this about an aborted Deadpool animated series? In comics, Bendis says goodbye to Jessica Jones. Kamala Khan is back in her own book. And James Bond punches Nazis!

All this and the Fantastic Four are coming back! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Over 150 Comics Stars Will Contribute to Image Comics’ Vegas Shooting Anthology https://goo.gl/FU7RRa
Superman’s Underwear Will Be Back https://goo.gl/fV1FsT
‘Smallville’ Actress Allison Mack Is Accused of Recruiting for an Evil Sex Cult https://goo.gl/DxBryG
Former Cult Spokesperson Expects Smallville’s Allison Mack to Be Arrested Soon https://goo.gl/QT1P9V
Gina Rodriguez Will Play Carmen Sandiego in a Live-Action Movie https://goo.gl/SfLixm
Charity Fundraising to Honor Helen Bachalo https://goo.gl/Y819iH
SKRULL Easter Egg Confirmed in Original GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie https://goo.gl/pLhFjS
Marvel’s FANTASTIC FOUR Are Back https://goo.gl/ooAPcb
Bill Messner-Loebs Homeless in Detroit https://goo.gl/7Wfs5F
Television News 
Deadpool Drama Deepens Due to Donald Divulging Dank Script https://goo.gl/N5uCf2
Rejected Test Footage for FX’s Deadpool Show Offers a Look at What Could’ve Been https://goo.gl/SHVmLN
Hulu Has Passed on the Locke & Key Pilot, But It’s Being Shopped https://goo.gl/YHXa5L
WILLA HOLLAND Exits CW’s ARROW https://goo.gl/58mraA
Arrow Is Recruiting a Few Familiar Favorites for the End of Season 6 https://goo.gl/PszZC6
CW Is Finally, FINALLY Going to Stream Live Via Hulu https://goo.gl/RGMeHt
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288 Toys-Я-Us Kid No More

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 1 comment

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Toys-Я-Us is closing. Hawkman is returning in an ongoing series. Zdarksy is now Marvel exclusive. Lynda Carter is getting her star. Nicolas Cage finally gets to play Superman. Danny Boyle will direct the next James Bond film. On TV, we catch up with what we’ve watched, and talk about Krypton. In comics, Hawkeye has ended, for now. Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino have a new series: Gideon Falls. And the first results of Milk Wars have hit the stands.

All this and a Marvel Movie Marathon! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Toys ‘R’ Us Jingle https://goo.gl/tXCPqC
TOYS ‘R’ US Closing All U.S., Over 30,000 To Lose Jobs https://goo.gl/B2ZKJG
WORLD’S GREATEST CB LINKS 
LYNDA CARTER To Receive HOLLYWOOD Walk of Fame Honor https://goo.gl/c53iMq
HAWKMAN Returns in Ongoing Series https://goo.gl/y7e7r2
ZDARSKY Signs MARVEL Exclusive, Allowed to ‘Do Whatever He Wants (Maybe)’ https://goo.gl/Piaw4b
NICOLAS CAGE Finally Gets To Play SUPERMAN https://goo.gl/iis5j8
Danny Boyle Announces He’s Directing Daniel Craig’s Final James Bond Film https://goo.gl/LqtP4A
DO WE? Report: Things Aren’t Going So Well for Stan Lee https://goo.gl/PNcbKp
TV NEWS 
Here’s How Krypton Is Going to Change What We Know About Superman’s Past https://goo.gl/c9jD5s
AMC Will Host 30+ Hour MCU Marathon Ahead Of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Premiere https://goo.gl/LZ9tQm
PSA: Marvel’s Black Panther Animated Series is Streaming for Free on YouTube https://goo.gl/XvxBJR
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287 Hello, Hello, Hello… DIE!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322! | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: An important word has been added to the dictionary. DC has a new Black Label imprint. Kristen Wiig is confirmed as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2.  Black Panther crosses the $1 Billion mark. Netflix wants to do shows without realistic bodies or feet. Could John Constantine appear on Lucifer? The Punisher season 2 has started filming. In comics we’ve got Thor, Viv Vision, and Doctor Aphra.

All this and Alexa controls your house, Dave. Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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‘Black Panther’ Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office https://goo.gl/x3NwQt
MS. MARVEL’s Catchphrase Added to MERRIAM-WEBSTER Dictionary https://goo.gl/LU69mb
DC Unveils All-Star ‘Black Label’ Imprint https://goo.gl/Qfi4bK
KRISTEN WIIG Confirmed as WONDER WOMAN 2’s CHEETAH https://goo.gl/5hiNZL
HAL 9000 Replica That Uses Amazon Alexa to Control Your Home, Dave https://goo.gl/CKWaZk
Flashpoint Has Closed the Deal on Two Directors https://goo.gl/p8rvZa
TELEVISION NEWS
Netflix Is Turning Rob Liefeld’s Extreme Comics Into a Cinematic Universe https://goo.gl/pCvYSb
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Showrunners Writing Season Finale as Series Finale https://goo.gl/pyNTBj
‘Lucifer’ Showrunner on Whether John Constantine Could Appear https://goo.gl/9dANMn
‘The Punisher’ Season 2 Has Started Filming https://goo.gl/bHLUsD
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286 The Basics

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 1 comment

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Neil Gaiman is bringing back the Sandman Universe after 30 years. Captain America gets relaunched on the 4th of July. Avengers: Infinity War will have awesome toys. The remake of Logan’s Run has a director. Kristen Wiig could be Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2. On TV, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season finale is being written as a series finale. And Stretch Armstrong gets a choose-your-own-adventure episode. In comics, Giles is not easy to read. Saga is back! And Milk Wars comes to an end with two new characters!

All this and The Basics of sex! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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SANDMAN UNIVERSE Launch Titles’ Solicitations https://goo.gl/ecjd5A
CAPTAIN AMERICA Relaunching https://goo.gl/sgG6Bp
Avengers: Infinity War Will Also Be a War on the Wallets of Hot Toys Collectors https://goo.gl/o7Db3U
The Logan’s Run Remake Just Got a Director https://goo.gl/eeJonB
Kristen Wiig May End Up Being the Villain of Wonder Woman 2 https://goo.gl/bcdH4k
Chris Hemsworth Is Reportedly Circling Sony’s Men in Black Spinoff https://goo.gl/tYkVFa
ERIKA MOEN & MATTHEW NOLAN Want To Teach You About Sex https://goo.gl/t3Xfvv
TELEVISION
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Writing Season Finale as Series Finale https://goo.gl/pyNTBj
Netflix’s Stretch Armstrong Show Will Let Viewers Pull the Story in Different Directions https://goo.gl/mNZHfA
HOMEWORK
Listen to James Gunn’s ‘Secret’ Guardians Awesome Mix Vol. 0 https://goo.gl/SDejnC
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