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Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 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, Ian Holm, Joel Shumacher, and Joe Sinnott. Michael Keaton could return as Batman. Free Comic Book Day will run this year from July through September. Tom Brevoort has extra time on his hands. Some creators are behaving badly. On TV, Muppets Now released its first trailer. The Boys released the first three minutes of season 2. Netflix wins the bidding war for Cobra Kai. In comics we review Green Lantern 80th Anniversary and give our picks of the Week!

All this and a Dungeons and Dragons cookbook! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast­™! Available Tuesdays on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and thecomicbookpodcast.com!

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IN MEMORIAM

Sir Ian Holm, Lord Of The Rings Star, Dies Aged 88 https://bit.ly/3eHcfwu
Batman, Lost Boys Director Joel Schumacher Has Died https://bit.ly/2YFlrMw
Famed Marvel Comics Inker Joe Sinnott Dies at 93 https://bit.ly/2ND0ziA

THE NEWS

Michael Keaton in Talks to Return as Batman for The Flash Film https://bit.ly/38a4fl7
First Justice League Snyder Cut Teaser Trailer Reveals Darkseid https://bit.ly/2NBqhnA
Dungeons & Dragons Is Getting a Cookbook https://bit.ly/2YBPswC
Authors Sever Ties With JK Rowling’s Writing Agency Over Anti-Trans Comments https://bit.ly/3dETKYg
Diamond to Hold Free Comic Book Day July Through September https://bit.ly/3dEzTIR
DC, Spotify Cut Deal for Multiple Scripted Podcast Series https://bit.ly/3eGAJGb
Marvel’s Tom Brevoort launches comics editor RPG https://bit.ly/2BPNW0I
JK Simmons Has Already Filmed His Next J. Jonah Jameson Scene https://bit.ly/3eB4AQm
Doctor Who to Introduce First Transgender Companion https://bit.ly/3dHdmuM
The Walking Dead comic returns with Negan-centric special https://bit.ly/3dHmzDB

#METOO

Spider-Gwen Co-Creator Jason Latour Accused of Harassment https://bit.ly/2BGxH6h
Wizards of the Coast Severs Ties With Magic Artist https://bit.ly/2YCjZKF

TV NEWS

Netflix Announces, Deletes, Re-Announces Season 5 Debut Date of Lucifer https://bit.ly/2NEGAzO
Muppets Now Releases First Trailer https://bit.ly/3dEUrAQ
Cobra Kai: Netflix Wins Bidding War https://bit.ly/3dM0NPa
The Boys: Amazon Releases Season 2’s NSFW First Three Minutes https://bit.ly/2BLsgD4
CBS Launches STAR TREK UNITED In Support of Black Lives Matter https://bit.ly/3dFTFDF

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374 Remembering Dennis O’Neil

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 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 comic book legend: Dennis O’Neil. Marvel is reprinting X-Men: Evolution tie-in comics. The Doors break on through to comics. A new Batman game is coming. Our LEFT Show spillover features a Black Lives Matter Care Bear and Tucker Carlson vs Elmo. On TV, Batwoman showrunner says they won’t “bury your gays” with Ruby Rose departing. Jonathan Frakes is looking forward to directing and even acting in future Star Trek episodes. The Outlanders will have a travel show on Starz. In comics, we review Adventureman, Old Haunts, and Paul is Dead!

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Legendary Batman writer, Denny O’Neil dies at age 81 https://bit.ly/3hm7WIZ
Apple Pie Kit Kats Coming to U.S. Stores This Summer https://bit.ly/30EzOSz
Marvel reprinting X-Men: Evolution tie-in comics for 20th anniversary https://bit.ly/3d0YaZk
Bendis’ Superman exit is “sooooo far away” he clarifies https://bit.ly/2B3cfrO
Useless Humans Battle Aliens to Save the World https://bit.ly/2BakqCz
Montreal Expected to Announce (and Release) Batman Game Soon https://bit.ly/3dZpyrL
Campbell Confirms: ‘Evil Dead Now’ Is Title of 4th Movie https://bit.ly/2MXxhei
The Doors break on through to comic book side in new graphic novel https://bit.ly/2MYWuEQ
Marvel Relaunching Iron Man With New Alex Ross-Designed Armor https://bit.ly/3ebI6VKPOLITICAL NEWSCare Bears Creator Debuts Black Lives Matter Bear https://bit.ly/3d09Prp
Fox’s Tucker Carlson Lashes Out Against Elmo’s Anti-Racism Message https://bit.ly/37rqFy5TV NEWS

Batwoman Boss Promises Ruby Rose Departure Won’t Lead to ‘Bury Your Gays’ Story https://bit.ly/3hrSWJy
‘Outlander’s’ Sam Heughan, Graham McTavish Set Travel Series at Starz https://bit.ly/3e1N6fB
Jonathan Frakes Looks Forward To Directing ‘Star Trek’ With His “Three Old Friends” https://bit.ly/3e0WujM
Frakes Hoping To Return As Captain Riker In ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2 https://bit.ly/2zyfdnS

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373 Stop being racist!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: DC has killed its deal with Diamond Comic Distributors. Ryan Gosling will play the Wolfman. Marvel, DC/Warner Bros., Bad Robot, and Trekkies are all supporting #BlackLivesMatter. On TV, we have Batwoman casting news. Upgrade is coming to TV. And Wanda Sykes says, “White people need to tell white people to stop being racist!” In comics, we review The Boys, Hellblazer, Sandman, and Deadpool!

All this and a live-action Black Cauldron! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast™! Available Tuesdays on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and thecomicbookpodcast.com

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DC Kills Decades-Long Deal with Diamond Comic Distributors https://bit.ly/2YczMhM
Marvel and DC/Warner Bros. express support for black community https://bit.ly/2BzItuY
Star Trek fans join to fight injustice under the banner Trekkies Together https://bit.ly/2YceGAp
Denver Pop Culture Con Cancelled for 2020 https://bit.ly/2Ujx0Gt
Ryan Gosling set to play Wolfman in upcoming reboot for Universal https://bit.ly/30m9htf
Newsarama is joining the GamesRadar team https://bit.ly/3eVyCxT
REPORT: Disney Developing Live-Action Black Cauldron Project https://bit.ly/3gVgeat
The UK Authorizes Media Companies to Resume Film and TV Production https://bit.ly/3cHd9HD

TV NEWS
Batwoman’s Idea to Replace Ruby Rose Is Curiously Boring for a Comic Show https://bit.ly/2MzQfY3
Upgrade TV show; Tenet; and Wonder Woman 1984 https://bit.ly/37dZVkv
Wanda Sykes Urges White People to Protest: “We Can’t Do It Alone” https://bit.ly/2UiVXSl
Bad Robot Pledges $10M Donation to Organizations With “Anti-Racist Agendas” https://bit.ly/2MGx9iR
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372 #BlackLivesMatter

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020 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 Richard Herd. AT&T wants Ben Affleck back as Batman. Scott Derrickson will direct a sequel to Labyrinth. A Solo sequel series is in development. Trump tried to take down a satirical political cartoon. On TV: Tom Ellis is officially returning for Season 6 of Lucifer. HBO Max will be available to Comcast customers. Netflix and Amazon support #BlackLivesMatter. And we have Space Force! In Comics, DC and Marvel have cancellations, and we review Looking for Rachel Wallace and talk about DC Blue Ribbon Digests!

All this and a Rob Liefeld podcast! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast™! Available Tuesdays on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and thecomicbookpodcast.com.

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SUPER LINKS

Seinfeld and Star Trek Actor Richard Herd Dies At 87 https://bit.ly/2MdPqUP
AT&T and WarnerMedia Want Ben Affleck Back As Batman https://bit.ly/2Ap0UlH
The Smallest Comic Books Ever, MARVEL MINI-BOOKS, Returning in August https://bit.ly/3dkik1k
ROB LIEFELD Launches His Own Podcast https://bit.ly/2Alg6QO
Scott Derrickson to Direct Labyrinth Sequel https://bit.ly/3dlSWrZ
Solo: A Star Wars Story Sequel Series Reportedly In Development https://bit.ly/36PkbsG
DC Cancels 18 Dollar Comics, 4 Facsimile Reprints https://bit.ly/3dvF9iR
MARVEL Cancels 53 Variants, Three Themed Programs https://bit.ly/3dhBjJO
Four More Current MARVEL Titles Switched to Digital-Only https://bit.ly/3cdWxqB
* * * * * * * * OH NOES! POLITICAL NEWS!  * * * * * * * * *
Trump campaign attempts to remove satirical cartoon from online retailer https://bit.ly/3cjjokK
CBLDF Protests TRUMP Campaign-Ordered Takedown of Satirical Political Cartoon https://bit.ly/3dkaO6v
Former Marvel Editor Asks Woman to Leash Dog, Has Police Called on Him https://bit.ly/3gDQlM9
Steve Carell, Seth Rogen donating to bail out Minneapolis protesters https://fxn.ws/3etGVkm
TELEVISION LINKS
Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Officially Returning For Season 6 on Netflix https://bit.ly/3dhhJO0
James McAvoy Offers To Play Flashback Picard In New Star Trek Series https://bit.ly/2MhdkPb
‘Friends’ Spinoff ‘Joey’ Can’t Be Found on HBO Max, and Here’s Why https://bit.ly/3clTDQG
HBO Max Is Available to Comcast Customers, After WarnerMedia Lands Post-Launch Deal https://bit.ly/2BfPOzH
Netflix, Amazon Support Black Lives Matter Amid Nationwide Protests https://bit.ly/2TP6fcP
‘Space Force’ Cast Says Show Is ‘The Office’ but “Shot like a Marvel” Movie https://bit.ly/3gD9zRU
Emmys: HBO Max’s Elmo Talk Show Enters Race  https://bit.ly/2ZRre2o
Gal Gadot-Led Hedy Lamarr Series Moves to Apple From Showtime https://bit.ly/2ZYMl33
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371 Have a Super Day

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut is releasing on HBO Max. Netflix will purge subscriber accounts. Peter Dinklage and Jason Momoa are teaming up for a Vampire buddy comedy. Fan Expo Dallas is cancelled, but Tampa Bay Comic Con is on for July. On TV: Ruby Rose is leaving Batwoman. Snyder’s Justice League cut gives the #SaveDaredevil movement some hope. AND a full review of Stargirl! In comics: we review Miles Morales: Spider-Man, Ms. Marvel, and Sandman!

All this and Choose Your Own Adventure audio books! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast™! Available Tuesdays on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and thecomicbookpodcast.com!

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League Officially Releasing on HBO Max https://bit.ly/2Zw4wN7
D&D Choose Your Own Adventure Books Are Becoming Choose Your Own Audio Books https://bit.ly/2XmBME0
Netflix Tells Subscribers to Use It or Lose It https://bit.ly/2Tz5p3C
Peter Dinklage and Jason Momoa Are Teaming Up for a Vampire-Themed Buddy Comedy https://bit.ly/2ARkWFr
DC Launches New Solicitations Catalog https://bit.ly/2zpEK2u
Fan Expo Dallas 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic https://bit.ly/2zpEMYa
Tampa Bay Comic Con Gets Green Light for July Dates https://bit.ly/2Xtl0mq
TV NEWS
Why ‘Batwoman’ Star Ruby Rose Left the CW Series https://bit.ly/2ZuyWzc
What We Do in the Shadows to Keep Lurking for Another Season https://bit.ly/3giOT1y
STARGIRL Tied for CW’s 2nd Highest Rated 2020 Premiere https://bit.ly/2AWQ72l
Battlestar Galactica Reboot Producer Sam Esmail Teases the New Series https://bit.ly/2ZIyb63
#SaveDaredevil Reinvigorated After Justice League Fans https://bit.ly/2XnYr2L
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370 So much Star Trek

Posted by on May 19, 2020 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 Fred Willard, Martin Pasko, and Kumiko Okae. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is coming to CBS All Access! New Mutants is rescheduled for August! New Comic Book day will now be Tuesday and Wednesday. Cannes and Sundance films will stream on YouTube for free! On TV: Swamp Thing is coming to the CW. Timothy Olyphant and Katee Sackhoff are joining The Mandalorian cast. AMC will produce Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles. In comics we review Youth, and our Pick of the Week returns!

All this and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reunion! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s GREATEST Comic Book Podcast™! Available Tuesdays on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and thecomicbookpodcast.com!

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Coming to CBS All Access https://bit.ly/2zLPlV4

Fred Willard, ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Modern Family’ comedy star, has died https://cnn.it/2Zaegwn
Martin Pasko Dies at Age 65 https://bit.ly/2AAUZKk
‘Pokemon’ Voice Actress Kumiko Okae Dies from COVID-19 https://bit.ly/2X0QSih
New Comic Book Day is Now TUESDAY… and WEDNESDAY?! https://bit.ly/2ZbPrA4
James McAvoy to Lead ‘Sandman’ Audible Drama https://bit.ly/2yUA3O3
Official: NEW MUTANTS Rescheduled for August https://bit.ly/2TbebVx
Patty Jenkins Confirms WONDER WOMAN Spin-off for the Amazons https://bit.ly/2WWePqI
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Actors (And APRIL O’NEIL) To Reunite https://bit.ly/3dT8pzM
Cannes And Sundance Films Will Stream On YouTube For Free https://bit.ly/2z539Kn

TV NEWS

DC Universe’s SWAMP THING Coming to CW https://bit.ly/3dPbCjN
AMC Will Sink Its Teeth Into Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles https://bit.ly/3g5WHDQ
DOOM PATROL Season 2 Debut Date for HBO MAX & DC UNIVERSE https://bit.ly/2At9XBU
I need to learn how to use zoom! https://bit.ly/2TfsqIV
There’s a Canonical Star Trek Show Happening During Lower Decks https://bit.ly/3g5XbKa
Jake Cannavale Eyed To Play Captain Kirk In ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’ https://bit.ly/3dRa7S3
Star Wars: The Mandalorian Casts Timothy Olyphant https://bit.ly/2z539Kn
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Recruits Katee Sackhoff to Play Bo-Katan https://bit.ly/2X5twIa

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