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306 Haud Yer Wheesht, Ralph

Posted by on Oct 2, 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 Norm Breyfogle. Batman: Damned #1 will not be reprinted and will be delayed. Diane Nelson was run off of Twitter. Birds of Prey has cast Black Canary and the Huntress. On TV, we talk about the new Legends of Tomorrow trailer. Charmed and Happy Together move to England. And Fox has ordered a new animated series. In Comics we review Star Trek vs Transformers, The Return of Wolverine, and The Avengers!

All this and get tae, Wreck-it Ralph! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Artist Norm Breyfogle Passes Away at Age 58 http://bit.ly/2NMBVyh
Famed Batman artist Norm Breyfogle has died age 58 http://bit.ly/2NM5VL1
BATMAN: DAMNED #1 Will Not Be Reprinted, Next Issue Pushed Back https://goo.gl/9f9GVc
Ralph Breaks the Internet and the problem with the jokes about Merida’s accent https://goo.gl/PrJaL1
Former DC Entertainment president praises Joker, then gets run off Twitter http://bit.ly/2NRevYZ
‘Birds of Prey’ Adds Black Canary and Huntress http://bit.ly/2NKrrQa
Tom Hanks Is Fred Rogers in First Look at Movie About Beloved TV Icon http://bit.ly/2QgjCyh
Sean Gunn confirms that Disney will still use his brother’s script for Guardians Vol. 3 http://bit.ly/2Qg3rkz
 
TELEVISION NEWS 
 
Legends of Tomorrow ‘Misfits’ trailer looks like Constantine’s Season 4 coming out party http://bit.ly/2Qg4WPJ
‘Charmed’ Reboot and Harry Styles-Produced ‘Happy Together’ Headed to Channel 4 https://goo.gl/R4AY2f
Fox Orders Animated Comedy Series Starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph http://bit.ly/2QeQTKk 

 

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305 A Magical Wishing Ring

Posted by on Sep 18, 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 Fantastic Four relaunch helped overall comic book sales. Grant Morrison is taking over writing Green Lantern. Miles Morales is getting a new ongoing this December. Venom got a PG-13 rating. The Batman solo film has a first draft. Lois Lane will look like Lois Lane on the CW. Dick will meet Jason on Titans. We also talk about James Bond: Origin, The Champions, The Dreaming, and much more!

All this and DC gets a new boss! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Venom director Ruben Fleischer isn’t ruling out unrated cut in wake of PG-13 rating http://bit.ly/2D0bYGP
August’s FANTASTIC FOUR Relaunch Helps Comic Book Sales Gain vs. 2017 http://bit.ly/2D1YMkI
The Batman solo film chugging along with completed first draft http://bit.ly/2D1sWVc
DC Entertainment goes through another shake-up at Warner Bros., moves under new division http://bit.ly/2DaePx0
GRANT MORRISON To Turn GREEN LANTERN Ring Into ‘Magical Wishing Ring’ https://goo.gl/ARRDse
MILES MORALES Gets a New Ongoing This December – With SALADIN AHMED https://goo.gl/KV2BdE
Frank Serafine, sound designer on Tron and Star Trek: The Motion Picture http://bit.ly/2D0k2ao
 
TV NEWS 
 
Alan Tudyk joins Doom Patrol as Mr. Nobody http://bit.ly/2wBDnsc
LOIS LANE Cast for DC-CW Crossover, and She’s a Lookalike https://goo.gl/3sywS4
Dick Grayson and Jason Todd Cross Paths https://goo.gl/ZPdWeM 
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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 
(replacing watched TV this week)
 
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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