Fanboy News Network Episode 54

“Too much time on his hands”

Daniel returns from his epic road trip, so he and Jeff get back into the swing of things.

The question of weapons at conventions brought on by the incident at Phoenix comicon.

The lawsuit over the use of the name comic-con.

Jeff gives his impression of the films Wonder Woman, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.

The boys talk about the trailers for Black Panther, Jamanji, Thor: Ragnarok, and the Defenders.

Jeff talks about shows he caught up on recently, Riverdale, Lucifer and American Gods. Daniel sings the praises of Wynonna Earp.

How Diamond Distributing is slowing choking the comics industry.

The difference between how Marvel and DC think they are innovating comics, and how they are both failing at leveraging the success of the movies to drive book sales.

Jeff talks about PodCon, a podcasting convention in Seattle in December.

The unique position Welcome to Night Vale holds amongst narrative podcasts.

What the boys are currently reading.

Fanboy News Network Episode 51

“Life’s too short to hate watch anything”

Jeff talks about his upcoming trip to Disneyland to attend Bat’s Day.

Daniel talks about seeing Arrival and the Magnificent Seven Remake, while Jeff talks about Get Out and Logan.

Jeff talks about the movies shown recently as part of Don’t Read the Latin host Jennifer Lovely’s weekly horror movie night.

The boys talk about their excitement about the upcoming American Gods TV series.

Jeff saw Iron Fist. He talks about it.

In light of the coming of the New MST3K to Netflix, Jeff talks about original MST3K episodes on Netflix and along with it Lucha Underground.

Jeff reports his feelings about where the DC comics shows are right now.

In comics, DC is finally explaining how they ended up with two Supermen.

Also the current state of Wolverine in the comics.

Jeff and Daniel talk about what they are reading.

 

Fanboy News Network Episode 43

“The calm before the comic con”

A discussion of the success of Ghostbusters and the man baby backlash.

Jeff reviews the Horror Movies Green Room and the Invitation.

Talk about making the final Divergent book as a tv series.

the anticipation of the American Gods Series and the Wee Free Men movie.

The coming of Batman characters on the CW DC shows.

Jeff’s take on the current course of DC comics.

Why the Wonder Woman coloring book is a disappointment.

Jeff explains Avengers Academy to Daniel.

How Wolf 359 continues to inspire.

 

Fanboy News Network Episode 42

 

“For the love of the pastiche”

Jeff reviews Jungle Book.

a discussion about the new Tarzan movie leads to another talk about being able to like things with problematic aspects.

Jeff finally saw The Conjuring and liked it, but finds trouble with the real life nature of it’s subject.

Why Game of Thrones is being delayed and why the boys can’t wait for American Gods.

The follow up on Captain America, agent of Hydra and why Tom Bevoort has no credibility any longer.

A discussion of pastiche characters and their use in legitimate story telling from Watchmen to Sexton Blake.

Daniel talks about Sir Ian McKellen’s movie Mr. Holmes, leading to a discussion on the longevity of some characters.

Talking about great comics coming out that are not from DC or Marvel.