Tuesday Night Comics Podcast Episode 60 – Spider-Gwen! Multiversity: Mastermen reviewed! Jason Momoa as Aquaman! Hellboy…beer?!?...

Welcome to episode 60 of the Tuesday Night Comics podcast! This week, we’re previewing new comics coming out Wednesday, 2/25/15, including Spider-Gwen #1 by Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez! Plus, Dave and Billy continue their in-depth reviews of Grant Morrison’s Multiversity with the new The Multiversity: Mastermen. They also review Batman Volume 5 – Zero Year: Savage City by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, Ei8ht #1 by Rafael Albuquerque, Joe Hill’s The Cape, and High Crimes #1-5 by Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa. The guys share their thoughts on the recently released image of Jason Momoa as Aquaman. And Hellboy…beer?!?   http://ia601504.us.archive.org/17/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode60/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2060.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

Interstellar – Review Feb24

Interstellar – Review...

The Matthew McConoughey renaissance continues! Interstellar is definitely a movie to see on the biggest screen available. If you can find an IMAX still showing it, by all means, see this movie on the IMAX, and in 70mm if possible. You will not regret it. But if you watching Interstellar at home, please do yourself a favor and watch it on the biggest TV you can find. If you own a 40” and your friend owns a 70”, maybe it’s time to pay that friend a visit. Treat that friend to a Redbox night and spring for a box of microwavable popcorn while you’re at it. Side note: I wonder how many times owners of bigger than big screen TVs are having to sit through yet another viewing of Interstellar thanks to yet another friend who owns a small TV. I feel like Matthew McConaughey and Ben Affleck are having similar career trajectories. Both started out in the same indie movie, Dazed and Confused. Both went on to work on movies of varying quality. And now, both have recently found themselves getting pickier with their choices and putting out quality project after quality project. People point to True Detective as the start of the McConoughey renaissance. Those people clearly never saw Mud. I expected Interstellar to be good. I’ve found that to be a good rule of thumb to apply to any Christopher Nolan movie. However, I didn’t expect it to be this good. I don’t know why I thought Nolan would only deliver a better than usual outer space movie. But he doesn’t just deliver that. Instead, he gives us a movie that transcends the genre. A sizeable part of the movie takes place on Earth before McConoughey and his team head to...

Tuesday Night Comics Podcast Episode 59 – New Comic Books for 2/17/15, Star Wars & Darth Vader Reviewed! A Look...

Billy and Dave preview new comic books coming out Wednesday, 2/18/15, and give their recommendations for where your money is best spent this new comic book day. Billy reviews Kieron Gillen’s Darth Vader #1 and Jason Aaron and John Cassaday’s Star Wars #2. The guys look back on Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale’s Spider-Man: Blue and discuss the ramifications of the huge announcement of Sony’s deal with Marvel to allow Spider-Man to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. http://ia601503.us.archive.org/14/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode59/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2059.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

Tuesday Night Comics Podcast Episode 58 – New Comics for 2/11/15! Lady Killer Reviewed! Why You Need to Read The...

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to pick some new comics for New Comic Book Day, Wednesday 2/11/15, including Marvel’s new Darth Vader series written by Kieren Gillen. The guys review many comics, including Lady Killer #1 and 2 and Rat God #1 from Dark Horse, The Wicked + The Divine #1-7 from Image, Justice League 3000 #7-12 from DC and a host of Marvel comics available on Marvel Digital Unlimited platform. Upon seeing the reveal of the The Atom’s TV costume, Billy thought it the costume designers at Warner Bros made a very Valiant attempt. Do you agree? Plus, the latest comic book news, including DC’s post Convergence list of titles, the upcoming launch of A-Force, Jeff Lemire leaving DC, Brian Michael Bendis leaving Marvel, and because this is a comic book podcast that touches on everything, Kanye West at this weekend’s Grammy awards. http://ia601500.us.archive.org/13/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode58/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2058.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

Spider-Man Is Coming to Marvel Studios! Feb10

Spider-Man Is Coming to Marvel Studios!...

Wow. I can’t lie. I never thought this would happen. Even after the news about the leaked emails between Marvel and Sony detailing talks that had been going on for some time. But happened it has. Marvel Studios now has the rights to Spider-Man. This is huge news! We’re most likely going to see Spider-Man in Captain America 3. That movie is based on the Civil War storyline, which saw heroes siding with either Captain America or Iron Man over the issue of superhuman registration. Stuck in the middle between the two of them is Spider-Man. He was such a central part of Civil War that a Civil War movie without Spider-Man would seem incomplete. But that’s no longer an issue because Marvel and Sony have reached a deal that brings Spider-Man into the Cinematic Marvel Universe. Not only that, but we get Spider-Man in the Avengers. I swear, as I typed those words, I let out a huge squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. There is some bad news associated with this. Andrew Garfield is reportedly out as Spider-Man. I’m not a fan of this decision. I thought Andrew Garfield was perfect as Peter Parker and Spider-Man. He was a perfect Spider-Man in two unfortunately very imperfect Spider-Man films. It would be great if Marvel reversed this decision and recast him as Spider-Man, but that seems unlikely. It’s funny, looking back 20 years ago the film rights to Spider-Man were such a tangled mess that it looked like we would never get a Spider-Man movie. So many parties claimed to have rights to the film version of Spider-Man. It was a legal Gordian Knot. Read some news articles from then about the situation and you will find it amazing that we’ve had 5 Spider-Man movies made since then....

Gone Girl – Review Feb09

Gone Girl – Review...

“Wow, that was fucked up.” Those were the exact words that crossed my lips as Gone Girl ended. I was referring to the final scene, but it can be applied to the entire movie. Gone Girl is riveting, and very entertaining, but it is very, very fucked up. The movie is expertly plotted with the level of detail usually found in heist movies. Rosamund Pike is legitimately creepy in a distanced, sociopathic kind of way. Think Norman from Bates Motel in the body of a gorgeous 5’ 8 ½” blonde woman. She’s plays the role almost too creepy in the beginning of the movie. You definitely get bad vibes from her from the moment that Amy and Nick meet. At first I thought that Rosamund was simply overcompensating with playing an American accent in the role, but looking back on it, no, it was straight up Amy Dunne creep factor. Nick Dunne is the perfect Ben Affleck role. Whatever the word is for what it is that Ben Affleck haters don’t like about Ben Affleck, he brings exactly that to this role and it works so well. That slightly douchey feeling that some people get from Ben Affleck? It’s here, and it works perfectly. Because Nick Dunne is the worst husband of a missing wife ever. He smiles during press conferences. He continues his affair with a student. Nick would be his own worst enemy if it wasn’t for Amy taking the top spot. Tyler Perry and Neil Patrick Harris are both in the movie in small supporting roles, and both are great. Never enjoyed Tyler Perry in a role before? You will here. And as for Neil’s Desi? There’s a lesson to be learned here gents. Stay away from your now-married childhood crush, especially...

Tuesday Night Comics Podcast Episode 57 – 2/4/15 New Comic Book Previews, The Multiversity Guidebook Reviewed, Supergirl and AKA Jessica...

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to preview some new comic books for Wednesday aka New Comic Book Day! Billy and Dave bring you their picks for Wednesday, 2/4/15. The guys limit themselves to a $20 budget, so hard cuts have to be made. They give their reasons why they pick one book over another. Do you agree with them? Would you pick American Vampire: Second Cycle #6 or Saga #25 with your final $3? Post your comment below whether your agree or disagree with our picks! And just what is up with that Avengers #41 cover? The guys go on in-depth on Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity Guidebook, and review a bunch of comics, including Top Shelf’s Heck by Zander Cannon, SHIELD #2 by Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos, and Gotham by Midnight. What do you think of Superman’s new costume, debuting in this week’s Superman #38 by Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr? Billy and Dave give their take on the new design. Plus, lots of comic book casting news on the upcoming AKA Jessica Jones, Supergirl and Titans shows! Let’s talk comics! http://ia902602.us.archive.org/3/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode57/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2057.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

SE:NYC Tickets On Sale This Wednesday!...

If you are a comic book fan who dismissed Special Edition: NYC last year as being New York Comic Con Lite, then you definitely missed out. Special Edition: NYC isn’t a scaled down New York Comic Con. It’s a comic book concentrated New York Comic Con. SE:NYC was a comic book fan’s dream come true. Imagine great local comic book conventions in the past, like the Ramapo High School Comic Cons of the 80s and 90s, but with the power of NYCC behind it, and you get SE:NYC! Last year’s line-up was great, and I expect this year’s line-up to be just as good. This year, Special Edition: NYC is moving out of the Javits Convention Center to the nearby Pier 94. The two day convention runs Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. Tickets are $30 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, and $45 for the weekend. There is also a VIP package available for $100. Plus, if you’re a parent, both days are “Kids Day,” as kids 6-12 can get a Kids Ticket for only $5. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, February 4. Last year, tickets did not sell as briskly as they did for NYCC, but that doesn’t mean you should dawdle in securing your spot. The VIP option did sell out last year, and is completely worth it. The VIP ticket is priced at the not-breaking-the-bank price of $100. This gets you into the convention both days, a VIP lounge and coat check (okay, a coat check isn’t the most necessary thing for a convention in June, but it’s still nice), a poster signed by the artist who drew it, 15% off at the show store…okay, I get it, this all sounds nice, but you’re asking yourself, “Why should I...