Marvel’s first big event for 2013 has come and gone. Mr Hunt gives us a rundown of it and we speculate what it may all mean. Could the company be attempting a series of events to trigger a “New-52”-styled reboot of their own, even with Marvel NOW currently in the works? What if the 616 … Continue reading Surviving the Age of Ultron – 015
Warner Brothers and DC Comics returned to the big screen for their highly anticipated summer flick, Man of Steel. The film stars Henry Cavill (Immortals, The Tudors), Amy Adams (Trouble with the Curve, Enchanted), Michael Shannon (Take Shelter, Vanilla Sky), Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner and Lawrence Fishburne. Zack Snyder directed the film and Christopher Nolan produced. We, however, discussed it in this episode.
In this episode we take a different course than some of the other podcasts involved in this event by talking about some super heroes that may be new to you. We also talk about what makes one hero better than another in our opinions. You may also know that we tweaked the format of the show by including our new “Recommends” and “Pull List” segments. We hope they become staples and you enjoy them enough to contribute.
I debuted the promo for an upcoming project I’m involved in called “Podcasters Assemble” and ranted on whether the podcast is “Christian” and a revelation of the meaning of the podcast’s tagline “Geek Culture Without the Pocket Protector”.
I had the pleasure of sitting down over Skype with comic book writer Ben Avery to talk about his writing career and his podcast, Strangers and Aliens. Along the way we talked about his new webcomic, George R.R. Martin, Aquaman, and why Ben doesn’t read Superman comics.
Iron Man launched Phase One of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. After 2012’s The Avengers we were left wondering where the House of Ideas would take us next. Luckily Kevin Feige and his crew have an idea.
Considering I’m using a new app to record the podcast now, I decided to try it out in this episode, where I talk about some of the “behind-the-scenes” of Geek This! Podcast. I wrote a blog post on everything that I say in the show, so if you want to read it, it’s the “Final Thoughts … Continue reading Formats and Futures – 004