Monday, February 20, 2017

Toy Fair 2017cast

Toy Fair is happening in New York this week! Jon and Steven go through the announcements form Hasbro's Marvel Legends and Star Wars Black to DCC and Mattel sharing custody of DC to NECA doing whatever the hell they want.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Lego Batman Movie

The latest Batman movie that isn't really a Batman movie is here! Jon and Steven welcome 9 year old Ben to get a real kid's perspective on the franchise. Is it a Lego movie or a Batman movie? A parody or an homage? Should Will Arnett get his own live action Batman movie? And does this Lego's success darken the chances of Affleck's attempt?

Sunday, February 5, 2017


Peter Capaldi leaves Doctor Who! Ben Affleck quits directing Batman! Bryan Fuller is gone form Star Trek Discovery which begins shooting this week. Good thing Jon and Bill Monroe are lifelong friends or you couldn't trust nobody.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Battle of the Network Superheroescast

With "Legion" and "Powerless" premiering this week, there are a LOT of comic book series on networks right now. Jon and Steven discuss whether Marvel's focus on "Agents of SHIELD" places it behind DC's interconnected "Flash", "Arrow", "Legends of Tomorrow" and"Supergirl" or whether the commitment of four hours a week keeps many DC's fan away. Plus the standalone "Gotham", AMC's "Preacher" and whether "The Walking Dead" ever needed a spin-off. Plus, Jon's stunned by "The Good Place"!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Villains Wincast

On the heels of a dour inauguration and an uplifting Women's March, Jon and Steven discuss the warnings comic writers have tried to give us over the years. Lex Luthor as president. Norman Osborn as Iron Patriot. Spider-Man villains replaced by identical Spider-Man villains. It gets political immediately and stays that way. No apologies.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Theme Parkcast

Steven's back from Orlando! He discusses the updates to Disney World and Universal Studios, including a new reliance on 3D, a renewed dedication to Star Wars and Harry Potter and which theme park will ultimately hold Marvel characters. Plus, Fantastic Beasts, Suicide Squad and both hosts have colds.

Sunday, January 8, 2017


Live from Chicago TARDIS! Jon talks with Jan Fennick about the turning point of the 20th century. From the immortal debuts of Batman and Star Trek to the legacy of James Bond to the peak of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's to the total takeover of popular music, this was the moment the baby boomers conquered pop culture.