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PODCAST | Twenty years ago this week BLADE hit theaters and changed EVERYTHING for comic book movies. We take a look back at the groundbreaking film and answer the questsion: Does it still hold up after all these years?

PLUS: Industry legend Paul Levitz joins us IN STUDIO to chat about Blade, his 30 year career and latest graphic novel “Brooklyn Blood”

Blade Retro Review

Segment 1:

The crew start out discussing Blade, What were the expectations for Blade?, Gene Colan and Neal Adams, Michael and Hassan discuss their experience working at Wizard Magazine, Hassan analyzes the introduction and art style of Blade

Segment 2:

The crew continue their retro review of Blade, Paul shares his teaching resume, How important is it for educators to learn about the graphic novel format?, The change in perception of the graphic novel industry, How Blade transcended the unfavorable comic book movie perception of the past, The success of 1997 Batman, How movies like X Men succeeded without going to TV first

 

Brooklyn Blood Graphic Novel

Segment 3:

How Wesley Snipes’ portrayal of Blade facilitated the comic book movie crossover, Michael discusses interviewing Ryan Reynolds, Paul Levitz discusses his new graphic novel Brooklyn Blood, Paul shares the plot of Brooklyn Blood and what you can expect, The transition from paper comic to digital comic, Paul shares the coolest moment from his tenure as president at DC Comics

Segment 4:

Spinning the Racks: Who Watches The Watchmen? Former DC Comics President Paul Levitz weighs in on the news that HBO has picked up the WATCHMEN for a full season.

HBO Picks UP Watchmen

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NEXT WEEK: We spotlight Charon Comics and welcome David Nieves on the show to talk Video Games.

On this week’s episode of Secrets of the Sire we welcome “Is It Plugged In?” host Adam Jeffrey Weinberg and GamerxVault.com’s Benny Rose on to debate whether we should see the new Power Rangers movie or check our 90s nostalgia at the door.

PLUS: Our 90s Movie March Madness continues!

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ABOUT OUR GUEST:

Benny Rose is a writer and event reporter for Gaming-age.com and content creator at www.Gamerxvault.com

Everyone knows him as Benny Rose. His twitter and Instagram is @itsbennyrose
He’s also a jack of many trades including playing drums, guitar, bass and synth. A huge fan Power Rangers, The Legend of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts and Resident Evil.

PLUS: He just started creating video content including unboxings, impressions, interviews and more for Gamer X Vault

FINALLY! Being a new dad he has a 10-month-old son so balancing time between the day job which is not Gaming Age and everything else.

In the process of starting a new podcast with other Gaming Age staff. He’s a former co-host for the Media Masterminds podcast: http://mediamasterminds.podomatic.com/

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@ItsBennyRose

NEXT WEEK: Ghost in the Shell comes out, but will it vanish from theaters or is the age of female driven action films here for good! We welcome director and VP of marketing at Paramount Pictures Marcus Perry on the show to give us the inside scoop!

We pit 16 of the best comic book movies from the 1990s against each other bracket style with guest Bobby Semelsberger of “That’s So 90s” podcast! Which fan-fave will come out on top?

PLUS: More Matrix? Really? Yes really…

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Download our Podcast:

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ABOUT OUR GUEST:

Bobby Semelsberger is a videographer, editor, and podcaster. Host the That’s So 90’s Podcast and editor for Fox Sports Digital. The That’s So 90’s Podcast discusses everything in the world of 90’s pop culture. We take a look back at the movies and television that shaped the decade to determine if it’s really as magical as we all remember it being.

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NEXT WEEK: It’s crossover time! “Is it Plugged In” host Adam Jeffrey Weinberg welcomes Secrets of the Sire on his show at 7pm and we return the courtesy at 8pm where we’ll talk Power Rangers and more!