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PODCAST | Is the Captain Marvel Trailer: Truth or Trash? We give you OUR take on the explosive new entry to the Marvel Universe. (Did she just punch an old lady??)

PLUS: Who’s the most powerful hero in the DC Universe? We pit the CW shows against each other (Legends too) in a series of contests to determine a winnah as we preview the Fall DC lineup

AND: We welcome Christy Carlson Romano on to talk growing up a child star, her time with Kim Possible and her new role on Big Hero 6!

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Segment 1

Michael and Hassan begin tonight’s show by discussing the newly released Captain Marvel trailer. They discuss Sam Jackson’s look as young Nick Fury, Blockbuster, 90s nostalgia, and Captain Marvel punching the old lady on the bus. Hassan and Michael debate why the bus scene was included in the trailer and how it will play out in the movie. Our hosts conclude the trailer is truth not trash, placing their faith in the MCU given the past decade of brand building and box office success.

Segment 2

Hassan and Michael judge the DC superheroes on CW to determine the best DC hero on TV. Our hosts are joined by Andrew Lovuolo of GI Studios as they break down costume, abilities, personality, storyline, and weaknesses for each hero. They debate the best and worst characteristics of each hero.. Andrew provides an update on all his projects and where readers can find him. Michael and Hassan provide their verdict on which DC hero is the best on TV.

Segment 3

In this segment, our hosts bring on the Emmy-nominated composer from Iron Fist, Robert Lydecker. They ask him how he “got here” in terms of his career. He speaks about his interest in acting as a child and his creative exposure to a lot of different things. When he got a computer, he figured out how to write music. He later studied music at USC and worked with different composers including Brian Tyler with whom he felt blessed to work. They talk to him about the process of movie scoring and how he matches music to characters and scenes. Lydecker talks about creating music from the second season as opposed to starting from season 1. He also discusses his favorite scene to score in Iron Fist Season 2!

Segment 4

Spinning The Racks: Henry Cavill out as Superman? Will Dave Bautista drop out as Drax for Guardians of The Galaxy 3? Are Warner Bros. trying to move on from the Zack Snyder universe?  They discuss where Warner Bros. will go from here.

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NEXT WEEK:  Thomas Ian Nicholas of American Pie fame drops in as we continue our Fall TV Preview!

PODCAST | Captain Marvelous? Brie Larson gives fans a taste of the new Marvel movie in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, but where’s the trailer?

PLUS: #Comicsgate reaches a fever pitch and AlternaComics makes a NIKE-esque decision. Is the Indy-Publisher sunk or is this over-reaction theater?

FINALLY: We welcome Sequart’s Rich Handley in our “Sire Spotlight”

Segment 1

Michael and Hassan begin tonight’s show by reacting to the developments in comics over the Labor Day weekend. They evaluate the Captain Marvel reveal in the most recent issue of Entertainment Weekly. Hassan and Michael debate whether Captain Marvel will live up to the hype as the first Marvel film headlined by a female superhero. They compare the marketing for Captain Marvel to past superhero films from Wonder Woman to Dark Knight. They speculate about whether the promotion will contribute to the film’s critical and commercial reception.

Segment 2

Continuing their debate, Michael and Hassan express their disappointment over the lack of trailer for the new Captain Marvel film. They react to the character profile provided for Captain Marvel. While Hassan is cautiously optimistic, Michael sees the film as a test of how well a superhero film can be marketed to capture a cultural moment. Is the future superhero female?

They pivot to discuss #ComicsGate and the vitriol between the two sides. Michael and Hassan then delve into Vox Day’s role in ComicsGate and AlternaComics recent decision to ban block chain applications on their site. Hassan weighs in on how creators are at risk of being associated with the more negative aspects of ComicsGate.

 

Segment 3

Our hosts are joined by Rich Handley of Sequart. Rich recounts his journey in the comics industry. He takes us back to his days as a Yellow Pages and phonebook editor. After selling his first story to the Star Wars expanded universe, his career took him to journalism as magazine editor; while balancing his passion for science fiction. Rich explores how his skill sets differ when working as a writer and an editor. He tells the story of how he developed his Planet of The Apes books. Rich then breaks down the differences working with companies such as DC, IDW, and Boom! Rich concludes by stressing the importance of engaging with people whose opinions and ideas differ.

Segment 4

Spinning the racks: Vanilla Ice on quarantined flight in NY, AlternaComics blockchain policy on social media: Will it hurt Alterna’s future? Is the controversy a product of current political climate? Michael and Hassan debate how political ambiguity or willful ignorance affect the polarization in response to #ComicsGate and Alterna’s decision.

 

Rich Handley Planet of the Apes

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NEXT WEEK: Get your pumpkin spice latte ready. Get the kids on the school bus – It’s Fall TV Preview time! Iron Fist is BACK and it’s supposedly a lot better! And we’ve got its Emmy-nominated composer Robert Lydecker on to talk about it!

PLUS: We run down all the comic book movie related shows you need to see.