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PODCAST | It’s our post NYCC Hangover episode! Did you see the Aquaman trailer? Did you catch the 15-minute Dark Phoenix footage? We bring Jeffrey Kaufman, creator of Jolly Jane and NYCC exhibitor on to give you his take on the biggest show of the year!

PLUS: How about that record breaking Venom movie? We give you our full review and Easter Eggs. Plus: What’s next for the Venomverse?!

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Venom Movie Reaction

Segment 1

Michael and Hassan begin the show with a review of Venom. They look through different reviews from critics and then give their own take on the film. Both hosts have different feelings on the plot as Hassan questions Michael about the “good parts” to the film and how it was erratic. Plus, is seeing a free movie a waste of time?

Segment 2

Michael and Hassan continue the conversation about Venom. They go more in depth about the storyline (SPOILER ALERT!) and explain the areas of the film could have been better for all Venom fans to enjoy. The guys also compare Venom with other movies such as Ant Man and Deadpool. Also, a quick comment on the Easter eggs.

Aquaman Trailer Review

Segment 3

The NY ComicCon was last weekend and the guys review the biggest headlines, trailers, and characters of the event. Both Michael and Hassan were very interested in the upcoming Aquaman film as they talk about the aesthetics and potential plot from the five minute preview. Then they both dive into some X-Men talk and worry about the changes that may come to these films following the Disney-Fox merger, including Dark Phoenix.

Segment 4

Spinning The Racks: More ComicCon talk as Michael and Hassan debate on James Gunn directing the Suicide Squad sequel. Also, everyone agrees… MORE FEMALE SUPERHEROES!

 

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NEXT WEEK: We preview the upcoming Daredevil Season 3 and welcome How To Train Your Dragon’s Richard Hamilton to talk about adapting the famous animated films into comics.

 

PODCAST | With Morbius now announced, it looks like Venom is just the beginning for SONY. We play The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for a potential Marvel-Like Universe in the making.

PLUS: We preview New York Comic Con with Mainstream artist Tony Moy.

AND: We interview Vampire Diaries actor David Alpay!

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Segment 1

Michael and Hassan are joined by Tony Moy for tonight’s show. Michael and Hassan begin with their takes on the new Venom movie. Tony discuss the difficulty of making a great villain movie and a Venom movie without Spiderman. They then speculate the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about a potential Venomverse or SonyVerse. Our hosts debate whether the Venom movie diverges from the comics and what projects Sony has planned after Venom.

Segment 2

Our hosts continue their discussion of Sony’s potential future movies. Is Sony at risk of becoming like DC? They debate whether Sony can successfully build a franchise around villains while loaning characters to Marvel. The discussion pivots to how Sony has failed to make Spiderman villains compelling in the past and how that could happen with Venom. Hassan breaks down the challenges he sees with villain based-films.

Segment 3

Hassan, Michael, and Tony discuss expectations for NY Comic Con this weekend.They compare past and present Comic Cons. Tony tells how he connects with fans sharing his work and stories. We then hear Michael’s interview with David Alpay. David shares his experience working on Vampire Diaries and The Tudors. David describes how his interactions with fans at conventions inspire him when working on these two shows.

Segment 4

Spinning The Racks: Our hosts debate whether Russian trolls are to blame for Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s negative press. #ComicsGate leader, Richard Meyer suing Mark Waid over Jawbreakers Controversy. Does Meyer have a case?

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NEXT WEEK: We give you OUR take on the Venom movie – was it as bad as they say? PLUS: We welcome Jolly Jane’s Jeff Kaufman on to talk about his Kickstarter.

It’s official! Disney and Fox have agreed to the merger which means X-Men andFantastic Four are coming home! Where does this leave X-Men: Dark PhoenixX-ForceLegion and what can fans look forward to?

PLUS: We review the new Venom trailer. Will the Movie Be Vicious Or Vile? Darren Sanchez from Marvel Comics is in studio as Michael’s guest co-host!

This week, Michael welcomes a guest co-host, Darren Sanchez!

Segment 1:

Michael explains Hassan’s absence, The guys talk Venom trailer, Tom Hardy’s acting style, Will Venom surprise people with how good it is?, Darren breaks down different aspects showcased in the Venom trailer, Darren shares his job description working at Marvel, Shares how he collaborates with companies to make promotional comic content, Michael breaks down the issue with a Venom movie

Segment 2:

Darren and Michael discuss their co created comic The Mainstream #4, Darren breaks down the questions answered and unanswered by Venom trailer, Michael discusses the recent Fantastic Four news, Darren talks Wizards on Netflix, What are the first three Marvel Fox movies Michael and Darren want to see, Spiderman vs. Wolverine and Deadpool under Marvel Fox.

 

Segment 3:

Michael and Darren continue to discuss their top picks for a reboot after Marvel and Fox merger, Wolverine and Hulk potential, Is Deadpool as popular as Hulk and Wolverine?, Michael shares his idea for Deadpool Wolverine, Potential for The InHumans, How popular are the X-Men characters compared to other Marvel characters with the younger demographic, Darren is not a fan of Channing Tatum as Gambit, Michael shares his favorite Gambit moment,

Segment 4:

Spinning the Racks, Hassan chimes in on the Facebook feed, Chris Hardwick reinstated on Talking Dead, James Gunn coworkers rally to get him reinstated, Recapping Chris Hardwick and James Gunn allegations, The misuse of social media and its effects, Michael brings up a point about Roseanne Barr, Princess Leia returns.

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NEXT WEEK: We welcome Adrian Wassel E-I-C of Vault Comics onto the show to talk about their exciting new comics as part of our Summer Comics Spotlight

PODCAST | We predict the second half of 2018 Comic Book Films in 5 Words or less including Aquaman, Venom and Ant-Man! PLUS: Aquaman director thinks his film is ‘Extraordinary’, don’t count on that Disney/Fox Merger just yet and we welcome Legion M – the world’s first ever FAN owned entertainment company!

Segment 1:

Michael starts off the show by introducing their new sponsor. Michael gives breaking news regarding the director of Aquaman claiming that the movie will be a blockbuster hit. Hassan goes on to give his thoughts on the relationship between the Avengers director and his claim that the studio had tampered with the movie. Michael and Hassan then discuss what it would mean for Aquaman to be a hit in a time where there haven’t been many comic book movie hits. Next, the guys move on to discuss how the Marvel industry in a way ruined the most recent DC films because they had already been done.

Segment 2:

The segment starts off by going back to the question, “ Have the Marvel films hurt the releasing of the most current DC films?” Hassan points out that Marvel created a format where they drag out the story of characters of many movies, which can get a little boring and long. Michael goes on to mention how DC tried to set up Justice League like Marvel did with the Avengers, and it didn’t quite work out. Hassan sets the record straight by saying that the problem with the DC films is the character degation. Michael and Hassaan introduce a new way to give their thoughts on the rest of comic book movie season by using 5 words or less.

 

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Segment 3:

Michael and Hassan interview Daniel Leister about drawing for The Sire, Leister shares his experience transitioning from 9 to 5 to full time comic book professional, The crew discusses the reality of the comic book industry and the difficulty of being in it full time.

Segment 4:

Hassan and Michael discusses a viewers grades for the films, Pacific Rim and Rampage, Was Deadpool 2 released to close to Infinity War?, Spinning the Racks, Kelly Marie Tran leaves Instagram after sexist and racist abuse stemming from her role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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NEXT WEEK: Crossover time! We welcome the Oh Sith Podcast on the show for a Retro Review of one of your Marvel favorite franchises

We discuss the GAME-CHANGER that is Black Panther. We play ‘Trailer Truth or Trash’ with the new Ant-Man & Wasp trailer. And Newsarama’s Chris Arrant Talks Must-Read Comics For 2018

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Black-Panther-MovieSegment 1: Long Live The King
Black Panther first reactions: Stars and critics praise one of Marvel’s best
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With the red carpet premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther comes the first responses over social media. While full-length reviews are still under embargo until closer to the film’s February theatrical debut, the consensus is clear: long live the king.

Segment 2: Black Panther Chat and the Race Card
Are we getting a movie with a message or a message wrapped up as a movie? Host Michael Dolce hopes for the former and thinks it will be based on the marketing. Hassan meanwhile is wary of being let down and uses Star Wars: The Last Jedi as his example

 

Black Panther Rave Reviews

Segment 3: Newsarama’s Chris Arrant

Big movies this year that may have comic book tie ins:

  • Black Panther
  • Infinity War
  • Dark Phoenix
  • Venom
  • Ant-Man
  • Aquaman

Other topics discussed: Bendis’ DC defection, his first book with Jim Lee & more!

Segment 4: Ant-Man & Wasp ‘Trailer Truth or Trash’
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly are on the run in first Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer.

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NEXT WEEK: Newsarama’s Chris Arrant help us run down the must-read Comic Books for 2018!

We had a tremendous pot luck shuffle of a show last night. We talked Wonder Woman and her impact on the DC Film Universe, Spider-Man Homecoming and the not so brilliant move to keep the Venom movie OUTSIDE the MCU. And we mentioned briefly the passing of Adam West.

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-50:50: We compare Wonder Woman and the Captain America film franchises: Did Wonder Woman rip-off the MCU or is it simply the setting that reminds me people of each film?

-46:18: Critical Success for Wonder Woman: This is clearly the first win for DCU but Mike and Hassan have differing opinions on whether this was the first.

-39:58: Wonder Woman’s impact on DC Universe and Justice League: How this beat out Man Of Steel, BvS, and Suicide Squad. PLUS: The big debate on why Wonder Woman succeeded versus why Suicide Squad didn’t quite succeed

-27:27: Interview with Tom Ossa from WRCR radio. His take on the conversation of the day.

-11:25: Spider-man Solo Trilogy Confirmed by Tom Holland and why Venom is already failing by not partaking in the MCU.

-7:59: We go spinning the racks to bring you the most fantastical pop news out there including Gene Simmons, BumbleBee Transformers spinoff and more

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