Ep 138 Venom Movie Reactions, New York ComicCon Preview

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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