Archive for 2018


Get ready to blast off with the helmsman from The Orville – Scott Grimes! Scott joins me to talk about working with Orville creator Seth MacFarlane on the hit Fox sci-fi series as well as Family Guy, and American Dad. PLUS – find out if the actor/musician would rather be a movie star…or a rock star!
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Band From TV


Date: December 22, 2018







From the undersea world of Aquaman – actor Ludi Lin is my guest this week! You’ll hear from Ludi about bringing the Atlantean character Murk to life on the big screen, his time suiting up as a Power Ranger, and those rumors about Marvel’s Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu!
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Date: December 19, 2018







Legendary artist Alex Ross joins me for the premiere of Year Six of Comic Book Central! Flash Gordon, DC & Marvel Comics, pulp heroes, Indiana Jones, Christopher Reeve’s Superman, and much MORE are on the drawing board today!
Photo courtesy Ken Penczak
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Alex Ross Art online


Date: December 8, 2018







It’s the FIFTH anniversary of Comic Book Central and I’m celebrating by taking a look back at some of the amazing guests and moments from Year Five of the show! PLUS – one listener will receive an EXCLUSIVE Superman: The Movie 40th anniversary print by super-talented artist Jon Pinto!

Jon Pinto Art
Back Issue 109 – Superman: The Movie Special
TerrifiCon
Cincinnati Comic Expo
Superman Celebration
The IndyCast
Flash Gordon Minute podcast
Cosmic Geppetto podcast
The Quick and the Dad
Rogues Radio Podcast
The Big Time Podcast


Date: November 11, 2018







Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow co-creator – Emmy-winning writer/producer Marc Guggenheim – stops by to talk about comic books and green-clad D.C. superheroes. Somehow, we even find time to talk about Marvel’s Fantastic Four, Agent Carter…and Magnum, p. i.!
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Jon Pinto Art


Date: October 27, 2018







What do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Planet of the Apes have in common? My guest this week – J. W. Rinzler! The best-selling author joins me in the Lair to talk about his incredible behind-the-scenes books about our favorite film franchises!
Photo courtesy Joel Aron
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J. W. Rinzler online
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Order The Making of The Planet of the Apes
Jon Pinto Art


Date: October 20, 2018







Concluding my adventure at the Cincinnati Comic Expo with a trip to the 24th century to talk with Star Trek: The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton! You’ll hear LeVar’s reaction to Patrick Stewart’s return to Trek, plus a look back at 35 years of Reading Rainbow and LeVar’s latest literary venture – LeVar Burton Kids!
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Cincinnati Comic Expo
LeVar Burton Kids
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Jon Pinto Art


Date: October 13, 2018







My adventure at the Cincinnati Comic Expo continues as I welcome the lovely and talented Katrina Law from Arrow! Awkward stomach growls, hamburger unmentionables from Target, and an inexplicable dance-off challenge! All part of the craziness that results as I welcome Katrina back to Comic Book Central!
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Cincinnati Comic Expo
Katrina Law online
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Date: October 6, 2018







My adventure at the Cincinnati Comic Expo begins with special guests – voiceover artists Michael Bell & Mary McDonald-Lewis, Superman artist Tom Grummett, and Arrow’s Manu Bennett! Plus – you say you want to hear from the star of The Princess Bride? As you wish. It’s my Q&A with Cary Elwes!

Cincinnati Comic Expo
Michael Bell online
Michael Bell Voiceover Videos
Mary McDonald-Lewis online
Section Zero at Panic Button Press
Follow Manu Bennett on Twitter
Follow Cary Elwes on Twitter
Order As You Wish on Amazon
To The Batpoles Podcast


Date: September 29, 2018







Mego is back and on Comic Book Central! The greatest toy line of all time has returned and I’ve got the Mego meeting of the minds with the man behind Mego, Marty Abrams, Paul Clarke (Dr. Mego), and curator of the Mego Museum, Brian Heiler! It’s the retro roundtable you’ll hear ONLY on Comic Book Central!
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Mego online
Mego Museum
Dr. Mego
Mego at Target

Stuff you heard on the show:

Cincinnati Comic Expo
Time Shifters Podcast
Ed Gosney’s blog


Date: September 22, 2018






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