Archive for 2018



It’s your density to check out the latest episode as I welcome Back to the Future’s Lea Thompson! I’m chatting with Lea about the time-travel trilogy, working with Tom Cruise, directing her first feature film – AND, her time rockin’ out with the anthropomorphic fowl, Howard the Duck. PLUS – Lea’s thoughts on a NEW Howard the Duck feature film for Marvel!
Photo courtesy Ray Garcia
Images TM & copyright © Marvel, IDW

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Date: July 14, 2018







The madness continues on Comic Book Central when I sit down with the editor-in-chief of Mad Magazine, Bill Morrison! We chat about Bill’s time with 80s horror, The Simpsons, The Beatles, a Disney controversy, and leading the “usual gang of idiots” at the all-new Mad Magazine!
Mad Magazine images TM & copyright © DC Comics
Mad Magazine online
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum


Date: July 13, 2018







What, me worry? No way – it’s time to go MAD on Comic Book Central! I’m celebrating seven decades of Mad Magazine with a stop at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum in Columbus, OH for the Mad art exhibit! Join me as I chat with curator/cartoonist Brian Walker, authors/collectors Glenn Bray and Grant Geissman, and legendary Mad cartoonist Sergio Aragonés!
Mad Illustration by Tom Richmond © 2018 E.C. Publications/DC Entertainment
Billy Ireland logo TM & copyright © Ohio State University

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum
Mad Magazine online
Official website of Sergio Aragonés


Date: July 7, 2018







It’s my Superman Celebration Krypton Q & A with two of the stars of the smash hit SUPER SyFy series – Shaun Sipos (Adam Strange) and Blake Ritson (Brainiac)!
Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros., SyFy, Superman Homepage
Superman Celebration
Super Museum
Krypton on SyFy
Blake Ritson on Twitter
Shaun Sipos on Twitter


Date: June 30, 2018







Comic Book Central at the 40th anniversary of the Superman Celebration! I’m joined by Krypton stars Blake Ritson and Shaun Sipos, Superman: The Movie’s Aaron Smolinski, official Metropolis Superman Josh Boultinghouse, authors Michael Eury and Daniel Peretti, Caped Wonder’s Jim Bowers, Steve Younis from the Superman Homepage, and Sam Rizzo from the Superboy Homepage!
Superman Celebration
Super Museum
Krypton on SyFy
Blake Ritson on Twitter
Shaun Sipos on Twitter
Aaron Smolinski on Twitter
Joshua Boultinghouse on Facebook
TwoMorrows
Superman In Myth and Folklore
Jon Pinto Online
Caped Wonder
Superman Homepage
Superboy Homepage

Stuff you heard on the show:

Flash Gordon Minute Podcast
The IndyCast
TerrifiCon


Date: June 23, 2018







From the Last Son of Krypton to a Legend of Tomorrow! Brandon Routh is my guest this week and we’re talkin’ all about bringing comic books to life including his roles as Ray Palmer (The Atom) on Legends, and the Big Blue Boy Scout – Superman from Superman Returns!
Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros., DC Comics, The WB

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Superman Celebration
Super Museum


Date: June 7, 2018







It’s my Superman Celebration preview with co-chair of the Metropolis, IL super celebration, Karla Ogle! Get the complete rundown of SUPER guests at this year’s event, plus – Metropolis memories of Margot Kidder & Noel Neill, a behind-the-scenes visit to the Superman Museum with Jim Hambrick, and MUCH more!

Images TM & copyright © Comic Book Central, DC Comics, Warner Bros., Superman Celebration, Metropolis Chamber of Commerce

Superman Celebration
Super Museum
Order Superman in Myth and Folklore


Date: June 2, 2018







Closing out (for now) my look at the new Lost In Space series with the creative minds behind the hit sci-fi series, Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless! Comics, robots, fan questions, Morbius, and Flash Gordon are part of this EXCLUSIVE in-depth conversation!
Photo courtesy Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless
Images TM & copyright © Netflix, DreamWorks Classics

Stuff you heard on the show:
Order the Lost In Space soundtrack from Lakeshore Records
Superman Celebration
The IndyCast


Date: May 31, 2018







My guest this week has a chicken for a co-pilot! The new pilot of the Jupiter 2 from Lost In Space – Ignacio Serricchio joins me to talk about his role as Don West, his feathered companion, Debbie, Joey Tribiani, Zorro…and why he believes Lost In Space saved his life. It’s the in-depth interview you’ll hear ONLY on Comic Book Central!
Photo courtesy Ignacio Serricchio
Images TM & copyright © Netflix, DreamWorks Classics

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Stuff you heard on the show:
Superman Celebration
The IndyCast


Date: May 26, 2018







Danger, Will Robinson! Maxwell Jenkins – the NEW Will Robinson from the Netflix smash hit series, Lost In Space – is my guest in the Lair this week! Maxwell reflects on the importance of the legacy of Will Robinson…plus, we’re talking robots, sci-fi, comic books, folk music, and MUCH more!
Photo: David Miller
Images TM & copyright © Netflix, DreamWorks Classics

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Stuff you heard on the show:

Midnight Circus
Order the Lost In Space soundtrack from Lakeshore Records
Superman Celebration


Date: May 19, 2018






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