Archive for 2021



From The Falcon and the Winter Solider, actor Desmond Chiam is my guest this week! Desmond smashes his way into the Comic Book Central Lair to chat about his role as the super powered member of the Flag Smashers, Dovich, on the hit Disney / Marvel series!
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Date: April 30, 2021







Heeey! Actor Scott Valentine is my guest this week! Scott drops by to talk about working on Family Ties with Michael J. Fox, throwing down with Dean Cain’s Superman as Metallo on Lois & Clark, acting and directing on Black Scorpion, and voicing the animated superhero, Phantom 2040!
Photo courtesy Scott Valentine
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Date: April 24, 2021







Things are about to get animated because Emmy-winning voiceover legend Frank Welker is here! Frank tells tales of Hollywood like his encounters with Elvis and Ann Margret, and recording a “deleted scene” from Raiders of the Lost Ark. PLUS – he talks about giving voice to hundreds of iconic animated characters from Scooby-Doo, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Super Friends, Transformers, and more!
Photo courtesy Frank Welker
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GalaxyCon Transformers event with Frank Welker and Peter Cullen
The IndyCast


Date: April 21, 2021







Incredibly talented actress Stacy Haiduk visits the Lair this week! Stacy talks about bringing the iconic DC Comics character Lana Lang to life on the TV series Superboy. She also chats about voicing the Mandalorian warrior Akaavi Spar in Star Wars: The Old Republic, and she tells the tale of how her visit to Jurassic Park just may have led to her role on the sci-fi series SeaQuest DSV!
Photo courtesy Stacy Haiduk
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Superboy: The Legacy official website
GalaxyCon Transformers event with Frank Welker and Peter Cullen
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Date: April 17, 2021







Swamp Thing Week concludes on Comic Book Central with the director of 1989’s The Return of Swamp Thing, Jim Wynorski! Jim recounts his memories of making a movie in the muck, his battles with star Louis Jourdan, working with the lovely and talented Heather Locklear, and his original sci-fi TV experience with Swampy himself, Dick Durock!
Photo courtesy Jim Wynorski
Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros.

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Stuff you heard on the show:
Derek M. Koch’s Link Tree
Buy James Hampton’s autobiography from TCU Press
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research


Date: April 10, 2021







Swamp Thing Week continues on Comic Book Central with actor Reggie Batts from the 1982 cult classic feature film, Swamp Thing! Reggie chats about the dangers of filming in a South Carolina swamp, helping his hero Adrienne Barbeau, and even inviting Swampy and company to dinner with his family!
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Monster Kid Radio
The Batcave Podcast


Date: April 7, 2021







Swamp Thing Week begins on Comic Book Central with the producer and host of Monster Kid Radio, Derek M. Koch! Derek joins me in the Lair as we take a look back at the mucky monsters, mad swampy scientists, and super slimy fun of 1982’s Swamp Thing and 1989’s Return of Swamp Thing!
Photo and MKR logo courtesy Derek M. Koch
Swamp Thing images TM & copyright © Warner Bros.

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Date: April 3, 2021







Actor James Hampton has appeared in so many of our favorite films and TV shows including F-Troop, Dukes of Hazzard, Teen Wolf, and the Disney flick celebrating a 40th anniversary – Condorman! He’s just written his autobiography and on this week’s show, his wife and co-author Mary Deese Hampton joins me to talk about James’ life and adventures in Hollywood!
Photos courtesy Mary Deese Hampton
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The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
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Monster Kid Radio


Date: March 31, 2021







Hollywood icon Barbara Carrera drops by the Lair for a RARE and EXCLUSIVE interview! Barbara talks about her time acting alongside Sean Connery in Never Say Never Again as Bond villain Fatima Blush. PLUS – we’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of her funny (and feathered) Disney superhero spy spoof, Condorman! It’s the conversation you’ll hear only on Comic Book Central!

Photo courtesy Barbara Carrera
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The IndyCast
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Date: March 27, 2021







Celebrating 40 years of The Greatest American Hero with the lovely and talented Faye Grant! Faye joins me to talk about her time on the 80s superhero series. PLUS, she reminisces about doing hard time with Lou Ferrigno and Bill Bixby on the Hulk for the final episode of that show, and battling villainous lizards alongside Marc Singer in the epic sci-fi saga V!
Photo courtesy Randall Slavin
Images TM & copyright © Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Inc., DC Comics, Warner Bros.

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Date: March 20, 2021






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