Author Archive



Hollywood icon Alan Oppenheimer is here! Alan drops by to talk about his time patching up the Six Million Dollar Man, getting wild in Westworld, voicing Mighty Mouse, Ming the Merciless, and Skeletor. PLUS, we talk about his return to the world of He-Man in Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation!

Images TM & copyright © Universal

Stuff you heard on the show:

Cincinnati Comic Expo

The IndyCast

The Batcave Podcast

Superboy: The Legacy Podcast

CapedWonder Superman Podcast

Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: September 11, 2021







Musician Vinnie Fiorello joins me in the Lair to talk about his early music and comic book influences, co-founding the ska punk band Less Than Jake, and how all of that shaped his newest musical venture, the comic book crossover band The Inevitables!

Photos courtesy Vinnie Fiorello
Inevitables image TM & copyright © Specimen

The Inevitables official website
Follow Vinnie on Twitter
Follow Vinnie on Instagram

Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: September 4, 2021







Jinkies! I’m joined this week by one of the founding members of Mystery, Incorporated – actress Nicole Jaffe! Nicole brought Velma Dinkley to life on the original “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?” animated series. She talks about working with her fellow Scooby cast mates, we learn about an amazing charity she represents – High School Yearbook – where she helps kids battling cancer, and she’ll give us her thoughts on Mindy Kaling taking over the role of Velma!

Photo courtesy Nicole Jaffe
Image TM & copyright © Warner Bros.

Learn more about High School Yearbook
Learn more about Keep a Child Alive

Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: August 21, 2021







Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun is my guest this week! Eddie drops in to chat about his work on iconic shows and movies like The Flash, Lois & Clark, StarTrek, Transformers, and the Avengers. PLUS, we’ll talk about his latest project, working with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and going in front of the camera for the Disney Plus daring documentary – Stuntman!
Photo courtesy Eddie Braun
Image TM & copyright © Disney

Follow Eddie on Instagram
Follow Eddie on Twitter
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: August 14, 2021







Stargirl’s Trae Romano joins me in the Comic Book Central Lair! We’re going to take a look back at season one of the superhero CW hit. Trae also gives us a preview of season two (and season three!), and talks about his memorable trips to Barnes & Noble with Luke Wilson.
Photo TM & copyright © Orion Bustamante
Images TM & copyright © The CW, Warner Bros., DC Comics

Follow Trae on Instagram
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: August 7, 2021







Suicide Squad! Guardians of the Galaxy! The Walking Dead! Fast and Furious 9! Hollywood heavyweight Michael Rooker drops by to talk about some of his most iconic roles, working with James Gunn in the worlds of Marvel and DC, the return of Yondu in Marvel’s What If?, and whether or not he’d like to bring Yondu back in live action!
Photo courtesy Michael Rooker
Images TM & copyright © Disney, Marvel, Warner Bros., DC

Michael’s website
TerrifiCon
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: July 29, 2021







My guests are the stars of Land of the Lost, Wesley Eure (Will), Kathy Coleman (Holly), and Phillip Paley (Cha-Ka)! The cast rafts in and drops down into the Comic Book Central Lair to talk about the 70s Saturday morning sensation from Sid & Marty Krofft. And yes, there’s a sing-along!
Photos courtesy Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, and Phillip Paley
Images TM & copyright © Universal

Wesley’s website
Follow the cast on social media:
Wesley Eure
Kathy Coleman
Phillip Paley
Buy Kathy’s memoir Run, Holly, Run!
TerrifiCon
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: July 28, 2021







TerrifiCon Week continues with legendary Star Trek writer and creator of Land of the Lost, David Gerrold! David drops by to talk about the origin of his fascination with sci-fi, crafting the most memorable episode of Trek, tackling tales of Tarzan and Superboy, and developing the complex mythology for the 70s Saturday morning sensation, Land of the Lost!
Photo courtesy David Gerrold
Images TM & copyright © CBS/Paramount, Universal

David’s website
David’s Patreon page
TerrifiCon
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: July 26, 2021







TerrifiCon Week begins with the main man behind Connecticut’s terrific comic con, Mitch Hallock! The King of the Nerds drops by to chat about his upcoming comics and pop culture extravaganza, the state of superhero movies and TV shows, and his latest media endeavor – Mitch & Ed’s Excellent Adventure!

Mitch & Ed photo courtesy Ed Dolista
TerrifiCon image TM & copyright © Big Fedora Marketing

TerrifiCon
Watch Mitch & Ed’s Excellent Adventure
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel
GoFundMe for J. W. Rinzler & family


Date: July 24, 2021







Super talents Eugenie Ross Leming and Robert Singer, producers of Supernatural, drop by the Lair to talk about filming a finale during Covid, the 80s hit Scarecrow & Mrs. King (will we see a reboot?), the epic sci-fi tale V, and the superhero smash Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman! Oh, and what about that Lois & Clark cliffhanger ending?
Photo courtesy Eugenie Ross Leming
Image TM & copyright © Warner Bros.

Stuff you heard on the show:
TerrifiCon
Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel


Date: July 17, 2021






Copyright © 2004, 2020 Comic Book Central.      Site Created by Margante Studios