Posts Tagged ‘Animation’



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!

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Date: August 21, 2021







Incredible voice artist Billy West is my guest this week! Billy drops by to talk about bringing characters to life on classic cartoons like Ren & Stimpy and Futurama. Plus, we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the epic animated flick Space Jam where Billy voiced the iconic characters Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd!
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Date: July 3, 2021







It’s a jungle in the Lair this week as I welcome internationally-acclaimed Tarzan historian and author, Scott Tracy Griffin! Scott and I chat about the history of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most famous creation in books, movies, serials, TV series, animation, and of course – comic strips and comic books!
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Date: June 19, 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!
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Date: April 24, 2021







Time to celebrate with the EPIC Comic Book Central 7th anniversary special! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Popeye, The Electric Company, Star Trek, Justice League – I’m taking a look back at the memorable guests and moments from the past year, including some of your favorites!


Date: November 14, 2020







She’s righteous, brighteous and WAY outta-sighteous! From The Electric Company’s pop/rock group, The Short Circus, June Angela is here! June drops by as I close out my series of in-depth interviews looking back at the electrifying and entertaining 1970s educational series. PLUS – we’ll talk about her time on Broadway starring opposite Yul Brynner in The King and I, meeting up with TV icons the Sweathogs, and how she’s still educating kids with her work in voiceovers.
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Date: November 2, 2020







My Electric Company celebration continues with Skip Hinnant! Skip solved the mysteries of grammar as Fargo North Decoder AND battled the Amazing Spider-Man as the Spoiler on the series. He also originated the role of Schroeder on stage in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and gave voice to Fritz the Cat for animation legend, Ralph Bakshi. Time to turn it on and bring on the power with Skip Hinnant!
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Date: November 1, 2020







Closing out “TerrifiCon at Home” with the voice of Hawkgirl from Justice League, Maria Canals-Barrera! Maria joins me on the 80th anniversary of the character to talk about channeling her own upbringing to bring Hawkgirl to life. PLUS – Maria chats about being directed by Burt Reynolds, Henry Winkler, AND Tom Hanks, appearing on The Big Bang Theory, and what she learned about parenting from the set of Wizards of Waverly Place!
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Date: August 22, 2020







From working with the Man of Steel to becoming the Man of Steel! Actor George Newbern, the voice of Superman in the DC animated universe, drops by for my “TerrifiCon at Home” series. George talks about working with Christopher Reeve in Switching Channels, popping up in tons of iconic pop culture shows and movies, and returning to the character of Superman in features like Superman vs. the Elite and Justice League vs. the Fatal Five!
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Date: August 20, 2020







The voice behind Wonder Woman in the DC animated universe, actress and voiceover artist Susan Eisenberg, drops by to kick off my “TerrifiCon at Home” series! That’s right – guests who were scheduled for this year’s terrific comic con are coming to you right here on Comic Book Central! I’m chatting with Susan about bringing the Amazonian warrior to life in Justice League and DC features, and you’ll hear about her latest role in Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation! PLUS – behind-the-scenes of TerrifiCon with man who puts it all together, Mitch Hallock!
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Date: August 15, 2020






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