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It’s my adventure at GalaxyCon Columbus! Talkin’ Trek with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Nana Visitor. Exploring Indiana Jones (& Star Trek & Star Wars) with author John Jackson Miller. And, a peek behind the curtain of GalaxyCon with the man behind the celeb panels – Patty Hawkins!

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Date: February 16, 2024







Actor Vincent D’Onofrio drops by to talk about bringing Wilson Fisk (a.k.a. The Kingpin) to life on the hit series, Daredevil. We also chat about his wonderful new children’s book, “Pigs Can’t Look Up”. You’ll hear about his two upcoming series, Echo & Daredevil: Born Again, and you’ll discover the comic book character he’d LOVE to portray!
Photo courtesy Vincent D’Onofrio
Images TM & copyright © Netflix, Marvel

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Date: December 29, 2023







My guest has given us definitive behind-the-scenes books for Jaws, The Hulk, and Buck Rogers. Now, his latest book has taken off. Author Pat Jankiewicz is here to chat about his super 80s flashback – The Greatest American Hero Companion!
Photo courtesy Pat & Steve Jankiewicz
Book images TM & copyright © Bear Manor Media

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From Pat Jankiewicz
The Greatest American Hero Companion
Just When You Thought It Was Safe: A JAWS Companion
You Wouldn’t Like Me When I’m Angry: A Hulk Companion
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: A TV Companion

From Rick Greene
Advertising Anarchy! Selling Bud Abbott & Lou Costello To War-Torn America

From Roy Thomas
Classic Black Light Posters – Volume 1 / Volume 2
Marvel Value Stamps – A Visual History
Marvel Big Book of Fun & Games

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Date: December 17, 2023







Action! Adventure! Indy imitators! John Harrison, the author of The Indiana Clones Diary—An Indispensable Guide To The Best Big Screen Raiders Rip-Offs, is here to talk about those crazy flicks that want to be Indiana Jones movies, but fell short of finding fortune and glory.
Photo courtesy John Harrison
Movie & book images TM & copyright © Umbrella Entertainment

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Date: October 18, 2023







Over four decades of super stories in one book! Brian McKernan, author of With Thanks to Superman, recounts his time with the Man of Steel. From the cast of George Reeve’s Adventures of Superman, to Broadway’s Superman Bob Holiday, to Christopher Reeve, and beyond…it’s the SUPER chat you can’t miss!
Photo copyright © Mark Forman
Book image TM & copyright © Brian McKernan

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Date: July 21, 2023







Thrills! Spills! Chills! All part of my chat with writer Christopher Irving who swings by the Lair to talk about his super new book – Cliffhanger! Cinematic Superheroes of the Serials!
Photo courtesy Christopher Irving
Book image TM & copyright © Christopher Irving and TwoMorrows Publishing

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Date: July 19, 2023







We love when comic books become TV shows. But what about TV shows becoming comics? I’m chatting about that pop culture phenomenon with the author of “American TV Comic Books”, Peter Bosch!
Photo courtesy Peter Bosch
Book image TM & copyright © Peter Bosch and TwoMorrows Publishing

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Date: July 10, 2023







On this episode, I’m discovering the secrets behind two hidden gems in the Superman universe with author Chuck Harter. Chuck drops by the Lair to talk about his book,”Superboy & Superpup: The Lost Videos”!
Photo courtesy Chuck Harter
Book image TM & copyright © Chuck Harter

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Date: April 30, 2023







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!
Photos courtesy Scott Tracy Griffin and Titan Books
Tarzan images TM & copyright © ERB, Inc.

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Date: June 19, 2021







Warp speed ahead with legendary sci-fi writer Dorothy “D. C.” Fontana! Dorothy talks about working with Gene Roddenberry on both the original and animated Star Trek series, developing the history of Spock, and we even get to chat about The Six Million Dollar Man!
Photo courtesy D. C. Fontana
Images TM & copyright © CBS, Paramount, IDW Comics

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Date: January 19, 2019






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