Posts Tagged ‘Superheroes’



Oscar-winning actor J. K. Simmons and writer/director Michelle Schumacher join me to talk about their latest film, You Can’t Run Forever. Plus, I ask J. K. about his roles in Spider-Man, Justice League, and yes…Batgirl!

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Date: May 11, 2024







It’s my adventure at FanExpo Cleveland! Chatting with Star Trek star, Brent Spiner, actor Ethan Suplee (Mallrats, My Name Is Earl), iconic voice actor Fred Tatasciore (Star Wars, New Looney Tunes), FanExpo’s Jerry Milani, and a SUPER announcement from the Siegel & Shuster Society about Cleveland’s tribute to Superman!
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Date: May 4, 2024







The greatest comedy teams of all time – Abbott & Costello, Martin & Lewis, Laurel & Hardy – marketing them to the public included comic books! Author Rick Greene joins me to talk about his series of incredible books highlighting the advertising of these iconic comic teams.

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Date: April 20, 2024







I’m revisiting the grooviest era in Marvel Comics history with Marvel legend, Roy Thomas! “Rascally” Roy drops by the Lair to chat about Marvel in the 70s, writing for animation, and co-creating some of the greatest comics characters of all time!

Photo courtesy Roy Thomas & John Cimino
Book images TM & copyright © Marvel, TwoMorrows Publishing

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Date: March 30, 2024







Pour yourself a martini and join me as I welcome author Edlitz…Mark Edlitz. The writer of several James Bond books jet packs in to talk Bond in comics and beyond. Plus, we’ll even get in some superhero chat!
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Date: March 9, 2024







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
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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

Get these books mentioned on this episode:
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







The creative minds behind the stop-motion sensation Robot Chicken are here – Matt Senreich and John Harvatine! We’re talkin’ about their classic series, their latest animated project and graphic novel, The Von Dingles, and…I’ll ask about Star Wars: Detours!
Images TM & copyright © Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros.

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Date: December 6, 2023







Year 11 of Comic Book Central begins with a guest that’s out of this world! Actor Todd Stashwick is here for some Trek talk about his fan-fave character, Captain Liam Shaw, from Star Trek: Picard!

Photo courtesy Todd Stashwick
Images TM & copyright © CBS / Paramount

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Date: November 30, 2023






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