Comic Chaos

Comic Chaos

A weekly podcast that discusses the comic book world in all its forms. We will cover movies, television, pop culture, graphic novels, collectibles, and everything comic book related. Host Fred LeFebvre has over 40 years in radio and co-host Jim Beard is a lifelong comic book aficionado, editor, and writer of pulp fiction.... Show More

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This week Fred and Jim talk with a fantasy football expert from NFL.COM but not about football. Marcas Grant grew up with comic books and later in life discovered Kolchak: The Night Stalker in reruns. His snarky take on the show was a hit on his Twitter account @MarcasG. We touch base with him about his reaction to Jim's novel Kolchak: The Night Stalker "The Last Temptation"

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Denis Lawson is back in Star Wars. We know why and we know who Denis Lawson is. The reviews are in for Jim's book Kolchack: The Night Stalker. Fred and Jim talk about the new Batwoman show on The CW.

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Local artist Brian Rood releases The Mandalorian poster, Jim talks about his first job with Marvel.com, and we Marvel v SONY comes to an agreement. What's your favorite comic book from each decade?

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Fred and Jim talk about age appropriate graphic novels now that our library will have a comic book section. What comic would you start your kid with as a new reader? Classic comics or current comic books? Also Butch Patrick was in Toledo, who would you stand in line to see?

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Jim isn't happy abut losing access to Svengoolie, his favorite horror host, on his local tv channel. Horror hosts have been around since the 50s but where did they come and who were your favorites growing up? And we introduce a new regrettable superhero, Bozo The Robot.

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The Russian Minister of Culture says only morons read comic books, Bill Maher said something similar months ago. Is there collusion? Jim's new Kolchak The Night Stalker is out on Moonstone Books, we'll give you a preview. And we introduce a new regrettable superhero-The Bouncer. He's not what you think.

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Jim talks about two new blogs on Marvel.com and we get into the rest of the bombshells from D23 including She-Hulk, Kenobi, and The Eternals starring Angelina Jolie. When did this superhero movie renaissance begin for you?

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Jim and Fred try to get all the surprises from D23 into on episode and it ain't easy. The Mandalorian trailer, Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker footage, and a new Ewan McGregor project all in one packed show. Be sure to subscribe, download, and listen to this episode on iHeart Radio.

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Both Fred and Jim went shopping for new comic books on Wednesday and let's just say Fred was not happy with the issue of Black Hammer that he chose. Jim though was satisfied with his choices including Second Coming's second issue. Plus we discuss the snafu between Disney and Sony over Spiderman.

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Fred and Jim try to answer a question from a Comic Chaos Podcast listener, "what's a good comic book for an adult who wants to get back into comic books"? We've got suggestions but we're curious as to what you think. Leave your suggestions on our Facebook page or e mail us at comicchaospodcast@gmail.com

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Jim and Fred take a look at the new Second Coming comic from Ahoy Comics. It's the Mark Russell take on what happens when God sends his only begotten Son back to Earth. But there's a catch. Jesus is paired up with a superhero named Sunstar who God convinces to let Jesus move in with and take under his wing. Irreverent? Depends on you. We also introduce a new regrettable superhero, The Black Dwarf. For more info on Second C... Read more

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Jim and Fred talk with Keith Dallas about the Beard-Dallas collaboration on Extreme Ghostbusters and the American Comic Book Chronicles from TwoMorrows Publishing. Here's a link for the Kickstarter campaign for the ACBC http://bit.ly/ACBCKickstarter

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Jim and Fred talk with Keith Dallas about the Beard-Dallas collaboration on Extreme Ghostbusters and the American Comic Book Chronicles from TwoMorrows Publishing. Here's a link for the Kickstarter campaign for the ACBC http://bit.ly/ACBCKickstarter

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Fred and Jim check out the new releases from Marvel-Disney for 2020-21 and they include some real surprises. Watch for new Loki, Hawkeye, and Dr Strange. Comic book nerds will love some of the new titles too including Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings. Listen and subscribe now on iHeart Radio.

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Jim and Fred say goodbye to Mad Magazine. Jim has an early copy when it was in comic book form, and an original copy of the first time it published in magazine format. They also talk about the new Spider-Man which is killing it at the box office. But what does that mean for the Marvel Universe films in the future? Pictures of those Mad issues will be on the Comic Chaos Facebook page.

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The original Batman on film, in serial version, couldn't get released today but copies are still available on the internet. Cheesy? Yes. No production values? Yes. Bad acting? OMG! Has the superhero universe become too fast or is the pace of the old versions just so slow? Comic Chaos takes a look back on this week's episode with Jim and Fred.

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Good news is Endgame is coming back to theaters with previously deleted scenes. Bad news is Endgame is on dark web edited with women and Black Panther out of the movie. Jim and Fred also talk about J.J. Abrams and son doing Spider-Man comic books.

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Comic Chaos this week introduces a new regrettable superhero, Amazing Man, to the podcast audience. We take a look also at why Dark Phoenix is doing poorly at the box office. Do you think the movies have had enough of superheroes? What franchise will be the next big one?

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Fred is still stuck on the time travel aspect of Avengers:Endgame and Jim tries to explain. We also introduce a new segment, Regrettable Superheroes- the week it's 711. Yes that's right a superhero named 711 from the Golden Age of Comic Books.

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Fred and Jim deal with Tom King moving away from The Batman title, Jim is celebrating. Fred isn't too sure Robert Pattinson is the right choice for the next Batman, chin or not. Who's in first this Memorial Day at the box office? Previews of Godzilla and Jim's new pulp fiction anthology.

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