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July 6, 2020 73 min

Ray Fisher didn’t like working with Joss Whedon on “Justice League” but Alan Tudyk comes to the rescue. Plus, Dean Cain is definitely bad, why Pierce Brosnan is a euphemism for wasted casting and so many dweeby Spider-Men. [EP182]

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A legendary inker and a controversial director have both passed. Jon and Steven discuss how the pairing of Joe Sinnot with Jack Kirby created the best of the Marvel Age, and how his stamp became the look of the Fantastic Four for decades. Then they look at Joel Schumacher’s legacy Read more...

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June 22, 2020 59 min

Jon and Steven are relieved the new holiday have given people a chance to calm down and support one another while gearing up for the debacle in Tulsa. Plus, the genius of Alex Toth, how improv comedy influences Marvel Legends and remembering the many iconic performances of Ian Holm [EP180]

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In the midst of an industry shut-down comes an industry shake-up! Jon, Steven and Dani Romero discuss the signs that DC Comics would leave the world’s biggest distributor, how Diamond had adhered to the status quo for decades, and what UCS/Lunar means for comic book store owners. Also, remembering Denny Read more...

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Beer Babe Jess goes on the road! Jess travels to Georgia, South Carolina and Florida to escape her locked down Chicago apartment. Jon and discuss travel etiquette in a pandemic, where to find local breweries available for curbside and patio dining and how to meet new people while being socially Read more...

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June 1, 2020 60 min

There was nothing else we could talk about. Jon and Steven discuss the overwhelming feeling of ever major city exploding into violence, the forces that left people with no alternative and the inherent selfishness of the American dream. Plus, what out of control crowds in the summer will do to Read more...

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The #ReleaseTheSnyderCut people are happy today. HBO Max has agreed to premiere the original cut of “Justice League” in 2021. Jon and Steven discuss whether making the movie less like “Avengers” will help, how emboldened fans become when they get what they want and how two different versions of the Read more...

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Steven boldly goes to the second season! Jon and Steven discuss the improvements over the first season and the distance it still has to cover to become one of the greatest television shows of all time. Plus, recycled plots from the 70s! Crusher gets fired! Pulaski gets robo racist! And Read more...

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Thanks to quarantine, we’re all starting new, big, non-essential projects. That’s how Howie Weingarten talked Jon into watching every Dracula movie starring Christopher Lee in one week. Jon and Howie discuss the style Hammer imprinted on all its films, the loose rules around killing vampires and why you should always Read more...

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The head writer from “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” is here! Mike Drucker returns to talk about running a television show from his apartment, missing live performing and what the Black Plague can tell us about the coronavirus. Plus, embarrassing celebrity encounters.

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April 27, 2020 64 min

Todd McFarlane raises two million dollars on one figure! Jon and Steven discuss the Image creator’s business acumen in the face of character irrelevance. Plus, DC pushes to open it up while Marvel flattens the curve, Steven survives Star Trek: the Next Generation season 1 as Jon flies through five Read more...

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April 20, 2020 63 min

Steven is broken! Our co-host finished Picard and is now deep into the first season of Star Trek: the Next Generation. Hear his pain. Plus, SDCC is cancelled on its 50th anniversary. [EP171]

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The host of “She Ra: Progressive of Power” is here! Lauren Faits returns to talk her hit podcast, how Netflix changed everything with its new animated series and how a trip to the Dreamworks animation studio helped her get through her divorce. Plus, starting a new job when no one Read more...

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Diamond has stopped distributing new comic books due to COVID-19. Jon and Steven remotely discuss what this means for comic book stores that were already struggling, whether publishers will turn away from periodicals for graphic novels and if this is the time digital will take the spotlight. Plus, why the Read more...

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March 30, 2020 78 min

The next chapter of “Star Trek: the Next Generation” is complete. Elliott Serrano opens a channel to discuss the shift in tone from the iconic series, the new characters that help expand the universe and novelist Michael Chabon’s footprint on the series. Plus, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” gets Read more...

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Presenting the first Skype chat between the Caffeinated Comics hosts! Jon and Steven maintain a healthy distance while discussing living with an autoimmune compromised roommate, how the movie studios have reacted and how this will impact production and why Jon has no patience for bored people. Plus, how to finally Read more...

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What’s it like to be on a cruise ship during a pandemic? Jon and Bill Monroe find out traveling to the Caribbean with Jonathan Coulton, Liz Phair, Aimee Mann and more. They discuss the low key nature of the trip this year, how supportive the Sea Monkey community treats new Read more...

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There’s so much Star Trek now the host of Mission Log is on 3 podcasts this week! Jon and John catch up on the franchise, what Roddenberry’s vision actually means, the double darkness of covering both “Picard” and “Deep Space Nine” at the same time and whether his podcast can Read more...

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March 2, 2020 59 min

Steven stops by McCormick Place for the biggest convention in the midwest! Jon and Steven discuss the announcements from Jim Lee’s panel, how cosplay shows the temperature of fandom, and whether Jon can expect the coronavirus on the JoCo Cruise. Plus, is the podcast niche enough?

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February 24, 2020 61 min

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Jon and Steven go through the major action figure announcements and budget accordingly. Has Star wars taken aback seat to Marvel? Is McFarlane relevant? Why does every company need to make Ghostbusters? Plus, Dan DiDio is fired from DC Comics and no Read more...

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