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1 on 1 interview show featuring the creative minds behind Comics TV Film Novels & Animation. Hosted by Chicago Pop Culture expert, John Siuntres

John Siuntres


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    Star Trek Orville Boys Ms Marvel Obi Wan Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 78:50

    Reprint Batman 89 memories with Robert Wuhl (Knox)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 59:02

    Comedian Robert Wuhl shares his memories making the Tim Burton 1989 film With Michael Keaton Kim Bassinger and Jack Nicholson. We also discuss his 90's HBO series ARLI$$ and other things

    Paul Kupperberg TBT tales from the 70s

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 69:44

    A new conversation with Paul about his days in the 1970s DC Bullpen. Editors artists and fellow writers

    Stephanie Phillips Talks Grim Marvel's Millie The Spy Harley Quinn and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 72:27

    Strange New Worlds Ep 7 Obi Wan 5 Orville 3 Boys Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 93:15

    Corrina Bechko Bridging Avatar 1 and 2 In Comics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 74:59

    Trek Watch Serious Star Trek Crossover

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 97:50

    Larry Young and John H Price, two of the 3 hosts of the serious star trek youtube show join me to talk about many trek subjects. spoilers

    Aw Yeah Podcast! Thik Tok

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 104:36

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    Stephen Bissette The Anatomy Lesson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 81:49

    A look at Steve's whole career, Swamp Thing Kubert School, Teaching and his help on a new Horror Anthology

    Strange New Worlds Ep 6 The Orville Obi Wan The Boys Boys Ms Marvel Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 101:46

    Our weekly review catch up with Nu Trek, plus these other current streamers

    The Bendis Tapes Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 68:39

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    The Bendis Tapes pt 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 102:44

    Pearl, Naomi, Joy Operations DC and More Part 1

    Reprint Steve Orlando and The Boulet Brothers Took Over Heavy Metal Magazine Oct 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 72:35

    From 2021 Great meeting The Boulet Brothers of Dragula and The Creatures Of The Night podcast, who with Steve Orlando are taking over the Halloween Issue Of Heavy Metal Plus Their Dragula tv show moves to Shudder next month, along with their documentary film Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection debuting on Oct 20th . We talk a lot about their favorite comic book runs too

    Michael Jan Friedman's New Superhero Anthology and Star Trek Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 101:40

    Mike is editing a new Superhero Anthology and we talk about his work in the Star Trek Universe on TV Comics and Novels, plus we discuss Nu Trek TV shows.

    Strange New Worlds Ep 5 Orville 3:1 and Obi Wan 1-3 Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 115:16

    Phillip Kennedy Johnson Talks Action Comics Bond and Aliens Vol 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 123:54

    Mike Gold The 80s The Good "Gold" Days at DC and First Comics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 71:49

    strange new worlds ep 4 review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 82:55

    It's The Gorn...really?

    Ed Brubaker Talks Batman Cartoon Reckless Graphic Novels Friday and More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 83:53

    Reprint Star Wars Billy Dee Williams On The Origins Of Lando Calrissian 2019

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 18:58

    It's Star Wars Celebration Weekend, so let's go back to my 2019 chat with THE MAN Billy Dee Williams. We talk about many facets of his career, including his creation of Lando

    Aw Yeah Podcast 232 Half Gomer Half Maid

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 181:32

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    Strange New Worlds Ep 3 Review Trauma Drama

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 100:22

    Space Virus, Pattern Buffers Kahn Vs Una and lots more

    Kelley Jones Talks Batman Deadman Swamp Thing Sandman and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 99:27

    Reprint The Legacy Of George Carlin With Kelly Carlin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 63:14

    From 2018 my interview with Carlin's daughter Kelley. The New HBO documentary series about George is a warts and all look at the groundbreaking comic

    Jonathan Frakes Talks Star Trek SNW TNG PICARD DISCO and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 52:46

    Thanks to my pal Warren Drummond I got the chance to talk with Cmd Will Riker himself. We not only do a ton of trek talk we also get into his work directing The Orville, Producing Roswell and much more.

    Geoff Johns On Flashpoint Beyond, Stargirl TV, and a glimpse of his creator owned universe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 64:51

    Geoff Johns On Flashpoint Beyond, Stargirl TV, and a glimpse of his creator owned universe

    Strange New Worlds ep 2 review Trek Watch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 93:35

    Uhura Sings Sam Kirk is snarky and Spock laughs, but it was still a decent episode.

    reprint neal adams part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 98:49

    From 2013 Neal Discusses his solidarity with Gary Friedrich on his Ghost Rider Creation dispute with Marvel, The Pilipino 70s art explosion, motion comics and more

    Trek Watch Strange New Worlds 1 Picard Se 2 ep 10 Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 73:05

    Supergirl TV Writing and Alaska Crime Comics With Jay Faerber

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 74:33

    Reprint George Perez RIP

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 10:49

    From 2009, my one on the record chat with the Master. George tells us a lot about working with Geoff Johns On Legion Of 3 Worlds and the release of Teen Titans: Games the 1980's original graphic novel project with Marv Wolfman, that remined un-finished for over 25yrs . Thanks for all the great stories and memories George, you won't ever be forgotten.

    Trek Watch Picard Season 2 Ep 9

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 78:17

    The History Of Neal Adams Pt 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 105:39

    From Dec 2005, The man who redefined the DCU. The man who smacked the camp out of Batman, and made him the dark knight badass once again. The man who had Superman fight Muhammad Ali...and Supes actualy lost the battle! Legendary artist Neal Adams actually tolerated my silly questions for over 90 minutes, and was ready to give me even more time!!!! Listen , as Neal brings us tales from the early days of Comics Bronze Age. You'll hear about his Green Lantern-Green Arrow run with Denny O'Neil, The Deadman Saga, and many behind the scenes stories of the Dc Offices of the 1960's & 70's. Neal also goes in depth on his scientific theories about an expanding earth, and answers the obvious question, how does an un-accredited science enthusiast pitch his theory, when the conventional science world refuses to listen?

    Bill Sienkiewicz Pop Culture Revolution

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 71:13

    From The Dunn Museum's own description : Bill Sienkiewicz is an Eisner-winning and Emmy nominated artist, best known for revolutionizing the style of comic and graphic novel illustration over the past four decades. Landmark works such as Marvel Comics' Elektra: Assassin and his acclaimed graphic novel Stray Toasters, have earned him an international reputation and cult status across media industries.This exhibition features 50+ framed original works on paper from his comic books, graphic novels and pop culture artwork. Hear first-hand from Bill Sienkiewicz in this exclusive WB interview. 

    Star Trek Picard Season 2 Catch Up eps 1-8

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 76:31

    Nick Pitarra's New Barbarian Comic Ax Wielder Jon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 64:14

    Support Nick's book! visit axwielderjon.com

    Ram V on Detective Comics Batman Aquaman and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 54:50

    Ram talks about his Gotham Nocturne run that's about to begin in Detective plus his upcoming Aquaman Black Label Book

    PORNSAK PICHETSHOT Talks Marvel, Comics Noir And The Good Asian

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 52:32

    Pornsak talks about his upcoming Shang Chi Jimmy Woo Marvel story and the wrap up to his 30s detective comic from Image

    Rick And Morty and Action Comedy From Kyle Starks

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 60:05

    Alex Segura's New Novel Seret Identity and The Reboot Of Micro Face

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 67:43

    Alex Segura talks about his new murder mystery set in the 1970s comics industry, plus the rebooting of the golden age hero micro face

    Ibrahim Mostafa's New SCI-FI Spy Epic Retro-Active

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 93:51

    Ibrahim Mostafa's New SCI-FI Spy Epic Retro-Active New From Humanoids

    Jeff Lemire Talks Black Hammer Little Monsters The Passage Way and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 62:01

    Gerry Duggan Talks X-Men Free Comic Book Day and Creator Owned Projects

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 66:21

    Kinescope Studio One The Arena By Rod Serlking 1956

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 54:29

    Reviewing the Rod Serling drama directed by Franklin Schaffner It takes place on the us senate floor. Starring Wendell Corey and Chester Morris

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    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 115:57

    with appearances by michael caine donald trump paul mccartney john lennon robin williams and bruce willis

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    Ronald Wimberly's Gratuitous Ninja

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 57:49

    Iconic Comics creator Ronald Wimberly Talks GratNin

    Kevin Mellon animates Archer Hit Monkey and dazzles us with his music

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 77:20

    Kev is a comic book artist, the art director of Hulu's Hit Monkey with Jason Sudekis worked on 8 seasons of FX's Archer including the upcoming one, and share his new rock ep Songs from the Giant's Chair

    Mr. Skin's 2022 Anatomy Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 55:33

    Is Sexuality in Pop Culture is bigger than ever? Jim McBride aka Mr. Skin himself is back to talk about the best nudity in TV and Film for this year's anatomy awards.

    Rodney Barnes Talks Killadelphia and HBO's Winning Time Lakers TV series

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 73:00

    Kinescope CBS Shower Of Stars 1955

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 57:26

    Kinescope CBS's Shower Of Stars we look at 2 episodes starring Jack Benny Vivian Vance and William Frawley. This was CBS's first dramatic show broadcast in color

    Elsa Charretier Talks Love Everlasting

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 47:57

    Elsa discusses her time travel romance comic co-plotted with Tom King . The first two issues are up and free at their substack page

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