This week, Ophidian the Cobra joins The Geek Assembly. He joins us to talk about Chikara Wresting and how it infuses geek culture into their storylines.
Other topics in this episode include the idea of a Superman spin-off series, the new Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 teaser, the casting of Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and the inspirations for the upcoming Aquaman movie.
Jeremiah Stewart (Bombad Radio) guest hosts for Jeff.
Adam Bray is our special guest this week. He's here to talk about https://www.amazon.com/Marvel-Absolutely-Everything-Need-Know/dp/1465452621/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1476933067&sr=8-1&keywords=Marvel+Absolutely+Everything+You+Need+to+KnowMarvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know. Matt Moore (Comic Book Noob) steps in for Jeff today as we discuss the last Rogue One trailer and Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders.
Other topics discussed this week include Superman's influence on the Wonder Woman movie, what we learned at the Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Global Event and whether or not Marvel's TV heroes will enter the MCU.
This week, we talk to Cory Vincent and Aaron Carter of Video Game Bang about some of the news and announcements that game out of this year's E3. Also, Scott talks to Eric Zala & Chris Strompolos about their Raiders of the Lost Ark Adaptation.
Other stories in this week's podcast include the tragic news about the sudden death of Anton Yelchin, the actor who will play Superman in Supergirl and a new set of Star Wars themed fragrances.
All this and GANNIN invents a new alarm system.
With Father's Day upon us, we take some time to celebrate geek dads this week. It all starts with a conversation with Regina Davis (Comic Book Noob) and her father Mark Davis. Matt Moore, as well as other Geek Assembly members share thoughts on being geek dads.
Other topics this week include The Killing Joke's screening date, the appearance of Superman on the Supergirl TV series, the new Netflix series, Stranger Things, the new Star Wars Lego series, The Freemaker Adventures, the Blu-ray release of the animated Transformers movie and Hayley Atwell's thoughts on Captain America's Civil War kiss.
All this and The Troll finally makes another appearance.
Matt Moore of Comic Book Noob joins us to discuss some comic book topics, incluidng the new Archie TV series, the Hanna-Barbera comics series and the times where Batman and Superman killed their enemies. Also on the podcast this week, we discuss the movies we'd like to see for the first time (or again in the movie theaters).
Other topics in this episode include a new Justice League animated series, an upcoming Star Wars TV special about the Disney parks expansion, rumors surrounding Darth Vader's role in Rogue One and the sequel to Spaceballs.
Other links -
When Batman and Superman have killed their enemies
Will Batman break his no-kill rule in Batman vs. Superman?
What was learned in the Batman v. Superman prequel comic
Scott and Jeff are back from Star Wars Celebration and there's plenty to talk about...including the time that BB-8 rolled out on stage for everyone to see. John Wenz joins us to discuss his Popular Mechanics article on BB-8 and sort out how the droid actually functions.
Other topics include reactions to the Batman vs. Superman trailer, the latest on renewal chances for Agent Carter, Frank Miller's new sequel to The Dark Knight Returns and a young Jedi that wants to get married.
All this and we announce a NEW comic book podcast!
Bobby Blakey (The Mighty Movie Master) steps in for Admiral Eighties today and GANNIN shows him what it's like to be Jeff at the Fantastic Fortress.
In today's Geek Assembly meeting, we react to the title of the new Star Wars movie and how it may or may not tie-in to recent Luke Skywalker rumors.
We'll also discuss our favorite animated movies, review Big Hero 6 and ponder whether or not there needs to be a Toy Story 4.
Other news stories discussed include Ernie Hudson's revelations about Winston, how getting rescued by The Flash can harm you, people's dismay with movie trailers and the return of drive-in movie theaters.
All this and we share a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT that we hope you geek out about!
Darkness is the theme of the day at the Fantastic Fortress (and not just because Merchman is about to see Deathly Hallows Part 2). It is Halloween week and we've filled the podcast with talk of death and darkness.
First Taylor Lymbery (The 8-bit kid) joins us to remember the days of Saturday Morning Cartoons after they all officially died on October 4th. Later, Dan Zehr of Coffee With Kenobi joins the Geek Assembly to discuss those moments when darkness falls on our favorite heroes and characters.
When do the darker stories work best? When does darkness seem meaningless or unnecessary? How do character deaths positively/negatively impact a story? We discuss those questions and more.
We'll also react to the news of a new Harry Potter story that's coming out this Halloween & find out where the infamous Scream mask came from.
The Geek Assembly is back - bigger & better than ever. Three weeks ago, Merchman, Admiral Eighties, Fangirl and GANNIN went on a mission to bring more voices and more geeks to the Fantastic Fortress. Mission Accomplished!
The Mighty Movie Master, Bobby Blakey is there to greet the geeks as they return and that leads to a discussion about the best & worst geek movies of the summer.
We have three very special Star Wars guests: Mark Newbold of Jedi News UK is here to share his thoughts on the latest round of Episode VII rumors.
Pete Morrison of Rebels Report joins the assembly to discuss what we can all expect from the Star Wars Rebels TV series. Plus, John Jackson Miller previews his new book Star Wars: A New Dawn, which features Hera and Kanan of Star Wars Rebels.
We also try to figure out who the heck Scoot McNairy is going to play in Batman vs. Superman and we discuss Marvel's post Age of Ultron plans.
All of this plus, geek assembly members share their opinions on geeky summer movies, Star Wars Rebels, rumors and the new season of Doctor Who.
Other geeky links:
Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood
Review: Doctor Who: Into the Dalek
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