Fireside Chats - Comic Book Podcast
Summary: Comic Book focused news and reviews brought to you twice each week. Join us as we analyze the newest comic current events and debate the weekly hot topics that every comicbook geek wonders about. Welcome to our multiverse. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Firesiders! It's time for the New News… Comicsphere happenings… Comic Related Current Events… you know the deal. It’s Wednesday and with new comics, coms new news. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they go into an avalanche of news stories over the last few weeks. From a Turtle of the teenage, mutant variety biting the dust, Batman and Superman diving into our childhoods for new stories, finding out who the God of Light is in the King in Black, the new Supergirl’s town, and so much more. Let’s just get into it. Welcome to Fireside.
Greetings and Salutations fellow Firesiders! It’s that time again and we have another “Friend of Fireside” the hardest working man in the Comic-Sphere, Mr. Garrett Gunn joins up with Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko to chat about just a few of his upcoming projects and more. Get an update on the Franklin and Ghost animated series, get debriefed on the latest happenings in the realm of WarCorns and then meet up with a “Butchered King” as Garrett takes us to a new world he has dreamed up. All right here in this extended issue of Fireside Chats. Welcome to Fireside!
Friend of Fireside Nicholas Brendon slipped on ice about a week ago and is now currently in the operation room getting spinal surgery. To help support him we thought we would rerelease our interview with him from Big Apple Comic Con, and while you laugh at the absurdity of this issue, consider donating to his hospital funds to help get him back on his feet. below if our original write up from a few years back, as well as a link to his recovery fund. Greetings and Salutations Firesiders. Mendte and Mr. Maurer have an exciting guest for you this Saturday. Grab the rest of the Scoobies and turn up the volume as special guest Nicholas Brendon joins the Mendte and Mr. Maurer at the OG Podcast Studio in NYC. The guys chat up Nicky as he sings, tells stories, and has some general fun at Mr. Maurer's expense. Hear all about some great things that are in the works and dive a little deeper into the mind behind Xander Harris. Welcome to Fireside.
Now let me tell you something Firesiders! We got one bade dude with us today. The Maniacal Madman Mendte and the “Master of Mean” Mr. Maurer being escorted to the ring by “Make Money” Mashko to face an opponent that they haven’t seen in quite a while. Bringing news and putting “Butts in Seats” the Dastardly Dirk Manning joins the crew to talk Comics, Wrestling, Kickstarter and Ice Cream. So what you gonna do when Welcome to Fireside comes rolling over you!
So it’s Wednesday. There’s some news. Kinda, well… Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko as they give it the old college try and bring you the New News. From Jared Leto’s new new new new take on Joker, Tom Holland confirming that he is the ONLY Spider-Man in the next movie, and our hot take on the latest Falcon and Winter Soldier trailer. All that and more bickering than an old married couple. Welcome to Fireside.
Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers! You know what that means. No, it’s not a Fast and Furious reunion. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko as they are joined by Ms. Mojo JoJo herself Juliet Caliendo and her plucky sidekick Mr. Frank Caliendo to review episodes 3 & 4 of WandaVision. So get ready, with Frank you never know who else may join the party. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Fireside Faithful! We are stocked up on the newest of News from the last week so let’s not beat around the bush. Join Mendte, Mr Maurer, and Mashko once again as they breakdown all those weekly comic book happenings. From Jeff the Sharks rescue by the Wu Tang Clan, Peacemaker on Fallon, Wandavision’s guest spot on their poster, set photos from Thor Love and Thunder, and so much more. With our further ado, let’s do further as the kids say... what?... they don’t say that?... well whatever. Welcome to Fireside.
Hello and Welcome to Fireside! To hear all about Marvel’s latest marketing event, please press play. To hear Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko debate the coolness of Strong Guy, please press play. To hear Mendte use the term Baby Curl 483 times, please press play. To find out who you should vote for, please press play. If you are a Firesider, please press play. If you just want to be up to date on the latest topics in the comic-sphere, Welcome to Fireside!
It’s Wednesday folks. You know what that means, don’t you? Time for some New News, well sort of. Listen it may not be NEWS NEWS, but it’s at least new…kinda. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko as they talk about Marvel’s Heroes Reborn, Zack Snyders latest statement, and find out where Brian Michael Bendis is going next! All that plus an in depth discussion on the anatomy of marble statues and robot dangly bits. Welcome to Fireside.
Well Hello, Hello, Hello Firesiders! Can we invite you in to our “Pad” for a nightcap and some chit chat? Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko as they give you that “Apple Butter”. If you “Got the Zorros” about spoilers, then you may want to hit pause until you “Know What’s Buzzin’ Cuzzin”. Cause the guys don’t want to be “Party Poopers” but they can’t wait to recap all they saw on WandaVision. Listen close as they break down the show, behind the scenes facts, easter eggs, and spins some sweet sweet theories. Welcome to Fireside
Look, it’s a big day. There is a lot going on. We get it. When you are ready for a break, we got you. Let that other new news (whether Maurer likes it or not) add a little escape on your way to work, or on a break to laugh, talk comics, and get back to it. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Mashko as they breakdown those Comicsphere happenings from the last week. From Future State casualties and heroes breaking bad, to Spider-Man 3 set photos and what the boys have planned for season 3. It’s a new day. Welcome to Fireside.
We are back Fireside Family! It feels so good to say that. Luckily we didn’t miss much... did we? Wait... what about Luke? Knull did what in King in Black? What happened to the DC multiverse? You’re joking right? HE IS DEFINITELY IN THE MCU?!? Well... apparently he have a lot to go over. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they play catch-up while brining you that new news you have come to expect in this extra long come back special. From our thoughts on Wonder Woman 84, and the finale of the Mandalorian season 2, to Moon Knight news, and our first thoughts on WandaVision. Let’s just get into it because there is a lot of it to get into. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Fireside Family! It’s the day before Thanksgiving and we just want to say Thank YOU! Yes you. The one reading this. You make this dream of ours possible and worth chasing. You give this show reason and purpose. So from everyone at Fireside, thank you for the support, and sticking with us, even as the world burns. On todays show we have good news, necessary news, and of course… new news. Join Mendte, Maurer, Baby Huey, and Mashko as they talk about all those Comicsphere happenings in this extra-long issue- from Wonder Woman, to Titans, to Deadpool… then the guys talk about what they are thankful from the comic gods during this dumpster fire of a year, and then the guys say farewell for now for a much-needed break. It’s been a hell of a year, and no one was exempt from its impact. So as we take a step back to focus up to bring you some amazing new content next year, we just want to say Thank You one last time until 2021. Welcome to Fireside. We’ll be right back.
Surprise! Welcome to the unexpected Saturday show! I know. I was surprised when Maurer said we’d be doing this as well.... but here we are! We have been reviewing the first couple of Mandalorian episode this season, so we have to talk about Chapter 11 and 12. Join Mendte, Mashko, and Maurer (for the first 20 or so minutes...he didn’t watch Chapter 12) as they talk about both episodes importance to the greater Star Wars Universe. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Firesiders! Who got a PS5? We didn’t. Who got the new Miles Morales Spider-Man game? Huey did (Mendte shortly after when he found out you can get it on PS4), and it awesome! So we thoughts let’s ride this wave of excitement with a breakdown of Kid Arachnid himself. Join Mendte, Maurer, Features, and Huey as they talk about the origins and stature of Miles Morales in the Marvel Universe. How did into the Spider-Verse do telling his origin compared to the comics? How did fan react when he was first introduced compared to now? And much more. Welcome to Fireside.