Fireside Chats - Comic Book Podcast show

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.

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 Fireside Chats Issue 509: BlooDCbath | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:31

Hello, welcome, greetings, and salutations dear Firesiders, it’s time we do that thing. Wednesday means it’s time once again to put everything on hold for a few hours why we fill our worlds with new comics, and new news. Maurer may still be out galavanting with late shift, but the rest of us are here deliver what you have come to expect. Join Mendte, Features (who claims to be over Late Shift’s betrayal with Maurer, but we will see), and that lovable scamp, Baby Huey. The guys talk about the “bloodbath” thats breaking out over at DC, a new Ranger sits on the throne of Drakken, the Omega-leveled knuckle sandwich, the impact of Three Jokers, and Cheeta’s Barbie makeover. So relax for a bit, enjoy the chill pill, and welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 508: Video Games in 3D! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:22

Welcome home Firesiders. Since Maurer and Huey are in the void still, there is no better time to pick up our controllers and talk video games. Joining us once again is Felix Hergood of the Emergent gamer podcast to catch us up with what’s happening at the intersection or Comics and Games. Join Mendte, Features, and Mr. Hergood as they break down their thoughts of both the Iron Man VR experience and the upcoming Avengers open World game. From our thoughts, to new characters, and PlayStation exclusives; if you moonlight with the gaming world this issue is for you. Welcome to Fireside.  

 Fireside Chats Issue 507: The White Badger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:54

Welcome back Fireside family! We all know that any given week for a comic fan doesn’t really start until Wednesday, so let’s get this week going with some new comics, and new news. Maurer and Huey couldn’t make it to the recording of today’s show. I’ll let you figure out why. Literally. Put it in the comments, and whatever you come up with is what we will go with from now on. In their place we have the ever evolving comic fan from the Emergent Gamer Podcast, Mr. Felix Hergood. Join Mendte, Features, and Felix as they bring you the best of what the Comicsphere has to offer this week. From more Bat Rangers, to a new Super Cyborg Cyborg Superman. From more Knull madness, to the upcoming end of Wonder Woman, and the immediate end of Ghost Rider. Let’s get this going. Welcome to Fireside. You should probably press play.

 Fireside Chats Issue 506: Like Hell He Wont | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:03

Welcome back Fireside Faithful, and welcome to the Algorithm show. I’m not sure that sound better than the Friday show, but its honest. With SYFY releasing its long awaited documentary on Todd McFarlane called Like Hell I Wont, we thought it deserves everyones attention. If you are a long time listener, you know that Todd has been a major influence on all of us, so when they announced this doc, we were all excited. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey as they go into the pros and cons of this retelling a Legends drive for success. Watch the doc and join us for a spoiler review on one of the greats. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 505: You Come Up With Your Own Name For This Issue | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:15

Welcome back fireside faithful, buckle up, it’s going to be a long one. Not only is it Wednesdays and the new news doesn’t stop, but Comic Con at Home has this issue overflowing. On this hour long issue, join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey as they tackle as much news as they can. From Spider-Man, Moon Knight, Walking Dead, Power Rangers, to Batman, They Boys, Paper Girls, and more Ray Fisher/ Joss Whedon Justice League debacle. Plus. So. Much. More. Let’s just get into it. It’s already over an hour. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 504: Just put a B on it - Features | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:31

So as you may, or may not have heard… we didn’t finish the news on Wednesday. So welcome to part 2… or Part B. Site B. The B side with the B boys. Features told us to add a B, so I’m trying to make it work. Well welcome to round B of the New News with Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Features. To finish up from Wednesday, where comics stole the show, now it’s time for TV and Movies. From Todd’s docuseries, to to a cooler ending in the Ayers Cut of Suicide Squad. From the Rabbit warrior, Usagi Yojimbo, heading to Netflix, and The Batman starting production again with new safety measures, to Where the Snyder Cut fits in the greater DCU. Let’s finish this, Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 503: Not Just Another News Show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:01

Greetings and salutations dear Firesiders. We’ve missed you, but pleasantries aside… we have a lot of New news to go over. So much so that I don’t think we are going to be able to fit it all in this issue. I’ll be damned if we don’t try. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Features and they take on this avalanche of comic related current events. From Iron Man trying to get a leg up on Dark Ages, and it going terribly wrong, to all the craziness in Dark Knights: Death Metal. From the Walking Dead getting a fresh new coat, to the awesome news about losing Free Comic book Day. That’s just the tip of the iceberg dear Firesiders, so let’s get this started. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 502: Eternals Breakdown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:18

Welcome back Fireside faithful! When we were thinking of topics for today’s show, it was thrown out that we need to do an Eternals breakdown at some point, especially with the rumor of a trailer dropping soon. We all sat in silent for a bit, knowing what that meant… but it must be done. So here it is dear Firesiders, the long and somewhat convoluted history of the Eternals. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey as they tackle to characters the will introduce the next few phases of the MCU. Who are they? Why are they important to the greater Marvel universe? Why should you be excited? Braces yourself, hit play, and Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 501: Absa-Huey! (and the New News) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:41

Greeting, salutations, and welcome back Fireside Faithful! It’s time to tackle the next 500 and what better way then a little new news. Good thing it’s Wednesday. It’s great how these things line up sometimes. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and the Babiest of Hueys as they tackle those comic related current events. From the return of Knull, Ghost Ride flexing new muscles, and a new Green Ranger, to Lucifer being replaced, The Bad Batch, and Zombie Superman One Million. Press play and let’s take those 500 next steps. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 500: Check Out Our D! (Because You Know D Is the Roman Numeral For 500) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:55

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you dear Firesiders! Welcome to issue 500. If you would have asked us when we started if we thought we would’ve made 500 of these, it would have been a resounding “no”. Here we are though... 500 down, and excited for 500 more. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and Features as they reminisce on the last 5 years, picking out some of the most memorable moments from along the way. After that the guys merge both Fireside Fusion and Fightclub (with no prior planning) to take on the Bizarro versions of themselves. Lastly we have a couple big announcements. For the 500th time, Welcome to Fireside. Thank you.

 Fireside Chats Issue 499 Part 2: What? We'll Get There, We Promise! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:16

Welcome back fireside Faithful, and welcome to our last news show before 500. I know, I know, but we control the numbers around here. Last time. Promise. Wink*. That’s all besides the point. It’s Wednesday, so we have some new news to cover. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and that lovable scamp Baby Huey as they bring you all those comic related current events. From Ray Fisher’s comments about Joss Whedon, The Robin King, Green Lantern’s 80th anniversary’s jealousy, Stargirl, and so much more. Hit play, get caught up, and Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 498 Part Two: More Ming and Mike | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:02

It’s here. The moment you all have been waiting for it time for Fireside’s…….part two of issue 498! That’s right, we still aren’t quite at the 500th issue because there was so much to talk about when Ming and Mike (You know, the Comic Book Men) were on the show last week. So Join Mr. Maurer, P. Features, and Baby Huey as they discuss the sad and happy news we received last week in regards to the caped crusader. The guys joined by the Comic Book Men talk the life of Joel Schumacher and new life of Michael Keaton’s Batman and more. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 499: Not 500 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:47

We are back Fireside faithful! Sorry about the Friday show, but we had a good reason... we can get into that on the show. It’s Wednesday though, and we know what that means by this point... New News. Yes, those weekly comic related current events you have come to expect, and we’ve come to deliver. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey... who refuses to keep his clothes on by the way... as they bring you those comicsphere happenings from the books, tv, streaming, movies, and more. From Jokers going Psycho, Interactive DCU breaking Maps, Lucifer dating himself, to yet another nail in the DC steaming apps coffin. We have plenty to talk about, and the boys are back in town... let’s do this. Welcome to Fireside.

 Fireside Chats Issue 498: Makeshift Mendtes, Ming and Mike Make Maurer Merry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:18

Make mine minus Mendte! Greetings Firesiders! It’s time for the New News and this week we are doing it without our fearless leader. While he takes a quarantin-cation at a secure location Mr. Maurer has enlisted the help of some Marvelous Member of the Fireside Crew. Ming Chen and Mike Zapcic of A Shared Universe (and Comic Book Men) join Mr. Maurer, P. Features, and Baby Huey as they bring you the newest of news. The crew talk about The Walking Dead’s return to comics and Michael Keaton’s return to playing Batman. They also talk about Falcon Cap saving 2020 from cancelation, Doctor Doom taking a lover (then it ending badly), HULU keeping the son of the devil alive, and Lucifer himself. All this and more! Welcome to Fireside

 Fireside Chats Issue 497: Celebrating Denny O’Neil #GoReadDenny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:50

Welcome back Fireside faithful! Recently the industry lost another legend, and while it’s sad, we wanted to celebrate his accomplishments, and impact on the comic industry as a whole. Today we want to remember and celebrate the incredible Denny O’Neil. Join Mendte, Mr. Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey as they talk about Denny’s work that changed the comic industry, how he viewed the industry, as well as some stories and anecdotes about the legendary writer. While it’s sad to say goodbye, his impact will never fade. Welcome to Fireside. Here’s to Denny O’Neil, thank you for making all of our lives better.


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