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.
Buckle up Firesiders, this one is a doozy. With the Eternals dropping today, we thought we should talk about Marvel’s cosmic robot gods, the Celestials since they will play an integral role in the movie. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they break down the origins, goals, and history of the Star Giants. How do they tie into the MCU? What do they mean for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? This is a deep deep dive so brace yourself. You thought Cable was tough to explain… So buy your tickets, Press play, and listen on the way to the theater. Welcome to Fireside!
Welcome back Fireside faithful! New Trailers, New Comics, New Characters... Sounds like it's time for some New News! Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as the jam pack as many comic-related current events as possible! To a new Iron Fist after Danny walks away, to Image Comics workers trying to form a union, Blade coming to Moon Knight, Jim Carrey in the MCU, the Boba Fett and Morbius trailers, and so much more! So what are you waiting for? if you read all of this you might as well hit play! Welcome to Fireside!
Welcome back Fireside Faithful and happy Halloween! We are going to do things a little differently. In honor of Halloween, we thought we should talk about the Shape himself, Michael Myers. Join the monstrously malevolent Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko who are joined by Buz Hasson of the Living Corpse (this is now a tradition) as they talk about the mass murders recent theatrical… or the least Peacock outing with Halloween Kills. The guys also talk about the horror genre in general and how things have changed in the realm of slashers, ghouls, monsters, and more. Trick or Treat and Welcome to Fireside!
Welcome back Fireside Faithful! The gang is all here so it's time for that New News! Those Comic Related Current Events! Those… You get the idea. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they talk about those weekly comic book happenings, like Superman taking on Climate Change, a new Ghost Rider series, how DC’s Fandome did this year, Eternals Review, Ant-Man and the Wasp OoooOooo, and so much more. So at this point, you really should just hit play. I mean you read this far. I would hate for that to be a waste of time. Anywho…. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Fireside Faithful! It's time to finish DC’s Fandome announcements! We talk about some of the smaller bits of news on the Wednesday show, but now it's time to take on the heavy hitters. Join Mendte, Mashko, and Maurer as they break down the biggest announcements from DC’s Fandome 2021! From our first look at Black Adams and the Flash to The Batman trailer and the new Batman Animated Series for adults. Plus Peacemaker and so much more! DC came to play in 2022 and beyond. Welcome to Fireside!
Greeting, salutations, and welcome back Fireside Faithful! It’s Wednesday and time for those comic-related current events, and with DC’s Fandome, this show is stacked! The gang is all here, so join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they break down Superman’s new motto, the Wonder Woman Power Rangers, Milestone Media, the 2nd Hawkeye trailer, Tom Holland teasing the end of Spider-man, and the great and powerful Haboob, aka Carnage. It’s a lot… I know… press play and pace yourself. We don’t want you to pull anything. Welcome to Fireside!
Adam Warlock will be entering the MCU and Fireside is here to break down the character. Mendte, Mashko and Huey discuss the character, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and the actor ( William Poulter ) who will be portraying “Him”.
This week in the news, we discuss how Jonathan Kent, the newest version of Superman, is bisexual. We try to have a recap of New York Comic Con but move swiftly from NYCC to talking about our excitement for DC’s Fandome. James Gunn has confirmed who has been chosen to play Adam Warlock in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Also since the rumor mill started churning, we have some new Howard the Duck news as well as some potential spoilers from none other than one of our favorite companies, LEGO. So please join Mr. Maurer, Huey and Mashko for these topics and more as the comic related current events continue to flow.
We gave you a week , so now it’s time for our VENOM 2: Let There Be Carnage movie review. That’s right Firesiders, it’s time for the spoiler ridden show. If you haven’t seen the Eddie Brock buddy-cop movie yet, you may want to check it out first before consuming this review. Of course if you just want to hear our opinion on the movie, press play or download us from your favorite podcast platform.
Welcome back Firesiders! It’s comic-related current events time! Don't read comics? First why the hell not? Second, don't worry, we have plenty of TV and movie news to go around as well… comic-related of course. Join the three Ms of madness, Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they talk about what's going on around the Comicsphere. From Disney settling with Scarlet Johanson, to more Daredevil coming to the MCU rumors, to getting Blade sooner than thought, and of course our thoughts on Venom 2. So buckle up bagged and boarded brethren, press play, and welcome to Fireside.
Time, space, reality… Welcome back Watcher watchers! Get it… if you watch What if you are watching the Watcher…. like Uatu… the main bald guy floating out there… you get it. Anyways welcome to the What IF what if Friday show full of what ifs. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they eventually review the latest episode with Vistron (well two of them do, and I but you can guess which two), but first the trio talks about what What If scenarios they would like to see in future seasons. So let’s jump into this latest prism of endless possibility. Follow me and ponder the question… Welcome to Fireside… Ok, not a question… but you get it.
Wednesday brings so many gifts to comic fans. From countless new comic books, to just picking up your pull list - whichever it is, we offer the gift of new news for your ride to the shop! That’s right Firesiders, it’s comic-related current events time! Join the three Magnetic M’s of Madness, the Majestic M’s Mystery, the Melodramatic M’s of Maturity - Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they bring you the news that matters to those of us with unused bags and board. From Marvel suing to keep the rights of your favorite characters, to our first look at Doctor Doom’s Darkhold, Doom Patrol, Sandman, the Ayers cut, and so much more. Welcome to Fireside you marvelous mylar miscreants.
Welcome back Firesiders! With Batman day recently passing, we thought it’s time to catch up with the Comic Book Barbarian himself, Corban! His opinions on Batman Forever and DVDs aside, he knows Batman like Maurer know Moon Knight. Join Mendte, Mashko, and Corban as they catch up on the Caped Crusader comics, what happened on Batman Day, Panda Girl aka the new Robin, and Future State Joker. So grab your cape and cowl, a bagged lunch from Alfred, and hit play! He is Vengeance and we are Fireside. Welcome.
Welcome back Fireside Faithful! The Confidential Crusader (Maurer) is still out doing nonspecific anti-crime/crime-related activities… so Mendte, Mashko, and Baby Huey have swooped in with those comic-related current events! From Swamp Things Green Hell, to Captain Krakoa, and Sabertooth, to the Emmy’s, Hit Monkey, and Venom 2 leaks. We have a lot to catch you up on, and we need to do so before the Confidential Crusader hits us “BAM” with an NDA. Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Firesiders… Bros… It’s Friday, so you know what the means bro? It’s topic time bro! And what better topic after the release of the Hawkeye trailer than a breakdown on the man himself bro (and a few tangents thrown in there). Join Mendte Bro, Mashko Bro, and Broby Huey as they talk all things Clint Barton. From his comic book origins, that time he was Goliath, how it may tie into the Disney Plus show, the Tracksuit Draculas Bro (the bro thing makes sense when you listen), and Mendte being attacked by a toothless arthritic tiger. Yes. That happened. So give your dog a slice of pizza and hit play. Welcome to Fireside.