We Be Geeks 221: Batman Forever

We Be Geeks 221: Batman Forever

We start off this episode talking about the passing of Adam West, Batman’s Batman, and some of the tributes honoring the iconic actor. Next, we talk about the adorkable Bob Ross Funko Pop figure that was recently announced before moving on to an in-depth discussion about some of the games announced at E3. Next, we ponder the possibility of a Shazam show brought to the CW network, composer Danny Elfman working on the soundtrack for the Justice League movie, and some news about the director and returning cast for the next X-Men movie. We finish up the episode with some Doctor Who news regarding a new show runner, and our thoughts on the recently released teaser trailer for The Black Panther film.

Marvelette Missives – Preacher

Marvelette Missives – Preacher

About a year ago Preacher, a tv series based on the Vertigo comic book by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, made its debut. It follows far-from-holy preacher Jesse Custer in a very small town in Texas and the lives of the often horrible people who live there. The first season of the show was actually a prequel to the comics, so even fans were treated to the unexpected every week.  More

Marvelette Missives – The Hellblazer

Marvelette Missives – The Hellblazer

Constantine is definitely one of those characters that people either love or hate. He’s a smarmy, smart ass, dark magic Brit looking out for himself who falls into doing the right things for others… and often saving the world from dark forces. The Hellblazer is a comic for those into the paranormal side of heroes – plenty of catastrophes to avert, but no one flying in with a cape flapping behind. Instead, you get a sometimes drunk couch-surfer in a trench coat who just happens to know what he’s doing.  More

Marvelette Missives – Black Lightning

Marvelette Missives – Black Lightning

If you’re into comics and superheroes, you have probably heard about a new addition to the CW superhero lineup of shows. It was announced last month that DC’s Black Lightning has received a full series order and will likely show up as a midseason replacement. And though he has been around since the late 70s, he’s not a very well-known character.  More

It is Meredith’s world, and we are just living in it.

It is Meredith’s world, and we are just living in it.

When we spoke with Meredith Finch on the We Be Geeks podcast, it was just before her new project for Image Comics called Rose came out. We are now two issues in. With issue 2 having released on May 17th. When we spoke to Meredith about the new project, one of the things she was most excited about was Rose being her own character, and the setting was the world that she had created. She had just come off a great run on Wonder Woman, and with the history that comes with such a historic character, she was excited to be able to stretch her legs on her own creation. Stretch her legs she has. It’s Meredith’s world, and we’re just living in it. Her co-conspirator on this venture is artist Ig Guara, whose art fits this fantasy story so well. One of my favorite aspects of his art is his facial expressions. He makes Rose look fierce, and feminine at the same time.

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Marvelette Missives – Books on Comics

Marvelette Missives – Books on Comics

About a month ago, Book Riot posted an article that recommended books about comics. It featured seven books that serve as introductions to the comic book world, studies of comics as an art form and look at subgenres, such as Manga. The writer admits it is not an exhaustive list and there are a few we would add to it.  More

We Be Geeks 220: Maybe The Tomatoes Aren’t Rotten

We Be Geeks 220: Maybe The Tomatoes Aren’t Rotten

Guys night at the We Be Geeks bunker. Get off our lawns! We start the show with our geek sports update. We kick off the stories with Universals new project Dark Universe. Bringing classic monsters back such as The Invisible Man, Frankenstein, and The Mummy. We move onto DC news with Wonder Woman getting a 97% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. With more Wonder Woman news, we discuss why Wonder Woman takes place in World War 1 instead of World War 2. What do you think about this? We talk Gabrielle Luna wanting Norman Reedus to suit up as the Johnny Blaze version of Ghost Rider. We move to Cartoon news with the return of Animaniacs. We then talk Rob Liefeld being the inaugural inductee into the Wizard World Hall of Legends. Yes, you heard this right. Rob Liefeld. We end the show talking some Doctor Who.

We Be Geeks 219: Comics With Mike Zapcic

We Be Geeks 219: Comics With Mike Zapcic

We start off this episode with Brett giving us a rundown of Motorcity Comicon which he attended last weekend. Brett tells about some of the great things he saw, heard, and bought at the convention, and then talks about some of the celebrities and creators he saw at the convention. Brett also tells us about some of the things he enjoyed about the con, as well as some of the things that could be improved about the con.
After the convention report, we take a brief interlude to talk about one of the We Be Geeks affiliates, Superherostuff, and a couple of the Herobox subscription boxes that they will be offering in the next month, including a box based on Spider-Man, and a Father’s Day special box.
We then welcome a guest to the podcast, Mike Zapcic from the AMC show Comicbook Men. We talk with Mike about comics, favorite things from Comicbook Men, and several other topics as well. Mike was a great guest, a great interview, and a lot of fun to talk to, and we thank him for coming on our podcast.

Marvelette Missives – Battlestar Galactica: Six

Marvelette Missives – Battlestar Galactica: Six

At the end of last year, a trade collecting a miniseries covering an important piece of history in the Battlestar Galactica universe was released. Battlestar Galactica: Six is the story of Number Six, the human-like Cylon, before we meet her in the main BSG series.  More

We Be Geeks 218: GWAR Wars

We Be Geeks 218: GWAR Wars

GWAR Wars, nothing but GWAR Wars

We start the show talking GWAR and sound effects. We get off on a Think Geek tangent with their fine products. We start off with shows that are getting cancelled. We move onto the shows that are getting renewed. We also give the scoop on the new seasons upcoming shows. We end the show talking about Billy Crudup leaving The Flash movie. Can you say biggest dumpster fire? Also catch me at Motor City Comic Con this weekend.