HERO TALK PODCAST EPISODE 121

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HERO TALK EPISODE 121: The post Christmas meal snooze of podcasts…

This week’s episode includes:      

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ECC CREW MEAL: Monday night saw the second annual ECC crew meal take place, this time at Cosmo in Edinburgh, where much food was eaten…then it was off to the comedy night at the Blind Poet!

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SUPERGIRL PILOT: The Supergirl pilot seemingly leaked onto the internet, but as none of the guys watched it, they couldn’t possibly tell you what they thought..

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STANDARD KICKSTARTER: Having NEVER backed anything on it before, James lost his Kickstarter virginity by jumping in feet first to get behind a project involving former Edinburgh Comic Con guest John Lees.

Seems the project was so successful, it achieved it’s goal within a mere 36 hours and James was gobsmacked when he got a quick mention on this ‘thank you’ video to ‘ALL’ the initial backers. Long time supporters of Kickstarter projects will likely be used to all this, but for him it’s a whole new world…cue song from the Disney movie 🙂

You can find out more about the project here: THE STANDARD ON KICKSTARTER

FLASH FINALE: Having caught the season finale of The Flash on Sky, Mat asks the rest of the guys what they thought…

To listen simply use one of the following methods:

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– Download the Episode 121 mp3 via: http://www.herocomicshop.com/podcasts/htalkep121.mp3

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DC COMICS WEB PREVIEWS

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Here is a sneak peak at exclusive web previews of some upcoming titles:

DCCOMICS.COM ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #2

http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2015/05/18/preview-monday-convergence-the-adventures-of-superman-2

MAN CAVE DAILY ran an exclusive preview of SUICIDERS #4.

http://mancave.cbslocal.com/2015/05/25/lee-bermejo-on-suiciders-we-are-robin/

VERTIGO COMICS ran an exclusive preview of EFFIGY #5.

http://www.vertigocomics.com/blog/2015/05/25/preview-monday-convergence-plastic-man-and-the-freedom-fighters-2-and-effigy-5

NY MAGAZINE ran an exclusive preview of THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #5.

http://www.vulture.com/2015/05/neil-gaiman-sandman-overture-interview.html?_ga=1.87292573.489138170.1432673231

HITFIX ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE #8.

http://www.hitfix.com/harpy/exclusive-convergence-comes-to-a-perhaps-literally-explosive-end

MAN CAVE DAILY ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #2.

http://mancave.cbslocal.com/2015/05/20/convergence-action-comics-2/

NERDIST ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: BLUE BEETLE #2.

http://nerdist.com/exclusive-dc-comics-convergence-blue-beetle-2-preview/

COMIC VINE ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: BOOSTER GOLD #2.

http://www.comicvine.com/articles/exclusive-preview-convergence-booster-gold-2/1100-152354/

13th DIMENSION ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: CRIME SYNDICATE #2.

http://13thdimension.com/exclusive-preview-convergence-crime-syndicate-2/

COMICBOOK.COM ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #2.

http://comicbook.com/2015/05/26/exclusive—convergence-detective-comics-2-preview/

CRAVE ONLINE ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: INFINITY INC. #2.

http://www.craveonline.com/comics/previews/859723-exclusive-preview-convergence-infinity-inc-2

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #2.

http://www.comicbookresources.com/comic-previews/convergence-justice-society-of-america-2-dc-comics-2015

DCCOMICS.COM ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2.

http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2015/05/25/preview-monday-convergence-plastic-man-and-the-freedom-fighters-2-and-effigy-5

THE A.V.CLUB ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #2.

http://www.avclub.com/article/exclusive-dc-preview-captain-marvel-takes-victoria-219816

GAMMA SQUAD ran an exclusive preview of CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2.

http://uproxx.com/gammasquad/2015/05/theres-arthurian-knights-cowboys-and-more-in-our-exclusive-preview-of-convergence-worlds-finest/

MULTIVERSITY COMICS ran an exclusive preview of THE MULTIVERSITY: DIRECTOR’S CUT #1.

http://multiversitycomics.com/previews/the-multiversity-directors-cut-preview/

HERO TALK PODCAST EPISODE 120

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HERO TALK EPISODE 120: The episode where you can’t prove a damn thing was said by any of us…

This week’s episode includes:      

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SIMON PEGG: The internet played the most perverse version of ‘Simon Says’ this week – Mr Pegg said something, and everyone else seemingly went ape shit…

MAD MAX: Ian went to view some film called Mad Max at the cinema…

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VINTAGE COMIC BOOK ADVERTS: Looking back at the adverts inside old comic books, you have to wonder why you never got your hands on any of it…or did you? 🙂

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MAT IN FLORIDA: Mr Guy was living the dream in Florida last week, and gives us the 411…

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AGENTS OF ATLAS: After viewing the Agents of Atlas easter egg in Daredevil, James decided to get around to reading some of their books…

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– Download the Episode 120 mp3 via: http://www.herocomicshop.com/podcasts/htalkep120.mp3

HERO TALK PODCAST EPISODE 119

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HERO TALK EPISODE 119: They just don’t make them like they used to…

This week’s episode includes:      

TV SCHEDULES : As well as the existing shows which were renewed, Doug highlights a number of new shows which have been announced, including the new Supergirl show on CBS.

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FIRST APPEARANCES IN COMIC BOOKS: What counts as a characters first appearance within a comic book, is it stories or adverts? A recent article in a magazine stirred James’s interest, and he wanted to find out what the guys think…

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COMIC BOOK FREEBIES: What are comic book freebies, and why do they seem to be just a UK thing?

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ART OF TOYS: What’s with the cheaply produced licensed toys these days, and what has happened to the art of the toy store diorama?

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EDINBURGH COMIC CON 2016: We have an exclusive announcement for Edinburgh Comic Con 2016, but what is it?

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