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Fortress of Comictude Podcast

Fortress of Comictude Podcast

By Fortress of Comictude Podcast
Love comic books and nerd culture? This is the podcast for you! Comic book and movie reviews as well as in depth discussion about the medium and community as a whole. In addition to talking all things nerdy, we always try to focus on the Comic Book Creator (s) as much as possible.
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Book Club: Locke and Key: Keys to the Kingdom
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1:46:26
November 22, 2020
Creator Focus: Peter J. Tomasi
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1:09:35
November 15, 2020
Top 5 Remakes/Reboots
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1:28:30
November 8, 2020
Was it That Bad?: Revenge of the Sith
Was it That Bad?: Revenge of the Sith
2:13:12
November 1, 2020
Watchmen #7
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47:36
October 11, 2020
Book Club: Batman/TMNT
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1:11:58
October 4, 2020
Creator Focus: Kevin Smith
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1:41:09
September 20, 2020
Top 5 Single Issues
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1:52:48
September 13, 2020
Was it That Bad?: Man of Steel
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2:15:40
September 6, 2020
Watchmen #6
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1:12:34
August 30, 2020
Book Club: Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan
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1:20:08
August 16, 2020
Creator Focus: Brian Azzarello
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1:25:07
August 9, 2020
Top 5 Comics That Should Be TV Shows
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1:33:06
August 2, 2020
Was it That Bad?: Elektra
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1:08:07
July 26, 2020
Book Club: Triage
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1:58:37
July 19, 2020
Watchmen #5
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1:36:02
July 5, 2020
Book Club: Rachel Rising
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1:27:47
June 28, 2020
Creator Focus: Greg Rucka
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1:18:16
June 21, 2020
Top 5 Underrated Characters
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1:43:07
June 14, 2020
Was it That Bad?: Jonah Hex
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1:26:45
June 7, 2020
Watchmen #4
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1:31:43
May 31, 2020
Book Club: Locke and Key: Crown of Shadows
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1:19:34
May 24, 2020
Creator Focus: John Byrne
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1:22:53
May 17, 2020
Top 5 Costumes Movies/TV
1:24:35
May 3, 2020
Watchmen #3
1:11:40
April 12, 2020
Creator Focus: Stan Lee
50:24
April 5, 2020
Comic Book Jeopardy
1:01:34
March 29, 2020
Was it That Bad?: HULK
1:20:12
March 22, 2020
Watchmen #2
1:15:32
March 1, 2020
Top 5 TV Shows Based on Comics
1:53:11
February 23, 2020
Creator Focus: Peter David
1:30:42
February 16, 2020
Interview: Frank Gogol
1:17:04
February 16, 2020
Was it That Bad?: Suicide Squad
1:34:30
February 9, 2020
Watchmen #1
1:28:57
January 19, 2020
Creator Focus: Mark Millar
1:36:14
January 12, 2020
Best of 2019
1:29:54
January 1, 2020
Doomsday Clock Talk #12
44:30
December 22, 2019
Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Review
"The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences"
1:56:30
December 22, 2019
Interview: Matthew Rosenberg
43:20
December 15, 2019
Top 5 Star Wars Movie Moments
1:27:43
December 8, 2019
Book Club: Klaus
1:32:13
December 1, 2019
Creator Focus: Neil Gaiman
1:31:41
November 17, 2019
Top 5 Comicbook Movie Moments
1:23:04
November 10, 2019
Book Club: WE3
We3 is a three-issue American comic book mini-series by writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely, who describe its kinetic style as "Western Manga". It was published in 2004 by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics, with a trade paperback released in 2005.   Merch:https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast Be Sure to Follow us on Social MediaTwitter: @FOC_PodcastFacebook: FOCPodcastInstagram: @FOC_PodcastEmail: focpodcast@gmail.comMusic: Aural Bandito
1:23:19
November 3, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Watchmen
"In an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of everyday life. When one of his former comrades is murdered, masked vigilante Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley) uncovers a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his retired associates, only one of which has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a far-reaching conspiracy involving their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the world's future" Trigger Warning if you haven't seen this movie we will be talking about; Rape, Sexual Assault and Child Endangerment. Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:38:12
October 27, 2019
Creator Focus: Jeph Loeb
"Joseph "Jeph" Loeb III is an American film and television writer, producer and comic book writer. Loeb was a producer/writer on the TV series Smallville and Lost, writer for the films Commando and Teen Wolf, and a writer and co-executive producer on the NBC TV show Heroes from its premiere in 2006 to November 2008"   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:04:38
October 13, 2019
Joker Review
Join us this week as we talk about a disturbing movie called JOKER. "Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker" Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:53:45
October 6, 2019
Top 5 Supporting Characters
This week we talk about our Top 5 Supporting Characters in comics   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:01:08
September 22, 2019
Book Club: Reborn
"Bonnie Black has no faith in an afterlife. Spending her last days in the stroke ward of a county hospital, she fears falling asleep in case she doesn't wake up.When a final stroke ends her life, Bonnie is reborn in Adystria--a sci-fi fantasy world that's locked in a raging battle between good and evil. She's twenty-five again, there's a sword in her hand and she's ready to fight." Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:23:45
September 15, 2019
Doomsday Clock Talk #11
This week Doomsday Clock #11 finally came out!   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
59:13
September 8, 2019
Interview: Miskatonic High Creator
Miskatoic High: Five teens take on H.P. Lovecraft’s monsters and their small-town high school … They’re just not sure which is worse.   Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Miskatonic-High-514071812406795/ Twitter: @MiskatonicH   Instagram: @MiskatonicHigh   Website: MiskatonicHighComic.com   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
52:07
September 8, 2019
Interview: MEZO Creator
MEZO is written by Tyler Chin-Tanner, art by Josh Zingerman, Colors by Doug Garbark, letters by Thomas Mauer, cover by Claudia Ianniciello The rise of the Tzalekuhl Empire disrupts the peace across the land of Mezo. When the conquest begins, a young girl named Kyma witnesses the death of her father, a tribal leader who refused to yield. As the solar eclipse nears, Kyma must unite the various tribes against an emperor determined to make them all kneel before his god or be sacrificed in his name.   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
44:23
September 3, 2019
Should Superheroes Kill?
This week we talk about and ask the question Should Superheroes kill? Be sure to let us know your thoughts as well and where you stand. Are you a hard Yes or No or do you fall in the middle?   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
54:56
September 1, 2019
Interview: Dead Legends Creators
Written by James Maddox, Art by Gavin Smith, Letters by Ryan Ferrier, Cover by Leo Colapietro. "A widow seeking revenge. A champion hellbent on losing. A world-class assassin second-guessing her contract. The Dead Legends tournament contains a long history of pitting the best fighters in the world against one another. But this year, these combatants bend the rules and place the future of the tournament in jeopardy. This is the martial arts throwback series that hits harder than a kick to the skull, where alliances are made, bonds are broken, and fighters lose their lives." Check out Dead Legends on A Wave Blue World Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
43:08
August 20, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Supergirl
"Kara of Argo City poses as Clark Kent's cousin, Linda Lee, to recover the Omegahedron from an evil Terran sorceress. Based on DC Comics characters." Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:13:03
August 18, 2019
Creator Focus: Matt Fraction
Matt Fritchman December 1, 1975 (age 43) Chicago Heights, Illinois Occupation: Writer Notable Works: Hawkeye Sex Criminals The Invincible Iron Man The Immortal Iron Fist Casanova Uncanny X-Men Awards "Favourite Newcomer Writer" Eagle Award (2007 or 08) Best new Series Eisner Award 2009 Invincible Iron Man 2010 PEN Center USA Literary Award for "Outstanding Body of Work 2014 Harvey Award "Best Single Issue or Story" for Hawkeye #11, "Pizza Is My Business" (shared with David Aja and others). "Best New Series" for Sex Criminals (shared with Chip Zdarsky) 2014 Eisner Award "Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)" for Hawkeye #11, "Pizza Is My Business" (shared with David Aja).[29] "Best New Series" for Sex Criminals (shared with Chip Zdarsky) 2016 Inkpot Award Characters Created By Phil Coulson earth 616 Crane Mother Detroit Steel Firebrand Nick Fury Jr Lady Gorgon Praeter Zeke Stane The first comic he remembers buying was Batman #316 (Oct. 1979). Comic strips he enjoyed included Peanuts and Doonesbury. He became a regular, weekly comic reader around the time that the 1985–86 DC Comics storyline "Crisis on Infinite Earths" ended, though he found that storyline too bizarre and impenetrable to a new reader; as a result, he gravitated toward Marvel Comics, finding Spider-Man to be his favorite, along with other books such as Star Wars and G.I. Joe. 1990’s In the late 1990s Fraction worked as an employee at the Charlotte, North Carolina-based comics retailer Heroes Aren't Hard to Find, and participated on the Warren Ellis Forums under the username "Matt Fraction" 2000’s He became known early in his career for his creator-owned work on The Five Fists of Science (2006) and Casanova, before taking on a number of assignments for Marvel Comics 2006: Fraction teamed with Ed Brubaker for a run on Marvel's The Immortal Iron Fist. The pair re-teamed on Uncanny X-Men for a short time, after which Fraction wrote the series solo until leaving it in 2011 He wrote The Mighty Thor and The Invincible Iron Man, the latter of which led to his consulting work on the set of the film Iron Man 2 (2010) and writing the Iron Man 2 video game that tied into that film sequel 2010’s In 2011 Fraction wrote the Fear Itself limited series, which was the central part of the crossover storyline of the same name. In December 2011 he revived the series The Defenders with artist Terry Dodson August 2012 he started a new Hawkeye series with David Aja part of Marvel NOW!, Fantastic Four was relaunched in November 2012 with the creative team of Fraction and artist Mark Bagley spinoff series FF was produced by Fraction and artist Mike Allred February 2013, he was named on IGN's list of "The Best Tweeters in Comics", which described him as "the premier comics Twitter personality. 2013, Fraction and Chip Zdarsky co-created the Sex Criminals series for Image Comics He and Christian Ward created the ODY-C series in 2014, a science-fiction retelling of the Odyssey with the characters' genders changed to women. Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:02:14
August 11, 2019
Top 5 Comic Book Teams
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1:47:21
August 4, 2019
Book Club: Forever Evil
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1:35:45
July 28, 2019
Was it That Bad?: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
"Confident in his powers as Spider-Man, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) embraces his new role as a hero and spends time with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) in between protecting New York from criminals. However, his greatest battle yet is about to begin. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront an enemy far more powerful than he is. And when his old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns, Peter comes to realize that all his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp."   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:32:19
July 21, 2019
Creator Focus: Gail Simone
This week we talk about Gail Simone for Creator Focus Gail Simone Born:     July 29, 1974 Oregon Occupation: Writer, Critic Notable Works: Birds of Prey Secret Six Welcome to Tranquility Wonder Woman Red Sonja Batgirl Awards 2009, she was inducted into the Friends of Lulu's Female Comic Creator's Hall Of Fame. 2010 and 2012, Simone was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book through her work on Secret Six July 2014, Simone was awarded the first ever True Believers Comic Award for Roll of Honor/Comic Excellence at London Film and Comic Con n 1990’s Simone first came to fan attention through Women in Refrigerators, a website founded in 1999 In response to Green Lantern #54, where Kyle’r girlfriend (Alexandra DeWitt) was murdered and put into a refrigerator. The site was dedicated to identifying female superheroes who had been killed, raped, or otherwise suffered traumatic indignities as a plot device for a male character. Simone worked for Bongo Comics, scripting many of their comics based on The Simpsons. Her contributions include stories for Simpsons Comics, an annual Treehouse of Horror special, and regular scripts for Bart Simpson Comics. 2000’s Simone entered the comics mainstream with a run on Marvel Comics' Deadpool. When Deadpool was canceled and relaunched as Agent X, Simone continued as writer, but eventually left the series after a conflict with the series' editor After the dispute with Marvel, Simone moved on to DC Comics, where she was given the Birds of Prey title in 2003 all-female group consisting of Oracle, Black Canary, The Huntress and Lady Blackhawk. Simone took over Action Comics after writer Chuck Austen, with John Byrne penciling. 2005 Villains United limited series – part of the "Infinite Crisis" crossover – in which she revitalized the Catman character. wrote a two-issue story arc that focused on the new Hawk & Dove for the third Teen Titans series, with Rob Liefeld penciling. Simone maintained her usual enthusiastic stance, fandom was quick to lambast the promotional art Liefeld produced in tandem with the PR announcement. In 2005 Simone wrote a Villains United limited series spin-off, entitled Secret Six, which led to an ongoing series debuted in September 2008 and finished with the rest of DC's titles prior to the September 2011 New 52 relaunch. Killer Princesses #1–3 (with Lea Hernandez, Oni Press, December 2001 – April 2003) collected as: Killer Princesses (96 pages, February 2004 Action Comics #827–831 & 833–835 2006 Collected as: Superman: Strange Attractors Rose and Thorn #1–6 2004 Simone also wrote an Atom series, based on ideas by Grant Morrison Other work includes a Gen¹³ series 2006 and a creator-owned project about a retirement community of super-heroes, Welcome to Tranquility, for the company Wildstorm. Simone was also a contributor to Tori Amos's Comic Book Tattoo an Eisner Award and Harvey Award-winning anthology graphic novel made up of fifty-one stories, each based on or inspired by a song by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, published by Image Comics in 2008. April 12, 2007, DC announced that Simone would be the new regular writer of the third volume of Wonder Woman notable for being Wonder Woman's longest-running female writer 2010’s named as the writer for Birds of Prey under the "Brightest Day" banner. A second Welcome to Tranquility limited series was also published in 2010 June 2011, it was announced that Simone would be working on a revamped Firestorm series starring Ronnie Raymond and Jason Rusch 2011, Simone contributed to The Power Within, a Kickstarter-funded comic book that focuses on teen bullying That same year, as part of DC Comics' New 52 initiative, Simone wrote the new Batgirl title starring Barbara Gordon. Simone introduced a character named Alysia Yeoh, who was later revealed to be transgender, the first major transgender character written in a contemporary context in a mainstream comic book 2012, various press reported rumors that
1:20:09
July 14, 2019
Interview: Canto Creator's
We have David and Drew on the show to talk about Canto Canto’s adventure begins! Enslaved for generations, Canto’s people once had hearts. Now they have clocks. When slavers damage a little tin girl’s clock beyond repair, Canto must brave his strange and fantastic world to bring back her heart. Can he overcome the dangers that await to save the one he loves? CREATORS: David M. Booher (Author)  Twit: @davidbooher Drew Zucker (Artist, Cover Artist)  Twit: @ Drew_Zucker Vittorio Astone (Colorist)   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
56:28
July 14, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home Review
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
2:09:39
July 7, 2019
Book Club: Astonishing X-Men - Gifted
Issues 1-6 Gifted "The first story arc focused on the introduction of several key characters and their involvement on the team. Whedon introduced a "mutant cure" designed by Indian Benetech scientist Dr. Kavita Rao, who was secretly sponsored by warrior alien Ord. The prospect of "real" humanity arouses the interest of a heavily mutated Beast, who visits Rao only to discover that the drug is the product of illegal human experimentation on an unknown victim. The X-Men raid Benetech and reunite with Colossus. With Colossus's help, the team takes down Ord, but not before it's revealed that a mutant (most likely an X-Man) would destroy Ord's home planet, the Breakworld, within the next three years."   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:50:57
June 30, 2019
Triage with Phillip Sevy
This week comic creator Phillip Sevy returns to the fortress to tell us about his upcoming mini series from Dark Horse Comics "Triage". The first issue of Triage comes out on September 4th so be sure to let your LCS know that you want it! Follow Phillip Sevy @phillipsevy on Twitter @phillipsevycomicart on Facebook and Instagram Buy art from Phillip at phillipsevy.com    Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:06:33
June 24, 2019
DC vs. Marvel
To celebrate making it to 100 episodes we decided to bring on special guests for a DC vs. Marvel Episode.   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:55:10
June 23, 2019
Was it That Bad?: X-Men: The Last Stand
"The discovery of a cure for mutations leads to a turning point for Mutants (Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn, Kelsey Grammer). They may now choose to give up their powers and become fully human or retain their uniqueness and remain isolated. War looms between the followers of Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), who preaches tolerance, and those of Magneto (Ian McKellen), who advocates survival of the fittest"   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:50:54
June 16, 2019
Interview: Jason Inman
This week we got to talk to Jason Inman about his new book Super Soldiers "Jason Inman is known for his work on DC All Access (2013), Collider Heroes (2015) and The Screen Junkies Show (2011)." Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
33:28
June 9, 2019
Dark Phoenix Review
"This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic DARK PHOENIX. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet -- one of their own."   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com
1:43:37
June 9, 2019
Interview: Doug Wagner
This week we got to talk to Doug Wagner about a his new book The Ride.   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:32:20
June 2, 2019
Doomsday Clock Talk #10
This week we discuss Doomsday Clock #10   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
59:39
June 2, 2019
Comics Influenced by Other Media
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1:16:13
May 26, 2019
Creator Focus: Donny Cates
Donny Cates Born: Sept 14th 1984 Garland, Texas Occupation: Writer Notable Works: Cosmic Ghost Rider Babyteeth God Country Awards: 2018 Best Limited Comic Series Golden Issue Cosmic Ghost Rider 3 Diamond Gem awards Cates studied sequential art at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He then got an internship for Marvel Comics, working in the New York editorial office for their Ultimates line His first title, Hunter Quaid, was published in Dark Horse's anthology, Dark Horse Presents Link to the interview mentioned in the Podcast https://www.comiccrusaders.com/family-man-an-interview-with-donny-cates/ Career 2010’s Dark Horse Presents 2011 and 2014 Archer and Armstrong #25 2014 Unity 2013 He also wrote Buzzkill which was published by Dark Horse Comics in 2013. Ruben is an unconventional superhero who gets his powers through the consumption of alcohol and illicit drugs. On one fateful day, facing a world-ending threat, Reuben drank so much that he blacked out. He saved the world...but he has no idea how or why. Now, he's in recovery, trying to get sober and piece together not only the events of the night in question, but the broken parts of his life as an alcoholic and an addict. Ghost Fleet 2014 – 2015 7 issues Captain America: Sam Wilson 2015 Captain America: Steve Rogers 2016 Interceptor 2016 5 issues Poli has a mech suit and a mission. Weep has machine guns and a temper. Together they lead a band of freedom fighters on a planet populated exclusively by blood-sucking vampires. A planet called Earth. Donny Cates (Venom, God Country) and Dylan Burnett (Cosmic Ghost Rider, X-Force) bring you neon-drenched, blood-soaked, all-out vampire warfare. #DeathBeforeUndead Star Trek 2016 and 2017 Waypoint Deviations God Country 2017 In GOD COUNTRY, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmett isn't just a problem for his children—his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home—as well as the surrounding West Texas town—a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. An enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more than a sound mind and body, however. He's now the only man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn down to the Lone Star State...  Atomahawk 2017 Babyteeth 2017 Redneck 2017 The Bowmans are VAMPIRES who have quietly run the local barbecue joint in their small town for years, living off cow's blood. Their peaceful coexistence ends as generations of hate, fear and bad blood bubble to the surface--making it impossible to separate man from monster! Thanos Legacy 2018 Death of Inhumans 2018 Venom 2018 Web of Venom: Ve’Nam 2018 Doctor Strange 2018 Damnation Guardians of the Galaxy 2019 Web of Venom: Carnage Born Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast
1:44:19
May 19, 2019
Book Club: Secret Weapons
"The government has dispatched Amanda McKee – the technopath codenamed Livewire – to investigate the ruins of a secret facility formerly run by Toyo Harada, the most powerful telepath on Earth and her former mentor. In his quest for world betterment at any cost, Harada sought out and activated many potential psiots like himself. Those who survived, but whose powers he deemed to have no value to his cause, were hidden away at this installation. But Livewire, having studied Harada’s greatest strengths and learned his deepest weaknesses, senses opportunity where he once saw failure. A young girl who can talk to birds… A boy who can make inanimate objects gently glow… To others, these are expensive disappointments. But, to Livewire, they are secret weapons…in need of a leader. Now, as a mechanized killer called Rex-O seeks to draw them out, Livewire and her new team of cadets will be forced to put their powers into action…in ways they never could have imagined…"   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito   And remember to drink responsibly
1:24:41
May 12, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
"Spawned from a lab experiment gone awry, teenage terrapins Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael live in the sewers beneath New York. Although their rodent sensei, Splinter, advises against showing themselves above ground, the justice-loving, pizza-eating brothers can't stand idly by while evil Shredder and his minions terrorize the city. With help from intrepid reporter April O'Neil (Megan Fox) and her cameraman (Will Arnett), the Turtles set out to save New York"   Merch https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:29:33
May 5, 2019
Live at Wasatch Comic Con
Friendly warning this episode is loud at the beginning till about 2 mins 45 seconds. So please turn down your device for those first few minutes. This live episode has special guests Kenny and Alex. Thanks for listening!    Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com
34:32
April 28, 2019
Avengers: Endgame Review
SPOILER ALERT! "Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers -- Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner -- must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos -- the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe." Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
2:13:48
April 28, 2019
Creator Focus:David Finch
"David Finch is a Canadian-born comics artist known for his work on Top Cow Productions' Cyberforce, as well as numerous subsequent titles for Marvel Comics and DC Comics, such as The New Avengers, Moon Knight, Ultimatum, and Brightest Day."   Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:35:55
April 14, 2019
Shazam! Movie Review
This week we talk about Shazam! the movie  "We all have a superhero inside of us -- it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson's case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in the new version of himself by doing what any other teen would do -- have fun while testing out his newfound powers. But he'll need to master them quickly before the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana can get his hands on Shazam's magical abilities." Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
2:04:50
April 7, 2019
Book Club: Shazam!
Young orphan Billy Batson has bounced from foster home to foster home, but he's far from the ideal child. Brash and rude, Billy is a troubled teen that just can't seem to find a calling. But after a fateful night on a subway car, that all will change.  Brought to the feet of the magical wizard Shazam at the Rock of Eternity, Billy is imbued with powers beyond any mortal man. By shouting the wizard's name--Shazam!--the young teen is mystically transformed into the powerhouse known as Shazam! Now given abilities that make him Earth's Mightiest Mortal at the utterance of a simple phrase, will Billy make the right choices and do what it takes to become a hero? Or will he succumb to the poor choices of youth--and the villainous Black Adam! Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:36:12
March 31, 2019
80 Years of Batman
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in 1939 This Episode we talk all about Batman and the importance of the character. Merch: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:50:02
March 24, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Batman Forever
This week we watched Batman Forever to decide if it really was that bad. "Batman (Val Kilmer) faces off against two foes: the schizophrenic, horribly scarred former District Attorney Harvey Dent, aka Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones), and the Riddler (Jim Carrey), a disgruntled ex-Wayne Enterprises inventor seeking revenge against his former employer by unleashing his brain-sucking weapon on Gotham City's residents. As the caped crusader also deals with tortured memories of his parents' murder, he has a new romance, with psychologist Chase Meridian (Nicole Kidman)" Merch:  https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:40:36
March 17, 2019
Interview with W. Maxwell Prince
This week we got the chance to interview W. Maxwell Prince writer of one of our favorite comics coming out currently Ice Cream Man.  W. Maxwell Prince writes in Brooklyn and lives with his wife, daughter. He is the author of ONE WEEK IN THE LIBRARY, The Electric Sublime, and Judas: The Last Days.  Merch:  https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
51:49
March 17, 2019
Captain Marvel Review
Spoiler Alert! Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls. This Week we are joined by Kileys wife Erin to talk about Captain Marvel! Merch:  https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:55:47
March 10, 2019
Doomsday Clock Talk #9
This week we talk about Doomsday Clock number 9     Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @FOC_Podcast Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
58:58
March 10, 2019
Aurora and The Eagle Kickstarter Interview with Ashley Victoria Robinson
This Week we interviewed Ashley Victoria Robinson for her new kickstarter comic Aurora and The Eagle! A little bit about Ashley Victoria Robinson She grew up as an army brat in Canada where her first acting roles were Shakespearean. She studied drama and English at the University of Ottawa before moving to Los Angeles to study and work as an actress in the entertainment capitol of the world. In her downtime Ashley spends a lot of time with books, superheroes and lines to learn.   Want some merch?: https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
36:33
March 3, 2019
Creator Focus: Gerard Way
This week we talk about Gerard Way and what he has done in the comic book industry.   Born April 9, 1977 Belleville, New Jersey, U.S Singer songwriter musician comic book writer Awards Apocalypse Suite 2008 Eisner Award for Best Limited Series Notable Works Doom Patrol Umbrella Academy   He first began singing in the fourth grade, when he was Peter Pan in a school musical. His maternal grandmother, was a great creative influence who taught him to sing, paint, and perform from a young age At the age of 15, Way was held at gunpoint. He Said “ I got held up with a .357 Magnum, had a gun pointed to my head and put on the floor, execution-style.” Going on to say, "no matter how ugly the world gets or how stupid it shows me it is, I always have faith." Way attended Belleville High School until he graduated in 1995 Deciding to pursue a career in the comic-book industry, he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1999    Want some merch? https://www.zazzle.com/focpodcast   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
50:39
March 3, 2019
Comic Book Club: Captain Marvel
Comic Book Club:  Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster, More "Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth's Mightiest Hero with an attitude to match, is back and launching headfirst into an all-new ongoing adventure! As Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Carol Danvers, comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life - and the entire Marvel Universe - in the months to come. But as Carol takes on a mission to return an alien girl to her homeworld, she lands in the middle of an uprising against the Galactic Alliance! Investigating the forced resettlement of Rocket Girl's people, Carol discovers that she has a history with the man behind the plot. But when the bad guy tries to blackmail Carol and turn the Avengers against her, it's payback time! Guest-starring the Guardians of the Galaxy" Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:16:48
February 24, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Howard the Duck
Howard the Duck is suddenly beamed from Duckworld, a planet of intelligent ducks with arms and legs, to Earth, where he lands in Cleveland. There he saves rocker Beverly  from thugs and forms a friendship with her. She introduces him to Phil, who works at a lab with scientist Dr. Jenning . When the doctor attempts to return Howard to his world, Jenning instead transfers an evil spirit into his own body.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:16:14
February 17, 2019
Lets Talk Retcons
This week Kiley, Mary and Tyler talk about Retcons! Retcon: A piece of new information that imposes a diffrent interpritation on previously described events, typically used to facilitate a dramatic plot shift or account for an inconsistency.    Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:23:22
February 10, 2019
Abigail Book 1 Kickstarter Interview
This Week we interviewed part of the team working on a kickstarter book named Abigail. We are Joined by Clifton (Creator, Writer) Brian (Colorist) and Philip (Cover Artist) Here is a who, what, when and where.  Who:           This is a narrative that is going to follow eight chosen on their path to ascension and well past it, it is being told by Abigail. The characters are as follows: Abigail, Chris, Lilith, Astoria, Kyree, Craig, Jason and Rachel. If you would like to get to know these characters a little better there are bios at facebook.com/sacredchaoscomics.  What:           What happens in this narrative is a dark story (Sci-fi/Horror) of a virus that has been unleashed on our planet and the only way to survive is to bow before our new god who is the president. They have gotten their hands on immortal life and grant it only to the chosen that will follow every order given to them. It will also take you into the chosen’s present. It will tell you how they become ascended and become immortal to serve the almighty ones. The virus has had its time to change the earth as well and that is where missions for the ascended will take place.  When:           This is will tell you of what occurred in the past but mainly be told in the year 2106  Where:           This story takes place on Earth and in “Heaven”       I was going to give a how but I seemed to already describe that in the "what" section haha. Hope you enjoy this description.   Kickstarter Link https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cliftonlewis/abigail-book-1?fbclid=IwAR2ne7MFHHR21d7x0XBrFTWxzn4SwAbTTFHriidwU5uirztXkiJgemQomWM   Clifton: " This is a Universe that has been living inside my mind for ten years, kicking and screaming to be set free. I always had the fear of failure crippling me to the point of not sharing this story. I have finally gotten over this fear though.          I have finished writing the first book and currently have an amazing artist Thomas Machiyo working on the panels. Once that is complete it will be sent off to Bryan SilverBax for colors, lettering and fine tuning. I can not wait to achieve this goal and see how much everyone loves my creation." Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
25:55
February 7, 2019
Creator Focus: Kyle Higgins
This week we talk all about Kyle Higgins for our creator focus episode!  Born: June 12, 1985 Lockport, Illinois Notable Works:• Batman: Gates of Gotham• Nightwing (new 52) Awards:The Shadow Hours (movie 2017)• GenreBlast Film Festival Award• Skadi Best Fantasy Award• Juggernaut Film Festival Award Wrote and directed a college thesis film titled The League. This was about the superhero labor union of 1960's Chicago. The Shadow Hours, premiered in August 2016. Starring Tom Riley and Britt Lower, the award-winning neo-noir follows twin private investigators born with a mysterious medical condition where only one of them can be awake at a time. Worked on: Marvel: Captain America Theater of War: Prisoners of Duty (one-shot) collected in America First Captain America #616, "Crossfire" collected in Prisoner of War Supreme Power vol. 2 collected in Gods and Soldiers Avengers Origins: Vision (one-shot, collected in Avengers: Mythos Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #3 collected in Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy DC: Detective Comics Annual #12, "The Night Runner" Batman Annual #28, "Nightrunner" Batman: Gates of Gotham (miniseries) Deathstroke Nightwing Traps and Trapezes Night of the Owls Death of the Family Second City Setting Son Masters of the Universe vol. 2 Batman Beyond 2.0 Secret Origins vol.3 #1, "The Long Year" Batman Eternal Image O.W.L. The Dead Hand BOOM Mighty Morphin Power Rangers   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
34:33
February 6, 2019
Comic Book Club: Sex Criminals Vol: 1
Joined by special guest Kiley! Suzie's just a regular gal with an irregular gift: when she has sex, she stops time. One day she meets Jon and it turns out he has the same ability. And sooner or later they get around to using their gifts to do what we'd ALL do: rob a couple banks.    Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:19:52
January 27, 2019
Dragon Ball Super: Broly Review
This Week we talk about Dragon Ball Super: Broly Joined by special Guest Kenny!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:52:13
January 20, 2019
Was it That Bad?: Dragonball: Evolution
This Week we are joined by Special Guest Kenny! We talk about Dragonball: Evolution  The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:18:46
January 13, 2019
Creator Focus: Jeff Lemire
This week we talk about Jeff Lemire!  Writer, Artist and Cartoonist   Link to the Secret Path Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGd764YU9yc Jeff Lemire: Cartoonist, Writer, Penciller Born: March 21, 1976 (age 42) Essex County, Ontario, Canada Notable Works Essex County Trilogy The Nobody Sweet Tooth Animal Man Green Arrow Black Hammer Gideon Falls Awards Xeric Award, 2005 Lost Dogs YALSA Alex Award, 2008Essex County Volume 1: Tales from the Farm Joe Shuster Award, 2008 Outstanding Cartoonist Doug Wright Award, 2008 Best Emerging Talent Joe Shuster Award, 2009 & 2013 Outstanding Canadian Cartoonist (recognizing his work on Sweet Tooth and The Underwater Welder) Eisner Award, 2017 Black Hammer He has also been nominated for 6-8 Eisner Awards, 5-7 Harvey Awards and 6-8 Shuster Awards. After self-publishing the Xeric Award-winning comic book Lost Dogs in 2005 via his Ashtray Press imprint, Lemire found a home at Top Shelf Productions. This 104-page mythic yarn follows a family man who's larger than life... but even he may not be powerful enough to prevent the loss of everything he's ever known. Lemire wrote and illustrated Essex County Trilogy for Top Shelf Lemire wrote and illustrated the full-colour Vertigo series Sweet Tooth Gus, a young boy with deer features, lives a quiet life deep in the woods with his father. He learns many things, from medical care to religious prophecy. Though he loves his religious father, he yearns to escape as he learns that there is not fire past the trees, but simply more land.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito   If you read the description of this podcast episode Tweet @FOC_Podcast on twitter and tell us... What is your favorite Animal?
45:18
January 6, 2019
Best of 2018
Joined by special guests Kenny and McCord we talk about our picks of 2018!   Be sure to check out McCords Movie Rockwell: God and Guns http://www.rockwellgodandguns.com   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
2:07:04
December 30, 2018
Comic Book Club: Batman Noel
Join us for Book Club! Batman: Noël is an original graphic novel written and illustrated by Lee Bermejo, who previously did the artwork for Joker. It is based on Charles Dickens' classic novel A Christmas Carol and features characters from both Dickens and the Batman mythos   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com
35:35
December 24, 2018
Aquaman Review
This week we saw Aquaman! Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people -- and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Email: focpodcast@gmail.com Music: Aural Bandito
1:20:34
December 23, 2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
This Week we watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
1:16:46
December 16, 2018
Inteview with James Maddox and David Stoll
This week we had the chance to interview James Maddox and David Stoll. Creators of Metaphorical HER Metaphorical HER if you haven't heard of it is about a humiliated and exiled poet whose name is Laney. Laney, builds an underground following within the ravenous rock scene through her enlightening poetry. Now, Laney and her friends fight against the white collar criminals who threaten their careers, all within a spectacle of visual metaphors.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
39:39
December 9, 2018
Doomsday Clock Talk #8
Lets Talk about Doomsday Clock #8 with Special Guest Kiley!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
58:11
December 9, 2018
Was it That Bad?: Superman IV
This Week we talk about Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Joined by Special Guest Kiley!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
1:06:32
December 2, 2018
Creator Focus: Dan Jurgens
This Week we talk about Dan Jurgens for Creator Focus. We apologize for the sick voices, we tried.  Dan Jurgens: Penciller, inker, writer Born: June 27, 1959 (age 59) Ortonville, Minnesota, U.S Notable Works Action Comics Batman Beyond Booster Gold Captain America Superman Tangent Comics Thor Warlord • After graduating from Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1981, Jurgens' first professional comic work was for DC Comics on The Warlord #63 (Nov. 1982) In 1984, Jurgens was the artist for the Sun Devils Sun Devils is the title of a science fiction "space opera" comic book series. The series followed a group of cosmic adventurers led by Rik Sunn, Additional cast members included Anomie Zitar, an apparent feline-human hybrid (fittingly, the team's resident "sex kitten"); a smuggler-pilot named Scyla, a tall, powerful woman whose personality borrowed heavily from Han Solo Three clones, genetically-raised as starship repairmen, who had no name and were referred to only as "One", "Two" and "Three". In 1985, Jurgens created the character Booster Gold, who became a member of the Justice League Jurgens began working full-time on the Superman character when he took over the writing/pencilling of the monthly The Adventures of Superman. During his run on Superman, Jurgens created two major villains, Doomsday and the Cyborg Superman. In January 1996, Jurgens was writer and penciller of the new Spider-Man series, The Sensational Spider-Man, at Marvel Comics. • In November 2002, he wrote and penciled the four-issue weekly miniseries Superman: Day of Doom (Jan. 2003), which marked the 10 year anniversary of "The Death of Superman" story line from 1992   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
37:45
November 25, 2018
Interview: Andy Sebastian
Pick of a Copy of Danger to Self  Danger to Self is a short comic telling the story of one person’s experience in a psychiatric ward following a suicide attempt. Link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/590809743/danger-to-self-comic?ref=shop_home_active_1&fbclid=IwAR38HZy-Ghlvao4UJnH4S8W0RjoXiGSj53Syre4wXxVul6myYu8xpgZDHnQ Follow Andy on all Social Media @andywryly   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
1:18:31
November 18, 2018
Lets Talk About Stan Lee
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40:41
November 18, 2018
Comic Book Club: Old Man Logan
This week is our Comic Book Club!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
59:08
November 11, 2018
Interview with Phillip Sevy
Phillip Sevy is a comic artist who graduated from SCAD with his MFA in Sequential Art in 2012. Phillip drew a 12-issue run on Tomb Raider from Dark Horse Comics, written by Eisner-Award winning writer Mariko Tamaki. His creator-owned miniseries “The House” (with Drew Zucker) and his creator-owned oneshot “Paradox” both had successful Kickstarter campaigns in 2017. Link: https://www.phillipsevy.com/   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
1:19:16
November 5, 2018
Interview with Dan Wickline & Phillip Sevy
This Week we interview the creators of a new comic coming out called The Freeze Joined By Dan Wickline and Phillip Sevy The entire human population is frozen by a mysterious global event… all except Ray, and only he has the power to unfreeze them. Now with the fate of the world in his hands, he must figure out what is going on, how to set things right again, and answer the question: does everyone deserve to be saved?   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
42:03
November 4, 2018
Was It That Bad? : Mighty Morphin Power Rangers The Movie
This Week We answer the question What it That Bad? for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie Tyler may have a bias to this movie.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
1:05:18
October 28, 2018
Creator Focus: Jack Kirby
This week we talk about Jack Kirby. The man who created pretty much all your favorite Characters like Captain America, Thor, Mister Miracle and so on.    Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
1:12:14
October 21, 2018
Book Club: Locke & Key
This week we start our Drunk Book Club and discuss Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude Music: Aural Bandito
1:18:16
October 14, 2018
Venom Review
Spoiler Alert!! Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
1:30:50
October 7, 2018
Was It That Bad?: Spider-Man 3
Was Spider-Man 3 That Bad? Joined by Special Guest Kiley!   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
2:08:42
September 30, 2018
Doomsday Clock Talk #7
This Epidode is all about Doomsday Clock #7 Joined by Special Guest Kiley    Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
53:29
September 30, 2018
Creator Focus: Joshua Williamson
This week we for Creator Focus is all about Joshua Williamson What have you read by Joshua Williamson that you would recomend?   Tyler’s chosen book: The Flash Lightning strikes Twice Mary’s chosen book: NailBiter   Tyler’s pick of the week: Mister Miracle Mary’s pick of the week: Ice Cream Man   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media   Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
1:04:56
September 23, 2018
Episode 51: Comicsgate
This week we talk about Comicsgate and ask the question “Are Comics too Political?” We are joined this week by Kiley and Charles. Porn is apparently a hot word to search for and will get you lots of downloads. Mary learns about some stereotypes she didn’t know before.   Be Sure to Follow us on Social Media Twitter: @FOC_Podcast Facebook: FOCPodcast Instagram: @fortress_of_comictude
1:21:14
September 16, 2018