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.
Welcome back Fireside faithful! The gang is all here and it’s Wednesday so go get your pull list while we serenade you with come comic-related current events. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko, the three M’s mad about mylar… the stuff you bag your comics in… no?… I’ll come up with something better at some point. The guys talk about the Hawkeye trailer, Death of Doctor Strange, the Avengers getting vaccinated, Shan-Chi’s second week’s numbers, Sony’s Spider-Man and Wolverine, and so much more. Don’t let your pull list just sit there… comic shop owners hate that and lose money… help’em out, pick’em up, and press play. Welcome to Fireside.
There’s another disaster brewing in Fortnite and thanks to Epic Games, this one is really hitting home. If you remember a few months back we talked to writer Garrett Gunn about his upcoming projects which included the fabulous Warcorns: Combat Unicorns, published by Source Point Press. Well Firesiders, it looks as if Epic Games is allegedly back to it’s old ways with borrowing other people’s intellectual property and profiting of it.
Welcome to ISSUE 600…. and 1... Ok look, we are making up for the fact we forgot to celebrate on Wednesday… ok? CAN YOU BELIEVE ITS BEEN 600 ISSUES!?! Crazy. We decided to post the Shang-Chi review Wednesday so today’s topic will be some Comic Related Current Events. After naming the MVP of the last 100 issues here at Fireside, Mendte, Mashko, and Baby Huey play a little catch-up. From the deaths in Dark Ages 1, Spider-Man now being worth more than Superman, What If Zombies, Moon Knight, Blade, Aquaman, and more. This issue is stacked. Press play, welcome to Fireside, and let us know what your favorite Fireside moments from the last couple of years!
***Spoiler Alert*** Welcome to issue 600!!! Is reaching 600 issues of Fireside Chats worth celebrating? YES! Did the guys forget and just act like this is any other show? YES! Fret not Firesiders, we will celebrate with some Comic related current events. They had to take a back seat to the MCU’s newest hero, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings! That’s right Fireside faithful, join Mendte, Mashko, and Baby Huey as they break down Marvel’s newest big-screen outing. What did we think overall? How was does Shang-Chi fit into the greater MCU? What's up with the end credit scenes, and more. This is a spoiler-filled review so proceed with caution. Welcome to Fireside.
Ask yourself…. WHAT IF….? Or better yet… WHEN WILL… we finally talk about WHAT IF? Well, today is the Day Firesiders! It’s time to dive into the multiverse and explore the four worlds we have seen thus far. Join Mendte, Mashko, and longtime cohort, Felix Hergood of the Emergent Gamer Podcast, as they break down the first four episodes of the MCU’s first animated show. What were the stand-out moments? What fell short? and most importantly, are we excited for more? I guess only the Watcher truly knows but I’m sure you will get a good idea of where we stand… so hit play. Welcome to Fireside!
Welcome back Firesiders! Happy Wednesday to most, and a happier New Comic Book day to my bagged and boarded brethren! With those new comics comes new New News! Mendte Maurer and Mashko are here to being you… say it with me now… Comic-Related Current Events! From Spider-Man taking on the Sinister Thirty Six, Mar-Vel’s possible return, People getting way too hyped for the color purple, Val in Black Panther 2, and the Scarlet Witch VS Fox’s X-Men. A lot happened… let's get into it. Welcome to Fireside… and welcome to the Year of Maurer.
Be careful what you wish for Firesiders! It’s finally here! The Spider-Man No Way Home trailer is out and the Comicsphere is flooded with theories and speculation. Join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they break down our first look at a live-action SpiderVerse unfolding. The guys tell you their thoughts…who’s hyped, who’s not, who do you think? Plus the comics we think influenced the movie, how Mephisto may be involved, and… if we are right… what this means for the future of Marvel! Hit play. Let’s do this. Welcome to Fireside.
Galactic Birth Control - Fireside Chats Issue 596
“I died once... It was boring so I got up.” That was the line dear Firesiders. The quote that brought Mendte to the temple of Moon Knight where Maurer was giving his sermon, preaching to all that would listen… Moon Knight is one of Marvel Comics’ greatest characters. After those potentially leaked photos from the upcoming Disney Plus series hit the internet, we were a little concerned. That’s not what we see when we think Moon Knight, but Father Maurer had a thought… what if some of those leaks are not Marc Spector? What if they were the Midnight Man! That’s right Firesiders, join Mendte, Maurer, and Mashko as they share their thought on where the Moon Knight Series is heading. Who is Midnight Man? The same as Midnight from Marvel? What’s up with that costume? And so much more. Kneel before Knomshu and Welcome to Fireside.
Welcome back Firesiders! If you are new around here, let me welcome you to the Wednesday show where we break down those Comic Related Current Events (Say it with me now!) from the last week. Join Mendte, Mashko, and Maurer…. YES… Maurer is back for a few episodes at least... as they talk about the Venom2 Casting news, Danny Devito is back as the Penguin...kinda, Suicide Squad’s Task Force Z, Jonathan Hickman leaving X-Men, and so much more! Head to the comic shop, hit play, grab your pull list, and catch up on the news that matters on Wednesdays. Welcome to Fireside!
That’s right Firesiders, it’s now time to combine our love of TV, Superheroes and Professional Wrestling into one show as we discuss the new weekly drama, Heels.
**Spoiler Warning** Welcome to Task Force X Firesiders! It’s safe to say if you were going to see The Suicide Squad, you would have by now, so let’s talk about it! Join Mendte, Mashko, and Babu Huey as they review DC’s The Suicide Squad! What did the guys think of the movie? What were their favorite easter eggs? Peacemaker or Bloodsport? Why it didn’t do as well in theaters, and much more. So grab your Javelin, put on your beacon of hope, and someone find King Shark some Num Nums. Welcome to Fireside. **Spoiler Warning**
Welcome back Firesiders! Wednesday and comic-related current events should be synonymous at this point, but if you are new… Welcome to the Wednesday show! Our weekly news updates from around the ComicSphere! Join Mendte, Mashko, and Baby Huey was they talk about Doctor Strange’s villainous replacements, Marvel’s news Symbiot, Blade’s new look, Tim Drake’s upcoming date night, plus Suicide Squad, Walking Dead, Star Wars, and more! Let’s get into it. Head to the comic book store and hit play on the way. Welcome to Fireside!
Today’s the day Firesiders! Or Yesterday was the day if you have HBOMax and didn’t feel like going to the theaters… either way The Suicide Squad is out and we couldn’t be more excited. Before you watch James Gunn's DC Bloodbath with Task Force X, Join Mendte Mashko and Baby Huey as they break down some of the key players! At least who we think the main players are… for all we know they die in the opening credits. We go over a brief breakdown of the origins of Peacemaker, Bloodsport, King Shark, Polka-dot Man, Javelin, and Starro! So before you, the movie starts, or on the way to the theater, join us for a quick who’s who! Welcome to Fireside. Here’s hoping your favorite survives.
All good things must come to an end Firesides, and sometimes it’s with a lawsuit. Welcome back Fireside Faithful! Wednesday brings with it new comics and with it a wake of comic-related current events. Join Mendte, Mashko, and Baby Huey as they talk about Scarlett Johansson's lawsuit with Disney, the new Venom trailer, what if WHAT IF was Guardians 3? and so much more. So buckle in as we get more obnoxious than a stain the talks over you. That will make sense when you hit play. Welcome to Fireside!