We\'ve been at this for over 5 years, and we still love Green Lantern as much as when we started. We\'ve got interviews, we spotlight characters, we talk merchandise, but our favorite thing to do is discuss the comics and have fun doing it. Listen in and see what we\'re all about!
Now Playing has a bonus episode for you: BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT, Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart take a break from their Marvel Comics based movie reviews to look at a DC Comics property--Green Lantern! Starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, and Mark Strong, this is DC's attempt to emulate Marvel's Iron Man success with the B-level Emerald Knight. Does it reach Iron Man heights? Is Angela Bassett the new Samuel L Jackson? Listen to find out!
Frankie Mateo hosts the Green Lantern Corps Podcast. Featuring a semi-rotating panel of hosts, The CorpsCast discusses all things Green Lantern, Past, Present, and Future! Definitely Check it out! Find old episodes at www.thegreenlanterncorps.com/web/interviews.html
Green Lantern's Light is a monthly podcast exploring the late-Bronze and Modern Age adventures of the Green Lantern! Each episode, we look at the stories of Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner and the entire Green Lantern Corps, beginning with GREEN LANTERN #172 from 1983.
Life moves pretty fast around here, and if you don't stop and listen to us once in awhile, you may miss something. Like a current issue review episode! Mark and Chad turn around and put out YET ANOTHER one! This time covering the 3 Lantern titles from January! All of this and LISTENER FEEDBACK! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Mark and Chad kick things off this episode with their first current issue review segment of 2016! This time we talk Hal's family reunion, Sinestro's desperate plans, the finale of the Star Trek/GL crossover, and the end of the Lobo series! Then we wrap up with a healthy dose of affirmation in the form of LISTENER FEEDBACK Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
DC recently, kinda, announced a new relaunch event for the summer called 'Rebirth'. So Mark and Chad went into breaking news mode and pulled up a couple of mics to discuss what this news means for the DC Universe and Green Lantern in particular! Listen in! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
It's time for the annual movie preview episode, so Chad and Mark discuss the 2016 films they are looking forward to the most! And what would this episode be without the ones they could care less about? What releases make the dreaded 'Three Pounds of Monkey Crap' list? You might be surprised. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Quentin Tarantino returned to the wild west for his 8th film -- The Hateful Eight. Yet this new movie's focus on a group of untrusting, violent men trapped in a cabin makes it also a return to the director's style from Reservoir Dogs. Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russel as two bounty hunters stranded in Wyoming, is Hateful Eight as good as both those earlier films...or it it worthy of your hate? If you make a donation of $25 or more to Now Playing before Jan 31, 2016, you can join Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart to find out!
In memory of friend of the show and fellow Green Lantern podcaster Shawn Engel, Mark and Chad cover the 'Hero Quest' storyline from the Kyle Rayner run. Listen in as the guys discuss one of Shawns FAVORITE GL's as he seeks advice on just how to be a hero from; the caped crusader, the worlds mightiest mortal, and the amazing amazon! THIS ONES FOR YOU SHAWN! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Mark and Chad are joined by friend and fellow podcaster Ryan Daly to talk about the latest silver screen entry into the Star Wars saga, 'The Force Awakens'! The guys have all seen it three or more times and they're primed to spend TWO HOURS discussing and speculating! So settle in and start the replay in your minds eye because spoilers abound in the FIRST episode of 2016! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Mark and Chad return to their microphones to bring you their thoughts on the November Lantern related titles! How many people does it take to put Black Hand back together again? What the hell is a Light God? Of all people, WHY Wonder Woman? These are the questions we...well, answer is the wrong word. Anyway, all of this and LISTENER FEEDBACK!! (some of it from GIRLS!) So LISTEN IN! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Hal's journey continues as he learns the true nature of the Spectre's essence while confronting Mistos and the Risen. And he makes some time to save Superman and Batman's bacon too! All that, plus Jim shares his thoughts on the GL Universe and Mark explores the content of the very first Star Wars "Smuggler's Bounty" collector's crate! It's more podcasting magic people! Please visit our site at http://www.lanterncast.com
It's an all star lineup as fellow podcasters (and fellow Lantern fans) Myron Rumsey and Corwin Crowl join Mark and Chad to talk about the current state of the Green Lantern Universe! Where are we now? Where are we headed? Where do we want to end up? These are the questions driving the discussion and these four panelists are among the best equipped on the internet to lead the conversation! Enjoy! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Our coverage of Green Lantern Corps Quarterly CONTINUES! Listen in to the FOURTH of EIGHT episodes spread out over 2 years as we bring forth such notable stories as: Sorcerer Green Lanterns and their fondness for scantily clad assistants, Grundy VS Alan VS Jade VS Logic, G'Norts thrilling adventure at a class reunion, and a housewife gets a ring! All of this and listener feedback! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
The Hunger Games novels topped the New York Times best seller lists and went on to become Amazon's all-time top selling book series (outselling even Harry Potter). Jennifer Lawrence was an acclaimed Oscar-nominated actress gaining mainstream attention after her role in X-Men: First Class. When those two came together, with Lawrence playing lead character Katniss in the Hunger Games movie series, the result was a worldwide phenomenon. The first three films alone grossed over $2 billion worldwide. Now the fourth and final Hunger Games film is set to be released, and leading up to Mockingjay Part 2 Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob are watching and reviewing all the Hunger Games movies. Did the original movie The Hunger Games do the book justice? And how is it not just a young adult series? Donate to Now Playing to help keep the podcast going into next year, and you can listen and find out!
It's time for yet another current issue review episode! As we go through the October Lantern titles: Sinestro is a cocky jerk, Hal has a penultimate-but-not-really showdown with Black Hand, Lanterns stuck in another universe...well, remain stuck there, the Enterprise is besieged by Lanterns, and Lobo kills people but it doesn't stick! All of this and LISTENER FEEDBACK, including a peek behind the scenes of the making of the LanternCast! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
The episode you have LITERALLY been WAITING for is finally here. Mark and Chad pull up their respective microphones and deal with a horror more intense than any faced on this all hallows eve...by reviewing Threshold. Jim, Dan, and Chad reviewed the first four issues TWO YEARS ago, and now Mark and Chad return to finish it up. The suffering is REAL! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Finally, after years of waiting, Mark and Chad delve into the epic storyline from the Kyle Rayner series known as 'The Power of Ion'! Join the guys as Judd Winick grants Kyle Rayner the powers of a God and shows us exactly why Kyle is a true hero. Featuring appearances by John Stewart, the Spectre, Parallax, Alan Scott, Jade, Terry Berg, Merayn, the Justice League, and a WHOLE LOT of gorgeous Green Lantern history recaps! It's one you WON'T WANT TO MISS! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
We reach the episode numbering double digits as Chad covers issue #81 of the HISTORIC Green Lantern and Green Arrow series from the 1970's! What do overpopulation, a book called 'The Population Bomb', and a Doctor named Paul Ehrlich have to do with anything? Listen in and find out! Music - 'Everything Has Its Point' by Rival Schools. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
It's September books! So join Mark and Chad as they talk Hal Jordan filler stories, the emotional spectrum in the Star Trek universe, why it's cool certain alien Lanterns speak english, Lobo VS Sinestro, Lobo VS the Indigo Trible, Lobo VS Red Lanterns, Lobo VS Mark, and more! All of this and Chad returns to ranting! This time? Annuals! Plus FEEDBACK! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Our coverage of Green Lantern Corps Quarterly CONTINUES! Listen in to the THIRD of EIGHT episodes spread out over 2 years as we bring forth such notable stories as: Underwater grenade-shaped beings and their (surprise!) potential for instability, the completely unneccesary return of Prince Peril, G'Nort somehow encounters humans even dumber than he is, and the answer to the question nobody asked! All of this and we talk about the cancelation of 'Lost Army'! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
On September 11th-13th, 2015 Chad and his future brother-in-law went down to Alamo City Comic Con in San Antonio, TX. This special episode features his recap of the convention as well as interviews with Philip Tan and Pat Broderick! Also included is the audio from the Brett Booth and Andrew Dalhouse panel! Be sure not to miss this one! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
What happens when Relic enters the picture? Well, Black Hand can't get anything up and Krona finds a pal! Meanwhile, Sinestro abducts an alien that abducts people for a living while Hal and Kirk shake hands and shatter Universes. All of this and, finally, LISTENER FEEDBACK! You guys are just the coolest. So listen in! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Star Wars. It twice became the biggest movie of all time. It has launched a billion dollar empire of movies, toys, and merchandise. It has even started a religion. But now, under the ownership of Disney, the Star Wars universe is set to expand infinitely with a new movie each year -- starting with Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Now Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart go back to where it all started -- the 1977 original George Lucas film Star Wars (a.k.a. Episode IV: A New Hope). Listen to this review, then come to NowPlayingPodcast.com to hear our entire series!
Jim and Mark discuss the debacle that was Force Friday and share their own disappointing misadventures during the overhyped, underwhelming Star Wars event! All that plus general thoughts and discussions on the upcoming blockbuster. Warning: spoilers, theories and rumors abound! Share your thoughts with us on our voicemail at 708-LANTERN! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Chad continues his retrospective look into the historic GL/GA series of the 1970's by tackling issue #80! This time around the social commentary is environmental in nature (ha, PUNS!) so hold onto your butts, we're going full tree hugger! Also, Chad takes some time to highlight the VERY FIRST letters column featuring a glimpse into "real time" fan perspective of this amazing title! Music - 'Everything Has Its Point' by Rival Schools. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Is Hell really what we make it? Is it simply a state of mind? Is the Devil simply doing God's dirty work? And what do these questions (and Leo Tolstoy) have to do with a comic book? Journey into the world of the Spectre #1 with Mark and Jim and all will, hopefully, be made clear! And could a trip to Hell be complete without a discussion of the Fantastic Four, a film flop of biblical proportions? Please visit our site at http://www.lanterncast.com
Holy crapola! The first episode of August is a current issue review conversation featuring the GL books out in the month of July! HOW PUNCTUAL IS THAT?! But for realsies, listen in as we continue following along with Hal's tortured renegade status, John and CO babysitting Krona, Sinestro being and -cough- well...you know, and Green Lantern in the Star Trek Universe! WOOHOO! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
For their final OFFICIAL entry into the 75th Anniversary of Green Lantern celebration, the guys are graced by the presence of Jacque Nodell, the granddaughter of Alan Scott creator Martin Nodell! There was really no better way to tack an exclamation point on the celebration! And if that wasn't enough, after the break, the guys review the first EVER 'Green Lantern #1' from 1941 featuring the talents of Martin Nodell himself! An interview AND a landmark Golden Age review? TOP THAT! Haha! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
It's about darn time! The guys pull up the mic once more in a penultimate episode entry into the "OFFICIAL" GL75th anniversary event! The topic? Why it's none other than the 3 issue series featuring Alan Scott himself "Heart of Darkness"! Jade, Kyle, Obsidian and the Starheart join the fun in this wicked interdimensional insanity romp! And so do we! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Mark and Chad are BACK with current issue reviews for the June books! After a brief update from Chad, the guys talk Sinestro shenanigans, Hals new direction, and the new Lost Army title! Rancor amnesia, gauntlet self control issues, the logic of multiversal rebirth, and LISTENER FEEDBACK abound! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Mark and Chad take a few moments, ok about two hours, to run down the more important bits of news from the 2015 San Diego Comic Con! Deadpool, X-Men, The Flash, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, Suicide Squad, Gambit, Batman V Superman and MORE!!!!! Complete with special audio clips! BANGARANG! Please visit our site at http://www.lanterncast.com
Mark and Jim are back to fill in the gap between Day of Judgment and the Destroyer of Worlds arc. The boys discuss how JLA #35 and Green Lantern #119 help pave the way for Hal's ongoing Spectre series. Just don't expect them to completely agree on how successful the paving was! All that and some GL movie talk too, as our Green Lantern 75th anniversary celebration continues all summer long! Please visit our site at http://www.lanterncast.com
Our coverage of Green Lantern Corps Quarterly CONTINUES! Whew, just under the wire! Listen in to the SECOND of EIGHT episodes spread out over 2 years as we bring forth such notable stories as: Alan Scott VS a headache (or was that Hector Hammond?), snarky and unhelpful Green Lantern rings, the origin of Waverly Sayre, drug induced Green Lantern history, and the continuing adventures of G'Nort and Sax Girl! This one's a doozy! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Kicking off the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Green Lantern, the guys cover a story they've been WAITING to talk about! Emerald Knights! That's right, a time lost Hal Jordan comes back to the 'present' with Kyle and crazy sauce ensues! So join Mark and Chad as they talk Mjolnir constructs, mom jeans, freaky toes and Guys inability to understand anything! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Convergence has come and gone and the guys gather round ye olde microphone to talk all about it! Was it anything more than two months of filler issues while DC moved? Were the Lantern titles of any interest? Does Mark think they even got the continuity right? Well, listen in and find out! Oh and multiverse talk, casting news and more! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
With Charles Manson safely in the rearview mirror, Chad moves forward to issue 79! This time around Denny and Neal tackle the Native American Civil Rights movement of the 1970s. Why was this a big deal? How was it handled in comic form? Was it any good? TUNE IN! Music - 'Everything Has Its Point' by Rival Schools. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Gerry Conway and the concern surrounding creator equity in comics have recently been in the news. So to show our support of the comics creator community, the LanternCast joined up with several other podcasters and bloggers to celebrate Gerry Conways contribution to our hobby! We here at the LanternCast put our own unique stamp on it by covering two great issues written by the man himself! What did we think? How much do we enjoy Conways take on Green Lantern? What do crazy crabs have to do with anything? Listen in and find out! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
The follow up sequel to one of the biggest movies of all time has released and, surprise surprise, the guys have some thoughts on it! So, rather than squeeze it in to a regular episode and potentially spoiling the listeners, we devoted a WHOLE EPISODE to it! So what did Mark end up thinking about the Vision? According to Thor-fan Chad, who is and is not worthy to wield Mjolnir and when? What were the best moments? Well, listen in and we'll fill you in! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
The guys FINALLY return to regular issue reviews and it seems it's JUST in the nick of time! Green Lantern Corps, Red Lanterns, and New Guardians are all on their way out and things are changing for Green Lantern and Sinestro. So what did Mark and Chad think? Well, listen in an find out! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Legends Month concludes as Mark and Jim discuss the four issue 'Destroyer of Worlds' arc that paved the way for Hal's ongoing Spectre series! Only one can save the world, Hal Jordan or the Spectre! Join Mark and Jim to find out who! Be sure to check in on the other podcasts participating in this Legends Month crossover including Pop Culture Affidavit, Gotham Girls and Views from the Longbox! Please visit our site at http://www.lanterncast.com
The LEGENDS MONTH crossover CONTINUES! In this extra episode, Mark and Chad "re-present" episode number 60 of the LanternCast for your enjoyment! Covering the 'Traitor' storyline from the 'Legends of the DC Universe' series, listen to a retro episode featuring Jim and Dans thoughts on this story! For added measure, the current cast tacks on their thoughts at the end! Be sure to check out the other podcasts participating in this crossover: Pop Culture Affidavit, Gotham Girls, and Views From The Longbox! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Movie season is gearing up and in eager anticipation studios are releasing trailers and teasers like CRAZY. So LanternCast co-founder and former co-host Dan Kurtzke joins Mark and Chad to discuss, among other things: Star Wars, Batman V Superman, Fantastic Four, Jurassic World, John Stewart, Daredevil, Agents of SHIELD and much more! So listen in to this all multimedia GEEK TALK episode! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
In a special release from the LanternCast comes an interview with comics historian Kurt Mitchell! Kurt recently wrote an article for the upcoming issue of Alter Ego from TwoMorrows publishing which celebrates the 75th anniversary of Hawkman, Flash and GREEN LANTERN! So listen in as Chad and Kurt discuss the history of Green Lantern and more! And be sure to pick up BOTH celebratory 75th anniversary character spotlights via Alter Ego #132 and Back Issue #80 from TwoMorrows when they release THIS month! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com for more details!
In a slight twist, Chad takes the listeners along a different route to participate in the LEGENDS MONTH podcast crossover! Join Chad as he discusses issues 7, 8, and 9 of the Legends of the DC Universe series from the late 90's! Denny O'Neil writes Hal and Ollie's FIRST chronological team up? THAT'S HOW IT SHOULD BE! Music - 'Everything Has Its Point' by Rival Schools. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
After a recent culling of the files on their server, the guys stumbled across a small handful of clips from what can ONLY be described as alternate universes. So discover with us a plethora of shows where Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss Blackest Night, Dr. Zamaron hosts a late night love line, Saint Walker addresses the masses and the Fandom Stranger podcast still continues! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Day of Judgment concludes as Hal Jordan battles both Neron and Asmodel for the right to be the new host of the Spectre! Is this a true case of even if I win, I lose? Join Mark and Jim to find out! All this and Avengers trailer talk too! Give us your feedback and future episode ideas at our voicemail 708-Lantern! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
On THIS episode: Mark and Chad dole out some advice on starting your own podcast, rant about the direction of Green Lantern, attempt to assign blame to the right people at DC for recent concerns, and much more! Oh yeah, AND they also tackle the Lantern related books from February, FINALLY! So listen in! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Angels and Demons and Parallax, oh my! The LanternCast's brand new spin-off launches with a look back at "Day of Judgment." It's Hell on Earth! Or is that HAL on Earth?? Mark and Jim jump into the start of Geoff Johns' FIRST attempt at changing the GL mythos. Hal Jordan's road to redemption begins here! Give us your feedback and future episode ideas at our voice mail 708-Lantern! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
This seemingly inconspicuous episode is ANYTHING but. This time around Mark and Chad forego the issue reviews and the casting speculation and focus on what REALLY matters...a chat with RON MARZ! That's right! Ron Marz, the creator of Kyle Rayner himself, took time out to shoot the breeze Emerald Gladiator style with the guys! Topics include: Silver Surfer, Superman, Velocity, Green Lantern and even the upcoming DC event CONVERGENCE! Trust us, this is one you WON'T want to miss! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
Episode six of Chad's spotlight spin off covering the historic Green Lantern/Green Arrow series of the 1970's CONTINUES! This time around: Charles Manson, the comics code, Native American tensions, biker gangs, and Black Canary! Listen in to see what's what and discover what exactly it is about this particular issue that shakes Chad up! Music - 'Everything Has Its Point' by Rival Schools. Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
In a super special splenderrific turn of events, the guys introduce a new topic of discussion to their regular line up. Green Lantern Corps Quarterly! So listen in to the first of EIGHT episodes spread out over 2 years as we bring forth such notable stories as: Jack T. Chances origin, G'Norts homelessness, Arisias amnesiac ramblings and the origin of a war-born Green Lantern of peace! It's sure to impress! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com
During a recent culling of redundant LanternCast related files on his computer (and various external hard drives) Chad stumbled across some lost audio from his trip to the Comic Geek Speak Supershow 2011! Al (Bats00 on the forums) was kind enough to give Chad a ride to the Philadelphia airport from Reading after the show. Listen in as they talk: the then upcoming Green Lantern movie, Blackest Night, Brightest Day, Dex-Starr and (of course) SUPERSHOW! Unfortunately Chad's phone didn't catch the tail end of the conversation but hey, some re-found lost audio is better than NONE! Please visit our site at http://www.LanternCast.com