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As featured on Lego.com, Marvel.com, and Today Show, Alex Grand, Jim Thompson and guest co-hosts start off a Journalistic Comic Book Historical discussion between fans, historians and scholars in determining what happened and when in comics, from strips and pulps to the platinum age comic book, through golden, silver, bronze and then toward modern. Topical broadcasts are made and we also take important time in interviewing professionals to get to the source of comic book history. Support us ...
 
Written, produced and hosted by Joe Stuber. In his guise as Stuberman, Joe has created the world’s first podcast devoted exclusively to in-depth interviews with the legendary talents (actors, writers, producers, directors and more) who have brought comic book properties to life on TV, Broadway, film, video games, live events and beyond!
 
Stan Deaton is the Senior Historian and The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, and the Emmy-winning writer and host of Today in Georgia History. The Off the Deaton Path podcast includes Stan's thoughts on books, sports, movies, people, beer, and more, especially as they relate to Georgia history.
 
How have writers, illustrators, film makers, and musicians shaped the American experience? In this podcast series historian Dr. Darren R. Reid explores American history through the lens of the artist. From classic comics books to music and film, this podcast examines how art and artistry has reflected and informed the American experience. Featured iTunes podcast (January and February 2014), #1 episodes in Education and Higher Education. Current series, "Comic Book Studies" explores the histo ...
 
If you love and cherish old English nursery rhymes and have fond memories of your early childhood years, Our Old Nursery Rhymes by Alfred Moffat published in 1911 is indeed the little book for you! Or as a parent, if you'd like your own children to share the magic, this book provides them all. One of the most appealing aspects of this charming book is that the rhymes are all set to music and if you're musically inclined, you can certainly keep yourself and your children entertained by playin ...
 
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It’s a jungle in the Lair this week as I welcome internationally-acclaimed Tarzan historian and author, Scott Tracy Griffin! Scott and I chat about the history of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most famous creation in books, movies, serials, TV series, animation, and of course – comic strips and comic books! Photos courtesy Scott Tracy Griffin and Titan Boo…
 
Alex Grand and Jim Thompson interview comic archivist, author, critic and historian, Peter Sanderson who was a regular contributer to Julius Schwartz' Flash Grams in the 1960s, to Omniverse with Mark Gruenwald, DC Universe's Who's Who making Crisis on Infinite Earth's possible with Marv Wolfman. In the first of a two parter, he also discusses joini…
 
Hollywood legend James Brolin is my guest in the Comic Book Central Lair! We’re chatting about his latest project – the Netflix live action adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s graphic novel, Sweet Tooth. And yes, I get a Batman ‘66 question in! Images TM & copyright © Netflix, DC Comics Stuff you heard on the show: Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube…
 
From The Flash, Tom Cavanagh zooms into the Comic Book Central Lair! I sit down with Tom to talk about his time in Central City playing multiple versions of Harrison Wells, including Flash’s greatest nemesis, Reverse Flash. We’ll also get a preview of his latest team-up with a superhero as director of Superman & Lois, and I’ll ask if we’re ever goi…
 
Star of stage and screen, Lane Davies is my guest this week! Lane drops by to talk about Shakespeare, sharing the screen with Jimmy Stewart AND Lassie, and taking an evil turn as the fan-favorite time traveling terror Tempus on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman! Photo courtesy Stanislaus Callas Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros. “Like”…
 
Stan talks about This Week in History (including King George III, AIDS, RFK, Mount Everest, & Charles Dickens), remembers a record-breaking baseball player, highlights new additions to the Off the Deaton Path bookshelf, and spotlights an incredible and historic collection of golden-age comic books about to hit the auction block–and the influence of…
 
The star of Black Lightning – Cress Williams is here! Cress flies in from the Sanctum to the Comic Book Central Lair to talk about the series finale, the possibility of Black Lightning’s return to the Arrow-verse in The Flash, his dream team up, his regret for BL’s final season, and what comic book character he’d like to tackle next! Photo courtesy…
 
Actor/filmmaker Daniel Emery Taylor is my guest and we are celebrating 50 years of the classic DC Comics character, Swamp Thing! Daniel is here to talk about his love of all things horror and has tons of stories about his time in the swamp filming 1989’s The Return of Swamp Thing! Photo courtesy Daniel Emery Taylor Images TM & copyright © Warner Br…
 
Alex Grand and Jim Thompson interview comic writer Don McGregor, in a second parter on his road to Black Panther, discussing how he moved from Warren Magazines to Marvel in the early 1970s, his first writing job with Gardner Fox, Amazing Adventures with Killraven with P. Craig Russell, his Black Panther run with Rich Buckler, Gil Kane, Billy Graham…
 
From The Falcon and the Winter Solider, actor Desmond Chiam is my guest this week! Desmond smashes his way into the Comic Book Central Lair to chat about his role as the super powered member of the Flag Smashers, Dovich, on the hit Disney / Marvel series! Photo TM & copyright © David Higgs Falcon & Winter Soldier images TM & copyright © Disney Foll…
 
Heeey! Actor Scott Valentine is my guest this week! Scott drops by to talk about working on Family Ties with Michael J. Fox, throwing down with Dean Cain’s Superman as Metallo on Lois & Clark, acting and directing on Black Scorpion, and voicing the animated superhero, Phantom 2040! Photo courtesy Scott Valentine Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros.…
 
Things are about to get animated because Emmy-winning voiceover legend Frank Welker is here! Frank tells tales of Hollywood like his encounters with Elvis and Ann Margret, and recording a “deleted scene” from Raiders of the Lost Ark. PLUS – he talks about giving voice to hundreds of iconic animated characters from Scooby-Doo, Spider-Man and His Ama…
 
Incredibly talented actress Stacy Haiduk visits the Lair this week! Stacy talks about bringing the iconic DC Comics character Lana Lang to life on the TV series Superboy. She also chats about voicing the Mandalorian warrior Akaavi Spar in Star Wars: The Old Republic, and she tells the tale of how her visit to Jurassic Park just may have led to her …
 
Swamp Thing Week concludes on Comic Book Central with the director of 1989’s The Return of Swamp Thing, Jim Wynorski! Jim recounts his memories of making a movie in the muck, his battles with star Louis Jourdan, working with the lovely and talented Heather Locklear, and his original sci-fi TV experience with Swampy himself, Dick Durock! Photo court…
 
Swamp Thing Week continues on Comic Book Central with actor Reggie Batts from the 1982 cult classic feature film, Swamp Thing! Reggie chats about the dangers of filming in a South Carolina swamp, helping his hero Adrienne Barbeau, and even inviting Swampy and company to dinner with his family! Photo courtesy Reggie Batts Images TM & copyright © War…
 
Swamp Thing Week begins on Comic Book Central with the producer and host of Monster Kid Radio, Derek M. Koch! Derek joins me in the Lair as we take a look back at the mucky monsters, mad swampy scientists, and super slimy fun of 1982’s Swamp Thing and 1989’s Return of Swamp Thing! Photo and MKR logo courtesy Derek M. Koch Swamp Thing images TM & co…
 
Alex Grand and Jim Thompson interview comic writer Don McGregor, in the first of a multi-parter on his road to Black Panther, discussing his childhood, jobs out of high school, his first experience with social justice at a Hopalong Cassidy fan meeting, Phil Seuling Comic Convention, introducing himself to Jim Steranko in 1969, heckling Jim Warren i…
 
Actor James Hampton has appeared in so many of our favorite films and TV shows including F-Troop, Dukes of Hazzard, Teen Wolf, and the Disney flick celebrating a 40th anniversary – Condorman! He’s just written his autobiography and on this week’s show, his wife and co-author Mary Deese Hampton joins me to talk about James’ life and adventures in Ho…
 
Hollywood icon Barbara Carrera drops by the Lair for a RARE and EXCLUSIVE interview! Barbara talks about her time acting alongside Sean Connery in Never Say Never Again as Bond villain Fatima Blush. PLUS – we’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of her funny (and feathered) Disney superhero spy spoof, Condorman! It’s the conversation you’ll hear onl…
 
Celebrating 40 years of The Greatest American Hero with the lovely and talented Faye Grant! Faye joins me to talk about her time on the 80s superhero series. PLUS, she reminisces about doing hard time with Lou Ferrigno and Bill Bixby on the Hulk for the final episode of that show, and battling villainous lizards alongside Marc Singer in the epic sc…
 
The 40th anniversary celebration of The Greatest American Hero continues on Comic Book Central with The Greatest American Heroine – Mary Ellen Stuart! Mary Ellen joins me to talk about her time in the red jammies and cape working alongside William Katt and Connie Sellecca…and crashing into Robert Culp! Photo courtesy Mary Ellen Stuart Images TM & c…
 
I’m talkin’ superheroes in sitcoms with Jac Schaeffer – the creator of the Disney Plus smash hit series, WandaVision! We’ll also talk about her two other amazing superhero projects for Marvel – Captain Marvel and Black Widow! Photo courtesy Peter Yang Images TM & copyright © Disney, Marvel Subscribe to Comic Book Central’s YouTube channel…
 
Superheroes run in the Ferrigno family! Lou Ferrigno, Jr. is my guest this week and he’s talking about growing up with the Hulk as a dad, embracing his artistic side by bringing superheroes to life on canvas, and suiting up as JSA legend Hourman on the CW hit series, Stargirl! Photo courtesy Lou Ferrigno, Jr. Images TM & copyright © Warner Bros., D…
 
“Comics Detective” Ken Quattro talks in detail with Alex Grand and Jim Thompson about his terrific new book, “Invisible Men:The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books.” The lives of pre-Golden Age figures are examined such as Adolph Barreaux who contributed to the first DC and Harvey Comics, Matt Baker, Orrin Evans, George Evans, Hollingsworth, …
 
The wonderfully talented Frances Fisher drops by this week! We’re chatting about her roles in blockbuster films like James Cameron’s Titanic and Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven, close calls with Rick Springfield on Human Target and Tom Hanks on Big, acting motherly with Nathan Fillion on The Rookie, and her time in the world of HBO’s Watchmen! Photo co…
 
I’m celebrating the 30th anniversary of the classic adventure film The Rocketeer with the Rocketeer himself, Billy Campbell! Billy flies into the Lair to chat about bringing Dave Stevens’ comic character to life. PLUS, find out how Lord of the Rings changed his life, why he gave Johnny Depp a lift, and get the scoop on his time in the Star Trek uni…
 
Actor Michael Paré joins me this week for my celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Greatest American Hero! Michael talks about working with GAH stars William Katt, Robert Culp, and Connie Sellecca, how a detour in filming led to his standout performance in Eddie and the Cruisers, clashing with Rick Moranis on Streets of Fire, and so much more!…
 
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