WFTM Podcast Episode 22.1: Wizard World Austin Is Not Comic Con

Leslie and Fernando just returned from a quick trip to the local Wizard World Comic Con in Austin, so instead of yammering about books and comics, they decided to figure out what the heck they just experienced.

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So what’s in Episode 22.1?

40+ minutes of discussing everything that didn’t quite go right for Wizard World Austin Comic Con and why we might return next year despite it.


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WFTM Podcast Episode 6: We Survived San Diego Comic Con 2015!

In episode 6, Fernando and Leslie just returned from San Diego Comic Con and after a solid 12 hours of sleep, they're discussing news, trailers and television pilots we saw, authors Leslie met, books they got, and all their favorite moment. They also air a few Comic Con grievances they hope to see fixed in 2016 and their favorite moments. It's two hours of Comic Con goodness. At some point during this recording, they decided to stop and have happy hour for dinner. Bonus points if you can tell when Leslie becomes tipsy and tries to hide it.

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So what’s in Episode 6?

News:

Once Upon a Time announces Merida's introduction to Storybrooke and gives us a first viewing of Black Swan/Dark Emma

Star Wars news included details about the upcoming filming of Rouge One

Heroes Reborn announced an app, a prequel series, and two video games in advance of their upcoming miniseries

Agents of SHIELD announced the introduce of Lash as a Secret Warrior

Trailer Review of:

Batman v. Superman: The Fight for Robin’s Soul (or Dawn of Justice, whatever)

X-Men Apocalypse (not online, sorry guys)

Deadpool (looks like it's been pulled from the internet for now)

Fantastic Four

Suicide Squad

What We're Watching

Pilot Reviews of:

Supergirl

Blindspot

Limitless

Lucifer

Minority Report

Containment

What We're Reading

Meeting Susan Dennard & Sarah J Maas

Autograph signings with Wesley Chu, Rae Carson, Clay & Susan Griffith, & Alan Gratz

Also mentioned getting an advance reader copy of The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher and an early copy of Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Comic Con Grievances

How the Hall H Next Day Line is Managed

Comic Con Being Three Weeks Early Leads to No News About TV

Figuring Out How to Avoid the Crush of Bodies Getting Into the Exhibit Hall in the Mornings

Funko Booth is a Madhouse

Favorite Moments of the Con

Fern: Star Wars, of course

Leslie: Supernatural Panel, Meeting Susan Dennard, the TV Guide Fan Favorite Panel and Matt Bomer saying Nightwing is His Favorite Superhero

Supernatural Panel

The Fan Favorite Panel


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WFTM Podcast Episode 4: A New Hope (For Comic Con)

In episode 4, Fernando and Leslie discuss the San Diego Comic Con schedule, what panels they’re most excited about seeing, the pilots on their showing schedule, the assortment of authors and much, much more. Comic Con is next week and we are so excited! We also talked about how Inside Out made us feel and our thoughts on Killjoys and Humans as well as what made us happy in the last week.

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So what’s in Episode 4?

News:

Watson the Robot Chef Wants to Help You Make Dinner

Comic Con!!

Um… Backstreet Boys invading Comic Con? NOOOOO - My brain can’t handle it.

Walking Dead, Game of Thrones & Star Wars all at once

Lots of awesome authors at the Con this year

Pilots we really want to see

Our Must Panels

From NYTimes.com: Comic Con, Defending Fantasy Culture and, Now, It’s Brand

What We’re Watching:

Inside Out movie review

The Killjoys on Syfy

Humans on AMC

What Leslie’s Reading:

Nothing discussed this week. Just finished up some things from last week.

What’s Making Us Happy:

Fernando: Comic Con, of course

Leslie: Mr. Robot on USA and eating at Chi’lantro

 

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WFTM Podcast Episode 3: Clone Club, Star Wars Rebels & A Lot of Gods!

Three episodes! It’s officially a trend! In this episode we discuss the third season of Orphan Black, the one hour episode of Star Wars: Rebels, some Comic Con news, what Leslie is reading and much more.

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So what’s in Episode 3?

News:

If you live in Austin, come to Austin Books & Comics monthly comic book club next Tuesday, June 30th at 6:30PM! We’ll be discussing Batman: The Long Halloween with an awesome group of nice comic book geeks, both experienced and noobs. It’s a great group where everyone is welcome and all opinions are treated with respect. Learn more here.

American Gods might finally make it onto Starz!

That rumor about a Hawkgirl show is really just a rumor, guys. (But we still want it to happen)

Sony & Paramount pull out of Comic Con because they’re lame.

What We’re Watching:

Orphan Black is done for season 3, but was are we still in the Clone Club? (Spoilers end at 26:00)

Star Wars: Rebels returns with some familiar faces

What Leslie’s Reading:

The Wicked + the Divine volume 1 by Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen

City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (for the Sword & Laser Book Club on Goodreads)

What’s Making Us Happy:

Fernando: The Women’s World Cup – USA USA USA USA!

Leslie: Slate’s Stranger Than Fiction Podcast

 

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Intro & Outro Music is “Robot Army” by Quiet Music for Tiny Robots, provided via freemusicarchive.org through a Creative Commons License