Matt Moore of Comic Book Noob guests hosts as we examine recent fan reactions to George Lucas and Severus Snape. First, we discuss the exchange between J.K. Rowling and fans about Harry Potter's decision to name his son after Snape. Later we analyze a CBS This Morning interview with George Lucas and discuss his relationship with Star Wars fans.
Other topics include the latest on a new Gremlins movie, a new Incredible Hulk comic series,the big budget for Legends of Tomorrow and theCaptain America: Civil War trailer.
Here's how you can help Nathan Ashley see Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
This episode opens up with Merchman's wife setting off an alarm at The Fantastic Fortress, costing Admiral 80s a very important Jenga victory. Once inside, she gets her superhero name and steps in for Fangirl. She also brought Merchman's D-Tech Me X-Wing Fighter Pilot figure he made at Star Wars Weekends.
And speaking of of Star Wars Weekends, Aaron Harris from Coffee With Kenobi attended all five weekends. He joins us to discuss the memories, the fandom and the best moments from his time there.
Justin Cavender (JustInCredible) from Geek Legacy shares his biggest takeaways from this year's E3.
Other geek news and topic in this episode include, gamers foiling a home burglary, unique facts about the movie Gremlins, the backstory behind the Ghostbusters song and music video, details about a new Transformers animated series, storylines from the proposed live-action Star Wars: Underworld series, the release date for the Phineas and Ferb Star Wars special, a proposed Sci-Fi Museum, the possible DC Universe movie line-up and the casting of Aquaman.
We also announce the winner of our Star Wars Rebels drawing!
All this plus Merchman is launching another podcast!
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