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Issue #119: Comic Book Movie Castings: Why Do We Care?

Issue #119: Comic Book Movie Castings: Why Do We Care? | Comic Book Podcast

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Jesse Eisenberg was cast as Lex Luthor this week and the internet exploded. So, the Talking Comics crew dig into, not just, what they think of the man who was Mark Zuckerberg playing Superman’s biggest foe, but why we all get so bent out of shape about who gets cast in comic book movies in general.  The gang also discussed Justice League: War and discusses the validity of winter preparedness in Arkansas with guest host Mara Wood.

We also, of course, discuss Our Books of the Week, which include:  The Unwritten Vol. 8, Furious, Serenity: Leaves on the Wind, Lil’ Sonja, Earth-2, Bad Dog, Thor: God of Thunder, and Happy Marriage.

Last but not least, if you’re interested in entering the Rachel Rising contest that Terry Moore is currently holding, check out the link here.

Annnnnnnnnnd… we say it on the show, but just in case you missed it, the Talking Comics crew on Twitter are:

Bobby: @bobbyshortle
Steve: @dead_anchoress
Stephanie: @hellocookie
And Bob’s email is bobreyer@talkingcomicbooks.com

FYI: the crew have gone all superhero on the world, thanks to the wonderful Hanie Mohd. Like them? Make sure to follow her and let us know what you think of our new superhero pictures.


The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com), a blog dedicated to covering the latest and greatest in comic book releases. The editorial staff is composed of Editor-in-Chief Bobby Shortle (Fanboy Remix, Doctor Whocast), Stephanie Cooke (Misfortune Cookie) and Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com contributor) who weekly dissect the releases and give you, the consumer, a simple Roman yay or nay regarding them. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at info@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Bobby Shortle is founder and Editor in Chief of Talking Comics as well as the host of the weekly Talking Comics Podcast. When he's not writing about comics he's making short films which can be found at http://vimeo.com/bobbyshortle and talking…

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