Fri, 30 September 2016
Comic Book Bears Podcast Issue #105 - The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators and NYCC 2016 Preview
Bill, Bryan and Steve are on hand this week for an extra-sized episode as they get ready for this year's New York Comic Con! First up, the CBB boys are thrilled to bring to the show Thomas A. Crowell, Esq.! Thomas is a partner with the law firm of Lane Sash & Larrabee where he counsels clients on a wide range of entertainment law and intellectual property rights issues. He is also the author of The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators, the very first dedicated legal guide for the comic book industry. The Pocket Lawyer is designed to help emerging artists and veteran professionals in the comic book industry build a solid foundation of business and communication practices and Thomas takes us through key legal issues involving protection of comic book properties. We also hear about the panels and seminars he is presenting at New York Comic Con 2016.
DISCLAIMER: Mr. Crowell’s comments should not be considered "legal advice," nor do they create an attorney-client relationship with the podcast listener.
Then we transition over to another guest joining us, our old friend Chris Cummins! CBB's own Bill and Chris will be co-hosting the Tales from the Toybox event for New York Comic Con's NYCC Presents! This multimedia evening will find Bill and Chris presenting a program about toys from the 60's to the present day which will feature many special guests and some amazing prizes and giveaways! And if that isn't enough, our own Bryan will be hosting another NYCC Presents event, Flame On! Presents - Fan Feud, which will be a fun filled game show evening! All this and some talk of a Doctor Who event (involving some familiar names) and a comic book specific Woofs of the Week segment to round the show out!
Thomas Crowell's twitter: @Law_Crow
Firm website: www.lanesash.com
Firm email: email@example.com
The Pocket Lawyer For Comic Book Creators: https://www.amazon.com/Pocket-Lawyer-Comic-Book-Creators/dp/0415661803
The Pocket Lawyer For Filmmakers: https://www.amazon.com/Pocket-Lawyer-Filmmakers-Independent-Producers/dp/0240813189/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1474650634&sr=1-1&keywords=Pocket+lawyer+for+filmmake
New York Comic Con presentations:
Keeping Control of your Comic: Friday October 07, 2016, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Room 1A05: https://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/31424/Keeping-Control-of-Your-Comic-Part-1-Contracts-for-the-Comic-Book-Creator
CLE From panel to Publisher: Thursday October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM, Room 1A02: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Events/Continuing-Legal-Education-Opportunities/
CLE Printed page to silver screen: Sunday October 09, 2016, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room 1A05: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Events/Continuing-Legal-Education-Opportunities/
NYCC Presents Events:
Intro: Bear in Heaven - "Reflections of You"
Outro: Subway Sect - "Nobody's Scared"
Fri, 30 September 2016
CBB Flashback - Comic Book Bears Podcast Issue 80 - Legends of Tomorrow, Opinions of Today (Originally Released January 25, 2016)
Hard to believe that DC's Legends of Tomorrow is less than a year old and about to enter its second season. Jump on the Waverider with us as we go back to January when we discussed the first episode.
Brother Justin missed our rendezvous with Rip Hunter's Waverider so in this episode Matt, Steve, Bryan and Bill are on the mic to discuss DC's Legends of Tomorrow, the new super-team show spinning out of The Flash and Arrow which premiered on The CW last week. You'll get to hear what they thought of the episode, their picks for comics featuring these characters and, being the hairy heavy homos they are, other opinions about this exceptionally woofy cast. All this plus their Woofs of the Week and hella more!
Intro - "Reflections of You" by Bear in Heaven
Outro - "Around the World in 80 Days" by Bing Crosby
Fri, 30 September 2016
CBB Flashback - Comic Book Bears Podcast Issue #60 - The Multiversity at the End of This Book (Originally Released April 17, 2015)
No guests. No TV talk. Just Billy Z, Bryan, Steve and Justin talking comics. And what is on the spinner rack? Multiversity: Ultra Comics, Convergence. Earth 2: World's End, The New 52: World's End, Batman: Eternal, some very good recent Superman books, Spider-Gwen, Avengers: Ultron Forever, Avengers Forever, even more Avengers, Uncanny Inhumans, God Hates Astronauts, The Dying and the Dead, Nemo: River of Ghosts and much more. We also throw in Grover ... you'll hear. Lastly, the episode image is what happens when Steve challenges Bill.
Intro: Matthew Sweet - "Where You get Love"
1:01 - Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1 (DC)
26:36 - Covergence #0 (DC)
39:58 - The last issues of DC's three weekly titles
1:03:19 - Scooby Doo Team-Up #9, Smallville: Continuity #4; Action Comics #39 (all DC)
1:11:55 - Spider-Gwen #3 (Marvel)
1:17:00 - Avengers: Ultron Forever #1 (Marvel)
1:23:24 - Avengers #43 (Marvel)
1:38:00 - Uncanny Inhumans #0 (Marvel)
1:41:00 - God Hates Astronauts #7 (Image)
1:51:00 - The Dead and the Dying #2 (Image)
2:01:14 - Nemo: River of Ghosts (Top Shelf)
2:06:00 - The Woofs of the Week
Outro: The Dominoes - "Sixty Minute Man"
Fri, 30 September 2016
Flashback with us and once again enjoy Matt Brossard's first appearance on the show!
Billy Z, Justin, Bryan and Steve are thrilled to bring to the show for the first time artist Matt Brossard a/k/a Fuzzbelly! We talk with him first about how he got into comics and what some of his favorites are. Matt also works as the Director of Community at Terapeak and in that capacity he discusses with us comic related transaction trends on eBay. After that we hear about Bryan's experiences attending TBRU (Texas Bear Round Up) recently. Then the current comic talk commences with discussions about people losing their minds over the Batgirl #41 Joker variant cover and the Superman and Wonder Woman redesigns, Secret Wars and post Convergence solicits, Spider-Gwen, Thor, Howard the Duck, Green Lantern, Gotham Academy, Arkham Manor, Swamp Thing, Descender, All-New X-Men, Suiciders ... and somehow we go off on a tangent about Jimmy Buffet.
Intro - Matthew Sweet - "Where You Get Love"
00.35 - Introducing Matt who fills us in on how he got into comics
10:00 - Comic sales trends on eBay
33:30 - Bryan goes to TBRU
47:20 - People lose their minds over the Batgirl #41 Joker variant cover and the Superman and Wonder Woman redesigns
1:03:29 - Secret Wars and post Convergence solicits
1:09:26 - Spider-Gwen #s 1 and 2 (Marvel)
1:16:00 - Thor (Marvel)
1:22:04 - Howard the Duck #1 (Marvel)
1:25:04 - Green Lantern #40 (DC)
1:21:38 - Gotham Academy and Arkham Manor (DC)
1:35:48 - Swamp Thing #50 (DC)
1:44:42 - Descender #1 (Image)
1:46:50 - All-New X-Men #37 (Marvel)
1:54:44 - Suiciders #1 (Vertigo)
1:59:20 - The Woofs of the Week
Outro - The Gaslight Anthem - "The '59 Sound"