Sun, 29 March 2015
Dan Greenfield of joins John to discuss the Caped Crusaders' aide in the war on crime, the Batmobile. In this special episode, the two look briefly at its origins, its role as a parter of the two, memorable moments, merchandising, the Batman 66 comic, and personal experiences with the vehicle. Plus, they announce the winners of the East Coast Comic Con prize package giveaway.
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Category:From the Files of The Batcomputer -- posted at: 10:48pm EST
Mon, 23 March 2015
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The answer to these questions and more will be answered in this double length episode as John is joined by Gotham City 14 Miles editor Jim Beard, writer Glenn Greenberg, and independent filmmaker and lifelong Batman fan, Robert Long.
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Glenn Greenberg is an award-winning editor and writer. He worked extensively for Marvel Comics and DC Comics on such properties as Spider-Man, the Hulk, Superman, Star Trek, Star-Lord, the Silver Surfer, Thor, Iron Man, and Dracula, as well as Web-based tie-in projects for the film Superman Returns and the weekly comic-book series 52. His work has also appeared in such publications as , and . Glenn has also written several works of prose fiction for Simon and Schuster, and is now making the jump to for an upcoming fiction anthology that will be published by IDW. He avidly covers all aspects of popular culture on his blog, “Glenn Greenberg’s Grumblings” (http://glenngreenbergsgrumblings.blogspot.com), and welcomes anyone and everyone to check it out.
Robert Long is a full time grapgic designer and independent filmmaker. As a first generation Batman syndication kid, he manages the . He has had the pleasure to meet and work with Adam West and Julie Newmar with various projects in the past. Visit Robert's production company - to learn more about it.
A native of Toledo, Ohio, Jim Beard was introduced to comic books at an early age by his father, who passed on to him a love for the medium and the pulp characters who preceded it. After decades of reading, collecting and dissecting comics, Jim became a published writer when he sold a story to DC Comics in 2002. Since that time he's written official Star Wars and Ghostbusters comic stories and contributed articles and essays to several volumes of comic book history.
His prose work includes GOTHAM CITY 14 MILES, a book of essays on the 1966 Batman TV series; SGT. JANUS, SPIRIT-BREAKER, a collection of pulp ghost stories featuring an Edwardian occult detective; MONSTER EARTH, a giant monster anthology; and CAPTAIN ACTION: RIDDLE OF THE GLOWING MEN, the first pulp prose novel based on the classic 1960s action figure.
Currently, Jim provides regular content for Marvel.com, the official Marvel Comics website, and is a regular columnist for Toledo Free Press.
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Category:Podcast Episode -- posted at: 6:31pm EST
Tue, 17 March 2015
John returns with a look at the replacement discs Warner Brothers offered for the errors in the original discs for the Batman 66 DVD sets. What did he think? Take a listen and let John know if you agree with him by writing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Direct download: Batcave_File_012.mp3
Category:From the Files of The Batcomputer -- posted at: 3:39pm EST
Wed, 11 March 2015
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Category:Podcast Episode -- posted at: 8:32pm EST
Tue, 3 March 2015
From the Files of the Batcomputer 11: Lenny Schwartz on Co-Creator - Bill Finger - The Man Behind the Bat
John sits down with the writer and director of . They discuss the origin of the the play, Finger's legacy, his contribution to , and more. Take a listen and learn how you can attend the premiere of the play in April.
Direct download: Batcave_File_011.mp3
Category:From the Files of The Batcomputer -- posted at: 8:27pm EST