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First Comics News

30 EpisodesProduced by Matthew SzewczykWebsite

The official First Comics News podcast covering comic books, movies, video games and more.

30 Episodes | 2013 - 2021

#52 - The Falcon and Winter Solider debut panel reaction episode

March 20th, 2021


We take a look at the first episode of the newest Disney+ Marvel series, The Falcon and Winter Solider. We talked live after the episode and I was …

#51 - Justice League: The Snyder Cut reaction show

March 19th, 2021


After years of waiting, the Zack Snyder version of Justice League is finally here! Released on HBOMax we watched all four hours and give our hot …

#50 - WandaVision series finale reaction episode

March 5th, 2021


To celebrate the 50th episode of the First Comics News Podcast, I recorded a live discussion of the WandaVision series finale and the credit scenes. I am joined this episode by my son Lucas (co-host of the NerdStop …

#49 - DC Infinite Frontier reboots the rebooted reboot, America Chavez, Brzrkr, Marvel Declassified

March 3rd, 2021


The newest DC reboot is here with Infinite Frontier #0, Batman, Suicide Squad, Swamp Thing and Crime Syndicate. Plus Brzkr #1, Marvel Declassified podcast, America Chavez #1 and the G-Man Kickstarter launch.


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#48 - Justice League Snyder Cut trailer deep dive, that Vanity Fair article, state of comic movies

February 23rd, 2021


At a listeners request I dive a bit more into the new Justice League trailer for the Snyder cut coming to HBOMax in March. Vanity Fair magazine just published an amazing article on Snyder with new information on how …

#47 - Orcs!, Radiant Black, The Last Ronin, Savage, X-Men Legends and more

February 20th, 2021


This episode features some great comics worth your time including pick-of-the-week Radiant Black #1, the delightful Orcs! #1 and the darkest Teenage …

#46 - Specter Inspectors, Black Knight, WandaVision, Avengers Mech Strike

February 5th, 2021


Pick of the week is Specter Inspectors #1 from Boom Box. Additional comic reviews of: King in Black - Black Knight #1, Avengers Mech Strike #1, Hot Valley Days and Cocaine Nights #2, and DC’s Future State. Media talk …

#45 - X-Ray Robot, Star Wars, Mythic Quest, Amazing Stories, RBI Baseball 20

March 19th, 2020


This episode: COMICS X-Ray Robot #1, Star Wars #4, Darth Vader #2, Why I am not reviewing Image Comics right now. TV: Mythic Quest and Amazing Stories on Apple TV+, Shudder horror talk. MOVIES: All the theater have shut …

FCN Podcast #44: Queen of the Black Coast, Batman, Join the Future, Carson of Venus, Scoob! & more

March 5th, 2020


This episode covers:
Comics: Queen of the Black Coast #1 (Ablaze Publishing), Batman #90 (DC Comics), Join the Future #1 (Aftershock Comics), Spider-Man Noir #1 (Marvel Comics), Carson of Venus: Realm of the Dead #1 …

FCN Podcast #43: Kidz, Best of 2000 AD, Star Wars, Shark of War, Locke & Key

February 29th, 2020


We are back! This episode we talk comics: Kidz #1, Star Wars #3, Shark of War #1, Best of 2000 AD #1, Usagi Yojimbo Color Classics #2, TMNT: Jennika …

FCN Podcast #42: Superman: Year One, Usagi Yojimbo, Warlord of Mars Attacks, Critical Role

June 20th, 2019


This episode we will talk about:
Superman: Year One, Frank Millers new controversal origin story
Usagi Yojimbo #1 from IDW and the worst review you will find on the internet
Warlord of Mars Attacks #1 which is the craziest …

FCN Podcast #41: Sham Comics, Neon Future, Star Wars, Dragonfly & Dragonflyman

June 7th, 2019


This episode we will talk about:
Sham Comics #1
Neon Future #3
Dragonfly & Dragonflyman #1
The Wrong Earth series
Star Wars #108
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker #1
The Swamp Thing TV Show


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FCN Podcast #40: Ranking every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

April 19th, 2019


Over a decade in the making, the most ambitious saga in movie history will come to a close with the release of The Avengers: End Game. Taking a look …

FCN Podcast#39: Shazam!, Detective Comics, Morbid Museum, Neon Future, Uncle Scrooge

April 4th, 2019


This episode of the podcast covers:
Shazam! Movie release
Shazam #4
Detective Comics #1000
Neon Future #1
Uncle Scrooge #43
Marvel Team-Up #1
Pick of the Week: Barbara Macabres Morbid Museum #1


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FCN Podcast#38: Captain Marvel, Exciting Comics, Gold Digger, Amazing Spider-Man, ICYMI

March 14th, 2019


This episode of the podcast covers:
Avengers: End Game new trailer
Captain Marvel movie review
Amazing Spider-Man #17
Gold Digger #260
It Came On A …

FCN Podcast #37: Midnight Mystery, Amazing Spider-Man, Rick & Morty, Martin Manhunter, Astro Hustle

March 6th, 2019


After a brief (ha!) hiatus the podcast is back with coverage of:
Amazing Spider-Man #16
West Coast Avengers #8
Martin Manhunter #3
Astro Hustle #1
Midnight Mystery #3
Rick & Morty vs Dungeons & Dragons
Albert …

FCN Podcast #36: Headlopper, The Paybacks, Usagi Yojimbo, Star Wars, Ivar Timewalker and more

September 23rd, 2015


This weeks comic book discussion features Headlopper #1, The Packbacks #1, Holy F*cked #1, Star Wars #9, Ivar Timewalker #1, Usagi Yojimbo #145 and …

FCN Podcast #35: Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1, Tet #1, Seven Per-Cent Solution #2, and more!

September 10th, 2015


It is all about the comics this episode as Matt and Gabe talk about Star Wars Shattered Empire #1, Lando #3, Darth Vader #9, Tet #1, D4ve TPB and …

FCN Podcast #34: The Flash, Lando and the Star Wars crew, Archie Super Heroes & Horror and more!

August 12th, 2015


Ant-Man and Fantastic Four movie talk, Lando #2 (along with all the Star Wars comic books), Secret Wars, The Flash and more. Plus an extended discussion about the Archie horror and super hero titles with Gabe who has …

FCN Podcast #33: Archie #1, Airboy #2, Lando #1, Long Distance #2 and more!

July 9th, 2015


We are back with an all new 100% comic book podcast! We talk not only about Lando #1 but also the entire line of Marvel Star Wars comic books including Star Wars, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, and Kanan. Then we talk …

FCN Podcast #32: Pax East 2015 show review along with best and worst of show awards!

March 14th, 2015


We went to Boston last weekend for Pax East 2015 and we survived to bring you tales from the expo floor! Matt and Gabe talk about the general expo, the various panels, the cos-play and of course the games. We name the …

FCN Podcast #31: Birthright Volume 1, Princess Leia #1 and a look at Star Wars: Rebels season one

March 12th, 2015


We have Star Wars on our minds as we take a look at the third Star Wars comic to be released from Marvel, Princess Leia #1. We also spend some time talking about the first season of Rebels including the mind-blowing …

FCN Podcast #30: D4ve #1, Joe Frankenstein #1, Darth Vader #2, Black Hood #1 and more!

February 25th, 2015


Lots of comic talk this week including Darth Vader #2, Starlight, Black Hood #1, Joe Frankenstein #1, D4ve #1, Amazing Spider-Man #15 and more! Plus …

FCN Podcast #29: Darth Vader #1, Southern Bastards #7, Pathfinder Origins #1 and more!

February 12th, 2015


This time Matt & Gabe discuss new comics Darth Vader #1, Star Wars #2, Southern Bastards #7, Pathfinder Origins #1, and Ghost Rider #11. They also talk about the first Fantastic Four movie trailer, the Netflix …

FCN Podcast #28: Star Wars #1, Ant-Man, Squirrel Girl, Judge Dredd and more!

January 15th, 2015


We are back! The biggest comic book of the decade has just launched and we celebrate with a new episode, a new co-host and lots of Star Wars #1 talk! Check out what we talk about this time: Red Sonja / Conan #1, …

FCN Podcast #26: Thor: The Dark World, Afterlife with Archie, She-Hulk, Harbinger, Walking Dead

March 22nd, 2014


The pick of the week is Harbinger: Bleeding Monk #0 from Valiant.The episode starts off with a review of Thor: Dark World which was a huge hit in theaters. Then we talk about the upcoming marvel movies includes Captain …

Episode #025: Fantastic Four, Loki, Five Weapons, Arrow, Walking Dead and Sherlock

March 2nd, 2014


The pick of the week is Loki: Ragnarok and Roll #1 from Boom Studios. The episode starts off with new comic books including Fantastic Four #1, Loki: …

Episode #024: Image Expo, Diamond 2013 Market Share Report, Violence in the DC New 52, The Future of Star Wars Comics. Pick of the week: Afterlife with Archie #3.

January 11th, 2014


The pick of the week is Afterlife With Archie #3 from Archie Comics.Image Expo gave us lots of new comic book announcements, mainly from previously Marvel creators, with a few really interesting titles coming in …

Episode #023: 2013 In Review - Our Best and Worst in Comics, Movies, TV and Video Games. Pick of the week: Alex + Ada.

December 23rd, 2013


The pick of the week is Alex + Ada #2 from Image.This episode four new comics are reviewed; Alex + Ada #2, Superior Spider-Man #6, The Star Wars #0 and Imagine Agents #3.Then it is on to our epic 2013 year in review …

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