Z2 Podcast: Comic Books & Pop Culture

Z2 Podcast: Comic Books & Pop Culture

Have you ever wanted to start reading comics after watching the latest superhero movie but have no idea where to start? Never fear for the Z2 Podcast is here! Where 3 friends come together each and every week to breakdown the latest in comic book news, tv shows, movies, video games and give you our recommendations on what you should be reading! Not only that but we'll interview creators to talk about their work and give some perspective on the industry. So come join us as we drive each other mad and maybe you'll find your next favorite series! If anything, we hope that you'll at least get a laugh out of our ramblings.

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    Episode 160 - Say his Name!

    In this week's episode, we have a lot to discuss in thanks to the huge article by Jason Schrier over at Kotaku, who did a huge report on how Anthem went so wrong. Plus, we got to watch the first episode of the Twilight Zone reboot and Zach and Steve give their thoughts on Shazam! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: First Trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’ Joker - 00:02:21 Viola Davis Reportedly Returning to Suicide Squad - 00:08:31 Netflix Cowboy Bebop Casting’s - 00:16:30 What went wrong with Anthem - 00:23:07 Casey Hudson Responds - 00:39:03 Nintendo Adds Labo VR for Zelda and Mario - 00:49:30 Borderlands 2 Family Playthrough - 00:55:46 First Episode of Twilight Zone Reboot - 01:06:44 Shazam Impressions from Zach and Steve - 01:17:48

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    Episode 159 - Time to Cheersplode for Borderlands 3!

    In this week's episode, Mark Hamill revealed a super secret project of his, DC laid out their plans for their subscription service for the rest of 2019, and Borderlands 3 is real and we have a first look at it from PAX East! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Mark Hamill is Chucky - 00:07:42 DC Universe in 2019 - 00:21:10 Disney Re-Evaluating X-Men franchise - 00:33:57 Avengers: Endgame Posters reveal who got snapped - 00:40:38 Borderlands 3 Revealed - 00:50:41 Borderlands 1 Remaster - 01:01:54 Necessary Evil - Power Rangers - 01:12:17 Psycho Rangers Graphic Novel - 01:18:38 Detective Comics 1000 - 01:23:31 Recommendations - Us - Zach’s Review - 01:27:50

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    Episode 158 - Is that a Monkey? He's got a gun! Blam! Blam!

    In this week's episode, we travel down to Hall of Justice, Comics and Collectibles to celebrate Hellboy Day! We run through the news as usual starting off with the finalization of Disney's buyout of Fox and discuss how Marvel has all of the tools at their disposal to bring in the Fantastic 4 and X-Men. Then we discuss how there is an actual classification for a Disney Princess, and what exactly Persona 5 Royal is. We then spend the later half of the show talking with owner of Hall of Justice, Jon, Tim Huskey, and artist, AC about Hellboy, Aquaman, Captain Marvel, and the Comics Industry. As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Disney/Marvel officially has most of their IPs back now that the deal is locked in. - 00:01:01 Nicholas Cage new movie - 00:23:26 Anatasia not officially a Disney Princess - 00:25:28 Disney Princess Battle Royale Stranger Things 3 Trailer - 00:34:58 Bill and Ted 3 is confirmed - 00:45:29 Toy Story 4 Trailer - 00:46:56 Cobra Kai Season 2 Trailer - 00:52:31 Persona 5 Royal - 00:59:56 Nintendo Direct - 01:03:52 Talking with Jon of HOJ, Tim Huskey, and AC about Hellboy, Aquaman, Captain Marvel, and the Comics Industry - 01:10:52

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    Episode 157 - Whatever it Takes

    In this week's episode, we discuss the second look at Avengers: Endgame with the brand new trailer that dropped this week as well as the huge news that James Gunn has been rehired as director for Guardian's of the Galaxy 3. Along with this, Zach has come back with another round of two truths and a lie for Doom Patrol. Zach is currently 1 - 0 in the game, but will he get tripped up this week? As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Avengers Endgame Trailer 2 - 00:02:08 James Gunn Rehired as Guardians 3 Director - 00:09:19 Aladdin Live Action Trailer - 00:15:19 Ezra Miller Writing his own Flash Script - 00:27:12 Rotten Tomatoes consider Verified Purchase after review bombs - 00:31:47 Doom Patrol Two Truths and a Lie - 00:40:40 Halo MCC coming to PC and Steam - 00:52:53 Gearbox teases announcements for PAX - 01:03:44 Critical Role Comic Coming back this Summer - 01:10:56 Bladerunner 2019 Comic First Look - First Cover by Artgerm - 01:17:28

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    Episode 156 - Higher, Further, Faster Baby

    In this week's episode, Zach and Steve give their impressions of Captain Marvel as well as how the trolls failed to take it down with the crazy haul it had at the box office. Zach also played Devil May Cry 5 and gives his thoughts on that, and if you should pick it up. Plus its our 3 year anniversary of doing the show so we would love if you spread the love let us know some of your favorite parts of the podcast! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer - 00:02:23 Arrow to end with Season 8 - 00:06:18 Disney/Fox Deal close to Completion - 00:14:18 Captain Marvel Racks in 455 Million Worldwide - 00:17:33
    Zach and Steve’s Captain Marvel Impressions - 00:27:58 Octopath traveler mobile game coming - 00:34:12 Zach played Devil May Cry 5 - 00:38:38 Green Arrow Relaunch coming from DC - 00:48:30 Zach's fun story about a coworker asking who a character is - 00:55:01 Recommendations - 01:01:33

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    Episode 155 - Welwel, Wotsall, Disden

    In this week's episode, we finally have our first look at generation 8 of Pokemon, titled Sword and Shield, and the internet has wasted no time creating British themed memes around it. Along with that we run through the Oscar 2019 winners and the run through some trailers for Hellboy, Detective Pikachu, and Dark Phoenix. As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Oscars - 00:01:54 New Scooby Doo Movie in the works - 00:14:40 Hellboy Red Band Trailer - 00:15:58 Detective pikachu Trailer 2 - 00:18:49 Dark Phoenix trailer - 00:24:49 Titans Cast Superboy for Season 2 - 00:34:32 Power Rangers Beast Morphers - 00:37:58 Doom Patrol Episode 3: Two Lies and a Truth - 00:44:54 Pokemon Sword and Shield - 00:57:26 Fortnite New Area - 01:08:30 DC Ink: Mera Tidebreaker gets Trailer - 01:12:52

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    Episode 154 - Halo on the Switch?

    In this week's episode, it was a fairly slow news week aside from two big stories, with Reggie Fils-Aime retiring from Nintendo, and Xbox Games pass actually coming to the Nintendo Switch via Xcloud? The rumor mill is a spinning away and there seems to be more and more evidence everyday pointing to this happening. Let us know what you think though! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Netflix Cancels Punisher and Jessica Jones - 00:01:18 Captain Marvel getting Review bombed - 00:09:22 You can Raise a Porg in Mixed Reality - 00:18:21 Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring from Nintendo - 00:22:43 Xbox Game Pass coming to Nintendo Switch? - 00:27:07 OWL - Shanghai Dragons Break their Losing Streak - 00:34:57 Zachs Extra News - 00:40:05 Kieron Gillen’s Once and Future - 00:44:24 Steve's thoughts on Anthem - 00:52:40 Zach on Doom Patrol - 00:59:54

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    Episode 153 - Roosterteeth Roll Out!

    In this week's episode, it appears that the Transformers may finally get another series that fans have been waiting for, with the help of Roosterteeth. Along with that we also have our thoughts on the live action Doom Patrol series as well as Umbrella Academy! Then finally, we have a bunch of Rainbow Six Siege news as the Invitational event was this weekend and they showed off a lot of cool things coming this year! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Rooster Teeth Producing Netflix Transformers Series - 00:04:08 Frozen 2 Trailer - 00:16:42 Siege CGI Video - 00:22:03 Doom Patrol Impressions - 00:26:48 Umbrella Academy Impressions - 00:33:09 Dragon Prince Season 2 - 00:40:25 Nintendo says Bayonetta 3 is coming in 2019 - 00:49:54 Nintendo Switch Direct - 00:51:50 Crunchyroll Anime Awards - 01:04:52 Siege Year 4 Roadmap - 01:12:06 Zach’s Metro Exodus Impressions so Far - 01:18:12 Tom Taylor’s new story DCEASED - 01:24:56 Scott Snyder and his detective club - 01:26:58 Power Rangers new writer - 01:30:54 Him Tuskey With Fighting Words? - 01:35:50

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    Episode 152 - It's not what you think I swear

    In this week's episode, Miss Kobayashi is returning to bring us more joy, Doom Patrol actually looks pretty good, and theres a Big Shark coming thanks to Tommy Wiseau. Plus Steve went on a movie adventure that throws you for a loop based on the title, but we promise its worth it. As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Aquaman Spin-Off film in development - 00:04:30 Kingsman Cast Expands - 00:07:30 Alice cast in Batwoman pilot - 00:13:25 Miss Kobayashi - 0018:43 DOOM PATROL! - 00:22:15 Leaked Star Wars stuff - 00:28:11 Tommy Wiseau’s New Movie Big Shark - 00:33:13 Steven's movie adventure! - 00:38:47 Steve Apex Legends - 00:51:26 Quick Kingdom Hearts moment - 01:08:43 Hyper RPG to work with Ratqueens - 01:21:27 Hey, Kiddo - 01:26:41

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    Episode 151 - A Not so Superb Owl

    In this week's episode, we run through some of the good and not so good trailers from the Super Bowl this weekend, as well as discuss the news that Ben Affleck is out as Batman in the DCEU, or whatever its called now. Following that, Steve's dreams have become realized with Kingdom Hearts 3 finally being released this past week and we get to hear his thoughts after completing it! As always, if you want to help out the show, there are a couple ways you can do that. You can start by leaving us a rating/review wherever you listen to the show, sharing this show to a friend, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter @Z2podcast. We also want to hear from you! Go to http://z2podcast.com/comment and send us your thoughts on the show!

    Show Notes: Ben Affleck out as Batman - 00:02:11 Birds of Prey Teaser - 00:10:17 Hobbs and Shaw Trailer - 00:15:36 What We Do in the Shadows Trailer - 00:23:06 Mortal Kombat 11 Petition to Add Shaggy - 00:26:38 Ben Percy and Juan Ferraya working on Moon Knight - 00:32:15 Kris Anka jumping to DC to work on Young Justice - 00:34:40 Superbowl Trailers - 00:43:16 Anthem Demo Thoughts - 01:01:30 Kingdom Hearts 3 and The emotional destruction of Steven (AKA: Steve is not ok) - 01:08:10

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