Longtime friend of the program Arune Singh is back! Arune's been in the comics and entertainment world for a long time now, from his beginnings as a comics journalist to Marvel, to SyFy, and now he's the Director of Public Relations for BOOM! Studios! Arune and Mike talk about Bumblebee and what it's success means for GI Joe, their hopes for the upcoming Snake-Eyes movie, and the deep and diverse catalog of comics available from BOOM! Studios. Be sure to pick up WWE: Forever #1, which will feature Arune's debut as a comic writer! DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TODAY!
Bill Ratner is BACK! Yes, the man you know as Flint has BLOWN up lately. You can hear his voice on commercials from cars to cookies. Despite being a most awesome guest, he holds GI Joe near and dear to his heart. You can catch him next at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 18-21 and 25-28 performing LIVE and ON STAGE: The True Life Adventures of Barbie and GI Joe. What has Flint gotten himself into THIS time? Also...Arune Singh is BACK! That's right, our good buddy with Marvel Television stops in to talk about how cool (or not cool if you are Gary) a Joe/Transformers crossover would be. Prompted by the new IDW title, Arune thought the time was right to put it up for debate. You might be surprised how the gang reacts. In addition, all the latest about the Boss Fight Kickstarter, mailbag and all the good stuff we got in since JoeCon. We're back on track! Enjoy!
YES!! It's here! Better late than never, eh? In this episode we are joined by Will from BrickArms.com who tutors us on how to upgrade and arm your Joe Kreons. A little later on we are joined by our buddy from Marvel Comics, Arune, who talks about the upcoming Agents of SHIELD television show and Marvel's plans for SDCC. In the second half we jump immediately into the news to talk about the Retaliation home release, a possible Kreo surprise at SDCC, new Sideshow offerings and GI Joe Battlelines goes live! After the news the gang dives into the mailbag which generates some deep discussion. You won't want to miss it! Hey, we even have some new ad drops and bumpers. Don't miss it - listen now!!
The Doctor is IN!! No, not GI Joe Doc, or Dr. Sheldon Cooper, or even Dr. Johnny Fever...although almost as equally as crazy as the old WKRP rock and roller. This episode we are joined by Mr. Brian Cummings, or better known to Joe fans as the Sunbow voice of Dr. Mindbender. Join us as we talk to Brian about his career, what's he's doing now and we get to hear more about the upcoming Joe show in South Dakota, Mindbender's Clinic in Rapid City on May 18th. Sounds like a fun time and you folks in the upper plains states should check-it-out. In the second half of the show, we are joined by our old buddy (and Chuck's crush) Arune Singh from Marvel Comics where we spend the next 45 minutes talking about Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Guardians of the Galaxy, C2E2 and the upcoming San Diego Comic Con (or Comic Con International as Arune says). Following our catch up with all things Marvel, we jump into a very abbreviated news segment concerning the box office returns of Retaliation, a look behind the scenes at Hasbro and Wave 5 of FSS 1...where Grunt, left us grunting...and Cover Girl left Gary grumbling. Speaking of Gary, hear his report from C2E2 and why he is now on triple protection, super lockdown. The things we do for our wives...
It's election night in America...or it was when we recorded this episode in a time capsule. Boy, a lot has sure happened since we've last hear from the Terrific Treo and Chuck. Half the football season is over, we have a new baseball champion, basketball has started, hockey has...well, no one really seems to notice hockey missing, and we've had a Superstorm roll through the east coast. Because of this mega storm, we had quite ths diffcult task of keeping the show running and the audio is clean. We are pretty sure Arune got in trouble with the new wife because it sounded like he had KP Duty assigned to him in the second half of the show. *Sigh*...yeah, it was one of those shows, but its two plus hours for those of you who have been missing your WOJM "fix." This episode we have not one but two interviews of notice. First we are joined by Fred Van Lente, the new writer for IDW's GI Joe title. After hearing him, you'll trust along with us that the franchise is in very capable hands. Following the interview with Fred, we went back in time to listen to a pre-recorded interview that we did with RJ from CobraStickers.com. We were joined by Kevin Watts on that interview, so who knows what new colorful lexicons he will add to our show FAQ. I do believe this time it includes a bag a phallus-es. Yeeeah, it was one of those interviews, but don't miss it never the less!! After the break we go into the mailbag to check on Justin's status of collecting votes for the Hasbro Concept Case we saw at JoeCon. From another letter, we get the low down on life in NYC with Chuck and Arune post SUPERSTORM. We also have a letter ask us our thoughts about a live-action Joe television show. In the news, the awaited for Kre-o debate is held. It might surprise you our thoughts on this new line that has a lot of the fandom excited. We rehash the new IDW teams and briefly mention the GI Joe Complete Collection #1 from friend of the program Mark Bellomo is now on Amazon. In movie news, there is a "new" trailer. The PR machine is getting in gear. Rounding out the news, the fandom came out strong and supported Marauder John's Kickstarter campaign (as heard in Episode 68). Bravo everyone!
The WOJM FFL bit runs from 02:03:00 to 02:10:15 - yeah, its more time than previous episodes, but we had more ground to cover!
NEXT, it's CONTEST TIME!! Thanks to Mike and Kevin, we now have a name for all those who are Friends of Chuck (aka FOC'ers). We now need a logo. So if you have artistic skills, create a logo for The Friends of Chuck. Chuck (aka The Head FOC'er) will pick the winner. Please send submissions as a JPG to email@example.com. Third place will get a piece of Robert Atkins artwork; Second place will get a Renegades figure prize pack; FIRST PLACE will get a prize pack AND will appear with us as a guest host of WOJM in a future episode! Yes, that's right, you can call Chuck a FOC'er, right to his face!!
Lastly, to all those who have been effected by the hurricane, we send our best thoughts and wishes out to you. We hope life gets back to normal for you as soon as possible. To everyone else, we hope you enjoy this long awaited for, time capsule episode 69 of WOJM!
SPOILER ALERT: Obama wins...just sayin'...