Episode 20 - Most Iconic Movie Props

In this episode we discuss out favorite and most memorable movie props of all time. We also talk about the Fanboy Expo in Knoxville, TN. Eric tells us about the Last Starfighter in VG Vault and gives us some updates from the Timegate convention in Atlanta, GA.

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Direct download: episode20.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Toy Review - Marvel Heroes Chibis (MP4)

*Note* This is the same video uploaded before but in MP4 format for Apple users.

This is our first ever video review on the Vitamin Geek Podcast. Patrick and Cory review the new mini figurines from Bulls-i Toy called Marvel Heroes Chibis. Be sure to let us know if you enjoy reviews and videos like this by sending us a message on Twitter @VitaminGeek or on Facebook at Facebook.com/VitaminGeekPodcast.

Direct download: MarvelChibisVideoReviewMobileMP4.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29am EDT

Toy Review - Marvel Heroes Chibis

This is our first ever video review on the Vitamin Geek Podcast. Patrick and Cory review the new mini figurines from Bulls-i Toy called Marvel Heroes Chibis. Be sure to let us know if you enjoy reviews and videos like this by sending us a message on Twitter @VitaminGeek or on Facebook at Facebook.com/VitaminGeekPodcast.

Direct download: MarvelChibisVideoReviewMobile.wmv
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 11:39pm EDT

Episode 19 - Fancasting: Justice League

The latest TV shows are discussed in VG News. Patrick's Previews segment is full of goodies to add to your collection. Eric presents the film "Deadly Friend" in the VG Vault. After the break we review King Conan #1 and Akaneiro #1 from Dark Horse comics. We also review the new J.J. Abrams film "Star Trek: Into Darkness." After that we discuss and debate our top pics to play roles in the Justice League film. It took us a while to get through the list, but we finally came up with a list of cast members we (kinda) agreed on for the Justice League film.

This episode is brought to you by Anime Blast Chattanooga. http://animeblastchattanooga.com

Sounds and music provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Direct download: episode19_64k.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 4:05am EDT

ELEPHANTMEN AT THE HALF-CENTURY MARK - Fiftieth issue of Starkings' sci-fi epic in July

ELEPHANTMEN, Richard Starkings' epic science fiction series exploring the ramifications of genetic experimentation, war, and racism, is reaching a milestone this July: its 50th issue. ELEPHANTMEN debuted in 2006, published by Image Comics, a spin-off of Starkings self-published (and now Image title) HIP FLASK.

Following a group of human/animal hybrid super-soldiers who are struggling to integrate themselves into a society that is often hostile to their very existence, the series has gone on be collected into six hardcovers and trade paperbacks. It has featured art by Ladrönn, Boo Cook, Chris Burnham, Shaky Kane, and Axel Medellin, and the cover of ELEPHANTMEN #43 is among the work that earned Brandon Graham a "Best Cover Artist" Eisner Award nomination.

"Fifty issues! One more and ELEPHANTMEN is as old as I am!" marveled creator and writer Starkings, who also owns the well-respected comics lettering studio Comicraft. "When we launched the series in 2006, I thought maybe I had six issues in me, yet here we are, seven years later and six ELEPHANTMEN collections in stores and another in preparation for release this summer!"

ELEPHANTMEN #50, "Blue Collar Blues," has a cover by renowned comics artist Frank Quitely, and comes after the close of the monumental "Sleeping Partners" story arc. It brings the story into the intimate sphere of one Elephantman, following his everyday life with its struggles and small triumphs. The issue is illustrated by series regular Axel Medellin and Gabe Bautista and also includes a re-presentation of ELEPHANTMEN #1, with art by Moritat, and a gallery of covers by Brandon Graham, Camilla d'Errico, J. Scott Campbell, Brian Bolland,, Chris Weston, Ladrönn, Ian Churchill, and Ed McGuinness.

ELEPHANTMEN #50 will be in stores on July 17 and is available for pre-order from the May issue of Previews (Diamond code MAY130418). The revised and expanded ELEPHANTMEN VOLUME 1, which now includes issue #0 with art by Ladrönn and an introduction by Jonathan Ross, will be in stores on May 22. The newest collection, VOLUME 6: EARTHLY DESIRES, due in stores in July 10, is also available for preorder (MAY130420).

Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

A CRIMINAL MASTERMIND GETS GHOSTED - A new Image/Skybound mini-series in July

Criminal mastermind Jackson T. Winters has spent the last decade languishing in prison after his last heist went horribly wrong. Now, in return for breaking him out, a rich eccentric tasks him with capturing a ghost for the millionaire's macabre collection in the new Image Comics/Skybound mini-series GHOSTED.

Written by Joshua Williamson and drawn Goran Sdzuka, with Miroslav Mrva on colors and Eisner nominee Sean Phillips (FATALE) providing covers, GHOSTED, set to debut in July, is a dark supernatural mystery crossed with a classic caper. Expert thief Winters must assemble a completely different kind of team than the one he lost ten years before, made up of ghost hunters and paranormal experts. But the haunted house they enter may be more of a match than they'd bargained for.

"For years my obsession has been to do a book that took place in a haunted house; a crime and horror title, one that was fun but went to some dark edgy places,” said writer Williamson.  "'Gritty' has become a sort of pop word to describe a certain kind of book but it really is the best way to illustrate Ghosted.”

Williamson isn't shy about putting his characters' dark sides on display, either. "One of my favorite things to write are the bad guys. The underbelly of the crime world. Characters that are tortured, and are kind of jerks. Ghosted has plenty of that and has been a blast.”

Williamson spoke about GHOSTED at Comic Book Resources in March, after the title's announcement at Emerald City Comicon, and at PreviewsWorld. The first issue of the five-issue miniseries is set to go on sale on July 10. It can be pre-ordered now (Diamond Code MAY130405) from the May issue of Previews.

Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT


MAY 20, MILWAUKIE, OR—From the mind of Dan LuVisi comes a brand-spanking-new intellectual property. Where most comics start off with a first issue, Last Man Standing starts off with a 272-page bible, Killbook of a Bounty Hunter, that sets up the entire universe of the LMS world.

Dark Horse Comics is set to reprint the hard-to-find cult tome. The hardcover book will include thirty pages of all-new material and a new cover. This bible takes the form of a scrapbook filled with maps, history, over forty character biographies and dossiers, tons of faux advertisements, and much, much more.

A limited San Diego Comic-Con exclusive edition is currently in the works, with a special cover shown here, which will only be for sale through Dark Horse at Comic-Con International 2013.

More on Last Man Standing: Meet Gabriel—last of a genetically engineered breed of supersoldiers known as the Paladin. After winning an interstellar war between Earth and Mars, Gabriel is celebrated back home and given the new title of Protector of Amerika. All goes well for the newly entitled superhero as he begins to rid the streets of the scum that plagues it. However, as Gabriel is distracted by his duties, a terrorist organization known as Pandemonium frames the hero for a series of atrocious crimes.

Now stripped of his title and prestige, Gabriel is sentenced to the notorious Level-9 Facility, where he endures nine long years of torture and imprisonment. But as the clock ticks down to Gabriel’s eventual demise, he is introduced to the elusive Agent O, who offers the Paladin a chance at redemption. Learn his story—and that of his allies and enemies—through Gabriel’s eyes, as he begins to orchestrate his revenge in the scarred and vivid world of New Amerika.

Last Man Standing is on sale November 6, 2013.

Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Episode 18 - Salute to Star Trek

In this episode we discuss out favorite moments, characters and films in the Star Trek franchise. In VG News we discuss the latest news for geeks. Patrick's Previews gives listeners an idea of all the cool comics, collectibles and apparel coming out in the next few months. Star Trek: First Contact is the subject of the VG Vault. During the break we have several "on the spot" interviews with Star Trek fans in Chattanooga, TN. Then we discuss all of our favorites in the Star Trek universe.

Comic book reviews:

  1. Doctor Atlantis 1 & 2 published by Rare Earth Comics - http://www.rareearthcomics.com/
  2. Ruth & Freddy by Bluewater Comics - http://www.bluewaterprod.com/

This episode is sponsored by Anime Blast Chattanooga - http://animeblastchattanooga.com/

Sounds and music provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Direct download: episode18_64k.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 2:29am EDT

Tyler Kirkham's SCREWED Published By Zenescope

Zenescope Entertainment has announced that it will be publishing acclaimed artist/creator Tyler Kirkham’s (New Guardians, Teen Titans, and Amazing Spider-Man) new creator-owned series, entitled SCREWED, coming in June and will feature covers by series creator Tyler Kirkham and interior artist David Miller.

“SCREWED fits right into the Zenescope wheelhouse and is a perfect addition to our catalog of titles. The combination of Tyler and Zenescope makes this book a must have.” says Zenescope Marketing Manager Stephen Haberman.

“I've always been a huge fan of Horror films and I love the idea of Frankenstein.” Says creator Tyler Kirkham “It’s a story that's been retold a million times but none have been like this! This has horror, action and some flat-out sick, twisted moments!

I always thought Zenescope would be a great fit for the story as it has a strong lead female role. I'm extremely excited for this series.”

Screwed follows a young woman who awakens in a hospital covered in scars as if she had been taken apart and put back together again; her mind as fragmented as her body. As she tries to piece together what’s happened to her, she will find many enemies are after her but she’ll also find a valuable ally in FBI Agent Erin Scott.

SCREWED is available now for pre-order through Diamond’s April edition of PREVIEWS.


  • Words: Tyler Kirkham, Keith Thomas
  • Art: David Miller
  • Covers: Tyler Kirkham, David Miller
  • Colors: Oracle
  • Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment
  • Price: $2.99
  • Release Date: June 12, 2013

Look for a review of Screwed #1 coming soon on Vitamin Geek Podcast!

Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:38am EDT

Episode 17 - Best Video Game Series

In this episode we discuss upcoming TV shows in VG News. pay tribute to the late great Ray Harryhausen in the VG Vault. Patrick brings you all the cool comics/graphic novels coming up in Previews. After the break we review The Hound of the Baskerville's from Dark Horse. We also review Iron Man 3. Our last segment is about the best and worst video games of all time. This episode is sponsored by Anime Blast Chattanooga

Sounds and music provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Direct download: episode17_64k.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 2:02am EDT

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