Tony Asaro, Patrick Clarke, Ryan Miller, and A Super-Secret-Very-Special Guest Star break from our usual format, a bit, for a book club-type discussion of the first couple of volumes of G. Willow Wilson's & Adrian Alphona's Ms. Marvel and its titular protagonist: Jersey City's own, Kamala Khan!!
"When I see Veronica Fish on a book, I always give it a read. I always have to check it out." - Tony Asara, Cracking The Vault Podcast
So, please, enjoy this replay of a Google Hangout interview with Veronica Fish, the talented artist whose work has included Archie, Slam, Spider-Woman, Pirates of Mars, The Unstoppable Was, and more. The interview was conducted by Ben Schwartz, owner of our host comic shop, Empire's Comics Vault, on January 10, 2017.
To kick it off, Tony shares some recent comic book picks.
Patrick Clarke, Amy Nunag, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, and Tony Asaro, celebrate a very special "Ghibliversary" by cracking a few Sapporos & watching Studio Ghibli's first feature film, Laputa: Castle In The Sky!
Tony and Patty shower the most recent entry from the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- Spider-Man: Homecoming -- with much love and adoration. Spoilers are throughout the episode. You've been forewarned. Also, contest rules for our SacAnime ticket giveaway are detailed at the end of the episode!
Tony Asaro, Patrick Clarke, and Ryan Miller discuss the newest offering from one of the world's master storytellers, Neil Gaiman! Picks & Pulls of The Week at the end, for the comics week of July 5th, as well as details on how to win two tickets to this Summer's SacAnime.
Patty & Tony discuss the comic-based network TV shows from the past year, including Preacher, Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, Legion, Powerless, Agents of SHIELD, Riverdale, The Walking Dead, Gotham, Lucifer, iZombie, Justice League Action, Outcast, & Vixen! Warning: This episode does contain some spoilers for the most recent seasons of Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, Legion, Agents of SHIELD.
It wasn't long ago we celebrated the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman with a special episode. And now, finally, the first female led superhero movie is out, and here's our review.
Our crew and special guests sit down to lay down a commentary track on the best movie every about Superhero high school. We think you'll enjoy every minute, so queue up the movie and get ready to press "Play."
p.s. as of this posting, Sky High is on Netflix. :)
Three teams of Empire's Comics Vault All-Stars ("Vaultstars"?) vie to see who, indeed, is worthy of the ultimate prize by competing in a few rounds of custom-crafted comic-book trivia, hosted by Tony Asaro.
Starring: Ben Schwartz, Alex Dress, & Patty, himself, as "Pooh Bear's Marauders". Amy Nunag, Minnie Saucedo, & Ryan Miller as "Grimm Winning Ghosts". & Heroic Girls' John Marcotte, joins Shaun Taylor & Sean Patrick Lawrence, both of Graphics & Growlers and also founders of the upcoming Sac Indie Expo, to comprise Team "G.G.G."!