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 164 - Gotta Fix Fast?

    In this week's episode, we discuss the debacle that is the live action Sonic the Hedgehog trailer that came out and pray that the animators are not getting super screwed over right now, plus we have the first look at Borderlands 3 gameplay 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: R.I.P Peter Mayhew - 00:03:03 The Whole Sonic Debacle - 00:11:20 Cobra Kai Renewed for Season 3 - 00:39:31 Borderlands 3 Gameplay Reveal Impressions - 00:43:13 Snyder Teases New Project - 00:53:05

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    Episode 163 - We're in the Endgame Now

    In this week's episode, we have a huge discussion piece on both Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3, but first there was some Fast and Furious cast additional plus a lot of Persona 5 news that did not make everyone happy. Be wary for the discussions as they are full of spoilers! 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: New Cast announced for Fast and Furious Franchise - 00:01:30 New Godzilla: King of Monsters Trailer - 00:04:50 MIB: International Trailer - 00:20:24 MCU Spider-man’s Cool Uncle - 00:28:01 More Persona 5: The Royal Info - 00:35:14 Persona 5 S Revealed - 00:38:05 Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC Announced - 00:43:33 Eisner 2019 Nominations - 00:47:07 Superman/Batman series coming in August? - 00:56:45 Avengers Endgame - 01:00:49 Game of Thrones S8 E3 - 01:33:29

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    Episode 162 - Never Saw it Coming

    In this week's episode, we got our first look at the Swamp Thing DC Universe series with a teaser trailer. Not a ton to go off of, but gives us some sort of idea of how Swampy may look. Plus Joker from Persona 5 was released in Smash Bros Ultimate this week, broke the Nintendo E-Shop, and sparked more rumors about Persona coming to the switch with the stage changes including other Persona games. 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: Swamp Thing Series Teaser - 00:11:44 Netflix Witcher Series Release Window - 00:14:22 Joker Released in Smash Bros Ultimate - 00:17:54 Sony Reveals first Details about PS5 - 00:26:53 Ubisoft donates to help rebuild the Notre Dame, AC Unity could be used to help Rebuild - 00:35:21 Naughty Dog Wraps Joel and Elle Mocap Scenes - 00:37:58 Jane Foster is Becoming Valkyrie - 00:44:12 Marvel Teases Spider-Gwen No More - 00:48:20

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    Episode 161 - I am the Trailer

    In this week's episode, Star Wars Celebration happened and we got a ton of new things to talk about, such as our first look at Episode IX! Plus there was a ton of info about Disney's new streaming service and Doom Patrol is returning in comic form later 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: Star Wars Episode 9 Trailer - 00:05:55 Star Wars Hiatus - 00:20:12 The Mandalorian Footage Revealed at SWCC - 00:28:21 Disney+ Marvel Show Details - 00:38:20 Jedi Fallen Order Teaser Trailer - 00:45:03 Laura Bailey Wraps up on Last of Us Part II - 00:59:42 For Fun, Mass Effect 2’s Black Hole Was Pretty Damn Close - 01:08:56 Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen Spin-Off details - 01:12:56 Marvel’s Acts of Evil - 01:17:00 Doom Patrol and Young Animal Returns - 01:21:24

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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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