Rank #1: #273: Sam Witwer, Star Wars’ Darth Maul, Smallville’s Doomsday, and Supergirl’s Agent Liberty!
Sam Witwer – fanboy and Emmy-nominated actor – has brought many comic book and sci-fi characters to life. Doomsday, Darth Maul, Agent Liberty…and today, he’s in the Comic Book Central Lair to talk all about ’em!
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May 25 2019
Rank #3: Episode 138: Lindsay Wagner
Emmy-winning actress Lindsay Wagner joins me this week to talk about her iconic bionic role as Jaime Sommers from the landmark 70s sci-fi smash hit – The Bionic Woman! PLUS – a preview of this year’s TerrifiCon!
Photo courtesy Daniel T. Gramkee
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Stuff you heard on the show: TerrifiCon
Aug 06 2016
Rank #4: Episode 151: Allison Mack
Year Four of Comic Book Central begins as I celebrate the 15th anniversary of Smallville with actress Allison Mack!
Photo courtesy Allison Mack
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Nov 19 2016
Rank #5: Episode 147: James Marsters
From Spike to Brainiac to Lex Luthor – actor James Marsters stops by the Lair to talk about his villainous roles on Buffy, Smallville, and Superman: Doomsday! PLUS – your exclusive preview of the upcoming Cincinnati Comic Expo!
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Sep 17 2016
Rank #6: Episode 32: Gerard Christopher
Another SUPERstar guest! Actor Gerard Christopher visits the Lair to talk about his portrayal of the Boy of Steel on The Adventures of Superboy!
Jun 27 2014
Rank #7: Episode 133: Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the feature film, The Rocketeer! Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo are in the Lair to talk about adapting Dave Stevens’ classic comic book character for the big screen. The dynamic duo also chat about creating the 1990 TV series – The Flash!
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Jul 02 2016
Rank #10: Episode 116: Brent Spiner
A Comic Book Central EXCLUSIVE! Actor Brent Spiner beams into the Lair this week to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek. We’ll also chat about his animated roles as the Silver Surfer, the Joker, AND…another Bat-villain for the upcoming Justice League Animated!
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Mar 12 2016
Rank #11: #233: Lea Thompson on Back To The Future and Howard The Duck
It’s your density to check out the latest episode as I welcome Back to the Future’s Lea Thompson! I’m chatting with Lea about the time-travel trilogy, working with Tom Cruise, directing her first feature film – AND, her time rockin’ out with the anthropomorphic fowl, Howard the Duck. PLUS – Lea’s thoughts on a NEW Howard the Duck feature film for Marvel!
Photo courtesy Ray Garcia
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Jul 14 2018
Rank #12: Episode 101: Huey Lewis
Year Three of Comic Book Central begins! I’m kicking off the new season by going “Back in Time” to celebrate the 30th annivesary of Back to the Future with the baddest frontman in the land – Huey Lewis!
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Nov 21 2015
Rank #13: Episode 155: Neal Adams
Concluding my Power Records retrospective with legendary comic book artist/writer, Neal Adams! We’re chatting about Star Trek, Batman, Superman, and more. Plus – Neal weighs in on current comic book movies and TV shows!
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Dec 17 2016
Rank #14: Episode 125: Nana Visitor
She sings! She dances! She fought crime alongside Will Eisner’s The Spirit! This week, Deep Space Nine’s Nana Visitor visits the Lair to help me celebrate 50 years of Star Trek!
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May 14 2016
Rank #15: Episode 173: Marta Kristen
My look back at the landmark sci-fi series Lost In Space continues with actress Marta Kristen! Marta reflects on meeting up with monsters, body-snatching plants, and intergalactic beauty pageant managers as Judy Robinson! PLUS – her experiences working with Hitchcock, and becoming a mermaid!
Photo courtesy Marta Kristen
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Marta Kristen’s websiteMark Goddard’s websiteAngela Cartwright’s websiteAngela Cartwright StudioOrder Lost (and Found) In SpaceAngela’s Sound of Music TourBill Mumy’s website (and music!)Order Lost In Space: The Complete Adventures on Blu-rayOrder Marc Cushman’s I Spy, Star Trek, and Lost In Space books from Jacobs Brown Media GroupEast Coast Comic Con13th Dimension
Apr 29 2017
Rank #16: Episode 53: Mark Evanier
From the Sweathogs to Superman…and adventures with Steve Gerber, Alex Toth and Jack “King” Kirby in between! Writer/producer Mark Evanier is in the Lair to talk about bringing comic books to life!
Dec 06 2014
Rank #17: Episode 106: Howard Chaykin
From his stunning artwork on Marvel Comics’ adaptation of Star Wars to his TV tales of The Flash and Mutant X, Howard Chaykin is a legend in the world of comic book heroes! He’s in the Lair today to talk about his incredible career. PLUS – your backstage pass to Marvel Universe Live!
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Jan 09 2016
Rank #18: Episode 64: Mia Sara
Feb 21 2015
Rank #19: Episode 124: Rene Auberjonois
René Auberjonois is an amazing actor who can morph into any role at any time! He was the swingin’ Spidey on Spider-Man: A Rockomic and he played the Changeling Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine! Join us in the Lair to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek!
Photo courtesy René Auberjonois
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May 08 2016
Rank #20: Episode 171: Angela Cartwright
The Lair is alive with the sound of Angela Cartwright! The lovely, talented, and iconic actress joins me this week to talk about her time filming the magnificent musical, The Sound of Music…AND, we’re continuing my celebration of the landmark sci-fi TV series, Lost In Space! BLOOP!
Photo courtesy Angela Cartwright
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Angela Cartwright’s websiteAngela Cartwright StudioOrder Lost (and Found) In SpaceAngela’s Sound of Music TourBill Mumy’s website (and music!)Mark Goddard’s websiteMarta Kristen’s websiteOrder Lost In Space: The Complete Adventures on Blu-rayOrder Marc Cushman’s I Spy, Star Trek, and Lost In Space books from Jacobs Brown Media GroupEast Coast Comic Con13th Dimension
Apr 22 2017