Archive for the ‘Commentary’ Category

LanternCast Episode #333 – Avengers: Infinity War Commentary Track!

In one of our fastest turnaround times ever, we take on the fun challenge of doing the “Avengers: Infinity War” commentary track!  Spoilers and speculation abound as we break down the movie and what it all might mean going forward as we inch closer to Avengers 4 next year!   Be sure to email us your thoughts or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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LanternCast Episode #329 – San Diego Comic Con 2018!

Chad and Mark discuss all things SDCC as we break down all the latest Green Lantern news, including the confirmation of the arrival of one Grant Morrison on the flagship title, before jumping into trailer talk!  We do full reviews of the Aquaman, Shazam and Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailers, besides talking about the new seasons of the CW shows!  There was also this little news about James Gunn we felt compelled to talk about.  Be sure to email us your thoughts or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

Check out the Product Photos HERE!

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LanternCast Episode #328 – Green Lantern: What Might Have Been!

In this change of pace episode, Chad and Mark discuss Cullen Bunn’s plans for the end of “Lost Army” and beyond before a lengthy breakdown/review of the original 2008 draft of the “Green Lantern” movie script!  There’s even time for some other surprises along the way, so take a listen! Be sure to email us your thoughts or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

Download the Script draft HERE!

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LanternCast Episode #295 – Alien: Covenant Commentary Track!

And now for something completely different (and hopefully, interesting)! Mark and Corwin Crowl tackle Alien: Covenant in this full-length commentary track!  With any luck, they can determine which crew was stupider: the Prometheus or the Covenant.  There might not be Green Lantern references in this track, but we certainly do have tons of other franchises that get mentioned.  Be sure to email us your thoughts or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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LanternCast Episode #278 – Green Lanterns #16-18!

Chad is back, and the boys take on Green Lanterns #16-18!  We cover the “Darkest Knights” arc as our heroes team up with BATMAN! We then get to break down the Emperor Volthoom origin issue!  Speaking of Emperors, we even start off the episode with the ultimate tangent, discussing what exactly that Star Wars prophecy about “bringing balance to the Force” might really mean. Be sure to email us your thoughts or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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LanternCast Episode #266 – Captain America: Civil War Commentary Track!

A little later than originally planned, but Chad and Mark finally do their first non-Green Lantern related movie commentary track as they tackle Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War!  This episode includes everything from Dr. Strange talk and Infinity War speculation, to even some random X-Men talk.  And we even manage to work in a brief moment of Green Lantern in here too! Be sure to email us your thoughts or call in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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Entities and Emotion Spectrum Speculation

Just a few minutes of an audio blog speculating on the current state of the emotional spectrum and what it could mean for the entities!  Be sure to give us your thoughts via email (lanterncast@gmail.com) or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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Mark J Marble

LanternCast Episode #258 – Emerald Knights Commentary Track!

Chad and Mark dust off their respective DVD/Blu-Ray collection and hit play on the ‘Green Lantern: Emerald Knights’ animated feature from 2011. So join us as we provide OUR commentary on the origins of the first Green Lantern, Kilowogs rookie days, Laria’s first mission, why Mogo doesn’t socialize, and Abin Sur meets ATROCITUS! All set against the…END OF THE UNIVERSE?! Be sure to email us or call in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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LanternCast Episode #256 – SDCC 2016!

It’s time for the annual review of news and highlights from SDCC! Chad and Mark  discuss the latest trailers for Wonder Woman, Justice League, Dr. Strange and all the Marvel/DC television reveals! And there actually was some comic news related to Green Lantern, so we decided we might as well mention that too. Be sure to email us or chime in on our voice-mail at 708-LANTERN!

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Initial Thoughts: Telos #5

Telos_Vol_1-5_Cover-1_TeaserThis isn’t going to be an actual issue review, since Chad and I will do that once we get to the February books, but I wanted to write a few words about my reaction to Telos #5.

 

While it is always good to see classic Parallax back and he looks really good in this issue, the way he is written continues to bother me.  Jeff King wrote Parallax this way back in the final two issues of Convergence, but since Parallax wasn’t in those issues much, it wasn’t as big of a problem for me.  But Telos #5 makes it pretty clear while King must like Parallax, he really doesn’t understand him.

 

His Parallax is pretty much a petulant child who always acts out, constantly throws the simplest of insults out towards others, often is just a minute away from killing someone and seems incapable of thinking beyond the moment.  If Zero Hour showed us anything, Parallax was certainly capable of thinking big picture.

 

Parallax, while more unstable and volatile than Hal Jordan, still possessed all the strengths that made Hal a great character.  He was able to cross the line when necessary, but was still driven by his amazing will and his desire to do the right thing,  I have yet to see much of that in Parallax since his return to the DCU (Post-Covergence).  Plus, this Parallax acts and talks like he is simply stupider than Hal Jordan.

 

Hopefully Green Lantern #50 will give us at least a version of Parallax that closer resembles the original.  I definitely don’t expect Telos #6 to deliver that based on what I just read.

 

-Mark J. Marble

 

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