Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

The World News Center’s Sexy Anime Robot Bees

In his weekly visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick called in with some thoughts about his time at c2e2.  We also discussed banning & burning books and media and shared some live listener feedback.  Plus:  Sexy anime robot bees, more on the real-life Iron Man suit, and getting me closer to an Adamantium skeleton.

World News Center: Live from c2e2

Fantastic_Four_Bill McCormick called in from c2e2 where he’s selling his books, signing autographs, and inviting listeners to drop by his booth for a free burly, tattooed hug.  Plus: celebrating diversity in the comics industry, Black Panther in Saudi Arabia, and Bill agrees to sell a kidney to buy me a Jack Kirby Fantastic Four #1.

World News Center: c2e2 preview ‘n’ more

Bill McCormick called in once again from the World News Center on a bright and beautiful Friday to preview his appearance at c2e2 next weekend. Bill will be calling in live from the acoustically perfect basement of McCormick Place (no relation).  Plus:  more on Black Panther, the CW superhero lineup, making more realistic action figures, and for the 19th time, folks, Easter is not Ishtar.

World News Center: Donald Trump, Black Panther, and Batgirl

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center for his weekly visit and answered a listener’s question about a supposed new presidential rating system (there is none).  We also talked more about Black Panther, including our appearance in an upcoming issue of ICC Magazine. Plus:  Frank Zappa & Dee Snider vs. Tipper Gore, Ryan’s Batgirl fan fiction, retro cliffhangers, and awkward yet undetectable edits.

World News Center: Black Panther Discussion

Bill McCormick from the World News Center joined the show to discuss the new Marvel movie “Black Panther.”  Using his connections with The Big Wakeup Call, Bill was able to get into a special screening including a live via satellite Q&A with the stars of the film.

Discussion topics included the how the film hits on many different levels, a wacky human trafficking scene that turns into a love story, and the most knee-slapping bullet-in-the-spine scene ever.

 

World News Center: Thor is a Disney Princess

The World News Center’s Bill McCormick called in to chat about the fallout from Disney’s acquisition of Fox, including Thor becoming a Disney princess and the potential death of Deadpool.  Plus:  Netflix vs. the FCC and whether we’re heading back to the dial-up days.

World News Center on Copyrighting Comic-Con

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to talk about trademark infringement cases involving the terms “Super Hero” and “Comic Con.”  Plus:  becoming a Furry Award-winning author and Green Lantern’s catcher’s mitt.

Inside Marvel Marketing with the World News Center

World News Center bureau chief Bill McCormick checked in to talk about seeing the (weather) future, answer some listener letters, and share some insights on Marvel marketing.  Plus:  the unknown millionaire!

The World News Center’s Found Footage

Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in to chat about Dwayne Johnson in Shazam, yet another Spider-Man movie, and why he hopes we don’t see a found footage superhero horror movie.  Plus: more great news on MS research and other things that made this segment “really gooder.”

A Super Fun Superhero Update from the World News Center

Bill McCormick called in live from the World News Center with a light and somewhat fluffy update as we covered Guardians 2, Avengers, Ant-man, Wonder Woman, and Marvel’s Diversity Debacle.  Plus:  A visit to downtown Downers Grove.