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The team from ComicYears.com brings you the latest news, reviews, discussion and deep dives from the world of comics, movies, gaming, books, anime, TV and pop culture.

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The team from ComicYears.com brings you the latest news, reviews, discussion and deep dives from the world of comics, movies, gaming, books, anime, TV and pop culture.

    What Is The Future Of Star Wars?

    What Is The Future Of Star Wars?

    So much Star Wars, so little time. With a brand new generation of Star Wars content on its way, it’s time to discuss where one of the world’s biggest franchises is headed. Also with the end of The Mandalorian season 2 and the appearance of that huge legacy the possibilities seem endless. So join ComicYears.com editors Joshua M. Patton, Emily O'Donnell, and Shah Shahid as they discuss the future of Star Wars. 


    Highlights: 
    - What happens to Star Wars after The Mandalorian? 
    - What kind of a show will The Rangers Of the New Republic be? 
    - Emily discusses how she feels about the Star Wars universe becoming like the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 
    - Check out Emily’s primer on who Mara Jade is, and why she is important to the Star Wars Expanded Universe: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/mandalorian-mara-jade-legends/
    - How Star Wars helped Shah survive book reports from elementary to high school. 
    - Where is Star Wars going with the introduction of the High Republic stories beginning with the Light Of The Jedi?
    - Joshua wants to normalize recasting legacy Star Wars characters. 
    - What will the Book of Boba Fett be all about?
    - The panel recounts their most anticipated and least anticipated new Star Wars series coming on Disney Plus. 

    Links to all the stories and Star Wars articles mentioned on this episode on ComicYears.com
    - Light Of The Jedi Book Review: https://comicyears.com/movies/book-review-star-wars-light-of-the-jedi/
    - Details On The Acolyte Series: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/star-wars-high-republic-the-acolyte/
    - Full List Of All New Star Wars Disney Plus Series: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/disney-investors-day-reveals-new-star-wars-projects-patty-jenkins-ahsoka-series-and-lando/
    - Mara Jade Primer: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/mandalorian-mara-jade-legends/


    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Emily O’Donnell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Faelai
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/emilyo/

    Joshua M. Patton
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshuaMPatton
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/joshua-patton/


    Shah Shahid
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/theshahshahid
    Comic Years Articles: https://comicyears.com/author/shah-shahid/

    Comic Years on Social Media
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/comicyears/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicyearsnews


    Visit ComicYears.com for all the Star Wars articles discussed on this episode. 

    For media inquiries contact: podcast@comicyears.com

    • 44 min
    WandaVision Episode 7: Spoiler Discussion

    WandaVision Episode 7: Spoiler Discussion

    WandaVision episode 7 brings about a lot of answers to a series that's full of mysteries. So naturally, the ComicYears.com feature editors get together to be vindicated in their theories, while still analyzing new plot points and plot devices that the episode introduces. So check out this new WandaVision episode 7 spoiler discussion. 
     
    Highlights: 
    - Shah begins the episode by literally using the word ‘literally’ wrong. 
    - The Comic Years team discuss the sitcom elements of this episode and how it pertains to the larger series.
    - Meghan feels that Monica Rambeau is getting shortchanged in WandaVision. 
    - All of us want a Darcy Lewis Disney Plus solo-series. 
    - The team has differing theories on Agnes and where she falls on the hero/villain scale. 
    - Emily and Meghan discuss how someone’s hero is someone else’s villain. 
    - Emily wants to rid the world of the 'evil witch’ trope. 
    - Does WandaVision set up plot devices to replace the Infinity Stones in the MCU? 
    - How the Multiverse is definitely coming into the MCU. 


    Additional WandaVision coverage on ComicYears.com
    - WandaVision Episode 6 Spoiler Podcast: https://comicyears.com/podcast/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episode-6-spoiler-discussion/
    - Why WandaVision Doesn’t Need A Big Bad: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-villain/
    - WandaVision episode 5 spoiler discussion: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episode-5-spoiler-discussion/
    - WandaVision Episode 4 MCU timeline: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-mcu-timeline-episode/
    - WandaVision episode 4 spoiler discussion: 
    - WandaVision Trauma Theory: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-trauma-theory/
    - WandaVision episode 3 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-episode-3/
    - WandaVision episode 1 and 2 spoiler Podcast: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episodes-1-2-spoiler-discussion/
    - WandaVision episodes 1 and 2 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/featured/reviews/a-spoiler-review-of-the-premiere-episodes-of-wandavision/
    - WandaVision episodes 1 and 2 non-spoiler reviews: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/spoiler-free-round-up-of-first-wandavision-episodes-on-disney/

    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Meghan Hale
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/meghanrhale
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/meghan-hale/


    Emily O’Donnell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Faelai
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/emilyo/
     
    Joshua M. Patton
    Twitter: a href="https://twitter.com/JoshuaMPatton"...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Streaming Wars: Which Is The Best Streaming Service?

    The Streaming Wars: Which Is The Best Streaming Service?

    Streaming saw a huge uptick in the last year with the global pandemic. So we figured it’s a great time to take a look at the Streaming Wars and the status of all these online content services. Host Shah Shahid is joined by ComicYears.com feature editors Emily O’Donnell and Taylor Bauer as they try to pick which the best streaming service is. So check out this episode of the Comic Years Podcast for which service wins the war!

    Highlights:
    - Shah runs down a quick history of how content consumption evolved over the years.
    - Emily brings up how paying for a service versus sharing with family is a factor in choosing the services she subscribes to.
    - Content is king for Taylor as he uses the kind of content available to him to pick the best service.
    - Shah spends a lot of time complaining about how Canada doesn’t get the majority of American streaming services.
    - Emily gives us a glimpse into how she uses the different services based on mood.
    - A lightning round reveals what the panel thinks about the content catalog of all the various streaming services.
    - There’s a surprising service that takes the lead.

    Links to all the streaming stories mentioned in today’s episode and more from ComicYears.com
    - Queen’s Gambit Review: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/the-queens-gambit-netflix-review/
    - Wonder Woman 1984 Podcast Episode: https://comicyears.com/podcast/the-comic-years-podcast-wonder-woman-1984/
    - Will Disney Plus Pass The Streaming Wars? https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/disney-netflix-streaming-wars/
    - Streaming Wars Heating Up: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/streaming-wars-churning/
    - New Warner Bros. Streaming Strategy: https://comicyears.com/movies/new-warner-bros-strategy-points-out-huge-problems-in-international-streaming/
    - Disney Plus Focusing On Streaming For Movies: https://comicyears.com/movies/disney-to-focus-on-streaming-as-primary-strategy-for-movies/

    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Emily O’Donnell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Faelai
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/emilyo/

    Taylor Bauer
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/tbauerwrites
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/taylorbauer/

    Shah Shahid
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/theshahshahid
    Comic Years Articles: https://comicyears.com/author/shah-shahid/

    Comic Years on Social Media
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ComicYears
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/comicyears/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicyearsnews

    Visit ComicYears.com for all the articles discussing the various streaming services on this episode.

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    • 54 min
    WandaVision Episode 6 Spoiler Discussion

    WandaVision Episode 6 Spoiler Discussion

    WandaVision episode 6 really turns up the revelations with so much going on. And while it feels like every episode is greater than the last, this latest episode of the MCU is something entirely different. Multiple storylines, mysterious guest appearances, confirmations, deaths, superpowers, and an insane cliffhanger. Join the feature editors of ComicYears.com as they break down everything about episode 6 of WandVision on this Podcast!

    Highlights: 
    - Our team reminisces about their own sitcom experiences.
    - Roman pitches another sitcom idea to cover for the remaining 3 episodes of the series.
    - Roman breaks down what he missed about Vision in the MCU until now. 
    - The panelists have various theories about Agnes’ true intentions. 
    - Once again, more Mephisto theories. Who have we not accused of being the Marvel Comics’ devil? 
    - None of our panelists trust Pietro (Evan Peters). 
    - Everyone thinks that Hayward is not to be trusted, and possibly Ultron? 
    - WandaVision definitely feels like setting up seeds for additional Disney Plus shows. 
    - Meghan discusses how trauma works and continues to play into WandaVision. 
    - As usual, Shah has an insane theory for how mutants could enter the MCU. 

    The WandaVision coverage on ComicYears.com
    - WandaVision episode 5 spoiler discussion: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episode-5-spoiler-discussion/
    - WandaVision Episode 4 MCU timeline: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-mcu-timeline-episode/
    - WandaVision episode 4 spoiler discussion: 
    - WandaVision Trauma Theory: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-trauma-theory/
    - WandaVision episode 3 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-episode-3/
    - WandaVision episode 1 and 2 spoiler Podcast: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episodes-1-2-spoiler-discussion/
    - WandaVision episodes 1 and 2 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/featured/reviews/a-spoiler-review-of-the-premiere-episodes-of-wandavision/
    - WandaVision episodes 1 and 2 non-spoiler reviews: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/spoiler-free-round-up-of-first-wandavision-episodes-on-disney/
    
 
    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Meghan Hale
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/meghanrhale
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/meghan-hale/

    Emily O’Donnell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Faelai
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/emilyo/
     
    Joshua M. Patton
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshuaMPatton
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/joshua-patton/

    Roman Colombo
    Comic Editor
    Twitter: a href="https://twitter.com/RomanColombo"...

    • 59 min
    Our Most Anticipated Anime Of 2021

    Our Most Anticipated Anime Of 2021

    So many anime. So little time. With many Anime series and movies delayed from 2020, it’s a new year full of even more anime than we’re usually used to. So on this episode of the Comic Years Podcast, we take a look at all the upcoming anime of 2021. So join host Shah Shahid and guest Taylor Bauer as they run down their top five most anticipated anime of 2021. 

    Highlights:
    - Shah And Taylor discuss the totally differing anime genres that they each subscribe to. 
    - Taylor’s fifth entry of 2021 is a hilarious comedy and slice of life anime.
    - Shah’s fifth is the first anime series of an existing multimedia franchise. 
    - Taylor continues with a romance anime. 
    - Shah swears he is not a Netflix shill. 
    - An original anime makes it to Shah’s list.
    - Both their top number 1 pick of the most anticipated anime of 2021 is pretty surprising. 

    Links to all the anime mentioned in today’s episode can be found below: 
    - My Hero Academia Introduction & Rundown: https://comicyears.com/anime-news/my-hero-academia-rundown-and-introduction/
    - Fruits Basket is the GOAT of Slice Of Life anime: https://comicyears.com/anime-news/fruits-basket-anime-reboot-reminds-us-why-its-the-goat-slice-of-life/
    - Netflix’s High-Rise Anime Trailer: https://comicyears.com/anime-news/netflixs-new-high-rise-invasion-anime-trailer-is-the-latest-high-octane-survival-thriller/
    - Godzilla Singular Point Anime Trailer: https://comicyears.com/anime-news/godzilla-singular-point-anime-teaser-trailer-is-a-total-throwback-to-the-franchise/
    


    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Taylor Bauer
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/tbauerwrites
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/taylorbauer/

    Shah Shahid
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/theshahshahid
    Comic Years Articles: https://comicyears.com/author/shah-shahid/

    Comic Years on Social Media
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ComicYears
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/comicyears/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicyearsnews

    Visit ComicYears.com for all the reviews, previews, and news about all the anime discussed today from Taylor and our gaming experts. 

    For media inquiries contact: podcast@comicyears.com

    • 44 min
    WandaVision Episode 5 Spoiler Discussion

    WandaVision Episode 5 Spoiler Discussion

    The real world is starting to bleed into the episodes of WandaVision. Naturally, the Comic Years team joined together to provide context, theories, explanations, and break down episode 5 of the Disney Plus series. So check out the feature editors of ComicYears.com, Meghan Hale, Emilly O’Donnell, Joshua M. Patton, and Roman Colombo as they join host Shah Shahid for a Spoiler filled breakdown of the latest WandaVision episode. 

    Highlights:
    - Shah kicks things off with many puns. Too, many puns. 
    - The panelists sound off about their general thoughts on the episode as a whole. 
    - We all go down some dark avenues of how Vision is alive in the sitcom world? 
    - Do the Infinity Stones exist across all multiverses? 
    - We all try to figure out what role Agnes plays in all of this. 
    - The themes of trauma keep returning to every episode so far. 
    - The team also debates if Wanda really is the one behind all this, or if there’s someone else involved. 
    - The twins definitely have a bigger role than what we’re expecting. 
    - Emily O’Donnell sets the record straight for what WandaVision really is, versus what people are complaining about. 
    - We break down that insane cliffhanger at the end of this episode. 
    - All the theories from the Easter eggs and references throughout episode 5 of WandaVision.

    The WandaVision coverage on ComicYears.com
    - WandaVision Episode 5 Review: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-episode-5/
    - WandaVision Trauma Theory: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-trauma-theory/
    - WandaVision episode 3 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/wandavision-episode-3/
    - WandaVision episode 1 and 2 spoiler Podcast: https://comicyears.com/pop-culture/the-comic-years-podcast-wandavision-episodes-1-2-spoiler-discussion/
    - WandaVision episodes 1 and 2 spoiler review: https://comicyears.com/featured/reviews/a-spoiler-review-of-the-premiere-episodes-of-wandavision/
    - WandaVision epodes 1 and 2 non-spoiler reviews: https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/spoiler-free-round-up-of-first-wandavision-episodes-on-disney/

    Follow our guests and their work: 
    Meghan Hale
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/meghanrhale
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/meghan-hale/

    Emily O’Donnell
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Faelai
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/emilyo/

     Roman Colombo
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomanColombo
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/romancolombo/

    Joshua M. Patton
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshuaMPatton
    Comic Years: https://comicyears.com/author/joshua-patton/
     
    Shah Shahid
    Twitter: a href="https://twitter.com/theshahshahid"...

    • 1 hr 5 min

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