By Geekable Podcast
GeekableDec 31, 2022
Artist Jerome Opeña Guest Stars!!
Superstar artist Jerome Opeña blesses both Geekable Podcast and the Omniverse Comics Guide Podcast with an awesome crossover episode!
Opeña is known famously for his interior pages on comics such as:
-Vengeance of the Moon Knight
-Marvel’s 2013 "Infinity" Event
-Rage of Ultron
Nick and Dave discuss how Opeña came to be influenced by comics, talk about his work, some of our favorites by him, and have an open discussion about comics, the MCU, the DCU, James Gunn, and more!
Pop Culture News Segment:
-Across The Spider-Verse!
-James Gunn's DCEU
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 Review With @BiancaCollects!
Super knowledgeable and passionate fan of the MCU, comic books, and collectables, Bianca (@BiancaCollects), joins Nick as co-host to discuss the newest (and arguably, one of the best) MCU movies, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!!
Dive in with us as we talk about what we loved about the film, where tears were shed, where we criticized it (barely because this movie is coated!) and what this movie may mean in regards to the future...we are confident our takes in this episode will leave you with lots of perspectives to consider.
We also have our Pop-Culture News segment back talking about Spider-Verse, The Fantastic Four in the MCU, Daredevil's Disney+ show being described as "very different" than the Netflix vibe, and soooo much more.
Sit back, hit that play button, and let Bianca and I grace you with our geek-filled hearts and knowledge :) Enjoy!
*Warning: Podcast contains heavy spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!!!*
Ant-Man: Quantumania & A Hickman Love Fest With @WarlionComics
FINALLY! Nick and Anas from @warlioncomics talk about Hickman's plans at Marvel Comics and review Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania!
Get ready for hot takes, excitement, and as usual, some serious geeking out. LFG!
Geekable Podcast meets Absolute Game Of Nerds Podcast!
A crossover years in the making!!!! Lol jk but this is still an awesome team-up. Nick, Rohan (backinthegame_comics), and JP (1977nerdalert) have an open discussion about comics, the MCU, and some other fun stuff such as he got into comics, what we love, and why we are fans!
Enjoy the show and these two geeks will certainly be back again soon!
Comics Talk With @OmniverseComicsGuide and @Cave_of_Solitude
Tune into this week's episode of Geekable Podcast as Nick hosts long time comic fans Dave and Eric from the OmniverseComicsGuide instagram/blogspot account and Cave Of Solitude Podcast!
We discuss what's going on in the industry, what books we love, share some stories, and Nick reveals his 2022 comic Christmas list (all of which came from the amazing OmniverseComicsGuide reading order pages)--a formatted page where you can learn about just about any Marvel character or even history that they both run)!
Dave and Eric are die hard comic fans so buckle up! This one is extra geeky!
DCU Film/TV Slate Announcement With Brett VonKlock
James Gunn has released the new DCU film and television lineup and we are here with thoughts, concerns, hype, and theories on it all!
This episode, we brought on close friend and fan, Brett VonKlock. Brett is an avid DC comics/movie/show enthusiast and helps to navigate what exactly each project could consists of. With his wisdom and pure fandom, this episode dives deep with theories and desire for what is to come in DC's brave new world!
Geekable's 2022 Comics/MCU Award Show!
With 2022 ending, Cole from @MastersOfComicbooks is here to co-host the Geekable 2022 Awards show!
Out of the categories we came up with, we each selected our top pick in what we felt were the winners! Some of the categories are:
-Best Single Issue/One-Shot
-Best Ongoing Series
-Best Maxi/Mini Series
-Best Color Artist
-Best Cover Artist
-Most Disappointing Comics of 2022
-Best MCU Project in 2022
Listen to find out what we picked and please let us know in the comments or DMs if you agree or disagree with us! We also would like to thank anyone reading for sticking with us in 2022 and we promise to make 2023 even bigger and more fun. We appreciate our listeners so much. You all rock and see you in 2023!
The DCEU In Shambles & Pop Culture/Comic News & Thoughts
Join Nick as he and reoccurring guest co-host Anas (@WarlionComics) kick-off a discussion about the DCEU crap show that is currently ongoing.
Be warned, we talk about penises a lot in this episode (it'll all make sense in the end (kind of lol)!
We talk comics, MCU stuff, and of course fill you in with our thoughts and opinions on all things comic book related.
Enjoy!! Thanks for listening :)
@Reeds_Reads Co-Hosts Geekable!
This week on Geekable Podcast, we have Spider-Man and Marvel Comics fan, Lee (@Reeds_Reads), join us to shoot the shit about comics and some pop-culture news regarding the MCU!
We talk about Spidey comics, what we love/dislike, and discuss some MCU topics that are buzzing around the internet as of the past week!!
Let's Talk Guardians of the Galaxy Shall We?
Join Nick as he brings on a very special guest co-host for this episode, @Guardians3000! This recording, we are here to specifically discuss the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special on Disney+ and the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 teaser trailer which just dropped!
Listen to us discuss our thoughts on the Special as a whole, which characters we anticipate saying goodbye to in Vol. 3, and what we think the future holds for the franchise going forward...
Geekable's 'Wakanda Forever' Review (SPOILERS)
Join Nick and reoccurring special guest @NamorCosply and @WarlionComics as we discuss @NamorCosplay going viral at the world premiere, thoughts, theories, and excitement about Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!
For obvious reasons, we had to have @NamorCosplay on for this episode. @NamorCosplay is officially/unofficially the most knowledgeable Namor fan in the world and as his name suggests, has done countless cosplays as the character (as well as cosplaying as several other famous icons such as Nova, Ikaris, and Homelander).
@WarlionComics who basically has a Ph.D. in Marvel Comics is back to offer his professional thoughts and theories and excitement about what this movie means for the future of the MCU and why he enjoyed this film so much in linking it back to the comics.
Let's Talk Comics With @RamblingRob
On this episode, Nick and Rob shoot the sh*t about all things comics lately. Events, what's hot, what we like and what we don't!
Catching Up: All Things MCU & Comics With @WarlionComics!
This episode, Anas (@WarlionComics) guest-stars with Nick to chat about SO MUCH! Thoughts include: Werewolf By Night, She-Hulk's finale, Wakanda Forever, New York Comic Con's Marvel Comics event slate for 2023, and wayyyyyy more!
Episodes to be weekly from now on. Thank you all for your patience :)
Geekable Talks Namor & Black Panther with Namor Cosplay!
Join @nick_ricci77 and @NamorCosplay as we get HYPED about Black Panther and Namor!
Declan Shalvey of Moon Knight and Time Before Time fame joins us to chat about his upcoming book OLD DOG! We delve into his work at Marvel, DC and everything comic book goodness! Be sure to order Old Dog #1 which comes out September 28th!
IT'S HERE! And we're joined by Duvetreader to discuss the premiere of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law and all the Shulkie 4th wall goodness!
SDCC Hype (w/ Warlion)
Better late than never! Today we're chatting about all the things that went down at SDCC and all the announcements we got with our good friend Warlion!
The State of Comics w/ Warlion
We are back back back again! and this time we've got company. We're happy to be joined by Warlion Comics to chat all things X-Men, Krakoa and comics in general
Rumours and Leaks Galore!
Hey hey folks! We are back with a new episode covering a slew of rumours and leaks that have been circulating online for the past few weeks so strap in. Get your popcorn (or your snack of choice) and let's look forward to the geek world's future together!
Magda, Skeleton Maker w/ Dustin Nelson
This week on Geekable we sit down with Dustin Nelson, the writer of the upcoming mini-series Magda, Skeleton Maker which is currently funding on Kickstarter! We talk all about indie comics, making comics, and so much more! Be sure to back Magda if you can!!!
Omniverse Comics Guide
Hey everyone! We're back with our good friend Dave aka MarvelComicsGuide aka Omniversecomicsguide to discuss the state of the industry. indie comics. and SO much more!
Multiverse of Madness
This week we're reviewing Multiverse of Madness and the finale of Moon Knight. things get pretty heated bc as we all know #WandaDidNothingWrong!!!!!
One Year Anniversary!
May the Fourth Be With You! It's been exactly one year since we launched Geekable and today we catch up. Talk about all things nerd and geek culture. And look back on the year before!
Laters, Gators! (w/ duvetreader)
Moon Knight is HERE y'all! The long awaited debut of Moon Knight in the MCU is finally realized and we're joined by Morgan aka Duvetreader (follow her on twitter and instagram pls) to discuss all aspects of this new episode, how it connects to the comics and what we'd like to see from the rest of the season!
Judgement Day (with NamorCosplay)
Judgement Day is upon us! Eternals, X-Men AND Avengers. This event will redifine the landscape of Marvel comics! Joining us to talk about it the one true king of Atlantis, NamorCosplay!
nanananana BATMAN! (w/ Adam Acker & David Yashgur)
The Batman is here! Nick is joined by two very special friends Adam Acker & David Yashgur to talk about Robert Pattinson's debut as the caped crusader!
Journey Into FoX-Men Universe
With the ever nearing introduction of Mutants into the MCU, this week we're looking back at every. single. X-Men movie made by Fox. And we mean every single one. yes, including X-Men Origins Wolverine. You're welcome
Geekable in the Multiverse of Madness
We've all seen it, and we're on the edge of our seats for it to come out! We're here to dissect the highly anticipated sequel to Doctor Strange! Discuss theories, rumours, leaks and so much more! Join us, grab some popcorn, and get ready for some potential spoilers
State of Comics
Welcome back to a new year of Geekable! We hope you had a good holiday season and we're so happy to be back with you! If your new year's resolution was to read more comics then this episode is for you! We talk about all what's going on in the comics world in Marvel right now, what we think you should pick up, what comics are good starting off points for new fans and so much more!
Hawkeye Review (w/ duvetreader & chicomic_girl)
It's our last episode of the year! And we have two very special guests joining us to chat all about Hawkeye season one and our thoughts on that explosive finale! Join us as we talk about Yelena, Uncle (wink wink) and where we think the future of the characters may be!
No Way (they're gonna make a better movie) Home
Marvel Studios' Spider-Man No Way Home is finally here! HEAVY SPOILERS AHEAD for the movie AND Episode 5 of Hawkeye. Join us as we geek out about our new favorite Spidey movie, discuss easter eggs, performances, hopes for the future of the franchise and overall connections with the larger MCU and the Multiverse!
The Geekable Awards
Guys, gals, and nonbinary pals! Welcome to the first annual Geekable Awards! A brand-new award show to celebrate all the goodness in comics in the past year! Hosted by your faithful Geekable podcast hosts and joined by Cole-El from The Masters of Comic Books podcast! Join us as we celebrate some of the amazing comics that came out this past year and geek out over who wins... or losses!
Thwipping about the Spider-Verse
Thwip thwip! BIG week for Spidey fans. Join us as we chat all things No Way Home, Across The Spider-Verse, Spider-Man Beyond. Insomniac's Spider-Man 2 and SO much more! We also chat about Hawkeye episode 3, our thoughts on Echo. and the identity of the elusive UNCLE!
Hawkeye: Bullseye or Missed the Mark?
The latest MCU Disney+ project is here! and Anas is joined by our good friend Hailey (Chi Comic Girl) to talk all about the 2-episode premiere! We dive into the comics, the storyline, different characters, potential plot lines and WILD THEORIES! This is a spoiler heavy episode so listen at your own peril
X-Men Editor Jordan D. White!
Nick and Anas are joined by an incredible force in the X-Office! Jordan D. White, the senior Editor behind the X-books. Jordan discussed the upcoming X Lives/X Deaths of Wolverine. X-Cellent, Secret X-Men, X-Men Green AND teases the possible return of fan-favorite X-Men '92 comics to coincide with the revival of X-Men TAS! This is an episode that X-fans DON'T want to miss
Disney+ Day Announcements!
*SKIP TO MINUTE 7 TO AVOID ETERNALS SPOILERS* Hey everyone! Disney+ Day was just here. And we got HEAPS of exciting news to discuss, analyze, speculate over and theorize! We rate each of Marvel Studios' new announcements from one to five Geekable stars! And share our thoughts, our hype, and our reservations abou all things to come in the next two years!
Critics v. Eternals
Nick is joined by Geekable's good friend Morgan (@duvetreader) to chat all things Eternals in this spoiler-heavy episode of Geekable, they share their thoughts on the movie's reception, the future of Chloe Zhao in the MCU and the Eternals' depictions as a dysfunctional family and so much more!
Phenomenal writer, Spotify playlist genius and overall wonderful human being LEAH WILLIAMS joins us today to chat all about The Trial of Magneto her run on X-Factor and working on The Hellfire Gala as well as some EXCLUSIVE information about her upcoming original comic book R(ender) coming from Oni Press soon (sneaky side eye emoji)
Eisner and GLAAD Media Award nominated writer Steve Olrando known for his iconic "Midnighter" run and his recent Image comics hit "Commanders in Crisis" joins Nick and Anas to talk all about his Marauders takeover, his work on Marvel's Darkhold with Scarlet Witch and Doctor Doom and all his upcoming projects over at Marvel and teases some INTERESTING stuff yet to come! (wink wink)
DC Fandome + Worst CBMs of All Time!
On this week's episode of Geekable we're breaking down all things Fandome! The Batman, Aquaman 2, Black Adam, Shazam 2, Young Justice! you name it. AND we're talking about our least favorite comic book movies of all time! So hop on board, enjoy the ride and share with a friend!
Kelly Thompson Returns!
- to discuss her all-new Substack imprint "1979 Semi-Finalist". Eisner-winning writer Kelly Thompson joins Anas and Nick and spills all the details about her TWO new titles "Black Cloak" with Meredith McClaren and "The Cull" with her Jessica Jones collaborator Mattia De Iulis. Join us as we get into the nitty gritty of this new direction that comic creators are going with Substack and the realities of comic book making in the modern era
Chatting MCU and Venom (w/ Arkin Tyagi)
We have our good friend Arkin Tyagi joining us today! known to many of you as @_artkin_
Wetalked all about The Alpha Council, his original superhero graphic novel coming soon (written by our very own Anas) and then we delved into Venom and Spidey's future in the MCU and all things comics in between!
Crossover w/ Masters of Comic Books
Let's Get Graphic, Vol. 1
We're starting a new tradition here at Geekable! Every now and then we're going to be recommending you some comics that we believe deserve your attention. As much as we love the MCU and other comic book related media, comics remain our one true love! and we wanted to share that with you all by spotlighting some amazing comic books and creators that we feel deserve your love. in this Marvel edition of "Let's Get Graphic" we spotlight 5 of our current favorite on-going comics over at Marvel and why we think you should be reading them!
Shang-Chi is here, baby!
Happy Shang-Chi weekend! The latest addition to the MCU is here and we could not be more excited about it! We discuss all our thoughts on the movie, parallels between the film and Captain Marvel. Changes from the comics and so much more!
Jim Zub (Champions, Conan The Barbarian, Skullkickers, Wayward, Dungeons and Dragons) the legendary comic book creator and overall wonderful human being joins Anas (Nick couldn't make it due to some unfortunate technical difficulties) and they get into all the ins and outs of the comic book industry and the realities of it. from working at the Big Two to creator owned comics. From Substack to the financial difficulties of making your own comics! Jim offers years worth of wisdom and knowledge that he's accumulated over the course of his phenomenal career and dishes all on a new episode of Geekable! This is an episode you DON'T want to miss!
Anas and Nick shed light on some phenomenal creators and writers in the comic book world that they believe YOU should check out and read their work! Amazing creators like Leah Williams, Daniel Warren Johnson, Magdalene Visaggio and many, many more!
What If... We did a Q&A?
Come one, come all! Nick and Anas are reviewing the first episode of Marvel's What If...? featuring the mutliverse's new heroine Captain Carter! Plus! Nick and Anas get into some fan questions and have their very first Q&A answering all the burning questions submitted by you!
The Krakoan Age (Part One)
A two-episode crossover! Anas and Nick are joined by Power of X-Men, an incredible podcaster and fellow X-Men fanatic to dish about the first two years of the age of Krakoa and all that it has brought with it! This is only part one, so head on over to the Power of X-Men podcast to hear the second part of our conversation and let us know how YOU feel about the Krakoan age!
Nick and Anas sit down with superstar cover artist E.M. Gist who's done work for some of the greats like Marvel, Boom Studios and even illustration work in the video game industry! E.M. shares all the details about his work as a cover artist and the transition he made into comics and his life long love of all things Geek culture!
Arthur 'Art' Adams
The Loki-Fly Effect
How to Get Into Comics
MarvelComicsGuide joins Anas and Nick to discuss his long history with comic books and to offer tips and tricks on how to get into modern day comics and start reading today! We also share some recommendations to anyone listneing on what they should pick up depending on what genre and format they may enjoy! So if you're new to comics or just an MCU fan, this episode is for you!
Black Widow + Giveaway!
It's here! Marvel's Black Widow is finally out in the world and we are reviewing it! This is a spoiler heavy episode where we do a deep dive about our thoughts on the movie, how we think it stacks up compared to the rest of the MCU and some easter eggs and references that we caught! ALSO: A very special giveaway announcement for a chance to win some AMAZING comics and a Black Widow poster OR a Comixology gift card to buy any comic of your choosing!
For our TENTH EPISODE! The incredibly talented Eisner nominated writer of Black Widow Kelly Thompson is here with us today! Kelly joins Anas and Nick as they deep-dive into her extremely successful career in comics and her various works from Captain Marvel to Hawkeye and West Coast Avengers! This is an episode you do NOT want to miss.. (just take our word for it)
The one and only Maurene Goo, author of Somewhere Only We Know (coming to Netflix soon ;) and Marvel's SILK mini-series joins Nick and Anas to talk about the difference between writing YA novels and comic book scripts, her history with the comic book industry. a little bit about the live action Silk series! and way way more!
High Key Loki
Nick and Anas sink their teeth into the latest Marvel show "Loki" discussing the first two episodes and some very, very big reveals! From theories, to fan questions and connections of the show to the larger MCU world and all that is yet to come! Be warned, heavy spoilers for episodes 1 and 2 of Loki in this show! We will be talking about THAT moment from the end of episode 2 and all that it could mean!
Anas and Nick are joined by the one and only Sina Grace (Sensational Wonder Woman, Iceman, Getting It Together, Ghosted in LA) to talk all about his upcoming one-shot "Rockstar and Soft Boy", his career as a comic book creator with DC and Marvel as well as a number of things including insight on how the industry works and the intricacies of being a creator!
Something Eternal This Way Comes
On this episode of Geekable, Anas and Nick talk all about the latest teaser trailer for Marvel's Eternals and answer all your questions about who and what the Eternals are as well as dive into some exciting MCU news regarding Moon Knight, Spider-Man: No Way Home and Thor: Love and Thunder!
Nick and Anas talk with the extremely talented Bob Quinn (artist of Way of X, Captain America, Champions & Ms. Marvel to name a few) about his journey in the comic book industry, his upcoming works, Krakoa, and all things Hellfire Gala!
All About DC
Nick and Anas are joined by DC comics expert Brett von Klock to talk about all things DC comics, the Snyder Cut and reminisce about DC's animated shows like Batman TAS!
Let's Talk About MCU, Baby!
Nick and Anas discuss eveything that's happened in the MCU (so far!) and talk about their favorite MCU movies and moments before discussing their weekly pull lists for the week of May 5th, 2021!
Something Old, Something New
In this episode of Geekable, Anas and Nick talk about their all-time favorite comic book writers and artists and give some recommended books to pick by those creators! If you want to get into some comic books for the first time, or if you're a long time fan looking for your new favorite, we hope this is something that you'd enjoy!
Introductions are in Order
Welcome to the very first episode of Geekable! a brand new podcast about comic books and comic book related media hosted by Nick Ricci and Anas Abdulhak. We wanted to make this podcast to just gush about our favorite things and the stories that we're both so passionate about and to share our passion with you! In this episode, we introduce ourselves and our backstory with comics and how we got into them and we give a little bit of a taste of what's to come in future episodes. We hope you enjoy and we hope you join us as we continue to on this journey!