Fireside Chats Issue 214: Mendte’s Injustice

Every battle defines us Firesiders, today is no different! Mendte is alone, lost in the character select, hoping a Player 2 will heed the call. Maurer is still on the run, Baby Huey went to find him, and Features is out for the count… looks like Mendte’s story mode is about to end. When suddenly, out of the shadows comes a hero to save the show, D-Rock! Thats right Firesiders, D-Rock from issue 200 swoops in to join Mendte on this Injustice 2 Journey! The two break down the new game. What was great, what was missed, what went wrong, and (most importantly) was it fun. So join us as we defend the world from the Society, while seeming how this games stacks up! Game on Firesiders. Welcome to Fireside and game on.

Fireside Chats issue 213: Maurer is not in London

     Firesiders! The Doomsday Clock is ticking, Maurer is on the lamb, and Nightwing is following in Hydra Caps footsteps! Anarchy is breaking out all around us, but the show must go on! Join Mendte, Features, and Baby Huey as they bring the New News of the week. The three talk about Diane Lane siding with Marvel, Tom King leaving Batman, The Justice Leagues attempt at Planet Hulk, James Gunn and Yondu Poppins, Childish Deadbinpool, and a lot more once you hit play! The time is here, you read all of this nonsense, so hit play and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 212: Spoils of the Galaxy

Spoilers* Spoilers* Spiolers* I am Groot*

     Ok Firesiders, enough time has passed. We all have had a chance to see it so let's talk about Guardians Vol. 2. Mendte, Features, Baby Huey, and Felix Hergood (Maurer hasn't seen it yet) go over what worked with the movie and what didn't. The feels with Yondu, the point of Drax, Ego's face, the importance of the Stan Lee cameo, why was Ving Rhames there? And who the hell is Adam? So channel your inner Mary Poppins and joins us for a spoiler ridden discussion about the Guardians of the Galaxy, and let's see how we thought it staked up. Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 211: Guest Star Power

Some call it hump day Firesiders... but like Rumpelstiltskin, we know it's real name  - New Comic Book Day! And with that comes your weekly Comicsphere news update. This update is more packed than a tower full of gold and hay. Ok. Sorry about that. I'm done now. Mendte, Maurer, and Features had to bring in some help to contain it all. Felix Hergood is back and more Felix than ever. The gang goes over the Secret Empires Trailer, the final Wonder Woman trailer, the MTV Spider-Man: Homecoming clip, the Defenders, the Inhumans, and much, much more. Check it up, stay up to date, and welcome to Fireside.

Fireside Chats Issue 210: Talking Trash

Welcome back Fireside Faithful!  Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features are back with some water cooler talk to make you say hmmm.  It isn't a secret that Fireside loves everything related to the beloved heroes of the ink and paper.  That doesn't mean there aren't things that drive fans mad. So what is it that triggers the triumphant trio of talking talent? Is it massive cross overs? Indecisions? Screwing with continuity? Michael Bay? Well, stop reading this and press play to find out! Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 209: Stuff Happened, We Talked About It

Hail Hydra Firesiders! Welcome to another issue of Fireside Chats where we scour the internet for news and rumors so you don't have to.  Your favorite crew of fearless Fireside commentators is back together as Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features dive into this weeks hot topics.  The trend continues as the guys start the conversation of with comics and randomly start yelling "Spooooon" before Mr. Maurer's alliance to Hydra is revealed. From there it's on to the small screen where the usual suspects make an appearance.  Teddy Sears talks about a return to Flash, Ghost Driver tries to save Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Electra pulls her usual Lazarus treatment, and Inhumans get their logo.  The news really gets interesting with movie news.  Todd McFarlane give a statement on his script (again), tons of Guardians factoids, plus Logan, Kingsman 2, Wonder Woman, and much much more.  Welcome to Fireside.

Fireside Chats Issue 208: Gaming with Fireside

Hope you have an unlimited data plan Firesiders, because we’re talking comics within mobile gaming. Have you seen how many comic related games are in the app store? Which ones are any good? Find out what Mendte, Maurer, and Baby Huey have to think about the biggest titles, and the ones worth the download. So make space on you phones and charge up those batteries as we go from Injustice to Power Rangers: Legacy and every Marvel title in-between. Pop in those earbuds, complete your daily missions, and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 207: A Tribute to Earth Two

Firesiders! The Comicsphere is ever evolving, ever changing. Uncertainty surrounds the well-being of these beloved characters and worlds. Fret not dear Fireside Faithful, we have once again returned with more New News than both the Daily Bugle, and Planet. Mendte and Maurer are joined by Baby Huey as Features is reconnecting with his old nemesis, Late Shift. The team talks about the Button, Secret Empire, Locke and Key, the Batman and Bill, the 4th Avengers' title, Cloak and Dagger, Krypton, and much more. Follow along friends, step lively and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 206: Fireside Fight Club - The Defenders

Welcome back to another issue of Fireside FightClub Fireside faithful. The show where your awesome hosts go up against your favorite Superheroes... and lose... sometimes... all the time. Now Mendte, Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey are going head to head with Defenders in lieu of their new show coming out later this year on Netflix. Join us and find out how a couple of fat guys and a dude from earth 2deal with the Devil of Hells Kitchen, the Bullet Proof Man, the Drunk Detective, and the Man who doesn't lose. Like, Share, Comment and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 205: Big Boy Did It

Hello and Beep you Internets. If you are new to the family, that may have seemed a bit harsh. I can't say for sure, but I'm starting to think that's a term of endearment. Though, That's not what's important right now. Right now it's time again for the New News. That's right Firesiders, the hour is once again upon us. Mendte, Maurer, and Features discus Thanos becoming Cable, What does the Button really means for DC, Parker and Miles's two year sabbatical, Frankensteining, and much MUCH more. Welcome to beeping Fireside people!

Fireside Chats Issue 204: Thor Ragnarok - ith

Helloith dear Firesiders! Welcomeith to our Thor: Ragnarok teaser breakdownith. This is our lousy attempt at sounding Asgardian…ith. As you may have guessed by nowith, this issue is all things Thor: Ragnarok! Mendte, Maurer, and Features breakdown what stories they think marvel may be pulling from, to the very Guardians color scheme and soundtrack, the awesomeness-ith of Hela, and of corse, R.I.P. Mjolnir. We are just a couple of work fiends going toe to toe with the Grandmasters incredible titan, but we are all really happy to see him. We welcome all thou art true Firesider, with the comforting nature of Heimdall.

Fireside Chats Issue 203: What Do I Do With My Hands?

Greetings and salutations Firesiders! Wednesday has come and with it the New News is upon us once more. Mendte, Maurer, and Features have gathered the crème de la crème of all Comic centric news bits for you all. From the X-Men gold controversy, to Punisher finishing filming, Marvel's Secret Empire, to Batman and Superman at it again in Injustice 2. Join us and get your water cooler facts to impress your friends. As always, Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 202: New News Part Two

As promised Firesiders, we are back to finish the news. Wednesday we got into a great conversation about diversity at Marvel (check it out) and decided to finish the news today. Mendte, Maurer, and Features focus on the Movies and Tv. They go into why Lego has to spoil things, Joss and Barbra make a movie, Stan the Man Lee, Amell and the Joker, Hawkeyes and Antman, and much more. Check it out, then check out last Wednesday's show, then join us in the comments to keep the conversation going. Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 201: Quite a Few New of You

Firesiders! We are back from Atlantic City and we are here once again to bering you the News… sorta. Mendte and Maurer are still a little worse for wear, but Features hold them together to bring you all the comic news your ears can handle. From Batman Metal future, a very different Batfamily reunion, Jokes, Riddles, Deadpool killing everyone again… to the IDW catching up moves, Digital Codes, George Takei, and the sad passing of Oliver Nome. Things make a turn as the show spirals into a Diversity/ Legacy debate and its impact on Marvel Now and it’s Future. Join the discussion in the comments below and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 200: Earth 200

     We made it to 200 issues Firesiders. Thats over 100 hours of Fireside Chats. Every beep you, every Earth Two, every Duces have all lead to this! Thank you all so much for every download, like, comment, the 17 subscribers on the Youtube page we barley use… All of it! Thank you. We are all so stunned and honored buy the support and we have no plans on stopping. We are still in phase one, so on todays show we talk about what to expect from Fireside this year. A few announcements (such as Team Fireside and Wizard World), what we are currently working on, and the soon to be divorced game. The usual suspects are all here- Mendte, Maurer, Features, Baby Huey. The boys are also joined by Fireside’s own Woody and D-Rock. Get a behind the scenes peak on some of the work in the pipeline and celebrate 200 with us! Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 199: The One Before 200

Hello hello hel… look I’m going to be honest… senioritis has set in a bit Firesiders. Your favorite hosts are a little loopy getting ready for the special 200th issue this Saturday, as well as getting ready to host the Fireside Meltdown at this years Atlantic City Beer and Music fest. The news doesn’t stop, and the show goes on as Mendte, Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey bring you all the New News from the comicsphere. From Venoms new, more adult movie next year, to the Justice League and Spider-Man trailer. They also share their thoughts on the New Power Rangers movie, James Gunn and Ragnarok, and who Marvel plans to bring back with Generations. Tune in and get caught up on all things new in comics. And as always, Welcome To Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 198: Danny Rand's Iron Pits

“My name is Danniel Rand. After watching my parents murdered in cold blood, I was taken in by mystical monks. They protected me the only way they knew how. They turned fear into rage. To focus my rage, they promised vengeance. They turned me into a living weapon.” Thats right Firesiders, the team is focusing its Chi to break down the Iron Fist on Netflix. The show that has divided your friends, fan, and critics alike. Tune in to see if Mendte, Maurer, Features, and Baby Huey stand with Danny… or with Rotten Tomatoes. So tap into your superhuman energy of Shou-Lao and join us in K'un-Lun and find out if we destroy or defend. Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 197: Making Noises Into a Microphone

Fret not Firesiders, the boys are back with this weeks New News! Mr. Maurer, Mendte, Baby Huey, and Features take their rightful place around the Fireside and break down the best in all comic based news. From Anthony Mackie dashing hopes, to the next season of the Flash slowing down we got it all. Cap’s Secret Empire looks a bit hazardous for Mendte's favorite Archer, and who the hell is the new Patriot? I know you are already chomping at the bits to press play and Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 196: Thanks Bub!


Welcome Firesiders to our fond farewell to the one and only Wolverine!  In this issue there is only one topic.  James "Logan" Howlett.  Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features reflect on the last appearance of Hugh Jackman's Wolverine in "Logan".  They guys in a very very spoiler filled conversation talk about all that they loved and everything that left them wanting more.  But no matter what they all agree. Thank you Hugh! Welcome to Fireside.

Fireside Chats Issue 195: Mr. Supercalafragilisticexbealadocious

Hey there Firesiders! Welcome to another Issue of Fireside Chats.  In this weeks news issue Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features chat about all the latest rumors, announcements, and surprises that you must know about.  They start off in an abnormally small amount of TV news.  With Iron Fist re-hashing some of the same casting backlash it received when it was announced, Finn Jones tries to come to it's defense and fans let him have it.  Also Amazon may have heard our call and is making a "Spoooooon"-worthy change to their Tick reboot.  In comics we catch up with Hayden Christiansan after revenge of the sith in an all new Vader Comic.  Then Marvel brings back something that confirms their quest for legacy and Features tries to teach Mendte and Mr. Maurer how to say a characters name.  The guys end the show on film and talk the latest on Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Thor and tease the Saturday show with some Logan Talk.  Welcome to Fireside.