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 Finds - Power Rangers White Ranger Life-Size Bust

Fireside Finds:

Life-Size White Ranger Bust

Dont have much info on the bust yet, all we know is PCS Toys will be releasing a Life-Size White Ranger Bust. and for more info you can sign up for the newsletter at PCS Toys website

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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.

Toying Around Reviews - The Jackal

Toying Around Reviews - The Jackal

Today we will be taking a look at the Marvel Legends 6 inch Jackal from the Sandman Build-A-Figure series.

If you are not familiar with The Jackal, his real name is Miles Warren, He is the sciencestst who started the whole Clone Saga the gave us "The Hoodie" Ben Reilly! 

Fireside Chats Issue 194: B - Double E - Double R - U - N

Cheers Firesiders! Welcome to a very special Issue of Fireside Chats.  In Issue 194 Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features are joined again by Danni to make a very special announcement.  Fireside will be not only attending the AC Beer & Music Fest but also sponsoring an event inside.  Fireside's Meltdown is an obstacle that will literally knock you off your feet.  So in honor of this great event your friends over at Fireside Studio thought they would talk about super heroes and some adult beverages.  So sit back and grab a cold one.  Welcome to Fireside.

Fireside Chats Issue 193: Chugga Lugga Choo Choo

Greetings Firesiders and welcome back to Fireside Chats.  Today Mendte, Mr. Maurer, and P. Features are joined by their resident Harley Quinn expert Danni!  Listen in as they go through the news and give some spoiler free reviews starting in the world of comics.  Find out about a new X-Men team, a world of venom, Clark Kent's reason for being, and a possible all you can eat DC buffet with Amazon.  Movies have to start off with Logan and some spoiler free reviews.  Plus some easter egg talk and Deadpool 2's first teaser.  Plus Batman welcomes a new director to the bat cave.  All that and much much more. Welcome to Fireside

Fireside Chats Issue 192: Superman Beats Goku or Two Band Aids and a G-String

Konnichiwa Firesiders! Welcome to the land of Anime.  In this Issue Mendte and Mr. Maurer travel to their land of confusion, the world of Anime.  Their guides are Fireside's own P. Features and special guest Harold.  Listen as they educate us on conventions, cosplay, manga, anime format, and what makes Anime an Anime.  Plus what parallels are their between the two worlds of comics and anime.  Find out which of your favorite properties have an Anime counterpart.  Plus their may be a discussion on Superman v Goku.  Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 191: The Epic Return

The day has finally arrived.  The return of Fireside's P.Features is upon us.  He has some great tales to tell.  But first.  Helllooooo Internets!  Fireside is whole once again and here to share this weeks breaking news for the fireside faithful. Features reunites with Mendte and Mr. Maurer as they are also joined by a first time guest Harold.  Starting in comics the guys talk about two epic returns to DC and what could be an incredible first appearance in DC.  Mendte get more of his favorite book of 2016 and we have an epic tease coming from Marvel.  Movies treat us to some casting rumors and tearful goodbyes.  Rumors get more steam behind them and a member of the Bat Family gets their own film.  With TV the guys talk Arrow-verse and true cross over dreams as well as X-Casting and much much more.  Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Chats Issue 190: Story Time with The Pie or Horror and Boobies

Greetings Firesiders! You are in for a treat today.  After a long absence we have a return of epic proportion.  No it's not Features, he's still with Late Shift.  Fireside has been joined by the one and only Peter "The Pie" Kohn! Peter joins Mendte and Mr. Maurer for a free flowing conversation on the evolution of comics and some great anecdotal stories throughout multiple generations of comic collecting.  So grab a snack, sit back and enjoy.  Welcome to Fireside.

Fireside Chats Issue 189: Make Mine Fireside

Well hello Firesiders! Welcome to this weeks news Issue of Fireside Chats.  Features and Late Shift have openly announced that they are taking their friendship to the next level and need time to plan a bro-mantic vacation.  So in the meantime Mendte and Mr. Maurer are joined by Baby Huey to bring you the latest and greatest news and rumors.  The guys start in the pages of comics talking about Hydra Caps official costume, Spider-Man's return to former glory, Alex Ross' exciting and confusing generations piece, Marvels plans for their own "Re-Birth", the return of the hoodie, plus the announcement of a new DC character getting their own day.  Movie news is next and the Fireside Crew starts off with Justice League and the trailer that may not exist, Ben Affleck's cold feet, Mel Gibson's opportunity of a lifetime, an official Aqua Lad statement for casting in the new movie, Tom Holland's big blunder and more! Plus find out why these three words are associated with each other. BBC, Spawn, Kevin Smith.  Welcome to Fireside!

Fireside Finds - TMNT Minor League Hockey Jerseys

Fireside Finds

The Cincinnati Cyclones (Minor League for the NHL's Nashville Predators) will be wearing Nick Turtles themed Jerseys Saturday Feb. 25th vs the Indy Fuel (Minor League for the Chicago Blackhawks) who will be wearing Shredder themed jerseys!

Both set of jerseys will be auctioned off after the game

Toy Fair 2017 Day One Recap with Baby Huey

Toy Fair 2017 Day One Recap with Baby Huey

So Toy Fair Day One has come to a close, below i have pulled some pictures from a lot of the Marvel, DC and Transformers figures that were unveiled today, so lets take a look!

Fireside Chats Issue 188: Coming Soon Isn't Soon Enough

Grab some popcorn Firesiders! In this Issue of Fireside Chats, the guys go to the movies.  Mendte and Mr. Maurer are joined again by the host with no name Ian Stewie Miller.  With 2017 under way our fearless Fireside friends decided that there was only one thing they could do.  Talk about the year that comic book movies are about to have.  From Thor: Ragnarok and Guardians of the Galaxy's sequel to the reboots of both Spider-Man and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2017 has a lot of geeky awesomeness on the way. So sit back, relax, and Welcome to Fireside!