Zone 4
Four friends engage in in-depth comic related discussion and all around good, fun conversation focused on the world of comics.
 

The crew of Zone 4 returns for another session of Crisis Management as they discuss Heroes in Crisis issue #3 SPOILERS!

Be sure to join us on Patreon.com/BrantFowler every Monday for Zone 4 Aftermath!

Get a FREE sample of this week's Aftermath episode here:

https://www.patreon.com/posts/zone-4-aftermath-23105081

Find the full episode by becoming a Patron here:

https://www.patreon.com/posts/zone-4-aftermath-23105393 

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Video Version:

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis bring you on board the Airship 27 for another fun episode!
 
This month, Ron goes to Disney World, Rob finally tells his joke, they reflect on Stan Lee, plus updates on Faces of Fear, Jezebel Johnson, Dead Sheriff, Bass Reeves and more!
 
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The crew of Zone 4 returns to discuss comic book villains!

Where have all the good ones gone? Why are so many reused? Why are there not more credible threats being introduced?

All this and more on this week's episode of Zone 4!

Be sure to join us on Patreon.com/BrantFowler every Monday for Zone 4 Aftermath!

Video Version:

https://youtu.be/UYebE3MrUbQ

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The crew of Zone 4 returns for a brand new episode of the podcast!

This time, they talk Grant Morrison's Green Lantern #1 and DC Universe' Titans episode 4!

Listen to Zone 4 Aftermath exclusively on Patreon:
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Find more at:
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Music provided (with permission) by The Ray Wall Band and Society's Plague

Video version: https://youtu.be/xAsG2TsU8wo

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The crew of Zone 4 returns for another session of Crisis Management as they discuss Heroes in Crisis #2 from DC Comics for Topic Time. SPOILERS!

But first, they go off on a tangent about video games, from Super Smash Brothers to Fornite.

Topic Time starts around the 33 minute mark.

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Read the first chapter of Li'l Ember: The Tale of the Smiling Jack O'Lantern FREE here:
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The crew returns for a special Halloween-themed episode of Zone 4!

We are talking The Haunting of Hill House and the possibilities of Heroes for Hire for Marvel TV!

Check out Patreon.com/BrantFowler for Zone 4 Aftermath on Mondays and early access to audio versions of Zone 4!

Music provided by The Ray Wall Band and Society's Plague (with permission)

Video Version: https://youtu.be/bX2gFuZUuQE

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The Zone 4 crew is joined by Short Fuse Media Publisher Mike Watson as he talks all things Short Fuse, including Heroes International live on Kickstarter now!

Plus: A debate on Man of Steel around the hour mark!

Heroes International: http://kck.st/2A2xlnl

@ShortFuseMedia

Find more on: Zone4Podcast.com

Check out Patreon.com/BrantFowler for Zone 4 Aftermath on Mondays, and early access to audio versions of Zone 4!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis take you aboard the Airship 27 once more for another fun-filled adventure into the world of New Pulp!

This episode, they discuss The Dead Sheriff, a pitch for The Challenger Chronicles, an upcoming work based on German pulp hero Sun Kho, and more!

Get access to episodes 48 hours early at Patreon.com/BrantFowler

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The crew of Zone 4 returns for another exciting episode of the podcast!

This time, they go FULL SPOILER on the season 11 premiere of Doctor Who and the series premiere of Titans!

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LIVE video version: https://youtu.be/2RTG00yn-O4

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The crew returns for another exciting episode of Zone 4!

#NYCC #NYCC2018 #YoungJustice #DCUniverse #SpiderMan #podcast

We discuss news coming out of New York Comic Con 2018 from Marvel, DC, Fox, BOOM! Studios, IDW, Humanoid, and more!

Plus, a little history on how we became friends, and our history on YouTube! Not to mention viewer interaction during the LIVE stream!

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Video version: https://youtu.be/jOCiTFd3esE

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Join the crew of Zone 4 Tonight for a brand new LIVE episode of Zone 4!

In this episode, we begin a monthly series of sessions called "Crisis Management" wherein we discuss the latest issue of the new DCU event, Heroes in Crisis!

Plus our usual hilarity!

Live Video Version:

https://youtu.be/QoLfX9Z1aE8

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The crew of Zone 4 return for a MARVEL(ous) Chill Show!

We answer questions from the viewers (mostly Marvel related this time), talk the Captain Marvel trailer, other Marvel news and shoot the breeze!

There's discussion on Big Brother, Telltale Games, and much more!

Live Video Version:

https://youtu.be/Mc_4aAi2API

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The crew returns for a brand new LIVE episode of Zone 4!

Headline Edition as the guys talk Henry Cavill exiting Superman, the new X-Force and Miles Morales series, DCU Streaming and more!

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Live Video Version:

https://youtu.be/q-U9GIGmWf0

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis step aboard the Airship 27 to take another flight through the airwaves.

This time, they talk Aviation Aces, C.O. Jones, The Dead Sheriff, Pulpfest, and more!

Plus, they give a glowing congratulations to Brant "Sparky" Fowler and Lisa Moore on their engagement!

And for Patreon supporters, another contest!

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Each Friday, we'll be going LIVE on YouTube, with the audio version hitting iTunes a week later.

The crew comes together LIVE to talk about the premiere episode of Season 2 of Iron Fist on Netflix.

But first, we talk about Superior Spider-Man's return, the PS4 Spider-Man game, Captain Marvel set photos and more!

Plus, interaction with the viewers!

Join us LIVE every Friday on Comic Frontline!

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The crew returns with a special guest in tow as Kat "Comic Uno" Calamia talks about her Kickstarter for the trade collection of Like Father, Like Daughter live now!

Plus, we talk about the DC Universe streaming app and content, and what obvious and not so obvious projects we would all write for Marvel and DC given the chance.

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Kat's Links:

The Kickstarter for Like Father, Like Daughter:

@ComicUno
@LFLDComic
YouTube.com/hadenclaireheroes
YouTube.com/ComicFrontline

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The crew returns for a lengthy discussion on Summer Events in comics.

We discuss the currently running events, and talk about changing our mentality concerning events.

Then, in the closing plugs of the show, we make a HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT concerning the future of Zone 4!

Don't forget to check out the Patreon-exclusive Pre-Show as well!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis come to you from aboard the Airship 27 for another fun-filled episode of the New Pulp focused podcast!

In this episode, Ron shares a joke, the guys talk about Pulpfest news, talks of the Munsey Awards, The Adventures of Captain Graves, SDCC, NYCC, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, Brother Bones, and more!

Then, in the Patreon-Exclusive post-show, the guys announce a brand new contest for Patrons!

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The crew returns to discuss the state of independent comics.

But before they can get into that, funny stories send them into a long segue!

It's a hilarious episode you don't want to miss, that culminates in a great discussion on indie comics!

Check out the exclusive pre-show on Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast

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The crew returns for an extra long episode this week!
 
First, a sidetrack into smart phones, followed by news on Infinity Wars, Star Trek and the Death of Superman.
 
Then, for Topic Time, they discuss Amazing Spider-Man #1-2 by Nick Spencer, and Superman #1 and Action Comics #1001 by Brian Michael Bendis.
 
Listen for the bloopers!
 
And check out the exclusive pre-show on Patreon.com/LastEmberPress
 
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The crew returns to discuss DC's Beach Blanket Bad Guys Special!

But before that, they reintroduce themselves and the show and its history. Then go off on a couple of tangents.

You can also listen to the Patreon-Exclusive mid-show break by becoming a Patron at Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast and learn what Brant and Chris are making Jay do!

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The crew returns for the second half of their special SDCC 2018 discussion!

Watch the live video version of episodes 423-424 on Comic Frontline!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNYpNtIF3E8&t=1s

And check out an exclusive post show on Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast!

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The crew of Zone 4 recorded a LIVE double-episode of Zone 4 on Comic Frontline talking news from San Diego Comic-Con 2018!

This is part one of that episode.

You can find the full video version of both episodes here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNYpNtIF3E8

Plus, check out the Patreon-Exclusive Post-Show:

Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis return for another fun-filled adventure aboard the Airship 27!
 
In this episode, they discuss upcoming titles like All-American Sports Stories, a book based on mythology heroes like Hercules, and one with a connection to the classic silent sci-fi film Metropolis!
 
Then they pay tribute to two legends and giants of imagination, Steve Ditko and Harlan Ellison.
 
Check out our Patreon for an exclusive post-show as they talk about a brand new little side job for Rob!
 
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The crew returns with Jesse (JLS Comics) in tow once more as they attempt to cast a Fantastic Four movie as if done by Marvel Studios!

Plus: You CAN'T MISS Jay's special theme song he performed on the show!

Check out the exclusive preshow on Patreon!

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The crew returns joined by special guest Jesse, aka JLS Comics!

Brant, Jay and Jesse discuss Incredibles 2 for the duration of the show this week!

Listen for the blooper at the end, and check out an exclusive preshow on Patreon!

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Links for Jesse:

https://www.youtube.com/jlscomics

https://comicbooked.com/

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The crew returns from Zone 4 to discuss the latest slew of Hanna Barbera/DC crossovers before pitching their own!

Plus, a little news, a look at September solicits, and plenty of segues and tangents!

Check out the exclusive pre-show on Patreon!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis bring you the latest from aboard the Airship 27!

Bass Reeves, Wu Dang, Quatermain and more are discussed in this month's episode!

Also check out a Patreon-exclusive post-show from the duo for just a dollar a month! It gives you access to all pre-shows and post-shows on the Zone 4 network!

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The crew returns from the depths of ZONE 4!

This week, things get started weird as Chris does a solo pre-intro that gets things off to a strange start.

Then they continue with a discussion of TV watching, specifically the DC Arrowverse shows, and watching shows with your significant other.

After that, we delve into a news-heavy show covering Disney and Fox, Greg Berlanti's extension, Bad Robot's new gaming division, and more!

And finally, we segue into a short discussion on wrestling.

Check out our Patreon for an exclusive pre-show!

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The crew returns to take on the Scott Snyder mini-series and more!

First, we go off on a tangent about email services.

Then it's a lengthy and fantastic discussion about Gamestop selling comics, and why that's a GOOD thing!

And finally, we discuss the Justice League: No Justice mini-series. SPOILERS

Listen to our Patreon-Exclusive pre-show where this week we talk about DCBS, Midtown, TFAW, Marvel #1s selling out, and more!

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The crew returns with double (some might say triple) the topics!

First, we discuss Doomsday Clock #5 and Amazing Spider-Man #800.

Then, we tackle the movie Deadpool 2!

SPOILERS ALL AROUND!

Get the exclusive preshow to this episode by becoming a Patron!

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The crew returns with a new recurring feature here in the Zone... a Casting Call!

This time, we are casting an X-MEN film as if done by Marvel Studios since they will soon control the license once more if/when the Fox deal goes through with Disney.

We also explain what's going to happen with the fourth chair now that Gordon has stepped down.

Get an EXCLUSIVE pre-show to this episode on Patreon!

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The crew returns to discuss the latest Marvel film Avengers: Infinity War!

We also say goodbye to one of our co-hosts, Gordon, as he moves on from the show and we prepare for our next chapter.

Not to mention if you're a Patron you have access to an EXCLUSIVE pre-show where you can learn stuff about our cast you may have never known! :)

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Gordon's Links: 

http://www.raksinferno.com

Genesis of the Daleks - https://www.facebook.com/events/2052393138343553/

http://www.gordondymowski.com

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The crew follows up the previous episode's Villain discussion with one on Heroes!

Plus, they take a look at the Luke Cage Season 2 Trailer, and discuss the reuniting of Bendis' New Avengers in the Hunt for Wolverine.

Check out Patreon for an EXCLUSIVE pre-show!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis are back aboard the Airship 27 for another adventure in podcasting!

The two navigate the windy skies to talk about Weird Heroes, Sherlock Holmes, Jezebel Johnson and more!

If you want to hear EXCLUSIVE news on upcoming projects, check out the post-show on Patreon!

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The crew returns with an episode all about the villains!

First, they take a look at the Venom trailer and the teaser image for Glass.

Then, for Topic Time, it's a discussion all about Villains! What types there are, what makes a good villain, and what some of our favorites are.

Check out Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast for the EXCLUSIVE pre-show for even more off-the-wall insanity for just a dollar!

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The crew returns for a special May the 4th Be With You episode!

First, we have some residual fun from the Patreon exclusive pre-show before diving into some discussion on Free Comic Book Day this weekend!

Then we talk about Star Wars and when too much is too much.

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The crew returns for a pre-Avengers: Infinity War discussion as the movie hits theaters.

After a bunch of sidetracks into Rampage, Jumanji, Black Panther, etc., we discuss our thoughts on the film, what kind of opening numbers it will do, speculate for the future of the franchise and so forth!

Plus, which one of us saw it before release and was under an NDA when we recorded?

For the exclusive pre-show, check out our Patreon page!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis set off on another podcasting adventure aboard the Airship 27!

This time they discuss the Windy City Pulp & Paper Convention 2018, plus new releases, gags of the month, and much more!

If you're a Zone 4 Patron you can access a RAW unedited version of the show with a nearly 10 minute post-show discussing a new top secret project Ron and Rob are working on!

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The crew returns with a brand new episode of your once again favorite weekly comic podcast... Zone 4!

This week, Gordon fills us in on his Doctor Who panel from C2E2.

In headlines, we discuss the hilarity that is the DC Beach Blanket Bad Guys one shot.

And finally, in Topic time, we discuss some of the mysteries yet to be revealed folding out of DC Rebirth nearly two years ago!

Plus, a "rare" heated discussion between two co-hosts during the show!

If you're a Patron, you get access to exclusive preshows and other content!

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The crew returns as they discuss what Kanye West, Ariana Grande and Fathom's Aspen Matthews have in common.

Then, for Topic Time, they talk about whether or not DC is doing Marvel better than Marvel with the new slew of books in the New Age of Heroes.

As of this posting, our website is down, but look for it to be back up and running soon!

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The crew returns to a WEEKLY schedule as they celebrate their 9-Year Anniversary!

Topic Time: The relevance of events in the modern comic reading atmosphere.

Plus: Marvel's Infinity saga and more!

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The crew returns for a brand new episode of your favorite comic podcast... ZONE 4!

This episode, they discuss the latest DC/Hanna Barbera crossovers and come up with their own.

Then they discuss the possibilities of Disney/Marvel crossovers.

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Become a Patron at Patreon.com/Zone4Podcast for unedited raw versions of the show including exclusive pre-shows!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis take to the air once more aboard the Airship 27!

This time, they talk about the Pulp Factory Awards, the upcoming 18th annual Windy City Pulp & Paper Convention, share the Joke of the Month, and more!

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The crew returns with a special Ask Me Anything episode of the show!

Listeners asked the questions, the cast answers them and has fun in the process!

Get the fully unedited raw version of the show with 20+ minute pre-show by becoming a Patron!

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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis bring you aboard the Airship 27 for another exciting adventure into the world of New Pulp!

Discussed this episode:

Pulp Factory Awards
Allan Quartermain
The Three Musketeers
Secret Agent X Vol 6
Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detectives Vol 11
The Purple Scar
Brother Bones: City of Lost Souls
And much more!

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(aka Countdown to Doomsfinity!)
 
The crew returns with a brand new episode of Zone 4, the first of 2018!
 
In this episode, they take a look back at highlights in the world of comics in 2017. Then they look forward and talk about some upcoming highlights in comics for 2018!
 
Some of the topics discussed:
 
2017
 
Secret Empire
Doomsday Clock
Wild Storm
Bendis Goes to DC
Justice League Flops
Disney Buys Fox
 
2018
 
The Wedding of Colossus and Kitty
Dan Slott's Amazing Run Ends?
Action Comics #1000
Earth-M (Milestone Reboot)
Black Panther Movie
Venom Anniversary
Aquaman Movie
 
If you missed the unedited raw version with preshow, post show and bloopers, become a Patron to gain access for just a dollar!
 
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Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis return aboard the Airship 27 for another adventurous episode of the podcast!

In this episode, they discuss their holidays, books produced in 2017, what to look forward to in 2018, and much more!

Titles discussed include: Captain Action, Secret Agent X, Lawman Bass Reeves, Moon Man, Cape Noir game, Faces of Fear, Moonstone, Sherlock Holmes, Brother Bones, Barry Baskerville, Captain Hazard, and The Three Musketeers.

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