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Ep. #047 The Fanboy Scoop – Week In Review

before-watchmenCovering the week of 1/30/2012, the Fanboy Comics staff reviews the top geek stories from the popular, daily e-newsletter, The Fanboy Scoop.

In this episode, we discuss DC’s announcement of the Watchmen prequels, fan reaction to Joss Whedon’s Avengers chat on Twitter, the latest film updates surrounding The Hunger Games, and why you should support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund!


SPECIAL NOTE: Fans of The Katniss Chronicles are in for a treat, as the FBC crew provides a sneak preview of Heart of Gold’s version of “Rue’s Lullaby!”  The song will be released for download on The Katniss Chronicles website,, on Tuesday, February 7th.  Visit for more information about the LA-area band.


EXCITING NEWS: You can hear now hear The Fanboy Scoop – Week In Review Season 2 on and Krypton Radio every Monday at 7:00 p.m./PST and every Saturday at 2:00 p.m.! 

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Cast members: Bryant Dillon, Barbra Dillon, and Drew Siragusa

Special guest: Tony Caballero

Featured stories

1.  “Watchmen” Returns In Prequels From DC Comics!!!
2. DC Confirms “Before Watchmen” Event For Summer 2012!!!
3. The “Before Watchmen” Gallery And Quote File!!!/So How Close Did Bleeding Cool Get To “Before Watchmen,” Anyway???/JMS Talks “Before Watchmen: Dr Manhattan”!!!/Alan Moore And “Before Watchmen” Creators Comment On The Ethics Of “Watchmen” Prequel!!!/Twitter Reacts To The Giant Psychic Space Octopus That Is The “Watchmen” Prequel News!!!/The 10 Biggest “Before Watchmen” Surprises!!!/Op/Ed: “Before Watchmen” Is A Great Move!!!In Defense Of “Before Watchmen”!!!/Adam Hughes Weighs In On “Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan”!!!/”Before Watchmen’s” Straczynski Addresses “Babylon 5” Compairsons!!!/Kevin Smith Turned Down “Before Watchmen”!!!/Dear Alan Moore, How’s The Weather Up Above Us???/Image Comics Publisher Calls “Watchmen” Prequels ‘A Dirty Deal’!!!!/J. Michael Straczynski: ‘I Would Have Absolutely Zero Right To Complain’ About Unauthorized “Babylon 5” Prequels!!!

4.  10 Things We Learned From Joss Whedon’s “Avengers” Live-Tweet Event!!!/”The Avengers” Twitter Transcript!!!
5.  “The Hunger Games” To Be Released In IMAX For Limited One Week Run!!!/Donald Sutherland Inspired Two New President Snow Scenes!!!/Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson Talk “Hunger Games” Characters And Chemistry With MTV!!!/Four More Videos From Josh & Jennifer’s “Hunger Games” Discussion With MTV!!!/You Mean “The Hunger Games” Aren’t A Cooking Competiton??? A New Trailer Is Here!!!/Lionsgate’s Official Press Release About HungerGames50!!!/”Hunger Games” Gets Rating And Run Time!!!/Lenny Kravitz On Playing Cinna!!!/NECA Debuts “Hunger Games” Movie Merchandise – And The Hob Is Giving It Away!!!

6. Why Joining The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Matters!!!






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