At this years Cambridge Comic Arts festival we were joined by the great Stephany Lein. We talked about her brand spanking new comic – Shelly 2 and found out about her love of the Simpsons.
At this years Cambridge Comic Arts festival we were joined by the great Stephany Lein. We talked about her brand spanking new comic – Shelly 2 and found out about her love of the Simpsons.
At the Cambridge Comic Arts festival we ran into our old buddy Jason Ward. Recently Jason released his first children book called My Favorite Hero and we got the scoop on it.
We Got the Geek returned to the Cambridge Comic arts festival for the fifth year in a row. once again we chatted with the shows founder Alfonso Espinos. This was his 46th appearance on the show and we spoke about what he might like to do with his 5oth. We also chatted about some of the books that were making their debut at the show.
Recently at The Fresh Kills Con we spoke with our old friend and honorary member of We Got The Geek – Dr Stevil. this time out he was dressed in a zombie version of his character. Subjects talked about include New York and Area 51.
JStew and Sara J were extremely honored to interview via phone an actor they both admire a lot, Peter Capaldi. Mr Capaldi has been in a lot of fantastic projects but is perhaps best known for playing the 12th Doctor on Doctor Who. They spoke about his time as the Doctor and about his upcoming appearance at Fan Expo in Toronto this coming August 24th and 25th. A Huge thank you to Keira and the wonderful folks at Touchwood Pr for their help with setting up the interview.
At Fresh Kills Con JStew and Sara J Got to interview two wonderful Make up artists Jen and Steph. We spoke about their work and some of the things they geek out about.
At fresh kills con, Sara Jayne interviewed actor/ puppeteer Allan Trautman. Mr Trautman is best known for his work with the Jim Henson Company, the Muppets, and as the Tarman zombie in “Return of the Living Dead.”
Recently we attended the final Jace Wars fundraiser. The event has been near and dear to our hearts. We have been proud to have been asked to help every year. This year The founder of Jace Wars – Aaron Russell gave us the task of recording an audio scrapbook with friends and family. Here it is, hope you all enjoy it
JStew was honored to moderate a panel for an artist he had admired since the 80’s – Pat Broderick. Mr Brodericks work includes Firestorm, Green Lantern, Captain Atom and Batman year 3
At Niagara Falls Comicon we met up with our buddies Alfonso and Stephany. They filled us in on everything new at StudioComix.
At this years Niagara Falls Comicon, JStew was honored to moderate a panel for the one and only Bob Layton. Mr. Layton is the co creator of War Machine,The Ghost and Scott Lang to name a few. Many of his visuals and creations were used in various Marvel films. The panel was very entertaining. Hope you enjoy it. Special thanks going out to Kim Wall for helping out with photos
JStew spoke with the talented Mary Mordrake Cosplay at Niagara Falls Comicon. They chatted about her various cosplays , Comics and future plans.
check out the FB page of Mary Mordrake cosplay here
At Niagara Falls Comicon we spoke with Aaron Russell about the upcoming Jace Wars fundraiser and the beautiful Jace Wars comic.
Here is part 2 of our Endgame review. On your left.
Finally Its time for We Got Geek’s Endgame review. JStew and Sara J are joined by Hunter and Kristen for a lengthy talk about the years biggest movie. We love you 3000!
On May 24th we were extremely fortunate to see a band that we loved growing up – the Box. Colin and JStew discuss the show and venue and talk about their music.
JStew and Colin were honored to interview a singer they had admired since the 80’s – Jean Marc from the band the Box. They achieved commercial success in Canada, with four charting albums and 10 charting singles between 1984 and 1990. The group broke up in 1992, but a new lineup of the band was formed in 2005. They were in town to do a show at the Seneca Queen Theatre. During the interview Jean Marc spoke about the music he was influenced by, what it’s like playing with he new version off the Box and who he would pick to play himself in a movie about him. Our thanks to the Seneca, the management of the band and Jean Marc himself for taking the time to speak with us right before his sound check.
Once again JStew and Sara J celebrated free comic book day at Sketchbook Comics. We were joined by Geoff and Teri in a lively discussion about comics, Endgame and Shazam.
Once again the Canalside players are putting on another play in Welland. The play is being directed by our very own Sara J. JStew and Sara discussed the play with the wonderful cast that has been assembled.
On Tuesday March 26th JStew and Colin were given the opportunity to go to Centre in The Square in Kitchener to review The Crash Test Dummies and Grapes of Wrath show. Here is what they thought about the concert and venue. A big thank you to William Muir for making this happen.
At Toronto Comicon , JStew met up with some of his favorite cosplayers for a discussion about their con experience.
check out the FB page of Loki-Quinn Cosplay here
ShadowStorm Cosplay’s FB page is here
PPhoto’s page can be viewed here
check out Dr Zoltar’s info here
Once again JStew and Sara J got a chance to speak with the lovely and talented Candy Cosplay. We were proud to see that she was a featured con guest and her photo appeared in the con preview found at comic book shops. In this interview she tells us about the creation of her latest cosplay and we talk about the movie It.
check out her FB page here
At Toronto Comicon – JStew and Sara J spoke with the talented Alfonso Espinos and Stephany Lein about their upcoming projects
Check out the Facebook page of Studiocomix here
At Toronto Comicon, JStew and Sara J were introduced to talented violinist named Brigit O’Regan. We talked to her about her craft and her time at the con.
check out her FB page here
Once again JStew and Sara J returned to Toronto Comicon. They were lucky enough to be invited to a press scrum with some other media outlets to chat with actor Dan Fogler. Mr Fogler is known for his roles in Fanboys, Fantastic beasts and the Walking Dead. It was definitely the highlight of Toronto Comicon
Sara J and JStew return to the home of the Hunters to record the second part of their top ten of 2018. This time our Hunter and Kristen join us in counting down our picks from 5 to 1
The Amazing Dr Stevil came to our home town of St Catharines and we sat down to chat about a wide variety of topics from Captain Marvel to the robot butler from Rocky 4. Stevil also discussed his upcoming appearance at CK Expo on April 27th.
Once again we have compiled our favorite films of the past year. JStew and Sara J were joined by their friends and longtime contributors to the show – Hunter and Kristen. This time out we count down our choices from 10 to 6.
Once again JStew and his friend of 35 years Colin reunited over barley based beverages to talk about music that meant to them when they were kids.
We are back! Our first post of the new year. This time out we talk about Stan Lee, Spider Man far from home and discus a list of the critics least favorite Comic Book movies. Also, Sara J finally watched Green Lantern. What did she think? All this and more!
What do you get when you team up three friends of over thirty years with several beers at a Christmas party? You get all the ingredients for this years Holiday podcast . JStew chats with his pals Colin and John about music, tv shows and Christmas when they were younger. There is also appearances from their wives Sara J, Linda and Rachel. Merry Christmas!
At the first anniversary of the great Studio Comix studios we were fortunate to speak with a talented artist named Greg Hyland. He told us about his excellent book MONSTER ATLAS.
check out his web site and order the book here
This week on the Geekly Session we are joined by our friends Geoff from Sketchbook Comics and the savior of We Got The Geek – Terri! We talk bout the upcoming Loki tv series, the spice girls, comics and celebrity experiences
At the first anniversary of StudioComix Press we interviewed a wonderful actress named Marianthi Evans. She talked to us about her work in the film Max Payne and the video game Assassins Creed Odyssey.
On October the 3rd we journeyed up to Kitchener Waterloo to celebrate the one year anniversary Of StudioComix press. Our buddy Alfonso Espinos runs the store and does a lot for the independent comic book community. We were fortunate enough to record this show with Our friends Candy Cosplay and PPhoto, Jason Ward and Kyle Barnett from Tri City studio and the man of the hour himself, Alfonso.
photos by Janet Brown
At the Frightmare in the Falls event JStew and Sara J spoke with actor Tom Atkins. Mr Atkins has a tremendous body of work including Lethal Weapon and Escape from New York. He even has an action figure of himself being released soon. We had a wonderful time speaking to him about some of his key roles.
We were extremely honored to interview an actress that we have admired in so many movies and shows – Adrienne Barbeau. We were very happy to get the chance to talk to her bout her various projects including Swamp Thing, Batman the animated series and of course Escape from New York. It was a pleasure speaking with her and hope you enjoy listening to it.
This week we were at the Frightmare in the Falls event. While we were there we were joined by Terri – the savior of We Got The Geek . JStew and Sara J also review the new Doctor Who episodes.
JStew and Sara J once again attended Hamilton Comic Con. On this episode we spoke with our cosplayer friends Candy Cosplay, Loki-Quinn Cosplay, PPhoto and Alex Rose. We also chatted with Alfonso from Studio Comix who had an exciting announcement for us.
At this years Hamilton Comic Con we were lucky enough to speak with actor Bernard Robichaud. He is known for playing Cyrus on The Trailer Park boys and Kirk on Haven. We discussed how he got into acting as well as his roles.
This year at the Cambridge Comic Arts festival we were reunited with former agent and now writer of the comic Penny Steele – Darryl Joseph. Joining us with fart gun in hand was Gru himself.
At this years Cambridge Comic Arts festival JStew met Alaire and Toben Racicot and spoke to them about their amazing comic book work.
For the fourth year in a row we were honored to be guests at The Cambridge Comic Arts Festival. Thank you Alfonso Espinos for having us there and for putting on a wonderful show. While we were there JStew spoke with Jason Ward, Loki Quinn Cosplay, Stephany Lein and Alfonso himself. We will have more coverage shortly but enjoy this weeks Geekly Session.
Geoff joins us once again and this time we get his thoughts on Tom Cruise as Green Lantern and talk comics
This week on the Weekly Session JStew and Sara J have good news and bad news about the Star Trek franchise. we also have updates on Wreck it Ralph 2 and Spiderman Far from Home
JStew and Sara J travelled to the mighty city of Kitchener to visit Alfonso and Sandeep at the wonderful StudioComix shop. they talked about comics, The Cambridge Comic Arts festival and 80’s boy band Menudo.
Check out the Studio Comix FB page here
It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon as JStew and Sara J drive around talking about Teen Titans Go to the Movies, Carrie Fisher and Spiderman 3.
This week on the Geekly Session we are joined by the great Ryan Fleming of Ryan’s All Things Geek. We talked about a lot of the great announcements and trailers that came from San Diego Comic Con this past week.
This week Sara J and JStew travelled to Hamilton for the annual cosplay picnic as hosted by the wonderful AngelicLuka Cosplay. Shen joined us for a talk with our other friends Candy Cosplay, Loki – Quinn cosplay and our long lost buddy the Lauryn Show! We also add AngelicLuka cosplay to the We Got The Geek Hall of Fame.
This week we have our spoiler free review of Ant Man and The Wasp. Also – Sara J finally saw John Wick. What did she think?
Here for your listening pleasure is the Peter David panel that JStew moderated at Niagara Falls Comicon. Mr David has written many wonderful comics and novels over the years and it was an honor to be there. JStew asked the first few questions and then we turned to the audience. Thanks to James Ponce for setting this up and thanks to Jay Hunter for helping us out with the recording. Thank you to Mr David for all the amazing stories he has written over the years
This week on the Weekly session – we are reunited with our teammate Sarah WaterRaven as well as the Mighty Josh. We travelled to the secret underground WaterRaven cave and chatted about Luke Cage, Avengers, One Punch man, Superman 3 and a whole lot more
Once again we answered the call to appear at the annual Jace Wars fundraiser. We were once again honored to talk to the founder of the organization Aaron Russell. This time out we had some help from our buddy Jason Clark from An Elegant Weapon.
This week JStew is joined by his friend of 36 years John Merry as they travel to see a concert by Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz of the Monkees. They talk about how they got into their music and on the way home they review the show. John also sits in for the geek calendar. also on the show – this week we received word that the Geekery restaurant had closed. All week people had been asking JStew why this was the case so he is finally breaking his silence on this episode. Enjoy!
Once again we answered the call to come help out a wonderful charity – Jace Wars. It was our 6th time there and we were proud to depart of it. A big round of applause to Aaron Russell for once again doing a terrific job. Joining us this time out was our buddy Jason Clark from the podcast An Elegant Weapon. Joining us for this segment was some of our favorite people – Candy Cosplay, Loki Quinn Cosplay, Gru and Amazon Princess. We also met some new friends Messiah Complex Cosplay and Alicia. On the drive home JStew and Sara J present another geek calendar.
This week live from Geoff Manor we are joined by Sketchbook Comics very own Geoff Rousseau and the lovely and mighty Terri Jo Scott. On the episode we talk about John Wick, The Hanna Barbera/DC universe crossovers, Richie Rich and the Joker movie.
One of our big highlights at NF Comicon this year was meeting DiVinica artist Dawn McTeigue. she recently did a beautiful cover for the upcoming Batman issue 50 in which Batman marries Cat Woman. We learned about how she broke into comics and found out about the series DiVinica. JStew was also lucky enough to have been the moderator at her panel. We all became instant big fans of her work. We would also like to thank our friend Stacey Clarke for taking the photos at the panel.
check out the web site of Dawn McTeigue here
This past weekend – June 2nd and 3rd – We attended Niagara Falls Comic Con. this year was kind of special as JStew was asked to moderate four panels. In between that we managed to record with some of our friends to make sure our new weekly show got out. Joining us this week are Jason Ward from Tri City Studio, Leslie Doyle. Alfonso from StudioComix and a return visit from the Hunters. we chatted a bit about Wonder Woman and Andrew Lincoln leaving the Walking Dead and of course there is our geek calendar.
This week we got together with a couple of wonderful cosplayers Erica and Mercedes at Sara’s den of doom. This week we talk about Black Panther, Bill and Ted, Scooby Doo and more!
Check out the Instagram page of Erica and Mercedes here
It’s our third weekly episode and we were happy to be joined by a couple of old friends Kristen and Hunter. this week topics include – Star Wars, the arrow verse, avengers and the Hunger Games
Kristen’s FB page can be found here
JStew and Sara J do a quick recap of show that were cancelled this past week and we also talk about the amazing box office of Avengers Infinity War. The winner of our “name the segment”contest is revealed as well.
Here it is! Our first weekly news type show where we talk about all things geek. Each episode will feature a new guest. this time out we were excited to have one of the founding fathers of We Got The Geek – Mr Ryan Mcnab. this week we discuss a wide variety of topics including Ant man and the Wasp, Teen Titans Go, Nicholas Cage and of course Firefly.
JStew and Colin return to the party shed o’ doom for more drinks and music and movie talk. This time out the subjects vary from Hall and Oates to the tv series Wiseguy.
Live from the party shed, JStew and his buddy of 34 years, Colin got together to chat about music and Indiana Jones
Recently at Toronto Comic – JStew spoke with Andrew Heard – the writer of a new comic book series called Buckethead. It is a comic book about a guy who gets a bucket stuck on his head and decides to become a superhero – and its fantastic.
Check out Andrew’s patreon here
and Andrew’s Lulu link here
At Toronto Comicon we were able to talk to our friend the wonderful and talented Stephany Lein. It was fun to catch up and hear about her new comic Shelly. make sure you check that out and check her work out at one of her many comic con appearances.
Check out her FB page here
While we were at Toronto Comicon we were able to interview a terrific cosplayer named ShadowStorm Cosplay. She was dressed as Rey from Star Wars but she also has a wide variety of amazing costumes. Her Rocket Raccoon is so great that she was asked to appear at the Canadian premiere of Guardians of The Galaxy Volume 2 with Michael Rooker himself. We talked with her about her craft and the creation of her cosplays.
check out her FB page here
On February 18th the We Got The Geek podcast reached a milestone – we celebrated our five year anniversary.We have come a long way since 2013 and we were feeling very proud of the work that we have done. JStew, Sara J and Sarah WaterRaven got together to remember some good times – that was followed by a trip to Toronto Comicon where they were joined by some friends of the show – Dr Stevil, Alfonso from StudioComix, Mz Hyde Cosplay and Candy Cosplay,PPhoto and Loki Quinn Cosplay. Also – continuing a tradition that started in 2017 we inducted Loki Quinn Cosplay and Dr Stevil into the We Got The Geek hall of fame. thanks to everyone out there for coming along for the ride and sharing our journey with us
At Toronto Comicon JStew and Sara J had the honor of speaking with actor John Wesley Shipp. Mr Shipp played the lead role on The Flash from 1990 to 1991 and Henry Allen and Jay Garrick on the current Flash series on The CW. We talked about the differences in working on both series and what it’s been like working with Grant Gustin and Mark Hamill. We wanted to thank him for the wonderful interview and being the nicest guy we ever recorded with. Thanks also to the folks of Toronto Comicon for setting this up.
JStew attended a rehearsal for a great new play that will be debuting in Welland soon called Bare Bear Bones. During a break in the action, he spoke with director Sara Tellier and some of the cast. Take a listen to hear the details of the play and find out where you can purchase tickets.
The fb event page can be found here
JStew,Sara J and WaterRaven got together to review the latest Marvel movie – Black Panther. The gang was very passionate about the film. It’s pretty evident in the segment. They also talked a little bit about Thor, Iron man and Ant man. Check out the fun here….
Hey everyone – the moment is finally upon us. You will here the gang countdown their to three movies of 2018. what do you think JStew, Sara J, Wonder Librarian, WaterRaven and the mighty Josh picked for their number one choice? Here’s a hint..they all had a different favorite film of 2018. Check out the final part of the trilogy.
We are back for the second installment of our top ten movies of 2017. This time out the gang gives you their picks from number six to four. enjoy!
Once again the members of We Got The Geek got together to count down their favorite ten films of the past year. We did a lot of talking so we have broken this segment up into a few parts. This time out JStew, Sara J, WaterRaven, WonderLibrarian and the Mighty Josh count down their individual picks from numbers ten to seven with some honorable mentions as well.
At a recent Con – Sara WaterRaven interviewed a talented guy named Lee Theobold. He and his wife run a wonderful business called Theobold Graphics. We’ve run into them at a few cons and wanted to speak to them about their amazing products. For the record JStew owns some excellent Stargate themed coasters that they created. Check out the interview and please check out the link below to view their awesome creations
check out their page here
At a recent con JStew and Sarah WaterRaven interviewed the writer/producer of the documentary – Heroes Manufactured – Yaron Betan. he told us about the making of the film and chatted about his future projects. Joining us for the interview was comic book talent and one of the creators featured in the documentary – Alfonso Espinos.If you haven’t seen the documentary yet, do yourself a favor and seek it out. Thumbs up from everyone at the podcast.
We returned to WaterRaven manor and debuted Sarah’s new news segment – the Raven’s Nest. We also present to you the We Got the Geek Stranger Things review.
At a recent con WaterRaven had the honor of interviewing a terrific cosplayer by the name of Joshua of The North. He talked about the creation of some of his cosplays and how he pulled a sword out of a stone!
check out his fb page here
Here it is folks – the official We Got The Geek Review of the new Marvel Studios Film Thor Ragnarok.
At a recent con – our buddy WaterRaven introduced us to a fantastic author named Mark Leslie. in addition to talking about his work we discussed some of the things he is scared of and asked what super hero he identifies with.
Check out his FB page here
At a recent con – our friend Alfonso unveiled a calendar for 2018 that Studio Comix had put together. its a wonderful calendar that features the talent of the following cos players – Candy Cosplay, AngelicLuka Cosplay, The Lauryn Show, Loki – Quinn cosplay and Shadow Storm Cosplay. Most of those cosplayers and Alfonso were on hand to talk about their project with JStew , Sara J and WaterRaven. There is also a guest appearance from Gru himself. As an added bonus this was our 650th segment. We were so proud that we did this one with so many of our favorite people.
This year our halloween was jam packed. We spent the afternoon at the wonderful Sketchbook Comics. Included on this recording are two segments from the store – featuring a talk with store owner Geoff about comics and movies. In between those two segments is a quick piece we did at the geekery with Sarah WaterRaven and Candy Cosplay and the mighty Josh that same day at a very successful cosplay contest that we hosted. Enjoy.
At long last we present our interview with Brian a.k.a. Stark Reality Cosplay. recorded at Kitchener comic con, JStew and WaterRaven spoke with Brian about his craft.
We were extremely happy to once again get a chance to speak with the co creator of the Hilarious house of Frightenstein – Mr Mitch Markowitz. this time out we asked him about some horror films he has appeared in and talked about playing Super hippy.
We were very fortunate to once again speak with comic book writer Chip Zdarsky. Since we last spoke with him, he completed a successful run on Howard the Duck for Marvel comics. He is currently writing marvel’s flagship character Spider-man. we asked him if he had gotten to say everything he wanted to with Howard and if he had been nervous getting the call to write a Spider-man series
once again we met up at WaterRaven Manor to chat about all things geek. This time out we talk about the barrage of films we still want to see in 2017. Also – finally We Got The Geek’s opinion on the casting of Jody Whittaker as the doctor
At the Hamilton comic con -JStew and the Wonder Librarian spoke with comic book legend Michael Golden about his work.
at this years Hamilton comic con we caught up with out artist friends Jason Ward and Kyle Barnett, Recently they have started a new venture – TriCity Studio. JStew and Sara J spoke to them about the new adventure that they are on.
check out their FB page here
Recently our local comic book shop – Mostly Comics – had a celebration. A new owner – Norm had taken over and the store had a party to introduce him. Many great guests showed up. The event was organized by Dave Bennison. We spoke with Dave as well as some old friends Candy Cosplay, AngelicLuka Cosplay, Alfonso from Sketchbook Comics and Dr Stevil. It was a fantastic day and we certainly appreciated being included.
Once again we were joined by our friend, artist, movie star and now owner of a fantastic new store – Alfonso from StudioComix. We spoke to him about the new store and IMDB.
check out Alfonso’s FB page here
photo by Janet Brown
Once again we met up at the Underground WaterRaven Cave of justice. JStew, Sara J, Sarah and Josh chatted about the movies they had seen so far this year. Then we capped it of with some Game Of Thrones talk.
At The Cambridge Comic Arts Festival, WaterRaven and JStew spoke with James Bambury about his work. He has a fantastic web comic called space box and here he talks about the origin of that series
Check out the SpaceBox website here
This year at the Canal Days celebration, Sara J and JStew spoke with Michelle Cuthbert. She told us what goes into planning these events and tells us about next years special plans.
At Canal days Sara J went on board the famous boat The Empire Sandy to chat with Ian. We learned a little bit of the ships history. Thank you to the crew for letting us come aboard – it was a fantastic day!
At Fan Expo JStew chatted with one of the stars of the show Heroes of Cosplay – Canada’s own Riddle! She spoke about her craft and some of the comics she was into. We appreciate the fact that she took time to talk to us as she was packing to go catch a plane.
check out Riddle’s cosplay page here
At Fan Expo JStew chatted with author Kasey Pierce. She spoke about the terrific comic book she is writing for Source Point Press called Norah.
check out Kasey’s FB page here
and the web site for Source Point Press here
At Fan Expo WaterRaven introduced JStew to another great author named JF Garrard. We spoke to her about some of her recent projects and where she finds inspiration
Check out the website of JF Garrard here
JStew and Sara J were extremely happy to attend a panel for the upcoming animated film – Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End Of the End. Following the panel we were invited to talk one on one with one of the stars of the film – Jason Mewes. We had been fans of this man’s work since seeing the film Clerks in 1994. We spoke about the new animated films and brought up his love of comics.
At Fan Expo JStew and Sara J were excited to attend the panel for the new animated feature – Todd and The Book Of Pure Evil :The End Of The End. Following the panel we were invited to interview two of the stars of the movie – Alex House who played Todd and Bill Turnbull who played Curtis. It was one of the best interview experiences that we have ever had. We spoke about the animated feature as well what it was like working with Jason Mewes.
check out the trailer for the movie here
At Fan expo Sara J and JStew sat down with Ana Sani and Evany Rosen to talk about their new animated series – Mysticons. We found out about their characters and what goes into doing voice work for a show. Catch the season premiere September third on YTV.