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Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.

Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.
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Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.

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@I_AM_MFR

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English

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THE FANBOY #81: "RIP Daredevil, Huge December For Marvel And DC, Creed II/Rocky Spoiler Chat w/MFR's Dad!"

11/30/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Editor-in-Chief of Revenge of The Fans Mario-Francisco Robles sounds off on all of the biggest news affecting geekdom. From the sudden cancellation of Daredevil, to murmurs of big surprises on the way from both Marvel and DC, as well as the exciting projections for Aquaman, and an in-depth chat about Creed II, there's a lot of ground to cover. But one special element MFR brings into play for this episode is the inclusion of his father,...

THE FANBOY #80: "Themes That Define Us, The Gift of Star Wars, and Aquaman Will Be Great!"

11/16/2018
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On this week's 80th Edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles explores the way the themes that speak most to us in the art that we love reflect who we are as people. Unsurprisingly, things get personal. He also shares what he's been hearing about Aquaman and the way director James Wan seems to understand what makes these kinds of films so special. And a fair amount of time is spent discussing the impact George Lucas and Star Wars have had on the entire world- and to a whole...

Duration:00:55:04

THE FANBOY #79: "For DC, The Future Is Now, And Talking Superman and The State of Film Critique w/ Zaki Hasan!"

11/9/2018
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles booked the fantastic columnist, critic, podcaster, and overall great guy Zaki Hasan from the MovieFilm Podcast to talk about where Superman is in pop culture these days (namely the movies), and what's going on with film criticism in this Rotten Tomatoes world we're now living in. But before getting into that, he shares some thoughts and insights into the way Warner Bros and DC Entertainment are feeling these days, on...

Duration:01:16:07

FANBOY #78: "Talkin' Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man: Far From Home Rumors, And Art Is Life On Steroids"

10/26/2018
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On this week's all-new episode of The Fanboy Podcast w/ Mario-Francisco Robles, MFR delves into some of the week's big rumors- revealing what all that Superman buzz was about earlier in the week, and also shedding light on a Batman scoop that fizzled out before it could become the career-making story he thought it could be. From there, he shifts his focus over to Marvel and some intriguing things he's heard about the casts for Spider-Man: Far From Home and Avengers 4. Things then evolve into...

Duration:00:55:12

FANBOY #77: "Where Ben Affleck Stood With The JUSTICE LEAGUE Overhaul, The Death of Superman, More!"

10/19/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles shares some insight he was granted about where Batman actor Ben Affleck stood when it came to the massive overhaul of Justice League last year, the ramifications of that stance on his relationship with director Zack Snyder, and more. He also discusses the Death of Superman animated movie and how it should inform the next live-action adventure for the Man of Steel. It's a short and sweet episode this week, since he only...

FANBOY #76: "TITANS Review, Superman In The Phantom Zone, Gunn's Suicide Squad, And Redemption"

10/15/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles talks about the newest arrival to the DC Universe streaming service: Titans. He's seen the first episode, and he's got thoughts (shocking!). From there, he talks about Venom, the way a "fun" tone can improve a shaky movie, how Justice League doomed Superman...and maybe why that's okay? From there, he sounds off on James Gunn joining the cinematic DC Universe with Suicide Squad and what the folks decrying Gunn need to...

Duration:01:09:44

FANBOY #75: "AQUAMAN Trailer, Mandalorian Dreams, VENOMous Concerns, Superman Hopes, and Batfleck Returns?"

10/5/2018
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On this week's stacked edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles walks you through the latest updates on everything from the buzz (and *NEW TRAILER*) for Aquaman, the new intel we've been given about Jon Favreau's Star Wars series The Mandalorian, some concerns for The Flash, how the critical response to Venom highlights a disturbing trend, the latest on whether we should believe that Ben Affleck is preparing to return as Batman, what a new Superman movie should look like, A...

Duration:01:17:19

FANBOY #74: "Fandom, Heroes, and The Escape Valve (w/ Author Mark O'Connell)"

9/28/2018
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This week, on the 74th Edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles is delighted to bring on Mark O'Connell- the author behind the great new book WATCHING SKIES: STAR WARS, SPIELBERG, AND US. Together, they do a deep-dive on the state of fandom, and how it's evolved since the great geek boom of the 1970s- when pop culture, and the WORLD, first became obsessed with Star Wars, Superman, and creators like George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Richard Donner, Robert Zemeckis, and more....

Duration:01:40:40

FANBOY #73: "Captain Marvel Impresses, Misdiagnosing The Trouble With Superman, And The Collective Dream'"

9/21/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles discusses the latest update on Birds of Prey, the Captain Marvel trailer that arrived on Tuesday, and the question of whether or not audiences have simply fallen out of love with Superman. From there, he discusses what makes fandom so special and how each of us has more power than we realize and are more special than we give ourselves credit for. Things get personal and deep, as...

Duration:01:31:17

FANBOY #72: "Breaking Down A Week of Superman Chaos- How Did We Get Here? What Comes Next?"

9/14/2018
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles does an extremely passionate deep-dive on the trials and tribulations he and his fellow Superman fans had to endure this week. With the chaos that took place with the nasty negotiations between Warner Bros. and Henry Cavill's camp (spearheaded by Dany Garcia) spilling over into the public arena, fans of the Last Son of Krypton have had some harsh realities to confront and MFR is here to talk you through it all. Beyond...

Duration:01:16:48

FANBOY #71: "Batman, Superman, Captain Marvel, And The State of Cinema"

9/7/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles shares the latest whispers he's hearing about casting for Matt Reeves' The Batman, some dirt he's heard on the deal between Henry Cavill and Warner Bros. for him to continue as Superman, potential The Flash news, and his thoughts on both Captain Marvel and the latest Halloween trailer. From there, he invites on his co-hosts from The Revengers Podcast, Brett Miro and Vanessa Bontea, for a spirited (and NSFW) discussion...

Duration:01:23:14

FANBOY 70: "Let's Be Better: Joker, Birds of Prey, Listener Questions"

8/31/2018
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On the 70th Edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles is at his most fiery as he discusses what happened this week with regard to Alec Baldwin and the Joker movie, the latest rumor about Warner Bros. doubling down on their offer to Lady Gaga for Birds of Prey, and as he answers a number of great questions from listeners.

Duration:00:52:15

FANBOY #69: "Talking Superman With MARK WAID, Early Aquaman Buzz, And Marvel's Dilemma"

8/24/2018
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On the 69th Edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles goes one on one with Mark Waid. They do a deep dive on their mutual love of Superman, what he's meant to them, what they think he needs to mean to the world, and where he's at today in the movies. But before that conversation, MFR catches you on all of the Marvel and DC analysis you need right now. From dissecting an aspect of the "Disney v James Gunn" controversy that too few are talking about, to revealing a decision...

Duration:01:13:20

FANBOY #68: "What Reeves' Batman Comments Mean For The DC Landscape, Talking STAR WARS w/ My Jedi Council"

8/3/2018
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans editor-in-chief Mario-Francisco Robles tackles yesterday's big Batman developments, fields a host of listener questions, and wraps things up with an epic Star Wars chat alongside the other two members of his Jedi Council (The Batman-On-Film Podcast host Rick Shew, and The Fanboy Garage's Aaron Virola!).

Duration:01:47:39

FANBOY #67: "Waiting On Superman"

7/27/2018
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On this week's Episode 67 of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles sounds off on the state of the cinematic DC Universe and the seemingly endless wait for good Superman news (and for a viable, thriving Superman movie franchise).

Duration:00:44:55

FANBOY #66: "Cavill's Game of Poker, Batman Bits, The Spider-Man Deal, and Way More!"

7/20/2018
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After an unexpected hiatus, The Fanboy Podcast returns with its 66th episode! Host, and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief, Mario-Francisco Robles opens the sure with his closing statements on yesterday's big Wall Street Journal feature on the Snyder Cut of Justice League. From there, he talks about Henry Cavill and the state of his negotiations with Warner Bros. over his future as Superman. Next on the docket are all of the different little happenings and whispers are Batman-centric films...

Duration:01:20:19

FANBOY #65: "The Age of Heroes Is Now, Sony's Sneaky Spider-Man Plans, And DC Adapting Donner"

6/29/2018
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On the 65th edition of The Fanboy Podcast (formerly the El Fanboy Podcast) host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-In-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles discusses several important topics. He opens with an explanation for the show's revised name and where he hopes to take the podcast moving forward, but then segues into some revised thoughts and insights that came to him on his second rewatch of Justice League. That leads into a discussion about the importance of these seemingly trivial superhero...

Duration:01:26:51

EL FANBOY #64: "Latest Buzz on Superman's Presence At SDCC, State of Shared of DCU With Batman, Much More!"

6/22/2018
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On this action-packed 50 minute edition of the El Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles takes us on a ride through the latest DC gossip he's been hearing through back-channels. They have to do with everything from Henry Cavill's Superman, to the continuity for Matt Reeves' The Batman, to SDCC plans, a big possible change for Aquaman, and an intriguing tidbit he's heard about Krypton. A lot of ground is covered here, in Episode 64 of El Fanboy,...

Duration:00:50:25

EL FANBOY #63: "The Importance of AQUAMAN, Talking This Week's DC Tidal Wave w/ Justin Shanlian"

6/15/2018
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On the 63rd edition of the El Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles discusses this week's tidal wave of DC Entertainment news. From Geoff Johns' role within the studio evolving, to the latest updates and rumors about Green Lantern Corps and The Batman, to the promotional campaigns for Aquaman and Wonder Woman 1984 beginning in the last few days, there's a ton of ground to cover. And he's not alone, shortly after an introduction where MFR...

Duration:01:23:41

EL FANBOY #62: "Bat Villain Murmurs, CYBORG Fading, Spideyverse, SOLO Killing Kennedy?"

6/1/2018
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On this week's episode of the El Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles talks about the latest rumblings coming out of geekdom, sharing his insights and takes on what's going on. The big story earlier this week was that Penguin may be the main villain in The Batman and/or Birds of Prey. MFR takes a hard look at this information, discusses what he's heard, and what he thinks it all means. From there, he analyzes the latest writing on the wall that...

Duration:00:47:56