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ISSUE #255 (Nightcrawler's Origin, Furiosa, & More)

In this week's episode of The Comic Section Podcast, the hosts tackle a variety of intriguing and controversial topics from the world of entertainment.

First on the docket is the surprising news that "The Hunger Games" has been banned in the U.S. The hosts likely delve into the reasons behind this ban, exploring the implications and discussing the broader context of book censorship in the country.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse co-director Peter Ramsey takes center stage as he slams Disney CEO Bob Iger's recent and controversial comments about "The Marvels." The hosts likely analyze Ramsey's critique and discuss the ongoing conversations surrounding diversity and representation in the entertainment industry.

A notable development in the comic book world is the change in Nightcrawler's origin in the X-Men comics. The hosts likely discuss the significance of this alteration and its impact on the character's storyline.

Switching gears to the film industry, the hosts cover the news that a sequel to "The Black Phone" is officially in development at Universal/Blumhouse, and the entire cast, including Ethan Hawke, will be returning. This announcement likely sparks speculation and excitement about the direction the sequel will take.

In a positive move, Warner Bros. Discovery welcomes the unionization of WB Animation & Cartoon Network Production workers. The hosts likely discuss the significance of this development for workers in the animation industry and its potential impact on future negotiations.

The trailer preview segment is filled with exciting glimpses of upcoming projects. The hosts likely share their thoughts on trailers for "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga," "The Book of Clarence," "The Boys Season 4 teaser," and "Fallout."

The episode concludes with reviews from Rigel and Jason. They likely share their thoughts on the rebooted "Goosebumps" TV series on Disney+, "Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes" (book), "Pluto," and "Blue Eyed Samurai." These reviews provide valuable insights for listeners looking for new content to explore.

Tune in to this week's episode of The Comic Section Podcast for a comprehensive breakdown of these topics, insightful discussions, and engaging reviews!

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