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Edited By NightFang3

I didn't know Tony had left CV and now the podcast is ending. Not trying to be dramatic, but this kind of feels like the death of CV.

Thanks for the history lesson, Mat. Congratulations to your wife's pregnancy and sorry to hear about your dog's passing.

Thanks for all the good times though.

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Edited By Bl00dwerK

Thanks, Mat. Doing one final cast was cool. Hope this isn't the beginning of the end for Comic Vine...

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Posted By FuryofFrog

I am really gonna miss this podcast. You and Tony had a brilliant chemistry together and I will have nothing to replace this awesomeness. Best wishes to Tony on his future endeavors.

Mat, thanks for this final gift for recording the final Comic Vine Weekly Podcast. My question finally got answered!

:D

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Posted By Maddpanda531

Well, I guess this means Comicvine is pretty much dead now.

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Posted By kingofwhales

Thanks for the last Podcast Matt. I'll be closing my account now that Tony's gone because I think Game Spot ruined Comicvine and I will not support them. Going over to Tony"s new site.

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Posted By Warlockmage

Thanks for the last Podcast Matt. I'll be closing my account now that Tony's gone because I think Game Spot ruined Comicvine and I will not support them. Going over to Tony"s new site.

whats Tony's new site?

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Posted By D9000
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Posted By MadeinBangladesh

Loved this podcast once. LOVED this site once. RiP.

~MiB

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Posted By HeroUp2112

I think I've listened to one podcast ever. I AM sorry for those of y'all who will miss it though.

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Posted By Renchamp

Holy nads, this brought back some memories. Thanks Mat!

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Posted By Saint_Talker

Thank you Tony and Mat for all the fun you have brought us over the years!

RIP CV

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Posted By saoakden

Sad to hear the Comic Vine Podcast ending. I'll miss the podcast. Congrats Matt and I'm sorry for your loss. Thanks Tony and Mat and all those who were on the podcast over the years. This podcast shall be missed.

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Posted By Joeyzbrown

Wow. Just wow. I'm a frequent ComicVine reader but I barely post. In college studying electrical engineering so I don't have the time to read many comics right now. Just wanted to thank Tony for the years of great podcasts, articles, reviews, and tweets. Live long and prosper G-Man.

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Posted By deactivated-097092725

Has anyone told this guy he sounds a little like Seth Rogen?

Anyway, sounds like the fat lady's getting ready to expel some air from her lungs. It would have been great to catch some of those fights he mentioned in the early days. I wonder if it's still around to listen to?

It ain't over til it's over, right? Enjoy it while you can, folks.

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Posted By SisterGrimm2099

good bye, and have fun with life guys

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Posted By spiderhyphenman
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Well, that's it i guess. It's been great for years! Have fun guys!

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Posted By Eto

Final podcast....

*cues Hurt. *I hurt myself today*

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Posted By NightShade2040

What a shame. I loved this site. Now it seems like it will go the way of Anime Vice. I can't help but feel that so much potential has been squandered in this case.

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Edited By StaticSpeedster

Thanks for everything guys. It's been a fun ride.

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I know this is weird for me to say but this is my favorite episode....

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Posted By Lvenger

Well I guess it was only a matter of time until the definitive features of this site went away after Tony's departure. I haven't listened to every podcast but I've listened here and there over the years and this was solid as far as podcasts go. I wish Tony well on his new website endeavour. Thanks for doing the last podcast Mat, but it kinda sounds like this is the beginning of the end.

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Posted By Galactic_1000

Thanks for Everything.

So this is How it ends.

Is that means comic vine will die soon?if yes then all cv friends can meet in twitter @devilmaycry2341

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Posted By micangel

I was sad to see Sara go a few years ago. And now I can't imagine CV without Tony. But I wish you all well. Matt, thanks for letting us know what was up. Congrats and condolences.

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Posted By amazing_webhead

I don't think I can keep going without comic vine

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Edited By 2cool4fun

@kingofwhales: What I don't get is, why would he sell this to gamespot only to make a new one?

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Posted By 2cool4fun

What a shame. I loved this site. Now it seems like it will go the way of Anime Vice. I can't help but feel that so much potential has been squandered in this case.

I feel you, been using this site for years for my comic interests, and Hummingbird for anime interest, now HB has turned into Kitsu, and this site has already lost it's soul, and it might just completely die.

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Edited By venom_mouse

Thanks for the show guys.

I'll admit, I never quite understood Tony. Not a criticism, just an observation. I like him alot, but the guy was an enigma. He projected this puritanical kind of image, but he admitted to cursing like a sailor. And he got SO uncomfortable with sex and sexual content. Never wanting to say a bad thing about ANYthing for fear of sounding negative.

Then there's the lack of transparency. I think maybe there's just a high amount of professionalism involved, but everything is so secretive. When Sara left, that was the weirdest thing I ever heard. Something strange went down there, I maintain to this day. She then proceeded to vanish off the face of the Earth. Now Tony's gone and this is the first I've heard of it.

I know this sounds like complaining, but it isn't! Tony and the guys provided hours of great stuff and I'll miss them all. I'll even miss trying to figure him out lol.

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Edited By iceslick

@venom_mouse: You just totally explained why I couldn't get along with him after a while. :-(

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@venom_mouse: I will just say I knew the comicvine cast personally behind the closed doors for a little while.

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Posted By venom_mouse

@Iceslick: At least add some specificity to your vagueness. This type of stuff is part of the problem.

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Posted By Dernman

It's been death by a thousand cuts for ComicVine. sigh So disappointing.

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Edited By inferiorego

@Iceslick said:

@venom_mouse: I will just say I knew the comicvine cast personally behind the closed doors for a little while.

I met you once, maybe twice, at conventions, for a total of maybe 30 minutes. I'm 99% sure Tony would say the same thing since we were attached at the hip.

So what you're saying is incredibly misleading.

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Edited By inferiorego

Once again, the site isn't going anywhere. There's new content (features) going up over the weekend. However, I'm on a much needed vacation next week, so... yeah. Stuff will get back on track after that.

You can still hear my dumb voice, in podcast form, here... on a show about music videos.

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Posted By RustyShackleford

I will absolutely miss the show. People have lives to live. If they don't feel like sharing everything about their existence with the internet, that's fine by me. I don't think it's fair to judge Gman or inferiorego for not sharing every little detail after they've giving us all hours and hours of free entertainment. I don't know either of these people personally, but it seemed like this announcement and episode was difficult to make. That sucks. On top of that, he had to put his dog down. That sucks even more. Sorry for the hard times inferiorego. For what it's worth, you get a big thank you from me and a congratulations to you and your wife on the spawning of a human. Good for you guys!!!

P.S. Worst part? Who is going to ask all those deep meaningful questions about how super heroes go to the bathroom in their costumes now? We may never find out now!

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Posted By scott_summers52

Man, this is sad. It's not like this is the end of CV, but it still feels like a big step down from how this site used to be. I'll miss the features and editorials and podcasts, but I won't stop using the forums.

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Edited By pikahyper

@inferiorego said:
@Iceslick said:

@venom_mouse: I will just say I knew the comicvine cast personally behind the closed doors for a little while.

I met you once, maybe twice, at conventions, for a total of maybe 30 minutes. I'm 99% sure Tony would say the same thing since we were attached at the hip.

So what you're saying is incredibly misleading.

lol, I think we are going to get along pretty well.

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Posted By tparks

Thanks for the great pod cast. It will be missed

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Edited By D9000

What a bittersweet podcast. It was cool to hear some of the history of the site but very sad when you realize it's the last one ever. In my head the title image was turning from colour to black and white as the outro music played.

I'm really happy to hear Mat's great baby news, but very sad to hear about his dog. Thanks a million @inferiorego for doing this final podcast and explaining everything. Hopefully by now you've bought a pack of Ricola cough drops and felt their sweet Swiss relief. And thanks a billion to you and @gmanfromheck for everything you've done for the site and the show.

I wish I could say I've been listening from the beginning but since 2014 I've been enjoying this site and this podcast consistently. I know that's only a fraction of how long it's been around but it still feels like a long time.

I highly recommend Podcast Killed the Video Star. I'm loving it. If anyone enjoyed the non-comic book and non-tv/movie related banter on the CV Podcast you'll love PKtVS. It's banter of the highest quality. Hopefully Tony starts a new podcast at some point, I'd love to hear it.

I'm also really happy to see Mat's success at Gamespot. Personally I'm really loving what Gamespot is changing into. I know the hardcore GS users don't seem super happy to have non-video game content on their site but if you asked me what subjects I'd like to see on a website I would say Wrestling, Video Games, Comics, Movies and TV (in that order). So they have me covered for everything I care about.

That being said, it's impossible not to notice the slow down of editorial pieces and reviews on CV which is a bit of a bummer. It seems like Game Spot's entertainment focus is movies and tv first, wrestling second and comics third. I'm sure they have their reasons for this (and I'm betting it's simply based on views) but they'd definitely need to hire more writers to work on comic related content and maybe they just don't have the resources. It's a downer for the hardcore comic fans on CV but my understanding is that CV started as a Comic Book Wiki and a community forum which doesn't seem to have changed one bit. In that regard it can continue on forever as long as the users enjoy chatting with each other and updating character entries.

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Posted By drowsap

Thanks gamespot for turning comicvine into anime vice figured this was going to happen after they stoped posting prety much anthing so where is tony new thing because Im hoping ship

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Speaking of Sara....

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@inferiorego said:

Once again, the site isn't going anywhere. There's new content (features) going up over the weekend. However, I'm on a much needed vacation next week, so... yeah. Stuff will get back on track after that.

You can still hear my dumb voice, in podcast form, here... on a show about music videos.

I don't believe you. The Best Stuff in Comics weekly feature vanished, and the news and previews coverage has become very sporadic. This site has gone to the dogs since being merged into gamespot.com

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Posted By stumpy49er

Well that sucks.

Thanks for the final podcast. Hope the best for this site.

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Posted By disolomon

Mat, thanks for the final show and congrats. It was a great podcast and it will be missed.

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Posted By deactivated-097092725

Is it mean of me to say I laughed? A lot? That was some of the funniest, most awkward, buncheduppanties hilariousness I've come across. I think Sara and I would have got along. Why isn't she with the site any more? Is that Cory guy still around? Sorry for the questions, just curious.

I agree with the Tony guy about Batman, ultimately, but still, talk about being a little too pressed up against the window, haha!

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Edited By inferiorego

All podcasts eventually end. Nothing goes on forever.

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@ms-lola said:

Is it mean of me to say I laughed? A lot? That was some of the funniest, most awkward, buncheduppanties hilariousness I've come across. I think Sara and I would have got along. Why isn't she with the site any more? Is that Cory guy still around? Sorry for the questions, just curious.

I agree with the Tony guy about Batman, ultimately, but still, talk about being a little too pressed up against the window, haha!

Yeah Sara was great. The interaction between her, Tony, Cory, and frequent guest/writer James Robinson was great. Tony and his chronic fear of sex vs. James' constant sexual innuendo was great. Tony would go after Cory and then James would say something about his penis or about gay sex and Tony would clam up like someone showed him a picture of a naked old lady.

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