Fantastic Realms
Does Tom Holland‘s Spider-Man Have a Cameo in ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage‘?

Does Tom Holland‘s Spider-Man Have a Cameo in ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage‘?

September 22, 2021

Salida's Dynamic Duo, Terry West and Dave Haynes, break down another week of comics, collectables, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magic: The Gathering live from Fantasy Games & Comics in Salida!

Is Spider-Man about to exit the Marvel Cinematic Universe... again? Sony been setting up the "Sony Spider-Man Universe" for quite some time. Does "No Way Home" mark Spidey's grand finale in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this December? We should know for certain on October 1st when "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" arrives in theaters!

The Magic: The Gathering Innistrad Tournament was a huge success! So much so that Dave's ready to do it again. He still has Innistrad packs and is ready for another tourney if you are. 

Fantasy Games & Comics is online! Shop the store online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Sunday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. Come join us! 

Is Spidey Leaving The Marvel Cinematic Universe… Again?

Is Spidey Leaving The Marvel Cinematic Universe… Again?

September 15, 2021

Terry West reveals that Dave Haynes is positive for Cat Scratch Fever! Kidding aside, Dave is still on about his Halloween Kiss Kruise but we're gearing up for the Innistrad Tournament! Werewolves have arrived in Magic: The Gathering! You still have time to get in on the tournament this Friday, September 17th!

Is Sony revoking their Spider-Man rights from Disney... again? They've been setting up the "Sony Spider-Man Universe" for quite some time. Does "No Way Home" mark Spidey's grand finale in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this December?

Plus we chew through the latest "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" rumors including the already infamous mid-credit scene. We also breakdown the new "Hawkeye" Disney+ trailer, and we take a deep dive into The Matrix in honor of the new "Matrix: Resurrection" trailer! Is Neo John Wick? Or is John Wick Neo?

Fantasy Games & Comics is online! Shop the store online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Sunday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. Come join us! 

Werewolves, Zombies, and The Batman… Oh My!

Werewolves, Zombies, and The Batman… Oh My!

September 8, 2021

Dave Haynes and Terry West announce an upcoming Magic: The Gathering event featuring werewolves! Plus we chat about Marvel's What If...?, the ongoing lawsuit between Scarlett Johansson and Disney, Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins calls streaming the death of good movies, and we have early reviews of Matt Reeves' The Batman from CinemaCon! It sounds like Robert Pattinson's Batman is going to be a very dark Dark Knight.

Fantasy Games & Comics is online! Shop the store online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Sunday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. Come join us! 

Shoot From The Hip

Shoot From The Hip

September 1, 2021

Dave and Terry demonstrate inconvertibly why you should never go into a podcast without a plan...

This week we talk about 3D printing, running a modern Dungeons & Dragons campaign, and is Marvel bringing Daredevil from Netflix into the Marvel Cinematic Universe? This week Dave and Terry shoot from the hip and go where the conversation takes them. 

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Tuesday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado.

Halloween Kiss Cruise in the Multiverse of Madness

Halloween Kiss Cruise in the Multiverse of Madness

August 25, 2021

Welcome to the 60th episode of Fantastic Realms! Dave and Terry break down the new Spider-man: No Way Home trailer. Just as he did during WandaVision, Dave has picked up his Mephisto banner and is running with it. Is the Devil really the ultimate big bad of the MCU's phase four?

Dave goes all fanboy about his upcoming Halloween Kiss Cruise, we debate No Way Home's Alfred Molina's Doc Ock and Willem Defoe's Green Goblin, and preview the upcoming Magic: The Gathering releases! Werewolves and Vampires... oh my! 

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado.

The Great ‘Suicide Squad’ Showdown

The Great ‘Suicide Squad’ Showdown

August 18, 2021

It's Dave versus Terry as they break down and review director James Gunn's new Suicide Squad! Is it a hit, a miss, or totally num num...? Find out here True Believers! It's The Great Suicide Squad Showdown! 

We also talk about the leaked image of Moon Knight's costume from the currently filming Marvel/Disney+ series, and review the first episode of Marvel's What If...? with Captain Carter and the Hydra Stomper! And Terry asks the question on everyone's mind: Do we really need a fourth version of The Fantastic Four on the big screen?

Plus, another Magic: The Gathering Mystery Tournament is on the horizon! Get in on this!

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Tuesday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado.

‘I Am Not The Thief’ Game Designer and Dave’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Review

‘I Am Not The Thief’ Game Designer and Dave’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Review

August 11, 2021

Dave and Terry meet local Salida game designer Matt Hollensbe who just published his first game I Am Not The Thief! We learn what it's like to go from idea to prototype to Kickstarter. Dave breaks down James Gunn's reboot/sequel The Suicide Squad, we preview Marvel's What If...?, and so much more.

And hey, there's a ghost pirate ship in this episode...

You can check out I Am Not The Thief on Matt's site at exitgamesttg.com or pick it up at Fantasy Games & Comics. Matt will be in store on August 21st starting at 11 am for sales, Q&A, and a chance to play the game. 

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Tuesday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado.

An Avenger Is Suing Disney

An Avenger Is Suing Disney

August 3, 2021

Dave Haynes and Terry West are back!  

An Avenger just brought a lawsuit against Disney. Scarlett Johansson has sued the House of Mouse over lost wages on Marvel's Black Widow while Disney rebukes her claims characterizing her as greedy and insensitive during a global pandemic. She claims they ignored her contract and now she stands to lose nearly $50 million due to their simultaneous release in theaters and on their streaming service. Who's right? Does Disney have to pay her for streaming?

Dave and Terry talk about the impact of the F Street Pedestrian Walking Mall on Salida's downtown businesses, how the Marvel/Disney+ series Loki broke the Marvel Cinematic Universe in wonderful ways, and the multiple Batman... um, Batmen... in the new Flash movie. Plus we preview James Gunn's reboot/sequel The Suicide Squad

It's a rich, full podcast! Let's get to it!

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Tuesday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado.

FIBArk Returns To Salida

FIBArk Returns To Salida

June 20, 2021

Dave Haynes and Terry West celebrate the nation's oldest whitewater festival - FIBArk (First In Boating on the Arkansas). Every June, since 1949, except during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the festival consumes Salida, Colorado with whitewater boat races, events, music, and people from around the world.  

Dave and Terry talk about the impact of the festival on Salida's downtown businesses, and the return of the F Street Pedestrian Mall.  

We also discuss the potential return of DC's Snyder-verse, early reviews of Marvel's Black Widow, and break down the first two episodes of the new Marvel/Disney+ series Loki

We're hosting a premier party for Marvel's Black Widow! The movie premiers in theaters and on Disney+ on July 9th. We'll host a viewing party Sunday, July 11th at 6 pm. Everyone's invited! Free, but please support the shop.

Shop Fantasy Games & Comics online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Sunday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. Come join us! 

Magic: The Gathering - Modern Horizons II Tournament

Magic: The Gathering - Modern Horizons II Tournament

May 30, 2021

Dave Haynes and Terry West break down the new Modern Horizons II expansion arriving June 11th! Get in on what's shaping up to be the Shop's biggest Magic: The Gathering event ever!

Plus our Junior Podcast Hosts, Jack and Fish, talk us through a recent Dungeons & Dragons one-shot campaign, we examine DC versus Marvel movie physics (or lack thereof), and Terry's son Jack tries to explain his dragon collection (WARNING: Jack and Fish are 12 and 14 respectively). 

We're hosting a premier party for Marvel's Black Widow! The movie premiers in theaters and on Disney+ on July 9th. We'll host a viewing party Sunday, July 11th at 6 pm. It's the first new Marvel movie since Spider-man: Far From Home back in 2019! Everyone's invited! Free, but please support the shop.

Fantasy Games & Comics is online! Shop the store online at FGandCS.com! You can pick up in-store or have your items shipped to you! Recorded live every Sunday (usually) at Fantasy Games & Comics on the corner of F and 1st Streets in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. Come join us! 

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