Variant: The Podcast

Variant

Geek fandom is a vast and constantly growing space, and Variant covers nearly all of it. From the perspective of hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly, this weekly Podcast will be talking Comics, Movies, TV, gaming, and collectibles, as well as the latest geek news, rumors and whatever else they feel like.

All Episodes

In today's episode, Arris and Tim talk about whether Hawkeye could be Marvel's sleeper series and why. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 25

38 min 36 sec

In today's episode, Arris and Tim break down which original shows rank the highest on the Disney+ streaming service and why. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 24

1 hr 9 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris give their reaction to the newest Spider-Man trailer, and their spoiler review of Ghostbusters: Afterlife! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 22

53 min 3 sec

In today's episode, Arris and Tim talk about all news that did and didn't happen on Disney+ Day, including Obi-Wan Kenobi concept art, the first look at Moon Knight, and more! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 16

52 min 58 sec

In today's episode, Arris and Tim give their take on Marvel's Eternals movie, and try to sort out how it might effect the MCU going forward. *SPOILER WARNING*  Vote in our Eternals Twitter Poll! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 8

1 hr 38 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris talk about their go-to comics and movies for Halloween!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 29

1 hr

In today's episode, Tim and Arris return to DC Fandome to give their thoughts on the first look at Dwayne Johnson's BLACK ADAM, as well as AQUAMAN: THE LOST KINGDOM, SHAZAM: FURY OF THE GODS, and much more!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 24

1 hr 45 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris give their thoughts on the biggest Batman reveals DC Fandome, including The Batman trailer, Batman: Caped Crusader, and Keaton Batman in The Flash teaser!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 22

1 hr 1 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim give their takes on the Venom: Let There Be Carnage movie and the WHAT IF finale. Other topics include their most anticipated reveals coming in DC Fandome!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 13

1 hr 46 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim rant about Marvel's What If series, and why they were confused by the "What If Thor Was An Only Child?" episode. Other topics include Star Wars Visions, Chris Pratt as Mario, and more!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast Check Variant's We Have Demons Exclusive - https://youtu.be/mqmo1X5yUFA Click here to get ASTONISHING TIMES #3 on ComiXology or Kindle

Oct 4

1 hr 28 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris talk about the rapidly approaching Venom sequel and how it could impact the MCU going forward!  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast Check out MAVIX Gaming Chairs here - https://bit.ly/3xcA6xc

Sep 24

1 hr 3 min

Variant The Podcast returns with Tim and Arris talking about all the biggest things that happened in Geekdom while they were away. Topics include WHAT IF...?, Suicide Squad, Shang-Chi, DC Fandome announcements, and much more!  Click here to Order ASTONISHING TIMES #1: ComiXology - https://bit.ly/AstonishingTimes Kindle - http://bit.ly/astonishingtimesKDL Watch Variant's Astonishing Times Creators Roundtable: https://youtu.be/rGh41t3vJgM Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Sep 10

2 hr 3 min

In today's episode, Tim sits down with writers Arris Quinones, Frank Barbiere, and Artist Ruairi Coleman, creators of the upcoming ComiXology Original, ASTONISHING TIMES, to discuss the details and making of comics newest Superhero Universe. If you are a comic book fan, you don't want to miss this one! Click here to Pre-Order ASTONISHING TIMES #1: ComiXology - https://bit.ly/AstonishingTimes Kindle - http://bit.ly/astonishingtimesKDL Watch Variant's ASTONISHING TIMES announcement video: https://youtu.be/n7X_8VUzME8 Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jul 25

1 hr 54 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris each give their theories about where the Loki series is headed and how it will play into Phase 4 of the MCU. Watch Variant's ASTONISHING TIMES announcement video: https://youtu.be/n7X_8VUzME8 Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jun 23

1 hr 39 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim talk about the new Loki series on Disney+, and whether it has already taken the throne as the best MCU series so far. Other topics include, Bad Batch, and the Batgirl and Blue Beetle series announcements for HBO Max. Watch Variant's ASTONISHING TIMES announcement video: https://youtu.be/n7X_8VUzME8 Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jun 19

1 hr 38 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris freak out over Flash Director, Andy Muschietti's Keaton Batman tease. Other topics include our first look at the new live action Shazam suit, CW's Batwing reveal, the MCU casting Namor rumors, and more.  Watch Variant's ASTONISHING TIMES announcement video: https://youtu.be/n7X_8VUzME8 Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jun 11

1 hr 13 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris finally get to talk openly about the newly announced ASTONISHING TIMES, a creator owned ComiXology Originals comic series written by Arris himself and Frank Barbiere, with Art by Ruairí Coleman! Other topics include, Aaron Taylor-Johnson being cast as Craven The Hunter, JJ Abrams' recent comments, and Todd Phillips officially signing on to write a Joker sequel.  Watch Variant's ASTONISHING TIMES announcement video: https://youtu.be/n7X_8VUzME8 Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jun 4

1 hr 13 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris talk about Dave Filoni's long overdue promotion at LucasFilm, and what it could mean for Star Wars going forward. Other Topics include, Variant's big announcement on May 28th, the Bad Batch, the first trailer for The Eternals, and the reveal of Impulse in the CW Flash series.  DON'T MISS VARIANT'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us on the Variant YouTube channel Friday, May 28th, at 11:45am CST/9:45am PT for an exclusive and exciting announcement that's been two year in the making! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

May 27

48 min 41 sec

In today's episode, Tim and Arris talk about the recently announced BATMAN: CAPED CRUSADER series coming to HBO Max and Cartoon Network. Other topics include Dwanye Johnson's Black Adam tease, the recently announced Injustice animated movie, the SNAKE EYES, BLACK WIDOW, and LOKI trailers, and U.F.O.'s! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

May 26

57 min 55 sec

In today's episode, Tim and Arris give their thoughts on the recent VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE trailer, which gave us our first look at Woody Harrelson as Carnage. Other topics include THE BAD BATCH, Zach Snyder's version of John Stewart Green Lantern, and upcoming big announcements for Variant. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

May 22

1 hr 7 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim discuss their thoughts on Dave Filoni's new Star Wars series, THE BAD BATCH, for Disney+. Other topics include Marvel Studios' Phase 4 trailer, the INVINCIBLE finale and more. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

May 15

1 hr 21 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris give their thoughts on THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER finale, where Sam Wilson finally takes up the mantle of Captain America. Other topics include Arris' disappointment in the Mortal Kombat movie, and the return of comic cons in 2021. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Apr 30

1 hr 17 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris discuss their thoughts on the very complex topics confronted in THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER, as we head into the series finale. Other topics include the new SHANG-CHI trailer, and the conclusion of the "PREY" storyline in Donny Cates' Thor title! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Apr 22

1 hr 31 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim talk about recent news regarding Black Adam and the fate of the SnyderVerse, as well as their thoughts on Godzilla vs Kong! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Apr 19

1 hr 47 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim talk about why the 'King in Black' event is exactly what Marvel Comics needed, as well as why 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier series still feels like it hasn't found its stride! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Apr 13

1 hr 19 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim discuss Disney pushing the release date for Black Widow yet again, which leads to additional rants on missing Blockbuster Night, the exploding value of collectibles and more. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Apr 3

1 hr 11 min

In today's episode, Arris and Tim give their take on the debut of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier on Disney+, as well as Warner Bros CEO quickly squashing the future of the SnyderVerse. Join us in supporting the Texans hit hardest by the winter storms! Choose a Charity and donate as much as you can: North Texas Food Bank - https://youtu.be/GP3k_SiVNas OpenHomes - http://bit.ly/2Nuce72 Crowd Source Rescue - http://bit.ly/3pVwn2O West Street Recovery - http://bit.ly/2ZPrw8E Mercury One Disaster Relief - http://bit.ly/3dPxsHf Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Mar 27

1 hr 8 min

In today's episode, Zack Snyder's cut of the Justice League has finally been released, so Tim and Arris are here to give their full reactions and opinions to the long awaited movie, with Tim explaining why he describes it as an epic tragedy. Join us in supporting the Texans hit hardest by the winter storms! Choose a Charity and donate as much as you can: North Texas Food Bank - https://youtu.be/GP3k_SiVNas OpenHomes - http://bit.ly/2Nuce72 Crowd Source Rescue - http://bit.ly/3pVwn2O West Street Recovery - http://bit.ly/2ZPrw8E Mercury One Disaster Relief - http://bit.ly/3dPxsHf Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Mar 20

2 hr 27 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris discuss the WandaVision finale - what they like, what they didn't, and how the series fooled everyone. Other topics include the new Superman and Lois series and how Zack Snyder is determined to spoil the entirety of his Justice League cut before it's actually released. Join us in supporting the Texans hit hardest by the winter storms! Choose a Charity and donate as much as you can: North Texas Food Bank - https://youtu.be/GP3k_SiVNas OpenHomes - http://bit.ly/2Nuce72 Crowd Source Rescue - http://bit.ly/3pVwn2O West Street Recovery - http://bit.ly/2ZPrw8E Mercury One Disaster Relief - http://bit.ly/3dPxsHf Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Mar 13

1 hr 30 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris discuss the massively disruptive revelations from episode 8 of WandaVision, and how it blows the door open on several new possibilities for the MCU. Other topics include Arris' burnt chest hair, Tim loses his Jurassic Park prop replicas, and Zack Snyder continues to spoil his own movie.  Join us in supporting the Texans hit hardest by the winter storms! Choose a Charity and donate as much as you can: North Texas Food Bank - https://youtu.be/GP3k_SiVNas OpenHomes - http://bit.ly/2Nuce72 Crowd Source Rescue - http://bit.ly/3pVwn2O West Street Recovery - http://bit.ly/2ZPrw8E Mercury One Disaster Relief - http://bit.ly/3dPxsHf Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Mar 5

2 hr 11 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris talk about Agatha Harkness finally being revealed in WandaVision, and whether she is the real villain in Westview. Other topics include the Supergirl casting for the Flashpoint movie, Spider-Man: No Way Home, and Arris finds more Snyder Cut news to torment Tim with.  Join us in supporting the Texans hit hardest by the winter storms! Choose a Charity and donate as much as you can: North Texas Food Bank - https://youtu.be/GP3k_SiVNas OpenHomes - http://bit.ly/2Nuce72 Crowd Source Rescue - http://bit.ly/3pVwn2O West Street Recovery - http://bit.ly/2ZPrw8E Mercury One Disaster Relief - http://bit.ly/3dPxsHf Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Feb 28

1 hr 25 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly discuss what the appearance of the 20th Century Fox version of Quicksilver in WandaVision will mean for the MCU. Arris also continues to torture Tim with more Snyder Cut news.  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Feb 25

1 hr 33 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly discuss WandaVision episodes 3 and 4, as well as the DCeased: Dead Planet finale, and Arris drives Tim crazy with more Snyder Cut news. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Feb 10

1 hr 5 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly talk about the first MCU series to hit Disney+, WandaVision. Other topics include DC's Future State and Marvel's 'King in Black' events. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jan 28

1 hr 25 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly give their thoughts on Wonder Woman 1984, DC's Death Metal finale, and the first issues of the Future State event, and discuss how a lack of direction seems to have created problems with each of them. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jan 21

1 hr 37 min

In today's episode, hosts Tim Connolly and Arris Quinones return to finally give their thoughts on the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, including the biggest reveals. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jan 11

1 hr 22 min

Happy New Year Variant Nation! For the first episode of 2021, Tim Connolly and Arris Quinones each answer the question, "If you could have any weapon in all of fiction, what would it be?". Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Jan 4

35 min 48 sec

In this episode, Arris and Tim discuss the state of comics and Geekdom as we wrap up a crazy 2020 and head into an uncertain but optimistic New Year.  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Dec 2020

1 hr 22 min

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, Variant Nation! One of this years Christmas gifts for Geekdom is the long awaited release of Wonder Woman 1984. But will it live up to the expectations? Tim and Arris discuss. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Dec 2020

53 min 47 sec

In today's episode, Tim Connolly and Arris Quinones discuss rant about the incredible amount of news and content reveals that came out of Disney's Investor Day 2020, including Marvel Studios, Lucas Film, and Disney+. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Dec 2020

1 hr 43 min

In today's episode, Tim and Arris discuss Boba Fett's epic return to the Star Wars Universe in The Mandalorian, and give their thoughts on Warner Bros shaking up the film industry by streaming their entire 2021 film slate on HBO Max. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Dec 2020

1 hr 37 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly rant about all the glorious details around Ahsoka Tano's first live-action appearance in The Mandalorian Chapter 13: The Jedi. The also give their biggest theories about where the episode's biggest reveals will take the series. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Dec 2020

1 hr 11 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly talk about the events in Dark Nights: Death Metal #5, what they mean, and whether DC is using the event to prepare for a transition to all digital comics. Other topics include The Mandalorian Chapter 11.  Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 2020

1 hr 24 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly discuss the first couple episodes of The Mandalorian Season 2, including some of the biggest reveals, as well as Johnny Depp departing the Fantastic Beasts franchise and who might replace him as Grindelwald. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 2020

1 hr 8 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly dive into the Batman: Three Jokers finale and discuss what they liked and what they didn't like, and what the series means for the DC Universe. Was it worth the wait? The guys give their take on one of the most anticipated comic titles in years. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 2020

1 hr 15 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly talk about the heavily rumored casting of actor Oscar Issac in the role of Moon Knight in the MCU, as well as how Marvel Studios is adjusting to all the production and release delays.   Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Nov 2020

1 hr 14 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly discuss the state of comics and the incredible volume of great stories hitting shelves right now, including Thor, Death Metal, and the announcement of DC Future State. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 2020

1 hr 7 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly recap Three Jokers Book 2 and the Joker War finale in Batman #100, to see how they compare and where they're taking the DC Universe. Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 2020

1 hr 9 min

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly give their answers to the oldest question in Geekdom..."If you could have any superpower, which would it be?" Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Oct 2020

33 min 46 sec

In today's episode, hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly discuss their list of Marvel's most intelligent human characters, and why Marvel's own list is completely wrong! Subscribe to the Podcast YouTube Channel @ Youtube.com/VariantThePodcast

Sep 2020

47 min 14 sec