There’s no shortage of great Star Wars content for fans on May 4. But here’s some exciting new content you didn’t know you were getting: a brand new podcast from the LA Comic Con team!

Comic Con Meta*Pod officially premieres May 4, and you know what that means… a Star Wars episode! The show welcomes its first guests, The Mandalorian actor Giancarlo Esposito and Clone Wars and Bad Batch composer Kevin Kiner. They join podcast hosts Hector Navarro (podcast host for Nerdist) and Joelle Monique (writer for Teen Vogue and Vulture) to celebrate the galaxy far far away.

The episode also features an epic trivia battle between The Droid Builders and The Mandalorian Mercs. (Play along to see how your Star Wars knowledge stacks up!)

You can listen to Comic Con Meta*Pod on iHeartRadio and all other major podcast platforms.

About Comic Con Meta*Pod

The Comic Con Meta*Pod is kicking off with a Star Wars episode, but it won’t stop there. Expect new episodes weekly exploring the hottest nerd news headlines and fandom deep dives, spirited debates, fiery trivia battles, and music spotlights with celebrities and themed bands.

“We couldn’t be happier that our podcast has launched on an epic day for the nerd community – May the fourth,” said Chris DeMoulin, CEO at Comikaze Entertainment, LA Comic Con’s parent company. “Our show hosts, Hector and Joelle, bring great chemistry and energy to our show and will be an awesome duo for listeners, who will be able to hear from some of the most beloved names in comic books, video games, anime, film, television, and more. This will also be a sure way to keep the community informed about the latest breaking news in the industry each week— giving LA Comic Con a strong foothold in the digital world as new media becomes the dominant form of sharing information and connecting with the expanding nerd audience.”

Of course, what Comic Con podcast could be complete without special guests? Comic Con Meta*Pod will feature interviews with celebrities, creators, and entertainment professionals across comics, TV, film, and more. Confirmed guests for future episodes of Comic Con Meta*Pod include Donald Faison (Scrubs), Seth Green (Family Guy), and Sarah Chalke (Rick and Morty). The podcast will also host comic vets Trina Robbins (Wonder Woman), Peter David (The Incredible Hulk), and Jim Krueger (Justice).

LA Comic Con created the podcast in partnership with iHeartRadio. New episodes of Comic Con Meta*Pod will air weekly on Wednesdays.

Meanwhile, check back to THS for more Star Wars news.

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