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Latest Episode

  • September 21 show, LIVE at 9PM Eastern - CLICK HERE Our new monthly feature - Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Gregbo Watson let loose on everyone, everybody - and even each other! Don't miss the fun! Dave might have to talk to Anna Nicole. Billy Bigfoot could call in! ComicConStars.com is powered by VOC Nation!

    Upcoming Comic Con Stars events include:

    • Saturday September 30 - A Night with Papa Stro - Charlotte. Papa Stro Maestro takes your questions and gives answers - Sticky Fingers Restaurant Banquet Room (6-9PM, Concord Mills, NC
    • Sunday October 1, Charlotte CryptoCon - CryptoCon.xyz - Hilton Garden Inn, Concord Mills, NC
    • Friday November 2 - A Night with Papa Stro - Jacksonville. Papa Stro Maestro takes your questions and gives answers - Logan's Roadhouse (6-9PM, Jacksonville, NC
    • Saturday November 4, Jacksonville NC Comic Con - JacksonvilleCon.com - Marriott Courtyard, Jacksonville, NC
    • Friday December 1 - A Night with Papa Stro - North Myrtle Beach . Papa Stro Maestro takes your questions and gives answers - Sticky Fingers (6-9PM, North Myrtle Beach, NC
    • Saturday December 2, North Myrtle Beach Comic ConSM - NorthMyrtleBeachComicCon.com - LittleSpider Creations Studios in North Myrtle Beach, SC

    Short Guide to Conspiracy Theories is now available, written by Dr. John. - CHECK IT OUT!

    Comic Con Stars is the home of

  • Gorgeous George -vs- Don Eagle for the World Championship - An historical match!

Recent Episodes

  • September 14 show - CLICK HERE Join Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Gregbo Wtson as we interview Ronald Rossmann, the creator of the award-winning Internet-based series, DUSK. ComicConStars.com is powered by VOC Nation!
  • September 7 show - CLICK HERE We announce nnounces Bigfoot Day in Kingsport, TN. Guests include Will Wlliams (actor and producer) and Sam DeLoach (Bigfoot Researcher). Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Gregbo Watson host.
  • August 31 show - CLICK HERE This week on Comic Con Stars: Dr. John reports on CryptoCon in Charlotte and announces Bigfoot Day in Kingsport, TN. Papa Stro Maestro will fill us in on his wrestling activities and upcoming appearances. Gregbo Watson gives us the wrap-up from Soda City Comic Con in Columbia,and tell us about his upcoming adventures. Dave Atwell will complain about Dr. John and remind everyone about Anna Nicole Smith. How much more can anyone ask for?
  • August 24 show - CLICK HERE Join Dr. John with co-hosts Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Gregbo Watson as we continue the exploration of Bigfoot! Guests include Bigfoot researcher Bill ("Darthbill") Lancaster and Cryptozoologist Eric Dionne of Eastern Exotics Wildlife Foundation. We look forward to seeing everyone for onr ubroadcast at 9PM Eastern at ComicConStars.com powered by VOC Nation!
  • August 17 show - CLICK HERE Join Comic Con Stars tonight for Cryptid Researcher Bill Lancaster (Cultured Bigfoot) and Cryptozoologist Eric Dionne (Eastern Exotics). Your hosts are Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro,Dave Atwell and Gregbo Watson.
  • August 10 show - CLICK HERE for a preview of the 3rd Cape Fear Comic Con (held on on August 12). Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host! We will also be joined by Bill Lancaster for a Bigfoot update.
  • August 3 show - CLICK HERE and join us for guests, the four Moon Tribe Elders: Water Elder, Air Elder, Fire Elder, and Earth Elder. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host!
  • July 27 show, 9PM Eastern, join us for guest Tiffany Beckler from last year's show Skin Wars. Tiffany will also be with us at Cape Fear Comic Con and will do a panel on makeup. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host.
  • July 20 show - CLICK HERE and join us for guest Greg Crews of The Walking Dead and other projects. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host!

  • July 13 show - CLICK HERE and join us for special guest Kathleen Wood Towner, daughter of producer/writer/director Ed Wood at 9PM. Join us for a special two-hour episode.
  • July 6 show CLICK HERE and join us for an interviews with award winning actor Will WIlliams.
  • Your hosts are Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Lizz Allred.
  • June 29 show CLICK HERE and join us for an interview with boxer Darnell Boone and Allen Braswell. Also we will have a recap of Steampunk MidAtlantic, this past weekend, in Raleigh, NC. Your hosts are Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell.
  • June22 show, 9PM Eastern CLICK HERE and join us for interviews with
    • Bradley Bethel, Producer, Son of Clowns (the movie)
    • Ryan Williams, Star, Vaughan: Roommates and Rivals (sitcom)
    • Neil Lee Griffin, Singer, Antler Hill (Steampunk/Folk Band)
  • June 15 - CLICK HERE and join us for interviews with talent agent Teresa Jane of A-List Casting and brewmaster Mark Cares. Meet them on June 24-25 at Steampunk MidAtlantic in Raleigh NC. Join hosts Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell.
  • June 8 - CLICK HERE to hate a great time talking about wrestling with artist Gregbo Watson and American Catch expert Jon Strickland. Dr. John, Papa Stro and Dave Atwell will be the panel.
  • June 1 - CLICK HERE to meet our guests cosplayer Paul Mixon. Then, join Dr. John, Papa Stro andDaveAtwell for THEIR night of discussion and laughs.
  • May 25 - CLICK HERE to meet our guests cosplayer Teddy Braswell and cinematographer Michael Elder. Hosting/panel will be Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Lizz Alred.
  • May 18 - CLICK HERE and join us for some great fun with director Mike Roberts from Wilmington, NC. We talk about his movies, and his new sitcom Vaughan, starring Vaughan Wilson (One Tree Hill) and Ryan Williams (On Air). Hosting/panel is Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell. Check out the VAUGHN trailer too!
  • May 11 - CLICK HERE for our show featuring award-winning filmmaker Andrew Huggins from Charlotte.
  • April 27 - CLICK HERE for our April 27 show. Actor/producer Will Williams of the celebrated film No Child and director/producer/writer/editor Rob Underhill, the producer of the movie The Carrington Event. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell co-host.
  • APR 20 - CLICK HERE to meet Anthony Dowling of Eno River Media is an advocate for the independent film industry in North Carolina. Find out some of the very exciting things that are coming up for indy film in NC. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell co-host.
  • APR 13 - CLICK HERE for a conversation with independent filmmaker Liz Allred. Bret "The Crippler" Watson joins us to discuss his new world wrestling championship win. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro, Dave Atwell and Gregbo Watson join the panel.
  • APR 6 - CLICK HERE for a conversation with Alex Baker about the upcoming Steampunk MidAtlantic - to be held June 24-25 in Raleigh, NC. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro co-host. We will also be joined by cosplay champion Teddy Braswell talking about his win in Jacksonville, FL.
  • MAR 16 SHOW - CLICK HERE to join us for guests Gregbo Watson, Bret "Crippler" Watson and Jon Strickland - back again by popular demand. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host.
  • MAR 9 SHOW - CLICK HERE to listen to the March 9 show. Join us for guests Gregbo Watson, Bret "Crippler" Watson and Jon Strickland. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host. For Conspiracy Theories 101, the conspiracy topic is "EMP Bombs." CLICK HERE for a paper by Dr. John on EMPs.
  • MAR 2 SHOW CLICK HERE for a talk with Bryan Vaughn, Founder & CEO of The WSE Lounge. Dr. John, Papa Stro Maestro and Dave Atwell host, as we talk wrestling and, of course Conspiracy Theories 101. The conspiracy topic is "War and The Economy." Here are some interesting facts:
    • The TIger General of the Third Reich, Erwin Rommell, said, "Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything." Regardless of the side he fought on, Rommell was a true man among men.
    • Rommell was quoted as saying, "Don't crush the Allies. Simply keep the war alive."
    • Roosevelt - did he know, or did he disregard information about the Japanese attack on December 7 at Pearl Harbor?
    • Bush 43 - did he know, or did he disregard information about the attack on the Twin Towers?
    • CLICK HERE for material about War and the Economy
  • FEB 23 - CLICK HERE for a big night on Comic Con Stars. We featured four major conspiracy theories. Our guest is syndicated radio host Pat Gwinn, who hosts Pat Gwinn At The Beach. We will also talk about the recent passing of our friend Ivan Koloff and his history in the ring. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro host. Panelists also include Dave Atwwll. CALL IN NUMBER 602-753-1738!

    Pat Gwinn
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    Papa Stro Maestro (South Park Style)
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    Cool info for this broadcast!

    • CLICK HERE for a brief history of the Casket Match and Ivan Koloff
    • CLICK HERE for tonight's latest conspiracy theories

  • FEB 16 - CLICK HERE for an interview with famous comic book artist Gregbo Watson. We will talk about his art, upcoming projects, a visit to the UFO Welcome Center!, and other interesting topics in the area of Conspiracy Theories 101. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro host. Panelists also include Dave Atwater.

    Gregbo Watson (Self Portrait)
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    Papa Stro Maestro (South Park Style)
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    UFO Welcome Center
    Bowman, SC

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  • FEB 9 - CLICK HERE as Comic Con Stars presents Conspiracy Theories 101. Allen Braswell will join us to talk about some major Nazi involvement in South America and Antartica. He will discuss such luminaries as Hermann Goring, Martin Bormann, Adolf Eichmann, Josef Goebbles, Josef Mengele, and Erwin Rommel. Also, what were the Nazis up to in Antartica? Find out more. This week's show also includes guest author Dave Atwell. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro co-host.
  • FEB 2 - CLICK HERE for an interview with Eric Dionne, the owner of Eastern Exotics. Eric is also the founder of SEPIA (south east paranormal investigators association) and founder of ICE ( international cryptozoology establishment). Has appeared on Syfy Channel, Discovery channel Canada, Discovery US, Sky Atlantic, History Channel and more. Papa Stro Maestro is the co-host. This episode is also the premier of Conspiracy Theories 101 with Dr. John and Papa Stro.
  • JAN 26 - CLICK HERE to join us for guests Jake "The Snake" Roberts and Ivan Koloff. Dr. John hosts along with Papa Stro Maestro. Today, January 26, is Papa's Birthday! Call in to wish him a happy birthday between 9:15Pm and 10:00 PM on our call-in line, (602) 753-1738.

    Jake "The Snake" Roberts
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    Ivan Koloff
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    Papa Stro Maestro
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  • JAN 19 CLICK HERE to join us for an in-depth interview with Dave Atwell, author of The Hunger Series, an alternative history horror series. Currently available are "Rotting Frontier," "Revelations," and "Ripper." Dr. John is your host and Papa Stro Maestro co-hosts. Go to Amazon to see Dave's books!

    Dave Atwell

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  • JAN 12 - CLICK HERE to hear from two fighting experts. Rob Kellum,AKA Papa Stro Maestro, is an expert martial artist. Jeremy Hodgson of Sword Circle is an accomplish archery and medieval fighting technique expert. This week, they "do battle" over these two important fighting and defensive techniques. Also we well be joined at the beginning by cosplay champion Teddy Braswell. Dr. Joh hosts.

    Papa Stro Maestro
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    Jeremy Hodgson
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    Teddy Braswell
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  • JAN 5 - CLICK HERE for interviews with TWD star Greg Crews and rising star Miller Edgeworth. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro host.

    Greg Crews

    Papa Stro Maestro

    Miller Edgeworth
  • DEC 29 - CLICK HERE for Allen Braswell is the father of cosplay champion Teddy Braswell of Swainsboro, GA. Join Allen as he talks about his huge autograph collection and an amasing childhood friend, Kenny Paul Putnam - the Houdini of Georgia. Teddy will also join us and talk about his win at the 2016 Jekyll Island Comic Con. Later in the program, cosplay champion Rob Kelly (won at Cape Fear Halloween Comic Con 2016) tells us about his new coeplay creation, the legendary Krampus. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro host.

    Stro and the Krampus

    Kenny Paul Putnam

    Teddy Braswell
  • DEC 22 - CLICK HERE for Hector Miray, pastor of the Vertical Church in Lumberton, NC, who has published three volumes of a wonderful series called "Faith and Fandom, Finding God in Geek Culture."Join Hector for a candid look at faith, fandom, comic cons, and the world of geek culture. Dr. John hosts.
  • DEC 18 - CLICK HERE for Jeremy Hodgson with Sword Circle and a special Christmas message from Papa Stro Maestro. Dr. John hosts.
  • DEC 15 - LIVE COVERAGE from the 2016 Port City Yule Ball at Grace on 2nd in Wilmington, NC.
  • DEC 8 - CLICK HERE for the Christmas Party! Join Dr. John and guests. CLICK HERE for photos.
    • 9:00 PM - GXW US Heavyweight Champion Papa Stro Maestro
    • 9:15 PM - Phasma Paranormal (Kelly and Michael Brosky)
    • 9:30 PM - Legendary Myrtle Beach DJ and Personality Banana Jack Murphy
    • 9:45 PM - Artist Andy Bonestel, and illustrator of "The Night Before Comic Con Christmas"
    • 10:00 PM - Josh Petty of The Madd Hatters
  • DEC 5 - And now - the first interview with GXW UNITED STATES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION - we present PAPA STRO MAESTRO! (def. Cory Bush with Sleeper Hold on Dec. 3, 2016) CLICK HERE to hear the Papa Stro Maestro interview with Dr. John.
  • DEC 1 - CLICK HERE Evan Kidd and Alex Sinesi, directors, join us. Dr. John and Papa Stro Maestro host.
  • NOV 24 Thanksgiving Night Special at 9PM - Phasma Paranormal join Dr. Jon and Papa Stro Maestro to reveal what was found at the paranormal investigation at Grace on 2nd in Wilmington, NC - undoubtedly one of the most haunted locations on the east coast. - Results of paranormal investigation at Grace on 2nd Part 1 - Papa Stro Maestro
  • NOV 24 - Results of paranormal investigation at Grace on 2nd Part 2 - Kelly and Michael Brosky
  • NOV 19/20 - Preview of Paranormal Investigation at Grace on 2nd, Wilmington, NC - Live at Midnight-12:30PM on Sunday November 20. Dr. Jon and Papa Stro Maestro host.
  • NOV 10 - Cucalorus Update with Papa Stro Maestro and Stunt Star Pauline Boudreaux - Thursday November 10 at 9PM
  • NOV 3 - Papa Stro Maestro and Lauren Henneberg

  • CLICK HERE FOR OCTOBER 20, 2016 PODCAST featuring Phasma Paranormal and Little Spider Creations

  • In the first half-hours, we will meet Phasma Paranorrmal, a well-known paranormal research team from Conway, SC. They have detailed their work on shows such as Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. During our second half-hour, Little Spider Creations of North Myrtle Beach, SC will talk about building the largest haunted houses in the world, for theme parks for Six Flags and Warner Brothers. Dr.John inis your host.

Ivan Koloff

Papa Stro Maestro

Teddy Braswell

Joe Earls

Nightmare

Jimmy Valiant

In Memorium: Ivan Koloff, The Russian Bear
August 25, 1942 - February 18, 2017
It is with great sadness we report the passing of a legend, Ivan Koloff, the Russian Bear. He was a resident of Winterville, NC. Ivan brought excitement and inspiration to the lives of millions for so many years. He passed away due to complications from cancer. Ivan was scheduled to be a featured star of the 2017 Cape Fear Comic Con, and was a cornerstone of our entertainment world - Comic Con Stars and the Cape Fear Comic Con. His loss is a true loss for the world. The Comic Con Stars family honors Ivan Koloff for his stature as a wrestler, entertainer, mentor, teacher/coach, miniser, and as an incredible human being. Uncle Ivan will be missed, but will forever be a Comic Con Star. Scroll down, below, to hear the interview with Ivan Koloff, hosted by Papa Stro Maestro and Dr. John.




Fire at Hardwire Tattoo in Jacksonville
Celebrating Papa Stro Maestro's GXW US Championship Victory
December 8, 2016


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