Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 18: Venom
11 Oct. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 18: Venom


This is it! The big three-oh-oh! Amazing Spider-Man hits 300 and Kurtis and Adam are on board to talk about the debut of Venom! Hear them discuss the coming of Todd McFarlane, the kidnapping of Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Life in the Mad Dog Ward and much, much more! Issues discussed: Amazing Spider-Man #295-310, Annual #22, […]

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Interview: Jim Salicrup on Spider-Man
04 Oct. 2018

Interview: Jim Salicrup on Spider-Man


In today’s interview episode, Kurtis welcomes back Jim Salicrup to the show to talk about that time he edited Spider-Man comics in the late 80s/early 90s! The discussion includes such memorable Spider-Moments like the reveal of the Hobgoblin’s identity, Kraven’s Last Hunt, the Wedding of Peter and Mary Jane and the origin of Venom! Plus, […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 17a: Hobgoblin Revealed/The Wedding
27 Sep. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 17a: Hobgoblin Revealed/The Wedding


Adam and Kurtis tackle the first half of the Kraven’s Last Hunt Epic Collection that deals with the big reveal of the Hobgoblin’s secret identity, the origin of the Rose, and the wedding of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson! This is a very interesting behind the scenes time for Spider-Man and you will hear […]

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Interview: Larry Lieber on Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip
20 Sep. 2018

Interview: Larry Lieber on Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip


We are back with round two with none other than Larry Lieber! Kurtis asks him questions about the Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip from which he recently retired, they discuss the writing process¬† of his novel, and Larry shares stories of being in the service in the 50s! Note: This is a companion episode to Amazing […]

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Captain America, Ep. 12: Society of Serpents
13 Sep. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 12: Society of Serpents


Jared and Kurtis return to Captain America to begin the highly acclaimed run by Mark Gruenwald! This is the origin of the Serpent Society! The departure of Nomad! The fate of the Steve Rogers/Bernie Rosenthal relationship! Gruenwald step in after a short run my Mike Carlin and really shakes things up. And this is just […]

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Interview: William Messner-Loebs on Thor and much more!
06 Sep. 2018

Interview: William Messner-Loebs on Thor and much more!


William Messner-Loebs has fallen on hard times in recent years. On September 29, 2018 there will be a benefit auction at the Great Lakes Comic Expo where the proceeds will be given to Bill and his wife Nadine. You can participate in the auction by proxy if you are not able to make it to […]

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Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2a: The Hulk Must Die
30 Aug. 2018

Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2a: The Hulk Must Die


Kurtis and Alex jump into the Tales to Astonish days of the Incredible Hulk and discuss some of the earliest Hulk stories featuring the Leader, the Watcher, Hercules and more! This is where all of the major players in the Hulk mythos get developed and we finally get a look at how the book is […]

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Interview: Bob Budiansky on Transformers
23 Aug. 2018

Interview: Bob Budiansky on Transformers


Featured in today’s episode is the man behind the Transformers – Bob Budiansky! It was Bob who created the character bios of most of the Transformers that we all know and love, and he wrote Marvel’s Transformers series for over 50 issues! This interview discusses the first half of his TF run and what it […]

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Transformers, Ep. 1: More Than Meets the Eye
16 Aug. 2018

Transformers, Ep. 1: More Than Meets the Eye


We take a break from our normal Epic Collection talk to take a look at the creation of the Transformers universe as it unfolded in the pages of Marvel’s Transformers comics from the 80s! Kurtis is joined by TF fan Peter Ha and the two of them compare the comics to the animated series and […]

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Interview: Erik Larsen on Spider-Man
09 Aug. 2018

Interview: Erik Larsen on Spider-Man


In this all-new episode, Kurtis talks to Erik Larsen about the two times he took over Spider-Man from Todd McFarlane, his short stints on Excalibur (Marvel Comics Presents) and Punisher, and what it means to be part of a long line of creators trying to develop a characters in a new and different way. This […]

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