X-Force, Ep. 1: Under the Gun
24 May. 2018

X-Force, Ep. 1: Under the Gun


Beginning a series that examines the comic that defined the 90s, James and Kurtis discuss X-Force in all its glory to find out what made it so popular with the disgruntled youth of the the grunge era! You’ll see guns! You’ll see pouches! You’ll see Rob Liefeld at his best! Plus, Deadpool! Spider-Man! Wolverine! More excitement than […]

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Interview: Larry Hama and Adam Kubert on Wolverine
17 May. 2018

Interview: Larry Hama and Adam Kubert on Wolverine


Talking with Larry Hama and Adam Kubert about their time working together on Wolverine was something I’ll never forget, and I’m glad I can share it with you! You will gain some insights of key moments in bone claw-era Wolverine, and learn more about creating comics in this one episode than you would in most […]

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Wolverine, Ep. 8: The Dying Game
10 May. 2018

Wolverine, Ep. 8: The Dying Game


A new era begins for Wolverine after Magneto rips the adamantium from his bones! How does this affect his mutant healing factor? What does this mean for the X-Men? And how does Apocalypse play into all of this? Drew and Kurtis tackle these tough questions as they plow their way through the bone claws years! […]

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Interview: Jim Starlin on Infinity Gauntlet and his Cosmic Universe
03 May. 2018

Interview: Jim Starlin on Infinity Gauntlet and his Cosmic Universe


It is my pleasure to share this interview with the man who defined much of Marvel’s cosmic universe through the 70s, 80s and 90s. From Captain Marvel to Warlock to the Infinity Trilogy, Jim Starlin has shown his skill as an artist and a writer though comics that will forever be remembered as some of […]

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Epic Detour: Infinity Gauntlet
26 Apr. 2018

Epic Detour: Infinity Gauntlet


This week we take a detour from our normal Epic Collection episodes! Kurtis is joined by Tommy, Franck, Craig, Jared and Eric for a roundtable discussion about the mini-series that can only be described as Epic: The Infinity Gauntlet! Together, they break down each issue, analyze Thanos’s every move, and determine exactly what it is […]

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Interview: Ralph Macchio on Thor
19 Apr. 2018

Interview: Ralph Macchio on Thor


Back for round three is Thor editor Ralph Macchio to discuss all things Thor! The focus of this interview is the DeFalco/Frenz run on Thor, but you’ll also hear Ralph reminisce about reading the Lee/Kirby run as a kid, marvel at seeing Thor on the big screen, and reveal what it was like to be […]

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Avengers, Ep. 17: Judgment Day
12 Apr. 2018

Avengers, Ep. 17: Judgment Day


Kurtis and Tommy jump into Roger Stern’s legendary Avengers run with the final Stern volume! This volume features incredible battles that pit the Avengers against Zeus and the rest of Olympia, Magneto and the X-Men, the West Coast Avengers, a dozen dead heroes and villains, and even Doctor Doom! Issues discussed: Avengers #278-285, X-Men vs. […]

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Interview: Chris Claremont on New Mutants
06 Apr. 2018

Interview: Chris Claremont on New Mutants


Chris Claremont returns to the show to reveal the origins of the New Mutants! He discusses the creation of each character, drawing inspiration from the original X-Men, transitioning from the graphic novel to the series with Bob McLeod, and creating the Demon Bear Saga with Bill Sienkiewicz, and the Magik limited series. This is a […]

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Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh
30 Mar. 2018

Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh


Kurtis and Craig return to Thor to continue their look at the under-appreciated run by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. For all you Thunderstrike fans, this is the volume that literally intertwines Eric Masterson into Thor history! The Knights of Wundagore, the Wrecking Crew, Hercules, Mongoose, Beta Ray Bill, The New Warriors, and the Unstoppable […]

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Interview: Bob McLeod on New Mutants
23 Mar. 2018

Interview: Bob McLeod on New Mutants


Kurtis got the chance to discuss the origins of the New Mutants with series co-creator Bob McLeod! Find out about the work that went into character design, the headache that is rushed deadlines, and the evolution of inking over the years! This is a companion episode to New Mutants, Ep. 1: Renewal. More exclusive interviews […]

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