Jon Bogdanove on FF vs X-Men and Power Pack
22 Apr. 2017

Jon Bogdanove on FF vs X-Men and Power Pack


Kurtis originally wanted to talk to Jon Bogdanove about the Fantastic Four vs. X-Men mini series, but the conversation actually turned out to be more about Power Pack! Plus, Jon has a great origin story of how he got into comics! This is a companion episode to Fantastic Four, Ep. 17: All in the Family. […]

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Interview: Tom DeFalco on Thor
13 Apr. 2017

Interview: Tom DeFalco on Thor


The Legendary Tom DeFalco talks to Kurtis about how he came to write Thor, the purpose of Eric Masterson and his reaction to “hammer on the coffee table” scene in Captain America: Civil War! This is a companion episode to Thor, Ep. 16: War of the Pantheons and Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh (which […]

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Silver Surfer, Ep. 3: Freedom
07 Apr. 2017

Silver Surfer, Ep. 3: Freedom


This episode could be the only podcast episode to discuss the Steve Englehart and Marshall Rogers run on Silver Surfer in great detail! After being tied to Earth by Galactus (and Stan Lee) for over twenty years, the Surfer is finally able to roam the galaxies once again! Listen to Kurtis and James discuss just […]

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Ron Frenz on Thor
01 Apr. 2017

Ron Frenz on Thor


Kurtis talks to Ron Frenz on his collaboration with Tom DeFalco on Thor! What was it like following Walter Simonson? Why did they create Eric Masterson? Why did Hercules become a supporting cast member? This is a companion episode to Thor, Ep. 16: War of the Pantheons and Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh (which […]

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Captain America, Ep. 9: Dawn’s Early Light
24 Mar. 2017

Captain America, Ep. 9: Dawn’s Early Light


Kurtis and Jared begin their series on Captain America with a look at the short but sweet run by Roger Stern and John Byrne, along with the several issues that follow. Jared makes an interesting observation about all of the fill-in issues, and they get a little bit political at the end (but this is […]

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Gerry Conway on Avengers and Cosmic Spidey
17 Mar. 2017

Gerry Conway on Avengers and Cosmic Spidey


Kurtis talks with Gerry Conway about being Editor-in-Chief for six weeks and his brief run on Avengers in the 70s as well as what it was like to be a part of the Cosmic Spider-Man Acts of Vengeance story. This is a companion episode to Avengers, Ep. 9: The Final Threat and Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 17: All in the Family
10 Mar. 2017

Fantastic Four, Ep. 17: All in the Family


Kurtis and Eric discuss that period of Fantastic Four that comes right after the John Byrne era. Johnny Storm marries Alicia masters! The FF battle the X-Men! Crystal and Ms. Marvel join the team! Steve Englehart’s run on Marvel’s First Family begins here! Issues discussed: Fantastic Four #296-307, Fantastic Four Annual #20, Fantastic Four vs. […]

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Jim Shooter on Avengers
03 Mar. 2017

Jim Shooter on Avengers


Kurtis chats with Jim Shooter about taking over writing the Avengers and the state of the Marvel Bullpen in the 70s. This is a companion episode to Avengers, Ep. 9: The Final Threat. Many more exclusive interviews can be found on our Patreon site.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/epicmarvelpodcast/2017-02-10-emp-exclusive-01-jim-shooter.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Thor, Ep. 16: War of the Pantheons
24 Feb. 2017

Thor, Ep. 16: War of the Pantheons


Kurtis and Craig talk about the beginning of Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz’s six year run on The Mighty Thor! The origin of Eric Masterson, Captain America picking up Mjolnir, and what it’s like to be inside the head of a Celestial are all discussed within. Issues discussed: Thor #383-400 This episode uses clips from […]

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Avengers, Ep. 9: The Final Threat
10 Feb. 2017

Avengers, Ep. 9: The Final Threat


Kurtis Findlay and co-host Tommy Albarelo discuss a transitional period of Avengers history, 1976-1977! Covering Gerry Conway’s brief run with the return of Wonder Man! The start of Jim Shooter’s run with the first appearance of Graviton and the Count Nefaria trilogy! Plus, the conclusion to Jim Starlin’s epic Warlock saga! Issues discussed: Avengers #150-166, […]

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