Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 21: Return of the Sinister Six
21 Jun. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 21: Return of the Sinister Six


Kurtis and Adam return to the Amazing Spider-Man to discuss the dynamic pairing of writer David Michelinie and artist Erik Larsen! The Return of the Sinister Six, Venom, and the Black Fox, plus the debut of Cardiac! Also, Spidey battles Doctor Doom, loses his powers and goes to Scotland (but not all in the same […]

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Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1b: The Birth of Giant-Man
14 Jun. 2018

Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1b: The Birth of Giant-Man


Part two of our giant-size episode about Ant-Man/Giant-Man! Kurtis and Eric pick up right where they left off with Ant-Man making his transition to the larger than life hero known as Giant-Man! Hank and Jan face returning villains like The Porcupine, and new villains like The Human Top! Spider-Man and the Hulk also stop by […]

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Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1a: The Man in the Ant Hill
07 Jun. 2018

Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1a: The Man in the Ant Hill


Examining the humble beginnings of Marvel’s tiniest hero, the Ant-Man, Kurtis and Eric discuss what makes Ant-Man so great, the highlights and shortfalls of this Silver Age classic, the many obscure villains, and why the Hank/Jan relationship is so toxic even from the very start. The episode is no small feat. In fact, it became […]

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Interview: Mark Pacella on X-Force
31 May. 2018

Interview: Mark Pacella on X-Force


Mark Pacella isn’t a household name like Rob Liefeld or Todd McFarlane, but he made an impact on X-Force taking over the penciling chores after Liefeld’s departure. He talks about getting in a fight with Larry Hama, the time when Bob Harras put masking tape all over his X-Force pages, when he was told not […]

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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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