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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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Defenders, Ep. 6b: Mind Games
02 Aug. 2018

Defenders, Ep. 6b: Mind Games


Welcome back to the Defenders! In this episode, Jason and Kurtis finish up the second half of their Defenders episode with the fallout from the Six-Fingered Hand saga! Huge implications for Hellcat, Son of Satan, Devil-Slayer, Valkyrie, Gargoyle and, well, pretty much everyone, are seen throughout this volume. Plus! Guest appearances from Wonder Man, The […]

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Defenders, Ep. 6a: The Six-Fingered Hand
26 Jul. 2018

Defenders, Ep. 6a: The Six-Fingered Hand


In this episode, Kurtis is joined by new co-host Jason as they jump into the Defenders. Is this a good starting place for people who have never read Defenders? Do all of the B-List characters work well together? Is there more to the Defenders than just fighting demons? Just how many different versions of Satan […]

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Interview: Larry Lieber
12 Jul. 2018

Interview: Larry Lieber


There are only a few people still alive who were there at the beginning of the Marvel Age of comics. Larry Lieber is one of them! Larry wrote many stories and scripted many of Stan’s plots in the early days and for the past 30 years has been writing and drawing the Spider-Man newspaper comic […]

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Punisher, Ep. 7: Capital Punishment
05 Jul. 2018

Punisher, Ep. 7: Capital Punishment


Kurtis and Chris proudly present the first episode in a series spotlighting the Punisher! In this episode, they explore Frank’s European adventures brought to you be the winning combination of Abnett and Lanning! Plus, Punisher in space! Punisher buried alive! And Punisher teaming up with the Black Widow! Issues discussed: Punisher #63-75, Punisher: G-Force, Punisher: […]

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Interview: Fabian Nicieza on X-Force
28 Jun. 2018

Interview: Fabian Nicieza on X-Force


Children of the 90s more than likely read a lot of comics written by Fabian Nicieza whether they know it or not! He is one of the key players in some of the biggest X-Men crossovers of the era and played a role in the success of X-Force! Kurtis talks to Fabian all about X-Force, […]

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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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