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Interview: Bob Budiansky on Transformers, Part Two
10 Oct. 2019

Interview: Bob Budiansky on Transformers, Part Two


Bob Budiansky returns to the show to talk about the second half of his run on Transformers in the 80s! He goes into detail about the various TF mini-series, working with people like Jose Delbo, and what effect the UK comics and animated series had on his work! This is a companion episode to Transformers, […]

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Micronauts, Ep. 1: Homeworld
07 Oct. 2019

Micronauts, Ep. 1: Homeworld


Here’s a nice surprise! A new series from Kurtis all about Micronauts! This is “micro-episode” series which means Kurtis will only discuss one issue per episode in order to keep them short! Join Kurtis as he makes his way through every issue of the classic Marvel series by Bill Manlto and Michael Golden! Issues discussed: […]

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Interview: Terry Kavanagh on Excalibur
03 Oct. 2019

Interview: Terry Kavanagh on Excalibur


Kurtis chats with editor Terry Kavanagh about the origins of Excalibur, working with the various creators on the first fifty issues, and a bit about what it takes to edit Marvel Comics Presents! Plus, an amusing story about Scott Lobdell! This is a companion episode to Excalibur, Ep. 1a: The Sword is Drawn and Excalibur, […]

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Crossover Special: The Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans
30 Sep. 2019

Crossover Special: The Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans


Will and Jim are back for a second helping of Marvel crossovers! This time, they talk about the classic Chris Claremont/Walter Simonson pairing of Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men with DC’s New Teen Titans who band together to stop the double threat of Dark Phoenix and Darkseid! Issues discussed: The Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans […]

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Interview: Steve Buccellato on Generation X
24 Sep. 2019

Interview: Steve Buccellato on Generation X


Have you ever heard an interview with a colorist? Well, here’s one for you! Steve Buccellato was a driving force behind the use of digital coloring at Marvel Comics, especially with Generation X, the first monthly Marvel comic to go full digital. This is part of our Generation X 25th Anniversary interview series. Check out […]

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X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!
19 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!


Continuing right where they left off, Kurtis and Jared finish their discussion on the very first X-Men Epic Collection! With Juggernaut and Sentinels as the high points and Count Nefaria and his c-list villains as the low point, there is plenty to talk about in these early issues of the X-Men! Issues discussed: X-Men #12-23 […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Dune
16 Sep. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Dune


Steve and Doug return to discuss yet another 80s movie that was adapted by Marvel Comics! This time around–Dune! This movie bombed in the box office, but how does the comic hold up? Adapted by Ralph Macchio and illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz, this adaptation has a lot going for it, but also its share of […]

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X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom
12 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom


Kurtis and Jared explore the monumental origins of Marvel’s biggest franchise! But it wasn’t so big at the beginning. In fact, X-Men in the early years struggles a bit to find its footing, resulting in one of the weaker beginnings of a Silver Age Marvel title. But the groundwork is still laid for future writers […]

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Transformers, Ep. 3: King of the Hill
05 Sep. 2019

Transformers, Ep. 3: King of the Hill


Peter and Kurtis are back to talk Transformers once again! Grimlock takes control of the Autobots! Blaster and Goldbug are on the run! Headmasters come to Earth! A carwash tries to kill Buster! This is the mid point of Bob Budiansky’s run and things are starting to ramp up! Plus, Jonny Cannon joins us to […]

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Crossover Special: The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman
02 Sep. 2019

Crossover Special: The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman


Welcome to the very first episode of a brand new series of our podcast! This is The Epic Marvel Crossover Podcast! Every month, your hosts William Hoffknecht and Jim Mason will discuss one story in which a Marvel character comes face to face with a hero from a different universe (DC, Image, Dynamite, Malibu, etc.)! […]

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