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25 Sep. 2021

Transformers, Ep. 5: Matrix Quest


Kurtis Findlay and Peter Ha are back to talk about Marvel’s classic Transformers series! This episode covers the transitional period in 1989 when Bob Budiansky hands the writing reigns over the Simon Furman! The discussion revolves around the deaths and resurrections of characters, the ever expanding toy lines, the introduction of Primus and Unicron, and […]

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Interview: Peter Sanderson on The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe
17 Sep. 2021

Interview: Peter Sanderson on The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe


The Epic Marvel Podcast is back with an all-new interview with comics historian and Marvel writer Peter Sanderson! Peter contributed many entries in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and put the 616 continuity in chronological order for Marvel Saga! Kurtis and Peter discuss both of these series and his approach to researching for […]

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Godzilla, Ep. 2: Mega-Monsters from Beyond
29 Mar. 2021

Godzilla, Ep. 2: Mega-Monsters from Beyond


Excitement kicks into high gear as Godzilla faces off against the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and even Devil Dinosaur! He shrinks! He goes to outer space, he even beats up cattle rustlers! Is there anything Godzilla can’t do? Kurtis and Mike talk though the last half of this underrated series and discuss the high points, […]

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Godzilla, Ep. 1: King of the Monsters
21 Mar. 2021

Godzilla, Ep. 1: King of the Monsters


Who is excited for Godzilla vs. Kong? Kurtis and Mike are looking forward to it, so it seemed like a good time to read through all of the issue in Marvel’s classic 1977 Godzilla comic series! Mike is an expert in all things Godzilla so you’ll learn plenty about how the comic relates to the […]

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Interview: Peter B. Gillis on What If…?
20 Mar. 2021

Interview: Peter B. Gillis on What If…?


Peter B. Gillis has built up an impressive assortment of stories for Marvel Comics, including Dr. Strange, Micronauts, Eternals and… What If! In this interview, every single one of Gillis’s What If stories are discussed. This is a companion episode to What If…?, Ep. 1b, 2a and 2b. More exclusive interviews can be found on […]

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What If…?, Ep. 2b: What If the Hulk Had Been a Barbarian?
27 Feb. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 2b: What If the Hulk Had Been a Barbarian?


More alternate realities to discuss with Kurtis! Spidey the movie mogul! Sue Storm the Atlantean! Hulk the teeny-tiny, and more!: What if Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter? What if the Avengers Fought the Kree-Skrull War without Rick Jones? What if the Invisible Girl had Married the Sub-Mariner? What if Dr. Doom Had Become a Hero? […]

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02 Feb. 2021

Unavailable Epic Collections


MARVEL EPIC COLLECTION OUT OF STOCK UPDATE FEBRUARY 2021 UPDATE For a visual representation of what the Marvel Epic Collection covers, check out this cool spreadsheet! Here is the latest list of Epics that are unavailable to order through Diamond as of February 3. This doesn’t mean that they are OOS/OOP forever, only that Diamond […]

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What If…?, Ep. 2a: What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today?
29 Jan. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 2a: What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today?


Continuing on our journey through What If, Kurtis discusses some really amazing stories and a couple of not so amazing stories. But they are all fun! Here are the stories involved: What if Conan the Barbarian walked the Earth today? What if Sgt. Fury had fought WWII in outer Space? What if Nova had been […]

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What If…?, Ep. 1b: What if Jane Foster Became Thor?
22 Jan. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 1b: What if Jane Foster Became Thor?


The next installment of What If explorations takes us in so many different directions! From the Spider-Verse to the Marvel Bullpen, this episode has a little bit of everything, including some commentary from Roy Thomas and Don Glut! What if someone else besides Spider-Man had been bitten by the radioactive spider? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind? What if […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives
14 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives


Rounding out a six-week series on the Amazing Spider-Man, Franck and Kurtis discuss the remaining issues in the Goblin Lives Epic Collection which includes multi-part stories with Mysterio and Vulture, and the two issues of The Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine, featuring the dynamic return of the Green Goblin! Join them as they discuss writing, art and […]

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