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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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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap
08 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap


Kurtis and Franck ring in the new year with more classic stories from the early days of the Amazing Spider-Man! The discussion strongly centers around the art of John Romita and how he was aided by Don Heck and Mike Esposito. Other topics include the multi-part Doctor Octopus story, the missteps in the return of […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More
12 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More


In the issues discussed in this week’s episode, Kurtis and Franck discuss John Romita’s evolving art style and Stan Lee’s shaping of the cast. Plus, the introduction to the Kingpin is an important part of the Marvel Universe, but how does this first appearance hold up? Another strong batch of stories to discuss! Issues discussed: […]

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