Episodes

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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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin
06 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin


The Romita era starts off with a bang, and Kurtis and Franck are reading though it to bring you the most interesting and engaging podcast conversation they can! We will discuss the origins of new characters like Rhino and Shocker, the return of others like the Lizard and the Vulture. And of course, the real […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny
26 Nov. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny


The Ditko era comes to a close in the issues that Kurtis and Franck discuss on this week’s episode. How do the early issues compare to the later ones once Steve gets more creative freedom, and how does that present itself in the Master Planner Saga? Plus, the introduction to many new characters and the […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2a: Great Responsibilty
19 Nov. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2a: Great Responsibilty


We have reached the mid-point of Steve Ditko’s time on Spider-Man and in this episode Kurtis and Franck take a look at the transformation that Ditko undergoes as he takes a more active role on the title and improves in all aspects of his art and storytelling! Plus, more great villains are introduced, like Scorpion […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 18b: Secret Wars 3
12 Nov. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 18b: Secret Wars 3


Passing through the mid-point of Steve Englehart’s run on Fantastic Four, Kurtis and Eric discuss one of the most convoluted stories in Marvel history! What do Morbius, the Savage Land, Belasco, Master Pandemonium, The Comet Men, teleportation portals, underground societies, cat people, Cosmic Cubes, the Shaper of Worlds and many different aliens have to do […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 18a: The More Things Change
05 Nov. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 18a: The More Things Change


Kurtis and Eric continue to read through Steve Englehart’s Fantastic Four. The Thing and Ms. Marvel go through a huge transformation. How does this affect their mental state? How does this affect their relationship? How does this affect the team? Plus, the Thing and the Hulk take on an alien McDonalds? Issues discussed: Fantastic Four […]

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Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 2: The Coming of Doctor Sun
29 Oct. 2020

Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 2: The Coming of Doctor Sun


Our Halloween tradition continues this year with another episode about the Tomb of Dracula! Kurtis and Josh explore the myths and legends of Dracula, Werewolves, Spider-Man and the mysterious Dr. Sun! Conversation also includes the amazing art by Gene Colan, the treatment of Dracula by writers other than Marv Wolfman, and the Tomb of Dracula/Werewolf […]

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Crossover Special: DC vs. Marvel, Part One
26 Oct. 2020

Crossover Special: DC vs. Marvel, Part One


In today’s episode, Will and Jim begin a multi-part series on the legendary DC vs. Marvel miniseries by Ron Marz, Peter David, Dan Jurgens and Claudio Castellini! Learn about the history of this battle, the characters involved and the whole voting thing that took place to determine the winners! Issues discussed: DC vs. Marvel #1-3 […]

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