Episodes

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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X-Force, Ep. 1: Under the Gun
24 May. 2018

X-Force, Ep. 1: Under the Gun


Beginning a series that examines the comic that defined the 90s, James and Kurtis discuss X-Force in all its glory to find out what made it so popular with the disgruntled youth of the the grunge era! You’ll see guns! You’ll see pouches! You’ll see Rob Liefeld at his best! Plus, Deadpool! Spider-Man! Wolverine! More excitement than […]

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Wolverine, Ep. 8: The Dying Game
10 May. 2018

Wolverine, Ep. 8: The Dying Game


A new era begins for Wolverine after Magneto rips the adamantium from his bones! How does this affect his mutant healing factor? What does this mean for the X-Men? And how does Apocalypse play into all of this? Drew and Kurtis tackle these tough questions as they plow their way through the bone claws years! […]

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Epic Detour: Infinity Gauntlet
26 Apr. 2018

Epic Detour: Infinity Gauntlet


This week we take a detour from our normal Epic Collection episodes! Kurtis is joined by Tommy, Franck, Craig, Jared and Eric for a roundtable discussion about the mini-series that can only be described as Epic: The Infinity Gauntlet! Together, they break down each issue, analyze Thanos’s every move, and determine exactly what it is […]

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Avengers, Ep. 17: Judgment Day
12 Apr. 2018

Avengers, Ep. 17: Judgment Day


Kurtis and Tommy jump into Roger Stern’s legendary Avengers run with the final Stern volume! This volume features incredible battles that pit the Avengers against Zeus and the rest of Olympia, Magneto and the X-Men, the West Coast Avengers, a dozen dead heroes and villains, and even Doctor Doom! Issues discussed: Avengers #278-285, X-Men vs. […]

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Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh
30 Mar. 2018

Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh


Kurtis and Craig return to Thor to continue their look at the under-appreciated run by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. For all you Thunderstrike fans, this is the volume that literally intertwines Eric Masterson into Thor history! The Knights of Wundagore, the Wrecking Crew, Hercules, Mongoose, Beta Ray Bill, The New Warriors, and the Unstoppable […]

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New Mutants, Ep. 1: Renewal
16 Mar. 2018

New Mutants, Ep. 1: Renewal


Kurtis and Franck begin their journey through every issue of the next generation of X-Men — The New Mutants! The first leg of their journey takes them to Rio, not-so-ancient Rome, and the farthest reaches of Limbo! Meet the cast of new characters who will all become future X-Men in their own time! Issues discussed: […]

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Black Panther, Ep. 1: Panther’s Rage
01 Mar. 2018

Black Panther, Ep. 1: Panther’s Rage


Kurtis and Jared take a trip to Wakanda and explore the depths of Don McGregor’s 12-part Black Panther epic Panther’s Rage. This is the formative Black Panther story that defined the nation of Wakanda set the foundation for nearly every future Black Panther tale! Jared calls this book required reading for any comic fan, so […]

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