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Interview: Michael Mantlo on his brother Bill
14 May. 2019

Interview: Michael Mantlo on his brother Bill


There was a time when you couldn’t throw a rock in a comic shop without hitting a book written by Bill Mantlo. But the prolific writer of such books as Cloak and Dagger, Incredible Hulk and Micronauts has been living with severe brain trauma since an accident in the 90s and has been in the […]

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Interview: Jay Faerber on Generation X
24 Apr. 2019

Interview: Jay Faerber on Generation X


In this second interview in our Generation X 25th Anniversary series, writer Jay Faerber talks about his first major job working in comics – Generation X #48-62! And as an added bonus, Jay has graciously shared his original Generation X pitch for us all to read! Click here to read it! More exclusive interviews can […]

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Interview: Scott Lobdell on Generation X
24 Mar. 2019

Interview: Scott Lobdell on Generation X


2019 is the 25th anniversary of Generation X (aka my favourite comic). I’m not sure that Marvel will be doing anything in particular to celebrate, so I’m taking it upon myself to bring you The Oral History of Generation X! I’ve been collecting interviews over the past couple of years with writers, artists and other […]

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Interview: Gerry Conway on Ms. Marvel
11 Mar. 2019

Interview: Gerry Conway on Ms. Marvel


Before she was Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers was Ms. Marvel! Find out how Gerry Conway took this forgotten character and turned her into a superhero in the 70s! Kurtis and Gerry also chat about her costume, her powers, what Gerry  would have done with the character had he stayed on the book for more than […]

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Interview: Mike Baron on The Punisher
04 Mar. 2019

Interview: Mike Baron on The Punisher


What’s this? A new episode? But it isn’t Friday! Well, I’m getting a blacklog and I just can’t wait to get these episodes out to you! Here is Mike “Bloody Red” Baron, talking about the beginning issues of his epic run on the Punisher! Much of what we know about the Punisher’s history and character […]

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Interview: Danny Fingeroth on Spider-Man
28 Dec. 2018

Interview: Danny Fingeroth on Spider-Man


Let’s wrap up 2018 with a new interview with Spider-Man editor Danny Fingeroth! We discuss what it means to be a group editor of the Spider-Man books, the state of comics in the 90s, and the rise of two of the most popular characters from that decade – Venom and Carnage! This is a companion […]

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Interview: J.M. DeMatteis on Kraven’s Last Hunt
15 Nov. 2018

Interview: J.M. DeMatteis on Kraven’s Last Hunt


Kurtis calls up writer J.M. DeMatteis to talk about his famous Kraven’s Last Hunt story that was told throughout all three Spider-titles in 1987. Together, they discuss the inner workings of Kraven’s mind, the use of words and text, the amazing Mike Zeck, and how it all came together like capturing lightning in a bottle. […]

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Interview: Joe Sinnott
01 Nov. 2018

Interview: Joe Sinnott


Marvel has had many amazing inkers over the years, but it is possible that Joltin’ Joe Sinnott rises to the top of the list! Joe has been working with Stan Lee since the 50s and has many stories to tell about the early days of Marvel and what it was like to ink many of […]

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Interview: Jim Salicrup on Spider-Man
04 Oct. 2018

Interview: Jim Salicrup on Spider-Man


In today’s interview episode, Kurtis welcomes back Jim Salicrup to the show to talk about that time he edited Spider-Man comics in the late 80s/early 90s! The discussion includes such memorable Spider-Moments like the reveal of the Hobgoblin’s identity, Kraven’s Last Hunt, the Wedding of Peter and Mary Jane and the origin of Venom! Plus, […]

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Interview: Larry Lieber on Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip
20 Sep. 2018

Interview: Larry Lieber on Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip


We are back with round two with none other than Larry Lieber! Kurtis asks him questions about the Amazing Spider-Man Newspaper Strip from which he recently retired, they discuss the writing process  of his novel, and Larry shares stories of being in the service in the 50s! Note: This is a companion episode to Amazing […]

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