Spider-Man

Interview: Gerry Conway on Marvel Monsters of the 70s
20 Apr. 2020

Interview: Gerry Conway on Marvel Monsters of the 70s


Writer Gerry Conway returns to the show to talk about the Comic Code Authority and the events that led to the Code becoming more irrelevant and ushering in a new era of Marvel Comics! The discussion includes Conway’s contributions to such classic Marvel titles like Werewolf By Night, Tomb of Dracula and Man-Thing! More exclusive […]

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Crossover Special: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man
09 Apr. 2020

Crossover Special: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man


Will and Jim are back to discuss the very first meeting of two universes! The very first cross-company superhero team was Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man in 1976 and it was give the super-sized treatment for this action packed “battle of the century”! Does it hold up over time? Are there better crossovers out there? […]

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Crossover Special: Spiders, Ducks and Dragons
04 Feb. 2020

Crossover Special: Spiders, Ducks and Dragons


The crossover that isn’t a crossover, but really is a crossover! In this unofficial crossover, Spider-Man teams up with Howard the Duck while Savage Dragon teams up with Destroyer Duck! But how did they do it when the companies didn’t actually want to do it? And what did all this have to do with the […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22b: The Vibranium Vendetta
08 Aug. 2019

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22b: The Vibranium Vendetta


We are doing this Epic Collection a bit out of order, so be sure to listen to Episode 22a to get the Round Robin story arc discussion. This episode has everything else found in the Round Robin Epic Collection, including a team-up with Iron Man and Black Panther, a two-part story featuring Cardiac, and a […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22a: Round Robin
12 Jul. 2019

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22a: Round Robin


Adam and Kurtis settle in for one of the biggest team-ups of the 90s! Round Robin saw Spidey team up with Punisher, Moon Knight, Nova, Night Thrasher, and Darkhawk for an adventure again the cyborg Midnight! Join us as we pick apart this mini series and find out what works and what doesn’t! Issues discussed: […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Spider-Man
19 May. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Spider-Man


Steve and Doug recount seeing the first Spider-Man movie when it debuted 2002, but how does it hold up today? Discussion revolves around casting, plot points and, of course, the official comic adaptation by Stan Lee and Alan Davis! Issues discussed: Spider-Man: The Official Movie Adaptation Check out our exclusive interviews available as perks for […]

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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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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1b: The Sinister Six
29 Nov. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1b: The Sinister Six


Continuing right where we left off last time, Kurtis and Franck tackle the next batch of wall-crawling issues, which introduce popular villain after popular villain, and of course, the culmination of all of these hit villains with the introduction of the Sinister Six! Grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy this episode! Issues discussed: Amazing […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1a: Great Power
22 Nov. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1a: Great Power


Welcome to the first episode of our series on the Amazing Spider-Man! Join co-hosts Kurtis and Franck and they discover (not for the first time) the origins of the famous wall-crawler and his colorful band of baddies! Every issue is a classic by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko and this episode is determined to explain […]

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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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