Posts Tagged ‘Jack Kirby’

Avengers, Ep. 1b: The Old Order Changeth
21 Mar. 2019

Avengers, Ep. 1b: The Old Order Changeth


Kurtis and Chris return to finish talking about Avengers Epic Collection, Vol. 1 that contains the first issues featuring the new Avengers: Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver! They discuss the last few issues with the founding members and transition to Captain America and his new crew as they figure out how to work together and […]

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Avengers, Ep. 1a: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
28 Feb. 2019

Avengers, Ep. 1a: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes


Up until this point, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Ant-Man and the Wasp had been operating independently in their own books. But starting with Avengers #1, all of these amazing heroes join together to form one of the most epic teams in comic history! Plus, throw in Captain America in a few issues and you […]

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Captain America, Ep. 1b: The Red Skull Lives Again
20 Dec. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 1b: The Red Skull Lives Again


Captain America is thrust into modern day adventures with SHIELD, AIM, MODOK… and the return of the Red Skull! Join Kurtis and Drew and they get all caught up in these early adventures of the Star-Spangled Avenger! Issues discussed: Tales of Suspense #78-96 Check out our exclusive interviews available as perks for our Patreon supporters. […]

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Captain America, Ep. 1a: Captain America Lives Again!
13 Dec. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 1a: Captain America Lives Again!


Captain America has a long history before the issues Kurtis and Drew discuss in this episode, but this is the beginning of the famed Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Silver Age run on Captain America! In this episode, you will hear about Cap and Bucky’s WWII adventures and how this ushered in a new era […]

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Thor, Ep. 1: God of Thunder
25 Oct. 2018

Thor, Ep. 1: God of Thunder


Kurtis and Craig go back to the very beginning of the God of Thunder – The Mighty Thor! Together, they explore the origins of the character and how he and the whole realm of Asgard developed over the first few years. Many of Thor’s villains appear here for the first time as well. Loki, Enchantress, […]

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Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2B: Less Than Monster, More Than Man
18 Oct. 2018

Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2B: Less Than Monster, More Than Man


Continuing right where they left off in the previous Hulk episode, Kurtis and Alex continue to rampage through the pages of Tales to Astonish with the giant jade giant, The Incredible Hulk himself! In these stories, Hulk faces Boomerang, Abomination, Silver Surfer, the High Evolutionary and more! Issues discussed: Tales to Astonish #80-96 Check out […]

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Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2a: The Hulk Must Die
30 Aug. 2018

Incredible Hulk, Ep. 2a: The Hulk Must Die


Kurtis and Alex jump into the Tales to Astonish days of the Incredible Hulk and discuss some of the earliest Hulk stories featuring the Leader, the Watcher, Hercules and more! This is where all of the major players in the Hulk mythos get developed and we finally get a look at how the book is […]

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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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Incredible Hulk, Ep 1: Man or Monster?
16 Feb. 2018

Incredible Hulk, Ep 1: Man or Monster?


Kurtis and Alex begin a long journey that chronicles the adventures of The Incredible Hulk! From the very first appearance by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, through the many guest appearances in various Marvel comics leading up to Tales to Astonish, our hosts discuss the evolution of this character as it struggled to find a […]

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