Posts Tagged ‘Jack Kirby’

Fantastic Four, Ep. 1a: The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine
03 Apr. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 1a: The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine


Here is where it all begins! Kurtis and Eric discuss the issues that introduce the Marvel Universe! The origin of the Fantastic Four! The first appearances of Dr. Doom, Namor, Mole Man, Puppet Master and more! You won’t want to miss this discussion about the start of one of modern literature’s greatest mythologies! Issues discussed: […]

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Not Brand Echh, Ep. 1: Who Says a Comic Book Has to Be Good??
03 Jan. 2020

Not Brand Echh, Ep. 1: Who Says a Comic Book Has to Be Good??


Part of what made Marvel so well known in the 60s is their sense of humour. Stan and the gang didn’t shy away from being funny, self-depreciating and overall goofy. So what happens when you take all of that energy and channel it into one title? You get Not Brand Echh! Greg Russell and Kurtis […]

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X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!
19 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!


Continuing right where they left off, Kurtis and Jared finish their discussion on the very first X-Men Epic Collection! With Juggernaut and Sentinels as the high points and Count Nefaria and his c-list villains as the low point, there is plenty to talk about in these early issues of the X-Men! Issues discussed: X-Men #12-23 […]

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X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom
12 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom


Kurtis and Jared explore the monumental origins of Marvel’s biggest franchise! But it wasn’t so big at the beginning. In fact, X-Men in the early years struggles a bit to find its footing, resulting in one of the weaker beginnings of a Silver Age Marvel title. But the groundwork is still laid for future writers […]

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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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