Posts Tagged ‘Roy Thomas’

Black Widow, Ep. 1b: The Sting of the Widow
27 Aug. 2020

Black Widow, Ep. 1b: The Sting of the Widow


This this episode, Kurtis and Pearce discuss the revamp of the Black Widow character and her own ongoing series in the pages of Amazing Adventures. How did the revamp affect her character? What things changed? What things remained? How do the changes work in the context of what came before? All this and more in […]

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Black Widow, Ep. 1a: Beware the Black Widow
22 Aug. 2020

Black Widow, Ep. 1a: Beware the Black Widow


In this startling first episode, Kurtis and Pearce team-up to explore the origins of Black Widow in the pages of Tales of Suspense and Avengers! How did Stan, Roy and the gang evolve this character from Russian femme fatale to avenging super spy? This, and much more, discussed in this episode! Issues discussed: Tales of […]

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Interview: Roy Thomas on What If…?
19 Aug. 2020

Interview: Roy Thomas on What If…?


We are fortunate enough to spend some time with Roy Thomas talking about creating the fan-favourite series, What If…? and the issues he wrote in those early days! Listen to Roy talk about Conan in the 20th Century, the Marvel Bullpen as the FF, the Invaders, and more in this exclusive interview! More exclusive interviews […]

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Avengers, Ep. 4b: When Strikes the Squadron Sinister
23 Jul. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 4b: When Strikes the Squadron Sinister


This episode is the conclusion to our six-week long journey through the early days of the Avengers! The discussion in this episode revolves around the rotating cast of Avengers, the introduction to new super teams like Squadron Sinister and the Zodiac, the incredible world of Arkon, the return of the Sons of Serpents and their […]

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Avengers, Ep. 4a: Behold… The Vision!
15 Jul. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 4a: Behold… The Vision!


The issues discussed in this Avengers episode chronicle the debut of the Vision, the master plan of Ultron-5, the wedding of Wasp and Yellowjacket, and the transformation of Hawkeye into Goliath! And if that isn’t enough, we get Wakanda worldbuilding, a Dr. Strange team-up, and Hawkeye’s mysterious past! Plus, great art from Buscema, Colan and […]

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Avengers, Ep. 3b: The Masters of Evil
08 Jul. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 3b: The Masters of Evil


More Avengers talk is headed your way as Chris and Kurtis discuss the new and improved Masters of Evil, the introduction of the Collector, the return of Kang, and a crossover with the X-Men (featuring X-Men co-host Jared!) Issues discussed: Avengers #51-56, Annual #2, X-Men #45, Not Brand Echh #5, 8 Check out our exclusive […]

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Avengers, Ep. 3a: The Black Knight Lives Again
01 Jul. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 3a: The Black Knight Lives Again


The adventure continues as Chris and Kurtis plow their way through the early days of Roy Thomas’s Avengers! New villains show up (Red Guardian, Typhon) and old villains return (Super-Adaptoid, Diablo), plus–The Mandarin gathers together a whole bunch of Avengers antagonists, the beginning of a long Magneto saga, and the debut of Dane Whitman as […]

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Avengers, Ep. 2b: The Torment and the Triumph
22 Jun. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 2b: The Torment and the Triumph


Let’s all join Kurtis and Chris for their continuing journey through early Avengers issues! This episode tackles the first few issues of Roy Thomas’s legendary take on the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! The discussion revolves around Greek history, science-fiction, racism, romance, and the art of Don Heck! Issues discussed: Avengers #31-40 Check out our exclusive interviews […]

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Avengers, Ep. 2a: Once an Avenger
16 Jun. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 2a: Once an Avenger


Kurtis and Chris return to the early issues of the Avengers to discuss the team as they grow into a formidable force! The team is now Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, and in this volume we see the return of the Wasp and Giant-Man, now called Goliath! Plenty of villains, plenty of fun! […]

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Not Brand Echh, Ep. 2: The Bad Guys Win!
24 Apr. 2020

Not Brand Echh, Ep. 2: The Bad Guys Win!


Greg Russell and Kurtis return to Marvel’s humour mag of the 1960s, Not Brand Echh! Together, they meticulously dissect every panel, explaining and discussing every cultural reference they can! Are you able to stomach a whole two hours of this garbage? We want to see you try! Issues discussed: Not Brand Echh #3-4 Check out […]

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