Posts Tagged ‘Roy Thomas’

Conan the Barbarian, Ep. 1b: Dweller in the Dark
15 Oct. 2021

Conan the Barbarian, Ep. 1b: Dweller in the Dark


Conan the Barbarian fans, Kurtis and Jason are back to finish their discussion on the early years of the Roy Thomas/Barry Windsor-Smith classic series! Comparisons between the books and comics; the “barbarian code” that Conan follows; the many women of Conan — all this and more in this exciting episode! Issues discussed: Conan the Barbarian […]

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Conan the Barbarian, Ep. 1a: The Coming of Conan
08 Oct. 2021

Conan the Barbarian, Ep. 1a: The Coming of Conan


Embarking on a journey through the Hyborian Age, Kurtis and Jason explore the early days of Conan the Barbarian comics and discuss what makes Conan so great, what are the differences between the comics and the books, and why every woman is attracted to this skinny Cimmarian! Plus, plenty of behind the scenes information and […]

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What If…?, Ep. 2a: What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today?
29 Jan. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 2a: What If Conan the Barbarian Walked the Earth Today?


Continuing on our journey through What If, Kurtis discusses some really amazing stories and a couple of not so amazing stories. But they are all fun! Here are the stories involved: What if Conan the Barbarian walked the Earth today? What if Sgt. Fury had fought WWII in outer Space? What if Nova had been […]

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What If…?, Ep. 1b: What if Jane Foster Became Thor?
22 Jan. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 1b: What if Jane Foster Became Thor?


The next installment of What If explorations takes us in so many different directions! From the Spider-Verse to the Marvel Bullpen, this episode has a little bit of everything, including some commentary from Roy Thomas and Don Glut! What if someone else besides Spider-Man had been bitten by the radioactive spider? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind? What if […]

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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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