Posts Tagged ‘Stan Lee’

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives
14 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives


Rounding out a six-week series on the Amazing Spider-Man, Franck and Kurtis discuss the remaining issues in the Goblin Lives Epic Collection which includes multi-part stories with Mysterio and Vulture, and the two issues of The Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine, featuring the dynamic return of the Green Goblin! Join them as they discuss writing, art and […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap
08 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap


Kurtis and Franck ring in the new year with more classic stories from the early days of the Amazing Spider-Man! The discussion strongly centers around the art of John Romita and how he was aided by Don Heck and Mike Esposito. Other topics include the multi-part Doctor Octopus story, the missteps in the return of […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More
12 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More


In the issues discussed in this week’s episode, Kurtis and Franck discuss John Romita’s evolving art style and Stan Lee’s shaping of the cast. Plus, the introduction to the Kingpin is an important part of the Marvel Universe, but how does this first appearance hold up? Another strong batch of stories to discuss! Issues discussed: […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin
06 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin


The Romita era starts off with a bang, and Kurtis and Franck are reading though it to bring you the most interesting and engaging podcast conversation they can! We will discuss the origins of new characters like Rhino and Shocker, the return of others like the Lizard and the Vulture. And of course, the real […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny
26 Nov. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny


The Ditko era comes to a close in the issues that Kurtis and Franck discuss on this week’s episode. How do the early issues compare to the later ones once Steve gets more creative freedom, and how does that present itself in the Master Planner Saga? Plus, the introduction to many new characters and the […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2a: Great Responsibilty
19 Nov. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2a: Great Responsibilty


We have reached the mid-point of Steve Ditko’s time on Spider-Man and in this episode Kurtis and Franck take a look at the transformation that Ditko undergoes as he takes a more active role on the title and improves in all aspects of his art and storytelling! Plus, more great villains are introduced, like Scorpion […]

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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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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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Fantastic Four, Ep. 1b: A Visit with the Fantastic Four
27 May. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 1b: A Visit with the Fantastic Four


Continuing on with the conversation about the early days of the Marvel Universe, Kurtis and Eric take a look at the remaining issues in the first FF Epic Collection and talk about the new villains, such as The Red Ghost, The Thinker and The Impossible Man, the use of returning villains like Dr. Doom and […]

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