Posts Tagged ‘Tom DeFalco’

Fantastic Four, Ep. 22b: This Flame, This Fury
03 Jun. 2022

Fantastic Four, Ep. 22b: This Flame, This Fury


The Torch is being hunted by so many super powered people, including his own family, the Wild Pack, and the New Fantastic Four! Kurtis and Eric discuss this very 90s era of Marvel’s first family! Plus, two terrible annuals and a bonus Spider-Man story that really should have been included in the Epic Collection! Issues […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 22a: Infinity War
24 May. 2022

Fantastic Four, Ep. 22a: Infinity War


It’s the 90s and even the Fantastic Four can’t escape the affect the Image wave had on the industry! But how does FF hold up today? Does the 90s effect have a positive or negative impact on the storytelling? Kurtis and Eric examine two storyarcs from the DeFalco/Ryan era: Occulus the Omnipotent and The Infinity […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Annie
17 Sep. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Annie


Doug and Steve return to talk about another 1980s movie classic, Annie! Not only do they watch the musical, but they also read the Marvel Comics adaptation! Interesting note, the comic is an adaptation of the movie which is an adaptation of the play which is an adaptation of the comic strip! Issues discussed: Marvel […]

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Interview: Tom DeFalco on Fantastic Four
13 Mar. 2020

Interview: Tom DeFalco on Fantastic Four


Take a peek behind the curtain with the Legendary Tom DeFalco and find out what it took to be the writer of Fantastic Four during the tumultuous 90s! Plus, Tom shares how the comic industry changed during his time as Editor-in-Chief and how that eventually lead to his dismissal. It is very interesting stuff! This […]

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Spider-Ham, Ep. 1: Marvel Tails
06 Dec. 2019

Spider-Ham, Ep. 1: Marvel Tails


In this special episode, each issue is reviewed by a different parent/child combo! Since Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham is part of Marvel’s 1980s all-ages Star Comics imprint, it seemed only fitting to bring actual kids into the conversation! Issues discussed: Marvel Tails #1, Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham #1-8 Check out our exclusive interviews […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 21b: The Monster Among Us
29 Nov. 2019

Fantastic Four, Ep. 21b: The Monster Among Us


A new era begins for the Fantastic Four after the departure of Walter Simonson. This episode covers the first few issues by the Legendary Tom DeFalco and Paul Ryan! Included is talk about the famous “I Married a Skrull” storyline! This will be the start of a multi-part series on the lesser-known and underappreciated period […]

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Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh
30 Mar. 2018

Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh


Kurtis and Craig return to Thor to continue their look at the under-appreciated run by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. For all you Thunderstrike fans, this is the volume that literally intertwines Eric Masterson into Thor history! The Knights of Wundagore, the Wrecking Crew, Hercules, Mongoose, Beta Ray Bill, The New Warriors, and the Unstoppable […]

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Interview: Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz on Amazing Spider-Man
15 Jul. 2017

Interview: Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz on Amazing Spider-Man


Kurtis managed to get Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz on the line at the same time to talk about their classic run on Amazing Spider-Man! This is the team behind Silver Sable, Puma, the alien symbiote, baby Normie Osborn, Mary Jane finding out Peter’s secret, and new revelations about the Hobgoblin, and it is all […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 15: Ghosts of the Past
19 May. 2017

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 15: Ghosts of the Past


Kurtis and Adam get together once again to talk about the wall-crawler in this period just after the Black Costume saga. You’ll see Black Fox, Silver Sable, Scorpion, Frog-Man, Spider-Kid, Puma, and of course… Hobgoblin! Join in the discussion about this important era of Spidey history! Issues discussed: Amazing Spider-Man #259-272, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #18-19, […]

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Interview: Tom DeFalco on Thor
13 Apr. 2017

Interview: Tom DeFalco on Thor


The Legendary Tom DeFalco talks to Kurtis about how he came to write Thor, the purpose of Eric Masterson and his reaction to “hammer on the coffee table” scene in Captain America: Civil War! This is a companion episode to Thor, Ep. 16: War of the Pantheons and Thor, Ep. 17: In Mortal Flesh (which […]

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