Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 3a: Where Lurks the Chimera
22 Oct. 2021

Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 3a: Where Lurks the Chimera


It is time once again for our annual Halloween episode! This week is the first of two parts exploring the middle of the classic 70s Marvel series — Tomb of Dracula! Kurtis and Josh discuss the many aspects of Dracula’s multi-faceted character and the various people he encounters! The conversation also revolves around Gene Colan […]

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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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Interview: Simon Furman on Transformers
01 Oct. 2021

Interview: Simon Furman on Transformers


Kurtis speaks with writer Simon Furman about his long career writing Transformers. The focus of this interview is Furman’s Marvel US Transformers run. They discuss the difference between Marvel US and Marvel UK, taking over the series from Bob Budiansky, working with artists Wildman, Delbo and Senior, and even some talk about the short-lived Generation […]

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Transformers, Ep. 5: Matrix Quest
25 Sep. 2021

Transformers, Ep. 5: Matrix Quest


Kurtis Findlay and Peter Ha are back to talk about Marvel’s classic Transformers series! This episode covers the transitional period in 1989 when Bob Budiansky hands the writing reigns over the Simon Furman! The discussion revolves around the deaths and resurrections of characters, the ever expanding toy lines, the introduction of Primus and Unicron, and […]

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Interview: Peter Sanderson on The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe
17 Sep. 2021

Interview: Peter Sanderson on The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe


The Epic Marvel Podcast is back with an all-new interview with comics historian and Marvel writer Peter Sanderson! Peter contributed many entries in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and put the 616 continuity in chronological order for Marvel Saga! Kurtis and Peter discuss both of these series and his approach to researching for […]

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Godzilla, Ep. 2: Mega-Monsters from Beyond
29 Mar. 2021

Godzilla, Ep. 2: Mega-Monsters from Beyond


Excitement kicks into high gear as Godzilla faces off against the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and even Devil Dinosaur! He shrinks! He goes to outer space, he even beats up cattle rustlers! Is there anything Godzilla can’t do? Kurtis and Mike talk though the last half of this underrated series and discuss the high points, […]

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Godzilla, Ep. 1: King of the Monsters
21 Mar. 2021

Godzilla, Ep. 1: King of the Monsters


Who is excited for Godzilla vs. Kong? Kurtis and Mike are looking forward to it, so it seemed like a good time to read through all of the issue in Marvel’s classic 1977 Godzilla comic series! Mike is an expert in all things Godzilla so you’ll learn plenty about how the comic relates to the […]

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Interview: Peter B. Gillis on What If…?
20 Mar. 2021

Interview: Peter B. Gillis on What If…?


Peter B. Gillis has built up an impressive assortment of stories for Marvel Comics, including Dr. Strange, Micronauts, Eternals and… What If! In this interview, every single one of Gillis’s What If stories are discussed. This is a companion episode to What If…?, Ep. 1b, 2a and 2b. More exclusive interviews can be found on […]

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What If…?, Ep. 2b: What If the Hulk Had Been a Barbarian?
27 Feb. 2021

What If…?, Ep. 2b: What If the Hulk Had Been a Barbarian?


More alternate realities to discuss with Kurtis! Spidey the movie mogul! Sue Storm the Atlantean! Hulk the teeny-tiny, and more!: What if Spider-Man Had Never Become a Crimefighter? What if the Avengers Fought the Kree-Skrull War without Rick Jones? What if the Invisible Girl had Married the Sub-Mariner? What if Dr. Doom Had Become a Hero? […]

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