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Captain America, Ep. 2b: The Coming of… The Falcon
17 Dec. 2021

Captain America, Ep. 2b: The Coming of… The Falcon


Captain America body swaps with Red Skull! Rick Jones becomes the new Bucky! Steve Rogers meets Sam Wilson for the first time! Captain America dies??? Kurtis and Drew discuss another batch of classic Captain America comics, including the landmark three issues by Jim Steranko! Issues discussed: Captain America #110-119       https://pinecast.com/listen/77272c24-e888-4ddf-b86a-74d420b07692.mp3Podcast: Play in […]

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Captain America, Ep. 2a: Slave of the Skull
11 Dec. 2021

Captain America, Ep. 2a: Slave of the Skull


Captain American bursts forth in all his patriotic glory from playing second fiddle to Iron Man in the pages of Tales of Suspense to becoming his own full-fledged, self-sufficient superhero franchise! Kurtis and Drew discuss these transitional Captain America issues and the evolution of the character, the storytelling and the artwork. How do Jack Kirby’s […]

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Generation X, Ep. 1b: Whatever Happened to Cassidy Keep?
03 Dec. 2021

Generation X, Ep. 1b: Whatever Happened to Cassidy Keep?


Kurtis and Gabe continue to read through the early Generation X issues, talking about the development of all these new mutant characters! They reveal a few behind the scenes tidbits and discuss the various artists and how their styles differ. Plus, even though these issues are not included in the Epic Collection, Kurtis and Gabe […]

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Generation X, Ep. 1a: Back to School
26 Nov. 2021

Generation X, Ep. 1a: Back to School


A new group of young mutants came together in the 90s to form the next generation of X-Men. They are…Generation X! This breakout 90s title is the topic of this week’s episode! Kurtis and Gabe swoon over artwork, marvel at storytelling and gush over characters! The discussion involves the origin of the series, the interplay […]

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The Eternals, Ep. 1b: To Kill a Space God
19 Nov. 2021

The Eternals, Ep. 1b: To Kill a Space God


Kurtis, Eric and Craig wrap up their discussion on Jack Kirby’s Eternals! It is generally agreed that this series unravels as it barrels down toward its sudden conclusion. But how exactly does it do that? Why does it do that? Why does Kirby make the decisions he makes? We may never know the real answers, […]

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The Eternals, Ep. 1a: When Gods Walk the Earth
12 Nov. 2021

The Eternals, Ep. 1a: When Gods Walk the Earth


Kurtis is joined by Eric and Craig to discuss the larger-than-life concepts of Jack Kirby’s Eternals! Together, they talk about the characters, the history, the mythos, the art and the man himself! Ikaris, Thena, Ajak, Sersi and the whole gang team up with the Deviants to stop the Celestials from issuing their cosmic judgment upon […]

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Interview: Steve Englehart on West Coast Avengers
06 Nov. 2021

Interview: Steve Englehart on West Coast Avengers


Kurtis welcomes Steve Englehart back on the show to discuss the early days of West Coast Avengers! Steve shares his insights on such characters as Master Pandemonium and Firebird, events like Lost in Space Time, Hank Pym’s attempted suicide, and the Vision and Scarlet Witch 12-issue limited series! This is a companion episode to Avengers […]

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Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 3b: Showdown of Blood
29 Oct. 2021

Tomb of Dracula, Ep. 3b: Showdown of Blood


It’s Halloween and we have a spooky episode for you! Kurtis and Josh finish up their conversation on Tomb of Dracula Complete Collection Vol. 3 as they discuss the showdown between Dracula and Harker, the Brother Voodoo guest appearance, the terrible Giant-Size issues, and the first Marvel work from John Byrne! Issues discussed: Tomb of […]

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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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