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Marvel Movie Special: Spider-Man
19 May. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Spider-Man


Steve and Doug recount seeing the first Spider-Man movie when it debuted 2002, but how does it hold up today? Discussion revolves around casting, plot points and, of course, the official comic adaptation by Stan Lee and Alan Davis! Issues discussed: Spider-Man: The Official Movie Adaptation Check out our exclusive interviews available as perks for […]

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Interview: Michael Mantlo on his brother Bill
14 May. 2019

Interview: Michael Mantlo on his brother Bill


There was a time when you couldn’t throw a rock in a comic shop without hitting a book written by Bill Mantlo. But the prolific writer of such books as Cloak and Dagger, Incredible Hulk and Micronauts has been living with severe brain trauma since an accident in the 90s and has been in the […]

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Defenders, Ep. 7b: Ashes, Ashes
09 May. 2019

Defenders, Ep. 7b: Ashes, Ashes


J.M. Dematteis sets the stage for his next big era of Defenders! Old Defenders leave, and new ones are here to stay! Plus, the Beast wants to turn this non-team into a team! All this and a Hellstrom doppelganger, a robot nurse, an elf with a gun, a funeral for a fallen comrade and a […]

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Silver Surfer, Ep. 7: The Infinity Gauntlet
02 May. 2019

Silver Surfer, Ep. 7: The Infinity Gauntlet


Everyone is going gaga over everything Infinity thanks to a couple of movies that have recently been released. But what the movies don’t show are the far reaching effects of the Infinity Gauntlet. How does the “snap” affect the Kree Empire? What does Thanos’s conquest look like on other planets? What does the Rhino feel […]

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Interview: Jay Faerber on Generation X
24 Apr. 2019

Interview: Jay Faerber on Generation X


In this second interview in our Generation X 25th Anniversary series, writer Jay Faerber talks about his first major job working in comics – Generation X #48-62! And as an added bonus, Jay has graciously shared his original Generation X pitch for us all to read! Click here to read it! More exclusive interviews can […]

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Defenders, Ep. 7a: Moon Madness
18 Apr. 2019

Defenders, Ep. 7a: Moon Madness


Jason and Kurtis return to talk about the next steps for the Defenders before they move into the “New Defenders” era! DeMatties and Perlin craft some epic, funny, heart-warming, tragic and whimsical issue and they can all be found in the issues discussed within! Issues discussed: Defenders #110-116, Avengers Annual # 11 Check out our […]

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Moon Knight, Ep. 2: Shadows of the Moon
11 Apr. 2019

Moon Knight, Ep. 2: Shadows of the Moon


Let’s continue to follow the adventures of the man in silver and jet! This is our second Moon Knight episode and in this one we see the Moon Knight series find its groove and Sienkiewicz find his signature style. Plus, the introduction of some of Moon Knight’s rogues gallery, including Morpheus! Issues discussed: Moon Knight […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Labyrinth
07 Apr. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Labyrinth


Welcome to the first episode of a new segment of the Epic Marvel Podcast! This is the Epic Marvel Movie Special Podcast, in which Steve and Doug Ferguson explore films that Marvel has adapted into comics. Most of these adaptations are from the 70s and 80s and are bound to include several movies that are […]

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Silver Surfer, Ep. 6: Thanos Quest
04 Apr. 2019

Silver Surfer, Ep. 6: Thanos Quest


Craig and Kurtis revisit the period of Silver Surfer that directly sets up The Infinity Gauntlet mini-series. It is in these issues that you will learn about the formation of the Infinity Gauntlet and see all the pieces fall into place to bring about the circumstances of one of the greatest mini-series of the 90s! […]

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Transformers, Ep. 7: Headmasters
28 Mar. 2019

Transformers, Ep. 7: Headmasters


In this episode, Peter and Kurtis return to talk more Transformers! They tackle to the two TF mini-series, G.I. Joe and the Transformers featuring the transformation of Bumblebee into Goldbug, and Transformers: Headmasters, featuring the comic debuts of Fortress Maximus, Scorponok, Hot Rod and so many more! Yes, this is episode 7, but it fits […]

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