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Master of Kung Fu, Ep. 1a: Weapon of the Soul
17 Jan. 2020

Master of Kung Fu, Ep. 1a: Weapon of the Soul


Kurtis and Jason step out of the superhero world and enter the world of Kung Fu! The 70s were an experimental time for Marvel Comics and The Hands of Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu became a cult classic! This episode explores the origins of this book, discuss the writing and art, and deconstructs the Asian […]

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Crossover Special: Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness
13 Jan. 2020

Crossover Special: Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness


Can you think of a more appropriate crossover than Marvel Zombies and Army of Darkness? It is like the two franchises were made for this mini-series! Join Will and Jim as they take a big bite out of the meat of this series and have more fun discussing this book than a deadite with a […]

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Interview: Chris Claremont on Ms. Marvel
09 Jan. 2020

Interview: Chris Claremont on Ms. Marvel


Returning to the show is master scribe, Chris Claremont, who took over Ms. Marvel after Gerry Conway stepped away after only two issues! Much of what we know of Carol Danvers is thanks to Claremont in the 70s. Also, listen to me embarrass myself at the end of this episode when I don’t understand one […]

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Not Brand Echh, Ep. 1: Who Says a Comic Book Has to Be Good??
03 Jan. 2020

Not Brand Echh, Ep. 1: Who Says a Comic Book Has to Be Good??


Part of what made Marvel so well known in the 60s is their sense of humour. Stan and the gang didn’t shy away from being funny, self-depreciating and overall goofy. So what happens when you take all of that energy and channel it into one title? You get Not Brand Echh! Greg Russell and Kurtis […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Santa Claus: The Movie
21 Dec. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Santa Claus: The Movie


Christmastime is here! So how about a Christmas episode? This month, Steve and Doug take a look at Santa Claus: The Movie. Is that the one with Tim Allen? No! It’s the one with Dudley Moore! The discussion never stays on track for long, but they manage to work their way through this movie and […]

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Punisher, Vol. 3: Kingpin Rules
13 Dec. 2019

Punisher, Vol. 3: Kingpin Rules


Frank travels all over the world to fight drug lords, hackers, teen gang members, ninjas and even the Kingpin! Kurtis and Chris examine each of his cases in this bunch of issues in great detail with an eye on Frank’s motivations and how they effect the people around him! Issues discussed: Punisher #11-25, Annual #1-2 […]

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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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Crossover Special: Spider-Man/Gen13
02 Dec. 2019

Crossover Special: Spider-Man/Gen13


The subject of this month’s Crossover Special features one of the hottest superhero teams of the 90s and one of the hottest superheroes of all time! It’s Gen13 and Spider-Man–together for the first time! Does this comic have any relevance past the 90s? You’ll have to listen to Will and Jim’s conversation to find out! […]

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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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Interview: Larry Hama on Generation X
25 Nov. 2019

Interview: Larry Hama on Generation X


Once again, we take a trip back in time to talk about Generation X with people who worked on the book. This time, writer Larry Hama returns for a short interview about writing Generation X from issue #33-47. This is part of our Generation X 25th Anniversary interview series. Check out our past interviews: Scott […]

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