Captain America

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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Crossover Special: Batman & Captain America
28 Jul. 2020

Crossover Special: Batman & Captain America


John Byrne brings together a team-up of epic proportions! Batman & Captain America was the start of a whole new universe that Byrne continued past this initial crossover. How did it all get started? How does this book stack up against other crossovers? Does Byrne benefit from doing the writing, penciling, inking and lettering by […]

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Captain America, Ep. 1b: The Red Skull Lives Again
20 Dec. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 1b: The Red Skull Lives Again


Captain America is thrust into modern day adventures with SHIELD, AIM, MODOK… and the return of the Red Skull! Join Kurtis and Drew and they get all caught up in these early adventures of the Star-Spangled Avenger! Issues discussed: Tales of Suspense #78-96 Check out our exclusive interviews available as perks for our Patreon supporters. […]

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Captain America, Ep. 1a: Captain America Lives Again!
13 Dec. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 1a: Captain America Lives Again!


Captain America has a long history before the issues Kurtis and Drew discuss in this episode, but this is the beginning of the famed Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Silver Age run on Captain America! In this episode, you will hear about Cap and Bucky’s WWII adventures and how this ushered in a new era […]

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Captain America, Ep. 12: Society of Serpents
13 Sep. 2018

Captain America, Ep. 12: Society of Serpents


Jared and Kurtis return to Captain America to begin the highly acclaimed run by Mark Gruenwald! This is the origin of the Serpent Society! The departure of Nomad! The fate of the Steve Rogers/Bernie Rosenthal relationship! Gruenwald step in after a short run my Mike Carlin and really shakes things up. And this is just […]

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Interview: Jim Salicrup on Captain America
09 Jun. 2017

Interview: Jim Salicrup on Captain America


Kurtis talks to editor Jim Salicrup about editing Captain America while Roger Stern and John Byrne were on the title. Plus, what is the story behind the Amazing Spider-Man/Incredible Hulk toilet paper comic? Listen and find out! This is a companion episode to Captain America, Ep. 9: Dawn’s Early Light. Many more exclusive interviews can […]

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Interview: J.M. DeMatteis on Captain America
25 May. 2017

Interview: J.M. DeMatteis on Captain America


Kurtis talks to writer J.M. DeMatteis about that time he wrote Captain  America in the 80s. What was it like working with Mike Zeck? What is it  about the Red Skull that makes him a great villain? How exactly do you  pronounce DeMatteis? All is answered within! This is a companion episode to Captain America, […]

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Captain America, Ep. 9: Dawn’s Early Light
24 Mar. 2017

Captain America, Ep. 9: Dawn’s Early Light


Kurtis and Jared begin their series on Captain America with a look at the short but sweet run by Roger Stern and John Byrne, along with the several issues that follow. Jared makes an interesting observation about all of the fill-in issues, and they get a little bit political at the end (but this is […]

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