Marvel Movie Special

Marvel Movie Special: Howard the Duck
19 Jul. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Howard the Duck


You never thought you’d get an episode of the Epic Marvel Podcast that described the make up of a duck’s genitals, did you? Well, you get all this and more in this episode about the Howard the Duck movie! Steve and Doug discuss the great and not-so-great aspects of this b-movie and compare it to […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Transformers: The Movie
19 Jun. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Transformers: The Movie


For their special one-year anniversary episode, Steve and Doug are joined by Transformers co-hosts Kurtis and Peter for a rousing discussion about Transformers: The Movie and the three-part Marvel Comics adaptation! Join them as they talk about the film, the soundtrack, and the many differences with the comics! Issues discussed: Transformers: The Movie #1-3 Check […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
28 Apr. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Close Encounters of the Third Kind


Podcasting from a more than adequate social distance, Doug and Steve are back to talk about the Steven Spielberg classic, Close Encounters of the Third Kind! What makes this film stand the test of time? And does the comic adaptation by Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson do an adequate job of retaining the magic and […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Xanadu
10 Mar. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Xanadu


Steve and Doug return to the show to talk about another fabulous 1980s cult classic, this time, that unforgettable(?) disco fantasy dance musical staring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, Xanadu! Of course, because this is a Marvel Comics podcast, they will also discuss the comic adaptation by J.M. DeMatteis, Rich Buckler and a host of […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Muppets Take Manhattan
29 Jan. 2020

Marvel Movie Special: Muppets Take Manhattan


Steve and Doug reach back into Muppet history and rewatch Muppets Take Manhattan. How does this movie fair in the long line of Muppet movies? And in a surprising twist, they like the comic adaptation better than the film itself! But why is that? You’ll have to listen to find out! Issues discussed: Marvel Super […]

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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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Marvel Movie Special: Conan the Barbarian
19 Nov. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Conan the Barbarian


Arnold is on the big screen once again with another instalment of the Terminator story, but let’s take a trip back to the 80s and look at one of his early films, Conan the Barbarian! What makes this movie so great? How does the Marvel Comics adaptation hold up against it? Listen and find out! […]

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Marvel Movie Special: The Last Starfighter
22 Oct. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: The Last Starfighter


Steve and Doug return to talk about another 80s classic, The Last Starfighter! Together they discuss plot points, special effects, video games, and of course, the Marvel adaptation by Bill Mantlo and Bret Blevins! Issues discussed: Marvel Movie Special #31, The Last Starfighter #1-3 Check out our exclusive interviews available as perks for our Patreon […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Dune
16 Sep. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Dune


Steve and Doug return to discuss yet another 80s movie that was adapted by Marvel Comics! This time around–Dune! This movie bombed in the box office, but how does the comic hold up? Adapted by Ralph Macchio and illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz, this adaptation has a lot going for it, but also its share of […]

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Marvel Movie Special: Blade Runner
29 Jul. 2019

Marvel Movie Special: Blade Runner


Are Steve and Doug really replicants? Find out in this episode and they dissect Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, the Philip K Dick book from which it was birthed, and the moody comic adaptation by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson. If they fail to show any sort of emotional response in their conversation, we will have […]

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