Posts Tagged ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives
14 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4b: The Goblin Lives


Rounding out a six-week series on the Amazing Spider-Man, Franck and Kurtis discuss the remaining issues in the Goblin Lives Epic Collection which includes multi-part stories with Mysterio and Vulture, and the two issues of The Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine, featuring the dynamic return of the Green Goblin! Join them as they discuss writing, art and […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap
08 Jan. 2021

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 4a: The Tentacles and the Trap


Kurtis and Franck ring in the new year with more classic stories from the early days of the Amazing Spider-Man! The discussion strongly centers around the art of John Romita and how he was aided by Don Heck and Mike Esposito. Other topics include the multi-part Doctor Octopus story, the missteps in the return of […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More
12 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3b: Spider-Man No More


In the issues discussed in this week’s episode, Kurtis and Franck discuss John Romita’s evolving art style and Stan Lee’s shaping of the cast. Plus, the introduction to the Kingpin is an important part of the Marvel Universe, but how does this first appearance hold up? Another strong batch of stories to discuss! Issues discussed: […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin
06 Dec. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 3a: How Green Was My Goblin


The Romita era starts off with a bang, and Kurtis and Franck are reading though it to bring you the most interesting and engaging podcast conversation they can! We will discuss the origins of new characters like Rhino and Shocker, the return of others like the Lizard and the Vulture. And of course, the real […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny
26 Nov. 2020

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 2b: If This Be My Destiny


The Ditko era comes to a close in the issues that Kurtis and Franck discuss on this week’s episode. How do the early issues compare to the later ones once Steve gets more creative freedom, and how does that present itself in the Master Planner Saga? Plus, the introduction to many new characters and the […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22b: The Vibranium Vendetta
08 Aug. 2019

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22b: The Vibranium Vendetta


We are doing this Epic Collection a bit out of order, so be sure to listen to Episode 22a to get the Round Robin story arc discussion. This episode has everything else found in the Round Robin Epic Collection, including a team-up with Iron Man and Black Panther, a two-part story featuring Cardiac, and a […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22a: Round Robin
12 Jul. 2019

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 22a: Round Robin


Adam and Kurtis settle in for one of the biggest team-ups of the 90s! Round Robin saw Spidey team up with Punisher, Moon Knight, Nova, Night Thrasher, and Darkhawk for an adventure again the cyborg Midnight! Join us as we pick apart this mini series and find out what works and what doesn’t! Issues discussed: […]

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Interview: Danny Fingeroth on Spider-Man
28 Dec. 2018

Interview: Danny Fingeroth on Spider-Man


Let’s wrap up 2018 with a new interview with Spider-Man editor Danny Fingeroth! We discuss what it means to be a group editor of the Spider-Man books, the state of comics in the 90s, and the rise of two of the most popular characters from that decade – Venom and Carnage! This is a companion […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1b: The Sinister Six
29 Nov. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1b: The Sinister Six


Continuing right where we left off last time, Kurtis and Franck tackle the next batch of wall-crawling issues, which introduce popular villain after popular villain, and of course, the culmination of all of these hit villains with the introduction of the Sinister Six! Grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy this episode! Issues discussed: Amazing […]

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Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1a: Great Power
22 Nov. 2018

Amazing Spider-Man, Ep. 1a: Great Power


Welcome to the first episode of our series on the Amazing Spider-Man! Join co-hosts Kurtis and Franck and they discover (not for the first time) the origins of the famous wall-crawler and his colorful band of baddies! Every issue is a classic by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko and this episode is determined to explain […]

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