Posts Tagged ‘Don Heck’

Avengers, Ep. 2b: The Torment and the Triumph
22 Jun. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 2b: The Torment and the Triumph


Let’s all join Kurtis and Chris for their continuing journey through early Avengers issues! This episode tackles the first few issues of Roy Thomas’s legendary take on the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! The discussion revolves around Greek history, science-fiction, racism, romance, and the art of Don Heck! Issues discussed: Avengers #31-40 Check out our exclusive interviews […]

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Avengers, Ep. 2a: Once an Avenger
16 Jun. 2020

Avengers, Ep. 2a: Once an Avenger


Kurtis and Chris return to the early issues of the Avengers to discuss the team as they grow into a formidable force! The team is now Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, and in this volume we see the return of the Wasp and Giant-Man, now called Goliath! Plenty of villains, plenty of fun! […]

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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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Avengers, Ep. 1b: The Old Order Changeth
21 Mar. 2019

Avengers, Ep. 1b: The Old Order Changeth


Kurtis and Chris return to finish talking about Avengers Epic Collection, Vol. 1 that contains the first issues featuring the new Avengers: Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver! They discuss the last few issues with the founding members and transition to Captain America and his new crew as they figure out how to work together and […]

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Avengers, Ep. 1a: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
28 Feb. 2019

Avengers, Ep. 1a: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes


Up until this point, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Ant-Man and the Wasp had been operating independently in their own books. But starting with Avengers #1, all of these amazing heroes join together to form one of the most epic teams in comic history! Plus, throw in Captain America in a few issues and you […]

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Thor, Ep. 1: God of Thunder
25 Oct. 2018

Thor, Ep. 1: God of Thunder


Kurtis and Craig go back to the very beginning of the God of Thunder – The Mighty Thor! Together, they explore the origins of the character and how he and the whole realm of Asgard developed over the first few years. Many of Thor’s villains appear here for the first time as well. Loki, Enchantress, […]

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Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1b: The Birth of Giant-Man
14 Jun. 2018

Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1b: The Birth of Giant-Man


Part two of our giant-size episode about Ant-Man/Giant-Man! Kurtis and Eric pick up right where they left off with Ant-Man making his transition to the larger than life hero known as Giant-Man! Hank and Jan face returning villains like The Porcupine, and new villains like The Human Top! Spider-Man and the Hulk also stop by […]

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Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1a: The Man in the Ant Hill
07 Jun. 2018

Ant-Man/Giant-Man, Ep. 1a: The Man in the Ant Hill


Examining the humble beginnings of Marvel’s tiniest hero, the Ant-Man, Kurtis and Eric discuss what makes Ant-Man so great, the highlights and shortfalls of this Silver Age classic, the many obscure villains, and why the Hank/Jan relationship is so toxic even from the very start. The episode is no small feat. In fact, it became […]

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