Posts Tagged ‘Jack Kirby’

The Eternals, Ep. 1b: To Kill a Space God
19 Nov. 2021

The Eternals, Ep. 1b: To Kill a Space God


Kurtis, Eric and Craig wrap up their discussion on Jack Kirby’s Eternals! It is generally agreed that this series unravels as it barrels down toward its sudden conclusion. But how exactly does it do that? Why does it do that? Why does Kirby make the decisions he makes? We may never know the real answers, […]

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The Eternals, Ep. 1a: When Gods Walk the Earth
12 Nov. 2021

The Eternals, Ep. 1a: When Gods Walk the Earth


Kurtis is joined by Eric and Craig to discuss the larger-than-life concepts of Jack Kirby’s Eternals! Together, they talk about the characters, the history, the mythos, the art and the man himself! Ikaris, Thena, Ajak, Sersi and the whole gang team up with the Deviants to stop the Celestials from issuing their cosmic judgment upon […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 1b: A Visit with the Fantastic Four
27 May. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 1b: A Visit with the Fantastic Four


Continuing on with the conversation about the early days of the Marvel Universe, Kurtis and Eric take a look at the remaining issues in the first FF Epic Collection and talk about the new villains, such as The Red Ghost, The Thinker and The Impossible Man, the use of returning villains like Dr. Doom and […]

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Not Brand Echh, Ep. 2: The Bad Guys Win!
24 Apr. 2020

Not Brand Echh, Ep. 2: The Bad Guys Win!


Greg Russell and Kurtis return to Marvel’s humour mag of the 1960s, Not Brand Echh! Together, they meticulously dissect every panel, explaining and discussing every cultural reference they can! Are you able to stomach a whole two hours of this garbage? We want to see you try! Issues discussed: Not Brand Echh #3-4 Check out […]

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Fantastic Four, Ep. 1a: The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine
03 Apr. 2020

Fantastic Four, Ep. 1a: The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine


Here is where it all begins! Kurtis and Eric discuss the issues that introduce the Marvel Universe! The origin of the Fantastic Four! The first appearances of Dr. Doom, Namor, Mole Man, Puppet Master and more! You won’t want to miss this discussion about the start of one of modern literature’s greatest mythologies! Issues discussed: […]

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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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X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!
19 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1b: Among Us Stalk…The Sentinels!


Continuing right where they left off, Kurtis and Jared finish their discussion on the very first X-Men Epic Collection! With Juggernaut and Sentinels as the high points and Count Nefaria and his c-list villains as the low point, there is plenty to talk about in these early issues of the X-Men! Issues discussed: X-Men #12-23 […]

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X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom
12 Sep. 2019

X-Men, Ep. 1a: Children of the Atom


Kurtis and Jared explore the monumental origins of Marvel’s biggest franchise! But it wasn’t so big at the beginning. In fact, X-Men in the early years struggles a bit to find its footing, resulting in one of the weaker beginnings of a Silver Age Marvel title. But the groundwork is still laid for future writers […]

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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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