Posts Tagged ‘Roy Thomas’

What If…?, Ep. 1a: What if the Avengers Had Never Been?
28 Mar. 2020

What If…?, Ep. 1a: What if the Avengers Had Never Been?


Over on the Epic Marvel Podcast Facebook page, Kurtis has been livestreaming an issue of What If…? every day! He will continue to do so throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode is a compilation of some of those livestream episodes and features the following stories: What if Spider-Man had Joined the Fantastic Four? What if […]

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Incredible Hulk, Ep. 4: In the Hands of Hydra
28 Feb. 2020

Incredible Hulk, Ep. 4: In the Hands of Hydra


Kurtis and Alex return to talk about the Hulk as the book and the character transition into the 1970s! They discuss Roy’s evolution as a writer, going from Stan Lee’s shadow into a writer of his own, and the evolution of Herb Trimpe’s artwork and his collaborations with John Severin and Sal Buscema! Plus, conversation […]

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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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Interview: Roy Thomas on X-Men
20 Aug. 2019

Interview: Roy Thomas on X-Men


I’ve been having computer issues the past few days so the episode I wanted to release has to be put on hold for a bit. To tide you over, here is an interview with the great Roy Thomas that I released as a Patreon exclusive a few months ago. In this interview, we discuss the […]

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Interview: Roy Thomas on Doctor Strange
04 Aug. 2017

Interview: Roy Thomas on Doctor Strange


Kurtis talks to long-time Marvel writer, editor and editor-in-chief Roy Thomas about Doctor Strange! Roy wrote Strange in the 60s, editing his revival in the 70s and return to writing the title in the 90s! This is a companion episode to Doctor Strange, Ep. 3: A Separate Reality. Many more exclusive interviews can be found […]

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Doctor Strange, Ep. 3: A Separate Reality
28 Jul. 2017

Doctor Strange, Ep. 3: A Separate Reality


Kurtis and Craig explore the mystical world of Doctor Strange during this period of wandering that takes the Doctor out of his own book and through a few other before settling back into his own title. There are monsters, spirits, gods, vikings, a giant caterpillar, and even village full of lizard-people! Issues discussed: Doctor Strange […]

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Iron Fist, Ep. 1: The Fury of Iron Fist
04 May. 2017

Iron Fist, Ep. 1: The Fury of Iron Fist


Hot on the heels of the new Netflix series, Kurtis and Brian take a look at the early days of Iron Fist, from the origin story in Marvel Premiere, to the change of pace when Claremont and Byrne launch Danny Rand’s first ongoing series, to the grand conclusion when the book was cancelled after fifteen […]

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