Andrew, Kevin and Steve cover New Thunderbolts 13-18 plus make some noise about Miss America?, Jessica Jones and the Purple Man, Spider-Woman, and Photo Covers. Then Steve and Kevin digest the new Marvel NOW! Preview teasers and mention Epic Collections and the Byrne Avengers Omnibus.
Kevin and Steve are ‘Talking About Marvel’, hitting upon TwoMorrow’s ‘Alter Ego’ and ‘Comic Book Creator’ mags, the ‘Avengers Standoff’ event, the ‘Spider-Woman’ book and the ‘Spider-Women’ crossover, ‘A Year of Marvels’ and ‘Deadpool: Too Soon?’ digital Infinite Comics, ‘Doctor Strange’, and the collected editions of classic material in this month’s Previews! But first, our host touches on The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Doctor Strange.
Kevin and Andrew listen to Steve grade the first (and in some cases, second) arcs of a bunch of All-New, All-Different Marvel titles while our host touches on Amazing Spider-Man, Black Panther, Black Widow, Captain America: Steve Rogers, and The Vision.
Steve, Andrew, Kevin, and Phil discuss their favorite titles from 2015 and the highs and lows of their love affair with Marvel Legends action figures. Andrew, Kevin, and Phil have a ‘phunny’ time continuing to run down more All-New Marvel #1’s.
Steve and Kevin bring us a new Raker’s Dozen, prattling on about Secret Wars 6 and 7, Secret Wars Agents of Atlas, Secret Wars Weirdworld, the Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon, Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix, the Eaglemoss figurine companion magazines, SHIELD 11, Silk, Deadpool/Cable: Split Second Infinite Comic, Spider-Man and the X-Men 1-6, and even Seekers of the Weird and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad! While our host touches on Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Hawkeye, and Illuminati.
Andrew, Kevin, and Phil rummage through as many All-New All-Different #1’s they can find from the month of October. Andrew also sneaks in some adventures from the Comikaze Expo. Then Steve, Andrew, and Kevin cover the 2002 Citizen V & The V-Battalion: The Everlasting four issue limited series. But first, our host checks in with some thoughts on Squadron Sinister, Radioactive Spider-Gwen, Thors, Secret Wars, All-New, All-Different Avengers, Illuminati, The Ultimates, and Uncanny X-Men.
Andrew, Kevin, and Steve cover Thunderbolts #58-59 and take a trip into the Marvel Vault. Then Andrew, Kevin, Gerry, and Steve cover every Marvel issue 250. Your host touches on Infinity Gauntlet #3, Punisher #20, and Moon Knight #17.
If you want to join along:
1976-06 Thor (previously Journey into Mystery) (still only .25) Len Wein/John Buscema/Tony DeZuniga “If Asgard Should Perish….!”
1980-06 Incredible Hulk (previously Tales to Astonish) (.75) Bill Mantlo/Sal Buscema “The Monster! The Exile! The Quest! The Power!”
1980-08 Captain America (previously Tales of Suspense) (.50) Roger Stern & John Byrne/John Byrne/Joe Rubinstein “ Cap for President!”
1983-11 Fantastic Four (1.00) John Byrne “X-Factor!”
1984-01 Amazing Spider-Man (.60) Roger Stern/John Romita Jr & Klaus Janson/Klaus Janson “Confessions!”
1984-10 Avengers (1.00) Roger Stern/Al Milgrom/Joe Sinnott, Akin & Garvey, Roy Richardson “World Power!”
1987-11 Daredevil (v1) (.75) Ann Nocenti/John Romita Jr, Al Williamson “Boom” [1st appearance of Bullet] [not on MU digital]
1989-08 Uncanny X-Men (1.00) Chris Claremont/Marc Silvestri/Steve Leialoha “The Shattered Star”
1989-10 Iron Man (1.50) David Michelinie & Bob Layton/Bob Layton “Acts of Vengence, part 3: Recurring Knightmare”
1991-04 Marvel Tales (v2; Amazing Spider Man reprint book) (1.50) [reprinted Marvel Team-Up 100 by Claremont/Miller with 1st app of Karma] + [new Rocker Racer back up by Tony Isabella & the recently late Alan Kupperberg] + Hembeck strip [not on mu digital]
1991-09 Conan the Barbarian (1.50) Roy Thomas/Mike Docherty/Ernie Chan “Chaos Beneath Kuthchemes” [adapted from REH’s ‘Gates of Empire’][not on mu digital]
1997-08 Spectacular Spider-Man (3.25) JM DeMatteis/Luke Ross/Dan Green & Al Milgrom “Citizen Osborn!” [wraparound cover by Romita Jr/Scott Hanna] [not on mu digital]
2011-06 X-Men: Legacy (previously X-Men/1991 series)(4.99) Mike Carey/Khoi Pham/Tom Palmer “Lost Legion part 1” + “Flashback” Mike Carey/Steve Kurth/Jay Leisten + [also reprints New Mutants 27 ‘Into the Abyss’ vs Legion by Claremont/Sienkiewicz]
2013-01 X-Factor (had returned to old numbering with 200) (of 262) (2.99) Peter David/Leonard Kirk/Jay Leisten “Hell on Earth War, part 1”
Steve, Kevin, and Andrew continue their coverage of the classic Thunderbolts series covering #55-57. Steve’s Recent Reads with Andrew and Kevin bring up the Death of Wolverine, Thanos: the Infinity Relativity OGN, and the conclusions to the current Guardians 3000 and Deathlok series. Andrew Shaw, Dan, and Kevin are back to talk more about Marvel Unlimited. And our host shows up to let you know he hasn’t done his homework.
Dan, Andrew Shaw, and Kevin spotlight Marvel Unlimited and discuss what they have been reading on the digital service while Andrew, Kevin, and Steve talk about more Secret Wars tie-ins (Ghost Racers, Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps, Marvel Zombies, Mrs Deadpool and the Howling Commandos, Thors, Squadron Sinister, Runaways, X-Tinction Agenda, Weirdworld, Armor Wars, Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows, 1602: Witchhunter Angela, Years of Future Past, Future Imperfect, X-Men ’92 Infinite Comic) and then Andrew, Kevin, and, Steve finish the episode talkin’ ’bout the Thunderbolts (Life Sentences and #53-54 of the series). Our host kicks things off with a quick rambling rundown of what he’s been reading.
Kevin, Phil, Andrew and Steve talk up Secret Wars #2 and the tie-ins of Battleworld. Solo Steve then goes on about a few things like Return of the Living Deadpool, Thanos Vs Hulk, Hulk #16, and The Galactic Guardians! While our host throws his two cents on a few Secret Wars related issues.