Episode

DC COMICS CRISIS! WandaVision shakes it up!

With news swirling about more DC Comics upheaval amidst new ownership by AT&T, Rob dives deep into the practical concerns facing the future of publishing! Plus, WandaVision rocks the Market watch as Scarlet Witch, Vision and Quicksilver back issues fly off retailers shelves!

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Stan & Jack! Comic Book Trends!

Stan Lee & Jack Kirby have the most complicated legacy in the history of comic books. Together they made magic that touches generations of fans. Rob shares his unique view of their controversial creative relationship and offers a new spin on the roles they shared! Plus, comic book market watch with recent trends! Eminem’s entertainment lawyers incredible comic collection!

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Comic Books: Boom or Bust?

The comic book marketplace past, present & future is put under the microscope as we look towards new trends and predict the future of comic book publishing!

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Bring On The Bad Guys!

Dr. Doom! Magneto! Mephisto! Marvel’s Malevolent Masterminds of Darkness! Powerful personalities of the Supernatural, Technical and Cosmic variety. Rob goes all in on the origins and influence wielded by comic book’s most powerful adversaries.

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Mutant Marvel! #wandavision #xmen

Marvel’s Mutants dominate comics, tv and movies! More Scarlet Witch & Vision, Magneto, Mephisto and the ties to the WandaVision mysteries expalined! Grant Morrison’s X-Men conundrum!

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Rise of the Derivatives!

Miles Morales! Spider-Gwen! Red Lanterns! Lady Deadpool! Derivatives have taken the spotlight and dominated as they never have before! Rob examines the origins and evolution of comic book derivatives!

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The Power of Independence/How to Beat the Haters

The Power of Independence is discussed and examined. Comic creators Frank Miller, Jack Kirby and Howard Chaykin transformed their careers, influence and opportunities by taking the road of independent publishing. American Flagg! Sin City! 300! Also, Rob revisits an essay on How To Beat The Haters!

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WandaVision! Vision & Scarlet Witch : Full Tilt!

Vision & Scarlet Witch! Growing up in the 70’s, no couple in comic books was more powerful, more prominent and more twisted! An Android takes his mutant bride and their already complicated individual origins become intertwined in the most fascinating way’s you could possibly imagine! Rob digs deep into the weeds, examining aspects and interactions the show and their media representation in the MCU completely avoid…until now! All is revealed in the deepest dive we’ve ever attempted!

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Changing Of The Guard! End of an Era!

As the 90’s comes to a close, Jim Lee leaves Image Comics, selling his company to a rival comic book publisher, DC Comics. Image loses another partner as the era begins to cool. Also, Rob recounts the gigs that got away, the assignments he couldn’t land.

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The Making Of Deadpool, Part. 5 – A Star Is Born!

After years of fits and starts, The Deadpool film footage is leaked and the film is finally given the green light! It’s off to Vancouver to shoot the tightly budgeted film that will change the game for comic book adaptations! The set visits! The Hall H debut! The test screenings! The fan premiere! The record breaking opening weekend! Rob gives his first hand account on all of the details behind the birth of a worldwide phenomenon!

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