It’s our 3-year anniversary, so we had to continue the tradition by reading Batman: Year 3 from 1989 by Marv Wolfman with art by Pat Broderick.
No really, we had to, we’re thankful there’s no Year Four.
Originally from issues 436-439, it appears to be a story retelling Robin’s origin. And then they pasted the “Year Three” title on it. Then they changed “Three” to a “3” for some reason. Look, we don’t know.
Next Time – Annihilation: Conquest
Has anyone even heard of Moon Knight?
We read the first 6 issues from his ongoing series in 1980 and we’ve learned that he might be crazy or he might be dead.
And he has multiple personalities.
He also might have werewolf blood.
There’s a lot to unpack here. Join us while we try!
Next Time: Batman: Year Three (Batman 436-439)
The burning question on everyone’s lips: Would Batman have been able to solve the Jack the Ripper murders?
Duh, obviously yeah.
Gotham by Gaslight, an Elseworlds tale from 1989, covers the whole story with art by pre-Hellboy Mike Mignola.
They even just made an animated movie out of it, which is different in A LOT of ways.
Next Time: Moon Knight (1980) #1-6
We heard that Black Panther was kind of a big deal (btw, check out last week’s spoilercast about the movie), so this week we’re looking at his short-lived stint as the leader of the Fantastic Four.
Written in 2007 by Dwayne McDuffie (Damage Control, Static Shock, much of the DC Animated Universe), Fantastic Four 544-550 finds the the titular team in disarray after Civil War. Reed and Sue take a break from the team, so the newly-married T’Challa and Storm join up with Johnny and Ben to fight classic foes like the Silver Surfer and the Frightful Four.
Doctor Strange, the Watchers, and Klaw also make guest appearances!
Next Time: Gotham by Gaslight
Spoilers spoilers spoilers!
We have a very special episode to talk about the biggest movie in the world, Black Panther! Was Killmonger right? How good of a performance did young Forest Whitaker give? Are the Oscars for Costume Design and Original Song already locked up
Special guest Marselles from The Blurred Nerds and Pixl Gods podcasts joins special guest Kimberly on this episode. Bruce also chimes in with his favorite moments from Thor: Ragnarok!
Next week, we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming covering Fantastic Four 544-550 (Black Panther & Storm join the Fantastic Four)!
Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re celebrating in the traditional way, which is to doubt all love right before your wedding, but go through with it anyways.
At least that’s what’s Spider-Man did, yeesh. Don’t let that loser get you down though, there are some fun Marvel Weddings to be had!
We read three of them: Reed Richard & Sue Storm (Fantastic Four Annual 3), Peter Parker & MJ (Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21), and Scott Summers & Jean Grey (X-Men 30).
Next Time: Fantastic Four 544-550 (Black Panther & Storm join the Fantastic Four)
Anyone else ever been in a court room, representing a ghost or maybe Spider-Man, and just dying to change into She-Hulk?
But you can’t because your boss really wants you to stay regular old Jennifer Walters? But then he screws up by letting a bunch of miniaturized super-villains escape from a high-tech prison? Yeah, me neither.
Join us as we read She-Hulk 1-6 from 2004!
Next Time: Marvel Weddings (Fantastic Four Annual #3, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21, X-Men #30)