Some of My Friends Read Comics 113 – Alpha Flight + All-Star Superman #10

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! We’re celebrating our neighbors our neighbors up north by reading about their premiere superhero team, Alpha Flight!

We checked out their 1st appearance in Uncanny X-Men #120 and then read issues 1-4 of their ongoing series written and drawn by John Byrne.

Listen as we try to figure out how Vindicator / Guardian / Captain Canada is an even more milquetoast version of Cyclops. And then Clark Kent gets the scoop of a lifetime in All Star Superman #10!

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Next Time: Locke & Key, Volume 1: Welcome to Lovecraft

And here’s the Ant-Man hiding in Guardian’s box that Vince saw at Walmart!

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Some of My Friends Read Comics 113 – Alpha Flight + All-Star Superman #10

Some of My Friends Read Comics 112 – Teen Titans: The Judas Contract + All-Star Superman #9

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There’s a spy in the Teen Titans… and she works for Deathstroke! Dick Grayson drops the Robin mantle to debut Nightwing! There’s a new team member named Jericho, a sweet little mute boy!

It’s the Judas Contract from Tales of the Teen Titans #42-44 and Teen Titans Annual #3.

And over in All Star Superman #9, Clark deals with some real assholes!

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Next Time: We celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with Alpha Flight (Uncanny X-Men #120 + Alpha Flight #1-4)
Some of My Friends Read Comics 112 – Teen Titans: The Judas Contract + All-Star Superman #9

Some of My Friends Read Comics 111 – Spider-Man/Venom: Maximum Carnage Pt. 2 + All-Star Superman #8

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Whoa, Carnage is so Maximum it’s taking us two episodes to get through it. Spider-Man seems to be having a tough time getting through Maximum Carnage as well, because in parts 8-14 he really just can’t deal anymore.

All Star Superman also rolls on with issue 8. Booooooo!!!!! (Don’t worry, that’s a Bizarro Boo.)

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Next Time: The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (Tales of the Teen Titans #42-44, Annual #3)

Some of My Friends Read Comics 111 – Spider-Man/Venom: Maximum Carnage Pt. 2 + All-Star Superman #8

Some of My Friends Read Comics 109 – Wolverine: Weapon X by Barry Windsor-Smith + All-Star Superman #6

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It may seem hard to believe, but there used to be a time when we knew little to nothing about Wolverine’s origins. The Weapon X story from 1991 by Barry Windsor-Smith began to fill in some gaps.

Originally told in small chunks appearing in Marvel Comics Presents #72-84, it’s become one of the classic Wolverine stories in his history.

Plus, we continue All-Star Superman with issue 6.

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Next Time: Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage, Pt. 1

  1. Spider-Man Unlimited #1
  2. Web of Spider-Man #101
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man #378
  4. Spider-Man #35
  5. The Spectacular Spider-Man #201
  6. Web of Spider-Man #102
  7. The Amazing Spider-Man #379
Some of My Friends Read Comics 109 – Wolverine: Weapon X by Barry Windsor-Smith + All-Star Superman #6

Some of My Friends Read Comics 108 – Animal Man: The Hunt + All-Star Superman #5

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Animal Man has never exactly been one of DC’s biggest heroes, but he got a reboot in 2011 for the New 52 written by Jeff Lemire with some gruesome, horrific art by Travel Foreman.

We read the first volume which saw him re-discover his origin, find out that his daughter can turn human arms into chicken arms, and start making his way toward the Swamp Thing.

And then in All Star Superman #5, Clark Kent interview Lex Luthor in prison!

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Next Time: Wolverine: Weapon X (1991) from Marvel Comics Presents #72-84

Some of My Friends Read Comics 108 – Animal Man: The Hunt + All-Star Superman #5

Some of My Friends Read Comics 107 – The Flintstones (2016) + All-Star Superman #4

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If the modern stone age family wasn’t modern enough for you, then we’ve got good news: it’s a reboot, baby! Mark Russell and Steve Pugh re-imagined The Flintstones in this 2016 series filled with cave puns, science “facts,” and hot takes on society.

We also finally learn the origin of Yabba Dabba Doo, a secret that hardcore Flintstones fans have been dying to learn, probably.

Plus All Star Superman #4!

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Next Time: Animal Man (2011) #1-6

Some of My Friends Read Comics 107 – The Flintstones (2016) + All-Star Superman #4

Some of My Friends Read Comics 106 – Uncanny X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga, Pt. 2 + All-Star Superman #3

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Jean Grey’s lost it.

Mastermind’s been making her think she’s in the past, she’s been smooching dudes she shouldn’t be smooching, and now the Phoenix Force has moved in and I don’t think she can handle it.

All this while the X-Men fight fancy folks and aliens in the conclusion of the Dark Phoenix Saga from Uncanny X-Men #133-137.

And in All Star Superman #3, we meet some jerks!

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Next Time: The Flintstones #1-6

Some of My Friends Read Comics 106 – Uncanny X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga, Pt. 2 + All-Star Superman #3