I wheeled the bike from the garage and took a deep breath. It was the start of the lull week that happened every summer. The week when every kid I knew was off at camp and I was on my own. Every year the neighborhood children would be shipped off [...]
Hello and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. And on this episode we will be talking about one of - if not the - most important character ever created in comics and what is [...]
This post was originally published on May 26, 2015 Remember that time Jack Kirby's art helped rescue six hostages in Iran? If you've seen the film Argo you should. If you missed that part you can be forgiven, the details were a bit glossed over in the movie. If you [...]
Hello everyone and welcome to the Nexus of All Realities – a Man-Thing podcast. The issue I’ll be covering this time around is Adventure Into Fear #10 – Cry Monster! On this episode we will be talking about spousal abuse and attempted baby killing. Yep, you read that right. So you know, just a [...]
Okay, so here it is the not-quite first episode. Yes, I have chosen to do an Episode 0. I know there are some out there who feel that zero episodes (or zero issues) are not really necessary and a bit of a waste of time. Well, I'm pretty new to this whole podcast thing so I figured I should do a little introductory ramble to get started. But don't fear - it's short.
Okay, I’ll admit that when Marvel announced Guardians of the Galaxy as part of its Phase II I was … skeptical. It’s a relatively unknown franchise that features a sentient tree and a talking raccoon as major characters, that’s a bit of a gamble. Don’t get me wrong I was [...]
I am in my mid-forties and I read comics. I realize in this day and age that is not such a bold statement. In fact in certain circles it would be greeted with a resounding “so?” But for me it feels like a confession. It feels like I should qualify [...]