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Jun 14, 2019

This week, we get a mildly memorable Molten Man fizzle at the conclusion of #133 before the Conway/Andru team moves into a mode of sustained magnificence that will endure from #134 all the way to #149. En route, we learn a lot more about Liz Allen; Peter acknowledges that he should probably switch to thought...


Jun 7, 2019

This time on the podcast, Canada’s Atomic Production stats take a serious hit during an improbably incendiary wedding ceremony for Doc Ock, Hammerhead, and their respective minions (with Aunt May a charming Runaway Bride). We also spend a little more quality Christmas time with Mary Jane and Betty Brant, before Jazzy...


May 31, 2019

Elise and Dave find the Conway/Andru combo hitting on all of their ever-lovin’ cylinders in this pair of bronze age blockbusters! First, we meet two antagonists for the ages: The Nihilistic Knight (Frank Castle) and the gangrenous furry men call… The Jackal! Then: it’s the return of the repressed Aunt May/Doc...


May 24, 2019

It’s the return of the venerable Vulture! Or is it? The answer lies at the end of two of the least consequential comics in the Conway canon!

With the impassioned reactions to issues #121 and #122 ebbing out of the lettercols and the magnificent madness of the Jackal era just ahead, this disposable duology felt like...


May 17, 2019

The subplots are strong in these ones – but the “A” stories are on the disposable side (literally, in one case). First up, the Jameson family - torn asunder by the heartbreak of space Lycanthropy! Then: Marvel chickens out on actually affixing their teaser title (“Where Stalks the Kangaroo!”) to issue #126,...