Episode 55: Crying wolf - Johnny Storm is alive! Also, Thor is a movie star? (Strange Tales…Listen now | In this episode: In this episode, Mike and Ed discuss the ramifications of Johnny Storm lying about his death. Was it really necessary to defeat this villain? Also, Thor is starring in a new movie. Will “movie star” become a right of passage for every hero?
Episode 54: The Death of a Hero (Strange Tales #108) -- May 1963 Listen now | In this episode: Mike and Ed discuss the death of Johnny Storm, the Human Torch. What does it mean when a superhero dies? Does it matter t…
Episode 53: The Space Race and who technically, maybe, won it (Fantastic Four #13) -- April 1963Listen now | In this episode: In this episode, Mike and Ed discuss the return of the Fantastic Four after their pioneering exploration of the moon. Mea…
Episode 52: How to be a (successful) superhero (Tales of Suspense #40) -- April 1963Listen now (15 min) | In this episode: In this episode, Mike and Ed discuss the latest superhero to take the stage: the Invincible Iron Man. Ed argues …
Episode 51: De-Powering (Journey Into Mystery #91) -- April 1963Listen now (12 min) | In this episode: Mike and Ed discuss how it is possible to “lose powers” once someone has them. Mike argues that some powers may …
Episode 50: The Difference Between Orange and Green (Fantastic Four #12 & Tales of Suspense #39) -- March 1963Listen now | In this episode: Mike and Ed discuss the “un-pardoning” of the Hulk; how to use super-powered individuals as checks on other super-powered…
Episode 49: Superhero Mergers and Acquisitions (Amazing Spiderman #1, Part 2) -- March 1963Listen now | In this episode: Mike and Ed discuss the rumors that Spider-Man has applied to join the Fantastic Four. What are the requirements for join…
Episode 48: The Amazing Vigilante (Amazing Spider-Man #1, Part 1) -- March 1963Listen now | In this episode: In this episode Mike and Ed discuss the return of Spider-man. Why is the entertainer we loved last year running around pu…
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