Alternate Reality – Episode #361 It seems that once again Chris Partin has abandoned the Alternate Reality crew. He’s highly unreliable that way. Apparently Chris’s real world problems have caught up with him and he’s got to go rescue his family from a flood or something or other. So Jon and Charlie, never ones to [...]
This week we continue the story of the Mangog in Thor #156! Also, Odin continues to sleep! Thor has affectionate feelings towards a machine! (have at it, fanfic writers!) , I wonder how the Recorder *flew* to Asgard, the Warriors Three get stoned, and more!
In loving memory of Tim Sharp, Forever 18. This week we talk DC Cancellations, and discuss Constantine, Archer & Armstrong, Justice League of America, Thor God of Thunder, Harbinger, Deadpool, Uncanny Avengers, Suicide Squad, Avengers, Über, Storm Dogs, Chin Music, Twelve Reasons to Die, Batman, Star Wars, Bravest Warriors, and Hinges. We also talk about [...]
The Backroom team look at comic Kickstarters, give a review of the Avengers Annual, and discuss Man of Steel’s impact on a Justice League movie. This episode can be played online via the flash player below or it can be downloaded from here. It is available on iTunes and Stitcher.
This week we return to 1968 and the continuation of the first Mangog story! Thor is really rude to a nurse (but who can blame him?), Balder fights Karnilla’s old boyfriends, we see a billion billion examples of exaggeration, and the Mangog *really* wants to unsheath Odin’s sword!! — ooooh my!
Individually they were just like those guys who like to hang around the comic book shop and talk comics but together they form the Earth’s Mightiest Podcast! In this episode we cover Age of Ultron #1-6 and are graced by the EMP Godfather, Comic Geek Speak’s own Jamie D! Tune In! RSS Feed, Zune subscribe, itunes, [...]
The Marvel NOW! initiative began about six months ago, and we discuss the titles that started within the first three months, including: Uncanny Avengers Red She Hulk All-New X-Men Thor: God of Thunder FF Fantastic Four Indestructible Hulk Captain America Avengers Hawkeye (Yes, this started before Marvel NOW!, but we also wanted to discuss all [...]
This week we lo0k at Thor: God of Thunder #6, where we find out far more than we care to about Gorr, the God Butcher’s past! Also, we talk a bit about artist Jackson “Butch” Guice, inker Tom Palmer, and wonder if Volstagg has been shaving his head all these years…
Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Paul Spataro, Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey (of ”View From The Longbox” and “From Crisis To Crisis: A Superman Podcast” fame) now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ [...]
Hooray!!! It’s episode 100!!!! Only a week late, but better late than never! We start out this time with a mini-profile of the All-Father Odin, and then we launch into our retrospective of the Walt Simonson run! (Thor #337-382) – Special thanks to all of you, who’ve helped make this show fun to do, [...]
Alternate Reality – Episode #356 Comic reviews for everyone!!! Another week means more comicy goodness from the boys here at Alternate Reality and have we got a show for you. This week Chris Partin fills us in on his return to Marvel Comics and how, while he’s an indy guy, there are certain books from [...]
Tune In! RSS Feed, Zune subscribe, itunes, Episode Page Individually they were just like those guys who like to hang around the comic book shop and talk comics but together they form the Earth’s Mightiest Podcast! In this episode we review Avengers #7-8, New Avengers #4, Secret Avengers #2, Young Avengers #3, Uncanny Avengers #5, [...]
Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Paul Spataro, Scott Gardner and Bill Robinson now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Comic Book back issues!! Journey with them now…back…Back To The Bins!! [...]
In this very special episode, we go back to the Iron Age for an EPIC piece of Norse lore, as we read one of the most famous of the myths, “Thor’s Journey to Utgard” – Thor, Loki, Giants, eating, drinking, and breaking the leg of a goat! It’s all in there! Music from “Eddan: The [...]
After two weeks of sturm and drang, it’s time to have a little fun, Silver Age style! And we do that by looking at Thor #153 (June 1968), a Lee/Kirby classic that pits Thor in a knock-down drag-out with the insidious Loki on the streets of NYC! We see Irish cops! Sif has surgery! Karnilla [...]
Tune In! RSS Feed, Zune subscribe, itunes, Episode Page Individually they were just like those guys who like to hang around the comic book shop and talk comics but together they form the Earth’s Mightiest Podcast! In this episode we review Avengers #5-6, New Avengers #3, Secret Avengers #37, Avengers Arena #4-5, Avengers Assemble #12, [...]
This is it, folks! This episode we wrap up the Walt Simonson era of Thor with issue #382, which also just happens to be Thor’s 300th issue! – Utgard-Loki invades Asgard, and Destroyer Thor invades Hel! Nuff said!