Collected Edition: Episode 12: Thor Vol. 1

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. On this episode we discuss, Thor by Walter Simonson Vol. 1. Rarely in comic book history does a creator leave their unique and influential mark on a character quite as profoundly as Walter [...]

Episode 15: The Nexus of All Realities: I Pity the Fool!

Welcome everyone to the Nexus of All Realities – A Man-Thing podcast! On the program this time Man-Thing #3 “Day of the Killer, Night of the Fool!” That’s right it is the introduction of the Foolkiller, the self-righteous crusader for anti-foolness. If you are a fool and come anywhere near his vicinity well...I pity you. This [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 10: Tomb of Dracula Vol.2

Happy Halloween everyone! 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. On this episode we discuss, in honor of the greatest holiday invented by man, we discuss the classic 70s Marvel comic Tomb of Dracula. Volume 2 to be precise. [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 8: Blade Runner & Do Androids Dream…

Hello everyone 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. On this episode we have a theme! Yes, its our first themed episode in anticipation of the upcoming release Blade Runner 2049 we have a Blade Runner-centric episode. Starting off [...]

Episode 14: The Nexus of All Realities: Bikers, Businessmen & Buffoons

Welcome everyone to the Nexus of All Realities – A Man-Thing podcast! On the program this time Man-Thing #2 "No Where to Go but Down" This time is a bit of a palate cleanser after the last issue's trippy craziness. This is a humorous issue that introduces us to Richard Rory and Ruth Hart, two characters [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 6: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man: Vol2: Scorpion

Hello everyone 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. On this episode we discuss the acclaimed series Ultimate Comics Spider-Man Vol. 2: Scorpion written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Chris Samee and Sara Pichelli. This is the first time Brian has read [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

Hello everyone 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. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David Aja published by Marvel Comics. [...]

Episode 11: The Nexus of All Realities: Cynicism in the Swamp

Welcome everyone to the Nexus of All Realities – A Man-Thing podcast! Are you ready for cynicism and nihilism in the swamp as we follow a group of truly horrible people as they attempt to get back to civilization without killing each other? Well you're in luck! This episode I’ll be talking about Adventure Into Fear #18: A [...]

Review: Man-Thing #2 (2017)

In the previous review on issue #1 I wrote about how I didn’t really enjoy how Stein was approaching the character of Man-Thing – I said the humor just a bit off and just the characterization of Man-Thing was … interesting, but not to my liking. I did however note that I expressed a hope that it could get better and head in a different direction. That has in fact happened. Issue #2 is in fact better and it is in fact headed in a different direction…but only slightly.

Review: Man-Thing #1 (2017)

STORY BY: Daniel Warren Johnson and R.L. Stine ART BY: German Peralta COLORS BY: Mat Lopes and Rachelle Rosenberg COVER BY: Tyler Crook The much anticipated run by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine has arrived and its is undeniably okay. I will say right off I was not overly impressed by the debut issue. That being said I understand that this is a [...]