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Feb 11, 2021

All twelve issues have hit Marvel Unlimited, so it's time for the long-threatened deep dive into the smash hit of 2019: House of X/Powers of X by Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz, and R.B. Silva!

Greg's thoughts on the book are well-documented on this show, but what about Mike? Did the book deliver on its promise for...


Feb 4, 2021

The time between the first comic being published and the first fan discussion of comics can probably be counted in seconds. From their debut in the early days of the last century, these slabs of words and pictures have stayed in lockstep with other pop culture phenomena in generating a fandom so strong that it not only...


Dec 24, 2020

Trying to decide the first graphic novel ever is nigh impossible, but thankfully, trying to figure out the first comic book made on a computer is much easier: Mike Saenz’s Shatter! Well, sort of . . .

Mike & Greg take a trip to the primordial past of digital comics to check out three early examples of comics created...


Dec 3, 2020

Graphic novels may be all the rage, but the art of turning prose into comix is one many publishers are finding just slightly easier than turning lead into gold. From the early days of Classics Illustrated right up until today, Mike & Greg take a look at five novel-to-comics adaptations to get a better understanding of...


Nov 26, 2020

This episode was originally broadcast on September 10, 2015.

Black Ops Sports Team. That was the pitch for X-Force as part of the spring 2001 relaunch of the X-Men line, stuck somewhere next to the trinity of Morrison's New, Casey's Uncanny, and Claremont's X-Treme titles. A Vertigo mainstay and an indie cartoonist...