In which Dude and Andrew indulge their love of monster movies and review the brand new Kong: Skull Island. There is quite a bit of good, but also some noticeable stupid along the way. The pair also round out the episode with yet another cover controversy and questions about Stan Lee’s health and how good he really is at female diversity.
In which, Tracy & Andrew binge the new Netflix show Luke Cage and discuss. We talk about the differences between the recent Marvel Netflix shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and now Luke Cage, and how they will fit into the Defenders show that is in the works.
In which, Andrew is flying solo for the very first time on the podcast, and reviews the brand new Marvel blockbuster Deadpool. He is not a big fan of Deadpool, but surprised himself at how much he enjoyed the movie. He also covers why comic fans love the characters that they love and why one actor’s commitment to his role can make a mediocre character into an awesome reason to go see a movie; and builds an old fashioned pros and cons list for the Deadpool movie.
X-Men #14, #15, #16 (Marvel)
Way back in the day, before they were Astonishing, Amazing, Xtreme, or even Uncanny they were just X-Men—five mutant students and their professor going out to save the world from evil mutants who threatened humanity and the dream of peaceful coexistence they shared with Professor X. But what happens when the mutants themselves become the target? X-Men #s 14, 15, and 16 address this idea with the introduction of the Sentinels, one of the greatest reoccurring villains the team has ever faced. Continue reading