An Infinity of Tie-Ins | GT016

Marvel Comics has just ended their first big event of the year and they’re already geared up for the next two (or more). We discuss what Infinity is, the number of tie-in issues the company is including, and again, how this will affect the characters and universe within Marvel’s books. We also touch on the upcoming Inhumanity series and the X-Men-focused mini-series due out at the end of this year.

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Surviving the Age of Ultron | GT015

Marvel’s first big event for 2013 has come and gone. Mr Hunt gives us a rundown of it and we speculate what it may all mean. Could the company be attempting a series of events to trigger a “New-52”-styled reboot of their own, even with Marvel NOW currently in the works? What if the 616 Universe and the Ultimate Universe converge? And who is that chick with the huge belt?

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Man of Steel | GT014

Warner Brothers and DC Comics returned to the big screen for their highly anticipated summer flick, Man of Steel. The film stars Henry Cavill (Immortals, The Tudors), Amy Adams (Trouble with the Curve, Enchanted), Michael Shannon (Take Shelter, Vanilla Sky), Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner and Lawrence Fishburne. Zack Snyder directed the film and Christopher Nolan produced. We, however, discussed it in this episode.

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Dead Ahead | GT013

Disney XD and iTunes teamed up this past week and released the premiere episode of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble. I thought this was a very good debut of the new cartoon, even though I was a huge fan of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. I reviewed the show and even included a quick review of the iOS zombie game, Dead Ahead, where you get to outrun zombies on a moped.

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Amalgam Comics – Initiative Week | GT011

In this episode we take a different course than some of the other podcasts involved in this event by talking about some super heroes that may be new to you. We also talk about what makes one hero better than another in our opinions. You may also know that we tweaked the format of the show by including our new “Recommends” and “Pull List” segments. We hope they become staples and you enjoy them enough to contribute.

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An Interview with Ben Avery | GT008

I had the pleasure of sitting down over Skype with comic book writer Ben Avery to talk about his writing career and his podcast, Strangers and Aliens. Along the way we talked about his new webcomic, George R.R. Martin, Aquaman, and why Ben doesn’t read Superman comics. You can find out more about Ben Avery by visiting any of the following sites: BenAvery.com RetConComic.com StrangersAndAliens.com Interested in purchasing one of Ben’s books? The Hedge Knight The Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword TimeFlys (Vol 1) The Book of God ArmorQuest: Genesis Hero Devotions The Oz/Wonderland Chronicles (Book 1)  

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