Monthly Archives: May 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse finds venerable mutant franchise running on fumes

Review by Curt Holman “Mutation – it is the key to our evolution,” announced Patrick Stewart’s Professor Xavier in the introductory monologue of 2000’s X-Men. As a film franchise, the X-Men movies have evolved in fits and starts. The first took … Continue reading

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Episode 10 – Uncanny X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga

In this episode, Curt and Kevin embark on a dazzling journey from the stuffy confines of an exclusive NewYork club to the famed “blue area” of the moon (the No. 1 lunar tourist attraction!) as they struggle to decide the … Continue reading

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Episode 9 – The Death of Captain America

In this episode, Curt and Kevin don their best star-spangled finery and strap on their shootin’ irons as they take on the awesome responsibility of discussing Captain America vol. 5, issues 25-36; the first 12 issues of The Death of … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War shows the joy of building up worlds – and tearing them down

Review by Curt Holman They may be massive global hits, but the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe aren’t for everyone. While on vacation in 2014, my family went to see Guardians of the Galaxy. By the time Star-Lord and … Continue reading

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One Shot – Free Comic Book Day!

In this non-canonical episode, we take a break from passing judgment on comic book stories to discuss one of our favorite days of the year: Free Comic Book Day! Things discussed in this special mini-episode: What is this annual event … Continue reading

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