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Discussing our (and your) favorite X-men and mutant related Marvel stories!

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Discussing our (and your) favorite X-men and mutant related Marvel stories!

    Episode 55: Third Annual Giant-Sized X-Mas Pod

    Episode 55: Third Annual Giant-Sized X-Mas Pod

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    MUSIC INTRO - "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Mambo" - Billy May
    Sean and Gerry shoot the breeze, catching up on what's happened since Episode 54 a mere 2 weeks ago.Sean gives a massive retrospective on his sequential reread. Hot Cocoa is drunk in Claremontean fashion.
    MUSIC OUTRO - "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" - John Denver and the Muppets
    Look us up at http://greatx-pectations.tumblr.com/You can ALWAYS find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.com OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/Album art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStruckerGXPod logo by Justin Peterson. Follow him at @justinpeterson

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Episode 35: Whose life is it, Anyway?

    Episode 35: Whose life is it, Anyway?

    Explicit ContentMUSIC INTRO - "School's Out" - Alice Cooper
    Sean and Gerry fly solo together (?) in this episode! We first discuss Uncanny X-Men #180 by Claremont and JRJr. This issue is the final hashing out of Kitty and Ororo's differences, and a lead-in to both Secret Wars and the New Mutants arc we'll be discussing next!
    Then we move on to New Mutants #15-17, where the New Mutants try to free Kitty Pryde from the clutches of The White Queen (cue Alan) and her own teen super team, The Hellions!
    MUSIC OUTRO - "Warpath" - Ingrid MichaelsonYou can ALWAYS find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.co OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/Album art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStruckerGXPod logo by Justin Peterson. Follow him at @justinpeterson

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Episode 34: Sanction

    Episode 34: Sanction

    Explicit ContentMUSIC INTRO - "Do You Believe In Magic" - The Loving Spoonful
    Sean and Gerry aren't sharing this time, because this is one of Gerry's favorites!First up is Uncanny X-Men #177 "Sanction" by Claremont, JRJr, and JRSr!The X-Men have stolen something precious from Mystique and she wants revenge!
    Then we discuss Uncanny X-Men 178 "Hell Hath No Fury" by Claremont, JRJr, and WiacekKitty scrambles to save a life, while the X-Men go toe-to-toe with the Brotherhood of Mutants!
    We then hit the last book in the arc, Uncanny X-Men 179 "Whatever Happened To Kitty?" by Claremont, JRJr, and GreenThe Morlocks come a-callin' to collect on an old bill.
    Lastly, we talk about one of our favorite characters- MAGIK! in New Mutants #14 : Do You Believe In -- MAGIK??? by Claremont, Buscema, and MandrakeThis is the story that brings Illyana Rasputin into the fold, and is the story that frames the entire Magik miniseries we discussed with Wendi Freeman in Ep. 20!*IF YOU HAVEN'T LISTENED TO EP 20, GO DO IT NOW!*
    MUSIC OUTRO - "The Afterman" - Coheed and Cambria
    You can ALWAYS find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.com OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/GXPod logo by Justin Peterson. Follow him at @justinpetersonAlbum art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStrucker

    • 1 hr 54 min
    Episode 33: Magma

    Episode 33: Magma

    Explicit ContentMUSIC INTRO - "The girl fro Ipanema" - Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz
    NO EDITS!Sean and Gerry tackle this one solo, and talk about:New Mutants 11-13, introducing Magma to the New Mutants,AND giving us Doug Ramsey's first appearance!
    Then, we delve into the first issue of John Romita's Uncanny X-men run,discussing Uncanny X-Men #176
    *mea culpa: Gerry was old enough to catch the reference to "Tales of the Gold Monkey"in UXM 176, but missed it. It's missing from the episode, and tearing him up inside.Scott and Madelyne's honeymoon destination is Bora Gora - The home port of Jake Cutterand his Cutter's Goose!
    MUSIC OUTRO - "I Would Walk 500 Miles" - The Proclaimers
    Our podcast, as always, can be found at http://earth2.podbeaFind us at greatx-pectations.comYou can find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.com OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/
    GXPod logo by Justin Peterson. Follow him at @justinpetersonAlbum art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStrucker

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 32.1: Romances

    Episode 32.1: Romances

    Explicit ContentMUSIC INTRO - "The X-Team"
    Sean and Gerry bring back their A-Team, Alan "New Mutant" White and Steve Raker, to finish off the Paul Smith Uncanny run by discussing UXM #174 and 175. Then, we throw in a very quick discussion of mutant appearances in Marvel Team-Up Annual #6 and #135You'll hear about:-4 beer Gerry!-The Starjammers' origin in Classic X-Men #15! Claremont/Bolton-Professor X's love life cramped by the Brood-Kitty really an adult playing a kid?-Character moments-Done in one storytelling-Scott showing he really is the best X-Man-Mastermind-A new appreciation for PMS-Our introduction to JRJr-Sober Gerry-Cloak and Dagger!-Human Morlocks?
    MUSIC OUTRO - "Fingerhut" - Biffy Clyro
    Our podcast, as always, can be found at http://earth2.podbean.com along with our Earth2 pals (Earth2, Comic Book Bears, The Womb Mates, The Boob Toob, and New Worlds)Find us at greatx-pectations.comYou can find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.com OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/Find New Mutant on twitter @newmutant and at thepowerprinciple.coFind Steve on twitter @steveraker and at www.marvelnoise.comGXPod logo by Bobgar Ornelas. Follow him at @slurmoAlbum art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStrucker

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Episode 32: Flying Down To Rio

    Episode 32: Flying Down To Rio

    Explicit ContentMUSIC INTRO - "The X-Team"
    Sean and Gerry bring in their A-Team, Alan "New Mutant" White and Steve Raker, to go deep into New Mutants #7-10.You'll hear about:-1 beer Gerry!-The death of Karma?-Bobby Da Costa's mom! Does she look familiar?-The dreaded Axe-2 beer Gerry!-Nova Roma!-The first appearance of Amara Juliana Olivians Aquilla!-The first appearance of Selene!-Drunken teenage antics!-3 beer Gerry!
    Look for us in just 1 week when we return with a special bonus episode! That's right! Three straight weeks of GXPod!
    MUSIC OUTRO - "Volcano" - U2
    Our podcast, as always, can be found at http://earth2.podbean.com along with our Earth2 pals (Earth2, Comic Book Bears, The Womb Mates, The Boob Toob, and New Worlds)Find us at greatx-pectations.comYou can find all of our past episodes at gxpod.podbean.com OR FIND IT ON ITUNES AND STITCHER!Follow us on Twitter @GXPod and and on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/groups/GXPod/Find New Mutant on twitter @newmutant and at thepowerprinciple.coFind Steve on twitter @steveraker and at www.marvelnoise.comAlbum art by Baron Strucker. Follow his monacled ass on twitter @BaronVStrucker

    • 1 hr 38 min

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Gerry McDade ,

Glad it's back!

I'm happy to see GXP's return to itunes. It was away too long. :)

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