123 episodes

Using Star Wars as a guideline, this podcast explores, month by month, comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986.



Comics covered include (or will include): Star Wars, Jack Kirby's 2001: A Space Odyssey, Logan's Run, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Human Fly, The Man from Atlantis, Marvel Movie Specials, ROM: Spaceknight, Micronauts, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, and much much more!



This feed is a sub feed of the Comic Book Time Machine. Each cover date month that is covered here is a longer episode in the regular Comic Book Time Machine feed.

Marvel's Cosmic Comics: Star Wars, John Carter, ROM, Micronauts, and Beyond‪!‬ Ben Avery

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Using Star Wars as a guideline, this podcast explores, month by month, comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986.



Comics covered include (or will include): Star Wars, Jack Kirby's 2001: A Space Odyssey, Logan's Run, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Human Fly, The Man from Atlantis, Marvel Movie Specials, ROM: Spaceknight, Micronauts, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, and much much more!



This feed is a sub feed of the Comic Book Time Machine. Each cover date month that is covered here is a longer episode in the regular Comic Book Time Machine feed.

    "Master Assassin of Mars" Parts 7-9 (John Carter, Warlord of Mars 21, 22, & 23)

    "Master Assassin of Mars" Parts 7-9 (John Carter, Warlord of Mars 21, 22, & 23)

    Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. For this episode, Ben reads the next three chapters in the 12 issue epic “Master Assassin of Mars” from JOHN CARTER issues 21-23, December 1978, January 1979, and February …

    • 44 min
    "Warriors Three" (Shogun Warriors #2, March 1979) - MCC122/CBTM180

    "Warriors Three" (Shogun Warriors #2, March 1979) - MCC122/CBTM180

    Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Ben returns to 1979 to read the toy-line tie-in SHOGUN WARRIORS! Last issue introduced three pilots and one robot . . . but this issue brings two more robots …

    • 25 min
    "Highwire to Heaven" (Re-Upload) (Human Fly #19, March 1979)

    "Highwire to Heaven" (Re-Upload) (Human Fly #19, March 1979)

    (We have moved our websites to a new server, and as a result we lost this post, meaning I had to re-upload it. Please accept our apologies if you had this show up in your feed twice. Thank you!) Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on …

    • 37 min
    "Annihilation" (Battlestar Galactica #1)

    "Annihilation" (Battlestar Galactica #1)

    Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. And we’re beginning the journey to find a lonely plant . . . known as . . . EARTH! So excited! Battlestar Galactica was absolutely the product of a …

    • 38 min
    "Shadow of a Dark Lord" (Star Wars #21, March 1979)

    "Shadow of a Dark Lord" (Star Wars #21, March 1979)

    Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Star Wars continues! Luke faces Vader . . . in a hallucination! Han Solo faces Chewy . . . in a zero-G arena! Leia faces stormtroopers . . . …

    • 49 min
    "The Lady and the Lion!" (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #21, February 1979)

    "The Lady and the Lion!" (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #21, February 1979)

    Using Star Wars as a guideline,  we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. The Master Assassin of Mars continues . . . with gladiatorial combat in an arena against a very big lion with a large number of legs. And teeth. But …

    • 29 min

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Hey Ben, glad to have you back. I only discovered your feed recently and I’m really looking forward to the Micronauts, ROM and Battlestar reviews. Equally looking forward to Human Fly ending. Lol! Always worth my time to spend 30-45 minutes with you looking back at the books from my childhood.

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