27 episodes

Welcome to the Multiverse! This is a comic book podcast hosted by the staff of the Multiverse Comics in Hurst, TX. We talk about Comic Books, back issues, current releases, movies, comic TV, etc. The real feature here is the comics and the deep cut conversations from the hosts.

The Multiverse Podcast provides a delightful glimpse into the lives of avid comic book collectors. The hosts' stories of their early encounters with beloved characters and their experiences with the changing comic book landscape resonate with fellow collectors, reminding them of the emotional ties that bind them to the hobby. Through the podcast, listeners gain insights into the evolution of comic book collecting, from single issues to trade paperbacks, and the introduction of digital comics. This captivating series celebrates the enduring allure of comic books and the community of collectors who continue to cherish this beloved medium.

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    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Welcome to the Multiverse! This is a comic book podcast hosted by the staff of the Multiverse Comics in Hurst, TX. We talk about Comic Books, back issues, current releases, movies, comic TV, etc. The real feature here is the comics and the deep cut conversations from the hosts.

The Multiverse Podcast provides a delightful glimpse into the lives of avid comic book collectors. The hosts' stories of their early encounters with beloved characters and their experiences with the changing comic book landscape resonate with fellow collectors, reminding them of the emotional ties that bind them to the hobby. Through the podcast, listeners gain insights into the evolution of comic book collecting, from single issues to trade paperbacks, and the introduction of digital comics. This captivating series celebrates the enduring allure of comic books and the community of collectors who continue to cherish this beloved medium.

    DC Animated Universe and Comic Talk

    DC Animated Universe and Comic Talk

    The multi-verse comics podcast delves into the world of DC animated series, focusing on Superman and action comics. The hosts discuss the continuity from Flashpoint to the Justice League and the significance of story arcs like 'Death of Superman'. They explore the intricate universe where characters like John Constantine play pivotal roles in battling forces like Apocalypse. As the discussion progresses, the hosts unravel the animated universe's narrative, touching on Crisis on Infinite Earths, voice actors like Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill's final recordings, and the nuances of character portrayals in the animated adaptations. The hosts take a break from the intense analysis to share personal anecdotes, from a humorous story about a child's unique edit of Bambi to reflections on Batman's portrayal in the media. The conversation seamlessly transitions to the latest developments in Superman comics, including story arcs involving Brainiac and Bizarro, all expertly narrated by the hosts. The hosts highlight the charm of character interactions in comic crossovers, such as Superman and Wonder Woman's birthday shopping escapade for Batman. They delve into the storytelling prowess of writers like Tom King and the engaging plotlines in recent issues of Wonder Woman, capturing the essence of serialized storytelling in the DC universe.

    • 24 min
    Comic Book Convention Talk - Part 2

    Comic Book Convention Talk - Part 2

    Comic Con Adventures and Celebrity Encounters In this episode of the Multiverse Comics Podcast, the hosts share stories from comic conventions, detailing their encounters with notable figures from the comic book and entertainment industry. The episode delves into explicit anecdotes involving interactions with creators like Mike Grell, Jim Shooter, and Jim Starlin, highlighting both humorous and explicit exchanges. They also recount personal experiences with celebrities at conventions, including heartfelt moments with Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger), a story about treating talent with respect illustrated by their meeting with Fred Williamson, Richard Roundtree, and Pam Grier, and an encounter with Henry Winkler that showcases his kindness. Amid these stories, the hosts discuss the implications of their interactions on their view of celebrities and the importance of treating famous individuals humanely. They wrap up with reflections on how these experiences have enriched their lives and advise listeners on the etiquette of interacting with public figures at conventions. 00:00 Welcome & Explicit Content Warning 00:16 Comic Con Tales: The Mike Grell & Jim Shooter Story 03:13 Convention Memories: Freddy Krueger and Family Moments 08:51 Celebrity Encounters and the Value of Treating Talent with Respect 10:21 Doctor Who Fan Moments and Convention Experiences 11:12 Reflections on Meeting Matt Smith and Convention Photo Traditions 13:53 The Impact of Celebrity Attitudes and the Morbius Movie Discussion 15:22 Sony's Spider-Man Strategy and Marvel Dynamics 16:12 Doctor Who Convention Adventures 20:43 Meeting Cinema Legends: From Shaft to Henry Winkler 26:07 A Memorable Encounter with Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill 27:01 The George Lucas Mix-Up and Final Thoughts

    • 30 min
    Comic Book Convention Talk - Part 1

    Comic Book Convention Talk - Part 1

    In this episode, dive into the colorful and chaotic world of comic conventions. Our hosts share personal anecdotes and explore the complex interactions between fans and creators. From signature shenanigans to the ethics of autograph collecting, this podcast peels back the curtain on the comic con experience. Featured Stories: Autograph Antics: Hear about the humorous confusion involving mistaken identity and Neil Gaiman autographs. Learn about the rigorous dedication of creators like McFarlane who refuse to pause even for a break during signings. Creator Confrontations: Delve into tales of creators with strict signing rules, such as only signing work they've personally contributed to and refusing to sign altered or editorially censored works. Con Etiquette: The episode highlights the importance of respecting creators' boundaries and preferences at conventions, illustrated by interactions with industry legends. Special Moments: Experience the heartwarming story of Darwin Cook at a convention, going the extra mile for a young fan despite past grievances with Marvel. Fan Faux Pas: Listen to personal confessions of overzealous autograph seeking, learning from mistakes, and the evolving appreciation for the artists and their work. Key Takeaways: Understand the nuances of convention dynamics and the unwritten rules of engagement between fans and creators. Appreciate the challenges and rewards of collecting autographs and interacting with comic book legends. Conclusion: "Convention Talk Part 1" offers a compelling glimpse into the passion and pitfalls of comic fandom. Stay tuned for more stories and insights in our next episode, where we continue exploring the vibrant world of comic book conventions. Tune in for an entertaining and insightful journey through the highs and lows of comic con culture, filled with insider tales and expert advice.

    • 34 min
    Marvel's Ultimate Universe - Part 2

    Marvel's Ultimate Universe - Part 2

    Welcome to another thrilling installment of the Multiverse Comics podcast, where we dissect and discuss everything that’s making waves in the comic book world. In today’s episode, we explore the intricacies and excitement surrounding the “Ultimate” comic line, delve into some classic debates, and even take a trip down memory lane with some Ultimate favorites! What's In This Episode? Unraveling the Ultimate Threads: Dive deep with us into the "Ultimate Invasion" as we revisit this pivotal series that reshaped the landscape of the Ultimate Universe. Discover how it connects with "Ultimate Spider-Man" and other key series, enhancing our appreciation for these beloved characters. Marketing Mayhem: Ever left hanging at the end of a comic book? We discuss how unexpected sequels and undisclosed part-twos have thrown us for loops and how this could be smoothed out for fans through better marketing strategies. Spotlight on Jonathan Hickman: Join us as we analyze Jonathan Hickman's role in revamping the Ultimate series. His unique approach to storytelling has not only introduced new layers to our favorite heroes but also set the stage for future narratives. Comic Book Deep Dives: From "Ultimate X-Men" to the new angles on Tony Stark and Black Panther, we explore various story arcs and dissect what makes them work (or not). Whether it's a fresh take on an old character or a plot twist that left us in awe, we've got the insider scoop. The Fan Corner: Our hosts share their personal comic book fails and favorite moments, bringing a personal touch to the discussion. It’s all about the joys and pains of being a comic book fan! Featured Discussions: Ultimate Spider-Man: Why this series remains a fan favorite and how it's evolved over time. Black Panther's Ultimate Debut: A look at the character's portrayal in the Ultimate Universe versus the MCU. The Hickman Effect: How Jonathan Hickman's writing has influenced the trajectory of the Ultimate series. Why Tune In? Whether you’re a longtime collector or a new fan drawn in by the latest superhero blockbuster, "Ultimate Universe Part 2" offers a rich, detailed exploration of the comic book world. We blend critical insights with fun, engaging discussions to provide a comprehensive look at what makes these comics tick. Subscribe & Follow Us: Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform and follow us on social media to join our vibrant community of fans and comic book aficionados! Let’s dive into the ultimate comics together! Tune in now and let’s start the journey! 🎧📚💥

    • 31 min
    Ultimate Universe Part 1

    Ultimate Universe Part 1

    Join our hosts as they unravel the thrilling adventures of Ultimate Spider-Man and the awe-inspiring Ultimate Invasion. From the transformation of Jonathan Hickman from the head of all things X to the king of the Ultimate Universe, to the heartfelt nostalgia of the OG Ultimate Spider-Man, our podcast offers an electrifying discussion that spans the entirety of this reimagined world. But there's more! Delve into the nuanced tales of Peter Parker in a realm where superheroes and villains are yet to be defined. Imagine a world where Peter juggles being a superhero with the joys and trials of family life, all while navigating the unknowns of a society unaccustomed to the likes of Spider-Man and his foes. Our hosts dissect the ingenious storytelling of Hickman, exploring how this iteration of Spider-Man brings a fresh, yet familiar feeling to fans old and new. Whether you're a die-hard fan of the web-head or a newcomer curious about the Ultimate Universe, this podcast is your go-to source for all things Ultimate Spider-Man. With lively discussions, insightful analyses, and a touch of humor, "Swinging Through the Ultimate: A Spider-Tale" promises to keep you hooked until the very end. So, swing by, tune in, and let's embark on this ultimate adventure together! #UltimateUniverse #SpiderMan #UltimateSpiderMan #ComicBooks #Podcasts #MarvelComics #JonathanHickman #Superheroes #WebSlinging #MarvelUniverse #SpiderManFan

    • 35 min
    Comic Talk - Fantastic Four, World's Finest, and Action Comics

    Comic Talk - Fantastic Four, World's Finest, and Action Comics

    Dive into the vibrant world of comic books with this engaging episode of the Multiverse Comic Book Podcast. Our hosts embark on an explorative journey through recent story arcs in "Action Comics" and the unfolding narratives within "World's Finest" and the "Fantastic Four." They delve into the complexities of storytelling, character evolution, and the creative process behind some of the most iconic and emerging storylines in the comic book universe. The conversation kicks off with a look at the neatly wrapped-up story arc in "Action Comics," highlighting the significance of a well-executed conclusion and the introduction of a new Bizarro issue. The hosts discuss the nuanced portrayal of villains and the impact of creative teams on the narrative direction. The spotlight then shifts to "World's Finest," where Mark Waid's world-building and exploration of Magog's origin are examined. The hosts share their admiration for Waid's ability to navigate and contribute to the rich tapestry of the Kingdom Come universe without losing the essence of the original story. A significant portion of the episode is dedicated to discussing "Fantastic Four," where Ryan North's run is praised for its smart integration of science and character-driven storytelling. The hosts appreciate North's approach to individual character arcs and the seamless weaving of real-world scientific principles into the narrative, offering a refreshing take on the Fantastic Four's adventures. Throughout the episode, the hosts also touch upon broader themes in comic book storytelling, including the balance between darkness and heroism, the evolution of character dynamics, and the importance of fun and lightness in narratives. They share personal insights on character favorites, the impact of specific storylines on their perception of heroes, and the creative challenges of maintaining the core essence of iconic characters while introducing innovative concepts. Listeners are invited to reflect on the transformative power of storytelling in comics, the creative interplay between writers and artists, and the enduring appeal of characters who navigate the complexities of heroism, identity, and morality. Whether you're a long-time fan or new to the comic book world, this episode offers a thought-provoking look at the stories that shape our understanding of heroes and the creative minds behind them. Join us in celebrating the art of comic book storytelling, where every panel, every line, and every character comes to life, revealing the multifaceted dimensions of heroism and humanity.

    • 34 min

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