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Comic Book Love in the Time of Covid
A special Bonus Episode where Matt and Damian share with you our comic book discussion that continued on from the recording of the Demon Bear discussion. The conversation meanders but we thought you might enjoy listening in.
Demon Bear - New Mutants masterpiece!
This time Matt and Damian dive into the Demon Bear storyline from New Mutants numbers 18, 19 & 20. This 1984 masterpiece was created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz.
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Tomb of Dracula - Bronze Age horror
In this episode Matt and Damian dive into Bronze Age 1970's Marvel's Tomb of Dracula, specifically: issues #24 - #28 all written by Marv Wolfman with art by the team of Gene Colan and Tom Palmer.
The audio this time around may be a bit rougher. Because of a recording accident, we grabbed the audio directly off of the video version.
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Spider-Man and Ezekiel, Straczynski & Romita Jr.
This time around we look at Matt's pick of The Amazing Spider-Man, vol. 2 issues #30-35, the first issues written by J.M. Straczynski (teamed up with peak John Romita Jr. on pencils and Scott Hanna on inks). This story arc introduced the character of Ezekiel and perhaps changed our view of Spider-Man himself.
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Claremont's X-Men Takes Off
In this longer episode Matt and Damian tackle Giant Sized X-Men #1 and X-Men numbers 94 through 100. We're exploring and considering the beginnings of Chris Claremont's monumental X-Men saga. And of course we have to include the wonderful visuals from Dave Cockrum and the original impetus from idea-smith Len Wein!
Apologies for the long delay between Never Stay Dead episodes, all the fault of Damian who sat on this episode for about 6 weeks before editing the audio. The next episode will be out much more quickly.
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Check out Matt's other Podcast "Untold Talks of Spider-Man:https://amazingspidertalk.com/category/podcasts/untold-talks/
Emerald Dawn times two - Green Lantern reboot from 1989
Never trust the Guardians! In this 32nd episode Damian and Matt discuss Emerald Dawn I and Emerald Dawn II, two interlinked 6 issue mini-series designed to update and flesh out the origins of Hal Jordon as Green Lantern.
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Always enjoy hearing discussions about Comics. I skim Comics too easily and love hearing points I missed or getting background info about writers and artists. Great points are brought up and sometimes argued over.
Matt and Damian are two comic book connoisseurs. I don't always agree with their opinions, but they challenge my attitudes and assumptions about the comics I read. Their love of the medium is apparent, and I recommend this podcast to anyone who wants to listen to thoughtful and intelligent comic book commentary.