142 episodes

X-Aspirations is an issue by issue history of the X-men, starting with the Sept. 1963 X-Men #1 and meandering forward towards the present day. A husband and wife team recount the action, discuss comic book history, and generally just try to have fun with the endlessly absurd world of Marvel's Mighty Mutants.

X-Aspirations Seamus and Candice Colbert

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X-Aspirations is an issue by issue history of the X-men, starting with the Sept. 1963 X-Men #1 and meandering forward towards the present day. A husband and wife team recount the action, discuss comic book history, and generally just try to have fun with the endlessly absurd world of Marvel's Mighty Mutants.

    X-Aspirations Ep. 142, Wolverine #3, November 1982

    X-Aspirations Ep. 142, Wolverine #3, November 1982

    Rated M - For Miller!

    In Which We Find That Ninja Is One of The More Overlooked Positions In The Hospitality Industry, That There Are Very Few Times Appropriate For Calling Out Your Ex's Name And After Killing Five Ninjas Is Still Not It, And That When The Mangled Corpses Are All Aligned Along The Garden Rake Tracks That Is Actually Maximum Zen!

    Can't Get Enough Summer In Our Spectacular! Literally! We Are Going To Say The End Of September Still Counts!
    "Loss"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Frank Miller, Inks by Josef Rubinstein, Lettered by Tom Orzechowski, Colors by Glynis Wein, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 59 min
    X-Aspirations Ep. 141, Wolverine #2, October 1982

    X-Aspirations Ep. 141, Wolverine #2, October 1982

    It Was A Dark And Returny Knight!

    In Which We Discover That While Ladies Dig The Abs They Are Turned Off By Murder Sprees, That From Nefari- To Treacher-, Lord Shingen Has All the -Ous's, And That It's Raining Ninja Men! Halllejah, Amen!

    The Summer Series Continues! Yes, I Am Sure It Is Still Summer! It Ends On The Equinox! Go Ahead, Google It!
    "Debts and Obligations"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Frank Miller, Inks by Josef Rubinstein, Lettered by Tom Orzechowski, Colors by Glynis Wein, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 48 min
    X-Aspirations Ep. 140, Wolverine #1, September 1982

    X-Aspirations Ep. 140, Wolverine #1, September 1982

    It's Miller Time!

    In Which We Learn That If You Got Junk In The Trunk You Don't Like Poisoning Bears With Gunk, That If You Name It Logan Can Clench It, And That In Japan You Can't Walk Ten Feet Without Hitting A Shuriken Shower!

    It's Our Summer Spectacular! And Yes, September Is Still Summer!
    "I'm Wolverine"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Frank Miller, Inks by Josef Rubinstein, Lettered by Tom Orzechowski, Colors by Glynis Wein, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 48 min
    X-Aspirations Ep. 139, The Uncanny X-men #154, February 1982

    X-Aspirations Ep. 139, The Uncanny X-men #154, February 1982

    Less Bigotry, More Birding!

    In Which We Find That You Should Definitely Call The X-Men for Any Demonic Hellscapes You Would Like To Renovate and Flip, That Wolverine Knows Chicks With Damage Give Logan The Hammage, And That The Sidri Can Only Be Defeated With Fire... and Presumably a Glue Trap Baited with Sugar!

    Bad Boys, Bad Boys, What's You Gonna Do When The Cops Dive Bomb Their Chopper On You!!! Helicopter COPS!
    "Reunion"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Dave Cockrum, Inks by Josef Rubinstein and Bob Wiacek, Lettered by Joe Rosen, Colors by D. Warfield, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    X-Aspirations Ep. 138, Avengers Annual #10, Summer 1981

    X-Aspirations Ep. 138, Avengers Annual #10, Summer 1981

    The Captain Marvelous Ms. Marvel!

    In Which We Discover That The Only Things More Nefarious Than Evil Mutants Are Long Distance Fees, That The Blob Lets His Little Blobs Dangle And You Can't Unsee It, And That Storm Is Not Sure What Exploding Relays Stimulate, But She'll Take Two Of What Kitty Is Having!

    Fertility Is Intensely Personal, But We Can All Agree That Trans-Dimensional Implantation (TDI) Is Too Risky And Too Likely To Result In Megalomaniac Transfers Of The Father.
    "By Friends -- Betrayed!"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Michael Golden, Inks by Armando Gil, Lettered by Joe Rosen, Colors by Michael Golden, Edited by Chris Claremont and David Kraft, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 1 hr 17 min
    X-Aspirations Ep. 137, The Uncanny X-Men #153, January 1982

    X-Aspirations Ep. 137, The Uncanny X-Men #153, January 1982

    Apocalypse Now? Ask Me How!

    In Which We Learn That Even The Sugariest of Sugar Daddies Might Not Have Enough Sugar For Routine Sentinel Damage, That Muppet Dolls Are Probably Not Vessels Hosting Spirits of the Damned, Yearning to Return to Our Realm Through The Weak Will of a Storyteller, And That Bilbo Could Have Saved Everyone A Lot of Trouble If He Had Just Jabbed Smaug In The Ass!

    Some Day Soon, There Will Have To Be A Smurf/Snork/Bamf Reckoning… There Can Be Only One!

    "Kitty's Fairy Tale"

    Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Dave Cockrum, Inks by Josef Rubinstein, Lettered by Tom Orzechowski, Colors by Glynis Wein, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

    And Then Check us out at
    www.x-aspirations.com
    And send us comments at xteam@x-aspirations.com

    The closing music is "Bog Songs" by The Blaggards,
    provided by Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

astin42 ,

The Next Genetic Leap in Mutant Podcasts!

If you ever wondered what it would be like to sit down with those fun, smart friends who are just as nerdy as you are and re-read all of your X-Men comics then this podcast will solve that mystery perfectly. It's impossible to listen and not to laugh out loud and Candice and Seamus even manage to slip in some mutant history on ya'. You add that to their awesome website (complete with a very cool Mighty Marvel Mutant Count) and you've got yourself a podcast that would even make Logan smile.

Properly Inebriated ,

Awesome

Absolutely terrific podcast on the history of The X-Men, comics, things not related to comics and just random tangents. The hosts have a great talent for making some of the most unreadable comics - and the X-Men were quite dreadful for a long period of time - fun and interesting.

Weeden13 ,

Excelsior!

A very informative and fun podcast. I started with the first episode a couple months ago and can’t stop listening. Great for those new to X-men and those who are well informed.

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