17 episodes

Reading old issues of Uncanny X-Men, commenting on the outfits, the questionable dialog, storyline, and advertisements of the era. The library is open.

X-Reads X-Reads Podcast

    • Society & Culture

Reading old issues of Uncanny X-Men, commenting on the outfits, the questionable dialog, storyline, and advertisements of the era. The library is open.

    Ep 16: Uncanny X-Men 170 - Storm vs. Callisto and it is brutal!

    Ep 16: Uncanny X-Men 170 - Storm vs. Callisto and it is brutal!

    Chris & Chandler learn an important lesson - never touch Storm's hair or you'll get prison shanked. Together they read the epic battle between Storm and Callisto to determine who is the leader of the Morlocks, while Scott and Madelyne get cozy in the snow.

    • 48 min
    Ep 15: X-Men 30 - The wedding of Scott & Jean where everyone has giant bazooms

    Ep 15: X-Men 30 - The wedding of Scott & Jean where everyone has giant bazooms

    Finally! The wedding of Scott Summers and Jean Grey! It's our Valentine's Day episode where Chris and Chandler relish in the love of the X-Men as they all celebrate the union of Scott & Jean, but why do all the women have giant bazooms and wear tiny dresses to the wedding? Also, Chandler wants a No-Prize for calling out how the colorist who made Storm a white girl.

    • 54 min
    Ep 14: Uncanny X-Men 205 - Wounded WeHo Wolf

    Ep 14: Uncanny X-Men 205 - Wounded WeHo Wolf

    Chris & Chandler tackle one of the most celebrated one-off issues of Uncanny X-Men but instead get stuck down the nostalgia hole of the 80s. Barry Windsor-Smith guests as one of the coolest artists ever to draw for the X-Men, and the preteen Power Pack attempts to teach us about sexual abuse.

    • 51 min
    Ep 13: Uncanny X-Men 168 - where Professor Xavier is a JERK!

    Ep 13: Uncanny X-Men 168 - where Professor Xavier is a JERK!

    That iconic image of Kitty shouting 'Professor Xavier is a JERK' had Chris and Chandler clamouring through the 80s to find the issue where Kitty is booted off the X-Men, reunites with Lockheed, Ilyana plays the limbo card, and Scott meets Madelyne Pryor for the first time. What an issue!

    • 59 min
    Ep 12: Uncanny X-Men 143 - Merry Christmas X-Men! Kitty will never look at Santa the same way again.

    Ep 12: Uncanny X-Men 143 - Merry Christmas X-Men! Kitty will never look at Santa the same way again.

    Chris & Chandler re-cap two versions of Uncanny X-Men 143 where Kitty is stalked by a demon on Christmas Eve. Chandler recaps the original issue, while Chris covers the X-Men Classics reprint from the 90s. Twice as many Ad Alerts = twice the fun! Right?

    • 52 min
    Ep 11: Uncanny X-Men 176: where Scott & Madelyne meet an octopus on Chris' birthday

    Ep 11: Uncanny X-Men 176: where Scott & Madelyne meet an octopus on Chris' birthday

    Chris and Chandler celebrate Chris' birthday by reading the comic book that was published in his birth month, December 1983. Listen as Cyclops and Madelyne have an uninvited eight-armed honeymoon guest and where we discover Kitty Pryde moonlights as an actress.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

WarpathDylan ,

This show is great!

Chandler and Chris make this shoe so entertaining to listen to. It’s like reading an issue with best friends and chatting about all the good and bad.

Bryan ‘bg' ,

So Much Fun!

These guys are so much fun to listen to! Their banter is so one of a kind and makes this so much fun to listen to! Thank you for doing this... and an even bigger thank you for THE AD ALERTS!

Offical_Horror_Nerd ,

Awful

This is just simply terrible. Not sure who wrote 5 star reviews but don’t bother with this one.

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