It’s not often that four can be so fantastic, but what happens when Reed Richards is not one man, but hundreds. What happens when Celestials decide to ruin your day? Most importantly, what happens when Franklin has a birthday party?
A man of shadows, a man of iron, and a man made out of midnight skulk among the cobwebs in the corners of our minds. A new paradigm arises, and the old fights to inform the new. We pour one out for our dead homie Joe Kubert and we carry on. This is not how the world ends.
Madder Red manages to overshadow every other release on the shelves with his wily ability to trick fans that he’s definitely not The Joker. Warheads multiply with quirky, sexy, and swank swankery accessible even to those with the skinniest jeans. The Avengers get an uncannily cute cover, and Captain Marvel is as Ms. as Ms. can be.
Popcultivators unite, the howling immortality serum secret war is here! A man named Brian Michael faces off against a man that some call Nick Fury and the ring gets all bloody and slippery. Captain Marvel saves the day with her indomitable spirit and brass knuckles of righteousness!
Superman reunites with his ghost dog, Batman is a jerk, and there are once again two too many goblins in the NYC. You won’t find Harry Potter at the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, but if you did you can bet that Headmaster Logan would probably be too distracted by ‘tweenage anarchist plots to pay much attention to him at all.
Well I’ve never been to Portland, but I kind of like Dex Parios. Happy! #1 makes us get all giddy and girlish for your listening pleasure. Our box is full this week, which means Batman and Spidey make the scene.
We give the Devil his due while reading a bunch of girl on girl releases. If a comic falls in the forest, and nobody gets to read it because the publisher was terrible, will the Vestrymen review it? The answer is, usually.
Hi there, fright fiends! Tonight, we take a behind the screams look at an auteur known only as Aleister Arcane, goulish master of the macabre! What horrors await the Vestrymen as they delve into the dark past of Jackson, Oklahoma? Will Warren Zevon pay his debts?
Power Girl, Huntress, Swamp Thing, Hawkeye, all mixed together with a dead god’s thigh. Spread it on Hellstorm 10 feet thick, and wash it all down with Osiris’ dick.
Straczynski shows us how sad the world would be without super-soldier serum. Wolverine punches everyone with his mighty knives of bones while nurturing the the mutants of the world with his fatherly warmth and sage advice. Wonder Woman, Spiderman, and the Green Lantern? Who knows!
Aliens from other worlds, from other galaxies, even from other dimensions! What do they want? As it turns out, they want our women.
The world is full of monsters. Monsters in the sea covet your silence, monsters in the streets lust after your organs, and monsters the world over seek to own you all! It’s a good thing that Hawkeye has time to take a break from the Avengers to clean up.
We spend a lot of time talking about the cities that superheroes inhabit, both real and imagined. Art deco meets post-modernism in a brawl to the death!
Comics about pretty girls and movies about Batman, batmen, and other men who are batlike in their lonely pursuit of justice!
We learn that when 11 different dudes play the same character things can get a little bit confusing.
Swamp Thing teabags a gold digging dragon with his crystal balls while a young padawan looks on from his seat in the audience at the late night double feature picture show. In the confusion, the elephantmen slip away, never to be seen again. Also, kittens!
We learn that, while misguided psychopaths controlled by evil ghosts rape and murder your family, Green Lantern will totally be flying some jets.
The worst X-Men ever live by only one motto, if they don’t take your eyes, how are you gonna see the truth? Captain America is too busy fighting a bear to do anything about them.
Champagne for my men! The Asgardians get stoned and order a bunch of pizza, Spider Jerusalem joins the Fantastic Four (in our minds), and the VFcast puts you in its pants.
We talk Zorro, sodomy and murder for hire. All your abandoned Spanish mission are belong to the Confederate army. Everybody gets shot. Every. Body.
It’s the blind leading the blind when Alan guest hosts. We talk about futuristic disabilities, evil Jesus, and the role of megafauna in adult entertainment.
Sherlock Holmes solves the least mysterious mystery while we advise the Secret Avengers on how to stop blowing themselves up. No jellyfish were harmed during the making of this podcast. In fact, as far as we can tell, the jellyfish seemed to be enjoying itself.
We kick Iron Man in the junk while Pepper Potts gives free hand jobs. When life gives you lemons, show them your identification. The legend of the vomiting deer is born.