This week on the Amazing Nerdcast you learn about Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men. This includes his epic first story arc: E is for Extinction. We also over the fallout of Magneto as well as the Secret Wars variation on E is for Extinction.
Professor X has forever been the face of mutants in the Marvel Universe…but what led him on this path as a militant leader? Joe talks about the villainous nature of Professor Charles Xavier showcasing his exploits and manipulation. Also it’s 2017: Why do some comics insist on looking like Archie?
The Amazing Nerdcast dives into Wolverine’s past, present, and future. Including the original story arc of “Old Man Logan” by Mark Millar and Brian K. Vaughan’s “Logan.” We also take a look at Laura Kinney’s introduction into the X-Men and her new role as the “All-New Wolverine.”
Legion is an Omega-Level mutant with unfathomable power. He’s also clinically insane. Every power that manifests is controlled by a separate personality. Each of these personalities surface unpredictably with new ones developing consistently. His primary ability is telepathy, a gift from his father.
Marvel Noir takes us to Earth-90214, a universe where many of our heroes emerge during the United States’ Great Depression. New York City is under prohibition, recovering from the first World War, and run by organized crime. It’s a dire world that requires darker “heroes” who are willing to venture through moral ambiguity.
With the DC Rebirth in full swing Jason, Kyle, and Joe investigate the Watchmen and their involvement with the “relaunch.” Also there’s a review of the new Han Solo series. Along with an overview of 2 new Civil War II books.
Continued coverage of DC’s Rebirth including Batman and Green Lanterns. In addition we review Civil War II #1 by Brian Michael Bendis. Discuss of whether X-Men should be considered humans or not. We also cover the mini series: Deadpool & Cable: Split Second.
X-Men: Apocalypse has arrived! Jason, Kyle, and Joe review the 3rd movie in the “relaunched” X-Men franchise. Also a review on Counter-X, a Generation X trade and Nighthawk #1!
A quick guide to Apocalypse inside the Marvel Universe. This overview will contain his origin, best story arcs, and the current Apocalypse Wars series. Also Joe reviews Stray Bullets #1 and a review by Kyle on Kraven’s Last Hunt.
Review of Black Road #1, East of West (Vol 1), The Phantom: Checkmate, Superman: Black Ring and the Darkseid Wars. This week the crew starts a Character Death Pool with first round picks. Also an analysis of DC and Marvel Analogs.
Review of the current X-Men titles including Extraordinary X-Men, Old Man Logan, All-New X-Men, All-New Wolverine, Uncanny X-Men, and Deadpool. Also a review of Wolverine 66-72, the original ‘Old Man Logan’ story arc, and a brief recap of the Secret Wars: Old Man Logan series.
Leading up to All-New Wolverine and Old Man Logan is a recap and review of the Death of Wolverine series. Also a review of Secret Wars: X-Men ’92 that leads in the recently released series of the same name. Tying into Deadpool, Jason does a review on the Spider-Man/Deadpool mini-series.