The Superhero Pantheon: ‘Endgame’ (and Jupiter’s Legacy)

Jerome and Brian have been doing some version of this show for three years, and it’s time to rest for a bit. This is the season finale as Jerome and Brian reflect on their time and also preview what is to come in the world of superheroes.

They also discuss Jupiter’s Legacy (In Jerome’s case, just the first episode). Enjoy our last show until September. Have a great summer!

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The Superhero Pantheon: Top 10 Favorite Performances

Jerome and Brian are caught up on movies now, so they decided to go over their favorite performances across over 40 years of superhero films. You know you like lists, so enjoy this one. 

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The Superhero Pantheon: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Jerome and Brian discuss the eligibility of one more movie for the pantheon, 2003’s forgotten League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Jerome discusses what Micheal Jordan, Steve Austin, and Sean Connery have in common.

Also, this movie isn’t bad?

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The Superhero Pantheon: Invincible (Season One)

Jerome and Brian take a look at the first season of Amazon Prime’s Invincible. They discuss the shocking twist at the end of the first episode (SPOILERS) and the narrative of what it means to be both a hero and a human being.

Jerome reads off the incredible cast list (takes about two minutes) and they decide what works and what doesn’t about Robert Kirkman’s entry into the superhero genre.

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Jerome and Brian review another Marvel Disney Plus show, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Did the show meet the high standard established by Wandavision? Did the show justify its existence as a six hour television show? Find out about two very different opinions on a show that has gotten some very mixed reviews.

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: Hancock

Jerome and Brian finally address another movie they’ve been putting off for a while: Hancock. They discuss this dour and depressing Will Smith project and spend even more time in 2008, a year that has been very important to the history of this podcast. Does dour equal greatness or something pile of shame worthy or somewhere in-between?

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: My Super Ex-Girlfriend & Thunder Force

Jerome and Brian discuss two female led superhero films that unfortunately are not very good, maybe historically so. They discuss how problematic every single character is in My Super Ex-Girlfriend is and why Ben Falcone made an action comedy that didn’t have great action and wasn’t funny. This might be rock bottom. 

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: Constantine

Jerome and Brian discuss a forgotten 2005 DC movie, Constantine. Find out how Keanu Reeves made smoking look incredibly cool, Rachel Weisz refusing to emote, and what all the whispering is about. Conversation about this movie proves this does exist. Find out whether it exists enough to warrant a place in the Pantheon or Pile of Shame. 

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: Kick-Ass

Jerome and Brian continue their limited run of Superhero Pantheon episodes and turn their attention to the very popular 2010 film, Kick-Ass.

This was referenced by Wandavision because of two of the stars. This was quite the popular film 11 years ago. Does it still hold up? Find out as Jerome and Brian analyze Matthew Vaughn’s original foray into superhero films. 

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: The Old Guard & True Believer: Rise and Fall of Stan Lee

Jerome and Brian discuss Netflix’s The Old Guard, one of their biggest titles released to date.

They also provide some general thoughts on the recent Stan Lee biography that just came out. Excelsior!

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