‘The Mutant Agenda’, ‘Mutants’ Revenge’ & ‘Morbius’
Jerome and Brian continue their look at the second season of Spider-Man and examine a huge crossover in the world of Marvel animation as the X-Men (most prominently Wolverine and Beast) are featured.
Morbius also makes an appearance, but it’s not great. Enjoy the discussion about obscure horror and what makes this season so much better.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Spider-Man ’94: Episodes 17-19
Over the course of three years, Jerome and Brian have put a number of movies into the Superhero Pantheon. This week, they focus on people as they induct a number of the most important people in.
Jerome and Brian also make some solo selections as well. It’s 90 minutes covering the very best superhero performers over the last half century of films.
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Special Edition: Putting People into the Pantheon
It’s a special edition of Superhero Pantheon as Jerome and Brian run down their ten favorite superhero action scenes of all-time. No spoilers. You’ll have to listen to get the lists.
(Even the extremely canonical poster was made up by Matt!)
Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Top 10 Action Sequences
Somehow, despite announcing one million Marvel projects a year ago, Disney+ Day 2021 brought not just new footage of the existing slate, but yet more announcements. Time for a hype check.
Continue reading Marvel Mondays: Hype Check for the MCU’s Future
This pilot was the first attempt by anyone to make a full-on X-Men television show. The episode is absolutely insane for reasons we will get into. This world was not ready for it though, and the pilot was tragically not picked up. Matt Waters and I discussed this project and other X-Men related cartoons! I just re-visited that piece, and my opinions on it have largely not changed. Welcome to the latest edition of MARVELOUS ANIMATION.
Continue reading 11 Takeaways from the Pryde of the X-Men Pilot
Spider-Man: The Animated Series was a very popular animated superhero show. It was decided at some point it was the idea vehicle for adapting the Secret Wars story, and they did it over several episodes. Welcome to the third edition of Marvelous Animation!
Continue reading 9 Takeaways from the “Secret Wars” Storyline in Spider-Man: The Animated Series
Spider-man and his Amazing Friends was an early 80s Spider-man cartoon where Peter Park fought villains with his pals….Iceman and Firestar? Firestar was created for the purposes of the show. There were only 24 episodes produced over the course of three seasons, but one of them featured the trio visiting Charles Xavier and the X-men! It’s our long-delayed second edition of MARVELOUS ANIMATION
Continue reading 8 Takeaways from the “The X-Men Adventure” in Spider-man and his Amazing Friends
The final Fox-developed X-Men film is finally on a streaming service after a much delayed post-production/release/etc. Full review of the film is here.
1. Emotionally Small Stakes Continue reading 7 Takeaways from The New Mutants
Mike & Matt dust off the flagship podcast at long last, but not for Legion Season 3 as long-promised because New Mutants finally came out… a year ago!
Matt details the extensive production troubles, the initial plans for sequels, and the duo get into the unfinished feel of the film and reflect on the Fox era of X-Men for the 45th time.
Continue reading Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #18 – New Mutants