9 Takeaways from the “Secret Wars” Storyline in Spider-Man: The Animated Series

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!

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8 Takeaways from the “The X-Men Adventure” in Spider-man and his Amazing Friends

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

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Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #18 – 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.

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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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Marvel Mondays: WandaVision Series Review

Apparently recapping Batman: The Animated Series twice a week isn’t enough for me, as I’ve decided to begin weekly coverage of the various forthcoming Marvel TV shows.

If I had a time machine I’d have started this column to coincide with the first episode of WandaVision, but I’ll get the ball rolling with my overall thoughts and then from next Monday episodic coverage of The Falcon and the Winder Soldier will begin. SPOILERS ahead.

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The Superhero Pantheon – Limited Edition: New Mutants

Jerome and Brian are back to discuss a movie five years in the making. Was it worth the wait (SPOILER: Not really) and whether the final 20th Century Fox/Studios Marvel movie is worthy enough for the Pantheon or Pile of Shame.

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The Superhero Pantheon (Archive): X-Men & Iron Man

Jerome and Brian are back for another redux. This week, listen to their thoughts on the original X-Men movie, back when black leather was all the rage. Then listen to them as they discuss the very first MCU movie, Iron Man from 2008. Enjoy!

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Logan

Logan

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The Movie: Logan (2017)

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Top 10 Performances in the X-Men Films

The X-Men films have had some really strong performances featuring some of the best actors alive. However those very same actors have also delivered the weakest, hammiest performances of their career in the infamously up-and-down series. As such, ranking the best performances in the series….was not as easy as I initially expected? I don’t know. It was fun though. Enjoy the photos!

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