Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

Status Report: Summer Of Heroes 2011 (Captain America, X-Men & More!)

 

After an unexpectedly long break, Alain & Mike return for an impromptu update on the state of 2011’s Summer Of Heroes! Join in as superhero-lovin’ Alain shares his reactions to this year’s mythical hero Marvel overdose-cum Avengers prelude, featuring thoughts on Thor, X-Men: First Class, and of course, the newly released Captain America: The First Avenger (all the while Mike wonders what he has gotten himself into!).  Following this is a chat about Comic-Con weekend’s clockwork unveiling of trailers for next year’s heavy-hitters. What do they think of the footage of the upcoming Amazing Spiderman & The Dark Knight  Rises? Well you’ll just have to tune in, and find out!

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episode 014: Binary Nation (Marvel’s Civil War)

When the empowered everywhere are placated for a single catastrophic event, is there any such thing as a side? Join Joel, Alain, and Mike as they are joined by Reality Check Fail‘s always excellent  Daniel Campisi for a one-of-a-kind roundtable look back at one of superhero comic-dom’s most controversial crossover arcs!

BTW: Our very own Joel seems to finally be writing some more! Check out his look back at a gaming franchise that needs little introduction.

[00:00 – 27:00] Intros & What We’ve Been Checking Out. (Sgt. Frog, DC Online, Green Hornet, Fractale, Mother, & more!)

[26:23 – 90:23] Themes of Civil War & The Superhero Registration Act

[26:23 – 41:00] First Impressions On the Overall & The Challenge Of Characters As Plot Devices;

[41:15 -45:25] The Primary Players: Iron Man Vs. Captain America?

[45:26- 49:25] Peter Parker’s Dilemma & The Problem With Continuity/Cross-Marketing  **SPOILERS?**

[49:40 – 52:00] Allegorical Melee

[52:00 – 57:00]  The X-Men: Forever Outcast

[57:00 –  59:00] The Cable Factor “….My Past Is Your Future”

[59:00 –  62:39] Just Sayin’ : Character Retcon Check (What if Bruce were here?) **SERIOUS SPOILERS**

[62:40 – 90:23] The Outcome & Personal Reflections. **Goes Without Saying**

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