Origin Story

Origin Story Episode 30

Origin Story Episode 30 Website CoverIn this episode, we say goodbye to Spider-Man and The Transformers as I begin wrapping up this series. First, I look at Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #7, which is the honeymoon of Peter and Mary Jane. Then, I wrap up “Kraven’s Last Hunt” with Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider Man #132. Finally we head back to England for the second part of “Man of Iron” in The Transformers #34.

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Origin Story Episode 29

Origin Story Episode 29 Website CoverThe Joes and Cobras fight high above the Earth in G.I. Joe #65, Frank Castle takes on a cult leader in The Punisher #4 and I look at what’s going on the Marvel Universe with Marvel Age #56. Plus … MEAT LOAF!!!

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And here are some covers and scans from these issues …

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Origin Story Episode 28

Origin Story Episode 28 Website CoverI dip my toes into the independent comics waters with Robotech: The Macross Saga #21. Join me as I spend time with Rick Hunter and Lisa Hayes as they get stuck in the depths of the SDF-1 for a few hours (bottle epsidoe, anyone?). Then, I talk about teaching podcasting and past summer enrichment program experiences.

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Origin Story Episode 27

Origin Story Episode 27 Website CoverKraven meets his end in the penultimate chapter of Kraven’s Last Hunt as I take a look at “Thunder” from The Amazing Spider-Man #294. Plus, I spend 15 minutes talking about ice cream.

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Oh, and as a bonus, here’s the Carvel commercial from the second half of the episode:

Origin Story Episode 26

Origin Story Episode 26 Website CoverKraven’s Last Hunt enters its second half as Spidey crawls out of the grave (quite literally) in Web of Spider-Man #32. Plus, I talk about why G.I. Joe Yearbook #3 is so important to me as a comics reader.

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Origin Story Episode 25

Origin Story Episode 25 Website Cover“Kraven’s Last Hunt” continues as he heads into the sewers and takes down Vermin. Then, we hop across the pond to read the first part of “Man of Iron.” It’s Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131 and The Transformers #33.

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Origin Story Episode 24

Origin Story Episode 24 Website CoverWe know who’s behind Cobra Commander’s armor, but do the Baroness and Serpentor? One of them is going to find out in G.I. Joe #64. Then, we’re going to find out what’s going in the entire Marvel Universe (and the New Universe) in Marvel Age #55.

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And as promised, here are some scans from the interior of Marvel Age #55 …

The cover story, about Iron Man.

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The Warriors Three story featuring Charles Vess artwork.

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The New Talent Department with some gorgeous Black Widow panels.

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The Hulk house ad with art by Todd McFarlane.

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The calendar from the back cover.

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