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View from the Gutters is a weekly round-table discussion about comic books. In each episode we focus on reviewing one graphic novel or collected volume of a series. At the end of each podcast we vote to select which nominated work well be talking about next time, so you can read along with us.

View from the Gutters is a weekly round-table discussion about comic books. In each episode we focus on reviewing one graphic novel or collected volume of a series. At the end of each podcast we vote to select which nominated work well be talking about next time, so you can read along with us.
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View from the Gutters is a weekly round-table discussion about comic books. In each episode we focus on reviewing one graphic novel or collected volume of a series. At the end of each podcast we vote to select which nominated work well be talking about next time, so you can read along with us.

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English


Episodes

Journey into Mystery #86-87 (Dec. 1962)

3/11/2019
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On this episode, we discuss Journey into Mystery #86-87, featuring the first appearance of occasionally reoccurring Thor villain, Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man. We also discuss the events of December 1962. Our theme for this episode is Big Girls Don’t Cry, by Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons.

Duration:01:36:38

Strange Tales #101-103 (Nov. 1962)

2/26/2019
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On this episode, we discuss Strange Tales #101-103, which includes the first appearance of classic FF villain, The Wizard! We also discuss the events of November 1962, including the introduction of ZIP codes, the first supersonic jet, and Richard Nixon no longer being around to kick. Our theme for this episode is “He’s A Rebel” […]

Duration:01:01:24

Tales to Astonish #35-37 (Oct. 1962)

2/11/2019
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On this episode, we discuss Tales to Astonish #35-37, which includes the first appearance of Hank Pym, the Astonishing Antman! We also give our eulogy for Stan Lee (RIP) and discuss important events of October 1962—including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the release of the first James Bond film, Dr. No. Our theme song for […]

Duration:01:05:43

Fantastic Four #6-9 (Sept. 1962)

1/23/2019
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On this episode, we talk about Fantastic Four #6-9, which includes the first appearances of Alicia Masters and the Puppetmaster! We also discuss important events of September 1962, including the looming Cuban Missile Crisis and the invention of semi-conductor lasers! Our theme song for this episode is Sherry by The 4 Seasons.

Duration:01:53:18

Journey into Mystery #83-85 (Fall 1962)

1/7/2019
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On this episode, we talk about the first appearances of Thor and Loki!

Duration:01:13:05

Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962)

12/24/2018
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On this episode, we talk about Amazing Fantasy #15, featuring the first appearance of one Spider-Man; also long-time supporting cast Aunt May, Uncle Ben, and Flash Thompson. We also discuss the events of August 1962, including the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela and the death of Marilyn Monroe. This episode’s opening theme is Do the Locomotion by Little […]

Duration:01:06:35

The Incredible Hulk #2-4 (Fall 1962)

12/10/2018
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On this episode, we talk about The Incredible Hulk #2-4, featuring the first appearance of The Ring Master, and shooting the Hulk into space!

Duration:00:45:15

Fantastic Four #5 (July 1962)

11/26/2018
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On this episode, we talk about Fantastic Four #5: Prisoners of Doctor Doom! This issue, clearly, features the first appearance of Doctor Doom! This issue has a cover date of July 1962, and we discuss some of the events which occur during June and July. We also discuss the firing of James Gunn from Guardians […]

Duration:00:42:26

The Incredible Hulk #1, FF #4 (May 1962)

11/12/2018
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On this episode, we talk about The Incredible Hulk #1: The Hulk! and Fantastic Four #4: The Coming of the Sub-Mariner! These issues include the first appearance of many of the Hulk’s core cast, including Rick Jones, “Thunderbolt” Ross, Betty Ross, and Bruce Banner himself; while FF features the return of one of Marvel’s first characters, Namor! […]

Duration:01:23:38

Fantastic Four #2-3 (Jan-Mar. 1962)

10/29/2018
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On this episode, we talk about Fantastic Four #2: Skrulls from Outer Space! and Fantastic Four #3: The Menace of the Miracle Man! These issues have cover dates of January and March, 1962, and we discuss some of the events which occur during those months.

Duration:00:54:06

Fantastic Four #1 (Nov. 1961)

10/15/2018
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On this episode, we talk about the state of the world circa the fall of 1961 and the inception point of the Marvel Universe: Fantastic Four #1. Cover date November, 1961: This issue features the first appearance of the Fantastic Four, as well as that of the Mole Man and Monster Isle (a location that […]

Duration:00:51:19

Prologue: The Golden Age

10/1/2018
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Welcome to the premiere episode of The House of Jack and Stan. On this show, we’re going to be reading and discussing the origin and evolution of Marvel Comics—starting from the release of Fantastic Four #1 in 1961. We plan to hit every issue that Marvel released from ’61 through the end of 1969. Along […]

Duration:00:46:15

Announcement

9/24/2018
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We’ve been gone for a while, since we wrapped up the weekly comic book club at the end of last year. But we have not been idle, and we’re are now ready to announce a new ongoing series. We’re going to be reading and discussing the origin and evolution of Marvel Comics—starting from the release […]

Duration:00:03:00

Backmatter #27 — Avengers: Infinity War

5/28/2018
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This week on View from the Gutters we have a special bonus episode: Avengers: Infinity War From Tobiah: So we’re still not back to doing the Comic Book Club, but Joe and I have been working on other projects (which aren’t ready to be released, or really even announced). We got to talking about Infinity […]

Duration:00:40:52

200 — Star Power

12/28/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: Star Power Written by Michael Terracciano Art by Garth Graham From Starpowercomic.com: In the far future, a young astronomer on a distant space station is chosen to wield the Star Power. Now, as the last of the Star Powered Sentinels, she must protect and […]

Duration:00:50:13

199 — The Coldest City

12/15/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: The Coldest City Written by Antony Johnston Art by Sam Hart From Amazon: November 1989. Communism is collapsing, and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it. But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak & dagger to attend to. […]

Duration:00:35:33

198 — Habitat

11/29/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: Habitat by Simon Roy From Image: All his life, Hank Cho wanted to join the ranks of the Habsec—the rulers of the orbital habitat his people call home. But when he finds a powerful, forbidden weapon from the deep past, a single moment of […]

Duration:00:39:45

197 — The Flintstones

11/8/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: The Flintstones by Mark Russell and Steve Pugh From Amazon: Hanna-Barbera has created some of the most recognizable animated characters of all time. As part of DC Comics’ re-imagination of cartoons like SCOOBY-DOO, THE FLINTSONES, JOHNNY QUEST, SPACE GHOST, and WACKY RACERS, these new series will […]

Duration:00:42:36

196 — Invisible Republic

10/25/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: Invisible Republic, Vol. 1-3 Story by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman Art by Gabriel Hardman Color Art by Jordan Boyd From Amazon: Arthur McBride’s regime has fallen. His planet has been plunged into chaos, his story shrouded in mystery, until reporter Croger Babb discovers […]

Duration:00:49:10

195 — Kill or Be Killed, #1-12

10/12/2017
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This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is: Kill or Be Killed, #1-12 Story by Ed Brubaker Art by Sean Phillips and Elizabeth Breitweiser From Image: The darkly twisted story of a young man forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret as it slowly begins to ruin […]

Duration:00:39:31