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J.S.T. Andrews from Constant Comics and Kyle Kraus are comic book enthusiasts (a.k.a. nerds). Find the best upcoming comics from Marvel, DC, Image, and all indie publishers. Learn about great story arcs, trades, and series. Discover great writers and artists. All topics related to the industry will be covered including comic movies, pop culture, and cult films.

J.S.T. Andrews from Constant Comics and Kyle Kraus are comic book enthusiasts (a.k.a. nerds). Find the best upcoming comics from Marvel, DC, Image, and all indie publishers. Learn about great story arcs, trades, and series. Discover great writers and artists. All topics related to the industry will be covered including comic movies, pop culture, and cult films.
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Seattle, WA

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J.S.T. Andrews from Constant Comics and Kyle Kraus are comic book enthusiasts (a.k.a. nerds). Find the best upcoming comics from Marvel, DC, Image, and all indie publishers. Learn about great story arcs, trades, and series. Discover great writers and artists. All topics related to the industry will be covered including comic movies, pop culture, and cult films.

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English


Episodes

54 – We’re Back: A Nerdcast Review

8/27/2017
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Jason, Kyle, and Joe are back! This month we cover Wonder Woman, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2, and Spider-Man: Homecoming. We also discuss current comics including Black Bolt, Snotgirl, and The Old Guard.

Duration:01:02:13

53 – New X-Men by Grant Morrison

4/16/2017
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This week on the Amazing Nerdcast you learn about Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men. This includes his epic first story arc: E is for Extinction. We also over the fallout of Magneto as well as the Secret Wars variation on E is for Extinction.

Duration:00:34:00

52 – Logan & Iron Fist

4/9/2017
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This week the Amazing Nerdcast reviews the final Wolverine movie: Logan. We also discuss Marvel’s latest Netflix Series: Iron Fist.

Duration:00:54:05

51 – Red Thorn

4/2/2017
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The Amazing Nerds are back! This episode we review the Vertigo comic: Red Thorn. A fantasy comic that is embedded with Scottish folklore and Pagan rituals. It’s filled with twists and unique perspective on a war that has spanned millennia.

Duration:00:35:22

50 – Damian Wayne

2/26/2017
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Damian Wayne is the son of Bruce Wayne, the current Robin, and the subsequent heir to the Cowl of Batman. He was trained by the League of Assassins and has little to no consideration for the lives of criminals. In this episode we overview Damian inside Super Sons (Rebirth) #1, Robin Rises Omega, and Robin […]

Duration:00:36:39

49 – Jason Todd

2/19/2017
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In this episode we discuss Jason Todd and his role as Robin and also as the Red Hood. We review the infamous “A Death in the Family” story arc and “The Red Hood and the Outlaws” series from both the New 52 and Rebirth. While going down several philosophical rabbit holes involving the symbolism of […]

Duration:00:46:28

48 – Dick Grayson

2/13/2017
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Dick Grayson has been apart of the Bat-Family since the beginning. He was the first Robin. Later he ascended to Nightwing and even took over as Batman for a time. Since then he’s been a secret agent before reacquiring the mantel of Nightwing. The nerds discuss his past and dive into his adventures as Agent […]

Duration:00:40:01

47.2 – Joe Show: Nightwing & Spider-Man

2/5/2017
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One of the greatest sidekicks in the world has a secret: he’s better than Batman. Dick Grayson lives to protect, but can even Nightwing, the former Robin, live up to the legacy of the Bat? Also why doesn’t Spider-Man have organic webbing?

Duration:00:11:10

47.1 – Joe Show: Professor X & Archie

1/29/2017
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Professor X has forever been the face of mutants in the Marvel Universe…but what led him on this path as a militant leader? Joe talks about the villainous nature of Professor Charles Xavier showcasing his exploits and manipulation. Also it’s 2017: Why do some comics insist on looking like Archie?

Duration:00:07:44

47 – Wolverine, Logan & X-23

1/22/2017
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The Amazing Nerdcast dives into Wolverine’s past, present, and future. Including the original story arc of “Old Man Logan” by Mark Millar and Brian K. Vaughan’s “Logan.” We also take a look at Laura Kinney’s introduction into the X-Men and her new role as the “All-New Wolverine.”

Duration:00:53:27

46 – Legion

1/15/2017
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Legion is an Omega-Level mutant with unfathomable power. He’s also clinically insane. Every power that manifests is controlled by a separate personality. Each of these personalities surface unpredictably with new ones developing consistently. His primary ability is telepathy, a gift from his father.

Duration:00:33:36

45 – Rando Comrissian

1/8/2017
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The first edition of Rando Comrissian where everyone picks a random comic book trade. Titles include Boom! Studio’s Translucid, Superman: Nightwing & Flamebird, and Joker’s Endgame. Also discussed is the state of the DC Rebirth including the Watchmen, the Multiverse, and Batman.

Duration:00:51:45

44 – The Best Comics of 2016

1/1/2017
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2016 was a great year for comic books. There was a gratuitous amount of new indie comics, DC relaunched their universe with Rebirth, and Marvel’s Secret Wars spawned great stories and characters. Also there were a lot of great comic book movies. Now that 2017 is here we have a lot more to look forward […]

Duration:01:09:02

43 – Marvel Noir: Spider-Man, Iron Man, Daredevil, Punisher & X-Men

12/25/2016
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Marvel Noir takes us to Earth-90214, a universe where many of our heroes emerge during the United States’ Great Depression. New York City is under prohibition, recovering from the first World War, and run by organized crime. It’s a dire world that requires darker “heroes” who are willing to venture through moral ambiguity.

Duration:00:49:36

42 – To Quote the Poets… We’re #@(%ed

12/18/2016
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Two of the greatest fantasy stories have taken the comic world by storm: Autumnlands (a.k.a. Tooth & Claw) by Kurt Busiek and Monstress by Marjorie. Both comics have magic and anthropomorphic characters “animal people,” ancient gods, and unbelievable power. However, they are set in completely different worlds.

Duration:00:45:00

41 – Star Wars, Darth Vader & Friends

12/11/2016
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Marvel has recently reacquired the publication of Star Wars comics. Since then they have done a phenomenal job creating and enriching the official cannon of the Star Wars Universe. In this episode we review Chewbacca by Gerry Duggan, Darth Vader by Kieron Gillen, Princess Leia by Mark Waid, Lando by Charles Soule, and the main […]

Duration:01:01:24

40 – Southern Cross & Southern Bastards

12/5/2016
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A full episode including two new Marvel Now comics: Venom #1 and Ghost Rider #1. Also an overview of the epic space thriller Southern Cross by Becky Cloonan. Lastly a review of Southern Bastards by Jason Aaron and Jason LaTour.

Duration:00:54:58

39 – Thor: The Goddess of Thunder

11/20/2016
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There’s a new Thor in the Marvel Universe. She’s mightier, more worthy, and has an unprecedented connection to the hammer Mjölnir. However, she has a profound weakness that could easily be exploited if anyone found out who she really is.

Duration:01:00:54

38 – Luke Cage & Doctor Strange

11/13/2016
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A review of Marvel’s Netflix Series Luke Cage. Including a review of the cast, the series, and easter eggs. In addition there’s a quick a guide to Luke Cage in comics. Also in this episode the nerds review Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Including a review of the cast, what magic means to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, […]

Duration:01:04:07

37 – Serenity: Firefly Class 03-K64

11/6/2016
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Firefly and its follow-up movie Serenity became an instant fan favorite in the early 2000’s. Since then several comics have been published that are all within the same universe and timeline. Currently there are three volumes with another in production and set to release late 2016.

Duration:00:51:58