The Amazing Nerdcast Comic Book Podcast

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The podcast about comic books, movies, pop culture, and nerds. Each week the nerds take a look at current releases, titles and collected trades and give updates on pop culture news. Comic book fans talk about their favorite characters, story arcs, and the comic multiverse. If you're looking for the best comic book stories then look no further than The Amazing Nerdcast.

Location:

Seattle, WA

Description:

The podcast about comic books, movies, pop culture, and nerds. Each week the nerds take a look at current releases, titles and collected trades and give updates on pop culture news. Comic book fans talk about their favorite characters, story arcs, and the comic multiverse. If you're looking for the best comic book stories then look no further than The Amazing Nerdcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

54 – We’re Back: A Nerdcast Review

8/27/2017
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
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
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
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. We also talk about the mini Spider-Man event: Clone Conspiracy and its repercussions. As well as the Spider-Gwen/Spider-Man Cross over and how to properly write Legacy Characters such as the Black Panther. Death Pool (Round 2) Update

Duration:00:35:22

50 – Damian Wayne

2/26/2017
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 Rises Alpha. We also cover the newest run of Wildstorm by Warren Ellis.

Duration:00:36:39

49 – Jason Todd

2/19/2017
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 Jason's death, Batman's disregard for human life, and why you should never date a super hero.

Duration:00:46:28

48 – Dick Grayson

2/13/2017
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 37. As well as his epic tale as the Batman.

Duration:00:40:01

47.2 – Joe Show: Nightwing & Spider-Man

2/5/2017
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
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
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
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
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
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 to.

Duration:01:09:02

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

12/25/2016
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. Timestamps Autumnlands Twitter Conversation Marvel Noir Luke Cage Noir

Duration:00:49:36

42 – To Quote the Poets… We’re #@(%ed

12/18/2016
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. Timestamps Conversation with Benjamin Dewey and Kurt Busiek Shortly after this episode aired Benjamin Dewey, the artist for Autumnlands, invited us to a conversation about the comic....

Duration:00:45:00

41 – Star Wars, Darth Vader & Friends

12/11/2016
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 Star Wars title by Jason Aaron. Star Wars Comics

Duration:01:01:24

40 – Southern Cross & Southern Bastards

12/5/2016
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. Comic Reviews DeathPool Update

Duration:00:54:58

39 – Thor: The Goddess of Thunder

11/20/2016
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. Thor

Duration:01:00:54

38 – Luke Cage & Doctor Strange

11/13/2016
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, and notable easter eggs. As well as a guide to the Infinity Stones and additional Dr. Strange comics. Luke Cage Doctor Strange

Duration:01:04:07

37 – Serenity: Firefly Class 03-K64

11/6/2016
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. Volume One: "Those Left Behind" is the missing episode between Firefly and Serenity. Volume Two: "Better Days and Other Stories" contains several stories, mostly falling between Firefly and Serenity as well. While...

Duration:00:51:58