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Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.

Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.
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Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.

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English


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Spider-Man X-Men Arcade's Revenge with Adam Higgins

9/23/2018
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So you've got Spider-Man, a character with so many games out at this point that I'm too lazy to count. You've got the X-Men, who have games out but they mostly suck. But both of them are beloved franchises, both helped to save Marvel. And you've got Adam Higgins from Odd Dad Out, who admittedly has not directly saved Marvel. Put them all together and what do you get? Let's just say that the LJN rainbow strikes again. Learn such things as: WHO You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on...

Duration:01:11:54

Welcome to the New Feed

9/16/2018
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If you see this episode then you're seeing the new feed and everything is good to go. Nothing changes from here, and your regularly scheduled programing will begin again on Sunday, September 23rd with Adam Higgins of Odd Dad Out coming on the show to talk about Spider-Man and The X-Men in Arcade's Revenge. Play Comics post for this episode.

Duration:00:02:01

Return of the Joker with Steven Pappas and Chris Grimmett

9/9/2018
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Batman and The Joker, it’s an iconic pairing that will never go away. At least not for long. Listen in as Steven and Chris from Is This Adulting? come to talk about Batman, Robin, and the fact that this game just doesn’t really make much sense at all. Learn such things as: Which of us […]

Duration:01:05:48

Asterix and the Great Rescue with Matt Sanderson and Kayleigh Osborne

9/2/2018
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Apparently Asterix is a big deal. Who knew? Chris didn’t, that’s for sure. Good thing we have Kayleigh and Matt Sanderson coming back to let us know about the Gaul village that just might have something up their sleeve when it comes to defeating those pesky Romans. Learn such things as: What exactly is going […]

Duration:01:01:17

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Handheld Roundup with John Horsley

8/26/2018
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Just like back in the 1990s, we can’t escape the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. List this week as John Horsley from Spoiler Country joins the fun to look at the titles for the original Gameboy (yay….) and Tournament Fighters (YAY!) Learn such things as: Will anybody admit to liking Leonardo? Are any […]

Duration:00:45:27

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Home Console Roundup with Megan and RJ

8/19/2018
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The Ninja Turtles pretty much sum up the 1990s. But what happens when Megan and RJ from Oh No! Lit Class come on the show to look at not 1, not 2, but 3 games all in one shot? Can we handle that much excitement? Or does Shredder take one of his many forms to […]

Duration:00:46:42

X-Men Mutant Apocalypse with Mike Ryan

8/12/2018
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The X-Men are one of the most important teams that Marvel has. So what happens when somebody actually make a good game about them? Listen in as Mike Ryan from The Controller Throwers joins in to talk about the first actual good game featuring this iconic team to get released for home consoles. Learn such […]

Duration:01:10:14

Spider-Man & Venom Maximum Carnage with Kyle Federline

8/6/2018
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Spider-Man has some of the most iconic villains around. But what happens when he faces off against someone so sinister that he has to employ the help of one of his firecest foes? Find out as Kyle from The Real Dudes Podcast joins us to talk Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage. Learn such things as: […]

Duration:00:52:24

Spider-Man vs Kingpin with Scott Niswander

7/29/2018
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Epic heroes deserve epic villains, and Spider-Man sure has plenty of them. Scott Niswander of NerdSync joins us for a look at The Amazing Spider-Man vs The Kingpin on Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, and Sega CD. Learn such things as: What Spider-Man villains don’t deserve to be early level bosses? How does the […]

Duration:00:43:05

The Punisher for Genesis with Joe Bunzerelly

7/22/2018
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We take another look at The Punisher, this time in a much better game. Listen as Joe Bunzerelly of The Bunzerelly Show joins Chris to talk about The Punisher in all of his shooting glory on this Sega Genesis and arcade classic. Learn such things as: What crazy things has Frank Castle gotten himself into? […]

Duration:00:54:20

Superman on Genesis with Karrington Martin

7/15/2018
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Superman Returns (see what I did there) with a game that exists and has a Superman sprite that looks like Superman and, ummmm, I don’t know I’m really stretching here because this game isn’t very good. Listen as Chris is joined by Karrington Martin of the RealDudes Podcast as they break down another Superman game […]

Duration:00:54:36

X-Men Arcade with John Horsley and Kenric Regan

7/8/2018
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The X-Men return with an arcade game that came to home consoles a mere 18 years later based on a cartoon pilot that eventually became our beloved 90s X-Men cartoon. Listen as Chris is joined by John Horsley and Kenric Reagan of Spoiler Country take a look at this gem of the 90s arcade world. […]

Duration:01:01:15

Swamp Thing with Tyler Kirby

7/1/2018
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Swamp Thing never gets a fair shake at fame. From a lousy cartoon to an LJN game, it seems that only die hard comic fans really know how cool he can be. Listen as Chris and Tyler Kirby from Better Than Static take a look at this misunderstood and underappreciated force of nature. Learn such […]

Duration:00:52:18

Wolverine with Doug Hensley

6/24/2018
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Wolverine is the X-Man that everyone loved in the 90s so of course he got his own game. But is that nostalgia trip enough to make Chris and Doug Hensley from Gaming & Chill enjoy a run through another LJN released game? Learn such things as: Why can’t Wolverine’s powers ever be right? Where did […]

Duration:02:52:58

Spider-Man 2 with Kieran Shiach

6/17/2018
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Spider-Man, we just can’t get away from him can we? Not that I’m complaining, he’s a popular character for a reason. This time around joing Chris and Kieran Shiach as they talk about the second Toby McGuire Spider-Man film and the game that came out alongside it. Yeah, we’re cheating a bit and jumping ahead. […]

Duration:00:42:24

Bonus Fantastic Four with Kayleigh Osborne

6/14/2018
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The Fantastic Four? Yeah, we’re not really there yet. But I think that’s a travesty so we’re going to cheat a little bit and look at something Fantastic Four. Umm, yeah, we’ll go with that. Learn such things as: When is the first Fantastic Four game coming out anyway? What revelation did Chris have while […]

Duration:00:46:31

Dennis the Menace Featuring Rhett Hall

6/10/2018
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Dennis the Menace (the American one at least) is a cultural icon. Anyone who read the comics as a child most likely knows who Dennis is and followed his adventures. But is that enough to save this game from the trash pile? Learn such things as: The shifting sense of who we feel sorry for […]

Duration:00:52:16

Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six Featuring Issa Wurie

5/28/2018
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Spider-Man rears his head again, and it’s still not anywhere near as good as that PS1 classic we all love. This time Issa from Young Free & Coupled takes a swing at the wall crawler as he takes on the Sinister Six in this NES, Master System, and Game Gear title from LJN. Learn such […]

Duration:01:07:37

Batman the Animated Series Featuring Karrington Martin

5/13/2018
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Batman: The Animated Series is easily seen as one of the best versions of Batman on the screen. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a game came out for it. Listen in as Karrington from The Real Dudes Podcast joins in on discussing yet another Gameboy game. Learn such things as: Who is […]

Duration:00:28:38

The Smurfs Featuring Kayleigh Osborne

4/29/2018
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Martians! Except they’re from Earth, and blue… so SMURFS! Listen as Chris basically has no idea what’s going on and return guest Kayleigh knows exactly what’s going on as these two discuss The Smurfs in comic, cartoon, and game form. Learn such things as: Where did the Smurf name come from anyway? Where did these […]

Duration:00:36:11