Episode 23: The Amazing Spider-Man 374 & 375

These two issues see the return of one of Spidey’s most iconic villains and sets the stage for some much of the Venom-ness that would permeate the rest of the 90s. For these two issues, I knew I couldn’t do it alone. So I brought in the only man for the job, a man who had a letter printed in a Spider-Man comic about how amazing Venom was: Siskoid. So let’s see how the symbiotic villain fares this time around, now that he’s not being saddled alongside Carnage.

Listen to Episode 23: The Amazing Spider-Man 374 & 375.

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And now a few interior pages from writer David Michelinie and artist Mark Bagley.

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And then reinstall this truck axel!

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Venom comes face to face with the only thing more terrifying than himself.

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So tell us Eddie, who are you wearing?

Finally, a reminder that the podcast theme song is by Erica Driesbach,and you can find more of her work at her website right here.

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Episode 22: Aliens – Newt’s Tale

Back in Episode 8 I took a look at Dark Horse and their attempts to milk the Predator franchise, now it’s time to take a look at that arch rival of those aliens… the… Aliens… In a story that claims to chronicle the adventures of the young girl from the James Cameron directed sci-fi action classic that was a follow up to the Ridley Scott directed sci-fi horror classic. Those are some pretty hefty boots to fill… let’s see how this does.

Listen to Episode 22: Aliens – Newt’s Tale.

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Enjoy the cover because it’s all downhill from here.

The cover art you just saw was done by John Bolton. The pages you are about to see were written by Mike Richardson, penciled by Jim Somerville and inked by Brian Garvey.

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Observe the heated debate between Dr. Beardy McDeadeyes and his patient suffering from some kind of horrible malformation of the body and face.

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BANZAI!

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The original design for those boxing nun puppets.

Finally, a reminder that the podcast theme song is by Erica Driesbach,and you can find more of her work at her website right here.

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