Join Chris and Mike as they explore and discuss comics from 1938 to 1955, the Golden Age of American comics.
Mike looks back at his discussion with cartoonist Barbara Brandon-Croft about her career, and that of her father, cartoonist Brumsic Brandon Jr., as the museum retrospective of their work that was cut short by Covid closures reopens at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum!
This episode Mike celebrates the 85th anniversary of the Prince Valiant comic strip!
Mike discusses his recent visit to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum to see the exhibit on Walt Kelly's Pogo, which turned out to be an opportunity to see so much more!
Mike is joined by special guest Jim Nolt to discuss George Reeves, The Adventures of Superman, and Jim's friendships with much of the cast.
Mike welcomes back Tim Price to discuss Starr Flag, also known as Undercover Girl!
This Christmas, Mike welcomes guest Kyle Benning to discuss the classic Carl Barks' story Toyland as well as an Italian sequel to the classic Bark's story Christmas on Bear Mountain!
In this episode, I am joined by Megan Margulies, the daughter of Joe Simon, the legendary comic creator & cocreator of Captain America. She is here to discuss her new book, "My Captain America: A Granddaughter's Memoir of a Legendary Comic Book Artist."
In this episode, Mike welcomes cartoonist Barbara Brandon-Croft to discuss her career, the career of her father, cartoonist Brumsic Brandon Jr., and a retrospective of their work currently on exhibit in New York.
In this episode, Mike discusses Fawcett's Mighty Midget Comics, including Captain Marvel #11 of that series. How does this tie into the Super Blog crossover, which is covering comic book gimmicks? Listen to find out!
Mike welcomes guest host Tim Price to discuss the first patriotic super-heroine, Miss Victory!
Mike welcomes a very special guest, Jennifer DeRoss, author of Forgotten All-Star: A Biography of Gardner Fox!
Mike and special guest Joe Crawford travel to Riverdale to discuss some Golden Age Archie stories featuring Betty & Veronica!
Mike and Chris discuss the Carl Barks classic, A Christmas for Shacktown.
Mike and Chris discuss Stan "The Man" Lee.
In this episode, Mike discusses EC Comics' New Direction titles following the creation of the Comics Code Authority, and reviews some stories from Aces High, the WWI aviation title, from EC!
Mike and Chris celebrate the 80th birthday of the Daily Planet's star reporter, Lois Lane!
Chris heads back to the first appearance of Patsy "Hellcat" Walker!
In this episode, Mike covers a tale from Captain Marvel Adventures #137 in which Cap battles King Kull & the Seven Deadly Sins!
We're back! In this mini episode, Mike talks about Action Comics #6, Lois Lane, and graphic novel sales at Ollie's!
Chris covers a Firebrand tale from Police Comics number 9!
Mike tackles a very Sandman Christmas tale!
Mike returns to the world of Captain Marvel as Cap goes western!
Mike and Chris discuss the Adventures of Superman! Podcast Promos: Batman for Beginners: thebatmanuniverse.net/category/podcast/tbu-bbfb Shortbox Showcase: relativelygeekypodcast.blogspot.com Treasurycast: fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/treasurycast
Mike digs up tales from EC's Vault of Horror! Practical Joke from issue 30 and Beauty Rest from issue 35.
Mike and Chris dig into four tales from Shock Suspenstories! Podcast promos: Legion of Superbloggers: http://legionofsuperbloggers.blogspot.com/ Relatively Geeky Network: http://relativelygeekypodcast.blogspot.com/ Fanholes: http://fanholespodcast.blogspot.com/
Mike covers an interesting Wally Wood story from Weird Science!
Chris pulls two more gruesome tales from the EC vaults.
Mike and Chris discuss Quality's The Ray! Podcast Promos: Film & Water Podcast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/the-film-and-water-podcast/ Treasurycast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/treasurycast/ Xenoxoic Xenophiles: https://xenozoicxenophiles.podbean.com/
Chris discusses Quality's Bozo the Iron Man!
Mike pulls another story from the EC vaults!
Chris and Mike continue to delve into Sandman Mystery Theatre with the fifth arc: The Scorpion! Parental discretion is advised.
Mike shares some thoughts on the passing of the great Adam West.
Mike discusses Fawcett's Spy Smasher!
Mike and Chris go back to the beginning of Archie Comics! Podcast promos: Fantasticast: http://www.thefantasticast.com/ Fire & Water: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/the-fire-and-water-podcast/ Warlord Worlds: https://warlordworlds.podbean.com/
Mike shares some thoughts about DC's Captain Marvel.
Mike checks in with Captain Marvel!
Mike and Chris check out the Doll Man! Podcast promos: King Size Comics Giant Size Fun:http://kingsizecomicsgiantsizefun.blogspot.com/ Fire and Water Podcast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/the-fire-and-water-podcast/ Xenozoic Xenophiles: https://xenozoicxenophiles.podbean.com/
Mike discusses the Flash from the first issue of Comic Cavalcade!
Chris and Mike discuss the Sandman Mystery Theatre Annual from 1994. Podcast promos: Fantasticast: http://www.thefantasticast.com Treasurycast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/treasurycast Beetlemania: http://shoutengine.com/Beetlemania
Mike tackles two stories from Weird Science!
Chris and Mike discuss Leading Comics #8! Podcast promos: Fantasticast: http://www.thefantasticast.com/ Back to the Bins: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=1
Mike reveals the winners of our first contest!
Mike continues his coverage of the Twelve with the Phantom Reporter!
Mike and Chris explore the Vigilante's Golden Age adventures! Podcast promos: Fire and Water: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/the-fire-and-water-podcast/ King Size Comics Giant Size Fun: http://kingsizecomicsgiantsizefun.blogspot.com/
Mike discusses the Sub-Mariner, the Atlas superhero revival of the 1950s, and the Namor tv series that almost was.
Chris and Mike discuss Atlas' Black Knight! Promos: Shortbox Showcase: http://relativelygeekypodcast.blogspot.com Treasurycast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/show/treasurycast Warlord Worlds: http://www.warlordworlds.com
Mike dives into two holiday stories from EC's Vault of Horror!
Mike continues his coverage of the Twelve with Mr E!
Mike covers the Twelve's The Fiery Mask!
Mike and Chris talk America's Greatest Comics with special guest, Kyle Benning, from King Size Comics Giant Size Fun!