Obi Wan Kenobi, the legendary Jedi Master of Anakin Skywalker, returns to live action this week. So join us as we crawl through his backstory (canonical and non-canonical.) Special thanks to Diego Nunez (https://twitter.com/Blackcrow521) for the research/writing assist on this week’s episode!
Browsing: Geek History lesson
Thief! Warrior! Gladiator! King! 1982’s Conan the Barbarian, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, is the gold standard for all sword and sorcery films. We’re going to celebrate its 40th anniversary, break down the thematic messages from the film, and decide if they will ever make the King Conan sequel once and for all!
Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the big screen in Marvel’s Doctor Strange! in the Multiverse of Magic! In this RECAST episode from 2016 — Learn the sorcerer supreme’s secrets and his true origin! And the first appearance of the GHL character Doctor Strange and Clea!
Clea Strange is a sorceress, the disciple and lover of Doctor Strange, and one of this podcast’s favorite recurring characters! Dive in the mystical realms before Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness hits so you know the entire magical history of Clea Strange!
It’s been ten years since we learned the Hulk was always angry. We’ve enlisted master podcaster Brian Ibbott (https://twitter.com/Coverville) to join us as chat about Marvel’s The Avengers in a fun movie retrospective.
The sidekick and valet of Doctor Strange, Wong, is one of the most underestimated characters in the Marvel Universe. Before his return to the big screen in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, learn the long and ancient history of Wong!
After years of underwhelming video games based on people’s favorite superheroes, Super Hero Video games have finally become awesome. We’re going to pick what we think are the Best Superhero Video Games with special guest Brian Tong.
Our most requested Geek History Lesson is finally here! Marc Spector, better known as the vigilante Moon Knight, was once a mercenary left for dead in the desert, where he was revived by the Moon god Khonshu. But is the god inside his head — real or imaginary? Find out that and other details from this Marvel Comics Vigilante!
The Marvel Universe’s second hero to use the name Miss America, America Chavez is set to make her live action debut in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness and we’re here to break down her comic book history for you!
The daughter of the Cluemaster, the fourth Robin, and the fourth Batgirl — Stephanie Brown has had an epic superhero career beyond her identity as The Spoiler. Let’s dive deep into this Batman and Young Justice character and figure why fans love this 90s DC Comics character.
Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot is one of Batman’s most cunning supervillains. Learn the dastardly origin and the evil machinations of the Penguin!
In honor of Matt Reeves’ Batman, we picked the Best Catwoman Stories ever told in DC Comics history! Plus, we’ve roped in Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale artist Issac Goodhart (https://www.instagram.com/isaacgoodhart) to join the discussion!
Edward Nygma has plagued the Batman as the Riddler for years, and since he’s going to be the main villain of the new film THE BATMAN, we recast one of our favorite episodes. Learn the origin of The Riddler with Batman writer Tom King! (Originally aired 2017)
Who are the greatest Batman writers of all time? We decide the Dark Knight’s greatest writers and creators whose words have changed his story.