• 041: Devil's Reign

    Marcus and Gary tap in to talk about DEVIL'S REIGN, the culmination of the second act of Chip Zdarsky and Marco Chechetto's instant classic run on Daredevil. After finding that he no longer knows Daredevil's identity, Wilson Fisk outlaws all superheroics in New York, leading to a war for the soul of the city between himself and The Man Without Fear.

    2h 28m | May 21, 2023
  • Splash Pages 001: Tim, Stephanie and Ariana

    On the first edition of SPLASH PAGES, Marcus digs through one of his all time favorite series, 1993's Robin, to talk about the delicate balance between a superhero's two lives through the lens of the love triangle between Tim Drake, his civilian love interest, Ariana Dzerchenko, and his on-and-off crimefighting partner Stephanie Brown - aka The Spoiler.

    21m | May 6, 2023
  • 040: Once A Ranger

    For the 40th episode of MCMF, we do things a little differently and watch the Power Rangers 15th-anniversary special, ONCE A RANGER! From the 2008 series Operation Overdrive, this two-part episode features five heroes from the past returning to take on a new threat.

    1h 21m | Apr 26, 2023
  • 039: X-Terminators

    On episode 39 of MCMF, Gary returns to talk about the miniseries X-TERMINATORS! Written by Leah Williams with art from Carlos Gomez, this five-issue grindhouse-inspired series follows mutant heroes Dazzler, Jubilee, Boom-Boom, and Wolverine through a girl's night out gone terribly wrong in what is best described as "gleefully stupid".

    1h 48m | Mar 26, 2023
  • 038: Bomb Girl

    For episode 38 of MCMF, Alex (@UGSchoolboy) rejoins the show to talk about chapters 39-52 of Chainsaw Man, the Bomb Girl arc! This story takes place immediately after where the anime left off and introduces Reze, a mysterious girl with an affection for Denji - who now has to grapple with his own new feelings and the ramifications of his relationship with Makima.

    2h 19m | Mar 13, 2023
  • 037: Karma In Love

    Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!

    For episode 37 of MCMF, Jessie returns to talk about the Marvel Infinite story KARMA IN LOVE! Released as part of the Marvel Unlimited exclusive LOVE UNLIMITED, this story features Xuan Cao Manh, a.k.a Karma of the New Mutants as she works through troubles in her relationship with her teammate Elle.

    2h 37m | Feb 15, 2023
  • 036: A Tale of Dark and Light

    For episode 36 of MCMF, Chloe joins the show to help Marcus talk about one of his least favorite comics ever - New 52's Teen Titans.

    Written by Scott Lobdell with art from Eddy Barrows, this story serves as the origin for Raven and her demonic father, Trigon, as he tests the mettle of Teen Titans leader Tim Drake.

    2h 41m | Jan 19, 2023
  • 035: The Irreedemable Ant-Man

    What if there was a superhero who was just the absolute scum of the earth? Marcus and Will answer that question in Episode 35 of MCMF covering THE IRREDEEMABLE ANT-MAN!

    Written by Robert Kirkman of THE WALKING DEAD fame, this twelve-issue series stars Eric O'Grady, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, as he stumbles through a journey of heroism and self discovery, learning to not be a complete and total scumbag.

    3h 2m | Jan 7, 2023
  • 034: Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together

    In episode 34 of MCMF, Marcus' friend Charlie joins the show to give their uniquely Canadian perspective on SCOTT PILGRIM GETS IT TOGETHER!

    Released in November 2007, the fourth volume of the Scott Pilgrim story marks a turning point for the titular character as he reunites with his old friend Lisa Miller and faces two of his deadliest challenges yet.

    2h 46m | Dec 19, 2022
  • 033: Mask of the Phantasm

    For episode 33 of MCMF, Marcus and Manny try something different and pay homage to legendary Batman actor Kevin Conroy by watching BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM! Released on Christmas Day 1993, this animated feature is one of the most celebrated Batman adaptations and serves as the origin story for the DCAU's depiction of the Dark Knight.

    1h 34m | Nov 21, 2022
  • 032: From Hell

    It's Halloween and the one-year anniversary of our first episode!

    Because it's such a special occasion, Jake braved labored breathing and meat sweats to join Marcus for episode 32, covering chapter 4 of Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's legendary comic FROM HELL.

    1h 48m | Oct 31, 2022
  • 031: Public Enemies

    Manny tags back in on episode 31 to talk about Superman/Batman: Public Enemies! This story by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness features the World's Finest in the crosshairs of President Lex Luthor when a kryptonite meteor finds its way on a collision course with Earth.

    2h 44m | Oct 16, 2022
  • 030: Unmasked

    30 whole episodes of this show, can you believe it? I sure can't.

    For this episode, Jessie joins the show for another nearly four-hour talk about Tim Drake, and the story Robin: Unmasked! This story features the debut of Tim's present-day beau Bernard Dowd, as the Boy Wonder tries to continue the juggling act of his two lives in ROBIN #121-125.

    3h 57m | Sep 30, 2022
  • 029: Carnage

    For episode 29, Marcus and symbiote enthusiast Chloe sit down to talk about the debut of the sinister Cletus Kasady, a.k.a Carnage! In this story from Amazing Spider-Man 361-363, Spider-Man finds himself forced to team with his deadliest foe, Venom, as the two try to stop Carnage's brutal path of violence through New York City.

    1h 39m | Sep 19, 2022
  • 028: The Vault

    For episode 28 of MCMF, Marcus and Will head into THE VAULT with a great story from Jonathan Hickman's celebrated run on X-Men. Follow along as Synch, Wolverine and Darwin seek to investigate the mysterious post-human Children of the Vault and their threat to mutantkind.

    This story runs through issues 5, 18 and 19 of the 2019 X-Men series, available on Marvel Unlimited.

    1h 40m | Aug 30, 2022
  • 027: Born Again

    On episode 27 of MCMF, Marcus and Will go through one of the defining Marvel stories ever, 1985's BORN AGAIN! Written by legendary comics writer Frank Miller with art from David Mazuchelli, this story stars Matt Murdock, a.k.a. Daredevil, as his life is turned upside down after his arch nemesis, Wilson Fisk discovers his secret identity.

    The issues covered here are Daredevil(1964) #226-233, and can be found on Marvel Unlimited by searching the phrase "Born Again".

    (Content warning: these issues contain discussion of substance abuse.)

    3h 27m | Aug 11, 2022
  • 026: Switcheroo

    On episode 26 of MCMF, Gary returns to the show to talk about that time Spider-Man and Wolverine switched bodies in the Ultimate Spider-Man story SWITCHEROO! This is a very fun and dumb story that gives us a lot of time to talk mostly about how messed up Marvel's Ultimate Universe really was.

    1h 24m | Aug 5, 2022
  • 025: For The Man Who Has Everything

    On this episode of MCMF, Alex returns to the show to talk about seminal Superman story FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING. Created by legendary duo Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, this story from Superman Annual #11 places the Man of Steel in a world where Krypton never exploded, while his Justice League compatriots Batman and Wonder Woman face off with the menacing Mongul.

    2h 9m | Jul 17, 2022
  • 024: Mekanix

    For MCMF's slightly late Pride special, Marcus and Jessie read the 2002 miniseries MEKANIX! Written by vaunted X-Men scribe Chris Claremont during his return to the franchise in the early aughts, this story features Kitty Pryde attempting to live a normal life while attending the University of Chicago and finding herself in the crosshairs of the anti-mutant hate group known as Purity.

    (If you would like to read along, this story is on Marvel Unlimited under the title X-TREME X-MEN: MEKANIX.)

    2h 31m | Jul 2, 2022
  • 023: A Death In The Family

    For episode 23 of MCMF, Marcus and Manny review one of the most iconic stories of all time, 1988's A DEATH IN THE FAMILY. Running through Batman #426-429, this story by legendary creators Jim Starlin and Jim Aparo follows the second Robin, Jason Todd, on his quest to find his long-missing mother -- a quest that ends in his death at the hands of The Joker.

    2h 31m | Jun 10, 2022