Episode 138: Age of Apocalypse

X-Men AlphaBecause you demanded it! People have long asked us to do an episode delving into the classic X-Men storyline, The Age of Apocalypse, and we at the showcase aim to please! This week, Blake and Chase talk about the overall storyline, our favorites of the individual issues, and which elements from the Age of Apocalypse managed to transcend “alternate reality” status and become part of the regular X-Men lore. In the picks, Blake loved the first issue of Ender’s Game: Command School, while Chase gives us the graphic novel pick, Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One.

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Episode 61: Comic Book Weddings

It’s spring, the time a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of love — and a friend of the Showcase is walking down the aisle this weekend! Chase and Blake prepare for the Bachelor Party by talking about their favorite comic book wedding stories, which superheroes work married and which ones don’t, and discuss love, families and everything that comes with taking the big plunge. In the picks, Blake digs Jeff Smith‘s RASL and Chase says farewell to Cable and Deadpool.

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Episode 55: Cable, Deadpool and X-Force

Cable and Deadpool 1Because you demanded it! Last week, our faithful geeks talked about the future of the core X-Men titles, but what about the other books changed by Messiah Complex? With big changes on the way and three new titles about to be released, this week the guys discuss Cable, Deadpool, and the X-Force corner of the X-Men Universe! In the picks, Blake bids a fond farewell to Dwayne McDuffie and Paul Pelletier‘s Fantastic Four, and Chase gives us a blast from the past in the Hulk: The End Premiere Hardcover!

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