Mighty Marvel Geeks 193: It Just Doesn’t Matter

Mighty Marvel Geeks 193: It Just Doesn’t Matter

This week, Intrepid Trio brings to you an issue filled to the rafters with Marvel News! This issue features Oscar-talk and movie news, as well as TV and comic info gleaned from the web just for you!!

Intel Debrief

  • Hugh Jackman responds to Logan’s Oscar nod
  • Black Widow movie news
  • Amazing Spider-Man gets a friend?
  • First look at Captain Marvel
  • New Ghost Rider revealed
  • And More


P.O.W.!(Picks of the Week)

P.O.W.! NCBD Picks for Jan 31, 2018

P.O.W.! NCBD Picks for Jan 31, 2018



Star Wars Last Jedi: DJ

Writer: Blacker, Ben

Artist: Walker, Kev

Cover Artist: Dekal, Jeff
When STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI takes theaters in FORCE (get it?) this December, Star Wars fans will get a peek into some new dark corners of the Galaxy Far Away…and out of one of those corners scuttles DJ, the mysterious character played by Benecio Del Toro! Who is this mystery man, and what put him in the path of our Resistance heroes? Join Ben Acker & Ben Blacker (Star Wars Join the Resistance, Star Wars: The Last Jedi – The Storms of Crait) and Kev Walker (Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Darkhawk) as they reveal a day in DJ’s life just before his appearance in the film!


Star Wars: Doctor Aphra (2016-) #16
Writer: Spurrier, Si
Artist: Laiso, Emilio
Cover Artist: Witter, Ashley
* Tensions are high in this galaxy far, far away for Doctor Aphra. * She’s got a new master holding her reins
Zombie Assemble Manga Vol 2 TP
Writer: Komiyama, Yusaku
Artist: Komiyama, Yusaku
Cover Artist: Mizushima, Kiichi
The Avengers face a threat even bigger and more menacing than they could have imagined as the stakes are raised in the race to cure the zombie outbreak! Caught in a massive explosion, Captain America, Hawkeye and Iron Man wake up in the midst of a city overrun by zombies. Miraculously, they find they haven’t been turned, though they come face-to-face with Jasper Scott – a mysterious scientist who claims to have a cure for the virus. But who is he really, and does he actually possess the antivirus Bruce Banner has been struggling to create? More important: Is the Hulk immune to the zombie plague? Marvel’s English-language adaptation of the original blockbuster manga series rolls on! Collecting ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 2 #1-4. Printed in black-and-white in the original right-to-left reading orientation
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015-) #27 Leg
er: Montclare, Brandon
Artist: Bustos, Natacha

Cover Artist: Bustos, Natacha
FANTASTIC THREE PART 3 * Who’s behind the stretchy, fiery, wispy and rocky thefts going on all around town? * Has the Fantastic Four turned to a life of crime – waitaminute, there ain’t no more FF anymore! * It’s all up to Lunella Lafayette to solve the case!
Mystery Men(2011): Golden Age TP


Writer: Liss, David
Artist: Zircher, Patrick
Cover Artist: Zircher, Patrick
Meet Marvel’s never-before-seen heroes of the 1930s! With a new evil washing over an unsuspecting New York City, the Operative, the Aviatrix, the Surgeon, the Revenant and Achilles blast through dangers from blood-so
aked mob warehouses to monster-infested mansions, and fight to blow the lid off a conspiracy that could bring the nation itself to its knees! Award-winning historical-thriller novelist David Liss (BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR) weaves an edge-of-your-seat and in-continuity adventure intertwined with America’s most scandalous crimes! Plus: Liss takes on classic Golden Age hero the Phantom Reporter! By day, he’s a cub reporter – by night, he’s the relentless scourge of the underworld! But what is the Reporter’s uncanny origin? Collecting MYSTERY MEN #1-5 and DARING MYSTERY COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Werewolf By Night Complete Collection Vol 2 TP
Writer: Friedrich, Mike

Artist: Ploog, Mike
Cover Artist: Kane, Gil
More howling great adventures starring Jack Russell – the Werewolf by Night! Whether it’s death in the cathedral, courtesy of none other than the Hunchback of Notre Dame, or murder by moonlight at the hands of another lycanthrope, the stakes are high for Jack! He’ll battle the Behemoth, team up with Tigra, melee with Morbius and fight Frankenstein’s Monster – but can he avoid the Hangman’s noose? Whether Jack’s in Hollywood or Transylvania, there’s no shortage of vampires, brutes and other terrors out to get him – but few can match the outright horror of the Soul-Beast! Yet Jack’s greatest fear remains the fate of his sister – can he spare her from his lycanthropic curse and the dread attentions of Doctor Glitternight? Collecting WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (1972) #16-30, GIANT-SIZE CREATURES #1, GIANT-SIZE WEREWOLF #2-4 and material from MONSTERS UNLEASHED (1973) #6-7
Defenders (2017-) #9 Leg

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael

Artist: Marquez, David
Cover Artist: Marquez, David
KINGPINS OF NEW YORK Part 4 * Harlem burns as the Defenders push back against the bloodiest gang war in Marvel history. * Some will rise, some will fall and there will be new Defenders
Falcon (2017-) #4 Leg

Writer: Barnes, Rodney
Artist: Cassara, Joshua
Cover Artist: Anacleto, Jay
TAKE FLIGHT Part 4 * Falcon struggles to free his own soul from hell as Doctor Voodoo and the Patriot try desperately to help! * With Mephisto, ruler of the dark realm, standing in their way, rescuing Sam is easier said than done!


Moon Knight #191 Leg
Writer: Bemis, Max
Artist: Burrows, Jacen
Cover Artist: Burrows, Jacen
CRAZY RUNS IN THE FAMILY Part 4 * Sun King and Bushman hit Marc Spector where it hurts the most. * Jake Lockley’s dark secret revealed!

Marvel Madness: Jan 14,2018 – Groot #1 (2015)

Marvel Madness: Jan 14,2018 – Groot #1 (2015)

New year means we are back with a fresh year of Marvel Unlimited picks. Mike starts us off with Groot #1 (2015).

P.O.W.! NCBD for the week of Jan 24, 2018

P.O.W.! NCBD for the week of Jan 24, 2018



Star Wars: Poe Dameron #23

Writer: Soule, Charles
Artist: Unzueta, Angel
Cover Artist: Noto, Phil
* General Organa’s covert mission on Cato Neimoidia has hit a serious snag, and the mission to find Lor San Tekka is in jeopardy! * Can Black Squadron survive an attack from the least expected source?
Amazing Spider-Man (2015-) #794 Leg
Writer: Slott, Dan
Artist: Immonen, Stuart
Cover Artist: Ross, Alex
THREAT LEVEL RED Part 1 * NEARLY ONE YEAR AGO Spider-Man hurled the dangerous madman called Zodiac a full year into the future. * IN THIS ISSUE Spidey catches up to him, and Zodiac’s had a whole year to prepare for their rematch!
Inhumans: Judgement Day #1(of 1) Leg
Writer: Ewing, Al
Artist: Del Mundo, Michael
Cover Artist: Acuna, Daniel
THE INUMANS FACE THE WRATH OF THEIR CREATORS! The Royal Family has spent months tracking down Primagen, the element that birthed Terrigen and could save the Inhuman race from its slow extinction. But to get it, they confronted the Progenitors – beings older than the Earth itself. They stole fire from the gods. And the gods are angry. The fate of planet Earth once again sits in Black Bolt and Medusa’s hands. The Progenitors are here to end their experiment once and for all – and our world with it. Who will be able to stand…on Judgment Day?
                                                                                                                     Thanos (2016-) #15 Leg
Writer: Cates, Donny
Artist: Shaw, Geoff
Cover Artist: Shaw, Geoff
THANOS WINS Part 3 As King Thanos and his Rider prepare to face the coming forces of the
Fallen One, he surveys the Universe he’s dominated
Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War Prelude #1 (of 2)


Writer: Pilgrim, Will
Artist: Walker, Tigh
Cover Artist: Meinerding, Ryan
When a terrorist puts the Avengers at odds, CAPTAIN AMERICA and THE WINTER SOLDIER go rogue to find him – but IRON MAN isn’t far behind. Will the Avengers survive the fallout? Then, find out where Captain America, the Falcon and the Black Widow are headed next – because the world needs heroes, whether it wants them or not. And get a sneak peek at Tony Stark’s brand-new armor! Get ready for MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR in part 1 of this special prelude!

Marvel 2-in One #2 Leg
Writer: Zdarsky, Chip
Artist: Cheung, Jim
Cover Artist: Cheung, Jim
THE FATE OF THE FOUR Part 2 * What is THE SECRET OF REED RICHARDS? And is it deep within MONSTER ISLAND? * Ben and Johnny are the only ones who can uncover it, unless DOOM beats them to it! THE FATE OF THE FOUR continues here!
Black Panther (2016-) #169 Leg
Writer: Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Artist: Kirk, Leonard
Cover Artist: Stelfreeze, Brian
KLAW STANDS SUPREME Part 4 * The Dora Milaje once lost faith in their nation. Can the threat of Ulysses Klaw and a hostile army reunite the king and his guard? * Meanwhile, Klaw and his allies set in motion the next stage of their attack! Can Midnight Angels Ayo and Aneka escape to warn their king–or will the mind-controlling Zenzi reach them first? * The Black Panther loses ally after ally as Klaw’s powers grow. Legacy continues as T’Challa struggles to keep control!

Luke Cage (2017-) #169 Leg
Writer: Walker, David
Artist: Sanna, Guillermo
Cover Artist: Razzah,
CAGED Part 4 * Luke is rescued from the collapsed mine, but he’s out of the frying pan and into the fire! * What horrors await him in Ringmaster’s prison hospital?
Immortal Iron Fists TP
Writer: Andrews, Kaare
Artist: Chan, Afu
FIRST TIME IN PRINT! There’s a new Iron Fist in town: the young kung fu monk Pei! And Danny Rand is ready to teach her everything she needs to know about harnessing her chi and being a hero. But can he teach the young native of K’un-Lun how to fit in at a New York City public school? And what about all the mysterious monsters that keep trying to destroy the Big Apple? Trouble is coming, but thank goodness this city is big enough for both Iron Fists – it’s gonna need them! Get ready for an action-packed tale with twice the Iron Fists – crushing demons AND crushing on classmates.

Mighty Marvel Geeks 192: Fire Pole In The Kitchen

Mighty Marvel Geeks 192: Fire Pole In The Kitchen

Hey everybody!! After a longer than usual hiatus your Intrepid Trio has returned to the Above-Ground-Underwater-Sub-Orbital-Volcano Lair with news and infor to your ears and minds! We have quite a bit of ground to cover, so let’s get to it!!


Intel Debrief

  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap
  • Tom Holland Seen on the Venom set
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 talk
  • All ages comics on the way
  • An X Wedding in our future?


Along with POW and info about the return of Marvel Unlimited Book Club

P.O.W.: NCBD For The Week Of January 17th, 2018.

P.O.W.: NCBD For The Week Of January 17th, 2018.


Peter Parker: Spectacular Spider-Man #299 Leg

Writer: Zdarsky, Chip
Artist: Kubert, Adam
Cover Artist: Martin, Marcos
Most Wanted ParT 3 * Tinkerer enlists the aid of his augmented allies to squash Spider-Man once and for all!
Star Wars (2015-) #42
Writer: Gillen, KieronArtist: Larroca, Salvador
Cover Artist: Marquez, David
THE ASHES OF JEDHA, PART 5 The Leviathan is heading for the remains of Jedha, prepared
to pick the carcass of the once-holy planet clean. But with Luke Skywalker torn between his allegiance to the Rebellion and pursuing the path of a Jedi, who will lead the charge against the Empire?

Monsters Unleashed (2017-) #10 Leg
Writer: Jordan, Justin
Artist: Bachan,
Cover Artist: Silva, R. B.
LEARNING CURVE PART 2 * ELSA BLOODSTONE IS MISSING! * When KID KAIJU’s mentor goes missing, he will have to use all of his wits – and his knowledge of monster lore – to track her down and save the day. * There is something in the deep, dark ocean, something ancient and terrible, long slumbering and now awake



Mighty Thor 703 Leg
Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Dauterman, Russell
Cover Artist: Dauterman, Russell
THE DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR Part 4 * The Mangog has come to Asgardia. But as every god assem
bles to meet him, there is one noticeable absence. * Where is Thor? Where is Jane Foster? * Without their mightiest hero, who among the Asgardians can face the wrath of a billion murdered beings–and survive?

Spirits of Vengeance (2017-) #4 of 5 Leg
Writer: Gischler, Victor
Artist: Baldeon, David
Cover Artist: Mora, Dan
WAR AT THE GATES OF HELL PART 4 * Necrodamus’ forces mean to upset the balance and cause a deicidal rampage
 not seen since the Old Testament! * The drums of war beat louder and louder, and the Spirits of Vengeance are the only thing standing between the armies of heaven and hell!


Deadpool Vs. Old Man Logan


Writer: Shalvey, Declan
Artist: Henderson, Mike
Cover Artist: Shalvey, Declan
* What do you get when you cross a wise-cracking mercenary with an Adamantium skeleton? * ‘POOLVERINE!!! * Will the Merc with the Metallic Mitts be enough to save Maddie from her newly unleashed Omega-level mutant abilities?
America(2017-) #11

Writer: Rivera, Gabby
Artist: Quinones, Joe

Cover Artist: Quinones, Joe
THE MIDAS WAR PART 1 * America’s finally found the family she’s been searching for. Planeta Fuertona awaits. * But Exterminatrix and her corporation aren’t done with America yet! And their motives go way deeper than America even dreamed. * When the Midas Corporation reignites a decades-old threat, America’s newly discovered home stands at the brink of implosion! * And the biggest danger
Champions (2016-) #16


Writer: Waid, Mark
Artist: Ramos, Humberto
Cover Artist: Ramos, Humberto
CHAMPION FOR A DAY Part 1 Following their staggering loss in their adventure with the Avengers, the Champions decide to double down on their mission to make the world a better place – but they know now they can’t do it alone! That’s right – it’s time for a membership drive!


Doctor Strange #384
Writer: Cates, Donny
Artist: Walta, Gabriel Hernandez
Cover Artist: Del Mundo, Michael
LOKI: SORCERER SUPREME Part 4 * Doctor Strange has acquired the biggest weapon he could imagine to finally take back his Sorcerer Supreme title from Loki. But will it be enough? * The life of someone Stephen cares about lies in the balance, and where Loki goes, innocent life doesn’t always stay safe

Mighty Marvel Geeks 191: 2017 Non Awards

Mighty Marvel Geeks 191: 2017 Non Awards

Well, it’s the end of the year and you know what that means!! Your Intrepid Trio issued a couple of lanyards to some awesome friends of the show: J.C., the manager of Coliseum of Comics and Derrick, Mike’s co-host on We Be Geeks and Wookiee Radio, as well was two of his own, Keepers of the Fringe and The New England Society of Geeks. The show is fun and this year we have more categories and a bonus!!

Intel Debrief

  • Customary introductions
  • Discussion about the artist catagories
  • Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars
  • Bonus Catagory

P.O.W.!! NCBD for the week of Dec 20, 2017

P.O.W.!! NCBD for the week of Dec 20, 2017



Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #298

Writer: Chip Zdarsky


Artist: Adam Kubert

Most Wanted Part 2
As if the police being after Peter and his sister Teresa weren’t enough, BLACK PANTHER IS ON THEIR TRAIL!
Is he out to secure the Twilight Protocol information or just secure it for himself?
Either way, Spider-Man’s not giving up his sister without a fight!




Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #15

Writer: Si Spurrier


Artist: Emilio Laiso

Cover Artist: Ashley Witter

Rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra may be in over her head…
…but at least she’s not alone!
Er…let’s hope they’re friendly!






Star Wars: Poe Dameron

Writer: Charles Soule

Artist: Angel Unzueta


Cover Artist: Phil Noto

Black Squadron and General Organa have teamed together for an extra-top-secret mission…
…and it’s up to them to rescue Lor San Tekka!
Meanwhile, what’s Suralinda got up her sleeves?



All New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Riders in the Sky TP

Writer: Duggan, Gerry
Artist: Irving, Frazer
Cover Artist: Mattina, Francesco
Catch up with your favorite Guardians as they share the galactic spotlight! Gamora – the most danger
ous person in the galaxy – is hiding something. What is her secret quest? Star-Lord sails the galaxy’s radio waves, keeping up with the one piece of home he could never leave behind! Discover the reason behind Drax the former Destroyer’s vow of peace! Learn what happened to Groot that caused him to revert to a tiny shrub – and why Rocket thinks it’s all his fault! Plus: Meet the members of the resurgent Nova Corps as they come into desperate conflict with the shadowy Fraternity of Raptors! And as the Guardians return to Earth in the aftermath of SECRET EMPIRE, who will join them as their newest member? Collecting ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3, #5, #7, #9 and #11-12
Monsters Unleashed (2017-) TP
Writer: Bunn, Cullen
Artist: McNiven, Steve
Cover Artist: McNiven, Steve
With monsters on the prowl and creatures on the loose, it’s all hands on deck across the Marvel Universe to deal with the giant-size fallout! But what are these Leviathons that have been unleashed across the Earth? Who controls them? And can even the combined forces of the Avengers, Champions, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men and Inhumans stop them before they trample everything into dust?! Amidst this chaos, a puzzle appears – and Elsa Bloodstone is just the person to pick up the pieces. Will she find the answer – or hasten the apocalypse?! And what does this all have to do with young Kei Kawade? Marvel’s mightiest monsters are unleashed in an event so big it redefines the word! Collecting MONSTERS UNLEASHED (2017A) #1-5
Deadpool Classic Vol 20: Ultimate Deadpool TP
Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Bagley, Mark
Cover Artist: Bagley, Mark
Meet the Deadpool of the Ultimate Universe – and a few other multiversal mercs for good measure! When Ultimate Spider-Man visits the X-Mansion, he finds it’s been taken over by his world’s Wadey Wilson and the Reavers! Will other realities have more delightful Deadpools? Find out in a tour across dimensions that showcases animat
ed Deadpool, MC2 Deadpool, samurai Deadpool and more! The universe-hopping Exiles meet the dangerous Deadpool of Weapon X and Battleworld hosts the Deadpool of 1872! But who is the Deadpool of Counter-Earth? And what happens when the Venom symbiote possesses Deadpool?! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2000) #91-94; HEROES REBORN: REMNANTS; EXILES (2001) #5-6, #12-13 and #66-68; VENOM/DEADPOOL: WHAT IF?; 5 RONIN #1-5; MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES (2010) #4; MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: WEB-WARRIORS #8; and material from J2 #11, SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD #3 and SECRET WARS, TOO #1. Parental Advisory

Marvel Two-in- One #1 Leg
Writer: Zdarsky, Chip
Artist: Cheung, Jim
Cover Artist: Cheung, Jim
The Fa
te of the Four Part 1 THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It’s the Marvel Universe reunion you’ve all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!). Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely change the lives of Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!
Hawkeye Vol 2: Masks TP
Writer: Thompson, Kelly
Artist: Romero, LeonardoCover Artist: Tedesco, Julian Totino
Hawkeye finally gets a lead on the top-secret case that brought her to Los Angeles in the first place – but to solve this mystery, Kate Bishop will have to take a good hard look at who she is and where she came from. Is she really ready to face the ghosts of her past? Maybe fixing things for a young client with oddly similar problems will help her fix herself! Probably not, though. At least she’ll get to punch through her frustrations courtesy of the Worst. Fight. Club. Ever. But when her friends get in trouble and need a helping hand from Hawkeye, she always comes through – right? So when she doesn’t, something must be really off. Who is this fake Kate, and what has she done with the real deal? Collecting HAWKEYE (2016) #7-12
Wolverine By Daniel Way Complete Collection Vol 3 TP
Writer: Way, Daniel
Artist: Dillon, Steve
Cover Artist: Land, Greg
Daniel Way continues to explore Wolverine’s origins in action-packed fashion! It starts with Logan’s wartime history with Captain

America and Bucky on a secret mission in Madripoor – and you won’t believe Wolverine’s true agenda! In the present day, Wolverine and Deadpool clash – but who hired the Merc With a Mouth to kill Logan? Then, Professor X is forced to revisit his greatest challenge, and the biggest failure tarnishing his legacy: Wolverine. But the layers of lies hide one last, deadly original sin, which goes back to the founding of the X-Men – and Xavier’s timing couldn’t possibly be worse. Finally, it’s time for family business as Wolverine and Daken take on Cyber! But can Wolverine reform his sadistic son, or will Daken revert to type? Collecting WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #16-32, X-MEN: ORIGINAL SIN, X-MEN: LEGACY (2008) #217-218 and material from WOLVERINE (2003) #73-74. Parental Advisory

Marvel Madness: Dec 18, 2017 – New Mutants Graphic Novel #4 (1982)

Marvel Madness: Dec 18, 2017 – New Mutants Graphic Novel #4 (1982)

Published: September 07, 1982
Added to Marvel Unlimited: November 13, 2007
Writers: Chris Claremont
Pencilers: Bob McLeod
Inkers: Bob McLeod
Colorists: Glynis Wein
Letterers: Tom Orzechowski

Synopsis for “Renewal”
Various mutants around the world discover that they have extraordinary powers. After going to Professor Xavier for help, these mutants must go up against the Hellfire Club’s Donald Pierce, who has recruited Cannonball and captured Professor X. Having saved Xavier from Pierce, the mutants, along with the defecting Cannonball, are given uniforms by Xavier and designated the New Mutants.

Karma last appeared in Marvel Team-Up #100.

Mighty Marvel Geeks 190: What Does The Fox Say, Sold!

Mighty Marvel Geeks 190: What Does The Fox Say, Sold!

Your Intrepid Trio are together and talking about THE story of the year…Disney is buying Marvel!! You’ve heard us talk about this before and what it could mean, IF it happened. But, it is looking more like when and how does that look for Marvel?

Intel Debrief

  • What properties does this bring into the fold?
  • Does this mean the return of the Fantastic Four?
  • Constantine film’s place in all of this.
  • What characters return to Marvel?
  • Fantasy Mash ups
  • P.O.W.