• 045: Leaping Into the Light

    Manny makes his return to the show to talk about LEAPING INTO THE LIGHT, the first arc of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo's fan-favorite run on Nightwing. Following the end of the infamous Ric Grayson saga, these issues serve as a soft relaunch of the title, establishing a new status quo for the former Boy Wonder and introducing a character with massive ramifications for him - the mysterious new mayor of Bludhaven.

    2h 37m | Sep 6, 2023
  • 044: The Clone Saga

    THE CLONE SAGA is one of the more infamous events in comic history, and intended to turn the world of Spider-Man on its head. Unfortunately, outside forces caused the story to spiral out of control and leave it as one of comics' great "what ifs". Join Marcus and Chloe as they read through the 2009 alternate take on the story by former Marvel Editor-in-Chief and SPIDER-GIRL co-creator Tom DeFalco, Howard Mackie (GHOST RIDER, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN), and Todd Nauck (YOUNG JUSTICE, NIGHTCRAWLER) -- and discuss what could have been for Peter Parker, Ben Reilly and the mysterious Kaine.

    2h 14m | Aug 25, 2023
  • Splash Pages 002: Saving Gwen Stacy

    For the second edition of Splash Pages, Marcus digs into the legacy of Gwen Stacy and how Spider-Gwen changed the trajectory of the character forever.

    16m | Jul 20, 2023
  • 043: Knights of X

    For the second annual (!) MCMF Pride special, Jessie returns to talk about the KNIGHTS OF X! Released in 2022, this five-issue series serves as a continuation of Tini Howard's EXCALIBUR, and stars Krakoa's Captain Britain, Betsy Braddock as she and her fellow knights look to save the mutants of Otherworld.

    3h 10m | Jun 24, 2023
  • 042: World War Hulk

    For episode 42 of MCMF, Marcus and Will get juiced up for the action-packed event WORLD WAR HULK! Written by Greg Pak with art from John Romita Jr, this 5 issue limited series is a sequel to the seminal PLANET HULK story, seeing Bruce Banner return to Earth for revenge on Marvel's Illuminati.

    2h 19m | Jun 9, 2023
  • 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