Boogie back to the week of November 17, 1979 as Ted discusses the dynamic debut of the disco Dazzler from Uncanny X-Men #130 by Chris Claremont, John Byrne, Terry Austin and more!  Plus three other comics on sale that week:

  • Adventure Comics #468 - Starman by Paul Levitz & Steve Ditko and Plastic Man by Len Wein & Joe Staton!
  • The Brave and the Bold #159 - Batman & Ra's Al Ghul by Denny O'Neil, Jim Aparo & more!
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #260 - by Gerry Conway, Joe Staton & more!

This is it!  Alex, Mike, and Ted re-unite to conclude our coverage of the hard-rockin' crossover event METAL!!!  They discuss 2018's Dark Nights: Metal #6 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Greg Capullo, Mikel Janin, and many more!  Witness the last stand of Barbatos and the breach of the Source Wall!  The post-METAL DCU starts here!

Stan Lee returned to writing comics after seven years and gave the world the Savage She-Hulk!!!

Ted looks at three comics out in mid-November 1979:  

Savage She-Hulk #1 by Stan Lee and John Buscema!

Avengers #192 by David Michelinie and Arvell Jones!

X-Men Annual #3 by Chris Claremont and George Perez!

50-year-old Ted talks about 11-year-old Ted's early days as a comic collector as he discusses four comics released the week of November 3, 1979:

Marvel Two-in-One #60 - The Thing and the Impossible Man - by Doug Moench, Mark Gruenwald, George Perez, and more!

ROM #3 - Archie Stryker becomes Firefall - by Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema, and more!

Justice League of America #175 - Spotlight on Red Tornado - by Gerry Conway, Dick Dillin, and more!

DC Comics Presents #18 - Superman and Zatanna - also by Conway and Dillin!

Ted and Mike take on the penultimate chapter of the METAL event as they cover 2018's Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Grant Morrison, Howard Porter, Jorge Jimenez, Doug Mahnke, and many more!  Journey with Flash, Cyborg, and Raven to the heart of the multiverse as they try to stay one step ahead of the Batman Who Laughs and the other Knights of the Dark Multiverse!

Journey back somewhere over the time rainbow as Ted talks about a pivotal pair of books from Halloween 1979:

Legion of Super-Heroes #259 by Gerry Conway, Joe Staton, and more!

The New Adventures of Superboy #1 by Cary Bates, Kurt Schaffenberger, and more!

The epochal event of 2018 barrels towards its conclusion as Ted & Mike discuss Dark Nights: Metal #5 by Scott “Sorcerer King” Snyder, Greg “Gut Punch” Capullo, and more!  Barbatos, the bat god from the Dark Multiverse, dispatches his loyal lackey the Batman Who Laughs to destroy the Justice League and their allies!

Ted is back with another blast from the past!  This time around he discusses four great comics from late October 1979:

  • Adventure Comics #467 - The first appearance of Starman Prince Gavyn by Paul Levitz & Steve Ditko; plus Plastic Man by Len Wein & Joe Staton!
  • Fantastic Four #214 - by Marv Wolfman & John Byrne!
  • Brave and the Bold #158 - Batman & Wonder Woman by Gerry Conway & Jim Aparo!
  • Marvel Team-Up #89 - Spider-Man & Nightcrawler by Chris Claremont, Rich Buckler & Mike Nasser!

Ted & Mike take a nibble of 2017's Hawkman: Found #1 by Jeff Lemire, Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowlan and more.  Probe the unconscious meanderings of Carter Hall's mind in this gorgeously illustrated issue!

This time Ted talks about four comics he wishes he had bought the week of October 13, 1979:

Cerebus the Aardvark #12 by Dave Sim

Fantastic Four Annual #14 by Marv Wolfman & George Perez

Uncanny X-Men #129 by Chris Claremont & John Byrne and

Avengers #191 by Roger Stern & John Byrne

 

Sandman explains the origins of the Dark Multiverse, so now Mike & Ted have a clue about what's going on in the latest chapter of the sizzling hot crossover event!  Join them for a spirited discussion of 2017's Dark Nights: Metal #4 by Scott “Stomp Master General” Snyder, Greg “Guardian of Cool” Capullo, Jonathan “Justice” Glapion, FCO “Rainbow in the Dark” Plascencia, and more!

Ted is joined by the husband and wife team of Mike & Heather Wellman to discuss the 2019 DC Comics / Warner Brothers film Shazam! directed by David Sandberg and starring Asher Angel as "Billy Batson", Jack Dylan Grazer as "Freddy Freeman", Mark Strong as "Thaddeus Sivana", and Zachary Levi as "Captain... Sparklefingers"?!?!

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