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Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Avengers Age of Ultron

The Avengers release their middle child! Jon, Elliot, Dave, Tom and Steven discuss the battle between Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios, whether the casting of James Spader makes or hurts the character of the villainous robot, and why Quicksilver comes and goes so quickly. Plus, a lot of moods about […]

Caffeinated Comics – Remembering Tim Sale

The artist behind “Batman;the Long Halloween” has passed away at age 66. Jon and Elliott discuss how Tim Sale brought a sense of indy comics to mainstream comics while never losing the dynamics that makes superhero comics what they are. how his work elevated Jeph Loeb’s writing and the Superman and Spider-Man books […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn makes the Marvel Universe his own! Jon, Elliott, Dave and Tom Juettner discuss how Marvel brings outer space into the mix, who could have played Star Lord and how “Star Wars” this film really is. Plus, why “A” list actors are lining up for some very small parts. […]

Caffeinated Comics – Streaming Bonanza

Jon and Steven are back for an in-person podcast! With “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, “Strange New Worlds”, “Stranger Things”, “The Boys” and more, how much streaming is too much streaming? Is one episode a week the new normal? How fast do you have to watch a series to avoid spoilers? And why […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This is where it all turns around. Jon, Dave and Elliott welcome Laurence Holmes to discuss how the MCU found its footing by going ground level, whether it was worth bringing Bucky back and how the twists in this film had immediate repercussions in the newborn television series “Agents of […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCU ReVU: Thor the Dark World

Is it the worst MCU movie ever made? Jon, Elliott, and Dave welcome Tom the mixologist to discuss Chris Hemsworth’s second solo outing. What was Patty Jenkins original vision before she left this movie? Why did Christopher Eccleston skip the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary for this? And why is it […]

Caffeinated Comics – MCUReVU: Iron Man 3

Shane Black shakes up the Marvel Universe! Jon, Elliott and Dave welcome Neal Fischer to discuss how the first Marvel movie after “Avengers” stands alone, how much the plot owes to “Extremis” and how much is pure Shane Black. Plus, Neal’s new book, ” Being Patrick Swayze: Essential Teachings from […]

Caffeinated Comics – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Sam Raimi returns to Marvel! Jon, Elliott and Steven discuss SPOILERS on just how Raimi the new Doctor Strange movie is, how multiverse it gets and if it’s a complete story or a lot of stuff that happens. Plus, Bruce Campbell sightings abound! [EP278]

Caffeinated Comics – Remembering Neal Adams

The legendary artist of the Bronze Age has passed at the age of 80. Jon and Steven discuss how Neal brought a new sense of illustration to cartooning, why he didn’t stay in advertising and why his Batman never seems to be out of date. Plus, Steven has COVID. [EP277]

Caffeinated Comics – Spider-Man: No Way Home Blu-Ray

It’s a special bonus MCU ReVU episode! Jon and Elliott welcome Neal Fischer to discuss the pandemic’s biggest hit taking over home video. Elliott opens the physical disc while Jon streams the movie repeatedly and Neal remembers his theater experience. Are discs on their way out or becoming the next […]

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