Im back from vacation for maybe the shows strangest episode!! Join myself and special guest, former guest host and my pal and editor Mike Crockett as we travel thru the Multiverse to 1979 for the extremely bizarre cartoon Fred and Barney Meet the Thing episode "Bigfoot Meets The Thing" We try and discover the reasons this cartoon exist and if Fred and Barney actually meet The Thing, as well why Ben Grimm is a teenager, recycled music, the Yancy St Gang and why Ben Grimm sounds like a famous celebrity. All this and more as we discuss the idol of millions The Thing..... in cartoon form!!
With Netflix's new animated show Masters Of The Universe Revelation releasing this week, and with me wrapping up my vacation, I've enlisted past guest Jamie Jamitkowski and He-Man superfan Brian Milonas from Ring Of Honor Wrestling to do a special edition of the podcast talking the history of the man from Castle Grayskull, starting of course with the 1983 cartoon. Jamie and Brian discuss the figure line that preceded the show and the mini-comics that make He-Man fit my criteria for the podcast, plus the other cartoon adaptions, the live-action movie, and geek out for the new show by Kevin Smith. All this plus some wrestling talk as Jamie and Milonas discuss He-Man…..in ALL forms!!!
I'm on vacation, so this week there's a special guest filling the host chair, from episode 2, past guest Mike Crockett!! He is joined by a man of many talents and a lifelong comic book fan, his friend Evan O'Television! Mike and Evan travel thru the multiverse to 2004 to watch Teen Titans and the episode "Betrayal". They compare this storyline to the original 1984 "Judas Contract" saga that inspired it, and along the way talk the comparisons to the X-men, the anatomical art of George Perez, Aqualad, Captain Carrot, and the Jackie Chan Adventures! All this and more as Mike and Evan discuss Teen Titans…..in cartoon form!!!
This week we’re joined by the youngest guest in the Multiverse history, my niece Delaney Spectro!!!! We travel back to 2001 for the Justice League premier episode “Secret Origins“. We discuss experiencing her first super hero cartoon, HawkGirl's amazing battle cry, the decision to slightly alter the big 7s original line up and Snapper Carr!!! All this and more as we discuss The Justice League Of America…..in cartoon form!!!
This week im joined by my brother in law and former marine Jared Meader as we travel thru the multiverse to 1986 for GI Joe episode The Rotten Egg!!!! This episode features marine Leatherneck and compare some of the antics of the Joes to Jareds own experience in the marines. We discuss owning the Joe aircraft carrier, getting permission to smile, different theories on who suggested adding female member to the joes, an insult i didnt expect to hear on a cartoon and an Oakridge Boys reference! All this and more as we discuss GI Joe a Real American Hero.....in cartoon form!!!!
This week I'm joined by my brother Mark Vincent as we travel thru the Multiverse to 1978 for Challenge of the Super Friends episode "History of Doom". On this episode witness not only the origin of Lex Luthor and Giganta but the Legion of Doom themselves!!! We discuss the possible reason for it not being called Justice League of America, different ideas for where the Hall of Doom could be and Mark's apparent "love" of Green Lantern, All this and more as we discuss the cartoon of our childhood the Super Friends!!!!
This week is an extra special episode as im joined by the co-host of my former podcast Truth,Justice and the New England Pro Wrestling Way Julian Starr!!!! We travel thru the multiverse back to 2012 for the 1st episode of Ultimate Spider-Man "Great Power!! For the first time in the history of the show we watch and review a cartoon thats yours truly had previously never seen an episode of!! Come along for the ride as talk the somewhat more goofy approach to Spidey , wrestling/comicbook trivia , Julians appalling lack of knowledge of the Frightful Four, and Spidey in a sombrero!!!! All this and more as join our friendly neighborhood Spider Man....... in cartoon form!!!
This week its another double sized episode as im joined in the Multiverse by the hosts of Homewrecker Podcast Alex and Monique! We go back to 2005 for the Justice League Unlimited episode "Double Date" Green Arrow, Huntress. Black Canary and The Question star in this thrill ride thats part suspense, part romance and all excitement!! Come along for the ride as we discuss scones. the conspiracies of The Question, our villain being "all muscle, and the practicality of fighting crime in fishnet stockings and high heels!!! All this and more as we join the Justice League........in cartoon form!!!!
This week for the first time ever a female joins the Multiverse as my wife Jaime Spectro travels with us to 1979 for Spider Woman's first episode "Pyramids 0f Terror" Witness the first Marvel female hero to get her own weekly cartoon! Come along for the ride as we discuss the many powers of Spider Woman, her apparent connection to the Golden Age Hawkman, her borderline useless male sidekick, the lamest weakness of any villain ever and my wife makes a case for Muppet Babies! All this and more as we discuss Spider Woman.......in cartoon form!!
This week for the first time ever im joined by not 1 but 2 guests!!! The Ray and former host of the For The Pops podcast "That Guy" Scotty Slade travel with us thru the Multiverse to 1989 for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode "Cowabunga ShredHead" We discuss Splinters brand new powers, the turtles bizarre disguises, the Turtles theme song and uncomfortable British slang! All this more as we discuss the TMNT........in cartoon form!
This week im joined by my long time friend Francis Mackey! We travel back to 1994 for Iron Man the Animated Series episode "And the Sea Shall Give Up Its Dead" Different episode then usual as we get into more details of the comic books at the time and their connection to the Iron Man cartoon. On this episode we also discuss our thoughts on War Machine, the rather large cast, Scarlett Witch's questionable wardrobe, the forgotten hero Century, plus the Mandarin's favorite flowers! All this and more as we discuss old Shell Head himself.......in cartoon form!
This week im joined by host of That Movie Show podcast Eddie Mccabe! We travel back to 1996 for Spider Man The Animated Series episode "Turning Point" The cartoon that brought Spider Man back to television! The episode loosely based on the classic Death Of Gwen Stacey, we discuss bizarre censorship, use of computer animation, the influence BTAS series had on the style of Spideys cartoon. plus how James Cameron prevented the use of certain members of the rogues gallery! All this and more as we discuss the Web Head himself.......in cartoon form!!!
This week im joined by Green Lantern fanatic Dave Walker! We travel back to 2009 for the direct to dvd animated original film Green Lantern-First Flight! Join us as we witness the beginning of Hal Jordans journey as Green Lantern! Witness his first meeting with the Green Lantern Corps and the evil Sinestro ! I try and find the answer to why one member of the Corps needed 5 creators, Daves thoughts on the color of Hals boots and believe it or not another Night Court reference!! All this and more as we watch the Emerald Knight Green Lantern.....in cartoon form!
This episode im joined by the former host of the podcast For the Pops Jamie Jamitkowski as we talk Batman The Animated Series!!! We travel thru the Multiverse to 1992 for the episode "Almost Got 'Im" To some BTAS is still the best animated version of the Dark Knight ever done!! Featuring the classic rogues Joker, Penguin, Poison Ivy, Two Face, Catwoman and Killer Croc! We learn how Batman got his giant penny, The Penguins clever name for his zoo aviary, items in Jamies own personal Batman collection as well as a Night Court reference! All this and more as we watch The Caper Crusader......in cartoon form!
On episode 1 we watched DC so now its time for Marvel!! This week join me and former host of The Wrestling Podcast About Nothings Mike Crockett as we go back to 1982 for The Origin of the Hulk! Learn such exciting info such as why Glenn Talbots name was changed, what used to scare Mike as a child and our new favorite nickname! All this and more as we learn how old Jade Jaws came to be ....in cartoon form!
Welcome to the first episode of Matt Spectro thru the Multiverse. On this very special first episode my brother Travis joins the Multiverse as we look back at the one that started it all! We go back to 1941 watch Superman vs The Mad Scientist and give our thoughts. Has Superman changed over the years?!? How will we rank it on the Spectrometer?!? Lets find out together!!!!