This week, Jamie Jamitkowski returns as we talk the animated adaption of one of the most popular Batman stories ever - The Long Halloween! We discuss how well they adapted the story, the surprising good use of Calendar Man, Jamie's favorite power couple, him addressing the challenge for Batman trivia, and Catwoman's...ummm, endowments! All this and more as we continue to celebrate Halloween with the Dark Knight...in cartoon form!
This week im joined by my pal Mike Webb as we travel back to 2012 for the Blade cartoon "His name is Blade" Our Halloween month continues as well as the Multiverse first time in the world of anime!!! We explore the english dubbed version of the Marvel anime Blade cartoon. Join us as Mike and i talk Blades influence on not only superheroes but the action genre, our thoughts on anime and the loose rules of killing vampires! Matt tries his best to not butcher Japanese names as well as the insane idea of a white Blade?!? All this and more as part of Halloween month we watch the Daywalker.....in cartoon form!!!!
We are back in a big way as we kick off our month long Halloween celebration month!! This week its not only a double sized episode its the first ever father/son team in Multiverse History! Last time he discussed Green Lantern, but now Dave Walker is back and he brought his son Jordan as we make a chilling journey back to 1983 for Spiderman and his Amazing Friends episode "The Bride of Dracula" Join us at the Spider Friends face off with the lord of vampires and we discuss the many talents of the Wolfman, Dracula"s love of laughing, the insane way Spider man and Iceman travel and clear up who is Ernie and who is Snap,Krackle and Pop!!!!! So leave the lights on and kick off spooky season with us and keep reminding yourself.....its not real its only a cartoon!!
All summer I've been attempting to get guest stars from other podcasts and it finally happened as Moose from Moose Media joins the Multiverse for the first episode of Young Justice! Witness the formation of the teen supergroup in its bare beginnings! We discuss the roster choices, the hero created specifically for the show, try and figure out why Matt never read the comic and address the rumor of why the show was cancelled! All this and more as Moose and I discuss Young Justice....in cartoon form!!
This week im joined by my sister Lori Spectro as we travel thru the Multiverse to 1968 for the very first episode of The Archie Show!!! On this episode The Archies travel to Shipwreck Island to get money for the school dance, Reggie tries to sabotage his competition in the talent show as well as we all learn the dance The Bubble Gum!! We discuss such topics as Loris childhood memories of Archie, how much more evil Reggie is in the comics, how influential the Archie cartoon was to the 70s cartoons, laugh tracks. Matt attempts another impression and a Friends reference!! All this and more as we watch Archie and the Riverdale gang.....in cartoon form!!!
This week I'm joined by my good pal Brian Wilson as we travel thru the Multiverse to 1997 episode of Superman the animated series "Speed Demons"! The Flash is the special guest as he and the man of steel have a race around the globe!! In this episode we discuss who is truly the fastest man alive, the alarming height difference between Weather Wizard and his brother, as well as Matt's terrible Arnold Schwazenegger impression!! All this and more as we watch Superman and Flash go head to head.......in cartoon form!!!
This week, we're celebrating our 20th episode with the return of Scotty Slade! Travel with us to 2009 as we watch Batman: The Brave And The Bold - "The Eyes Of Despero!" In this episode, the Dark Knight teams up with members of the GL Corps such as Sinestro, Guy Gardner, G'Nort and Mogo the Living Planet! We discuss such topics as Scotty's love for Guy Gardner, Matt's dislike of the Cavalier, Scotty booking himself on a future episode and Squirrel Girl! All this and more as Batman teams up with the Green Lantern Corps...in cartoon form!
This week I'm joined by special guest, pro wrestler and trainer Max Smashmaster as we journey to the 90s for X-Men episode "Night Of the Sentinels", one of if not THE most popular Marvel franchise! We discuss which X-Men voice actress moved on to politics, the equal amount of female to male heroes, Wolverine's apparent hatred of doors, and the uncanny ability of 50 foot tall robots to hide!!! All this and more as we discuss mutant hysteria...in cartoon form!!
This week I’m joined by my first wife-booked guest in Juliana! Join us as we travel thru the Multiverse to Oct 2014 for the Avengers Assemble episode “Valhalla Can Wait”, featuring another clash of egos between The Mighty Thor and The Incredible Hulk! We discuss the similarities to the films, silly Asgardian headwear, who's to blame for another Thor/Hulk fight, Hela’s need for a Netflix account and dogs forged in flame!!! All this and more as we chat the Avengers featuring The God of Thunder….in cartoon form!!!
This week for the first time in Multiverse history we review a brand new cartoon in Marvel's What If...? on Disney+!! My wife Jaime returns as well as for the first time my stepson Cory! Join us as we discuss the debut episode as Peggy Carter becomes the Super Soldier. Witness my reaction to Peggy's catchy new moniker, hear Cory's non stop chatter, thoughts on the animation style, plus we weigh in on the social media discourse on being muscular but feminine! All this and more as we talk What If...in cartoon form!
This week Ray returns to the Multiverse as we watch the DC Showcase featuring...Green Arrow! We dissect Green Arrow's different arrows, his limited rogues gallery, superhero one liners and quips, and similarities to Batman, as well as Ray's appreciation for Ariel Winter! All this and more as we discuss the Emerald Archer Green Arrow....in cartoon form!!
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 exists 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!!