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Welcome to the STACKED Podcast! This is a place for people who love stories. Specifically those that take place in comic books. Join Brandon & Brendan every Friday as they explore and discuss stories from the world of comics!

Posts tagged superheroes
Issue 64 Superman For All Seasons

Welcome to the sixty-fourth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about a wonderful story of Superman coming into his own. A look at how Superman is defined by how he is perceived, how everyone has a different view of him and ultimately how he adjusts to his responsibilities as the Big Blue Boy Scout. This is: SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Written by Jeph Loeb, Art by Tim Sale

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Issue 63 New X-Men Vol 1

Welcome to the sixty-third episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan are once again talking about a Grant Morrison story! Morrison's take on the X Team takes a look at the themes of evolution and genetics surrounding the idea of mutants, and gives us some amazing moments with a great lineup of X-Men! This is: NEW X-MEN (Part 1)

Written by Grant Morrison, Art by Frank Quitely

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Issue 53 Wonder Woman

Welcome to the fifty-third episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan talk about one of the most definitive Wonder Woman stories in their opinion. Zeus has disappeared and the Gods are scheming. Diana has to find her place on Themyscira, in her family, and in the world. It's Gods, family, responsibility, and a whole lot of badassery. This is: WONDER WOMAN

Written by Brian Azzarello, Art by Cliff Chiang

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Issue 51 Iron Fist The Living Weapon

Welcome to the fifty-first episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan close out the DIY month by talking about a sincerely awesome kung-fu adventure. How does Iron Fist deal with losing his connection to the chi of K'un Lun? This comic also has one of the most awesome final battles we've seen in a good while. This is: IRON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON

Written & Drawn by Kaare Andrews

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Issue 48 The Flash Vol 1

Welcome to the forty-eighth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss one of their favorite comics to come out of DC's 'New 52' relaunch back in 2011. Barry Allen is The Flash. This story explores the balancing act Barry has to play between personal and hero life and does an amazing job of very uniquely and creatively displaying both. This is: THE FLASH (New 52 Volume 1)

Written & Illustrated by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato

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Issue 42 Infinity Guantlet

Welcome to the forty-second episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan are wayyy too pumped for the MCU movie Avengers: Infinity War coming out this weekend. In order to celebrate, the boys are discussing the event which forms the foundation of Thanos' quest to balance the universe. This is: INFINITY GAUNTLET

Written by Jim Starlin, Art by George Perez

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Issue 41 Superman Unchained

Welcome to the forty-first episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss a new addition to their list of favorite stories about the Man of Steel. In celebration of Superman's 80th Birthday this week, the boys are talking about a story that really cracks down on who Superman is and how he is important to his friends and everyone around him. This is: SUPERMAN: UNCHAINED

Written by Scott Snyder, Art by Jim Lee, Dustin Nguyen, Scott Williams

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Issue 40 Flex Mentallo

Welcome to the fortieth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss a truly one of a kind superhero story. An examination of comics through the generations and the role that superheroes and their stories play in our lives. Starring the 'Hero of the Beach', the one and only Man of Muscle Mystery! This is: FLEX MENTALLO

Written by Grant Morrison, Art by Frank Quitely

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Issue 39 Doctor Strange Vol 1

Welcome to the thirty-ninth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss an awesome take on Doctor Strange and a look into the character of Loki, Loki has taken everything from Stephen Strange. His job, his house, his 'girlfriend' and his cloak. What will Strange do to get it back? The battle for the title of Sorcerer Supreme! This is: DOCTOR STRANGE (Loki: Sorcerer Supreme)

Written by Donny Cates, Drawn by Gabriel H. Walta, Colors by Jordie Bellaire

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Issue 34 Ms Marvel Vol 1

Welcome to the thirty-fourth episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss one of their favorite new superhero origin stories. Adjusting to teenage life is already tough but when Kamala Khan gets powers from a Terrigen Mist bomb things become even more complicated. Enter one of the coolest new additions to the Marvel universe! This is: MS. MARVEL (Volume 1)
Written by G. Willow Wilson, Art by Adrian Alphona

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Issue 33 Umbrella Academy Vol 1

Welcome to the thirty-third episode of STACKED! In this week's episode: Brandon & Brendan discuss one of the more inventive original super teams of this generation. A dysfunctional family of superheroes reunites over their leader/adopted father's death. A long lost time traveling brother warns them of the impending apocalypse and they must attempt to work together. This is: THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY: APOCALYPSE SUITE
Written by Gerard Way, Art by Gabriel Ba

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