On this episode, we discuss Tales of Suspense #39-43, featuring the first appearances of Tony Stark, and Pepper Potts. We also discuss the events of March, 1963, including the closure of Alcatraz, the opening of the Pan-America Building, and the invention of the measles vaccine! Our theme for this episode is Walk Like A Man, by The 4 Seasons.
On this episode, we discuss Fantastic Four #10-15 and Amazing Spider-Man #1-3, featuring the first appearances of The Red Ghost, The Impossible Man, The Watcher, The Mad Thinker, J. Jonah Jameson, John Jameson (aka Man-Wolf), The Chameleon, The Vulture, The Tinkerer, and Doctor Octopus! We also discuss the events of February, 1963, including the birth of second-wave feminism and the embargo of Cuba. Our theme for this episode is Hey Paula, by Paul and Paula.

On this episode, we discuss Incredible Hulk #5-6 and Tales to Astonish #39-43. 

We also discuss the events of January 1963. Our theme for this episode is Telstar, by The Tornados

Notes:

  • The Beatles landed at New York International Airport (later renamed JFK).
  • George Wallace has been dead for 20 years (thank goodness).
  • Theories regarding electromagnetism date back to the early 19th Century.
  • You can see Magneto defeated by a wooden gun here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5-JVvCrGC8
  • Rick Jones wielded the Destiny Force.

On this episode, we discuss Journey into Mystery #86-87, featuring the first appearance of occasionally reoccurring Thor villain, Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man.

We also discuss the events of December 1962. Our theme for this episode is Big Girls Don’t Cry, by Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons.

On this episode, we discuss Strange Tales #101-103, which includes the first appearance of classic FF villain, The Wizard!

We also discuss the events of November 1962, including the introduction of ZIP codes, the first supersonic jet, and Richard Nixon no longer being around to kick.

Our theme for this episode is “He’s A Rebel” by The Crystals.

On this episode, we discuss Tales to Astonish #35-37, which includes the first appearance of Hank Pym, the Astonishing Antman!

We also give our eulogy for Stan Lee (RIP) and discuss important events of October 1962—including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the release of the first James Bond film, Dr. No. Our theme song for this episode is The Monster Mash, by Bobby Pickett, the #1 hit of October 1962.

On this episode, we talk about Fantastic Four #6-9, which includes the first appearances of Alicia Masters and the Puppetmaster!

We also discuss important events of September 1962, including the looming Cuban Missile Crisis and the invention of semi-conductor lasers! Our theme song for this episode is Sherry by The 4 Seasons.

On this episode, we talk about Amazing Fantasy #15, featuring the first appearance of one Spider-Man; also long-time supporting cast Aunt May, Uncle Ben, and Flash Thompson.

We also discuss the events of August 1962, including the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela and the death of Marilyn Monroe. This episode’s opening theme is Do the Locomotion by Little Eva, the top hit of that month.

On this episode, we talk about The Incredible Hulk #2-4, featuring the first appearance of The Ring Master, and shooting the Hulk into space!