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Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , , , , , on July 27, 2013 by quizlacey

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Hello and welcome to the 45th episode of the show. This time around, Steve and Andy are once again joined by Christine Hanefalk of The Other Murdock Papers to examine the guest appearances of Daredevil in the Fantastic Four. Well, half a guest-appearance at least. In Fantastic Four #40, the team, along with the Man Without Fear, take part in the Battle of the Baxter Building against none other than Doctor Doom. Then in Strange Tales #134, everybody’s favourite non-interferer turns up to interfere. That’s right, The Watcher is back.

This is our final episode covering Strange Tales as a core Fantastic Four title, and instead of leaving on what you might assume to be a down note (come on, there is a small chance that the story might be pretty good), we decided to produce a list each of five things that weren’t terrible about Strange Tales.

Check out The Other Murdock Papers here, and follow @Chris_TOMP on twitter here.

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Listen to the episode below, or click this link to go to the libsyn page for the episode.

We are now available on Stitcher, both through Stitcher.com and through their app.

 

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The Fantasticast Episode Forty-Four: The Other Other Murdock Papers Podcast Podcast

Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 14, 2013 by quizlacey

Episode 44

 

Hello and welcome to the 44th episode of the show. This week, Andy and Steve are joined by Christine Hanefalk, writer of theThe Other Murdock Papers blog and host of The Other Murdock Paper podcast. Why do we have such an incredibly awesome co-host who has dedicated large amounts of time and creativity to a blind lawyer who is definitely not a super-hero oh no not at all?

Well, Fantastic Four #39 is the first of a two-part epic featuring an attack from Doctor Doom, a powerless set of heroes, and a special guest-appearance from Daredevil! As well as this, Strange Tales #133 sees the return of the Puppet Master in a tale that… well… it’s an issue of Strange Tales. ’nuff said.

All this, and singing, mispronunciation, impressions of Jackie Mason, some thoroughly filthy suggestions regarding what Reed can do with his technology, and a special appearance of Stan’s ability to completely forget the names of his characters.

Check out this special post from The Other Murdock Papers here, and why not drop Christine a follow on twitter?

Listen to the episode below, or click this link to go to the libsyn page for the episode.

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ffcast/FF_Episode_44.mp3]

We are now available on Stitcher, both through Stitcher.com and through their app.

Send feedback to the show to fantastic4podcast@gmail.com or through the comments on this blog.

The Fantasticast Episode Forty-Three: From Rorschach To Father Jack

Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 29, 2013 by quizlacey

Hey, look at that – we’re all caught up now!

Episode 43

Hello and welcome to the new look for the Fantasticast. The wonderful Mike Georgiou has designed a band-spanking new image for the show, which you’ll have seen on our facebook page, on our twitter account, and, if you’ve grabbed the episode through itunes or another podcatcher, you’ll be seeing it on the show’s page there.Check out Mike’s work at his website,follow him on twitter, and maybe grab a copy of his great comic, Elemental Micah. And huge thanks go to Samuel Savage for adapting the image into our new format episode cover image!

Anyway, in today’s episode, Andy and Steve face off against the returned Frightful Four, featuring the first appearance of The Trapster, in Fantastic Four #38. Then, a spot of undercover work at NASA goes awry in Strange Tales #132. Along the way, we’ve got masked psychopaths, Man of Steel spoilers, a reluctant admission that Strange Tales may not be crap, some new Avengers (no, not New Avengers!), and a sweary priest.

Listen to the episode below, or click this link to go to the libsyn page for the episode.

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ffcast/FF_Episode_43.mp3]

We are now available on Stitcher, both through Stitcher.com and through their app.

Send feedback to the show to fantastic4podcast@gmail.com or through the comments on this blog.

The Fantasticast Episode Forty-Two: Happy Birthday To Us

Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 28, 2013 by quizlacey

Episode 42

Hello and welcome to the latest Fantasticast episode. Steve has just turned 30, and Andy has just turned a little-bit more, so it’s celebration time. Or at least it would be if we hadn’t recorded 2 weeks in advance and forgotten when this was due to be released…

This week, we look at Fantastic Four #37, as the team head into space to exact bloody vengeance upon the party responsible for the death of Dr Storm. Then, in Strange Tales #131, Johnny and Ben face off against the Mad Thinker, who has clearly been watching The Dam Busters.

If you’re looking at the image and thinking ‘gosh, that looks different’, then you’re right. Michael Georgiou – http://www.mikedraws.co.uk/ – has created a wonderful cover image for the show that you’ll see rolled out across the websites, facebook and twitter pages very soon. Then, Samuel Savage took a shot at creating an episode cover image, so we thought we’d use it. Thanks to Mike for his amazing talent, and to Sam for the episode graphic.

Listen to the episode below, or click this link to go to the libsyn page for the episode.

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ffcast/FF_Episode_42_final.mp3]

We are now available on Stitcher, both through Stitcher.com and through their app.

Send feedback to the show to fantastic4podcast@gmail.com or through the comments on this blog.

The Fantasticast Episode Forty-One: Andy’s Amazingly Awesomely Authentic American Accent

Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 27, 2013 by quizlacey

Our podcast episode catchup continues apace…

Episode 41

It’s challenge week over at The Fantasticast, as a surprising e-mail to the show leads Andy into uncharted vocal territory.

Fantastic Four #35 sees a whole slew of firsts for the title. The Wizard and Paste-Pot Pete escape from Strange Tales, The Sandman transfers over from Amazing Spider-Man, and we get the first ever appearance of a member of the Inhumans – Medusa. Then, in Strange Tales #130, Steve and Andy’s American accent get to grips with a guest-appearance by none other than… The Beatles.

Joining us at the very end of the episode (and at no other point) is Beatles and Marvel Comics podcaster Josh Lapin-Bertone to briefly look at the Fab Four’s appearance in Marvel continuity and to introduce the number one song, co-incidentally a Beatles track. Many thanks to Josh for joining the show for a couple of minutes.

Listen to the episode below, or click this link to go to the libsyn page for the episode.

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ffcast/FF_Episode_41.mp3]

We are now available on Stitcher, both through Stitcher.com and through their app.

Send feedback to the show to fantastic4podcast@gmail.com or through the comments on this blog.

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