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Some of My Friends Read Comics

SOME OF MY FRIENDS READ COMICS is a book-club format podcast about reading the great comic book stories for the first time. On each episode, your hosts will review a classic comic book story or run, examine how well it holds up, and figure out how it fits within the grand context of comics.
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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 19, 2015

If you've ever heard of The Clone Saga before, you probably know that it’s one of the most controversial storylines in Spider-Man’s history, and with good reason.

Originally planned to be a year-long event in the 90’s, it got muddled with so many loose plot threads among different writers that it ended up as a 3-year, 174-issue story that’s generally recognized as a stain on Marvel’s history.

In this week's episode, the gang takes a look at 2009’s The Real Clone Saga which attempted to distill the story to the key points and tell it in the way it was originally meant to be told. But is it any good? Well we're obviously not gonna tell you here, listen to the dang episode!!

 

Aug 5, 2015

Time travel & alternate universes, robot Josef Stalins, and triceratopses -- all the silly staples of any good Fantastic Four story.

On today's SOMFRC, the gang reads Fantastic Four #343-346 - written and drawn by the great Walt Simonson (Thor, Detective Comics).  But is this story as fantastic as our eponymous foursome??

Find out on SOME OF MY FRIENDS READ COMICS!!

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