The Comics Canon
About This Show
The Comics Canon is the podcast that renders judgment on the greatest comic book stories of yesterday and today. Each episode, Curt Holman and Kevin Moreau take a critical and completely subjective look at one of the biggest stories and most seminal moments in the medium’s history, as they decide: Does this belong in the pantheon of classic and iconic tales known as … The Comics Canon?
Most Recent Episode
Episode 22 - The Night Gwen Stacy Died
In this episode, Curt and Kevin travel to the top of the George Washington Bridge (played by the Brooklyn Bridge) while discussing what may be the most iconic storyline in Spider-Man history (and one of the most influential moments in all of comics) as they take a swing at The Night Gwen Stacy Died, from Amazing Spider-Man #121-122!
But first, they pay a quick visit to the (web-)swingin’ 60s for a look at the cataclysmic confrontation that sets the stage for that fateful event, as the Green Goblin weaves a sinister trap for the wall-crawler in Amazing Spider-Man #39-40!
Wracked with grief, will ol’ web-head end up squashed by his emerald enemy? Or can your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man triumph over his avocado-colored adversary and win admittance into that swingers’ club known as … The Comics Canon?
Things Discussed in This Episode:
• Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham!
• The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace
• John Romita, the quintessential Spider-Man artist?
• The Green Goblin vs. the Hobgoblin
• Stan Lee and J. Jonah Jameson
• Harry Osborn’s hair
• Peter Parker as Archie Andrews
• Comics’ version of the Zapruder film
Join us in two weeks as we relive Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign over the Marvel Universe with a look at Secret Invasion: Dark Reign and Dark Avengers #1-6!
Until then, we want to hear from you! Rate us on iTunes, send us an email, or hit us up on Twitter or Facebook. We’ll read your comments in an upcoming episode, and who knows? You could win a prize from the Comics Canon Prize Vault! And as always, thanks for listening!