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 42 – New Avengers: Illuminati
7 days ago
In this episode, Curt and Kevin convene in secret to decide the fate of that clandestine conclave of Marvel Universe movers and shakers known as the Illuminati, as seen in New Avengers: Illuminati: Road to Civil War and New Avengers: Illuminati #1-5, published by Marvel Comics!https://www.amazon.com/New-Avengers-Brian-Michael-Bendis/dp/0785124373/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0? Iron Man! Reed Richards! Professor X! Black Bolt! Prince Namor! Doctor Strange! Together, they’re one of the most powerful superteams ever assembled! Trouble is, they’ve assembled behind closed doors to make decisions that affect the entire world … and those decisions tend to keep coming back to haunt them, endangering the lives of millions! Can this secret society of superheroes end the threats of the Incredible Hulk, the Beyonder and the shape-changing Skrull Empire once and for all? (Spoiler alert: No.) And can they stop fighting amongst themselves long enough to be inducted into that covert coffee klatsch known as … The Comics Canon? Things Discussed in This Episode: The upcoming Inhumans TV series What Is the Illuminati, anyway? Bottle episodes Secret Wars reenactors The Illuminati: No girls allowed? Secret Invasion Jonathan Hickman’s New Avengers Illuminati: the stage play!