Episode 44 – Keeping the Fantasy League Tight

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast ends the year with a tight race in the Fantasy Comic League. Brian, Johnny and Shaun tally the score for the month of November, and discuss the finer points of character development once again. Iron Man’s new Extremis suit serves as the catalyst for the latest debate. The trio also dissects the Battleworld…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 11-30-14

All’s quiet on the Marvel front over this Thanksgiving holiday, but not for their Disney-owned brethren, Star Wars. Few headline news items came out, apart from a specific teaser trailer, leading up to one of the biggest shopping days of the year. A day when consumers could buy Disney Infinity: Marvel Heroes figures on the cheap.…

Episode 40 – An Orgy of Lightning

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast withstands a storm of lightning, provided by Storm and Thor. Brian and Shaun tally the Fantasy Comic League points for the month of August – the first month with three competitors. In addition to the scores, the duo touches upon Thor’s worthiness and Storm’s wildness… in bed. In the beginning…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 08-31-14

Marvel Studios rode high on a wave of rumors this past week as their latest blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, retook the top spot at the box office and became the highest-grossing film of the 2014 summer movie season. With the $278.8 million domestic haul, Guardians recently passed the $500 million mark globally and is…

AFCBL: Final June Scores, Weeks 18-21

Shaun continues his dominance over the Fantasy League by shattering the record for the monthly team point total for the second straight month. His team was fueled by Iron Man’s personal record-setting month, and the combo of the Original Sin best buddies, Dr. Strange (Offensive Spell, Defensive Spell, Teleport) and the Punisher (Gun Barrage, Explosives, Planned Attack). After being denied…

Episode 34 – Ant-Sized Speculation

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast tallies up the latest scores for the Amazing Fantasy Comic Book League. Shaun weasels out another victory with some questionable points and Brian is displeased with the results once again. In addition to the coverage of May comics, the duo also discusses the casting of Netflix’s Matt Murdock/Daredevil, and disagree…

AFCBL: Final May Scores, Weeks 14-17

Well my victory celebration was cut short by another dramatic loss to Shaun in May. Our teams shattered point totals for the month, thanks in large part to big Avengers appearances and the launch of Original Sin, but my 54-point tally falls short of Shaun’s epic 56-point month. I renamed my team and finally took a chance…

Episode 30 – Getting Creative About Killing

The Mixed Marvel Arts’ fantasy league is in full effect after two months of disagreements, concessions, and Brian’s misery. While covering the latest points for their team of heroes, the duo discuss the comics from March including the Amazing X-Men, Superior Spider-Man, the All-New Ghost Rider, and the original X-Men’s All-New first trip into space with the Guardians of…

(Rumor) Why A (not the) New Avengers Team is Good

So, even though we’re waiting to hear news on what exactly will compromise Marvel’s Phase 3 for their cinematic universe (so far we know of Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man but Thor/Cap/Avengers 3 are strong bets), a rumor running around the internet is that Phase 4 (which would kick off around 2018) will launch with a “New”…