Marvel Mythos: A Comic Book Club
Marvel Mythos: A Comic Book Club
Brian Byrley
Posting every Wednesday at 6:00 AM, host Brian Byrley discusses classic Marvel comic book arcs with a rotating cast of comic enthusiasts. Every month includes a new episode of X-Men, Spider-man, and Avengers, with one wild card episode in the final week. Listener interaction is highly encouraged. This is a book club, after all :)
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Pt. 5
Our season finale and Age of Apocalypse coverage wraps up with this action packed episode. Spanning Astonishing and Amazing X-Men 1-4 plus X-Men Omega, the X-Men go up against two horsemen of Apocalypse; Holocaust & Abyss. All this while Apocalypse brings the fight to Magneto at their home base, and captures him and Bishop. What happens when the X-Men return and discover this? Do they save Bishop or Magneto? Does the Age of Apocalypse end with a bang?
Nov 27, 2019
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Pt. 4
Set in the Age of Apocalypse, this week's episode reaches a boiling point between brothers Cyclops and Havok as it's revealed that Cyclops has committed treason. Even though he's been the leader of Sinister's security force, Cyclops has been freeing the imprisoned mutants behind Apocalypse's back. What does Havok do when he finds this out? Plus, Forge leads a group of traveling actors which includes Nate Grey. A mysterious mutant joins their group, and shows an unusual amount of interest in the young Nate Grey. What's their connection and how does this growing relationship affect Forge? Comics covered: Factor X 1-4 & X-Man 1-4
Nov 20, 2019
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Pt. 3
Tasked with the heist of a lifetime, Gambit leads his ragtag team of mutants across the galaxy to steal the M'Kraan crystal from the Shi'ar. Magneto believes it will be crucial to ending the reign of Apocalypse, but Gambit learns it's more important than that. The fate of the multiverse is at stake. Elsewhere, Logan joins forces with the Human High Council to play his part in the rebellion against Apocalypse. Does he succeed in getting the high council's armada to Apocalypse's door step or does a betrayal prevent him from success?
Nov 13, 2019
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Pt. 2
Colossus and Kitty's young team are tasked with rescuing Illyanna Rasputin from the Sugar Man. Creatively using teamwork they are successful in infiltrating the Seattle Core and saving Illyanna, but at what cost? Plus, Nightcrawler & Mystique travel to the Savage Land to locate Destiny. It isn't a peaceful journey for them as they encounter the pirate Callisto & eventually do battle with the Shadow King.
Nov 6, 2019
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Pt.1 - Alpha
Twenty years after the death of Xavier at the hands of Legion, Magneto has formed the X-Men in his honor. They have become a renegade group fighting for peace between mutant and humans in an America controlled by Apocalypse. In this episode we take a look at the set up for this world, early missions of Magneto's X-Men, & the Avengers place in this world.
Oct 30, 2019
X-Men: Legion
Legion, in an attempt to appease his father Charles Xavier, travels back in time to murder Magneto before he could become the X-Men's biggest foe. In so doing, he inadvertently pulls several of the X-Men to the past with him. Despite their best efforts tragedy still hits, and the future will never be the same.
Oct 23, 2019
Spider-Man: Players and Pawns
This week we breakdown the important moments of Spider-Man: Players & Pawns: Spider-man battles Kaine after discovering the truth, Scarlet Spider-Man defeats Jackal sending him to prison, and Aunt May’s journey comes to an emotional end.
Oct 16, 2019
Avengers: Taking A.I.M.
In this episode Black Widow goes toe to toe with the Red Skull, Captain America and the Avengers team up to battle A.I.M. over a cosmic cube, plus M.O.D.O.K. makes an appearance!
Oct 9, 2019
X-Men: Promised Vengeance
This week's episode focuses on vengeance; Mystique pursues her quest to avenge Destiny's murder by attempting to kill Legion, and given an opportunity to get his revenge on Sabretooth does Gambit take it? Plus, Jubilee heads off for Generation X, and Archangel and Psylocke take their relationship a step further!
Oct 2, 2019
The Phalanx Covenant
In this week's episode special guest Trent Seely joins the show to talk the original Phalanx Covenant story. Banshee and Emma Frost team up to help the next generation of mutants against the Phalanx, Cannonball and Wolfsbane fight over the Douglock's involvement with the Phalanx, and Cyclops & Jean team up with Wolverine & Cable to save the X-Men from the Phalanx. Plus, what are the Phalanx anyway?! Covering; Part 1: Generation Next (Uncanny X-Men 316-317, X-Men 36-37) Part 2: Life Signs (X-Factor 106, X-Force 38, Excalibur 82) Part 3: Final Sanction (Wolverine 85, Cable 16)
Sep 25, 2019
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