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Play Comics is Taking A Short Break

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but I’ve got a stupid hurricane coming at me. So the show is going to be on a bit of a break.

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Return of the Joker with Steven Pappas and Chris Grimmett

Batman and The Joker, it’s an iconic pairing that will never go away. At least not for long. Listen in as Steven and Chris from Is This Adulting? come to talk about Batman, Robin, and the fact that this game just doesn’t really make much sense at all.

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Asterix and the Great Rescue with Matt Sanderson and Kayleigh Osborne

Apparently Asterix is a big deal. Who knew? Chris didn’t, that’s for sure. Good thing we have Kayleigh and Matt Sanderson coming back to let us know about the Gaul village that just might have something up their sleeve when it comes to defeating those pesky Romans.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Handheld Roundup with John Horsley

Just like back in the 1990s, we can’t escape the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. List this week as John Horsley from Spoiler Country joins the fun to look at the titles for the original Gameboy (yay….) and Tournament Fighters (YAY!)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Home Console Roundup with Megan and RJ

The Ninja Turtles pretty much sum up the 1990s. But what happens when Megan and RJ from Oh No! Lit Class come on the show to look at not 1, not 2, but 3 games all in one shot? Can we handle that much excitement? Or does Shredder take one of his many forms to strike us down?

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X-Men Mutant Apocalypse with Mike Ryan

The X-Men are one of the most important teams that Marvel has. So what happens when somebody actually make a good game about them? Listen in as Mike Ryan from The Controller Throwers joins in to talk about the first actual good game featuring this iconic team to get released for home consoles.

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Spider-Man & Venom Maximum Carnage with Kyle Federline

Spider-Man has some of the most iconic villains around. But what happens when he faces off against someone so sinister that he has to employ the help of one of his firecest foes? Find out as Kyle from The Real Dudes Podcast joins us to talk Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage.

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Spider-Man vs Kingpin with Scott Niswander

Epic heroes deserve epic villains, and Spider-Man sure has plenty of them. Scott Niswander of NerdSync joins us for a look at The Amazing Spider-Man vs The Kingpin on Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, and Sega CD.

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The Punisher for Genesis with Joe Bunzerelly

We take another look at The Punisher, this time in a much better game. Listen as Joe Bunzerelly of The Bunzerelly Show joins Chris to talk about The Punisher in all of his shooting glory on this Sega Genesis and arcade classic.

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Superman on Genesis with Karrington Martin

Superman Returns (see what I did there) with a game that exists and has a Superman sprite that looks like Superman and, ummmm, I don’t know I’m really stretching here because this game isn’t very good. Listen as Chris is joined by Karrington Martin of the RealDudes Podcast as they break down another Superman game that still can’t quite get the hero right.

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X-Men Arcade with John Horsley and Kenric Regan

The X-Men return with an arcade game that came to home consoles a mere 18 years later based on a cartoon pilot that eventually became our beloved 90s X-Men cartoon. Listen as Chris is joined by John Horsley and Kenric Reagan of Spoiler Country take a look at this gem of the 90s arcade world.

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Swamp Thing with Tyler Kirby

Swamp Thing never gets a fair shake at fame. From a lousy cartoon to an LJN game, it seems that only die hard comic fans really know how cool he can be. Listen as Chris and Tyler Kirby from Better Than Static take a look at this misunderstood and underappreciated force of nature.

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Wolverine with Doug Hensley

Wolverine is the X-Man that everyone loved in the 90s so of course he got his own game. But is that nostalgia trip enough to make Chris and Doug Hensley from Gaming & Chill enjoy a run through another LJN released game?

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Spider-Man 2 with Kieran Shiach

Spider-Man, we just can’t get away from him can we? Not that I’m complaining, he’s a popular character for a reason. This time around joing Chris and Kieran Shiach as they talk about the second Toby McGuire Spider-Man film and the game that came out alongside it. Yeah, we’re cheating a bit and jumping ahead. I think we’ll survive just this once.

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Bonus Fantastic Four with Kayleigh Osborne

The Fantastic Four? Yeah, we’re not really there yet. But I think that’s a travesty so we’re going to cheat a little bit and look at something Fantastic Four. Umm, yeah, we’ll go with that.

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Dennis the Menace Featuring Rhett Hall

Dennis the Menace (the American one at least) is a cultural icon. Anyone who read the comics as a child most likely knows who Dennis is and followed his adventures. But is that enough to save this game from the trash pile?

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Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six Featuring Issa Wurie

Spider-Man rears his head again, and it’s still not anywhere near as good as that PS1 classic we all love. This time Issa from Young Free & Coupled takes a swing at the wall crawler as he takes on the Sinister Six in this NES, Master System, and Game Gear title from LJN.

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Batman the Animated Series Featuring Karrington Martin

Batman: The Animated Series is easily seen as one of the best versions of Batman on the screen. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a game came out for it. Listen in as Karrington from The Real Dudes Podcast joins in on discussing yet another Gameboy game.

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The Smurfs With Kayleigh Osborne

Martians! Except they’re from Earth, and blue… so SMURFS! Listen as Chris basically has no idea what’s going on and return guest Kayleigh knows exactly what’s going on as these two discuss The Smurfs in comic, cartoon, and game form.

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Captain America and The Avengers with Matt Sanderson

The Avengers, along with fearless leader Captain America, are a collection of Earth’s mightiest heroes. Together they can conquer anything. But they’ll face their toughest challenge yet when Chris and Matt (graciously on loan from Semi Intellectual Musings) take their shots at this group of heroes.