Cultural Wormhole
Cultural Wormhole Presents: The Merc Report Episode 15

Spinning out of X-Nation, The Merc Report is your monthly review of the many Deadpool comic books published by Marvel Comics. This episode Corwin Crowl and Scott Bechtel takes you through the Month in Merc for November 2011 as well as a stroll down memory lane in Past-o-Vision. PLUS special guest star Wendi Freeman from Comics Slumber Party!

Reviewed this episode: Deadpool #46, Deadpool MAX II #2 and for our Past-o-vision Deadpool Sins Past #4 and Deadpool #1.


0:00:34 General Talk
0:16:59 Deadpool #46
0:28:11 Deadpool MAX II #2
0:28:35 Wendi's David Laptham Rant
0:29:01 Corwin's Crossed Rant
0:34:02 Deadpool MAX II #2 (for real this time)
0:41:55 Deadpool Sins of the Past #4
0:50:00 Deadpool #1
1:12:10 Top Picks of the Year
1:13:32 Best Deadpool Book 
1:14:02 Best Mini Series
1:14:58 Best One Shot/Annual
1:18:17 Best Story Arc
1:19:15 Best Character
1:20:59 Best Merc Moment
1:23:33 Best Penciler
1:23:41 Best Colorist
1:26:41 Decoy Award
1:31:32 Best Past-o-Vision


Music by Jenki "Girls of Los Angeles"

Direct download: MercReport015.mp3
Category:The Merc Report -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: FF Wormhole Episode 1

In this premiere episode of FF Wormhole, Antony Ellis and Paul Steven Brown take a look at Fantastic Four #600 and #601 and FF #12. Plus, they crank up Doctor Doom’s Time Platform for a journey back to the silver age for a look at the classic Fantastic Four #1 and #2.

The Month in F: Fantastic Four #600, FF #12, and Fantastic Four #601

Doctor Doom’s Time Platform: Fantastic Four #1 and Fantastic Four #2

Direct download: FFWormhole001.mp3
Category:FF Wormhole -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: DC Wormhole Episode 5

In this installment of DC Wormhole, Chris and Paul take a look at seven new books from the third month of the DC Comics relaunch. They even talk about Superman #3.

In the Wormhole: Batman #3, Justice League #3, Wonder Woman #3, Superman #3, Aquaman #3, Teen Titans #3, and The Flash #3.

Direct download: DCWormhole005.mp3
Category:DC Wormhole -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Present: X-Nation Episode 57

In this installment of X-Nation, Antony, Elizabeth, and Paul talk about some recent cancellation announcements in the X-Buzz and discuss the Month in X for November 2011. And because no one demanded it, we've got the return of the X-Nation outtakes at the end of the episode. So join us for Mutants, Muppets, and Skyrim in Episode 57!

Month in X: X-23 #16, X-23 #17, Daken: Dark Wolverine #17, Uncanny X-Force #17, X-Factor #227, X-Men: Legacy #258, X-Men: Legacy #259, Wolverine #18, Wolverine #19, Wolverine and the X-Men #2, Magneto: Not a Hero #1, Astonishing X-Men #44, X-Men #20, X-Men #21, Generation Hope #13, New Mutants #33, New Mutants #34, Uncanny X-Men #1, and Uncanny X-Men #2.

Direct download: X-Nation057.mp3
Category:X-Nation -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: The Merc Report Episode 14

The Merc Report is your monthly review of the many Deadpool comic books published by Marvel Comics. This episode Corwin Crowl and Scott Bechtel takes you through the Month in Merc for October 2011 as well as a stroll down memory lane in Past-o-Vision.

Reviewed this episode: Deadpool #44,#45 Deadpool MAX II #1,and for our Past-o-vision Deadpool Sins Past #3.

0:00:00 General Talk
0:28:45 Deadpool MAX II #1
0:32:56 Deadpool #44
0:39:48 Deadpool #45
0:51:46 Deadpool Sins of the Past #3

Music by Jenki "Girls of Los Angeles"

Direct download: MercReport014.mp3
Category:The Merc Report -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: DC Wormhole Episode 4

In this installment of DC Wormhole, Chris and Paul take a look at seven new books from the DC Comics relaunch.

The Flash #2, Teen Titans #2, Aquaman #2, Superman #2, Action Comics #3, Detective Comics #3, and Green Lantern #3.

Direct download: DCWormhole004.mp3
Category:DC Wormhole -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 56

In this installment of X-Nation, Antony, Elizabeth, and Paul take a look back at seven classic(?!) comics in Days of X-Men Past. 

Days of X-Men Past: X-Treme X-Men #22, X-Treme X-Men #23, Mekanix #6, New X-Men #137, New X-Men #138, Uncanny X-Men #418 and Uncanny X-Men #419.

Direct download: X-Nation056.mp3
Category:X-Nation -- posted at: 5:33pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 55

In this installment of X-Nation we discuss some of the news from the New York Comic Con in the X-Buzz and look back at the Month in X for October 2011.

Month in X: X-23 #15, Daken: Dark Wolverine #15, Daken: Dark Wolverine #16, X-Men #19, Astonishing X-Men #43, Uncanny X-Force #16, New Mutants #32, X-Factor #226, X-Men: Legacy #257, X-Men: Schism #5, X-Men Regenesis #1, Generation Hope #12, Wolverine # 17, Uncanny X-Men #544, and Wolverine & the X-Men #1

Direct download: X-Nation055.mp3
Category:X-Nation -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: The Merc Report Episode 13

Spinning out of X-Nation, The Merc Report is your monthly review of the many Deadpool comic books published by Marvel Comics. This episode Corwin Crowl and Scott Bechtel takes you through the Month in Merc for September 2011 as well as a stroll down memory lane in Past-o-Vision.

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Download: The Merc Report Episode 13

Reviewed this episode: Deadpool MAX #12, Wolverine Vs The Marvel Universe #4, Deadpool #43 and for our Past-O-Vision Deadpool of the Sins Past #2.

00:00:00 NYCC talk
00:15:08 NYCC Avengers movie trailer SPOILER
00:18:14 END Avengers movie spoiler
00:22:20 NYCC X-Men Panel
00:26:16 Deadpool MAX #12
00:32:44 Excerpt from IGN's review Deadpool MAX #12
(http://comics.ign.com/articles/119/1197135p1.html)
00:37:21 Marvel's Standards
00:40:10 Too Many Avengers books rant
00:47:07 Marvel Universe Vs Wolverine #4
00:54:18 Deadpool #43
Past-O-Vision
01:02:44 Deadpool Sins of the Past #2
01:15:27 Listener Question
01:19:50 Muppet Movie Talk
01:22:19 back to the Listener Question
01:29:44 DP/Marvel Movie Talk

Music by Jenki "Girls of Los Angeles"

Direct download: MercReport013.mp3
Category:The Merc Report -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

Cultural Wormhole Presents: DC Wormhole Episode 3

In this installment of DC Wormhole, Chris and Paul dive headfirst into the second month of the DC Comics relaunch with reviews of Action Comics, Detective Comics, Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Justice League.

Direct download: DCWormhole003.mp3
Category:DC Wormhole -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT