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1
Jun

X-Men (1992): Come the Apocalypse

Join Scott and Hamish as they delve deep into the character of Apocalypse and break down the classic episode of the X-Men 1992 animated series entitled "Come the Apocalypse"! Listen as they discuss Apocalypse from his beginnings as Louise Simonson's leader of the "Alliance of Evil" in X-Factor #5 to his feature film debut in "X-Men: Apocalypse". They'll also review his four horsemen in their original forms, including the shocking transformation of Angel to Archangel in this episode, as well as the comic books. They'll also talk about the incredible anime intro that only aired in Japan (plus with some closing credits elsewhere), the ToyBiz line of action figures that was sometimes tied to the show, and a whole bunch of funny moments from the cartoon. And if that wasn't enough, Scott also plays a clip of an X-Men skit he recorded as a little kid. So put on your yellow spandex, leave Morph behind, and enjoy the show! 

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20
Jun

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Join Scott as he delves deep into the bleak dystopian future of the classic X-Men story: Days of Future Past! Listen as he compares and contrasts its original telling in the Uncanny X-Men comic books, the loose adaptation of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men and the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, with an especially close look at the three episode arc from Fox's X-Men the animated series. What commonalities do these versions share? Why does Apocalypse always seem to pop up in these adaptations? Is this story just a Terminator rip-off? All these questions are answered and more! Plus an "interview" with "Stan Lee"! So transfer your mind elsewhere for a little while and enjoy the show!

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