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The Uncanny X-Cast is the net's best podcast featuring reviews and analysis of Marvel's Mighty Mutants. Focusing almost exclusively on the comics, It's hosted by two long-time friends and X-fans, one of whom has been reading consistently for 20+ years and one of whom has just returned to the X-books after a decade long hiatus. Consequently, the 'cast is accessible to both long time and new readers. Ongoing segments include comic reviews, character bios, Top 5 lists and an ambitious "retro review" segment where the hosts take on the monumental task of re-reading and discussing the entire run of Uncanny X-Men, starting with #1. Email us at uncannyxcast@gmail.com with comments or suggestions or visit us at http://uncannyxcast.blogspot.com/

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The Uncanny X-Cast is the net's best podcast featuring reviews and analysis of Marvel's Mighty Mutants. Focusing almost exclusively on the comics, It's hosted by two long-time friends and X-fans, one of whom has been reading consistently for 20+ years and one of whom has just returned to the X-books after a decade long hiatus. Consequently, the 'cast is accessible to both long time and new readers. Ongoing segments include comic reviews, character bios, Top 5 lists and an ambitious "retro review" segment where the hosts take on the monumental task of re-reading and discussing the entire run of Uncanny X-Men, starting with #1. Email us at uncannyxcast@gmail.com with comments or suggestions or visit us at http://uncannyxcast.blogspot.com/

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I missed this podcast!!!

By Maxshade7 - Apr 19 2020
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You guys are the best! You guys sound like friends and you really help me get through this.

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By The Torkelson - Jun 03 2017
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What a coincedence, you stopped making new episodes, and I've stopped listening to podcasts...

iTunes Ratings

244 Ratings
Average Ratings
228
10
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2
3

I missed this podcast!!!

By Maxshade7 - Apr 19 2020
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You guys are the best! You guys sound like friends and you really help me get through this.

Sad trombone

By The Torkelson - Jun 03 2017
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What a coincedence, you stopped making new episodes, and I've stopped listening to podcasts...
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The Uncanny X-Cast

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The Uncanny X-Cast is the net's best podcast featuring reviews and analysis of Marvel's Mighty Mutants. Focusing almost exclusively on the comics, It's hosted by two long-time friends and X-fans, one of whom has been reading consistently for 20+ years and one of whom has just returned to the X-books after a decade long hiatus. Consequently, the 'cast is accessible to both long time and new readers. Ongoing segments include comic reviews, character bios, Top 5 lists and an ambitious "retro review" segment where the hosts take on the monumental task of re-reading and discussing the entire run of Uncanny X-Men, starting with #1. Email us at uncannyxcast@gmail.com with comments or suggestions or visit us at http://uncannyxcast.blogspot.com/

Rank #1: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 99

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This week, we review X-23 3, X-Men 5, X-Factor 211, Uncanny X-Force 2, Uncanny 530, New Mutants 19 and Legacy 242.

We then take give out our very prestigious Year End awards for 2010.

In Retros we summarize New Mutants 68 and Uncanny 235 and 236.  

We then finish things up completely with a Fastball Special.  

Happy Holidays!

Dec 20 2010

2hr 21mins

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Rank #2: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 112

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This week we review Prelude to Schism 1, New Mutants 25, X-Men 11, and X-Force 9.

We then roll through another Fastball Special.

And in Retro Reviews we continue through Inferno, looking at Uncanny 242 and X-Factor 38.

Jun 16 2011

1hr 27mins

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Rank #3: Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 107

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This week we review Uncanny 534.1, X-Force 6, X23 7, and Legacy 247.  

We then take a look back at Rob and Brian's top five television childhood crushes.

And in Retro Reviews we summarize X-Terminators 2 and Uncanny X-Men 240.

Apr 29 2011

1hr 25mins

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Rank #4: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 157

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This week in On Shelves Now we take a look at Cyclops, New Invaders, Avengers Undercover, Outcast, The Wake, Southern Bastards, Wicked and Divine, and MPH.   We then talk about X-Factor 66 and Uncanny X-Men 276.   And we learn about Batgirl, Netflix for Comics, Wolverine's Death, Dungeons and Dragons and more in KAPOW! News.

Jul 18 2014

1hr 32mins

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Rank #5: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 170

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This week in On Shelves Now we talk Secret Wars, Saga, Alias, Harbinger, the Daredevil TV show, Star Wars trailer and more. We then catch you up on all the crazy stories floating around the comic world in KAPOW! News.  And in Retro Reviews we read X-Men 8, Uncanny 288, X-Factor 78 and X-Force 10. 

Oct 30 2015

2hr 1min

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Rank #6: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 108

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This week we review Generation Hope 5, Uncanny X-Men 535, X23-8 and X-Factor 217.  

We then crank through some more Fastball Specials.

In Retro Review we look at New Mutants 71 and Uncanny 241.

You can download the episode right here, or on iTunes.  Don't forget to visit us at our forum, and to leave us comments on iTunes!

May 06 2011

1hr 7mins

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Rank #7: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 154

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This week in On Shelves Now we talk about X-Factor, Amazing X-Men, Nightcrawler, Cyclops, Magneto and a bunch about All New X-Men 25.  We also dive into Southern Bastards, Sandman, The Martian, Fear Agent and Magic the Gathering.
We then begin a new format in Retro Reviews where we read our retros month by month in Marvel history, so we start with New Mutants 98, X-Factor 63 and Uncanny 273.
And we finish up with KAPOW News!

May 31 2014

1hr 33mins

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Rank #8: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 163

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It's Three's Company time and we welcome longtime listener and emailer Katheryne from Philly to the show!  We talk about Dr. Who, Disney, X-Factor, Uncanny X-Men, Logan Legacy, The Flash and more!  Then we get a special Top 5 from Katheryne about Comic-Con Tips.  Rob does his best to deliver accurate (or even somewhat accurate) info in KAPOW News, and we finish with Retro Reviews of a NEW ERA:   X-Men 1, Uncanny 281, X-Factor 71, and X-Force 3.  

Dec 04 2014

2hr 7mins

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Rank #9: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 181

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This week we review Civil War: X-Men 2, Extraordinary 11, Uncanny 10 and 11, All New X-Men 11, and a bunch of comics from the DC Rebirth launch.   We then catch up on ComicCon and Non-ComicCon related information in KAPOW! News.   And in Retros we look at Uncanny 287, XFactor 87, X-Men 17, and X-Force 19.

Aug 17 2016

1hr 56mins

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Rank #10: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 174

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Because you asked for it - a full episode devoted to The Force Awakens.

Dec 24 2015

1hr 49mins

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Rank #11: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 7

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In this double-sized episode, we review Phoenix Warsong 1, Uncanny 477, X-Factor 10, and Astonishing 16.  Inside the Mansion features everyone's favorite Irishman, Banshee! Our retro review covers X-Men 27-31, and we count down the Top 5 X-Relationships.

Oct 08 2006

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Rank #12: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 175

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This week in On Shelves Now we look at Extraordinary X-Men 1-4, All New All Different X-Men 1 and 2, Secret Wars 8, Alias, Captain America White, Batman and Robin Eternal, and the new Deadpool Trailer.  We then uncover all the things you need to know to finish out your year in KAPOW! News. And in Retros we look at Uncanny 291, X-Men 11, X-Force 13 and X-Factor 81.

Jan 06 2016

1hr 44mins

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Rank #13: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 148

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This week in On Shelves Now we review Amazing X-Men 1, X-Men Gold 1, All New X-Men 18, X-Men 7, Uncanny 14, and get really daring and read Longshot Saves The Marvel Universe # 1.   We then have a hodgepodge middle taking the "How Many X-Men Do You Know" quiz and then critiquing the Marvel Top 50 X-Men of All Time list.   In Retro Reviews we read Fantastic Four Annual 23, X-Factor Annual 5, New Mutants Annual 6, and Uncanny Annual 14 - which all make up Days of Future Present!

Dec 11 2013

2hr 6mins

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Rank #14: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 77

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This week we welcome Chris Claremont on the X-Phone to talk about Uncanny, New Mutants, Uncanny Forever, New Mutants Forever, and of course the death of Douglas Ramsey.Special thanks to Chris for taking the time to talk to us.

Nov 24 2009

1hr 44mins

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Rank #15: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 176

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This week we review  Uncanny X-Men 1 and 2, Extraordinary X-Men 5 and 6, All New X-Men 3, Secret Wars 9, Vision 1, Scarlet Witch 1, and Dark Knight III.  We then go through lots of breaking stories in KAPOW! News.  And in Retro Reviews we look through X-Men 12, X-Factor 82, X-Force 14 and Uncanny 292.

Feb 17 2016

1hr 43mins

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Rank #16: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 72

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Relaxed from yoga and ready to record, we review X-Force 18, Dark
Avenger 8, Forever 6, New Mutants 4, Dark X-Men Beginnings 3, Weapon X
4, and X-Factor 47 in On Shelves Now.

We go Inside the Mansion with Brian's favorite mutant, Cypher!

And in Retro Reviews, we look at New Mutants 47, X-Factor 12 and Uncanny 214-215.

As always we finish up with a Fastball Special.

Sep 18 2009

2hr 22mins

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Rank #17: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 3

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In our 3rd episode, we review the debut of the new team in X-Men 188,  check out X-Factor 9, and dive back into Stan Lee's original X-Men issues 7 - 11.  We also go "Inside the Mansion" to discuss Multiple Man, and list our Top 5 Favorite Uncanny Covers.

Aug 31 2006

1hr 30mins

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Rank #18: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 50

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The Uncanny X-Cast Musical!

Oct 17 2008

2hr 12mins

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Rank #19: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 76

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This week we empty our wallets to provide the following for On Shelves Now:   X-Factor 49, Forever 7 and 8, Dark Wolverine 77, Old Man Logan Finale, Uncanny 515, X-Force 19 and 20, Necrosha One Shot and New Mutants 6.  In our Top 5, we pick the X-Men we want brought back from the dead. In Retros, we look at New Mutants 49 and 50, X-Factor 15, and Uncanny 217. And we finish up with a Fastball Special.

Nov 04 2009

2hr 5mins

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Rank #20: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 169

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This week we continue to work our way through Secret Wars and some of it's spinoffs, Fear the Walking Dead, and spend most of the show actually talking about comic books.  KAPOW News does some of it's award winning in depth journalism by getting to the bottom of the Stan Lee intern incidents.   And in Retro Reviews we look back at X-Factor 77, X-Men 8, Uncanny X-Men 287, and X-Force 9.  

Aug 28 2015

1hr 55mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 188

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This week in On Shelves Now we look at Marauders 6 and 7, Excalibur 6 and 7, Fallen Angles 6, New Mutants 6 and 7, X-Force 6 and 7, X-Men/Fantastic Four 1, and X-Men 6.   We then pick the Top 5 mutants we would want quarantined at home with our families during this pandemic.   And in Retro Reviews we read the complete Fatal Attractions series:  X-Factor 92, X-Force 25, Uncanny 304, X-Men 25, Wolverine 75, and Excalibur 71. 

Download the episode right here or on iTunes.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! You can leave voicemails at 843-NEFARIA, or email us at uncannyxcast@gmail.com.

May 01 2020

2hr 5mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 187

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In our first shelter at home episode, we review issues 3 and 4 of Marauders, Excalibur, X-Force, New Mutants, X-Men and Fallen Angels.  We then blast through a giant sized Fastball Special.  And in Retro Reviews we work our way towards Fatal Attractions with X-Men 22, 23 and 24 and Uncanny 302 and 303. 

And here is the recipe for Alabama White BBQ Sauce

Apr 18 2020

2hr 23mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 186

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This week we continue through the Dawn of X with issues 2 and 3 of X-Men, Excalibur, Marauders, New Mutants, X-Force and Fallen Angels.  In the long awaited return of The Top 5 we honor the Jean/Scott/Wolverine living situation by coming up with the best X-Men “Throuples”.   And in Retro Reviews we dig into X-Factor 91, X-Factor Annual 8, and X-Force 22 and 23.

Feb 21 2020

1hr 43mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 185

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This week in On Shelves Now we read the #1 issues of X-Men, The Marauders, X-Force, Excalibur, New Mutants and Fallen Angels.  We then take a deep dive on our complicated feelings about The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian Season 1.   And in Retro Reviews we look at Uncanny 300 and 301, and X-Men 20 and 21.  

Jan 08 2020

2hr

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 184

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This can't be real. Two in one month. Well believe it true believers! This week Rob and Brian finish up House of X and Power of X reading issues 3-6 of both.  Then we have an impromptu debate about our perfect mutant existence.  And in Retro Reviews we go through X-Force 20 and 21 and X-Factor 89 and 90.

Dec 07 2019

2hr 8mins

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Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 183

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Year One.    Podcast begins. 

Year 10. We barely record.

Year 100.  The illegitimate children of Count Nefaria take over the show. 

Year 1000. Still the greatest X-Men podcast ever.

Welcome back to the Uncanny X-Cast my children. We hope you survive the experience.

Nov 18 2019

2hr 3mins

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Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 182

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After a short hiatus, the X-Cast returns to catch up on everything we haven't talked about in the past year. We also continue where we supposedly left on in Retros, looking at Uncanny 288, X-Force 19, X-Factor 88 and X-Men 17.

Dec 21 2017

1hr 41mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 181

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This week we review Civil War: X-Men 2, Extraordinary 11, Uncanny 10 and 11, All New X-Men 11, and a bunch of comics from the DC Rebirth launch.   We then catch up on ComicCon and Non-ComicCon related information in KAPOW! News.   And in Retros we look at Uncanny 287, XFactor 87, X-Men 17, and X-Force 19.

Aug 17 2016

1hr 56mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 180

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This week in On Shelves Now we review Civil War 0 - 3, X-Men Civil War 1 and 2, Uncanny X-Men 7 - 8, All New X-Men 9 - 10, Extraordinary X-Men, They’re Not Like Us, and Descender.   We then discuss the imminent end of the X-Men in KAPOW! News. And in Retros we finish off X-Cutioner's Song with Uncanny 286, XFactor 86, X-Men 16, and X-Force 18.  

All this and more about the X-Men, Wolverine, Deadpool, Apocalypse, Count Nefaria and all your other favorites from Marvel's Merry Mutants. 

Jul 14 2016

1hr 57mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 179

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This week in On Shelves Now we look at Uncanny X-Men 6, All-New X-Men 7 and 8, Extraordinary X-Men 9, Avengers Standoff - Civil War, and Harrow County.  We then catch you up on everything news from Star Wars comics to Snotgirl.  And in Retro Reviews we continue our look back at X-Cutioner''s Song with XFactor 85, X-Men 15, Uncanny 295 and X-Force 17.  

May 18 2016

1hr 34mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 178

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This week in OSN we review Extraordinary 8, Uncanny X-Men 4 and 5, All New X-Men 6, Uncanny Avengers, The Wicked & The Divine, and Superman: American Alien.  We then tackle a ton of stories in KAPOW! News.  And in Retro Reviews we begin X-Cutioner's Song with Uncanny 294, X-Factor 84, X-Men 14 and X-Force 16.

Apr 12 2016

1hr 39mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 177

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This week in On Shelves Now we discuss Extraordinary X-Men 7, All New X-Men 4 and 5, Uncanny X-Men 3, Wolverine 1 - 3, Worst X-Man Ever 1,  and Old Man Logan 1 and 2.  We then look at all that's going on in the comics news Rob was ambitious enough to find in KAPOW! News.   And in Retro Reviews we near closer to X-Cutioner's Song finishing up X-Men 13, X-Factor 83, Uncanny 293 and X-Force 15.  

Mar 11 2016

1hr 30mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 176

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This week we review  Uncanny X-Men 1 and 2, Extraordinary X-Men 5 and 6, All New X-Men 3, Secret Wars 9, Vision 1, Scarlet Witch 1, and Dark Knight III.  We then go through lots of breaking stories in KAPOW! News.  And in Retro Reviews we look through X-Men 12, X-Factor 82, X-Force 14 and Uncanny 292.

Feb 17 2016

1hr 43mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 175

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This week in On Shelves Now we look at Extraordinary X-Men 1-4, All New All Different X-Men 1 and 2, Secret Wars 8, Alias, Captain America White, Batman and Robin Eternal, and the new Deadpool Trailer.  We then uncover all the things you need to know to finish out your year in KAPOW! News. And in Retros we look at Uncanny 291, X-Men 11, X-Force 13 and X-Factor 81.

Jan 06 2016

1hr 44mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 174

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Because you asked for it - a full episode devoted to The Force Awakens.

Dec 24 2015

1hr 49mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 173

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Matty Ryan, owener of Farrago Comics, is our special "Three's Company" guest this week. In between Brian's mic cutting out we go through a hodgepodge of issues, looking at as many Marvel #1s as we can.  Then we attempt to find information to deliver in KAPOW! News. And in Retro Reviews we look at Uncanny 290, X-Factor 80, X-Men 10, and X-Force 12.

Dec 17 2015

1hr 45mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 172

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This week in On Shelves Now we look at the new Star Wars comics, Jessica Jones and Secret Wars 7.  In KAPOW! News we bring you some possible MAJOR X-Men spoilers from our investigative journalism team.  In Retros we look at X-Men 9, X-Factor 79, Uncanny 289, and X-Force 11. 

Nov 26 2015

1hr 30mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 171

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This week in On Shelves now we finish up the Brian Bendis run on Uncanny X-Men with issue 600, and we start the post Secret Wars world before Secret Wars has ended with Extraordinary X-Men 1.  In KAPOW! News we have a very special visitor who delivers some VERY special news. And in Retros we read the Shattershot storyline in X-Men Annual 1, Uncanny X-Men Annual 16, X-Factor Annual 7 and X-Force Annual 1.

Nov 13 2015

1hr 30mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 170

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This week in On Shelves Now we talk Secret Wars, Saga, Alias, Harbinger, the Daredevil TV show, Star Wars trailer and more. We then catch you up on all the crazy stories floating around the comic world in KAPOW! News.  And in Retro Reviews we read X-Men 8, Uncanny 288, X-Factor 78 and X-Force 10. 

Oct 30 2015

2hr 1min

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 169

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This week we continue to work our way through Secret Wars and some of it's spinoffs, Fear the Walking Dead, and spend most of the show actually talking about comic books.  KAPOW News does some of it's award winning in depth journalism by getting to the bottom of the Stan Lee intern incidents.   And in Retro Reviews we look back at X-Factor 77, X-Men 8, Uncanny X-Men 287, and X-Force 9.  

Aug 28 2015

1hr 55mins

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iTunes Ratings

244 Ratings
Average Ratings
228
10
1
2
3

I missed this podcast!!!

By Maxshade7 - Apr 19 2020
Read more
You guys are the best! You guys sound like friends and you really help me get through this.

Sad trombone

By The Torkelson - Jun 03 2017
Read more
What a coincedence, you stopped making new episodes, and I've stopped listening to podcasts...