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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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240 Ratings
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I missed this podcast!!!

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I missed you guys! Stick around!!

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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: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 100

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The Rise and Fall of the Uncanny X-Cast.

Stan Lee narrates this compelling documentary that takes us behind the curtain of the Uncanny X-Cast. 

Jan 15 2011

2hr 42mins

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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 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 #4: Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 97

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In this episode, we review New Mutants 18, X-23 2, X-Factor 210, Legacy 241, and Uncanny 529.

We then get on the X-Phone to talk to Kelly Carlton: The Hooters Halloween Costume winner, dressed as the X-Men's own Kitty Pryde!

Then in Retro Reviews, we look at Uncanny X-Men Annual 12, Excalibur 1, and New Mutants 67.

Nov 13 2010

2hr 32mins

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #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: 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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Rank #12: 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 #13: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 152

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This week we begin the Trial of Jean Grey with parts one through four - All New 22, Guardians of the Galaxy 11, All New 23 and Guardians of the Galaxy 12.  We also review Uncanny X-Men 17, Magneto 1, Wolverine and the X-Men 42, Origin 2 #3, and Amazing X-Men 4.

We then bring back our famous (infamous?) musical top 5s and look at our Top 5 90s Songs for Mutants.

In Retro Reviews we continue X-Tinction Agenda with Uncanny 271, New Mutants 96, and X-Factor 61.

Apr 12 2014

1hr 49mins

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Rank #14: Uncanny X-Cast Episode 164

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This week we review X-Axis 5 - 8, X-Factor 18, All New X-Men 34, Amazing X-Men 13 and 14, The Avengers, Wytches, and Punisher/Eminem.  We then catch up on all the New Year's exciting stories with KAPOW! News.  And this week's retro reviews look at X-Factor 72, X-Men 3, X-Force 4, Spider-Man 16, and Uncanny 282.  
 

Plus Star Wars 1.

Jan 17 2015

1hr 57mins

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Rank #15: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 27

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This week we review Wolverine Origins 16, Uncanny X-Men 489, X-Factor 22 and New X-Men 41.We also go Inside the Mansion with lifetime tag-along Skids.In Retro Reviews the golden age of X-Men begins in The Dark Phoenix Saga part 1, issues 129 through 133.And in one of our more... creative... Top 5's we pick theme songs for X-characters using Disney songs!Download it right here or on iTunes!And don't forget to visit our forum.

Aug 23 2007

2hr 25mins

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Rank #16: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 29

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This week we review X-Factor 23, New X-Men 42, Wolverine Origins 17 and Emperor Vulcan 1.In our all positive Top 5 we pick our favorite current team members.And in retros we review Uncanny X-Men 138 - 142 and X-Men Annual #4.We also give our early Fall TV impressions, answer tons of mail and voicemails, and give much love to Wendiiiiiiiiigo.Don't forget to visit us at our forum.

Oct 14 2007

2hr 7mins

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Rank #17: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 30

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The Miasma of Man-ThingWelcome to the big Episode 30!!Tonight we ramble for 40 minutes about more non-X-related things than any of us are comfortable with.We follow that up with an On Shelves Now including Wolverine Origins 18, X-Men 203, Uncanny 491, and X-Factor 24.This episode gets jam packed with a Top 5 (favorite DC characters) and Inside the Mansion (Dark Beast... woops!)Somewhere around the hour and a half mark we hit Retro Reviews running 143 through 147.And we finish things up with January's Solicitations.Hope
you enjoy the all new, non-positive, Man-Thing filled, Brian side-kick
loving, Rob Ellis hating episode of the Uncanny X-Cast.And yes,
the rap is back. (My heartfelt apologies to Worthington a.k.a. Aaron
for me forgetting to edit it in last time. It's the best part of the
show, and should and always will end the show from here on.)

Nov 12 2007

2hr 19mins

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Rank #18: 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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Rank #19: The Uncanny X-Cast: Episode 28

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This week we review Astonishing X-Men 22, World War Hulk: X-Men 3, X-Men 202, and Uncanny X-Men 490.Then we take a look at our Top 5 favorite Adjectiveless X-Men covers.Next we finish the Dark Phoenix Saga in Retro Reviews with issues 134 - 137.  And finally we take a look at the December solicitations.

Sep 21 2007

2hr

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Rank #20: 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 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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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 168

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This week in On Shelves Now we read up to issue 4 of Secret Wars, Old Man Logan, Southern Bastards and some DC comics.   KAPOW! News takes a deeper look at the newly unveiled Marvel lineup post-Secret Wars and the possibity of the X-Men joining the Marvel movie universe.  And in Retro Reviews we read Uncanny X-Men 286, X-Force 8, X-Men 7, and X-Factor 76.

Jul 07 2015

1hr 36mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 167

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This week we review Uncanny X-Men, All New X-Men, and touch briefly on Secret Wars.  We then catch you up to date with all the important things going on in the world of comics in KAPOW! News.  And in Retros we look at Uncanny 285, X-Force 7, X-Men 5 and X-Factor 75.

May 23 2015

1hr 18mins

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Uncanny X-Cast Episode 166

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This week we take a look at BLACK VORTEX, finish Peter David's X-Factor run with 19 and 20, and more.  We then try and make sense of the upcoming Secret Wars in KAPOW! News.  And in Retros we pour through X-Men 4, X-Men 2 (whooops!), X-Factor 74, Uncanny 284 and X-Force 6.

Mar 16 2015

1hr 33mins

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iTunes Ratings

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I missed this podcast!!!

By Maxshade7 - Nov 20 2019
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I missed you guys! Stick around!!

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...