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Join Zack from Xavier Files and Adam from Bish & Jubez as they battle to decide the best and worst X-Men stories of all time!

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Join Zack from Xavier Files and Adam from Bish & Jubez as they battle to decide the best and worst X-Men stories of all time!

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72 Ratings
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Great for X-fans and list junkies.

By JVVVJVVJVVJVVV - Nov 04 2019
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I love War Rocket Ajax. Particularly the Every Story Ever portion of their podcast. However, I don't care about DC comics, so half the time I'm tuning out or skipping forward thru certain portions of the program. I was quite happy when discovering Battle of the Atom, because it takes my favorite portion of a great comics podcast and applies it exclusively to the X teams of Marvel comics. It's fun listening to people talk about comics I love (gotta agree to disagree on a few opinions) and also great to get info and recommendations of comics I haven't discovered yet. The hosts are goofy and fun. Adam's more laidback style works well with Zack's slightly manic enthusiasm as the two hosts banter. Keep up the great work and thanks for the podcast! X-men junkies, this podcast is for us!

Less survival and more lovin’ the experience.

By intrepidtravler - Oct 17 2019
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Not sure what it is about these 2 X-Men fans but man! Do they make you wanna jus read X-Men comics everyday.. Since I don’t have the time to go through and find the gems, I’m glad Zack & Adam have, as well as starting this podcast! I enjoy binging and stocking up on episodes. Lots of X-Men knowledge as well as lots of laughs. Thanks gents for always giving me something to look forward to on Monday morning.

iTunes Ratings

72 Ratings
Average Ratings
65
3
2
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Great for X-fans and list junkies.

By JVVVJVVJVVJVVV - Nov 04 2019
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I love War Rocket Ajax. Particularly the Every Story Ever portion of their podcast. However, I don't care about DC comics, so half the time I'm tuning out or skipping forward thru certain portions of the program. I was quite happy when discovering Battle of the Atom, because it takes my favorite portion of a great comics podcast and applies it exclusively to the X teams of Marvel comics. It's fun listening to people talk about comics I love (gotta agree to disagree on a few opinions) and also great to get info and recommendations of comics I haven't discovered yet. The hosts are goofy and fun. Adam's more laidback style works well with Zack's slightly manic enthusiasm as the two hosts banter. Keep up the great work and thanks for the podcast! X-men junkies, this podcast is for us!

Less survival and more lovin’ the experience.

By intrepidtravler - Oct 17 2019
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Not sure what it is about these 2 X-Men fans but man! Do they make you wanna jus read X-Men comics everyday.. Since I don’t have the time to go through and find the gems, I’m glad Zack & Adam have, as well as starting this podcast! I enjoy binging and stocking up on episodes. Lots of X-Men knowledge as well as lots of laughs. Thanks gents for always giving me something to look forward to on Monday morning.
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Battle Of The Atom: An X-Men Podcast

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Join Zack from Xavier Files and Adam from Bish & Jubez as they battle to decide the best and worst X-Men stories of all time!

Rank #1: Ep.119 - A Matching Sweater Unit

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Episode Notes

A is for Atom
B is for Battle
C is for Cast
D is for Download
E is for Extinction

Ranked this Episode:

  • New X-Men #114-116 (E is for Extinction)

  • X-Men '92 (Battleworld)

  • Uncanny X-Men vol 4 #1-5 (Survival Of The Fittest)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Nov 11 2019

56mins

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Rank #2: Ep.80 - Episode 80 (Again) - Your #1 "Saying 'The Todd'" Podcast

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Episode Notes

Zack poured himself a strong drink and talked to Adam about Wolverine. We also talk a lot about Kamala Khan and 3D and The Todd.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Ms Marvel #6-7 (Healing Factor)

  • Uncanny X-Men #268 (Madripoor Knights)

  • Spider-Man #8-12 (Perceptions)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Feb 11 2019

55mins

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Rank #3: Ep.79 - The Cannonball In Space Hour

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We talk about the #1 Kentucky Good Boi this week. We happen to also talk about space a ton. We happen to also also admit to making pop culture references about things we have never seen. It's metal af.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Uncnnay X-Men #341-344 (Cannonball Fights Gladiator And Then Some Space Stuff)

  • New Mutants Annual #1

  • Avengers World #17

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Feb 04 2019

43mins

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Rank #4: Ep.31 - Nobody Get Rid Of Shogo with Christina Strain

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Generation X may be over but Christian Strain is here with us to go over all the nitty gritty details of it. We talk about Jubilee, Glob, Quire, X-Man, and much more!

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Mar 05 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #5: Ep.26 - Rockin' One Of Those Great AoA Face Tattoos

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Episode Notes

We follow up with that fun Kelly Thompson interview to talk about the stories that inspire her. Also face tattoos, Savage Land bikinis, and a possibly perfect story.

Ranked this episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men #273-#277 (Savage Land/Shi'ar)
  • Gambit & The X-Ternals #1-#4
  • Astonishing X-Men vol 3 #1-#6 (Gifted)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jan 29 2018

43mins

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Rank #6: Ep.117 - From A to Zombie!

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It's Halloween y'all. We did stories about demons because we wanted to. Sometimes we get to do what we want.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Ghost Rider/Wolverine/Punisher: Hearts Of Darkness

  • X-Men #75 (Anatomy Of A Monster)

  • New X-Men #37-41 (The Quest For Magik)

Subscribe to Boku No X-Anime here.

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Oct 28 2019

47mins

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Rank #7: Ep.83 - I Did It All For The Nookie with Dan McMahon

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Let's chug some Mountain Dew, hit a sick kick flip, and talk about how our parents just don't understand us. We got Dan McMahon here with us to talk about Adam-X the X-Treme.

Ranked this Episode:

  • X-Force Annual #2

  • Captain Marvel #2-#3

  • X-Men #39 (Adam-X the X-Treme Goes Camping)

Check out Dan's podcast Super Sons

Here's that Adam-X comic I made

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Mar 04 2019

56mins

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Rank #8: Ep.58 - Galactus Is Dope & He Does Dope Things

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Here me listners! No longer are we the podcast you once knew! We are fire and life incarnate, we are X-Man Update!

That's right, we spend the whole episode talking about how one of us is reading X-Man and nothing about the Phoenix. Deal with it nerds!

Ranked this episode:

  • Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey
  • Uncanny X-Men #466-468 (End of Greys)
  • Excalibur #61 (Truth and Consequence)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Sep 10 2018

44mins

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Rank #9: Ep.118 - SQWURK!!!

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We talk about animals and X-Men this week. See if you can find the following animals: gorilla, girrafe, elephant, squirell, wolverine, human/bird monstrocity.

Ranked This Episode:

  • New Mutants #56-58 (Bird-Brain Saga)

  • All-New Wolverine #7

  • X-Men #3 (Beware of the Blob!)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Nov 04 2019

44mins

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Rank #10: Ep.27 - xXShattybuns69Xx with Charlie Davis

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This week we have a Patreon supported special thanks to The Young Ones co-host Charlie Davis! We talk about Shatterstar, Rictor, and more Shatterstar. It is very on brand for one of us.

Charlie

It is on brand for them, not us.

Ranked this episode
* X-Force #19-24 (Assult on Greymalkin)
* X-Factor #207-213 (Happenings in Vegas)
* X-Force #59-61 (The Shatterstar Saga)

Check out Charlie on The Young Ones

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Feb 05 2018

46mins

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Rank #11: Ep.4 - Vidit's Delight

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Episode Notes

Zack and Adam both reveal huge influences on their teenage years and talk about the weirdest comic Zack has ever seen.

Ranked this episode

  1. Mutant Genesis (X-Men Vol 2 #1-#3)
  2. Worst X-Man Ever #1-#5
  3. New Mutants Summer Special 1990

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Aug 28 2017

35mins

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Rank #12: Ep.28 - King Tut Transformer

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Episode Notes

An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience. We talk about stairs a suprising amount on this episode. I've given up taking Episode Notes seriously, I doubt many of you read these and if you do, you probably appriciate me being so on brand.

Ranked This Episode
* Uncanny X-Men vol 2 #14-17
* Further Adventures of Cyclops & Phoenix
* Ultimate X-Men #46-49 (The Tempest)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Feb 12 2018

40mins

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Rank #13: Ep.34 - Sticking With Goldballs

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This week on Battle of the Atom, Adam is back and so is our format!

We talk about Princess Di joining X-Statix

The X-Men mini-series that stars NPR personalities

And how much we adore Goldballs

Ranked this Episode:

  • Back From The Dead (X-Statix #13-18)
  • X-Treme X-Men: X-Pose
  • Uncanny X-Men Vol 3 #35 (That Goldballs Issue)

Check out the Battle of the Atom Master Ranking List!

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Mar 26 2018

41mins

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Rank #14: Ep.50 - Do You Want The Honest Answer? with Cullen Bunn

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This week on the podcast X-Men: Blue. Uncanny X-Men, and Magneto writer Cullen Bunn joins us to dish out secrets from his time working on X-Men. We discuss how he got the O5, what X-Men: Black was going to be, and his failed attempts to #BringBackMaggott.

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jul 16 2018

58mins

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Rank #15: Ep.5 - Did You Do All That From Memory?

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Zack and Adam talk about the Silver Age, how cool face tattoo's are, and that good, good, Barry Windsor Smith art.

Check out Max's series Marvel TL;DR on YouTube.

Ranked this episode

X-Men #12-#13 (The 1st Juggernaut Story)
Uncanny X-Force (The Dark Angel Saga)
Uncanny X-Men #205 (Wounded Wolf)

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Sep 04 2017

34mins

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Rank #16: Ep.24 - Kelly Thompson And The 20 Year Grudge Against Lila Cheney

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ROGUE & GAMBIT writer Kelly Thompson joins the BotA boys to talk about both Rogue AND Gambit. We also talk about the craft of comics, relationships, and how to make continuity work for you! Make sure to pick up ROGUE & GAMBIT because it is very good!

Check out the Battle of the Atom Master Ranking List!

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jan 15 2018

56mins

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Rank #17: Ep.38 - And That's A Rant

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Episode Notes

Wannt travel to an alternate universe where worldbuilding isn't the greatest? Well we have 3 of them on this episode of Battle Of The Atom.

Ranked this Episode:
* Uncanny X-Men #284-286 (Into The Void)
* X-Factor #43-46, #48-50 (Judgement War)
* X-Men: Gold #12, #16-20 (Negative Zone War)

Check out the Battle of the Atom Master Ranking List!

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Apr 23 2018

49mins

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Rank #18: Ep.37 - One With A Space Whale

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In 1979, a young Chris Claremont saw Alien and said, "OK, but what if there was a guy with knife hands in this?" Years later he would create The Brood and introduce body horror to the X-Men. Also this episode has exploding pie.

Ranked this episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men #162-#167 (The Brood Saga)
  • Wolverine and the X-Men #5-#7 (Preggo Brood)
  • X-Men/Ghost Rider: Brood Trouble in the Big Easy 

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Apr 16 2018

44mins

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Rank #19: Ep.41 - 💩

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Would you like to see Zack & Adam struggle to put their hate into words? well listen to this episode where we rank our 100th story. We hate it!

Ranked this episode:
* Uncanny X-Men #428-#434 (The Draco)
* Nightcrawler #1-#4 (Cockrum's Nightcrawler)
* Amazing X-Men #1-#5 (The Quest for Nightcrawler)

Check out the Battle of the Atom Master Ranking List!

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

May 14 2018

46mins

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Rank #20: Ep.6 - BONECLAWS!!!!

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Zack and Adam talk about what a crossover should be, what a crossover shouldn't be, and a bad book that means well.

Ranked this episode

Fatal Attractions
Messiah CompleX
X-Men: Heroes for Hope

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Sep 11 2017

35mins

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Ep.129 - What The Kids Are Craving with Chris Robinson

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X-Office Editor Chris Robinson shows up to talk about his job, the X-Books, and a Man-Thing with a machine gun. Please send Chris Robinson your Alcremie's.

Check out the Battle of the Atom Master Ranking List!

New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jan 20 2020

48mins

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Ep.128 - A Professor X & Magneto Sourdough with Chris Eddleman

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Zack and events boy Chris Eddleman talk about the big event, that's right Onslaught!

Ranked This Episode:

  • Onslaught

  • Onslaught (Cable)

  • Onslaught (X-Force/X-Man)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jan 13 2020

55mins

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Ep.127 - All I Want To Do In Life Is Make People Read Bad Comics with Chris Hassan

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X-Men Monday master Chris Hassan joins Zack to chat about some weird comics where the X-Men do some culty stuff. Also we talk about Transformers so you know you are getting that good robot content the people crave.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men #495-499 (Divided We Stand)

  • X-Man #34-36 (Messiah Complex)

  • X-Men #48 (Beware Computo, Commander of the Robot Hive!)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Jan 06 2020

40mins

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Ep.126 - The One Where Honey Badger Dies with Matthew Rosenberg

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We close out 2019 with Uncanny X-Men scribe Matthew Rosenberg chatting about his entire career on the X-Books, what went right, what went wrong, and what went weird. You probably shouldn't miss this one!

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Dec 30 2019

1hr 10mins

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Ep.125 - A Naughty List, A Nice List, And A Mutant List with Christina Eddleman

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Captain Christi Eddleman joins Zack this week to talk about some Generation X-Mas stories as we celebrate Christimas in style.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Generation X #24 (Home for the Holidays)

  • Generation X Holiday Special

  • Generation X #60-61 (Christmas Fear)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter @Xavier Files and @arthurstacy!

Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Dec 23 2019

54mins

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Ep.124 - A Great X-Men Podcast With Miles Stokes

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This week Miles Stokes from Jay & Miles X-Plain The X-Men joins Zack to talk about Dinosaurs with unbridled enthusiasm.

Ranked This Week:

  • Uncanny X-Men #455-459 (Dino Rachel)

  • Excalibur #51 (Don't Drink The Water)

  • Uncanny X-Men #60-63 (Neal Adam's Savage Land)

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Dec 16 2019

44mins

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Ep.123 - All The Best X-Men Are Women with Sara Century

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Sara Century from Bitches On Comics joins me today as we talk about all of the best leaders of the X-Men.

Ranked this Episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men #201 (Duel)

  • Generation X #18-19 (For the Sake of the Children)

  • X-Men: Red

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New content every week on XavierFiles.com

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

If you want to support the show make sure you rate and review the show or check out our Patreon!

Dec 09 2019

48mins

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Ep.122 - Do You Pooh? with Charlie Davis

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Special guest Charlie Davis joins Zack for a discussion about Shatterstar and his son and his father and his son ans his father and his son and his father and so on

Ranked this episode:

  • X-Force: Shatterstar

  • Longshot Saves The Marvel Universe

  • Shatterstar

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 5mins

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Ep.121 - Master Of The Magnum Force

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We intended to do an episode about Banshee but we messed up! Anyway, here's some stories that Banshee is technically in.

Ranked This Episode:

  • X-Men #118-119 (The Submergence of Japan)

  • The Muir Island Saga

  • Uncanny X-Men #401-406 (X-Corps)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Nov 25 2019

46mins

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Ep.120 - Everything Is Sinister

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We are all Sinister here. We are all about Sinister here. We have three Sinister stories here.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men vol 2 #1-3 (Everything Is Sinister)

  • X-Men vol 2 # 27

  • Extraordinary X-Men #1-5

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Nov 18 2019

48mins

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Ep.119 - A Matching Sweater Unit

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A is for Atom
B is for Battle
C is for Cast
D is for Download
E is for Extinction

Ranked this Episode:

  • New X-Men #114-116 (E is for Extinction)

  • X-Men '92 (Battleworld)

  • Uncanny X-Men vol 4 #1-5 (Survival Of The Fittest)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Nov 11 2019

56mins

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Ep.118 - SQWURK!!!

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We talk about animals and X-Men this week. See if you can find the following animals: gorilla, girrafe, elephant, squirell, wolverine, human/bird monstrocity.

Ranked This Episode:

  • New Mutants #56-58 (Bird-Brain Saga)

  • All-New Wolverine #7

  • X-Men #3 (Beware of the Blob!)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Nov 04 2019

44mins

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BONUS EPISODE: Boku No X-Anime

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Because you demanded it! Battle Of The Atom host Zack Jenkins and friend of the show Luz Bianca have teamed up for a prestige, 12 episode podcast series called Boku No X-Anime about the 2011 Marvel Anime: X-Men. We're putting the first episode up on the Battle Of The Atom feed and if you like it, please subscribe to the main feed for all the future goodness!

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Nov 01 2019

34mins

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Ep.117 - From A to Zombie!

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It's Halloween y'all. We did stories about demons because we wanted to. Sometimes we get to do what we want.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Ghost Rider/Wolverine/Punisher: Hearts Of Darkness

  • X-Men #75 (Anatomy Of A Monster)

  • New X-Men #37-41 (The Quest For Magik)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Oct 28 2019

47mins

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Ep.116 - Big, Burly Men, Flying At The Screen, Yelling

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We're talking about Northstar and all the choices that have been made around him. Let me tell you what, there are several.

Ranked This Episode

  • Astonishing X-Men #48-56
  • X-Men Annual #1 (2007)
  • Alpha Flight #106

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Oct 21 2019

48mins

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Ep.115 - Star Studded NYCC 2019 Special

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This week, Adam goes to New York City Comic Con! Feel free to listen all the way through or skip around to these amazing interviews:

Matteo Lolli 2:50

Vita Ayala 10:30

Marcus To 29:25

While Portacio 40:00

German Peralta 1:02:05

Matt Rosenberg 1:11:00

Adriano Di Benedetto 1:34:15

Abe Riesman 1:45:30

Jordan D White 2:11:50

Outro 2:34:10

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Oct 14 2019

2hr 36mins

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Ep.114 - 20% Robot

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We've got ZERO TOLERANCE for these dang mutants on this episode. Here's hoping you also hate them.

Ranked This Episode:

  • X-Men #65-69 (Operation Zero Tolerance)

  • X-Man #30 (Operation Zero Tolerance)

  • X-Force vol 3 #1-6 (Angels and Demons)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Oct 07 2019

54mins

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Ep.113 - Alan Davis Flexing

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Zack is in a fishing lodge with limited Wi-Fi, leaving Adam to do all the heavy lifting in this one. Luckily he is very good at podcasts.

Ranked this episode:

  • Excalibur #41-47 (The Righteous Return Of You Know Who)

  • X-Men Gold (2013)

  • Marvel Super-Heroes Special #6-8

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Sep 30 2019

46mins

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Ep.112 - An X-Men Way To Frame Love

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Madelyne Pryor cult leader Luz Bianca joins us this week to talk about Maddie and all the stories around her. Plus, I get ice cream!

Ranked This Episode:

  • Uncanny X-Men #174-175

  • X-Man #5-7 (The Man Who Fell To Earth)

  • Uncanny X-Men #508-511 (Sisterhood)

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Sep 23 2019

57mins

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Ep.111 - Hot Tamales + PCP

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Parenting is hard and I'mma be honest, the X-Men are bad at it.

Ranked This Episode:

  • Daken: Dark Wolverine #13-15 (Moonwalking)

  • New Mutants Vol 3 #1-4 (Return of the Legion)

  • Wolverine #98-100

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Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto.

Cover art is by Adam Reck after Dave Cockrum with logo design by Mikey Zee

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Sep 16 2019

44mins

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Great for X-fans and list junkies.

By JVVVJVVJVVJVVV - Nov 04 2019
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I love War Rocket Ajax. Particularly the Every Story Ever portion of their podcast. However, I don't care about DC comics, so half the time I'm tuning out or skipping forward thru certain portions of the program. I was quite happy when discovering Battle of the Atom, because it takes my favorite portion of a great comics podcast and applies it exclusively to the X teams of Marvel comics. It's fun listening to people talk about comics I love (gotta agree to disagree on a few opinions) and also great to get info and recommendations of comics I haven't discovered yet. The hosts are goofy and fun. Adam's more laidback style works well with Zack's slightly manic enthusiasm as the two hosts banter. Keep up the great work and thanks for the podcast! X-men junkies, this podcast is for us!

Less survival and more lovin’ the experience.

By intrepidtravler - Oct 17 2019
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Not sure what it is about these 2 X-Men fans but man! Do they make you wanna jus read X-Men comics everyday.. Since I don’t have the time to go through and find the gems, I’m glad Zack & Adam have, as well as starting this podcast! I enjoy binging and stocking up on episodes. Lots of X-Men knowledge as well as lots of laughs. Thanks gents for always giving me something to look forward to on Monday morning.