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Into The Weird: A Marvel Bronze Age Comic Book Podcast

Here we explore the madness of Marvel Comics in the Bronze Age! From the trippy Doctor Strange stories of the 1970s to other freaky four-color favorites like Morbius, Man-Thing, Howard The Duck, The Defenders, and Ghost Rider, ItW is pure comic book adrenalin distilled into a podcast of epic scope. Join us for a comic-filled jaunt... INTO THE WEIRD. We also offer the additional shows Dragons & Jive, House of Licensed Ideas, and Radio Free Hyboria. Let Weirdness reign!

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Into The Weird Ep. 3: Weird Double Whammy

In Into The Weird Episode 3 Grant and Herman proudly present THE REDEMPTION OF ROY THOMAS as we look at Marvel Feature #1 from Dec. 1971, as well as the introduction of [insert phallic joke here] in Savage Tales #1 from May 1971. It's a merry marvel mash-up of weirdness as things get...well, weird. Listen to us. You won't be disappointed. Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, and check out the blog a www.sinkintotheweird.com  The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Intro Music by Seven Kingdoms, best metal band in the galaxy.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

2hr 3mins

16 Jul 2018

Rank #1

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Into The Weird Ep. 4: Hey Kids...Enzymes!

After a month-long hiatus, INTO THE WEIRD Episode 4 has finally been unearthed. Join Grant and Herman as they delve once again into the Bronze Age vaults of Marvel Weirdness. This episode features Amazing Spider-Man #101 and 102, the very first appearance of MORBIUS, The Living Vampire! You're probably saying to yourself at this point: "Hell! It doesn't get much weirder than a 'living' vampire!" You would be WRONG! There's also... ENZYMES!  The hosts would love to hear from you. Please send any and all feedback to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, and check out the blog at www.sinkintotheweird.com Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Intro music "In The Walls" used with the permission of the band Seven Kingdoms, patrons of the Weird. Outro Song "Chancellor" by Gordon Downie.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 29mins

3 Sep 2018

Rank #2

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Into The Weird Ep.10: Evil Priestess Obsession

It's a Doctor Strange DOUBLE FEATURE as Billy and Herman discuss Marvel Premiere issues 5 and 6 from 1972, when the Bronze Age of Comics was still a nice shiny sheen of, well...bronze. Join us as we delve deep into Lovecraftian territory with Stephen and his cohorts Wong & Clea as they haphazardly plunge ever deeper...INTO THE WEIRD. Podcast Addendum can be found at https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/07/11/podcast-addendum-into-the-weird-episode-10/ Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com , or reach us on our blog www.sinkintotheweird.com. Alternatively you can follow us on twitter @IntoWeird, Herman is @darklongbox, and Billy can be found @billyd_licious. Also remember to check out our unofficial sponsor the Band Seven Kingdoms who so generously provide our intro music and continue to support all things WEIRD. Find their albums on iTunes or check them out on Spotify.  Outro karaoke song 'Layla' written by Eric Clapton (and sung by a pathetic Clapton-impersonator) Long Live The Weird!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

2hr 8mins

11 Jul 2019

Rank #3

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Into The Weird Ep. 14: Mamuwalde Got Nothing on Me

Billy and Herman are back with another fear-fest as we ramp up our Halloween coverage, featuring TWO mighty Marvel Bronze Age Horror Comics - SUPERNATURAL THRILLERS #5 (1973) and DEAD OF NIGHT#11 (1975). These issues feature the introduction of two frightening characters to the Marvel Horror Pantheon. Don't miss it! All our regular segments return, including our NEXUS OF ALL REVIEWS, where we assign a Bronze Age Super ALTER EGO to one of our listeners. This time around it's afc333 from the UK's turn.  Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Send feedback to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com or check out the blog www.sinkintotheweird.com, where an accompanying Addendum Blog Post can be found, featuring images we discussed on this week's show. Thanks as always, to the band SEVEN KINGDOMS, for their permission to use their song IN THE WALLS as our intro. They rock! Stay Weird, folks!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

2hr 26mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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Into The Weird Ep. 9: "We'll grieve together...LATER."

In this episode Billy and Herman discuss Marvel Comics' GHOST RIDER #1 from September '72. Our regular segments all make a return, and in case you've forgotten them, here they are: 1.Main Segment (Ghost Rider) 2. Bronze Age Brilliance and Mighty Marvel Missteps 3. Shoptalk! (Jason Aaron's Thor, War of The Realms and Doc Strange: The Flight of Bones) 4. Get off my lawn! 5. Nexus of All Reviews (MarylandBear - our 5-star iTunes reviewer gets a monicker) 6. End. So hop on your stunt cycles, whip out your demonic grimoires and get ready for a hellish ride...INTO THE WEIRD. Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Intro Music by the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS, Outro music "Terry" by Twinkle. PODCAST ADDENDUM blog post can be found at https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/06/17/podcast-addendum-episode-9-well-grieve-together-later/ Send feedback to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, or follow us on twitter @IntoWeird  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 50mins

17 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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Into The Weird Ep. 13: Doom Blooms & Puffy Sleeves

Welcome back to INTO THE WEIRD, the podcast that revels in the good, the bad and the weird. This week Herman and Billy tackle more Doctor Strange goodness with Marvel Premiere #7 and 8, where Stephen wades through yet another host of Lovecraftian foes. Our regular segments all make an appearance. So join us as we fall head over heels for Clea and a girl named Blondine... and then tumble madly... into the weird. INTRO MUSIC by the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS. OUTRO SONG "Starman" by David Bowie. Follow us on twitter @IntoWeird, Billy is @billyD_licious, and Herman @darklongbox. Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, and feel free to check out the blog at https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/10/07 for our podcast addendum post.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

2hr 7mins

7 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Into The Weird Ep. 6: Satanic Cheesecake

Grant and Herman are back! And as expected they've prepared a delectable feast for your ravenous Marvel-starved ears, weird listeners. This week the discussions center once again around our favorite living vampire, Doctor Michael "Mad Bat" Morbius, as he hits L.A! We also talk about Doctor Strange #400, Marvel-Two-In-One (2018), and (drum roll) the Savage Avengers. Blood will spill, dear listeners, so hold on to your stomachs as we dive headlong...INTO THE WEIRD. IF you are so inclined, please stalk us on twitter @darklongbox and @StormChaser2162. You can also check out the blog at www.sinkintotheweird.com where you can find the PODCAST ADDENDUM post with some images discussed during this week's episode => https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/02/21/podcast-addendum-episode-6-satanic-cheesecake/ Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Intro song "In The Walls" by the great band Seven Kingdoms, premiere patron of all things WEIRD.   --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 48mins

20 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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Into The Weird Ep. 12: Radio Free Hyboria

By Crom, Mitra, and the slimy scales of Set! It's another episode of INTO THE WEIRD, the show chronicling the mighty-thewed madness of Bronze Age Marvel Comics. This week Billy and Herman sharpen their broadswords and quaff their ale while simultaneously discussing Marvel's CONAN THE BARBARIAN #45 and KULL THE CONQUEROR #8. We follow these titanic feats with our SHOPTALK and RECOMMENDATIONS OF RAGGADOR segments, as well as ascribing a new Bronze Age Alter Ego to listener and podcaster supreme SEAN ROSS. A good time is had by all! Join us, and see our enemies flee before us and hear the lamentation of their significant others! Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com. For additional podcast content, check out https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/09/22/ where we post images regarding this episode. Also follow us on twitter @Billyd_licious and @darklongbox. We'd love to hear from you. Thanks as always goes to our sponsor, the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS, for the Intro Song IN THE WALLS. Check out their music on iTunes, Spotify, and anywhere good music can be found. Outro Song ANVIL OF CROM by Basil Poledouris.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 51mins

22 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Into The Weird Ep. 8: The Snappening

Billy and Herman are back with a full-fledged SPOILER-filled discussion of Avengers:ENDGAME. So if you haven't seen the movie yet, what's stopping you? We gleefully present 2 hours of witty banter and nitpicking nitpicking nitpicking. If this sounds appealing, give this episode a try! We'll love you X 3000 for it. Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, or check out the blog at www.sinkintotheweird.com. Alternatively you can follow us on twitter @IntoWeird. Intro music 'In The Walls' by the great band Seven Kingdoms, patron of all things weird.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 51mins

2 May 2019

Rank #9

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Into The Weird Ep. 11: The Wicked and the Weird

This week Billy and Herman offer up a List-O-Mania episode, where we count down our Top 5 most bizarre Bronze Age Villains. The rest of our regular segments are on hold this week because of time constraints during August, when vacations lured us away from our mics. But never fear! We're back and ready to launch into September. So join us for another madcap journey...into the WEIRD. The Podcast addendum for this show can be found at https://sinkintotheweird.com/2019/09/03/podcast-addendum-episode-11/  Please send feedback to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, or contact us on twitter @billyd_licious and @IntoWeird. We'd love to hear from you! Into The Weird is on Patreon. You can find us there at https://www.patreon.com/intotheweird. We offer 3 brand new Bronze Age shows every month exclusive to our Patrons of the Weird! (House of Licensed Ideas, Dragons & Jive, and Radio Free Hyboria). As always, love and thanks go out to our unofficial sponsors, the great band Seven Kingdoms, for use of their song In The Walls as our intro theme.  This week's outro: Everybody Plays The Fool, by Main Ingredient.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/intotheweird/message

1hr 30mins

2 Sep 2019

Rank #10