Sunday, November 22, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 49


In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, we head out to the Outer Rim for a look at what has happened so far on the second season of the Mandalorian. There will be spoilers. Plus, we catch up on the most recent Star Wars comic books published by Marvel Comics. Also, we ask the question, "Has Star Wars become a bit too self-referential?" 

Mandalorian Season 2 (so far) 
Spoilers for Episodes 1 - 4 

Recent Star Wars Comics 
Bounty Hunters #5 - 7 
Doctor Aphra #4 - 5 
Darth Vader #6 - 7 
Star Wars #7 - 8

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 180

 
It's fetch-quest time as Antony and Paul dive into the first full month of the X of Swords crossover event. 

Month in X - October 2020 
Juggernaut #2 
Wolverine #6 
X-Force #13 
Marauders #13 
Hellions #5 
New Mutants #13 
Cable #5 
Excalibur #13 
X-Men #13 
X of Swords: Stasis #1

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Sunday, October 4, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 179

 
We draw the X of Swords for the Month in X for September 2020. We'll discuss the first two chapters of the latest X-Men crossover, including the issues that led up the mega-event. 

Month in X - September 2020 
Juggernaut #1 
Wolverine #5 
Hellions #4 
New Mutants #12 
X-Factor #3 
Giant-Size X-Men: Storm #1 
Marauders #12 
Cable #4 
X-Force #12 
Excalibur #12 
X-Men #12 
X of Swords: Creation #1 
X-Factor #4

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 48

In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, David and Paul finally get back into reviewing the Star Wars comic books published by Marvel Comics. 

Recent Star Wars Comics 
Bounty Hunters #3 - 4 
Doctor Aphra #1 - 3 
Darth Vader #3 - 5 
Star Wars #5 - 6

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 178


The X-Men wrap up their Empyre crossover and start heading down the Path to X of Swords. Paul and Antony have another packed Month of X to discuss - this time for August 2020. Plus, Antony braves the theaters and gives us a spoiler-free review of the New Mutants film. Also, the guys start the episode with a remembrance of our king, Chadwick Boseman.

Month in X - August 2020
iWolverine 2020 #2
Wolverine #4
X-Force #11
Hellions #3
Cable #3
Marauders #11
Excalibur #11
X-Factor #2
Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1
Empyre: X-Men #2 - 4
X-Men #11

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 177



Comics! We have comics to talk about in our first proper Month in X since the global pandemic interrupted our lives. Plus, we wrap up our review of the first and only season of Wolverine and the X-Men.

Month in X - July 2020
Free Comic Book Day 2020 (X-Men/Dark Ages) #1
iWolverine 2020 #1
Wolverine #3
X-Force #10
Hellions #2
X-Men & Fantastic Four #4
New Mutants #11
Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto
Cable #2
X-Factor #1
Empyre: X-Men #1
X-Men #10

Wolverine and the X-Men (Animated Series)
Breakdown
Rover
Aces and Eights
Shades of Grey
Foresight (Part 1)
Foresight (Part 2)
Foresight (Part 3)

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 176


20 years ago this week the X-Men feature film debuted and kicked off the 21st century era of superhero movies. We've rewatched the film and we'll discuss our feelings when it premiered and if they hold up now. Plus, we'll dive into another seven episodes of the Wolverine and the X-Men animated series. Also, we celebrate 12 years of X-Nation!

X-Men - 20th Anniversary Review

Wolverine and the X-Men (Animated Series)
Battle Lines
Stolen Lives
Hunting Grounds
Badlands
Code of Conduct
Backlash
Guardian Angel

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 175


We were graced with a total of TWO issues this in the Month of X for June 2020, but it looks like things will be picking back up soon. We'll also discuss the newly announced release schedule for the X of Swords crossover event. Plus, we'll dive into another six episodes of the Wolverine and the X-Men animated series.

Month in X - June 2020
Excalibur #10
New Mutants #10

Wolverine and the X-Men (Animated Series)
Wolverine vs. the Hulk
Time Bomb
Future X
Greetings from Genosha
Past Discretions
eXcessive Force

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 174



Prepare yourselves for the briefest Month in X X-Nation has ever experienced as Paul and Antony take a look at the one lonely X-Men book to come out in May 2020. But all's not lost, they also take the time to discuss the Wolverine and the X-Men animated series that debuted in 2009, but is now available on Disney+.

Month in X - May 2020
Marauders #10

Wolverine and the X-Men (Animated Series)
Hindsight (Part 1)
Hindsight (Part 2)
Hindsight (Part 3)
Overflow
Thieves' Gambit
X-Calibre

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 47



In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, David and Paul discuss some recent Star Wars buzz and the Age of Resistance issues that came out a few months back.

Star Wars: Age of Resistance
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Finn #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Captain Phasma #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance Special #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - General Hux #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Poe Dameron #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Supreme Leader Snoke #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Rey  #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Rose Tico #1
Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Kylo Ren #1

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 173


While the comic industry in currently on pause, Antony and Paul take a look at two classic run of X-Men issues that have special places in their individual hearts.

The Quest for Magik
New X-Men #37 - 41

All-New, All-Different Era Ends
Uncanny X-Men #205 - 210

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 46


In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, David and Paul hunker down in Echo Base as they catch up with the latest Star Wars comics published by Marvel.

The Comics Strike Back
Rise of Kylo Ren #3 - 4
Bounty Hunters #1 - 2
Darth Vader #1 - 2
Star Wars #2 - 4

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 172



While waiting for those fancy Krakoan drugs to help them deal with the current pandemic, Antony and Paul practice their social distancing while they discuss the Month in X for March 2020.

Month in X - March 2020
Cable #1
Hellions #1
Marauders #9
Excalibur #8 & 9
New Mutants #9
X-Force #9
Wolverine #2
X-Men & Fantastic Four #3
X-Men #8 & 9
Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler #1

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 171


Emotions run high on and around Krakoa for the Month in X for February 2020. Plus, Antony and Paul go into the X-Buzz with X-Men tie-ins to Empyre and the next big X-Men crossover event that was announced at C2E2 this week: X of Swords!

Month in X - February 2020
Marauders #7 - 8
Excalibur #7
New Mutants #7 - 8
X-Force #7 - 8
Wolverine #1
X-Men & Fantastic Four #1 - 2
X-Men #6 - 7
Giant-Size X-Men: Jean Grey and Emma Frost #1

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 45


In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, David and Paul battle giant space crabs as they take a look at the multiple Star Wars: Age of Rebellion comics that came out last year.

Comics of the Rebellion
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Grand Moff Tarkin #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Princess Liea #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Special #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Han Solo #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Boba Fett #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Lando Calrissian #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Jabba the Hutt #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker #1
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Darth Vader #1

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Presents: X-Nation Episode 170


It's a new year and a new dawn for the X-Men! In this episode of X-Nation, Antony and Paul take a look at all things happening on and around Krakoa for the Month in X for January 2020. Plus, in the X-Buzz they've got the latest on the ever-growing list of new X-Men series hitting the stands in the coming months.

Month in X - January 2020
Marauders #5 - 6
Excalibur #5 - 6
New Mutants #5 - 6
X-Force #5 - 6
Fallen Angels #5 - 6
X-Men #4 - 5

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Cultural Wormhole Episode 44


In this episode of the Cultural Wormhole Podcast, David and Paul Force-Skype to discuss the remaining episodes of the first season of the Mandalorian. Also, the guys look at the recent Star Wars comics published by Marvel as they move into a new (sort of) period of the Original Trilogy Saga.

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This is the Way
Rise of Kylo Ren #1 - 2
Star Wars: Target Vader #6
Doctor Aphra #39 - 40
Star Wars: Empire Ascendant #1
Star Wars #1