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Oct 30, 2019

Hello kiddies! Halloween approacheth! 'Tis the season to make mischief, honor the dead, and pay our respects to those morbid and macabre creatures who among other things go bump in the night.   And, as it happens the barrier between horror stories and superhero stories in comic books is as thin and porous as the barrier...


Oct 27, 2019

We did it! One year of the FANtom Zone! We have covered so much and you listened! For this episode, we asked our listeners to ask us anything! You guys delivered! Thank you to everyone who made doing this crazy podcast worth it! We love you! 


Oct 16, 2019

One of the greatest achievements in comic book adaptation is undoubtedly the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whether it was keeping the narrative momentum of the original Avengers story arch rocketing forward, or expanding its universe into bold new frontiers and franchises, the MCU's Phase two was...


Oct 9, 2019

The Joker movie currently burning up the box offices is, perhaps surprisingly, one of the most controversial of the decade. The conventional wisdom about comic book movies these days is that they have more in common with amusement park rides than traditional cinematic drama. Superficial, light-hearted, and formulaic are...


Oct 2, 2019

Why would a podcast discuss one of the most charmingly deranged and deadly comic book villains of all time? Because some podcasts just like to watch the world burn. That’s right, this episode is our Joker Deep Dive! There’s a reason that the one and only Clown Prince of Crime is widely regarded as the most...