Into The Weird: A Marvel Bronze Age Comic Book Podcast
Into The Weird Ep. 21: Swamp Tripping and Death Stalking

Into The Weird Ep. 21: Swamp Tripping and Death Stalking

August 22, 2020

Billy and Herman are back with another episode of INTO THE WEIRD! This time around it's Bronze Age Madness with Man-Thing as our beloved Marvel Muckster crashes both Daredevil and Shang-Chi's soirees. Look for him in Daredevil #114 and Master of Kung Fu #19 from 1974!

 

Our Allies of Agamotto and Recommendations of Raggador segments are featured, and we ascribe a Bronze Age Alter Ego to a 5 Star iTunes Reviewer, The Cathode Ray Phantom! Any and all feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com

Also, remember to check out this episode's podcast addendum post at www.sinkintotheweird.com for additional content. Follow Billy and Herm on twitter @billyd_licious and @darklongbox, or the show @IntoWeird.

 

Stay weird, oddlings!

Into The Weird Episode 20: Gypsy Love

Into The Weird Episode 20: Gypsy Love

June 11, 2020

Greetings Weirdlings!

Herman and Billy are back with some Stephen Strange content, gleaned from Marvel Premiere #11 and #12 respectively. Weird mischief ensues as our favorite Marvel spell-slinger comes to grips with the newly-acquired mantle of... THE SORCERER SUPREME.

Our other regular segments featured during the show are:

- The Recommendations of Raggador

- The Allies of Agamotto, in which we pay homage to Chase Grafton, who deemed us worthy of a 5 star iTunes review. A Bronze Age Alter Ego is his reward!

Please check out our blog at www.sinkintotheweird.com where some images from the comics discussed will be presented. Follow Billy on twitter @Billyd_licious and myself @IntoWeird and @darklongbox

Keep it weird, friends!

Into The Weird Episode 19: Revenge Of The Fawn

Into The Weird Episode 19: Revenge Of The Fawn

May 1, 2020

This week Billy and Herman tackle the most unorthodox and madcap Superhero team of the Marvel Bronze Age - The dynamic DEFENDERS. The storyline in question is particularly off-centre, as it involves hefty amounts of BODY HORROR and BRAIN-SWAPPING. And if that wasn't enough, an enraged BAMBI is thrown into the mix, just for laughs. Plus, The Elf with a Gun makes a return.

Due to this oversized episode only TWO segments are featured:

1. Main Segment

2. The Recommendations of Raggador!

For our shout-out segment THE ALLIES OF AGAMOTTO, please give www.sinkintotheweird.com a look, where a Podcast Addendum post can be found. Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com

Many thanks to our sponsor, the metal band SEVEN KINGDOMS, whose song IN THE WALLS serves as our Intro. Outro song Can't Get It Out Of My Head by ELO.

Into The Weird Ep.18: Cosmic Obscenity & Cranial Combat

Into The Weird Ep.18: Cosmic Obscenity & Cranial Combat

April 1, 2020

It's Doctor Strange VS Shuma-Gorath in Marvel Premiere #10. Get ready for a mind melting bout of mayhem, listeners! This is the BIG ONE!!

Other than the incredibly disturbing and cognitive dissonance-inducing main segment, our ShopTalk and Recommendations of Raggador Segments all make a return.

Please send any and all feedback to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, and feel free to check out the blog at www.sinkintotheweird.com  , where a podcast addendum post can be found. Alternatively you can follow us on twitter @billyD_licious (Billy), @darklongbox (Herman), or @IntoWeird.

Intro Song 'In The Walls' by the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS, patron of the Weird

Outro Song 'I Just Want To Be Your Everything' by Andy Gibb.

 

Into The Weird Ep.17: Nazistein

Into The Weird Ep.17: Nazistein

March 4, 2020

This week Billy and Herman take a look at THE INVADERS, featuring the Golden Age Marvel Heroes from the Timely Comics era, specifically INVADERS #31 (Aug. 1978). Basically, NAZIS DIE. So a good time is had by all. Except for the Nazis. They thought it sucked.

We also ascribe a Bronze Age Alter Ego to Ryan Daly aka Count Drunkula, who left us a 5 star iTunes review. Thanks, Ryan. You rock!

Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com. Check out our blog and podcast addendum post at www.sinkintotheweird.com/2020/03/04 or follow us on twitter @IntoWeird.

 

Stay Weird, Weird Ones! 

Into The Weird Ep.16: Terracide!

Into The Weird Ep.16: Terracide!

February 27, 2020

Hey there folks!

Billy and Herman are back with another episode of INTO THE WEIRD, the podcast that breaks the barriers of the bizarre and wades gleefully into the depths of insanity. This time around we're discussing Marvel Premiere #9 (1973) where Stephen fights for the life of the Ancient One! This one's a corker, to be sure.

Our regular segments all make a return. Look out for:

1. Shoptalk!

2. The Recommendations of Raggador

3. The Allies of Agamotto

as well as our Special Bronze Age Alter Ego presentation, where we give listener and podcaster Paul Hix his due to thank him for his 5 star iTunes review. 

Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com. Follow Billy @BillyD_licious and Herman @darklongbox, or the show @IntoWeird on Twitter. Also, check out the Podcast Addendum Post at www.sinkintotheweird.com

 

And that's all, caballeros! Enjoy this journey with us... INTO THE WEIRD.

 

 

Into The Weird Ep. 15: The Wicked and The Weird Revived!

Into The Weird Ep. 15: The Wicked and The Weird Revived!

January 18, 2020

Billy and Herman are back after a lengthy break to once again arrest your imaginations and take you for a jaunt INTO THE WEIRD. By popular demand our WICKED AND THE WEIRD episode (Ep.11) has experienced a redux, as three of our staunchest supporters chose to chime in and deliver their lists of 5 Weirdest Bronze Age Villains of the Marvel Universe! 

Contributors include:

RYAN DALY - Podcaster Supreme! 

SPHINX MAGOO - Researcher Supreme!

SLANGWORD SCOTT - Master of the Verbal Arts!

Listen in as we discuss their picks and see who came out on top!

Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com

Please check out the blog at

https://sinkintotheweird.com/2020/01/18/into-the-weird-episode-15-podcast-addendum  

where a Podcast Addendum will be posted, for you who crave a visual treat, a veritable feast of Bronze Age madness and oddball villains will regale your senses.

Thanks as ever to the band SEVEN KINGDOMS, whose song IN THE WALLS is our intro. Outro Song Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes.

 

Halloween Special 2019: Vampires Galore!

Halloween Special 2019: Vampires Galore!

October 29, 2019

Happy Halloween, fearful ones!

For our Halloween Special this year Billy and Herman have deigned to hijack your ears with a gargantuan 4 hour marathon of horror comics. Because of the sheer length of this endeavor, we've had to separate the episode into two chapters. They are as follows:

CHAPTER 1: ToD meets LoD - Ryan Daly from 'Midnight... The Podcasting Hour' and the Fire & Water Network of Podcasts joins Herman for a discussion of Marvel's TOMB OF DRACULA #12-14. 

CHAPTER 2: Billy and Herman get blood-drunk as they talk Marvel's Vampire Tales #4, featuring Morbius the Living Vampire and Billy's absolute favorite horror story of all time, August Derleth's "The Drifting Snow."

An old segment briefly returns, in addition to our Shoptalk and Recommendations of Raggador bits. Hope you enjoy it, Constant Listeners.

Again, Happy Halloween from Into The Weird and The Longbox of Darkness!

Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, darklongbox@gmail.com, and you can follow us on twitter @IntoWeird, @darklongbox, or @Billyd_licious

Also look for the podcast addendum post on www.sinkintotheweird.com

Thanks, as always to the great band SEVEN KINGDOMS for the use of their excellent song In The Walls. Outro Song "Evil Woman" by ELO.

Stay Weird!

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

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

October 25, 2019

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. 

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 the Intro Song IN THE WALLS. They rock!

Outro Song STALKWALK by Gene Page.

Stay Weird!

 

 

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

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

October 7, 2019

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

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.

 

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