Maximum Carnage and More

Published: March 24, 2023, 4 p.m.


My guest this week is comedian Mike O'Rourke! What was Mike's first comic? Who was in X-Force? What happened in Maximum Carnage? Why don't filmmakers go back to the comics more? What business did Mike's friends start? Who was in the West Coast Avengers? What's cool about Cloak and Dagger? When did Peter Parker and Mary Jane get married? What comic did Mike read because it was cheap? How strong are comic book boxes? What made the Marvel cards cool? Is it good that nerd culture is mainstream now? What properties have the movies had trouble with? What's the thing about the Kingpin? Where did Kingpin first appear? Are there any heroes in Marvel from the Bronx? Who are Longshot and Mojo? What is the Mojoverse? What video game could Mike not beat? What would Mike like to see for the next Spider-Man movie? Who is Mike's favorite Batman? What super villains is Brett waiting to see onscreen?\\xa0

Reading list:
West Coast Avengers


New Mutants

Maximum Carnage (free on Comixology Unlimited)

John Byrne Fantastic Four

Cloak and Dagger

New Warriors

Batman vs Predator

X-Men Teen Titans

Batman vs the Incredible Hulk\\xa0


What If


Bronx Heroes

Watch list:\\xa0
Deadpool 2

Wakanda Forever

Spider-Man No Way Home

X-Men: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series

Justice League

Batman ('89)