X-Men Mojo World with Zack Jenkins (Battle of the Atom)

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X-Men is a weird universe anyway. You can fit in just about environment in. You can have just about any kind of character you want. Basically you can do whatever you want and it’ll make sense. There’s a reason why “Because X-Men” is a valid explanation for just about anything.

Then Mojo World just flips everything on it’s head. And here we have a wonderful Game Ge- oh who am I kidding it’s Game Gear. Listen in as Zack Jenkins from Battle of the Atom joins the show and we try not to throw up.

Learn such things as:

  • Why even use Mojo if you’re not really going to use Mojo?
  • How do we really feel about the Game Gear? You’ll never guess….
  • Who thinks that it’s a good idea to have your mutant powers drain?
  • And so much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

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You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Zack over on the Battle of the Atom website or on Twitter <span class=”username u-dir” dir=”ltr”>@XavierFiles</span>.

A big thanks to everyone from The Chimera as well as Dan and Jake from DC Supersons for the promos today.

Music by Best Day, who might have had a Game Gear but certainly never had enough batteries for it. But then again, who did?


Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter with Justin Williams (SuperTangent)

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We’re creeping up to the big boys here, this time stopping by Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter. And once again, we get a stripped down version on PlayStation that takes out tag team but at least this time gives you extra modes to make up for it. If that makes up for it is up to you.

Listen in as Justin Williams from SuperTangent joins the show to take a look at Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter and we try not to cry about the lack of Sega awesomeness in our childhoods.

Learn such things as:

  • Why do we never get the Saturn versions HOLY CRAP SEGA YOU HAD ONE JOB WHY DO YOU HATE US?
  • Is the roster here lazy or efficient?
  • Why do we get no female characters but stupid Wolverine and Cyclops can be in this one even though they’ve been in every Capcom Marvel fighter so far?
  • And so much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Justin over mostly in the Nerds and Knowledge Facebook group, technically on Twitter @SuperProclivity but not really, or the official SuperTangent website.

A big thanks to Luke from Luke Who’s Talking as well as Michael from Murder Mile for the promos today.

Music by Best Day, who hasn’t specifically confirmed this to me but probably most likely is also sad that Sega thought we wouldn’t want all the cool Saturn games we missed out on.


The Rocketeer with Derek Graziano (Rolling Misadventures)

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Pretty much everyone dreams of flying. And of not getting on the wrong side of gangsters and Nazis. But mostly of flying. So imagine how cool it would be if a jetpack just fell into your lap! Or rather the seat of your airplane. Oh who care, YOU’VE GOT A JET PACK!

Listen in as Derek Graziano from Rolling Misadventures comes by the show to take a look at The Rocketeer and a pair of games that really couldn’t have been much more different if they’d tried.

Learn such things as:

  • Who was this movie made for?
  • How did we end up with two games that are so different? (Not really answered but I’m still wondering)
  • Seriously, this is a Disney movie? How did Nintendo censor more than Disney?
  • And so much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Derek over at @RMisadventures or the official Rolling Misadventures website.

A big thanks to Emily from The Story Behind as well as Adam Higgins from Odd Dad Out for the promos today.

Music by Best Day, who doesn’t have to wear a cone of shame. Unless there’s something I don’t know about………


X-Men vs Street Fighter with Chris Sims (The ISB)

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Alright, things are really starting to creep closer and closer to Marvel vs Capcom with a game that finally introduces the concept of Marvel characters fighting against people from a whole different universe. Plus a dose of Japan getting an amazing game that didn’t come out over here and there’s reason why and I’m not salty about that at all. Nope, not one bit.

Listen in as Chris Sims from The ISB comes to talk about X-Men vs Street Fighter and we geek out about X-Men and Street Fighter and fighting games in general.

Learn such things as:

  • What bad things can you even say about X-Men vs Street Fighter?
  • Why does this crossover just make so much sense?
  • How come Japan gets the good home version of this game? Oh, because they actually supported the Saturn unlike some people in charge at Sega over here.
  • And so much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

Chris Sims can be found @TheISB on Twitter, his website The ISB, wherever Marvel comics are sold, and on one of his many podcasts including:

A big thanks to Heather Welch from Sunshine and PowerCuts, Dani and Brett from The Wheel Weaves, and the guys from Real Dudes Podcast for the wonderful promos today.

Regular Music by Best Day, who’s just going to have to share the spotlight here a bit today and deal with it because……………

Additional Music from https://filmmusic.io
“Kool Kats” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) cut for time by me because I know y’all didn’t want to hear 4 minutes of elevator jazz.


Danger Girl With Chris Sims (War Rocket Ajax)

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Comics in the 90s were special. Big muscles, pouches, weird body proportions that just don’t work with real world physics. Spy adventures that crossed international borders like it’s nothing. Oh yeah, can’t forget about boobs and butts.

Listen in as Chris Sims comes on the show to talk about Danger Girl. Which we swear is worth readying we promise. Just don’t bring it to school. And if you do anyway it’s not our fault.

Learn such things as:

  • Who was this game made for anyway?
  • Who are the comic characters based on?
  • Will either Chris try to attempt a horrible Australian accent?
  • And so much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

Chris Sims can be found @TheISB on Twitter, his website The ISB, wherever Marvel comics are sold, and on one of his many podcasts including:

A big thanks to Tawny and George from The Dirty Bits as well as Megan and RJ from Oh No! Lit Class for the promos today.

Music by Best Day, who will be very happy to hear that my little Nyx is walking really well after the surgery to remove one of her back legs. She’s a pirate now. AAARRRRGH!


Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal with Kyle Federlind (Real Dudes Podcast)

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You’ve got a character going around in specialized armor defending the world. Flying around, blasting things, certainly this has got to be the coolest character known to man. But is it Ironman? Or is it X-O Manowar?

Joke’s on you, it’s both! Listen in as Kyle Federline from Real Dudes Podcast joins the show to take a look at maybe one of the weirdest crossovers that there ever was. From the video game side of things anyway.

Learn such things as:

  • What does the phrase In Heavy Metal mean here anyway?
  • Game wise, is there really a difference between the characters?
  • Does the fact that Acclaim published this mean there’s a conflict of interest?
  • And much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Kyle at Real Dudes Podcast, on Twitter @KyleFederline or on the Real Dudes Podcast Patreon page.

A big thanks to the Chrises from Chrises on Infinite Earths as well as Luke and Devin from MultiversalQ for the wonderful promos today.

Music by Best Day, who either has a great cat or needs to get one. But his cat won’t be nearly as good as my Nyx.


Marvel Super Heroes with Scott Niswander (NerdSync)

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In the second of our Play Comics Origins series things are taking a different turn. Not only do we have a game that follows a comic story arc, it actually follows the comic story arc. What a concept!

Listen in as Scott Niswander from NerdSync comes by to take a look at Marvel Super Heroes which takes inspiration from the Infinity Gauntlet story arc. Like for real, it actually follows the story. Kind of.

Learn such things as:

  • Am I contractually obligated to have guests named Scott for games based on the Infinity Gauntlet arc?
  • What video did Scott promise to make that’s definitely not this one because he already made that one?
  • Does anybody know what color these stones are supposed to be? Or maybe they’re gems? Does that distinction even matter?
  • And much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Scott at The NerdSync YouTube channel, on Twitter @NerdSync or on the NerdSync Patreon page.

A big thanks to Kyle from Parent Quest as well as Justin from Super Tangent for the wonderful promos today.

Music by Best Day, who plays better than Chopin. Because Chopin is dead and can’t play anymore.


Fantastic Four with Alistair Wallis (Get Soft with Dr. Snuggles)

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You know what’s crazy? That we somehow got to the PS1 without a home console Fantastic Four game. You’ve got one of the most iconic groups in the Marvel Universe, a group that pretty much defines what it means to be Marvel, and it takes this long to get a game made? It’s pretty bad if you ask me.

Come listen in as Alistair Wallis from Get Soft with Dr. Snuggles comes by the show to talk Fantastic Four and this game that clearly suffers from a thing known as “being an early 3D game.” But does that make it bad?

Learn such things as:

  • How many people does Marvel think 4 is?
  • What story line, if any, are we introduced to here?
  • Aren’t Fantastic Four podcasts contractually obligated to have an Air Wolf reference? Or is that just Fantasticast?
  • And much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Alistair over at the Get Soft with Dr. Snuggles podcast or the Get Soft with Dr. Snuggles Facebook page.

A big thanks to Brandon from Submitted For Your Approval as well as John and Kenrick from Spoiler Country for the wonderful promos today.

Music by Best Day, who probably thinks he can out drink me, but he doesn’t stand a chance.


Children Of The Atom With Miles Stokes And Matt Hunter (Jay & Miles X-Plain The X-Men)

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It’s finally time to check out the Capcom Fighters, and what better place to start than at the beginning of that run? The X-Men have been a vital part of this show from the start and there’s really no better place to get things rolling here than with a look at a game based on the Fatal Attractions story arc.

Well, based on might be a strong phrase. Listen in as Miles Stokes and Matt Hunter from Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men stop by to take a look at Children of the Atom and all of the history and lore behind it.

Learn such things as:

  • Where did the lineup of Capcom fighters start?
  • What does this game have to do with Fatal Attractions?
  • How does Magneto feel about Metallica?
  • And much more!

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Miles and matt over at @XPlaintheXmen on Twitter or over at the official site for Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men.

A big thanks to Heather Welch from Sunshine and PowerCuts as well as the guys from Real Dudes Podcast for the wonderful promos today.

Music by Best Day, who did a wonderful job on Rolling Misadventures (see for yourself in Part 1 and Part 2 of that story arc) but nobody reads the show notes so nobody will ever see this note either.


Tintin Prisoners of the Sun with Kayleigh Osborne (Meddling Kids)

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In another bonus episode that’s totally not just to manipulate the numbering so I can pull something off later (that’s a lie and we all know it but we’ll roll with it anyway) Kayleigh Osborne comes back to take a look at one of the world’s most well known and important comic characters. Theatrical films, cartoons from multiple decades, and running pretty much since the 1930s.

Yup, it’s Tintin. Take a listen as Kayleigh joins to talk about this comic franchise that somehow just hasn’t caught on in the US yet. We never do figure out why it hasn’t.

Learn such things as:

  • What good reason is there for this one never catching on here?
  • How important are Franco-Belgian comics?
  • Do we have a new most accurate game adaptation?
  • And much more!

YouTube Clips mentioned in the show:

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Ninja Penguin Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route.

You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods Store if you want to see things for all of our shows.

Be sure to head over to the Ninja Penguin Podcasts site to see all of the shows we’re working on.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find Kayleigh on newer episodes of Meddling Kids where she talks to Chris about Scooby Doo related things.

A big thanks to everyone from Western Standard Time as well as Suzy Buttress from The Casual Birder Podcast for the wonderful promos today.

Music by Best Day, who can be a talking cat if he that’s what he wants to do.