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Here we explore the madness of Marvel Comics in the Bronze Age! From the trippy Doctor Strange stories of the 1970s to other freaky four-color favorites like Morbius, Man-Thing, Howard The Duck, The Defenders, and Ghost Rider, ItW is pure comic book adrenalin distilled into a podcast of epic scope. Join us for a comic-filled jaunt... INTO THE WEIRD. We also offer the additional shows Dragons & Jive, House of Licensed Ideas, and Radio Free Hyboria. Let Weirdness reign!
 
A show all about DC Comics' Earth 2, the Justice Society of America, and last but NEVER least their wards and offspring known as INFINITY INC! Join Herman and Billy from the A World On Fire Podcast and Into The Weird for a comic-filled ride in the Star-Rocket Racer as we explore the adventures of one of comicdom's greatest untapped super teams. We'll take you to Infinity Inc.... and BEYOND!
 
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Hola, Weirdos! Your weird hosts are back with some more Hyborian (and Thurian) Age adventures for your salivating comic book palates. In this episode we chronicle Conan the Barbarian #5 and Kull The Conqueror #5. Tiger girls, sorcerers in iron masks, zombies, and terror on the high seas - this episode has it all! Send feedback to sinkintotheweird@g…
 
Welcome to Into The Weird and the Longbox of Darkness' review of the latest MCU movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Your hoary host Herman breaks down the brilliance and the missteps of this ultimately enjoyable but slightly flawed film. Give it a listen, we dare ya. This episode is filled with SPOILERS, so tread carefully, weird lis…
 
Welcome to Into The Weird and the Longbox of Darkness' review of the latest MCU movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Your hoary host Herman breaks down the brilliance and the missteps of this ultimately enjoyable but slightly flawed film. Give it a listen, we dare ya. This episode is filled with SPOILERS, so tread carefully, weird lis…
 
Welcome to episode 4 of Into The Weird's House of Licensed Ideas, yet another bonus episode courtesy of our magnanimous patrons on Patreon. Billy and Herm are back with some decidedly strange discussions surrounding ROM #4, where we meet the new Firefall, Godzilla: King of the Monsters #4, where the Big G and Batragon go at it while Dr. Demonicus c…
 
Hey there, Weirdos! Welcome to Episode 4 of INTO THE WEIRD's Dragons & Jive. Since this is a bonus episode that aired in 2021 for our Patrons, be prepared for some dated references to Marvel's Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings film. After Herman's much-maligned hot take and 'get off my lawn' style rant, it's off to the races with Master of Kung-Fu…
 
Greetings, weirdos! Into The Weird returns with another Sword and Sorcery offering courtesy of our barbaric Patrons featuring Conan The Barbarian #4 (1970) and Kull The Conqueror #4 (1972). Conan finds himself in dire straits, and might very well meet his match at last at the hands of the evil wizard Yara. Yeah, and elephants might fly! Feedback ca…
 
Into The Weird presents another Patreon episode courtesy of our lovely weirdo Patrons, now free to the public! In this episode we discuss ROM Spaceknight #3, where everyone's favorite xenophobe Archie Stryker becomes something more than human; Godzilla #3, where The Chumpions.... er, I mean the Champions take on a Kaiju waaaaaay out of their league…
 
Thanks to our Patreon's powerfully positive Patrons of the Peculiar, a new episode of Into the Weird's Dragons & Jive has been released to the public. In this episode the hosts talk Shang-Chi braving Black Jack Tarr's House of Traps (Master of Kung-Fu #17), Luke Cage taking on the militant Mace (Hero For Hire #3), and Iron Fist getting one step clo…
 
Our Patreon-funded Episode 3 of Radio Free Hyboria has landed, by Crom! In it the hosts of Into The Weird discuss Conan the Barbarian #3 (1970) and Kull The Conqueror #3 (1972). Everyone's favorite rambunctious Cimmerian teen takes advice from the Grim Grey God before wading into a battle wielding what looks to be Luke Cage's belt! And in Kull we f…
 
Hey, weirdlings! It's episode 2 of Into The Weird's HOUSE OF LICENSED IDEAS, once exclusive to our Patrons, now available to weirdos far and wide. This time around the hosts talk ROM Spaceknight #2, Godzilla: King of the Monsters #2, and Micronauts #2. Dire Wraiths, SHIELD Agents, and garden tools are the deadly antagonists faced by our heroes in t…
 
Another Patreon episode has landed in the public domain! Well, sorta. It's Dragons & Jive Ep. 2, featuring Luke Cage VS an erstwhile buddy, Shang-Chi VS an erstwhile brother, and Iron Fist VS an erstwhile family friend's proxies while reliving his childhood in K'un 'L'un. Heavy stuff featuring the word 'erstwhile' indeed. Feedback can be sent to si…
 
Hey, all! It's the 2nd free episode of Into The Weird's Radio Free Hyboria, courtesy of our barbaric (in a good way) Patrons on Patreon. This time around your weirdo hosts discuss the second issues of Conan The Barbarian (1970) and Kull The Conqueror (1971). Yeti-men and Serpent Folk plague our heroes, while kingdoms hang in the balance. You dare n…
 
Into The Weird proudly presents our 3rd Patreon show, now available to ALL you weird listeners out there. This one deals specifically with the properties Marvel licensed in the 1970s, such as Parker Brothers' (now Hasbro's) ROM, Mego's Micronauts, and Toho's Godzilla, among many others. So sit back and strap yourself in for a madcap psychedelic ody…
 
Hey, Weird Ones. It's another Into The Weird Patreon episode! This time around we present DRAGONS & JIVE, featuring three of our favorite Marvel street level characters: The Master of Kung Fu, a certain Hero For Hire, and everyone's favorite Living Weapon. Tune in to hear an in-depth discussion of Special Marvel Edition #15, Hero For Hire #1, and M…
 
Hey there, Weird Ones. This is the first of Into The Weird's Patreon exclusive episodes, now available to all you weirdos out there. Join us for a testosterone-fueled trip into the mind of Robert E. Howard (as filtered through the brains of Barry Smith and Roy Thomas, of course). It's bloody good fun! This episode also definitively answers the ques…
 
INTO THE WEIRD regretfully presents... the final episode. Sadly, we're wrapping up the show, Weirdos. But we might be back in the future, who knows? Until then, know that we love you all for listening to our inane ramblings and putting up with our haphazard release schedules. Thank you all for repeatedly leaping with us headlong these past few year…
 
Happy New Year, All-Stars! Herm and Billy are back with another Star-Rocket fueled episode chronicling one host's favorite INFINITY INC issue - the classic Don Newton pencilled lucky #13! We gush over the magnificent art... and then we gush some more. Listen in and travel with us to the lush tropical paradise isle of Tashmi where the Infinitors go …
 
Happy New Year, Weirdos! With this episode Billy and Herman present you with a special Xmas bonus featuring a snippet from our Patreon.com show DRAGONS & JIVE, thereby proving that it's never too late to celebrate a sweet sweet Christmas. We hope you had a good one, and that you'll have an even better New Year ahead. Please send any feedback you mi…
 
We love you, George Pérez! ITW bids a Merry Christmas to George and his family. Join Billy and Herm as they celebrate what this artistic wonder meant to them during their formative comic reading careers. Contact the show at sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, or follow us on Twitter @IntoWeird, @billyd_licious, or @darklongbox. Check out our Patreon at www…
 
Hey there, darklings. LOD is back with a new episode dedicated to one of the quirkiest comic series of them all - DC Comics' PLOP! Fusing horror and humor, PLOP! managed to entertain readers for 24 issues from 1973-1976, and featured the art of legends such as Bernie Wrightson, Alfredo Alcala, Ramona Fradon, Lee Marrs, George Evans, and of course t…
 
It's Swamp Monster Madness as The Longbox of Darkness returns to ring in Shocktober 2021 with an episode filled with your favorite muck-encrusted monstrosities. Part 1 of the show features a prelude to our main segment as Horror Host Herman talks his love for Theodore Sturgeon's IT! from Marvel's Supernatural Thrillers #1 and Basil Wolverton's SWAM…
 
Christmas celebrations are imminent as Billy and Herman delve into the weird world of Stephen Strange once again with a thorough discussion of Doctor Strange Vol 2. #13, which wraps up the Eternity Saga. Not only do our hosts engage in festive banter, but they also debut a new segment that reveals the origins of their Marvel fandom. So join them fo…
 
In this episode Billy and Herman discuss DC Comics' INFINITY INC. Vol. 1 #11 and #12 from 1984. Fresh off the battle with the Ultra-Humanite and the death of another old villain, The Star-Spangled Kid decides to get maudlin as he flashes back to a recent adventure with his old pal Stripesy, the creator of the Star-Rocket Racer! But what are the res…
 
Hey there, All-Stars! Herman and Billy are back with a lengthy episode to wrap up the classic GENERATIONS SAGA by covering a whopping 3 issues of INFINITY INC. The ruthless JSAers are at it again, and it's up to the Infinitors to pull up their britches and join the big leagues in order to take 'em down. Plus the Ultra-Humanite takes on an old compa…
 
Greetings, Weird Ones! Billy and Herman are back to wrap up War Comics Month with two issues of Marvel's The INVADERS, specifically #32 and #33 from 1978. Join the Into The Weird Crew as we team up with Namor, Cap, and the OG Human Torch to take down Hitler's newest bosom buddy - The Mighty THOR?? THAT, plus a guest appearance you wouldn't believe!…
 
Hey there, All-Stars. Billy and Herman are back with a brand new episode of Star-Rocket Radio, chronicling the adventures of those spunky junior JSAers, INFINITY INC. This time we're discussing issues #6 and 7 of Volume 1, and boy do the Infinitors have their work cut out for them. Tune in, and have a listen as we also look at extensive FEEDBACK fr…
 
Welcome back, weirdos! Billy and Herman are at it again with our Bronze Age DOCTOR STRANGE coverage. This time around we look at Issues #11 and 12 of Volume 2 from 1975. ETERNITY makes the first move in his cosmic chess game against the Sorcerer Supreme, but that ain't the half of it! There's also... Stephen VS NIXON?? That's right! Tune in, and en…
 
Welcome back, All-Stars! Billy and Herman proudly present our third episode, recorded during Halloween, and this time we cover issues 4 & 5 of Infinity Inc. So be prepared to immerse yourselves in the Stream of Ruthlessness as we head to Colorado to confront feathered flashbacks and the dastardly doings of... the Ultra-YETImite?? That's right! Thin…
 
Happy Halloween, Weirdos! Billy and Herman are back and, true to form, offer you an annual Into The Weird tradition, namely talking some VAMPIRE TALES. This time around we pick apart issue 7 in which Morbius and Amanda Saint are once again plagued by the evil cult Demon-Fire. Not only is the main story tantalizing, but the three backup tales found …
 
Herman and Billy are back with another Halloween-themed show for Shocktober 2021. This time around they discuss MARVEL TEAM-UP Vol.1 #36 and 37. It has everything but the kitchen sink. Man-Wolf! The Frankenstein Monster! A Mad-Scientist! A Secret Agent! Ravenous Wolves! Sinister Bond Villains on skis! And last but never least... your friendly neigh…
 
This week on Star-Rocket Radio Billy and Herm launch an in-depth look at all the individual members of Infinity Inc. and revel in recent listener feedback. We also discuss Issues 2 and 3 of the series. Hop in the Star-Rocket Racer and join us for a ride through the Podosphere! Please send feedback to starrocketradio@gmail.com, or follow us on Twitt…
 
Billy and Herm are back with another Doctor Strange-centric episode. This week we cover issues 9 and 10 of DOCTOR STRANGE Vol. 2 from the early 1970s. It's Stephen VS Dormammu VS Umar VS Orini VS Nightmare VS Baron Mordo VS Eternity. It goes without saying that this episode kicks things into 12th gear! Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail…
 
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Star-Rocket Radio: An Infinity Inc. Podcast. The show is hosted by Herman Louw and Billy D_licious from the World On Fire podcast and Into The Weird! On this episode we talk about the genesis of the series and Issue #1 from March of 1984. Hop in your Star-Rocket Racer, switch on the radio, and join us! Please sen…
 
Into the Weird is back! At long last, this episode answers the much anticipated question: WHAT IF our hosts Billy D and Herman tackled the Marvel comic WHAT IF? But that's not all! Along with the main discussion we feature our SHOPTALK, RECOMMENDATIONS OF RAGADDORR, and our ALLIES OF AGGAMOTO segments. All that AND we ascribe one of our Patreon sup…
 
It's time to get weird once again with Herman and Billy as we continue our coverage of DOCTOR STRANGE Vol. 2 issues 7-8. Join us for a SPELL as we discuss the plight of Mother Earth at the hands of the lascivious DORMAMMU. Blanch at the horror of Umar killing a junkie! Recoil at the grotesque childhood toys of Clea! And cringe at the just plain bad…
 
On this episode - Billy and Herman finally talk Howard The Duck! Join us for a discussion filled with FOWL language as we look at Howard The Duck Vol. 1 issues 6 and 7 by none other than Steve Gerber and Gene Colan. Our Recommendations of Raggador return, as well as our Allies of Aggamoto segment, where we give a shout-out to Gary Arkell, our newes…
 
Herman and Billy are back to assault your eardrums with some strange ramblings, kooky comics (Doc Strange Vol.2 #6), inane jokes, and a brand new segment to boot. That's right, weirdos. Welcome to our Mystical Jeopardy Extravaganza! (Suck it, Trebek) Feedback can be sent to sinkintotheweird@gmail.com, and please check out the blog at www.sinkintoth…
 
Herman and Misty are joined by horror comic scribe Mr. Steve Urena. We discuss seminal Xmas horror stories and talk about Steve's recently published SLOW POKES comic, a book that answers the age old question: what if Sloths were fast? Join us for some bloody animal horror and holiday fun! Feedback is always welcome! Contact the show at darklongbox@…
 
Retro Episode! Herman and Misty are joined by Billy D_licious from Into The Weird and the Magazines and Monsters Podcast to talk EC Comics. Tales From The Crypt, The Haunt of Fear, The Vault of Horror - it's all here! Feedback is always welcome. Contact the show at darklongbox@gmail.com, or on Twitter @darklongbox. Check out the blog at www.darklon…
 
We're back with YET ANOTHER episode chronicling one of the greatest horror anthology comics of 'em all - WEIRD WAR TALES. Each of us chose a favorite issue from the title, and Misty's number is up. Join us for a discussion of WWT #82. Nazis get turned into melting candles. Fun times! Feedback is always welcome! Contact the show at darklongbox@gmail…
 
Herman and Misty are back with an episode chronicling one of the greatest horror anthology comics of 'em all - WEIRD WAR TALES. Each of us chose a favorite issue from the title, and Herman's number came up first. Join us for a discussion of WWT #67 (1978). On the next episode of LOD, Misty's choice's will be featured. But can you wait that long?? F…
 
Herman and Billy are back with another WEIRD offering to satiate the gods of strangeness. This time around we discuss THE MIGHTY THOR Annual #10 (1982), in which we witness an act of immaculate conception... and BOY do we wish we hadn't. Our Allies of Agamotto and Recommendations of Ragaddor return, and we also give thanks to our two new Patrons RY…
 
Herman and Misty present an episode inspired by Lovecraft and old Sea Shanties - JENNY FINN! Join us as we cover one of Dark Horse Comics weirdest offerings to date. Feedback is always welcome! Contact the show at darklongbox@gmail.com, or on Twitter @darklongbox. Check out the blog at www.darklongbox.com, and support us on Patreon at www.patreon.c…
 
Misty Graves and Herman L are back with another fear-filled episode. This time we drool over the art of Richard Corben, the master of horror illustration, and gush over the brilliance of one of the greatest writers of all time: Edgar Allan Poe. That's right! We discuss Corben's Poe stories from the Dark Horse Comics collection SPIRITS FROM THE GRAV…
 
LOD welcomes a new co-host to the show - Misty Graves! To inaugurate Misty's first episode we dissect one of her favorite comics: Elvira's HOUSE OF MYSTERY from DC. You dare not miss it! Reach out to LOD at darklongbox@gmail.com, or on Twitter @darklongbox. Check out the blog at www.darklongbox.com for some additional show-related images, and suppo…
 
This episode is all about DC Comics' most enigmatic character - The PHANTOM STRANGER. Horror Host Herman is joined by Billy D_licious from the Magazine & Monsters Blog and Podcast to dissect issue 14 of the Stranger's series that ran during the 1970s. Feedback can be sent to darklongbox@gmail.com, or on Twitter @darklongbox. Check out the blog at w…
 
LOD presents another Prelude episode! This time around we return to EC Comics, and a little tale called "By The Fright of the Silvery Moon." Follow the show on Twitter @darklongbox, or send feedback to darklongbox@gmail.com. Check out the blog at www.darklongbox.com, and support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/longboxofdarkness. --- Send in a voic…
 
LOD is back with an episode chronicling Steve Ditko's time at Warren Publishing, specifically his output for their horror mag CREEPY. All the stories discussed on the show can be found in Dark Horse Comics' Hardcover titled CREEPY PRESENTS STEVE DITKO. Listen in and discover some fear-inducing tales from a master of the genre! You can send feedback…
 
This episode is all about Mike Mignola's cult horror-comedy OGN The Amazing Screw-On Head. If you like Old Ladies Turning Into Werewolves and wielding submachine guns, psychotic chimps, and steampunk Abraham Lincoln, then this is the show for you. If you have any feedback, you can reach us at darklongbox@gmail.com, or on Twitter @darklongbox. Suppo…
 
Herman welcomes Erin Miskell to the show to cover one of Alan Moore's most disturbing yarns - the Lovecraftian NEONOMICON. Warning! This episode is definitely NOT for sensitive listeners. Contact the show at darklongbox@gmail.com or on Twitter @darklongbox. Visit our website at www.darklongbox.com, and support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/longb…
 
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