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This Week in Marvel

Hosted by Ryan "Agent M" Penagos, Lorraine Cink, and James Monroe Iglehart, This Week in Marvel is the inside access to all the latest Marvel comics, TV, movies, games, toys, and beyond! Tweet your questions with #ThisWeekinMarvel or email
This Week in Marvel
  1. Avengers Campus News & Marvel Studios' Trailers!

    Hellllooooo Marvelites! This week in Marvel is a big one! Marvel Studios’ Black Widow and Marvel Studios’ Loki released new trailers! And some BREAKING NEWS: Avengers Campus is opening soon! Summer 2021 is going to be a Ding Dang Delight!

    Ryan and Lorraine also go behind-the-scenes with Dan Slott, and Tom Brevoort about the legendary Marvel Method featured in an episode of Marvel’s 616 on Disney+. And of course, we have the latest recap on Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and upcoming comics!

    News - 1:46

    Interview w/ Dan Slott & Tom Brevoort - 14:18

    Community - 39:35

  2. WWE's Shawn Michaels, Big MODOK Show News, and More!

    Are you ready for some sweet, sweet chin music? You better be because we have WWE legend Shawn Michaels AKA The Heartbreak Kid on the show!

    TWIM is starting April off with a bang! Marvel’s MODOK revealed new guest stars, Lucasfilm announced an Obi-Wan Kenobi event series exclusively on Disney+, and JOHN ROMITA JR. is returning to Marvel!! But that’s not all — Ryan and Lorraine give their thoughts about the latest episode of Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. And for the reading club fans out there, they also chat about Isaiah Bradley’s origins in one of their favorite limited series: Truth: Red, White and Black. You won’t want to miss this.

    And make sure to check out Ryan and Tucker’s full conversation about Truth: Black, White and Red with Vita Ayala and Danny Lore on Marvel’s Pull List:

    News- 0:39
    Interview w/ Shawn Michaels - 18:28
    Community- 45:48

  3. Black Widow Update & The Women of Marvel

    What do Alison Brie, She-Hulk, Teyonah Parris, Kathryn Hahn, Brie Larson, and Squirrel Girl all have in common? They’ve each been spotlighted on an episode of the Women of Marvel podcast.

    As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we’re putting the focus on the show that celebrates women all year long. Women of Marvel hosts Ellie Pyle, Angélique Roché, and Judy Stephens- each a legend in her own right- chat with Lorraine about the remarkable women they’ve spoken to on the show, as well as the extraordinary fictional women who have inspired them over the years.

    Of course, Ryan and Lorraine also share the latest updates on all things Marvel, including a new release date for Marvel Studios’ Black Widow.

    News - 1:37
    Interview w/ Women of Marvel Hosts - 12:19
    Community - 51:06

  4. Marvel Studios' WandaVision Cinematographer Jess Hall!

    Still clamoring for more Marvel Studios’ WandaVision? We’ve got you covered. Today, cinematographer Jess Hall shares (almost) all his secrets about how he helped craft the many unforgettable looks of the series.

    But first, Ryan, Lorraine, and James have comics announcements to share (Marvel Voices Pride #1, Gamma Flight, to name a few), games news to dish, and more!

    News – 4:10

    Interview w/ Jess Hall – 27:33

    Community – 55:13

  5. Directing Marvel Studios’ WandaVision w/ Matt Shakman!

    With Marvel Studios’ WandaVision now complete, director Matt Shakman joins Ryan and Lorraine for an exclusive conversation about the making of the mind-blowing series. And when you’re done listening and get sad knowing it’s over, just remember that it’s almost time to watch Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier!

    Plus, as always, we’ve got the latest news, from Murder Hornet to mobile games, and everything in between.

    News - 2:51

    Interview w/ Matt Shakman - 15:05

    Community - 41:57

  6. Captain America's 80th & Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.

    Captain America punched Hitler in the face 80 years ago this week, and we’re celebrating the star-spangled Avenger’s anniversary by saluting Jack Kirby, one of the legendary Marvel artists who first brought Cap to life. Join us for an interview with author Tom Scioli about his wonderful book, “Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics.”

    On top of that, Ryan and Lorraine have got the release date for Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. coming to Hulu, a preview of Alien #1, and much more.

    News - 0:57

    Interview w/ Tom Scioli - 16:54

    Community - 47:22

  7. Spider-Man: No Way Home, Loki, and Marvel's Voices!

    Spider-Man: No Way Home (not Home Slice, not Home-Wrecker, not Phone Home) will be here soon! Marvel Studios Loki is will be here even sooner! And in the meantime, we have everything from Marvel Studios Wandavision to the Marvel/Method podcast to enjoy. Join Ryan and Lorraine as they discuss all this and more!

    In addition, we’re celebrating Black History Month with the release of the brand new Marvel’s Voices: Legacy #1. Marvel mainstay Angélique Roché gives us an inside look at how the groundbreaking comic brings together creative minds from across the entertainment industry.

    0:57 - News

    24:24 - Interview w/ Angélique Roché

    55:41 - Community

  8. Marvel Studios' Assembled and Saint Bodhi

    Yet ANOTHER new series is coming to Disney+: Marvel Studios’ Assembled! In addition to sharing details about this behind-the-scenes look at the MCU, Ryan and Lorraine discuss the announcement of Marvel’s Avengers Operation: Hawkeye – Future Imperfect, as well as some exciting news about the Marvel/Method podcast!

    Then, Lorraine chats with musician Saint Bodhi about her brand new comic featured in Black Panther #23, and how she made the jump from music to the written word.

    2:30 - News

    19:20 - Interview

    39:05 - Community

  9. Deadpool’s 30th, Lecrae, and A New Animated Series!

    Today Ryan and Lorraine uphold the show’s promise of delivering the latest in games, comics, movies, TV, and more by featuring all of that in one mighty episode! The cast of Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, a trailer for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, a celebration of 30 years of Deadpool…we’ve got all.

    Plus, Lorraine chats with recording artist Lecrae about creating the soundtrack for the Spider-Man: Miles Morales video game!

    2:56 - News

    27:49 - Interview

    53:19 - Community

  10. Marvel's Behind the Mask & Wrestler Johnny Gargano!

    New shows coming to Disney+! Yes, you read that right. Shows. Plural. Between a television deal with Ryan Coogler’s Proximity Media, a trailer for Marvel’s Behind The Mask, new Marvel Studios' WandaVision merch, and so much more that there isn’t enough room to type it all, this is an absolutely jam-packed episode. Luckily, Ryan, Lorraine, and James are on the job to make sense of all the excitement!

    Then, join Ryan and James for a conversation with Johnny Gargano, wrestling superstar and proud collector of Spider-Man: The Animated Series action figures, about the ways he’s combined his fandom with his career.

    News - 2:13

    Interview - 19:44

    Community - 51:31

  11. A World Without The Avengers

    Witness a world without The Avengers in Heroes Reborn! Ryan and Lorraine discuss the announcement of the brand new comic series, which explores what the Marvel Universe would look like if iconic heroes like Captain America and Iron Man had never assembled.

    Then, Ryan ventures down under for a conversation with Mark Bonanno, Broden Kelly, and Zach Ruane, bona fide Marvel fans and members of the Australian comedy group Aunty Donna.

    News - 4:25

    Interview w/ Aunty Donna - 19:46

    Community - 56:03

  12. Declassified Secrets and a Disney+ Announcement!

    Behind the Mask is coming to Disney+ and Ryan and Lorraine are sharing everything we know so far! We’ve also got the latest on Miles Morales: Spider-Man #25, some Must Have merchandise, and more!

    Later, guest Evan Narcisse recounts his experience as a writer and entertainment journalist, working on comics like Rise of the Black Panther, and even stories about Usher’s haircut?! Then Lorraine shifts to the other side of the interview table to join her Marvel’s Declassified co-host in taking a behind-the-scenes look at how the thrilling podcast uncovers legendary tales from Marvel’s past.


    News - 1:11

    Interview w/ Evan Narcisse - 14:46

    Community - 49:08

  13. New Comics & How Marvel Influenced the Tin Can Bros!

    From Black Panther to Venom and everything in between, Ryan and Lorraine preview the brand new comics debuting this April! Then, take a peek at the newest episode of Marvel’s Declassified: “The Rise and Fall and Rise of Captain Marvel.”

    Later, Lorraine calls writer/producer/director Joey Richter and actor Steve Zaragoza to talk about “Wayward Guide for the Untrained Eye,” an ambitious short form series and narrative podcast from the Tin Can Bros. The two share how projects like “A Very Potter Musical” led them to their current undertaking, and the Marvel stories that inspired them along the way.

    News - 2:10

    Interview - 23:57

    Community - 56:24

  14. Behind the Scenes of Marvel’s 616 w/ Paul Scheer

    Step aside Avengers, and make way for Brute Force! Actor/comedian/producer/director Paul Scheer joins us to talk about “Lost & Found,” his bonkers episode of Marvel’s 616 on Disney+, in which he reveals a treasure trove of Marvel characters ripe for rediscovery.

    Ryan, Lorraine, and James also spy a Jack Kirby easter egg in Disney-Pixar’s Soul, discuss the adventures awaiting Squirrel Girl, Ms. Marvel, and Miles Morales in the upcoming Avengers Assembly: The Sinister Substitute, and much more.

    1:46 - News

    15:13 - Interview

    44:48 - Community

  15. Marvel’s 2021 Slate and Kate Bishop

    In this final week of 2020, Ryan and Lorraine are geared up to talk about what’s to come from Marvel in 2021. Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Solider, and Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye are just the tip of the iceberg!

    And stay tuned for a reading of Marvel Tales, “The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same: A Kate Bishop Story” by Kelly Thompson. Happy New Year!

  16. Marvel’s Best of 2020

    Happy Holidays from the This Week in Marvel crew! Ryan and Lorraine are taking it back this week and running down some of their favorite Marvel moments of 2020 in anticipation for the year to come. To top it off, they re-visit one of their favorite episodes of the year: The Multiverse Explained.

    And don’t worry, there’s still some great comic launches on the horizon. From Captain America Tribute #1 to Demon Days: X-Men, Marvel’s bringing 2021 in with a bang!

    1:24 - News

    9:06 - Year in Review

    25:37 - Rerun of Multiverse Chat

    40:40 - Community

  17. Prepare for Marvel Studios' WandaVision

    Ryan and Lorraine are back this week to talk Marvel Studios: Legends, a look-back into the all the heroes, villains and events from the MCU in anticipation for what’s to come! Speaking of legends, ‘90s ska punk band Less Than Jake joins the show today and spills on their less than ambiguous band name, their Marvel origins and how the music industry has changed.

    And with the holidays in full swing, don’t forget to check out Upper Deck’s trading cards and Marvel’s new Lucha Libre collection online!

    1:26 - News

    18:08 - Interview

    46:08 - Community

  18. Marvel Studios Announces New Films & Series!

    It’s a BIG week in the Marvel Universe! Ryan, Lorraine and James take us through the latest additions to the Marvel Studios slate. And -- It’s the MOTHER-FREAKIN’ Undertaker!! Ryan and James are joined by the man, the myth, the legend – WWE's The Undertaker, who gives his take on the connection between comic-book storytelling and professional wrestling. We’re also talking about the launch of Marvel's Declassified podcast its host - our very own Lorraine – previews a special clip from the first episode.

    And that's not all! The hosts also discuss everything from the Kate Bishop in Marvel's Avengers video game, to a new comic series based on the Alien franchise, to John Mulaney's return as Spider-Ham! This is a big one!

  19. King in Black & Venom Extravaganza

    ’Tis the season when DARKNESS REIGNS! As the Venom saga reaches its definitive chapter, Ryan and Lorraine are kicking off the holidays by chatting with comic creators Donny Cates, Devin Lewis, and Ryan Stegman about the making of the pivotal event.

    Leaving room for a bit of jolly holly, the hosts also share some of their favorite items from our 2020 holiday gift guide! And, as always, we’ve got the latest news, including Galactus in Fortnite and the trailer for Marvel’s Declassified podcast. Plus we’ve even got a short appearance by X-Men writer Chris Claremont, who offers an inside look at the Days of Future Past prequel story, Prelude to a Future Past!

  20. The Secrets of Japanese Spider-Man

    Without Japanese Spider-Man, there is no Power Rangers, no Ultraman. So goodbye Peter Parker and hello Takuya Yamashiro! In celebration of Marvel’s 616, the brand new Disney+ documentary series, Ryan and Lorraine spoke to Executive Producer David Gelb, who directed the first episode of the show, which traces the history of the legendary 1970s Japanese Spider-Man TV series.

    We’ve also got the latest on Kate Bishop joining Marvel’s Avengers video game, new shows on Sirius XM, the Venom outfit in Fortnite, and much more!

  21. Welcome to This Week in Marvel

    In this special Sirius XM premiere, we take a look back at some of our favorite moments in This Week in Marvel history. Join your hosts, Ryan Penagos, Lorraine Cink, and James Monroe Iglehart, as they deliver all the Marvel info on comics, video games, toys, TV, film, and beyond!


    2:00 News

    20:10 Clark Gregg

    31:31 Into the Spider-Verse

    43:44 Preeti Chhibber

    52:49 Fortnite

    57:13 Community

    Question of the week:

    What is your favorite or best Mech suit in the Marvel Universe?

  22. #472 - Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales & Marvel Studios’ WandaVision!

    Here comes Spider-Cat! Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is out and we have the three main writers, Evan Narcisse, Mary Kenney, Ben Arfmann on the show to talk about all the work that goes into writing a video game. The excitement doesn’t stop there, because the Disney + release date for Marvel Studios’ WandaVision has been announced, and Ryan, Lorraine, and James are pumped to watch it next year.


    2:24 News

    16:09 Interview

    48:03 Community

    Question of the week:

    • Who do you want to be a guest on future episodes of This Week in Marvel?
    • What have been some favorite moments of the past year of This Week in Marvel?
  23. #471 - Taboo writes Werewolf by Night & Shang-Chi News!

    In celebration of Native American Heritage Month this November, we are bringing you an interview with Werewolf By Night writers Taboo (yes, the Taboo from Black Eyed Peas) and B. Earl about Marvel’s newest Indigenous hero!

    We’ve also got the scoop on the suit inspired by Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse coming to the Spider-Man: Miles Morales video game, as well as updates on Marvel Studios Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings! What a week!

  24. #470 - Marvel’s Spookiest Stories!

    It's Halloween weekend, so it's time to get spooky! First some news- Marvel Made is back with a limited-edition Chris Claremont collection, a Lucha Libre collaboration, and a way to own your favorite props and costumes from Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D!

    Then Ryan, James, and Lorraine tell spooky Marvel stories to each other that were found in the 1950’s Strange Tales prose stories. Check out these issues yourself on Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s premier digital comics subscription service for instant access to over 27,000 Marvel digital comics.

    James – I am a Vampire (Strange Tales #17)

    Lorraine – DEATH! (Strange Tales #1)

    Ryan – The Smile of Mrs. Orko (Strange Tales #30)

  25. #469 - The Avengers & X-Men Join Forces! An interview w/ Fortnite’s Donald Mustard

    Worlds collide! The Marvel universe has officially joined Fortnite! Ryan spoke to Donald Mustard, Worldwide Creative Director for Epic Games, about his lifelong passion for Marvel, his work with Thor writer Donny Cates, and the process of bringing Marvel into the world of Fortnite.

    Ryan and Lorraine also share exciting news about how you can now get your comics even sooner on Marvel Unlimited, a baby-proof Black Widow book, and a slew of new comics featuring the Hulk, Ms. Marvel, and more!

    0:54 - News

    8:34- Interview w/ Donald Mustard of Epic Games

    42:07 - Community


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