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Fantasy Comic League Podcast

Fantasy Comic League Podcast

By Brian Bradley
Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
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FCL Podcast 01 - Flying by the Seats of our Pants

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FCL Podcast 32 - A Rey of Moon Knight
Brian and Shaun shine some light on the Disney Plus Moon Knight series. The main hosts do not particularly howl at the moon over the show, so they bring in Rey, a Moon Knight enthusiast and host of Into the Knight - A Moon Knight Podcast. With Rey's assistance, Brian reviews Moon Knight's Fantasy Comic League performance, team affiliations and top powers.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
41:37
May 23, 2022
FCL Podcast 31 - Doctor Strange: Witchy Whoa Mom
Brian and Shaun traverse the multiverse with the Sorcerer Supreme and the Scarlet Witch in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The hosts enjoy how director Sam Raimi weaves his signature horror style into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but feel the movie's connection to the WandaVision television series holds it back. To commemorate Mother's Day, Lannette joins at the end of the episode to share her thoughts on Wanda Maximoff and motherhood.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
45:22
May 11, 2022
FCL Podcast 30 - Investigating the Batman's Range
Brian and Shaun review Batman's latest cinematic adventure, The Batman. While they both praise Robert Pattinson's portrayal of the Dark Knight, they found the rest of the cast, the plot and the length of the film lacking. In  honor of the "World's Greatest Detective," the hosts wrap up the episode by examining the definition of the Fantasy Comic League's Investigate power.   www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
39:05
April 26, 2022
FCL Podcast 29 - The Reign Whips Down
Brian and Shaun whip out a quick review of the recently concluded Devil's Reign event. They then snap back to the Fantasy Comic League power reviews to clearly define the Whip power. They debate the distinction between Whip and Ensnare.    www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
33:21
April 10, 2022
FCL Podcast 28 - Mighty Morphin' Power Changers
Brian and Shaun evolve their thinking on the Size and Morph ability, merging them into one overlapping Class ability. The conversation then morphs into a rehash of what it means for Class hierarchies to break down into one another. They discuss the change to Ms. Marvel's power set in her upcoming Disney+ series.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
35:30
March 28, 2022
FCL Podcast 27 - Super Sonic Waste of Skin
Brian and Shaun vocalize their support of the Patron Saints of Sonics in DC and Marvel comics: Black Canary and Banshee. They spotlight the top Sonic users from both publishers, going as far back as Banshee's first appearance in 1966 up until recent times. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, they honor the characters' Irish heritage and theorize a connection between Sonic users and the Irish culture. The hosts briefly review the Fantasy Comic League's Sonics power definition.    www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
34:42
March 14, 2022
FCL Podcast 26 - A Change in Tempo
Brian and Shaun introduce a timely new power to the Fantasy Comic League review system; the Temporal ability. They discuss time manipulating characters and the various ways they can break down the new Class ability. In the beginning, the hosts discuss some of the latest releases from both Marvel and DC comics.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
43:45
February 21, 2022
FCL Podcast 25 - An Eternal Evolution
Brian and Shaun review one of Marvel Studio's most contentious films and briefly touch upon Disney's latest animated hit. The hosts start off by quickly discussing the charming movie Encanto and the spell it has had on their households. They spend the remainder of the episode debating the merits of The Eternals.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
31:25
February 04, 2022
FCL Podcast 24 - One Guy Two Cups
Brian and Shaun kick off the 2022 season with a look back at 2021 and crown their Favorite Marvel and DC entertainment. With a little help from social media, they honor the top books, characters and creators in categories such as Favorite Art Team, Favorite Comic Event and Favorite Hero. In addition to their normal Stan Lee Cups—which focuses on Marvel Entertainment—Shaun debuts the Distinguished Cup, and names his Favorites for the Distinguished Competition.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
52:36
February 01, 2022
FCL Podcast 23 - I Spy Two Hawkeye
Brian and Shaun take aim at Hawkeye, Disney+'s latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The hosts pinpoint both Clint Barton and Kate Barton's most relevant powers utilizing the Fantasy Comic League statistics. They discuss the merits of having a separate Espionage and Sleuth power, two abilities relevant to the Hawkeyes.   www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
43:33
January 25, 2022
FCL Podcast 22 - Spider-Man: Feels Like Home
Brian and Shaun breakdown how Peter Parker breaks down the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse, in a good way. No Way Home reminds Shaun why he fell in love with Peter Parker in the first place and it gives Brian a cathartic closing to 20 years of Spider-Man films. They provide an update on how they plan to track the Webs power for the Fantasy Comic League beginning in the year 2022. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
47:25
January 11, 2022
FCL Podcast 21 - Leaders Taking a Stan
Brian and Shaun nominate their favorite Marvel entertainment for their 2021 Stan Lee Cup awards. They discuss the merits of Marvel's top content in categories such as art teams, characters and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They end with a quick debate about the Leads Team category for the Fantasy Comic League review system. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
48:40
December 27, 2021
FCL Podcast 20 - Throwing a Rench into the League
Brian and Shaun welcome Aaron Rench, a new friend of the League, to the podcast to draft his first ever Fantasy Comic League team. They break down how the system works and touch upon some recent DC and Marvel comics. In the end of the episode, Brian pits Shaun and Aaron against each other in Fantasy Feud, a new challenge using the statistics.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
51:20
December 10, 2021
FCL Podcast 19 - Shaungie Reviews Shang-Chi
Brian and Shaun review the cinematic debut of Marvel's Master of Kung Fu. They highlight the fantasy elements of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and its place within the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The hosts break down how Shang-Chi performs within the Fantasy Comic League.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
45:26
November 22, 2021
FCL Podcast 18 - Strange Influences
Brian and Shaun discuss the many ways that Marvel has influenced them and their respective kids. They review how the Death of Doctor Strange impacts the magical corners of the comic universe. The hosts have an agreeable discussion about the Influence power in the Fantasy Comic League.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
40:45
November 16, 2021
FCL Podcast 17 - Durability: Black and Blue
Brian and Shaun take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. The hosts discuss the strong outing the Marvel ladies had in the final week of October. Brian beats himself up trying to perfectly define the Durability power in the Fantasy Comic League review system. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
39:49
November 10, 2021
FCL Podcast 16 - Comic Book State of Mind
Brian and Shaun take a short break from recording to focus on their personal state of affairs. In their return episode, the hosts dive into the big events going on across DC and Marvel comics, including "Fear State"  and "Death of Doctor Strange." Shaun once again tries to explain the difference between the various states of DC's reality.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
39:02
November 02, 2021
FCL Podcast 15 - Gotta Ensnare 'Em All
Brian and Shaun captivate listeners with a discussion about the Fantasy Comic League's Ensnare power. They wonder if What If...? is losing its hold on them. The hosts then discuss Marvel's attempt to trap people into subscribing to the Unlimited streaming service with their new Infinity comics. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
47:58
September 25, 2021
FCL Podcast 14 - Stackin' and Draftin'
Brian and Shaun stack their respective teams for the September Amalgam draft. They break down how Special and Class powers are able to stack within the Fantasy Comic League review system. The hosts also differentiate between a buff and stacked ability.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
50:35
September 18, 2021
FCL Podcast 13 - Our Broken Reality
Brian and Shaun ponder the question—and the show—What If...? The hosts deal with changes in reality, starting with the new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer and ending with a review of the Fantasy Comic League's Reality power definition. Throughout the episode, they think about key decisions in life that could have caused a branch in their own realities.   www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
36:38
September 10, 2021
FCL Podcast 12 - Absorbing Rogue's History
Brian and Shaun celebrate the 40th anniversary of Rogue's first appearance. They travel back in time to August 1981 in order to summarize the events of Avengers Annual #10 before discussing other important moments throughout Rogue's history. The hosts cap off the episode with a review of the Absorb ability in the Fantasy Comic League.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
42:39
August 30, 2021
FCL Podcast 11 - The Mundanity of Magic
Brian and Shaun cast a spell—most likely a sleeping spell—on the listeners as they monotonously drone on about the Magic ability. They summon the examples of Doctor Strange and Nico Minoru to help refine their definition of the mystic arts in the Fantasy Comic League. In the beginning, the duo discusses how the new Suicide Squad's movie magic compared to it's predecessor.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
46:04
August 24, 2021
FCL Podcast 10 - Drawn to the Midtown Draft
Brian and Shaun host Trevitt and Swampy—two members of the Fantasy Comic League's Midtown division—to live draft the final month of the current season. On the line is Trevitt's first shot at claiming a seasonal victory, while Swampy looks to redeem his recent subpar performances in the league. Throughout the episode, they discuss comic characters and the artists they most associate with them. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
44:17
August 17, 2021
FCL Podcast 09 - Cable's Weapons Caches
Brian and Shaun weaponize their amalgam draft and force each other to doubt their draft decisions. They break down the Weapons power and explain the difference between basic weapon abilities and character-specific weapons. Brian promotes the latest comics giveaway and offers a chance to win the prize right out!  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
40:04
August 09, 2021
FCL Podcast 08 - Cats of Personality
Brian and Shaun reveal their own personality types before evaluating the Personality power in the Fantasy Comic League. They touch upon the first issue of the new Moon Knight series and receive further insight from @ReyReyPod, friend of the League and host of the Into the Knight Moon Knight podcast. They tackle other Jed MacKay projects including Black Cat and her upcoming Infinity Heist story.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
42:22
August 04, 2021
FCL Podcast 07 - 'Faye'vorites: Black Widow
Brian and Shaun invite Faye, the Red Room Division leader and big time Black Widow fan, onto the podcast to talk about her favorite character. The trio discuss Widow's top powers and team affiliations in the Fantasy Comic League system. They finish with a review of the long overdue Black Widow movie.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
45:48
July 26, 2021
FCL Podcast 06 - Evaluating the Salary Cap
Brian and Shaun welcome Michael T. Ford from the Racial Draft Podcast to preview their upcoming third season. They break down the value of draft picks based on the Racial Draft's new Salary Cap rules. Brian and Shaun draft for their DC/Marvel Amalgam monthly challenge. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television. anchor.fm/racial-draft-podcast "All things are possible!"
47:57
July 19, 2021
FCL Podcast 05 - Low Key Power Hungry
Brian and Shaun power their way through a busy final week and review division play standings, as well as their DC/Marvel Amalgam challenge. They break down the hierarchy of power classifications: Basic, Special and Class. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
36:37
July 10, 2021
FCL Podcast 04 - A Suitable Storm of S.W.O.R.D.
Brian and Shaun hail the new Regent of Mars, the Voice of Sol, the Wind-Rider and Goddess: Storm. They review the generic use of the Suit power and the various ways a super suit can be utilized. www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
36:08
June 28, 2021
FCL Podcast 03 - "I Call My God 'Daddy'"
Brian and Shaun celebrate Father's Day by counting down Marvel's Top 10 fathers based on their performance in the Fantasy Comic League review system. They discuss Eddie Brock's evolution into being a caring father to his son Dylan, and an omnipresent god to the symbiotes.  www.FantasyComicLeague.com Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television.
36:37
June 21, 2021
FCL Podcast 02 - Some Agile Business Talk
Brian and Shaun cover the Hellfire Gala's A-list guest list and how those attendees affect the League's June draft picks for division play. They break down the application of the Agility power and how to tell the difference between moving "agilely" and "fastly." www.Fantasy Comic League.com  Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television. 
31:41
June 14, 2021
FCL Podcast 01 - Flying by the Seats of our Pants
Your source for statistical-based reviews of your favorite characters from comics, movies and television. Brian and Shaun unveil their 10-on-10 Marvel and DC comingled division play. They discuss the difference between an Active and Passive use of a Power, such as Flight, Vehicle or Webs. 
28:35
June 07, 2021