March 30, 2017
Kelly and Johnny hop in the old jalopy and head to Riverdale, USA for an epic retrospective of Archie Comics from 1941 to the present!
-The story of Archie's debut
-The myriad of creative talents over the years
-Crazy and controversial parodies
-Pureheart and the Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.
-The smash success of The Archies band in the late-60s
-Archie and God
-The modern revival
-How Archie on TV sucked until 2017 (and why "Riverdale" is so awesome)
-And much. much more
Put some Pep in your step with Imaginary Stories!
December 28, 2016
Kelly and Johnny finish off their look at Silver Age Spidey by examining the late-60s/early-70s period for the character.
Along the way they touch on:
-Peter and his groovy pals rapping and hanging out in the Village, man
-Enter: The Kingpin (and he never exits!)
-Did Peter and Gwen go all the way?
-The Silver Age gives way to the Horror Craze
-Also, campus crises, mysterious clay tablets, strange facial hair, LSD and much, much more!
December 1, 2016
In part one of an epic two-part look at Spider-Man during the Silver Age of Comics, Kelly and Johnny discuss the first four years of the Amazing Spider-Man comic book!
The boys examine...
-The origins of the character
-The wonderful art of Steve Ditko
-A non-stop parade of iconic villains
-The most memorable storylines
-The changeover to John Romita and the introduction of MJ and the Swinging 60s
-And much, much more
Like a streak of light, Imaginary Stories arrives just in time!
April 26, 2016
Kelly and Johnny explore one of the seminal books of the Silver Age of Comics - Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's groundbreaking Fantastic Four!
The boys take an in-depth look at:
-The genesis of the title
-The most memorable stories from the duo's 102 issue run
-The importance of the Fantastic Four in starting a comic book revolution
Face Front, True Believers, it's time for a new Imaginary Stories!
February 16, 2016
Kelly and Johnny return to the amazing world of 80s DC for an in-depth look at the All-Star Squadron comic!
Among the topics discussed...
-Kelly and Johnny's love for the classic DC Multiverse
-The history of the Justice Society of America, Earth-1, Earth-2, etc., the"Crisis" stories, and how this paved the way for All-Star Squadron
-Roy Thomas and the story of his love of World War II-era superheroes
-A look at the most memorable stories and characters from the comics' six-year run
December 7, 2015
Kelly and Johnny return for an epic look at the original What If...? series published by Marvel Comics from 1977-1984!
Among the myriad of topics discussed...
-The phenomenon of Conan the Barbarian
-Rick Jones bums his way around the Marvel Universe
-Obscure Comic/Record combos of the 1970s
-The infamous parody issue
-"What If the Fantastic Four were Jewish?"
-Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and...Sgt. Fury?????
All this and tons more!
October 1, 2015
Kelly and Johnny return for episode #2, a thorough retrospective of the iconic Dick Tracy comic strip!
Among the topics discussed on this show...
-The story of the strip's creation in 1931 by Chester Gould
-A decade by decade look at the most memorable storylines and characters
-An exploration of Tracy in other media over the years, including an in-depth look at the 1990 movie
-And much much more
So sit back and enjoy a journey into the past, and a celebration of one of the greatest works of comic art ever created
July 4, 2015
Join Kelly and Johnny of Titans of Wrestling as they dive into the amazing world of comics with the triple-sized collectors item classic first issue of Imaginary Stories! This will be a monthly comics podcast, focusing on classic comic books (and occasionally comic strips) with emphasis on less-discussed topics from the history of this wonderful medium.
On this show the boys examine DC's seminal New Teen Titans comic by Marv Wolfman and George Perez from the 1980s. Among the topics discussed are...
-The Fabulous Origin of Kelly and Johnny's comic book fandom
-The long history of the Teen Titans concept
-The state of comic books circa 1980
-Comparisons with Marvel's Uncanny X-Men
-An in-depth review of the first 50 issues of the series, focusing on the most memorable stories...and much, much more!