Dan Rosen, Layney La Rose, and Matt Ardill are diving deep into the world of comic books in Detecting the Marvelous. Every episode is an exploration of a different comic series as selected by one of the hosts or their special guests. They talk about the history, the characters, and the impact of the comic.

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Alpha Flight 106 - Northstar Comes Out

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  June 16, 2024 @ 8:07pm

They're Canadian and they're history making, this episode we continue our Pride celebration with Alpha Flight 106 the mainstream comic to feature an out queer character as Northstar finally says what we'd all been thinking for a very long time.

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Happy DC Pride 2022!

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  June 3, 2024 @ 7:00am

We chat about the 2022 DC Pride issue and we get into the fun, the funny and the fearless of this special issue. We all get a little sad at Kevin Conroy's personal story shared in this issue and reflect on THE Batman as well as some horny thorny plant ladies..

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Hellboy Volume 1: Now That's A Handshake with Nick Ardill

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  May 20, 2024 @ 6:00am

In a family special Matt sits with his brother Nick and talks about one of Nick's favourite comics Hellboy which is celebrating its 30th anniverary.

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TMNT: The Last Ronin - Turtles On Ice!

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  May 6, 2024 @ 7:00am

When the heroes in the half shell faced their greatest threat, things did not go well. We talk about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin on this episode of Detecting The Marvelous and we all take a hit right to the feels.

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Detecting The Marvelous - Hulk #441 - Pure Gamma Irradiated 90s

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  April 22, 2024 @ 7:00am

Bruce Banner aka The Hulk is missing and presumed dead, Betty Banner is pushed into writing a tell all tale of their life together by Bruce's cousin She Hulk. Matt and Shaharah ask Dan about what drew him to this comic.

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Champions: Change The World - The Kids are Alright

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  April 8, 2024 @ 7:00am

We believe the children are the future and that goes for super hero children too. These kids are all right as we explore the first adventures of The Champions and how the kids are alright!

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Detecting the Marvelous - Our Thoughts on X-Men '97

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  April 1, 2024 @ 7:00am

Shaharah, Matt, and Dan talk about X-Men '97, a dose of nostalgia for some and an introduction to the Children of the Atom for others.

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Detecting the Marvelous - Wolverine #90 - Wolverine's Spa Day Goes Awry with Ben Steamroller

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  March 25, 2024 @ 7:00am

We chat with Ben Steamroller, creator of the awesome artwork that graces our podcast and we get down and direty with the Wolverine. We discuss Wolverine #90 deluxe edition where they do some wild things with the pages! Plus a collectable trading card!

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Detecting the Marvelous - Superman - Guy is not fetch!

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  March 10, 2024 @ 8:30pm

Superman never made any money saving the world from Salomon Grundy but we're about to make an episode about another character who couldn't stay dead, Superman. Come listen to us talk about the death of an icon.

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Detecting the Marvelous - The Maxx - The Maxx to the max!

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  •  February 26, 2024 @ 8:00am

Shaharah, Dan and Matt take it to the max this week when we talk about Sam Kieth's The Maxx. We explore the topics of trauma, grief and pain through the lens of this very 90s creation.

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