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Defenders Dialogue

Best-selling, award-winning novelists and comic book writers Christopher Golden and Brian Keene rediscover one of their earliest mutual influences -- Marvel Comics' long-running, loony THE DEFENDERS series.

They discuss the series, in chronological order, from the viewpoints of creatives, critics, and fans, sharing their passion and love for these enduring characters and story lines, and engaging in the most self-indulgent fanboy nonsense you'll ever encounter.

Doctor Strange, Nighthawk, the Incredible Hulk, Valkyrie, Hellcat, Sub-Mariner, Silver Surfer, Gargoyle, the Son of Satan, Moon Knight, Devil-Slayer and all of your other favorite Bronze Age Marvel characters abound.

Tune in each week for insight, nostalgia, and laughs in this deep appreciation we call DEFENDERS DIALOGUE.

Excelsior, true believers!

Apr 17, 2018

The Omegatron, Lunatik, and young Kurt Busiek all return as the Defenders head into the bizarre Tunnelworld.

Then, Christopher and Brian discuss the harrowing plight of Stan Lee.

Plus, guest appearances by Farrah Fawcett and Cheryl...


Apr 3, 2018

Christopher Golden and Brian Keene discuss The Defenders issues 65 through 68, featuring the final fate of the Red Guardian, and Valkyrie and the Defenders in Asgard.

Plus KISS, the Micronauts, and H.E.R.B.I.E. the robot. Face it True Believer, this one's got...


Mar 27, 2018

It's our craziest episode ever, as Christopher Golden and Brian Keene cover issues #62-64 and the DEFENDER FOR A DAY saga – a precursor to the modern era's company-wide crossovers.

Guest-starring more heroes and villains than your hosts -- or the Marvel creators -- can keep track of. Plus, a series of personal pleas...


Mar 20, 2018

In this special episode, Brian discusses Devil-Slayer's origins and involvement with The Defenders, and his history with the rest of the Marvel universe, including Keene's own turn with...


Mar 13, 2018

Doctor Strange returns and Devil-Slayer joins the Defenders to thwart Xenogenesis: the rebirth of the demon race!

Christopher Golden and Brian Keene alter their minds and listen to Blue Oyster Cult. Guest-starring Spider-Man!