Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #127: The Longbook Hunters — Avengers Assemble (Part 1)

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys.

Over the course of their travels through comicdom, they have encountered numerous stories via the wonder of trade paperbacks and graphic novels. Once a month, Nick and Greg will review one of those collections in The Longbook Hunters.

In this edition, the boys turn to one of the most revered creative relaunches in Marvel history, the 1998 volume of the Avengers by writer Kurt Busiek and artist George Perez! This collection, available as Avengers Assemble, includes 11 issues, but Greg and Nick hone in on the first six in this edition of the Longbook Hunters.

Does this kickoff to a new era of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes live up to the hype? Will Greg and Nick ever be able to face their PTBN compatriots again? Find out by downloading and listening today!

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