Previously on X-Men

Radio Meanwhile

Eric and Hilary introduce themselves and share their history with the X-Men.

We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more!

All Episodes

This time around Eric and Hilary are covering the dreaded "Mojovision."  Let's see how long Hilary sticks around.

Nov 11

44 min 10 sec

This month Hilary is joined by Sally Jacoby Murphy, (the Queen of Halloween) to discuss Uncanny X-Men #159: Night Screams!  In this spooky issue Storm meets up with Dracula himself and sparks fly. It's pretty one-sided, but there's definitely chemistry.  It's a Radio Meanwhile Halloween Special!

Oct 26

58 min 25 sec

Hilary discusses the 2019 film, Dark Phoenix, with regular guest host Nic, from This Endorian Life! Be sure to find us on Twitter to vote in the poll for our upcoming comic book spotlight! On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Sep 20

1 hr 47 min

In this special bonus episode Hilary and Nic run through the 90s era comic "What if Rogue Possessed the Power of Thor."  On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every month, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Aug 12

33 min 53 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about "A Rogue's Tale" & "Beauty and the Beast" from the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every month, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and Eric and Julia Lewald, showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Aug 2

1 hr 28 min

Hilary and Nic discuss The First X-Men, a 5-issue limited series from Neal Adams and Christos Gage. On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every month, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Jul 14

53 min 34 sec

Hilary discusses the 2018 film, Deadpool 2, with guest host Nic from This Endorian Life! Be sure to find us on Twitter to vote in the poll for our upcoming comic book spotlight! On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Jun 17

1 hr 31 min

Between episodes, Hilary drops in to introduce the newest podcast from the Radio Meanwhile Network. In This Endorian Life, Stephen and Nic dive into the Ewoks, covering Return of the Jedi, the two Ewoks movies, the 80s cartoon and beyond.  This mini premier episode is debuting 38 years to the day from the first appearance of the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi!    New episodes airing every other Tuesday starting June 15, 2021.

May 25

10 min 23 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about "Time Fugitives Parts 1 & 2" from the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every month, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and Eric and Julia Lewald, showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

May 12

1 hr 36 min

We interview author Alex Irvine about his Marvel work and his novelization of the classic Days of Future Past comic.  On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every month, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Apr 9

42 min 37 sec

Hilary discusses the 2020 film, New Mutants, with guest host Nic from Comic Book Coffee Break! On Previous on X-Men, we look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we talk about a different topic, alternating between highlights, movies, and TV shows. Highlight: In these episodes, we zoom in on a comic, character, or creator. Previous episodes include character spotlights on Scarlet Witch and Mystique, discussions of Giant Size X-Men and the Gambit solo run, and interviews with comic book artist Alitha Martinez and showrunner and writer for the X-Men Animated Series, Eric and Julia Lewald. Movies: Each movie episode covers a movie from the X-Men franchise including production info and a detailed watch-through review. TV: Starting with the X-Men Animated Series, we go through the X-Men TV shows episode by episode.

Mar 12

2 hr 7 min

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, the Sentinels! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jan 25

58 min 27 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes "Repo Man" & "X-Ternally Yours" of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jan 3

1 hr 16 min

Eric and Hilary discuss Uncanny X-Men #143! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Dec 2020

32 min 26 sec

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2017 film, Logan! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Dec 2020

2 hr 16 min

Hilary interviews artist Alitha Martinez on illustrating in the comic industry, the collaboration process between writer and artist, women in comic books and more! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Nov 2020

35 min 45 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes "Whatever It Takes" & "Red Dawn" of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Oct 2020

1 hr 8 min

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2016 film, X-Men: Apocalypse! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Sep 2020

3 hr 6 min

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, Storm! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Aug 2020

1 hr 22 min

Eric and Hilary talk about the two part second season premier episodes "Till Death Do Us Part" of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Aug 2020

1 hr 11 min

Eric and Hilary have some quick thoughts about the first X-Men movie turning 20! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jul 2020

11 min 34 sec

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2016 film, Deadpool! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jul 2020

1 hr 33 min

Eric and Hilary interview Eric and Julia Lewald! Eric Lewald was the show runner of the 90's X-Men Animated Series and Julia Lewald wrote on multiple episodes of the series! They share their stories of the show getting greenlight and produced, creating a serialized animated series and the focus of the first season! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jun 2020

1 hr 7 min

Eric and Hilary talk about the season one finale "The Final Decision" of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Jun 2020

1 hr 11 min

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, Rogue! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jun 2020

1 hr 8 min

Eric and Hilary talk about the two part episode "Days of Future Past" of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Apr 2020

1 hr 3 min

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2014 film, X-Men: Days of Future Past! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Apr 2020

2 hr 48 min

Eric and Hilary interview screenwriter David Hayter about his time working on the first two X-Men films, how he got the job, his influences and the process of writing the X-Men for fans as well as a new audience! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Mar 2020

51 min 6 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes The Cure and Come the Apocalypse of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Mar 2020

1 hr 4 min

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2013 film, The Wolverine! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Feb 2020

1 hr 47 min

Eric and Hilary interview author J.M. DeMatteis about his time writing Iceman, X-Factor and his collaboration process! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Feb 2020

32 min 40 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes Slave Island and The Unstoppable Juggernaut of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Jan 2020

55 min 42 sec

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2011 film, X-Men: First Class! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jan 2020

2 hr 2 min

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, Mystique! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Dec 2019

57 min 15 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes Captive Hearts and Cold Vengeance of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Nov 2019

1 hr 3 min

Eric and Hilary discuss the first Wolverine solo film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Nov 2019

2 hr 17 min

Eric and Hilary interview comic book legend, Steve Englehart about his time writing the Beast and the X-Men and his early Marvel comics career! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Oct 2019

29 min 55 sec

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, Cyclops! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Oct 2019

1 hr 9 min

Eric and Hilary talk about the episodes Enter Magneto and Deadly Reunions of the 90s X-Men animated series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

Sep 2019

1 hr 1 min

Eric and Hilary talk about X-Men: The Last Stand! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Sep 2019

1 hr 43 min

Eric and Hilary present an interview with Fred Van Lente, author of Wolverine: First Class and X-Men:Noir! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Aug 2019

24 min 55 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about the pilot for the 1992 X-Men animated series, Night of the Sentinels! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Aug 2019

52 min 40 sec

Eric and Hilary talk about X2: X-Men United! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jul 2019

1 hr 20 min

Eric and Hilary talk about Gambit's 1999 solo series! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jul 2019

37 min 4 sec

Eric and Hilary talk their character spotlight, the Scarlet Witch! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jun 2019

45 min 27 sec

Eric and Hilary re-watch the failed 80s pilot, Pryde of the X-Men! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

Jun 2019

48 min 40 sec

Eric and Hilary discuss the 2000 film, X-Men and how it's still great and will always be important! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

May 2019

1 hr 34 min

  Eric and Hilary discuss the 1975 issue, Giant-Size X-Men #1 and talk about it's importance and whether or not it's worth re-reading these days! We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.  

May 2019

46 min 5 sec

Eric and Hilary introduce themselves and share their history with the X-Men. We look back on X-Men comics, movies, tv shows, characters and more! Every week, we rotate a different topic; We bring a comic issue or arch to look back on the story and it’s history. We go through each movie, discussing the production and reviewing it. We go episode by episode through the various X-Men television shows. We pick a character and look back on their history, powers and notable appearances.

May 2019

28 min 22 sec