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Nov 13, 2020

30 years before Disney bought Marvel, and almost 30 years before Iron Man launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the comic book company tried to launch an animation empire off the back of a Saturday morning cartoon starring Spider-Man and his, uh, pretty alright friends. Henry Gilbert, co-host of the Talking Simpsons podcast, stops by to discuss Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends and the twisted history of Marvel's film and TV ambitions.