A STARK CONTRAST

by Geoffrey Ramos and Diana Kou

A tale of two Marvels! Join Geoffrey, a Marvel Cinematic nerd, and Dai, a long-time comic book aficionado, as they discuss all things MARVEL! How do the worlds of comic book canon and cinema collide? Which origin stories differ? Why IS Gamora? Stay tuned as we explore the Marvel Universe from panel to picture and discuss the stark contrasts (or lack thereof) in-between.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 4

  • 083 | JUBILEE

    083 | JUBILEE

    With JUBILATION LEE, every day’s a celebration! While we know JUBILEE best from X-Men ‘97, Geoffrey and Dai take a look back at how this firework of a mutant has been represented on and off the page since her 1989 debut. Special thanks to the incredible Holly Chou for our episode introduction! Hosted and Produced by:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Geoffrey Ramos (@geoffreeezy)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diana Kou (@daikou)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://strkcntrst.com Character 1st Appearance: https://bit.ly/UXM244 Follow @strkcntrst:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://linktr.ee/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Support the Show:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://patreon.com/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

  • 082 | GAMBIT

    082 | GAMBIT

    With style, petite. With style. While he’s far from the first member of the X-Men we’ve covered on the show, he’ll always be #1 in Dai’s heart. Tune in as she and Geoff finally discuss the Ragin’ Cajun himself: REMY LeBEAU a.k.a. GAMBIT—remember it! Special thanks to the amazing AJ LoCascio for our episode introduction! Hosted and Produced by:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Geoffrey Ramos (@geoffreeezy)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diana Kou (Daikou)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://strkcntrst.com Character 1st Appearance: https://bit.ly/UXM266 Related Content: The Marvelists: Stream Chris Potter Talks Gambit, Television, and COVID Birthdays https://bit.ly/MarvelistsCP20 Follow @strkcntrst:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://linktr.ee/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Support the Show:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://patreon.com/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

  • 081 | X-MEN '97

    081 | X-MEN '97

    Magneto was right—or was he? With the conclusion of X-MEN ‘97 Season 1, Geoffrey and Dai revisit the revival series’ smash debut season and discuss what the future could hold. ‘Nuff said! Hosted and Produced by:⁣⁣ Geoffrey Ramos (@geoffreeezy)⁣⁣ Diana Kou (@daikou)⁣⁣ https://strkcntrst.com Follow #AStarkContrast (@strkcntrst):⁣⁣ https://linktr.ee/strkcntrst⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Support the Show:⁣⁣ https://patreon.com/strkcntrst⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ASC ON RSS:⁣⁣ https://bit.ly/RSSASC⁣

  • 080 | RED GUARDIAN

    080 | RED GUARDIAN

    With Marvel Studios' Thunderbolts* arriving this time next year, Geoffrey and Dai take a quick detour back into the world of Black Widow to examine the origin story of Russia’s “Captain America”! Cozy up with your favorite bowl of mac ‘n cheese (it’s good for you)—it’s time to talk about ALEXEI SHOSTAKOV, a.k.a. the RED GUARDIAN! Hosted and Produced by:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Geoffrey Ramos (@geoffreeezy)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diana Kou (@daikou)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://strkcntrst.com Character 1st Appearance: https://bit.ly/Avengers43 Follow @strkcntrst:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://linktr.ee/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Support the Show:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://patreon.com/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

  • 079 | SPIDER-MAN 2099

    079 | SPIDER-MAN 2099

    What the shock!? Geoffrey and Dai venture back to the Great Web and revisit the Spider-Verse films to discuss MIGUEL O’HARA, a.k.a. SPIDER-MAN 2099! Hang on tight—this ain’t your average Peter Parker origin story. Thanks to Penguin Random House and White Gold Industries / White Gold Grails for our amazing gifts! https://bit.ly/WhatIfPRH https://whitegoldindustries.com https://whitegoldgrails.com Hosted and Produced by:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Geoffrey Ramos (@geoffreeezy)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diana Kou (@daikou)⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://strkcntrst.com Character 1st Appearance: https://bit.ly/ASM365 Follow @strkcntrst:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://linktr.ee/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Support the Show:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ https://patreon.com/strkcntrst⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣