Marvel Phase One | Survivor: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. Villains

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Marvel Phase One | Survivor: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. Villains

The Marvel Cinematic Universe rewatch is here! Josh Wigler (@roundhoward) and Kevin Mahadeo (@KevMahadeo) have launched “Everything is Super,” a new superhero and comic book focused podcast on Post Show Recaps, beginning with a full deep dive into the MCU.

For the next several weeks, Josh and Kevin will focus on a different film from the MCU, in release order. Before moving on to Phase Two, Josh and Kevin welcome LOST: Down the Hatch co-host Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) to the podcast for a game of “Survivor: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. Villains,” a Brant Steele simulation pitting the best of the best and the worst of the worst from Phase One against each other. It’s one last farewell to folks like Ivan Vanko, Justin Hammer and Levi the Leviathan (???) as we move onto the next phase.

Check out the video of the BrantSteele simulation here: “Survivor: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. Villains” Video.

Check out the BrantSteele simulation on your own here: “Survivor: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vs. Villains” Simulation.

Coming next: Iron Man 3. Send your feedback for the recap by no later than May 25 by e-mailing [email protected]postshowrecaps.com.

The Infinity Ranking Saga:

Each week, Josh and Kevin and the Everything is Super listenership will team together to rank three different components of the MCU: the post-credits scenes, the villains, and the movies themselves. Listeners are encouraged to send their scores from a scale of 1 – 6 stones to [email protected]. The current list is as follows:

Best Film:

  1. The Avengers – 5.81
  2. Captain America: The First Avenger – 4.63
  3. Iron Man – 4.59
  4. Thor – 3.20
  5. Iron Man 2 – 2.82
  6. The Incredible Hulk – 1.9

Best Villain:

  1. Loki (The Avengers) – 5.24
  2. Loki (Thor) – 4.63
  3. Red Skull – 3.84
  4. Obadiah Stane – 3.13
  5. Justin Hammer – 2.65
  6. Whiplash – 2.17
  7. Emil Blonsky – 1.61
  8. Thunderbolt Ross – 1.44

Best Post-Credits Scene:

  1. Iron Man – 5.96
  2. The Avengers (Thanos) – 5.65
  3. The Avengers (Shwarma) – 5.45
  4. Thor – 3.42
  5. Iron Man 2 – 2.71
  6. The Incredible Hulk – 2.27
  7. Captain America: The First Avenger – 1.84

Josh’s MCU Rankings, Before “Everything is Super” Launched:

  1. Avengers: Endgame
  2. Avengers: Infinity War
  3. The Avengers
  4. Iron Man
  5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  6. Black Panther
  7. Guardians of the Galaxy
  8. Thor: Ragnarok
  9. Captain America: The First Avenger
  10. Captain America: Civil War
  11. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  12. Spider-Man: Far From Home
  13. Captain Marvel
  14. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  15. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  16. Avengers: Age of Ultron
  17. Ant-Man
  18. Iron Man 3
  19. Doctor Strange
  20. Thor
  21. The Incredible Hulk
  22. Iron Man 2
  23. Thor: The Dark World

Kevin’s MCU Rankings, Before “Everything is Super” Launched:

  1. Avengers: Endgame
  2. Avengers: Infinity War
  3. Thor: Ragnarok
  4. Black Panther
  5. Captain America: Civil War
  6. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  7. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  8. The Avengers
  9. Captain America: The First Avenger
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy
  11. Iron Man 3
  12. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  13. Spider-Man: Far From Home
  14. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  15. Avengers: Age of Ultron
  16. Iron Man
  17. Captain Marvel
  18. Ant-Man
  19. Doctor Strange
  20. Thor
  21. The Incredible Hulk
  22. Iron Man 2
  23. Thor: The Dark World

Josh and Kevin’s Informal Stone Final Battle Rankings:

  1. The Avengers
  2. Captain America: The First Avenger
  3. Thor
  4. Iron Man
  5. Iron Man 2
  6. The Incredible Hulk

Josh and Kevin’s Informal Stone Stan Lee Cameo Rankings:

  1. The Incredible Hulk
  2. Thor
  3. The Avengers
  4. Captain America: The First Avenger
  5. Iron Man 2
  6. Iron Man