Capes on the Couch

Issue 162 – Moira MacTaggert

Intro Reminder of charity event on 12/18 Background (4:02) Moira MacTaggert created by Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum in Uncanny X-Men #96 (Dec. 1975) Moira Kinross had been dating Joseph MacTaggert prior to meeting Charles Xavier,…

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Creators on the Couch – Erica Schultz 5

For the FIFTH TIME, we are visited by the hilarious ERICA SCHULTZ! Do we talk comics? Eventually… Intro Background Bylines in Blood Basis for story NYCC announcements X-23: Deadly Regenesis Hallow’s Eve …

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Issue 161 – Poison Ivy

This show is going green, as we cover POISON IVY with the help of licensed therapist Sara Boyadjis! Intro Sara – give us your background Background (2:54) Poison Ivy, Dr. Pamela Lillian Isley, created by Robert Kanigher & Carmine…

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Issue 160 – Mystique

Intro Background Mystique, Raven Darkholme, created by Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum in Ms. Marvel #16 (April 1978) To this day, Mystique’s true origins have never been revealed The earliest stories place her around 1900, where she was…

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Issue 159 – Namor

Before he makes his big screen debut in Wakanda Forever, we take a deep dive on NAMOR! To what depths does his distrust of the surface world go? Intro New patron: Citizen Amar-Kareem Background (4:55) Namor Mckenzie, the Sub-Mariner,…

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We Matter Too with Dr. Ashley Perkins

We sit down with mental health advocate & cofounder of We Matter Too, Dr. Ashley Perkins! We talk the pros & cons of social media, self-diagnosis, and more! We Matter Too with Dr. Ashley Perkins Intro Background Ending Apple…

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Creators on the Couch – Jordan Blum

Intro Background TV work – Community writer – how’d you get in the writers room there? American Dad MODOK What came first, the TV series or the Head Games comic? Decision to make this character a standard sitcom dad Minor Threats How did…

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Issue 158 – Gambit

  Intro Background Gambit, Remy Etienne LeBeau, created by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee in Uncanny X-Men #266 (Aug 1990) You know how we’ve done a lot of characters whose circumstances have come back around to “it’s not his fault, but it is his…

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Issue 157 – Doctor Fate

 Issue 157 – Doctor Fate Intro Lots of good stuff coming for Patrons in the next few weeks Background Doctor Fate, Kent Nelson, created by Gardner Fox and Howard Sherman in More Fun Comics #55 (May 1940) Kent Nelson is on an archaeological…

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Creators on the Couch – Grandma Chainsaw

Intro – Sept 20  Jasen How did you get started in comics? How did you meet up with Allen & Will? How does colorist get involved in creative process? What inspiration do you use when coloring? Allen/Will How did you differentiate this…

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