Capes on the Couch

A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.

Saving the world doesn’t necessarily mean you go home happy. How’s the mental health of your favorite superhero? A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.

This podcast is a member of the GonnaGeek Podcast Network but is not owned by GonnaGeek.


All Episodes

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…

Issue 156 – Sue Storm

Intro More full recap in the catch-up episode Long & short – dropped BetterHelp, joined GonnaGeek, started a TikTok New Patrons – Mayors Allison & Birju, and Humble Citizen Joshua  Background  Invisible Woman (Susan Storm)…

Season 8 Changes

Before next week’s Season 8 premiere, Anthony & Doc reveal some changes coming to the episodes moving forward! If you want to get the inside scoop on how things will look & sound, listen now!

Creators on the Couch – Tee Franklin

In conjunction with a giveaway by SmartCrutchUSA, we talk to the hilarious Tee Franklin, writer of Harley Quinn: The Animated Series comic book, and the upcoming Edge of the Spider-Verse #4! Details on the giveaway can be found ! In the interest…

Creators on the Couch – Pocus Hocus 3

We’re breaking hiatus (and on a Friday no less!) to bring you an interview with Allen & Will, creators of the incredible Pocus Hocus! Issue 4 is now available on Kickstarter – listen now, and then back this project! Intro Background Recap…

Mental Health Avengers IV: Dr. TikTok

Introduction Topic – Validity of mental health advice on social media Dangers of following “mental health professionals” Spread of false diagnoses Desire for teens/YA to find in-groups and places to belong Dangers of self-diagnosis and looking…

Issue 155 – Beast Boy

We end Season 7 with BEAST BOY! A wild therapy session, plus a touching tribute to the late George Perez – listen now! Intro Appropriate doing this episode in the wake of George Perez’s passing Season finale – apologies for no episode last week …

Issue 154 – Scarlet Witch

Following the release of Dr. Strange 2, we talk the Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff! Chaos reigns throughout the episode, including an engaging discussion about the need to get help. You won’t want to miss this one! Intro Shoutout to Mr. Stoto’s…

Issue 153 – Holding Out for a Hero

We’re back for another thematic episode – do superheroes hold people back from doing things for themselves? Do we stay on topic? Well… you’ll have to listen to find out! Issue 153- Holding Out for a Hero Intro Background Holding Out for a Hero….