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Sep 9, 2020

In the world of superheroes if you aren't born with alien powers and you don't own a few billion dollars you might still be fortunate enough to get your hands on a special bauble or gadget that bestows upon you out-of-this-world abilities, burdens you with the responsibilities of a hero, and it might only cost you...


Aug 26, 2020

They say that curiosity killed the cat, but curiosity also makes for a killer podcast episode, especially if what you’re curious about is Catwoman! That’s right, it’s our Catwoman deep dive! This episode has everything you might want to know about the enigmatic Ms. Selina Kyle: her abilities, her defining...


Aug 19, 2020

Superheros and comic book culture generally have had a tendency to bleed into other media and genres. They've been adapted into videogames, they've practically dominated the cinema, and they've even found their way into the material of stand up comedy. On this episode we have a friend of the podcast comedian Mac Blake...


Aug 12, 2020

Some heroes are made, some heroes are born, but all heroes need schoolin’. Not only are sidekicks and young heroes a fixture in superhero stories, but by now so are the institutions that train and educate them. This week we look at our favorite examples of superhero academies & our favorite aspects of the stories...


Jul 29, 2020

This week we chat with New York Times bestselling author Julie Murphy about her book Faith: Taking Flight! Julie Murphy wrote the best selling and now Netflix movie Dumplin'. Faith: Taking Flight, is a coming of age novelization of the eponymous character originally published by Valiant Comics. We discuss the politics...