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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Need Counseling

The God of Mischief strikes the studios...

Apr 30, 2018

So this week's episode of Capes was supposed to star the God of Mischief himself, Loki... and everything sounded great in the studio. Doc Issues brought up excellent points on sibling rivalries, Anthony drooled over Chris Hemsworth... you know, a regular episode. 

Then it came time for editing and...


Apr 25, 2018

The Avengers: Infinity War special - THANOS! Anthony compares Infinity Gauntlet to Beauty & the Beast, Dr. Issues talks God's Debris, and the most far out couch skit yet!

SHOW NOTES:

  • Introduction
  • Background (07:48)
    • Created by Jim Starlin in Iron Man #53 (1973), originally an Iron Man villain
    • Moved on to become...


Apr 18, 2018

Anthony and Dr. Issues tackle Watchmen's absolutist protagonist, Rorschach! Listen as they discuss whether someone who's totally unwilling to compromise could function in the real world. Anthony also gets hung up on Sucker Punch, Doc reexamines his global outlook after meeting with Rorschach, and Anthony threatens Doc...


Apr 11, 2018

Anthony and Dr. Issues take on the reluctant superheroine-turned-private-investigator, Jessica Jones! Alcoholism and PTSD make for a dangerous combination, but our hosts are up to the task... Dr. Issues's office, notsomuch...

Show notes:

  • Introduction
  • Background
    • Introduced in Alias, as part of Marvel MAX imprint
    • Born...


Apr 4, 2018

Anthony and Dr. Issues tackle the Clown Princess of Crime, Harley Quinn, her thoughs on Mistah J and Ivy, and how she could function in society. And as usual, Doc has a major repair bill by the end of it.

Show notes:

  • Introduction
  • Background on Harley Quinn
    • Introduced in Batman: The Animated Series, originally...