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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

Ask Wilson Fisk

Dec 14, 2018

As a part of Dr. Issues' new “Comic Criminal Emotional Support Program,” some characters will answer questions in an effort to show their willingness to reform their ways and demonstrate a genuine desire to help those in need. After several failed attempts (please don't mention “Joker Arts and Crafts Hour;” the...

Dr. Strange is a Doctor. There's More To it Than That

Nov 22, 2018

Picture yourself at a gathering. It could be with friends, family, coworkers, anyone familiar. A stranger comes up to you. Maybe they're introduced by a mutual acquaintance. Typical small talk (yuck). They ask “What do you do?” How do you respond? This is typical of our social contracts. If you're an adult, you have...

We're Talking About Molecules... Maaaaaan!

Nov 15, 2018

Before I talk about anything relevant to Molecule Man, I'd like to say thank you to Stan Lee for allowing millions of shy little kids like me to become adults that never grow up. Many others have stated this better than I could, so I'll leave the topic there. R I P, and excelsior!

[Editor's note: The Molecule Man...

Halloween Candy Makes Me Ramble

Nov 2, 2018

Anthony didn't hold back his thoughts on Halloween during our discussion of Norman Osborn; he thinks it's stupid. I didn't want to derail us further (I failed), but I have carte blanche to say what I want on the blog! All Hollows Eve is meant to be a day of celebrating the darker side of spirituality. From a...

Lazarus Pits are NOT FDA Approved

Oct 25, 2018

During the podcast episode on Ra's Al Ghul, I talked a bit about the changes someone may go through as they age. I gave dramatic examples such as strokes, physical injuries, and dementia. But those changes don't happen to everyone. Father time drifts in curves, not acute angles. There are subtle transitions that...