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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

This is Why Vandal Savage is Not a Motivational Speaker

Oct 18, 2018

There's only so many hours in a day. You and I need a plan. We waste more time than we realize every day. Maybe we should write this down. Do you have a day planner? Journal? Calendar? A spare stone tablet? Good, because I think we can learn some serious time management skills from Mr. Savage.

Control Your Morning

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Oct 17, 2018

Patron Matt wanted it, so we give it to you - VANDAL SAVAGE! Just as Supergirl returns, Anthony & Doc Issues cover DC's immortal powermonger. They also sing Hamilton and talk about their upcoming crossover episode with Popcorn Psychology! Listen now!

SHOW NOTES:

  • Introduction
  • Background (11:25)
    • Created by Alfred Bester...


I Hope Hank Henshaw Finds His Moment

Oct 12, 2018

I had a lighthearted post ready to go. Hank Henshaw was fun to write about. I scrapped it. DO NOT READ THIS UNTIL YOU HAVE READ ANTHONY'S POST THIS WEEK. It's that important. He bared his soul. Be that as it may, I still have something to say about Henshaw. It's more intense, and terse, because I don't...


Anthony gets real for World Mental Health Day

Oct 10, 2018

You know how in comics, the hero defeats the villain, but they never die, or otherwise get sent away or imprisoned never to return? The good guys win, but in the back of your mind you know there's always that chance, one day at some point unknown in the future, that the villain will break out, make their comeback....


Oct 10, 2018

Just in time for the Supergirl premiere, President-level Patron Brian selected HANK HENSHAW! Learn how this pastiche of Reed Richards became a fully fleshed out character AFTER he lost all his flesh!

SHOW NOTES:

  • Introduction
  • Background
    • Created by Dan Jurgens in Adventures of Superman #465 (May 1990)
    • Originally a...