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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

May 5, 2021

  • Intro
  • Background (1:42)
  • Comic book death - the Comet was the first superhero to die in the comics, in Pop Comics #17 (July 1941) - created by Jack Cole for MLJ Comics, the precursor to Archie Comics, John Dickering was a scientist who injected himself with a gas that allowed him to fly at the expense of...


Apr 28, 2021

  • Intro
    • Shoutout to Mouse & Weens - Julianne & Joelle are two sisters with very different lives, but who have a fun, conversational podcast - all manner of topics - mouseandweens.com 
    • Thanks to new patron Brittany - www.patreon.com/capesonthecouch
    • Last call for Reviews4Good - GeekPeak - Ever wonder if your favorite...


Apr 21, 2021

  • Intro
    • Podchaser Reviews4Good - Jeanine - Capes on the Couch has literally gotten me through the trials of the last year.  It's been rough all around but I know I can get a weekly dose of comics, voices, sass and puns and I look forward to it every week. There have been some truly moving conversations and I, for...


Apr 14, 2021

  • Intro
    • Podchaser - Reviews4Good - NUEXGUY - “CAPES ON THE COUCH is one of my favorite podcasts for the unique perspective and insight they bring to the superhero genre. I haven't heard another podcast go so deep into the psychological arguments around these characters. One of the most informative and entertaining...


Apr 7, 2021

 Issue 117 - Elastigirl

  • Intro
    • Shoutout to Down to Folk - Chad & Ariel give you folk tales with a twist - dtfstories.com
  • Background (01:54)
    • Elastigirl (Helen Parr) created by Brad Bird in The Incredibles (November 2004)
    • Helen Parr has the power of flexibility 
    • Married to Mr. Incredible, Bob Parr - have 3 children...