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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

May 26, 2021

 Issue 124 - Victor Zsasz

  • Victor Zsasz created by Alan Grant and Norm Breyfogle in Batman: Shadow of the Bat  #1 (June 1992)
  • Formerly wealthy man, scion to a business empire - when his parents died, he sank into depression, and lost everything gambling - as...

May 19, 2021

  • Intro
    • Anthony’s birthday
    • Reminder of Erica Schultz Kickstarter - back today to get awesome rewards
    • BetterHelp partnership - This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Is there something interfering with your happiness or preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp will assess your individual needs and match...

May 12, 2021

 Issue 122 - Erica Schultz (Deadliest Bouquet)

  • Intro
  • Questions:
    • Impetus for story (3:32)
    • Why Kickstarter? (12:12)
    • What inspired setting - where in North Jersey are we?
    • Violent Violet - very aggressive overall
    • Responsible...

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...