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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

Aug 25, 2021

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    • James Gordon Jr. created by Frank Miller and Dave Mazzuchelli in Batman #407 (May 1987)
    • Son of Jim Gordon and his first wife Barbara
    • Jim Jr. was kidnapped by the Falcone crime family shortly after Jim Sr. moved to Gotham and became known as an incorruptible...

Aug 11, 2021

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    • 5 created by Gerard Way & Gabriel Ba in The Umbrella Academy: The Apocalypse Suite #1 (Date)
    • The Umbrella Academy is about a team of superpowered children
    • All around the world, children are born to women who previously showed no signs of pregnancy - the children are all...

Aug 4, 2021

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    • Amanda Waller created by John Ostrander, Len Wein, and John Byrne in Legends #1 (Nov 1986)
    • Amanda Waller introduced as leader of Suicide Squad, a branch of Task Force X - she butts heads with everyone on the team, especially Captain Boomerang, but she gets results
    • Later revealed that her...