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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

Nov 24, 2021

  • Intro
    • Season finale
    • New patron - Tamara
    • Patreon paused for December
  • Background (3:05)
    • Polaris (Lorna Sally Dane) created by Arnold Drake and Jim Steranko in X-Men #49 (October 1968)
    • Lorna Dane summoned to the X-Men by the mutant villain Mesmero, who mentally called upon all mutants to help him fight...

Nov 17, 2021

  • Intro
  • Background (1:43)
    • Homelander created by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson in The Boys #3 (Nov. 2006)
    • Introduced as the leader and most powerful member of the Seven, a group of corporate-sponsored superheroes
    • Initially comes off as affable, only to reveal he’s actually a misogynistic jerk - and it gets worse...

Nov 10, 2021

  • Intro
    • Thanks to all our Patrons: Humble Citizens Dan & Kate; Local Officials Frank, Rey, Jonathan; Mayors Angela, Chad, Devon, Maggie, Matt, Nyan, Ryan, Tasha; Presidents Ariel, Jeanine, Matt, and Ruby
  • Background (2:00)
    • Donna Troy created by Bob Haney and Bruno Tremiani in The Brave and the Bold #60 (July...

Nov 3, 2021

  • Intro
    • Upcoming holiday hiatus
  • Background (2:38)
    • Dane Whitman created by Roy Thomas and John Buscema in Avengers #47 (Dec. 1967)
    • Dane Whitman is the nephew of Nathan Garrett, a descendant of Sir Percy of Scandia who served in the Court of King Arthur as the Black Knight, and was bestowed with a sword known as the...