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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

Mar 29, 2023

Things get chilly as we tackle PENGUIN! How has this businessman managed to survive in Gotham so long? Listen to find out!


  • Intro

  • Background (4:30)

    • The Penguin, Oswald Cobblepot, created by Bill Finger & Bob Kane in Detective Comics #58 (Dec. 1941)

    • The Penguin was one of Batman’s earliest nemeses – a...

Mar 22, 2023

A bit late, but we finally bring the thunder down and examine Billy Batson/Captain Marvel/Shazam! And for some reason, Matchbox 20 factors in. It makes sense in context, trust us…

  • Intro
    • Apologies for delay on episode
    • Belated 5th anniversary celebration!

  • Background (2:20)
    • Shazam/Captain Marvel,...

Mar 8, 2023

We descend to the depths of Hell to talk Satan's Ambassador, the ORIGINAL Black Widow, CLAIRE VOYANT!

 Issue 170 - Claire Voyant

  • Intro
    • Mention Quantumania recap episode 

  • Background (2:15)
    • Claire Voyant, the original Black Widow, created by George Kapitan & Harry Sahle in Mystic Comics #4 (August 1940)

Mar 7, 2023

Anthony & Doc share their (re-recorded) thoughts on the new Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania film! The first half is spoiler-free, but the second half definitely gets into spoilers, so be warned! Plus Doc's daughter makes a brief appearance!

Mar 1, 2023

We talk with the writer of Tim Drake: Robin, Meghan Fitzmartin! This previously Patreon-exclusive hits the main feed - listen now!

  • Intro
  • Background
    • First creator who’s also a podcaster - tell us about the scripted audio dramas
    • TV & animation work - was that spun out of podcasts?
    • How did you get...