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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

Jun 17, 2020

We bring back writer ERICA SCHULTZ to talk about her latest work, Forgotten Home! Which Disney hit inspired the story? How does she avoid writing a Mary Sue character? All this and more in a great interview - listen now!


  • Intro
    • Plug social media
  • Interview
    • Background on Erica
    • Genesis for project - inspiration, etc
    • Marika Cresta - how did she come on board?
    • Previous interview, mentioned daddy issues in characters - this one has mommy issues - how much Erica in Lorraine/Joanna?
    • Lorraine - Tries to keep Joanna safe, but it backfires on her
      • Several children taken from home...some of which were abusive to begin with
    • Rani - what’s the source of her prejudice?
      • Narcissism on full display - claims to give people choices, but it’s only a choice that works for her
    • Trodaire - most fascinating character to me, so many divided loyalties - crown, Lorraine, Kerel
      • Gained trust/authority at a young age despite no magic in a magical royal court
    • How is Michael unfazed by Lorraine’s appearance?
    • Ideas for sequel based on ending?
    • Thoughts on Dennis O’Neil
  • Ending
    • Next episodes: Raphael, Support systems in comics, [REDACTED]
    • Plugs for social


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