What Relevance Does Superman Have Today? (Guest Starring Raph Soohoo and Jon Wilson!)

Responding to a Video Essay by Al Jazeera, the guys welcome back Raphael Soohoo and bring in Jon M. Wilson to talk about the legacy, agony and ecstasy of the Superman mythos. Is Superman relevant, and is that a question that must be answered? How do the modern films contextualize the question?And what does all … More What Relevance Does Superman Have Today? (Guest Starring Raph Soohoo and Jon Wilson!)

What Will the Future of Female Representation in the Action Genre Look Like? (feat. Stella and Carolyn Cocca!)

In this special episode, Dono-chan, Harry-kun and Stella-san are joined by Carolyn Cocca-Senpai to discuss the female future of the action genre, with the tent-pole case study being Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).

Escaping 2019: The Final

The trilogy is complete! Donovan and I (me, hi, Harrison) start off with honorable and dishonorable mentions before diving back into the TOP FIVE. For the most part, we track in-character — I start out with a couple “aren’t women so cool” blah, blah, blah whatever, and Donovan is brought back to an impossible place, a forgotten place, with a triumphant return for Steven Universe in a three-pronged attack (trident formation). But then things get a little twisty-turny, a little Neon Genesis Evangelion, and you’ll just have to see how we recount the recent transformations in our lives, shaped as we are by invisible forces (streaming on Netflix). … More Escaping 2019: The Final

If Superheroes Were Real, Would the World Be a Better Place? (Round 2)

Continuing a conversation that began in the final days of the Battle Beyond Planet X, Harry and Donovan look at three treasury edition prestige format DC comic books from writer Paul Dini and painter Alex Ross – Superman: Peace on Earth, Batman: War on Crime and Wonder Woman: Spirit of Truth – and address the … More If Superheroes Were Real, Would the World Be a Better Place? (Round 2)