Because Comics Ep. 80 - Batman/Shadow, Rose, and To Be Or Not To Be

Because Comics Ep. 80 - Batman/Shadow, Rose, and To Be Or Not To Be

It's our three-year anniversary! And we're recommending "Batman/Shadow" and "Rose," and then we're gonna read through "To Be Or Not To Be" by Ryan North! 

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Because Comics Ep. 33 - Batman, Jem, and the Fantastic Four

Because Comics Ep. 33 - Batman, Jem, and the Fantastic Four

Jay recommends "Batman" again (this time it's different) and Mike recommends "Jem and the Holograms," and then, in honor of the new film reboot, Mike takes us back to the early days of "Fantastic Four," and the first appearance of Doctor Doom! Turns out, one of the greatest supervillains of all time has gone pretty much unchanged for the past 50 years. Finally, we play "Super-Mundane," and ask which heroes would be the best - and worst - at helping you move? 

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Because Comics Ep. 22 - Batman, Autumnlands, and the Amazing Spider-Mobile

Because Comics Ep. 22 - Batman, Autumnlands, and the Amazing Spider-Mobile

Jay and Mike recommend "Batman" (especially the "Endgame" storyline) and "The Autumnlands: Tooth and Claw," and then Mike takes us back to "The Amazing Spider-Man" and the most ill-advised superhero car of all time, the Spider-Mobile! Then, we play "Who Am I," and we REALLY test Mike's knowledge of DC continuity... 

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Because Comics Ep. 5 - Gangsters, Spies, and Monsters

Because Comics Ep. 5 - Gangsters, Spies, and Monsters

Jay and Mike recommend "Batman: Eternal" and "Velvet," and then Mike leads us through a dissection of the incredibly weird first six issues of "The Incredible Hulk" from 1962. Also, in today's "Super Mundane," we determine conclusively who would be the best at chaperoning a coed sleepover... and who would be the worst. Spoiler alert: it's someone we've definitely talked about before.

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Because Comics Ep. 1 - Sex, Mermaids, and Captain America

Because Comics Ep. 1 - Sex, Mermaids, and Captain America

Welcome to Because Comics! In our inaugural episode, Mike and Jay go over the format of the show, discuss "Sex Criminals" and "The Wake," and talk about that time Cap fought post-Watergate cynicism in "Captain America and the Falcon" #163-175. Also in our "Super Mundane" segment, we debate which superhero would be the best at directing an elementary school musical.

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