Because Comics Ep. 85 - Y: The Last Man, JLA: Year One, and the Last Days of Superman

Because Comics Ep. 85 - Y: The Last Man, JLA: Year One, and the Last Days of Superman

We recommend a few comics we love, "Y: The Last Man" and "JLA: Year One" - and then we talk about a few classic Superman stories. And remember... Do good to others and every man can be a Superman. 
 

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Because Comics Ep. 60 - Unfollow, Another Castle, and the Hulk in Asgard

Because Comics Ep. 60 - Unfollow, Another Castle, and the Hulk in Asgard

We've seen some cool "Thor: Ragnarok" news coming out of Comic Con, so with that in mind, let's revisit Hulk's earliest visit to Asgard!

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Because Comics Ep. 28 - Archie v. Predator, The Kitchen, and Daredevil v. Namor

Because Comics Ep. 28 - Archie v. Predator, The Kitchen, and Daredevil v. Namor

Jay and Mike recommend brutal action with "Archie vs. Predator" and brutal crime drama with "The Kitchen," and then, to celebrate the new Marvel / Netflix series, Mike takes us back to "Daredevil" #7, when Matt Murdock first got his red costume, and battled - and defended - the Sub-Mariner! 

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Because Comics Ep. 9 - Toys, Dragons, and Magic Calculators

Because Comics Ep. 9 - Toys, Dragons, and Magic Calculators

It's a throwback episode! Jay and Mike recommend comics from their pull lists gone by, with "Joe the Barbarian" and John Rogers' "Dungeons and Dragons," and then they review the first issue of Howard the Duck's solo series, and determine conclusively that Howard the Duck stories have ALWAYS been super-weird. Also, in this episode's "Super-Mundane," we discuss who would be the best - and the worst - at leading a camping trip.

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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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