Roundtable 41: Comics Apocalypse


Comic books and super-heroes galore! In this special comics-themed episode, Chris, Eric, and Dimitri review Bryan Singer’s latest X-Men yarn and debate the effectiveness of its Cold War symbolism. Also, Chris and Eric recommend some recent Marvel books and discuss DC’s line-wide Rebirth event, while Dimitri horrifies everyone with a very different Trigger Alert. Come back next time as we discuss the X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) poster controversy.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:30     Show and Tell: Captain America
  • 04:35     Show and Tell: Black Panther
  • 13:13     News: DC Reboots Its Universe
  • 17:59     X-Men Apocalypse
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Author: Chris Duncan
Podcaster / Guest Contributor With a sordid past involving illustrations, libraries, and subtitles, Chris has reinvented himself as a specialist in the liberal insertion of puns. Like anyone working with words, he hides an embarrassing novel in his drawer but not in his drawers.