163 – Superior Spider-Man

Download the "Superior Spider-Man" episode.
Download the “Superior Spider-Man” episode.

A fresh take on an old hero makes our Best of 2013 series as we read Dan Slott’s “Superior Spider-Man: My Own Worst Enemy.” When Doc Ock takes over Peter’s body and tries to remake himself into a BETTER Spider-Man, we get some complex discussions on identity, existentialism, and utilitarian ethics. Yeah, really, in a Spider-Man comic! Plus, mopey Jedi spirit Peter Parker — is he as bad as he sounds? For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!