309 – Silk: The Life and Times of Cindy Moon

We pick up another new character this week as we read “Silk: The Life and Times of Cindy Moon” by Robbie Thompson. This Spider-verse event follow-up goes in-depth on Cindy Moon’s life after being rescued from her underground bunker. The premise is very cape-comics, but the result is a solid comic. We talk about the marriage of art and narration, the likability of Cindy Moon as a character, and why this doesn’t feel like a hard place to get into a new character, even with the convoluted origin. Plus, Andy shops for dollhouse furniture and David doesn’t want to hear your TLJ opinion.

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Next time: “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters” by Emil Ferris

111 – Astonishing X-Men

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Download the “Astonishing X-Men” episode.

We wrap up our X-Men series with Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s “Astonishing X-Men” series. In volume one, we see the return of Colossus after years of torture at the hands of the villain Ord and the Danger Room awakens as its own self-formed sentient A.I. But that’s just plot. The wonderful stuff here are the characters and their relationships. That, and some of the best X-Men art we’ve ever seen. For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!

074 – Ultimate Galactus Trilogy

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Download the "Ultimate Galactus" episode.

We jump forward about 50 years from last week by reading the “Ultimate Galactus Trilogy,” a tome of a story arc spanning three miniseries and a one-shot. It’s a huge tale with a long, savory buildup. But do we like these Ultimates or do we want our old helmet-head back? For more information on past or upcoming episodes, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!