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Saving the world doesn't necessarily mean you go home happy. How's the mental health of your favorite superhero? A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.

Saving the world doesn't necessarily mean you go home happy. How's the mental health of your favorite superhero? A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.

Location:

United States

Description:

Saving the world doesn't necessarily mean you go home happy. How's the mental health of your favorite superhero? A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.

Language:

English


Episodes

Issue 154 - Scarlet Witch

5/11/2022
Following the release of Dr. Strange 2, we talk the Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff! Chaos reigns throughout the episode, including an engaging discussion about the need to get help. You won't want to miss this one! BetterHelpFreudian Sips References: WandaVision episode Wiccan episodeCrystal episode Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:13:22

Issue 153 - Holding Out for a Hero

5/4/2022
We're back for another thematic episode - do superheroes hold people back from doing things for themselves? Do we stay on topic? Well... you'll have to listen to find out! Issue 153- Holding Out for a Hero IntroBackgroundHolding Out for a Hero. Not just the single-most overused song on movie soundtracks in the 21st century, also the name of a trope denoting the tendency of individuals, governments, and entire societies who exist in worlds where there are superheroes fighting crimes and...

Duration:01:06:30

Issue 152 - Elsa Bloodstone

4/27/2022
Grab your guns, we're going hunting for monsters with Elsa Bloodstone! What will die faster: the things she squares off with or her family legacy? Listen now to find out! Podchaser Reviews4Good BetterHelpODPHCullen BunnInto the Knight References: Lollipop ChainsawHellsing AnimeNo Easy Way OutIkigai Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:54:03

Issue 151 - Moon Knight 2

4/20/2022
It's our first ever sequel episode, and we're taking another crack at MOON KNIGHT! Four years after our first look at Marc Spector, how has he changed? How have we? Podchaser Reviews4GoodPatron BetterHelpLegends: A Superhero Story References: The Art of SerenityAtomic Habits Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:56:31

Issue 150 - AMA...

4/13/2022
It's our 150th episode, so to celebrate we opted to do an AMA. At least that was the plan at first… Podchaser - Reviews4Good Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:36:03

Issue 149 - Klaus Hargreeves

4/6/2022
Grab your Ouija board, because we're talking to KLAUS HARGREEVES! How can the Seance make a better connection with the living instead of the dead? Tune in to find out! The Umbrella Academy BetterHelp References: Number Five episode Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:55:26

Sad News

3/1/2022
Taking a hiatus for a few weeks after Doc's mom passed away. Appreciate the support & understanding.

Duration:00:02:02

Issue 148 - Black Bolt

2/23/2022
It's an hour of silence as we examine the Inhuman king BLACK BOLT! Just kidding, you know neither of us can shut up for that long… listen now! BetterHelpFrigay the 13thFreudian Sips References: The Menagerie (Star Trek: The Original Series) - Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:01:03

Issue 147 - Cyborg

2/16/2022
Log in as we dissect CYBORG! What upgrades can Doc offer him that he can't download himself? Listen now to find out! DC Comics Presents BetterHelpReal Dudes Podcast References: Hamilton: What'd I Miss Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:58:47

Issue 146 - Havok

2/9/2022
Things get chaotic as we discuss HAVOK! Is this Summers brother as… difficult as Scott? Tune in to find out! The X-Men BetterHelphimmethe world References: Replacement ScrappyCyclops episodeJamie Madrox episodeJessica Jones episode Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:55:48

Creators on the Couch - Pocus Hocus 2

2/2/2022
We bring back Allen & Will, the writers of Pocus Hocus, to talk about their Kickstarter for Issue 3! What fun twists do they have in store for us? Tune in to find out! Kickstarter link Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:31:13

Issue 145 - Ben Grimm

1/26/2022
Come with us to Yancy Street as we drill down on BEN GRIMM, THE THING! Why does a man so smart tawk like dis? Listen now to find out! The Fantastic Four BetterHelp References: Here's Looking At You, Kid - Casablanca Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:06:00

Issue 144 - Terra

1/19/2022
IntroBackground (0:57)Terra created by Marv Wolfman & George Perez inNew Teen Titans#26 (Dec. 1982)Tara Markov is the illegitimate child of Viktor Markov, the king of MarkoviaShe was experimented on and gained the ability to control earthen matterUnlike her brother Geo-Force, she believed her abilities made her a god, and she was meant to rule over people - this, coupled with the scandal of her parentage, caused her father to send her out of the country to the USUsed her powers as a...

Duration:00:53:34

Issue 143 - Jessica Drew

1/12/2022
Marvel Spotlight BetterHelpNerd CrusadeGirls Talk Comics References: Helpless Dr. Janina Scarlet/Black Widow episode Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:51:14

Issue 142 - Polaris

11/24/2021
X-Men BetterHelpTake a Knee for Marvel Vs. DC References: Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:57:07

Issue 141 - Homelander

11/17/2021
The Boys BetterHelpCheers to ComicsErica Schultz References: Jim Carrey Madness quoteGilbert Gottfried Aristocrats Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:52:43

Issue 140 - Donna Troy

11/10/2021
The Brave and the Bold BetterHelpbe References: Roy Harper episode Story of the Zen Farmer Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:51:42

Issue 139 - Dane Whitman

11/3/2021
Avengers BetterHelp References: Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:00:54:18

Issue 138 - Wiccan (with Khelan from Homo Superior)

10/27/2021
Homo SuperiorYoung Avengers BetterHelpPlay Comics References: WandaVision episodeTrevor Project Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:10:31

Issue 137 - Squirrel Girl

10/20/2021
Mayor level PatronMarvel Super Heroes BetterHelpGeek Peak PodcastComic Book Couples CounselingComic Book Couples Counseling podcast References: Batman “You wanna get nuts?”Luke CageJessica Jones Apple Podcasts: here Google Play: here Stitcher: here TuneIn: here iHeartRadio: here Spotify: here Twitter Facebook Patreon TeePublic Discord

Duration:01:03:22