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A weekly comics show where Andrea and Aaron talk about comics, their lives and the big issues we all deal with.

A weekly comics show where Andrea and Aaron talk about comics, their lives and the big issues we all deal with.
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A weekly comics show where Andrea and Aaron talk about comics, their lives and the big issues we all deal with.

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English


Episodes

Episode 88 - Long Time

4/9/2018
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Show Notes: In this week's show we talk about life, death, and Aaron's determination to live forever to buy all the comics. We offer no apologies for our absence, make no promises on our regular return, and as usual, wax philosophical on the minutia you missed. Andrea will be at DiNK! this coming weekend if you want to say hi in person. Aaron will likely be at some flea market in Oregon acquiring yet more comics for his collection. Some...

Duration:00:54:47

Episode 87 - Reunited

5/25/2017
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Comics from May 17, 2017. Show Notes: We're Back. We Talked. Enjoy. Intro Paul Auster's City of Glass - by Paul Karasik, David Mazzucchelli. Secret Empire, Marvel event. Handmaid's Tale - by Margaret Atwood, adapted for TV by Hulu. Outro

Duration:00:59:14

Episode 86 - Begin the Begin

9/7/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Three comics from September 2, 2015. Show Notes: This week’s theme is starting from scratch. We took two months off this summer, but we're back, and the show is back, and we have no idea if it’s going to be like riding a bike or like learning a new language. We picked three first issues just to hit the proverbial hammer even harder. And because nothing reminds Andrea of old times more than arguing with Aaron over gender roles and representation...

Duration:01:06:40

Episode 85 - Suicide is Painless

6/29/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two comics from June 24, 2015. And the return of The Couch with writer Brian Wood! Show Notes: This week’s theme is kill yourself. Seriously, that’s what Aaron texted when Andrea asked him. What a dick. Alternate title would be something like making a deal with the devil, kinda like the arrangement our co-hosts have. Daredevil #16 10:50 Annihilator #6 20:40 The Couch - Brian Wood 32:10

Duration:01:46:45

Episode 84.1 - Have You Heard the News?

6/23/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Intro News Outro

Duration:00:01:51

Episode 84 - She's A Witch

6/15/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two comics from June 10, 2015. Show Notes: This week’s theme is dark days, darker nights. Lady witches. Ladies hunting witches. Ladies hunting lady witches. It’s almost as if there’s an overwhelming historical precedent for associating women with witchcraft. Harrow County #2 9:35 1602: Witch Hunter Angela #1 33:00

Duration:00:48:15

Episode 83 - It's My Life

6/8/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Three (!!!) comics from June 3, 2015. Show Notes: Guys, reality bites. It’s a common theme in media - it’s the driving force in so much storytelling, from musicals to movies to television to comics. And we talk about that a lot on the show. This week, we’re focusing in a little more closely on the the characters themselves, who, (to pull again from musical theater because Andrea writes these notes and so she make the rules) are characters waiting...

Duration:00:56:57

Episode 83 - It’s My Life

6/8/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Three (!!!) comics from June 3, 2015. Show Notes: [...]

Duration:00:36:08

Episode 82 - Break Down These Walls

5/18/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two comics from May 6 and May 13, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Avi Chetlin. Show Notes: This week we’re talking about the realities we build for ourselves, and what happens when the walls come crashing down. Comics, video games, drugs, love. It’s all the same. Literally an opiate for the masses. Sometimes we work so hard to construct the world we want to believe is real, it’s...

Duration:00:49:03

Episode 81 - It Takes Two (or More)

5/4/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Three comics books from April 29, 2015. Plus a Second, Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Ben Diederich. Show Notes: Avengers Avengers #44 New Avengers #33 13:35 Alex + Ada #14 36:12

Duration:00:58:49

Episode 80 - Follow Your Arrow

4/25/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. One comic from April 22, 2015. Yup, you read that right: just one. Show Notes: , as well as their implications for representation in comics as a whole. We've never deliberately spent an entire show discussing a single book, but sometimes things happen in the world that we can’t ignore, and the existing plan goes out the window. Consider this our Isaac & Ishmael All New X-Men #40

Duration:01:03:30

Episode 79 - All He Left Us Was Alone

4/13/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two comics from April 8, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Roderick Ruth. Show Notes: This week we’re talking about the complex ties that bind us to our families, that drive us to the ends of the earth, galaxy, dimension, whatever. And how sometimes our memory of those once-close relationships is warped over the years we spend apart. Parent to child. Sibling to sibling. What we had...

Duration:01:22:29

Episode 78 - Erase Me, Replace Me: The Avi Ep

3/23/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two books from March 18, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Aaron Meyers. Whaaaaaat? Yeah, you read that right, Aaron is doing a Second Opinion, which means Andrea's co-host is...her 9 year old son Avi. Truth. Show Notes: Wait. Seriously, mommy? This is what you do with Aaron every week? Can’t we just talk about the comics? Aaron Emerald City Comicon Little Nemo: Return to...

Duration:00:30:22

Episode 77 - I'll Be Missing You

3/16/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two comics from March 11, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Pete Buser. Show Notes: This week we’re talking about loss, and the hurt and sacrifice that comes after everything changes. Nothing lasts forever, and that sucks. Bodies grow old, career paths falter, relationships end. But still, we’re here. Gotta get busy living, or get busy dying. Astro City #21 16:40 Silver Surfer #10...

Duration:01:01:15

Episode 76 - The Robots

3/9/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two books from March 4, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with John Littrel. Show Notes: This week’s theme is artificial intelligence, and how it’s rarely the smartest idea as it turns out. We’re talking about two books where the best robotic intentions turn out to be the worst for their human makers. Artificial intelligence is a hot topic these days, in the news and in comics. The...

Duration:01:10:16

Episode 75 - We(Mostly Aaron)'re Not Gonna Take It

3/1/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Show Notes: This week’s theme is eh, screw it. It was supposed to be superheroes and second base but then Aaron went and had a conniption on the internet so all bets are off. Comics and criticism. Reviews and enthusiasts. And American Splendor. Your welcome.

Duration:00:45:32

Episode 75 - We(Mostly Aaron)’re Not Gonna Take It

3/1/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two books from February 25, 2015.

Duration:00:45:32

Episode 74 - Under my Thumb

2/24/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Two books from February 18, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Matt Roberts. Show Notes: This week’s theme is under the thumb of the man, or as we like to call it, just another week talking 'bout the patriarchy. Both books feature oppressive regimes targeting and eliminating undesirables that don’t fit into their precious worldview. Coincidentally, both leaders of those regimes are...

Duration:01:09:38

Episode 73.1 - One Is The Loneliest

2/15/2015
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Life. It gets in the way sometimes. Back to normal next week!

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 73 - Rebel Girl

2/9/2015
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Comics Therapy. No Reviews. Just Analysis. Three books from February 4, 2015. Plus a Second Opinion, featuring questions answered by a different listener each week, with Mike Garvey. Show Notes: Lady Killer #2 Velvet #9

Duration:00:37:37