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Comic books are everywhere, even on our TVs and in our movie theaters. Every Thursday, Darrin Wright takes you on a trip through comic book history as he tells you who these characters are, why they're important to our culture, and which of their stories you'll want to read for yourself.

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FINALE: The Crisis on Infinite Earths

1/12/2017
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In this FINAL episode of the WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Darrin delves deep into comic book history and reviews the biggest crossover event of all time, which inspired every company-wide comic storyline that came after it.

Duration: 00:15:30


Max Lord, explained

1/5/2017
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The big villain of DC's latest storyline happens to have a history that not many people know of. Also, a look at Marvel's new "Wasp." Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest comic news headlines!

Duration: 00:11:39


Comic Death Cop-Outs

12/29/2016
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So many times, death is used as a plot device in comics, but never before this week's issue of Civil War II has it been so blatantly abused. Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter for the latest updates!

Duration: 00:12:18


That time the Justice League had a Christmas special

12/22/2016
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This week, Darrin looks back at one of his favorite Christmas specials of all time, and it involves a 7-foot green man singing Christmas carols.

Duration: 00:13:44


The chilling origin of Mr. Freeze

12/15/2016
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This week, Darrin takes advantage of the wintry weather to talk about the "coolest" villain around. Also, reviews of the DC Comics Holiday Special and "I vs X" #1. New episodes premiere every Thursday. Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter to make sure you stay up-to-date!

Duration: 00:16:35


Ben Reilly's Return

12/8/2016
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Who's Ben Reilly? Why, he's Spider-Man? Yes, Peter Parker is Spider-Man, too. We'll explain. Also, Batman's suicidal apparently. New episodes debut every Thursday! Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter to keep up!

Duration: 00:12:02


Who are the Dominators?

12/1/2016
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This week, Darrin tackles the antagonists behind the CW network's recent superhero crossover, and is actually a bit stumped, because they're a fairly obscure lot. New episodes debut every Thursday! Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter for more comic book news!

Duration: 00:11:06


A superheroic Thanksgiving

11/23/2016
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How do your favorite superheroes celebrate Thanksgiving? In very strange ways. New episodes debut every Thursday! Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter for more!

Duration: 00:09:02


Lex Luthor's Presidency

11/17/2016
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Last time, we talked about when Superman became President, but did you know that his arch-enemy has held the office as well? New episodes post every Thursday. Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter to stay up-to-date!

Duration: 00:11:21


About that time Superman ran for President

11/10/2016
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This feels timely. Darrin takes a look at Action Comics' 1991 "Annual" issue, during which Superman runs for - and wins - the office of the President of the United States. Share your thoughts/complaints/praise with @ComicsCavalcade on Twitter!

Duration: 00:13:08


INTERVIEW: "Geek-Girl" creator Sam Johnson

11/3/2016
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This week, Darrin sits down with Sam Johnson, whose new title "Geek-Girl" launched this week. We also learn something new and exciting about the version of Ghost Rider appearing in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Reach out on Twitter at @comicscavalcade with your reactions, questions, and suggestions!

Duration: 00:16:59


Wonder Woman in the U.N.: what's the problem?

10/27/2016
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This week, Darrin looks at the controversial appointment of a comic book character as a U.N. ambassador, plus revisits "Spider-Man: the Clone Conspiracy."

Duration: 00:15:32


Is Jean Grey important anymore?

10/20/2016
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This week, Darrin looks to answer a big question about one of Marvel's most popular female heroes: how often can you kill a character before people stop caring? Sound off on Twitter at @comicscavalcade!

Duration: 00:11:49


Metallo: coolest Superman villain nobody remembers

10/13/2016
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This week, Darrin delves into the history of Metallo, a character introduced on the "Supergirl" TV series but who has a longer history than you may think. Like what you hear? Hate it? Either way, sound off using @comicscavalcade on Twitter!

Duration: 00:14:45


Luke Cage reactions, Arrow returns, and the Death of X

10/6/2016
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This week, Darrin reacts to "Luke Cage" Season 1 plus the premiere of Season 3 of "The Flash," gives a bit of history on the newest character for "Arrow", and we finally find out what started "Death of X".

Duration: 00:16:58


Luke Cage: a history lesson

9/29/2016
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This week Darrin takes a look at Luke Cage, the newest hero to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe with his own show on Netflix! New episodes debut every Thursday. Sound off with feedback or show ideas at @ComicsCavalcade on Twitter!

Duration: 00:10:44


Who the heck is Ghost Rider?

9/22/2016
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(Photo Source: https://goo.gl/jU0nyu License: https://goo.gl/VAhsB) This week, Darrin takes a look at the history of Ghost Rider, the latest Marvel Comics character to join Disney/Marvel's "Cinematic Universe" with a debut this week on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." If you'd like to sound off, reach out to @comicscavalcade on Twitter!

Duration: 00:11:51


Five supervillains who are (kind of) right

9/14/2016
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This week, Darrin eschews the usual talk to feature five comic book villains who are actually not as evil as you'd think.

Duration: 00:12:17


Were the critics wrong about Suicide Squad?

9/8/2016
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This week, we look at how Suicide Squad's $678-million worldwide box office could call critics' terrible reviews of the film into question, plus give fans an update on a popular romance between two TV superheroes that may be headed for disaster. New episodes premiere every Thursday! Follow @comicscavalcade on Twitter for more!

Duration: 00:11:48


Why is Wally West so important?

9/1/2016
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This week, Darrin attempts to answer the question: "Why is Wally West so darn important to the DC Universe?" New episodes debut weekly. Reach out to @ComicsCavalcade on Twitter with your comments.

Duration: 00:13:40

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