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Comics Cavalcade!

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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.

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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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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Episodes

A chat with Phoenix Element author Jennifer Kibble

8/24/2016
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This week, Darrin takes a look at the "Phoenix Element" book series with special guest Jennifer Kibble, then gets excited about a new Batman movie starring the cast of the 1960s TV series.

Duration:00:12:23

Supergirl's confusing multiple histories

8/17/2016
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This week, Darrin takes a look at the many (and we mean many) backstories of the Maid of Might/Girl of Steel, Supergirl.

Duration:00:14:24

The many, many superpowers of Lois Lane

8/10/2016
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Lois Lane is perennially a target for Superman's enemies, and is constantly in need of rescue, until this week's "Superwoman #1," which sees her get Superman's powers... but what if we told you she's been capable of defending herself, and has sometimes been stronger than Superman, more times than you'd think? New episodes debut every Thursday. Reach out to @ComicsCavalcade on Twitter if you like what you hear!

Duration:00:12:33

Who is the Suicide Squad?

8/3/2016
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This week, Darrin delves into madness, as he tells you all about the characters featured in this weekend's summer blockbuster, "Suicide Squad." Reach out on Twitter at @ComicsCavalcade!

Duration:00:14:04

Five Villains accidentally created by Heroes

7/28/2016
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This week, Darrin's taking a look at the best villains that owe their very existence to the heroes that are dedicated to stopping them. Yes, Joker's on the list. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:15:54

The top 5 Comic Book Deaths that mattered

7/20/2016
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There was once a rule in comics: nobody stays dead, except Uncle Ben, Jason Todd, and Gwen Stacy. The fact is, most comic book deaths are reversed within a year or so. This week, we're trying something new, as Darrin counts down his picks of the top five comic book deaths that actually had a huge impact on their worlds and the industry as a whole. They may not have "stuck," but they definitely mattered. Find more like this at optinondemand.com!

Duration:00:18:14

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 23: a Hulk falls

7/14/2016
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This week, Darrin recaps the latest events in Marvel's big "Civil War 2" storyline, including the apparent death of the Incredible Hulk, and what that may mean for the future of the Marvel Universe.

Duration:00:14:37

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 22: Iron... Woman?

7/7/2016
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There's someone new wearing Tony Stark's armor... a 15-year-old girl. Also, a look at the latest Justice League title, and why Marvel Comics has turned Donald Trump into a supervillain. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:11:11

The Curious Case of Superman Returns

6/29/2016
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Superman Returns was a movie that won over critics and audiences, featured a hopeful and inspiring Superman, and made more than $400-million. So why was it considered a failure? New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade. Want a great comic book deal? Check out Comic Bento at http://fbuy.me/dX7rZ

Duration:00:13:37

The Superman/Jesus question

6/23/2016
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This week, Darrin tackles a controversial yet long-held debate on whether the Last Son of Krypton is meant to be an allegory of the Son of God. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade. Want a great comic book deal? Check out Comic Bento at http://fbuy.me/dX7rZ

Duration:00:12:05

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 19: Wolverine's not that great

6/16/2016
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This week, Darrin takes a look at Wolverine, and whether or not he really IS the "best there is" at what he does. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade. Want a great comic book deal? Check out Comic Bento at http://fbuy.me/dX7rZ

Duration:00:10:35

"Batman and ________": what's the point of Robin?

6/9/2016
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This week, Darrin tackles one of the most common questions in comic book fandom: "What's the deal with Robin?" Also, the latest on Marvel's "Civil War 2," and DC Comics' "Rebirth," and a quick review of Comic Bento (find out more about it at http://fbuy.me/dX7rZ). New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:14:27

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 18: Superman and Batman Reborn, Speedy's Angry

6/2/2016
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This week, Darrin reviews two of the biggest titles in DC Comics' "Rebirth" storyline, talks on the merits about allowing TV characters cross over with their movie counterparts, and briefly touches on an insane G.I. Joe film. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:14:12

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 17: Your Favorite Marvel Character is Probably Batman

5/25/2016
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This week, Darrin reviews "DC Universe: Rebirth" and "Steve Rogers: Captain America," then takes you through Marvel Comics' greatest heroes and, one by one, explains how they're actually just ripoffs of Batman. This wasn't our idea, folks. Blame him. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:15:30

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 16 - Darwyn Cooke (1962-2016) Retrospective

5/19/2016
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On this week's episode, Darrin takes a look at the career of Darwyn Cooke, one of the most highly regarded artists and writers in the comics industry, who died late last week after a bout with lung cancer. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:11:47

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 15 - Marvel's Black Panther: A History Lesson

5/12/2016
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In this week's episode, Darrin takes us on a trip through time as he tries (and somewhat succeeds) to explain just who Marvel's Black Panther is and why he's an important character. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:11:32

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 14: (Civil) War: What is it good for?

5/5/2016
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In this week's episode, Darrin talks about Captain America: Civil War, and how it's (probably) a great movie with a very stupid story. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:13:47

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 13: Na-na-na-na-NIGHT OFF!

4/27/2016
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What does Batman do on a night off? Darrin reviews the latest issue of "Batman," which looks to answer that elusive question. Plus, the very latest comic book news for the week! New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:12:55

The Flash is an idiot

4/20/2016
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This week, Darrin goes over a controversial episode of "The Flash," takes a look at the newest comic releases, and talks about how "Doctor Strange" is going to be "crazy." New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:10:47

The WOWO Comics Cavalcade, Episode 11: She's a wonder, Wonder Woman (PLUS: The Almighties!)

4/13/2016
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This week, Darrin interviews the creative minds behind a superhero parody called "The Almighties," and reviews Wonder Woman: Earth One. New episodes go up every Thursday. Got feedback, an interview request or an idea? Reach out on Twitter @comicscavalcade.

Duration:00:16:29