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Strange superpowers start emerging among a group of pre-teens from Quadropolis, and they're going to have to figure out how to use them to save the city. It starts as a simple effort to become the sidekick of the local superhero, but these kids...

Strange superpowers start emerging among a group of pre-teens from Quadropolis, and they're going to have to figure out how to use them to save the city. It starts as a simple effort to become the sidekick of the local superhero, but these kids discover a role that goes far beyond sidekick. Listen as they uncover villains, find creative ways to use their powers, and realize that titles "hero" and "villain" are more complicated than they first seem.

Strange superpowers start emerging among a group of pre-teens from Quadropolis, and they're going to have to figure out how to use them to save the city. It starts as a simple effort to become the sidekick of the local superhero, but these kids discover a role that goes far beyond sidekick. Listen as they uncover villains, find creative ways to use their powers, and realize that titles "hero" and "villain" are more complicated than they first seem.
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Strange superpowers start emerging among a group of pre-teens from Quadropolis, and they're going to have to figure out how to use them to save the city. It starts as a simple effort to become the sidekick of the local superhero, but these kids discover a role that goes far beyond sidekick. Listen as they uncover villains, find creative ways to use their powers, and realize that titles "hero" and "villain" are more complicated than they first seem.

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Episodes

Issue 15: Farewell Master Baninja

1/14/2019
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Emergency in Quadropolis! A helicopter has crashed into the dam, and it threatens the whole city! Graphene and Fish Out of Water team up with Mrs Work (?!?!?!), while the grounded ITGirl and Baninja team up with Butlerbot and find their own ways to help. Only three episodes remain in Season 1! The post Issue 15: Farewell Master Baninja appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:28:19

Issue 14: A Force of Nature

1/6/2019
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Graphene takes up Fish's invite to visit Mrs. Work and discuss the super-team she is assembling. She gets a mini-lecture on the economics of superheroics, and encounters some troubling ideas about the value of a person relative to their superpower ... or their bank account. Is this really the way the world works? The post Issue 14: A Force of Nature appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:25:39

BONUS – Happy Holidays 2018

12/16/2018
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The Weirdos have won a mission and trapped the alleged supervillain Fish Out Of Water in a pot! But they've trashed the mansion of Mrs. Work in the process. Now, Graphene, Baninja, and ITGirl need to figure out what to do (and what it means about themselves) since they've taken a prisoner/hostage. The post BONUS – Happy Holidays 2018 appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:05:24

Issue 13: Family Like Business

12/9/2018
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The Weirdos have won a mission and trapped the alleged supervillain Fish Out Of Water in a pot! But they've trashed the mansion of Mrs. Work in the process. Now, Graphene, Baninja, and ITGirl need to figure out what to do (and what it means about themselves) since they've taken a prisoner/hostage. The post Issue 13: Family Like Business appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:28:22

Issue 12: Spies Just Like Us

12/3/2018
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The Weirdos are looking for a villain! Graphene has discovered that Fish out of Water seems to be a lackey for Mrs. Work, and Baninja has learned that Bernie Conners is really a superhero named Boa Convictor. Together with ITGirl, they turn their attention back to Mrs. Work to discover if she is really a supervillain. The post Issue 12: Spies Just Like Us appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:21:45

Issue 11.2: The Secret Origins of Boa Convictor part 2

11/25/2018
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Bernie Connors has the ability to make people believe ANYTHING he says -- as long as it's about a superhero! After a young girl injures herself by trying to copy a hero Bernie made up, he gives up the extravagant life of a comic book writer for the life of a superhero -- with the power of lying. The post Issue 11.2: The Secret Origins of Boa Convictor part 2 appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:11:28

Issue 11.1: The Secret Origins of Boa Convictor part 1

11/18/2018
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20 years ago in Greece, a young Bernie Connors contemplates what it means to have given up on his dream of writing comic books to become a textbook editor. He meets the Greek god Hermes, who has some opinions on this life decision. The post Issue 11.1: The Secret Origins of Boa Convictor part 1 appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:14:09

Issue 10: Mind My Own Business

11/11/2018
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As Graphene and ITGirl go to confront Fish Out of Water and Mrs Work (disrespectfully and respectfully, respectfully), Baninja decides to look into Quadropolis reporter Bernie Connors. Baninja suspects he is being used by a mind controller. But will Baninja be able to hold on to his own memories? The post Issue 10: Mind My Own Business appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:28:52

Issue 9: Brainwashing, Boy-Fish, and Binary, Oh My

11/4/2018
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Remember that cliffhanger from 2 issues back? Shall we wait another issue to resolve it? No? Ok, then let's dig in to our fledgling superhero team figuring out the next steps. Baninja is sure he has the best idea for a way forward, but so does Dagny. For that matter, Ameenah thinks her idea is pretty good as well. So they do what every horror movie has taught them to never do: they split the team. This issue tracks Ameenah as she follows up on Jules "Fish Boy" Jones, and on Dagny as she...

Duration:00:30:26

Issue 8: The Secret Origins of Graphene

10/27/2018
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Not every superhero has powers that come from a science experiment or nuclear accident. Sometimes, an origin story is more unusual. More illogical. More… spooky. On this episode, we’ll travel back in time to the moment when Ameenah Amparo received her superpowers. These powers have made her into the superhero known as Graphene. But the powers did not come for free. The post Issue 8: The Secret Origins of Graphene appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:22:47

Issue 7: Trust Me, You’re a Hero

10/21/2018
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Kirby "Baninja" Kuromoto finds the memory-wiped tweens Dagny and Ameenah on the playground at their school. His goal is to remind them that they are superheros -- but he might not be able to do it without insulting them first! Hopefully Butlerbot's manners can keep them in line. The post Issue 7: Trust Me, You’re a Hero appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:29:37

Issue 6: Proof of Memories Past

10/14/2018
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Dagney and Ameenah have had their brains erased, and they don't even remember that they wanted to be superheroes! But Baninja is on the case. Listen as he and Butlerbot track the weird fish-boy to Binary Towers and heroically cling to truth! The post Issue 6: Proof of Memories Past appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:27:19

Issue 5: The Secret Origins of ITGirl

10/7/2018
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ITGirl is the master of Technopathic Communication, which lets her hear what is wrong with a computer and reboot it with her mind. But how did she come by this power? Learn the answer -- and see just how nefarious her mom, Mrs. Work, can be! The post Issue 5: The Secret Origins of ITGirl appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:19:17

Issue 4: Out Of Water

9/30/2018
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Graphene finds herself stuck in a ship with a guard carrying a gun to make her puke on one side, and the cold, empty ocean on the other. She has to find a way out of the ship and back to shore, and not lose her best friend in the process! The post Issue 4: Out Of Water appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:29:40

Issue 3: Feeling Green

9/23/2018
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Hey weirdos! Issue 3 resolves two cliffhangers: first, what happened at the beginning of Issue 1, and second, what happened at the end of Issue 2! Follow Graphene as she enters the EcoDirect ship and meets a strange new super... villain? Hero? Listen and find out! The post Issue 3: Feeling Green appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:31:10

Issue 2: Follow the Lead-Ar

9/16/2018
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Hey weirdos! In the second episode of this serial podcast for kids, 12 year-old superhero Ameenah Amparo gets ready to go on her first mission. Step 1 -- Ameenah and her super-powered best friend Dagny must decide on the all-important question of superhero names. Step 2 -- they have to break onto a high-tech ocean liner docked at the world's most successful company. Easy peasy, right? The post Issue 2: Follow the Lead-Ar appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:30:49

Issue 1: The Making of a Hero

9/9/2018
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12 year old Dagny "ITGirl" Work is forced into a business dinner on behalf of her mom, Gwennifer Work. Gwennifer, the VP of Binary Consolidated, the world's most successful company, is trying to impress the owner of a company she wants to buy. Dagny just wants to use her superpowers. But over the course of the dinner, she discovers her mom has interest in powers as well. The post Issue 1: The Making of a Hero appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:29:30

Issue 0: Trailer

8/9/2018
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BE A HERO! LISTEN TODAY!This is a serialized story, and a new episode is launched each week. For the best experience, subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, PocketCasts, or your favorite podcasting app! Just Us Weirdos - ISSUE 0Season 1 Trailer BE A HERO! LISTEN TODAY!This is a serialized story, and a new episode is launched each… The post Issue 0: Trailer appeared first on Just Us Weirdos.

Duration:00:01:46