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RCBC 19 – Last page

4/13/2017
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Sad to say, this is the final episode of Red Cape Blue Cape. Thanks to everyone for your interest and for listening. Keep reading Superman and Batman comics! They are great right now!!

Duration: 00:03:32


Episode 18 – Recapturing past works

1/25/2017
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Spoilers warning: Episode 18 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Trinity No. 5, Batman No. 15 and Superman No. 15. Trinity 5 Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman find themselves caught between Poison Ivy, Mongul and a new threat who has been tormenting them through this entire encounter. Story, art and color: Francis Manapul Letters: … Continue reading Episode 18 – Recapturing past works

Duration: 00:44:14


RCBC Episode 17: Two good issues and two bad

11/15/2016
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Spoilers warning: Episode 17 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Action Comics 967, Detective Comics 944, All Star Batman 4 and Superwoman 4. Action Comics 967 A pair of alien assassins track Lex Luthor, sure that he is going to become a threat to the Earth and the rest of the universe, and … Continue reading RCBC Episode 17: Two good issues and two bad

Duration: 00:33:05


RCBC 16: Super Sons Face Off

11/9/2016
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In Episode 16 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett reviews Superman No. 10 and Batman No. 10. SPOILER WARNING! Superman 10 Superman and Superboy come face to face with Batman and Robin. What else needs to be said? Story: Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason Pencils: Patrick Gleason Inks: Mick Gray Colors: John Kalisz Letters: … Continue reading RCBC 16: Super Sons Face Off

Duration: 00:33:35


RCBC hiatus update

10/6/2016
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Due to a job transition, I’m taking two or three weeks off from podcasting because I simply do not have the time to devote to putting together quality episodes (as I’m sure you may have noticed when observing the wildly varied audio). Case in point, I can’t figure out why the first few minutes of … Continue reading RCBC hiatus update

Duration: 00:04:28


RCBC Episode 15: Super(Family)Man

9/28/2016
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In Episode 15 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett reviews Superman No. 7, Batman No. 7 and Trinity No. 1. SPOILER WARNING! Superman 7 Clark takes a day off to enjoy the county fair with his wife and son in this instant-classic one-shot. Story: Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason Art: Jorge Jimenez Colors: Alejandro … Continue reading RCBC Episode 15: Super(Family)Man

Duration: 00:29:12


RCBC Episode 14: Letdown Week (Weak?)

9/20/2016
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Spoilers warning: Episode 14 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Detective Comics 940, Action Comics 963, All-Star Batman 2 and Superwoman 2. Detective Comics 940 In Detective, Red Robin faces down thousands of drones as the rest of the team scrambles to help him. But they’re too late. Even as the Colony finally … Continue reading RCBC Episode 14: Letdown Week (Weak?)

Duration: 00:30:31


RCBC Episode 13: Comics Finest

9/13/2016
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In Episode 13 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett reviews Batman No. 6 and Superman No. 6. SPOILER WARNING! Batman 6 Can an issue with Col. Blimp, Captain Stingaree and Kite-Man be a great, modern adventure with the Dark Knight? Can Batman unmasking himself on the roof of police headquarters happen without readers rolling their eyes? Come on. Of COURSE it can! Because this is a rare issue showing Batman’s vulnerable and truly compassionate side. An instant classic. Story: Tom King...

Duration: 00:51:45


RCBC Episode 12: Red Robin fights alone and Superman defeats Doomsday

8/30/2016
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Spoilers warning: Episode 12 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Detective Comics 939 and Action Comics 962. Detective Comics 939 In Detective, Batman and Batwoman come to an understanding about trust, Red Robin discovers the Colony’s weaponized drones are about to cause mass casualties and the team springs into action. Story: James Tynion IV Pencils: Eddy Barrows Inks: Eber Ferreira Color: Adriano Lucas Lettering: Marilyn Patrizio Editing: Mark Doyle, Chris Conroy, Dave Wielgosz...

Duration: 00:22:02


RCBC Episode 11: Desperate Measures

8/23/2016
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In Episode 11 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett reviews Superman No. 5 and Batman No. 5 with a quick mention of Supergirl: Rebirth No. 1. SPOILER WARNING! Superman 5 The Eradicator goes all Terminator on Superman, Lois and Jon in Batman’s moon-base backup Batcave. Superman seeks the help of the disembodied Kryptonians trapped by the Eradicator. Story: Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason Pencils: Doug Mahnke Inks: Jaime Mendoza Colors: Wil Quintana Letters: Rob Leigh Editing: Eddie...

Duration: 00:31:58


RCBC Episode 10: It’s All about Family

8/15/2016
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In Episode 10 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett is back from Guatemala and catching up on reviews the previous week’s Superman No. 4 and Batman No. 4 as well as this week’s Action Comics 961, Detective Comics 938, All Star Batman 1 and Superwoman 1. Remember: SPOILERS ABOUND!!! Superman 4 Superman and Jon team up to do some serious damage to the Eradicator and in doing so, free the captured souls of all the Kryptonians that were captured decades ago. Superman has to deal with them...

Duration: 00:55:10


RCBC Episode 9: Batman v. Superman Ultimate Edition Review

8/9/2016
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We interrupt our regularly scheduled comic-book review podcast to go in-depth on the many, many problems with the blockbuster(ish?) movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Your host, Jason Hackett, was in Guatemala all last week and unable to read the latest comics (we'll catch up next week), so instead he pre-recorded an hour-long review of the Ultimate Edition of BvS. If you've listened closely to the first eight episodes of Red Cape Blue Cape, you've certainly heard Jason mention his...

Duration: 01:00:53


RCBC Episode 8: Detective goes deeper; Action stuck in the mud

8/2/2016
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Spoilers warning: Episode 8 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Detective Comics 937 and Action Comics 960. In Detective, Batman escapes from the Colony only to be stopped by Col. Kaine so he can explain why he’s built an army of copycat Bats; meanwhile there’s no end to the cool stuff Red Robin has designed. Detective Comics 937 Story: James Tynion IV Pencils: Álvaro Martínez Inks: Raúl Fernández Color: Brad Anderson Lettering: Marilyn Patrizio Editing: Mark Doyle, Chris Conroy, Dave...

Duration: 00:21:23


RCBC Episode 7: Blasts from the Past

7/25/2016
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In Episode 7 of Red Cape Blue Cape, host Jason Hackett reviews Superman No. 3 and Batman No. 3. SPOILERS! Superman 3 Superman, Lois and Jon arrive at the Fortress of Solitude to run tests on Jon, only to find the Eradicator is there. Needless to say, Superman is none too happy about this, and someone makes what appears to be the ultimate sacrifice to protect the Superman family. Story: Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason Art: Jorge Jiménez Colors: Alejandro Sanchez Letters: Rob Leigh Editing:...

Duration: 00:27:38


RCBC Episode 6: Gaining momentum

7/18/2016
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Spoilers warning: Episode 6 of Red Cape Blue Cape recaps and reviews Detective Comics 936 and Action Comics 959. In Detective, Batman’s been beaten and it’s up to Batwoman to rally her not-quite-ready team. She seeks some trusted help and watches that trust get broken in a big way. Detective Comics 936 Story: James Tynion IV Pencils: Álvaro Martínez Inks: Raúl Fernández Color: Brad Anderson Lettering: Marilyn Patrizio Editing: Mark Doyle, Chris Conroy, Dave Wielgosz Batman created by Bob...

Duration: 00:29:30


RCBC Episode 5: A Great Week for Comics!

7/11/2016
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Episode 5 of Red Cape Blue Cape reviews Superman No. 2, Batman No. 2 and Justice League: Rebirth 1 Superman takes his son on his first live training mission in an issue that gives us so many pitch-perfect moments that host Jason Hackett wants posters made of some of the pages. The Batman story ramps up the mystery with well-presented action and quieter story beats. And Justice League: Rebirth puts Superman in his place – at the forefront of the League! These three issues demonstrate why...

Duration: 00:23:56


RCBC Episode 4: Secrets and Questions

7/8/2016
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Episode 4 of Red Cape Blue Cape reviews Detective Comics 935 and Action Comics 958. Host Jason Hackett takes some time to talk about heroes and his late father before discussing the second “Rebirthed” issue of Detective which sees Batwoman and the team struggle to find common ground while Red Robin has a big decision to make and Batman comes face to many masked faces with the Colony. In Action, it’s all action and rushed artwork. Spoilers abound! Detective Comics 935 Story: James Tynion IV...

Duration: 00:31:03


RCBC Episode 3: Falling from the Sky

6/22/2016
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Episode 3 of Red Cape Blue Cape reviews Superman No. 1 and Batman No. 1! Superman’s story centers on his young son learning about his powers the hard way, and Batman’s story is like the heart-pounding opening scene of an action movie. SPOILERS! Superman 1 Story: Peter Tomasi Pencils: Patrick Gleason Inks: Mick Gray Color: John Kalisz Lettering: Rob Leigh Editing: Eddie Berganza, Andrew Marino Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster Batman 1 Story: Tom King Pencils: David Finch...

Duration: 00:25:02


RCBC Episode 2: Supes Loses His Boots in the Move

6/13/2016
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Episode 2 of Red Cape Blue Cape is here with the return of original numbering for Action Comics and Detective Comics! Is Batman putting together a new kind of Outsiders team? What explains Superman’s new use of footie pajamas as his uniform? Is Lex Luthor the new Superman or the new Iron Man? Spoilers abound! Detective Comics 934 Story: James Tynion IV Pencils: Eddy Barrows Inks: Eber Ferreira Color: Adriano Lucas Lettering: Marilyn Patrizio Editing: Dave Wielgosz, Chris Conroy, Mark Doyle...

Duration: 00:53:35


RCBC Episode 1 – Birth and Rebirth

6/6/2016
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The Red Cape Blue Cape podcast takes flight in this inaugural episode! After a short introduction from the host, Jason Hackett, listeners get quick recaps of DC Comics' recent history including Convergence, DC Universe Rebirth No. 1 and what's been happening in Superman and Batman comics in recent months. Then it's on to the spoiler-filled meat of the episode, reviews of: Superman: Rebirth 1 Story: Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason Pencils: Doug Mahnke Inks: Jaime Mendoza Color: Wil...

Duration: 01:00:08