Capes and Japes
a casual comics podcast

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Released Patreon Bonus (April 2022)

Today we're doing something a little different due to scheduling issues, please enjoy this patreon-bonus-episode-made-public in lieu of a new episode, we'll return to our regular schedule next week!

From Patreon:
We do a throwback movie review in honor of the Thor: Love and Thunder teaser trailer! We only get distracted a little.

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#232 – Douglas Ramsey

Cypher

Today we talk about Doug Ramsey, also known as Cypher, a character who went from doubting the usefulness of his powerset to being the literal voice of the sentient island that the vast majority of mutants live on.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-New Mutants (1983) #13
-Uncanny X-Men (1963) #313
-New Mutants (2009) #6
-X-Force (2008) #27
-All-New X-Factor (2014)
-Hunt for Wolverine: Weapon Lost (2018)
-House of X (2019)/Powers of X (2019)
-New Mutants (2019)
-Excalibur (2019) #14
-Sabretooth (2022) #1
-Inferno (2021) #3-4

-DC Pride (2022)

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#231 – Xi'an Coy Manh

Karma

Today we talk about Xi'an Coy Manh, sometimes written as Shan, and known in X-Men circles as Karma. She's telepathically controlled people (including Spider-Man), been telepathically controlled, joined, quit, and joined the New Mutants, and pretty recently she got to kiss a cute girl.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Marvel Team-Up (1972) #100
-The New Mutants Marvel Graphic Novel (1982)
-New Mutants (1983)
-New Mutants Special Edition (1985) #1
-Wolverine (1988) #4
-Wolverine (1988) #28)
-New Mutants: Truth or Death (1997)
-Mekanix (2001)
-New Mutants (2003)
-New Mutants (2009)
-Astonishing X-Men (2004) #48
-New Mutants: Dead Souls (2018)
-New Mutants (2019)
-War of the Realms: Uncanny X-Men (2019)
-Marvel's Voices: Pride (2021)
-New Mutants (2019) #27 pride variant

-Pride Month Humble Bundle
-Marvel's Voices: Pride (2022)

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#230 – Rahne Sinclair

Wolfsbane

Today we talk about Rahne Sinclair, also known as Wolfsbane because her mutant powers make her have all the powers of a werewolf with none of the full moon conditions. She's full of Catholic Guilt and Queer Subtext but she's only one of those canonically (so far)!!

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The New Mutants Marvel Graphic Novel (1982)
-New Mutants (1983)
-X-Factor (1986) #72
-Excalibur (1998) #90
-New Mutants (2003)
-X-Factor (2005)
-X-Force (2008)
-X-Men: Blue (2017) #7
-Uncanny X-Men (2018) #12
-New Mutants (2019)

-CW Gotham Knights trailer
-Blue Beetle set photo

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#229 – Danielle Moonstar

Psyche/Mirage

Today we talk about Dani Moonstar, who is also known as Mirage in X-Men circles, who was in the New Mutants for a long time until she bonded with a flying horse and became a Valkyrie for a while.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The New Mutants Marvel Graphic Novel (1982)
-New Mutants (1983)
-X-Force (1991)
-New Mutants: Truth or Death (1997)
-New Mutants (2003)
-New X-Men (2004)
-New Mutants (2009)
-Fearless Defenders (2013)
-New Mutants (2019)
-War of the Realms: Uncanny X-Men (2019)
-King in Black: Return of the Valkyries (2021)
-Marvel's Voices: Heritage (2022) #1
-New Mutants movie

-She-Hulk trailer
-Eisner Award Nominations 2022
-Batman: The Knight (2021) #5 / the specific panels 1, 2

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#227 – Bonnie King & Suzanne "Cissie" King-Jones

Arrowette

Today we talk about Bonnie King and her daughter Cissie King-Jones, who have both been forced to take up archery by their mothers and held the moniker Arrowette, though Green Arrow made Bonnie give up superheroics.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-hairpin arrow
-Impulse (1995) #28
-Young Justice (1998)
-Young Justice Secret Files (1998) #1
-Teen Titans (2003) #7
-Wonder Girl (2007)
-Young Justice (2019) #14

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#226 – Mia Dearden

Speedy

Today we talk about the second Speedy, Mia Dearden, who became Green Arrow's sidekick by being saved and then looking at Oliver Queen like "you're Green Arrow, let me be your sidekick" which is a very good way to become a teen sidekick.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Green Arrow (2011)
-Teen Titans (2003) #21
-Green Arrow and Black Canary (2007)
-Justice League: Cry for Justice (2009)
-Green Arrow (2011) #36
-Green Arrow (2011) #18 (Emiko)
-Green Arrow (2016) #15 (Emiko)

-Justice League (2018) #75
-Dark Knights of Steel (2021) #6
-Knights of X (2022) #1
-X-Corp (2021) #1
-Sabretooth (2022)

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#225 – Connor Hawke

Green Arrow

Today we talk about Connor Hawke, the second Green Arrow and Oliver Queen's son, who grew up with his mother and then at a monastery before being thrust into the superhero shenanigans of his dad.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Green Arrow (1994) #0
-Zero Hour reading order
-Robin (1993) #25
-JLA (1996)
-Green Langern (1990) #96
-Green Lantern (1990) #110
-Green Arrow (2001)
-Batgirl (2000) #30
-Birds of Prey (1998) #44
-Connor Hawke: Dragons Blood (2007)
-Green Arrow/Black Canary (2007)
-DC Festival of Heroes (2021)
-Robin (2021)

-Shot and Chaser
-Real Hero Shit
-Blue Beetle: Graduation Day announced
-Robins (2021) #6
-Nightwing (2016) #91
-Batman/Superman: World's Finest (2022) #2
-Ska No Children

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