WtF a Fantasy Podcast #21 – Superhero Fantasy

This week we talked about superhero fantasy on the webcast. There was, of course, some talk of Superman and Batman, and a mention of the Marvel Universe films. We also discussed The Incredibles, Unbreakable, and The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. There were also some fun OT breakdowns. Tune in for the fun, and enjoy!

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Panelists:

June Faramore
Lisa Richardson
CJ Casey

Webcast Notes:

  • 00:00 – intro and brief definition
  • 01:16 – the creation of superheroes: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, This Villain You Must Create, and Unbreakable
  • 10:28 – is this superhero fantasy? – Groundhog Day
  • 11:38 – the grim side of superheroes – Preacher, The Boys, The Incredibles (think about it)
  • 14:00 – CJ is old ;p – The Great American Hero, and OT music talk
  • 16:48 – classic heroes – Superman, Batman, and their many incarnations
  • 27:04 – Marvel Universe
  • 33:23 – wrap up and upcoming topics on webcasts and ‘zine stuffs

Recommendations:

Charlie St. George – This Villain You Must Create
Michael Chabon – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson – The Boys

Movies and TV – Unbreakable, The Incredibles, The Great American Hero

Other Resources:

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