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Man down in Wife City! All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe are joined by The Prettiest Star Jadzia Axelrod as they dive into the romantic history of Kate Kane and Renee Montoya, make unintentional Andrew Hussie references, and figure out what to do with Donna Troy.
Week 11 - Batwoman Begins, with Jadzia Axelrod
52 Pickup
Live, laugh, love! All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe jump out of a window into 52’s tenth issue, where they find out what the Middle East is even like in the DC universe, spend Tuesdays with Morrow, and take a quick quiz on super-vegetarians.
Week 10 - Stop The Press
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Week 10 - Stop The Press
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All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe head off in pursuit of 52 issue #9, dealing with psychosexual eugenics factories, the LGBTQ+ nightlife scene in Gotham, and Big Mad Meltzer.
Week 9 - Dream of America
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Week 9 - Dream of America
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All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe are joined by Dalton Deschain and Dylan Roth of Are You Afraid of the Dark Universe, covering issue eight of 52. Infectious serums are distributed, welding is performed in anger, Haunted Tankie is conceptualized, and Dumb Bitch Juice is drank in copious amounts.
52 Pickup
Betrayal! Public shaming! Pop-punk and toxic lesbians! All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe infiltrate issue seven of 52, the most important comic book of the century and the best series you’ve never heard of. Use offer code SCOOTS for 20% off!
Week 7 - Going Down
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Week 7 - Going Down
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All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe are joined by Star-Spangled CBR Senior Writer Brian Cronin in discussing issue 6 of DC’s 52, covering the rich legacy of Manthrax, villainous improv groups, the secret sauce that made 52, and how God works in the DC universe.
Week 6 - China Syndrome, with Brian Cronin
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All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe analyze the fifth issue of 52, and discover a multiversal Scotland where everyone is like Grant Morrison, the Dark Souls of comics, and giant penny stolen valor.
Week 5 - Stars In Their Courses
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Week 5 - Stars In Their Courses
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All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe investigate the fourth issue of 52, and manage to cover neoliberal black capitalism, Superboy’s greaser rival, and the prevalence of cults in comics.
Week 4 - Dances With Monsters
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Week 4 - Dances With Monsters
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A show about the most important comic of the 21st century, and the greatest series you've never heard of. Each week Journalist Gita Jackson and DC Historian Alex Jaffe read and explore an issue of 52, a 2006 exploration of the DC universe by a legendary team of talent that shaped everything that came after it.