Week 4 - Dances With Monsters

Week 4 - Dances With Monsters

Episode description

All-Star Comics Journalist Gita Jackson and World’s Finest Comics Expert Alex Jaffe investigate the fourth issue of 52, and cover neoliberal black capitalism, Superboy’s greaser rival, and the prevalence of cults in comics.


  1. Let’s Talk Talent (02:40)
  2. Let’s Talk About The Cover (03:49)
  3. Let’s Talk About 52 #4
  4. The Backup (45:10)
  5. The Blackboard (56:30)
  6. Asking The Questions (01:10:47)


52 Pickup is an Aftermath production, created by Gita Jackson and Alex Jaffe, and edited by Esper Quinn, with original music by Jon Ehrens. If you’d like to follow along, you can check out 52 at your local comic book store or library, or the DC Universe Infinite subscription service. The views and opinions expressed on this show are solely those of the show’s personalities, and do not reflect those of DC Entertainment or Warner Bros. Please rate and review our show wherever you can, and send your questions and comments to 52mailbag@gmail.com. Never stop reading comics.