Comics/Graphic Novels

Oh, Comics! Podcast #3: Jared Leto Can’t Play Everybody

Paul Montgomery

Staff Writer

In addition to comics, Paul thrills to Frank Capra and kaiju movies, crime fiction, TV dramas, professional wrestling, and whatever the Muppets are doing at any given time (hopefully in combination with those other things). He tweets as @fuzzytypewriter

Oh, Comics! is a weekly chat about the wild and wooly world of comics, hosted by Paul Montgomery and Preeti Chhibber.

Oh, Comics! Podcast #3: Jared Leto Can’t Play Everybody
Preeti’s back from Europe, just in time to talk about Marvel Studios’ next crop of motion pictures. Paul talks to Panels contributor Jay Stringer for a followup on his piece about Dyslexia and Comics. Finally, dipping into the mailbag, our hosts address the difficult subject of race as it is depicted in older comics.

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Marvel Studios announced some motion pictures.

Jay Stringer wrote about Dyslexia and Comics.

Listener Adam’s pre-order of Taschen’s Little Nemo book inspired a question about depictions of race in older comics.


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