67 mins. This week we talk about body image in superhero comics, plus the Spice Girls, the Royal Wedding and sagging shelves.
Shannon Wheeler ‘s I Thought You Would Be Funnier can now be read for free online
Captain America and The Avengers film info
Free Comic Book Day on May 7
8: 28 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Brightest Day #24 – John Constantine and Swamp Thing travel from Vertigo to the DC Universe
Avengers #12.1 – Spider-Woman gets captured by the evil smarty pants team, The Intelligencia. The Avengers rescue her and meet Ultron, who then vanishes. Not for newbies but great art by Bryan Hitch.
Action Comics #900 – The controversial landmark issue in which Superman renounces his American citizenship, plus some other cool tales.
The Complete Peanuts Vol. 1 1950-52 – Charles Schulz’s classic and funny work with Charlie Brown and co.
A Lesson Is Learned But The Damage Is Irreversible – an experimental webcomic
34:15 FEATURE TOPIC – BODY IMAGE
We look at the sexy spandex brigade and how male and female characters are treated differently.
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