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168: Stop Trying to Make Sage Happen

This week we’re talking about “pet characters”! Whether it’s the writer’s own creation or just one they’re a fan of, some writers and artists keep going back to the same characters: Peter David loves Marlo Chandler, Brian Michael Bendis loves Luke Cage, Todd McFarlane loves capes, and Chris Claremont just can’t quit you, Sage!

Also: we touch on the sad, sudden passing of legendary Batman artist Norm Breyfogle, try to keep up with comic movie release date musical chairs, and play a fun new game with our trusty deck of 1991 Marvel trading cards!

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Episode 129: Bye Bye Bendis

The boys are back with a short, format-free episode they’re calling a Lunchtime Shorty! (That’s definitely a cool name and everyone agrees!)

Brian Michael Bendis recently announced he’s leaving Marvel after nearly 18 years and moving to DC Comics! Why is this such a big deal in the industry? What will it mean for his Marvel creations and titles? What could his first moves at DC be? And what’s the reason for the move? We take a look back at Bendis’ Marvel legacy (whoops!), indulge in a little wild speculation and rumour-mongering, and talk about what we’d like to see from his new DC career!

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