Episode 28 - What's New, Shadowcat? (Featuring Greg Rucka)
In which we welcome back Greg Rucka, Rachel makes a valiant effort to read Secret Wars, Earth-200500 is still the best Earth, Kitty Pryde and Wolverine is kind of dodgy, Ogūn is low-rent Mister Sinister, Miles talks about empathy, Greg has an Edna Mode moment, and we all love Kitty Pryde. X-Plained: X-Men #153 Kitty’s Fairy Tale Earth-5311 Earth-200500 (again) Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #1-6 Samurai eyefucking Ogūn Special cuddles Some really dodgy stuff The best Kitties Pryde Professor K. Smart kids in fiction Why we love Shadowcat Point-of-entry characters and gender Costume theory Our favorite new podcast Next Week: Cyclops is the worst at vacations.
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