God and Comics

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The Avengers and the Search for a Savior

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Joss Whedon, the writer and director of the new film "Avengers: Age of Ultron," is an avowed atheist, but sin, salvation, and sacrifice abound in this latest Marvel movie juggernaut. We discuss themes of hopelessness and heroism in the new film, plus Fr. Matt recommends a nudie book, we geek out about the Scarlet Witch, and Fr. Jonathan surprises no one by making yet another reference to a comedian from the 80s. All this along with recommendations, This or That, and a whole lot more!

Here's some of the rad stuff we talk about:

Silk

Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Firefly and Serenity

Nietzsche

West Coast Avengers

Fr. Robert Barron on the new Avengers film

Sinbad (for those of you too young to remember)

Daredevil Goes to Confession

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The new Daredevil television show is out on Netflix this week. We take you through the series and talk about how the title character's Catholicism affects his choices. Plus we'll look at some new books from the Batman universe, we'll celebrate the manliness of the color pink, and we'll puzzle over why it is that Fr. Kyle eats shoes. All this and more. 

Here are some of the rad things we discussed:

Gotham Academy

Batman Eternal

Yellow, Blue, and Gray

Daredevil on Netflix

The current Daredevil comic

Confession in the Roman Catholic Church

Confession in the Anglican / Episcopal Church

Cartoons

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Our favorite comic book heroes have a long history of showing up in animation. This week, the crew discusses the evolution of comic book cartoons, pointing out some of their favorites along the way. Plus, Fr. Jonathan discusses the time that he accosted Chuck D in a public restroom. Also, recommendations, "This or That," and more!

Here's some more info about some of the rad stuff we talk about:

Spider-woman #5

GI Joe

Howard the Duck #1

Batman the Animated Series

Spider-man

Spider-man and His Amazing Friends

Green Lantern the Animated Series

Boo Berry