Sunday, February 20, 2022

2099 Revisited Podcast: Doom 2099 #1

Doom has arrived! This episode features a recap and discussion of the first issue of Doom 2099. In this opening issue, Doctor Doom mysteriously arrives in the year 2099 to find Latveria under the control of Tiger Wylde. His initial attempt to reclaim power does not go well.

Note: I mention in the episode there is a derogatory term used several times in this comic when referring to Romani people. The Romani have been discriminated against based on stereotypes about their culture for hundreds of years, and that particular term is part of that. If you’d like to learn more, nonprofit org Facing History and Ourselves has a great video featuring Dr. Margareta Matache, the Director of the Roma Program at Harvard University:

Next episode will feature Doom 2099 #2.

Saturday, February 5, 2022

2099 Revisited Podcast: Spider-Man 2099 #2-3


Continuing the origin of Spider-Man 2099! This episode features a recap and discussion of issues two and three of Spider-Man 2099. In these issues, we meet the Thorites, as well as the cyborg bounty hunter Venture, the first foe Miguel has to take on with his newfound powers.

Next episode will feature Doom 2099 #1.