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Comics critic Douglas Wolk ("All of the Marvels") and guests take a weekly trip through the Marvel Comics history of Doctor Doom: hero of Latveria, master of science and sorcery, roboticist supreme, and arch-rival of the Fantastic Four's accursed Reed Richards. The Voice of Latveria is a project of the Cynthia Von Doom Memorial Foundation. Our motto: "We will always tell you the truth... as Doom sees it."
 
A podcast that holds horror to standards horror never agreed to. Hosts Jeremy Whitley, Chris Ceary, Ben Kahn and guests watch, read, listen to, and check out movies, tv shows, comics, books, art and anything else from the horror genre and discuss it through a progressive lens. We'll talk feminism in horror, LGBTQ+ issues and representation in horror, racial and social justice in horror, disability and mental health/illness in horror, and the work of female and POC directors, writers, and cre ...
 
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Episode Notes Jay Edidin of "Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men" joins us to discuss the X-Men/Doctor Doom '98 Annual, "Victor Von Doom and the Mystery of Where Babies Come From," the peculiar beard of the Onslaught homunculus, Jean Grey's spotty memory of her Antarctic adventure, what was happening just off-panel while Wolverine was getting eviscerated…
 
In this episode, special guest Jay Edidin (@NotLasers + @XPlaintheXmen) tells Henry (@punkgroucho) and Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) why he thinks Speed Racer from the Wachowski Sister's 2008 Speed Racer is totally trans. Citations Notes Towards a Trans Speed Racer Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men Order Jay's "Marvel Snapshots Cyclops" from Books with Picture…
 
Fear Level: Spooky with bits of existentially disconcerting Trigger Warnings: Frequent and bloody pet death, suicidal ideation, blood, toxic/abusive familial relationships, sexual harassment Director: John Fawcette Writers: Karen Walton Stars: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle Topics of Discussion: -Suicidal ideation and class projects -Guidance co…
 
Fear Level: Existentially Terrifying Trigger Warnings: Drugs, sexual assault, more drugs, blood, forced drug use, pits full of dead bodies Director: Ana Lily Amirpour Writers: Ana Lily Amirpour Stars: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh Topics of Discussion: -Iran and SoCal - Same thing basically -The local dead body pit -WWE? (more than on…
 
This Friday it's our full episode with the creators of "Old Gods of Appalachia" Steve Shell and Cam Collins as we talk "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night". Don't miss it! And be ready next week for another crossover you won't want to miss as Terra and Manuel from Final Thems pay us a visit to talk "Hellbent"! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
 
A quick fun one to remind you that we have an amazing full length podcast out this week featuring the creators of Old Gods of Appalachia Steve Shell and Cam Collins. Mark your calendars for 4/16 to hear us talk about A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night! And next week, another super exciting cross over! The Final Thems podcast joins us to talk about th…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which Nate Grey has the soul of a man in a mesh shirt; Black Air is somehow even worse than you thought it was; Hulk does not want to be x-treme teen from alternate dimension; we are excited as hell for the upcoming Frasier/Ewing Gamma Flight; and Moira MacTaggert is (sometimes) the ad…
 
Fear Level: Scary/Terrifying Trigger Warnings: Massive amounts of gaslighting, blood, gore, jump scares, harassment, stalking Director: Wes Craven Writers: Kevin Williamson Stars: Drew Barrymoore, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Jamie Kennedey, Liev Schreiber(?) Topics of Discussion: -The ca…
 
Would you sign up on Patreon to support a podcast which was just us yelling at cats? We have some ideas. Be ready for some awesome podcasts! This Friday we talk Scream with friend of the show TJ of Gotham Outsiders! And as you'll hear from this episode, next week we sit down with Steve Shell and Cam Collins of "Old Gods of Appalachia" to talk about…
 
Episode Notes Katie Pryde of Books with Pictures joins us to discuss Avengers #1 1/2, published in 1999--although it sort of purports to be from 1963. Topics include the secret origin of Teflon, Doctor Doom's economical reuse of failed death-traps, Bruce Timm's stellar Jack Kirby pastiche, and Hank Pym's ability to turn his worst habits into superp…
 
Coming this Friday 4/9/2021 we have our episode with TJ Finacey about Wes Craven's seminal masterwork and incredibly queer genre film - Scream! The episode is titled "Upsettingly Hot Murder Boyfriends" and you will know why if you watch Scream. We love this movie and you will love this podcast. Come enjoy it with us. Next week we have something rea…
 
CN: This book deals with transmisogynistic violence, suicide, miscarriages, and all sorts of heavy shit In this episode, Henry (@punkgroucho) and Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) talk about Torrey Peters' new book Detransition, Baby. We start with a relatively short review and then have a very in-depth discussion. Detransition, Baby is currently available fro…
 
This would usually be a skip week, but the world is still being a jerk, so we made you a bonus, entirely unedited, and almost entirely off-topic episode. This time, we talked about the Internet. Topics, roughly: Blazing fast 28.8 Kbps dial-up AOL CDs Final Fantasy, MIDI-style Angelfire vs. Carrd The Gaming Intelligence Agency The Brunching Shuttlec…
 
Progressively Horrified news: Today - a quick preview of our conversation about Scream with our friend TJ Friday - the full brand new episode with Jay Edidin about Ginger Snaps Next week - The full episode about Scream with TJ. They're both very 90's. They're both incredibly queer. Get READY! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
 
Episode Notes ScreenCrush.com editor (and Spider-Man expert) Matt Singer joins us to discuss Amazing Spider-Man #5, the vanity of Doom's death-traps, Flash Thompson's man-crush on Spidey, the Fantastic Four's callous disregard for Peter Parker's life, the glories of Steve Ditko's fight choreography, and why Doom would have been an excellent recurri…
 
Our full episode with Jay on Ginger Sanps drops on Friday, April 2nd and it's great! Guys, I can express what a dream it was to have Jay on the line to talk about Ginger Snaps. Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men is one of my favorite podcasts of all time and when I heard him express how much he loved Ginger Snaps on the show, I knew we had to have Jay…
 
In this episode, special guest Mia Moore Marchant (@stoptweetingmia + @CoolestTrans) tells Henry (@punkgroucho) and Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) why she thinks Marceline the Vampire Queen from Cartoon Network's Adventure Time is totally trans. Check out our annotated watchlist here Adventure Time is currently on HBO Max. Citations Susan Styker's My Words …
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which Sam Guthrie will take all your money; Gambit has exceptionally poor judgment; having friends who are couples means getting to be the big spoon AND the little spoon; Hank McCoy is the agrarian Rube Goldberg; and there are a lot of ways to appreciate a comic. X-PLAINED: Several col…
 
Fear Level: Terrifying/Existentially Disconcerting Trigger Warnings: Gaslighting Director: David Robert Mitchell Writers: David Robert Mitchell Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi Topics of Discussion: -Ben's dislike for tall people -Upsetting naked parents -Polyamory, the curse cure -Pool Rules -When does it follow you? What count…
 
CN: This episode discusses a LOT of transmisogyny Listen to Gayest Episode Ever In this episode, Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) tells Henry (@punkgroucho) about Phyl Petrillo from the Golden Girls and the episode where she realized the Golden Girls would probably hate her. You can find The Golden Girls on Hulu Follow us on Twitter @totallytranspod Get bonus…
 
Episode Notes Alex Ross, the author of "Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music," joins us to discuss the role of Wagner's Ring Cycle in Invaders #32-33, whether it's possible to play Wagner's piano music in armored gloves, and whether Thor or Alberich would have been a stronger candidate for plucking out of operatic reality and sending …
 
We are so psyched about this interview! It was so awesome to talk to Brad Michael Elmore! If you haven't watched Bit, we spoil the crap out of it so go watch it first then come back and listen to our podcast about it, then listen to this interview. Have you ever sat down with the director of a movie you loved and they just immediately confirmed eve…
 
In this episode, Henry (@punkgroucho) tells and Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) why he thinks that Ratigan from the 1986 Disney film The Great Mouse Detective is totally trans. The Great Mouse Detective is currently available on Disney+ Follow us on Twitter @totallytranspod Get bonus content on https://www.patreon.com/totallytrans Buy our merch https://www.t…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which nobody’s ages ever make sense; Sebastian Shaw catches up on villain speeches; nobody puts Louise Simonson in a corner; Tabitha Smith has a bad day; Gambit and Bat Manuel have a lot in common; and Warpath outruns Adam X. X-PLAINED: X-Force #49-51 Haircuts The return off Sebastian …
 
Fear Level: Spoopy Trigger Warnings: Zombies, violence to animals, dismemberment, AI Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Writers: Paul W.S. Anderson Stars: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy You're all going to die down here...of laughter! Resident Evil is the movie that we somehow got instead of an adaptation of the hit horror…
 
Traumatized people processing loss by watching TV sure do connect with a TV show in which a traumatized person processes loss via the medium of television. Disney+ newest Marvel TV show is a timely hit. I'm joined by three fascinating guests for a nuanced and necessary conversation. "When someone tells a Black woman she’s not supposed to be there i…
 
In the first episode of season 2, special guest Julia Ftacek (@JuliaFtacek) tells Henry (@punkgroucho) and Ada (@the_ada_rhodes) why she thinks that Jonathan Swift's 1726 book Gulliver's Travels is totally trans. Gulliver's Travels can be found at your local library. Follow us on Twitter @totallytranspod Get bonus content on https://www.patreon.com…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which it’s hard to be a hologram; the Internet is terrible and you should probably avoid it; we have no idea how Naze is still alive; this is not your mom’s Adversary (if your mom is Fall of the Mutants); Forge is an order muppet; and Sabretooth is not a great addition to most teams. X…
 
Fear Level: Spoopy Trigger Warnings: Gaslighting, blood, violence, references to self-harm and suicide Director: Brad Michael Elmore Writers: Brad Michael Elmore Stars: Diana Hopper, Nicole Maines, Zolee Griggs Topics of Discussion: -Gender dysphoria and Hollywood -Fuck Gender binaries -Gorgeous nihilist psychopaths -Duke. That's it. Duke -She's in…
 
Episode Notes Ben Saunders, the director of Comics and Cartoon Studies at the University of Oregon, joins us to discuss Fantastic Four #10, Jack Kirby's expressive command of design and gesture, the debut appearance of Kirby and Lee on panel, and the relationship between the way Mr. Fantastic addresses the Thing in this issue and "The Merchant of V…
 
Totally Trans Co-Host Henry Giardina goes on Gayest Episode Ever with Drew G Mackie and Glen Lakin The Golden Girls is beloved by many in the queer community, and for good reason, but the series is not batting a thousand when it comes to LGBT representation. This third season episode features a character who may just be the first trans man characte…
 
This would usually be a skip week, but the world is still being a jerk, so we made you a bonus, entirely unedited, and almost entirely off-topic episode. This time, we talked about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Topics, roughly: Daredevil parodies The nature of mutation The four humors Archetypes of masculinity Legal status of mutant animal peop…
 
Fear Level: Horrifying Trigger Warnings: BODY HORROR, blood, guts, insects, maggots, attempted sexual assault, Director: Clive Barker Writers: Clive Barker Stars: Andrew Robinson (Garak!), Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence Hellraiser is a horror classic and with good reason. The special effects are incredible, the monsters are memorable, and for some …
 
"Realism is unfortunate"- Michel Fiffe Michel Fiffe is the creator / writer /artist of the action series COPRA. He’s worked with Marvel and DC on top of fully producing Panorama for Dark Horse, Bloodstrike: Brutalists for Image Comics and Zegas for Fantagraphics. We talk about the development of comics art styles in depth and a graph he made attemp…
 
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