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All In The Family Download

33:10 Download March 16th, 2020

The dynamic duo of Robbie Landis and Ben Morse are back once again for another episode of the Other Identity. The Other Identity is a podcast dedicated to exploring the culture birthed by comic books. This weeks episode is all about family as the guys talk about how DC uses the ‘family’ of super heroes compared to Marvel. The Other Identity keeps is all in the family.

Robbie and Ben talk about some of the titles they’ve been reading lately. The Rebirth Era Green Lanterns, starring Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz, has had Robbie’s undivided attention. It’s also let him to pick Ben’s brain about the idea of ‘family’ in comic books. DC tends to lean into the idea of a ‘super hero family’ where a group of heroes all share the same power set. Marvel on the other hand, tends to take a different approach when passing on the super hero mantle.

Finally, Ben and Robbie discuss the best ‘families’ between Marvel and DC. Who does it better and how do they stack up to one another. Who would you put at the number one best family in comics? Take a listen and let us know what you think! Don’t forget you engage with both Ben and Robbie all week long on social media.

 

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