The Summer Superhero Spectacular

John and Craig are joined by the writers of the some of the biggest superhero movies to talk about why these characters resonate. Andrea Berloff looks for the primal essence of Conan. Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely discuss the challenge of bringing Captain America to a global audience. David Goyer talks about keeping Batman grounded even while Superman flies. Then the whole panel gets busy rebooting randomly-assigned superheroes.

Age of Monsters

I helped make a new iPhone game that’s in the App Store starting today. It’s the most absurdly over-produced version of Rock, Paper, Scissors you’ll ever see. Until the feature.

Comic book grammar

Great lesson in how comic books distinguish action, dialogue, and all the rest.