Bitches on Comics

Episode 71.0: I don't love 90% of the things that happen

Episode Summary

In this week's episode, we answer a listener question about the fridging of mentally ill characters and discuss Aurora, Scarlet Witch, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Buffy, and more. Our Comic of the Week is 13: The Astonishing Lives of the Neuromantics by Yves Navant. Trigger warnings: mental illness and mentions of violence. See show notes for more information.

Episode Notes

This week's episode focuses on the portrayals of mentally ill characters, predominantly in comics, though we touch on TV shows as well. We discuss how characters have been mistreated, why we love them, and what could be done better, touching on the likes of: Aurora, Scarlet Witch, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Doom Patrol's Jane and more.

Our Comic of the Week is 13: The Astonishing Lives of the Neuromantics by Yves Navant.

This episode requires a trigger warning for discussions of mental illness and mentions of violence throughout.