Extra Issues – Superhero Subversions ep. 3: Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt

Zack, Charlotte, and special guest Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou continue our first miniseries on Superhero Subversions with a discussion of Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard’s Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt (2019)

Topics discussed:
– Does Peter Cannon make a successful argument for fresh modes of comic creation?
– How valuable is the legacy of Watchmen?
– What kind of creative expression does a letterer bring to a comic?

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