7: The Death-Trap of Doctor Doom! (with Katie Pryde)

Katie Pryde of Books with Pictures joins us to discuss Avengers #1 1/2–which was published in 1999, but 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 superpowers.

Also, Doom uses a (relatively) new term:

Seriously, Bruce Timm does a VERY solid faux-Kirby.

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