The Comics Canon
About This Show
The Comics Canon is the podcast that renders judgment on the greatest comic book stories of yesterday and today. Each episode, Curt Holman and Kevin Moreau take a critical and completely subjective look at one of the biggest stories and most seminal moments in the medium’s history, as they decide: Does this belong in the pantheon of classic and iconic tales known as … The Comics Canon?
Most Recent Episode
Episode 40 – The Death and Resurrection of Elektra
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In this episode, Curt and Kevin prepare for the Netflix debut of Marvel’s The Defenders by… not discussing a Defenders comic! Instead, they book a return trip to Hell’s Kitchen as they discuss the death and resurrection of Elektra, as seen in Daredevil #181 and #187-191, published by Marvel Comics! Elektra Natchios is a deadly assassin in the employ of the Kingpin of Crime – and she’s also Daredevil’s long lost college girlfriend! Throw in an ancient order of evil ninjas and the cold-blooded killer known as Bullseye, and you’ve got one of the most memorable deaths in comics history! If it please the court, we ask: Shouldn’t Elektra play a more prominent role in her own death and resurrection? What exactly is up with the Black Widow? And can ol’ Hornhead impress our jury of two and gain entry into the judges’ chambers known as … The Comics Canon? Things Discussed in This Episode: Death and resurrection in superhero comics The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man Frank Miller’s meta commentary of superhero comics A Dungeons & Dragons adventure! The Adventure Zone podcast We issue a correction Divisive Issues The Punisher: Franken-Castle Elektra: Assassin Bill Sienkiewicz on the Word Balloon podcast Here Comes Daredevil