59 minutes | Jul 13th 2016

Episode 019: Nova: Marvel’s reminder that comics are for kids

In the 1970s, Marvel started to get concerned that their comics had gotten so focused on big issues that their original audience, kids, had been forgotten. They came up with a solution, and his name was Nova.   Hosted by: Tyler Huckabee: @TylerHuckabee Hannah Mezzell: @HannahMezzell Ryan Hamm: @RyanECHamm Chris Youngblood: @ChrisYoungest   Connect with Gradient: Web ... www.Gradient.is Twitter ... @gradientdotis Facebook ... /gradientdotis   SHOW NOTES: Marvel has announced its new line of comics, and some of them look pretty good! http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/full-marvel-now-2-point-0-lineup-promo-art-leaks-online Oh joy, Zack Snyder helped write Wonder Woman. http://io9.gizmodo.com/the-wonder-woman-movie-was-written-by-zack-snyder-alla-1783512963 Fox is getting a TV show based in the X-Men universe, and that’s about all we know: http://io9.gizmodo.com/fox-cancels-hellfire-but-adds-another-marvel-mutant-sho-1783544738 Thor: Ragnarok got the Lord of the Rings set designer to handle its own set design. http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/lord-of-the-rings-art-director-to-helm-production-design-on-thor-ragnarok BONUS: The new Iron Man is Iron Maiden: http://www.gradient.is/reactions/meet-marvels-new-iron-man-a-teen-black-girl-named-riri/
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