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Capes On the Couch - Where Comics Get Counseling

155 EpisodesProduced by Capes on the Couch: Where Comics Get CounselingWebsite

Saving the world doesn't necessarily mean you go home happy. How's the mental health of your favorite superhero? A comic aficionado and a board-certified psychiatrist look at the various neuroses of your favorite heroes and villains and provide options for treatment.


Issue 84 - Erica Schultz (Forgotten Home)

We bring back writer ERICA SCHULTZ to talk about her latest work, Forgotten Home! Which Disney hit inspired the story? How does she avoid writing a Mary Sue character? All this and more in a great interview - listen now!


  • Intro
    • Plug social media
  • Interview
    • Background on Erica
    • Genesis for project - inspiration, etc
    • Marika Cresta - how did she come on board?
    • Previous interview, mentioned daddy issues in characters - this one has mommy issues - how much Erica in Lorraine/Joanna?
    • Lorraine - Tries to keep Joanna safe, but it backfires on her
      • Several children taken from home...some of which were abusive to begin with
    • Rani - what’s the source of her prejudice?
      • Narcissism on full display - claims to give people choices, but it’s only a choice that works for her
    • Trodaire - most fascinating character to me, so many divided loyalties - crown, Lorraine, Kerel
      • Gained trust/authority at a young age despite no magic in a magical royal court
    • How is Michael unfazed by Lorraine’s appearance?
    • Ideas for sequel based on ending?
    • Thoughts on Dennis O’Neil
  • Ending
    • Next episodes: Raphael, Support systems in comics, [REDACTED]
    • Plugs for social


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