So, Aquaman is in theatres. It’s a film about the buff bearded prince of a high-fantasy, regal realm separate from the world of man, who has to fight his evil brother, reclaim the throne, and protect his people and humankind. Huh. Doesn’t that remind you of someone else? Another superhero from another comic-book based cinematic universe perhaps? Who could it be? Such a mystery…

Ok, seriously, Aquaman is the Thor of DC. Except the Aquaman film’s swashbuckling tone is more similar to Thor: Ragnarok than the first two overly serious Thor movies. So what better time to release our review of Thor: Ragnarok! How’s that for a justification of why this podcast is coming out a year late?

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Music Featured:

“Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin


About The Author Siddharth Gupta

Siddharth Gupta is an illustrator, animator, and writer based in Minnesota. They graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, and have worked on projects for the University of Minnesota and the Shreya R. Dixit Foundation. An avid animation and comics fan since childhood, they've turned their passion towards being both a creator and a critic. They credit their love for both mediums to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, which has also defined their artistic and comedic sensibilities. A frequent visitor to their local comic book shop, they are an avid reader and collector, particularly fond of manga. Their favorite comics include The Adventures of Tintin by Herge, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed, and pretty much anything and everything by Rumiko Takahashi.

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