Episode 144 - Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance


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Ron, Ed and Producer Bill talk the lone exception to Ed's anti-magic bias: Ghost Rider! A fascinating look at when a superhero is not a superhero...

The biker with the flaming skull is, improbably, one of the most literary comic book figures, part of a tradition that stretches back centuries! The character is an absolute masterclass in taking advantage of comic book aesthetics, and recently, one of the most compelling answers to "How do you make a hero from hell fit into a shared superhero narrative?"

All that, plus, of course: NIC CAGE!

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