#63 Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma With Preeti Chhibber

Co-hosts Sean and Kevin chat with author Preeti Chhibber about her new book, Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma. She shares how her life-long love of the Wall-Crawler led to an opportunity to write an original book series for middle-grade readers. You’ll hear about what it was like to craft a brand new story and bring New York to life on the page, all while her knowledge of the Web-Slinger and some of his villains are put to the test with a round of “Name That Goon.” Fans of Spider-Man, young and old alike, will want to give this episode a listen and check out the book when it releases on July 26th.


ABOUT THE EPISODE

Co-hosts Sean and Kevin chat with author Preeti Chhibber about her new book, Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma. She shares how her life-long love of the Wall-Crawler led to an opportunity to write an original book series for middle-grade readers. You’ll hear about what it was like to craft a brand new story and bring New York to life on the page, all while her knowledge of the Web-Slinger and some of his villains are put to the test with a round of “Name That Goon.” Fans of Spider-Man, young and old alike, will want to give this episode a listen and check out the book when it releases on July 26th. 

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Preeti Chhibber is a children’s author, speaker, and freelance writer. She has written for SYFY, BookRiot, Polygon, and Elle, among others. In 2022, she made her Marvel Comics debut in WOMEN OF MARVEL #1 with a brand-new Black Cat story. This year will also see the release of Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma, the first book in an original upper-middle grade Peter Parker trilogy from Marvel Press. You can find her co-hosting the podcasts Desi Geek Girls and Tar Valon or Bust. She’s appeared on several panels at New York Comic-Con, San Diego Comic-Con, and on-screen on the SYFY Network. Honestly, you probably recognize her from one of several BuzzFeed “look at these tweets” Twitter lists. She usually spends her time reading a ridiculous amount of Young Adults but is also ready to jump into most fandoms at a moment’s notice. You can follow her on Twitter @runwithskizzers or learn more at PreetiChhibber.com

ABOUT THE SHOW

“The Captioned Life Podcast” is a show that discusses the impact of comics and pop culture on life and society. We release episodes on the 1st and 15th of the month (with bonus episodes every once in a while). Hosted by Kevin Stahlecker and Sean Winningham.

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