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#22 Second Coming with Mark Russell and Richard Pace

Nov. 5, 2020

In this episode, James and Sean interview Mark Russell and Richard Pace, the creators of "Second Coming" from Ahoy Comics. We talk about how the comic came about, the story elements, religion and culture, and its controversy…

#21 What Kind Of Year Has It Been

Sept. 23, 2020

In this episode, Kevin, James, and Sean discuss the impact of Chadwick Boseman for people and superhero fandom, DC Comics Fandome, and the comic book industry. They also share predictions about the future of comics and movie…

TV & Movie Reviews

#20 Quarantine Reading

Aug. 28, 2020

Kevin, Sean, and James talk about the comics they read over the summer. Listen as they discuss and reflect on how they see the world differently after reading Darkwing Duck, the X-Men, everything in between.

Interviews & Guests

#19 Becoming the Seattle Superman with Jonathan Belle

July 8, 2020

We were lucky enough to interview Jonathan Belle, aka "The Seattle Superman". In this episode, we discuss his journey on becoming the Seattle Superman, his cosplay and photography experience, and his journey so far. We also …

Announcements & Trailers

#PodcastBlackout Episode

June 12, 2020

We recorded a short announcement to explain why we are participating in #podcastblackout and will be taking a break from creating new episodes for the near future. In light of recent events and the ongoing struggle for racia…

Interviews With Comics Professionals

#18 Eat and Love Yourself with Sweeney Boo

May 15, 2020

Kevin, Sean, and James sit down for a discussion with artist Sweeney Boo to discuss her new book Eat and Love Yourself. You’ll hear about her motivations and approach to telling a very personal story, as well other work she …

Pop Culture

#17 A Saturday Night In Quarantine

April 24, 2020

Join Kevin, Sean, and James as they set out to discuss their favorite comics that deal with viral outbreaks and pandemics, but end up taking the long way around and get sidetracked a time or two. The guys wander through a my…

Interviews & Guests

#16 Local Comics Shops And COVID19

April 13, 2020

Sean talks to local comic shop owner Michael Costello about how the COVID-19 epidemic has affected his store, Downtown Comics, in Indianapolis, IN. They also discuss what comic fans and patrons can do to support his and othe…

Interviews With Comics Professionals

#15 - A Spider-Man Noir Special With Juan Ferreyra

March 24, 2020

NOTE: In this episode we do talk about violence and other sensitive material. We interview Juan Ferreyra, a comic artist who has worked on a number of stories for Image Comics, Dark Horse, DC, and currently Marvel. We disc…

TV & Movie Reviews Pop Culture

#14 Iconic Couples In Comics: A Valentines Day Special

Feb. 14, 2020

In this special Valentine’s Day episode, we discuss various love themes in comics. Sean shares his 5 “Did You Know” facts about couples in comics, a brief history of LGBTQ representation in comics, and each host shares their…

Interviews & Guests Pop Culture Trivia

#13 Marvel Trivia With Quizmaster Madden Stahlecker

Jan. 29, 2020

In this episode, we have special guest Madden Stahlecker (Kevin's son) serve as quizmaster for a fun edition of Marvel Trivia! Come find out who knows the most about Marvel comics, what surprises were revealed during the gam…

TV & Movie Reviews

#12 Finding Religion in Daredevil, Hellboy, & Jesus

Jan. 15, 2020

In this episode, we each brought a comic to discuss that has ties to religion & faith and what that comic means to us. We explore the themes of nature vs. nurture, and how when we read stories about religions questions, how …

Pop Culture Interviews & Guests

#11 Holiday Special

Dec. 23, 2019

SPECIAL EPISODE! In this episode, we talk about our most memorable comics/pop culture present we received for Christmas. James wasn't able to record with us, so we had a special guest join us, Kevin's son, Madden. You'll a…

Interviews & Guests

#10 Getting To Know Your Co-Host With James Caudill

Dec. 17, 2019

We're inviting our listeners to get to know us a little better. In this episode, we interview our co-host James Caudill. We ask him about his experience with comics growing up, reading comics as an adult, his favorite movie,…

TV & Movie Reviews Pop Culture

#9 Finding Your Family In Comics

Nov. 15, 2019

What does comics have to teach us about family, especially beyond our immediate family? In this episode Kevin, James, and Sean discuss some of their favorite families and family stories in comics, like Fantastic Four, Wolver…

Interviews With Comics Professionals

#8 An American Carnage With Bryan Hill

Oct. 13, 2019

We interview special guest Bryan Hill, a comic author, screenwriter and filmmaker. His current projects include Batman and The Outsiders (DC Comics), Angel (Boom studios), Fallen Angels (Marvel), TITANS (DC Universe/WB). He …

#7 A Triage Interview With Phillip Sevy

Sept. 20, 2019

In this episode, we interview comic writer and illustrator Phillip Sevy. Phillip is best known for his work on “Tomb Raider” with Dark Horse Comics, “Witchblade”, “The Tithe”, and most recently “The Freeze”. His newest proje…

Pop Culture TV & Movie Reviews

#6 Spider-Man Break Up And D23 News

Sept. 6, 2019

While James visits the Negative Zone, Kevin and Sean discusses the recent news on the Spider-Man MCU break up between Disney and Sony, the new Marvel television series that will be coming to Disney+, and Kit Harrington joini…

Interviews With Comics Professionals

#5 The Imaginary Voyages Of Edgar Allan Poe With Dwight MacPherson

Aug. 16, 2019

In this episode, we interview Dwight MacPherson, owner and writer of Hocus Pocus (HP) Comics. We talked to him about how comics affected him at an early age, what drew him to getting into writing comics, and what made him de…

TV & Movie Reviews

#4 MOVIE REVIEW: Spider-Man Far From Home

Aug. 2, 2019

In this episode, Kevin, James, and Sean discuss the new Spider-Man movie and their thoughts on it, as well as a startling revelation about Tony Stark!

Interviews & Guests

#3 Using Comics As A Teaching Tool With Jill Gerber

July 26, 2019

On this episode we discuss some interesting updates from Marvel and DC, and we talk with educator Jill Gerber about why she advocates for using comics as a teaching tool. Jill's contact information: Twitter: @GerberJill Web…

TV & Movie Reviews

#2 MOVIE REVIEW: Avengers Endgame (Part Two)

July 24, 2019

In episode 1, there was way too much to talk about with Avengers Endgame! So we split the them. This is our Avengers Endgame Wrap Up episode.

TV & Movie Reviews

#1 MOVIE REVIEW: Avengers Endgame (Part One)

July 22, 2019

In this episode, Kevin, James, and Sean begin The Captioned Life podcast with their musings on Avengers Endgame.

Announcements & Trailers

#0 Trailer Episode

July 22, 2019

Welcome to The Captioned Life!! Just 3 guys talking the best of comics and its influence on society. This is our trailer and an introduction to who we are and what we are doing. We hope you enjoy!!!