12: Squirrel Girl – Show Notes

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First Segment

  • Squirrel Girl’s Powers and Abilities
  • First Appearance in 1992 – Marvel Super-Heroes vol. 2 #8
    • Created by Will Murray (writer) and Steve Ditko (art)
    • Meeting Iron Man and Doctor Doom
  • Next Appearance in 2004 – The Great Lakes Avengers
    • Written by Dan Slott
    • Tippy Toe becomes her sidekick
    • The climactic fight with Deadpool
  • Appears in The New Avengers, 2001-2013
  • New Launch in The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl – Jan 7th 2015
    • Ryan North (writer) Erica Henderson (art)
  • Not a Mutant Anymore…Take That Fox!

Second Segment

  • The Background of Ryan North
    • Published Dinosaur Comics from 2002 to 2006
    • Wrote 2 choose-your-own-adventure books
      • To Be or Not to Be
      • Romeo and/or Juliet
  • His Take on Squirrel Girl
  • Erica Henderson’s Art
  • Poking Fun at the Superhero Concept
  • Upcoming Projects
    • Full graphic novel – Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe
      • Ryan North (writer) and Erica Henderson (art)
    • Young Adult Novel – Squirrel Girl Meets World
      • Shannon and Dean Hale (authors)
  • Popular Reception of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Third Segment

  • The Many Virtues of Squirrel Girl
  • The Refreshing Tone
  • Created for a Wide Range of Ages and Readers
  • Women in Comics
  • Compilations vs. Single Issues
  • Anna Kendrick’s Bid for a Squirrel Girl Movie