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Masks: A New Generation (Back Matter) w/ James Malloy and Indi Tan
Episode 318th April 2023 • Team-Up Moves • Fiona Hopkins and Stephanie Burt
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It’s time to talk about Masks: A New Generation with two of our favorite Masks GMs: James Malloy of Protean City Comics and Indi Tan of Dice Comics are with us to share their perspectives on this game, what makes it tick, and what parts they actually… kind of ignore.

Listen as we talk about character creation, the labels mechanism, and share some of our favorite stories in the back issues.

Find out more about Masks: A New Generation at

Back Issues

  • Teen Titans (2003), written by Geoff Johns, art by Mike McKone, Tony Daniel and others
  • Scrubs (TV; 2001), created by Bill Lawrence
  • Champions (2016), written by Mark Waid, art by Humberto Ramos and others
  • New Mutants (2019), written by Jonathan Hickman, Ed Brisson, Vita Ayala and Charlie Jane Anders, art by Rod Reis, Alberto Albuquerque and others, especially the Vita Ayala issues, #14–24.
  • Marvel's Midnight Suns (video game, 2022), developed by Firaxis Games
  • Marvel Pride (2022), “Permanent Sleepover,” written by Charlie Jane Anders, art by Ro Stein and others
  • Young Avengers (2005) written by Allan Heimberg, art by Jim Cheung and others
  • Young Avengers (2013), written by Kieron Gilen, art by Jamie McKelvie and others
  • New Teen Titans (1980), written by Marv Wolfman, art by George Pérez and others; esp. “The Judas Contract” (New Teen Titans 42–44 and Teen Titans Annual 3)
  • New Mutants (1984), nos. 13–73, written by Chris Claremont and Louise Simonson, art by Bill Sienkiecwicz, Bret Blevins, Mary Wilshire and others
  • Legion of Super-Heroes (1973), nos. 289–294 (1982), “The Great Darkness Saga,” written by Paul Levitz, drawn by Keith Giffen and others
  • Legion of Super-Heroes (2004), written by Mark Waid, drawn by Barry Kitson and others

The Cast

James Malloy (he/him, @AndTheMeltdowns) — Artie Book (“The Page Knight”)

Indi Tan (they/any, @itsmrmask) — Eka Lanyon (“Gekko”)

Stephanie Burt (she/her, @accommodatingly/ — Cara Rathers (“Braid”)

Fiona Hopkins (she/her, @fionawhim/ — Gamemaster

Show Info




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Theme Music: “Play” by Sleepyhead




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