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Mutant City Blues (Back Matter) w/ Rachel Gold and Shana Hausman
Episode 325th October 2022 • Team-Up Moves • Fiona Hopkins and Stephanie Burt
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Time to talk about Mutant City Blues! In this back matter episode we discuss our feelings about creating characters using the Quade Diagram, the challenges of GMing a mystery, and the uncomfortable relationships between superheroes and cops.

Mutant City Blues is written by Robin D. Laws and Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, and published by Pelgrane Press.

Back Issues

  • Powers by Brian Michael Bendis, illustrated by Michael Avon Oeming
  • Top 10 by Alan Moore, illustrated by Gene Ha and Zander Cannon
  • District X #1–6 by David Hine, illustrated by David Yardin
  • X-Factor (1986) #71–90 by Peter David, illustrated by Larry Stroman
  • X-Factor (2020) by Leah Williams, inks by David Baldeon, colors by Israel Silva
  • Rosemary and Rue and other October Daye novels by Seanan McGuire
  • Doctor Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme (2016) by Robbie Thompson, illustrated by Javier Rodriguez
  • The Reckoners (but actually read Mistborn) by Brandon Sanderson

Also Mentioned…

  • Strong Female Protagonist by Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Knox Ostertag
  • Nightwing (2021) by Tom Taylor, art by Bruno Redondo
  • Superman, Son of Kal-El by Tom Taylor, art by John Timms
  • The Discord of Gods (A Chorus of Dragons series) by Jenn Lyons

The Cast

Rachel Gold (she/they, @RachelGold) — Look for Being Emily and Synclair wherever books are sold!

Shana Hausman (they/them, @shanajeanh) — Find them on TikTok as @shanajeanh!

Stephanie Burt (she/her, @accommodatingly)

Fiona Hopkins (she/her, @fionawhim)

Show Info



Twitter: @teamupmoves

Theme Music: “Play” by Sleepyhead