This week, we’re joined by our special guest LaNeysha Campbell to discuss the anime phenomenon My Hero Academia-specifically, the similarities that Izuku “Deku” Midorya shares with Peter Parker. How was MHA creator Kohei Horikoshi inspired by the Spider-Man mythos? How does Deku’s rivalry/friendship with Katsuki Bakugo mirror that of Spidey and the Human Torch’s? And what of Deku’s new abilities, Blackwhip and Danger Sense-which also happen to mirror Spidey’s web-slinging and Spider-Sense? We also give our thoughts on Eternals and the new Morbius trailer!
Spoilers for all of the My Hero Academia anime throughout the episode.
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Collier “CJ” Jennings is a freelance reporter and film critic living in Seattle. He uses his love of comics and film/TV to craft reviews and essays on genre projects. He is also a host on Into the Spider-Cast.