Off Panel #102: The Marvel Solution with Oliver Sava

On this week’s episode of Off Panel, the AV Club’s comic critic – Oliver Sava – joins the show to not talk Marvel’s problems, but solutions to those problems. Sava discusses his reaction to AV Club earning an Eisner nomination this year, his hype levels for the upcoming Runaways book, Marvel’s current state, expectations for Legacy, and the cyclical nature of Marvel and DC, before Oliver and David share their recommendations on how Marvel could fix things and the books they’d publish if they ran Marvel (with creative teams).

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Header image is art from the Marvel Legacy teaser by Joe Quesada. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.