Episode 4: Why Are Mutants Hated?

Mutants are "hated and feared" by many humans in the Marvel Universe, but listener Aaron L. wants to know why they're treated so differently from the other super-powered beings.  Kurt tackles this question, as well as announcing a contest! (See below for more details)

 How exactly does Iceman see?  Perhaps that's why he missed.

How exactly does Iceman see?  Perhaps that's why he missed.

 No, of course I wasn't the first to make that joke.

No, of course I wasn't the first to make that joke.

 16 million dead, and that's the opening chapter.  The story's called "E for Extinction" for a reason.

16 million dead, and that's the opening chapter.  The story's called "E for Extinction" for a reason.

 What's wrong with Wanda?

What's wrong with Wanda?

 I accidentally refer to this storyline as "Mutant Messiah" in the episode.  I was close...

I accidentally refer to this storyline as "Mutant Messiah" in the episode.  I was close...

Contest announcement!  Go to the Welcome to Geektown Facebook page, and share any post there for an entry into the contest.  Get two more entries into the contest by leaving a five-star review on iTunes (this also gets you in the Geektown City Council).  One winner, picked at random, will win their own copy of Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1 Trade Paperback, where Peter Parker's origin is retold in a more modern format.  A great jumping-on point!

 With great something, comes great something else...

With great something, comes great something else...