Weekly comics news and reviews! Hosted by Jessica and Jacob, produced in association with The Escapist Comic Bookstore 3090 Claremont Ave. Berkeley, CA.
Week of Oct. 31. 2018
We're pooped from our Halloween parties and our post-Halloween parties, nevertheless we're back with some lingering reviews from the post holiday season.
DC: Heroes In Crisis #2 03:26
DC: Hex-Wives #1 10:13
Marvel: Avengers Halloween Special 15:35
Image: Maneaters #2 21:12
Comicsgate Controvery! 32:40
Birds of Prey casting news 37:49
Stargirl TV series 39:59
Sabrina gets sued 43:12
Allison Mack NXIVM scandal 47:37
Winter Soldier & Falcon limited TV series 53:54
Mikey's Cancer/Leg Amputation Fund (https://www.gofundme.com/mikeysleg)
Mikey's Leg Fundraiser Video Full Length from Bobbi Dulaney on Vimeo.
Mikey is a stand up comedian, caretaker of special needs youth, a writer, an outdoorsman, a musician and we learned October 9th 2018 that he has cancer. It’s a rare form of soft tissue cancer in his leg called Myxoid Liposarcoma that is very hard to diagnose. Because of this, the tumor has had time to grow. The surgical team has concluded that in order to remove the entire tumor and ensure that Mikey will live, his left leg must be amputated on October 31st. Furthermore, to ensure that no cancer remains in his body, he will have to have chemotherapy once he recovers from the leg amputation surgery. The amount and intensity of the chemotherapy regimen will depend on just how aggressive the tumor tissue proves to be, which will be determined when the tumor is extracted on the 31st. The oncology team has informed us that Mikey might need inpatient chemotherapy for several months, which will make returning to work difficult if not impossible for an unknown amount of time.
It’s a sad and frustrating thing that in this extraordinarily challenging time Mikey and his partner Cj must also contend with the financial reality of these treatments, recovery and adaptation to life after an amputation. We are asking that you donate what you can to help us raise $50,000 to cover the following costs.
Find out more and donate at gofundme.com/mikeysleg (https://www.gofundme.com/mikeysleg)
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