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Captain Manhattan: Comics & Running for Office with City Councilman Ben Kallos

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NY City Councilman Ben Kallos https://twitter.com/BenKallos grew up collecting comics, watching anime and reading science fiction as a Manhattan kid. While most of his time is now spent passing progressive reform legislation, getting trashcans installed across his Upper East Side district or taking care of his daughter, he still loves comics and scifi for the powerful stories they tell about the world around us.

Discussed:

  • What's it like running for office as a geek?
  • How an issue of Punisher 2099 changed his life
  • That Marvel Cease and Desist Letter. 
  • Being named an official Planeteer and working with Extinction Rebellion to declare a Climate Emergency
  • Do not dress up as Deadpool in any professional context
  • Speaking at AnimeNYC Con-- “Comics are comics and animation is animation regardless of whether it’s in Japanese” 
  • Gundum Politics

https://benkallos.com/

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