This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Ben Affleck is stepping down as the director of The Batman. “Big Brother” has removed Animal Farm from a school’s curriculum. DC continues its take on Hana-Barbera characters with its send-up of Snagglepuss. GLAAD has nominated 10 comics for this year’s Media Awards. And Vault Comics will launch with Natasha Alterici’s Heathen.  On TV: Kristen Stewart dropped the F-Bomb on SNL. Peter Capaldi is stepping down as Doctor Who. S.W.A.T. is returning to TV. And Berlanti is bringing Black Lightning home to the CW. In Comics, we can finally review Mighty Captain Marvel #1 and Angel #1. We’re asked: “why can you wear a sports team jersey but I can’t wear a Star Trek shirt?”

All this and Supergirl meets Hercules! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Affleck Steps Down as Director of “The Batman”
Everything’s Orwellian: School Removes Animal Farm from Curriculum
DC’s ‘Gay, Southern Gothic’ Snagglepuss Comic Introduces Augie Doggie
GLAAD Awards nominate 10 comics in 2017
Vault Comics launches next month with lesbian Viking saga
Kristen Stewart Drops F-Bomb During ‘SNL’ Monologue
It’s Going to Be a Long Time Before We Hear About Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who Replacement
‘Supergirl’ Meets Hercules: Kevin Sorbo Cast in Mystery Villain Role
‘S.W.A.T.’ Reboot Directed by Justin Lin Picked Up to Pilot at CBS
Greg Berlanti’s ‘Black Lightning’ Moves to CW With Pilot Pickup