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Pop, the Question (S1-E1)

Season 1 (2017-2018)
Episode 1: "The Cult of the Superhero Movie"

Featured Guest  Ann Alexander (Director of Administration & Finance, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University)

Host and Producer  Melinda Lewis, PhD (Associate Director, Marketing & Media)

Episode Summary

Superhero fans, actors, and production companies are chasing down the next big hit, but at the risk of over-saturating the market for comic book screen adaptations. Host Dr. Melinda Lewis and guest Ann Alexander discuss the increasing popularity and financial ramifications of superheroes and their universes.



Executive Producer  Erica Levi Zelinger (Director, Marketing & Media)

Producer  Brian Kantorek (Assistant Director, Marketing & Media)

Research and Script  Melinda Lewis, PhD

Audio Engineering  Brian Kantorek

Original Theme Music  Brian Kantorek

Graphic Design  Emily Anderson

Additional Vocals  Kevin Egan, PhD and Julia Wisniewski


Recorded October 4, 2017 in 5016 MacAlister Hall, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University.