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Sawbones: Marvel Anatomy

An illustration of two blue snakes twisting around a radius and ulna bone topped with a handsaw coming off either side to form a caduceus staff. The snake on the left is wearing a red dunce cap and the snake on the right is wearing a red graduation cap. The background is a pop art style red to blue fade. At the bottom of the image it says “Sawbones” with “A marital tour of misguided medicine” written below that.

Dr. Sydnee and Justin go through the marvelous Marvel Anatomy book, which explains how many comic book heroes’ superpowers work. Where does the Hulk’s strength come from? How does Spider-Man climb walls? How does Captain Marvel shoot energy out of her hands? And is any of it anatomically or medically plausible at all?

Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers

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Transcript available here