Salt & Honey

Salt and Honey is a podcast by two friends and full-time cartoonists, Sloane (From Under Mountains, A Map to the Sun) and Leslie (Snotgirl) who want to delve deeper into why they like what they like and hate what they hate. Each week, we explore different aspects of different comics (popular and obscure), as well as other popular media, including but not limited to movies and television.


episode 17: Battle Angel Alita (Deluxe Edition vol. 1)

Sloane and Leslie talk about one of their favorite manga, Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita/GUNNM. This episode features spoilers for Battle Angel Alita and Battle Angel Alita: Last Order, but we also get very in-depth as to why it's such an important title for both of us, and how science fiction can tap into feelings about what it means to have consciousness. Talking points: localization of manga in the '90s, cyborg autonomy, robots with feelings.

The first deluxe edition volume of Battle Angel Alita is out through Kodansha Comics.


 2018-01-04  1h13m