The Idol-Head of Diabolu Podcast

The Idol-Head of Diabolu Podcast #28

Adjudicating J’Onn J’Onzz
ComicsVerse v Martian Manhunter

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The website Comicsverse, “your source for in-depth comics analysis” very very briefly ran a series of podcasts (exactly two to date, the last one in January) under the banner “Best Underrated Characters in Comics.” Mind, this is out of 80 shows in total, and there’ve been 19 since, so perhaps they just abandoned the premise. I tend to think that’s for the best, since I find the title misleads one into thinking they’re going to select a character they find deserving of attention they haven’t received and tell you why they’re boss.

Unfortunately, in the episodes shining a white hot interrogation lamp on two heroes I’m very fond of, the shows instead felt like inquisitions to determine whether they are in fact underrated, or just poo (with the moderator’s thumb on the scale weighing toward poo in both cases.) One was Doctor Strange, and you should know by the subject of this blog who the other was…

Join me for a special feature length episode with Diabolu Frank for the defense in the case of ComicsVerseS the Manhunter from Mars, but you should lead with the prosecution’s case before you allow me to retort! Superman, Batman, Cyborg, Aquaman, and the rest of the Justice League will be called into question and occasionally treated as hostile witnesses as part of The Trial of the Incredible Hulk Sleuth from Outer Space!

We enjoy dialogue on the red planet, so here are our non-telepathic contact options:

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1 thought on “The Idol-Head of Diabolu Podcast #28”

  1. Really, really enjoying this episode! I’m alternating between nodding my head in agreement and laughing hysterically at your acrid comments. I’ve missed your Martian Manhunter coverage. Also, lots of insightful observations on the character from you that I would never have considered.

    With that said, please don’t ever dissect one of my podcasts sentence by sentence. Not sure my fragile ego could handle the abuse! LOL!!

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