The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast

The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast Episode 078

Marvel’s Infinity War & DCEU’s Infinite Crisis

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Face Front, True Believer! Diabolu Frank, Mister Fixit & Illegal Machine assemble to go all in on the first official trailer for 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War and (unavoidably) compare Marvel’s prospects with the present and possible path forward for the DC Extended Universe in the wake of the failure of Justice League! Make Ours Marvel, as now more than ever, Excelsior!

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1 thought on “The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast Episode 078”

  1. I agree with Frank (and Marc Bernardin from Kevin Smith’s FatMan on Batman) that the DCEU needs to do something BIG to get the public’s attention and a Crisis on Multiple Earths would be a great way to do that. However, I’m torn in that I think they need to work on their “small ball” game a bit and get some one-shot hits first. I think the Shazam! movie might be their next crack at that. (Although it galls me to no end that the character is called Shazam! now. WTF is he gonna do when someone asks him his name mid-fight? Change back to Billy Fuckin’ Batson is what he’s gonna do. Shazam is the goddamned wizard’s name!!!)

    Anyway, I think a happy medium would be a Brave & the Bold series. You could do the post-Batfleck Batman and another lesser-known DC character in each movie. However, until the whole “will he/won’t he” rose ceremony with Affleck continuing as Bats is resolved, they would need to do team-ups without Batman. If I were Keith G! Warner, what would I do given this line of thought? Well, I’m a gambler, so I’d knock everyone’s dicks off and give Ryan Reynolds a metric shitton of cash (and a big fuckin apology) and get him back as Hal Jordan (Same with Mark Strong). I’d team him up with a recast Barry Allen Flash and do a good old fashioned buddy cop movie w/super powers. If you can’t get Sinestro back, just pick 2 other villains from the GL & Flash Rogues and go the fuck at it. After this, hopefully you can get the B&B movies started w/a new Batman or even do a World’s Finest series with Superman as the anchor. Then comes your Crisis.


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