The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast Episode 068

20th Century Fox’s Logan (2017)

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Face Front, True Believer! This time we cover the supposed final Wolverine movie for Hugh Jackman, the possible last ride for Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier, and Praise HaShem, not so much as a mention of Magneto for once! Plus, the cinematic Deadpool stinger that left out the Stan Lee cameo! Excelsior!

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Diana Prince: Wonder Woman Podcast #11

Justice League Action upon The Transconsciousness Articulator

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This time we revisit the Joe Kelly/ChrisCross issues of JLA #s 83 (September, 2003) and 90 (January, 2004) covering fantasy stories involving the World’s Finest Trinity versus George Bush President Lex Luthor, as well as Diana and Bruce considering the possibility of a romantic relationship. It’s supposed to be a Martian device facilitating this, but it sure sounds like more of a Paradise Island or Kryptonian sort of thing. Then, Frank dishes on the first ten episodes of the new Cartoon Network show Justice League Action. Finally, your comments are addressed, plus we run promos for Justice League Universe Podcast, The All-Star Comics Review Podcast, and the latest podcast about Wonder Woman, Lasso of Truth (not to be confused with the long running non-Amazonian podcast of nearly the same name.)

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The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast Episode 067

Entertainment Weekly’s The 50 Most Powerful Superheroes

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Face Front, True Believer! After a lengthy hiatus, we’re back with two full hours of mediocrity (to be generous) and tedious statistical analysis of a mainstream media outlet’s superficial understanding of the concept of super-heroes, too much of it coming from Frank! Illegal Machine tries to keep up enthusiasm as best he can, while Mister Fixit throws in the towel about halfway through! Look, our new mobile mixer had another cock-up and we lost our episode on Jessica Jones, so this is the best we could scrape together to salvage the night! Excelsior!

  • 00:01:15 50) Doctor Manhattan
  • 00:03:55 49) Hawkeye
  • 00:05:36 48) Morpheus
  • 00:07:30 Sidebar: Scalped TV, BatFlexit, Suicide Squad 2, Perry Fishburne
  • Ad: 90’s Comics Retrial
  • 00:12:55 47) Shazam / Black Adam Rocks / DCEU predictions
  • 00:23:39 46) Invisible Woman
  • 00:24:49 45) Cyclops
  • 00:26:34 44) The Punisher
  • 00:29:32 43) Beast
  • 00:30:18 42) Blade / Blade #2
  • 00:36:08 41) Mister Fantastic
  • 00:36:14 40) Kitty Pryde
  • Ad: Marvel Saga
  • 00:39:11 39) Jessica Jones
  • 00:39:39 38) The Vision
  • 00:40:56 37) Ant-Man
  • 00:42:08 36) Nightcrawler
  • 00:44:42 35) The Falcon
  • 00:45:45 34) Rogue
  • 00:47:24 33) Human Torch
  • 00:49:57 32) Hellboy
  • 00:52:10 31) Nick Fury
  • 00:54:09 30) Aquaman
  • 00:55:49 29) Luke Cage
  • 00:57:32 28) Silver Surfer
  • 00:59:08 27) Captain Marvel
  • 01:01:02 26) Doctor Strange
  • 01:04:08 25) Green Arrow
  • 01:06:06 24) The Thing
  • 01:06:31 23) Supergirl
  • 01:07:48 22) Black Widow
  • 01:08:46 21) Raphael
  • 01:10:09 20) Robin
  • 01:11:42 19) Professor X
  • 01:13:15 18) Batgirl / Oracle
  • 01:14:38 17) Green Lantern
  • 01:16:08 16) Daredevil
  • 01:17:59 15) Storm
  • 01:18:54 14) Jean Grey
  • 01:20:20 13) Thor
  • 01:20:38 12) Deadpool
  • 01:22:00 11) Buffy
  • 01:24:59 10) The Flash
  • 01:27:27 09) Black Panther
  • 01:31:56 08) The Hulk
  • 01:34:01 07) Captain America
  • 01:35:50 06) Iron Man
  • 01:36:50 05) Wolverine
  • 01:38:36 04) Superman
  • 01:39:59 03) Batman
  • 01:40:36 02) Spider-Man
  • 01:43:31 01) Wonder Woman

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The DC Bloodlines Podcast: You May Call Me Doctor Mist!


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The ancient immortal African mystic Doctor Mist was introduced in a cameo on the last page of 1978’s The Super Friends #12 before continuing into appearances in The Super Friends #13 & 45-46 before officially forming the Global Guardians in DC Comics Presents #46. We cover these comics to varying degrees, but our primary focus is the supposed true story of “Nommo,” appended to tales starring Zatara and Zatanna. Is Dr. Mist one of the most powerful and important figures in the history of the DC Universe, or a sad and lonely fraud? You decide, and you can follow along with our reading of 1988’s Secret Origins #27 at The Secret Origins Podcast.

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  • 00:00:47 Kickin’ it Otaku Skool
  • 00:08:01 Spring Trailers
  • 00:21:31 David Fiore/Kyle Benning Mixtape
  • 00:34:38 Mac doesn’t care about Bond themes
  • 00:44:52 The Canadian Border Patrol
  • 00:54:58 The Force Needs To Go The F*** To Sleep

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Diana Prince: Wonder Woman Podcast #10

The Mystery of Nubia

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By all indications, 2017 needs a podcast dedicated to Queen Hippolyta’s “second,” “other,” “dark” daughter who debuted on November 7, 1972 in Wonder Woman #204, so we’re “Introducing Nubia!” The soul sister of the Amazing Amazon went on to appearances in Wonder Woman #205-206, including a solo back-up story, plus cameos in Supergirl #9 and The Super Friends #25 before vanishing from comics entirely for twenty years (and actually closer to a quarter century if you discount a single page of one of those comics.) Despite barely escaping 1973 in comics, Nubia managed to make appearances on television and in toy form when that was an extremely rare accomplishment, and her origin has a massive impact on Wonder Woman’s own. Nubia was a contender, and we argue that she still matters 45 years later on this episode!

Nubia is one of the least heralded but most valuable creations of Robert Kanigher, and possibly his single most important contribution across twenty years as a writer/editor of the Amazing Amazon (depending on how much credit you extend him on Wonder Girl.) The world is still waiting for Nubia to be fully embraced as a key component of Amazonian lore! For more on Nubia, check out my 2012 article on her, newly revised with fresh scans to replace the busted embeds Comicvine left me with.

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