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#334 – Toyman Roundup

Winslow Schott, Jack Nimball, Hiro Okamura (Toyman/Toymaster)

Today we talk about Toyman, Winslow Schott and his various robotic duplicates, Jack Nimball, and Hiro Okamura (our favorite because he's a lonely genius teen).

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Action Comics (1938) #64, 85, 432, 454, 561, 657, 685, 865, 873-874, 976, 978
-Superman (1938) #27, 32, 44, 47, 49, 60, 63, 88, 182, 299, 305-306, 666, 682
-World's Finest Comics (1941) #20, 159, 173-174, 227
-Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954) #9
-DC Comics Presents (1978) #39, 67
-Blue Devil (1984) #24
-Superman (1986) #13, 84-85, 98, 146-147, 177
-Adventures of Superman (1987) #475, 508, 644
-Robin (1993) #35-37
-DCU Holiday Bash III (1998) #1
-Superman/Batman (2003) #6-7, 20, 26, 45, 49
-The Flash (1987) #221-222
-Lex Luthor: Man of Steel (2005) #4-5
-Superman Confidential (2006) #12-14
-World's Finest (2009)
-Supergirl (2005) #58
-Adventures of Superman (2013) Chapter 5, 25-27, 34-36
-Batman/Superman (2013) #5-7, 9, 16-17
-Action Comics (2011) #36-39
-Convergence: Detective Comics (2015) #1
-Superman (2011) #42
-Dark Nights; Metal (2017) #1
-Man of Steel (2018) #2
-New Year's Evil (2020) #1
-Superman: Villains (2020) #1
-DC Cybernetic Summer (2020)
-Batman: Gotham Nights (2020) #22
-Batman: Urban Legends (2021) #2
-Checkmate (2021) #3
-Deathstroke Inc. (2021) #1-7
-Robin & Batman (2021) #2
-Batman (2016) #131-134
-WildC.A.T.s (2022) #6
-Superman (2023) Annual #1

-Incredible Hercules: Complete Collection vol. 1
-Rise of the Powers of X (2024) #5
-X-Men: Forever (2024)
-X-Men: Heir of Apocalypse (2024) #1
-My Adventures with Superman (a.k.a. the supermanime)

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#333 – Anthony Ivo

Professor Ivo/Anthony Ives

Today we talk about Anthony Ivo, who is obsessed with immortality but probably most notable for his creation of the Amazo robot which can absorb and use super powers.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Brave and the Bold (1955) #30
-The Flash (1959) #158
-Action Comics (1938) #480-483
-Justice League of America (1960) #218, 258-261
-Justice League Quarterly (1990) #5
-JLA (1996) #5, 83
-Hourman (1999) #1-2
-Justice League of America (2006) #2-7, 25
-JLA: Classified (2004) #38-39, 41, 44
-Salvation Run (2007) #3
-Justice Leage: Generation Lost (2010) #11, 15, 17-19, 22-23
-Power Girl (2009) #19-20
-Supergirl (2005) #65-67
-Justice League (2011) #3, 6, 23, 23.4: Secret Society
-Justice League of America (2013) #1-2, 4-5
-Justice League (2018) #13, 27
-WILDC.A.T.S (2022) #2
-Batman/Superman: World's Finest (2022) #14-15

-Star Trek: Celebrations
-DC Pride 2024
-Barda by Ngozi Ukazu
-X-Men: The Wedding Special (2024) #1
-The Boy Wonder (2024) #2

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#332 – Thomas Oscar Morrow

Professor T.O. Morrow

Today we talk about Thomas Oscar Morrow, who with a name like T.O. Morrow was always destined to get into some time travel nonsense like building a machine to see the future or inventing... weather robots?

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Flash (1959) #143
-Justice League of America (1960) #64-65, 105-106, 192-193
-World's Finest Comics (1941) #265-268
-Red Tornado (1985)
-Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) #8-10
-The Flash (1987) #19, 61
-JLA (1996) #5, 27
-52 (2006) #2, 6, 10, 14, 23-26, 29, 38-39, 46-51
-Metal Men (2007)
-Trinity (2008) #28-29
-Wonder Woman (2006) #26-27, 30-34
-Booster Gold (2007) #22-25
-Red Tornado (2009)
-Justice League (2011) #2
-Forever Evil (2013) #2-3
-Secret Origins (2014) #5
-Cyborg (2015) #1-8
-Legends of Tomorrow (2016) #2-3
-Cyborg (2016) Rebirth, #1-6, 9-10, 18
-Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt (2018) #1
-Batman/Superman: World's Finest (2022) #16-17
-Titans (2023) #10-11

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#331 – Rex Mason

Metamorpho

Today we talk about Rex Mason, also known as Metamorpho since he can transform his body into different elements ever since his run-in with a radioactive meteorite.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Brave and the Bold (1955) #57-58, 66, 68, 101, 123, 154, 200
-Showcase Presents: Metamorpho
-Justice League of America (1960) #42, 44, 100-102
-Action Comics (1938) #413-418, 675, 879
-World's Finest (1941) #217-220, 224, 226, 228-229, 300, 302
-DC Comics Presents (1978) #40, 83
-Batman and the Outsiders (1983)
-Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
-The Outsiders (1985)
-Adventures of the Outsiders (1986) #33-45
-Invasion! (1989) #3
-Justice League International (1987) #24
-Justice League Europe (1989)
-Animal Man (1988) #16, 20
-Justice League America (1987) #32, 53-60, 90, 0, 93-94, 97-98, 100-113, Annual 4
-Doctor Fate (1988) #15
-Justice League Quarterly (1990) #3-5, 7, 12
-Justice League International (1993)
-Metamorpho (1993)
-Justice League Task Force (1993) #13-15
-Outsiders (1993) #20, 24
-JLA (1996) #1, 5, 52
-JLA: Year one (1997) #2, 11-12
-Silver Age: Showcase (2000) #1
-Doom Patrol (2001) #4-6
-JLA/JSA Secret Files (2002) #1
-Birds of Prey (1998) #51-55, 108
-Outsiders (2003) #6-7, 12, 26-28, 34-44, 47-50
-Doom Patrol (2004) #9-12, 16-18
-52 (2006) #1, 3-4, 13-14, 35, 50
-Checkmate (2006) #13-15, 24
-Outsiders: Five of a Kind (2007)
-Batman and the Outsiders (2007)/Outsiders (2009)
-Metamorpho: Year One (2007)
-The Brave and the Bold (2007) #8, 10-12, 15
-Trinity (2008) #11, 13-16, 18, 39-40, 52
-Wednesday Comics (2009)
-Batman: Streets of Gotham (2009) #2-3, 13-14
-Halloween Special '09
-Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders (2015)
-Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
-The Terrifics (2018)
-Superman Giant (2018) #1-6, 7-16
-Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (2019) #1, 3-6, 8, 11
-Dark Nights: Death Metal (2020) #3, 5-7
-Batman: Urban Legends (2021) #1-3, 8-9, 18-19, 22
-Danger Street (2022) #1, 3, 9-12
-Batman/Superman: World's Finest (2022) #13-17, Annual 1

-Batman/Superman: World's Finest (2022) vol 3: Elementary
-Clark & Lex

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#329 – Alison Blaire

Dazzler

Today we talk about Alison Blaire, best known as Dazzler, a singer who can also turn sound into light thanks to her mutant powers. Very useful for stage presence and also a little bit of X-men shenanigans!

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Uncanny X-Men (1963) #130-131, 148, 210-251, 259-260, 392-393, 502-534, 541-542, 600
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #203
-Fantastic Four (1961) #217
-Dazzler (1981)
-Avengers (1963) #211, 221
-Marvel Team-Up (1972) #109
-X-Men: Beauty & The Beast (1984)
-New Mutants (1983) #29-31, 42
-Secret Wars II (1985) #1, 4, 8-9
-Fantastic Four Vs. X-Men (1987)
-X-Men Vs. Avengers (1987)
-Mephisto Vs. (1987) #3-4
-X-Men Annual (1970) #11-13
-Strange Tales (1987) #9
-Marvel Fanfare (1982) #38
-X-Factor (1986) #38-39
-X-Men (1991) #5-7, 10-11, 47, 112-113
-Wolverine (1988) #102.5
-X-Force (1991) #60-61
-X-Men Unlimited (1993) #32
-Deadpool (1997) #67
-House of M (2005) #2
-New Excalibur (2005)
-X-Men: Die by the Sword (2007)
-X-Men Legacy (2008) #215-216, 220, 227, 250
-X-Men: Manifest Destiny (2008) #5
-Wolverine: First Class (2008) #16
-Hulk Team-Up (2009) #1
-X-Force (2008) #21-23, 25
-Nation X (2009) #1-2
-Nation X: X-Factor (2010) #1
-X-Men: Second Coming (2010)
-X-Men: Hellbound (2010)
-Dazzler (2010)
-X-Men: Curse of the Mutants - Storm & Gambit (2010) #1
-X-Men: Curse of the Mutants - X-Men Vs. Vampires (2010) #1
-X-Men: To Serve and Protect (2010) #4
-X-Men Giant-Size (2011) #1
-Wolverine: The Best There Is (2010) #7, 10-12
-Iron Age (2011) #3
-Iron Age: Omega (2010) #1
-X-Men: Regenesis (2011) #1
-Uncanny X-Men (2011) #1, 12
-X-Treme X-Men (2012)
-X-Men: X-Termination (2013)
-X-Factor (2005) #259
-All-New X-Men (2012) #15, 18, 31
-Deadpool (2012) #29-32
-All-New All-Different Avengers (2015) #0
-A-Force (2016)
-IVX (2016) #0-1
-Cage! (2016) #3-4
-Domino (2018) #1-2
-Dazzler: X-Song (2018)
-Astonishing X-Men (2017) #14-17
-Age of X-Man (2019)
-Marvel Comics (2019) #1001
-X-Force (2019) #9, 12, 43
-X-Factor (2020) #7, 9
-Way of X (2021)
-Deadpool: Black, White & Blood (2021) #2
-X-Men: The Onslaught Revelation (2021) #1
-X-Terminators (2022)
-X-Men: Hellfire Gala Last Rites Infinity Comic (2023) #1
-X-Men: Hellfire Gala (2023)
-Dead X-Men (2024)
-Rise of the Powers of X (2024) #2, 4
-X-Men: Forever (2024) #2

-Part of the FCBD preview of Barda
-Free Comic Book Day list
-The Boy Wonder announcement

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#328 – Cain Marko

Juggernaut

Today we talk about Cain Marko, best known as the Juggernaut, who despite being the step-brother of one of the most well known mutants actually gets his powers from a magic rock.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Uncanny X-Men (1963) #12-13, 31-33, 46, 101-103, 107, 122, 124, 183, 194, 217-218, 232, 322, 333-334. 361, 369, 410-436, 442, 444, 460-461, 540-542, 600
-Doctor Strange (1968) #182
-Amazing Adventures (1970) #16
-Incredible Hulk (1962) #172, 393, 402-404, 456-457, 601-602
-Spider-Woman (1978) #37-38
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #229-230, 500, 574, 627-629, 700
-Marvel Team-Up (1972) #150
-Excalibur (1988) #3
-Thor (1966) #411-412, 428-429
-X-Force (1991) #2-5, 30-31
-Spider-Man (1990) #16, 84
-Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme (1988) #44
-Deadpool: The Circle Chase (1993) #1-2
-Venom: The Madness (1993)
-Deadpool (1994)
-X-Men (1991) #42-44, 53-54, 70, 88, 157-164
-Wolverine (1988) #93
-X-Men Unlimited (1993) #12-13, 40, 44
-Thor (1998) #17
-Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999) #11
-Juggernaut: The Eighth Day (1999) #1
-Avengers (1998) #24-25
-Generation X (1994) #60-61
-Deadpool (1997) #61
-Exiles (2001) #28-30, 46
-Identity Disc (2004)
-X-Men Unlimited (2004) #4
-New Excalibur (2005)
-World War Hulk: X-Men (2007) #2-3
-X-Men Legacy (2008) #211, 219
-Marvel 1985 (2008) #2
-X-Men: Manifest Destiny (2008) #2
-Thunderbolts (2006) #144-163.1
-Avengers Academy (2010) #3-4
-Fear Itself (2010)
-Fear Itself: The Worthy (2011)
-Dark Avengers (2012) #180-183
-Amazing X-Men (2013) #15-19
-X-Men: Blue (2017) #1
-Iceman (2017) #5
-Uncanny Avengers (2015) #28-29
-Thor (2018) #1
-Venom Annual (2018) #1
-X-Men: Black - Juggernaut (2018) #1
-Uncanny X-Men (2018) #16-21
-Punisher Kill Krew (2019) #2-5
-Amazing Spider-Man: The Sins of Norman Osborn (2020) #1
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #49, 56
-Juggernaut (2020)
-Savage Avengers (2019) #14-16, 26-28
-Wolverine: Black, White & Blood (2020) #3
-X-Men Unlimited Infinity Comic (2021) #13-20, 100, 105
-Legion of X (2022)
-Moon Knight: Black, White & Blood (2022) #2
-X-Men: Before The Fall - Sons Of X (2023) #1
-Rogue & Gambit (2023) #3-5
-X-Men: Hellfire Gala Last Rites Infinity Comic (2023) #1
-X-Men: Hellfire Gala (2023) #1
-X-Force (2019) #43
-X-Men (2021) #27-28
-Fall of the House of X (2024)

-Candela Obscura: Circle of the Crimson Mirror
-Rise of the Powers of X (2024) #4
-Dead Boy Detectives netflix

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Just a little episode-length chat!

Today we talk about Anya Coraz--no wait, we already talked about her. Uhhh... we talk about adapting panel comics to infinite scroll formats and... stuff we've read....

Today's mentioned & relevant media:

-Lore Olympus webtoon / graphic novel
-Check, Please! webtoon / website / graphic novel
-Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise webtoon / graphic novel
-Lumberjanes 10th anniversary Kickstarter (Ends 9 May 2024, 11am PST)
-Webtoon contract criticism

-Starman (1994)
-Dead Boy Detectives omnibus
-Nightwing (2016) #113 preview
-Bunt!

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#326 – Martha Franklin

Spider-Woman

Today we talk about Martha "Mattie" Franklin, who is otherwise known as Spider-Woman. She got her superpowers by participating in a risky ritual in a very "this only works out because I'm in a comic book" sort of way!

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #262-263
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #441
-Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #1-3, 5-6, 14, 611. 630, 634
-Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999) #1, 5
-Spider-Woman (1999)
-Contest of Champions II (1999)
-Alias (2001) #16-21
-The Loners (2007)
-Spider-Man: Grim Hunt - The Kraven Saga (2010) #1
-Amazing Spider-Man Presents: Black Cat (2010) #1
-The Clone Conspiracy (2016) #2, 4
-Silk (2015) #14-17

-Wolverine (2020) #46
-Dead Boy Detectives trailer

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#325 – Julia Carpenter

Spider-Woman/Arachne/Madame Web

Today we talk about Julia Carpenter, who was unethically experimented on to get spider powers, ended up on the Avengers, was given psychic powers, and really just was on the run from the government a LOT.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Secret Wars (1984) #6-12
-Uncanny X-Men (1963) #206, 307
-X-Factor (1986) #8-9
-Avengers Annual (1967) #15
-Iron Man (1968) #214, 284, 288, 311-312, 317, 319, 324
-Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #125-126
-West Coast Avengers (1985) #70-102
-Wonder Man (1991) #2, 12, 16-18
-Avengers (1963) #345, 368
-Captain America (1968) #400-401, 437
-Infinity War (1992) #1, 3
-Secret Defenders (1993) #1-3, 20-21
-Infinity Crusade (1993)
-Warlock and the Infinity Watch (1992) #18-20
-Spider-Woman (1993)
-Scarlet Witch (1994)
-Force Works (1994)
-War Machine (1994) #4, 9-10, 22
-Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #159, 166-172
-Avengers (1998) #1-4, 14
-Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #5, 634-637, 664-673, 678-679, 689-691, 695-697
-She-Hulk (2004) #10
-Ms. Marvel (2006) #6-8, 13-14
-Civil War: The Initiative (2007) #1
-Omega Flight (2007)
-Marvel Comics Presents (2007) #3-4, 6-9, 12
-The Mighty Avengers (2007) #21, 23
-Spider-Island (2011)
-Scarlet Spider (2011) #6, 15
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2014) #4, 15
-Daredevil (2014) #16-18
-Deadpool's Secret Secret Wars (2015) #3-4
-Prowler (2016)
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #44, 48-57
-Amazing Spider-Man: The Sins of Norman Osborn (2020) #1
-Edge of Spider-Verse (2022)
-Spider-Man (2022) #1-4, 6-7
-Spider-Verse Unlimited Infinity Comic (2022) #31, 49-53
-Edge of Spider-Verse (2023) #4
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2022) #31
-Spider-Woman (2023) #1, 3-4
-Women of Marvel (2024) #1
-Web of Spider-Man (2024) #1

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