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#50 James Rhodes

Iron Man/War Machine/Iron Patriot

50 James Rhodes

Today we talk about James Rhodes, a.k.a. Rhodey, who started out as Tony Stark's friend, and ended up having to be Iron Man while Tony faked his death a couple times, and eventually became his own hero called War Machine then Iron Patriot!

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Iron Man #118
-Iron Man: Demon in a Bottle
-armor from SPACE
-The Crew (2003)
-Tony Stark: Iron Man (2018)
-You breathe fire? okay.
-Die #1
-Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix)
-Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Comics)
-Jughead: The Hunger Vol. 1

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#49 Tony Stark

Iron Man

49 Tony Stark

Today we talk about Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, a man who made a suit of armor in a cave, and then continued to make a bunch of suits of armor, and also many many mistakes.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Maus, the graphic novel
-Tales of Suspense #39
-The Aviator
-Iron Man 3
-The Dark Knight Returns
-The Invincible Iron Man (2008)
-Fullmetal Alchemist
-Iron Man (2012)
-They are the backbone of the avengers
-I miss the Steve/Tony friendship it was so good??
-Venom (film)
-Tony Stark: Iron Man (2018)
-Fin Fang Foom armor
-Dr. Sbaisto joke
-Ironheart (2018) #1
-Shuri (2018) #1
-Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider (2018)
-E, on the right, arm wrestling at a baby shower
-MEET E AT PODCON TO ARM WRESTLE

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#48 Captains America Roundup

Captain America/Captain America-adjacent

48 Captains America Roundup

Today we talk about some people inspired by Captain America, who had varying degrees of success as either Captain America or a Captain America-adjacent themed hero!

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Captain America Corps
-John Walker wiki page
-SUPER HUMAN WRESTLING
-These are American Dream toys now, tell your friends
-Truth: Red, White & Black
-Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
-Enter The Spider-Verse (2018) #1
-Shuri (2018)
-Side Character Quest

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#47 Sam Wilson

The Falcon/Captain America

47 Sam Wilson

Today we talk about Sam Wilson who was just a normal dude with a bird friend named Redwing until Steve Rogers convinced him to be a superhero named The Falcon, and then later convinced him to be Captain America.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Captain America #117
-MY MURDER CHAIR WILL DO IT BETTER
-Lobo, from Dell Comics
-Sam's first Falcon outfit
-Falcon (1984)
-Sam's Captain America outfit
-Joaquin Torres as the Falcon
-Falcon (2017)
-Avengers Assemble - Sam's mom comes to visit
-Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #38
-Runaways #15
-Wonder Woman #58
-Mister Miracle (2017)
-Shout Out Anthology
-Should Jason Todd Live or Die?

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#45 Steve Rogers

Captain America/Nomad/The Captain

45 Steve Rogers

Today we talk about Steve Rogers, best known as Captain America, who went from zero to hero in no time flat, punched a bunch of nazi with his sidekick Bucky, was frozen in ice for two decades, and then straight back to superheroing with the Avengers in the 1960s because he has a really hard time not being Captain America.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Bucky discovers Steve's secret
-Captain America #1 Cover
-The Shield
-if i don't eat my shield i'll DIE
-Baron Zemo
-the Death of Bucky
-Avengers (1963) omnibus
-thoughts about BUCKY
-Rick Jones puts on the Bucky costume
-The Nomad
-Captain America: War & Remembrance (Stern/Byrne
-BERNIE ROSENTHAL
-The Captain vs Captain America
-Bucky's Back!
-Captain America: Winter Soldier vol 1 (trade)
-Captain America (2004) #1 (single issues)
-Civil War
-Steve picking up Mjolnir
-Tony fixes Steve's shield
-Steve and Bucky hunched over yelling at each other
-Dorito
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier soundtrack
-Batman Secret Files #1
-Avengers Halloween Special (2018) #1
-VOTE
-Victoria Watkins did our new logo and we love it!!
-They're also on the Magic Folk podcast!

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#44 Monster Mash

Werewolves, Vampires, Ghosts, and Frankenstein's Monsters in Comics

#43 Galactus

Devourer of Worlds

43 Galactus

Today we talk about one of The Big Men: Galactus. He's a huge purple dude who's just gotta eat whole planets!

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-First appearance
-The watchers wikipedia
-Original Sin
-this isn't a link to anything but uh, be careful when you say things about science you're not sure of because then you'll end up in a wikipedia spiral looking into cosmology and cosmogony to see if you were wrong about the big bang... (i don't think i was?) -E
-i was thinking specifically about this Space Is Gay pin that i have but doesn't look like they're currently on sale.
-blows kiss for galactus
-Titans: The Lazarus Contract
-Teen Titans vol 2
-Titans vol 2, vol 3
-Super Sons vol 3
-Switchblade Sisters
-The Wicked + The Divine 1373
-Blackbird #1
-Shatterstar #1

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#42 Norman Osborn

Green Goblin/Iron Patriot/Goblin King/Red Goblin

42 Norman Osborn

Today we talk about Norman Osborn, who has been the Green Goblin, Red Goblin, Goblin King (not David Bowie), and Iron Patriot. We also talk about his son Harry because there's a LOT of drama with the Osborns.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Wow! Just WAIT until you see the green goblin!
-Willem Dafoe's Norman Osborn talks to the Green Goblin
-the CoolGames Inc Willem Dafoe bit
-The Clone Saga
-AMERICAN SON
-Runaways: True Believers
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #800
-Venom!!

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#40 The Joker

Clown Prince of Crime

40 The Joker

Today we talk about the Joker, Batman's most iconic villain, who just does so many murders, and all of the bad stuff you could think of. We also spend a LONG time at the end talking about Heroes in Crisis #1

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Some Jerry Robinson Joker design
-Seduction of the Innocent
-60's Batman Joker threatens Batman over the phone
-The Dark Knight Returns
-The Joker (1975)
-The Killing Joke
-Endgame
-The Joker's Last Laugh
-A Serious House on Serious Earth
-Lego Batman
-Azzarello's Joker Miniseries
-Batman: White Knight
-Batman (2016)
-Heroes in Crisis #1

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