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#35 Bart Allen

Impulse/Kid Flash/The Flash

35 Bart Allen

Today we talk about Bart Allen, Barry's grandson from the future, who becomes Impulse, then Kid Flash, then The Flash for a little bit.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Legion of Super-Heroes
-Who Named Impulse? bc it's comics, a lot of different people, it turns out,
-Impulse Solo Series
-Young Justice
-Teen Titans (2003)
-Infinite Crisis
-stupidest boy dead
-Final Crisis
-Flashpoint
-Flash War
-Bart Allen is BACK
-Young Justice Cartoon
-Lumberjanes Vol. 9
-Teen Titans (2016) Vol. 1
-West Coast Avengers (2018) #1
-Nancy Drew #1

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#33 Barry Allen

The Flash

33 Barry Allen

Today we talk about Barry Allen, who is not the first Flash, but is most likely the most well-known, even though he was dead for 23 years.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-it doesn't have Barry in it but Justice League Cartoon!
-Crisis on Infinite Earths
-apparently DC has a Crisis on Infinite Earths collection??
-Final Crisis
-Battle for the Cowl
-Flashpoint
-Flash War
-Justice League War, Barry meets Batman
-Teen Titans Earth One
-Action Comics #1000
-That Tom King tweet
-Squirrel Girl vol 8
-Heroes in Crisis pin
-Batman double date issue

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#32 Teen Titans

A group of superhero teens (mostly sidekicks), now with a Legacy!

32 Teen Titans

Today we talk about the Teen Titans, a group of mostly teen sidekicks (except they grow up and sometimes get back together as the Titans). Over the decades there have been several different rosters, but the Titans legacy is always there.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode (the internet ate my first list so this is incomplete and out of order, sorry y'all):
-New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
-Teen Titans Year One
-Teen Titans (2003): A Kid's Game
-Reign of the Supermen Sneak Peek
-Teen Titans Rebirth Vol. 1
-Super Sons of Tomorrow
-Batman Ninja trailer
-Teen Titans Earth One Vol. 1
-Gravity Falls: Lost Legends
-The Long Con

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#31 Hellboy

Red

31 Hellboy

Today we talk about Hellboy (some folks call him Red, since that's better than calling a dude "Hellboy" day-in-day-out), a half-demon who works for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-This article has scans of Hellboy's first appearance in SDCC Comics #2
-THE FISH MAN MOVIE did we ever say it was called The Shape of Water? Did you not know that? it is, we're sorry, it's very good.
-excuse me 90's i cannot see my comics
-Abe Sapien Volume 1: The Drowning
-B.P.R.D. Volume 1
-Hellboy: The Wild Hunt
-Hellboy: Wake the Devil
-Hellboy Omnibus Versions
-Hellboy II is very good have the drunk singing scene
-hellboy animated? more likely than you'd think
-The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins
-Titans trailer
-Aquaman trailer
-Shazam! trailer
-Marvel Rising trailer the shorts are airing August 13!!!
-Young Justice S3 trailer

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#28 Miles Morales

Spider-Man

28 Miles Morales

Today we talk about Miles Morales, who became Spider-Man after the original Spider-Man died, Oscorp tried to recreate the spider that bit Peter Parker, and Miles ended up with powers and responsibilities at the tender age of 13.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Rest in Peace, Steve Ditko
-Into the Spider Verse trailer
-a list of Ultimate Marvel titles
-DC's New 52
-Donald Glover's spiderman standup
-Community
-Secret Wars
-our episode on Jaime Reyes
-our episode on Ted Kord
-Revealed! The face of Peter Parker!
-Champions
-Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man (2011)
-Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (2014)
-Spider-Man (2016)
-The Man of Steel (2018)
-Batrimony
-Preludes to the Wedding

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#27 Loki

God of Mischief

27 Loki

Today we talk about Loki, the Asgardian God of Mischief, who you may have heard of in the Marvel Cinematic Universe or on 2012 Tumblr, but did you know that sometimes he's a kid without memories, a hot teen, and even sorcerer supreme?

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
hey google how many Thor movies are there
American Gods
the myth of loki tied to rocks as punishment
comics did in fact replicate this predicament somewhat!!
Journey into Mystery Loki cover
Arcane Trickster
Eliane's not talking about eating worms to be weird, nobody likes me (guess i'll go eat worms) is an actual children's song, if you were not aware
Thor: Ragnarok is currently on Netflix, as of recording
Absorbing Man
Loki masquerading as the Scarlet Witch
Siege
Street Urchin Loki
Journey into Mystery (2011)
Young Avengers (2013)
Loki: Agent of Asgard
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue
New YA Loki Novel Is Gonna Be Queer As Hell
He's got too many irons in the fire!
He said it was HIS BAD! it's fine!
Loki miniseries (2004)
Vote Loki (2016)
Loki as the Sorcerer Supreme in Squirrel Girl
Bonus Loki as the Sorcerer Supreme (i just like this cover tbh)
Doctor Strange (2015)
Ryan North gives us the excellent Loki we crave, @Marvel please let him write a Loki series
Thor (2018)
Thor (2018) #2 Variant Cover
Amazing Spiderman: Wakanda Forever
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor Content warnings: violence/gore
Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor Content Warnings: sexual assault, genocide, violence/gore, mentions of incest
BATRIMONY
ok so it wasn't DC Comics who tweeted it but it's a GOOD TWEET, and NOBODY THINKS SELINA'S GONNA ROB THE CAVE
COME HANG OUT IN THE DISCORD
X-Men Gold wedding drama
Tony Stark: Iron Man (2018)
X-23 (2018)
All-New Wolverine (2015)
handy dandy linktree link, right here!
open for a surprise

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