Capes and Japes
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#218 – Stephen Strange

Doctor Strange/Sorcerer Supreme

Today we talk about Dr. Stephen Strange, who is a surgeon whose hubris messed up his hands and in his quest to be able to be a surgeon again he learned magic and became the new Sorcerer Supreme.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Strange Tales (1951) #110
-Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange
-Doctor Strange (1968)
-variant cover for Doctor Strange (2018) #18 (the ouija board one)
-Marvel Feature (1971) #1
-Marvel Premiere (1972) #3
-Doctor Strange (1974)
-Death of Doctor Strange (2021)

-Peacemaker HBOmax
-The Suicide Squad (2021)
-Batman: Urban Legends
-Batman: Killing Time (2022) #1

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#216 – Peacemaker Roundup

Christopher Smith/Mitchell Black/Unnamed peacemakers

#214 – Klarion the Witch Boy

Klarion Bleak

Today we talk about Klarion the Witch Boy, a terrible magic teen who, along with his cat familiar Teekl, is a nuisance to Etrigan the Demon, Young Justice, and pretty much everyone he comes across. He's pretty lonely, actually.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Demon (1972)
-Young Justice: Sins of Youth (2000)
-Young Justice (1998) #20
-Seven Soldiers (2005)
-Countdown (2007) #33
-Justice League of America (2006) #46
-Robin (1993) #157
-Batgirl (2009) #18
-Klarion (2014)
-Teen Titans: Future's End (2014) #1
-Young Justice (cartoon)

-Love Everlasting #1
-preview of Jurassic League

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#213 – Etrigan the Demon

Today we talk about Etrigan the Demon, who is, unsurprisingly, a demon. He's just a chaotic guy who got intrinsically linked with a human man named Jason Blood who can now summon him with a fun spooky poem.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Demon (1972)
-The Demon (1990)
-"you cannot kill me in a way that matters"
-Klarion the Witch Boy appearance
-Blood of the Demon (2005)
-Blackest Night: Batman (2009) #1, #2, #3
-Demon Knights (2011)
-Stormwatch (2011) #13
-Batman: Damned (2018)

-Superman & Robin Special (2022) #1
-Love Everlasting
-Real Hero Shit by Kendra Wells

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#212 – Betty Brant & Ned Leeds

A normal woman & Hobgoblin

Today we talk about Betty Brant, a woman who has been a love interest, a secretary, and a reporter, and her husband Ned Leeds who has been a reporter and Hobgoblin, and the absolute buckwild stuff that comics has done with them.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #4
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #18
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #238
-Spider-Man Versus Wolverine (1987) #1
-Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives (1997)
-The Clone Conspiracy (2016) reading order
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #15
-Web of Spider-Man (1985) #40
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #67

-Superman and Robin Special (2022) #1
-HBOmax Peacemaker
-Ben Reilly Spider-Man (2022) preview

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#211 – Silvija Sablinova

Silver Sable

Today we talk about Silvija Sablinova, best known as Silver Sable, who is a mercenary who leads Wild Pack, sometimes helps Spider-Man, and once faked her death to hunt her enemies from the shadows.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #265
-Silver Sable & the Wild Pack (1992)
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #279
-Web of Spider-Man (1985) #50
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #320
-Shadowland: Blood on the Streets (2010) #1
-Heroes for Hire (1997) #10
-Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #684
-Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #687
-The Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #25
-Sable & Fortune (2006)
-Sable's described dress and some other looks

-Batgirl costume

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#209 – Flint Marko

William Baker/Sandman

Today we talk about Flint Marko, or William Baker, but mostly Sandman, seeing as he's a man made of sand. Some times he fights Spider-Man, and sometimes he helps Spider-Man, and sometimes he just turns into a pile of sand on the beach.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #4
-Sandman 1981 cartoon - The Sandman is Coming
-Fantastic Four (1961) #36
-Incredible Hulk (1962) #113
-Marvel Team-Up (1972) #1
-Marvel Two-in-One (1974) #86
-The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #280
-Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #169
-Silver Sable & the Wild Pack (1992) #1
-Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999) #22
-Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #615
-Spongebob - Dying for Pie
-Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man (2017) #308

-Superman & Robin Special (2022) #1
-Dark Knights of Steel (2021) #3
-Valkyrie's new suit in Thor 4

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