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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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#39 Cassie Sandsmark

Wonder Girl

39 Cassie Sandsmark

Today we talk about Cassie Sandsmark, the 2nd (or 3rd if you count Teen Diana) Wonder Girl. She's a spunky teen who wants to fight crime but also joins a cult later to resurrect her dead boyfriend, because Comics.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-it's a good mug y'all
-Young Justice
-Teen Titans, Geoff Johns Omnibus
-Infinite Crisis
-New 52 Teen Titans
-Super Sons of Tomorrow
-Justice League: No Justice
-Young Justice (cartoon)
-Batman Vol. 6
-Preludes to the Wedding
-Batman: Damned
-Heroes in Crisis

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#38 Donna Troy

Wonder Girl/Troia/Darkstar/Wonder Woman

38 Donna Troy

Today we talk about Donna Troy: Wonder Girl, Troia, Darkstar, Wonder Woman for a bit, and a woman who can remember all her lives in the multiverse because she's been cursed by an alternate universe version of herself? It's wild.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Seduction of the Innocent
-Teen Titans: The Silver Age
-New Teen Titans: Who Is Donna Troy?
-Crisis on Infinite Earths
-Titans Hunt
-Check, Please!: #Hockey
-Check, Please! webcomic page 1
-DC Titans Trailer
-Kieron Gillen/Stephanie Hans DIE
-Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #36
-Border Town #1

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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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