Capes and Japes
a casual comics podcast
3 years ago

#147 – Captain Boomerang Roundup

George "Digger" Harkness, Owen Mercer

Today we talk about the first Captain Boomerang, George "Digger" Harkness, and his son Owen Mercer, who is also the second Captain Boomerang. Digger is arguably the least tolerable of the Rogues, but also maybe the most well-known outside of Flash comics, due to his involvement in the Suicide Squad.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Flash (1959) #117
-Legends (1986
-Suicide Squad (1987)
-Pie Mystery
-Identity Crisis (2004)
-Rogue War
-Outsiders (2003) #34
-Blackest Night reading order
-Dark Knights: Death Metal (2020)
-Dark Knights: Death Metal Speed Metal #1
-Oscar Isaac Moon Knight

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