23 Jan Issue #101 – “Dashiell, Turn on the Podcast”
Posted at 05:37h
In this week’s issue we take a 101 approach, we asked for questions about getting into comics. What to read? Where to go? Where to start?
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News and Notes
(1:04) New Shazam Footage
(3:22) DC Goes Primal with New Target Exclusive
(8:00) George Perez Retires
(10:15) DC Hires Rick Leonardi for Batman Beyond
(11:47) The Batman Film is Getting a Second Villain
(17:27) DC Going With a Less Shared Universe
Dashell, Turn on the Podcast
(23:04) What stories would be suggested to get a good baseline for the Trinity?
(37:00) What’s the best place to start for an introduction in to the Batman universe?
(40:52) What’s a good way to find or read older books?
(47:10) Is there a good resource for checking out a creator’s works?
(49:59) New 52 Suicide Squad vs Rebirth Suicide Squad.
(53:21) Is a chunk of the audience seeking out a DC Comics podcast to help get in to comics?
(1:02:22) What is canon? Who decides what stories count?
(1:11:23) What are the best female superhero titles?
(1:15:46) What stories are the movies based on?
(1:21:20) How to decide what to read?
(1:28:55) What is the world our heroes live in? What is the current continuity’s landscape?
(1:34:07) Games based on the DCU.
(1:44:31) King Pig
(1:45:40) Ink Spot
Characters, Places, Things
Batgirl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Batman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Batwoman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Birds of Prey (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Black Canary (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Starfire (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Supergirl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Superman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Wonder Woman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Zatanna (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Action Comics 1000
Aquaman: Throne of Atlantis
Batman Vol 2 (DC New 52)
Batman: No Man’s Land
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Batman: The Long Halloween
Batman: The Killing Joke
Batman: Under the Hood
Batman: Year One
Black Canary Vol 1: New Wings
Black Canary Vol 4
Detective Comics Vol 2 027
Gotham City Sirens Vol 1
H-E-R-O Vol 1
Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits
JLA: Crisis of Conscience
Justice League Dark Vol 1 (DC New 52)
Justice League: Origin
Man of Steel Vol 1
Starfire Vol 2
Suicide Squad Vol 1 (Ostrander Run)
Suicide Squad Vol 4 (DC New 52)
Suicide Squad Vol 5 (Rebirth)
Superman: For All Seasons
Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow
Wonder Woman Golden Age Omnibus Vol 1
Wonder Woman Vol 4 (DC New 52)
Wonder Woman Vol 5 (Rebirth)
Wonder Woman: Odyssey
Batman: The Animated Series
Batman: TAS “Heart of Ice”
DC Universe Online
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe
Super Powers Skyscraper Caper
Comic Shop Locator
DC Comics Talent
DC Comics Wiki
Find A Comic Shop
Primal Age Funko Pop Toyline