20 Mar Issue #109 – “Sidekicks” (Live w/ Jon Gabrus & Tom Goss)
Comedians and podcasters Jon Gabrus (High & Mighty) and Tom Goss (Mean Boys) joined us for a special episode live from the Yukon Comedy Festival to discuss DC’s sidekicks!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(1:45) Meet Tom Goss.
(6:45) Meet Jon Gabrus.
(12:30) Hot takes on Superman.
(18:45) Is Harley considered a sidekick? Do any villains have sidekicks?
(27:05) Whose sidekick do we want to be?
(34:05) Sidekicks becoming enemies.
(37:35) Debuting a sidekick in the DCEU and giving a sidekick their own movie.
(40:50) Creating a sidekick.
(45:11) Assigning a sidekick to a different hero.
(53:28) Should sidekicks take over the mantle from their hero or become their own hero?
(59:30) Creating an overweight sidekick for Flash.
(61:50) Hacker sidekick for Cyborg
Characters, Places, Things
Aqualad (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Harley Quinn (DCAU) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Jimmy Olsen (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Mia Dearden (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Red Hood (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Sinestro (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Speedy (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Wrath (Earth-One) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Jon Gabrus (Website) (Twitter) (Instagram)