17 Apr Issue #113 – “Genius-Level Intellect”
In this week’s issue we discuss the geniuses of DC. From Luthor to Brainiac, we find out where each ranks and what true intelligence is!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News and Notes
(4:26) Titans Cast Bruce Wayne
(8:00) Shazam Certified Fresh
(15:12) Is Brainiac the smartest being?
(22:41) Where would Wonder Woman rank?
(25:13) If Mister Terrific is the 3rd smartest person, how do the rankings go?
(31:19) Why does DC have a specific list and where does Ozymandias rank?
(33:50) Which genius is the most egregious example of wasted potential?
(39:26) Are there any stories that chronicle Brainiac from inception to Brainiac-5?
(45:09) Zor-El compared to Jor-El.
(51:45) Darkseid’s intelligence.
(54:47) Ranking Live-Action Lex Luthors
(1:00:31) The link between genius and autism.
(1:05:48) Superman’s yellow-sun enhanced intellect.
(1:10:22) Heroic geniuses vs. villain geniuses.
(1:12:54) Luthor’s greatest scheme and Batman vs. Luthor.
(1:18:02) The complete list of geniuses?
(1:22:13) Favorite invention of a genius?
(91:56) Double Back
Characters, Places, Things
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