22 May Issue #118 – “Prisons”
In this week’s issue we talk all about the greatest and most iconic prisons in the DC Universe!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(3:30) James Paulsen’s Facebook Review
News and Notes
(10:30) Remembering Baywatch
(21:20) Robert Pattinson Cast as Batman
(32:35) First Trailer for Batwoman
(39:09) Batman: Hush Animated Trailer
(46:01) What about Mr. Oz’s prison and the prisoner behind the giant green door?
(49:56) Is Parallax being held in the Central Power Battery a metaphor?
(53:02) Where was Black Adam imprisoned? Who else has been imprisoned there?
(58:24) Underwater prisons? Superheroes and teams without their own prisons?
(1:05:38) Which prison has the best/worst track record and why?
(1:12:20) Designing our own prison.
(1:15:18) Why does Arkham Asylum still exist? Has anyone ever been rehabilitated/reformed?
(1:25:17) Is the Phantom Zone a pocket dimension or a parallel universe?
(1:27:36) How did Superboy-Prime escape at the end of Infinite Crisis?
(1:36:16) Fuck, Marry, Kill: Belle Reve, Iron Heights, Blackgate.
(1:40:19) Is Amanda Waller a great warden or the greatest warden?
(1:45:54) Designing an impenetrable and inescapable prison.
(1:52:22) What attempts have been to improve prisoner retention rate?
(1:55:48) Opening Day Man (courtesy of @stumpchunkman)
(1:57:29) Rewards Card
(1:59:05) Eastern Bunny
Characters, Places, Things
Mister Oz (Rebirth)
Recommended Reading & Viewing
Robert Pattinson (Wikipedia)