Doctor DC Podcast | Issue #121 – “Fanstravaganza IV” (w/ Niko Stratis)
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Issue #121 – “Fanstravaganza IV” (w/ Niko Stratis)

Issue #121 – “Fanstravaganza IV” (w/ Niko Stratis)

This week we are joined by our guestiest guest that ever guested… Niko Stratis, they join us as we dive back into our grab bag of questions that we haven’t answered.

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Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

News and Notes

(5:29) Words and Guitar: A Podcast About Sleater Kinney

(10:15) E3 Expo

(33:37) Harley Quinn’s Origin Retold in Harleen

(36:56) Epix Drops First Trailer for Pennyworth

(38:49) Tom King Adds Popular 90’s Villain to Batman/Catwoman Series

(40:42) DC Unveils the Shazam Who Laughs

(42:30) Dollar Comics Format Returning to DC


Fanstravaganza III

(45:57) Did the Justice League cartoon do justice to the larger DC lore?

(55:07) Rip Hunter’s Chalk Board from Booster Gold’s series.

(1:02:19) What’s the deal with Etrigan?

(1:09:02) Thoughts on Gotham’s approach to the villains pre-dating Batman.

(1:15:48) Which DC adaptations have done the best job of portraying the DCU?

(1:20:26) How fast is Shazam?  How does he rank against Superman and the Flash?

(1:25:07) Can a Titans team succeed w/o a Robin?  Which Robin is the best leader?

(1:31:58) Who would be more willing to get pegged by Wonder Woman? Batman or Superman?

(1:35:25) Did Bubastis lure Dr. Manhattan in to the Subtractor or vice versa?

(1:38:14) Examples of heroes who was established as a civilian first before becoming a hero.w


Dial Doc

(1:43:18) Blind Ska

(1:43:57) Lady Rock Salt

(1:44:36) Them Bones


Characters, Places, Things

Aztek (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

B’Wana Beast (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Beast Boy (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Booster Gold (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)



Captain Marvel aka Shazam (Fawcett) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Dick Grayson (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Doctor Manhattan

Donna Troy (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Etrigan (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Garth (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Key (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Rip Hunter

Rip Hunter’s Chalk Board

Phantasm (DCAU)

Question (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Raven (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Renee Montoya (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Starfire (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Tim Drake (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)



Recommended Reading and Viewing

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Batman Ninja

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)

Batman: Under the Red Hood

Doom Patrol (TV Series)

Flashpoint Paradox

Gotham (TV Series)

Green Lantern: First Flight

Justice League (TV Series)

Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)



Words and Guitar Podcast (Website) (Instagram)

E3 Expo



Andrea Stratis (Instagram)

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