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Issue #122- “Pet Peeves”

Issue #122- “Pet Peeves”

In this weeks issue we talk all about comic book pet peeves, frustrations, and turn offs!

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Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

Review-osauraus Rex

(0:54) SpiderUK’s 5-Star Review – The Funniest Podcast About Comics


News and Notes

(3:26) JJ Abram’s Coming to Warner Brothers

(11:03) Vertigo Comics to End by 2020

(14:03) Official Trailer for Superman: Year One

(16:55) Official Rating for Joker

(18:34) Batman to Receive Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame


Pet Peeves

(25:40) All the tie-ins for an event story.

(31:55) Delays in releases like Doomsday Clock.

(37:54) Overly sexualized female characters.

(48:27) The constant weird word emphasis in Frank Miller’s work.

(53:50) What turns the Doc off from a book?  Times a change in creative team “ruined” a book.

(59:02) Batman.  No powers but has become unbeatable.

(1:05:56) Abandoned storylines.

(1:10:26) Introduction of a new character only to be forgotten.

(1:15:27) Things the Doc absolutely hated but everyone else loved.

(1:22:49) Issues or arcs where the illustration/lettering/panel design took away from the story.

(1:33:01) Famous pet peeves of DC characters.

(1:42:26) Biggest change to a series that wrecked the series.

(1:46:01) How uncreative was rebranding Tim Drake as Red Robin?



(1:50:30) Art styles or artists’ quirks that distract from the story.


Dial Doc

(1:56:30) Elect-tricity

(1:58:37) Launchpad

(2:00:06) Embossipants


Characters, Places, Things

Batgirl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Batman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Big Barda (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Black Canary (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Catwoman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Green Arrow (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Guy Gardner (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Harley Quinn (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hawkman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Huntress (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Magpie (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Poison Ivy (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Powergirl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Starfire (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Steve Lombard (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Tim Drake (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Wally West (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Recommended Reading & Viewing

Batman Forever (Film)

Batman Who Laughs Vol 2

Blackest Night


Doomsday Clock

Forever Evil

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors

Heroes in Crisis

Lazarus Contract



Chill Adventures of Sabrina (Comic Series)



Frank Miller (Twitter) (Wikipedia)

John Romita, Jr. (Wikipedia)

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