Doctor DC Podcast | Issue #124 – “The Starman Legacy”
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Issue #124 – “The Starman Legacy”

Issue #124 – “The Starman Legacy”

This week we talk all about the many characters to have taken up the mantle of Starman. Hint: there are SO MANY of them!


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Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

Review-osauraus Rex

(1:45) Crystal Putney’s 5-Star Facebook Review


News and Notes

(5:04) Batwoman Launches a New Promo

(6:09) Tessa Thompson Announced as Catwoman on Drunk History

(9:32) Todd Phillips Confirms Joker Movie Does Not Follow Comics

(11:31) Original Green Lantern Rumored to Debut in Stargirl TV Series

(13:43) WB’s Presence at SDCC


The Starman Legacy

(27:23) Who is Starman?

(34:55) Any relation to the movie Starman?

(36:38) Favorite of the Starmen.

(42:07) Which Starman used the powers the worst?  Which character was the most surprising?

(45:46) Casting the other Starmen/Starboys/Star-Spangled Kids.

(52:30) Is Jack Knight the only good example of hero who successfully retired?

(58:03) Was there any connection between Will Payton and the Knight family?

(1:01:02) Writing a JLA/Legion crossover featuring Starboy and Stargirl.

(1:08:05) Which version would David Bowie been best suited to portray?

(1:10:31) Top villains for each Starman.

(1:16:13) Which character pairs up with Starman the best?  Which character should take up the mantle?

(1:20:15) Why does DC bring a former Starman out of retirement instead of utilizing Stargirl?


Dial Doc

(1:25:43) Flip Switch

(1:27:58) Video James


Characters, Places, Things

Cosmic Staff

Doctor Midnite

Justice Society of America



Star-Spangled Kid


Stargirl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Starman I – Ted Knight

Starman II – David Knight 

Starman III – Jack Knight

Starman IV – Mikaal Thomas (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Starman V – Will Payton (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth

Starman VI – Prince Gavyn

Starman VII – Farris Knight 


Recommended Reading and Viewing

Justice League United Vol 1

Starman Vol 2 072



Dark City (film)

Starman (film)



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