Doctor DC Podcast | Issue #129 – “Cybernetics” (w/ Matthew Poulter)
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Issue #129 – “Cybernetics” (w/ Matthew Poulter)

Issue #129 – “Cybernetics” (w/ Matthew Poulter)

This week we talk all about cybernetics!

Special guest Matthew Poulter (@theovermatt) will be returning to discuss everything from technological enhancements to full on cyborgs!

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Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

News and Notes

(3:08) DC Makes Damian the New Batman

(5:16) Jason Mamoa Says Aquaman 2 Can’t Move Forward



(11:27) Matthew Poulter’s passion for cybernetics.

(16:45) Justice League Vol 2 029 “Forever Heroes” Synopsis

(21:20) Reactions to the issue

(29:05) Cyborg vs Metal Men and Red Tornado.  Who wins?

(38:57) Creating our own cybernetic body out of our brain and one body part.

(46:10) Who invented Mother Boxes?  Why do both New Genesis and Apokolips have them?

(51:09) Examples of cybernetic experts collaborating.

(56:46) Most overpowered cyborg character.

(1:00:42) What character should gain a cybernetic enhancement?

(1:10:28) What DC characters meet the major requirements for being a “cyborg”?  Do they show it off or hide it?

(1:19:35) Replacing one of the five senses with a cybernetically enhanced version.

(1:24:19) Preferred appearance for Cyborg.


Dial Doc

(1:31:28) Reconnoiter Goiter

(1:32:14) Drapeau Blanc

(1:33:23) Tank Man


Characters, Places, Things

Amazo (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Cyborg (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Deathstroke (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Gorilla Grodd (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)



Metal Men (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Midnighter (Wildstorm) (Rebirth)

Mother Box

Murder Machine

Oolong Island

Professor Ivo (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Red Tornado (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Resurrection Man (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Robotman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Silas Stone (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

T.O. Morrow (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Thomas Wayne (Flashpoint)

Tomorrow Woman

Will Magnus (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Recommended Reading & Viewing

Cyborg Vol 1

Injustice Vol 1

Justice League Vol 2 029

Martian Manhunter Vol 4



Matthew Poulter (Carleton Bio) (Twitter)

Tom Taylor (Website) (Twitter)

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