30 Oct Issue #140 – “Kingdom Come”
This week we talk all about the world of Kingdom Come!
Originally an elseworlds tale of a possible future, now Earth 22 of the Multiverse, we are rounding out Doctober’s Dystopian Futures Month talking about this classic story!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(2:20) Sebastian’s 5-Star Review Within a Review
News and Notes
(6:48) Superman is Going Public
(12:14) Joker Beats Deadpool to Become Highest Grossing R-Rated Film of All Time
(17:52) Brandon Routh Says Farewell to Legends of Tomorrow
(20:37) DC Reveals Female Batman Beyond
(23:35) Wonder Woman 1984 Director Confirms Maxwell Lord
(32:38) What is this world? What is this story? The Kingdom Come 10,000 foot view.
(1:07:58) Highlights, lowlights, and takeaways from Kingdom Come.
(1:12:25) Is the fight between Superman and Shazam the best artwork of the book?
(1:15:14) Are these the purest versions of the DC heroes?
(1:19:46) How much did Mark Waid actually contribute beyond the script?
(1:23:24) What Alex Ross redesigns should be introduced in to the main DCU?
(1:26:51) Favorite cameo in Kingdom Come?
(1:29:10) Should Kingdom Come be made in to a TV mini series?
(1:32:35) What hero has the biggest change in their mannerisms or beliefs?
(1:36:03) Is Kingdom Come better as a one-off or is it worth exploring more?
(1:39:38) What would the Doctor and Producer Richard order at Planet Krypton?
(1:43:30) Favorite moment from the story.
(1:46:31) Does Magog even count as the villain in the story?
(1:49:03) What is disappointing or needed more time in the story?
(1:54:12) Thy Kingdom Come and Young Justice visiting Earth 22.
(2:00:05) Klepto the Wonder Man
Characters, Places, Things ***All links are to the Earth 22 version unless otherwise noted***
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