15 Jan Issue #159 – “Charlton Comics”
In this weeks issue we are talking all about the characters of Earth-4, formerly Charlton Comics, and their main continuity counterparts!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(4:50) Jonathan Kain’s 5-Star Facebook Review
News and Notes
(8:05) Glasgow, Scotland is Gotham
(9:45) New Birds of Prey Trailer
(12:35) Joker Director Wants to See Batman Film in Same Universe
(18:15) The Multiversity: Pax Americana and first impressions
(20:38) Story overview
(35:19) Why isn’t modern Captain Atom more prevalent in modern DC?
(45:05) How is the original Question different from the current one(s)?
(51:54) Character spot light on Son of Vulcan and Sarge Steel.
(56:53) Who would win between Hoppy the Marvel Bunny or Thunder Bunny?
(1:00:42) Does Peacemaker’s helmet have a practical use?
(1:03:09) Favorite Batman analog between Question and Blue Beetle?
(1:05:31) Character spotlight on Nightshade.
(1:10:06) Which Charlton comics should be given the spotlight now?
(1:12:24) Who is the coolest Blue Beetle?
(1:16:09) Any African Americans in Charlton continuity?
(1:18:41) How and why did the Earth 4 President kill his father?
(1:22:32) Was Mr. Muscle trying to recapture the Superman template?
(1:30:53) The Restraining Order
Characters, Places, Things
Blue Beetle aka Dan Garrett (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Blue Beetle aka Ted Kord (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Captain Atom (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Judomaster (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint)
Nightshade (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Peacemaker (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint)
Question aka Renee Montoya (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Question aka Vic Sage (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Sarge Steel (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Son of Vulcan (Charlton) (PreFlashpoint)
Yellowjacket (Charlton) (Multiversity)
Recommended Reading and Viewing
The Multiversity: Pax Americana