19 Feb Issue #164 – “Birds of Prey” (w/ Tess Llanos)
In this weeks issue we talk all about the Birds of Prey!
We are joined by the amazing Tess Llanos (OCD Podcast) to discuss this awesome, badass mostly all-female team!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Meet Tess Llanos
(3:32) Ongoing Comicbook Discussion Podcast
(4:46) What got Tess in to comicbooks.
(6:29) Harley Quinn and roller derby.
(11:08) Encounters and backgrounds with the Birds of Prey.
Birds of Prey
(13:42) The changes to Cassandra Cain.
(18:05) What non-feline animal would make a good team name for an all female team?
(21:49) How did Black Canary get her cry?
(24:21) Does a character’s origin make us love the character more?
(30:28) Birds of Prey roster made up of derby girls.
(33:38) The most important members of the Birds of Prey.
(37:21) Where did the name Birds of Prey come from?
(39:35) What female character that has not been on the team should join? What Marvel character?
(44:11) Marry, Fuck, Kill: Birds of Prey Edition.
(48:48) Has it always been an all-female squad? Favorite line-up?
(51:37) Ideal 5G Birds of Prey line-up?
(59:41) Recurring villains?
(1:02:46) Getting beaten up by a member of the Birds of Prey.
(1:06:18) What makes the Birds of Prey unique among DC teams?
(1:12:30) Alternate versions?
(1:14:39) How faithful were the derby scenes to actual roller derby?
(1:20:30) Would Work
(1:21:23) Copter Copter
(1:23:11) Tyra Shanks
Characters, Places, Things
Tess Llanos (Instagram)