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Issue #165 – “Common Misconceptions” (w/ Connor Boyle)

Issue #165 – “Common Misconceptions” (w/ Connor Boyle)

In this week’s issue we talk all about common misconceptions of DC Comics characters, stories, and more!

We are joined by Canadian comedian Conner Boyle.

Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

Review-osaurus Rex

(1:18) Braydon Keddie’s 5-Star Facebook Review


Comedian Connor Boyle

(3:53) Connor’s Werner Herzog bit and stand-up

(5:05) Connor’s Nerd-dom of choice

(8:55) Lord of the Rings

(13:37) Wonder Woman


Common Misconceptions

(15:41) Does Aquaman really deserve the hate he got for years?

(24:24) Favorite and least favorite misconceptions from only seeing adaptations.

(34:01) Plastic Man.  Will a live action version ever show how cool he really is?

(41:14) Creating a new misconception.

(50:51) DC as a dark and gritty universe.

(56:52) Is Wonder Woman considered to have Greek heritage?

(58:48) Is Batman really the world’s greatest detective?

(1:03:49) Is fire a psychological weakness or physical weakness for J’onn J’onzz?

(1:08:06) Which is the real secret identity between Clark Kent and Kal-El?

(1:14:11) What does it mean to be a god in the DC universe?

(1:22:04) Superhero comics are a for-profit business.

(1:25:27) How many misconceptions were created in the DCAU?  Which ones made it to canon?

(1:34:30) Why does Power Girl get harassed and dismissed more than others?

(1:41:34) Hunter Zolomon is commonly mistaken for a speedster.

(1:47:54) Superman, too powerful and too boring?

(1:58:25) Pronunciation of R’as al Ghul.


Dial Doc

(2:05:08) Low Voltage via Anthony Boes

(2:06:47) Corpse Protector

(2:10:19) Slap Dash

(2:11:54) Mad Cap


Characters, Places, Things

Aquaman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Detective Chimp (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Dick Grayson (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Elongated Man (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hal Jordan (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hunter Zolomon

Martian Manhunter (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Plastic Man (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Power Girl (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Ra’s al Ghul (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Slam Bradley (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Specter (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Suicide Slum

Superman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Wonder Woman (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Recommended Reading and Viewing

Batman: The Animated Series




JLA: The Obsidian Age




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  • sebastien roland
    Posted at 16:34h, 02 March Reply

    Seriously a great episode like always, but this one is extra awesome! 😎

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