08 Apr Issue #171 – “Going Viral”
This week we talk all about viruses, diseases, and infections of the DC Universe
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News and Notes
(2:25) DC Debuts Trailer for Gotham High
(3:47) Diamond Pausing All New Comic Shipments
(11:10) DC Reaching Out to Freelancers
(12:47) DC Launches DC Kids Camp
(15:02) Wonder Woman 1984 Postponed
(18:43) Jeff Loveness, Brandon Peterson Say Shazam!
Green Arrow Vol 3 044
(24:28) Richard’s initial reactions
(28:11) Overview of the story
(38:48) Disagreeing on the story
(42:03) Cape Rating
(45:10) Is the Joker’s gas considered a toxin or disease?
(46:46) Are diseases specific to planets or are they consistent across the universe/multiverse?
(51:34) What happened in Batman: Contagion?
(56:12) What are some of Leezle Pon’s best feats?
(1:01:07) Every DC character is under quarantine: which character goes stir-crazy first, breaks quarantine first, files for divorce, has a child?
(1:10:58) What is the origin of the Doomsday Virus?
(1:16:43) The Great Disaster and the Morticoccus Virus.
(1:24:00) Which character would be interesting to see infected by Batman Who Laughs?
(1:30:28) What better portrayed the Anti-Life Equation, Final Crisis or DCeased?
(1:33:03) Whose blood is being harvested for the cure for Coronavirus?
(1:37:42) Three Ring Circus
Characters, Places, Things
Animal Man (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Barry Allen (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Captain Carrot (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Hal Jordan (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Mia Dearden (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
Red Hood (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
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