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Issue #188 – “O Canada”

Issue #188 – “O Canada”

This week’s episode, coincidentally on Canada Day, we are talking all about Canada in DC Comics!

Canadian characters, Canadian creators, stories involving or set in Canada!

Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)


Holy 5-Star Review Batman

(2:31) Red Burr’s 5-Star Himalaya Review


News and Notes

(5:28) Event Leviathan: Checkmate is Postponed Indefinitely

(8:10) Lucifer Officially Renewed for Sixth and Final Season

(11:06) Wonder Woman Coming to Roblox

(12:20) The Boys Season 2 Coming This September

(17:50) Superman: Man of Tomorrow Trailer and Blu Ray Release Date

(20:52) Warren Ellis Death Metal Story Pulled

(24:23) Alan Scott is Outed Again in 80th Anniversary Issue

(27:33) DC and Warner Bros Announce Multi-Year Partnership With Spotify

(31:19) Deathstroke: Knights and Dungeons Movie Trailer


O Canada

(34:24) Why doesn’t DC have any prolific Canadian characters?

(38:48) What makes Jeff Lemire such a great DC writer?

(43:00) Wesley Dodds’s Sandman from Earth 2 and Justice League United.

(48:06) Did the Doctor lean towards DC because Marvel vilifies Canada?

(49:44) More Inuit characters would be great in DC Comics!

(56:28) Is it true Plastique wanted Quebec to separate from the rest of Canada?

(59:47) Five person superhero team of Canadian natives.

(1:04:59) Which member of the Justice League would represent each province and territory?

(1:15:07) Get some love for Meredith and David Finch.

(1:19:46) Favorite Canadian comicbook artists.


Guess the Character!

(1:23:59) Loves to dig

(1:24:27) In to forced labor and looks like a white supremacist

(1:24:56) Needs his space

(1:25:46) Was blinded by the light

(1:26:40) Is a little strange


Characters, Places, Things

Adam Strange (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Black Bison (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Booster Gold (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Doctor Ikon 


Flying Fox

Freight Train 

Justice League United


Plastique (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Thomas Kalmaku (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Wesley Dodds (Earth2) (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Recommended Reading & Viewing

Aquaman Vol 5

Justice League United Vol 1



Heritage Minutes: Superman



Bryan Lee O’Malley (Instagram)

Chip Zdarsky (Twitter) (Instagram)

David Finch (Website) (Facebook)

Fiona Staples (Twitter) (Instagram) (Facebook)

Jamal Campbell (Website) (Twitter) (Instagram)

Jason Fabok (Twitter) (Instagram)

Jeff Lemire (Website) (Twitter)

Ken Lashley (Twitter) (Instagram) (Facebook)

Meredith Finch (Website) (Twitter) (Facebook)

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