06 Jan Issue #224 – “New Beginnings”
In this week’s episode we are talking all about characters who take up a new name, new mantle, new mission, or otherwise turn over a new leaf!
SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Holy 5-Star Review Batman!
(3:53) Ryan Putney’s 5-Star “Books” Review(s)
News and Notes
(15:01) March Solicitations
- New Creative Teams
- Batman: Urban Legends
- Wonder Woman 80th Anniversary
- Man of Steel: Red and Blue Anthology
(20:13) Gabe Eltaeb Signs Deal With DC
(22:35) Batwoman S2 Trailer
(30:27) Explain how Jason came back into the Bat-Family as Red Hood.
(36:10) Any characters that should take up a new mantle or turn over a new leaf?
(41:35) How did Renee Montoya become The Question?
(47:16) Ric Grayson?
(53:31) Is it mostly sidekicks that take up new mantles?
(57:24) Carrie Kelley as Robin and fitting into the main DCU.
(1:01:43) Is the Robin persona a training moniker used until the hero can stand on their own?
(1:05:40) Name a new beginning/mission/mantle that is furthest from the original.
(1:12:55) What is up with Drake?
(1:17:00) What is the difference between Green Lantern and Sentinel?
(1:22:08) Do any heroes or villains have any other identities?
(1:29:00) What is the best overall change a character has undergone?
(1:32:01) What is the catalyst for Guy’s change to Warrior?
Guess the Character!
(1:36:19) Positively prepared for eye safety
(1:36:45) Small, tough, and matchy-matchy
Recommended Reading & Viewing
Characters, Places, Things