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Issue #227 – “Louise Simonson”

Issue #227 – “Louise Simonson”

In this week’s episode we are talking all about the DC Comics work of Louise Simonson!

We’re excited to discuss the characters, creations, and stories from her tenure at DC!

Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

Holy 5-Star Review Batman!

(5:13) Matrust108’s 5-Star Apple Podcasts UK Review


News and Notes

(6:21) Trailer for Mayam Bialik’s Flash Facts

(9:13) Tom Taylor’s New Batman Series “The Dark Knight” Coming This April

(12:02) Batman and Scooby Doo Team Up this March

(12:39) Damian Wayne Goes Solo in “Robin”


Louise Simonson

(17:33) How was her input on Death of Superman received?

(23:00) Talk about Natasha Irons, incorporating her into current continuity.

(26:54) Favorite of the 4 Superman replacements?

(30:10) “Steel” the movie.

(33:12) How much of the Superman mythos did she add to the character?

(39:34) What should Louise write next?

(43:33) Has Louise ever revealed the inspiration for Doomsday?

(46:42) Who is the better storyteller between Walt and Louise?

(48:43) What should Steel do in 2021 and beyond?

(54:08) Do you think Simonson hated Shaq’s “Steel” movie?

(57:18) Talk about the Superman rogue, Riot.

(1:02:49) Fancasting a “Steel” remake.


Guess the Character!

(1:08:40) Doesn’t just clash against his enemies

(1:08:18) Jack-o-Lantern face

(1:09:58) American white-collar business clown

(1:11:24) Textile Terror

(1:12:16) Bad guy with no actual powers


Recommended Reading & Viewing

Action Comics 1000 – Five Minutes

Superman: Death of Superman

Superman: Reign of the Superman

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol 1

Steel (Film)



John Boyega (Twitter) (Instagram)

Lance Reddick (Twitter) (Instagram)

Louise Simonson (Twitter) (Wiki)

Lupita Nyong’o (Twitter) (Instagram)

Walt Simonson (Twitter) (Wiki)



Kazaam (Film)


Characters, Places, Things

Cyborg Superman (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Doomsday (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Eradicator (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Manhunter (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Natasha Irons (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Riot (PreFlashpoint) (Current)


Steel (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Superboy (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

Swamp Thing (PreFlashpoint) (Current)

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