03 Feb Issue #228 – “Politics”
In this week’s episode we get political, baybeeee! We are talking all about politics in the DC Universe!
SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Holy 5-Star Review Batman!
(1:17) John’s 5-Star Podcast Addict Review
News and Notes
(17:25) Describe how Krypton’s politics led to its demise.
(23:20) How did Objectivism influence Steve Ditko and The Question?
(29:48) What were Luthor’s actions as President and what was his downfall?
(35:50) How did the political leanings of Denny O’Neil and Neal Adams influence GL/GA?
(40:33) Is the Justice League sponsored by the UN or are they independent?
(45:55) Recap Kahndaq’s relationship with the rest of the world.
(50:37) How would the President Luthor story line differ today from the original?
(55:10) Who are some meta-human politicians?
(1:01:01) Is there any trade diplomacy or political maneuvering between the multiverses?
(1:04:38) DCU: Decisions mini-series.
(1:10:08) How has Hawkman’s views changed over the years?
(1:13:39) Is Green Arrow better as a SJW or as the New 52, toned-down version?
(1:17:25) What are some notable examples of real-world politics affecting DCU politics?
Guess the Character!
(1:23:00) Loves the monochromatic look
(1:23:18) Impressive they can handle a gun with those nails
(1:24:08) Apocalyptic evil prison warden
(1:25:15) Probably takes a while to unlock the right lock.
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