24 Mar Issue #235 – “Bwahaha!” (w/ Jordan Morris)
In this week’s episode we talk all about Justice League International!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Welcome back, Jordan Morris
(0:50) Bubble, the scripted podcast
(5:25) Learning the comics format
(11:00) Global thoughts on the JLI
(12:56) The one-punch scene
(16:03) Why was Guy Garnder chosen over the other lanterns?
(18:46) How did Booster Gold wind up as leader of the JLI?
(21:31) Why was Captain Marvel dropped so quickly?
(26:22) Does the JLI book still hold up?
(32:14) Why hasn’t there been another comedic Justice League book?
(36:57) How did the UN and the international angle play into the JLI missions?
(41:16) Who are the heavy hitters besides Martian Manhunter?
(45:14) Casting a JLI sitcom made in the vein of The Office or Brooklyn Nine-Nine?
(51:19) Why are there so many Justice Leagues?
(53:56) When did the reputation shift from Beetle to Booster?
(58:46) Did the series get too comedic or become too much of a parody of itself?
Guess the Character!
(1:02:08) Likely a member of the Black Parade.
(1:02:37) Interchangeable looks.
(1:03:10) Chemically enhanced.
(1:04:15) Very frank.
Recommended Reading & Viewing
Justice League vol 1 005 “One Punch”
Justice League International Vol 1
Characters, Places, Things
Big Barda (PreFlashpoint) (Current)
Booster Gold (PreFlashpoint) (Current)
Blue Beetle aka Ted Kord (PreFlashpoint) (Current)
Captain Atom (PreFlashpoint) (Current)
Guy Garnder (PreFlashpoint) (Current)
Shazam (PreFlashpoint) (Current)