07 Apr Issue #237 – “Man of Tomorrow”
This week we kick off Prescribed REIDing, a month of books chosen by Producer Richard. We start with Superman: For Tomorrow, its story, Azzarello and Lee’s take on Superman, and about Superman in general!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
Find more great podcasts like this on Brain Freeze
To ask questions for the next episode, or to continue the conversation online visit us here:
On our Website
Or check out our new store for merch
And our Patreon!
SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Holy 5-Star Review Batman!
(1:11) Ravanna’s 11-Star Tinder Review
News and Notes
(11:21) RWBY Joins Justice League
(16:03) Superman: For Tomorrow and what makes a good Superman book
(21:53) Richard’s unfiltered thoughts on the book
(24:42) The Doctor likes some aspects of the books and some scenes
(27:18) Richard’s pitch for what the book could be and what this book SHOULD be
*Insert EPIC rant here*
Man of Tomorrow
(47:39) What is the difference between Pre-Flashpoint Superman and New 52 Superman?
(51:22) Electric Blue Superman?!
(55:42) Jim Lee’s art in this book is super weird.
(1:00:07) Memorable dialog from Azzarello and decent artwork from Jim Lee.
(1:02:36) On a scale of 1 – 10, where does this rank as a must-read for Superman?
(1:07:16) What makes a good Superman/Clark Kent story?
(1:11:22) What story/moment made you appreciate Superman?
(1:18:12) Batman Who Laughs design and Zod’s armor from For Tomorrow.
(1:20:36) Did Azzarello seriously think that Superman versus the raptor a good idea?
(1:22:35) What would have happened if Superman landed in Themyscira?
(1:24:59) How old is Superman?
Guess the Character!
(1:28:50) Barbarella vibes
(1:29:20) Majority of the fabric of their outfit is in the cape
(1:29:42) Needs industrial strength fabric tape to avoid any nip slips
(1:30:40) Very regal looking
(1:32:11) Sexy grandma
Recommended Reading & Viewing
Characters, Places, Things