09 May Issue #56 – “The DCAU” (w/ Alex the Boy)
In this week’s episode we’re bringing back a very special guest… Alex the Boy (last heard in Issue #31) returns to discuss the DCAU, from Batman: The Animated Series to Justice League Unlimited to Static Shock and everything in between! We take questions from listeners just like you to find out what our favourite episodes are? who made the best villain? All this and more!
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Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
(2:45) Alex the Boy’s intro to DCAU
(8:01) What Colin watched
The Pull List
(11:15) Alex the Boy’s
(13:20) The Doctor’s
(17:35) Which DCAU property was your entry into DC?
(24:33) What is your favorite single episode of any of the DCAU shows?
(34:00) Alex the Boy talks The Zeta Project
(35:57) Pre Star Crossed Hawkgirl or Post Star Crossed Hawkgirl?
(41:26) Favorite/least favorite DCAU villain (can’t say Joker or Lex)?
(46:15) What are your thoughts on Martian Manhunter being sidelined or superficially weakened in the DCAU to keep Superman as the most powerful member of the league?
(50:41) Swap out one member of the original seven, who do you lose/who do you add?
(59:20) Do you feel Static Shock was regulated to the B-list unfairly?
(1:05:31) Any of the two episode arcs from the first two seasons of Justice League that would make good movies?
(1:12:15) Is the storyline of the Question in Justice League based on anything specific?
(1:13:28) Is Icthultu just Cthulhu?
(1:19:18) Why did they change Aquaman from his classic look to his 90s look?
(1:20:35) Love what they did with the corporate owned super team.
(1:26:02) Top three DC animated films?
(1:38:21) Best Batman Beyond episode? Why?
(1:48:47) Has the third season of Young Justice come out yet?
Characters (Unless otherwise noted, all references are from the DCAU)
- Amanda Waller
- Captain Marvel
- Dr. Fate
- Gorilla Grodd
- Green Lantern (John Stewart)
- Harley Quinn
- Lex Luthor
- Martian Manhunter
- Mr. Freeze
- Royal Flush Gang
- Vandal Savage
- Batman “Feat of Clay”
- Batman “Heart of Ice”
- Batman “Joker’s Favor”
- Batman “Robin’s Reckoning”
- Batman “The Man Who Killed Batman”
- Batman Beyond “Black Out”
- Batman Beyond “Disappearing Inque”
- Batman Beyond “Joyride”
- Batman Beyond “Meltdown”
- Batman Beyond “Out of the Past”
- Batman Beyond “Zeta”
- Justice League “Comfort and Joy”
- Justice League “Epilogue”
- Justice League “Secret Origins”
- Justice League “Starcrossed”
- Justice League “Task Force X”
- Justice League “The Enemy Below”
- Justice League “The Savage Time”
- Justice League “Ultimatum”
- Justice League ”Wake the Dead”
- Young Justice “Runaways”
- Batman: Gotham Knight
- Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
- Batman: TAS
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (film)
- Batman: The Doom The Came to Gotham
- Batman: The Killing Joke (film)
- Batman: Under the Red Hood
- Batman Beyond
- Batman & Robin
- Batman Ninja
- Green Lantern: Earth One
- Green Lantern: First Flight
- Justice League
- Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
- Justice League Unlimited
- Milestone Media
- Static Shock
- Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
- Superman: TAS
- Teen Titans
- Teen Titans Go!
- The New Batman Adventures
- The Zeta Project
- Young Justice
- Young Justice Season 3