18 Jul Issue #66 – “Items of Power”
Hello Residents! In this issue, we discuss artifacts and items of power in the DC Universe! From mystical objects to scientific devices, we’ll take questions on anything that gives power to those who wield it! But first we talk about the latest in DC news! Also we finally talk about Dial H for hero!!!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News & Notes
(2:57) DC Releases New Superman TV Commercial
(5:30) Superman’s Fortress of Solitude is Moved
(8:08) DC Confirms if Barry Allen is Faster Than Wally West
(10:04) DC May Have Killed a Major Batman Villain
(15:01) DC Comics Releasing A Superhero Anatomy Book
(17:45) Aquaman Reveals First Look at the Fisher King
(20:18) New Hawkman Series Reveals Rebirth History
(22:41) G Willow Wilson Returns to DC to Take on Wonder Woman
(26:36) Steve Ditko Passes Away
(28:55) Aquaman Trailer to Debut at SDCC
(33:15) Dial H for Hero
Items of Power
(50:46) What would you consider an item of power?
(51:57) I found these two items (Green Lantern and Power Ring), what should I do?
(54:34) What are some poor examples of poor cultural representation or appropriation? Have they been retconned?
(1:03:40) Spear of Destiny. Has it appeared since the 90’s Spectre series?
(1:07:19) What would THE artifact be in the DCU?
(1:11:57) Has anyone tried to separate the Black Heart from Eclipse and use it for good?
(1:15:52) What makes the Green Lantern Ring the most powerful weapon in the universe?
(1:19:40) Dr. Occult hasn’t been seen much, how powerful is his signature artifact, the Symbol of Seven?
(1:26:50) Name That Bat
(1:34:35) The Bat Grapple always seems to have enough line to reach and lift a ton of weight.
(1:39:25) Shadow Thief’s Dimensiometer and the Metal Men’s Responsometer.
(1:45:08) Has there ever been a comic that explains how the Cosmic Treadmill works? How is there a machine that keeps pace with the Flash?
(1:48:50) Does the Phantom Stranger’s amulet have any significance?
Characters, Places, Things
- Anti-Life Equation
- B’Wana Beast (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Batman’s Grapple Gun
- Chemo (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Congo Bill
- Cosmic Treadmill
- Doctor Occult (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Eclipso (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Element X
- Firestorm Matrix
- Fisher King
- Freedom Beast (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Green Lantern Battery
- Green Lantern Ring
- H Dial
- Heart of Darkness
- Helm of Nabu
- Metal Men (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Mobius Chair
- Mother Box
- Nelson Jent
- Nth Metal
- Orb of Ra
- Penguin (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Phantom Stranger (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Robby Reid
- Rogol Zaar
- Shadow Thief (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Spear of Destiny
- Spectre Vol 3
- Symbol of Seven
- Time Sphere
Recommended Reading & Viewing
- Dial H for Hero
- Dial H Vol 1 001
- Flash Vol 5 050
- Man of Steel Vol 2
- Red Hood and the Outlaws Vol 2 024
- Young Justice S1E1 – Independence Day