05 Dec Issue #86 – “Superman’s Dead”
This week is the last episode before DocMas, so we close out 2018 and Superman’s 80th Birthday year by talking all about the Death of Superman in comics, film, and/or animation!
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News and Notes
(28:49) Superman Vol 2 075
(53:05) Why did DC Animation make Death of Superman twice? Changes to BvS’s Doomsday?
(59:38) Why is Cyborg Superman so overpowered?
(1:02:08) Did DC jump the shark with Doomsday? Is Doomsday even still a threat?
(1:06:00) Why couldn’t he [Superman] stay dead?
(1:09:55) The mullet.
(1:13:25) What were the long term affects of Superman’s death in DC comics?
(1:16:57) The Doctor’s pitch for a Superman replacement.
(1:20:26) How much are the sealed issues actually worth?
(1:21:57) Is Doomsday a one trick pony? Remembering the Steel movie.
(1:23:37) How the death of Superman personally impacted the Doctor.
(1:26:00) Since Superman’s resurrection, if DC killed your favorite character, would it carry any weight?
(1:29:44) Do you think Wally West or Roy Harper will stay dead? Should they stay dead?
(1:30:51) The Doctor’s favorite Superman clone.
(1:32:24) What happens with Lex when Superman dies?
(1:34:44) Why do Doomsday’s spikes get bigger as the fight progresses?
(1:37:22) How did Hank Henshaw become Cyborg Superman? Who sent the Doomsday monster?
(1:43:07) Hand of God
(1:43:45) Seeing Eye Frog
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