Issue #86 - "Superman’s Dead”
Release Date: 12/05/2018
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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Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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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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