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Issue #86 - "Superman’s Dead”

Doctor DC Podcast

Release Date: 12/05/2018

Issue #145 - “Crisis!” show art Issue #145 - “Crisis!”

Doctor DC Podcast

In this week’s issue we talk all about Crises! Crisis on Infinite Earths, Zero Hour, Infinite Crisis, Final Crisis, Flashpoint, Convergence, Rebirth, Doomsday Clock, and any other continuity changing event in between! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Issue #144 - “Resurrections” (w/ Zack Beseda) show art Issue #144 - “Resurrections” (w/ Zack Beseda)

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In this week’s issue writer and podcaster Zack Beseda (So Fast So Furious) joins us as we talk all about resurrections and returning from the great beyond! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Issue #143 - “Homeworlds” show art Issue #143 - “Homeworlds”

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In this week’s issue we talk all about the homeworlds of alien characters! We dive into the places, people, and cultures of alien worlds in the DC Universe! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Issue #142 - “Animal Powers” (w/ J. Gonzo) show art Issue #142 - “Animal Powers” (w/ J. Gonzo)

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In this week’s issue we are joined by artist and comic creator J. Gonzo to talk all about animal powers and the characters that have them! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Issue #141 - Issue #141 - "Psychology" (w/ Dr. Travis Langley)

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In this week’s issue we sit down with HSU distinguished professor, psychologist, and “Batman & Psychology” author Dr. Travis Langley to discuss the psychology of DC.  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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Special #10 - “Deadman: Exorcism” show art Special #10 - “Deadman: Exorcism”

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In celebration of Hallowe’en, and to conclude Doctober, in this very special issue the Doctor and Producer Richard talk all about the very spooky two-issue series “Deadman: Exorcism”. (3:13) Who is Deadman? (5:50) The artwork and the 90's vibe. (9:55) Introduction to the story. (17:10) The therapist, Hugh, and the metal heads in the woods. (22:58) Deadman sits on a church, steals a charm, and more metal heads in the woods. (25:45) Ann Wallechinskie releases some spirits and the metal heads get possessed. (28:20) The story goes a little off the rails. (33:28) Recapping the first issue....

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Issue #140 - “Kingdom Come” show art Issue #140 - “Kingdom Come”

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This week we talk all about the world of Kingdom Come! Originally an elseworlds tale of a possible future, now Earth 22 of the Multiverse, we are rounding out Doctober’s Dystopian Futures Month talking about this classic story! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon! Review-osaurus Rex (2:20) Sebastian's 5-Star Review Within a Review  ...

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Issue #139 - Issue #139 - "Kamandi" (w/ Kyle Clark)

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 This week we talk all about Kamandi and the future following The Great Disaster! Comedian, Writer, and and Podcaster Kyle Clark returns to the podcast to discuss Jack Kirby’s post-apocalypse as #Doctober continues! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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Issue #138 - “Armageddon” show art Issue #138 - “Armageddon”

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In this week’s  issue we talk all about Monarch, Waverider, and everything else connected to the possible future of Armageddon: 2001! 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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!  

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Issue #137 - “Futures End” show art Issue #137 - “Futures End”

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In this week's issue we talk all about the timeline(s) of Futures End! Week Two of #Doctober and Dystopian Futures Month is all about the world of The New 52: Futures End! Sponsored by Great Lakes Grooming Co.  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 Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!

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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!

Sponsored by Great Lakes Grooming Co. 

Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)

 

News and Notes

(12:11) The CW Releases Several New Elseworlds Photos

(15:25) Zatanna Movie Reportedly Discussed by DC and WB

(19:02) Blue Beetle Latino Movie In Development

(20:39) The Flash’s 100th Episode Promo Released

(22:58) LEGO Batman to be Included in LEGO Movie 2

(24:33) Justice League Dark Script Completed According to Guillermo Del Toro

(25:56) DC Cancels Batman and the Outsiders

 

Prescribed Reading

(28:49) Superman Vol 2 075

 

Superman’s Dead

(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?

 

Dial Doc

(1:43:07) Hand of God

(1:43:45) Seeing Eye Frog

 

Characters, Places, Things

Bizarro (Earth 29) (New 52)

Bloodwynd

Cyborg Superman (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Doomsday (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Eradictaor (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Lex Luthor (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Lois Lane (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Mandrakk (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Monitor (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Roy Harper (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Steel (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Superman (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Superboy (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)

Wally West (PreFlashpoint) (PostFlashpoint)



Recommended Reading and Viewing

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Death of Superman (Film) (Comic)

Heroes in Crisis

Reign of the Supermen (Film) (Comic)

Steel

Superman: Doosmday

Superman Vol 2 075

 

People

Jameela Jamil

Anna Kendrick