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165: Batgirl / Oracle with Bruce

This week Bruce discusses Barbara Gordon, the adopted daughter of Commissioner Gordon who would become the first Batgirl. After a dark tragedy at the hands of the Joker, Barbara Gordon completely recreated herself as the intellectual giant of the DCU known as Oracle.

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Direct download: barbaragordon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:47pm EST
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164: Arthur Dent/ Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy with Marty

This week Marty Merrick joins Bruce to talk about the very English Arthur Dent, central character from Douglas Adams classic sci-fi comedy Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. This episode explores all of Arthur's adventures in the 5 part trilogy (yes, that doesn't add up) from Earth, to the end of the universe, back to Earth a couple of times in search of Tea and the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything.

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Direct download: arthurdent.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm EST
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163: Miracleman with Bruce

Miracleman was originally just a substitute for Captain Marvel created by Mick Anglo for British audiences of the 1950's, but in 1982 Alan Moore re-invented the character for modern audiences. Originally known as Marvelman, Miracleman went from a second rate impostor to one of the greatest examples of modern comic book heroes in just 16 issues, before being handed off to the wonderful Neil Gaiman for a second re-invention that is reaching a whole new generation of comic readers via Marvel reprints (and hopefully some forthcoming new stories).

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Direct download: miracleman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:58pm EST
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162: Deadpool Part Two

this is episode two of a two part series about Deadpool.

This week Bruce completes another multi-part epic journey, this time exploring the "Merc with a Mouth" Deadpool. The unexpected box office success has shown that the masses have an appetite for the character, but his comic book roots have a winding story that many casual fans may not know about.

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Direct download: deadpoolpart2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST
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161: Deadpool Part One

This week Bruce embarks on another multi-part epic journey, this time exploring the "Merc with a Mouth" Deadpool. The unexpected box office success has shown that the masses have an appetite for the character, but his comic book roots have a winding story that many casual fans may not know about.

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Direct download: Deadpoolpart1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EST
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160: The Vision with Bruce

This week Bruce talks about the synthezoid Avenger, The Vision. Created by Ultron from the body of the original Human Torch with the brain patterns of Wonder Man, The Vision became a singular hero in his own rite. He fell in love with the Scarlet Witch and survived many an existential crisis while struggling with the question, "what does it mean to be human?"

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Direct download: vision.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm EST
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159: The Haunted Tank with Bruce

This week Bruce talks about one of the more bizarre concepts from DC's War comics, The Haunted Tank. This is a high concept comic about a World War II tank that is haunted by the ghost of a confederate general from the American Civil War, and it just happens to be crazy enough to work. Over the years the concept was re-imagined to better fit in an updated version of the DC universe, but one thing is constant - a Tank that is haunted is a crazy idea!

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Direct download: hauntedtank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:57pm EST
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158: Jason Todd (Robin / Red Hood) Part Two

This is part 2 of a 2 part episode all about Jason Todd. He was the second Robin who was brutally murdered by the Joker. He was resurrected when Superboy Prime super punched reality and became an anti-hero known as the Red Hood. Bruce had so much to say that he couldn't fit it all into one episode.

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Direct download: jasontodd2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04pm EST
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157: Jason Todd (Robin/ Red Hood) Part One

This is part 1 of a 2 part episode all about Jason Todd. He was the second Robin who was brutally murdered by the Joker. He was resurrected when Superboy Prime super punched reality and became an anti-hero known as the Red Hood. Bruce had so much to say that he couldn't fit it all into one episode.

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Direct download: jasontodd1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm EST
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156: Beta Ray Bill with Marty Merrick

This week Marty joins bruce to talk about the horse-faced Korbinite Beta Ray Bill. Built to be a defender for his people who were forced to be refugees by a cosmic war, he quickly gained many Asgardian attributes after proving himself worthy to wild Mjolnir. Listen to hear all the ins and outs of this classic character created by Walt Simonsson.

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Direct download: betaraybill.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST
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