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149: Optimus Prime with Charles and Darryl from Transmissions

This week Charles Shelton and Darryl Laughy from the Transmissions podcast join Bruce to talk about the Autobot leader, Optimus Prime. From his humble beginnings as Orion Pax to becoming an action master, they cover his whole story.

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148: More Regrettable Heroes with Dan Ritchie

This week Dan joins Bruce to talk about more regrettable superheroes from the long history of comics. Hope you enjoy this episode as much as the previous Regrettable Superheroes edition.

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147: Devil Dinosaur with Bruce

This week Bruce talks about one of Jack Kirby's lesser known creations Devil Dinosaur. First created in 1978, Devil Dinosaur only lasted 9 issues, but his Marvel comics legacy has loomed large. He continued to show up as part of the Fallen Angels, the Savage Lands, and even as a villain in Nextwave. Listen to this episode to get caught up on the brightly colored reptiles history before the launch of the All New, All Different Marvel title, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.

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146: Halloween Special! Werewolf by Night with Jess Hall

This week Jess joins Bruce to talk about classic horror comic character, Marvel's Werewolf By Night, a.k.a. Jack Russell. We try to get into the Halloween spirit by talking about this Transylvanian Lycanthrope that grew up in sunny Southern California. Listen to this episode to learn all about the man and the monster.

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145: Jim Hammond, The Original Human Torch with Tom Norris

This week Tom joins Bruce to talk about one of the founding members of the Marvel Universe, Jim Hammond - The Human Torch. His name is sort of ironic since he's actually not a human, but he first appeared in Marvel Comics #1 in 1939. He's had a long and interesting history, so check out this episode to learn all about it.

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144: Taskmaster with Bruce

This week Bruce talks all about Marvel's Taskmaster.

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143: Dazzler with Dan Ritchie

This week Dan joins Bruce to talk about Marvel's disco queen, Dazzler. The character was originally conceived as a cross promotion with Casablanca Records, but as the movie and pop star aspirations faded away the comic book heroine endured.

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142: Gandalf with Sian Webb

This week Sian joins Bruce to take a trip to Middle Earth to discuss the Grey Wizard, Gandalf. One of Tolkien's most recognizable characters makes for interesting discussion of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy (books and films). So listen to this episode to learn about this supernatural being with a soft spot for hobbits.

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141: The Flash (Barry Allen) with Bruce

This Week Bruce tackles the Silver Age Flash, Barry Allen. Barry Allen created the speed force, discovered Earth-2 and Earth Prime, and used a cosmic treadmill all before he met his demise in the Original Crisis. After he was resurrected at the hands of Grant Morrison and Geoff Johns, he went on to create The New 52.

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140: Angel / Archangel with Ryan Christopher

This week Ryan joins Bruce to discuss one of the original X-Men, Warren Worthington III - better known as Angel. When he nearly died in a plane crash, his life was saved by Apocalypse, who turned him into the Horseman Death. After freeing himself from Apocalypse, he went on to be known as Archangel. Listen to this episode for all the details!

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