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Heroes and Villains 30: Jonah Hex with Jess Hall

Jess from the Infinite Longbox joins me to discuss the unequivicol king of Western Comics, Jonah Hex. Yes, half of his face does look like the insides of a quesadilla, but he has the heart of a honey badger. He just might be the toughest hombre in the DC universe, so listen to learn about Jonah Hex!

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Direct download: HV30-JonahHex.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

Heroes and Villains 29: Morbius the Living Vampire, with Rachel and Tom Pandich

It's a bonus episode! Rachel and Tom Pandich, two of the creators from Skin Crawling Comics, Join me to discuss the world's first "science vampire". We talk all about the ways Morbius is a vampire, as well as all the ways that he isn't.

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Direct download: HV29-Morbius.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am EDT

Heroes and Villains 28: Wally West (Kid Flash/ 3rd Flash) with Dan and Tom from When Nerds Collide

You never know what to expect when these two guys are on the show! I am joined by Dan Ritchie and Tom Norris from the When Nerds Collide podcast to discuss the life and times of the world's fastest side kick, Wally West. Was it a coincidence that Wally experienced the exact same "accident" as Barry Allen, or were greater forces a factor? Listen to hear what the three of us have to say about it.

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Direct download: HV28-wallywest.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Heroes and Villains 27: X-O Manowar with Josh the Beer Snob

What happens when a 5th century Visigoth Warrior is kidnapped by aliens, taken to space, given high tech, mystical battle armor and returned to 21st century Earth? X-O Manowar happens, that's what. Josh from the Charlotte Beercast joins me to talk about this well equipped time travelling warrior.

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Direct download: HV27-XOManowar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42am EDT

Heroes and Villains 26: Mimic with Matt Quiett

He can copy the powers and knowledge of anyone in his proximity. This makes him well matched with any foe. The problem is he swings from hero to villain and back like a pendulum. He is Mimic, and Matt Quiett from the Nerds Domain joins me this week to discuss him in detail.

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Direct download: HV26-mimic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:38am EDT

Heroes and Villains 25: Hal Jordan, the 2nd Green Lantern with Charlie West

This is an epic episode nearly 2 hours in length discussingeverything you would ever want to know (and more) about Hal Jordan. I am joined by Charlie West from the Comics Conspiracy and Infinite Longbox podcasts. If you know anything about Charlie, then you know he knows everything about Hal Jordan - so sit back, grab a snack, listen and enjoy!

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Direct download: HV25-Haljordan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:40am EDT

Heroes and Villains 24: Man-Thing with Rachel Pandich

In this episode Rachel and I discuss the terrifying muck monster known as Man-Thing. Those who know fear are burned by his touch. He is the swamp's avenging angel and often appears as the beastly embodiment of karma. One of the all time great characters from the rich tradition of horror comics, listn to learn all about Man-Thing.

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Direct download: HV24-manthing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42am EDT

Heroes and Villains 23: The Spirit

"The only real middle class Crimefighter" Denny Colt died, only to return from what was really a case of suspended animation three days later. From that point on he was known as the Spirit, the fedora and mask wearing crimefighter who lives in a cemetery. One of Will Eisner's creations that has been with us since 1940, listen and learn all about the Spirit!

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Direct download: HV23-Spirit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46am EDT

Heroes and Villains 22: General Zod with Jordan Phegley

With the recent box office success of Man of Steel, Jordan and I are inspired to discuss the bad guy that made the movie so much fun. A rogue Kryptonian military man who escapes his confinement and pursues several goals, none of which are good for the people of Earth. Zod is one villain who definitely gives Superman all he can handle.

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Direct download: HV22-zod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:19am EDT

Heroes and Villains 21: Dick Grayson/ Nightwing with Eric Isaacson

On this episode I am joined by Eric Isaacson from The Long Box Review comic podcast. We discuss the evolution of Dick Grayson from the first Robin, to Nightwing to the third Batman (then back to Nightwing). One of the most iconic characters in all of comic books, you're bound to be intrigued by his story.

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Direct download: HV21-nightwing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm EDT