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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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

Heroes and Villains 20: Conan the Barbarian with Jess Hall

What is best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women! Jess Hall from the Infinite Longbox drops in to discuss the pre-historic warrior known as Conan! (And maybe a touch of Groo along the way)

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Direct download: HV20-Conan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44am EST

Heroes and Villains 19: She-Hulk with Rachel Pandich

Jennifer Walters was just your average criminal defense attorney until the unthinkable happened - She got a blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce. From that day forward, whenever she was over come with rage, Jennifer went away and was replaced by the Savage She-Hulk.

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Direct download: HV19-SheHulk.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm EST

Heroes and Villains 18: Mar-Vell, the other Capt. Marvel with Dan and Tom from When Nerds Collide

Dan Ritchie and Tom Norris from the When Nerds Collide podcast join me to talk about the "other" Capt. Marvel from his arrival on Earth until his death. An interesting topic with a lot great and fun discussion.

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Direct download: HV18-Mar-vell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

Heroes and Villains 17: The Question with @Tinzien

The man without a face that put put fear in the hearts of bad guys. Starting at Charlton comics, making the jump across the pond to DC and ultimately inspiring Alan Moore for Watchmen. An oldie but a good one, our favorite conspiracy theorist, The Question! I am joined once again by Tinzien from the Death D4 Dishonor podcast.

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Direct download: HV17-Question.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EST

Heroes and Villains 16: The Mandarin

Fresh on the heels of Iron Man 3, I bring you a spoiler free profile of Iron Man's arch nemesis The Mandarin. A noble product of Asia, he becomes bitter and encounters alien technology that transforms him into a formidable foe for the heroes in the Marvel Universe.

Direct download: HV16-Mandarin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am EST