For our 150th episode we kick off our second ever superseries by reading Justice League International from 1987. This “cult” classic by keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire countered the late-80’s trend toward dark and gritty by showing us the heroes behind the masks and their everyday interactions. The result is a perfectly-executed gem of a DC comics sitcom. It’s an incredibly fun read and is the perfect way to kick off this set of five JLI episodes. For information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!
It’s Darkseid’s turn in our Thanos vs. Darkseid competition as we read “JLA: Rock of Ages” by Grant Morrison. This Justice League “classic” from the 90’s flings some of our favorite heroes all over the time stream and lands them in a dystopian future where Darkseid has conquered the earth. But hey, it’s not easy writing a book full of so many characters and just tossing in more Deus ex Machina machines than you can shake a stick at won’t solve the problem even though old superheroes are the best superheroes. For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!