We open our discussion of Legacy characters with Starman by reading “JSA: Strange Adventures” by Kevin J. Anderson. In this retro-feeling comic, the JSA battles the mysterious Lord Dynamo and his Zeppelin. We talk about the old school vibes, Johnny Thunder, dodged complexity, and on-point art. This comic is a work of love, and it shows, but does Golden Age storytelling hold up? Plus, are you hyped for Infinity War?
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Next time: “Starman: Sins of the Father” by James Robinson
Our Flash series wraps up with “Rebirth” by Geoff Johns, a controversial book about the return of Barry Allen after his sudden return to the living in “Final Crisis.” We talk about the decision to boot Wally West in favor of a character who hasn’t been in the DCU for a couple decades. Plus, we delve into the character of Barry Allen, Hourman’s cojones, and how Professor Zoom liked to invent new modes of time travel to push people down stairs. For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!