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!
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!
The Rogues invade our Flash series with “Rogue War” by Geoff Johns. In this trade, we get a couple great vignettes of the rogues, delve into the characters that define their social club, and take an horrific ride through the time stream with Professor Zoom & the Reverse Flash. We talk about the convoluted future family tree, character development, and doing crack cocaine in the bathroom. Wait, what? For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!