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 Justice League International superseries finishes up with a double-header as we read both volumes of “Generation Lost” by Judd Winnick with art from Keith Giffen, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan, and more. We talk about the big 24-issue last hurrah of the pre-New52 JLI, from the awesome time travel subplot to the epic struggle between Booster Gold & Maxwell Lord. Plus, why is it that strong female characters always gotta have big boobs? For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!
Our Video Game Comics series wraps up with “Injustice: Gods Among Us.” This comic, written by Tom Taylor with art from Jheremy Raapack, sets the stage for DC’s one-on-one fighting game. The story creates an alternate universe where Batman can face off against Wonder Woman and the Flash can fight Superman. But is that even really necessary? Do we need a whole comic book series to set up a video game? Maybe not, but we’re pleasantly surprised by the outcome here. Strap on your headphones for a listen while we take you to the Quiver and punch some people really far away. For more information on past or future shows, visit www.AtomicPoweredSuperCast.com!