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This week we are joined by the Chief in Comics, Doctor DC Sr. as we talk all about the Legion of Super-Heroes, their villains, their homeworlds, and the 31st-Century in general! Sponsored by Great Lakes Grooming Co.  Intro Music by Aaron Barry Find more great podcasts like this on Brain Freeze To ask questions for the next episode, or to continue the conversation online visit us here: On Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website Or check out our new store for merch And our NEW Patreon!   News and Notes (3:29) Aquaman Sequel Gets Official Release Date (7:20) Titans Season 2 Has Found Its Superboy (10:30) Titans' Starfire Teases Season 2 Costume (13:02) Will Smith Has Been Replaced by Idris Elba in Suicide Squad 2 (18:09) Cast Rumors for Suicide Squad 2 (24:06) Trailer for Mera: Tidebreaker (29:25) Zack Snyder To Host Director's Cut Film Event (31:25) Doctor DC Senior's Reactions to Shazam Trailers (36:38) Season 8 is Arrow's Last Season (40:23) Ezra Miller Claims Flash Movie Will Unite the DC Multiverse (43:05) New Constantine Series in Development (47:26) Rumors The Others Are To Appear in Aquaman Sequel (51:25) Swamp Thing TV Series (53:00) DC Debuts Biggest and Most Insane Batsuit Ever (54:29) Kaley Cuoco Teases Harley Quinn Animation (55:52) Scott Snyder Teases How Year of the Villain Affects the DCU (58:43) DC Debuts New Justice League of the Future   Legion of Super-Heroes (1:02:00) Doctor DC Sr's Legion of Super-Heroes Facts (1:11:10) What other Justice League members are honored in the 31st century?  What happened to cause the Green Lantern Corps to be disbanded? (1:16:30) Timberwolf and Matter-Eater Lad... buddy cop movie? (1:19:58) Legion continuity. (1:26:30) What characters/powers should be brought over to other titles? (1:31:38) Starting point recommendations. (1:35:47) Ferro Lad (1:38:55) What planets other than Durla and Daxam are represented in the 21st century? (1:42:13) A summary of how the Legion was created.  Animated vs Live Action adaptation. (1:50:03) Cast key characters. (1:54:14) Is Mon-El affected by the Daxamite reputation of being xenophobic? (1:57:18) Favorite Legionnaires and coming up with our own codenames. (2:04:09) Would Marvel's Nightcrawler make sense as part of the Legion like he was originally intended to be? (2:06:31) Who is the Legion's greatest enemy? (2:10:05) Contemporary heroes/villains that do and do not have lineages in the Legion.  (2:14:58) Dial Docs join the Legion!   Dial Doc (2:16:03) Frequent-Sir (2:17:44) Black Hole Boy   Characters, Places, Things Bouncing Boy Brainiac-5 Colu Chameleon Boy Dawnstar Daxam Durla Element Lad Fatal Five Ferro Lad Firestorm (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth) Legion of Substitute Heroes Legion of Super-Heroes (Pre-Zero Hour) (Post-Zero Hour) Matter-Eater Lad Mon-El Mordru Others Saturn Girl Timber Wolf Time Trapper Trench Tyroc Ultra Boy   Recommended Reading & Viewing Constantine (TV Series) Doctor DC Podcast Issue 61- Pocket of Logical Inconsistencies Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds Legion Lost (Vol 01) (Vol 02) Mera: Tidebreaker Suicide Squad    
Hello Residents! In this week’s issue we have a special guest, the Chief of Comics himself, Doctor DC Sr. joins us in the Doctor’s Office. Together we discuss a favourite subject of the Doctor’s family... logical inconsistencies. Need an example? If the Atom is made of atoms, how can he shrink to the size of an atom? We tackle questions listeners just like you sent in.  Sponsored by Great Lakes Grooming Co.  Intro Music by Aaron Barry To ask questions for the next episode, or to continue the conversation online visit us here: On Twitter On Facebook  On Instagram On our Website   SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)   Intro (2:45) How Dr. DC, Sr. got in to comics   Pocket of Logical Inconsistencies (11:08) What bugs Dr. DC Sr.? (16:01) Superman to Clark Kent?  No glasses to glasses? (20:01) The large age differences in the Robins? (25:30) Batman’s utility belt and grappling gun. (33:58) How about Hawkman? (37:15) What is the deal with Mopee? (42:47) Favorite or most ridiculous instance where a writer has used “comicbook logic”? (50:02) If Metamorpho can manipulate himself on an elemental level, why does not he not change his appearance? (1:01:32) What its worth? Budget for Suicide Squad (2016) or cost to build Titanic Canadian average university tuition or The New Book of Comics 001 Apple Watch made of Kryptonite or Dean Cain’s entire salary for New Adventures of Lois and Clark Batsuit worn by Christian Bale or 4000 signed photos of Dean Cain as Superman One bottle of Renuyu cream or the minimum price to book Dean Cain (1:10:09) If someone uses a time machine and travels through time, why don’t they end up floating in space due to the Earth traveling around the sun? (1:17:08) How is anyone in the DCU skeptical about aliens and magic? (1:20:52) Why are the heroes never unmasked after they are unconscious or captured? (1:26:52)  The “I can’t tell my family” and the “breaking up with lovers” to keep them safe tropes. (1:33:13) Why do guys with guns never aim at Batman’s unprotected mouth? (1:36:58) Where is Superman keeping the cape and boots when he’s in his civilian clothes? (1:42:13) The physics of Martian Manhunter’s shapeshifting and clothing. (1:43:09) What is the BIGGEST inconsistency in DC comics?   Characters, Places, Things Bane (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Barry Allen (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Bart Allen (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Beast Boy (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Carter Hall (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Damian Wayne Dick Grayson (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Eobard Thawne (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Firestorm (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Green Arrow (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Jason Todd (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Jay Garrick (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Katar Hol (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Metamorpho (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Martian Manhunter (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Miracle Machine Mister Terrific (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Mopee Renuyu Speed Force Superman (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Tim Drake (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Wally West (Pre Flashpoint) (Rebirth) Recommended Reading/Viewing Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Batman (1966 Film) Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game) Batman: Knightfall Black Lightning Vol 1 Flash (1990 TV Series) Flash (2014 TV Series) Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Multiversity: Ultra Comics 001 New Book of Comics 001 Suicide Squad (Film) Superman Vol 1 331 People Dean Cain Other Media The Incredibles (Film) Merlin (TV Series) Time Machine (1960 Film) X2 (Film)
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