Arc Reactions – 37 – Death of Wolverine

Death of Wolverine, the 2014 event comic from Marvel. Join Dylan and John as they discuss the good and bad points of this anticipated event. Did they include all the right pieces of Wolverine’s past? Was his death treated respectfully? Was it worthy of an event or should this have happened in his own title? We cover this and more in this episode of Arc Reactions Podcast.

Talking Points
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BAD THINGS
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How Logan lost is healing factor (9:38)
Support Characters (15:38)

GOOD THINGS
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Big Bad (20:43)
The Death (25:22)
Tie-In material (27:55)

ADDITIONAL THINGS
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Code words (34:07)
Death events (38:36)

 

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As mentioned in this episode:
ARP – 05 – ArmorWars

Our next episode will be the movie review of Ant-Man on July 19th.

 

We would like to thank Packie Wambaugh for recording our intro and outro music for us.

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ARP – S03 – Secret Origins

In this episode, Dylan and John recount their history with comics, how the podcast began and how they met. Other topics include the New 52 and Marvel Now as well as comic book movies and Superior Spider-man. There are minor spoilers for Superior Spider-man and Man of Steel.

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Arc Reactions Podcast – Supplemental 03 – Secret Origins.mp3

 

Topics:

1) Our personal comics history

2) Superior Spiderman

3) New 52

4) Marvel Now

5) Villians Month

6) Comic book movies

7) Comic book death

 

On August 25th, we will return with Armor Wars, a Iron Man story from Marvel Comics.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

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ARP – 04 – Death In The Family and Killing Joke

Dylan and John discuss the Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Death in the Family (Batman 426-429) from 1988-89. These comics were published by DC comics and focus on Batman, Robin, and Barbara Gordon.

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Follow along with the podcast with our notes:

Talking points

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KJ – Sadistic Joker

KJ – One Bad Day turned this struggling comedian into the Joker

– Joker trying to create another crazy person by inducing One Bad Day with Jim

KJ – Joker not ‘remembering’ his origin (Dark Knight has this nod with Ledger)

KJ – originally designed as an Elseworlds story (DC wikia)

KJ – Misogamy of leaving Barbara paralyzed until the New 52. Would DC have left Nightwing in this state had he been the one paralyzed?

DITF – Politics of the time (Lebanon/Israel conflict, Reganomics, Iran)

DITF – Killing Jason Todd (the vote line)

– after 427, 50 cents a call, over 10,000 votes. 5343-5271 was the final tally

DITF – Writer acknowledging that the Joker is not dead even though he appeared to be in the crash

DITF – Would Batman have killed Joker if given the chance?

DITF – Is it a believable story? (nuclear missle)

DITF – Does Joker know that Bruce is Batman based on putting the pieces together of Jason’s death the same time that he killed Robin?

-Batman changing in front of Joker in the assembly

DITF – Should Jason have stayed dead?

 

 

Our next podcast will be a supplemental where we will give a bit of our own history with comics and superheroes as well as discuss some topics that do not fit in directly with a specific story arc. This podcast will be uploaded on August 11th.  In 4 weeks, we will be covering Armor Wars from the Iron Man comic series.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

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W.I.P. # 198 – Kill The Bird

On this episode I talk new books, review Total Recall & look at the deaths of Robin through the years.

 

W.I.P. # 191 – Dissecting Spidey 700

On this episode I go through Amazing Spider-Man # 700, page by page.

 

Comic Timing – Episode 90

Happy 3 years anniversary, Comic Timing! To celebrate, Brent (sleepy, yet not asleep) and Ian (somewhat hyper and smarmy) are joined by Brad Wilson from Comic Tube, and returning guest Chad Burdette (Unknown_Fanboy), as we discuss death in comic books. You know, that thing that happens every few years to your beloved characters, and gets reversed a few years, months, or days later? Yup, that’s the one. We discuss whether or not it should be permanent, what deaths are acceptable and what aren’t, who is untouchable and all that great stuff, so listen in! And listen to the end bloopers so you can be tired of those snakes on that Monday to Friday plane too.

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We shall see you next time. Thanks for listening, and thanks for downloading! And most importantly, thank you SO MUCH for supporting us for 90 episodes and three years. We love you guys!