Arc Reactions – 49 – Martian Manhunter: Trial By Fire

The Burning has taken over J’onn J’onzz’s body and the Justice League must defeat this enemy and help J’onn regain control. We talk about the story, Martian Manhunter, our favorite Justice League lineup and more.

Talking points
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BAD THINGS
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Having the villain be sexist as shorthand for ‘bad’ (6:29)

Fernus is abusive to Scorch (9:20)

Plastic Man’s humor is creepy (12:07)

Sense of space and time (18:52)

 

NEUTRAL
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How do you like this addition to Martian Manhunter’s story (21:28)

 

GOOD
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Story  (33:13)

 

OTHER
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Favorite Justice League lineup (38:44)

How does JL compare with our discussion last month about the place of Avengers teams? (45:11)

 

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As mentioned in the episode
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Our next podcast will be our coverage of Captain America: Civil War (film) on May 8th. Our next Bat Books For Beginners episode will be Bruce Wayne: Murderer? on May 17th.

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