This story recounts the origin of T’Challa, the Black Panther, and his first encounter with one of his more famous villains. Dylan and John tackle a rich story and explore the many interesting aspects it contains in a lively discussion.
Racial slurs (31:36)
Anti-colonialism message? (43:12)
Black Panther as a mantle, not a specific person (58:10)
IDW released Harlan Ellison’s second draft of his script that became the episode City on the Edge of Forever from the original Star Trek television series. Join Dylan and John as they discuss the comic adaptation of Harlan’s original vision for the story and how it compares to the episode we saw on TV back in the 60s. What parts of the original story did you like better than what we saw on TV? What did you think the TV show did better? Let us know your thoughts so we can share them on a future episode.
Kirk/Spock dynamic (30:10)
Yeoman Rand (54:05)
Comparison to The Star Wars (57:27)
We have a treat for you today. This is a double issue. Enjoy a 100-minute spectacular for the conclusion of the Knightfall story arc from DC Comics. In this story we see the return of Bruce Wayne as Batman, but not all is back to normal in Gotham City.
Possible racial slur (32:25)
Catwoman portrayal (43:04)
Different art styles in the same book (45:43)
Story inconsistencies (49:19)
Bat family working together (1:02:09)
Faster Pacing Than Part 2 (1:12:34)
Fallout from Azrael as Batman (1:15:04)
Bruce Wayne’s new costume (1:39:12)
The setting (1:42:17)
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We will be taking a break for the holidays. We know that everyone is busy during this time of year and so are we. We will be back in the beginning of 2014 with more great stories for you to experience with us.
Our next podcast will be January 5th and it will be Age of Ultron.
The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here: