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A DC Comics podcast that chronicles the Pre-Crisis DC Multiverse and explores the legacy of their Golden Age characters throughout the Silver and Bronze Age of Comics.

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Count 10 and... Die!
58:31

Buckle up, we're in for a crazy ride as Wildcat roars into the pages of Brave and Bold 88.

 

Bruce Wayne recruits a washed up Ted Grant to help some kids win an International sporting event. What? Not exciting enough? Don't worry, this is a Bob Haney story so expect an absolutely insane plot with terrific action.

 

Join us as we perform our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story before looking at the fascinating feedback from the letters pages of the day.

 

Don't miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #Batman #Wildcat #BobHaney #silveragecomics #comics #theSpectre #nealadams #irvnovick #Earth-B #Earth-1

Aug 11, 2022
The Coming of the Doomsters
01:37:54

Saddle up partners, the Vigilante is riding into the Earth-2 Podcast.

 

It's 1970. The world is polluted and Green Arrow has grown both a goatee and a personality as a champion of Social Justice!

 

Join David and Peter as they cover this incredibly relevant two-part story from JLA 78 and 79. 

 

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Check out Prairie Justice, the Vigilante Podcast here - https://prairiejustice.podbean.com/

 

The final episode of Canary Wharf Peter refers to this episode is available here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ4zKdAhAYk

The 'action' for lack of a better word starts around 16.45.

Enjoy... well, we say enjoy.......

 

#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #JLA #Superman #Batman #silveragecomics #comics #Vigilante #Flash #GreenLantern #GreenArrow #BlackCanary #TheAtom #Hawkman #SevenSoldiersofVictory #PrairieJustice #DCU #pollution #JusticeLeague #JusticeLeagueofAmerica

Aug 04, 2022
The Wolf-Girl of Stanhope
39:37

An experiment gone wrong turns Supergirl into a Wolf-Girl prompting us to ask the following questions....

Will it wear off? 

Can Superman find a cure?

How is a Parallel Earth involved?

And most importantly, why aren't her legs hairy?

 

Tune in to find out the answers as we cover this fun story from Adventure Comics 387.

Don't miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #Supergirl #Superman #carybates #silveragecomics #comics #kurtschaffenberger

Jul 28, 2022
In Each Man There is a Demon
01:16:01

This episode we cover the events of Justice League of America #75.

 

After the shocking death of her husband, Black Canary moved from Earth-2 to Earth-1 for a fresh start. This is what happened next.

 

Join us as we perform our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story before looking at the fascinating feedback from the letters pages of the day.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #JLA #superman #dennyoneil #silveragecomics #comics #dickdillin #batman #greenarrow #blackcanary #nealadams #hawkman #theatom #eviltwin #justiceleague

Jul 21, 2022
The Girl Who Died for Superman
49:54

We're back with the Superman Family this episode as we cover this fun Lois and Lana story from Lois Lane 96.  

 

We also take a quick look at the two part story that started in Lois Lane 94 and concluded in this issue!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #superman #loislane #lanalang #silveragecomics #comics #carybates #irvnovick #margotkidder #startrek #startrektos #spock  

Jul 14, 2022
Please Stop My Funeral
37:54

Supergirl is baffled when she finds herself in a ghostly state at her own funeral!

 

What could possibly have happened?

 

Tune in and find out.

 

Join us as we perform our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story before looking at the fascinating feedback from the letters pages of the day.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #supergirl #superman #robertkanigher #silveragecomics #comics #jwinslowmortimer #adventurecomics #batman #robin #loislane #jimmyolsen #streaky #comet #streakythesupercat #cometthesuperhorse #abrahamlincoln #joanofarc #billandted 

Jul 07, 2022
Where Death Fears to Tread
01:12:21

This episode we cover the conclusion of the 1969 JLA/JSA team up from Justice League of America 74 and boy is it a game changer!

We perform our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story before looking at the fascinating feedback from the letters pages of the day.

We also respond to some listener feedback regarding our Gentleman Ghost episode.

Don't miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #batman #superman #wonderwoman #greenlantern #drfate #blackcanary #drmidnite #redtornado #theatom #hawkman #greenarrow #silveragecomics #comics #dennyoneil #dickdillin #aquarius #gentlemanghost #ghost

Jun 30, 2022
Star Light, Star Bright - Death Star I See Tonight
01:02:59

The Justice Society are up against their biggest threat yet in this episode as we cover the first part of the 1969 JLA/JSA team up from Justice League of America 73.

As well as our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story, we also have a special guest in the form of comic writer, JOHN LEES, who joins us as we cover the letters pages!

 

It truly is the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius!

 

Don't miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #batman #superman #wonderwoman #greenlantern #drfate #blackcanary #drmidnite #redtornado #theatom #hawkman #greenarrow #silveragecomics #comics #johnlees #alanbrennert #jerrybails #dennyoneil #dickdillin #aquarius

Jun 23, 2022
The Angel, the Rock and the Cowl
01:00:12

Easy Company, Fall in!

 

D-Day is approaching and an undercover Bruce Wayne teams up with Sgt Frank Rock and Easy Company to investigate sinister goings on in a French Chateau.

 

Join us for our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story as we try to answer the question..... just what Earth is this story set on?

 

You won't want to miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #batman #sgtrock #robertkanigher #joekubert #bobhaney #nealadams #easycompany #frankrock #silveragecomics #comics

Jun 16, 2022
The Gentleman Ghost
01:15:15

Gentleman Jim Craddock takes centre stage this episode!

 

First, we examine his Golden Age roots before diving into his Silver Age debut AND his second sensational appearance!

 

Grab a copy of the Atom and Hawkman issues 43 and 44 and join us for our usual dramatic reading and analysis of the stories. 

 

You won't want to miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #hawkman #hawkgirl #robertkanigher #joekubert # #gentlemanghost #ghost #jsa #paullevitz #batman #ghost #theghost #jimcraddock #geoffjohns #silveragecomics #comics

Jun 09, 2022
The End of the Spectre?
01:03:30

Guided by the Journal of Judgment, the Spectre continues his new role as a part-time horror host/spirit of vengeance.

 

We reach the final issue of the Spectre's Silver Age series and it's packed with no less than FOUR spooky Specterrific tales!

 

As usual, your hosts perform a dramatic reading of the text adding their own thoughts and analysis.

 

You won't want to miss it!

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #spectre #thespectre #gardnerfox #johnostrander #dougmoench #tommandrake #nealadams #murphyanderson #mikefriedrich #jacksparling #jerrygrandenetti #silveragecomics #comics

Jun 02, 2022
Manhunters from Mars
01:16:41

We all know of J'onn J'onzz, the Martian Manhunter but did you know there was a Manhunter from Mars before him?

 

Join David and Peter as they bring you the tale of Roh Kar, the original Martian Manhunter from Batman 78.

 

But that's not all! This episode, they also cover the J'onn J'onzz tale "The Doom from Two Worlds" from House of Mystery 151.

 

As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the stories before giving their own thoughts and analysis.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #martianmanhunter #manhunter #jonnjonzz #batman #robin #houseofmystery #silveragecomics #comics

May 26, 2022
His Name is... KANE!
35:01

Artist Gil Kane becomes a victim of his own hubris in House of Mystery 180, but what is the REAL STORY behind the making of this tale?

 

Join David and Peter as they do some Comic Book Archaeology to get to the truth. As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story giving their own thoughts and analysis before looking at reader reaction from the time.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #gilkane #dcmultiverse #mikefriedrich #joeorlando #comics #comicpodcast #houseofmystery #houseofsecrets #cain #abel #horror #eccomics #horrorcomics #horrorhost #horrorcomic #carmineinfantino #hisnameissavage #fantagraphics #alterego #twomorrows #earthprime #witchinghour #theendless #destiny #sandman #wallywood #wallacewood

May 19, 2022
Lois Lane... Dead... Yet Alive
57:28

Superman and Lois Lane married with a daughter? This can mean only one thing.

Yes! We're covering the IMAGINARY STORY from Superman 215.

 

Lois Lane is killed by a sneak attack from the evil Dimension Master leaving the 'Dad of Steel' to look after their daughter alone. 

 

How will he cope?

 

Find out this episode!

 

As usual, we perform a dramatic reading of the story giving our own thoughts and analysis before looking at reader reaction from the time.

 

It's an Imaginary story, but then again, aren't they all?

 

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#dccomics #superman #dccomicspodcast #dcmultiverse #ottobinder #curtswan #comics #comicpodcast #loislane #lexluthor #brainiac #imaginarystory #dcu #supergirl #jimmyolsen #perrywhite #lucylane

May 12, 2022
Journal of Judgment
56:00

When helping Jim Corrigan on a bust, the Spectre goes too far and is called up to the Pearly Gates to face his punishment!

 

It's the penultimate issue of the Spectre so, of course DC decide to totally revamp the format of the series!

 

Join David and Peter as they cover all the stories in the Spectre issue 9. As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story giving their own thoughts and analysis.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #spectre #thespectre #dcmultiverse #mikefriedrich #jerrygrandenetti #comics #comicpodcast #dennyoneil #berniewrightson #houseofmystery #god #satan 

May 05, 2022
Time Times Three Equals --?
01:03:37

The Flash.... DEAD?!?!?!?

Another Golden Age character, Sargon the Sorcerer returns but is he hero or villain? 

How is the Reverse Flash involved and why is he talking so strangely?

 

All these questions will be answered this episode as David and Peter cover Flash 186. As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story giving their own thoughts and analysis before looking at reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

 

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #flash #theflash #dcmultiverse #mikefriedrich #rossandru #comics #comicpodcast #sargon #reverseflash #professorzoom #zoom

 

Apr 28, 2022
The First Green Lantern
41:07

What's that you say? Alan Scott isn't the first Green Lantern?

Well, at least not in the Earth-1 universe.

 

Join David and Peter as they retell the origin of the very first Green Lantern, Rori Dag! As usual, they give their own analysis of the tale and examine reader reaction from the time.

 

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#dccomics #dccomicspodcast #greenlantern #alanscott #haljordan #starro #dcmultiverse #gardnerfox #sidgreene #comics #comicpodcast

 

 

Apr 21, 2022
Planet of the Capes
01:06:46

Jimmy Olsen is in trouble... AGAIN!

 

Our favourite cub reporter finds himself transported to a Parallel Earth where the ruling class all wear capes and poor Jimmy doesn't have one!

 

Join David, Peter and special guest Steve Higgins as they cover this fantastic tale from Jimmy Olsen 117. As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story, examine reader reaction from the time and give their own thoughts on this incredible issue.

 

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#dccomics #jimmyolsen #superman #batman #LOSH #Legion #JorEl #perrywhite #dcmultiverse #junjiito #planetoftheapes #ottobinder #petecostanza  #comics #comicpodcast #dccomicspodcast

Apr 14, 2022
The Parchment of Power Perilous
57:14

The Spectre's arrogance catches up with him which leads to terrible consequences!

 

This episode, David and Peter cover the Spectre issue 8 in which new writer Steve Skeates joins the familiar art team of Jerry Grandenetti and Murphy Anderson!

 

Don't forget to count the full moons.

 

#dccomics #thespectre #earth2 #jsa #steveskeates #jerrygrandenetti #murphyanderson #comics #comicpodcast

Apr 07, 2022
100 Years Lost, Strayed Or Stolen
47:26

Nightmares plague the Man of Steel. What is this mysterious life he sees in his dreams?

 

Why is his Rocket ship 100 years older than it should be?

 

Why does it say Superman's Lost Century on the cover and yet 100 Years, Lost, Strayed or Stolen on the inside?

 

Join David and Peter as they uncover at least some of the answers in this story from Action Comics 370.

 

As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the tale giving their own thoughts and looking at reader reaction from the time.

 

WARNING! This episode covers some pretty bleak themes.

 

#dccomics #superman #carybates #curtswan #krypton #dcu #dcmultiverse

Mar 31, 2022
The Ghost that Haunted Money & the Hour Hourman Died!
44:45

It's double the JSA action this episode as David and Peter cover BOTH the stories from the Spectre issue 7!

 

We kick off with some exciting Spectre action in "The Ghost that Haunted Money" before diving into some sensational solo Hourman action in "The Hour Hourman Died".

 

As usual, your hosts perform a dramatic reading of the comic as well as giving their own thoughts and analysis on the stories.

 

It doesn't get much better than this!

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #earth2 #spectre #thespectre #hourman #gardnerfox #jerygrandenetti #murphyanderson #dickdillin #jsa #justicesociety #comicpodcast

Mar 24, 2022
The Tornado Twins
50:57

We take a trip to the 30th Century to join the Legion of Super-Heroes as they try to uncover the secret of the Tornado Twins!

 

Just who are these mysterious siblings?

What are their powers?

Are they friends or foes of the Legion? 

Will Karate Kid regain his dignity?

 

Join David and Peter this episode as they find out!

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #legion #legionofsuperheroes #lsh #losh #longlivethelegion #superboy #karatekid #elementlad #brainiac5 #sunboy #princessprojectra #phantomgirl #comicpodcast #flash #kidflash #barryallen 

Mar 17, 2022
It’s the Inferior Five!
44:45

Merryman, Dumb Bunny, Awkwardman, White Feather and the Blimp!

 

Names that strike fear into the hearts of..... well, nobody really.

 

David and Peter dive into the entertaining world of comedy and DC and Marvel Comics parody as they cover ALL the Silver Age exploits of this team of Legacy heroes.

 

They also pose the vital question, exactly which Earth are these stories set?

 

Tune in to find out!

 

 

#dccomics #dcu #inferior5 #plasticman #enelsonbridwell #joeorlando #mikesekowsky #jwinslowmortimer #keithgiffen #jefflemire #showcase #dcshowcase #grantmorrison #animalman #captaincarrot #zoocrew #marvelcomics #marvel #parody #notbrandechh

Mar 10, 2022
The Beginning of the End!
01:02:30

Madame Rouge teams up with Captain Zahl to take down the Doom Patrol... once and for all!

Is this the end for our heroes?

This story is so epic, David and Peter had to enlist the help of special guest, Vincent to cover it.

Do not miss it.

 

#dccomics #doompatrol #robotman #cliffsteele #negativeman #elastigirl #ritafarr #larrytrainor #nilescaulder #thechief #thebrain #mallah #madamerogue #dcu #dcmultiverse #earthprime #rebis #cosplay #rebiscosplays #brunopremiani #arnolddrake #murrayboltinoff #grantmorrison #johnbyrne #keithgiffen #richardcase #matthewclark #silveragecomics 

Mar 03, 2022
Before the Doom Patrol
01:20:34

ROBOTMAN! ELASTI-GIRL! NEGATIVE MAN! The heroes of the Silver Age DOOM PATROL.....

 

But did you know Cliff Steele wasn't the first Robotman?... or even the SECOND!?!

 

Did you know Rita wasn't the first female DC team member to grow to a giant size and fight evil?

 

Did you know there were characters with similar abilities and traits to Negative Man years before his debut?

 

Did you know there was a previous group known as the DOOM PATROL!?!?!?!

 

We've been doing some deep comic book archaeology to bring you this special episode where we cover some exciting stories that may (or may not) have influenced the creation of the Silver Age's Strangest Super Team.

 

Do NOT Miss it!

 

#doompatrol #robotman #elastigirl #negativeman #dccomics #thechief #nilescaulder #cliffsteele #dcmultiverse #gicombat #houseofmystery #mygreatestadventure #challengersoftheunknown #challs 

Feb 24, 2022
Pilgrims of Peril
01:09:06

The Spectre returns and he's bringing Gardner Fox, Murphy Anderson and new penciller Jerry Grandenetti with him for this exciting tale.

 

Ghostly pilgrims are plaguing Gateway City! Can the Spectre and Jim Corrigan foil their evil plan to release a powerful demon from his otherworldly realm?

 

Join David and Peter as they dramatise, analyse and, in this case, criticise this Silver Age story.

 

WARNING! Do not play the Earth-2 podcast drinking game this episode (where you take a drink every time a Full Moon is mentioned in the story) unless you have a very hearty constitution.

 

#jsa #spectre #dccomics dcpodcast #gardnerfox #murphyanderson #jerrygrandenetti #pilgrim #theearth2podcast #drinkinggame #earth2 #dcu #dcmultiverse #comics #dccomics

Feb 17, 2022
Twist in Time
32:52

Gadzooks! 'tis the Earth-2 Podcast debut of Sir Justin, the Shining Knight!

 

The villain in our last episode was T.O. Morrow but did you know he had a Golden Age, Earth-2 predecessor?

 

Verily, join David and Peter as they recount unto thee his only appearance in this Golden Age gem where he encounters our favourite Arthurian hero! 

 

#dccomics #dcpodcast #comicpodcast #earth2 #shiningknight #stargirl #sevensoldiers #7soldiers #ssov #wingedvictory #dcmultiverse #dcu #lawslegionnaires #comics 

 

 

Feb 10, 2022
The Stormy Return of the Red Tornado
01:33:20

There's trouble in store when an android claiming to be the original Red Tornado interrupts a meeting of the Justice Society of America!

 

Is this mysterious character a hero or a villain?

 

How is he related to a faceless gang of museum robbers?

 

Who is the evil mastermind behind this foul scheme?

 

Can our heroes survive a kiss from deadly lips and avert a war between Earth-1 and Earth-2?!?!

 

David and Peter have the answer to ALL these questions and MORE in this extended episode as they dramatize and analyse the 1968 JLA/JSA team up from Justice League of America 64 & 65.

 

Do NOT miss it!

 

#dccomics #dcpodcast #jsa #jla #redtornado #drfate #flash #blackcanary #starman #hourman #hawkman #sandman #greenlantern #atom #mrterrific #drmidnite #gardnerfox #dickdillin #comics #dcu #dcmultiverse  

 

 

Feb 03, 2022
The Dimensional Caper
01:17:30

The Teen Titans turn on, tune in and drop out of Earth-1 and into Dimension X  in our latest episode.

 

Get ready for some far out dialogue from Zany Bob Haney (and some farther out performances from your hosts) as Robin, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash and Aqualad investigate strange happenings at a high school. Yes, that means EVEN MORE hip teen lingo from the swinginest scripter of the Silver Age. Artist Nick Cardy ain't no square either!

 

Join David and Peter as they perform a dramatic retelling of this sensational issue. They also look at the subsequent appearances by the Dimension X aliens including a BOOSTER GOLD story!

 

It's a happenin' scene! 

 

#teentitans #robin #kidflash #wondergirl #aqualad #bobhaney #nickcardy #boostergold #nealadams #dccomics #danjurgens #comics #comicpodcast #dccomicspodcast

Jan 27, 2022
Captives of the Parallel World
32:09

Supernatural investigator Mark Merlin takes centre stage in our first flashback episode of 2022.

 

Join David and Peter as they perform a dramatic reading of his story from House of Secrets 49.

 

They also do a deep dive on the history and development of Mark Merlin and the origin of Prince Ra-Man including some relatively recent appearances!

 

Is he the Silver Age equivalent to John Constantine?

 

Tune in to find out! 

 

#dccomics #comics #markmerlin #jamesrobinson #johnconstantine #silveragecomics #dccomicspodcast #comicpodcast #dcmultiverse #multiverse 

Jan 20, 2022
Fugitive From Justice!
01:07:52

When ordinary citizens panic and riot at the sight of a weakened Spectre, it's up to one man to bring him to justice... Detective Captain Jim Corrigan?!?!?!?

 

Join David and Peter as they cover this sensational tale from issue 5 of the Spectre. 

 

This story has it all. Mystery, suspense, action, thrills, an old foe, a new foe and a MASSIVE DINOSAUR!  

 

Oh, and did we mention the amazing Neal Adams art? Tune in to the episode to find out!

 

#nealadams #dccomics #spectre #thespectre #jsa #psychopirate #comicpodcast #comics #theearth2podcast 

Jan 13, 2022
Thoroughly Modern Mayhem
58:39

It's the final Silver Age team up of the Alan Scott and Hal Jordan Green Lanterns and it's a beauty.

 

The entire population of Earth-2 has vanished causing us to ask....

Where are they?

How is Alan Scott involved?

Is Captain Challenge behind it?

Can Hal Jordan solve the mystery?

 

The answers to these questions and more will be answered in this episode!

 

Join David and Peter for their usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story and a look at some reader reaction from the time.

 

#dccomics #comics #dcmultiverse #dcu #greenlantern #haljordan #alanscott #jla #jsa #earth2 #gilkane #mikefriedrich 

Jan 06, 2022
Eclipso‘s Deadly Doubles
44:06

Eclipso is banished to Dimension Zero, but that doesn't stop him from creating a swarm of deadly doubles to plague Bruce Gordon, his heroic alter ego back on Earth-1.

 

It's a flashback to this fun story from House of Secrets 68 for the final episode of 2021.

 

Join David and Peter as they look at the history of the villain, Eclipso and perform their usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story. 

 

They also give a shout out to a lot of the people who have supported them this year.

 

Will YOU be included?

 

Tune in to find out!

 

#eclipso #dccomics #dcuniverse #dcmultiverse #houseofsecrets #comics #comicpodcast 

Dec 16, 2021
Stop That Kid Before He Wrecks the World
55:39

The Spectre faces a difficult moral choice in our latest episode. What is more important, the life of one child or the fate of the world?!?!?!

 

Join David and Peter as they discuss the Spectre issue 4, written and drawn by the legendary Neal Adams!

 

As usual, they'll perform a dramatic reading of the story, give their thoughts on the issue and examine reader reaction from the time.

 

You don't want to miss this one!

 

#nealadams #spectre #dccomics #jsa #thespectre #dcu #dcmultiverse

Dec 09, 2021
The Flash - Fact or Fiction?
55:06

We all know that the Flash is just a character in a comic... or is he?

 

Legendary Flash writer Cary Bates has other ideas in his first ever Flash story!

 

Join David and Peter as they dive into Flash 179 with their usual dramatic reading, analysis and examination of reader reaction from the time.

 

It's an absolute treat!

 

#dccomics #flash #theflash #dcu #earthprime #carybates #julieschwartz dcmultiverse #comics #comicpodcast

Dec 02, 2021
Duel Between the Dual Atoms
01:03:21

When the women of Earth-2 start to rapidly age, there's only one person Al (Atom) Pratt can turn to for help ... his Earth-1 counterpart, Ray Palmer. However, Ray has his own problems!

 

Join David and Peter as they cover the second team up of the Atoms from the pages of the Atom 36.

 

As usual they'll perform a dramatic reading of the issue, giving their thoughts on it and examining reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

Nov 25, 2021
Menace of the Mystic Mastermind
01:12:26

Writer Mike Friedrich makes his comic debut with the incredible third issue of the Spectre. It doesn't hurt that Neal Adams is the artist for the story either!

 

A hapless crook gains fantastic powers which is terrible timing for Wildcat, the Golden Age hero who's starting to feel his age. Can the Spectre stop the villain AND give his JSA teammate the boost he sorely needs?

 

Join David and Peter as they cover this outstanding issue with their usual dramatic reading and analysis. Also, prepare for LETTER-O-RAMA as this issue provoked A LOT of response at the time.

 

Do not miss it!

 

#spectre #thespectre #wildcat #jsa #justicesociety #nealadams #mikefriedrich #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #earth2 #comics #comicpodcast 

 

Nov 18, 2021
Earth‘s Other Green Lantern
01:06:43

Hal Jordan gets a blow to his ego when he finds out he wasn't the only choice to be Earth's Green Lantern, there was also GUY GARDNER!

 

Good thing the Guardians of the Universe have a 'What If?' machine to show him how Guy would have worked out in the role.

 

Join David and Peter as they cover the debut of everyone's favourite... sorry, some people's favourite Green Lantern!

 

#greenlantern #guygardner #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #haljordan #comics #comicpodcast #gilkane #johnbroome 

Nov 11, 2021
Wonder Woman‘s Evil Twin
56:21

Wonder Woman has a rival for Steve Trevor's affection and it is....HERSELF!

 

Join David and Peter as they cover Wonder Woman 175, the penultimate story of Robert Kanigher's epic 20 year run on the title and it's full of his favourite tropes including a parallel universe Wonder Woman, Amazonian tournaments and an unusual cameo!

 

As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story and give their thoughts on the issue.

 

Don't miss it!

 

#wonderwoman #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #galgadot #comics #comicpodcast #stevetrevor #robertkanigher #irvnovick #silverage #silveragecomics

 

 

Nov 04, 2021
The Fantastic Faces
51:47

Superboy is in the spotlight this episode. 

An interdimensional TV producer gets some poor audience feedback resulting in a MASSIVE shock for Jonathan and Martha Kent.

It can truly be said, their lives will never be the same!

 

Join David and Peter as they tackle this story from Superboy 145 giving their usual dramatic reading and analysis of the story.

 

Don't miss it!

 

#superboy #pakent #makent #dcmultiverse #dcu #superman #realitytv #comics #comicpodcast #dccomics #martha #marthakent

Oct 28, 2021
Doom, What is Thy Shape?
01:00:01

Batman and Plastic Man team up for the first time in this episode... or do they?

 

Join David and Peter as they perform a dramatic reading of Brave and Bold 76 and give their own thoughts on the story, raising such questions as...

What Earth is this story taking place on?

Have Batman and Plastic Man met before? 

Why does the Molder look like Owlman?

Why is the Whirly-Bat so cool?

Does the Molder return?

Some of these questions may be answered on the show!

Tune in to find out!

 

#batman #plasticman #dcu #dcmultiverse #bobhaney #mikesekowsky #sixties #batmania #whirlybat #comics #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast

 

Oct 21, 2021
Terrors of the Forbidden Dimension
01:03:47

The Metal Men's creator, Doc Magnus invents a machine that can peer into parallel worlds... AND IT PROMPTLY KILLS HIM!

So Gold, Platinum, Mercury, Iron, Lead, Tin and Nameless have to go on an interdimensional quest to try to revive him!

Can they defeat the deadly Mechan Monster?

Are they going to find the lost treasure?

Will they locate the missing alien princess?

What is the secret the alien king is hiding?

 

All these questions AND MORE will be answered by David and Peter in this very episode as they take a look at the history of the Metal Men,  perform their usual dramatic reading and give their thoughts on the story as well as look at reader reaction from the time!

 

Spoilers -  Mercury doesn't tell us he's the only metal that's liquid at room temperature in this story which is very disappointing to Peter.

 

 

#dccomics #dcpodcast #dcu #DCMultiverse #metalmen #multiverse #quest  

 

 

Oct 14, 2021
Death Stalks the Flash
45:26

To save the life of his wife Iris, the Flash has to enter the Dream Dimension and confront DEATH ITSELF!

 

As usual, David and Peter perform a dramatic reading of the story, give their thoughts and look at reader reaction from the time.

 

#theflash #dccomics #death #theendless #neilgaimon #dream #barryallen #comics #dcu #dcmultiverse #dcuniverse  #theearth2podcast 

Oct 07, 2021
Top Gun
42:40

It's time for some Old West action this episode as we cover the Johnny Thunder reprint story from Showcase 72.

Yes, the WESTERN Johnny Thunder!

As well as our usual dramatic reading of the story, we also take a look at the history of the character, his legacy and the legacy of his horse's name, "Black Lightning"!?!

We also talk about the Trigger Twins, the other story in this issue and their legacy.

 

So, saddle up and join David and Peter as they ride into town with Johnny Thunder.

 

#western #dccomics #comics #westerncomics #johnnythunder #alextoth #robertkanigher #russheath #gilkane #triggertwins #blacklightning #dcmultiverse #dcu

 

Sep 30, 2021
Die, Spectre... Again!
01:20:49

The Spectre returns with a new penciller as Neal Adams takes over the artistic chores!

An evil magician gains an ethereal counterpart. It'll take the combined might of the Spectre and Jim Corrigan to take them down!

As well as their usual dramatic reading of the story, David and Peter also look at the controversial feedback from the time and spotlight YOUR feedback on the podcast.

 

It's a bumper episode. Don't miss it!

 

#jsa #spectre #thespectre #jimcorrigan #earth2 #gardnerfox #nealadams #theearrh2podcast #dcmultiverse #dcu 

Sep 23, 2021
The Grasp of Shahn-Zi
01:12:00

An ancient Chinese spirit creates a barrier around Gotham City's Chinatown with evil intent.

It's going to take more than just Batman to stop him. Luckily for him, the Spectre is in town.

 

Join David and Peter as they cover Brave and Bold 75, the first team-up of Batman and the Spectre.

 

#batman #thespectre #spectre #adamwest #dcu #dcmultiverse #earth2 #theearth2podcast #comics #comicpodcast #bobhaney #rossandru #nealadams

Sep 16, 2021
The Bride of Titanman
45:34

An experimental weapon sends Lois Lane into a parallel universe where she encounters the mysterious Titanman! Will Lois return to her own Earth or will she fall for the masked man's charms?

This story has it all. Action! Adventure! Romance! Thrills!

If that's not exciting enough, it also features the debut of the Earth-1 version of Twiggy!

DO NOT MISS IT!

 

#dccomics #superman #loislane #titanman #dcu #dcmultiverse #multiverse #twiggy

Sep 09, 2021
Plastic Man‘s Fantastic Old Man
58:25

Plastic Man returns to the Earth-2 Podcast causing David and Peter to ask... 

Whatever happened to Woozy Winks?

What is the secret of the Fountain of Youth?

Who are the Not-Royal Flush Gang?

Why is there a gorilla on the cover?

What is the REAL Origin of Plastic Man?

And what Earth is this taking place on anyway?

 

Find out the answers to at least SOME of these questions this episode as your hosts give their usual dramatic reading, analysis and look at reader reaction from the time.

 

#dccomics #comics #dccomicspodcast #dcu #dcmultiverse #plasticman #woozywinks #qualitycomics #theearth2podcast 

Sep 02, 2021
The Sinister Lives of Captain Skull
01:13:39

At Last! The Spectre in his own series!

 

After 3 Showcase tryouts, a JSA/JLA crossover and a Brave and Bold team up with the Flash, THE SPECTRE becomes the first returning Golden Age hero to get his own title and boy, what a first issue!

 

This one is jam packed with action. Assassination attempts, the world on the brink of war, time travel and a powerful Ghost Pirate! Can even the Spectre prevail when the stakes are so high?

 

Join David and Peter for their usual dramatic reading of the issue, commentary on the story and look at reader reaction from the time.

 

It's a SPECTRE-ACULAR Episode!

 

#dccomics #spectre #thespectre #dcmultiverse #timetravel #comics #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #

 

Aug 26, 2021
The Spectre's Magic Formula
39:04

It's Johnny Quick vs the Spectre... but probably not the Spectre you're expecting!

 

David and Peter flashback to 1950 to cover the Johnny Quick Story from Adventure Comics 150 in which the dapper criminal known as the Spectre uses his own Magic Formula to commit daring crimes and elude capture. 

 

Can Johnny Quick's Speed Formula help him capture the crook?

Will Tubby Watts stop eating hamburgers?

How do geese fit into Johnny's plan?

 

Say 3x2(9yz)4a and find out this episode!

 

#johnnyquick #thespectre #spectre #dccomics #comics #tubbywatts #

 

 

 

Aug 19, 2021
The Earth 2 Podcast Promo Teaser
01:23

What's the Earth-2 Podcast all about? 

Find out in this short teaser!

Aug 16, 2021
Stupendous Triumph of the Six Super-Villains
01:14:14

Mirror Master, Captain Cold, Heat Wave, Pied Piper, Captain Boomerang and the Top join forces to take down their old enemy, the Flash with the help of... the Flash?!?!?

Join David and Peter as they take a step into a mirror universe to tackle this iconic issue.

As usual, they perform a dramatic reading of the story, give their thoughts on the issue and look at  reader reaction from the time.

 

#theflash #flash #rogues #roguesgallery #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #mirrormaster #captaincold #heatwave #captainboomerang #piedpiper #thetop #mirroruniverse #johnbroome #carmineinfantino #comics #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast

 

Aug 12, 2021
Doomward Flight of the Flashes
01:12:04

Three Flashes together for the first time!

Join David and Peter as they cover this historic team up of Jay Garrick, Barry Allen and Wally West and ask such questions as - 

Who is the Golden Man?

What is his plan?

Why does he need the Flashes?

Who is his stylist?

Why does he look like Adam Warlock?

Will Barry ever tell Iris he's the Flash?

 

As usual, your hosts perform a dramatic reading of the issue, examine reader reaction from the time and discuss the story.

 

You won't want to miss it!

 

#flash #theflash #dcmultiverse #barryallen #jaygarrick #wallywest #kidflash #dcu #comicpodcast #dccomicpodcast #theearth2podcast #johnbroome #carmineinfantino #sidgreene #juliusschwartz #dccomics #silveragecomics 

Aug 05, 2021
Marooned in the Fourth Dimension
34:46

David and Peter flashback to a classic Tommy Tomorrow tale from Action Comics 238 where Tommy travels to a parallel dimension and encounters his counterpart..... THREE YEARS before the Flash does it in Flash of Two Worlds!

 

They also take a look at the history of the character and some other versions of him Post-Crisis.

 

Don't miss it!

 

#dccomics #tommytomorrow #dccomicspodcast #comicpodcast #comics #actioncomics #Twilight #howardchaykin #kamandi #showcase #mirroruniverse #fourthdimension 

 

Jul 29, 2021
The Negative-Crisis on Earths One-Two
01:05:48

It's Part 2 of the 1967 JSA/JLA crossover and things are about to kick off!

 

Our heroes stand defeated against the Black Sphere powered baddies. Can they prevail?

 

Join David and Peter to find out as they perform their usual dramatic reading of the story, give their thoughts on the issue and examine reader reaction from the time. 

 

Don't miss it!

 

#jla #jsa #theearth2podcast #dcmultiverse #superman #greenlantern #theflash #greenarrow #hawkman #wonderwoman #wildcat #mrterrific #hourman #johnnythunder #robin 

Jul 22, 2021
The Super-Crisis That Struck Earth-Two
01:01:44

A grown up Robin joins the Justice Society of America just in time to help them try to stop some super powered criminals causing chaos!

 

This is too great a task for the JSA alone and so they engage the help of the Justice League!

 

Join David and Peter for their dramatic reading of part one of the 1967 JSA/JLA crossover, as well as their analysis of the story and reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

 

#Hawkman #WonderWoman #Hourman #MrTerrific #Wildcat #JohnnyThunder #Thunderbolt #Robin #GardnerFox #MikeSekowsky #JSA #JLA #Supeman #GreenLantern #TheFlash #Flash #GreenArrow #ComicPodcast #TheEarth2Podcast 

 

 

 

 

Jul 15, 2021
Rainbow Raiders of the Silver Age
01:15:53

The Bronze Age of Comics brought us the Flash Rogue known as Rainbow Raider, but did you know there were TWO Rainbow Raiders in the Silver Age?

 

Join David and Peter as they dive into Superboy 84 and the Dial H for HERO story from House of Mystery 167.

 

It's our most COLOURFUL episode yet!

 

#rainbowraider #superboy #robbyreed #dialh #dialhforhero #dccomics #dc #dccomicspodcast #theearth2podcast #rainbow 

Jul 08, 2021
Phantom Flash, Cosmic Traitor
01:01:36

On a visit to Earth-2, Barry (Flash) Allen falls under the influence of the ghost of a dead World War 1 aviator bent on revenge against his old squadron! Can the Spectre stop the scheme of this evil spirit, save the squadron and rescue his "old friend" the Flash?

 

David and Peter retell this classic story from Brave and Bold 72 with their usual analysis and commentary.

 

Strap yourselves in folks, it's a Weird War Tale written by 'Zany' Bob Haney and pencilled by Carmine Infantino. 

 

Parachutes are NOT provided!

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #dcu #spectre #flash #thespectre #theflash #bobhaney #carmineinfantino #braveandbold 'comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #jla #jsa #earth2

Jul 01, 2021
The See-Nothing Spells of Abra Kadabra!
01:06:10

Abra Abra Kadabra. I wanna reach out and grab ya.

 

At least, that's what the Flash would do if he could see him! Yes, everyone's favourite 64th Century Magician has returned to the 20th Century to cause trouble for the Flash!

 

Fortunately, some Earth-2 heroes have popped over to give him a helping hand... and ear... and eye!

 

As usual, David and Peter perform a dramatic reading of the story and give their own views on the issue as well as look at reader reaction from the time.

 

#dcmultiverse #multiverse #earth2 #theearth2podcast #flash #theflash #barryallen #jaygarrick #drfate #doctorfate #drmidnite #abrakadabra 

 

 

Jun 24, 2021
Our Mastermind the Car
01:05:56

The two Green Lanterns, Alan Scott and Hal Jordan team up to track down Goitrude, the taxi cab which has become sentient and gone on a crime spree!

 

That's only the start of this insanely bizarre John Broome story which also features the return of Hal's old foe, Sinestro!

 

Prepare for the usual dramatic reading, analysis and reader reaction from the time.

 

You won't want to miss this one!

 

#dccomics #dc #dcu #dcmultiverse #earth2 #greenlantern #alanscott #haljordan #sinestro #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #johnbroome #gilkane

 

 

 

 

 

Jun 17, 2021
The REAL Origin of the Flash
01:02:17

Brace yourself for a Flash story SO CONTROVERSIAL, DC had to place it on a parallel Earth!...maybe.

 

David and Peter return to bring you this tale featuring Mopee, the unforgettable, sorry, totally forgettable 'Heavenly Helpmate'. 

 

As well as their dramatic reading of the story, they also look at the VERY INTERESTING reader reaction from the time and give their own analysis of this unbelievable story. Stay tuned as Peter looks at some other magical helpers/antagonists that were popular in DC Comics of the time.

 

#flash #theflash #barryallen #mopee #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #gardnerfox #carmineinfantino #carybates #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #mrmxyxptlk #batmite 

Jun 10, 2021
The Thinker's Earth-Shaking Robberies
01:07:40

The Thinker is on a Multiversal crime spree and it'll take TWO Atoms to stop him!

 

Mighty Mites, Al Pratt and Ray Palmer team up for the first time to tackle the criminal mastermind from Earth-2. 

 

You'll gasp at the theft of some priceless bookends!

 

Your eyes won't believe the amazing Atomobile!

 

You'll thrill to the Atom's Inter-Dimensional Vibrator!

 

Get your Thinking Cap on and join David and Peter for this fun issue.

 

Celebrity voices impersonated.

 

#atom #theatom #alpratt #raypalmer #thinker #thethinker #jamesgunn #suicidesquad #petercapaldi #dccomics #dcmultiverse #dcu #dcuniverse #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun 03, 2021
The Three Faces of Plastic Man
01:08:46

David and Peter return to bring you the second issue of Plastic Man which gives us 3 possible origins for our pliable pal.

 

Is he a Crook? A Gypsy Dancer? A Yogurt Farmer? Or something else entirely?   

 

Listen to the episode to find out.... maybe.

 

#plasticman #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #gogochecks #arnolddrake

 

 

May 27, 2021
The Junk-Heap Heroes
01:19:38

The Blackhawks take centre stage in this story from the Silver Age of Comics guest starring the Justice League of America! 

 

Are the WW2 ace pilots relevant 20 years later? The Man from G.E.O.R.G.E. doesn't think so! Neither did writer, Bob Haney who penned this sensational three part tale in which the Blackhawks take on new 'Superhero' identities! 

 

Thrill to the exploits of The Big Eye, The Leaper, M'sieu Machine, The Listener, The Golden Centurion, The Weapons Master and, of course, Dr Hands!

 

David and Peter retell and discuss the story and give reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

 

 

#blackhawk #blackhawks #dccomics #dccomicspodcast #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #bobhaney #dickdillin #jla #justiceleague #justiceleagueofamerica #batman #superman #greenlantern #flash #theflash #lbj

May 20, 2021
Who is the Traitor Among Us?
01:19:08

We join the Challengers of the Unknown on one of their strangest missions yet!

 

David and Peter 'Challenge the Unknown' when they take a look at the history and impact of this band of heroes before diving into the story from issue 53.

 

What is Dimension Man's plan? Who is the Iron Dictator? Can the Challengers figure out the alien scientist's clues? Do they have a traitor in their ranks?

 

All these questions and more will be answered this episode when your hosts perform their usual dramatic reading of the comic, look at reader reaction from the time and give their analysis to this special issue. 

 

Challenge Accepted!

 

#challs #challengersoftheunknown #dccomics #dcu #dcmultiverse #dcpodcast #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #challengeaccepted #cotu

May 13, 2021
Prisoners of Dimension Zero
56:02

Green Arrow and Speedy are in the spotlight in this flashback episode when they find themselves trapped in another dimension and only XEEN ARROW can help them!

 

This Jack Kirby drawn story may sound familiar as it's been reprinted A LOT and each time, the colouring has been redone with varying results.

 

Join David and Peter for their usual dramatic reading and analysis.

 

#dccomics #dcuniverse #jackkirby #greenarrow #speedy #arrow #xeenarrow #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #grantmorrison #kingdomcome #hypertime #reprint #dcu #dcmultiverse

May 06, 2021
The Dirty Devices of Dr Dome
01:03:07

Plastic Man returns in the pages of his very own DC title!

 

The focus is on fun when our pliable pal crosses paths with the evil Dr Dome... and how is Professor X involved?

 

Join David and Peter for their usual dramatic reading, analysis and reader reaction from the time.

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #profx #professorx #plasticman #plas #comicpodcast #theearth2podcast #gilkane 

Apr 29, 2021
The Ghost of Ace Chance
01:19:46

The Spectre concludes his Showcase run with an epic battle of Good vs Evil where the prize is... the body of his human host, Jim Corrigan!

 

Join David and Peter as they recount this classic tale, give their analysis and discuss the reader reaction from the time.

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #dcu #spectre #thespectre #showcase #gardnerfox #murphyanderson #ghosts #ghost #posession #spirit 

Apr 22, 2021
The Bridge Between Earths
01:11:59

Earth-1 and Earth-2 are on a collision course! Solomon Grundy and Blockbuster are wreaking havoc! Can the combined JLA and JSA avert disaster?

 

David and Peter bring you the conclusion to the 1966 JLA/JSA team-up, with their usual dramatic reading, analysis and reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

 

#dcmultiverse #dccomics #jla #jsa #solomongrundy #blockbuster #dcu #spectre #drfate #batman #batmania #sandman #blackcanary #drmidnite #flash #theflash #greenlantern #atom #theatom 

Apr 15, 2021
Crisis Between Earth-One and Earth-Two!
01:19:38

Earth-1 and Earth-2 are on a collision course! People are randomly vanishing from one Earth and appearing on the other! If that's not bad enough, Blockbuster busts out, Solomon Grundy goes on a rampage.... AGAIN and just who is the eerily silent Anti-Matter Man?

 

It'll take the combined powers of the JLA and the JSA to save both worlds.

 

David and Peter bring you this exciting first issue of a 2 part story with their usual dramatic reenactment, analysis and reader reactions from the time.

 

 

#dc #dccomics #dcmultiverse #dcu #jla #jsa #solomongrundy #blockbuster #batman #batmania #sandman  #1966 #batman66

Apr 08, 2021
The Wizard of Light
01:03:38

Dial P for Podcast as Plastic Man makes his Silver Age debut.... or does he?

 

David and Peter bring you this "Dial H for Hero" tale from House of Mystery 160.

 

As well as the usual reader reaction from the time they also do a deep dive on all the Dial H series.

 

Don't miss it. 

 

SOCKAMAGEE!!!!!

 

 

#dccomics #plasticman #robbyreed #dialh #dialhforhero #hero #davewood #jimmooney #willpfeifer #kano #carmineinfantino #marvwolfman #samhumphries #joequinones #dcuniverse #dcu #houseofmystery

Apr 01, 2021
Prince Peril's Power Play
01:00:53

When an alien princess tries to escape the clutches of an evil suitor, only one man can help....

 

Doiby Dickles?!?!?!

 

There's tons of  Green Lantern action this episode as Hal Jordan and Alan Scott team up to take on the evil Prince Peril!

 

 

#dcmultiverse #dcu #greenlantern #haljordan #alanscott #gilkane #johnbroome #silveragecomics #batman66 #dccomics

 

 

 

 

Mar 25, 2021
The Batman-Superman of Earth-X
55:24

Jimmy Olsen is left alone in Professor Potter's laboratory and faster than you can say "Jeepers, Mr Kent" find himself transported to a parallel Earth! If that's not exciting enough, on this world, he has the powers of Superman!

 

This story has it all. Comedy, tragedy, drama, romance and betrayal. 

 

As ever, David and Peter give their thoughts on the story and reader reaction from the time.

 

Don't miss it!

Mar 18, 2021
SPLIT! It's the MF Captain Marvel!
01:22:10

David and Peter do a deep dive on the weirdest Captain Marvel ever.

 

They discuss the Captain's origin, the events leading to his creation, the effect he had on comics and cover ALL his stories, many of which have VERY familiar sounding villains!

 

It's the episode nobody expected! Don't miss it.

 

 

#captainmarvel #shazam #plasticman #drfate #doctorfate #drdoom #theray #myronfass #marvelcomics #dccomics #silverage #silveragecomics #carlburgos

 

 

Mar 11, 2021
Beyond the Sinister Barrier!
01:04:55

The Spectre returns to the pages of Showcase and brings more questions with him.

 

Who is the evil Shathan? What is his connection to Azmodus from Showcase 60? Whose voice commands the Spectre? Will Murphy Anderson draw another full moon?

 

We're not going to answer these here! You'll have to listen to the episode to find out!

 

#dccomics #dcuniverse #dcmultiverse #spectre #thespectre #jsa #gardnerfox #murphyanderson

Mar 04, 2021
The Flash's Final Fling and The Case of the Curious Costume
01:21:44

It's double the fun this episode as David and Peter bring you TWO Flash tales based on ONE cover.

 

The first story by Gardner Fox features Dr Mid-Nite, Kid Flash and time travel!

 

The second by Robert Kanigher is the craziest story we've covered yet!

 

#dcmultiverse #flash #theflash #kidflash #drmidnite #earth2 #carmineinfantino #gardnerfox #robertkanigher #julieschwartz #cosmictreadmill  

Feb 25, 2021
From O.G.R.E. with Hate
01:08:12

It's time for some Sixties spy action as Aquaman and Mera go undercover to take down O.G.R.E. - the Organization for General Revenge and Enslavement! 

 

David and Peter have a ball bringing you this James Bond homage from the pen of writer 'zany' Bob Haney and the incredibly talented artist, Nick Cardy!

 

Who is the Huntress? Why does she want to kill our heroes? Find out this episode!

 

#aquaman #dccomics #dcmultiverse #mera #ogre #jamesbond #huntress #manfromuncle #bobhaney #nickcardy #badseanconneryimpersonation

Feb 18, 2021
The Strange Death of Batman!
55:31

What's this? Batman killed? Say it isn't so!

 

Join David and Peter as they bring you their take on this very unusual tale. 

 

Also in this packed episode, they also look at the growing number of cameo appearances by DC writers and artists in the pages of their comics! 

 

#dcmultiverse #batman #robin #gardnerfox #carmineinfantino #gilkane #irvnovick #joekubert  #thebouncer #jackabel #rossandru #robertkanigher #genecolan #whatif #earth2 #greenlantern #seadevils #dccomics 

Feb 11, 2021
The War that Shook the Universe
01:06:23

After 20 long years... the SPECTRE RETURNS!

Join David and Peter as they try to answer some of the questions raised this issue. 

Where has the Spectre been? How did the magic bullet get in the gun? What's the connection to Mission Impossible? Why did Gardner Fox make this so complicated?

Not a dream. Not a hoax. Not a wrongly coloured Wotan!

 

#spectre #gardnerfox #murphyanderson #dccomics #earth2 #jimcorrigan #missionimpossible #dcmultiverse

 

 

Feb 04, 2021
The Golden Age Secret Origin of Wonder Woman
01:24:15

David and Peter bring you the new, old origin of the Golden Age Wonder Woman.

After that, they do a deep dive into some of the weird goings on in the Wonder Woman letters pages.

Expect to hear letters from SEVERAL future comic creators including MICHAEL USLAN, MIKE FRIEDRICH, MARV WOLFMAN and MORE!

 

#wonderwoman #robertkanigher #rossandru #mikeesposito #michaeluslan #mikefriedrich #marvwolfman #dccomics #goldenage #earth2

Jan 28, 2021
The Master of Earth's Twin World PLUS the End.. or the Beginning!
59:13

David and Peter bring you TWO titanic tales of everybody's favourite Amazon Princess.

First, they flashback to "The Master of Earth's Twin World", an early Parallel Earth story from Wonder Woman 89 before tackling the bizarre meta madness of "The End.. or the Beginning!" from Wonder Woman 158.

Robert Kanigher has a lot to answer for!

 

#wonderwoman #themaster #robertkanigher #harrygpeter #rossandru #dccomics #dcmultiverse #grantmorrison #metacomics 

Jan 21, 2021
The Big Super-Hero Hunt
01:16:08

Sportsmaster and Huntress (AKA Mr and Mrs Menace) have captured Wildcat and only Starman and Black Canary can rescue him.

This story is too big for David and Peter to handle. Luckily, Amy was on hand to help out!

This episode has it all. excitement, romance, a fighting kangaroo and a flying putting green!?!

You need to hear it to believe it.

 

#jsa #starman #blackcanary #wildcat #sportsmaster #huntress #dcmultiverse #earth2 #gardnerfox #murphyanderson

Jan 14, 2021
Supergirl of Two Worlds
01:33:12

We are kicking off 2021 with a bumper flashback episode covering the two part story "The Second Supergirl/Supergirl of Two Worlds" from Action Comics 272 and 273.

In this story, not only does Supergirl meet a duplicate of herself, she also meets Marvel Man!

As well as covering the stories, David and Peter bring you the history of the "Two Worlds" concept at DC and the background to the UK hero Marvelman.

 

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #superman #supergirl #marvelman #miracleman #alanmoore  #alandavis #markbuckingham

 

Jan 07, 2021
Secret Origin of the Guardians
01:15:04

In this episode, we take an in depth look at issue 40 of Green Lantern.

This is a big one! 

Not only is it the secret origin of the Guardians, it's also the origin of the Green Lantern Corps and THE ORIGIN OF THE DC MULTIVERSE!

Oh, yeah and it's also the first team up of Green Lanterns Alan Scott and Hal Jordan!

 

#dcmultiverse #krona #greenlantern #alanscott #haljordan #johnbroome #gilkane

Dec 17, 2020
Crisis on Earth-A
01:04:58

The Justice Society of America spring into action as David and Peter bring you the concluding chapter of the strangest JLA/JSA crossover yet!

 

 

#DCMultiverse #jsa #jla #drfate #johnny thunder #mrterrific #hawkman #

Dec 10, 2020
Earth - Without a Justice League!
01:08:21

Earth-2's Johnny Thunder decides to meet his Earth-1 counterpart with hilarious consequences.

David and Peter bring you part one of the latest annual JLA/JSA  crossover in which the JLA barely get a look in!

This story has it all, Magic, Time Travel, Evil counterparts of the Justice League (again) and if that's not good enough, it also has the Silver Age debut of cult favourite, Mr Terrific!

 

#dcmultiverse #jsa #jla #justicesociety #johnnythunder #mrterrific #drfate 'theflash #flash #greenlantern #hawkman #atom #gardnerfox #mikesekowsky #dccomics #earth2

Dec 03, 2020
The Brain Pirate of the Inner World
01:17:10

There's a LOT to talk about this episode as David and Peter bring you this bizarre tale from Wonder Woman 156.

Robert Kanigher is making some big changes to our favourite Amazon Princess and it all starts HERE!

As ever, our hosts retell the story, give their thoughts and most importantly for this issue, look at the reader feedback from the time it was published.

 

#wonderwoman #robertkanigher #rossandru #mikeesposito #dcmultiverse #dcu 

Nov 26, 2020
The Forest of Giants
34:50

David and Peter jump back to 1958 to cover a story from Wonder Woman issue 100 where Wonder Woman meets her counterpart from DIMENSION X!

 

 

#dcmultiverse #wonderwoman #paradiseisland #dimensionx #amazons #landofthegiants #stevetrevor #dianaprince

Nov 19, 2020
Mastermind of Menaces
01:00:34

Starman! Black Canary! The Mist! Talking Flowers?

This episode has it all!

David and Peter are joined by special guest Amy to bring you another heroic team up set on Earth-2.

 

 

#dcmultiverse #earth2 #starman #blackcanary #themist #mist #gardnerfox #murphyanderson #jamesrobinson #tonyharris #jsa #justicesocietyofamerica #justicesociety

Nov 12, 2020
Lois Lane Super-Babysitter... and More!
46:34

David and Peter bring you this Silver Age Lois Lane tale which is so controversial, we nearly didn't cover it!

 

Also this episode, we take a look back at the Parallel Earths we've encountered so far and present a rough guide as how to get to them!

 

#dcmultiverse #dcu #dccomics #silveragecomics #superman #superbaby #loislane #lanalang #corporalpunishment #spanking #nlp #hypnosis #bigamy #conditioning

 

 

Nov 05, 2020
Perils of the Psycho-Pirate!
01:02:02

The SECONDS tick away as we cover the SECOND Doctor Fate and Hourman team up and the debut of the SECOND Psycho-Pirate in this SECOND story set entirely on Earth-2! 

Join David and Peter as they dive into Showcase 56.

Don't forget to take your Miraclo pill!

 

 

#dcmultiverse #dccomics #shgowcase #earth2 #drfate #doctorfate #hourman #psychopirate 

Oct 29, 2020
Superman and Batman - Outlaws
58:05

What's this? Superman and Batman hunted by the police?

Lex Luthor and Clayface are heroes?

Thomas Wayne and Ma and Pa Kent are alive?

I smell a parallel universe.

Join David and Peter as they recount this classic tale, adding their usual analysis and reader reaction from the time.

 

#dcmultiverse #superman #batman #lexluthor #clayface #worldsfinest #dccomics #markrussell #imperiouslex #thomaswayne #makent #pakent #martha #normbreyfogle #curtswan #alangrant #mudpack #dcu 

Oct 22, 2020
Solomon Grundy goes on a Rampage!
01:15:08

Join David and Peter as they dive into Showcase 55. 

This issue is a treat for all Earth-2 fans as it features Dr Fate, Hourman, Green Lantern Alan Scott and the return of DC's original muck monster, the macabre Man-Thing!... Sorry, Solomon Grundy!

There is so much to talk about. Don't miss it.

 

 

#dccomics #drfate #doctorfate #hourman #alanscott #greenlantern #solomongrundy #manthing #gardnerfox #murphyanderson #muckmonsters #jsa #justicesociety #justicesocietyofamerica #silveragecomics #earth2 #roythomas #allstarsquadron 

 

Oct 15, 2020
Invader from the Dark Dimension
01:00:12

By Erebus! David and Peter return to bring you another classic team up of the Flashes.

This time, they're going up against the Duke of Darkness himself... THE SHADE.

There's the usual retelling and discussion of the story as well as reader reaction from the time PLUS our hosts discuss how the Shade has changed over the years.

 

 

#dcmultiverse #flash #theflash #barryallen #jaygarrick #shade #theshade #jamesrobinson #starman #gardnerfox #carmineinfantino 

Oct 08, 2020
The Three Super-Enemies
49:01

A trapped Superman calls upon Hercules, Atlas and Samson to save Metropolis but things don't quite go according to his plan.

Join David and Peter as they examine this Silver Age tale and explore Superman's history with these heroes from the past.

#dcmultiverse #superman #clarkkent #hercules #samson #atlas #earth3 #loislane #jimmyolsen #metropolis #silveragecomics #silverage  

Oct 01, 2020
Superboys and the Legions
49:32

David and Peter take a look at three Silver Age stories featuring parallel versions of Superboy and our favourite teenagers from the future, the Legion of Super-Heroes! 

There's confusion, betrayal, thrills and, of course, good old fashioned Legion bureaucracy. 

 

#dcmultiverse #superboy #lsh #legion #legionofsuperheroes #smallville #chiefparker #brainiac5 #invisiblekid #ultraboy #chameleonboy #elementlad #lexluthor #redkryptonite #adventurecomics #pakent

Sep 24, 2020
Green Lantern's Wedding Day!
35:12

... or Green Lantern of Two Worlds.

It's double the fun as Hal Jordan meets... HAL JORDAN!?!?

Join David and Peter as they recount this little known tale.

As usual, they'll also be looking at reader reaction from the time as well as adding their own insights into the story.

 

#greenlantern #haljordan #dcmultiverse #gardnerfox #gilkane #julieschwartz #carolferris 

 

 

Sep 17, 2020
Zatanna's Search
57:50

David and Peter join Zatanna in her search for her missing father, Zatara!

She encounters many heroes on the way including Hawkman, the Atom, Green Lantern, Elongated Man and, apparently, Batman!

We also analyse the history of Zatara and deduce which Earth he's from!

It's our most ambitious episode yet covering 7 stories!

Don't miss it.

 

#dccomics #dcmultiverse #multiverse #zatara #zatanna #hawkman #katarhol #carterhall #theatom #raypalmer #greenlantern #haljordan #elongatedman #ralphdibny #batman 

 

 

Sep 10, 2020
The Most Dangerous Earth of All
01:00:50

... or Part 2 of Crisis on Earth-Three, the second JLA/JSA crossover where the two teams tackle the evil villainy of ... The CRIME SYNDICATE OF EARTH-THREE.

Join David and Peter for a gripping episode featuring Magical Mosquito nets, anti-matter explosions and a letter from our old friend, Roy Thomas!

 

 

#jla #jsa #crimesyndicate #roythomas #superman #batman #flash #wonderwoman #greenlantern #drfate #hawkman #blackcanary #starman #drmidnite #ultraman #superwoman #johnnyquick #owlman #powerring

Sep 03, 2020
Crisis on Earth-Three
59:53

We kick off the first half of the second JLA/JSA team up with Justice League of America 29 where we first meet ..... the CRIME SYNDICATE OF AMERICA!

Will the JLA be able to stop them? How are the JSA involved? Will David and Peter remember what voices they are using for each character?

All these questions AND MORE will be answered this episode!

 

#jla #jsa #earth1 #earth2 #earth3 #crimesyndicate #ultraman #superwoman #powerring #owlman #johnnyquick #superman #batman #flash #wonderwoman #greenlantern

Aug 27, 2020
Before the Crime Syndicate
53:05

In the next JLA/JSA team-up, we meet the Crime Syndicate.

These evil Earth-3 counterparts of the Justice League are Ultraman, Superwoman, Owlman, Johnny Quick and Power Ring.

But did you know, there's a history to those names?

In this episode we take a special look at the characters who previously used those names and their legacy.

 

#jla #jsa #crimesyndicate #ultraman #superwoman #owlman #johnnyquick #powerring #dcu #dccomics #dchistory #dcchronology #multiverse #dcmultiverse

Aug 20, 2020
Superman Meets the Goliath-Hercules
43:45

David and Peter bring you a tale of LEGEND.

This one has it all. Superman, Hercules, Ben Hur, Pith Helmets, dodgy make up, woodwork, evil Kings, rock tossing, giant caterpillars and attempted celebrity impersonations.

No Brian Blesseds were harmed in the making of this Podcast.

 

#superman #actioncomics #dc #dcmultiverse #hercules #dccomics #benhur #brianblessed #johnhurt #petercushing 

Aug 13, 2020
The Batman Nobody Remembered
38:23

Batman nearly has a mental breakdown in this story so that can only mean one thing....

Hammy Adam West acting from Peter.

Join him and David as they recount this classic tale of parallel worlds, mistaken identities and novelty restaurant signage.

 

#batman #superman #dccomics #dcmultiverse #worldsfinest #robin #joker

Aug 06, 2020
The Girl who Mourned for Superman
38:56

Lois goes kite flying with the Jimmy Olsen Fan Club and ends up on a Parallel Earth.

 

It's a familiar story that could happen to any of us!

 

 

#loislane #multiverse #superman #jimmyolsen #lexluthor #dccomics #silveragecomics

Jul 30, 2020
Crisis on Earth-Two
57:26

Join David and Peter for the senses shattering conclusion to the epic first team up of the Justice League and Justice Society.

 

 

 

#jla #jsa #justicesociety #drfate #atom #flash #greenlantern #wonderwoman #justiceleague #hawkman #hourman #batman #blackcanary #crimechampions #fiddler #wizard #icicle #chronos #felixfaust #dralchemy #crisis #coie

Jul 23, 2020
Crisis on Earth-One
41:43

The DC Multiverse kicks into high gear with this, part one of the FIRST of the annual JLA/JSA team-ups.

Join our two hosts as they explore this classic issue.

David enthuses at the return of his favourite character and Peter shows off his incredible vocal talent... or lack thereof.

 

#crisis #jla #dccomics #dcmultiverse #jsa #roythomas #gardnerfox #mikesekowsky #drfate #blackcanary #hawkman #alanscott #greenlantern #jaygarrick #barryallen #flash #theflash #hourman #crimechampions #wizard #fiddler #chronos #dralchemy #felixfaust #icicle #theicicle  #davecockrum #tomjones #sirtomjones

Jul 16, 2020
Vengeance of the Immortal Villain
50:52

One villain, two Flashes and the return of the Justice Society of America!

David and Peter return to bring you the third meeting of the two Flashes, Barry Allen and Jay Garrick.

 

#flash #barryallen #earth2 #jaygarrick #vandalsavage #hawkman #atom #wonderwoman #johnnythunder #drmidnite #alanscott #greenlantern #jsa #justicesociety #justicesocietyofamerica   

Jul 09, 2020
The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger
42:36

David and Peter take an exciting look at the mostly forgotten version of the Crimson Avenger from the Silver Age of DC Comics.

There's the usual informative chat, read through and analysis of this fun story.

#dccomics #legacy #crimsonavenger #earth2podcast #earth2 #dicksprang #worldsfinest #worldsfinestcomics #silveragecomics

Jul 02, 2020
Untouchable Aliens featuring Jerry Thomas!
01:09:17

David beams in remotely once again to join Peter in a discussion of Justice League of America issues 15 and 16.

This episode is jam packed with the best and worst of the Silver Age.

One of us loved the story, the other...not so much! 

 

#jla #justiceleague #gardnerfox #mikesekowsky #roythomas #jerrybails #silveragecomics #multiverse #dccomics #comicpodcast #dcmultiverse #superman #batman #flash #wonderwoman #greenlantern #greenarrow #aquaman

 

Jun 25, 2020
Double Danger on Earth
55:25

It's Double the fun this week as our 2 hosts bring you the tale of 2 Flashes teaming up to catch 2 Rogues. Oh, yes, and also save Earth 2 from Annihilation!

 

#flash #flashoftwoworlds #barryallen #jaygarrick #captaincold #trickster #earth2 #rogues #gardnerfox #carmineinfantino 

Jun 18, 2020
Strange Adventures on Earth Prime
40:20

David and Peter take a sidestep into Earth Prime and examine some classic Silver Age tales from the Strange Adventures comic.

 

 

#strangeadventures #dccomics #earthprime #gardnerfox #julieschwartz #dcmultiverse #multiverse #sciencefiction #silveragecomics #silverage #scifi

Jun 11, 2020
Flash of Two Worlds
43:20

David and Peter are back to read, discuss and examine fan reaction to the most important issue in the origins of the DC Multiverse.

Flash 123 - The Flash of Two Worlds 

#flash #theflash #flashoftwoworlds #barryallen #jaygarrick #dcmultiverse #gardnerfox #julieschwartz #carmineinfantino #fiddler #shade #thinker #thefiddler #theshade #thethinker #earth2 #earth1 

 

Jun 03, 2020
Starmen of the Silver Age
01:07:42

David joins Peter via Hi-tech Satellite linkup to discuss the Starmen of the Silver Age as well as the secret Starman of the 80's that you've NEVER heard about until now!! 

 

#starman #star-man #detectivecomics #batman #robin #batwoman #silveragecomics #starmen #jamesrobinson #batmanandrobin #fantasticfour #batman66 #starmanof1951 

May 28, 2020
Superman's Greatest Feats
36:01

David and Peter continue their exploration of the DC Multiverse by diving into Superman 146 for the story of Superman's Greatest Feats.

Warning - Aspects of this story have not aged well.

 

#superman #multiverse #dcmultiverse #nathanhale #generalcuster #quantumleap #timetunnel #timetravel #dccomics #silveragecomics

May 21, 2020
The Madcap Inventors of Central City
25:14

David and Peter discuss the return of some unexpected Golden Age characters in our latest episode.

 

#theflash #theearth2podcast #flash #goldenage #thethreedimwits #thethreestooges #barryallen #earth2 #roythomas

May 14, 2020
Wonder Woman's Invisible Twin and Flash's Phony Gods
32:09

David and Peter kick off their exploration of the DC Multiverse by looking at two early stories featuring travel between parallel Earths.

 

 

#dcmultiverse #wonderwoman #flash #theflash

May 07, 2020
The Earth 2 Podcast Teaser
05:08

Join David and Peter as they begin their journey through the DC Multiverse.

They'll be chronicling DC's many parallel universes from the first crossover right up until Crisis on Infinite Earths. 

They'll also be examining the appearances and legacy of Golden Age characters through the Silver and Bronze Age of Comics.

The first episode is coming soon. Subscribe now so you don't miss it.

May 03, 2020