Make DC Comics Great…Again?
DC Comics Inc. is one of the largest and oldest comic book companies, producing material that takes place in the fictional DC Universe, featuring numerous iconic characters including: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Swamp Thing, The Spectre, Hitman, Aquaman, Supergirl, Nightwing and Green Arrow! Not to mention teams such as the Justice League, the Justice Society of America, the Suicide Squad, and the Teen Titans, and well-known villains such as The Joker, Lex Luthor, Darkseid, Deathstroke, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, Cheetah, Ra’s al Ghul, Scarecrow, Two-Face, General Zod, Bane, Reverse-Flash, Sinestro and Doomsday!
Then the New 52 happened and all hell broke loose!
During this episode of My big Fat Pull List, our intrepid OGs plan to dump buckets of knowledge regarding their past DC comics experience, discussing their favorite characters, stories, and moments. They’ll also dazzle you lucky listeners with tales of DC’s animated shows and live action films and what impact they had on their young geek lives.
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Links from this Episode:
— My Big Fat Pull List on the Web http://mybigfatpulllist.com
— Flashpoint http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Flash:_Flashpoint
— DC New 52 http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/The_New_52
— DC Rebirth http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/DC_Rebirth
— Batman: The Long Halloween http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_The_Long_Halloween
— Jeph Loeb https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeph_Loeb
— Batman: Hush http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_Hush
— Batman: Dark Victory http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_Dark_Victory
— Batman The Animated Series https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103359/
— Superman The animated Series https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115378/
— Green Lantern http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Green_Lantern
— Justice League https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275137/
— Justice League Unlimited https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6025022/
— Justice League International http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Justice_League_International
— Batman Beyond https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0147746/
— Batman Beyond comic series http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman_Beyond
— Death of Superman http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Death_and_Return_of_Superman
— Batman: No Man’s Land http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_No_Man%27s_Land
— Harley Quinn http://batman.wikia.com/wiki/Harley_Quinn
— Batman: War Games http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_War_Games
— Justice Society of America http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Justice_Society
— Batman: Knight Fall http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Batman:_Knightfall
— Green Arrow http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Green_Arrow_(Oliver_Queen)
— Crisis On Infinite Earths http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Crisis_on_Infinite_Earths
Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode:
— What got YOU into DC Comics? Tell us now!
— Who is YOUR favorite DC character? Tell us now!
— What is YOUR favorite DC comics storyline? Tell us now!
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The Hosts of this Program:
Nicholas J. Hearne:
Blessed with an overactive imagination, Nick spent his early years absorbing as much pop culture as possible. From comic books to television, films, sci-fi, fantasy, horror – if it was great storytelling, he assimilated it! His fascination with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Marvel Comics X-Men drove him to become an avid reader of all literature and a devoted comic collector at the age of eleven! Even though Nick enjoyed most comic book related material, his deep passion for all things “mutant” led to his alter ego being formed, the Uncanny Mister X! In recent years, Nick has co-founded his own comic book company, Archlight Comics, a film company, Archlight Studios, and has become a skilled podcaster and podcast editor. Mister X has taken all of Nick’s talents and found an outlet for his mad ramblings… the My Big Fat Pull List podcast!
Just a common man, working hard with his hands, Jacob Petri has always had an eclectic taste in the world of pop culture. As a child, Jacob read comics, watched Saturday morning cartoons, enjoyed televised sports entertainment, played video games and collected trading cards and action figures. As an adult, he took his love of over the top theatrics and parlayed that into a mediocre Pro-Wrestling career, as he believed Pro-Wrestling was the closest he could get to live action comic books.
As Pistol Danger, he’s used his knowledge and skill both in the ring and on the internet, navigating video games during Let’s Plays and dishing out advice about the wrestling business. Needing to conquer new forms of entertainment, Pistol Danger has turned to podcasting, hoping to educate people on the finer points of geek culture, from comic books to films and everything in between.
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Born with the ambition to one day be a professional football player and then join the military, Sean Murphy was always drawn towards hero based cartoons such as G.I. Joe and the X-Men. Sadly, those dreams were crushed after a terrible accident while playing street football. Sean learned that he was born with missing bones in his feet and his doctors informed him that he wouldn’t be able to play pro football let alone join the military. Missing out on being the hero he wanted to be, Sean turned towards the heroes he knew and loved… comic book superheroes!
As his teenage years turned to adulthood, Sean found a deep love for pop culture. Taking part in role-playing games, cosplaying as his favorite characters at conventions, Sean even worked at a comic book shop for over a decade. His need to absorb geek culture and fun facts earned him the nickname Smurphy. A fun-loving and sometimes socially clueless podcaster, Smurphy is eager to pass on all he knows and then some.
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