DC Bloodlines Podcasts
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A companion to both the DC Comics blogging of Diabolu Frank and The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast, DC Bloodlines covers the library of one of North America's longest lived and most respected comic book publishers, as well as their usage in other media, often with a focus on lesser known characters.
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Richard Dragon’s Fists||After nearly a year since the last episode… we’re still doing random one-off spotlights rather than actually talking about the Bloodlines event. Richard Drakunovski was a bullied white boy who trained to become a world class martial artist under the||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Eclipso-- Hero and Villain in One Man!||The show returns as part of a multi-blog/podcast crossover covering the 1992 DC Annual eventEclipso: The Darkness Withinby offering a detailed account of the first three decades of the villain's career derived from numerous print and online sources. Cre||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Ballistic Sword of Azrael||Bloodlines: Outbreak is nearly over! Before the first quarter of the event closes, we meet ex-S.W.A.T. officer Kelvin Mao in his insectoid exoskeleton, and a new blond Batman who is never positively identified throughout the story (with the reasons for||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: You May Call Me Doctor Mist!||The ancient immortal African mystic Doctor Mist was introduced in a cameo on the last page of 1978'sThe Super Friends#12 before continuing into appearances inThe Super Friends#13 & 45-46 before officially forming the Global Guardians inDC Comics Present||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: The Green Fury meets The Super Friends||After slipping to an unintentional monthly schedule with some uncomfortable elements and unfortunate timing, the DC Bloodlines Podcast returns for a thirteenth episode set on breaking its unlucky streak (and nearly broke Diabolu Frank with all the editi||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Nightblade||This episode looks at Nik Mayak, a New Blood with extraordinary body regeneration powers, supplemented by great agility and uncanny accuracy with blowing blades. Debuting in 1993’sGreen Lantern Annual#2, we give an overview of the rest of his career i||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Green Lantern||The Guardians of the Universe chose Hal Jordan to be their Emerald Gladiator for Space Sector 2814, wielder of a Power Ring that could create jade energy constructs limited only by the bearer’s willpower and a necessary impurity that rendered it ineff||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: The Origin of Captain Comet!||"He was a mystery to himself! Why-- young Adam Blake wanted to know-- was he so different from other people? How did it happen that there was no one else like him in the whole wide world? Where did he really come from? Who was he? All these questions wh||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Myriad!||his episode looks at the New Blood Myriad and the Cyborg Superman, neither of whom debuted in 1993'sSuperman Annual#5 (the only instance of that occurring in the Bloodlines annual event that was specifically created to introduce new characters.) Getting||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: The Vixen is a Lady Fox||Finally, the DC Bloodlines Podcast reveals its greater scope than just one 1993 event, but rather a mandate to cover the under-served DCU by looking at the earliest published (and especially the unpublished) comics of what was intended to be the first s||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Anima Attacks New Titans||Sigh. It’s time to deal with Courtney Mason, the heroine ofThe New Titans Annual#9 and her own sixteen issue series,Anima(we cover the first two issues.) Created by novelists Elizabeth Hand & Paul Witcover, Anima was one of the highest profile and pow||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Argus and Flash||The (finally bi-weekly as originally intended) podcast (not really) dedicated to DC’s New Bloods returns (for a second “season” of indefinite length after a one-off in Spring 2015 & four episodes in April)! We’re (actually only one person involv||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDC Special Podcast: The Joke That Keeps On Killing||Coarse Language: Listener Discretion is AdvisedMeanwhile… Mr. Fixit, Illegal Machine, & Diabolu Frank look at the controversial 1988Batman: The Killing Jokeprestige format one-shot that has gone from one of the most revered works of a new wave of matu||8/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDC Special Podcast: Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad (2016)||Coarse Language: Listener Discretion is AdvisedMeanwhile… Diabolu Frank, Illegal Machine & Mr. Fixit are indentured through explosives implanted in their spines to endure a Suicide Squad mission, and the word cloud is swollen with “gross.”We Think||8/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDC Special: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Edition||Coarse Language: Listener Discretion is AdvisedMeanwhile... Illegal Machine & Mr. Fixitrevisit Batman v Superman, this time in the extended length edition favored by the director and joined by Diabolu Frank. Come join us in jeering the DC Extended Unive||7/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDC Special: Rebirth Pain||Meanwhile… Mr. Fixit & Diabolu Frank talk briefly about DC’s latest not-a-reboot, Reberf, its shallow talent pool due to past brush-ups, as well as the shift at Vertigo from a creative doorway to a mail slot. If you’re super-duper excited and posi||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComic Reader Résumé #1: Entry Level Position (1982)||ré·su·mé[rez-oo-mey, rez-oo-mey]noun1.a summing up; summary.2.a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.In Comic Reader Résumé, I useMike’s Amazin||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Pagan and Joe Public||Two flavors of vigilante are covered on this episode: the brutal anti-heroine Pagan (Marian Mercer, ofBatman#479) and the incompetent New Blood civic pridester JoePubicPublic (Nobody Cares,Batman: Shadow of the Bat Annual#1,) neither of whom had much of||4/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Edge Of Steel||STEEL YOURSELF! Here is the first in what will become a recurring instance of bifurcated broadcasting, as we not only look at the prickly New Blood known as Edge, but also the rookie super-hero who hosted Tom O'Brien's debut inSuperman: The Man of Steel||4/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Layla||Still not guaranteeing this show as a weekly, but since I have a bunch of Bloodlines already about wrapped and no time to work on any other Rolled Spine Podcasts, you get this episode less than a week after the last (a huge improvement on the previous "||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe DC Bloodlines Podcast: Outbreak||Almost a year after oursecret trial episodeduringSuper Blog Team-Up#6,The DC Bloodlines Podcastbegins in earnest during another blog/podcast crossover,#BestEventEver, devoted to the 1993 DC Comics annuals. In that vein, Diabolu Frank spends this episode||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDC Special: Berlanti Television (2016)||Meanwhile… Mr. Fixit & Diabolu Frank welcome back the uncensored cuss words favored by Rolled Spine Podcast listeners as they discuss the “Berlantiverse” of DC television adaptationsThe Flash, Supergirl, ArrowandDC’s Legends of Tomorrow. It’s||3/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDC Special: Dawn of the Justice League (2016)||Meanwhile… Mr. Fixit, Diabolu Frank & Illegal Machine cross over to DC-Earth for their irregular looks at how the other super-hero universe lives. First, we talk a bit aboutGothamand the side projects of Batman scribe Scott Snyder, then we dive into t||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Atom Podcast #5 - "The 2nd Man in Space"||The second ever adventure of Captain Atom by Joe Gill and Steve Ditko.From Charlton Comics’ June 1960 cover-datedSpace Adventures#34!Text versionhere.Email.Tweet.Comment onPower of the Atomblog.Comment onRolled Spine Podcastsblog.||10/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Atom Podcast #4 - "The Dooms From Beyond!"||The fourth episode of the Tiny Titan’s mini-podcast looks at November-December 1961’sShowcase#35 featuring a Mighty Mite Mystery requiring The Atom, courtesy of Gardner Fox, Gil Kane & Murphy Anderson.||7/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Atom Podcast #3 - "Introducing Captain Atom"||The third episode of POTAcast takes its cues from the blog and turns over its space/numbering to co-star Captain Atom! We cover the debut of Charlton’s Atomic Age Action Hero in March 1960’sSpace Adventures#33, near-identically paralleling the antho||6/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Atom Podcast #2 - "Battle of the Tiny Titans!"||The second episode of the Mighty Mite's mini-podcast looks at the second story from October 1961'sShowcase#34 featuring the debut of Ray Palmer in his costumed identity as The Atom! "Battle of the Tiny Titans!" comes courtesy of Gardner Fox, Gil Kane &||6/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Atom Podcast #1 - "Birth of the Atom!"||The debut episode of a sporadic podcast covering The Tiny Titan... The Mighty Mite... the Silver Age shrinking super-hero Ray Palmer in his original story by Gardner Fox, Gil Kane & Murphy Anderson from Showcase #34 (October 1961). Text versionhere.||5/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDC Bloodlines Podcast #1-- The Top 10 Bloodlines Characters||The introductory episode to our podcast, embracing the dozens of obscure and poorly regarded New Bloods superhumans created by spinal fluid sucking alien parasites as part of DC Comics' 1993 Annuals event Bloodlines/Bloodbath. DC Bloodlines will continu||5/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Who remembers DC Bloodlines? In 1993, parasitic aliens ate a bunch of people in the DC universe and gave them super powers. Frank's frantic, funny, pull-no-punches reviews of these old comics make for some fine podcasting. This one is quickly becoming one of my favorite comic book podcasts!
DC Bloodlines the greatest Annual crossover event EVER!!!!
Loved Bloodlines as a kid and love this Podcast. Can't wait for Joe Public, Angon, Glonth, Razorsharp and the PSYBA-RATS!!!!! Loose Cannon and Ballistic were two great heroes too. VERY EXCITED ABOUT THIS CAST.