Ted and Mike take on the penultimate chapter of the METAL event as they cover 2018's Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Grant Morrison, Howard Porter, Jorge Jimenez, Doug Mahnke, and many more!  Journey with Flash, Cyborg, and Raven to the heart of the multiverse as they try to stay one step ahead of the Batman Who Laughs and the other Knights of the Dark Multiverse!

Journey back somewhere over the time rainbow as Ted talks about a pivotal pair of books from Halloween 1979:

Legion of Super-Heroes #259 by Gerry Conway, Joe Staton, and more!

The New Adventures of Superboy #1 by Cary Bates, Kurt Schaffenberger, and more!

The epochal event of 2018 barrels towards its conclusion as Ted & Mike discuss Dark Nights: Metal #5 by Scott “Sorcerer King” Snyder, Greg “Gut Punch” Capullo, and more!  Barbatos, the bat god from the Dark Multiverse, dispatches his loyal lackey the Batman Who Laughs to destroy the Justice League and their allies!

Ted is back with another blast from the past!  This time around he discusses four great comics from late October 1979:

  • Adventure Comics #467 - The first appearance of Starman Prince Gavyn by Paul Levitz & Steve Ditko; plus Plastic Man by Len Wein & Joe Staton!
  • Fantastic Four #214 - by Marv Wolfman & John Byrne!
  • Brave and the Bold #158 - Batman & Wonder Woman by Gerry Conway & Jim Aparo!
  • Marvel Team-Up #89 - Spider-Man & Nightcrawler by Chris Claremont, Rich Buckler & Mike Nasser!

Ted & Mike take a nibble of 2017's Hawkman: Found #1 by Jeff Lemire, Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowlan and more.  Probe the unconscious meanderings of Carter Hall's mind in this gorgeously illustrated issue!

This time Ted talks about four comics he wishes he had bought the week of October 13, 1979:

Cerebus the Aardvark #12 by Dave Sim

Fantastic Four Annual #14 by Marv Wolfman & George Perez

Uncanny X-Men #129 by Chris Claremont & John Byrne and

Avengers #191 by Roger Stern & John Byrne

 

Sandman explains the origins of the Dark Multiverse, so now Mike & Ted have a clue about what's going on in the latest chapter of the sizzling hot crossover event!  Join them for a spirited discussion of 2017's Dark Nights: Metal #4 by Scott “Stomp Master General” Snyder, Greg “Guardian of Cool” Capullo, Jonathan “Justice” Glapion, FCO “Rainbow in the Dark” Plascencia, and more!

Ted is joined by the husband and wife team of Mike & Heather Wellman to discuss the 2019 DC Comics / Warner Brothers film Shazam! directed by David Sandberg and starring Asher Angel as "Billy Batson", Jack Dylan Grazer as "Freddy Freeman", Mark Strong as "Thaddeus Sivana", and Zachary Levi as "Captain... Sparklefingers"?!?!

Ted talks about two comics he bought, read, and enjoyed almost 40 years ago:

DC Comics Presents #17, starring Superman and Firestorm, by Gerry Conway, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, and more!

Justice League of America #174, guest-starring Black Lightning, by Gerry Conway, Dick Dillin, and more!

 Is it a dream? A nightmare? Or something worse?

Journey into the Dark Knight's mind with Mike and Ted as they psychoanalyze 2017's Batman: Lost #1 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson, Doug Mahnke, Yanick Paquette, Jorge Jimenez, Jaime Mendoza, and more!

Ted is back to discuss a couple of good comics from his youth: 

Marvel Two-in-One #59 - Starring the Thing and the Human Torch - by Marv Wolfman, Ralph Macchio, Chic Stone, and more!

ROM #2 - by Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema, and more!

I enjoyed 'em, and you just might too!

It's the most shocking episode ever as Ted and Mike explore the dark chaos that is the Batman Who Laughs!  In this story by James Tynion IV and Riley Rossmo, we see the origin of the unholy hybrid of Bruce Wayne and the Joker, from Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs #1.

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