69 mins. We thought we’d turn back the clock to the some old debuts from DC Comics and compare them to the current blast of new series premieres, and discuss the trouble of new superhero concepts and the business of such. Also, Beauty and the Geek, Family Matters and Bruce Willis.
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1: 58 NEWS
The new Punisher TV series
Superman’s co-creator’s auction
Watchmen 2 gets some movement
13:45 THEME – FORGOTTEN DC #1s
The Highwaymen. It’s like Red, but with added Bill Clinton and more innocent deaths.
Lab Rats from John Byrne. It’s like The Matrix, or tries to be. It fails.
Suicide Squad – old and new.
Hawk and Dove – old (hard rocking!) and new (zombies on airplanes!).
Firebrand featuring exploding mechanical legs.
How the storytelling and marketing approach varies between the old DC #1s and the 2011 versions.
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