Extra Sequential Podcast Episode Five

It’s our Father’s Day special!

Listen to it below, download it here or get it on iTunes. So many choices.

In our introduction, we briefly discuss the zombie craze, Poland and The Rolling Stones.


The zany animated adventures of Batman: The Brave and the Bold including The Drew Carey Show, jazz, glow in the dark covers, the number of stretchy comics characters, Lost in Translation. We also chat about Lethal Weapon, stuntwomen, Eric Clapton and Doc Savage. The French series XIII and its similarities to the Jason Bourne novels and the reality of Ghostbusters’ Stay Puft marshmallows are also mentioned.


There sure are a lot of dads in comics, so we break them down into 4 categories.

Absent Dads – Superman’s Kryptonian father Jor-El, the various Phantoms and their exclusive mating policies, the Image series Invincible, Bruce Banner’s son Skaar and Jimmy Corrigan.

Bad Dads – Lex Luthor, David Cain (father of the mute Batgirl), Norman Osborn (Green Goblin) and his son Harry, Jango Fett and Boba in the new Blood Ties series and the Lone Wolf and Club manga.

Surrogate Dads – Alfred and Bruce Wayne, Chris Kent, 20th Century Boys, Maus.

Great Dads – Commissioner Gordon, The Flash Wally West, Three Shadows, Road to Perdition and Preacher.

Miscellaneous – Cable and Cyclops, Wolverine and Daken.

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Upcoming DC DVDs

Warner Bros. have just released 2 new pics of back cover box art for their upcoming releases. On sale on November 9 is Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam, which will also feature the first 3 animated shorts, with previously unseen footage.

Also being released on November 9 is a new doco narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds which chronicles the 75 year history of DC Comics. Here’s the back cover of Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics.

The premiere for the next full length animated feature Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is September 21, but the rest of us can grab it on September 28. Based on the classic comics story arc by Jeph Loeb and Michael Turner which re-introduced Kara Zor-El AKA Supergirl into the current DC universe, the film looks set to be just as awesome. New pics from the film below.