Checkered Past

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June 20, 2021 01:07:40
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"A" is for Afterlife (Strange Adventures 190)

Two Strange Adventures stalwarts make their costumed debuts this week (if you consider a newly-reincarnated adult body a "costume") as Animal Man and Immortal Man fight off threats worldly and under-wordly! We discuss a lost opportunity for a Krypto team-up PLUS the jarring ramifiactions of falling in love with someone who dies every three days! ...

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June 20, 2021 01:07:40
"A" is for Afterlife (Strange Adventures 190)

"A" is for Afterlife (Strange Adventures 190)

Two Strange Adventures stalwarts make their costumed debuts this week (if you consider a newly-reincarnated adult body a "costume") as Animal Man and Immortal Man fight off threats worldly and under-wordly! We discuss a lost opportunity for a Krypto team-up PLUS the jarring ramifiactions of falling in love with someone who dies every three days! ...

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129

June 13, 2021 01:09:58
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They Shoot Tiger Beetles, Don't They? (Jimmy Olsen #94)

Jimmy and Superman, on the outs! Supergirl, dressed like a bug! PLUS lots of neighborhood reporting, and a display of our utter ignorance on basic facts of insect gender roles! ...

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June 13, 2021 01:09:58
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They Shoot Tiger Beetles, Don't They? (Jimmy Olsen #94)

Jimmy and Superman, on the outs! Supergirl, dressed like a bug! PLUS lots of neighborhood reporting, and a display of our utter ignorance on basic facts of insect gender roles! ...

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128

June 06, 2021 00:57:24
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I Got Ssssssteam Heat (Metamorpho #7)

Metamorpho is in a pickle - Simon Stagg AND the world's top 12 of 13 volcanologists have gone missing, the ocean is being sucked into the core of the Earth, AND Rex has been turned into a formless puddle of goo! Plus we discuss Dr. Husband's emergency room visit, cicadas, and the possibly former Nazi, Louisa! ...

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127

May 31, 2021 01:03:22
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The Green Green Grass of Home (Green Lantern 46 & 47)

Green Lantern, DEAD! The people of the far future, RED! And poor Katma Tui, beside herself with grief! PLUS Dr. Bobb benefits from the kindness of strangers and Dr. Husband waxes poetic about Gil Kane! ...

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