Secret Origins #25: Legion of Super Heroes and Golden Age Atom

Ryan Daly and guest Martin Gray review the origin of the Legion of Super Heroes from Secret Origins #25. Then, Gene Hendricks returns to help cover the origin of the Golden Age Atom.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #25, written by Paul Levitz with art by Rick Stasi and Dick Giordano (Legion), and Roy Thomas, with art by Mike Clark and Bob Downs, and a cover by Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson.

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Plus, sample images from All-Star Comics #3 and #4 by Gardner Fox and Ben Flinton; Superboy #147 by E. Nelson Bridwell and Pete Costanza; Legion of Super Heroes #294 by Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt; and Adventure Comics #12 by Scott Clark.

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Check out Martin Gray’s comics review blog at Too Dangerous For A Girlhttp://dangermart.blogspot.co.uk

And find Gene Hendricks at The Hammer Strikes: http://www.thehammerstrikes.com

and The Hammer Podcasts: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=35

and The Quantum Cast: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=36

“Premonition” (Theme for Secret Origins Podcast) written and performed by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “My Generation” by The Who; and “Street Fighting Man” by The Rolling Stones.

Long Live the Legion!

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Secret Origins #24: Blue Devil and Doctor Fate

Ryan Daly and guest Justin Barlow review the origin of Blue Devil from Secret Origins #24. Then, the Irredeemable Shag returns to promote every Doctor Fate story except for the origin in this issue.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #24, written by Gary Cohn and Dan Mishkin with art by Ty Templeton (Blue Devil), and Roy Thomas with art by Michael Bair and Bob Downs (Doctor Fate), and a cover by Keith Stan Wilson and Sam DeLaRosa.

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Plus, samples of Doctor Fate appearances from More Fun Comics #56 by Gardner Fox and Howard Sherman, 1st Issue Special #9 by Martin Pasko and Walt Simonson, and Flash #306 and #308 by Pasko and Keith Giffen. Also, a house ad featuring Blue Devil and Firestorm, the cover to Blue Devil #4 by Paris Cullins and Showcase ’93 #3 by Brian Bolland.

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You can donate to help David Sopko’s family at: https://www.gofundme.com/qz9mbvf8

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Check out Justin’s Sympathy for the Devil Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/bluedevilblog/?fref=ts

David’s The Blue Devil Archive Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/The-Blue-Devil-Archive-413136848771016/?fref=ts

Justin and David’s Shout at the Devil Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shout-at-the-devil/id1032646067?mt=2

Listen to Shag and Diabolu Frank talk Blue Devil on Fire and Water Podcast #113http://www.namtab.com/aquablog2/Fire%20and%20Water%20Podcast%20Episode%20113.mp3

Listen to Shag and Kyle Benning talk Doctor Fate on Fire and Water Podcast #129: http://www.namtab.com/aquablog2/Fire%20and%20Water%20Podcast%20Episode%20129.mp3

Additional music this episode: “Friend of the Devil” by The Grateful Dead; “Do You Believe in Magic” by The Lovin’ Spoonful; “Friend of the Devil” by Counting Crows.

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Secret Origins #23: Guardians of the Universe and Floronic Man

Ryan Daly and guests Chad Bokelman and Mark Marble review the origins of the Guardians of the Universe from Secret Origins #23. Then, Diabolu Frank helps Ryan learn the history of the Floronic Man, better known as the Plant Master.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #23, written by Todd Klein with art by Jonathan Peterson and Al Vey (Guardians), and Rick Veitch and Brett Ewins (Floronic Man), and a cover by Ed Hannigan and Steve Bissette.

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Check out Chad and Mark at The Lanterncasthttp://www.lanterncast.com

Hear Frank talk about Ray Palmer and Captain Atom as part of the Power of the Atom Podcast at: http://themightymite.blogspot.com

And Frank’s Martian Manhunter podcast, the Idol-Head of Diaboluhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/idol-head-diabolu-podcast/id951536541?mt=2

And his DC Bloodlines Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dc-bloodlines-podcasts/id991575714?mt=2

And his Diana Prince Wonder Woman Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/diana-prince-wonder-woman/id1010333234?mt=2

And the Marvel Super Heroes Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/marvel-super-heroes-podcast/id908880908?mt=2

“Premonition” (Theme for Secret Origins Podcast) written and performed by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “Christmas Time is Here” by Vince Guaraldi Trio; “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” by Pink Floyd; “Millennium” by Robbie Williams.

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Secret Origins #22: The Manhunters

Ryan Daly and guest Jeff Nettleton review the origins of the Manhunter robots, as well as three heroes who have taken the name over the years from Secret Origins #22.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #22, written by Roy and Dann Thomas with art by Howard Simpson, and a cover by Walt Simonson.

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Plus, sample images from Police Comics #8 by Tex Blaisdell and Alex Kotzky, and Detective Comics #437 by Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson.

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“Premonition” (Theme for Secret Origins Podcast) written and performed by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “Robots” by Flight of the Conchords; “Die Hard the Hunter” by Def Leppard; “You Really Got Me” by The Kinks; “Every Breath You Take” by The Police.

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Secret Origins #21: Jonah Hex and Black Condor

Ryan Daly and guests Tim Wallace and Mike Gillis review the (sorta) origin of Jonah Hex from Secret Origins #21. Then, Diabolu Frank does what no one else would dare: helping Ryan discuss the origin of Black Condor.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #21, written by Michael Fleisher with art by Gray Morrow (Jonah Hex), and Roy Thomas with art by Murphy Anderson (Black Condor), and a cover by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Praised Be His Name).

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Plus, sample images from “The Wheelchair Bounty Hunter” in Jonah Hex #73 by Fleisher and Garcia-Lopez (PBHN), and the graphic novel Jonah Hex: No Way Back by Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Tony DeZuniga; also, Black Condor’s first appearance from Crack Comics #1 by Will Eisner and Lou Fine.

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Check out Tim Wallace’s Blue Beetle Blog at Kord Industries: http://kordindustries.blogspot.com

And hear Mike Gillis on Radio Vs. The Martians: http://radiovsthemartians.com

Check out Diabolu Frank’s Martian Manhunter podcast, the Idol-Head of Diaboluhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/idol-head-diabolu-podcast/id951536541?mt=2

And his DC Bloodlines Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dc-bloodlines-podcasts/id991575714?mt=2

And his Diana Prince Wonder Woman Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/diana-prince-wonder-woman/id1010333234?mt=2

And the Marvel Super Heroes Podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/marvel-super-heroes-podcast/id908880908?mt=2

“Premonition” (Theme for Secret Origins Podcast) written and performed by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash; “Spread Your Wings” by Queen; “If You Wanna Be Happy” by Jimmy Soul.

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Secret Origins #20: Batgirl and Dr. Mid-Nite

Ryan Daly and guest Stella Bowman review the origin of Batgirl from Secret Origins #20. Then, the Irredeemable Shag returns to help cover the origin of blind hero Doctor Mid-Nite.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #20, written Barbara Randall with art by Rick Leonardi and Dick Giordano (Batgirl), and Roy Thomas with art by Mike Clark and Jerry Acerno (Dr. Mid-Nite), and a cover by Kevin Maguire and Bob Wiacek.

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Plus, sample images from Dr. Mid-Nite’s first appearance in All-American Comics #25 by Charles Reizenstein and Stan Aschmeier; also Batgirl’s “million dollar debut” in Detective Comics #359 by Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino, and her battle with Cormorant in Batgirl Special by Barbara Randall and Barry Kitson.

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Check out Stella’s Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon Podcast as part of The Batman Universe: http://thebatmanuniverse.net/category/podcast/bto/

And follow Shag (at your own risk) at Firestorm Fan: http://firestormfan.com

and the Fire and Water Podcast: http://fireandwaterpodcast.blogspot.com

“Premonition” (Theme for Secret Origins Podcast) written and performed by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “In the Midnight Hour” by Wilson Pickett; “Dancing On My Own” by Robyn.

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