Secret Origins #9: Star-Spangled Kid and Golden Age Flash

Ryan Daly and guest Greg Araujo review the origin of the Star-Spangled Kid (Skyman) and Stripesy from issue #9 of Secret Origins. Then, Siskoid returns for the origin of the Golden Age Flash, Jay Garrick.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #9, written by Roy Thomas with art by Tom Grindberg and Mike Gustovich (Star-Spangled Kid), and George Tuska and Gerry Acerno, and a cover by Tom Grindberg and Pablo Marcos.

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Plus, sample pages from the first Flash adventure in Flash Comics #1 (1940), art by Harry Lampert.

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Check out Siskoid’s Blog of Geekery at: http://siskoid.blogspot.ca

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

Additional music this episode: “Come On, Let’s Go” by Ritchie Valens; “Young Americans” by David Bowie.

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Secret Origins #8: Shadow Lass and Doll Man

Ryan Daly and guest Kyle Benning review the origin of Shadow Lass from issue #8 of Secret Origins. Then, Diabolu Frank joins Ryan for the story of the incredible shrinking superhero, Doll Man.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #8, written by Paul Levitz with art by Tom Mandrake (Shadow Lass), and Roy Thomas and Murphy Anderson (Doll Man), and a cover by Steve Lightle.

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Plus, a sample from Doll Man’s 1939 debut in Feature Comics #27, art by Will Eisner.

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Check out Kyle Benning on King-Size Comics, Giant-Size Fun Podcasthttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/king-size-comics-giant-size/id947711402?mt=2

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) by Neil Daly.

Additional music this episode: “Shadows of the Night” by Pat Benatar; “Gigantic” by The Pixies.

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Secret Origins #7: Green Lantern Guy Gardner and Sandman

Ryan Daly and guests Shawn Engel and Chad Bokelman review the first part of issue #7 of Secret Origins, which tells the story of the Green Lantern Guy Gardner. Then, Siskoid returns to help Ryan tell the origin of the Golden Age Sandman.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #7, written Steve Englehart with art by Ernie Colon and Rodin Rodriguez (Guy Gardner), and Roy & Dann Thomas and Michael Bair (Sandman), and a cover by Brian Bolland.

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Plus, Guy’s return (sorta) to the Green Lantern Corps during the Crisis in Green Lantern #195, written by Englehart with art by Joe Staton, as well as the cover to New York World’s Fair Comics #1 and sample art from Sandman’s appearances in World’s Fair and Adventure Comics #40 by Bert Christman.

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Check out Chad Bokelman on the LanternCast: http://www.lanterncast.com

Check out Shawn Engel’s Just One of the Guys podcast at Two True Freaks: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=19

Check out Siskoid’s Blog of Geekery at: http://siskoid.blogspot.ca

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

Additional music this episode: “I Need Some Sleep” by The Eels; “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty.

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Secret Origins #6: Golden Age Batman and Halo

Ryan Daly and returning guest host Chris Franklin review the first part of issue #6 of Secret Origins, which tells the story of the Golden Age Batman. Then, Luke Jaconetti joins Ryan for the origin of Halo.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #6, written by Roy Thomas with art by Marshall Rogers and Terry Austin (Batman), and Mike Barr and Dick Giordano (Halo), and cover by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Praised Be His Name).

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Plus, double-page splash from Detective Comics #617 by Norm Breyfogle, because hell yeah!

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Check out Chris Franklin on the Super Mates Podcasthttp://supermatescomic.blogspot.com

Check out Luke Jaconetti’s Earth Destruction Directive podcast at Two True Freaks: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=9

And his Hawkman blog, Being Carter Hallhttp://beingcarterhall.blogspot.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Batman Evolutions” by The Piano Guys; “Ultraviolet (Light My Way)” by U2.

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