Secret Origins #14: Suicide Squad

Ryan Daly and guest Aaron Head Moss review the Suicide Squad’s evolution and Amanda Waller’s rise to power from Secret Origins #14.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #14, written by John Ostrander with art by Luke McDonnell and Dave Hunt, and a cover by McDonnell and Dick Giordano.

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Check out Aaron’s Task Force X Podcast at: http://taskforcex.headspeaks.com

And G.I. Joe: A Real American Headcast at: http://gijoe.headspeaks.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Sure Shot” by The Beastie Boys; “Kill Your Heroes” by AWOLNATION.

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Secret Origins #13: Nightwing, The Whip, and Johnny Thunder

Ryan Daly and guest Tom Panarese review the origin of Dick Grayson and his journey from Robin to Nightwing from Secret Origins #13. Then, Paul Scavitto joins Ryan to cover the origin of The Whip. Then, Nathaniel Wayne helps Ryan review the origin of Johnny Thunder and his amazing Thunderbolt.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #13, written Dan Mishkin with art by Erik Larsen and Mike DeCarlo (Nightwing), Roy & Dann Thomas with art by Mike Gustovich (The Whip), and Roy Thomas with art by Mike Clark and Dave Hunt (Johnny Thunder), and a cover by Pat Broderick.

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Plus, sample pages from Detective Comics #38 by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, New Teen Titans #44 by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, and Flash Comics #1 by John Wentworth and George Storm (The Whip), and Wentworth and Stan Ashmeier (Johnny Thunder).

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Listen to Tom Panarese at Pop Culture Affidavit at: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=40

And check out his podcast devoted Marvel Comics’ The Nam, In Country at: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=39

Check out Paul’s web comic Armadillo Justice at Rising Sun Comics: http://www.risingsuncomics.com/#!armadillo-justice-issue-1-sneak-preview/c1j4w

And visit Nathaniel Wayne at Council of Geeks Podcast blog: http://councilofgeeks.blogspot.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Love Sick” by Mariachi El Bronx; “Say I Am (What I Am)” by Tommy James & The Shondells; “Because the Night” by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

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Secret Origins #12: Golden Age Fury and Challengers of the Unknown

Ryan Daly and guest Greg Araujo review the origin of the Golden Age Fury from Secret Origins #12. Then, Doug Zawisza joins Ryan to cover the story of the Challengers of the Unknown.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #12, written by Roy & Dann Thomas with art by Tom Grindberg and Tony DeZuniga (Fury), and Mark Evanier and Chuck Patton (Challengers), and a cover by Paris Cullins and Karl Kesel.

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Plus, sample pages from Fury’s origin teased in Infinity, Inc. #35 by Roy & Dann Thomas and Todd McFarlane, and Young All-Stars #1 by Thomas and Michael Bair.

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Also, the cover to the Challengers of the Unknown novel.

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Check out Doug’s Doom Patrol blog, My Greatest Adventure 80 at: http://mygreatestadventure80.blogspot.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Livin’ on the Edge” by Aerosmith; “Marry the Night” by Lady Gaga.

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Secret Origins #11: Power Girl and Golden Age Hawkman

Ryan Daly and new guest Anj review the new origin of Power Girl from issue #11 of Secret Origins. Then, Luke Jaconetti returns for the origin of the Golden Age Hawkman.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #11, written by Paul Kupperberg with art by Mary Wilshire (Power Girl), and Roy Thomas and Luke McDonnell (Hawkman), and a cover by Jerry Ordway.

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Plus, sample pages from Hawkman’s first appearance in Flash Comics #1, written by Gardner Fox with art by Dennis Neville.

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Check out Anj’s Supergirl blog, Comic Box Commentaryhttp://comicboxcommentary.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: “Live Forever” by Oasis; “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” by Kelly Clarkson.

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Secret Origins #10: Phantom Stranger

Rob Kelly reviews four possible origins of the Phantom Stranger from issue #10 of Secret Origins, with semi-conscious host Ryan Daly barely keeping up.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #10, written by Mike W. Barr, Paul Levitz, Dan Mishkin, and Alan Moore, with art by Jim Aparo, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Ernie Colon, and Joe Orlando, and a cover by Aparo.

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Check out Rob Kelly’s The Aquaman Shrinehttp://www.aquamanshrine.net

And The Fire & Water Podcast at: http://fireandwaterpodcast.blogspot.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Sympathy For the Devil” by The Rolling Stones; “People Are Strange” by The Doors; “Red Right Hand” by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; “The Stranger” by Billy Joel.

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