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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Secret Origins #19: Uncle Sam and Guardian

Ryan Daly and new guest Jeff Nettleton review the origin of Uncle Sam from Secret Origins #19. Then, Michael Bailey returns to help Ryan cover the story of Guardian and the Newsboy Legion.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #19, written Len Wein with art by Murphy Anderson (Uncle Sam), and Roy Thomas with art by Arvell Jones and Greg Theakston (Guardian), and a cover by Jack Kirby and Anderson.

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Check out Michael’s thoughts about Guardian and the Newsboy Legion, as well as Superman-related stories at Fortress of Baileytudehttp://www.fortressofbaileytude.com

And his reviews of the JSA at Tales of the Justice Society of Americahttp://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=2

And other comics at Views from the Longboxhttp://www.fortressofbaileytude.com/viewsfromthelongbox/

And still more comics at Comics Monthly Mondayhttp://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=7

And, of course, Bailey’s Batman Podcasthttp://www.baileysbatmanpodcast.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Revolution” by The Beatles; “I Don’t Want to Set the World On Fire” by The Ink Spots.

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Secret Origins #18: The Creeper and Golden Age Green Lantern

Ryan Daly and returning guest Anj review the origin of The Creeper from Secret Origins #18. Then, Michael Bailey joins Ryan for the story of the Golden Age Green Lantern Alan Scott.

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Sample pages from Secret Origins #18, written Andrew Helfer with art by Keith Giffen and Rick Bryant (The Creeper), and Roy Thomas with art by George Freeman (Green Lantern), and a cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

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Plus, sample pages from Showcase #73 by Steve Ditko, First Issue Special #7 by Michael Fleisher and Ditko, All-American Comics #16 by Bill Finger and Martin Nodell, Justice Society of America #3 (1991) by Len Strazewski and Mike Parobeck, and JSA: Classified #25 by Tony Bedard and Dennis Calero.

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Check out Anj’s Supergirl blog Comic Box Commentaryhttp://comicboxcommentary.blogspot.com

And hear Michael’s thoughts about Alan Scott and the JSA at Tales of the Justice Society of America: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=2

And his thoughts on Superman at Fortress of Baileytude: http://www.fortressofbaileytude.com

And other comics at Views from the Longbox: http://www.fortressofbaileytude.com/viewsfromthelongbox/

And still more comics at Comics Monthly Monday: http://twotruefreaks.com/shows.php?show=7

And, of course, Bailey’s Batman Podcast: http://www.baileysbatmanpodcast.com

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

Additional music this episode: “Feel Good Inc.” by Gorillaz; “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” by Wang Chung; “The Touch” by Stan Bush.

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