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.
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.
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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