Monday, May 26, 2014

The Fire and Water Podcast, Episode 90

sgTHE FIRE AND WATER PODCAST: Episode 90
The official podcast of THE AQUAMAN SHRINE and FIRESTORM FAN

Episode 90 - Summer Time! Vacation Comics & Crossovers of the 80s/90s

Summer is almost here! This episode Rob and Shag wax nostalgic about some of their favorite comics read as children while on summer vacation. As Rob likes to call them, "Mountain Comics." Then the guys tackle some of the best (and worst) DC company crossover events of the 1980s and 1990s! Get out your zinc oxide sunscreen, geeks. Summer is coming!

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Opening theme, "That Time is Now," by Michael Kohler. Closing music by Daniel Adams and Ashton Burge of The Bad Mamma Jammas! http://www.facebook.com/BadMammaJammas

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4 comments:

Russell said...

Great pod-cast, as always! It makes me want to go back and re-read LEGENDS, which I don't really remember all that fondly. (I'm not a big fan of mass hysteria stories, which I seem to recall this was...)

There was another Annual Crossover which I remember fondly, something about DCU International. Characters from different countries (other than the US) appeared in them. I fondly recall the TITANS and JLA issues. The character from JLA re-appeared in the JLA Gatekeeper mini-series by Tim Truman, I believe...Aquaman was in JLA at the time, and Tempest/Aqualad was in Titans.

Russell said...

Addendum:
I mis-remembered. Sala made her debut in GREEN LANTERN Annual 9, then her story followed up in GATEKEEPER.
The JLA, JSA, Flash, Superman, and Batman also had "Planet DC" annuals. Most of these characters never appeared again, but the ones I read were fun.

Fanholes Podcast said...
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Fanholes Podcast said...

If anybody including Rob or Shag is interested in more "geek talk" about crossovers, feel free to check out the following podcasts:

http://fanholespodcast.blogspot.com/2011/06/fanholes-episode-14-dont-call-it-reboot.html

http://fanholespodcast.blogspot.com/2012/02/fanholes-episode-38-fries-itself.html

http://fanholespodcast.blogspot.com/2014/03/fanholes-episode-97-crazy-crossover.html

The short version: I love Crisis, have a soft spot for Invasion, Eclipso and Armageddon 2001. Underworld Unleashed is also a favorite as I always felt it was DC Comics version of Marvel's Acts of Vengeance (which was another winner to me).

- Derek

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