Category Archives: DC

Best Geeky Finds – DC Keeps Holding On to Its Hero

I never read comics as a kid, but I knew who the major superheroes were from TV. Batman, Robin, and Batgirl (one of the major inspirations for me studying to be a librarian) I knew from the Adam West series and Michael Keaton movies. Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno were my Hulk. I heard the Spiderman theme everywhere despite knowing nothing about him. Yet the hero I never lost track of was Superman.  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – DC Keeps Holding On to Its Hero

GW1 Issue 148 – Heroes and Monsters

We’re cramming a lot into this week’s episode – trailers, movies and tv! We talk about the plot and character clues from the new Deadpool 2 trailer, the premiere of the Constantine animated series, the return of the time travelers of Timeless and the premiere of the pre-Superman Krypton. Plus, we have a review of the giant robots fighting giant monsters in Pacific Rim: UprisingListen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 148 – Heroes and Monsters

Comics Cosmos – Heavens to Murgatroyd

If you grew up watching Hanna-Barbera cartoons, you are no doubt familiar with the big pink mountain lion named Snagglepuss who always wanted to become a stage actor. As most fans of comics know, DC teamed up with Hanna-Barbera for a series of titles updating famous cartoon properties like The Flintstones, Wacky Races and Scooby Doo with their own comics. One character to get his own book is Snagglepuss, who appears in the six-issue series Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss ChroniclesContinue reading Comics Cosmos – Heavens to Murgatroyd

GW1 Issue 144 – Farewell to the Octagon

We have a bit of a mixed bag for you this week in our final Meeplecast from the original location of The Malted Meeple. With no big movie release to talk about (don’t worry, we do have box office updates on Black Panther), we picked a few interesting stories that you may not have come across. There’s details about a big screen version of the classic mini-series V, some new STEM toys from Disney and an update on when to expect the new season of Doctor Who. Plus we chat a bit about the joy of cheap comic trade paperbacks and how much we’re enjoying the return of Legends of Tomorrow Listen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 144 – Farewell to the Octagon

GW1 Issue 138 – Great Big Universe

It seems like every property wants to create a universe these days. After all, it’s been a massive success for Marvel, with the MCU, tv shows, animated series and comics all connecting in some way. DC is floundering a bit, but making the attempt. And there are others too, like the Wizarding World, Kaijus and repeatedly failing Dark Universe. So we have plenty to talk about this week. Plus, there have been interesting developments on the movie front, with some big titles shifting release dates and announcements about long-awaited productions. Listen now!    Continue reading GW1 Issue 138 – Great Big Universe