CM Podcast 186 – CW’s Elseworld Crossover Event

The 4 main superhero shows on the CW (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow) have been doing crossover events for the last 4 years.  We have covered the last 2 crossover events on our podcast for Invasion! and Crisis on Earth X.

For 2018, they are doing a crossover event for Elseworlds but it includes Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl.  Legends of Tomorrow was not involved this time around.


In the podcast this week, we go over the concept of Elseworlds and were it came from in DC comics continuity.  We talk about a couple of the very first comics to actually have the Elseworlds imprint: Batman – Gotham by Gastlight and Batman – Holy Terror.


After we talk about DC’s history with Elseworlds, we then talk about the crossover event and how they used this concept of alt-reality on Barry Allen and Oliver Queen.

Jon and I then go into a discussion on the show’s overall storyline and what we took away after the event ended.

If you watched the event but don’t know much about the comics, we give you some good suggestions on what comics to pick up.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 185 – New Comics Review

We have another fantastic new comics review round up for you this week.  There are literally dozens of new series that have started between November and December.  Jon and I have culled the wheat from the chaff to bring you 4 great books that you should be reading right now!

Here is the order of the comics and which one of us is doing the review…

Review 1 – Jon

Prodigy #1

Writer   Mark Miller  and Artist  Rafael Albuquerque

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Review 2 – Jim

Electric Warriors #1

Writer  Steve Orlando  Artist  Travel Foreman

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Review 3 – Jon

Middlewest #1

Writer  Scottie Young   Artist Jorge Corona

Image Comics


Review 4 – Jim

Bitter Root #1

Writer  David F. Waller and Chuck Brown   Artist  Sanford Green

Image Comics


4 great review for 4 great books.  Listen to the podcast and see why you should go out and purchase these comics!

Your comics pal.

Jim

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CM Podcast 132 – CW’s Crisis on Earth-X!

Welcome back once again to the All-new, All-difference Comics Misremembered Podcast.  Okay.  I lied.  It’s not that different.  Jon and I still get drunk and try to remember information about comics, shows and movies but it is a new podcast.  I did not lie about that.

This week we are talking about the CW DC Comic shows: Supergirl, The Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.  They had their 2nd crossover event called Crisis on Earth-X.

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Jon and I watched all 4 parts and we break them down.  We review the highs (and lows) of the shows and let you know if you show watch it.

The other part of a Crossover Event is: will it get you to watch the other shows?  The whole point of this is to expose viewers to the other show’s characters and hope they are interesting enough that you will continue to watch the other shows after the event.  Jon and I also discuss this on the podcast.

I also give a (very) brief history of DC and their relationship with the word “Crisis”.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 80 – CW’s Invasion! Week

This week was really big for the CW DC shows: Supergirl, Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow.  They had their 1st crossover event – Invasion!

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This poster looks supercool with the soon-to-be- Hall of Justice in the back

The crossover was pretty good and most of the shows (I am looking at you, Supergirl) did a good job of keeping the story together and also introducing all the characters to new viewers.

What many people might not know is that the Invasion! storyline was based on an actual DC Comics Event that happened across all the comics in 1988.

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The DC Comics Invasion! Event had more than just the Dominators to fight.  Earth was invaded by 9 alien races!

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Most of the Axis of Evil Aliens (from left to right): Dominators, Khunds, Gil’Dishpan, Thanagarians and Daxamites.

The DC comics Invasion! introduced the concept of The Meta Gene and also impacted many of the comic books and characters for years to come.

Listen to the CM Podcast and I will go over both the TV show and Comic versions of Invasion!

Your Comics Pal,

Jim

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