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As Mentioned in Reviewing 2006’s Justice #7 for #JLMAY 2017

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As Mentioned in Reviewing 2006’s Justice #7 for #JLMAY 2017

If you haven’t done so already click below to give Episode 12 a listen:

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Oscar is not having a good day.  Not a good day at all.

The video game industry has struck again J’onn!

(more…)

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Reviewing 2006’s Justice #7 for JLMay 2017

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Reviewing 2006’s Justice #7 for JLMay 2017

The Shazamcast is up for #JLMay2017 – we’re looking at Alex Ross’ Justice #7 (from 2006).  Inside you’ll find Alex Ross loving on The World’s Mightiest Mortal, Hal Jordan going from As the World Turns to actual limbo, and Superman taking the best version of the JLA (sorry Firestorm!) into his Fortress of Solitude for team building and trust falls.

It’s all here in The Shazamcast‘s 12th Episode.  After you are done listening be sure to head over to the Comic Reflections podcast for the next episode in the thrilling #JLMay2017 podcast crossover event (or look below for the list of participating podcasts in order of episode number so you can catch up)!

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Episode 11 – Meet Black Adam

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Episode 11 – Meet Black Adam

It’s time to take a look at the most high profile (at the moment anyway) member of the Shazam family tree: Black Adam.  Tune in as we take a look at 1945’s “The Mighty Marvels Join Forces!” from Marvel Family #1.

For a digital copy of the issue along with some companion material check out the companion post for preview of Episode 11.

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As Mentioned on Preview – Episode 11

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It’s time we take stock of the core elements of the Captain Marvel origin story.  For review, check out Episode 02, 07, 08.

After that it seems like now’s the time to take a look at the bad guy, Black Adam.  If you want to read up on his first appearance grab a copy of Shazam! A Celebration of 75 Years or you can  head over to Comic Books + or The Digital Comic Museum  for some really beautiful scans.

Also, after you listen to Episode 11, check out this piece from TheComicBooks.com on Comic Book Advisory Boards.

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Preview – Episode 11

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Preview – Episode 11

Let’s take a moment and talk about what we’ll talk about next time on The Shazamcast!  Check out the companion post on shazamcast.com for to-be covered material links.

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As Mentioned in Episode 10 – The Issue that Launched the Shazamcast

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As Mentioned in Episode 10 – The Issue that Launched the Shazamcast

If you haven’t already please be sure and give Episode 10 a listen.

You can subscribe to The Shazamcast on iTunes or stream/subscribe on Stitcher.

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Here’s the cover to Action Comics Annual #4, Volume 1 – Living Daylights

[“Someone who can… go head to head with Superman”] Awww yeah

It’s really inspiring the way that Superman has carried on since his right leg was amputated.

Say my name!

Pretty nice shot.

What a weird combination of Archie Comics art style and excruciating agony.

Who is this abusing Ice??

That fight gave me… Super Hives.

Alternative Caption: Green-haired girl…. Schwing!

 

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Episode 10 – The Issue that Launched the Shazamcast

Episode 10 – The Issue that Launched the Shazamcast

Action Comics Annual #4 is not historically significant in the world of comics.  However, it did create a fan of Captain Marvel in one particular Shazamcaster.  Tune in to meet this under-appreciated comic book.

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As Mentioned in Episode 09 – Hello? Is Anyone There?

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If you haven’t already please be sure and give Episode 09 a listen.

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I. For Real, the Rock Doesn’t Understand Black Adam

See for yourself.

No, for real – he really doesn’t.

And neither does Geoff Johns.

II. Just So We’re Clear: Black Adam is Totally Not a Hero.  In Any Fashion.

Check out this piece from CBR: Black Adam’s 15 Most Brutal Kills

III. Here’s the Next Review Issue

1992′ Action Comics #4 – Living Daylights from “Eclipso: The Evil Within”

IV. Take a Gander at the Shazam Subreddit

You can visit via this link and, if you are willing, contact the mod via this one (requires a Reddit account).

V. Here’s that Scary Movie Podcast if You are Interested

Here’s the Saw Something Scary Podcast Homepage

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Episode 09 – Hello? Is Anyone There?

Episode 09 – Hello? Is Anyone There?

Is anyone still listening to this thing?  I hope so… a lot has happened since last spoke so we’ve got a lot to talk about.

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It’s the Little Things…

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… that pick your spirits up as a Captain Marvel fan sometimes.

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