MSP#47: Battle of the Batmen

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Miller and Morrison Batman

This time out, the Tardis loses a tenant, Heroes without head men, guys who don’t die, guys you won’t die, guys who keep dying and still coming back… Plus: Three Legions! No Waiting! Robbie walks again, but where’s Prospero? And it’s a head to head battle of the crazy as the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh goes head to head with the goddamn Batman in a no-holds-barred war of wacky in the wicky woo… Let’s get ready to rumbllllllleeee!

 

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NEWS
Loeb and Alexander Given the Boot on Heroes
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JMS on Forbidden Planet
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Top Ten Immortals
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Doctor Who without Tennant
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CONTEST
MAJOR SPOILERS COSTUME CONTEST
Congrats to Mark Meer for his Bizarro costume. Mark won the Hellboy Animated Maquette and Hellboy Library Edition Volume 1 by a coin toss.

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REVIEW:
This week Stephen and Matthew team up to bring listeners an in-depth review of Legion of Three Worlds #2

Written by Geoff Johns; Art by George Pérez and Scott Koblish; Covers by George Pérez
Geoff Johns and George Perez continue crafting the Crisis of the 31st Century! As Superboy-Prime leads the Legion of Super-Villains against everything and everyone inspired by the legacy of Superman, the Legion of Super-Heroes are forced to call for help from beyond their world. Meanwhile, contingency plans are created by Brainiac 5 as he attempts to overcome Colu’s devastating betrayal, Dawnstar and Wildfire pull off a startling rescue, but at a horrible cost to the universe, and Saturn Girl uncovers the source of the Legion’s troubles.

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week
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BATTLE OF THE BATMEN
Matthew and Stephen will discuss why they like, or hate, the Miller and Morrison runs on Batman. Matthew thinks Morrison’s Batman R.I.P. story line is the bee’s knees, while Stephen “gets” Miller’s All-Star Batman and Robin.

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