MSP#47: Battle of the Batmen
This time out, the Tardis loses a tenant, Heroes without head men, guys who donâ€™t die, guys you wonâ€™t die, guys who keep dying and still coming backâ€¦ Plus: Three Legions! No Waiting! Robbie walks again, but whereâ€™s Prospero? And itâ€™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 wooâ€¦ Letâ€™s get ready to rumbllllllleeee!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Loeb and Alexander Given the Boot on Heroes
JMS on Forbidden Planet
Top Ten Immortals
Doctor Who without Tennant
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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 PÃ©rez and Scott Koblish; Covers by George PÃ©rez
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
BATTLE OF THE BATMEN
Matthew and Stephen will discuss why they like, or hate, the Miller and Morrison runs on Batman. Matthew thinks Morrisonâ€™s Batman R.I.P. story line is the beeâ€™s knees, while Stephen â€œgetsâ€ Millerâ€™s All-Star Batman and Robin.
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