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I Hope The Ball Doesn’t Get Dropped…

…with the Milestone characters now that they are back from Publishing Limbo.

Static has always been pretty popular, but the rest of the big four Milestone characters might just be shunted off to the side.

Icon has been labelled as The Black Superman and this seeming redundancy causes him to get disregarded. (Even though Superboy, Superboy Prime, Supergirl, Captain Marvel, Black Adam, Mon-El/Valor/M’Onel and the whole planet of New Krypton don’t seem to have that problem).

Hardware has already made an appearance in The Brave and The Bold teaming up with Blue Beetle and even though he was the typical “angry black hero” who doesn’t want to team up with Jaime, at least he was being used. AND the issue hinted at what could possibly be a long term storyline for Hardware. Personally, I just want him to start a new company with John Henry Irons because I’m sick of Lexcorp stuff being everywhere.

Blood Syndicate isn’t technically one character, but they have almost always been treated as one monolithic entity and a lot of creators have rarely used just one or two of the individual members. Not to seem to glib about it, but I’m not even sure if most people are aware they have names.

Of course, the one Milestone character (outside of Static) who will probably get used in the DCU is the top Milestone villain (sorry Alva): Holocaust. Not only is he an angry black drug dealing gang banger with a secret middle class background but he has the added benefit of being offensive to a lot of the Jewish population.

Of course there are other characters, but these are the big ones.

Like I said, I just hope DC does a better job with the Milestone character than Marvel did with the Malibu characters.

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Teenage Wasteland Episode 36: Satisfaction!

I Can’t Get No!

Talk of street festivals, a movie, some comics and geeky comic book habits. This episode is pretty mellow, yet well worth the love.

Music Featured is by Beulah.

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Comic Book Road Show 8: It’s Not Easy Being Geek

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PRA for Josh Medors by Damian Smith.
Quick note from CBRS to show support for this effort.

03:20
Introduction:

Hosts: Lorrie Thomas and Mark Coleman
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Show Title: It’s not easy being geek!

Show Topics:
04:45
I believe this is a bad movie: Review of X-Files: I want to believe.

13:50
I ate way to much garlic and I just about died and oh we saved our friends life: The turkey bone that just won’t go down or up.
Mark and I are foodies and wanted to share some of our wine tasting adventures with the listeners today.

Wine Tasting:
Almond Champagane by Fortino Winery..Not bad, had a great nose and some tannins that rocked.
Pomegranate by Casa De Fruta…Great flavor and lots of ideas on how to serve.. Sangria came to mind.
Ruby Zinfadel by Hecker Pass Winery..Wow, what a great head and some amazing cherry and blackberry undertones.
Chateau de Garlic by Rapazzini Winery…Uh, NO! This tasted like pure garlic in truest form. Never again.
Palate Cleanser: Pinot Grigio by Guglielmo Winery..Stuff tasted link flat soda but it did the trick.

22:10
Batman: The Dark Knight review.
1. What we liked.
2. What we thought was not good.
3. What could be the next villain.
4. What could be the next superhero movie and how should it be done.

44:00
Comics that I got this week.
Ok..Book that came out last week and before that I could not get until now:

Action Comic #862
Ms. Marvel #27, a Secret Invasion crossover..good stuff.
Wonder Woman #21 and #22…Still on board but I do have questions.
Huntress #5 of 6…Wow! Great story so far.
Gotham Underground #7 of 9…Boy oh by is this a corker!
Batman: Detective Comics #846…Um..did I miss something here guys?

Comics that I got this week:

Trinity#8..The ride is on!
JLA#23..WOOT!
Legion of Super-Heros#44…Score!
The Immortal Iron Fist#17 (BOOK OF THE WEEK)
The New Avengers#43..Can you say SI#1 redo?
The Brave and The Bold#15..Meh! Nothing special move along now quietly.
Robin#175…Nothing to see here folks, just Tim trying to fill his daddy’s shoes.
Green Lantern Corps#26..Do not mess with the corp, they will beat you and have Guy leading the GL march all on your behind. I mean it is really good and I liked the pretty colors to.
Tarot#50..Wow, wiccian witches rock and then some.
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Main Topic: Best geek moments in your life.

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Closing thoughts

The End.

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