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After a bit of a delay we are back and ready to dive into some more Batman!

In this episode hear about Batman #5, Detective Comics #50-53, and World's Finest Comics #1-2!

Upcoming Episodes

-Next Batman Episode
--Batman Episode 0006 - August 1941-October 1941
----All-Star Comics V1 #7
----Batman V1 #6-7
----Detective Comics V1 #54-55

-Next Episode
--Thor Episode 0003 - December 1963-March 1964
----Amazing Spider-Man Annual 1
----Avengers V1 #3-4
----Journey Into Mystery V1 #99-101
----Tales of Suspense V1 #49

Time-Stamps
0:30            Intro and George Roussos Bio
7:40            Batman #5 - The Riddle of the Missing Card
12:00          Batman #5 - Book of Enchantment
14:45          Batman #5 - The Case of the Honest Crook
18:50          Batman #5 - Crime Does Not Pay
22:05          World's Best Comics #1 - The Witch and the Manuscript of Doom
25:25          Detective Comics #50 - The Case of the Three Devils
27:25          Detective Comics #51 - The Case of the Mystery Carnival
29:00          Detective Comics #52 -The Secret of the Jade Box
31:20          Detective Comics #53 -Viola Vane
34:55          World's Finest Comics #2 -The Man Who Couldn't Remember

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New Mic. More Editing. Hopefully better sound.

Come along as I discuss every Doom Patrol appearance from September 1964 to September of 1965 in Doom Patrol Volume 1 #90-97. All issues are collected in Doom Patrol Archive #2

Next Doom Patrol Episode
-Doom Patrol Episode 003 - November 1965-May 1966
---Brave and the Bold V1 #65
---Challengers of the Unknown V1 #48
---Doom Patrol V1 #98-105
Next Episodes
-Batman Episode 0005 - April 1941-July 1941
---Batman V1 #5
---Detective Comics V1 #50-53
---World’s Best Comics V1 #1
---World’s Finest Comics V1 #2
-Thor Episode 0003 - December 1963-March 1964
---Amazing Spider-Man Annual 1
---Avengers V1 #3-4
---Journey Into Mystery V1 #99-101
---Tales of Suspense V1 #49

Time-Stamps:
0:30               Opening
2:35               Arnold Drake Bio
7:30               Doom Patrol #90 - The Spy Within the Doom Patrol
11:50             Doom Patrol #91 - Mento--the Man Who Split the Doom Patrol
14:45             Doom Patrol #92 - The Sinister Secret of Dr. Tyme
18:20             Doom Patrol #93 - Showdown on Nightmare Road
22:30             Doom Patrol #94 - The Nightmare Fighters
26:30             Doom Patrol #94 - The Chief "Stands” Alone
28:45             Doom Patrol #95 - The Menace of the Turnabout Heroes
31:40             Doom Patrol #96 - The Day the World Went Mad
35:50             Doom Patrol #97 - War of the Mind Slaves
38:30             Wrap-Up
40:55             Upcoming Episodes

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The Batmobile is named! No guns proclaimed! Bye-Bye Julie Madson!

We cover all this in our next ten appearances of Batman from Detective Comics #44-49 and Batman #4!

Next Batman Episode
-Batman Episode 0005 - April 1941-July 1941
--Batman V1 #5
--Detective Comics V1 #50-53
--World’s Best Comics V1 #1
--World’s Finest Comics V1 #2
Next Episode
--Doom Patrol Episode 002 - September 1964-September 1965
--Doom Patrol V1 #90-97

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His surprise blockbuster movie kicked started the whole Avengers film franchise but let's see how he got started in the comics!

We cover Iron Man's 1st 10 appearances in this episode from Tales of Suspense #39-47 and Avengers #1

Next Iron Man Episode
-Iron Man Episode 0002 - November 1963-April 1964
---Amazing Spider-Man Annual 1
---Avengers V1 #2-4
---Fantastic Four V1 #25
---Journey Into Mystery V1 #101
---Tales of Suspense V1 #48-51

Next Episodes
-Batman Episode 0004 - October 1940-March 1941
---Batman V1 #4
---Detective Comics V1 #44-49

-Doom Patrol Episode 002 - September 1964-September 1965
---Doom Patrol V1 #90-98

Time-Stamps:
0:30               Opening
5:40               Tales of Suspense #39 - Iron Man Is Born
8:05               Tales of Suspense #40 - Iron Man versus Gargantus
10:45             Tales of Suspense #41 - The Stronghold of Dr. Strange
14:10             Tales of Suspense #42 - Trapped by the Red Barbarian
16:20             Tales of Suspense #43 - Kala, Queen of the Netherworld
18:20             Tales of Suspense #44 - The Mad Pharaoh
20:40             The Avengers #1 - The Coming of the Avengers
23:45             Tales of Suspense #45 - The Icy Fingers of Jack Frost
26:35             Tales of Suspense #46 - Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo
28:35             Tales of Suspense #47 - Iron Man Battles the Melter
31:10             Wrap-Up
34:15             Upcoming Episodes

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Will Eisner's landmark creation, The Spirit, is the next character we dive into!

We go through the Spirit's first 10 appearances from 6/2/1940 through 8/4/1940.

Next Spirit Episode
-Spirit Part 2
     -6/2/1940-8/4/1940

Next Episodes
-Iron Man Part 1: March 1963-November 1963
     -The Avengers 1
     -Tales of Suspense 39-47
-Batman Part 4 - October 1940-March 1941
     -Batman #4
     -Detective Comics #44-49

Time-Stamps:
0:30               Opening
5:40               6/2/1940 - The Origin of the Spirit
8:05               6/9/1940 - The Return of Dr Cobra
10:45             6/16/1940 - The Black Queen
14:10             6/23/1940 - Voodoo In Manhattan
16:20             6/30/1940 - Johnny Marston
18:20             7/7/1940 - The Black Queen's Army
20:40             7/14/1940 - Mr. Midnight
23:45             7/21/1940 - Eldas Thayer
26:35             7/28/1940 - Palyachi, the Killer Clown
28:35             8/4/1940 - The Death Dolls
31:10             Wrap-Up
34:15             Upcoming Episodes

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Joker and Catwoman in the same story, Batman being hypnotized, a horde of Ugly People, and more!

Covering Batman's appearances in Batman 2-3 and Detective Comics 41-43.

-Next Batman Episodes
          -Batman Part 34: October 1940-March 1941
               -Batman V1 #4
               -Detective Comics V1 #44-49
-Next Episodes
          -Spirit Part 1: June 1940-August 1940
               -Spirit Appearances from 6/2/1940-8/4/1940
          -Iron Man Part 1: March 1963-November 1963
               -The Avengers 1
               -Tales of Suspense 39-47

Time-Stamps:
0:30          Opening
1:40          Bill Finger Bio
10:05        Batman #2 - Joker Meets the Cat-Woman
14:00        Batman #2 - Wolf, the Crime Master
16:20        Batman #2 - The Case of the Clubfoot Murders
19:25        Batman #2 - The Case of the Missing Link
20:55        Detective Comics #41 - The Masked Menace of the Boy’s School
22:25        Detective Comics #42 - The Case of the Prophetic Pictures
24:35        Detective Comics #43 - The Case of the City Terror
26:00        Batman #3 - The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master
28:35        Batman #3 - The Ugliest Man in the World
31:00        Batman #3 - The Crime School for Boys
32:40        Batman #3 - The Batman Vs. the Cat-Woman
35:40        Wrap-Up
37:00        Upcoming Episodes

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The God of Thunder is back and in this episode we get to see him join the Avengers, more battling with Loki, and Jane Foster leaving!

Covered in this episode is Journey Through Mystery 93-98 and his appearances in Avengers 1-2.

     -Next Thor Episode
          -Thor Part 3 - December 1963-March 1964
               -Amazing Spider-man Annual 1
               -The Avengers 3-4
               -Journey Into Mystery 99-101
               -Tales of Suspense 49
          -Highlights
               -Appearances in other character’s books
               -Odin decides to allow Thor to marry Jane on one condition
               -More Tales of Asgard including stories of young Thor
     -Next Episodes
          -Batman Part 3: July 1940-September 1940
               -Batman V1 #2, 3
               -Detective Comics V1 #41-43
          -Spirit Part 1: June 1940-August 1940
               -Spirit Appearances from 6/2/1940-8/4/1940
          -Iron Man Part 1: March 1963-November 1963
               -The Avengers 1
               -Tales of Suspense 39-47

Time-Stamps:
0:30      Opening
1:50      Journey Into Mystery 93 - The Mysterious Radio-Active Man
4:20      Journey Into Mystery 94 - Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race
7:00      Journey Into Mystery 95 - The Demon Duplicators
9:35      The Avengers 1 - The Coming of the Avengers
12:00      Journey Into Mystery 96 - Defying the Magic of Merlin
15:30      Journey Into Mystery 97 - The Lava Man
17:45      Journey Into Mystery 97 - Tales of …….Asgard! Home of the Might Norse Gods
19:25      Journey Into Mystery 98 - Challenged by the Human Cobra
22:05      Journey Into Mystery 98 - Odin Battles Ymir, King of the Ice Giants
23:00      The Avengers 2 - The Avengers Battle the Space Phantom
25:30       Wrap-Up
27:10      Upcoming Episodes

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After a little bit of a delay, we are back!

Come along for the next set appearances of Batman including first appearances of Robin, The Joker, Catwoman, and Clayface! We cover Detective Comics #37-40, Batman's appearance in the 1940 New York World's Fair issue, and Batman #1

Up-Coming Episodes

     -Thor Part 2: June 1963-November 1963
          -The Avengers #1,2
          -Journey Into Mystery Volume 1 #93-98
     -Batman Part 3: July 1940-September 1940
          -Batman V1 #2, 3
          -Detective Comics V1 #41-43

Time-stamps:
0:30      Opening
4:45      Bob Kane Bio
8:45      Detective Comics 37 - The Screaming House
10:40      Detective Comics 38 - Robin the Boy Wonder
13:20      Batman 1 - The Joker
18:05      Batman 1 - The Giants of Hugo Strange
21:40      Batman 1 - The Cat
24:50      Batman 1 - The Joker Returns
28:40      New York World’s Fair Comics 1940 - Batman and Robin Visit the 1940 New York World’s Fair
31:30      Detective Comics 39 - The Horde of the Green Dragon
34:45      Detective Comics 40 - The Murders of Clayface
37:55      Wrap-up
39:05      Up-Coming Episodes

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The Legion of Super-Heroes has long been one of the most intimidating groups to start reading. Well with Character Sphinx mountains of continuity mess will be understand and the Legion will be come clear.

Join us for the first 10 Legion appearances and watch as one-off idea comes back by popular demand and starts on path to becoming an ongoing powerhouse that will eventually produce one of the most famous DC stories ever!

-Next Legion of Super-Heroes Episode:
     -Legion of Super-Heroes Episode 0002 - April 1962-October 1962
            -Action Comics 287, 289-290
            -Adventure Comics 300
            -Superboy 98, 100
            -Superman 152, 155-156
     -Highlights
            -More of the Legion with Superman, Superboy and Supergirl
            -New Legionnaires
            -Beginning of the Legion as a regular feature
     -Next Episode
            -Batman Episode 0002 - March 1940-June 1940
                   -Batman V1 #1
                   -Detective Comics V1 #37-40
                   -New York’s World’s Fair Comics 1940

Read along and let me know what you think:
Facebook:     Character Sphinx 2.0
Twitter:          @CharacterSphinx
Email:            CharacterSphinx@gmail.com

Time-Stamps:

0:30           Opening and Background on Legion of Super-Heroes
4:25           Adventure Comics 247 - The Legion of Super-Heroes
9:35           Adventure Comics 267 - Prisoner of the Super-Heroes
13:10         Action Comics 267 - The Three Super-Heroes
16:45         Superboy 86 - The Army of Living Kryptonite Men
18:55         Adventure Comics 282 - Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes
21:40         Action Comics 276 - Supergirl’s Three Super Girl-Firends
24:40         Superboy 89 - Superboy’s Big Brother and The Secret of Mon-El
27:20         Superman 147 - The Legion of Super-Villains
31:10         Adventure Comics 290 - The Secret of the Seventh Super-Hero
34:25         Adventure Comics 293 - The Legion of Super-Traitors
37:45         Wrap-Up
38:40         Upcoming Episodes


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We get into the weird and wacky this episode as we start off with the Doom Patrol.

Covering the first 10 appearances we cover the teams origins and some of the first battles with it's biggest foes. Everything you need to know about these issues, all you need to do is listen!

-Next Doom Patrol Episode:
     - Doom Patrol Episode 002 - September 1964-September 1965
            - Doom Patrol V1 #90-98
     - Highlights
            - More with the Brotherhood of Evil
                - Including Madame Rouge getting super-powers
            - The Return of Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man
            - Great Covers
     - Next Episode
            - Legion of Super-Heroes Part 1: April 1958-February 1962
                   - Adventure Comics Volume 1 #247, 267, 282, 290, 293
                   - Action Comics Volume 1 #267, 276
                   - Superboy Volume 1 #86, 89
                   - Superman Volume 1 #147

Read along and let me know what you think:
Facebook:     Character Sphinx 2.0
Twitter:          @CharacterSphinx
Email:            CharacterSphinx@gmail.com

Time-Stamps:

0:30           Opening and Background on Doom Patrol
2:40           My Greatest Adventure 80 - The Doom Patrol
9:00          
My Greatest Adventure 81 - The Nightmare Maker
14:30        
My Greatest Adventure 82 - Three Against the Earth
17:10        
My Greatest Adventure 83 - The Night Negative Man Went Beserk
19:35        
My Greatest Adventure 84 - The Return of General Immortus
22:30        
My Greatest Adventure 85 - The Future From 4000 Miles Below
25:55        
Doom Patrol 86 - The Brotherhood of Evil
29:10        
Doom Patrol 87 - The Terrible Secret of Negative Man; and Robotman Fights Alone
33:05        
Doom Patrol 88 - The Man Who Lived Twice
38:35        
Doom Patrol 89 - The Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Menace; and The Private War of Elasti-Girl
42:30         Closing

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