Thursday, May 19, 2016

Episode 22: Blood and Snow; Suicide Squad 11 and 12

Welcome back once again, Squadmates!

This month I bring you... Episode 22: Blood and Snow; Suicide Squad 11 and 12

First up, I do a Character Profile on The Thinker (which we talked about last episode)!

The Thinker
Then we look at the Blood and Snow story line in Suicide Squad issues 11 and 12:

Suicide Squad 11

Suicide Squad 12
Suicide Squad #11

Cover Date: March 1988
On Sale Date: December 1, 1987

Suicide Squad #12

Cover Date: April 1988
On Sale Date: January 5, 1988

Both issues:
Cover Price: $0.75

Story title: Blood & Snow

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Luke McDonnell
Inker: Robert Lewis
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Carl Gafford

Cover Credits
Artist: Jerry Bingham

Editor: Robert Greenberger

This episode, we are introduced to Vixen, a model and ex Justice League member, as her model friends are gunned down.  She turns to the Suicide Squad and the other special guest, Speedy, to help her get revenge on Xavier Cujo, a drug dealer from Colombia.

Does Vixen get her revenge?  Does she kill Cujo?  Stay tuned to find out!

Speaking of Speedy... he's our second Character Profile:

Then I wrap things up with Suicide Notes.

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Other news for the Headcast family...

As usual, The Headcast Network is where you can find all of my podcasts under one feed.

Coming next week, The Starman/Manhunter Adventure Hour, where I'll be talking about the Will Payton Starman and Mark Shaw Manhunter comics.

Then, look for G.I. Joe: A Real American Headcast the first week of the month, where Ryan, Kyle, returning guest host, Jif Fishman, and myself look at G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero issue 10 and the third episode of the second cartoon series, Revenge of Cobra.

The following week, look for Head Speaks episode 24, my 2 year anniversary episode, where I'll be talking about something.... Probably finish up the cartoon theme songs and talk something else comic related....

Finally, be sure to return next month and listen as I talk about Suicide Squad issues 13 and Justice League International 13.

Also, watch for the Secret Origins podcast, episode 37 (which should be out around this time), where Ryan and I discuss the secret origin of DR. LIGHT!

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