Sunday, July 24, 2016

Episode 24 : The Two Year Anniversary – The Nightshade Odyssey

Welcome back once again, Squadmates!

I bring to you our amazing... Episode 24 : The Two Year Anniversary – The Nightshade Odyssey

Before listening to this episode of Task Force X, you may want to listen to Ryan Daly's Secret Origins 28 where the two of us talk about the uhmm secret origin of Nightshade!

Then return here as first, I do a Character Profile on the aforementioned Nightshade!



Then Ryan joins me here, as we talk about the Nightshade Odyssey that ran through Suicide Squad 14-16.

Suicide Squad 14

Suicide Squad 15

Suicide Squad 16, the final part of the Nightshade Odyssey?


Comic Title: Suicide Squad #14
Cover Date: June 1988
On Sale Date: March 1, 1988
Cover Price: $0.75
Editor: Robert Greenberger
Title: "Slipping into Darkness"
Writer: John Ostrander
Artist: Luke McDonnell
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Carl Gafford

Comic Title: Suicide Squad #15
Cover Date: July 1988
On Sale Date: April 5, 1988
Cover Price: $0.75

Comic Title: Suicide Squad #16
Cover Date: August 1988
On Sale Date: May 3, 1988
Cover Price: $1.00

Cover Credits
Artist: Jerry Bingham

Then I do a Character Profile on Captain Cold:


At about one hour and fifty six minutes in, I play the final Suicide Squad trailer and give my thoughts on it....

And as I mentioned, here is the link for the Suicide Squad trailer, with the little mini-bios of the Squad members:

After I uploaded the episode, one thing I thought of I forgot to cover was the music.

In short, I love the music of the trailer.  For the rest of my thoughts, listen in....

Finally I wrap things up with Suicide Notes.

Thank you for listening to this episode of Task Force X.

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And you can still get directly to our page by going to taskforcex.headspeaks.com.
Other news for the Headcast family...

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

Over on 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 we look at G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero issue 12 and the fifth episode of the second cartoon series, Revenge of Cobra, in our one year anniversary episode.

The following week, look for Head Speaks episode 26, where I'll be talking about something.... 

Finally, be sure to return next month and listen as I talk about Suicide Squad and Checkmate.

But before you listen to that episode, be sure to look for Ryan Daly's Secret Origin Podcast episode 28 where we look at the origin of Nightshade in a lead up to next month's story arc.

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