Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Episode 38: The Janus Directive Parts 1 and 2

Hey Squadmates.  We're back with Episode 38: The Janus Directive Parts 1 and 2


This month we start our look at the crossover, The Janus Directive.

First up, is Checkmate!
Checkmate 15 - Janus Directive 1


Checkmate #15
Cover Date: May 1989
On Sale Date: March 14, 1989
Cover Price: $1.50
Editor: Jonathan Peterson

Title: "Knight Kill"

Writer: Paul Kupperberg
Penciller: Steve Erwin
Inker: Al Vey
Letterer: Agustin Mas
Colorist: Julianna Ferriter

Reprinted In:
Suicide Squad: The Janus Directive TPB (2016)
Cover Credits
Artist: Gil Kane

And to hear me talk about this issue with the group over at Longbox Crusade, check out Episode 14 which was released Feb 22 2018.

Then at 29 minutes and 50 seconds in, we take a look at....

Suicide Squad 27
Cover Date: 1989
On Sale Date: March 21, 1989
Cover Price: $1.00
Editor: Robert Greenberger

Title: "Scattermove"

Writer: John Ostrander
Writer: Kim Yale
Penciller: John K. Snyder III
Inker: Pablo Marcos
Letterer: Todd Klein
Colorist: Carl Gafford

Cover Credits
Artist: Karl Kesel
Reprinted In:
Suicide Squad: The Janus Directive TPB (2016)


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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 comic from Marvel.

The following week, look for Head Speaks,where In February, I've started my multi-episode look at Armageddon 2001 where I have guests from the internet and podcasting world join me every episode.


Finally, be sure to return next month and listen as I talk about Suicide Squad and Checkmate.  And coming next month.... The next part of The Janus Directive.

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