Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Episode 45: JLMay - Suicide Squad 67 and Secret Six 17 & 18

This month we're taking a break from our usual coverage as the shadow of The Darkest Night falls upon us....



Yes, this month squadmates, we join the JLMay crossover as we look at Suicide Squad 67 and Secret Six 17 & 18 on Episode 45: JLMay - Suicide Squad 67 and Secret Six 17 & 18

Keep in mind that this is spoilers, as this issue takes place after the last issue of the Suicide Squad book we're looking at.....

But before you listen to our show, you need to listen to the first four shows of the crossover (to find out how we got here).

The Podcast of OA for issue 0.

Then go to Chris and Reggie's Cosmic Treadmill for issue 1.

Then The Idol-Head of Diabolu for issue 2.

The listen to the Fire and Water Podcast for issue three.

And then, only then can you come back here to listen to the issues we're looking at.

First up is: Suicide Squad 67
Suicide Squad 67 - Blackest Night
Suicide Squad 67
Cover Date: March 2010
On Sale Date: January 6, 2010
Cover Price: $2.99
Title: "Danse Macabre Part 1"

Writers: Gail Simone & John Ostrander
Artist: Jim Calafiore
Letterer: Steve Wands
Colorist: Jason Wright
Editor: Sean Ryan
Cover Credits
Artist: Daniel Luvisi

Reprinted In:
Secret Six: Danse Macabre TPB (2010)
Secret Six: Cat's Cradle TPB (2015)

Then at 40 minutes in, we look at Secret Six 17
Secret Six 17 - Darkest Night Part 2
Secret Six 17
Cover Date: March 2010
On Sale Date: January 13, 2010
Cover Price: $2.99
 
Title: "Danse Macabre Part 2"

Writers: Gail Simone & John Ostrander
Artist: Jim Calafiore
Letterer: Travis Lanham
Colorist: Jason Wright
Editor: Sean Ryan

Cover Credits
Artist: Daniel Luvisi

Reprinted In:
Secret Six:Danse Macabre TPB (2010)
Secret Six:Cat's Cradle TPB (2015)

Finally at one hour and five minutes in, we crack open, Secret Six 18
Secret Six 18 - Part 3
Secret Six 18
Cover Date: April 2010
On Sale Date: February 10, 2010
Cover Price: $2.99

Title: "Danse Macabre Part 3"

Writer: Gail Simone
Writer: John Ostrander
Artist: Jim Calafiore
Letterer: Travis Lanham
Colorist: Jason Wright
Editor: Sean Ryan

Cover Credits
Artist: Daniel Luvisi

Reprinted In:
Secret Six: Danse Macabre TPB (2010)
Secret Six: Cat's Cradle TPB (2015)

Promos for this episode:
The LanternCast
Waiting for Doom
Justices First Dawn
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The Fire and Water Podcast
The Idol Head of Diablou
Coffee and Comics

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Also, this week is The Starman/Manhunter Adventure Hour episode 25 (right here on the Headcast Network).

Then next week, tune in to Head Speaks, episode 47 as we look at the fourth issue of Blackest Night!

After that, look for Clinton's show, Coffee and Comics for issue 5.

Issue 6 will be in the Longbox Crusade's episode.

And finally, issues 7 and 8 will be dealt with over on The LanternCast.

Other shows involved:
Waiting For Doom - Doom Patrol issues
Justices First Dawn (Tentatively)- Justice League Issues
Coffee & Comics - Adventure Comics Issues & Untold Tales of the BN

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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.

Over on The Starman/Manhunter Adventure Hour, where I'll be talking about the Will Payton Starman and Mark Shaw Manhunter comics.
Also on the fourth Tuesday of the month, I release my newest show, Bravo Team, which is a companion show to my G.I. Joe: A Real American Headcast.

Then, look for Head Speaks,where I'm nearing the end of my multi-episode look at Armageddon 2001 where I have guests from the internet and podcasting world join me every episode.

 The following week, look for G.I. Joe: A Real American Headcast the second week of the month, where we look at G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic from Marvel.

Finally, be sure to return next month and listen as I talk about Suicide Squad and Checkmate.  And coming next month.... a commentary track for the Suicide Squad movie.

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