Welcome to another episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review the new DCU version of Stormwatch #1 along with a special guest Chris Striker of the Higher Authority website.
00:00:34 – Joe welcomes everyone to our monumental episode #25 and introduces our special guest for the evening, Chris Stiker, of the Higher Authority website. He also runs the infamous message board from the Higher Authority website, Clark’s Bar: http://theauthority.ws/clarksbar/
Note: It wouldn’t be an interview podcast without technical difficulties. This time I had to put up with being in the “Eye of the Storm” during the podcast recording. Thank goodness the internet held up even though the lights were flickering!
00:01:49 – Joe welcomes Chris on board the podcast and jumps right into reviewing the introduction of the Wildstorm Universe and characters into the DCU with some of the cameos of Grifter and other potential WSU characters in the Flashpoint series this past June through August.
Wildstorm in Flashpoint
- 00:02:28 – Flashpoint #3 (Grifter appearance)
- 00:05:42 – Lois Lane and the Resistance #2 & 3 (Grifter’s Introduction)
- 00:05:52 – Flashpoint #5 (Flashpoint Grifter’s demise)
- 00:07:15 – Flashpoint: Deathstroke and the curse of the Ravager (Jenny Blitz is an alternate Jenny Quantum?)
- 00:09:19 – Flashpoint: Project Superman (White haired man is an alternate Apollo?)
- 00:10:51 – Was the Flashpoint series rushed to get to the reboot?
- 00:12:36 – Was this the best way to introduce the Wildstorm characters into the new DCU?
00:17:15 – Ben reviews the DCU version of Stormwatch #1 written by Paul Cornell and art by Miguel Sepulveda.
00:24:44 – Joe gives his thoughts on the first iteration of the DCU version of Stormwatch.
00:31:03 – Chris Striker gives his professional Wildstorm wikipedia brain insight into the new look and feel for
The Authority Stormwatch.
00:34:16 – Joe feeds off of some of Chris’ thoughts and ideas on the issue.
00:34:55 – Visit our friends at http://earthsmightiestpodcast.libsyn.com/
00:37:29 -Joe gives an update on the Wildstorm related books and character appearances in the new DCU relaunch. Remember, all these books are available digitally the same day as the print release at the DC section of www.comixology.com
00:38:19 – Joe gives a shout out to Franky de Jesus over at the Eye of the Storm Podcast and visit Clark’s Bar at Higher Authority and Stormwatch.ws (coming soon!) to discuss the Wildstorm characters in the DCU. The official DC Stormwatch message boards.
00:41:26 – Ben gives the contact details as shown below.
The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline which can be found at http://www.musicalley.com.
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