The Superhero Pantheon – Spider-Man ’94: Episodes 20-22

‘Enter the Punisher’, ‘Duel of the Hunters’ & Blade, the Vampire Hunter’

Jerome and Brian discuss more adventures in the Neogenic Nightmare season of Spider-man.

This week, Spider-Man becomes a Man-Spider as we get more horror imagery. We also get appearances from a more techy version of Punisher and a less cool version of Blade. No one ice skating uphill sadly.

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Jerome and Kevin Present – Cancelled Too Soon: Clerks: The Animated Series

This month, Jerome and Kevin talk about a beloved animated series that came around at the wrong time. The trials and tribulations of the show making it to air and certain behind the scenes decisions are what make its history so fascinating.

Before getting into those details, the hosts discuss their introduction and fandom of Kevin Smith, where that fandom stands today, and the live-action Clerks television pilot. They then discuss all six episodes, their favorite and least favorite moments, the wild array of guest voices, and where they believe it stands in Smith’s overall oeuvre.

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The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 4 (The Rebirth Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and we’ll finish up with the longest and most recent, Dan Jurgens’ Rebirth Era.

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The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 3 (The Tim Drake Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and the worst of them is finally upon us, as Dan Jurgens takes the helm for… The Tim Drake Era.

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The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 2 (The Actually Good Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and next up is The Actually Good, written by Adam Beechen and Kyle Higgins.

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The Matt Signal Beyond – Batman Beyond Comics: Part 1 (The Tie-In Era)

Contrary to my original claim I wouldn’t be covering the Batman Beyond comics because there are so many more of them than their BTAS/TNBA equivalents… let’s take a look at Terry McGinnis’ comic book exploits over the years.

These books can be divided into four distinct eras, and we’ll start with The Tie-In Era, helmed by show writer Hilary J. Bader.

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Batman Beyond Wrap-Up

After 52 episodes, a movie and a finale from a completely different TV show, we have finally reached the end of Batman Beyond, so it’s time to look at everybody’s favourite: DATA-DRIVEN ANALYSIS!

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Batman Beyond Crossovers

We’re basically at the end of the Batman Beyond road, but there were a quartet of crossover episodes with The Zeta Project, Static Shock and Justice League Unlimited, so let’s take a look!

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Epilogue (Justice League Unlimited)

Plot summary: 15 years after the events of the series, Terry McGinnis makes the staggering discovery that he is the biological son of Bruce Wayne.

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The Matt Signal Beyond: Return of the Joker

Plot summary: Somehow, someway, The Joker has returned to terrorise Gotham, and to solve the mystery Terry needs to learn some truths kept secret by Bruce for 40 years.

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