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The DC Universe is a big place, but never fear! Dan and Jake are here to guide your journey into comic books.

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Issue #45: Eisenberg's Deli Reubens with Ram V

On this episode, Dan interviews Ram V, the current writer on Justice League Dark who is taking over the Catwoman ongoing at DC. Ram blows Dan’s mind multiple times with this amazing conversation.

Find Ram V on Twitter @therightram or his website

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Jun 24, 2020
Issue #44: Reubens & Patty Melts with Jennifer Muro & Thomas Krajewski

We are joined by writers Jennifer Muro and Thomas Krajewski to chat about their upcoming DC graphic novel, Primer. We discuss the creation of character Ashley Rayburn and what makes her such a fun and creative addition to the world of comic books. At one point, Mike goes on about Paddington for a short bit. We promise it's not that long.

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Jun 17, 2020
Jun 07, 2020
Issue #43: The Heat is On

We’re covering Firestorm the Nuclear man! Dan talks about the FORBIDDEN POOL of his dreams. Jake yells Firestorm’s catch phrase a bunch.

We cover Justice League Action season 1, episode 6: “Nuclear Family Values”.

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May 27, 2020
Issue #42: Batgirl in the New Willennium

Part 1 of 2 of our back 2 back Batgirl episodes! This episode is all about Cassandra Cain. Just realizing now that we didn’t mention that she was in the BOP movie. Dan does a terrible Jerry Seinfeld impression. Jake accidentally took some nostalgia and keeps dreaming of simpler times.


Story on this episode:

Batgirl (2000) 1-6


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May 13, 2020
Issue #41: Bacon Turkey Bravos with Michael Moreci

We are joined by Michael Moreci to chat about his upcoming DC graphic novel, The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Story. We discuss Michael’s comic origins, how he approaches his writing, and that Star Wars series everyone loves. The Lost Carnival hits shelves May 5th, so be sure to check it out wherever you buy comics!

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Apr 29, 2020
Issue #40: Tuna Melts with Marv Wolfman

Jake and Dan got to interview Marv Wolfman. The co-creator of some of the biggest Teen Titans, the first Crisis, and so many stories and characters that everyone knows and loves. We were thankful to have such a nice conversation about the impact of his work and DC Comics in general!

Apr 15, 2020
Issue #39: Belly Busters with Taylor Esposito

We’re joined by Taylor Esposito who has lettered a number of DC comics. We chat about his teaching at The Kubert School and what lettering really is for those unfamiliar with it!

Find Taylor at @taylorespo and @GhostGlyph

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Apr 14, 2020
Issue #38: Spectacular Spider-Sons

Hey there TRUE BELIEVERS, we’re back for another web slinging adventure. We’re talking about one of Marvel’s biggest rivalries of all time, Spider-Man and the Green Goblin. Our lesson for today is to always believe in yourself! Even when times are tough, you just have to push through for a brighter tomorrow.



Story Covered:

Peter Parker: Spider-Man “Death in the Family”

Apr 01, 2020
Issue #37: Blood ISN'T Thicker Than Water

The brother of a large, blond-haired man is taken out of the episode due to unforeseen circumstances whilst a global crisis ensues. That's either the plot of this podcast episode, the plot of the story we're covering, or both.

Note to our listeners: Stay hygienic and practice social distancing. Don't forget to call your loved ones. If you don't have anyone, reach out to Dan (@danthemcmahon) or Mike (@GuitarMike526) on Twitter.

Story Covered: Justice League - The Enemy Below (S01E06-07)

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Mar 18, 2020
Issue #36: BOOYAH

If the episode title didn’t speak for itself, we’re talking about Cyborg. A member of the Teen Titans, Justice League, and an overall genuine badass. This episode is sponsored by true friendship and how Dick Grayson looks at hot dogs.

Dan says the name of this issue incorrectly... sorry 'bout it.

Story covered:
Tales of the New Teen Titans

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Mar 04, 2020
Issue #35: That's So Hourman

It's the future he can see! It's so mysterious to meeeeee. On this episode we cover a pulp-y adventure about Liberty Belle and Hourman (Jake's favorite DC couple!). We see how far we can push our references to the Mouse before he comes after us.


Story Covered:

Hourman and Liberty Belle: Inheritance


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Feb 19, 2020
Issue #34: The One and Only Birds Of Prey

Today we are covering Gail Simone's first arc from her legendary Birds of Prey run! We go over most of the major characters that will be in the movie so you can go in with a few morsels of information if you're new to the characters. Check out Episode #32 for all the info on Harley Quinn! Dan also shares almost all of his fears in one episode...

Story Covered:

Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds

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Feb 05, 2020
Issue #33: Popeye’s Spicy Chicken Sandwiches with Jordan Clark

Jordan Clark joins us for a FANTASTIC interview. Jordan has a Batwoman story coming out on February 5th in "Crimes Of Passion". The topics go all over the place in a very fun interview.

Jan 30, 2020
Issue #32: Dr. Harleen Quinzel or: How I Learned to Stop Liking Joker and Love the Harley Quinn

The Supersons are back! The first time the brothers have recorded together in a very long time. On this episode, we talk all about Harley Quinn!!! After Dan's year of Harley, we are cover the first episode of her new show. We talk about how Harley has changed over time and developed as a character.

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Jan 22, 2020
Issue #31: Booster Gold, def an Eagles fan

Mike is on the first leg of his journey to reunite the Supersons. Jake was easily enticed with the chance to talk about Booster Gold. He also goes off on several tangents... welcome to Season 2!


Story covered in this issue:

Justice League Unlimited - The Greatest Story Never Told (S01E07)


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Jan 08, 2020
Issue #30: The Year Without the Supersons

Mike reads a bedtime story to his daughter Lillian in the hopes of keeping the show going without Dan and Jake, but realizes that it's a fool's errand. Just when all hope seems lost, a light appears at the end of the tunnel...


Story covered in this issue:

Batman: Noel


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Dec 25, 2019
Issue #29.11: Supersons Crisis Extravaganza

THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN! More accurately, they’re still in Arkham but the guards are letting them do their show. LIVE IN FRONT OF A MANDATORY AUDIENCE! This very special episode has it all... a musical number, questionable choices, and appearances by your favorite DC characters (Dan and Jake, they are canon). Be sure to stay tuned until the last pulse pounding moment, could this be the end of the Supersons? Find out in this episode!

Story Covered: Crisis On Infinite Earths

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Dec 11, 2019
Issue #29.10: The Flash (1990)

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Luke and Devin take over the show to discuss the 1990 pilot episode of The Flash!

Story covered: The Flash (Pilot, 1990)

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Dec 10, 2019
Issue #29.09: Doom Patrol

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Agents of Comic Book takes over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Doom Patrol!

Story covered: Doom Patrol (Pilot)

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Dec 09, 2019
Issue #29.08: Super Friends

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. David Gallaher and Adam take over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Super Friends! (Wait... DAVID GALLAHER?!)

Story covered: Super Friends (Pilot)

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Dec 08, 2019
Issue #29.07: Birds of Prey

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Matt and Amber take over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Birds of Prey!

Story covered: Birds of Prey (Pilot)

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Dec 07, 2019
Issue #29.06: Titans

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Eli and Tyler Pee take over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Titans!

Story covered: Titans (Pilot)

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Dec 06, 2019
Issue #29.05: Supergirl

Dan and Jake are still stuck in Arkham Asylum. Mike begins to lose faith in other hosts taking over the show, so he decides to take matters into his own hands. Mike and his daughter Lillian discuss the pilot episode of Supergirl!

Story covered: Supergirl (Pilot)

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Dec 05, 2019
Issue #29.04: Black Lightning

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Jock Doc Podcast takes over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Black Lightning!

Story covered: Black Lightning (Pilot)

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Dec 04, 2019
Issue #29.03: Legends of Tomorrow

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Charlie and Vishal take over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Legends of Tomorrow!

Story covered: Legends of Tomorrow (Pilot)

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Dec 03, 2019
Issue #29.02: The Flash (2014)

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike continues auditioning new hosts for Supersons. Chris and Finn take over the show to discuss the 2014 pilot episode of The Flash!

Story covered: The Flash (Pilot, 2014)

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Dec 02, 2019
Issue #29.01: Arrow

With Dan and Jake stuck in Arkham Asylum, Mike begins a desperate attempt to find new hosts to take up the mantle. Steve and Adam take over the show to discuss the pilot episode of Arrow!

Story covered: Arrow (Pilot)

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Dec 01, 2019
Issue #28: Supersons Talkin' Super Sons

One year baybee! We did it. We’re finally covering Super Sons. Thank you for a wonderful first year. We could not have done it without listeners like you. Listen though, we’re running late to our podiversary party that Mike set up for us. Listen till the very end of this episode because we talk about what’s coming!

Story covered:

Super Sons Vol 1: When I Grow Up

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Nov 27, 2019
Issue #27: Burgers and Luchador Masks with Chris Sotomayor

Today we're joined by Chris Sotomayor! Chris was kind enough to spend some time talking with us at Keystone Comic Con in Philadelphia this year. We couldn't get enough of his welcoming personality and stories about the industry, so we brought him back for more. For any listeners curious about what it's like to be a colorist, Chris serves as a wealth of information!

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Find Chris at and on Twitter @SotoColor

Nov 20, 2019
Issue #26: Wizarding World of Watchmen

We are joined by Sam Puc (EIC of Fatventure Magazine & Managing Editor of The Beat) to talk about Watchmen. Sam helps us dissect some of the tougher to handle topics that the book deals with. This is a rough one so buckle in for a bumpy ride.


CW: Discussion of sexual assault


Story covered:


Nov 13, 2019
Issue #25: Spookysons

1...2...the Supersons are coming for you...

On this very spoopy episode, we are covering our first holiday special from DC Comics. We are talking about a bunch of characters that are dealing with real monsters and some inner demons. Our gang has been brushing up on their magic for better...or for worse. It's us though so you know it's for worse. Dan also gives you his recommendations for scary movies. 

Covered in this episode: 


Oct 30, 2019
Issue #24: Dan finally gets his way!

WE ARE FINALLY COVERING BATWOMAN! The story covered in this episode is one of Dan’s all time favorites. Dan may have also agreed to lead a cult... weird stuff happens in Gotham. At the end of the episode, Jake and Dan give their thoughts about that Joker movie.


Story covered on this episode:

Batwoman: Elegy



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Oct 16, 2019

You can always escape. We are talking about Mister Miracle on this episode. This is one of the heaviest stories we have ever read. In our opinion, it’s a modern masterpiece that pushes the medium of comics. We hope you like this episode, it’s a very big one for us. Some would say it’s a miracle we even got it done.


Story covered: Mister Miracle

Writer: Tom King

Artist: Mitch Gerards

Letterer: Clayton Cowles


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Oct 02, 2019
Issue #22: The Mike Annual

Dan, Jake, and Mike go to Keystone Comic Con in Philadelphia! We had the privilege of interviewing cosplayers and comics industry professionals, and are passing the savings on to you!!

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Sep 18, 2019
Issue #21: Bak 2 Skool Special

HELLO MEGAN! We finally get to talk about Young Justice. If you haven’t watched the show, this is a great primer. Dan was a little under the weather and was untethered from the realm for most of the show. Superboy will only be referred to as Soupy from here on out. We’re working on how to structure the show better, just believe in us.

Stories covered in this issue:

TV: Young Justice Season 1, Episode 1 “Independence Day” & Episode 2 “Fireworks”

Comic: Young Justice: The Secret

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Sep 04, 2019
Issue #20: Magic Girl Summer

As the summer comes to a close, we decided to go out in style with DC's own mistress of magic Zatanna! Jake and I ran into some technical problems which were solved by the Oracle Mike. Dan takes more of a Jake style of writing in his summary this week.

Let us know if you decode the opening this week because it's worth your time to do it. 


Stories covered in this issue:

Zatanna (Vol 2) 

Mystik U

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Aug 21, 2019
Issue #19: Vegan Grilled Cheeses with David Gallaher

We are joined by the newest friend of the show, David Gallaher! David wrote the Green Lantern tie in for the DC comics event Convergence. He is currently writing the new Ghost Recon game as well! We get to discuss Guy Gardner at length which we should all do more. You’re going to be in awe of the length of his knowledge of all things comic book.

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Aug 07, 2019
Issue #18: Meatball Parmesan Heroes with Jimmy Palmiotti

Today we are joined by Jimmy Palmiotti! I cannot believe I get to write that. Jimmy has done everything from comics to video games to television and beyond. Some notable titles are his run on Harley Quinn with his wife, Jonah Hex, Marvel Knights, and my personal favorite Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters! Jimmy gives great insight into the industry, the craft, and overall one heck of a great conversation! We are thankful that Jimmy came on to chat! 

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Jul 24, 2019
Issue #17: Always Follow The Cake

Supersons, now with 100% more Reed! On this very special episode, we are joined by our friend Reed. Reed Co-co-hosts The Young Ones who all appeared in the opener! We are discussing the Doom Patrol today in comics and the original television show. If you aren’t familiar with the Doom Patrol, strap in for an exciting ride!


On today’s episode:

Doom Patrol Season 1 Episode 8 “Danny Patrol”

Doom Patrol “Crawling from the Wreckage”


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Jul 10, 2019
Issue #16: Italian Subs with Tze Chun

On this latest installment of Supersons, we are very lucky to be joined by the legendary Tze Chun. Tze is the co-founder of TKO Studios who is trying to innovate on the way we read comics. Tze also served as a writer/director/producer on the hit show Gotham and Once Upon A Time!

Find TKO at

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Jun 26, 2019
Issue #15: An HR Nightmare

Oh SNAP! The Supersons are back with a brand new episode! Today is our first patreon supported episode where we talk about Robin. More specifically Tim Drake. Dan and Jake get another odd job that doesn't go as planned...


On today's episode:

Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying

Red Robin: The Grail


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Jun 12, 2019
Issue #14: Summer Sausages with Tim Seeley

We had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Tim Seeley who co-wrote Grayson and wrote a recent run on Nightwing. Topics discussed range from great discussions on the comic industry to some peaks behind the curtains of his incredible runs on comics. We'd like to thank Tim again for his time and tell you that you should go out to buy Grayson and Shatterstar ASAP! 

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May 29, 2019
Issue #13: Two Zooms, One Flash

Wally West. A name that has been in almost every issue so far is finally our headliner! We try to break down as many Flash's as we can without losing our minds or place in the speed force. 

Stories on this episode: 

The Flash: Blitz

Flash: The Return of Barry Allen

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May 15, 2019
Issue #12: Batman Has A Cold

I hope this episode isn't met with an icy demeanor because of the subject matter... Mr. Freeze. I know we said we were doing the Flash but life happened. We needed a quick fix so we defrosted some episodes of Batman to cover one of the most interesting villains around.

Stories in this issue: 

Batman The Animated Series "Heart of Ice"

Batman Beyond "Meltdown"

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This weeks special cover art thanks to our friend Reed, isn't it beautiful? You can find Reed and our other wonderful friends on The Young Ones (A podcast about teen superheroes and why they love them)

May 01, 2019
Issue #11: Jake Gets His Way Again

Conspiracy theories, trench coats, and aerosols are just a few of the things we discuss this week in our Question episode. We are covering another one of Jake's favorite series. Dan's cats get a spotlight for probably longer than they should of. 

Stories in this Episode:

The Question: Zen and Violence

Justice League Unlimited S2E6 "Double Date"

Check us out on twitter @dcsupersons and at our website! 


Apr 17, 2019
Issue #10: Shazam!

You're about to hear our electrifying first crossover episode with our friend Luke and Devin from MultiversalQ. This issue is about one of the most popular heroes of all time Captain Marvel (not that one). 

Stories in this issue:

New 52 Shazam! 

Superman/Shazam!: First Thunder

Sorry about any audio issues, we had issues with a mic but Mike fixed the mic as best as he could. 

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Apr 03, 2019
Issue #9: You Are Not Your Fears

In this episode, we cover two characters that are getting the spotlight in “Justice League vs The Fatal Five”. Dan may have found his new favorite Green Lantern. Everyone also learns a few valuable lessons along the way.


Stories in this issue:


JLA/JSA: The Lightning Saga

Green Lanterns Vol 1: Rage Planet


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Mar 20, 2019
Issue #8: Big Dick (Grayson) Energy

In this issue, we finally cover Jake'a favorite hero Nightwing! Dan makes a teeny tiny little uh oh that sets everything in motion for the creation of a character everyone knows and loves. Jake and Dan do their first Q&A!


Stories in this issue:

Nightwing: Ties That Bind

Grayson: Vol 1


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Mar 06, 2019
Issue #7: Wait, Clark Kent is Superman?!

This issue is a celebration of all things Superman. Dan and Jake talk about how Superman has become a much more important character in their lives as they get older. Only one mega-sized issue is covered this week with some of the biggest names in comic books writing stories with the Man of Steel!

Story on this issue:

Action Comics #1000 

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Feb 20, 2019
Issue #6: We Don't Even Mention The Invisible Jet

On today's episode, Jake and Dan crash onto Themyscira where we cover Wonder Woman! This may be the first episode we don't mention Wally West! Both of today's stories are heavy hitters but only one comes out as the essential read!


Stories on this episode 

Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia

Wonder Woman: Blood


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Feb 06, 2019
Issue #5: Vague Expositional Blueberries

On today's episode, Dan and Jake discuss two Green Lantern stories. Dan talks about his love for Forager on Young Justice. It only takes Jake 5 minutes this week to mention Wally West. Dan may or may not have joined a cult. Plus lots of other banter, bickering, and pulse-pounding adventure! There were a few audio issues on our end as usual but the Oracle cleaned those right up! 

Stories on today's show:


Emerald Twilight/New Dawn




CW: We do discuss the "fridging" and why it is bad. 

Jan 23, 2019
Issue #4: Outrageous Fish Tails

First episode of 2019 is hot off the skillet! In this issue, Dan and Jake dive head first into the ocean to cover two Aquaman stories. Dan gets to make a joke that he never thought he'd get to make. Jake experiences what a real-life trident impaling is like. It is also the first episode they have recorded at the same table. They bros also discuss their thoughts and feelings on the cinematic masterpiece Aquaman.


Stories in this episode:

Aquaman: The Trench

Aquaman: Time and Tide


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Jan 09, 2019
Issue #3: Batginnings

Our last issue before the new year! If you couldn’t tell by the title of the episode, we are talking a lot about the Dark Knight. Our two stories deal with new beginnings for the cowl. Also, Dan and Jake discuss the .00000001% chance that the legendary Willem Dafoe listens to the podcast.

Stories in this episode:

Batman: Earth One

Batman: Long Shadows

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P.S. Jake had an audio issue this week, sorry about the sound issues. Mike, the Oracle to this Batfamily, went above and beyond to get it as best he could.

Dec 26, 2018
Issue #2: Have Yourself A Very Animated DCmas

The boys are back in town! A very special guest stops by the McMahon house with his bag of cheer. In today's issue, we cover two of DC comics animated holiday episodes. 

Stories in this issue:

Justice League, Season 2 Episode 23

Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Season 1 Ep 5 "Invasion of the Secret Santas"

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Dec 12, 2018
Issue #1: A League Of Their Own

The origin episode of Supersons, a DC Comics podcast where two brothers dive head first into the multiverse to bring you back all of that comic book goodness. Things may start off a little bumpy but who knows, maybe we will have a reboot before Issue #2! On today's episode, we review two Justice League stories in which the team gets a new beginning. Will they have as much of a rocky start as us? Find out on Supersons!

Nov 19, 2018