The Fire and Water Podcast Presents… WHO’S WHO: THE DEFINITIVE PODCAST OF THE DC UNIVERSE, Volume XIV!
The fourteenth episode of our WHO’S WHO podcast is now available — the show that dares to tackle one of DC Comics’ greatest publications! Each episode Rob and I cover a single issue of the legendary 1980s series, Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe. This time around we chat about WHO’S WHO: Volume XIV, discussing characters such as Lex Luthor, Madame Xanadu, Man-Bat, Manhunter, Martian Manhunter, Mary Marvel, and many more! We wrap up the show with Who’s Who Listener Feedback! This episode sponsored in part by InStockTrades.com!
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Thanks to my co-host Rob Kelly, Sea King of THE AQUAMAN SHRINE, for doing all the post-production on this episode! Special thanks to Daniel Adams and Ashton Burge with their band The Bad Mamma Jammas for our fantastic Who’s Who theme song!
One of the coolest aspects of each Who’s Who issue was the amazing wrap-around cover! Check out this impressive George Perez cover for Volume XIV! Click the image to enlarge.
Here are your Firestorm-related Who’s Who entries from this issue…
First up is Martian Manhunter of the Justice League of America drawn by Luke McDonnell and Larry Mahlstedt. Firestorm and Martian Manhunter have met numerous times, going back as far as Justice League of America #200. J’Onn has been connected in one way or another with nearly every incarnation of Firestorm. The original Firestorm teamed-up with Martian Manhunter during the Mars invasion. Both the Elemental Firestorm’s and Martian Manhunter’s monthly comics were done by the team of John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake. Martian Manhunter was one of the first superheroes Jason Rusch ever met. Ronnie Raymond and Martian Manhunter were both resurrected during Blackest Night. And so on… Click the image below to enlarge!
The Blank Slate Firestorm fought the Manhunters during the Millennium mini-series… Click the image below to enlarge!
Firestorm battled the insectoid Mantis in the Super Powers mini-comic that came with the Firestorm action figure! Click here to read that mini-comic! Click the image below to enlarge!
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