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Ep 17: Gotham By Gaslight

10/30/2017
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Welcome back Gothamites! On this episode, Paul Tesseneer from the Valiant Central Podcast joins Martin to have an in-depth discussion at what is considered the first Elseworlds story, Gotham By Gaslight. This episode was originally published as a Patreon exclusive a few weeks back so if you'd like to get episodes early, consider joining!

Duration: 00:51:22


Ep 16: Christmas With The Joker

10/17/2017
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Welcome back Gothamites, to another episode of I Am Gotham. In this episode, Jay Loving joins Martin once again to dive deep into Batman: The Animated Series episode 2, "Christmas with the Joker".

Duration: 00:38:26


Ep 15: Batman/Harley Quinn

9/22/2017
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Welcome to a special bonus episode of I Am Gotham! For this episode, Martin is joined by Jay Loving from the Best of the Rest podcast, and Aaron Bell and Ronnie Barron from the Absolute DC Podcast (formerly Rebirthically) to discuss the latest DC animated film, Batman/Harley Quinn. Did the film live up to the hype? Was the return of Bruce Timm to the animated universe all we had hoped for? Listen in and find out!

Duration: 00:51:11


Ep 14: Detective Comics #49 and #50

9/18/2017
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Welcome back to another episode of I Am Gotham, the show where we explore Batman family history from 1939 to the present and beyond. In this episode, Martin discusses Detective Comics #49, Clayface Walks Again, and Detective Comics #50, The Case of the Three Devils. Before that though, Martin talks a little bit about the latest Batman movie news and script rewrite and why casting should be a more important consideration for DC and Warner Bros. We'll be back next episode to discuss...

Duration: 00:20:30


Ep 13: Batman #5

9/11/2017
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Welcome back, Gothamites! It's time to dive back into another fun Golden Age Batman story as Martin discusses Batman #5! This issue includes "The Riddle of the Missing Card", "Book of Enchantment", "The Case of the Honest Crook", and Linda Page's first appearance in "Crime Does Not Pay".

Duration: 00:24:02


Ep 12: Batman The Animated Series, On Leather Wings

9/8/2017
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Hello fellow Gothamites! This episode of I Am Gotham is a little different. Martin recently had the itch to start watching the Batman: The Animated Series again so as a result, we'll be having a recurring discussion of every episode in the series as guest cohosts, Jay Loving, of the Best of the Rest podcast joins Martin for this adventure. In this episode, we are discussing season 1, episode 1, "On Leather Wings."

Duration: 00:39:40


Ep 11: Detective Comics #47/Detective Comics #48

9/5/2017
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Welcome to another episode of I Am Gotham, the show that explores Batman family history through the ages. In this episode, Martin goes in depth on Detective Comics #47 and #48 from January and February 1941. Before that though, Martin goes in a short discussion on upcoming "Elseworlds" style stories coming out from that DC that should be of interesting to Batman fans including White Knight, Creature of the Knight, and The Dark Prince Charming.

Duration: 00:26:42


Ep 10: The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus

8/28/2017
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Welcome back to another episode of I Am Gotham, the show that explores Batman history and dives into what makes Batman so great. In this episode, Martin talks about Batman #4 from Winter of 1940 with four new stories, THe Case of the Joker's Crime Circus, Blackbeard and the Yacht Society, Public Enemy Number 1 Starts Jail Sentence, and Touchdown For Justice. This issue is fascinating for Bat-history afficionados as it's the first appearance of Gotham City, and sets up many of the tropes we...

Duration: 00:34:28


Ep 9: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

8/21/2017
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A new week means a brand new episode of I Am Gotham, an exploration of Bat-family history! In this episode, Martin wraps up Batman stories from 1940 by discussing Detective Comics #43-46: "The Case of the City of Terror", "The Land Behind The Light", "The Case of the Laughing Death", and and the return of Hugo Strange with "Professor Strange's Fear Dust". If you're reading allow, get in touch with us and let us know what you think about these stories!

Duration: 00:16:25


Ep 8: Nobody's Puppet

8/18/2017
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Gather 'round Gothamites, it's time for a few episode of I Am Gotham, a podcast exploring Bat family history from 1939 to the present and beyond! In this episode, Martin discusses Batman #3 from the fall of 1940. Enjoy the show!

Duration: 00:23:33


Ep 7: Return of the Joker

8/14/2017
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Welcome back to an all new episode of I Am Gotham, an exploration of Bat family history. In this episode, Martin talks about Batman #2 from the summer of 1940. This issue contains four stories: "The Joker Meets Catwoman", "Wolf, The Crime Master", "The Clubfoot Murders", and "The Case of the Missing Link." Thanks for tuning in, and be sure to let us know what you think of the format change for upcoming issues!

Duration: 00:25:26


Ep 6: Return To Gotham

7/18/2017
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After a long hiatus, I Am Gotham is back to explore Batman history! In this episode, Martin discusses Detective Comics #39-42 from 1940 in an episode dubbed "Return To Gotham'! Are you reading along? Let us know! We'll be back in a few days to discuss Batman #2 and #3.

Duration: 00:32:14


Ep 5: Batman and Bill

5/11/2017
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It's been so long but you eyes and ears do not deceive you, I Am Gotham is back! Hulu recently launched "Batman and Bill", a Hulu original documentary about the journey to get Bill Finger credit for his collaborations to Batman history and we just couldn't not talk about it! The documentary chronicles Marc Nobleman's years long journey into discovering who Bill Finger was and how his contributions shaped the Batman mythos, so who better to join Martin on this discussion than Gotham By...

Duration: 01:46:57


Ep 4: The Rebuttal

1/18/2017
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Welcome to another episode of I Am Gotham! Friend of the show and podcaster extraordinaire Darrell Taylor and I got a chance to go in-depth about the current state of Batman on The Nerdy Legion podcast recently and I wanted to put out the discussion as a standalone I Am Gotham episode for Batman fans. Do you agree with the current direction of the book? Do you have strong feelings either way on the book? Let me know on Twitter @geekvine or email hello@nerdylegion.com. I promise, we'll...

Duration: 00:46:13


Ep 3: Get Out Of Arkham

1/1/2017
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Could it be true? Are you imagining things? Is the podcast back? It's true! Welcome back to I Am Gotham, a podcast exploring Bat family history. This episode is a little different than what we usually do on the podcast and was originally recorded as an episode of The Nerdy Legion podcast as part of a larger discussion. Martin is joined by Nick from Nerdy Legion and Mike from Gotham By Geeks and Retrocast to finally share our thoughts on the latest arc of Batman, I Am Suicide (issues...

Duration: 00:39:29


Ep 2: The Legend of the Batman

9/17/2016
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Welcome to the second episode of I Am Gotham, a show exploration Batman family history from 1939 to the present. This week, Martin talks about Detective Comics #35-38 as well as Batman #1 from 1940. This episode marks a ton of historical firsts for Batman so if you have never read these issues, I suggest you pick these up and read them! Don't forget to get in touch with me and let me know what you think of the show!

Duration: 01:03:38


Ep 1: Year One

9/8/2016
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Welcome to the first episode of I Am Gotham, an exploration of the Bat family throughout comic book history. My name is Martin Ferretti and in this first episode, I'll be discussing the first year of Batman history by discussing Detective Comics #27-34. If you enjoyed this episode, feel free to contact me on Twitter or by emai and let me know what you think!

Duration: 01:14:23