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Meltdown Presents: History of The Batman with Londyn!

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History of the Batman relives the defining moments of one of the most iconic figures in comic art and literature. Hosts Londyn and Adam talk about the history of the Batman and how the character, the associated villains, and popular iconography were established and have changed over the last 75 years up to now.




#074: The Dark Detective: An Interview with Steve Englehart

Your Dark Knight archivist Londyn is back with brand new shows! What better way to return than speaking with legendary Marvel and DC Comics writer Steve Englehart! Englehart during the Bronze Age of DC Comics brought the dark back in dark knight, inspiring films such as Tim Burton's Batman (1989), many episodes in 1990's "Batman: The Animated Series" and issuing in the modern Batman stories we enjoy today. Listen in as Englehart discusses his work on Marvel's The Avengers, DC's Justice...

Duration: 01:06:25

#073: Come Together - Justice League Trailer Review!

Your Dark Knight archivist Londyn and co-host Mason Booker dive into the recent trailer for Zack Snyder's DCEU film 'Justice League' set to hit theaters November 17! Listen in to hear Londyn's analysis of the newest look at our cinematic Justice League, from character developments and design to plot points to overall tone, Batman's place as leader of the metahuman team and how Snyder's League will set up the rest of the extended universe. Have questions about what you saw in the trailer?...

Duration: 00:51:26

#072: The LEGO Batman Movie Review!

Your Dark Knight archivist Londyn, co-host Mason Booker and Shadow Adam discuss (with TONS of spoilers, listeners beware!) "The LEGO Batman Movie" directed by Chris McKay, which was released in theaters nationwide February 10! Listen in as we talk about the major Bat themes, the fun Easter eggs, how many villains popped up in Gotham City (SO many) and overall how the film beautifully celebrated the almost 78 Years in Batman's mythology! Tune in to see how many Batarangs out of 10 Londyn...

Duration: 01:10:07

#071: The LEGO Batman Movie: An Interview with Director Chris McKay!!

Everything is AWESOME this week because your host Londyn and co-host/producer Mason Booker are joined by the one and only Chris McKay, director of Warner Bros. latest Batman cinematic film "The LEGO Batman Movie" out this Friday, February 10th! Londyn chats with Chris about his first memories of Batman from the tv show Super Friends to Frank Miller's 'Batman: The Dark Knight Return', how he became involved with projects such as Robot Chicken and Moral Orel and his time spent on directing...

Duration: 00:37:00

#070: Nightwing and Eastwood and Jupiter Jet, Oh My!: With Jason Inman!

This week Londyn and co-host / producer Mason Booker sit in the Meltdown Comics podcast studio on the rainiest of days with the co-host of DC All Access Jason Inman! We discuss Jason's comic book upbringings, why Nightwing is his favorite character, how he became part of projects like YouTube's Screen Junkies, theorize about actually happened to Scott Eastwood in 'Suicide Squad' and most importantly, his new all ages comic book series 'Jupiter Jet'! Listen in to learn more about Jason's...

Duration: 00:49:13

#068: Batgirl Day 2016 - Q&A with Hope Larson, Julie and Shawna Benson

Your Dark Knight archivist Londyn was invited to moderate a Q & A with the creative teams of DC Rebirth's 'Batgirl', Hope Larson and 'Batgirl and the Birds of Prey', Julie and Shawna Benson for Batgirl Day 2016 at The Perky Nerd in Burbank, California! Listen in as Londyn and the powerful female creative teams discuss Batgirl turning 50 years old this upcoming January, approaching these strong female characters and their legacy for the new DC Rebirth series and if Batman and his mythology...

Duration: 00:33:44