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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

#076: Batty Halloween 2017!

10/31/2017
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Your Dark Knight Archivist LOVES Halloween! Whether or not you're staying at home binging Stranger Things 2 or out Trick or Treating with the little Batman fans in your life, there's plenty of Batman comics to enjoy this holiday season! Listen in as Londyn candidly discusses some of her favorite reads from different eras of the Dark Knight! Also, Londyn talks about this weekend's Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con, her bat-tastic panels and all other Batman activities at the biggest comic...

Duration: 00:13:49


#75: The Man Who Broke The Bat: An Interview with Chuck Dixon

10/17/2017
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Your Dark Knight Archivist is back from her summer hiatus with new episodes! Londyn talks with prolific writer Chuck Dixon! Dixon has contributed so much to the Batman mythos, starting with Tim Drake's solo publication "Robin" to his run on Detective Comics introducing the character Stephanie Brown! Dixon also gives amazing insight into the creation of The Man Who Broke the Bat - Bane (my favorite!!) - and the crafting of the epic saga "Batman: Knightfall". Chuck Dixon helped make the...

Duration: 00:58:51


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

4/28/2017
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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!

3/27/2017
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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!

3/7/2017
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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: 01:09:37


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

2/8/2017
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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: 00:35:08


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

1/25/2017
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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: 00:49:43


#069: Robin is Red, Nightwing is Blue: An Interview with Loren Lester!

1/11/2017
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Happy New Year Gothamites! Your host Londyn and co-host Mason Booker kick off 2017 by talking with actor Loren Lester, known for his big and small screen roles including the voice of Dick Grayson / Robin / Nightwing in the animated television shows 'Batman: The Animated Series' and 'The New Batman Adventures'! Listen in as we discuss his journey into becoming the voice of one of the most beloved characters in the Batman mythos, his favorite memories and episodes from being Grayson in the...

Duration: 00:41:32


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

12/21/2016
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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: 00:32:43


#067: Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Panel LIVE at Stan Lee's LA Comic Con!

12/14/2016
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Your Dark Knight archivist Londyn hosted the panel "Wonder Woman 75: A Retrospect of an Icon" at this past October's Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con! The WONDERful panelists included Susan Eisenberg (voice of Wonder Woman: Justice League, Justice League Unlimited), Cat Staggs (artist, Wonder Woman), Shannon Farnon (original voice of Wonder Woman: 1970's and 1980's Super Friends cartoons), Christie Marston (granddaughter to William Marston, creator of Wonder Woman), Albert Ching (Managing...

Duration: 00:50:13


#066: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti Interview LIVE at Stan Lee's LA Comic Con

12/7/2016
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Your Dark Knight Archivist Londyn sits with the DC Comics' powerhouse creative team of Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti on her panel "For the Love of Harley Quinn" at Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con this past Halloween weekend! Listen in as we discuss Amanda and Jimmy's highly successful run on the 'Harley Quinn' centric comics, the true inspiration for Harley Quinn's Gang of Harleys, what's next in her Little Black Book, the shift in Harley's controversial relationship with The Joker,...

Duration: 00:53:34


#065: Thankful for Bill - An Interview with Athena Finger

11/23/2016
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Londyn and co-host / producer Mason Booker talk with Athena Finger about her grandfather's incredible and important contributions to crafting the Bat-Man character with co-creator Bob Kane in 1939, the controversial history and journey of Bill Finger receiving recognition by DC Comics for co-creating this pop culture icon and what future projects are in store to continue celebrating Mr. Finger's work not just for the Batman mythos but also for the DC Universe. Without Bill Finger's changes...

Duration: 01:01:51


#064: The Zorro of Arkham - An Interview with Grant Morrison!

11/15/2016
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This week Londyn sits with legendary writer Grant Morrison during his Heavy Metal Magazine signing inside of Meltdown Comics and Collectibles and talk all things Batman! Morrison discusses his current position as editor-in-chief of the long-running Heavy Metal publication, his start into the Batman mythos with the critically acclaimed graphic novel 'Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth' and the inspirations and backstory to how his now famous Batman comic book run came to be!...

Duration: 00:31:19


#063: Voices of the DC Universe Panel LIVE at Stan Lee's LA Comic Con!

11/9/2016
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Listen in to this live panel where Londyn is joined by actors Tara Strong (Raven, Teen Titans and Teen Titans GO!, Harley Quinn, Batman: Arkham City, Arkham Knight), Scott Menville (Robin, Teen Titans and Teen Titans GO!), Hynden Walch (Harley Quinn in The Batman and Batman: Assault on Arkham, Starfire on Teen Titans and Teen Titans GO!), Greg Cipes (Beast Boy on Teen Titans and Teen Titans GO!), Phil LaMarr (Green Lantern/Jon Stewart on Justice League and Justice League Unlimited,...

Duration: 00:58:49


#062: Kevin Conroy Interview LIVE at Stan Lee's LA Comic Con

11/1/2016
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Your host Londyn sits with THE voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy on panel at Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con to discuss his 25 years of bringing to life of the Dark Knight in animated television, film and video games! In front of hundreds of Batman fans on a Sunday morning, Londyn talks to her favorite Batman Kevin Conroy about his beginnings before becoming the Batman, how he shaped his Batman for the 1990s television show 'Batman: The Animated Series' and overall his experience working with...

Duration: 01:13:47


#061: Live at Stan Lee's LA Comc Con #1

10/29/2016
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Londyn and Mason sit down in the middle of the LA comic con in order to tell it like it is, dish about upcoming events at the con, their panels, and their hopes and dreams. It's not too late: Listen up to it all on this exciting new episode of History of the Batman with Londy presented by Meltdown Comics. T-shirts: https://www.teepublic.com/user/meltdownnetwork Follow Us! Twitter @histofthebatman Instagram@historyofthebatman Produced by Mason Booker and Adam Silverstein. Engineered by Mason...

Duration: 00:20:01


#060: Designing Batman - An Interview with Chip Kidd

10/12/2016
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This week we are joined by iconic graphic designer and Batman writer Chip Kidd from New York Comic Con! Londyn and co-host / engineer Mason Booker discuss with Chip his journey into becoming one of the most recognized modern book jacket designers, his long time fandom of Batman and how he became part of the Dark Knight's celebrated history with his book "Bat-Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan", exploring the lost art of the Batman Manga during the 1960s. Listen in to this riveting...

Duration: 00:52:11


#059: Rebooting The Suicide Squad - An Interview with Adam Glass

10/5/2016
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This week's special guest is writer and producer Adam Glass, writer of television's Supernatural, Criminal Minds and DC Comics' Suicide Squad (Vol 4) of The New 52! Londyn and co-host / engineer Mason Booker sit down with Adam Glass inside Meltdown Comics' Podcast Studio and discuss his life long love of comic books, how he became involved with bringing Task Force X back to life in the DC Comics Reboot The New 52 in 2011 and his own spin on the fan favorite character Harley Quinn. Listen in...

Duration: 01:02:32


#058: DC Universe: The Exhibit - The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Experience

9/28/2016
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Londyn and co-host Mason review the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Burbank, California and give a lucky Bat-fan a chance to win a pair of tickets to experience this tour! Thanks to Warner Bros., we were able to go behind-the-scenes for a revealing look at how the magic of Hollywood is made. Londyn, Mason and Shadow Adam explored working sets and soundstages, and experienced the newest "DC Universe: The Exhibit, featuring the Greatest Super Heroes and Super-Villains!" Which pays homage to the...

Duration: 00:55:43


#057: Wonder Woman 75: An Interview with Susan Eisenberg

9/14/2016
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This week Londyn and co-host / engineer Mason Booker are joined by the WONDERful Susan Eisenberg, who has voiced the DC Comics icon Wonder Woman in the DCAU television and film projects such as 'Justice League', 'Justice League Unlimited', 'Superman / Batman: Apocalypse' and 'Justice League: Doom'! We sit down with Susan to discuss her incredible body of work voicing the Amazonian Princess for the last 15 years, her experience as a prominent voice actress and address the popular WonderBat...

Duration: 00:59:45

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