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Beginners Guide: Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four 2018 #1
Episode 19 of the podcast brought us to another team. A group of scientists, who, on a mission to outer space were bombarded with cosmic rays. These rays affected each of the four in different ways, giving them different powers…

Beginners Guide: Joker

Joker #1
For Episode 17 of the podcast, you sent us in a direction we had been itching to take: Supervillains For Dummies, that’s right, you led us to Joker. Villains sometimes have a reputation for being simple characters that lack backstory…

Beginners Guide: Judge Dredd

End Of Days
Back in episode 16, we had the great pleasure of venturing into another indie comic. A British weekly anthology by the name of 2000AD. The listeners had pulled out another great name for us to talk about it was time…

Beginners Guide: Captain America

Captain America #1
With a string of movies, we take it for granted people know all there is to know about Captain America. Here at Superheroes For Dummies, we try to not fall into that trap. For Episode 15 we were once again…

Beginners Guide: Plastic Man

Plastic Man #1
For Episode 14 we were joined by a very special guest. A man without whom the show would not be what it is. We were honoured to be joined by the man behind our theme tune, Professor Elemental.We asked him…

Beginners Guide: Constantine

Hellblazer #11
Following from our Zatanna episode, we had a sudden flurry of votes for another magical character. Troubled, complicated and a thorn in the side of many; Episode 13 focused on John Constantine. Beginnings Constantine first appeared in The Saga of…

Beginners Guide: Daredevil

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Do not fear everyone, for the devil of hell’s kitchen is here. For Episode 12 of the podcast, you chose Matt Murdock… Here’s a beginners guide to Daredevil. A Better Life Much like in our previous episode with Zatanna, Matt…

Beginners Guide: Zatanna

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Sometimes you get a character that comes out of nowhere as a guest, with not much background, but steals peoples hearts. This is the case with the subject of Episode 11 of the podcast. Here’s a beginners guide to Zatanna…

Beginners Guide: Superman

Action Comics #1
For episode 10, we thought we would do something different. We asked everyone to vote between some well known characters they think they know well. Joined by the amazing Steve Conway, it’s safe to say everyone has something they can…

Beginners Guide: Hulk

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Bruce Banner was a shy, quiet scientist with a brilliant mind. He was reluctantly working with the US Army on high powered weapons when his life and destiny changed forever.In episode 9 of the podcast, we talked about Hulk. Somewhere…

Beginners Guide: Cyborg

Cyborg #1
Victor Stone wanted to have a normal life, years of his scientist parents performing experiments on him were taking its toll. Fate would have different plans for him, however, as normal was not on the agenda.For episode 8 of the…

Beginners Guide: Captain Britain

Captain Britain #1
It takes a certain type of hero to defend the realm, especially in a world where myth and legend come to life. Luckily, as we discussed in episode 7, Captain Britain was up for the job.Here is a brief teaser,…

Beginners Guide: Miracleman

Warrior Summer Special
In Episode 6 of Superheroes for Dummies, we talked about the great British character Miracleman, formerly known as Marvelman. Another character with a rocky history, many legal battles and a painfully long 28-year wait! Here’s what I learnt. As we…

Beginners Guide: Damian Wayne as Robin

Batman #657
Following each recording of the podcast, Superheroes for Dummies, I write a recap of everything I’ve learnt. Here is Superhero Recap – Damian Wayne, the current Robin. Son of Bat The origin story of Damian is unique in comparison to…

Beginners Guide: Stephanie Brown as Robin

Robin #126
After each recording of the podcast, Superheroes for Dummies, I write a recap of everything I’ve learnt. Following from Tim Drake, here is Stephanie Brown’s history with Robin. A short and unfortunate history. Spoiler Stephanie Brown was first introduced as…

Beginners Guide: Tim Drake as Robin

Batman #457
After each recording of the podcast Superheroes for Dummies, I write a recap of what I learnt. Continuing on the series of Robins, here is Superhero Recap, Tim Drake’s Robin. Super Sleuth Learning from the mistakes of Todd’s origin stories,…