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    Robots From Tomorrow: Episode 161 – “Cosmic Odyssey” by Starlin & Mignola [Rebroadcast]

    By | January 16th, 2020
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    This episode was originally broadcast on January 28, 2015.

    Cover by Mike Mignola.
    This week’s episode swings the pendulum back in a more mainstream direction by taking aim at a Jim Starlin Big Two cosmic event book with an oddball collection of heroes and a Machiavellian manipulator at the center of things. Infinity Gauntlet? Nope! Cosmic Odyssey! And to make things even better, Mike and Greg are joined on this journey into mystery by Multiversity Comics’ own (pre-DC3cast) DC expert Brian Salvatore!

    The lads leave few, if any, stones unturned in this look back at the Prestige Format miniseries from 1988. Come for the Starlin talk, stay for the Mignola discussion and tons of other interesting tidbits, like what are each of our #fourcomics picks, which artist showed Brian that superheroes didn’t have to fit a certain artistic mold, why Batman plays the whole “don’t use guns” and “don’t kill” things pretty fast and loose in this series, how his relationship with Superman should be handled, and who turns out to be the character most affected by this series.

     

     

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    Robots From Tomorrow is a twice-weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. Enjoy your funny books.


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    Greg Matiasevich

    Greg Matiasevich has read enough author bios that he should be better at coming up with one for himself, yet surprisingly isn't. However, the years of comic reading his parents said would never pay off obviously have, so we'll cut him some slack on that. He lives in Baltimore, co-hosts (with Mike Romeo) the Robots From Tomorrow podcast, writes Multiversity's monthly Shelf Bound column dedicated to comics binding, and can be followed on Twitter at @GregMatiasevich.

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