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The Pull List 57 | Kill Joker


About This Episode

Many comic book writers have toyed with the idea to kill Joker, but no one has ever crossed that line. Chris and Hector talk about how Tynion almost did in Batman #100 along with the Covid cancelations from DC Comics, Joshua Williams is taking over Batman, and the canceled / not canceled status of Marvel’s Daredevil.

News from the show:

“DC delays Justice League, Batman / Catwoman”, GamesRadar +
“Joshua Williamson Announced as New Batman Writer”, Comicbook
“Daredevil isn’t canceled says Zdarsky, teasing something “massive” for Marvel coming soon”, GamesRadar +
“James Tynion IV Planned To Kill The Joker In Batman #100, Before 5G”, Bleeding Cool

Pulls from the show:

Firefly #32, Boom! Studios
Non-Stop Spider-Man #4, Marvel Studios
MoonKnight #2, Marvel Comics
Strange Academy #12, Marvel Comics
Nightwing #83, DC Comics
Eve #4, Boom! Studios
Bunny Mask #2, Aftershock Comics
Doctor Who Missy #4, Titan Comics

#1’s Worth Your Time:

Echolands #1, Image Comics
The Trial of Magneto #1,
Marvel Comics





Episode Hosts

Chris Poirier
Chris is the co-host of The Pull List Podcast for Love Thy Nerd and the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA)'s Event Coordinator for GAMA EXPO and Origins Game Fair. Chris Poirier also is the Lead Pastor/Church Planter of River Valley Church and the Founder/Game Master of Columbus Got Game. When not reading comics or playing video games he and his wife Rebekah seek out all that can be found on the nerd scene by hunting for vintage toys, finding the most epic comic shops, and getting their tabletop on. In the hours that remain, Chris serves as a missionary for Love Thy Nerd at conventions across the US. Previously, Chris managed the largest comic retail shop in North Carolina, as well as, served as the North Carolina Comicon Media/Communications Director.
Hector Miray
Hector is the co-host of the Pull List Podcast for Love Thy Nerd. He is a semi overzealous geek about most things, but to the core is a big fan of a good story. He is the primary writer behind the book series "Faith & Fandom" and travels to dozens of comicons throughout the year with the books. He is married to a medical nerd named Danyelle and has helped co-create 3 small humans with her that resemble him in appearance and passions. Hector is also the location pastor for Vertical Church's Lumberton, NC Location.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Chief Audio Nerd
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

Episode Discussion

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