Episode #84 – The Suicide Squad

One of our most anticipated films of 2021 is Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn’s first foray into the DC Universe, The Suicide Squad. A no holds barred romp featuring a motley assortment of some of the DCU’s most misfit crooks and criminals who are a thrown into a suicide mission to save the world. Starring Idris Elba, Viola Davis, John Cena, Michael Rooker, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, Sean Gunn , Sylvester Stallone, and many more, joining returning cast members Viola Davis, Joel Kinnamen, and the always fantabulous Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, The Suicide Squad is full of colorful characters and James Gunn’s brand of laughs, heart, and explosive action. Join the panel as we share our thoughts on 2021’s The Suicide Squad.


Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
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Episode Notes for The Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad Poster

Seminal Suicide Squad comic book writer John Ostrander in The Suicide Squad

Rick Flag vs Batman from Suicide Squad # 10 (1987)

Basis for TDK, Arm-Fall-Off-Boy from the Legion of Superheroes

Trailer for DC Animated Film Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)

Bloodsport powers from the comics

Peacemaker was originally a Charleton Comics Character

Peacemaker was the basis for The Comedian from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon’s seminal Watchmen

Harley Quinn Police Station Sequence from Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)

How Harley sees the world from Harley Quinn #12 (2001)

Polka Dot Man’s Polka dots from comics early appearances

David Dastmalchian in Ant-Man and the Wasp

David Dastmalchian in The Dark Knight (2008)

Ratcatcher (Ratcatcher 1) from the comics created by Matt Wagner, Alan Grant, and Norm Breyfogle

Covers for Ratcatcher debut story (Detective Comics #585, 586, & 587), an underrated Batman story

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