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Justice League 2×14-15: “The Terror Beyond”

April 4, 2010 1 comment

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Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Directed by Butch Lukic
Originally Aired: November 15th 2003
DVD: Justice League The Complete Series

Again, apologies for another long delay – the problem with working on a company laptop is that you tend to lose a lot of things stored on the old laptop.

Summary: The Justice League intervenes when Aquaman and Doctor Fate attempt to exploit Solomon Grundy for a dangerous ritual… but their intervention may place the world in danger in a situation that quickly becomes personal for Hawkgirl.

Arc Notes: Hawkgirl’s real name is confirmed. Solomon Grundy’s first death. Beginning of the Aquaman / Doctor Fate association.

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Superman: The Animated Series, Episode 32 – “The Hand of Fate”

March 4, 2010 Leave a comment

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Written by: Hilary J. Bader and Stan Berkowitz
Directed by: Dan Riba
Originally Aired: October 6, 1997
DVD: Superman: The Animated Series, Volume Two

Summary: An unholy demon lord is loosed in Metropolis, and in order to save the staff of the Daily Planet Superman must seek the aid of a combat-weary Doctor Fate.

Arc Notes: Doctor Fate’s mythos gets established before his return on Justice League; Superman’s vulnerability to magic is detailed for the first time in animated form. Read more…

Superman: The Animated Series, Episode 47 – “Absolute Power”

January 28, 2010 2 comments

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Written by Hilary J. Bader, Alan Burnett
Directed by Butch Lukic
Originally Aired: January 16th, 1999
DVD: Superman, TAS, Volume 3

Summary: Superman stumbles upon a planet ruled by the Kryptonian exiles Jax-Ur and Mala, and must decide between letting their reign continue or intervening and potentially threatening the population.

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Batman: The Animated Series, Episode 38: “Christmas with the Joker”

December 22, 2009 1 comment

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Written by Eddie Gorodetsky
Directed by Kent Butterworth
Originally Aired: November 13, 1992
DVD: Batman, TAS, Volume 1

Summary: Robin’s attempts to get Batman to take a night off to watch It’s a Wonderful Life get derailed as the Joker escapes from prison, kidnaps Commissioner Gordon and two others, and stages a holiday special of his own.

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Justice League 1×16-17: “Fury”

October 29, 2009 Leave a comment

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Written by Stan Berkowitz
Story by Dwayne McDuffie
Directed by Butch Lukic
Originally Aired: April 7 & 14, 2002
DVD: Justice League, Season One

Summary: A renegade amazon’s plan to unleash a plague knocks the male members of the Justice League out of action, forcing Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl to stop her on their own.

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