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Victims & Villains Episode 143 – Mera: Queen of Atlantis

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When we first started out as a podcast, we covered nerd news. Ironically speaking, this was first how we covered Mera. We’re returning to our roots before we jump into the ocean here. The upcoming Joker film from Todd Philips, Martin Scorsese & Joaquin Phoenix adds Mission Impossible: Fallout actor, Alec Baldwin, to its’ cast. Baldwin is said to be playing the father of Batman, Thomas Wayne. We’re jumping in to talk about the news. Full disclosure, since we recorded this episode, Baldwin has reportedly departed the upcoming origin film.



Dan Abnett creates a spin-off story line for the now “Queen in Exile” , Mera. The mini series creates an interesting dynamic where we see Mera on her own dealing with the fallout of the events of Aquaman series. It also showcases a new sided to beloved villain, Ocean Master, that we haven’t seen before. Heroine and villain are the stars of the mini-series, each containing new depths to their mythology and bringing us into uncharted territory for this unlikely duo. We’re discussing all the entirety of this new direction. If you guys have read this series, what do you think about this brave new direction?


A very specific conversation between Wonder Woman, Superman and Mera is our point of conversation for this episode’s “Roads to Hope”. When depression strikes, how do you cope? What do you do? What are some if the best ways to do overcome? Make sure you let us know in the comments below. More importantly, if you or someone you know is struggling with suicide, depression, self-harm or addiction, please feel free to reach out, use any of our resources, call the suicide life line: 1-800-273-8255 or text 741-741.

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Aquaman superfan & indepdent comic book creator, Kyle Raios, joins us to discuss the mini-series, Mera: Queen of Atlantis. Kyle has appeared previously on our show before on one of our live episodes. He did an in-depth interview with us about his comic books, previous process and more. While this is his first studio appearance, we do recommend checking out this in-depth interview if you wanna hear more about his books like Primal Instinct.  Click here to check out that episode! Follow Kyle on his social media: Writer Facebook / Comic Facebook / Twitter / Patreon.


Music by Logan McElroy & Shawn Davis. The Flash and Man of Steel are all properties of DC Comics & Warner Brothers Pictures. We do not own or claim any rights to them. The X-Files are property of Fox/Disney. We do not own or claim any rights. Super Smash Brothers is property of Nintendo, we do not own nor claim any rights. Mera: Queen of Atlantis is property of DC Comics. We do not claim nor own any rights. Primal Instinct is property of KR Comics. We do not own or claim any rights. 


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