EP39 Magic in DC Comics


Almost every comic book publisher offers their take on the intersection between magic and the superhero story, but no one does it quite like DC Comics. Rather than just a scattershot smattering of magical characters sprinkled throughout their universe, over the decades DC has managed to devote an entire corner of their comic universe to a menagerie of sorcerers, demons, goddesses, Lords of Order, and Things of the Swamp variety. On this episode of the Fantom Zone we discuss DC’s unique approach to magic in comics, and we each spotlight our favorite unsung mystical DC character.





Comic Book Reading Recommendations:


Noah: Seven Soldiers of Victory, Vol. 1


Kayla: Showcase Presents: Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld Vol. 1


Jered: The Phantom Stranger (1969-1976) #1




Topics:

DC Comics - magic - magic users - mystics - mysticism - sorcery - sorcerer - spell casters - Doctor Fate - Zatanna - Swamp Thing - Marvel Comics - Justice League Dark - Magik - Doctor Strange - Scarlet Witch - supernatural - Man-Bat - Detective Chimp - John Constantine - Nabu - the Spectre - Raven - Etrigan the Demon - Wonder Woman - Superman - Cheetah - Lords of Order - Injustice - Kent Nelson - Young Justice - Zatara - Batman - Dick Grayson - Constantine - Felix Faust - Blackbriar Thorn - Phantom Stranger - Joker - Galactus - the Wandering Jew - Judas Iscariot - Jim Corrigan - Pandora - the Question -- Shazam - the Rock of Eternity - Deadman - Klarion the Witch Boy - Teekl - necromancy - Horigal - witchcraft - Castle Revolving - Tower of Fate - Limbo Town - Witch World - Seven Soldiers of Victory - Grant Morrison - puritans - Melmoth - Amethyst - Gemworld - Green Lantern - Lords of Chaos - 10th Age of Magic - New 52

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