Arrow is back from the winter hiatus and hits the ground running with its mid-season premiere episode “Blood Debts.” The Starling Tribune reporters Chris, Neil and Stargate Pioneer discuss the episode in depth as well as a few of the DC fringes touching the show including fellow DC comic book CW shows and the DC Comic Books themselves. From the overall theme of the episode to rating the villain Anarky and the episode fight scenes the trio has fun geeking out about Arrow! Some major topics covered in tonight’s show are Felicity’s injury and possible future codename (Oracle), Anarky’s new nickname from Neil “Scary McBurn Face,” Mrs. Darhk’s involvement in Genesis and H.I.V.E., Speedy’s Love Life, our weekly guess at who’s in the flash forward grave, and the glowy tattoo Constantine put on Oliver Queen. The reporters wrap up the episode with a list of Easter Eggs, Arrow News, Feedback and comments from the chat. Thank you for downloading and listening!
EPISODE DC EASTER EGGS:
Season 4 Episode 10 “Blood Debts” Easter Eggs (Date: 21 Jan 2016)
Den Of Geek is keeping a running tally of Season 4 Easter Eggs (Date: xx Nov 2015)
Strong Ratings for the return of Arrow – beats mid-season finale (Date: 21 Jan 2016)
New Midseason Season 4 Trailer! (Date: 19 Jan 2016)
Mat Nable to appear as Ras Al Ghul on Legends of Tomorrow (Date: 18 Dec 2015)
Nyssa & Merlin to return on Feb 10!!! (Date 20 Jan 2016)
Vixen leaps from CW Seed to the live-action Arrowverse!! (Date: 18 Dec 2015)
Followup: Stephen Amell tweets to welcome Megalyn to the show (Date 21 Jan 2016)
Title Penny Dates Detective Lance! (Date: 16 Dec 2016)
ARROW CAST & CREW INTERVIEWS
Wendy Mericle: Dark Waters with Comic Book Resources (Date: 21 Jan 2016)
Wendy Mericle: the blessing & curse of crossovers with CBR (Date: 20 Jan 2016)
Caity Lotz: the difference between Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow (Date: 19 Jan 2016)
GREEN ARROW COMICS & TOY NEWS
Funko announced a DC Collector’s Box service (Date: 14 Jan 2016)
Malcolm Merlyn Dark Archer Comic Digital Series!!! (Date: 14 Dec 2016)
Set in the world of the hit TV Show ARROW, actor John Barrowman and novelist Carole E. Barrowman pen the stunning, never-before-told origin of Malcolm Merlyn-The Dark Archer! In our first chapter, Malcolm retreats from his duties as Ra’s al Ghul to return to his secret research team in South America’ only to be met by a figure from his past who’s out for vengeance!
More comics!! Over the Break DC Comixology released:
-Green Arrow & Black Canary Entire Run
-Green Arrow Issue #48 (Post-Convergence Current Run)
-New 52 Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino Deluxe Edition Graphic Novel (Outsiders War!!) GREEN ARROW #17-34, #23.1; SECRET ORIGINS #4, FUTURES END: GREEN ARROW #1
-Green Arrow (1988-1998) Vol. 4: Blood of the Dragon (By Mike Grell continuing the story of the Longbow Hunters with Shado)
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Episode name: “A.W.O.L.” [Season 4 Episode 11]]
Air Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Summary: An agent of Shadowspire who was an enemy from Diggle and Andy’s wartime past shows up to Star City. Diggle must learn to trust Andy but he got more than he wanted about their shared time from war. Oliver however must learn a new way of life when Felicity is now in a wheelchair and receives her codename.
Director: Charlotte Brändström http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0104851/?ref_=tt_ov_dr
Writers: Emilio Ortega Aldrich and Brian Ford Sullivan
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This podcast was recorded Thursday January 21st, 2016.
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