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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #208 (The Impact of ‘Batman: Knightfall’ & More)

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guests Adam P. Knave (writer – Amelia Cole, Once & Future Queen) and D.J. Kirkbride (writer – Amelia Cole, Once & Future Queen) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the impact of Batman: Knightfall nearly 30 years later, the fate of The Flash film, learning about climate change through comics, why Prey is the perfect template for Predator movies.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief) and Claire Thorne (Creator, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space / Podcaster, The POPSKL Podcast Group)

Special guests: Adam P. Knave (writer – Amelia Cole, Once & Future Queen) and D.J. Kirkbride (writer – Amelia Cole, Once & Future Queen)

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23:33 – (CBR) KNIGHTFALL Showed Just How Far Batman Is Willing To Go To Protect His City
33:03 – (THR) Warner Bros. Weighing Fate of THE FLASH as Its Ezra Miller Problem Grows
46:04 – (GamesRadar+) CLIMATE CRISIS CHRONICLES tells true stories of climate change in comic form
55:33 – (Den of Geek) PREY Revealed the Perfect Template for Future PREDATOR Movies

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