Iron Man vs. Aquaman

Iron Man vs. Aquaman

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Episode 21, where our hosts learn not to drop an iPad in the ocean. Tony Stark. The (Iron)man, the legend, the box office giant. This idiosyncratic technocrat has wisecracked his way into our hearts and wallets. The latest Iron Man movie has officially made 100 gajillion dollars worldwide. Remember, that's an official number. So who can possibly stand up to this paragon of super-heroism?There is one man. Well, not so much a man as a man who lives at the bottom of the sea. The king of Atlantis, the least appreciated superhero of all time. The mighty Aquaman. He'll never get a movie. But his comic book series in DC's New 52 has been a showstopper, as far as the Vs. hosts are concerned. Between his lack of financial success and his inherent power set, he makes the perfect foil for Iron Man.Peat Ski has been particularly wowed by the new adventures of Aquaman and he happily represents the Atlantean monarch. Peat thinks this fight is man vs. machine, and if machine wins, we might as well all just give up and become energy cells for the machines. Pyg takes Iron Man as a champion and he figures that any man who can chuck an atomic bomb at an alien invasion can handle a hero who can defeated by those plastic things that hold six packs together.Will Iron Man be all washed up? Or will he fry Aquaman like a fish out of water? Will we run out of these bad water cliches? Spoiler alert: Yes.
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Episode 21, where our hosts learn not to drop an iPad in the ocean. Tony Stark. The (Iron)man, the legend, the box office giant. This idiosyncratic technocrat has wisecracked his way into our hearts and wallets. The latest Iron Man movie has officially made 100 gajillion dollars worldwide. Remember, that's an official number. So who can possibly stand up to this paragon of super-heroism?There is one man. Well, not so much a man as a man who lives at the bottom of the sea. The king of Atlantis, the least appreciated superhero of all time. The mighty Aquaman. He'll never get a movie. But his comic book series in DC's New 52 has been a showstopper, as far as the Vs. hosts are concerned. Between his lack of financial success and his inherent power set, he makes the perfect foil for Iron Man.Peat Ski has been particularly wowed by the new adventures of Aquaman and he happily represents the Atlantean monarch. Peat thinks this fight is man vs. machine, and if machine wins, we might as well all just give up and become energy cells for the machines. Pyg takes Iron Man as a champion and he figures that any man who can chuck an atomic bomb at an alien invasion can handle a hero who can defeated by those plastic things that hold six packs together.Will Iron Man be all washed up? Or will he fry Aquaman like a fish out of water? Will we run out of these bad water cliches? Spoiler alert: Yes.
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