Young Justice: Phantoms / Young Justice (Season 4)

What Is It?

The animated superhero TV show Young Justice: Phantoms / Young Justice (Season 4).

Young Justice: Phantoms – Official Season 4 Trailer | DC FanDome 2021
Young Justice: Phantoms | Mid-Season Trailer | HBO Max

Here is how Fandom describes this animated TV show:

Young Justice: Phantoms is the title of the fourth season of Young Justice, preceded by Young Justice: Outsiders, and it is composed of 26 episodes. It was announced on July 20, 2019, during the DC Universe panel at San Diego Comic-Con.[1][2]

The first two episodes were made available as a special surprise from DC FanDome, on October 16, 2021.

On April 6, 2022, DC Comics announced Young Justice: Targets, a six-issue series that takes place after the finale of season four. Each issue will first be available on the DC Universe Infinite platform for 30 days before making their way to comic bookshelves. Moreover, each issue includes a bonus story detailing previously unseen adventures from past seasons of the show. The first issue is slated to come out on June 14, 2022, on DC Universe Infinite, and will later be available in comic book stores on July 26.[3]

Major Plot Lines

Miss MartianSuperboy and Beast Boy travel to Mars for M’gann and Conner’s wedding. There, they find themselves amidst civil unrest stemming from racial prejudice and a murder mystery.

Ma’alefa’ak plans to purge every G’arrunn and B’lahdenn on Mars.

Three time travelers—Saturn GirlPhantom Girl and Chameleon Boy—are tailing the trio to prevent some undisclosed tragedy. A mysterious figure tries to foil their efforts and seemingly kills his target.

Beast Boy’s mounting tragedies and traumas start to take a toll on his mental health.

Tigress is sought out by Cassandra Savage and Onyx, two League of Shadows members who profess to have defected. Both accuse one another of being a mole trying to infiltrate the Team.

new Lord of Chaos comes down to the Earthly plane and seeks to replace Klarion.

Family and friends grieve the death of Superboy.

An Atlantean prophecy is coming into fruition.

RocketForager, and Flash travel to Supertown for negotiations with the New Gods.


The First Successful Manned Human Mission To Mars

Part of me thinks that this was possibly one dream but that does not make sense and that is probably incorrect, and so I will separate them into three different dreams.

I had a variety of interesting dreams, unfortunately some were forgotten including parts of my remembered dreams, but fortunately I can still remember part of a few of my dreams.

Dream 1

This was the most interesting dream of my remembered dreams, part of this dream involved my brother GC and I either watching a possibly live television broadcast or watching a possibly live video online, and part of the dream involved me either sometimes seeing things from the view of someone on this mission and / or I was there at some point.

We were watching video of humanity’s first successful manned mission to the planet Mars, this dream seemed to take place in the future, and the astronauts on this mission includes several men and at least one woman and a baby or toddler.

I can not remember if this was an international mission or just the mission of one country, but my wild guess is that it was a joint international or semi-international mission.

They successfully reached and landed on Mars, they set up their equipment et cetera, and then they started maybe live streaming some of the experiments that they were doing on the surface of Mars.

They were wearing spacesuits of course, and one experiment involved them having the baby or toddler inside a large inflatable ball-like object.

The experiment involved bouncing the ball around with the baby inside to maybe test gravity, the safety of the ball, et cetera.

They all seemed to be having fun with this including the baby / toddler.

Another experiment involved them once again playing around with gravity so they were running and jumping around further and higher than they can on Earth, this looked fun, and it made them look like they had superpowers or something; and I remember thinking that maybe Mars could become Earth 2, a backup planet for humanity, and that living on Mars would possibly make humans seem a bit superpowered.

Another experiment involved a large container of water that they were swimming in and jumping out of testing maybe how water behaves on Mars and how high they can jump out of water et cetera, and they were able to jump out of the water higher than normal and this looked fun.

I am not sure if I was there at some point or if I just imagined what it might be like there, I just know that at some point I have memories of what feels like being there or almost being there, and this felt very interesting.

Like in the few other dreams that I have had in space and on other planets, there is a completely different feeling to these types of dreams and of being in locations like that, it is hard to describe how it feels, but even the environment feels different.

The environment feels emptier and quieter and surreal and foreign, the sky et cetera is usually different, and so it looks and feels and sounds different usually.

It was strange and surreal but also exciting, I remember my brother GC and I talking about what we saw, but that is all that I can remember unfortunately.

I know that I woke up not even sure what day it was, what time it was, et cetera and I was a bit disoriented for a moment after having just dreamed of being in the future and getting to see and possibly be on Mars.

Dream 2

This dream involved the characters Alan Matthews and Cory Matthews from the television show Boy Meets World, but I am not sure if I was in the dream at some point or not.

Mr. Matthews and Cory were talking about how Mr. Matthews had some kind of cardiovascular disease or something where his heart would sometimes get weak and not pump very well so his blood flow et cetera would get weak.

It seemed that this was getting worse and eventually he might die, while they were talking it happened to Mr. Matthews, and I remember feeling it too as they described the symptoms and as it happened to Mr. Matthews.

I was not sure if this was just my imagination or if I was really getting a physical reaction, I felt weaker and I felt like maybe my heart beat got slower, but I was not sure.

They talked about what his doctor said, about the tests done, et cetera.

I think that there was no cure but the doctor was trying to figure out a treatment to at least help a bit to maybe live a bit longer, but I woke up.

Dream 3

This dream was possibly inspired by a YouTube video that my brother GC showed me yesterday called Jennifer Pan’s Revenge On Her ‘Tiger Parents’:

The dream started inside a house with a father and daughter who somewhat reminded me of members of the Pan family, they were talking, and at some point the daughter said something to her father that I can not remember.

The daughter possibly mentioned something about an alleged ancient ritual of a certain past culture, and then she maybe offered to show this ritual to her father.

They were on the floor and the daughter had her father lay his head on her lap or something, she pulled out a small strange-looking knife that looked a bit like a skinner knife or a small self-defense knife, and then she started trying to cut his hair with it starting with his sideburns.

She claimed that this was part of the ritual, she was lying and this seemed to be a joke, but then a baby girl approached them and the father told her to stop because he seemed to realize that she was lying / joking and he wanted to hold the baby.

The father asked the daughter to pick up the baby girl and give her to him so she did, the baby girl was possibly his granddaughter, but I am not sure.

The father played with the baby girl briefly and then the daughter held her and played with her, during part of this I possibly saw and felt things from the point of view of the daughter or I was briefly in the dream and held the baby too, but I am not sure and that is all that I can remember of this dream before waking up.

The end,

-John Jr


Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Season 1)

What is it?

The 2015 Japanese mecha anime (animated) television show Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.

Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans – Coming Soon

New Bodies – An Animated Short Film

Source: YouTube

What is it?

The animated science fiction fantasy short film New Bodies by Bo Moore.

What is it about?

This is the video description of this short film by Bo Moore:

A sci-fi/fantasy story set on Mars about girls, queer family and monsters, this short 2D animated film is my major project, the culmination of the end of a four-year Illustration degree at Massey University.

All work was done by Bo Moore, other than the music ( and the voice acting (Nina Sumter and Janeen Lansangan).

All animation was done in TVPaint, with some editing in After Effects.

You can also read a description and see some of the art of this short film at:

The Art Of Bo Moore

Final Thoughts

I think that this short film had a unique art style and an interesting concept, but I did not completely understand the ending so it would have been nice if there had been a bit more time to explain things better.

The end,

-John Jr


Longing For Gravity

The Daily Post had a Daily Prompt today called Longing For Gravity, and this is what it said:

You are on a mission to Mars.

Because of the length of of the journey, you will never be able to return to Earth.

What about our blue planet will you miss the most?

(Thank you for the wonderful prompt suggestion, K. Renae P.!)