Steeven Orr Else #35 – Origins: Shazam Part One

Ever wondered how Shazam started? Did you know that there’s more than one origin story?

Well, here’s two.

This week I talk through two of Shazam’s origin stories: Whiz Comics #2 from 1940 and Shazam: The New Beginning from 1987.

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Arc Reactions – 123 – Ms. Marvel: No Normal

We cover Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel. We talk about her character, her family, cultural differences, and the reuse of the name Ms. Marvel.

Talking points

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Depiction of teenage life (6:20)

Depiction of Muslim-American life (10:13)

Reuse of the Ms Marvel identity (28:35)

As Mentioned
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Arc Reactions – 85 – V For Vendetta
Arc Reactions – 118 – The Life After
Arc Reactions – 76 – Turncoat
Arc Reactions – 22 -Rise of the Third Army

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Our next podcast will be our review of Avengers: Endgame (film) on April 28th.

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Action Comics #330!

Action Comics 330, November, 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part IV!


ACTION COMICS 330, November 1965, was published on September 30, 1965 (three days after my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the Supergirl story at the back of the issue.


– (3:28) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books released during the month of March 2019, which carried the cover date of May 2019, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.


– (15:18) THE STRANGE “S” SPELL ON SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.


– (37:34) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column, covering two pages in this issue.


– (47:15) SUPERGIRL’S DUEL WITH DR. SUPERNATURAL (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin.


– (1:01:18) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the November or November/December 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.


Beginning next episode we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #61!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 61, November 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part II!


SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61, November 1965, was published on September 23, 1965 (four days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist on both stories in this issue. The letterer was Ira Schnapp.


– (8:42) SUPERMAN’S MARRIAGE MONEY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin.


– (27:22) THE REPTILE GIRL OF METROPOLIS (16 pgs., divided into two eight page parts), written by Leo Dorfman and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 114, September 1971, released on July 22, 1971. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of a quarter. E. Nelson Bridwell was the editor.


– (36:47) PART II: THE SECRET OF THE REPTILE GIRL.


– (52:43) LETTERS TO LOIS column.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330! At the end of the episode we will look at the other DC Comics titles that carried the November or November/December 1965 cover date.


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman #181!

Superman 181, November 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part II!


SUPERMAN 181, November 1965, was published on September 16, 1965 (eleven days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover, featuring the issue’s second and final story,  was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, the art team for both stories in this issue. The cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (5:18) THE SUPER-SCOOPS OF MORNA VINE (16 pages divided into two 8-page parts), written by Leo Dorfman.


– (22:58) Part II: THE SECRET OF THE NEW SUPERGIRL.


– (47:04) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


– (54:41) THE SUPERMAN OF 2965 (8 pgs.), subtitled The First Of A New Series, was written by Edmond Hamilton. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 244, November 1971, released on September 16, 1971, exactly six years to the day after this story was originally published. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: World’s Finest Comics #153!

World’s Finest Comics #153, November 1965!

 

Download Episode 389 Part I! 

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, November 1965, was published on September 9, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (9:16) THE CLASH OF CAPE AND COWL (16 pgs, Part I is 9 pgs. long), plotted by Cary Bates, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was the first Imaginary Story to appear in this series, and the 20th Imaginary Story we’ve covered on the podcast.


– (23:26) PART II: THE DEATH OF A HERO (7 pgs.).


– (43:52) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.


– (55:05) THE BOY WHO CHANGED THE FUTURE (6 pgs.), the second installment of the EDITOR’S ROUND TABLE, where DC editors chose past stories to reprint. This story was written by John Broome, pencilled by Bob Oksner, inked by Bernard Sachs and lettered by Gaspar Saladino. It was originally published in STRANGE ADVENTURES 21, June 1952. The issue contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime, and the editor was Julius Schwartz.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

My Comic Shop History Documentary Special


Be part of the journey as host Anthony Desiato takes you behind the scenes of his upcoming feature-length documentary film, MY COMIC SHOP COUNTRY! In this special bonus episode of My Comic Shop History—which also marks the podcast’s four-year anniversary—Anthony and his wife/producing partner, Stephanie, share road trip stories, off-camera anecdotes, and insights into the creative process. Music featured in episode: “Too Bad” (acoustic version) by Rosewood Rebels.

Event Orr Else – Secret Wars #8: Invasion!

Pile Driver shot, She-Hulk’s fate, and Spider-Man gets some new duds!

All this and more in issue #8 of Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars from December, 1984.

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Super Hero Speak – #302: Rise of the Great Philly Comic Con

This week the guys talk the latest nerd news like their experience at this year’s Great Philadelphia Comic Con and the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker . Plus the guys bring you interviews with Susan E Brower & Joy L Gamet (Guardian Watch) and the one and only Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Falcon). All this and much, much more, so please sit back and enjoy!

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Steeven Orr Else #34 – Some Old Marvel Books

This week I am forced to abandon the topic I had planned for, and instead talk about four old Marvel Comics:

Captain America 291 from March of 1984
The Incredible Hulk 302 from December of 1984
The Incredible Hulk 303 from January of 1985
The Amazing Spider-Man 129 from February of 1974

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Arc Reactions – 122 – Hellboy film

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! SPOILERS!

We went to see Hellboy and sat down to talk about it. We talk about the story, the monsters, the action, and more

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Our next episode will be Ms Marvel – No Normal on April 21st

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We look forward to hearing from you

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