Radio Free Asgard 273

This week we have the conclusion of our Hunter Blood story in Hercules Unbound #5! This story involves a cockney gorilla taking Hercules to see a movie while Big Ben is on the verge of collapsing outside! Plus one of our party gets squished! (sorry, it wasn’t the writer…)

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast New 52 Review: Batman Vol 1 – Court of the Owls part 1

Jim and Eric get together to talk about the New 52 Batman Vol 1: Court opf the Owls trade…and talk so much that it will have to be a two parter.  So, listen in and come back next week to hear the conclusion to one of the best stories of the New 52.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Flash #22 (The Button Finale)

Jim and Eric put the spotlight on the Flash #22 – The Button Finale.  Hear what they thought about it and the crossover in general.  If you like what you hear, check out the big podcast which comes out every week where they review a ton more books.

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Radio Free Asgard 272

We’re back! Just in time for a trip to merrie olde England in Hercules Unbound #4! There are cat people! Giant bells! Chateau Briand ’63! Not to mention the most annoyingly voiced villain since Gorr the God Butcher!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #363 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1963: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #45!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 45, November 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 45, November 1963, was published on September 26, 1963 (the day before my third birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, featuring the issue’s first, of three, eight page stories. (I mistakenly said during the recording that he also drew all three stories in this issue.)


– THE SUPERMAN – LOIS HIT RECORD, writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Since there is some disagreement about the writer credit, we won’t credit this story toward his silver age production. The penciller was Curt Swan and the inker was George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 170 (which, beginning with issue 164, continued the numbering of Jimmy Olsen’s title), April/May 1975, published on January 16, 1975. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 50¢.


– THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN ARM, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.


– DEAR DR. CUPID, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Since there is some disagreement on the writer credit, we won’t count this story toward his silver age production.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the November or November/December cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 73 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 138!

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 Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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.

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.

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!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Titans #11 (Lazarus Contract Part 1)

Jim and Eric get together for a belated spotlight to talk about Titans #11.  See what they say about the start of the Lazarus Contract and try to help them solve the mystery of Pizza Fish.

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Columbus Comics Corner: Minisode #0.1

The guys get together to discuss a bit of news released this week and give their thoughts on it all. Thanks for listening!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 122: DC Rebirth, The Button and Drinky Drinky

 

Jim and Eric get together and talk all this week’s DC Comics.  Of course, there is also news, mail and rant and raves to make you smile!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast New 52 Review ep 5: Justice League International Vol 1 – The Signal Masters

Jim and Eric continue their journey through the new 52 with Justice League International Vol 1 – The Signal Masters.  With Booster Gold and Guy Gardner on the team, it has to be great, right? See what they have to say about it!

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Columbus Comics Corner Ep. 32: NCBW 5/3/17


The guys continue their discussion of DC’s crossover event “The Button”, talk more comics, and touch on a bit news released. Trevitt is back to discuss Jean Grey #1 with Allen and Ryan as well. Thanks for listening!

Intro (0:00), News (4:25), Batman #22 (25:00), Superman #22 (43:15), Jean Grey #1 (55:00), Spider-Gwen #19 (1:28:30), X-Men Gold #3 (1:43:50), Tekken #1 (1:56:05), Rankings (2:06:15), Honorable Mentions (2:16:30), Episode 33 Preview (2:26:19)

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Batman #22 (The Button Part 3)

 

Jim and Eric get together to talk a little Batman #22.  It’s back to Flashpoint and everything isn’t coming up roses.  Hear what they have to say.

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #363 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1963: World’s Finest Comics #137!

World’s Finest Comics 137, November 1963!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 137, November 1963, was published around September 12, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according  to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker and the letterer was Ira Schnapp.

– The two part, sixteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, SUPERMAN’S SECRET MASTER, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 224, July/August 1974, published on April 16, 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. The story also appeared in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the nine page story, THE DAY AQUAMAN LOST HIS POWERS. The writer is unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jack Miller (?) as possibly the writer. This story was drawn by Ramona Fradon. It was reprinted in DC SPECIAL SERIES 23 (digest), February 1981, published on November 25, 1980. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 75¢. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 45!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 73 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 138!

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 Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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.

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.

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!

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!

Radio Free Asgard 271

This week we look at Hercules Unbound #3! In this issue, we go through a hole in the ground next to the Eiffel Tower to visit Pluto/Hades in Hell/Hades! We are joined by the usual gang, plus a lyre-player with a groovy headband! Don’t miss the first appearance of Gorr the God Butcher’s dark servants, an “accidental” killing, and several other silly coincidences. It’s Hercul-riffic! (plus, my con report of C2E2!)

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 121: DC Comics Rebirth, Haircuts and New Computers

The guys spend most of the week recording and while that may make for a disjointed podcast, so be it.  See what they thought about Action Comics, Detective Comics, The Flash and…just about everything else!  Enjoy…

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #362 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #72!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 72, October 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 72, October 1962, was published on August 15, 1963. 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 issue’s first of three stories.

– THE WORLD OF DOOMED OLSENS (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 74th silver age Superman Family story, and his 119th overall. This story has been reprinted a number of times: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 140, August/September 1971, published on June 3, 1971. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 35¢; ADVENTURE COMICS 500, June 1983, published on March 3, 1983. It contained 144 pages for the cover price of $1.75; LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVE vol. II; SHOWCASE PRESENTS: LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES vol. I; SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN (which was where I first read this story). For different perspectives on this story, listen to Episode 22 of the LEGION OF SUBSTITUTE PODCASTERS for the week of March 9, 2009 and Episode 38 of the podcast SUPER FUTURE FRIENDS for the week of April 6, 2013.

– THE SUPER-TEST OF JIMMY OLSEN (8 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by John Forte.

– THE SECRET OF MONSTER ISLAND (8 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the October or October/November 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1963: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 137 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 45!

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 Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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.

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.

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!