Super Hero Speak – #235: Just Ice League

This week the guys review Justice League! Staring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot and Henry Cavill Justice League has been received with mix reviews and controversy. The guys discuss this in detail, and try to get to the bottom of it. But be warned there are spoilers ahead, enjoy!

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My Comic Shop History 3.11: First Aid Comics (Windy City Part 2)

Host Anthony Desiato concludes his trip to the Windy City with a stop at First Aid Comics in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Anthony makes an appointment with owner James Nurss, the lab coat-wearing retailer who “prescribes” comics to his customers. They discuss vending at NYCC, how President Obama helped the store get off the ground in 2008, and why it’s important to bag your trades. This episode is Part 2 of a two-episode visit to the Windy City.

My Comic Shop History 3.10: Challengers Comics + Conversation (Windy City Part 1)

Host Anthony Desiato shares some momentous Flat Squirrel news before sitting down with Patrick Brower, co-owner of the Eisner Award-winning Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago. Living up to the “Conversation” part of the store’s name, Anthony and Patrick discuss how and why Challengers nurtures comic book fans and readers rather than collectors. This episode is Part 1 of a two-episode visit to the Windy City.

My Comic Shop History 3.9: The Comic Book Shop

Host Anthony Desiato encounters his third husband-and-wife team of the season: Sarah and Patrick Titus, the owners of The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, DE. The couple discusses how they have charted a new course for the store—in its third generation of ownership—through a robust series of inclusive, community-building events.

The Grawlix Podcast #57: Don’t Be Friends With John Constantine

On this episode the Grawlix Podcast dives into the mystical side of DC Comics with part 1 of their discussion on John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol. 1. What a nice guy that Constantine is! Enjoy!

This episode originally appeared on GrawlixPodcast.com

Show Notes and Links

INTRO
00:00:00 – Intro/Greetings
IN-HOUSE NEWS
00:03:23 – Igniferous Tales from the Dollar Bin Videos, CW Superhero TV and More
POLL LIST
00:07:47 – John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol. 1 Part 1
LETTERS PAGE (Contact Us Here)
00:56:46 – Twitter Question from @Secra_XP: Thoughts on Matt Ryan’s Constantine
OUTRO
01:01:37 – Outro

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Justice League #33

Check out our Patreon Account for more shows!.  For as little as $1 a month, you can help support the podcast! This week’s Patreon Spotlight: The Batman Who Laughs #1 & Super Sons.  This week everyone is Justice League Crazy so we decided to spotlight Justice League #33 – the finale to the Bats Out of Hell Metal tie-in.

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #372 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #51!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 51, August 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 51, August 1964, was published around June 25, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

The 25 page story in this issue was titled, THE THREE WIVES OF SUPERMAN, writer unknown, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 164, April.May 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of $1.00, and had a circulation of 195, 157.

– (8:17) PART I: THE TERRIBLE SECRET OF MRS. LOIS SUPERMAN (9 pgs.).

– (24:25) PART II: THE TRAGIC TORMENT OF MRS. LANA SUPERMAN (9 pgs.).

– (37:42) PART III: THE SHOCKING FATE OF MRS. LORI SUPERMAN (7 pgs.).

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the short text article, THE MANY LIVES OF LOIS LANE.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1964: PART I: 80 PAGE GIANT 2 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 79, PART III: 80 PAGE GIANT 3 (featuring Lois Lane and co-starring Lana Lang), PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 144 & PART V: ACTION COMICS 316!

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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.
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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 #372 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: Action Comics #315!

Action Comics 315, August 1964!

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ACTION COMICS 315, August 1964, was published around June 25, 1964. 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.

– Superman starred  in the thirteen page story titled, THE JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM SPACE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in LIMITED COLLECTOR’S EDITION C-38, October/November 1975, published on July 3, 1975. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of $1.00, featuring six Superman stories.

– Supergirl was featured in the ten page story, THE MENACE OF SUPERGIRL’S MOTHER, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including THE ORIGIN OF SUPERHORSE and the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

Next episode we finish looking at the: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1964 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1964: PART I: 80 PAGE GIANT 2 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 79, PART III: 80 PAGE GIANT 3 (featuring Lois Lane and co-starring Lana Lang), PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 144 & PART V: ACTION COMICS 316!

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 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!

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

Super Hero Speak – #233: Gods Of Blunder

This week the guys take on The Mighty Thor! That’s right they sit down and discuss Thor Ragnarok. Staring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett Thor Ragnarok is the seventeenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And the guys discuss it in detail, be warned there are spoilers ahead, enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 148: DC Comics, Continuity Nightmares and Adderall Dreams

It’s time for the big show…We have a bunch of books, the Get Fresh Crew (whoop whoop!) and Jim out of his mind…as usual!  Enjoy!

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #372 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: Superman #171!

Superman 171, August 1964!

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SUPERMAN 171, August 1964, was published around June 18, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– SUPERMAN’S SACRIFICE (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– THE CURSE OF MAGIC (7 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 47th silver age Superman story that we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 127th overall for the era.

– THE NIGHTMARE ORDEAL OF SUPERMAN (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino.

We will finish our look at the Superman titles cover dated August 1964 with: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 51!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1964: PART I: 80-PAGE GIANT 2 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 79, PART III: 80-PAGE GIANT 3 (featuring Lois Lane and guest-starring Lana Lang), PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 144 & PART V: ACTION COMICS 316!

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 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!

Super Hero Speak – #232: Paul Allor

This week the guys are joined by Paul Allor (TMNT, G.I. Joe). Paul tells the guys how he got started, and how he is the break out artist of 2019. Plus he tells them all about his latest book Monstro Mechanica. So sit back and enjoy!

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Ep 147: Weird Science DC Comics Podcast DC Comics, Justice League, DC Metal and Unsore

Another week, another ton of books.  While Jim has been down a bit on EVERYTHING lately, Eric tries to remain positive and Reggie and the rest of the GFC show up to do their part as well.  Enjoy

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #372 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: World’s Finest Comics #143!

World’s Finest Comics 143, August 1964!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 143, August 1964, was published around June 11, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– THE FEUD BETWEEN BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (18 pgs, divided into two 9 pg. parts), written by Edmond Hamilton and pencilled by Curt Swan. The inker was George Klein, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists George Klein and Sheldon Moldoff as the inkers.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the seven page story, THE CASE OF THE VANISHING ARROWS, written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SUPER TEAM FAMILY 2, December 1975/January 1976, published on September 25, 1975. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 50¢. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS FROM READERS column, and a short text feature, THE ORIGIN OF THE SUPERMAN – BATMAN TEAM.

We will finish our look at the Superman titles cover dated August 1964 with: PART III: SUPERMAN 171, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 51!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1964: PART I: 80 PAGE GIANT 2 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 79, PART III: 80 PAGE GIANT 3 (featuring Lois Lane and co-starring Lana Lang), PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 144 & PART V: ACTION COMICS 316!

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 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!

Super Hero Speak – #231: Just Say Yeah!

This week the guys debate the future of Marvel comics, can they last with their current business practices and content? Also the CW announces their next show, Project 13, and Snagglepuss is gay!?! Plus we bring you an interview the creative team behind I am Alfonso Jones. All this and much more, so sit back, relax and enjoy!

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