Comic Book Central #217: Diane Sherry Case, Superman’s Lana Lang, on 40th anniversary of the film

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Wonder Woman #44 & Trinity #21

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Comic Book Central #216: Michelle Harrison on playing a superhero’s mom on the CW series The Flash

This week, I’m channeling the Speed Force and hangin’ out with the Flash’s mom! Actress Michelle Harrison stops by to talk about her role as Nora Allen on the hit CW series – The Flash!
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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #377 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1964: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #81!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 81, December 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 81, December 1964, was published on October 8, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s second of three eight page stories.

– (3:06) THE RANSOM OF SUPERMAN, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was the 50th silver age Superman story written by Siegel we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 132nd overall for the era.

– (16:54) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (23:52) THE DEMONS FROM PANDORA’S BOX, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This was Siegel’s 51st silver age Superman story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 133rd for the era. It was reprinted in SUPERMAN 272, February 1974, published on November 15, 1973 (which was my sister’s sixth birthday). It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 50¢. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 38, July 1983, published on April 7, 1983. It also contained 100 pages for the cover price of $1.25.

– JIMMY’S INDIAN SUPER-PAL, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1964: PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 146 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 327!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 174, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 54, PART III: 80 PAGE GIANT 6 (starring Superman), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 320 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 82!

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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.
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 #376 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1964: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #53!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 53, November 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 53, November 1964, was published around September 24, 1964 (three days before my fourth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. He also drew all three eight page stories in this issue. Ira Schnapp lettered the cover.

– (5:35) HOW LOIS LANE FELL IN LOVE WITH SUPERMAN, writer unknown.

– (25:56) SUPERMAN’S HOME TOWN SWEETHEART, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer.

– (43:40) LOIS LANE’S TRANSFORMATIONS, writer might have been E. Nelson Bridwell, according to the Grand Comic Book Database, and the LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (54:27) WHEN LOIS AND LANA WERE BRIDES, writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer.

– (1:11:59) Elsewhere in DC Comics 28 titles carried the November or November/December 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next episodes we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN, PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 146 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 319!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

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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!

Comic Book Central #215: Comic Book Central at Wizard World Cleveland

My adventure in Cleveland, OH continues with a trip to Wizard World Cleveland! You’ll hear from Gotham’s David Mazouz and Sean Pertwee, legendary artists Carl Potts and Phil Ortiz, super animator/director Tom Cook, PLUS – a Justice League cameo with the Flash and Cyborg – Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher!
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The Grawlix Podcast #66: Earmuffs

Grawlix Podcast Vengeance, Nevada

Indie comic book time! We discuss issue #1 of the “wild, superhero-horror adventure” comic Vengeance, Nevada written by B.J. Mendelson with art by Piotr Czaplarski.

This podcast originally appeared on GrawlixPodcast.com

Show Notes and Links

INTRO
00:00 – Intro/Greetings
IN-HOUSE NEWS
01:50 – Sam Dealey’s Laugh It Forward! Kickstarter
02:55 – The Queer Nerd Podcast
05:06 – Jesse on Almost Educational
05:51 – Jesse will be at ConStellation 9 April 20th – 22nd, 2018
06:42 – Grawlix Cinematic Universe #2
FEATURED TOPIC
07:12 – Vengeance, Nevada
LETTERS PAGE
27:00 – Another excited installment in the Jerry the Gnome saga and letter from Matt D.
OUTRO
44:40 – Outro

Links Mentioned
Vengeance, Nevada on Comixology
Sam Dealey Laugh It Forward! Kickstarter
Sam’s WooHooligan interview with Jesse
The Queer Nerd Podcast on EMC Podcast Network
Almost Educational #157: Ready Player One
ConStellation Convention Website

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #376 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1964: Action Comics #318!

Action Comics 318, November 1964!

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ACTION COMICS 318, November 1964, was published on September 24, 1964 (three days before my fourth 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 Superman story in this issue.

– (1:55) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books, published during the month of February 2018 and carrying the April 2018 cover date, which I received from the Discount Comic Book Service.

– (15:15) Superman starred in the 12 page story, THE DEA TH OF LUTHOR, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It was reprinted in BEST OF DC 27, August 1982. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢, and was published on May 6, 1982.

– (35:58) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column and the short article, SUPERGIRL’S TIME TRIPS, writer unknown.

– (45:08) Supergirl was featured in the 12 page story, SUPERGIRL GOES TO COLLEGE, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in BEST OF DC 17, October 1981, published on July 9, 1981. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol.. II.

– Next episode, we will finish looking at: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1964 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 53! The end of the episode will feature the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment, featuring the other titles DC published with the November or November/December 1964 cover date.

– Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 81, PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 146 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 319, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics!

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!

Comic Book Central #214: Superman in Cleveland Special

I’m taking the show on the road to Cleveland, OH – the home of Superman! Uncover Superman’s Cleveland roots with Mike Olszewski of the Siegel & Shuster Society, and relive 80 years of Superman history with the Cleveland Public Library’s Amy Dawson! PLUS – celebs share their thoughts on the Man of Steel!
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Super Hero Speak – #251: Infinite Kryptonian Deaths

In this episode the guys sit down and discuss the latest Marvel and DC news. Plus they review the pilot episode of Krypton and debate who will die in Infinity War. Warning this episode contains spoilers for Krypton. All this and much more so sit back and enjoy!

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #376 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1964: Superman #173!

Superman 173, November 1963!

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SUPERMAN 173, November 1963, was published on September 17, 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. It featured the issue’s third and final story, all of which were eight pages long.

– (12:30) THE UNTOUCHABLE CLARK KENT, written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (30:21) TALES OF GREEN KRYPTONITE NO. 1, written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (43:14) THE TRIUMPH OF LUTHOR AND BRAINIAC, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by John Forte. This was the  49th Siegel silver age Superman story, and the 126th overall for the era.

The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the March 2018 cover dated comic books I ordered from Discount Comic Book Service.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1964: PART III: ACTION COMICS 318 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 53!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1954: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 81, PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 146 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 319!

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!

Comic Book Central #213: Billy Dee Williams on Star Wars, Lando, Batman, and more

Lando in the Lair! This week, I’m sitting down with the King of Cool, the one and only Billy Dee Williams, to talk about Star Wars, Batman, and much more!
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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 167: DC Comics, Batman’s Poor Timing, Cliches and Coma Time Travel

Check out our Patreon.  For as little as $1 a month, you can help support the podcast!  This week’s Patreon Spotlight: Action Comics #999 & Sideways #2,  Also, check out the regular feed to listen to us review Mister Miracle #7 on this week’s regular spotlight!

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The Grawlix Podcast #65: Affleckiverse

Owlgirls finally made it to the top of our Poll List so Randy and Jesse discuss the first two (of two?) issues of this Kickstarter funded comic book series. They also wrap up some of the more deep dive comic book questions left over from our 4 year anniversary episode. Enjoy!

This episode originally appeared on GrawlixPodcast.com

Show Notes and Links

INTRO
00:00 – Intro/Greetings
IN-HOUSE NEWS
04:03 – Next Month’s Poll List Pick – Transmetropolitan Vol. 1
09:00 – Grawlix Cinematic Universe #1
Q&A
15:17 – Comic Book Q&A
POLL LIST
42:20 – Owlgirls #1 and #2
OUTRO
58:28 – Outro

Links Mentioned
Owlgirls #1 on Kindle & Comixology
Owlgirls #2 on Kindle


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Comic Book Central #212: Corinne Bohrer on returning to The Flash as supervillain sidekick Prank

I’m following up a Trickster…with a PRANK! The lovely and talented Corinne Bohrer is in the Lair this week for Flash Month. Corinne talks about working on the ORIGINAL Flash series with John Wesley Shipp and Mark Hamill, and bringing her character, Prank, back on the NEW series!
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