Comic News Insider Episode 735 – Rob Kutner at The Plaza!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 735 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Champions #1, 2, Midnighter and Apollo #1, 2, Moonshine #1, Reborn #1, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Class, The Walking Dead S7 premiere, Stan Against Evil, Doctor Strange

Due to some sort of national duty of ours, no one is available to co-host so Jimmy flies solo.  But fret not, he recruits friends to send some audio reviews and read the news. Many thanks to Heidi, Marta, Emily, Rachel, Melissa and Dave for participating! He also had a chance to sit down with Rob Kutner at The Plaza Hotel to talk about his comic book Shrinkage, his podcast Runaway Brains and his work as a writer on The Daily Show and Conan. News includes: Marvel announced a Star Wars: Doctor Aphra comic series, DC announced a Captain Atom series and an Amazons series, IDW announced a Biff to the Future comic series, Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming next fall, Donald Glover has been cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming solo Han Solo film, Season 2 of Jessica Jones will have all female  directors, Cyborg Superman is coming to Supergirl, Young Justice season 3 is coming, a Time Bandits TV series is in the works, Michael Keaton is playing The Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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ARP – 14 – Reign of the Supermen

Dylan and John discuss the 1993 classic story following the Death of Superman. Steel, Cyborg Superman, Metropolis Kid, and the Last Son of Krypton are all claiming to be the real Superman. Which one will it be and how will they deal with the others. Tune in to find out and also hear what this story did well and what it did poorly.

 

 

BAD THINGS
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Suicide Slum (23:15)

Female Art (27:44)

Lex Luthor (31:31)

Superman (36:39)

 

GOOD THINGS
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Supermen (50:56)

Villain plot (1:01:18)

Metropolis Kid learning to be a hero (1:05:10)

The dynamic between Mongul and Henshaw (1:05:34)

 

Miscellaneous
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Lois Lane (1:10:44)

Henshaw’s Origins (1:14:44)

 

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Our next podcast will be March 16th and we will be covering Sweet Tooth.

 

The intro music was composed by longzijun and can be found on youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETIcNYDGMk4&feature=player_embedded

 

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We look forward to hearing form you and thanks for listening.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #123: Reign Of The Supermen Month Week III: Cyborg Superman!

The third of the Supermen introduced in the June 1993 cover dated issues of the Superman titles was the Cyborg Superman. He first appeared in SUPERMAN 78 (Triangle Number 14 for 1993). Like the other three issues with the June 1993 cover date, SUPERMAN 78 was published on the same day of April 27, 1993.

This episode covers the origins and history of the Cyborg Superman from his first appearance in SUPERMAN 42, April 1990, to his history after the end of the REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN story.

Next Episode: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN MONTH WEEK IV: SUPERBOY!

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