Archive for October, 2011

October 25th, 2011  Posted at   The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

Welcome to episode 43 of The Thrilling Adventures of Superman. The show’s mission is to explore the history and development of the Superman in his formative years by chronicling the Man of Steel’s Golden Age adventures in comics, radio and film.

Giant vultures! Flame guns! Neanderthals! Ambiguous contraptions! Gas weapons! Bottomless pits! Bea Arthur*! These are the things Superman must face as Michael looks at the third storyline from the Sunday continuity of the Superman newspaper strip. It is a short four-strip story, but packed full of action! Also this episode, Michael dives into the mailbag for some listener feedback.

*Bea Arthur does not actually appear in this story. Sorry.

QUOTABLE:
This will teach you to pick on someone your own size!
Superman

That's Lois?


What is that thing?


A classic-looking Superman


"And then Superman left two half-naked people, who had been abused and nearly killed by giants, stranded in the desert...

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October 22nd, 2011  Posted at   Green Lantern's Light

Welcome to the debut episode of Green Lantern’s Light! Each episode, we look at the stories of Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner and the entire Green Lantern Corps, beginning with GREEN LANTERN #172 from 1983.

This episode, we kick things off with an introduction to the show, ourselves and, of course, Green Lantern! As a quick primer before the main event begins, we’ve selected three stories to catch you up to speed on the mythology of the Green Lantern Corps. First up is “The Planet of Doomed Men” from GREEN LANTERN (Vol. 2) #1, which recounts Hal’s origin and introduces the Guardians. That’s followed by “The Day 100,000 People Vanished” from GREEN LANTERN (Vol. 2) #7 giving us our first look at the dastardly Sinestro! And, finally, we wrap things up with “Beware My Power” from GREEN LANTERN (Vol. 2) #87, introducing John Stewart!

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October 18th, 2011  Posted at   Green Lantern's Light

Announcing GREEN LANTERN’S LIGHT: A monthly podcast, exploring the adventures of Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner and the entire Green Lantern Corps from 1984 through today, hosted by Michael Bradley, Jeffrey Taylor and J. David Weter.

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New episodes begin in October 22 at GreenLanternsLight.com.

October 18th, 2011  Posted at   The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

Welcome to episode 42 of The Thrilling Adventures of Superman. The show’s mission is to explore the history and development of the Superman in his formative years by chronicling the Man of Steel’s Golden Age adventures in comics, radio and film.

Can Superman end a war and squelch the tide of anger that has raised against the nations of Rutland and Blitzen? Find out as Michael wraps up the “Superman at War” trilogy with a look at the twelfth storyline from the Superman daily newspaper strip. Also this episode, Michael presents a Spotlight on radio’s first Lois Lane, Rolly Bester.

QUOTABLE:
It’s Superman! We were warned of him!
A Blitzen soldier

This looks like a job...


A dynamic panel from Wayne Boring


See, he's a puppet master!


Clash of the, er, titans.

Intertitles for this story:
Off to the Wars
Superman Takes a Trip
Fancy Meeting You Here!
No Bullseye
One Good Deed a Day
They’re Not Foolin’
Taken for a Ride
Air Raid
A Clean Hit!
Disarmed!
Cease Fire!
Thanks, Boys!
The Power of Words.
In Enemy Territory
Face to Face
Amork Pinned Down!
A Quick Trip
Sham Battle
The End of the War
No Hit With Lois

Links mentioned in the episode:
Newspaper dailies at DCComics.com
– The Green Lantern’s Light, a new podcast Michael co-hosts with Jeffrey Taylor and J. David Weter covering Green Lantern stories from 1984 forward!

Download the episode directly. Or, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes or the RSS feed! Questions or comments? Additions or corrections? Drop a line! Share your thoughts on the episode and the issue. You can connect with show on Facebook and Twitter, as well, to get updates!

The Thrilling Adventures of Superman is also a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to check out the Superman Homepage!

October 11th, 2011  Posted at   The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

The Thrilling Adventures of Superman

Welcome to episode 41 of The Thrilling Adventures of Superman. The show’s mission is to explore the history and development of the Superman in his formative years by chronicling the Man of Steel’s Golden Age adventures in comics, radio and film.

Michael is re-joined by Charlie Niemeyer for a look at the the second storyline from the Superman radio serial! Comprising just episodes seven through nine, the story finds Superman dealing with the menace of the Yellow Mask! Plus, girl reporter Lois Lane takes her first step off the printed pages when she is introduced in this storyline.

And be sure to check out Charlie Niemeyer’s podcasts, Superman in the Bronze Age and Podcast of Justice (the first episode is out now!)! A huge thanks once more to Mr. Niemeyer for coming on the show.

QUOTABLE:
Oh, the boy wonder, huh?
Lois Lane

The Superman radio show, obviously, doesn’t allow for scans of images from the story. However, be sure to come back in episode 42 for a Spotlight on radio’s first Lois Lane, Rolly Bester:

Rolly Bester

Download the episode directly. Or, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes or the RSS feed! Questions or comments? Additions or corrections? Drop a line! Share your thoughts on the episode and the issue. You can connect with show on Facebook and Twitter, as well, to get updates!

The Thrilling Adventures of Superman is also a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to check out the Superman Homepage!