Superman & Batman, Episode 3

January 21st, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode three of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at stories featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Alien Superman”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #105 (cover date November 1959)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman … alienated!

ALSO FEATURING: Kryptonian cosplay, Robin and lots of exposition!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: Directly or via iTunes

Bonus feature

This episode, Michael talks about a public service advertisement contained in the issue, which gives a brief, yet educational, history of the evolution of the U.S. flag. The Grand Comics Database credits the ad to writer Jack Schiff, artist Bernard Baily and letterer Ira Schnapp. Here’s a look:

New Stars for 'Old Glory'

Fine print

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